Yoga Therapy Professional Mentorship Program


Signature Program
October – March

This highly experiential and customized program provides 1-hour sessions of individualized 1:1 mentoring from experienced certified yoga therapists (C-IAYT) and 90 minutes of group mentoring monthly for participants. This program is exclusively designed for recent graduates of accredited yoga therapy programs to provide personalized mentorship in both business and clinical skills to foster fulfilling and successful careers. Additionally, for those that complete the required program components, 15 IAYT CEUs are available as an Approved Professional Development Program (APD).

Program Benefits

  • Personalized –gain individualized support from an experienced faculty mentor for your specific business and clinical goals as a yoga therapist
  • Flexible – benefit from a convenient 100% online format with mentoring sessions scheduled to accommodate your busy schedule
  • Get Ahead – earn IAYT CEUs (Approved Professional Development APD) while networking with peers and expert guest speakers through an accredited university continuing education program

Program Description

The PCE Post-Graduate Yoga Therapy Professional Mentorship Experience consists of both individual and group mentoring for recent graduates of accredited yoga therapy programs. This 6-month program will begin in October and run through March. The program is facilitated conveniently online with virtual synchronous 1:1 and group mentoring sessions. Additional content and connection opportunities are provided in the online learning platform to add value and further enhance the learning experience.

Monthly 60-min. individual mentoring sessions will be self-directed by the mentees to gain personalized guidance on clinical and business skills to build a successful yoga therapy practice. Goals for the mentorship will be established between the mentor and mentee related to career and personal development.

Group mentoring will be facilitated for 90 minutes once monthly for additional collaboration and support. During the group sessions, Mentees will be asked to present a deidentified client at least once during the mentoring course. Additional topics will be self-directed by the group and can include client management and business development.

Expert guest speakers and wealth of supplementary resources will further enhance the mentorship experience.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program, learners will be able to:

  • Identify areas in the professional yoga therapy practice for support in the mentoring program.
  • Discuss strategies and tools with support of their mentor and peers around their clinical skill and/or yoga therapy business in the areas that they have identified as area of requested support.
  • Develop strategies to implement recommended clinical and business skills in the areas that they have identified as area of requested support.
  • Design and present a clinical case study to their peers and mentor for feedback.
  • Provide feedback to the mentees on clinical case presentations
  • Evaluate progress toward their self-identified goals for the mentoring program.


Professional Certificate of Completion and CEUs:

  • MUIH Certificate of Completion
  • International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) APD (Approved Professional Development)

General Program Outline

Program will begin in Oct and run through the end of March. Mentoring sessions and group times will be decided upon mutually agreeable times of the group or the mentee/mentor.

Additional Content:

  • Guest speakers on specific topics TBA
  • Additional course resources to further cultivate clinical and business skills will be available within the Canvas Classroom
  • Course Wrap-up and the Self-Reflections on Developing a Path Forward
  • Welcome and completion of Personal and Professional Goals worksheet
  • 60-minute, individual mentoring sessions.
  • During the first meeting with the mentor and mentee will discuss and review personal and professional goals worksheet
  • 90-minute group mentoring session

This includes:

  • Grounding exercise for the clinician
  • Review the mentoring program
  • Review Group times
  • Review Case presentation format and evidence-informed research
  • Schedule mentees for their case study months
  • Questions and Answers
  • The business of YT
  • Exit activity/re-grounding for the clinician
  • 1 individual mentoring sessions 60 minutes
  • Group Mentoring: 90 minutes
  • Grounding exercise (Mentor)
  • Case presentation (Mentee)
  • Evidence-informed research that supports case presentation (Mentee)
  • Discussion (Mentor, Mentee and Peers)
  • The business of YT or another topic group decides (Mentor)
  • Exit activity/re-grounding for the clinician (Mentor)

Who should participate

MUIH Yoga Therapy Alumni and graduates of IAYT accredited Yoga Therapy programs.

Pre-requisites & Required Experience

Successful completion of and graduation from the MUIH Yoga Therapy program or graduation from an IAYT accredited Yoga Therapy program.

Estimated Time/Effort

The 6-month program is comprised of the following components: One synchronous 1:1 60-minute virtual individual mentoring session monthly; and one synchronous 90-minute group virtual mentoring session monthly; and monthly online business discussion boards within the online classroom for ongoing engagement and support. To earn a Certificate and CEUs, attendance in individual and group sessions, completion of one client case study presentation, a self-reflection assignment and post-course evaluation are required.

We encourage active participation in the virtual mentoring sessions and engagement in the online course components to gain the most from the mentoring experience.

Note: For confidentiality purposes, individual and group mentoring sessions are not recorded. Faculty mentors will poll participants at the beginning of the program for consensus on scheduling individual and group virtual mentoring session days/times. Faculty mentors are assigned to small groups of mentees to ensure ample attention and support for each mentee participant.

Registration Fee(s)

  • Standard Tuition Rate $1,800 (or 3 payments of $ 600)
  • Discounted MUIH Alumni Tuition Rate* $1,200 (or 3 payments of $400)

*Note:  3-month Payment Plans and group discounts for 5 or more enrollments are available upon request to the PCE Department at .

This program is NOT eligible for federal financial aid or the PCE MUIH Community Benefit Program. MUIH Alumni must enroll with a email and pay the discounted Alumni tuition rate.

Additional Required Course Materials Purchase:  None (all included within Program online classroom)

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Eligible Discounts

MUIH Students, MUIH Faculty/Staff, MUIH Alumni and PCE Preferred Partners are eligible for tuition discounts. Please contact to verify your MUIH affiliation and to request a Promo Code to use upon enrollment checkout. Only one promotion code/discount may be used on this program at one time. This program is NOT eligible for the PCE MUIH Community Benefit.

Registration & Online Technical Support*

For course registration and online learning technical support, please contact Canvas Support at 1-844-414-5052 or (24/7), or MUIH Online Support at (during regular business hours M-F).  View our helpful video tutorial for Catalog registrations and payments, and Canvas, your online learning platform. All participants must register and enroll with a NON (personal) email address.

Program Access

Learners will have access to the Canvas Classroom between the start/end dates of the 6-month program cohort.

Withdraw and Refund Policy Terms

If withdraw is requested in the first 15 days of the program start date, 75% tuition to be refunded: no refunds after 15 days.All withdraws and refunds must be requested in writing to the Office of Professional and Continuing Education . Program withdraws and refunds are confirmed via the official PCE Withdraw Form.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

This program is pending approval for 15 IAYT APD units. In addition to MUIH CEUs awarded, various other professional organizations and boards may accept this offering for continuing education requirements. Please verify eligibility with your respective relevant professional organization and email with questions.The following components are necessary requirements to receive a Certificate of Completion and CEUs:

  • Course attendance in individual and groups sessions is mandatory for IAYT ADP credit (15 total hours available to be awarded)
  • Completion of a Case Study Presentation
  • Self-Reflection and Professional Goals Action Plan
  • Post-Course Evaluation

To learn more about the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) Professional Development, including how to submit for APD and FAQs, visit the IAYT Professional Development website.


A minimum of 4 participants is required to proceed with the cohort.  If the minimum participation is not met by the cohort start date, previously registered individuals will be notified and refunded in full.


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