Pure Om | Hot Yoga
Phone: 301 215 7820


The most important step in any journey is the first one, so we’re grateful that you have decided to start with us. We offer over 40 classes a week and all classes are led by high-quality, certified yoga teachers whose classes are open to yogis of all levels, beginner to advanced.

We invite you to purchase an Introductory New Student Special, and then come as often as you can in the first week. A regular yoga practice can have so many life-changing benefits, and it can be fun too!

Our deepest wish is to help each person who comes into our studio access and develop the strength, flexibility, grace, health, and focus that resides in each of us!

We are excited you want to start your yoga journey with us! See you soon!

About us

Please arrive 15 minutes before class starts. Yoga is a discipline, and latecomers may not be admitted to class as it disrupts others. Please sign in legibly at the front desk before entering the studio, waiting with patience if there is a line.

  • Leave shoes in the shoe cubbies and your belongings in the locker room. No bags in the hot room.
  • No cell phones or gum in class.
  • Please refrain from perfumes or lotions, or shower before class to remove scents.
  • Practice silence in the room. We want to maintain a peaceful space before, during, and after class.
  • All students must use a mat and a large towel.
  • New students should set up in the back row by the windows so they can better observe class instructions.
  • Try to stay in the room for the full class. If you must leave, make eye contact with the instructor first.
  • Come with an open mind and be willing to listen and try new things.
  • Kindly keep showers to less than 3 minutes so others may use them.
  • Clean up after yourselves and keep your belongings neatly in the cubbies.
  • Check your belongings before you leave. Lost and found is donated regularly.
  • Come back as soon as you can!

The yoga is great for everyone! It is a total body workout with so many benefits, both physical and mental. Through your practice, you can:

  • Lose weight
  • Improve mood, mental clarity, and focus
  • Strengthen muscles, bones, and tissue
  • Increase flexibility and balance
  • Reduce or even eliminate joint and back pain
  • Improve circulation and help to balance blood pressure
  • Strengthen your whole spine
  • And much more!


Welcome to Pure Om Bethesda, Downtown Bethesda’s largest Hot Yoga studio,conveniently located on Wisconsin Avenue. Our 4,700 square foot facility boasts a 1,700 square foot hot room with lots of natural sunlight, spacious locker rooms and showers.

Founded in 2011, Pure Om Bethesda is an environmentally conscious facility designed and built using principles of economic, social and ecological sustainability.

Our mission is to offer the highest quality yoga programs to beginners as well as advanced yoga practitioner and embrace each student’s search for personal growth and wellbeing.

Pure Om Bethesda is owned by Siri Om and Hargobind Khalsa. Siri Om was born into a family of yoginis and her teaching style is expressive of the depth of her knowledge and lifelong experience in the principles and practices of yoga. She has been teaching Hot Yoga since 2001. Hargobind has been teaching Kundalini since 2000 and Hot Yoga since 2014. Together, they own Pure Om Bethesda, Pure Om Fairfax, and Casa Om.

Pure 90

Pure 90

The classic 90 minute, 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises (26+2) class. You will work hard, sweat a lot, and feel great. We recommend this class for all students, especially first time students.

Pure 60

A shorter version of our Pure 90 (60 minute). The pace is faster and we do fewer sets of some postures. Recommended for yogis with a solid foundation in the classic Pure 90.

Pure Power

Pure Power

This is a 60 minute dynamic vinyasa class with weights. It combines balance, strength training, core strengthening, inversion and flexibility.

Pure Vinyasa

Pure Vinyasa

In this flow base sequence, we explore advanced postures from the Pure 90 series, ashtanga, forrest, and more. You will learn hand stands, deep back bends, to work with your chakras, meditation, and have lots of fun. 90 minute class with music and some hands on corrections.


Integrated massage also known as eclectic massage, is a therapeutic method that combines the principles of massage and bodywork.

Different hands-on techniques are used in integrated massage to promote physiological changes. This is achieved by primarily focusing on the fascial system or the body’s connective tissue.

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but with the deeper pressure which is beneficial in relieving chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia.

Sports massage may utilize a variety of techniques such as classical Swedish Massage, trigger point therapy, and hydrotherapy. Prior to an athletic event, Sports Massage may be used with stretching in order to help athletes to loosen, warm and prepare their muscles. Following an athletic event, Sports Massage may be used to relieve pain, prevent stiffness, and return the muscles back to their normal state. Sports Massage may also be used for injury rehabilitation.

