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Asana Academy: Online Mentoring

Monthly training & Resources for teaching asana with confidence

“There is no end to how much we can learn and evolve as teachers.” – Mark Stephens

There's always more to learn. Study online with Mark Stephens to further develop your skills, competence and confidence as a yoga teacher.

  • Learn online with Mark Stephens, acclaimed yoga teacher and best-selling author.
  • For 20 years, Mark has trained thousands of teachers from all over the world. 
  • The Asana Academy as an online mentoring program with Mark Stephens that's widely accessible to every level of teaching experience, from new teachers to teacher trainers.


The Asana Academy offers:

CONVENIENT LEARNING: Affordable training and mentoring without the need for travel or a lengthy time commitment. Train with me at your own pace, according to your own schedule and from the convenience of your own home.

WORLD-CLASS TRAINING: Described by Yoga Journal as a “teacher’s teacher,” my highly-acclaimed teacher training program is distinguished by its track record of producing outstanding graduates for over 20 years, many of whom are among the leading yoga teachers worldwide.

TIME-SAVING RESOURCES: Along with monthly training videos, live Q&A mentor sessions and ready-to-use sequences, you’ll have access to a growing library of digital resources for yoga teachers.

YA CE: Earn Yoga Alliance continuing education units with up to 20 Non-Contact Hours. Under the temporary provision of online learning, you can also earn up to 10 Contact Hours. 


Each month members receive:

An in-depth training video to help you refine the asanas, including: sequencing tips, biomechanics, hands-on adjustments, contraindications, common misconceptions and much more.

A live Q&A mentor session with me (+ session replays) to address all your burning questions as you learn the information and apply the techniques shared in the training videos.

A ready-to-use class sequence incorporating the asanas and techniques discussed in the monthly training video, so you can practice what you’re learning and save time constructing your classes.

A growing library of time-saving resources for self-study and planning classes, including: templates, worksheets and teaching scripts.


“Thank you, Mark, for this wonderful academy, through which we can always practice with you and continue learning from you. I am very happy that you created this and I think the implementation is excellent. If we cannot see you "live" this year, this is a wonderful alternative.” - Marion

“I am so grateful for this creative and accessible way you (Mark) are offering the wisdom you have gained in teaching over the years!” - Path

“Thank you, Mark, for offering the Asana Academy. It’s a great idea and a wonderful opportunity for us who live far away from you to learn more in depth.” - Leila


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Mark Stephens


Mark Stephens has been training yoga teachers for over 20 years and is here to help you bridge the learning gaps between teacher training, weekend workshops and the daily practice of teaching.

As an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and author of multiple books on teaching yoga, Mark brings decades of experience and a background in academia to his trainings that far exceed Yoga Alliance standards. His four bestselling and comprehensive yoga textbooks – Teaching Yoga, Yoga Sequencing, Yoga Adjustments, and Yoga Therapy – are in multiple languages and used as core textbooks in teacher training programs around the world.

With a deep study of yoga history and philosophy, human anatomy and physiology, social and interpersonal dynamics, and Eastern and Western theories of being and consciousness, Mark brings a non-dogmatic, accessible, and integrated perspective to his trainings that makes yoga a more refined resource for healthy living.

The Asana Academy brings Mark's training to you with easy-to-digest monthly content that helps you bridge the learning gaps between teacher training and weekend workshops.