Nick Bradley from Akhanda Yoga Australia
Nick Bradley from Akhanda Yoga Australia


Map of Austinville, Queensland
93 Austinville Road, Austinville, Queensland, 4213, Australia
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Friday, 29 Apr 2016 to Saturday, 10 Sep 2016
$3200 - early bird price or $4000 full price (click 'book online' for more info on fees)
What does that include?
0420 542 267


Do you want to be a Yoga Teacher but can't take a month off work?

Akhanda Yoga Australia is now offering a 'Weekends Only' Yoga Teacher Training for those who have full or Part-time Work commitments. You will come to our Ashram style retreat Centre for two full days (Saturday and Sunday) every 2nd weekend from April to September, starting Saturday April 30th. 

Please read below and explore our website. If you have any questions, please contact us directly here

Elements of our Gold Coast Yoga Teacher Training Program

Akhanda Yoga offers authentic Yoga for modern life. The Yoga Alliance has set a widely-accepted international standard for Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) programs which includes a minimum of 180 contact hours across five areas of teaching:

  • techniques
  • philosophy/lifestyle/ethics
  • teaching methodology
  • anatomy
  • teaching practicums

Course Overview

Located in stunning the Gold Coast hinterland, we offer a nurturing environment to learn & delve further into traditional Hatha yoga. Journey with us from yoga practitioner  to high quality yoga teacher, in one of the most beautiful places on earth.

  • Form, method of teaching, benefits and cautions of principal asanas (postures), pranayamas (breathing techniques) and two kriyas (cleansing techniques)

  • Learning to create various class-styles: beginner, intermediate and prenatal yoga: each class having either a very mindful, flowing sequence or a more dynamic feel, depending on your nature as a yoga teacher, and the students present in any given class

  • Teaching methodology, including modifications for age and common injuries/conditions, how to create a grounded and inspired space for teaching/learning, the use of voice, prenatal yoga, etc.

  • Anatomy and the physical/mental benefits of yoga

  • Subtle yogic anatomy and the chakras

  • Introduction to Ayurveda, nutrition and the yogic diet

  • Ashtanga philosophy (the eight-fold path). Study and discussion of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, aphorisms giving insight into the profound yogic practices and contemplations, as well as their life-transforming benefits

  • Teaching practicum and fee

Included for $3200 - early bird price or $4000 full price (click 'book online' for more info on fees)

Course Fees includes:
- all meals
- course manual
- use of yoga materials such as mats, straps, blocks

Schedule / Itinerary

Example Schedule

6:30AM - 8:30AM:  Yoga practice and meditation

8:30AM - 9:30AM:  Breakfast

9:30AM - 11:00AM:  Philosophy/lifestyle/ethics

11:00AM - 12:30PM:  Techniques

12:30PM - 2:00PM:  Lunch

2:00PM - 3:30PM:  Transformational experiences, methodology and anatomy

3:30PM - 5:00PM:  Techniques or practicum class


Saturday Night only

6:00PM - 7:00: Dinner

7:00PM - 8:00: Evening program examples; Kirtan - Yin Yoga - Yoga Nidra - Study time