||Certificate IV in Yoga
|CRICOS Course Code
||On-campus or online study
(online option is available for both domestic & international students).
||17 April 2023, 10 July 2023, 3 Oct 2023 & Dates in 2024: 22 Jan, 15 April, 8 July, 30 Sept
(You may choose one of four course start dates in which the course is presented per year)
||Health Institute Australasia
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||IELTS score 5.5 is required for international students
Certificate IV in Yoga represents the foundation course in Shanti Yoga, meticulously designed and taught by Shanti Gowans and Shanti Yoga teachers. It is a complete introduction to the foundations of yoga and its wisdom traditions, designed to be applied to the complexity of our daily lives and to develop health, courage and sanity in these troubled times of uncertainty.
This course helps you deepen your own practices and understanding of the philosophy and psychology of Yoga. It is suitable for both beginners and those who are experienced in yoga practice.
Commence your formal studies with yoga for self-maintenance and establish the foundational curriculum and groundwork for all subsequent training. The Certificate IV in Yoga course is the foundation for a progressive, deep, exploration program of yoga and yourself. It introduces participants to several basic practices of yoga drawn from the unique lineages of Hatha (Tantra) and Raja Yoga, Samkhya and Vedanta. The training delves into:-
- The ethical principles (yamas) and observances (niyamas)
- The postures (asana)
- Breathwork (pranayama)
- Deep yogic healing relaxation (nidra)
- Concentration and meditation (dharana and dhyana)
- Dietary understanding and purification
- Physical and subtle anatomy
- Scriptural study
- Yogic lifestyle
… and includes actual experiential practices, lectures, sat sang, kirtan and darshan.
||Develop and implement a personal self mastery action plan
||Apply the principles of Ayurveda self-care for health
||Apply yoga history, literature, and philosophy to own practice
||Perform a range of common Yoga postures
||Develop yoga breathing techniques
||Develop and apply yoga relaxation techniques
||Use Yoga techniques to develop effective concentration
||Develop and apply meditation skills
||Perform yoga chanting
||Adopt yoga practices for ethical living
||Provide first aid