Note: New Adapted Online YTT Program Sep to Oct Now Taking Registrations
Our upcoming program has been adapted to an online module including per Yoga Alliance and Yoga Australia’s temporary provisions. Trainings include live video workshops, recorded audio lectures, study guides, one-to-one mentoring and more. Get the details here
Trinity Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training Online (Global), Canberra, Adelaide Australia
Since 2006 Yoga Trinity has completed over 40 successful Yoga Teacher Training programs and continues to support over 1,000 yoga teachers in their ongoing study, practice, and teaching.
Our program continues to evolve and grow, and due to social distancing guidelines we have adapted our program to a virtual teacher training, offering live online workshops, recorded audio lectures, practical exercises, and one-to-one online mentoring. We have done our utmost to make this as comprehensive, connected, and creative a learning experience as you would have if we were face to face.
In 2021 we plan to return to face-to-face trainings in both Canberra and Australia, and look forward to sharing both program options with yogis of all ages and backgrounds. I hope you will join us!
The Trinity Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 program is designed to immerse you in your yoga practice and maximize your opportunity for growth, wellbeing, education, and support as you embark on the journey to become a Registered Yoga Teacher.
Flexible Study Options
Our program is offered in a flexible format, with four study options:
- Adapted Online 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training (2020)
- Have a 2-Day ‘taste’ of teacher training before committing
- Complete the full 300-hour program in a 12-Day Full-Time Intensive
- Study Module-by-Module in your own time
Areas of Study
Each day of your training will include guided yoga practice, workshops in technical study, philosophy, anatomy, teaching methodology, and practical teaching experience. , as well as areas of study that will expand your understanding of the philosophies and practices of yoga.
Your program also includes online study, video resources, webinars, writing assignments, and personal practice all designed to help you in your studies, practice, teaching, and your yoga business. You can begin your online study as soon as you register, allowing you to start diving into your studies straight away.
This 300-hour registered program will provide you with the guidance, practices, techniques, support, and mentorship to begin your own teaching practice. Upon completion of the program you will be awarded with a certificate to verify your successful completion and your competency as a Registered Yoga Teacher. This program is registered with Yoga Alliance (RYS-200-hour), Yoga Australia (300-hours), and Fitness Australia (15 CECs). Registration allows you to use the credentials of Registered Yoga Teacher and gives you access to professional insurance and certification credits with many international fitness, yoga, and mind body organizations.
Upcoming Level I Intensives:
Join us for the complete Level I Intensive and become a confident, competent and inspiring Registered Yoga Instructor, able to share yoga with students of ages and backgrounds. Upcoming Full Time and Part Time Intensives include both modules of training. For full details of dates please refer to the Module-by-Module Calendar:
|Adapted Online YTT||2020 May 30-Jul 12||6-Weekends Online|
|Adapted Online YTT||2020 Sep 12-Oct 25||6-Weekends Online|
|Adelaide, SA||2021 Jan 26-Feb 6||12-Day Intensive|
|Canberra, ACT||2021 Feb 13-Feb 24||12-Day Intensive|
With our flexible study options, you can undertake your training at a pace that is right for you. Study modules are offered Online, or Face-to-Face in Canberra and Adelaide. Upon completion of your face-to-face intensives, online and distance study, and a written and practical assessment you will have completed the Level 1 Training Certificate and can teach yoga professionally in Australia and internationally as a Registered Yoga Teacher.
- Daily Vinyasa Flow Guided Practice
- Discussions and workshops include Foundations of Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Teaching Skills, Making Yoga Accessible
- Movement Labs and Practicum include: Pose by Pose study of the full Vinyasa Flow sequence
- Yoga Pose Labs on modifications, variations, regression and progressions
- Practice teaching each pose, and each pose flow
- Daily Vinyasa Flow Guided Practice
- Discussions and workshops include: Where is Yoga At, Anatomy for Vinyasa Flow, Sequencing and Theming, Philosophy, Lifestyle and Ethics, The Role of the Teacher.
- Movement Labs and Practicum include: Props and Tools, Anatomy and Movement Labs, Energetic Anatomy exploration.
- Practice teaching Vinyasa Flow
Online Study Includes:
- Personal Practice Log
- Yoga Philosophy in Daily Life Online Study
- Essential Reading
- Research and Writing Assignments
- Business Basics Online Study
- Anatomy Basics Online Study
- Private Mentoring
- Plus, participation in ongoing teacher’s forums on philosophy, anatomy, and teaching skills
Assessment & Completion
- Completion of face-to-face intensives (Two 6-day modules) and online study module
- Written assessment, completed online
- Practical assessment, filming a private or small-group teaching session
Module by Module Study Calendar
|2020||May 30-31, Jun 6-7, 20-21||Adapted Online|
|2020||Sep 12-13, 19-20, 26-27||Adapted Online|
|2021||Jan 26-31||Adelaide, SA|
|2021||Feb 13-18||Canberra, ACT|
|2020||Jun 27-28, Jul 4-5, 11-12, 18*||Adapted Online|
|2020||Oct 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 *31||Adapted Online|
|2021||Feb 1-6||Adelaide, SA|
|2021||Feb 19-24||Canberra, ACT|
Course Fee Schedule
- Module by Module – Register for just one module at a time, and study your face-to-face modules at your own pace
- Level 1 Intensive – Register for the full course and study your face-to-face modules part-time or full-time in Canberra or Adelaide.