30 minutes – $45
60 minutes – $100
90 minutes – $120
5 pack of 30 minutes – $175
5 pack of 60 minutes – $450
5 pack of 90 minutes – $550

Add aromatherapy for $10

To Schedule an Appointment contact David (301)793-9398 Cancellation Policy: In our desire to be effective and fair to all clients, 24-hour notice is required when canceling an appointment.



Siri Om Khalsa

Siri Om Khalsa

Hargobind Khalsa

Hargobind Khalsa

Adrian Hummell

Adrian Hummell

Amanda Duncan

Amanda Duncan

Anna Clemente

Anna Clemente

Antonia LeNguyen

Antonia LeNguyen

David Allen

David Allen

Elizabeth Falk Keith

Elizabeth Falk Keith

Estela Rojas

Estela Rojas

Gabrielle Gear

Gabrielle Gear

Hanna Abebe

Hanna Abebe

Jamechia Hoyle

Jamechia Hoyle

Jeannine Marzella

Jeannine Marzella

Jessie Wedell

Jessie Wedell

Jonathan Atkinson

Jonathan Atkinson

Kami Ugel

Kami Ugel

Kerry Liedquist

Kerry Liedquist

LaShone Wilson

LaShone Wilson

Luis Roman

Luis Roman

Lukas Gavitt

Lukas Gavitt

Meghan Heapes

Meghan Heapes



Reggie Meneses

Reggie Meneses

Vanessa Quintero

Vanessa Quintero


Browse our packages

We have many different packages that meet our Yogi’s needs.
All yoga packages are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-sharable, and non-extendable.

Best Deals

Intro-week Special

  • Unlimited Yoga for 1 Week!
  • Best deal for newbies!
  • *new students only, one per person


  • Minimum 6-month contract
  • Monthly plan for Unlimited Yoga!
  • Best deal for any yogi!

Om Membership

  • 365 days of unlimited yoga!
  • Special Discounts on retreats, workshops, and more!

Class Packs Click to open/close

40-Class Pack

  • Valid for 365 days

30-Class Pack

  • Valid for 180 days

10-Class Pack

  • Valid for 180 days

5-Class Pack

  • Valid for 180 days


  • Single session pricing

Unlimited Yoga Click to open/close

Unlimited Month

  • 30 days of unlimited yoga!
  • Great for a 30-day challenge!

Om Membership

  • 365 days of unlimited yoga!
  • Special Discounts on retreats, workshops, and more!

Private classes Click to open/close

We would be happy to host a private class for you upon your request. All our teachers are highly qualified and experienced to teach one on one classes.

A private class will allow both you and the teacher to focus more on each of your postures. Any queries or questions regarding your practice can be answered in more detail. It is also a great way to improve your practice!

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Whether you want to have a birthday class with just you and your friends, or whether you want to bring your employees in for a team building exercise, group classes are an excellent way to bring you closer to the people you come with, as well as a lot of fun!

We offer group classes for any occasion!

For more information, please email bethesda@pureom.com

Please check out our Workshops Page


If you reserve a class and are unable to attend, you must cancel the reservation before the class starts or it will be deducted from your pack.



Find out where we are

The most important step in any journey is the first one, so we’re grateful that you have decided to start with us!

Map & Directions

Pure Om Hot Yoga Bethesda is conveniently located on Wisconsin Avenue downtown Bethesda within walking distance of the Bethesda Metro. From the Bethesda Metro we are 3 blocks north.
We are located directly across from the United Bank on Wisconsin Avenue. Across the street there is also a CVS and next to us there is a 7/11.

Address & Phone

Pure Om Hot Yoga
7832 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda MD 20814 (301) 215 7820


We are open 30 min before and after each class.


