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!
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 seven months, with at-home study/practice in between).
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.
"The whole experience of completing my Yoga Teacher Training was beyond amazing. The way the course is structured and delivered was perfect. So much support and genuine compassion for the different ways we all learn. I did my research prior to the course which did take years before finding Erin and I can't recommend this course more highly."
Beverley, 2022 Yoga Teacher Training graduate
What You Get
200 hours of comprehensive yoga studies and teacher training - suitable for personal immersion AND will give you the confidence to begin teaching.
Accredited qualification (Yoga Alliance) gives you the ability to teach anywhere in the world. Program training modules align with international yoga teaching standards.
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 3-Day Training (March 2023) at Chenrezig Buddhist Institute with daily vegetarian lunches included - catered by the Big Love Cafe! (option to stay overnight at your own cost) plus six more Sat & Sun training weekends also at Chenrezig Institute.
Full support from the Yoga Teacher Training team in between training weekends, to progress and stay consistent with your at-home study/practice.
Yoga Teacher Training hub (your own personal online resource centre) with online classes, video training, meditation audios, presentation slides and other supporting resources - lifetime access!
Option to self-pace the at-home study/practice requirements beyond the seven-month program. You can either make an earlier start by enrolling NOW, or extend the at-home/study components (to be agreed with the Lead Trainer).
***BONUS! Get instant access to the Pre-Start Training Sessions, including Managing Self-Doubt and Why Your Asana is Perfect NOW (no matter what it looks like!)
***BONUS! Yoga Teacher Masterclass Training with ten industry experts
2023 intake Training Dates:
Part-time over 7 months, held at Chenrezig Institute
All training days run from 8am to 5pm.
MARCH: Fri 17th - Sun 19th Opening Training Weekend: includes daily vegetarian lunch each day at the Big Love Cafe!
PLUS Six more Saturday/Sunday training weekends (8am - 5pm days) as follows:
APRIL: Sat 15th & Sun 16th
MAY: Sat 20th & Sun 21st
JUNE: Sat 17th & Sun 18th
JULY: Sat 15th & Sun 16th
AUG: Sat 19th & Sun 20th
SEPT: Sat 16th & Sun 17th
As well as these above in-person training days, there are additional at-home study/yoga practice requirements, all with FULL support from The Mindful Yoga School. You can make an earlier start on some of these requirements from NOW onwards!
Option to stay overnight and book in meals at Chenrezig during all training weekends (at your own extra cost, aside from your lunches on the first training weekend - that's our shout!).
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.
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.
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!
Lead Trainer and Founder, The Mindful Yoga School
With a personal practice of 25 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 learn yogic philosophy, deepen your own practice, and become an authentic and incredible yoga teacher, with the confidence to share your own gifts with the world through yoga.
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.
Functional Anatomy and Yin Yoga Specialist Trainer
Bree is a lifelong student of Yoga and Movement for the body, mind, heart and spirit. Her teachings are interwoven with Chinese Medicine, Zen Thai Shiatsu, Taoist practices, and Meridian/energy focused Yoga. Bree will be holding a special session for you on Functional Anatomy and Yin.
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.
Asana Alignment & Refinement Specialist
After spending many years in the fitness industry and defence forces, and now as an inspiring Yoga, Mindfulness & Meditation teacher, Tom will be teaching you a 'birds eye view' of the asanas you'll be learning as part of the Mindful Yoga sequence, to better understand what the intent of the pose is, what's going on in the body from an anatomical perspective, and also offering adjustments, alternatives, education around the use. of props, and correct entry and exit for the asanas.
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!
"I completed the 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with The Mindful Yoga School in 2022. Fantastic, well-run course set amongst the lush and ethereal surroundings of the Chenrezig Buddhist Institute. Erin and Laurel were absolute rocks of support; highly knowledgeable, patient and dedicated to helping all students. Authentic and approachable. Can't recommend it enough. I will miss our monthly retreats!"
Brian, 2022 Yoga Teacher Training graduate
Get complimentary access to the Yoga Teacher Masterclass Series!
These are just five of the TEN industry experts who are ready to share their knowledge and wisdom with you, toward the end of the Yoga Teacher Training program, in honour of you spreading your wings and preparing to share yoga with the world!
PLUS ANOTHER BONUS!
2 x Pre-Start Training Sessions
All inclusive - part-time over seven months (with option to extend at-home study components)
Easy Payment Plan $500 deposit
Total program cost on a payment plan: $5,900.
Just a $500 deposit now to secure your spot and begin a payment plan that spreads the remaining cost between now and 1 Sept 2023, at a frequency that suits you.
Pay Upfront $5,500
Save $400 with upfront payment!
"...an extremely rich training offering a deep dive into the Self. There is an in-depth study of Yogic Philosophy, Mindfulness, Anatomy and Physiology, Sanskrit, as well as experiencing and learning about many other areas of yoga such as Yin and Pregnancy Yoga, Ayurveda, Sanskrit, Yoga Business... The list goes on and on! Featuring many special guests, you are getting a collaboration of teaching from a highly skilled 'Yoga Hub' here on The Sunshine Coast.
I began this training with a desire for something greater from life and left with a supportive yoga teaching community, a group of like-minded friends, and the confidence to begin my teaching journey immediately after graduating."
Amanda 2022 Yoga Teacher Training graduate
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