|Location||Module by Module
(Cost per module)
|Level 1 Intensive
(Cost for full course)
|Early Bird Price|
|Adapted YTT||$2,200||$4,000||$3,600 by May 1|
|Adapted YTT||$2,200||$4,000||$3,600 by Aug 1|
|Adelaide 2021||$2,200||$4,000||$3,600 by Nov 1|
|Canberra 2021||$2,200||$4,000||$3,600 by Nov 1|
Early Bird Savings: To benefit from the Early Bird Savings or Super Early Bird Savings, submit your application for review, and submit your course deposit of $1000 on or prior to the Early Bird Savings deadline. Deposits are non-refundable once your Online Study module has been delivered.
Concession Price: For those who have lost work during Covid-19 restrictions we offer a concession price of $3,200
Payment Plans: Yes we are open to creating a payment plan that works for you. Please discuss with your course coordinator, or directly with Heather to discuss a schedule that suits.
The Level 1 Teacher Training Program is available to generally fit students of all abilities and backgrounds who have a regular yoga practice and a sincere desire to learn. To experience the Trinity Vinyasa Flow practice you can stream and download practices, chants, and meditations through the the Yoga Trinity Shop
Registration is limited, and our courses have sold out for the past 5 years, so please do submit your application as soon as possible to reserve your space.
Program Director Heather Agnew
Your course facilitator, Heather Agnew , is an internationally recognized E-RYT (Senior Yoga Instructor) and Master PFT (Fitness Professional) with over 25 years’ experience teaching mind-body movement, and over 15,000 hours of facilitating yoga teacher training programs.
Heather brings to the program a strong intent to educate and empower teachers to develop a strong foundation of knowledge and experience in the fundamentals of yoga technique and philosophy, while revealing their own unique gifts, wisdom, and talents as a teacher and practitioner of yoga. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Contact Us
Please Note: All courses are subject to participation, any course/module cancellations will be made 30 days prior to course commencement or sooner.
Venues and Accommodations:
Accommodations are not provided for this course. But, our course coordinators can recommend accommodation for all needs/budgets upon request.
Venue: UC Sport & Fitness Centre, University of Canberra, University North Drive, Bruce, 2617
Venue: Noel Lothian Hall, Botanic Gardens, Hackney Street, Adelaide, 5000 For details contact our host Monique at email@example.com or visit www.synergyyogapilates.com.au
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Will It Take Me to Complete This Course?
Our new 300-hour curriculum was designed around meeting a variety of lifestyles, learning styles, and life circumstances, so that you can work at your own pace, in your own time, and complete your certificate in a time-frame that works for you. Face-to-face modules are offered several times a year in full-time or part-time intensives, so you can complete all of your contact training in a 12-day intensive, or spread out your studies over two 6-day modules if that fits better into your life.
If you are eager to dive deep into your studies and complete your certificate, you can begin your Online Study as soon as you register and complete all course components in as little as 3-4 months, and then rely on ongoing support as you begin your teaching practice.
If life commitments are keeping you busy, you can take up to 24 months to complete your course components, and rely on ongoing support throughout your studies and practice.
What Does ‘Registered’ mean?
Yoga Alliance – Upon graduation from the Trinity Yoga Teacher Training program you will automatically be eligible to obtain registration with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level. This will allow you to use the initials RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) after your name, and teach professionally around the world. For more details visit Yoga Alliance
Yoga Australia – Our programs are also registered with Australia’s peak professional yoga body, Yoga Australia. Completion of our Level 1 program will give you access to their provisional membership, allowing you to teach professionally in Australia. The provisional membership requires that you increase your level of training to 350 hours of training within three years. There are hundreds of programs in Australia and around the world that you can take to upgrade your training, including the Yoga Trinity programs; Adjusting, Assisting & Partner Yoga, Core Yoga, and Thai Yoga Massage. As well, many students can register in full with Yoga Australia after completion of Level I if you have other training in fitness, yoga, massage or anatomy. For more details visit Yoga Australia
Fitness Australia – this program is recognized by Fitness Australia for 15 Continuing Education Credits (CECs). For more details visit Fitness Australia Note: you must be a registered Group Exercise/Gym Instructor or Personal Trainer to obtain Fitness Australia CECs. Fitness Australia approve the education delivered within the Scope of Practice for Registered Exercise Professionals and have allocated CECs accordingly to this program. Fitness Australia however don’t recognise the title of becoming a Yoga Teacher as referred to within this program. To be recognized as a Registered Yoga Teacher, registration through Yoga Australia or Yoga Alliance is required.