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  • Silent Music Class with Jamechia

    Silent Music Class with Jamechia

    December 5, 2015 - December 5, 2015

    This a great way to find awareness of breath, stillness & focus in your practice. Jamechia will be providing minimal queues, familiarity with the sequence of 26&2 is highly recommended.
    Saturday, December 5th, 2015
    Time:4:30PM – 6:00PM
    Price:$19 Drop-In or Current Class Package

  • Children’s Yoga Class with LaShone

    Children’s Yoga Class with LaShone

    December 12, 2015 - December 12, 2015

    December 12, 2015 – December 12, 2015
    Bring your kids to our very first children’s yoga class lead by LaShone!! Your children should be between the ages of 4 and 8.
    Saturday, December 12th, 2015
    Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM
    Price: $12

  • Annual Holiday Party

    Annual Holiday Party

    December 12, 2015 - December 12, 2015

    Mark your calendar yogis, because you are cordially invited to come mingle and jingle with us!! Pure Om Bethesda will be hosting their annual holiday party and all are welcome! Light fare and refreshments will be provided.
    Eat, Drink and be Merry with us!
    Saturday, December 12th, 2015
    Time: 7:30PM – 10:00PM
    Price: FREE!!

  • Pop Up Vinyasa Class with Jonny

    Pop Up Vinyasa Class with Jonny

    December 19, 2015 - December 19, 2015

    Another opportunity to practice this fun and energizing flow based sequence designed by Champion Jared McCann! You’ll explore and learn advance postures from the Bikram series, Ashtanga, Forrest and more. You will also learn head stands, deep back bends, meditation and how to work your chakras.
    Saturday, December 19th, 2015
    Time: 1:00PM – 2:30PM
    Price: $19 Drop-In or Current Class Package

  • Fluid Vinyasa Teacher Training

    Fluid Vinyasa Teacher Training

    January 28, 2016 - May 7, 2016

    Now is YOUR turn! Become a YOGA TEACHER! 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification
    January 28th – 31st, 2016 (Fluid Mind and Spirit)
    March 29th – April 3rd, 2016 (Module 1 and 2, Fluid Body and Anatomy)
    May 3rd – 7th, 2016 (Assisting, Module 3 and Graduation)
    Time: 8AM – 6PM
    Price: $3385
    Early Bird Price: $3185 ends November 20th
    Email: fairfax@pureom.com or contact Amanda 248-506-2397

  • Pure 120 “Melt the Gravy” Special Class

    Pure 120 “Melt the Gravy” Special Class

    November 27, 2015 - November 27, 2015

    This is a Post Thanksgiving Detox Class! In this special 2-hour Bikram Yoga class, we will do 3 sets of each posture, cleansing the body of toxins and that second helping of pumpkin pie! You will leave feeling refreshed, renewed and more grounded – ready to take on the busy holiday season ahead. Lukas will be leading.
    Friday, November 27th, 2015
    Time:11:00AM – 1:00PM
    Price:$19 Drop-In or Current Class Package

  • Kundalini Workshop with Jeannine

    Kundalini Workshop with Jeannine

    November 22, 2015 - November 22, 2015

    You will learn how to practice breathing, postures, locks & meditation in this uplifting workshop.
    Sunday, November 22nd, 2015
    Time: 12:30PM – 2:00PM
    Price: $25

  • Silent Music Class with Jonny

    Silent Music Class with Jonny

    October 31, 2015 - October 31, 2015

    This is a regular Bikram practice/Pure 90 (26&2). Please make sure you are a regular practitioner as there will be minimal instructions.
    Saturday, October 31st, 2015
    Time: 4:30PM – 6:00PM
    Price: $19 Drop in or Current Class Pack

  • Silent Music Class with Estela

    Silent Music Class with Estela

    October 17, 2015 - October 17, 2015

    This is a regular Bikram practice/Pure 90 (26&2). Please make sure you are a regular practitioner as there will be minimal instructions.
    Saturday, October 17th, 2015
    Time: 4:30PM – 6:00PM
    Price: $19 Drop in or Current Class Pack

  • One Fire Hot Yoga Fest

    One Fire Hot Yoga Fest

    October 1, 2015 - October 4, 2015

    The FIRST Hot Yoga Festival!
    Join us for 4 days of love, yoga, and fun! Join senior teachers and international Yoga Champions for an unprecedented gathering of the Hot Yoga Community!
    Take class from the experts, participate in workshops, and expand your knowledge of the yoga!
    You will NOT want to miss these 4 days!
    Registration is now OPEN!
    Save big! Sign up before April 15 and pay only $399 for a 4 day pass to – Sign up before August 30 and pay only $469 for a 4 day pass!

