A flexible option for busy people
The Byron 12 Day Intensive Course is a 200 hour Level 1 training that is accredited with Yoga Alliance, part of the training ciurse recognized by Yoga Australia, and is a Fitness Australia Approved Program for 15 CEC’s. The course is comprised of two parts – Parts A & B:
Part A: 12-day residential Intensive Held at our Byron Bay Training Centre, the Part A Intensive provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in your yoga studies and practice-teaching for 12 days straight.
Part B: Correspondence Part B allows you to complete your remaining training hours by correspondence, in your own time, and is included in the cost. The correspondence component begins 4 weeks before the course commencement date (Part A) and then continues at a personal pace, after the 12 day intensive, for as long as you need.
Alternatively, you may wish to stay on at our centre and complete Part B as a residential option over an additional 8 days of training (for an additional cost). Click here for more info on this option - the Byron 20 Day Intensive Teaching Faculty
Under the guidance of veteran yoga teacher, John Ogilvie, the teaching staff on this course are experienced and dedicated. You’ll be inspired by our resident and guest yoga teachers alike, who ‘walk their talk’, living the yoga lifestyle, and are all knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects.
Other experienced teachers include: Davina Kruse | Alex Hamilton | Gitam Garden | Michael Nazar | Lila Kirtana | Nadine Taylor | Maria Kirstin | Ana Davis
Course Content Part A consists of an intensive program covering a broad range of fascinating subjects all aimed at deepening your understanding of not just the postures, but also pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, and yoga philosophy and lifestyle.
A big focus for us is teaching you to teach and making sure that both your practice and your teaching is safe and aware. All teacher trainees get the opportunity to develop their teaching skills in a real-life context in student classes for the public at our Yoga Centre located in the heart of Byron Bay.
Over a relatively short time, you’ll emerge with the practical skills and confidence to launch your yoga teaching career.
“I did not expect such a depth of content or practice, which I am finding beneficial from a personal level as well as a potential studio operation level. I am enjoying every piece of reading, homework and personal practice.” T. Butler, Level 1 Graduate.
Schedule Students need to arrive on the afternoon of the first day to settle into their accommodation. The first session starts at 4.00pm. The course finishes on the last day at 11.00am.
Food Many students report the food at Byron Yoga Centre to be a highlight. Gathering around the large dining tables together with fellow students and teachers, you’ll make new friends, whilst enjoying our healthy, vegetarian meals that are served three times a day. Our menu is perfect for supporting your yoga practice: market fresh and organic, where possible, and designed along Ayurvedic principals to be light and cleansing. We also cater to allergies and food intolerances.
Accommodation Stay in comfortable twin/triple share rooms with shared bathroom facilities. *Accommodation venue will be advised 4 weeks before the course commencement.