Leah Cullis Yoga + Wellness

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The Empowered training is rooted in yoga tradition, and applicable to asana and everyday life.

If you want to develop your yoga practice or become a teacher, in this training you will learn how to weave the wisdom of yoga through your life for more purpose and inner peace.

In this 12-week deeper studies yoga program, you will experience transformational yoga classes, workshops, and study sessions that are both live and pre-recorded. With this hybrid approach, you will study the physical, philosophical, and practical elements of yoga.

Power Yoga: Strength, Sweat, and Spirit by Leah Cullis is the main text and manual for all Empowered programs. 


Deepen and expand your yoga practice, clarify your intentions, fortify your physical foundation, and learn how to embody your yoga.

In this training you will learn how to apply the ancient system of yoga to modern life, and make a difference in your life right now.

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EMPOWERED is for you if you...

  • have Yoga experience, and want to know more about foundational philosophy and what’s beyond the physical poses.
  • want to teach Yoga.
  • desire a practical method to honor your body, mind, and spirit, and expand your health and happiness.
  • want to learn how to clear and align your energy, and live with more intention and purpose.
  • want to know how to move your body in a functional and healthy way.
  • feel stress and imbalance within the extraordinary challenges in the world and in life today.
  • want to feel stronger, more flexible, and resilient.
  • desire a yoga experience that honors tradition, and is accessible and relevant for modern life.
  • feel called to expand your spiritual outlook and want simple, daily rituals that will support you living in alignment with your heart and the greater good.
  • sense yoga may aid in your discomfort or healing - physically and beyond.
  • are a yoga teacher and want to deepen your studies and studentship.
  • feel called to share yoga that have the practice helped you transform your life.
  • have read Leah’s book (Power Yoga: Strength, Sweat, and Spirit) and want to go deeper.

Learn how to embody your yoga and live your practice.

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From Empowered Graduates...

The Empowered Program with Leah has given me all of the missing pieces of information I lacked with other teacher trainings. I felt the entire program was beautiful and cohesive and surpasses other YTT programs I attended.

Leah is an articulate and organized teacher who has clearly thought out the contents of the Empowered Program to give students a well-rounded education. She is just a beautiful and gifted teacher.

- Dina R.

The EMPOWERED training was a life-changing experience. It helped me find and own my power. It helped me heal, so I can truly be of service to others. My teachers Leah and Shelby are incredibly humble, kind, and funny, and they helped me see my own light. 

Words cannot express the growth and wisdom this training has brought into my life. 

I feel confident. I feel ready. I feel empowered. 

- Caro R.
Learn how to weave the wisdom of yoga through your modern life for more strength, purpose, and peace.
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Hey there, I'm Leah.

I am a yoga teacher, holistic health and life coach, author of Power Yoga: Strength Sweat, and Spirit, and Founder of the Empowered Yoga School.

I synthesize ancient practices and principles of yoga and wellness, and make them accessible and relevant for life today. My classes are a blend of strength, surrender and celebration. I am the resident yoga expert with Roundglass.com- join me for complimentary online classes. I have been featured on the cover of Yoga Journal Magazine, and led Yoga at the White House from 2009 through 2016 as part of a presidential initiative encouraging health and movement children and families. I live in beautiful Austin, TX, and my greatest honor is being a mama.

To learn more go to leahcullis.com

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Contributing Teacher:

Shelby Autrey - Austin, TX

Shelby is the owner and founder of BFREE YOGA Austin. She has over 15 years experience in the study and practice of yoga. Shelby is a nationally certified therapeutic massage and bodywork specialist and has worked in sports injury rehabilitation since 2003. Shelby teaches with humor and vulnerability and skillfully guides people through the practices of movement, breath, and self-inquiry that creates an experience for you to align your body, organize your mind, and open your heart.

To learn more go to bfreeyogaaustin.com.

Are you ready for an upgrade - body, mind, and spirit?

Does this sound like you? 

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You want to live more awakened:

We are living in extraordinary times and experiencing big shifts in every area of life. You sense this is an opportunity to wake up and live with more purpose. You want tools to navigate these new times, and you want to strengthen your body, focus your mind, and awaken your spirit.

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You want to feel good:

Now, more than ever, it’s essential to have tools and habits to confront modern stressors, boost immunity, and live with more contentment and connection. You want to learn how to expand your health and happiness with time-tested practices that are relevant for life today. You want to feel strong, vibrant, and healthy.

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You sense that more is available:

You get to live one beautiful life. You sense that you are ready for something, and that more is available: more love, connection, flexibility, ease, fulfilment. You desire guidance  with a method and community to keep you connected. You feel ready to dive into something new.

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Yoga is so much more than a workout. It's a system for optimal living. 


Each module includes pre-recorded asana classes, meditations, and anatomy lessons, as well as speciality workshops, discussions, reflection and self-study. 

In addition to the extensive online library, you get live, interactive sessions with Leah and contributing teachers and experts. You will get personalized coaching and feedback, live master classes online, and optional in-person immersions. The online course platform gives you the tools and resources to learn at your own pace and revisit sessions and classes that hold the most value for you. 

 Next Cohort will begin in Spring '24.

Get on the waitlist now and be the first to enroll!

Here's some highlights of what you'll learn:

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  • Daily Practices / Sadhana
  • Empowered Class blueprint
  • Poses and Sequences
  • Foundations of Yoga
  • Intro to Yoga Anatomy
  • The Principles of Power and Vinyasa Yoga
  • Intention and Sankalpa
  • Modifications & Adaptations


  • Foundational Yogic Philosophy
  • The Eight Limbed Path of Yoga
  • Chakras
  • Ayurveda
  • Embodying the Elements
  • Yin Yoga
  • Lines of Energy
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  • Teaching Practicum 
  • Advanced Asana + Anatomy
  • Yogic Lifestyle, nourishment, detox
  • Energy Clearing
  • Vision and Goals
  •  Dharma
  • The business of Yoga
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The Empowered Training offers so many ways for you to expand your yoga practice.

You will also get access to:

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Empowered Library
Over 200 pre-recorded elements including classes, workshops, lectures, downloadable worksheets and more.
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Live Coaching from Lead Teachers
Expert, personalized guidance from your lead teachers and contributors - both online and in Austin.
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Live + On-demand Yoga Classes
High quality classes, expert instruction, live, personalized guidance from your teachers in weekly classes.

Are you ready to feel Empowered?        

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Here's what you get when you join EMPOWERED

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12 weeks of empowering yoga content  - live and recorded. 
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Weekly LIVE master classes and coaching both online and in Austin.

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Worksheets, playlists, resources and more to support your learning. 

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6 months access to all online course content and recordings.

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Three all-day immersions in with Leah in Austin, TX.

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200-hour Yoga Alliance certification (upon full completion of the course.)

Empowered programs are Yoga Alliance certified and part of the Empowered Yoga School. Upon completion of the full 200-hour training, you will earn your Yoga Alliance certification. If you are already certified, you may earn continuing education credits.

In Empowered you will commit to your daily practices of yoga, meditation, reflection, and self-study.

When your body and mind work together to uplift your energy, the results multiply. You access the transformational powers of yoga through practice.

Create your posture as a living practice and make your highest intention physical.



Frequently Asked Questions

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You are ready for this journey.

As you practice and create your postures in ways that align with how want to feel now, you will start to unwind old holding patterns and release limiting beliefs. You'll start to embody the energy of what you are ready for and what’s possible now.

Choose to be Empowered.

If you’re curious about online yoga training, take advantage of a free clarity callI love to get to know you individually and personally connect to see if deepening your practice through training is the best next step for you! 

Here are the ways you can join Empowered:

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