Level 1 

Yoga Teacher Training 

Deepen your yoga & spiritual practice, bring massive and meaningful benefit to your own professional & personal life...and get accredited to teach others how they can do it too! 

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Being a yoga teacher trained through The Mindful Yoga School means that you’ll be guided to embody and teach PRESENCE.

Mindful Yoga places an emphasis on incorporating mindfulness philosophy throughout the physical yoga class (asanas) and meditation. The sequencing of a Mindful Yoga class can incorporate aspects of many various yoga styles including power, vinyassa, hatha, yin and restorative. 

Mindful Yoga is about presence through both movement AND stillness, and into consciousness - of body, speech, mind and heart. Mindfulness is a way to live on purpose with kindness. Meditation helps us to cultivate meaningful qualities and create a more balanced, peaceful and inspired life.

This is soul-full living 🙌

This Mindful Yoga training program is taught part time (in-person/online contact hours are on average one weekend a month over six months, with at-home study/practice in between), and includes a powerful opening immersion retreat held on the Sunshine Coast in May 2021.

During the teacher training, you'll be supported to unveil your own true authentic self, and then encouraged to teach from this space. 

Expand Your Presence

An opportunity to immerse yourself into the healing and soul-fulfilling modality of yoga, to bring more presence and purpose into everything else that you do in life. Many undertake this program solely for their own personal development rather than to officially teach. 

Make a Difference

A yoga teacher holds space for others to come to their own deep self-realisations. This is an incredible way to have an impact on the lives of others, at a very deep level. Whether you choose to do this program for your own personal development, or you have intentions to create a thriving yoga business afterwards, you'll be contributing to a better world.

Unveil Your Truth

Learn to teach yoga with true authenticity, certainty and confidence. Be supported to take a journey of the self, through the self, to the self - a powerful place to have a real impact on the world around you, and extract clarity on your own deepest values and truths. 

What You Get

  • 200 hours of comprehensive yoga teacher training
  • Accredited qualification to teach anywhere in the world
  • The Mindful Yoga School yoga teacher training manual and supporting information provided, that you’ll be using as personal and teaching resources for years to come
  • Opening Immersion Retreat INCLUDED, including accommodation and catering at Chenrezig Buddhist Institute, Sunshine Coast, Queensland - alternatives available for those unable to make the retreat in-person due to travel restrictions.
  • Yoga Teacher Training Hub access (online) with video training, access to all presentation slides, yoga videos, meditation audios, and other complementary training for the 6-months program...and beyond!
  • Option to self-pace the at-home study option beyond the six-month program.

You don't have to be flexible or at a certain level of fitness to join this training program.

You just need to have a willingness to learn more, an open mind and heart, and a Knowing that this feels right for you.

You will be well-cared for and supported to work within the limits of any pre-existing injuries, ailments and fitness levels.

Training Dates:

Part-time over 7 months

10 - 13 March 2022: Opening Immersion Retreat, includes accom & catering at Chenrezig Institute, Sunshine Coast 

2 - 3 April 2022 8am - 5pm daily 

21 - 22 May 2022 8am - 5pm daily

18 - 19 June 2022 8am - 5pm daily

16 - 17 July 2022 8am - 5pm daily

20 - 21 August 2022 8am - 5pm daily

17 - 18 September 2022 8am - 5pm daily

At-home study/online/yoga practice requirements in between with FULL support from The Mindful Yoga School.

Option to stay overnight at Chenrezig during training weekends, at trainees own cost (note: retreat accommodation  & catering included in yoga teacher training program cost).

Training Modules

The training program has been designed to meet international yoga industry accreditation standards in full, plus more!

History & Philosophy

Learn about the roots of yoga, and why 5,000 years on these spiritual teachings are still so relevant to humankind. Come to know why the practice of yoga is more about who we are and what we do OFF the mat, and then why a consistent practice on the mat remains important.


Discover how to weave the philosophy of mindfulness throughout your yoga practice, and learn how it can bring about a much more expansive, abundant and resilient experience of life - for you and future students. 

Business of Yoga

With a new level of focus on resilience, and health and wellbeing around the world, yoga is an incredible industry to be getting into. Learn how to build a profile, grow a community, and remain ethical whilst profitable in moving forward as a yoga teacher. 


This hugely important aspect of yoga is a big focus during this training program. You'll learn about different styles of meditation, how to enhance your own meditation practice, and then how to teach various mindfulness meditations to others.

Chakras, Ayurveda. Pre+Post Natal, Sacred Sound

Participate in a broad range of included, supporting electives that will expand your holistic knowledge of yoga, and enable you to draw on to support the different ways people show up - physically, energetically, mentally and emotionally.

Yoga Class Log & Practice Teaching

Learn how to effectively journal and log your own yoga class attendance and observations to advance your skills as a teacher, and be supported to practice teaching in a safe, non-judgemental, and encouraging environment.

Dialogue, Sanskrit and Delivery

Discover the craft of effectively sequencing and cueing yoga poses, that encourages safe alignment, conscious movement of the body, and passage of the breath. Learn how to create and hold a space for students and manage classes for a variety of students.

Embodying Intention

Living with purpose and in alignment with your authentic self is the pathway to a soul-full experience of life. Learn how to do this, and then how to become a demonstration for others in your life to do the same.

Breathwork & Energetic Anatomy

Learn a variety of breathing practices to use both on and off the yoga mat, and discover how the breath can be used to regulate and transform energy, and serve as a gateway to deepen vitality, presence and transcendence.


Learn how to practice and teach a full Mindful Yoga sequence, including and based on the 12 Key Mindful Yoga Poses, with a breakdown and analysis of the poses, how to use them to plan a class, and how to make modifications and adjustments to suit a variety of students.

Anatomy & Physiology

Be supported to learn about the functional biomechanics of each yoga pose so safety and care becomes paramount in your own practice and with the way you teach and care for your students. Enhance your understanding of the incredible human body.

Meet Your Trainers

This is a world-class crew working together to bring you an incredible yoga teacher training experience!

Erin Lee

Lead Trainer and Founder, The Mindful Yoga School

With a personal practice of  23+ years in yoga, mindfulness and meditation, and almost a decade of dedicated teaching, Erin Lee brings a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to support you to become an incredible yoga teacher, with full heart-open support to share your own gifts with the world through yoga.

Danielle Mondahl

Pre and Post Natal, Sanskrit and Ayurveda Specialist Trainer, and more!

Discover how to support mums-to-be and new mums to get the most out of their yoga practice. Plus, Dani makes learning Sanskrit FUN, and has a passion for teaching you more about Ayurveda, yoga's sister-science, and how this will compliment your yoga practice and that of your future clients.  

Ellie Hurlock

Anatomy & Physiology Specialist Trainer

Ellie is an exceptional physiotherapist with over 15-years experience. The fact that she's also a qualified Yoga and Pilates teacher means that she's able to tailor her teachings specifically to yoga poses and the way we move in our asana practice. She also specialises in women’s health and pelvic floor rehab.

...more Specialist Trainers and Guest Speaker announcements soon!

An RYS® 200 yoga teacher training program

This is an internationally accredited program that allows you to become a Registered Yoga Teacher and get recognised as a yoga teacher from anywhere in the world!


All inclusive - part-time over seven months (with option to extend at-home study components)

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Pay Upfront $4,300

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Easy Payment Plan $500 deposit

Total program cost on a payment plan $4,500.
Just a $500 deposit now to secure your spot and begin a payment plan that spreads the cost between now and 1 Sept 2022, at a frequency that suits you. 

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