Part time Yoga Teacher Training: an opportunity to integrate your knowledge

Price $3,100 (6 x weekends non residential course, includes training sessions and manual)

Earlybird Price $2,800*

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

Course details:
Saturday 8.30am-6pm. Sunday 7am-5pm x 6 weekends over 6 months.

2024 Dates to be decided

Experience makes the difference

When you make the pivotal decision to embark on yoga teacher training, you know you’re in safe hands with Byron Yoga Centre and with The Yoga Room’s Judy Krupp.  Judy’s yoga career spans 30 years and she now specialises in teacher training programs that are therapy based. Byron Yoga Centre is one of the longest running yoga schools in Australia, established in 1988.  You can feel confident you’ve made the right choice.

Byron Yoga Centre has partnered with The Yoga Room in St Ives to offer this Part time Level 1 200 hour training. The training will be run over 6 non-residential weekends in Sydney at The Yoga Room led by Judy Krupp and Chloe Thorogood. The price includes all training sessions and the Byron Yoga Centre training manual.

A part time course is ideal for those who cannot attend a residential training or for those who prefer to learn at a slower pace. You have time to fully integrate your leaning and, if you complete the online study and practical teaching components between the weekend sessions, you will gain your 200 hour certification at the successful completion of the final weekend.

The Teachers

Under the guidance of veteran yoga teachers Judy Krupp and Chloe Thorogood you’ll be inspired to delve into the content, expand your knowledgeable and develop confidence in teaching yoga to others. Be guided on your yoga journey by these amazing teachers!

Level 1 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Qualification

Byron Yoga Centre’s part time Teacher Training Course in Sydney is a Level 1 200-hour Teacher Training course accredited with Yoga Alliance. It is designed to deliver our Purna Yoga holistic approach to training that encompasses not just learning about the asanas (postures) but also the many other aspects of yoga: pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, and yogic philosophy. Judy Krupp will also cover the benefits of a therapeutic approach to yoga.

Conducted over several months, this training allows you to integrate your new yoga knowledge into your daily life in between the weekend non-residential training sessions.  It’s an ideal flexible option for those with busy lives, and other family and/or work commitments.

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: Sydney Studio Sessions

Saturday 8.30am-6pm. Sunday 7am-5pm.

Over the 6 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

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. You may be ready to graduate at the completion of the weekends but if needed you can continue the study and complete the course after the last training weekend.

Example timetable for Sydney Weekends

Saturday 8.30am-6pm. 

8:00am - 9:30amAsana class
9:30am - 9:45amBreak
9:45am - 12:15pmPractical and Lectures
12:15pm - 1:00pmLunch Break
1:00pm - 5:00pmPractical and Lectures

Sunday 7am-5pm.

7:00am - 9:00amPractical and Lectures
9:00am - 10:30amAsana Class
10:30am - 10:45amBreak
10:45am - 1:00pmPractical and Lectures
1:45pm - 5:00pmPractical and Lectures

Training Location

The Yoga Room
192A Mona Vale Rd, St. Ives. Sydney 2075

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All bookings must be paid in full 6 weeks before start date, however we can take bookings right up to the start date. We offer internet banking and credit card facilities. Bookings may still be made after this date.