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Cost $3350

Earlybird Price $3250

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

Part Time Teacher Training Course in Melbourne

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Upgrade your existing teaching qualifications with Byron Yoga Centre’s Level 2 Part Time course conducted over 6 months.   This is a non-residential course consisting of 6 weekend intensives (Part A) held in Melbourne, and a correspondence component (Part B) which is completed in your own time.  Part B is included in the course fee.

Part A & B combined comprise a total of 300 hours that can be added to your existing Level 1 qualification to comprise a total of 500 hours of recognized Yoga Alliance hours and eligibility to be recognized by Yoga Australia.  The Byron Yoga Centre Level II course is one of the first Australian Yoga Teacher Training courses accredited by Yoga Alliance as a 500 hour ERYT. This represents a very high qualification in yoga teaching that is recognised both in Australia and internationally, and you can be assured that by training with Byron Yoga Centre you’re in experienced hands.

Please note that this course is open to graduates of any accredited Level 1 (200 hour) course.

This training has helped me move further along my own yogic path and will enable me to better help my students as well. – Krista, Level 2 Graduate

Level 2 Content 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.   Guided by our knowledgeable and friendly teaching staff, in this comprehensive course, we’ll be covering the following areas:

  • learn to teach pranayama and meditation
  • gain the skills and knowledge to teach an intermediate yoga class
  • Level 2 Yoga Philosophy
  • Level 2 Asanas
  • Level 2 Anatomy and Physiology
  • Refining your teaching skills with ‘real life’  practice teaching opportunities from day 1

“The course has given me a much deeper understanding of pranayama and meditation in particular and I love the fact that I am walking away with a much bigger tool kit. Level 2 has given me the confidence to share my knowledge and experience with others and I can’t wait to put it into practice!” Sandie Pullen, Level 2 India Graduate, 2010

Part A: Practical and Lectures

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

  • Techniques – Training / Practice
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Anatomy & Physiology for yoga teachers
  • Yoga Philosophy / Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Practicum

Part B: Correspondence

Part B is conducted by correspondence and includes maintaining a journal of self practice. The preparation / study for the Part Time Level 2 Teacher Training Course begins 4 weeks before course commencement date, then continues by correspondence after the intensive at a personal pace, for as long as the trainee needs.

Training Location



The lead teachers – John Ogilvie and Michael Nazar have over 40 years of knowledge and expertise combined. All of our teachers are experienced and dedicated to sharing their knowledge about the many different aspects of yoga and teaching.


Saturday all day 7.00am – 5.15pm

Sunday all day 7.00am – 4.15pm

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



Package includes:

Six Months Training, Byron Yoga Centre training manuals and journals. Required texts and DVD’s are an additional cost.


All bookings must be paid in full 6 weeks before course start date, however we can take bookings up to the last day. We offer internet banking and credit card facilities.

Entry Requirements:

Level 1 Teacher Training 200 hours qualification (with Byron Yoga Centre or any other registered Teacher Training Facility).

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