Yoga Teacher Training 2018

Heart of Yoga Teacher Training Sydney 2017Ready for the next step in your yoga journey?

Becoming part of our community and learning to teach yoga has been an incredible, life changing experience for so many of our graduates.

Through our unique focus on personal practice development you will:

  • Experience transformation in your own life
  • Learn how to facilitate powerful change for your students
  • Develop skills to design tailored group and individual practices

The Yoga Institute is one of the most respected yoga schools in Australia. Our graduates are known for the quality of their teaching. We have a highly experienced and qualified faculty, passionate about sharing the ancient wisdom of yoga in a modern context.

Early Bird Enrolments: 20% off – first 10 places only (offer ends December 1st)

Is this course for me?

  • Passionate and want to share your knowledge and love of yoga?
  • Looking for a high quality, registered yoga teacher training to become a certified Yoga Teacher?
  • Want to learn about all aspects of yoga, not just postures?

The Yoga Teacher Training Course is an inspiring, fun and transformational journey. We nurture and support students who are keen to deepen their personal and professional understanding of yoga and become amazing yoga teachers.

What does this course give me?

This comprehensive part-time 1 year (500 hours) diploma level training course gives you:

  • Highly engaging and supportive learning experience at a dedicated yoga education centre in Sydney
  • Wonderful community of like-minded fellow students and yoga teachers
  • Foundations for further studies in Yoga Therapy
  • World class online Yoga Anatomy Fundamentals training by bestselling author Leslie Kaminoff
  • Ongoing personal guidance and study support from an experienced mentor-teacher

Course Outcomes:

  • Eligibility for full (Level 1) membership with Yoga Australia – become a registered yoga teacher in Australia
  • Further post-graduate training available through our Yoga Therapy Training course, and a range of continuing education and post-graduate training courses
  • Eligibility for professional indemnity insurance
  • Development of your personal yoga practice for health and well-being
  • Graduate teaching opportunities

Free Course Information Session

Join us for a complimentary information session with our Course Director, Michael de Manincor. 

We think this place is pretty special and our students agree. If you’ve been thinking about studying yoga, come and get a feel for what we do here and why students LOVE studying at The Yoga Institute.

Join us and see if The Yoga Institute is for you. Limited places available – book now:

Yoga Australia Register Teacher Training CourseYoga Australia Registered Course

Yoga Australia has determined that the minimum training requirement to become a registered yoga teacher in Australia and be eligible for full membership of the association, requires a yoga teacher to have completed at least 350 hours of training over a minimum of 1 year. Graduates of this course meet this requirement.

Course Curriculum

Yoga History, Philosophy, Ethics and Lifestyle
, including:

  • Overview of the history and development of Yoga throughout the ages
  • Study of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras – the ancient teachings considered to be the “Heart of Yoga”
  • The application of these ancient teachings for modern living
  • Introduction to other classical teachings of Yoga

Yoga Anatomy, Physiology and Subtle Energy Systems, including:

  • Applied western anatomy and physiology
  • Subtle yogic physiology and energy systems of prana, nadis, kundalini, chakras and mayas

Yoga Techniques and Integrated Yoga Practice, including classical and modern techniques of:

  • Asana (yoga postures)
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Meditation
  • Mantra, sound and visualisation
  • Principles of yoga practice
  • Attendance at general yoga classes
  • Development of a guided personal yoga practice
  • Professional mentoring
  • Optional retreat experience

Teaching Methodologies and Integrated Teaching Practice, including:

  • Yoga practice planning and development
  • Teaching group classes
  • Teaching private classes
  • Assisting teaching and supervised teaching practicum
  • Residential Teaching Weekend

The Yoga Institute’s Yoga Teacher Training course gives graduates the foundations for further training in Yoga Therapy.


2018 Course Attendance Options

You have four attendance options for the diploma-level Yoga Teacher Training program in Sydney:

  • Weekly – Friday (4x 8-week terms)
  • Immersion Blocks (4x 8-day modules)
  • Weekends (16x 2-day weekends)
  • Self-paced (mix of the above over more than 1-year)

Course Training Dates

1. Sydney Friday Course – commences 9th February 2018

  • Every Friday, during NSW school terms (total of 32 training days)
    • 6:30am to 3:30pm
    • Including morning yoga class of integrated yoga techniques

2. Sydney Immersion Course – commences Saturday 7th April 2018

  • Series of 4 x 8-day intensive modules (total of 32 training days)
    • 7:30am to 4:30pm (or some half days)
    • Including morning yoga class of integrated yoga techniques

3. Sydney Weekend Course – commences Saturday 10th February 2018

  •  Series of 4 modules (16x 2-day weekends)
    • Saturday times: 9:00am – 5.30pm
    • Sunday times: 8:00am – 4:30pm
    • Including morning yoga class of integrated yoga techniques


  • 3.5-day long weekend live-in residential intensive
  • 4 days of “applied yoga“ elective workshops. Options include: Introduction to Pre-Natal yoga, Introduction to Post Natal Yoga, Yoga and Women’s Health, Yoga for Children, Yoga for Backcare, Yoga Psychology & Mental Health, Introduction to Yoga Therapy, Sound & Chanting, Advanced Asana and Yoga for Seniors.

Ready to Enrol?

To pay your deposit and secure your place in the 2018 Yoga Teacher Training Course:

Friday Course Deposit

Weekend Course Deposit

Immersion Course Deposit

Or get access to the course prospectus for full course dates, fees and application form:

Other Options

Not sure if you want to teach?

If you’re not sure whether you want to become a yoga teacher but you want to deepen your practice or learn more about yoga for your own interest, check out our 6-month Heart of Yoga Studies course.

Already completed a 200hr teacher training?

If you have done a 200hr teacher training course and are looking to do more training to become eligible for Level 1 membership with Yoga Australia, check out our  Teacher Training Upgrade course.

More Information & Questions

Email with any questions about our Yoga teacher training courses in 2017 or call Kirstie Christensen on (02) 9929 2774.