Yoga Teacher Training

Advanced Training In Austin

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300 YTT Austin

Due To COVID-19, We Have Moved Our Training Online. Our Training is Registered With Yoga Alliance HERE.

My Vinyasa Practice’s 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training provides the training you need to begin to work in clinical settings and with special populations. My Vinyasa Practice’s 300 hour YTT is accredited through Yoga Alliance under Yoga Alliance ID 206534. Register for individual modules or the entire training. Some modules in our 300 hour YTT in Austin contain the word “therapy” or “recovery” and these trainings do not fall in compliance with Yoga Alliance. The yoga therapy components of our course(s) are based on standards set forth by the International Association of Yoga Therapy, and are not derived from our status as an RYS® with Yoga Alliance Registry. This training will not satisfy the requirements to be a Yoga Therapist. Individuals interested in becoming a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist must complete additional training. For current tuition rates and to register for our current 300 hour training email us at [email protected]. Questions? Reach out to our studio manager Tara directly at 512-435-7589.

300 Hour Course Catalogue

Prenatal Yoga | 20 hours

5/21/2022 – 5/22/2022

Prenatal Yoga is an adaptive form of yoga designed to help expectant mothers maintain their practice throughout their pregnancy. This Prenatal Yoga training is ideal for prenatal nurses, therapists, yoga teachers, and expectant mothers looking to increase their awareness about Prenatal Yoga and the experience of pregnancy.

Our training will cover the anatomy and physiology of pregnancy and how that can affect a practitioner’s practice.

You will understand how to use modifications and supportive assists to help practitioners find ease in their practice. Our Prenatal Yoga training will teach you how to use yoga to deepen the connection between mother and baby and how to use yogic tools to ease stress and strains connected to pregnancy. Students completing this course will NOT be certified prenatal yoga teachers. In order to be an RPYT you would need additional specialized training.

Yoga Therapy for Anxiety | 40 hours

6/4/2022 – 6/5/2022

Yoga for anxiety helps teachers, therapists, and clinicians understand the mechanisms of anxiety from the level of the Central Nervous System and creates a bridge between Western and Eastern philosophy through the application of Yoga. This course is suitable for anyone who has anxiety, is interested in working with people who have anxiety, or who are currently supporting clients with anxiety. You will learn:
  • The components of the anxiety loop in the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual bodies
  • The role of the CNS in regulating the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system
  • The role of the vegas nerve
  • How to tone the sympathetic nervous system through yoga asana, pranayama, and concentration
  • How to leverage the tools found in yoga to help self regulation and self awareness
This class is perfect for both yoga teachers, yoga therapists, therapists, counselors, social workers, and individuals who struggle with anxiety. The yoga therapy components of our course(s) are based on IAYT standards, and are not derived from our status as an RYS® with Yoga Alliance Registry. This module does not satisfy the requirements to become a Yoga Therapist. Individuals interested in becoming a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist will need to complete additional training. 
Ayurveda | 40 hours

Discover the magic and mystery behind Ayurveda, the science of life. Leah Jones, a classically trained Ayurvedic Practitioner & Vedic Counselor, will be leading participants through the tattvas, doshas, bodily tissues, and self-care practices that help to support our physical and mental manifestation during the changing seasons. You’ll learn how to identify your dosha, cultivate balance in the physical body through kriya and pranayama, and eat a diet that will encourage balance in all systems. Leah is trained in administrating herbs and reading Vedic Astrology and is available for private consultations after the course. Completion of this course gives participants 40 hours towards My Vinyasa Practice’s 300 Advanced Yoga Teacher Training. Students completing this course will not be certified in Ayurveda. Additional training is required to. become an Ayurvedic practitioner and that is outside the scope of this training.

Yoga Nidra | 40 hours

In our Yoga Nidra course you will learn how to access the different layers of consciousness through a progressive practice of pratyahara that yields both profound relaxation and inner peace. Participants will learn the system of moving through the various energetic layers of the body to release tension and holding resulting from intellectual, emotional, and physical traumas.

Yoga Nidra certification gives yoga teachers, counselors, therapists, and wellness practitioners the tools needed to work with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and other clinical manifestations of dis-ease through the lens of yoga. By learning the steps involved in Yoga Nidra as well as the psychological background and benefits, practitioners can leverage this tool to help clients come into an authentic state of wholeness.
Advanced Sequencing | 20 hours

Join Michelle Young, C-IAYT Yoga Therapists and E-RYT 500, for a deep dive into advanced sequencing. Learn how to create seamless sequences that are designed to create both stability and space within the body while intelligently moving with the biomechanics of the human body. In this course, you will learn how to use your knowledge of advance anatomy to develop safe and functional flows that will improve practitioners’ strength and range of motion while promoting cardiovascular health. All advanced training modules can be applied to MVP’s 300-hour advanced training program. This training accounts for 20 hours of advanced training.

