Take the next step with your teaching…

Price $3700

Earlybird Price $3450*

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

Part Time Teacher Training Course in Melbourne

2016 Weekends are:

Weekend 1:  23-24 July
Weekend 2:  6-7 August
Weekend 3:  10-11 September
Weekend 4:  15-16 October
Weekend 5: 29-30 October
Weekend 6:  26-27 November

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Part A, B and C combined total the 300 hours for Level 2 that can be added to your existing Level 1 qualification to comprise the 500 hour certification recognized by Yoga Alliance hours and eligibility to be recognized by Yoga Australia.  The Byron Yoga Centre Level 2 course was 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.

Non-Byron Yoga Centre Level 1 Graduates must complete the Conversion Course, approx 40 hours, prior to embarking on Level 2. Email admin@byronyoga.com to register.

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:

  • Level 2  Asana techniques, alignment, modifications and variations
  • Teaching Methodology for intermediate yoga classes
  • In depth 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
  • Ayurveda, yogic health and lifestyle tools
  • 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: Pre-course preparation

The preparation / study for the Part Time Level 2 Teacher Training Course begins  approx 4-8 weeks before course commencement date. Students are required to complete pre-course online study and preparation exercises.

Non-Byron Yoga Centre Level 1 Graduates must complete the Conversion Course, approx 40 hours, prior to embarking on Level 2 to get up to speed for the Byron Yoga Centre Level 2. This will include becoming familiar with the Purna Yoga style though our DVDs and online units. Skype sessions will be arranged with our trainers to support you in your learning.

Our Byron Yoga Centre Level 1 graduates can choose to undertake just 30 hours pre-course prep and then to complete the required 300 hours during the residential weekend months or in their own time.

Part B: Studio Sessions

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
  • Practical teaching experience

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.

Training Location

Ashtanga Yoga Centre of Melbourne

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


The lead teachers – John Ogilvie and Davina Kruse have over 30 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

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


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.

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