How it Works
Yoga Teacher Training Facilitated Online
Access our training anytime from anywhere in the world. Deepen your practice and enhance your teacher toolkit with our courses and trainings.
Our program is an alternative to in-studio Yoga Teacher Trainings, one that maintains both the depth of learning and personalized experience one should expect in a Yoga Teacher Training. My Vinyasa Practice is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance. As of March 2020, Yoga Alliance instructed its RYS's to move their training programs online. Our 200 hour and 300 hr Yoga Teacher trainings are currently being facilitated online. Students can complete the entire training online, and at their own pace. All students who complete training are considered a Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT), and students who enroll into training during their temporary online provision will have the option to register with Yoga Alliance. You can find our YA profile HERE. Once trainees graduate, they maintain access to training materials for life.
Flexible Access with Community Connection
Register anytime and work at your own pace. All required texts are included in electronic format. Students will receive access to pre-recorded video lectures, asana practices with Michelle, written content, as well as a one-week pass to our online studio. Students also learn from live weekend lectures (Saturdays and Sundays via Zoom) which are recorded for those who cannot attend. We also offer practice teaching opportunities and over 15 weekly office hours with Lead Trainers and our Peer Support Team. These office hours provide additional learning and the opportunity to ask questions about content. Additionally, students can expect one-on-one coaching, unlimited access to lead trainers, podcast content, and access to a diverse and intimate online community with members from around the globe.
Once you have completed your training you will receive your certificate and be eligible to teach yoga anywhere at the 500 Hour level.
What You'll Learn
My Vinyasa Practice teaches on traditional yogic principles and offers the most authentic yoga teacher training available. The five hundred hour training is a combination of our 200 hour and 300 hour program. Our 200-hr training covers the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the history and philosophy of yoga and Ayurveda through the lens of Tantra Yoga, meditation, dharma and karma, anatomy and physiology, sequencing and cueing, chakras, Intro to Yin, Intro to Restorative, Intro to Business, Intro to Yoga Nidra, Intro to Prenatal, Intro to Trauma-Informed Yoga, and energetics and traditional practices to elevate consciousness. The 300-hr YTT is an advanced training that will expand on some topics covered in the 200-hr, as well as introduce new ones. The 300-hr curriculum includes: Subtle Bodies, Intro to Ayurveda, Business of Yoga, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Trauma-Informed Yoga, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology, Advanced Sequencing, Prenatal Yoga, and Adaptive Yoga. Students also have the option to explore additional topics through live lectures such as Yoga for Anxiety or Yoga for Recovery.
Additional Reading: Light on Yoga by B.K.S Iyengar and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are highly recommended to obtain and can be acquired through your local library.
Here's What You'll Receive:
- Pre-recorded lectures & written content
- Recorded practices with Michelle
- Direct feedback and support from Peer Support team and Lead Trainers
- 200 & 300 Hour YTT Manual
- Weekly study groups
- Guided Meditations and Scripts
- Access to 100s of prepared sequences
- Worksheets (i.e. Modifications)
- Practice teaching opportunities
- Podcast Content
- Over 15 weekly office hours
- Application & Reflection
- Journal Prompts & Skills Practice
- FREE Live-stream membership for 7 days
- LIVE Zoom events available each week
- Opportunities to connect with our global MVP community
- Access to content for life
A newfound confidence and a comfortability in teaching others after having embodied the teachings yourself.
My yoga practice began in 2004 in Kuwait after the birth of my oldest son. I was looking for a way to get back into shape while cultivating some balance in my life. I studied Ashtanga Yoga both privately with my teacher and independently for a decade before I decided to take my practice to the next level.
I hold a M.Ed in Curriculum Development, I'm an E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance, and I'm a C-IAYT Yoga Therapists serving populations in Eating Recovery, Behavioral Health, and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Over the past decade, I've built a sustainable company in the health and wellness space that is geared to professionalizing the industry and creating equitable employment opportunities.
I teach public classes in Austin, Texas, I teach corporate classes and private classes as my schedule permits, and I host workshops and retreats. This spring I opened my first yoga studio on the campus of ACC at Highland. Our 2,400 square foot facility offers daily vinyasa classes, specialty classes, yoga therapy, and yoga teacher training. Our classes, yoga therapy sessions, and workshops are all donation-based. I’m excited about the unfolding experience and grateful for all that brought me here. I look forward to connecting with you soon!
Why Train with Us?
My Vinyasa Practice was founded on authenticity, accessibility, and affordability. We believe that the benefits of yoga should be available to everyone, and we provide access to learning tools and knowledge far beyond most standard Yoga Teacher Trainings. Whether you are looking to create a career as a yoga teacher, or simply deepen your personal practice, My Vinyasa Practice can help you on your journey.
You can begin your training at any time. Admissions for our program are rolling, and once you register you will receive instant access to the program. Our training is self-paced, facilitated 100% online, and designed to be easily integrated into your life. Experience a Yoga Teacher Training with the comfort of learning in your own home and convenience of being able to complete it on your own time.
Our 500 hour training is a combination of our 200 and 300 hour trainings. Our 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training has been voted best yoga teacher training, both online and in person, and our 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training has been voted best advanced training.
Frequently Asked Questions
What People Are Saying
Deb Phelps | 200 Hour
"The program provided me with fundamentals of yoga philosophy and asana and the confidence to teach. If you've had this dream [becoming a yoga teacher] then I encourage you to enroll as well - I am glad I did. Namaste."
Cydney Smith | 200 Hour
"I found the program to be a wonderful mix of yoga philosophy and asana which helped me to strengthen my own practice and bring yoga philosophy into my daily life but it also helped me to do so in my classes."