Pranayama | 40 hours

7/30/2022 – 7/31/2022

In our pranayama training practitioners will learn how to practice and teach pranayama techniques that are designed to work with the Central Nervous System to create balance in the body. Participants will look at:
  • The Nadis responsible for guiding prana through the body
  • The basic principle of pranayama and its physiological affect on the body
  • The most common types of pranayama and how to teach them in a public class
  • The benefits of pranayama in a person practice
  • The use of pranayama in medical and clinical settings
  • Ways to leverage pranayama for lung disease including COPD, Asthma, and Bronchitis
This class is appropriate for anyone who is looking to deepen their practice and share the tools associated with Patanjali’s eight limbed path of Yoga.
Adaptive Yoga | 40 hours

Discover the magic and mystery behind Ayurveda, the science of life. Adaptive Yoga is designed for individuals with a limited range of motion or who require support in their practice. Feel comfortable and confident when offering an adaptive yoga as a tool for asana practice and understand the fundamentals of Adaptive Yoga.

Our 40 Hour Adaptive Yoga training will cover basic and advanced sequencing with seated, supine, and standing adaptations using a chair, blocks, straps, pillows, and bolsters.

  • Adapting yoga asana for practitioners of all body types
  • Learn the fundamentals of using chairs as props for practice.
  • Learn seated, standing, and supine chair yoga postures.
  • Understand how to use chairs for advanced asana.
  • Learn the Chair Yoga dance.
  • Using props to help support and stabilize
  • Working with special populations including paraplegic, hearing impaired and the visually impaired

This training is for anyone looking to adapt their practice with the use of chairs as props or for any medical professional, therapist, or yoga teacher working with populations with a limited range of mobility. If you or students or clients you work with might benefit from Adaptive Yoga, this training will leave you feeling skilled, confident, and ready to lead groups and individuals in Adaptive Yoga practice.

Restorative Yoga | 20 hours
Restorative Yoga is a yoga practice where there is no effort at all. In Restorative Yoga there is not sensation, there is only rest. Like Yin, Restorative Yoga uses only a handful of asanas. Unlike Yin, a Restorative practice asks that the practitioner be 100% comfortable.

Our 40 Hour Restorative Yoga training will cover the Restorative asanas and how best to utilize them with students recovering from trauma. This training will prepare you to feel confident creating dynamic sequences for active students seeking rest, students looking to relieve and manage stress, and students who are recovering from either surgical or emotional trauma.

  • Learn to teach a Restorative practice with or without props.
  • Learn to incorporate sound and oils into the practice while still being sensitive to trauma.
  • Understand the Restorative asanas and how to create dynamic and effective sequences.
  • Understand common rehabilitation practices as well as common injury applications.

Whether you are a medical professional, therapist, or yoga teacher working with populations who are recovering from trauma, seeking stress management and alleviation, or individuals looking to relax, this Restorative Yoga training will leave you feeling skilled, confident, and ready to lead both groups and individuals in a Restorative Yoga practice.

Yin Yoga | 20 hours
Yin Yoga is a practice where poses are held statically for longer periods of time. The goal of a Yin practice is to release fascia, work beyond the muscle, and strengthen the connective tissues. Yin Yoga uses only a handful of poses and our training will ensure that you understand the benefit of these poses and how they relate to the meridians as well as feel confident creating dynamic sequences that benefit your students using the few Yin postures.

Teaching Yin Yoga is an excellent skill to add to your yoga teaching toolkit. It is a wonderful complement to Yang styles of yoga like Ashtanga, Hatha, and Vinyasa yoga.

  • Learn the history, philosophy, and purpose of Yin Yoga.
  • Learn how to write and theme Yin Yoga sequences to promote health and well-being.
  • Understand the relationship between Yin Yoga and the meridians.
  • Learn to leverage Yin Yoga practices in Trauma Informed Settings.

Our 20 Hour Yin Yoga training will help students to understand the relationship between Yin and Yang and how these philosophies are applied to the tissues of the body. Over the course of the training, students will have a deeper understanding of the meridians and how to sequence for them and a deeper understanding of proper practice and precautions, including propping and sequencing.

Whether you are new to Yin Yoga or a skilled practitioner, this training will leave you feeling skilled, confident, and ready to teach both private clients and group classes.

