The History of Yoga and its Relevance Today

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Yoga Online

Yoga Online



05 May 2020

31 Dec 2020


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Online learning module


Genevieve Paton

‘Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul.’ – Amit Ray.

Study the key developments in the history of yoga over the last 5000 years, from the shrouded medieval origins and traditions in the east to the emergence of postural yoga in the West. This course includes the journey to the orient and to the practice of modern yoga styles in Australia and the developing attitude towards wellness of the mind, body and spirit.

This course will discuss the relevance of yoga to our community, and our changing attitudes to health, happiness and well being.

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in yoga and it’s rich and varied history
  • Yogis that want to understand more about the philosophical and spiritual beginnings of physical yoga practice
  • People interested in the origins of the asanas

This course forms part of our 10137NAT Certificate IV in Remedial Yoga Teaching accredited course designed to teach people Remedial Yoga Therapy in a group setting.

If you choose to complete the assessment at the end of the course and it demonstrates your understanding, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.

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