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Certificate IV in Yoga Teaching

Yoga Teacher Training

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 Details

Certificate IV in Yoga Teaching

  • Duration: 6 – 12 months
  • Intake: Monthly
  • Cost: from $7960 
  • Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Byron Bay, Brisbane

Requirements

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

If you don’t find an answer to your question below, feel free to get in touch with one of our agents, they will be more than happy to share their wisdom.

What qualifications do you need to be a yoga teacher?
The qualification you need to become a qualified yoga teacher is the Cert IV in yoga teaching
How long does it take to become a qualified yoga teacher?
You can become a qualified yoga teacher in only 6 – 12 months
If I study to become a yoga teacher, what is the timetable like?
Generally speaking you would attend class for 2.5 full days per week. The rest of the time students would be able to self study or work.
How do I get started?
If you complete this questionnaire. We will be able to run through the different course options available to you and what documents you will need for the enrolment.
Will these qualifications be recognised in my home country?
These qualifications are part of the Australian Qualification Framework. Most countries, specifically European or North American countries accept qualifications issued by Australia. So yes, generally speaking, the qualifications will be accepted and allow you to work in your home country. Please note, we would always recommend you check specifically with your home country.

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Yoga Teacher Training in Australia was last modified: June 3rd, 2020 by Pathway to Aus