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KatieYoga 500hr Yoga Teacher Training – Regional WA

June 1, 2023 @ 8:30 AM December 31, 2100 @ 5:00 PM

KatieYoga provide Yoga Teacher Training options for people living in regional Western Australia. Our next round of courses are:

  • Albany WA – June 2022
  • Busselton WA – February 2023

Distant education options are also available for those living in other areas.

Currently a yoga teacher?

Options for 150 hours courses are available for those wanting to further their skills and knowledge from previous 200 hours or 350 hours teacher training courses.

500hr Yoga Teacher Training

KatieYoga offers a 500hr Yoga Teacher Training. This is a comprehensive qualification where you will learn about yoga, how to become a yoga teacher, and how to work with a diverse range of clients.

As a face-to-face course, workshops are conducted over the weekend. Approximately 5 hours of home study is required each week.

Successful graduates are eligible to register as a Level 1 Yoga Teacher with Yoga Australia and go on to register as a Level 2 Yoga Teacher after 5 years of teaching.

Course Content

In this comprehensive course you will cover:

Asana (Physical Postures)
Learn the alignment, benefits, contraindications and variations of yoga postures.

Pranayama (Breathing Practices)
Learn different pranayama techniques, their benefits and their contraindications.

Dhyana (Meditation)
Yoga is management of the mind. Learn a variety of relaxation and meditation techniques that will help build concentration, mental focus and present moment awareness (mindfulness).

Mudra and Bandha
Learn about Mudras and Bandhas, their benefits and their contraindications.

Yoga is a purification practice. Learn about these ancient yogic cleansing practices.

Anatomy and Physiology
A strong anatomical foundation is key to enhancing your understanding of yoga postures and developing creative yoga sequences that your clients enjoy. Learn about structural anatomy, functional physiology and the mind-body relationship.

Yoga Physiology
Explore the yogic physiology and the subtle systems. This unit covers Pancha Koshas, Nadis, Chakras, Pancha, Vayus and Gunas.

There are many paths of Yoga that all lead to the same goal, they are often compared to rivers which flow into the sea.  At first they are completely separate, as the rivers progress they begin to merge with each other, until eventually they are totally absorbed into the one vast ocean. Learn about the ancient origins of yoga in India and the modern history of yoga in the West.

Learn about ancient yogic texts such as the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika.

Yoga Sutras
Written in Sanskrit by Patanjali, these Sutras provide us with a framework to guide us on our yogic path. Discover how this ancient text written in 400 AD still applies to today’s age.

Ayurveda and Yogic Lifestyle
The sister science of yoga, Ayurveda is about bringing our body into balance. Learn about your Dosha, and how you can tailor your lifestyle and yoga practice to find greater balance.

Special Needs 
This comprehensive unit will empower you with the skills and knowledge to work with injuries, aliments, health conditions and different client groups. It covers Pregnancy, Post Natal, Kids, Seniors, Orthopedic Issues, Medical Issues and Neurology Issues.

The amount of evidence-based scientific research undertaken on yoga is dramatically increasing each year. Learn about the growing research base in the field of yoga. This unit covers what research is out there, how to access it and how to translate it into your teaching.

Business of Yoga
You’ve done your Yoga Teacher Training now what? This comprehensive unit will empower you with the skills and knowledge to get started as a small business owner.

Yoga as a Profession
You will learn about yoga as a profession including the Scope of Practice, Code of Conduct, Continuing Professional Development, Ethics and about the role of Yoga Australia as the peak body in the Yoga Profession in Australia.

Teaching Methodology
Explore communication and interpersonal skills, and how to translate these to a classroom environment. Discover different learning styles and what this means for creating engaging classes. Learn how to apply principles of good teaching.

Teaching Yoga
Learn how to plan and deliver engaging yoga classes, and receive and act on student feedback. You will have the opportunity to practice teaching numerous times and teach two Community Classes.

Teaching Eastern Concepts in a Class Environment
Translate esoteric yogic teaching into bit size chunks that will enhance your classes and your clients experience.

Senior First Aid
A requirement of your training and Yoga Australia Registration, is to complete a Senior First Aid by a Registered Training Provider.

For More Information and How to Register

Course Prospectuses are available on request. Class numbers are limited and acceptance into the course is through an Application Process. Please contact us to request a Course Prospectus and an Application Form.

About Your Teachers

Katie and David are both qualified trainers with a wealth of experience. They have taught numerous people (including teachers, workplace trainers, health practitioners, miners and Government employees) how to train and assess when they delivered the Certificate IV and Diploma of Training and Assessment at TAFE. They upskilled the entire teaching staff in the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment at the TAFE in the Midwest Region. They have also delivered a range of other qualifications such as Certificate I to Diploma of Information Technology, CIV in Business and Certificate IV in Frontline Management. 

Katie is also a qualified school teacher and has lectured for Edith Cowan University.

During your training, Katie will provide you with up-to-date trends and research outcome in the yoga profession while you undertake your training.


June 1, 2023 @ 8:30 AM AWST
December 31, 2100 @ 5:00 PM AWST
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Katie Garnett
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Busselton, WA 6280 Australia
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