  • Special Class with Siri Om!

    Special Class with Siri Om!

    September 10, 2015 - September 10, 2015

    Thursday, September 10th from 4pm-6pm
    This is a special two hour class designed for all levels! Siri Om will breakdown the postures for deeper understanding, offer a lot of tips, corrections & more! Please join us if you are looking to deepen your yoga practice while having fun!
    Only $25

  • Kundalini Workshop with Jeannine

    Kundalini Workshop with Jeannine

    July 9, 2015 - September 9, 2015

    Are you interested in learning more about Kundalini Yoga? Join Jeannine for an active workshop and learn more about meditation and asana in this fun introduction to Kundalini!

  • Backbend Training with Amanda Duncan

    Backbend Training with Amanda Duncan

    August 29, 2015 - August 29, 2015

    Saturday, Aug. 29th from 1:30pm – 3:30pm

    Do you want to improve your backbend?
    Come to this interactive and informative workshop where you will learn training exercises and how to use your spine and muscles in class.

  • Special Event: PURE POWER with SHOSHANA

    Special Event: PURE POWER with SHOSHANA

    August 22, 2015 - August 23, 2015

    Saturday, Aug. 22 & Sunday Aug. 23 from 11am – 12pm
    Pure Power was developed by Shoshana. She has a Master’s Degree in medical stress reduction through exercise and nutrition from Harvard University.
    Pure Power is a dynamic vinyasa class with weights! It combines balance, strength training, core strengthening, inversions & flexibility.
    Sign up in person or over the phone for the drop in fee of $19. (301) 215-7820.

  • Balancing Series Workshop with Adrian Hummell

    Balancing Series Workshop with Adrian Hummell

    July 18, 2015 - July 18, 2015

    This workshop will focus on the Balancing Series!
    Standing head to knee, Standing Bow Pulling Pose and Balancing Stick will be explained & broken down in detail.
    Adrian Hummell is a three time state yoga champion and ranked 6th nationally this year! So come on in and learn from a yoga champion! Ask Adrian any questions and maybe he will demo too!
    Price on the day of the workshop is $30.



    April 19, 2015 - April 19, 2015

    Come to an amazing workshop with International Asana Champion Gloria who will go through the 26 & 2 postures we practice daily! Expect a fun, informative and practice transformational workshop!
    Sunday, April 19 from 11:30 am – 4 pm
    Pre-register for $55 here
    Drop-in price : $60

    About Gloria
    Gloria is the current (2014), as well as 2012-2013, Women’s International Yoga Asana Champion. She is the only two time winner of the Bishnu Charan Ghosh Cup.

    As a former high school track and cross-country runner, dedicated road racer and two-time marathon finisher, mileage had caught up to her body and Gloria decided to look for a lower impact physical activity that would not sacrifice in intensity. Yoga seemed like a good idea! Upon moving to Singapore in 2008 for work, a former colleague connected Gloria with her champion cousin, Ky Ha, who had also just moved there to teach Bikram Yoga. About three weeks after she started practicing, Ky convinced her to sign up for a “yoga championship” taking place six months later. Thus, the championship has been an integral part to her yoga journey – from both physical and spiritual aspects.

  • Disco Yoga Class!

    Disco Yoga Class!

    April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015

    Come get your groove on with Bikram in a disco!
    We will practice our 26&2 postures with disco lights, awesome music (think Bee Gees, the Trammps, Donna Summer and more!), bubbles & glow sticks!
    Saturday, April 11th at 4.30 pm.
    Only $20! Sign up before this sells out!
    *We recommend regular practitioners as there will be minimal instructions.



    March 13, 2015 - March 13, 2015

    Esak Garcia, the 1st EVER yoga male world champion of the Bishnu Charan Ghosh cup will teach a class at our studio!
    Friday the 13th of March, 6.30 pm!
    This will be a special two hours class with a lot of corrections, tips & demos!
    Just $30!

    About Esak
    Esak Garcia has been a yoga devotee for nearly 20 years. On Feb 20th 2005 Esak became the 1st ever male champion of the Bishnu Charan Ghosh Cup. From representatives of 25 countries, he was chosen for his abllity to most accurately demonstrate the combination of strength, flexibility, balance, poise and grace that are cultivated in Hatha yoga. Since then Esak has been conducting yoga seminars, coaching clinics and demonstrations internationally.
    Esak leads day-long seminars during which he explains and illustrates the details of Bikram method Hatha yoga. In addition, he leads quarterly Coaching Clinics that lead experienced yogis and yoginis into deeper asanas and prepare aspiring yoga athletes for the Bishnu Charan Ghosh cup championship.

