Featherston St

Level 2, 139 Featherston St
(04) 499 4257

Lower Hutt

21-23 Andrews Ave
(04) 589 8381

Teacher Training 200 Hours

Ready to deepen your practice? Become a yoga teacher! New Zealand Yoga Collective’s Teacher Training offers you a transformational course in a fun, practical, and nurturing learning environment.

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Our Teacher Training occurs once a year and grants you a 200-hour RYT certificate for various styles including Hatha, Vinyasa, and Yin. During the 4-month training period, you will learn everything from anatomy and alignment to philosophy and pranayama to practical teaching approaches. If you want to teach after your course, then there is a seamless mentor programme that transitions new teachers into one or more of our three studios.

In the end, whether you want to become a teacher or just explore your yoga practice further, making the decision to join our Teacher Training will take you on an exciting journey of self-discovery and personal transformation.

Curious to talk to recent grads? Get in touch, and we’ll pair you with someone who can answer your questions.

Interested? Don’t hesitate. To learn more, email Maria or drop into one of the studios. We’re happy to answer questions and offer advice.

Training Dates and Time

The NZYC training is offered in an accelerated format. Over a 4-month period, you will be required to attend four training blocks Friday through to Monday and 2, three-day weekend workshops, Friday to Sunday. Block 1-4 are full days, while the workshops are shorter days, but all weekends are compulsory.

All blocks integrate the learning’s and include teacher trainees teaching asanas in public classes, receiving feedback along the way in order to grow and learn – building confidently towards the practical assessment in Block 4.

Dates Time
Intro Session Sunday 31st January 11.30am-3.30pm
Block 1 5th-8th February 8.00am-7pm
Block 2 5th-8th March 8.00am-7pm
PV Workshop 27th-28th March & 11th April 11.30am-3.30pm
Block 3 23rd-26th April 8.00am-7pm
Yin/YinYang Workshop 14th-16th May 11.30am-3.30pm
Block 4 - Practicals 28th-31st May 8.00am -7pm

*All Teacher Training sessions are at the Lower Hutt studio

Typical Daily Schedule

(Topics and content subject to change each day but the framework will remain the same)

  • 8:00am - Asana Practice and Meditation
  • 10:30am - Anatomy and Physiology lecture/Teaching Methodology/Techniques
  • 12.15pm – Q&A – Review
  • 12:30pm - Lunch
  • 1.30pm – Asana Clinic
  • 2:30pm - Practice Teaching
  • 4:30pm - Philosophy Lecture
  • 6.00pm - Breathing & Meditation

Requirements for Completion: 100% Attendance

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