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Certificate IV in Yoga represents the foundation course in Shanti Yoga, meticulously designed and taught by Shantiji and Shanti Yoga teachers. It is a complete introduction to the foundations of yoga and its wisdom traditions, designed to be applied to the complexity of our daily lives and to develop health, courage and sanity in these troubled times of uncertainty.

This course helps you deepen your own practices and understanding of the philosophy and psychology of Yoga. It is suitable for both beginners and those who are experienced in yoga practice.

Commence your formal studies with yoga for self maintenance and establish the foundational curriculum and groundwork for all subsequent training. The Certificate IV in Yoga course is the foundation for a progressive, deep, exploration program of yoga and yourself. It introduces participants to several basic practices of yoga drawn from the unique lineages of Hatha (Tantra) and Raja Yoga, Samkhya and Vedanta. The training delves into:-

  • The ethical principles (yamas) and observances (niyamas)
  • The postures (asana)
  • Breathwork (pranayama)
  • Deep yogic healing relaxation (nidra)
  • Concentration and meditation (dharana and dhyana)
  • Dietary understanding and purification
  • Physical and subtle anatomy
  • Philosophy
  • Scriptural study
  • Pedagogy
  • Yogic lifestyle

… and includes actual experiential practices, lectures, sat sang, kirtan and darshan.

Schedule / Itinerary

Qualification Certificate IV in Yoga
CRICOS Course Code 077504F
Accredited Code 10553NAT
Delivery mode On-campus or by correspondence
(correspondence option is not available for international students).
Duration 52 weeks
Start Dates 2 Feb 2015, 20 Apr 2015, 13 Jul 2015, 6 Oct 2015
(You may choose one of four start dates in 2015)
Hours 600
Awarded by Health Institute Australia
Pre-requisites None
Fee Click here for forms, fees and policies
Entry requirements IELTS score 5.5 is required for international students