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Study Yoga Teaching

Progress and develop your yoga career and become a qualified yoga teacher. You will learn to plan, organise and conduct yoga classes to groups of clients.

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Yoga Teaching is your first step into teaching yoga. Not only is this course recognised with Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia, but it is also an ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) accredited national course, which can enhance its international standing because Australia has one of the most internationally recognised vocational education systems anywhere in the world. 

This course will prepare students to:

  • Establish client relationships
  • Develop your own yoga practice
  • Monitor a client’s yoga technique and development
  • Provide yoga teaching to groups of clients
  • Recognise healthy bodies
  • Apply anatomy and physiology to yoga teaching
  • Undertake small business planning and manage compliance
  • Deliver first aid.

The Diploma of Yoga Teaching allows you to progress and develop your yoga career. This national qualification allows you to be an advanced yoga teacher. You will deepen your yoga skills and knowledge, learning specialised skills to work with individuals at various life stages and those with special needs and chronic conditions. 

This course will prepare students to: 

  • Conduct yoga lifestyle assessments
  • Develop advanced teaching techniques
  • Adapt yoga for different life stages, conditions or special needs
  • Undertake research
  • Provide advice on nutrition
  • Apply advanced anatomy and physiology to yoga teaching
  • Undertake small business planning and manage compliance
  • Extend your personal practice
  • Deliver first aid.

Certificate IV Program Outcomes:

At this level, yoga teachers will be equipped with the essential components to understand the yoga asanas (physical postures of yoga), differences in yoga styles, anatomy, ethics, philosophy of yoga teaching and risks associated with opening a yoga business. After attainment graduates of the Certificate IV Qualification can register as a Level 2 (intermediate level) accredited teacher with Yoga Australia or the International Yoga Teachers Association.

Diploma Program Outcomes:

At diploma level, the qualification offers comprehensive training into advanced yoga teaching techniques. Those qualified, will have the specialised skills needed to work with individuals at various life stages, tailor classes for special needs or offer a deeper teaching practice into pranayama (breath work) and meditation. Graduates of the Diploma qualification may be eligible to become an accredited senior teacher with Yoga Australia or the International Yoga Teachers Association (subject to length of time they have been in the industry). 


Course Duration

1 – 1.5 years

Intake Dates



Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Brisbane, Perth


From $7960 

The Course Details

Graduate Outcome 

 Potential Career Pathways:

The job outcomes for the Certificate IV are:

  • Yoga teacher in gyms or studios. The teacher may be self-employed or contracted by a larger company
  • Yoga studio owner/manager
  • Program Coordinator

The job outcomes for the Diploma are:

  • Yoga teacher in gyms, studios. The teacher may be self-employed or contracted by a larger company,
  • Yoga studio owner/manager
  • Specialist yoga teacher working within niche markets e.g. different life stages, special needs, advanced techniques and chronic conditions.

Higher Education Opportunities:

  • Bachelor of Health
  • Bachelor of Physical Education
  • Bachelor of Sports Science 


Common Course Requirements

 Sufficient level of language, literacy and numeracy levels in order to interpret documents, learner guides and assessment tools, prepare written reports and plans.

Education Pathways

Note: It is never recommended to undertake study for the sole purpose of trying to gain a visa to Australia.
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Contact Information

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Email: [email protected]


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Study Yoga Teaching was last modified: July 19th, 2019 by Pathway to Aus