Teacher Training Intensive Course Weekends
Samadhi Yoga’s well known Teacher Training Program is coming for the first time to the Eastern Suburbs.
SUKHA MUKHA YOGA will host the training under the guidance of Idit Hefer Tamir.
With the blessings of Katie Manitsas, the creator of the Samadhi’s well
known teacher training, Idit, previously the director of Samadhi Teacher
Training, will host the training and will bring it for the first time
to the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.
Join our Yoga Teacher Training and embark on a wonderful journey.
Change your career and become a Yoga teacher or simply deepen your personal practice and understanding of Yoga.
RYS 200 Yoga Alliance accredited, recognized by OAMPS and AON insurance so you can start teaching right away!
Samadhi Yoga has one of the most well
regarded and comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training courses in Australia,
now in it’s sixth year with graduates teaching all over the world, from
Japan to London and Perth to Tasmania. The course has been originally
developed by Katie Manitsas with the help of her teacher Simon Low (The
Yoga Academy, UK) and inspired by Donna Farhi (NZ) as well as Sharon
Gannon and David Life of Jivamukti Yoga NYC.
Over the past three years Idit Hefer
Tamir has become in integral part of the training and alongside Katie
Manitsas continued to develop and fine-tune the training program and
Many choose the Samadhi Yoga Teacher Training program as a way of
deepening their understanding of yoga, others are looking for a career
change. You can become a yoga teacher with qualifications recognised in
Australia and throughout the world through the Samadhi Yoga Teacher
Training program. Upon completion of the training and examinations you
will be fully qualified and able to gain accreditation and insurance to
The training is designed to give you a comprehensive grounding in
the philosophy of yoga as well as the practical aspects of
teaching asana, pranayama and meditation. The focus of the course is to
give a broad understanding of the different schools and styles of yoga –
teachers may choose to specialise after qualifying. The course has
over 300 hours of training, which allows a great depth of information to
The course is deliberately eclectic in nature and aims to provide a
thorough introduction to the many aspects of yoga practice. Students
from all yogic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The training is intensive and thereby suitable for those coming from
interstate and overseas. A willingness to commit to solid self-practice,
personal transformation and a dedicated home study is imperative.
Idit Hefer- Tamir, The Director of Teacher Training at Samadhi
Yoga: is a Samadhi trained teacher who has always been drawn
strongly to Asia. She is a 500RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga
Alliance and holds the “Advanced Diploma for Yoga teaching” by Nature
Care College. Idit begun her practice of Hatha Yoga whilst travelling
through Asia, since then she has studied different styles of yoga and
regularly trains with varied well known international teachers including
Donna Farhi, Sarah Powers, Simon Low, Seane Corne, Sharon Gannon, David
life and many more, being inspired by their wisdom and their different
techniques. Yoga has influenced Idit’s life and she hopes to share this
gift with as many beings as possible in the hope that it will benefit
others as much as it has benefited her. The kind of yoga classes she
teaches are varied and postures are adjusted to meet the needs of her
individual students accordingly. Idit is also mother to little Inbar.
There are several tutors and assistants on the course, all experts in
their fields and all with a number of years experience in teacher
training. Other course tutors include specialists in the fields of
anatomy and physiology, Sanskrit and ayurveda. The training features
guest teachers for some modules.
The WEEKEND July teacher training consists of: (included in cost)
- Nine weekends of training
- 50 hours of yoga class attendance must be completed before qualification (you will receive 4 x 10-class passes – 40 classes)
You may take longer than the course to complete these hours but qualification is not complete until 50 hours have been accrued.
The course includes:
- Anatomy and physiology training
- Counselling/communication skills training
- A grounding in yogic philosophy
- Sanskrit foundations
- Yoga for kids foundation
- Yoga for pregnancy
- Safe adjustment training
- How to teach pranayama and meditation
- The business of yoga- the practical aspects of becoming a yoga teacher
- Home study, including essays and written work
- 1 x practical examination
- 1 x written examination
- Concluding with a certificate ceremony
HOW TO APPLY:
Call or email us for an application form and schedule (or you can
download them off the website.) As well as completing an application
form, you are required to write a one page essay.
Discuss what yoga means to you and how it may be applied to a modern
lifestyle, remembering that yoga can be interpreted in its broadest
sense – not just as a physical form of exercise.
“The Yoga Sutras (ancient scriptures written by Patanjali codifying
the practice of yoga) tell us: ‘Yoga is the cessation of the
fluctuations in the mind’. In other words yoga is experienced when the
mind becomes still and calm and there is a sense of steadiness.”
You will be notified of your acceptance within a week of our
receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful there
will be no charge.
Please note students are expected to attend all sessions of the
course. If you are unable to attend certain sessions you may consult
with us in advance. In some cases ‘catch up’ sessions will be available
with a charge of $80 per hour for tuition, minimum 2- 3 hours catch up
per day missed (you will also have home study to complete in this case).
Weekend Intensive – $3700 Early bird option $3400 (must be paid by 31st May 2011).
This includes all books and all tuition. We are happy to make a
payment plan to suit your needs for early bookings, full amount must be
paid before course commences.
*Coming from interstate or overseas? Let us know and we will happily assist you in finding accommodation.
Please note that payments for teacher training at Sukha Mukha Yoga
are non-refundable. Payment in part or full confirms your place on the
training and is therefore binding. In special circumstances if you are
unable to attend the course for which you have booked we may offer a
transfer or a credit note, at our discretion.
Exact dates of Teacher training are:
Weekend 1 – 2nd & 3rd July
Weekend 2 – 9th & 10th July
Weekend 3 – 16th & 17th July
Break Weekend – 23rd & 24th July
Weekend 4 – 30th & 31st July
Weekend 5 – 6th & 7th August
Weekend 6 – 13th & 14th August
Break Weekend – 20th & 21st August
Weekend 7 – 27th & 28th August
Weekend 8 – 3rd & 4th September
Weekend 9 – 10th & 11th September
Practical exam – 11th September
Theory exam – 17th September
Graduation – 24th September
Saturdays will run 09:30-17:30
Sundays will run 10:45-18:00
To express your interest or for further details please email