Australian Yoga Academy

AYA’s Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching, is one of the most renowned and comprehensive yoga teacher training programs available in Australia. 

Our course is accredited by Yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance. We have been training teachers to the highest standard since 2005. As a result, AYA graduates are highly sought after in the marketplace. Upon completion of our teacher training program you will be extremely well placed to create an amazing career anywhere in the world. 

We provide four streams of study to cater to the needs of all students:

Weekly : Wednesday 6-10pm or Thursday 10am to 2.30pm

Monthly : 8am to 5pm Saturday & Sunday once a month.

Intensive: 8am to 5pm for 4 weeks

AYA’s YTT Yoga Teacher Training Modules

  • History of Yoga
  • Upanishads
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Yama & Niyama
  • Skeletal System and the Mechanics of Joints
  • The Spine
  • Muscular Systems and Major Associated Bandhas
  • Muscles of Arms and Legs
  • Muscles of Chest and Shoulders
  • Muscles of Back
  • Muscles of Abdominals and Pelvis
  • Nervous System
  • Endocrine System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Digestive System
  • Practical Asana Intensives
  • Surya Namaskar
  • Forward Bends
  • Backward Bends
  • Twisting / Lateral Flexing Postures
  • Standing and Balancing Postures
  • Inversions
  • Yin Yoga
  • Alignment & Adjustments in Asana
  • Practical Alignment and Adjustment Techniques
  • Yoga Teaching Principles and Safety
  • Practical Designing and Sequencing of the Yoga Class
  • Yoga for Special Needs Students: Pre and Post Natal. High and Low Blood Pressure
  • Restorative Yoga for the Elderly
  • Children and Teens Yoga
  • Yoga for Students with Spinal Injuries
  • 10 x Practice Teaching & Feedback Sessions 
  • Meditation 1 & 2
  • Mindfulness Meditation 
  • Practical Pranayama Skills and Practice
  • Anatomy of Pranayama
  • Essentials of Pranayama
  • Sanskrit, Yogic Chanting and the Chakras