    Esak is a founding member and serves on the board of directors of USA Yoga, a non-profit organization whose objective is to gain recognition for yoga sports from the United States Olympic Committee and build an International Yoga Federation to place Yoga on an Olympic Stage one day.
    Born and reared in Boulder, Colorado Esak has also lived in New Haven, Conecticut, in São José Dos Campos and Salvador, Brazil, in California’s Bay area, and as a small child, in Acapulco, Mexico.

  • HANDS ON CORRECTIONS CLASS with James and Siri Om!

    HANDS ON CORRECTIONS CLASS with James and Siri Om!

    March 7, 2015 - March 7, 2015

    James will teach a 90 minute beginner’s class while Siri Om walks around the room correcting your postures!
    This will soar your practice to the next level as you will get a lot of personalized attention!
    March 7, 2 pm – 3.30 pm.
    Only $25!
    Sign up before this class sells out!

  • Workshop on Hips & Hamstrings with Siri Om!

    Workshop on Hips & Hamstrings with Siri Om!

    February 15, 2015 - February 15, 2015

    Sunday 15th of February 2-3.30 pm
    This will be a really small group, so you will be able to get lots of personal corrections and learn what YOU can do to loosen up those tight hips!
    Sign up early to secure your spot for $25.

  • Valentines Day Partner Yoga Class!

    Valentines Day Partner Yoga Class!

    February 14, 2015 - February 14, 2015

    Saturday 14th of February 2-4 pm
    Partner Yoga is a playful practice that uses Yoga and relationship as tools for growth, healing,and play. Perfect for anyone, novice or seasoned yogi, interested in increasing fitness, releasing tension, strengthening relationships and communication, and having a lot of fun! Learn techniques to use as a way of building quality time with your partner and exercising at the same time. It’s fantastic for your mental health, your flexibility, and your relationship.
    Fun for couples, parents and children, siblings & friends!

  • Photo Posture Workshop with Hargobind & Jonny!

    Photo Posture Workshop with Hargobind & Jonny!

    January 31, 2015 - January 31, 2015

    Have you ever wondered what you look like in a posture? Ever been curious whether your alignment and form is correct?
    Come to our awesome photo workshop!
    Take Jonny’s class while Hargobind takes photos of you in your postures! Then, once class is over you will spend time with both great teachers going through your photos, where they will explain to you how to correct your alignment and further improve your practice.

    If you want to take your practice to the next level please join us!
    Saturday 31st of January. Class starts at 12 pm and ends at 1.30 pm.
    Workshop starts soon after class and ends at 4 pm.

  • Zeb Homison 2014  World Yoga Champion!

    Zeb Homison 2014 World Yoga Champion!

    December 21, 2014 - December 21, 2014

    Zeb Homison, 2014 World Champion, will be coming to Pure Om Bethesda to teach a beginner’s class on Sunday the 21st of December at 11.30 am!
    Only $25 to take a World Champion’s Class!

    In case you miss him, he will be at PURE OM FAIRFAX as well!
    On Friday, December 19th, Zeb will lead a 90-minute Beginners class at 6:15pm at Pure Om Fairfax.

    On Saturday, December 20th, Zeb will be back at Pure Om Fairfax, where he will lead a 90-minute Beginners Class at 10am. In addition to the normal dialogue, Zeb will include tips on how to supercharge your practice and achieve more than you thought possible.

    Then at 12:30pm he will lead a Coaching Seminar and Advanced Class, where he will go over competition training tips that he used to win at the regional, national, and international levels. If you are curious about competition or want to practice advanced class, be sure to attend!



    December 13, 2014 - December 13, 2014

    Join us for a great party of food, music, fun & games!
    Come hang out with us and socialize with all your yogi friends!
    Saturday, 13th of December at 7 pm.
    7832 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 20814

  • Pure Om Bethesda presents Siri Om!

    Pure Om Bethesda presents Siri Om!

