September 6 - 25, 2015
October 11 - 30, 2015
November 8 - 27, 2015
January 3 - 22, 2016
January 31 - Feb 19, 2016
March 6 - 25, 2016

2015 price $4600 (includes all meals and accommodation)

2015 Earlybird Price $4500

*Earlybird – offer only available for bookings made more than 8 weeks prior to course commencement.

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2016 price $4800 (includes all meals and accommodation)

2016 Earlybird Price $4700

*Earlybird – offer only available for bookings made more than 8 weeks prior to course commencement.

Each course has an average of 16 people in the asana instruction sessions, ensuring personal attention in your training.

Take the next step with your practice … in paradise


Experience makes the difference

Teaching yoga consists of more than simply the skills required to perform asanas correctly or knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Ultimately, the path to teaching yoga with awareness and understanding involves deepening your own

Byron Yoga Centre’s 20-day Teacher Training Course in Byron is fully accredited 200 hour (Yoga Alliance) course. It includes Part A and Part B of the course in the 20 days. Part A is the 12 Day Intensive (120 hours) and the Part B is the additional 8 days (80 hours) to complete your 200 hour requirements. It is designed to deliver holistic training that encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the yogic path.

Training Location – Byron Yoga Centre, Byron Bay

Established in 1988 by John Ogilvie, Byron Yoga Centre is one of the longest running yoga schools in Australia. Located near the beach in Byron Bay and a short walk from town.

The lead teachers have over 20 years of knowledge and expertise each.

John Ogilvie founder and director of Byron Yoga, John has been teaching yoga for over twenty years. He encourages a light heartedness in our approach to yoga and to ourselves.

Other experienced teachers include:

Kara Goodsell | Michael Nazar | Pujan – Stephan Kahlert | Davina Kruse | Chloe Thorogood  | Maria Krsiten | Michael Sharpe | Lila Kirtana


Students need to arrive on the afternoon of the first day to settle into their accommodation. The first session starts at 4.00pm.

The course finishes on the last day at 10.00am.

Daily Schedule for the first 12 days

6:00am- 7:30amAsanas with focus on Sequencing, Pranayama and Meditation
7:30am- 9:00amPractical and Lectures
10:00am-11:30amPractical and Lectures
11:30am- 1:00pmAsana Class
1:00pm- 3:00pmLunch and free time
3:00pm- 4:30pmAsana Class
4:30pm- 6:00pmPractical and Lectures
6:00pm- 7:00pmDinner
7:00pm- 8:00pmPractical and Lectures

Click here to view a sample of the 12 Day Intensive Schedule (Part A)

Daily Schedule for the final 8 days

6:00am- 7:30amEither teaching or participating as a student in public yoga class
7:30am- 8:00amPersonal Practice
10:00am-12:00pmCompleting assignments and personal supervised practice
12:00pm- 2:00pmLunch and free time
2:00pm- 4:00pmCompleting assignments and personal supervised practice
4:00pm- 6:00pmEither teaching or participating as a student in public yoga class
6:00pm- 7:00pmDinner
7:00pm- 8:30pmPractical and Lectures

Click here to view a sample of the 8 Day Intensive Schedule (Part B)


Food at The Byron Yoga Centre is market fresh. Enjoy healthy and delicious vegetarian cuisine, organic wherever possible, and designed along Ayurvedic principles to be light and cleansing.



Stay in comfortable twin/triple share rooms with shared bathroom facilities.

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*Accommodation venue will be advised 4 weeks before the course commencement.


You will need to bring your own props to the course. These include:

  • yoga mat
  • strap
  • block
  • eye pillow

If you do not have these you can purchase them from us when you arrive for the course.

Click here to view course dates and register your place

Byron Bay – General Information

Cape Byron is Australia’s most easterly point, located on the North Coast of New South Wales. With its numerous beaches, unspoilt hinterland, and relaxed lifestyle, Byron Bay is a popular tourist destination. It is also a place where artists, musicians, dancers, writers, surfers, healers and of course yogis express their diversity and individuality.

The town has all major facilities: a hospital, cinema, supermarket, health food stores and great restaurants, as well as a flourishing alternative health industry. Bicycle is the easiest way to get around town and easily organised through Byron Yoga Centre.

The average summer temperature is 21C – 28C, and average winter temperature is 15C – 21C, There are also periods of heavy rainfall, especially in summer. The area has a total annual rainfall of 1734mm.

Byron Shire has a population of close to 30,000, while the town of Byron Bay has a population of about 9,000.

Byron Bay is located just off the Pacific Highway, 800kms north of Sydney, 175kms south of Brisbane. Airports are located in Ballina (30mins south) or Coolangatta (60mins north) and buses and trains arrive regularly.

The following websites provide information about Byron Bay and the surrounding area:


All bookings must be paid in full 6 weeks before start date. We offer internet banking and credit card facilities. Bookings may still be made after this time.