Yoga Teacher Certification Programs 

With so many options, how do you know which YTT program is right for you? For many, the most important consideration is the quality of the educational program itself. If fate brought you to this page, you have the opportunity to train with one of the best educators in the yoga industry. But don't just take our word for it. Our director, Karina Mirsky has been training yoga teachers since 2004; studios all over the USA and abroad hire her to present in their YTT programs. In 2008, she was named one of the Top Famous American Yoga Teachers by Yoga Journal. You can also read testimonials by our graduates. (Learn more about Karina below.)

Sangha Yoga Institute is committed to being a safe, inclusionary and accessible learning environment. We welcome you, however you identify in this world. We want to see you. We want to support, uplift, and empower you. We believe you deserve to shine. So believe in yourSELF, and sign up for a SYTT today!

Yoga Session


This Self-Empowerment program 
invites you into the essential personal transformation from which to begin or deepen a practice of teaching yoga to others. Grounded in Classical Yoga and, Tantric Hatha practice you will gain access to authentic philosophy, yoga posture, breath and meditation practices. This program is  open to any one seeking deeper study or personal growth. Equity Scholarships available.

Head Stand Pose


This 300 hour, advanced yoga training is open to anyone who has completed a 200 hour program, and wants to deepen their knowledge of and skill sets of yoga practice, teaching and philosophy.  Become empowered to be of greater service, and earn more money as you learn more about Sacred Leadership, Private Practice,  Collective Healing & Entrepreneurship. Trainings are currently run as 28-day immersions in Costa Rica. 



Yoga Mindset Coaching™

Yoga Teachers and healers, do you long make a bigger impact in people's lives? Are you ready to make more money doing what you love, and be able to work from home online? Then Yoga Mindset Coaching is for you! The online YMC Basic Training program is based on the best selling book: Make a Difference & Make a Living Teaching Yoga.


Karina Mirsky, BBA, MA, ERYT

Karina has practiced yoga since childhood and has been teaching since 1998 and training teachers since 2004. Karina also holds degrees in Business Management and East/West Psychology. She is an adjunct professor of Yoga Studies at two universities, and served as a faculty member of the Himalayan Institute for six years. Karina has also studied intersectional feminism, curriculum design, and learning theory. She is a passionate and compassionate, as well as, an experienced and skillful educator.


Karina closed Sangha Yoga studio in 2014 to travel to other centers to train teachers most of the year. But once a year, she runs a program in Kalamazoo out of People's Church. Don't miss the chance to get certified by her. Read what our graduates have to say HERE.

Karina is also the founder of Yoga Mindset Coaching™. In May 2019, she published Make a Difference & Make a Living Teaching Yoga: The Secret to Transforming Lives While Supporting YourSelf.  Get it on Amazon.


Karina has been featured in numerous publications and presented in several conferences. Below are features of, interviews with, podcasts, and articles by Karina Ayn Mirsky. In December 2012, she graced the cover of Yoga International.

(Yoga for Disabilites)

(Podcast- Yoga of Manifestation)

(Moon Salute article, many videos)

(Yoga of Relationships)

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(21 Top Famous  Yoga Teachers)

(100 Trailblazers)