Online Yoga Teacher Training

5-Star 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification


The Highest-Quality Yoga Certification Online

Soul Strong Yoga is a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance and a 5-Star Rated 200 hour yoga teacher training online program! All graduates of our program can register with Yoga Alliance as a RYT-200 and become part of our strong (Soul Strong) alumni network. We also donate 5% of all tuition to Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project in India ❤️. Shanti Bhavan is a nonprofit in Baliganapalli, India, dedicated to educating and uplifting children living in extreme poverty.

Three Certifications are included in our fully self-paced Online Yoga Teacher Training:

  1. 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification
  2. Fundamentals of Meditation Teacher Certification
  3. Fundamentals of Pranayama Teacher Certification

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Earn Your Yoga Teacher Certification & Help Children in Poverty.

❤️ 5% of all tuition is donated to Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project.

Shanti Bhavan is a nonprofit in Baliganapalli, India that offers children the opportunity to go to school, earn advanced degrees, and lift their families out of poverty. Offering top-notch education spanning from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade and beyond, they aim to disrupt the cycle of poverty across generations. Their dedication to every child remains steadfast, starting from day one of schooling until their entry into the workforce.

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Here’s What You’ll Learn in Our Self-Paced Online Teacher Training

“This is more than the standard yoga teacher training program. It is a life-changing experience.

Prepare to encounter new depths of your yoga practice. Explore unmatched opportunities for personal growth. This transformative program will help you uncover not just the fundamentals of yoga but also the hidden layers of your truest self.”

— Julie Afsahi, Lead Trainer E-RYT 500, M.A.T.

Julie Afsahi
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History of Yoga

Origins of Yoga Philosophy + Asana + Ayurveda
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Yoga Teacher Empowerment

Emphasis on Personal Growth, Self-Care, and the Yogic Lifestyle.
Yoga Anatomy

Yoga Anatomy

In-Depth and Practical Comprehensive Training
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Yoga Asana

Postures and Their Modifications and Adaptations
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Styles of Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga
Introduction to Restorative Yoga
Introduction to Yin Yoga
Introduction to Yoga Nidra
Introduction to Chair Yoga
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Cueing Yoga Classes

Build and Teach High-Quality, Authentic Yoga Classes for All People, including using trauma-sensitive and LGBTQ+-friendly language
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Sequencing Yoga Classes

Creatively and Safely Sequence Any Length of Yoga Class.
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Yoga Philosophy

Deep, Transformational Exploration of the Yoga Sutras of Patañjali, Chakras, and Other Subtle Energy Bodies.
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Adaptive Yoga

Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga
Modifications of Props
Chair Yoga
Accessible Yoga


Earn a Fundamentals of Pranayama Certification for FREE!


Earn a Fundamentals of Meditation Certification for FREE!
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The Business of Yoga

Find Your Niche and Build a Successful Base of Clients Who Love You!

Have questions about our Online YTT?

Text or call our training advisors anytime at 512-686-7685.

Want to See Samples of Our Online Yoga Teacher Training?

We are HAPPY to share samples of our Online YTT! Play our sample videos below:

(Our student portal is on and we use a fabulous online learning platform called Podia!)

Sample 5-minute lesson – How to Group Poses in a Sequence with Soul Strong Yoga trainers, Julie and Lindsay

The Pancha Kosha System and Subtle Body with Soul Strong Yoga Lead Trainer, Julie

Metta Meditation Practice with Soul Strong Yoga Teacher, Shira Shamsi

Cueing Sun Salutation A with Soul Strong Yoga Lead Trainer, Julie

Our Online Yoga Teacher Training Manual Includes 400+ Pages of Incredible Content!

Online Yoga Teacher Training FAQs

We have 10 required assignments to graduate in addition to viewing all of our interactive lessons: 6 anatomy quizzes, observation log of 10 yoga classes, 45-minute final project video, and 2 fun get-to-know-you assignments. We are with you every single step of the way! If video recording the final project doesn’t work for you, we will set up a Zoom call to watch your demo live.

You will have unlimited email and texting access to your trainers. We cap our trainings, so that we can provide each wonderful trainee with the attention they deserve. The program is fully self-paced, but you will receive personalized feedback on required assignments throughout the program.

You will also be invited to join a private FaceBook group for current trainees and our amazing alumni group! There, you are welcome to ask questions, share ideas, and grow your loving yoga teacher community.

Our yoga anatomy training is led by Physical Therapist, Dr. Erika Gonzalez. Not only is Dr. Erika immensely knowledgeable about all things anatomy, she’s a graduate of Soul Strong Yoga’s 200 Hour Training!

Dr. Erika makes anatomical concepts easy-to-understand and applicable to the needs of yoga teachers and practitioners! Our anatomy lessons are interactive and delivered in bite-sized chunks!

You have two years to complete the required components of the program. You will have lifelong access to all of the program content. The program is self-paced, and you may complete it in as little as a couple of months or take up to two years. Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis.

6-9 months. Some trainees finish in as little as 2 months and others take 18 months, but if you’re able to dedicate about 8 hours per week to the program (including your own practice), you’ll be a certified yoga teacher in 6 months!