Upon graduation you will be able to access public liability and professional indemnity insurance. To operate your own yoga business/teaching practice insurance is essential to protect you and your students in case of loss or injury. It is your responsibility as an instructor to ensure that coverage is provided for each class or private session that you instruct. In most cases, to qualify for professional liability insurance you must be registered with Yoga Australia, Yoga Alliance, or another yoga or movement-related organization.
What if I Have to Miss a Session?
Our usual policy on attending the face-to-face sessions is that students can miss up to 10% of the face-to-face training (12 hours) and be provided with homework to cover the material missed, and still complete the certificate. If a student misses more than 10% of the face-to-face training, attending those sessions at another course or booking for private sessions to cover the missed material would be required in order to complete the certificate.
What if I Can’t Complete the Course?
There are some circumstances in life that we cannot predict, and if an obstacle comes up in your life that causes you to have to discontinue your studies, we can work together to try to assist you in completing the course at another time. This will be dealt with on a “case by case” basis, but know that we will accommodate our teacher trainees to the best of our ability.
Can I Take Just One Module at A Time? Can I Take the Modules in Different Cities?
Absolutely. We understand that not everyone can take large blocks of time away from work and family responsibilities to undertake training. You can take just one module to deepen your practice and begin to explore yoga. Or, you can take modules in different cities at times that work for you. See the Module-by-Module study calendar for more, and please discuss with your course coordinator to plan a schedule that suits your life best.
Do I Have to Be Able to Do Advanced Yoga Poses to Become an Instructor?
Students interested in joining a teacher training program often ask me this question, and the answer is quite simple; If you have found yoga to be an important part of your life and your personal growth, if you have a sincere desire to learn, and if you are passionate about bringing all the rewards and experiences of Yoga to others then you are a suitable candidate to become a yoga instructor. The process of teacher training will help you to further develop your practice, and perhaps this means that you will be able to achieve more advanced yoga postures as a result, but keep in mind that yoga is not just about the poses, but about a lifelong practice and an intentional state of being that is inclusive, accepting, compassionate and loving. We have had students of ages from 17 to 70 successfully complete the course and go on to become inspiring and successful teachers. To be able to demonstrate basic yoga asanas is important, but does not exclude teachers of differing levels of skill and ability. What is most important is that you can demonstrate the fundamental principles of yoga on and off the mat.
What if I Don’t Want to Become an Instructor?
Many students come to teacher training to simply deepen their own practice and knowledge of the rich teachings of yoga. Having said that, many of these students discover during the process that they do have a desire to become teachers, but this is not essential. Our pre-requisite for the course is that students have a committed practice and a sincere desire to learn, what you do with your new wisdom and experience is up to you.
Can I Do This Course Entirely by Correspondence?
Traditional wisdom and current regulations in Australia and internationally agree that for a teacher to experience and attain a comprehensive education in yoga teaching, a minimum standard of study in direct ‘contact’ with a teacher is required. Our course does have a correspondence component, however completion of both modules of face-to-face study in our Level 1 course is a requirement to receive your Yoga Trinity certificate, and achieve membership and recognition by professional bodies (Yoga Australia, Yoga Alliance).
I Am Already a Yoga Instructor, But Want to Study and Teach Vinyasa Flow
We welcome yoga teachers from all backgrounds, styles and lineages to take part in the full program if they wish, or undertake Module 1 for a post-graduate 150-hour Post Graduate Certificate in Vinyasa Flow Yoga (Vinyasa Flow Immersion).
I Am Not Sure I Want to Commit to the Full Course
If you aren’t sure if teacher training is for you, or if this course is a good fit for you, you can have a ‘taste’ of teacher training with the 2-Day, 42-hour Vinyasa Flow Foundations Module. Join us for 2-days of study, practice, and practice teaching. Should you wish to complete the 300-hour certificate, you can continue on in any course/city at any time to complete the remaining 10-days of training.
Yoga Trinity offers a wide variety of Continuing Education programs for graduates or teachers who have already completed a 200-hour training. Short Courses include Core Yoga, Mind Body Meditation, Thai Yoga Massage, Ayurveda, and Adjusting, Assisting and Partner Yoga. CEC’s are available with organizations like Yoga Australia, Yoga Alliance, Fitness Australia, and the American Council on Exercise (ACE). For details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Register:
To apply for admittance to the program, use our online registration tool, or the attached application form. Please answer the questions in the application clearly and honestly. After your application has been reviewed and approved, you will receive a letter confirming your acceptance into the program.
Once you have been admitted to the program, you will receive some Online Study materials to begin your practice and studies. Online Study materials delivered upon registration include:
- Vinyasa Flow Live Class Video
- Vinyasa Flow Pose by Pose Video
- Practice Log
- Yoga Trinity Vinyasa Flow Teacher Training Manual PDF
- Yoga Philosophy in Daily Life Online Study
- Essential Reading
- A complete list of Online Study requirements
I Still Have Questions…
If you have any questions, concerns, or wish to further discuss your interest in Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training: