Price $3100 (non-residential)

Earlybird Price $2800*

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

Byron Yoga Centre partners with the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne in Fitzroy to offer a part time non-residential Level 1.

Saturday & Sunday 7.30am-5.30pmfor 6 weekends
Dates Register

The Melbourne trainings are held at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne, Level 1, 110 – 112 Argyle St, Fitzroy

Dates to be announced

Upgrade to a RYT 500 hour qualification (book for both the Level 1 and Level 2), and save $1600 on full price or $1300 on earlybird price. Pay just $4,600 or $4.300 *earlybird when you sign up for both the Level 1 and Level 2

If for any reason we are not able to come together in the yoga studio, we will postpone dates and also offer full refunds or credit. 

Byron Yoga Centre’s part time non-residential Level 1 200-hour Melbourne courses are accredited with Yoga Alliance and ideal for those who cannot attend a residential training or for those who prefer to learn at a slower pace. Senior teachers deliver a premium training and our Purna Yoga holistic approach to training encompasses not just learning about the asanas (postures) but also the many other aspects of yoga: pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, and yogic philosophy.

On a part time course you have time to fully integrate your leaning and, if you complete the online study and practical teaching components between the sessions, you will gain your 200 hour certification at the successful completion of the final weekend.

The weekend course is conducted over a total of six weekends. You will also need to complete online work and practical teaching experience.

The price includes all training sessions and the Level 1 manual. It does not include any accommodation or meals.

Stay on for Your Level 2 and take advantage of the discount!

We are offering participants the opportunity become a Yoga Alliance accredited RYT 500 hour teacher by immediately following the Level 1 course with a Level 2. You can choose to continue your studies with Byron Yoga Centre while you are in the flow. Gaining a Level 2 qualification will set you apart from the 200 Hour certified teachers and equip you with greater knowledge and more teaching confidence. Email us now for details of the amazing discount if you sign up for both courses: $1600 on full price or $1300 on earlybird price of your Level 1 and Level 2.

Level 1 Part A: Pre course prep

The preparation for the Part Time Level 1 Teacher Training Course can begin up to 6 weeks before course commencement date. You will need to complete approx 30 hours of e-learning and self study before the first weekend. This will include practicing with with a link we will send you to a Purna Yoga sequence for Level 1, learning the Sanskrit names of poses and completing some pre course reading.

Part B: Melbourne Studio Sessions

  • 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

An important focus for us is teaching you to teach, trainees get the opportunity to develop their teaching skills in a real-life context in yoga classes for the public.

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

Part C: Online and practical

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


Each of our lead teachers have over 20 years of knowledge and expertise. The teaching staff on this course are experienced and dedicated. You’ll be inspired by our resident and guest yoga teachers alike, who ‘walk their talk’, living the yoga lifestyle, and are all knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects.

All are passionate about supporting you in your continuing yoga journey.

Training Location

The Melbourne trainings are held at the Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne, Level 1, 110 – 112 Argyle St, Fitzroy.

Example of timetable

7:30am - 9:30am: Asana class
9.30am - 11:00am: Practical and Lectures
11:15am - 12:45pm: Practical and Lectures
12:45pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 3:30pm: Practical and Lectures
3:30pm -4pm: Break
4:00pm - 6pm - Practical teaching and lectures


All bookings must be paid in full 6 weeks before course start date, however we still accept bookings up until the day of the course. We offer internet banking and credit card facilities.

Book Now

Upgrade to a RYT 500 hour qualification (book for both the Level 1 and Level 2), and save $1600 on full price or $1300 on earlybird price for details email

Read an article all about the joys of undertaking part-time teacher training here.