Ty powers co-founded the Insight Yoga Institute and facilitates yoga and meditation retreats throughout the world with his wife Sarah. Ty has been practicing Buddhism for 20+ years under the guidance of Dzogchen teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche, psychospiritual teachers Jennifer Welwood and John Welwood, Buddhist teachers B. Alan Wallace, Anam Thubten, Stephen and Martine Batchelor, Greg Kramer and Jack Kornfield. He has also been influenced by Ajahn Amaro and completed the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader training program in 2003. Ty has taught daylong retreats at Spirit Rock and other Dharma centers on issues concerning cultural diversity. He is a Certified Integral Coach, and is currently studying Internal Family Systems psychotherapy, as well as Life Balance, a training program for teachers led by Phillip Moffitt. Ty also mentors numerous men and women around the globe.