Build your yoga skills and confidence as you embark on a journey of profound discovery. This highly regarded professional training is your first step towards Yoga Therapy Certification, where you will:
- Explore the philosophy and psychology of Yoga Therapy
- Consolidate your understanding of yoga anatomy
- Learn to support musculoskeletal injuries using somatics
- Discover how to make subtle therapeutic adjustments to student posture
- Learn how to plan and teach therapeutic sequences
- Gain a strong grounding in restorative yoga therapy
This program can be enjoyed as a stand-alone training (earning 170 CPD points with Yoga Australia) or as the first step to full Yoga Therapist accreditation with Yoga Australia. This is Stage 1 (220hr) of the 3-Stage (650hr) Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy. All three stages must be completed satisfactorally in order to qualify as a Yoga Therapist.
Stage 1, Module 1 (Thurs 23 - Sun 26 August 2018)
Yoga Therapy Fundamentals
Yoga Psychology Fundamentals
Stage 1, Module 2 (Thurs 20 - Sun 23 Sept 2018)
Orthopedic Yoga Therapy: The Upper Body
Orthopedic Yoga Therapy: The Lower Body
Stage 1, Module 3 (Thurs 15 - Sun 18 November 2018)
Functional Assessment and Diversity in Human Anatomy
Working One-on-One: Therapeutic Sequencing
Working One-on-One: Therapeutic Adjusting
Stage 1, Module 4 (Thurs 21 - Sun 24 March 2019)
Personality, Behaviour and Diversity in Yoga Therapy
Research Skills for Yoga Therapists
Therapeutic Restorative Yoga
Certified yoga teachers who want to learn the foundational principles of yoga therapy.
You will be learning from Australian and interntational guest teachers who join us to deliver specialty courses throughout the program. Your core faculty includes:
Nikola Ellis MCAP, C-IAYT
Founder of Adore Yoga, Nikola has been immersed in yoga for over 25 years, studying with leading international teachers including TKV Desikachar, Judith Lasater, Donna Farhi, Ganesh Mohan, and Saraswathi Vasudevan. Nikola has been training yoga teachers and therapists for 14 years and runs a successful private Yoga Therapy practice in Sydney. She develops, delivers and consults on Yoga Therapy programs for organisations including A Sound Life, Cancer Council NSW, The Butterfly Foundation and RSL Defence Care.
Sunita is a yogini, teacher, writer, artist, and coach. She has over a 30 years experience of yoga and over the past 17 years she has taught thousands of students in Australia, USA and India. Sunita has studied yoga, ayurveda and Sanskrit at advanced levels in India (BKS Iyengar Institute), Europe (Yoga Philosophy at the University of Oxford), the USA and Australia. Sunita is passionate about making the sophisticated aspects of yoga philosophy accessible to everyone.
Joan Miller is a senior and talented teacher with over 30 years of experience in yoga teaching and teacher training. Joan takes yoga back to its authentic roots, using the traditional practices of Hatha Yoga to help her students develop spiritual and physical awareness. Certified by over five nationally and internationally recognised bodies, member of Australia’s peak body for Yoga, Yoga Australia and Accredited Journey Therapist, Joan is a highly qualified, compassionate and inspiring Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapist and Reiki Master.
A passionate student and teacher of anatomy, Tracy has studied with Qi Yoga and Polestar Pilates as well as undertaking training in Yin Yoga, Yoga Therapy and more. She emphasizes function, stability and introspection rather than aesthetic 'perfection', encouraging students to work at their own pace and listen to their bodies for a safe and enjoyable practice. She is currently studying Pilates rehab in her quest to offer her students a highly personalized and healing experience of yoga.
Earlybird: $2800 (ends 15 June 2018)
Full Fee: $3100
In addition, students must attend two private mentoring sessions with members of Adore Yoga Therapy core faculty. Mentoring sessions are $110 each, payable direct to the mentoring teacher.
Ready to transform your teaching? Book now - a deposit of just $900 deposit guarantees your place.
Booking Terms and Conditions
*Payment plan available - ask here for details* Deposit and fees are non refundable. Should you cancel your booking more than four weeks prior to start date, 50% of the amount paid after non-refundable deposit will be given. No refunds will be made for cancellations made within 4 weeks of start date. See prospectus for full terms and conditions.