Mentorship Program


a mentorship program for yoga teachers who are ready to stand in their work and worth.

Mentorship Program For Yoga Teachers


The mentorship program is for yoga teachers who want to tune into their own brave heart, unearth voice, and deepen their ability to hold space+ connect to their students. It is also for teachers who want to get clearer on their purpose for teaching, who their squad is (target audience), as well as how to keep the work and hustle- the business of it all- sacred.



Octavia’s mentorship program based at Sacred Chill {West} provides a unique experience in continuing education. Over the course of three months, you will be guided through an in-depth study of asana and/or meditation practice, teaching skills and practical applications to launch or grow your teaching practice and career.


Are genuinely excited about the professional path as a yoga teacher (and are sensing that… no… this isn’t easier” than my day job)


Wish to find your voice and teach from a more authentic space while honoring this ancient practice with integrity and discipline


Are committed to investing in ongoing learning and education


The program is made up of the following components:

Private Mentorship Sessions

You will meet with Octavia once a month for a 75 minute session. These sessions will be structured to discover and delve into your vision for your work, goals, objectives, and to discuss your progress. You will also be given assignments relevant to your goals and objectives.


Over the course of three months, you are required to practice at least 4 times with your Octavia at Sacred Chill West. A five class card is covered in the price of program.

Observation / Assist

You will observe your Octavia’s class, circle, or workshop at least 3 times.

Teach+ create the full experience

In the final month you will have an opportunity to teach at least two full-length classes. In one, your mentor will be a student. In the other, your mentor will observe and provide feedback.

“Mentoring is a mutuality that requires more than meeting the right teacher: the teacher must meet the right student.”

Personal Study

Your three month mentorship is an opportunity to study yourself on and off of the mat. To notice where there is resonance. To notice what ignites you. You will be given reading; writing, and actionable steps to take that directly support your vision, goals, and objectives.

Final Project

Every thing we do will be to support your vision and making it happen whether that is adding classes to your schedule, landing a private client, creating a workshop, a retreat, and more!

Your program will be created specifically to meet your needs+objectives.

The basic framework we will work with is as follows:


Take the seat- Teaching as a Practice: Methods & Pedagogy, Voice, Connection and Presence


Dhristi- Point your arrow with purpose: Your why”, your who, your what.


Deep in the work- Align+ Refine.


The Dance of the Teacher- Flow and Be Still.


This program is open to those who:

Have completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training program

Taken classes with Octavia

Completed an application or equivalent


*Payment plan available

A special note from Octavia Raheem

The first person that I mentored with was my dear friend and teaching colleague Richard Bowen. It was a fluid and dynamic exchange of teaching and learning. Giving and receiving. Failing and succeeding. Discomfort and ease.

Richard passed away in March 2017.

I offer this to continue the work and connection that was ours.

I offer this work for myself and our community to grow deep…sludge down in the mud to unearth the roots to what links us.

I offer this work for us to continue to reach toward the light through our practice and time together.

to schedule a free exploratory call, learn more about mentorship program, or apply.

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