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150hr Yoga Therapy Advanced Training

Upgrade from RYT200 to full Level 1 350hr status and learn to heal with yoga with Adore Yoga's Yoga Australia recognised 150hr post-graduate training in Yoga Therapy.


62A Avenue Rd, Mosman NSW, AU 2088

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Feb 4 to
Mar 20
09:00 amto17:00 pm

This 150 hr course is divided into 4 blocks of 4 days. Each block runs from Thursday - Sunday, 9am-5pm at Adore Yoga's Frenchs Forest campus.

Block 1: Thurs 19 – Sun 22 March 2015
Block 2: Thurs 30 Apr – Sun 3 May 2015
Block 3: Thurs 18 – Sun 21 June 2015
Block 4: Thurs 30 July – Sun 2 Aug 2015



1995 Earlybird, $2300 full price after 15 Dec 2015

Full Description


The Adore Yoga Introduction to Yoga Therapy is Yoga Australia recognised, so you will be able to upgrade to full Level 1 teacher status.

You'll gain a thorough grounding in the principles of yoga therapy and start practicing your new skills straight away as you apply your learning to real-life case studies.


Do you have a strong calling to help other people?

Are you looking for a community of like-minded yogis?

Do you want to go beyond teaching general group classes?

Do you want to build your skills and confidence to reach your potential as a teacher?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions and you are an RYT200 certified yoga teacher, you are ready to join the Adore Yoga Therapy Teacher Training.


BLOCK 1 Thurs 4 - Sunday 7 February 2016

The Philosophy of Yoga Therapy
Discover how the key philosophical texts of yoga create the foundations for healing yoga therapy. You'll gain fascinating insights into human nature and timeless principles and practices that can help to heal physical, emotional and mental dis-ease. We'll be taking a very practical approach to the wisdom of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita and the Hatha Yoga Pradapika.

Introduction to Therapeutic Alignment and Adjusting
Prepare to question some of the alignment and adjusting principles you learned in your Level 1 teacher training! Yoga therapy takes a very different approach to teaching asana and this workshop will help you to take your first steps towards assessing and assisting students from a therapeutic viewpoint.

BLOCK 2 Thurs 25 - Sunday 28 February 2016

The Subtle Energetic Body
Expand your understanding of the energetic body as we explore prana, pranayama and the nadis. Gain confidence and expertise in teaching powerful techniques that harness the healing power of prana to create profound transformations.

Introduction to Therapeutic Teaching Methodologies
This introduction to therapeutic teaching methodologies will radically change the way you plan and teach both group and private classes. You will learn foundational techniques for assessing the needs of individual students and working hands-on with them to meet those needs.

Teaching Therapeutic Yoga Classes
In this workshop you will learn how to plan, sequence and adapt classes according to the ever-changing needs of your students. You'll discover how to translate the philosophy of yoga therapy into practical classes that evolve with your students and create a safe, nurturing environment that allows your students to grow and heal.

BLOCK 3 Thurs 17 – Sunday 20 March 2016

Introduction to Ayurveda in Yoga Therapy
Ayurveda, India's ancient system of healing, is at the very heart of therapeutic yoga. This fascinating exploration of Ayurveda will introduce you to the practical skills you need to apply Ayurvedic healing techniques as a therapeutic yoga teacher.

Yoga for Common Health Issues
An introduction to practical ways of supporting students with common health issues using the tools of yoga. You'll learn simple, practical techniques that you can use straight away to help your students manage their health with yoga, including back pain, shoulder and knee pain, headaches and anxiety.

Mentor Sessions
This course requires you to attend 2 x private mentoring sessions with senior faculty member.

Practicum and home study
You'll undertake an additional 50hrs home study and practicum, including case studies, assessments, research and practical teaching exercises.

Course Faculty
You will be learning from some of the most experienced yoga teachers and health professionals in Australia.

Joan Miller

Joan Miller is a senior and talented teacher with over 30 years of experience in yoga teaching and teacher training. Joan takes yoga back to its authentic roots, using the traditional practices of Hatha Yoga to help her students develop spiritual and physical awareness. Certified by over five nationally and internationally recognised bodies, member of Australia’s peak body for Yoga, Yoga Australia and Accredited Journey Therapist, Joan is a highly qualified, compassionate and inspiring Yoga Teacher, Yoga Therapist and Reiki Master.

Nikola Ellis

Nikola Ellis BA (hons) Dip. Health (Yoga), Dip. Shiatsu, IAYT, AAYT, E-RYT, Level 3 (Yoga Australia)

Founder and Principal Teacher at Adore Yoga, Nikola Ellis has been immersed in yoga for over 20 years. A certified Level 3 teacher (Yoga Australia) and an ERYT500 teacher (Yoga Alliance) and member of the AAYT (Australian Association of Yoga Therapists) and the IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists), she has studied yoga, meditation and yoga therapy with leading international teachers.

For the past decade, Nikola has specialised in yoga therapy and teacher training, using her wealth of experience to bring the philosophy and practice of yoga vividly to life. She is actively engaged with several non-profits and is the founder of the Pink Yoga project which is dedicated to making yoga freely available to women with cancer. Nikola is currently undertaking a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

What Participants Are

"I can't recommend it highly enough - I've learnt so much about therapeutic yoga, yogic philosophy. It has been a gift to be able to study and learn from such exceptional teachers." Peggy Cuthbert

Course Dates and Delivery
This 150 hr course is divided into 3 blocks of 4 days. Each block runs from Thursday - Sunday, 9am-5pm at Adore Yoga's Frenchs Forest campus.

Block 1: Thurs 4 - Sunday 7 February 2016
Block 2: Thurs 25 - Sunday 28 February 2016
Block 3: Thurs 17 – Sunday 20 March 2016


150 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training, 4 Feb - 20 March 2016
Non-refundable deposit: $900
Total EARLYBIRD Fee: $1950 + 2 x $120 Private Mentoring sessions paid direct to your mentoring teacher.

Full payment: Receive $100 discount when you pay your fees in full 14 days prior to course commencing.

Pay per month: Pay for each module in 3 monthly instalments. No discount

Full price after Earlybird Period expires: $2300

Would you like to speak to a course advisor? Call us now on 1300 844 693

What Participants Are

"This entire course was very interesting and both Nikola and Joan were fully supportive. I feel I learned so much in the last 18 weeks but at the same time it made me realize that there is so much more to learn! I'd be happy to continue my study through Adore yoga and I can recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone who wishes to know more about therapeutic yoga." Noemi Tuba

Booking Terms and Conditions

Fees are non refundable. Should you cancel your booking more than four weeks prior to start date, 50% of the balance after non-refundable deposit will be given. No refunds will be made for cancellations made within 4 weeks of start date. See prospectus for full terms and conditions.

*It is a prerequisite of the course that participants hold an accredited 200hr teacher training certificate.