200 hour Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine (online)

Introductory Programme: Transformational Yoga for Lifestyle Medicine

The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation

The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation



01 Feb 2018

01 Jan 2020


Up to 12 months



Payment Plans available

200YTT Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine

Introductory Programme: Transformational Yoga for Lifestyle Medicine


Yoga Australia provisional member

2019 Intake

February 2019 / July 2019


Our introductory 200hr Yoga Teacher Training programme opens avenues into the world of lifestyle medicine.  By delivering you the highest quality educational resources through state-of-the-art evidence-based science we endeavour to assist you in creating opportunities for adeptly understanding the imperative nature of the mind-body connection as it relates to well-being in and beyond the 21st centaury.

Lifestyle Medicine is a rapidly growing discipline that incorporates mind-body medicine, by way of yoga and meditation, under its large umbrella, opening opportunities for registered yoga and meditation teachers to assist many toward wellbeing.  As such, BIYOME has developed an approach to both our provisional 200hr Teacher Training and accompanying 150hr upgrade to full teaching registration that facilitates an appreciation for the biological, psychological, and sociological (biopsychosocial) aspects of yoga as lifestyle medicine.

What you will walk away with

Upon completion of this course, you will have the skills to teach a rich and informative, educated class.  You will be able to understand and deliver your teachings with confidence, convey the latest research in the field to students, offer appropriate alignment cues, give touch adjustments, and teach yoga postures aided by the use neurological feedback with props and heightened proprioceptive awareness.

BIYOME’s 200hr Yoga Teacher Training allows you to become a provisional yoga teacher, registered with Yoga Australia over a 6 to 12-month time frame.  You will then have three years to complete the 150hr upgrade to Personalised Biomedical Yoga to complete your teaching registration with Yoga Australia.

What you will learn

Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine: Our innate ability to change

The Path to Wellness: The Philosophy Behind Practice

Ethics & Practice

Understanding the Body-Mind Connection: Anatomy, Physiology & Neurobiology

Theory of Technique

Asana: The Science of Stretching in Action

Pranayama: The Science of the Breath in Action

Mindfulness & Mediation: The Science of the Mind in Action

Sound Therapy: The Science of Language in Action

Kundalini, Bandha, & Mudra’s: The Science of Energy in Action

Teaching Methodology: The Science of Learning

Theory of Technique (Speciality Intensive Training: Relevant Elective Course)





The BIYOME Difference: What you will additionally learn

Selection of one speciality intensive training elective

This includes the choice of one of the following modules:

·      50CPD4 Trauma Informed Meditation Practice


·      50CPD 5 Restorative Yoga Therapy

Required books

1.     Kaminoff, L., & Matthews, A. (2012). Yoga anatomy. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

2.     Feuerstein, G. (2008). The yoga tradition: Its history, literature, philosophy, and practice (3rd ed.). Chino Valley, AR: Hohm Press.

3.     Siegel, D. J. (2012). Pocket guide to interpersonal neurobiology: An integrative handbook of the mind. New York: W.W. Norton.

4.     Carrera, J. (2006). Inside the yoga sutras: A comprehensive sourcebook for the study and practice of Patanjali's Yoga sutras. Buckingham, VA: Integral Yoga Publications.

Please note that there are also required texts for each intensive elective undertaken

Recommended books

1.     Bachman, N. (2005). The language of yoga: Complete A to Y guide to āsana names, Sanskrit terms, and chants. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

2.     Iyengar, B. K. (2014). Yoga: The path to holistic health. London, United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley.

3.     Desikachar, T. K. (1999). The heart of yoga: Developing a personal practice. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International.

4.     Robin, M. (2009). A handbook for Yogasana teachers: The incorporation of neuroscience, physiology, and anatomy into the practice. Tucson, AZ: Wheatmark.

Learn more about our face to face courses:

200YTT Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine & 200RYTT Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine Specialising in Restorative Yoga and Meditation by enquiring HERE

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