Acharya Diploma of Proficiency in Yoga Teaching

Classical & Traditional Hatha & Raja Yoga

Namaste Yoga School Kurrajong

Namaste Yoga School Kurrajong



10 Nov 2016

09 Nov 2017


12-18 months


$3,850 (includes GST)

Payment Plans available


This course is suitable for those wishing to complete the full professional Yoga Teacher Training. It is a comprehensive course, based upon Patanjali 8-limb model of Yoga covering Yoga philosophy, Asana (postures), Pranayama (energy regulation), Meditation, Yoga Therapy and advanced Yoga Teaching Methods. You will learn time-tested teaching methods including effective asana sequencing, safe use of props, sensitive adjusting techniques and the role of the Yoga teacher as a mentor. For example, the Enhanced Learning Module provides valuable guidance and support for greater success in your studies and is especially useful for those who have not studied for some time. The Yoga Fusion Module integrates theory and practical, allowing you the opportunity to teach Yoga classes under expert supervision prior to graduation.

Course Topics include but are not limited to -

  • The Evolution of Yoga - from Scripture to Science
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • The Mind-Body and Yogic Psychology
  • Yogic Diet, Lifestyle and Health Practices
  • Hatha Yoga techniques, health benefits for mind-body balance and precautions in practice
  • Yogic anatomy & physiology including Doshas, Koshas and Gunas
  • Breathing techniques (Pranayama) for energy regulation
  • Meditation, mindfulness and self-awareness
  • Relaxation and  for the management of stress and stress-related conditions
  • Yoga Teaching Methods
  • Introduction to Yoga Therapy (Workshop Special Topics)
  • Ethics in Yoga Teaching
  • The Yoga Business
  • Practical: Applied Yoga teaching in supervised yoga teaching sessions.
  • Plus two weekend Yoga Retreats in the beautiful Blue Mountains west of Sydney

Course Duration: 350 hours, two Semesters over 12-18 months, comprising 65% face-to-face teaching (247 hours) and 35% home study (110 hours)

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