Yoga Teacher Training at Ashtanga Yoga Shala
Ashtanga Yoga Shala, periodically offer placements in a 3 year long, Teacher Training Program. This program has been assessed and its’ standards have been recognised by the Yoga Association of Australia (YA).
This program is offered to individuals who have displayed a long-term commitment to the practice of Ashtanga Yoga at Ashtanga Yoga Shala, Brisbane, demonstrated by regular attendance at weekly Ashtanga Yoga Shala classes. Pre-requisites: (each of which needs to be fulfilled, without exception)
- Daily practice (min 2 hours) of Ashtanga Yoga for a minimum period of two years, comprised of (a consistent minimum of) two, weekly class attendances at Ashtanga Yoga Shala, Brisbane with remaining daily practices as home practice.
- Assessed competency, in Primary Series Yoga Cikitsa practice, through Ashtanga Yoga Shala, Brisbane
- Demonstrated ability to work with the teacher at class, apply instructions, be able to maintain practice during life’s ups and downs, show consideration and concern for others in class and sincere interest in and application of Yoga philosophy.
- No interest whatsoever in alcohol and drugs.
This 3x year Yoga Teacher training program is designed to provide a strong foundation for students in the practice and teaching of Yoga. The 3x years of this course will require much dedication. It is progressively paced, yet totals over 3000 hours of theory, practice, and in-class application of teaching skills.
If you truly wish to become an Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, please consider the above pre-requisites. Whether your training occurs in India or Australia you will need to consider devoting several years to the practice before becoming a teacher in this or any other tradition of yoga (regardless of what the advertising suggests)
Before requesting more information, you would need satisfy all prerequisites above, without exception before enquiring into Yoga Teacher training.