Julie, the owner of Soul Strong Yoga, believes that yoga is an ancient, beloved practice that increases well-being, peace, and compassion for ourselves and all beings. In this spirit and to honor yoga’s birth in India, Soul Strong donates 5% of all online YTT sales to Shanti Bhavan. Read more at

Yes. Soul Strong Yoga is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga School. Our ID is 271090.

Enroll risk-free. If you would like to unenroll from the training, please email within the first 30 days, and we will refund you in full.

Sure! We want you to be 100% confident this is the program for you! Take a look at the samples included on this page. You can also view more of the course on

At Soul Strong Yoga, we prepare you to teach Vinyasa Flow classes AND to teach ANYONE who comes into your future yoga classes. We show our trainees how to hold space for diverse yoga practitioners and teach through a lens of inclusivity.

Contact us to say hi, ask questions, or set up a call or Zoom at We are excited to meet you!

Join a yoga teacher training online dedicated to teaching accessible, high-quality Vinyasa Yoga and more.

  • Learn the art of teaching yoga in the comfort of your home, all self-paced.
  • Enjoy unlimited one-on-one trainer support included.
  • Teach Vinyasa Flow, Restorative, Yin Yoga, Meditation, Pranayama, and more (for beginners to advanced practitioners.)
  • Get certified with the Yoga Alliance and teach anywhere.
  • Join a program 100% dedicated to your personal growth and success.
  • Be part of a community that gives back! 5% of all sales go directly to Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project in Baliganapalli, India.

Become a RYT 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher

Hear from Our 200 Hour YTT Graduates!


“Honestly, it’s been one of the very best things I’ve ever done for myself….And, I just love what being a part of this program has done for my confidence and I love that my kids can see that yoga has just become a part of my life.”

— Ash, Yoga Preschool Director

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“The biggest transformation was within, really changing the way I relate with my family through studying the Sutra-s and through coming to a better understanding of yoga, and I mean, really, ultimately self-improvement.”

— Phil, Yoga Teacher

Watch Phil’s Testimonial


“This program is unlike any other program you’ll come across. They really are here to support you and help you succeed. They’ll meet you where you are….it’s just building up on growth, one step at a time.”

— Shagufta, Teacher and Life Coach

Watch Shagufta’s Testimonial

Have questions about our Online YTT?

Text or call our training advisors anytime at 512-686-7685.

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Julie Afsahi, E-RYT 500, Lead Trainer

Julie is the owner of Soul Strong Yoga and is passionate about high-quality, accessible, trauma-sensitive yoga. She is an E-RYT 500 yoga teacher, Yoga Alliance Continuing Education provider, certified meditation teacher, certified gong sound practitioner, and trained in trauma-informed yoga. She also the co-author of the best-selling sound healing book, Seasons of Sound.

Julie is a Stanford grad, holds a MA in Teaching and Curriculum Design, and was a former Senior Instructional Designer for the largest US private educational company. She created the 200 Hour program based on her deep knowledge of curriculum design and yoga to offer the best online yoga teacher training available.

Julie’s personal practice is based on yoga asana (with lots of headstands), sound therapy, pranayama, and Buddhist Zen meditation. She is a chronic illness warrior and uses her daily mindfulness and movement practice to deal with the ebb and flow of life and illness.

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Clara Hayes, Trainer

Clara is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and has completed additional training in Adaptive and Chair Yoga, and Restorative Yoga. She has been a part of Soul Strong’s yoga teacher training team from the very beginning, writing curriculum materials with Julie and teaching lectures both in-person and online.

Clara is a Marriage and Family Therapist in Austin, TX. Clara specializes in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Somatic Therapy.

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Other exceptional yoga and meditation teachers are featured in our Online Yoga Teacher Training, including Sepideh Jafari, Stacy Wooster, Meredith Callison, Shira Shamsi, Anabelle Chozet, Hannah Rose Friend, Maddie Pesoli, Alfonso Hernandez, Jessica Cross, Candice Carbonell, Mallory Ellis, Maura Dunn, Jackie Evans, Cassie Knoedl, Sophie Garrison, Winnie Alexander, Lindsay Walker, Amy Morris, Jayne Metcalf, and Erika Gonzalez.

Start your yoga training online today!

Soul Strong Yoga is the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training that Gives Back!

❤️ 5% of All Sales Are Donated to Shanti Bhavan Children’s Project, a Non-Profit Dedicated to Health, Livelihood, and Education in India.

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200 Hour and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

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Includes FREE unlimited membership to Soul Strong Yoga!

200 Hour YTT

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300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Want to advance your teaching?

Email us to join the waitlist for Soul Strong Yoga’s upcoming 300-Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training.

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Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher Trainings

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Why People Love Our Yoga Teacher Trainings

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Got Questions about Yoga Teacher Training?

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Soul Strong Yoga is a 200-Hour and 300-Hour Yoga Alliance Registered School with a 5-Star Rating. You will be able to register with Yoga Alliance upon completion of any of our programs.

We also offer Continuing Education courses for yoga te/eachers.

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