Yoga Teacher Training

Sydney

Become a qualified yoga teacher.

 

 

 

350 hour Yoga Teacher Training 2018

Pathway to Level 1 Yoga Australia Teacher Standard

Our Courses are registered with Yoga Australia

Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Making the decision to undertake a yoga teacher training course of this calibre not only shapes your year ahead but becomes the cornerstone for all the years that will follow.  To become a yoga teacher of quality and standing, recognised by Yoga Australia and sought after in studios and schools the 350-hour certification is the natural first choice. A high-quality grounding in yoga teaching and a period of learning and personal growth you will never forget.

Our next course intake is May 2018

The Yoga Teacher Training Program at  Yoga and Health Collective is an inspiring and in-depth training course with some of Sydney’s most highly regarded and highly experienced teachers. The course is scheduled to be flexible enough to allow you to work it in amongst a busy lifestyle with enough time to fully integrate the teachings received.  A rich tapestry of teachings and practice and a vibrant yoga community awaits you.

 
Yoga Teacher Training

350 Hour Teacher Training 2018

Asana

This subject introduces the asanas and the movement principles that underlie their structure. Through physical and theoretical practice, questioning and discussion, students engage in exploration of the principles and key concepts of movement, breath and posture delivery. Learning how asanas relate to one another and to their wider family groups. If yoga methodology is the heart beat, the asana are the blood of the Yogis practice. Practice and learn the key poses in each category of asana; standing poses, forward bends, backbends, twists, and inversions. Understand the alignment maps for each of the five families of asanas and through observation and experience learn how the poses in each category share a common foundation.

 

 

For full course content and hours of study, please click here – Asana

Anatomy and Physiology

A foundational understanding of the systems of the body, with emphasis on the anatomical structures and physiological processes. Included in this course are a study of the function and physiology of the various systems of the body, how muscles and joints work together in a yoga pose as well as a study of the planes of the body and their alignment patterns. Students will undertake deeper study of the shoulder, pelvic and knee joints and alignments.

 

 

For full course content and hours of study, please click here – Anatomy & Physiology

Applied Anatomy and Physiology

This course aims to equip students with a practical and experiential application of anatomical and physiological understanding to yogic techniques including postural analysis and correction. Lectures are complemented by a supportive practical/tutorial program.

Meditation and Relaxation

This module introduces the student to the body’s physiological, energetic and emotional responses to both external and internal stresses. Develop the skills required to confidently teach a variety of easy meditation techniques, Yoga Nidra relaxation, Mindfulness and PMR.

 

 

For full course content and hours of study, please click here – Meditation & Relaxation

Methodology

This course involves both theory and practice that will assist the student to develop an understanding of safe, effective class construction, verbal/visual/physical cueing as well as how to integrate pranayama, meditation and philosophy into yoga classes. The beating heart of any teacher training course, we dedicate over 50 tutorial hours to this critical subject allowing students time to absorb the theory, ask questions and importantly practice these new-found skills until they feel confident to take them into the class room.

 

 

For full course content and hours of study, please click here – Methodology

Pranayama

This module introduces the student to pranayama; the science of breathing; postures for breathing including the nadis, kundalini; chakra; krya; mudras and visualization. Gain an understanding of the body’s physiological and subtle pranic energy responses to breathing practice by exploring a range of breathing practices in their home practice to become familiar with the language, pace and nuances of delivering pranayama in a class. Develop a language of an appropriate set-up of props, delivery of script and free-form teaching including points of reference on the body.

 

 

For full course content and hours of study, please click here – Pranayama

Class Attendance 50 hours

Students make a commitment of 50 hours or the equivalent of 2 led yoga classes a week (whichever is the greater) for the duration of their study. An exploration thru the physical body of the teachings of Module 1. This topic allows students time to integrate what they have learned so that they can begin to understand the language of yoga thru the experience of the body. Relationships developed with a senior teacher are expected to grow over this topic and will form the basis for the deeper work in methodology teaching assignment and student mentoring.

Classes are offered at our studio for $13 for all our teacher trainers with pay as you go, 10 pass or direct debits options available. Classes can also be taken at your local studio.

In Class Assisting
This is where the relationships cultivated with a senior teacher move to the next level. Students undertake the role of an intern, assisting in class in whichever way the senior teacher guides. The students are slowly worked up from note taking to assisting with props to writing and teaching small sections of the class with support and feedback. This section of the course gives the student the guidance of a steady hand on the rudder. Being allowed to participate in real life yoga classes under the guise and guidance of a senior teacher allows the student to slowly reveal their unique teacher, to gain valuable feedback and direction as they navigate the bridge that they will crosses from yoga teacher trainer to yoga teacher. These richly rewarding relationships are part of what shapes the humble and versatile teacher we now you are.
Mentoring
The developing relationships with senior teachers lead to one on one sessions for guidance on self-practice and review of course content when needed. Practical interactive support is an intrinsic part of the course and students are encouraged to maintain a close connection with their mentor.
Supervised Self Practice
The Supervised Self Practice is a program that starts with an individual practice set by your senior teacher to assess posture, injuries and goals. Once home practice is set the student then attends a 10-week morning practice where your personal yoga sequence is practiced, at your own pace, along with others in the course. These sessions are supported and you are individually guided by our principal Yolande Hyde.
Weekend Retreats

The retreats are an opportunity for students to work in small groups with senior teachers to enable them to fine tune the theoretic and conceptual teachings developed on the yoga teacher training course, continuing the teaching methodology module as well as the development of yogic lifestyle practices. The Yoga Teacher Training retreat takes places off campus over 2 weekends and is an effective immersion in the yogic lifestyle that aims to further substantiate the teachings of the course. Included in this retreat are discussions on ethics and spirituality, a sublime immersion in Bhakti or devotional yoga and experiences of a variety of Yogic cleansing techniques.

Yoga Teacher Training

2 Bungan St, Mona Vale NSW 2103, Australia

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I am so thankful that I followed my instinct to enroll in YTT at Yoga & Health Collective – I would go so far as to say it has been transformative in my life, it has definately changed aspects of me, my family, my priorities and where I am heading quite dramatically (and positively) including in totally unrelated areas such as within my career.  Jude K, Mona Vale

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