2018: Heart of Yoga Programme

Learn the core principles of meditation

Learn the core principles of meditation

Find peace and transform your life by applying Yoga’s ancient wisdom for modern living

When was the last time you felt truly at ease and at peace? Do you find yourself bouncing from one thing to the next or chasing your tail while you try to meet all your commitments and responsibilities? Do you feel like you’re not quite ‘making the grade’ in any area of your life?

Or perhaps you feel good about some areas of your life, but others just don’t seem to ‘work’, no matter what you do or how hard you try? Or are you at a crossroads, where circumstances in your life have changed and you’re not sure where to go next?

You might be struggling to connect authentically with the people in your life, feeling separateness and aloneness, even amid friends, family or co-workers?

Whether you are new to Yoga or someone who has been practicing for a while, this program could be exactly what you’re looking for. It can satisfy your curiosity and deepen your knowledge and experience of what Yoga can offer.

Want to Know More?

Whether you are new to Yoga or someone who has been practicing for a while, this program could be exactly what you’re looking for.

Join our Information session to find out more:

Date: Saturday, 20th January, 2018

7:30 am – 8:45 am Complimentary Yoga Class (optional)

9:30 am – 10:15 am Informal Group Discussion

Greater Ease is Possible

If you’ve answered yes to any (or many) of these questions, the good news is you are not alone! Many of us struggle to find moments of ease in our lives and if we have found them, we wonder how we can lengthen and maintain the feeling of calm, peace and clarity that we know is achievable.

What if you could find a reliable and simple way to find that feeling of wholeness that you know is possible? What if you had the knowledge, tools and caring support you needed to make (and sustain) positive change in all areas of your life? An internal and external ‘support system’ that you could turn to whenever you needed it?

Transformation Can Be Yours

Does it sound a bit too good to be true? The beautiful truth is that through learning and applying the ancient wisdom of the system of Yoga, and being supported within a group of like-minded people, you can experience incredible personal transformation and bring about lasting change in all areas of your life (regardless of whether you have practiced yoga before or not).

What Makes This Program So Powerful?

In a way that is both deeply healing and highly practical, through the application of yoga philosophies, techniques and tools, this unique program supports you in what you need to bring lasting change in your life. This program is strictly limited to a maximum of 12 participants to ensure every member of the group receives optimal support and guidance.

The secret to the transformational power of this program comes down to three important things:

1. The Power of Shared Intention

Being part of a group of like-minded people and the sense of togetherness and community that develops when everyone is working toward a shared intention is something that is both beautiful and powerful. Together we will experience fun, laughter and special connection as we encourage and support each other through our personal and shared transformation.

2. The Power of Self Reflection

As you learn to appreciate and listen to your higher and innate wisdom, you may find that there are paths, not yet explored, that will support and possibly accelerate your journey in life.  And with the knowledge of the multi-dimensionality of your human experience, you can explore and discover new ways that will serve you – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.

3. The Power of Personal Practice

With the support of an experienced yoga teacher-mentor, you will develop your own personal yoga practice, weaving in the tools, techniques and philosophies you are learning in a highly-personalised way that embeds your learning into your daily life. Your mentor will guide you in the development of a personal practice that meets you exactly where you are right now and takes you gently but surely to where you want to be.

What You’ll Experience

This program is carefully structured to make sure you have the time, space and support you need to digest and embody what you learn and apply it in your life. There will be a combination of: sharing the wisdom of Yoga teachings; facilitated group discussion where everyone is given the opportunity to listen and to be truly ‘listened to’; guided movement and breath practices; exploration of what is and is not serving you through playful and reflective activities.

If you have an existing yoga practice, you will take your practice deeper and experience a profound shift in your relationships with others and with yourself. If you are completely new to yoga, you will learn to connect with your breath, mind, body and loved ones in a whole new way.

Regardless of your level of experience, you will come to understand, and learn to practice Yoga in a way that supports you as you move towards the life you want. You will also learn to truly listen and connect to yourself and others more consciously.

Heart of Yoga Topics

  • Yoga Sutra Studies – delve into the philosophical heart of yoga and understand how to apply this ancient wisdom in your daily living.
  • Listening & Connecting – find new ways to learn, listen and connect with yourself and others through heart-centred, conscious communication.
  • Asana – practice breath-centred yoga postures and movement that bring you in tune with your body and with nature and help uncover and release things that are holding you back.
  • Pranayama – learn breathing techniques designed to change the way you breathe, where the breath becomes calm and steady and moves energy through your body, bringing balance, ease and wellbeing.
  • Meditation – discover and practice different techniques to focus your attention, quieten the mind and change the way your brain works. Develop a regular practice that helps you find calm and peace inside, no matter what is happening around you.
  • Energetics – understand connect with the energy systems of your mind-body and learn to harness the healing power of the mind-body connection.

Programme Inclusions

  • All course modules
  • Retreat program including food and accommodation
  • Course materials, pre-reading and take-home tools
  • 3 x one-to-one mentoring sessions
  • Personalised yoga practice
  • Discounted yoga class pass for entire program duration
  • Discounted mentoring sessions addition to those (3) included in the course fees

Course Attendance Options

There are three options for The Heart of Yoga Studies course:

  • Mid-week Course: 2 x 3 day immersions plus 3 x morning sessions.
  • Weekend Course: 2 x 3 day immersions plus 3 x morning sessions.
  • Bali Immersion: 8 day immersion

Mid-week Option:

3-day Module
Tuesday 13th – Thursday 15th February
9:30am – 3:00pm

3-hour Morning Modules
Thursday 22nd February, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday 8th March, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Thursday 22nd March, 9:30am – 12:30pm

2 Night Retreat
Friday evening, April 6th – Sunday, April 8th 

NB: Twin share (one double bed and a single bed in same room). Additional $325 for private room

Facilitator: Rosie Caunt

Assistant: Natalie Bowcutt

Price: $2650

Early bird 10% discount: $2385 pay in fully by 31st December 2017 (save $265)

Weekend Option:

3-day Module
Friday 30th March – Sunday 1st April (Easter weekend)
Fri 9:30am –  3:00pm, Sat 10:30am – 4:00pm, Sun 9:30am – 3:00pm

3-hour Morning Module
Sunday 15th April, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Sunday 29th April, 9:30am – 12:30pm
Sunday 13th May, 9:30am – 12:30pm

2 Night Retreat
Friday evening, May 25th – Sunday, May 27th 

NB: Twin share (one double bed and a single bed in same room). Additional $325 for private room

Facilitator: Lucy Karnani

Assistant: Natalie Bowcutt

Price: $2650

Early bird 10% discount: $2385 pay in fully by 31st December 2017 (save $265)

Bali – Full Retreat Immersion

8-night Retreat
Saturday 13th October – Sunday 22nd October 2018

Facilitator: Rosie Caunt

Co-facilitator: Natalie Bowcutt

Price: $3150

What do our students say?

“Apart from the experience of the yoga course, it is great to experience the yoga community including other students and the TYI teachers. I hope those special connections will be maintained long into the future.”  Paul


“This is just the beginning, thank you for helping to open this new door…new chapter on how I can live my life”  Brooke


“Thank you so much for your sharing of the teachings of yoga in this lineage. I have found my path and have found a great, sincere tour guide along the path, in you.”  Scott

More Information & Questions

Email teachertraining@yogainstitute.com.au with any questions about our Yoga courses  or call  0477 021 219.

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