Foundational Yoga Teacher Training

200-hour Tantra Yoga Teacher Training

Michelle Young and Ana Pilar Cruz are excited to bring a unique offering to the My Vinyasa Practice community. This Tantra Yoga Teacher Training will take students through the history and philosophy of Tantra Yoga, including rituals, practices, and tantric techniques. 

Whether this is your first yoga teacher training or your twentieth, you'll be exposed to traditional techniques that elevate conscious connection to yourself, others, and your experience. At the end of your training you'll be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance if you are not currently certified or you can use this training as continuing education credits if you're already a 200 hour RYT with Yoga Alliance.

Course Lessons

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Your Instructor

Ana Pilar Cruz, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, RYT 200, YACEP has been teaching yoga in Austin, Texas since 2001 and has been training yoga teachers since 2006 at both 200 and 500 hour levels in the United States and abroad with Yoga Yoga, Global Yoga Shala, and Zingara Yoga. She has been studying with her teacher, Gary Kraftsow, the founder & head of the American Viniyoga Institute, for over 17 years. Under the guidance of Kraftsow, Ana Pilar completed the American Viniyoga Institute’s 500-hour advanced training.

Her continuing education is immersed in a number of specialized areas, including Western & Yogic Anatomy, Injury Prevention, Stress-relief, Mantra chanting, and Tantric philosophy. As she studies with the likes of Leslie Kaminoff, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Donna Farhi, Rod Stryker, and Dr. Douglas Brooks. In 2017, Ana Pilar was grandfathered into the International Association of Yoga Therapist, receiving her C-IAYT designation in recognition of her specialized client work in adaptive structural therapeutics. As a senior teacher trainer she excels in teaching asana, pranayama, mantra, and yogic philosophy & literature. She is currently the Yoga Therapy Lead for My Vinyasa Practice's Clinical Yoga Therapy accredited yoga therapy program.

When you train with My Vinyasa Practice you're training with a global community of over 40,000 students. My Vinyasa Practice offers dozens of trainings, certifications, and online courses that help you deepen your practice and gain the experience you need to take your practice to the next level. Whether you want to teach or develop the ability to manifest intention through personal practice, our trainings will provide you with everything you need to accomplish your goals.

Our Teachers

The entire program is guided by Michelle Young, a certified Yoga Therapist specializing in Cardiac, Cancer, Eating Recovery, & Behavioral Health. Michelle is supported by Tara Cleven E-RYT 500/C-IAYT.

Flexible Training

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 PDF downloads to support your learning experience. 

Personalized Training

Unlock your potential with MVP's personalized online courses and trainings. Our expert instructors provide one-on-one guidance, tailored to your unique learning style and goals. Experience a transformative journey with customized content and exceptional results.

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