80 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training



Invoke Wellness Center ~ 1315 W 86th St. Indianapolis, IN 46260

2017 Dates

Fall Training @ Invoke Wellness Center - Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Oct. 13-15, Oct. 27-29, Nov. 10-12


Fall Training - Fridays - 6:00 – 10:00 // Saturdays & Sundays - 9:00 - 5:00

The Program

The Mid-West's most robust Yin Yoga Teacher Training program is designed with everyone in mind! Whether you are just starting out on your journey as a yoga teacher, seeking to enhance your teaching skills or simply wish to develop your personal practice, our Yin Yoga Teacher Training will provide you with the tools to enrich your practice and teach authentically, grounded both in self-awareness and experiential knowledge. 

This program creates space for exploration and study in the Yin tradition, the complementary yoga practice to the more dynamic and invigorating yoga styles that are predominant today. In this 80hr training we will explore:

Foundations for the Body 

Experience the practice of Yin Yoga, The Chinese Meridian & Five Elements Theories, Muscular, Fascial & Skeletal Anatomy, Human Variation Anatomy

Foundations for the Mind

Consists of mindfulness and open awareness drawn from Yogic, Taoist and Buddhist psychological teachings

Foundations for Teaching Yin

Asana, variation & modifications, sequencing and Functional Yoga (14-10-7) techniques all to build a strong foundation to confidently teach Yin Yoga.

Foundations of Philosophy

The History & Philosophy of Yin Yoga

Relational Awareness Practices

Generating loving-kindness and compassion

Who’s it for?

Everybody! This course is a welcome study for new and established yoga teachers to refresh, renew and to deepen their practice and study of Yin asana, pranayama, philosophy, mindfulness and consciousness. It is also open to dedicated yoga students (minimum of 2 years consistent practice) to deepen their understanding and practice of yoga.


Download & submit application, interview, acceptance

Attend all class sessions

Daily Yin and meditation practice

Assignments including but not limited to reading and writing

Assist and teach Yin classes

Books & Materials

Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers // The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga, Bernie Clark (required)

 Falling Into Grace, Adyashanti (suggested)

DVDs: Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers // Yin Yoga, Paul Grilley (suggested)

Unless otherwise specified, all materials are expected to be purchased and reviewed prior to the onset of the training program.

 The Teacher

Michelle Finch, ERYT-500, is a dedicated student of Yin & Vinyasa yoga as well as the teachings of meditation and mindfulness. She has devoted herself to absorbing the vast amount of knowledge from her many master teachers over the years. As a registered yoga teacher at the 500 hour level she has completed over 700 hours of training in Yin & mediation with Sarah Powers, Bernie Clark & Jo Phee in addition to 700 hours in more vigorous forms of yoga. Throughout the program, Michelle will openly and gladly share her extensive knowledge gained through teaching, training and personal practice.


$999*, 80 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training, paid in full upon enrollment

*Books & materials NOT included in tuition



Coming Home Through Yin

Exalt's Yin Yoga Teacher Training offers a well-rounded experience for anyone to deepen their practice, teaching and overall experience of knowledge. Through a balanced curriculum students are given the opportunity to explore beyond the asana and into the areas of the body and mind that make yoga unique for every body. 

In the training, you will dive into... “I thoroughly enjoyed Michelle's Yin Teacher Training Course. It was transformative both personally and professionally. As a CMT, I have been given an amazing tool which better serves my clients and their bodies to heal and feel better faster. The group of women that I have met--have been inspiring and encouraging and our relationships have continued since the course has been over. I really feel like I invested in a community--not just a course. I highly recommend her teaching." ~ Kelly C.  "This was an amazing course! Michelle is a fabulous teacher with so much love, knowledge and training of Yin Yoga. She makes learning fun and understandable with her passion, for not only yin, but for the community and the world around us. Her honesty is so beautiful and comforting that it creates a warm & safe environment for everyone. Her experience and knowledge is amazing. The knowledge that I left this course with went so far beyond what I ever could have anticipated. It literally changed my life!" ~ Traci J.   "Michelle's Yin Yoga Teacher Training was a true gift to myself! I continue to assimilate the teachings and lessons from the training and am grateful to be a part of the Yin Yoga community that Michelle is creating in the Indianapolis area." ~ Jane F.  "Michelle is a loving, gifted soul who created a beautiful community for all participants to feel safe, grow, and share. I now have a complete understanding of Yin, and all aspects this practice encompasses. Thank you Michelle for sharing from your heart throughout this training." ~ Judy S.