Yoga Teacher Training, Melbourne
Accredited by Yoga Australia
Overview & Modules
Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching Overview
The Australian Yoga Academy’s renowned Yoga Teacher Training Program is accredited by Yoga Australia and is one of the most comprehensive courses available in Australia. We have been training teachers of the highest quality since 2005.
The Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching is based on Patanjali’s Ashtanga or 8 Limbed Approach. The course explores asana, pranayama, meditation, yogic philosophy, practical teaching methods, anatomy and physiology and professional development in detail.
The course is conducted part time over 12 months. Upon successful completion you will be fully qualified as a yoga instructor and will be eligible to gain membership to Yoga Australia and obtain Professional Insurance.
The program is not only for those wishing to become yoga teachers but anyone who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the full science and practice of this ancient philosophy.
Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching Modules
Philosophy and Ethics
- Yoga History
- The Bhagavad Gita
- The Upanishads
- The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
- Yama and Niyama
Anatomy 1 - Traditional Anatomy and Physiology
- Mechanics of Joints and Movement
- Skeletal System
- Muscular System
- Nervous System
- Endocrine System
- Lymphatic System
- Respiratory System
- Cardiovascular System
- Digestive System
Anatomy 2 - The Energetic Anatomy
- Principals of the Energetic Body
- The Chakras
- The Nadis
- The Meridians
- The Three Gunas
- Introduction to Ayurveda
- Intro to Quantum Physics and Healing
Integrative Teaching Practices and Methedology
- Forward Bends
- Backward Bends
- Twisting Postures
- Lateral Spinal Flexing Postures
- Balancing Postures
- Yoga for Special Needs Students
- Pre and Post Natal
- High Blood Pressure
- The Elderly
- Spinal Injuries
- Professional Development
- Small Business Skills
- Vision, Purpose and Goals
Techniques of Yoga
In order to cater to all students we have two different course options:
- Wednesday evenings
- Thursday during school hours
We have courses commencing in February, April, July and October each year.
Program run at our Prahran Studio in Melbourne.
For more information about our Teacher Training Program please email us and we will send you a full prospectus.