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By Shanti Gowans

June 24, 2021

Course Details

Qualification Certificate IV in Yoga
CRICOS Course Code 105455G
Accredited Code 10885NAT
Delivery mode On-campus or online study
(online option is available for both domestic & international students).
Duration 52 weeks
Start Dates  5 Oct 2021, 24 Jan 2022, 19 April 2022, 11 July 2022, 4 Oct 2022
(You may choose October 2021 or one of four start dates in 2022)
Hours 600
Awarded by Health Institute Australasia
Pre-requisites None
Fee Click here for forms, fees and policies
Entry requirements 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
  • Philosophy
  • Scriptural study
  • Pedagogy
  • Yogic lifestyle

… and includes actual experiential practices, lectures, sat sang, kirtan and darshan.

CORE UNITS OF COMPETENCY
Unit Code Unit Description
1 NAT10885001 Develop and implement a personal self mastery action plan
2 NAT10885002 Apply the principles of Ayurveda self-care for health
3 NAT10885003 Apply yoga history, literature, and philosophy to own practice
4 NAT10885004 Perform a range of common Yoga postures
5 NAT10885005 Develop yoga breathing techniques
6 NAT10885006 Develop and apply yoga relaxation techniques
7 NAT10885007 Use Yoga techniques to develop effective concentration
8 NAT10885008 Develop and apply meditation skills
9 NAT10885009 Perform yoga chanting
10 NAT10885010 Adopt yoga practices for ethical living
11 HLTAID003 Provide first aid

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