    November 8, 2014 - November 15, 2014

    Saturday 8th of November 1.30 pm – 4 pm : Posture Workshop
    Saturday 15th of November 1.30 pm – 4 pm : Pregnancy Workshop
    Price: $20 each or $30 for both.


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  • Siri Om’s Bikram Yoga Christmas Retreat

    Siri Om’s Bikram Yoga Christmas Retreat

    December 20, 2015 to December 26, 2015

    Join Siri Om and guests for the total yoga experience! Practice Bikram, Ashtanga, Kundalini, Meditation, and more with Siri Om and host of special guest teachers. Enjoy amazing food, spend time at the beach, and expand your yoga horizons!

  • Bikram New Years Retreat 2016 with Siri Om & Hargobind

    Bikram New Years Retreat 2016 with Siri Om & Hargobind

    December 27, 2015 to January 2, 2016

    Take this special time to improve your yoga practice, relax on the caribbean beach, eat well, have fun.

  • Annual Primavera Retreat with Amanda & Reggie

    Annual Primavera Retreat with Amanda & Reggie

    April 17, 2016 to April 23, 2016

    Come along on an incredible adventure with Reggie and Amanda. Deepen your understanding of yoga postures, and heal your mind and body at the same time. You will enjoy excursions to historic, ancient sites, and also spend time relaxing on the beach!


Teacher Training

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Fluid Vinyasa Teacher Traning


The Fluid Yoga Teacher Training Program is designed to help you acquire the confidence, skills and expertise necessary to become a registered yoga teacher, guiding yourself and others toward a happier, healthier and more fulling practice both on and off the mat.

Module 1 Fluid Mind and Spirit
January 28th – 31st, 2016/8am – 6pm

Understand the ways in which Tibetan Buddhist mind training can help one become more present, adaptable to change and ultimately happier. Meditations that we will be learning include shamatha, loving kindness and tong-len. Through a study of the Six Paramitas in the Bodhisattva’s Way of Living, we will examine how moving effortlessly though life can create happiness both within ourselves and throughout our environment. Khenpo Lama Migmar will be visiting us to give a discourse on Buddhist philosophy. He is currently the Buddhist Chaplain for Harvard University , Head of the Sakya Center in Cambridge, MA and Philosophical Adviser to Fluid Yoga. Also, in Module 1, we will start learning the fundamentals of cuing, learn the basics of Fluid Yoga, sequencing Pyramid and how to teach Sun Salutations. You will be given a 90 minute Fluid Yoga Sequence to learn as a model for your teaching.

Module 2 Fluid Body and Anatomy
March 29th – April 3rd, 2016/8am – 6pm

Learn to approach movement in a way that allows for freedom and exploration, align the body in a safe and efficient manner and make the movement adjustments your body needs to move both gracefully and safely. We will dive deeper into teaching with alignment cues, breath and teaching to others. Lecture topics will include the ethics of teaching. We will also cover the 10 hours of required anatomy during this weekend.

MODULE 3: Assisting and Graduation
May 3rd – 7th, 2016/8am – 6pm

The assisting session will teach the difference between adjusting and assisting based on the principles of Fluid Yoga Sequencing. We will approach hands-on work safely for practitioner and adjuster, and help attendees understand how to communicate with students non-verbally. We’ll break down assists for various postures and examine the pressure, direction and intention behind our contact. By exploring the subtleties of touch, we’ll consider how adjustments and assists can foster deeper, more meaningful connections with our students and the practice itself. We will bring the fundamentals of alignment, cuing, teaching, theming and sequencing together for this final weekend. You will teach the Fluid Yoga Baseline sequence to one another as well as implement hands-on assists. We will also cover business of yoga, modifications of yoga and final steps to making a great yoga teacher!
RYT 200 Hours (Yoga Alliance)
Price $3385
Earlier Bird $3185

Training will be at Pure Om Fairfax and Pure Om Bethesda
For questions please contact fairfax@pureom.com

Pure Om Hot Yoga Training


August 21 – September 17, 2016
Casa Om, Mexico

The 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified Pure Om Hot Yoga Teacher Training will teach you to teach 2 classes:
1) The 26 & 2 Bikram style 90 minute class.
2) A shorter 60 minute version of the class.