Yoga of Recovery | 40 hours
10/01/2022 – 10/02/2022
In our Yoga of Recovery training you will learn the principles of addiction and how to work with individuals in recovery. Through out this three day training you will be exposed to the reasons why addiction takes hold and how to identify the underlying cause from an energetic and spiritual perspective. Participants will then learn tools to help work with populations in recovery while providing compassionate support throughout treatment.
In the training you will learn:
  • The principles of addiction
  • The masks of separation
  • How to apply the foundations of Yoga in recovery settings
  • How to meet, welcome, and connect to the parts of the experience that are less desirable to avoid reoccurrence
  • How to build relationships with clinical professionals to work collaboratively in rehabilitation settings

The yoga therapy components of our course(s) are based on IAYT standards, and are not derived from our status as an RYS® with Yoga Alliance Registry. This module does not satisfy the requirements to become a Yoga Therapist. Individuals interested in becoming a C-IAYT Yoga Therapist will need to complete additional training. 

Subtle Bodies | 40 hours

11/05/2022 – 11/06/2022

To understand the subtle bodies means to understand the energetic sheaths and energetic pathways within the physical form that manifest in our physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual bodies.

Our 40 Hour Subtle Bodies training will help you to deepen your understanding of the Panchamaya Kosha system and will bring a deeper understanding of energetic mechanisms from both an Eastern and Western perspective.

Obtain a deeper understanding of the energetic mechanisms within the body from an Eastern and a Western perspective

Have a comprehensive understanding of the Panchamaya Kosha system

Understand how the Nadi system and meridians overlay one another

Learn a Western perspective on the energetic pathways and how they fit into the fascial and interstitial systems of the body

This is the perfect training for anyone who works with energy through movement modalities, meditation, bodywork, or acupressure as well as anyone looking to deepen their energetic practice through the the lens of Yoga Philosophy, the Kosha Bodies, the Chakras, and the human Aura.


Advanced Anatomy | 40 hours

12/10/2022 – 12/11/2022

Join Michelle Young, C-IAYT Yoga Therapists and E-RYT 500 Yoga Teacher, while we take a deep dive into the anatomy of asana and advanced asana. Michelle will expertly lead you through three days of anatomical exploration and application towards a deeper understanding of the human body. Expect interactive anatomy lectures, in depth practices, drills and advanced asana applications of key topics taught over the weekend. All advanced training modules can be applied to MVP’s 300 hour advanced training program. This training accounts for 20 hours of advanced training.



My Vinyasa Practice is the leader in authentic yoga teacher training and offers a 300 hour YTT in Austin is both online and in person. All of our course content is sourced directly from the ancient wisdom teachings originating in India. Our team of teachers are among the highest trained teachers and Yoga Therapists in the country and have studied with Master Teachers including Richard Miller, Nischala Joy Devi, Leslie Kaminoff and Tom Myers.


My Vinyasa Practice provides a flexible learning environment where teachers in training have everything they need to succeed. Receive access to all of our 300 hour  YTT content online and receive one on one support directly from Michelle and our team of peer support representatives.


All manuals, online materials, and digital materials are included in the cost of tuition. Teachers in our 300 hour YTT in Austin can also check out any book in our extensive library or check in with our teacher trainers to gain clarity and prowess. Teachers in our online 300 hour YTT can check out some of our books digitally at no additional charge.


Our community is comprised of yoga teachers from around the world who became
teachers through My Vinyasa Practice training in Austin, TX, abroad, or online. Together, we are all here to support and guide you along the way. Gain access to our closed Facebook group and large local community right here in Austin, TX.

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Out Of State Students

Students who have enrolled in our online trainings are welcome to come to Austin to experience our in person offerings. Online students receive a discount on all in person training and workshops. If you are an online student looking to reserve your spot in an upcoming in person training please contact us at [email protected].

Dates & Modules

Subtle Bodies
Jan 28-29

Feb 11-12

Yoga Nidra
Mar 11-12

Advanced Anatomy
Apr 8-9

May 27-28

Advanced Sequence
Jun 10-11

Jul 8-9

Aug 12-13

Sep 9-10

Oct 14-15

Tuition Cost

Deposit: $460*

Tuition: $2,700 ($2,300 after deposit.)

Your deposit will reserve your spot in the training. Once you have paid your deposit, you will receive an invoice for the remaining balance to be paid no later than August 1st.

If you would like to inquire about a payment plan, please pay the deposit to reserve your spot, and then reach out to Chris Young at [email protected].

A la Carte Pricing

This year we will also be providing each module as an individual weekend workshop for continuing development of personal practice, continuing education, and developing teaching skills. Each module can be purchased individually for $295**. These do not need to be added to your purchase if you are signing up for the 300 Hour In-Person Yoga Teacher Training as they will be included in the training throughout the course of the year. If you have any questions about these modules as workshops, please reach out to [email protected].


*Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE.

**Please take note of the date the module is scheduled to take place on as we do not provide refunds for trainings or workshops.

*We do not offer refunds or returns on trainings. However, if you have an issue and would like to reach out about transferring training dates please email [email protected].

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