Take the next step with your practice… in Melbourne

Price $5700

Earlybird Price $5450*

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

Melbourne Part time Level 1 plus Level 2 – 500 hour – 12 weekends

Dates for Level 2 to be announced

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Byron Yoga Centre Teacher Training Course

Experience makes the difference

Byron Yoga Centre’s Part Time Melbourne 500 Hour (Level 1 and Level 2) Teacher Training Course is a complete experience with 12 weekends over 5 months. The course includes training by Australia’s leading yoga training academy with some of the world’s most experienced trainers.

Established in 1988 by John Ogilvie, Byron Yoga Centre is one of the longest running yoga schools in Australia. The lead teachers have over 20 years of knowledge and expertise.

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Level 1 Course Overview

The course consists of a comprehensive program covering a broad range of fascinating subjects all aimed at deepening your understanding of not just the postures, but also pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, and yoga philosophy and lifestyle. All teacher trainees get the opportunity to develop their teaching skills in a real-life context in teaching public classes.

Over a relatively short time, you’ll emerge with the practical skills and confidence to launch your yoga teaching career.

Part A: Pre course prep

The preparation / study for the Part Time Level 1 Teacher Training Course begins at least 4 weeks before course commencement date. You will complete approx 30 hours of online and self study. This will include practising with a DVD of the Purna Yoga sequence for Level 1, learning the sanskrit names of poses and completing some pre course reading.

Part B: Studio sessions

Over the six weekends, practical and lecture sessions will include the following:

  • Asana Techniques and Alignment
  • Teaching Methodology and Language
  • Adjusting and correcting students
  • Sequencing for classes and private students
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology
  • Modifications and variations of poses
  • Yoga Philosophy, focus on the 8 Limbs
  • Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Meditation and pranayama practices
  • Teaching Practice with feedback from senior teachers

Part C: Online and practical

Part C is undertaken in your own time and can be completed between the residential weekends at a personal pace. It comprises the maintaining of a personal journal of self-practice and of teaching experience plus some online study. If needed you can continue the study and complete the course after the final weekend – this must be completed to start your Part Time Level 2.

Level 2 Course Overview

The Byron Yoga Centre Level 2 Part Time Teacher Training Course is designed to deliver our characteristic holistic approach to training that encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the yogic path.

Part A: Pre-course preparation

Students are required to complete approx 30 hours of pre-course online study and preparation.

Part B: Studio sessions

Over the 6 weekends, practical and lecture sessions will include the following:

  • Level 2  Asana techniques, alignment, modifications and variations
  • Teaching Methodology for intermediate yoga classes
  • Indepth adjusting and correcting students
  • Advanced Sequencing for classes and private students
  • Level 2 Applied Anatomy and Physiology
  • Level 2 Yoga Philosophy, focus on Yoga Sutras
  • Learn to teach pranayama and meditation
  • Refining your teaching skills with ‘real life’ practice teaching opportunities from day 1

Part C: Online and practical

Part C is undertaken in your own time and can be completed between the residential weekends at a personal pace. It comprises the maintaining of a personal journal of self-practice and of teaching experience plus some online study. If needed you can continue the study and complete the course after the final weekend.

Level 1 and Level 2, 500 hour Teacher Training Qualification

The Byron Yoga Centre’s Level 1 and Level 2 part time Teacher Training Courses are fully accredited with Yoga Alliance. They are designed to deliver holistic training that encompasses the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of the yogic path.

The style of yoga taught on the course is Purna Yoga – integrating asana, breath, meditation and philosophy.

Training Location

Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

Level 1, 110 – 112 Argyle St, Fitzroy, 3065

Teachers

The lead teacher – John Ogilvie. All of our teachers are experienced and dedicated to sharing their knowledge about the many different aspects of yoga and teaching.

Schedule

Saturday all day 7.00am – 5.15pm
Sunday all day 7.00am – 4.15pm

Over six weekends

The first yoga class starts Saturday 23 July – 2016
The course finishes on Sunday 27 November – 2016

Example of timetable

Saturdays & Sundays

7:00am- 10:15amPractical and Lectures
10:15am- 12:15pmBrunch
12:15pm- 3:25pmPractical and Lectures
3:25pm- 3:35pmTea Break
3:35pm-5:15pmPractical and Lectures

Bookings

All bookings must be paid in full 6 weeks before course start date. We offer internet banking and credit card facilities.

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