Trainees will be taught to instruct the 26& 2 series with confidence, kindness, strength and clarity, similar to how our favorite teachers teach. Trainees will be given a copy of Siri Om’s dialog which is based on her 8 years of study with Bikram and 22 year practice, and inspired by her continued study with senior Bikram teachers . It will be used as a starting place to find your own unique voice. Trainees will be taught the fundamentals of hot yoga while also encouraged to find their own unique style. Our philosophy on the yoga is that everyone can do something and this yoga is for everyone. We will also cover modifications for injury and pregnancy. Trainees will be encourage to explore their limits and go beyond. Come with a strong mind and open heart.
You will also receive a teaching booklet to help guide students to properly enter, hold & exit postures.

Daily Sample Schedule

7:30- 9 AM Hot Yoga
9:30 AM Breakfast
11 – 2 Posture Clinic/ Anatomy/ Philosophy
2-4 Beach time / Break
4 PM – 5:30 PM Hot Yoga
6 PM DInner
7-9 Teaching Drills or Movie

If you are interested please email us at hargobind@pureom.com or call 703 409 4946

Fill out Application here


Siri Om Khalsa


Siri Om was born into a family of yoginis and her teaching style is expressive of the depth of her knowledge and lifelong experience in the principles and practices of yoga.

She studied with Bikram Choudhury extensively since 1995 in Los Angeles at the Yoga College of India and is photo featured several times in “Bikram’s Beginning Yoga Class” instructional book. She practices daily and has consistently taught Bikram Yoga since 2002, worldwide. She completed Kundalini yoga teacher training with Yogi Bhajan in 2001. She completed additional trainings in Yin, Anusara, and Vinyasa with Weights.

“My deepest wish is to serve people through teaching yoga; to help relieve others of some of their pain and suffering; to bring a healthy glow to their faces; to bring strength and flexibility to their bodies and minds; to help others connect to their joyful essence through the magical beauty of Bikram Yoga.” She is the owner of 2 Pure Om locations and the owner of Casa Om. She is also a co-founder of the One Fire Hot Yoga Festival.

Her love for yoga is effervescent and will inspire you to new heights in your practice. She lives in Virginia with her husband and daughter.

Kendra Rickert


Kendra is known for her ability to safely and lovingly guide practitioners beyond their own perceived physical limitations, empowering students to find inspiration in their own strength and ability.Drawing from the blessing of having studied for years at the feet of many masters, her asana classes incorporate an in-depth knowledge of precise inner and outer body alignment coupled with deep devotion to practice and a longing for all the benefits that it breeds. Kendra was first certified to teach by Bikram Choudhury in 2002 and taught under his guidance at his International Headquarters in Los Angeles for four years before going on to years of training and finally certification with Sri Dharma Mittra in New York City. She then went on to study principles of Yoga and Buddhism focusing on meditation, theory, dialectic, and service for nearly a decade at Diamond Mountain University and has taught these topics, and asana infused with these topics in the China, Europe, and the United States. She and her husband just completed a 3 year silent retreat together in a small cabin in the Arizona desert.

Rochelle Traupe


Rochelle has over 20 years of experience in health, wellness and yoga. She earned a degree in Sports Medicine and is a Licensed Massage Therapist. While her primary practice is Bikram, Rochelle has also trained in Ashtanga, Iyengar and Vinyasa yoga.

Rochelle’s yogic style is a dynamic mix of strength, power, encouragement and compassion. Her years of dedicated yoga practice have been the foundation of her personalized approach to the teaching, coaching and development of students and instructors.

After fracturing her spine in 2006, Rochelle was drawn to Bikram Yoga for its healing benefits. While training for many triathlons, including three half-ironmans, she relied on Bikram Yoga to rehabilitate and keep her injury-free. Inspired by her own personal experiences from Bikram Yoga, she became a certified Bikram instructor in 2009.

Ben Kramer

Ben is known for his joyful and down-to-earth presentation of many of the hardest concepts in spiritual philosophy. He has taught ancient systems of spiritual logic and debate, meditation, advanced ancient philosophy, yoga, and the Sanskrit and Tibetan Languages. He also ran the spiritual debate program for Diamond Mountain University. Ben has lived and studied in the monasteries of both north and south India. This past April, he and his wife Kendra completed a 3 year silent meditation retreat.

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7832 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda MD 20814
(301) 215-7820

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