Teach Yoga Adelaide 200 hour Teacher Training takes our students on a journey of self-discovery within the framework of yoga, in all of its glorious manifestations. Students gain a deeper understanding of themselves and start to awaken a new level of consciousness and awareness. This can sometimes be challenging but the rewards are transformational and set the foundation for continued discovery.


The training is led by Stewart Heffernan who will share his wealth of knowledge, practice and experience in yoga, meditation, healing and personal development. Along with other experienced facilitators, Stewart is committed to supporting you through every step of this training to enable you to live more fully and to teach from a place that is embodied and feels authentic.



Yoga Stretch

Techniques, training & practice

Contact hours | 70

Learn how to confidently teach and practice Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Chanting, Mantra and Meditation as well as modifications for injuries and posture adjustments or assists.

Indoor Yoga Class

Teaching methodology

Contact hours | 50

Explore the principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/adjusting, instruction, teaching styles, sequencing classes, the ethics and qualities of a teacher, the student's process of learning and the business of setting up as a yoga teacher. You will learn a complete sequence suitable to teach in many environments from corporate classes, privates and gyms to hot studios and of course non - hot studios too.

Anatomical Model

Anatomy, Physiology &


Contact hours | 30

Study functional, biomechanical and kinetic anatomy of applied movement to observe students in practice, and guide students in a meaningful, safe and effective way. Knowledge of basic human skeletal structure such as different  types of bones, joints, muscles and connective tissues and how they function optimally in postural practices; basics of human movement to understand transitions in and out of asanas. Also, delve into the energetic concepts of the Subtle Body such as Chakras and Nadis. Learn the practical application of the different systems of the body and look at the benefits and the contraindications of postures for injuries and different students, with options for modifications.


History & Philosophy

Contact hours | 20

Review the History of Yoga including looking at classical texts: The Vedas, The Upanishads (including, The Bhagavad Gita), Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (including, The 8-limb path) and The Hatha Yoga Pradipika. Learn basic Sanskrit, yoga philosophies and an introduction to Ayurveda. Learn how to integrate these teachings into intelligent yoga classes.


Ethical Guidelines

Contact hours | 5

Learn the modern applications of a yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

Yoga Mats

Trauma Informed Yoga

Contact hours | 5

One day of the training will cover basic skills and develop awareness when working with clients in trauma recovery and using language that is thoughtful and inclusive.

Contact hours | 180
Non-contact hours | 30+



MODULE 1: October 8, 9, 10

MODULE 2: October 29, 30, 31

MODULE 3: November 19, 20, 21

MODULE 4: December 10, 11, 12

MODULE 5: January 14, 15, 16

MODULE 6: February 4, 5, 6

MODULE 7: February 25, 26, 27

MODULE 8: March 18, 19, 20

MODULE 9: April 1, 2, 3


Training Only: $3,200
Training + Studio Membership to The Dock Studios for the duration of the training: $3,700 (a saving of $300 off the weekly Membership price).

Once your Application has been accepted, you will be required to pay a $300 deposit to secure your place on the training. The full investment will need to be paid prior to the start of the first weekend module. 

** Payment plans can be arranged for an additional administration cost.

Our Values


What type of yoga will I learn to teach?

The practice of all physical yoga, comes under the banner of ‘Hatha’ Yoga. This training will enable you to skilfully teach Vinyasa Yoga, with influences from the Jivamukti Method.

What makes the Teach Yoga Adelaide Teacher Training so special?

Our 200hr Teach Yoga Adelaide Teacher Training takes place in Adelaide over 9 seperate modules to allow for integration, study and practice time. We take pride in our inclusive, non-dogmatic and fun approach to study and yoga. Our 200hr course will cover 27 days of gathering together as a group. You will also be required to attend at least 30 extra yoga classes, totalling 180 contact hours. You will complete a minimum of 30 non-contact hours by the way of assignments plus on-going self study.

What about accommodation, food and travel?

The Weekend Modules will be non-catered - students are responsible for their own accommodation, food and travel to and from the Studio.

What are the hours of the training?

The training comprises of 180 contact hours and at least 30 non-contact hours by way of assignments and on-going self study. The 180 contact hours include attending 30 public classes in person or online during the training in addition to the weekend modules. These classes can be taken with any yoga teacher at any studio/online platform. The contact hours are as follows: The Weekend Modules will be: Friday 6-9pm, Saturday 11am-6pm and Sunday 9.30am-5.30pm.

Where will the training be held?

The Weekend Modules will be held at The Dock Studios: 9 Timpson Street Port Adelaide South Australia 5015 See on Google Maps

What happens next?

Once you have been accepted onto the course, you will be sent a list with essential reading material and suggested reading material for the course. You will also be given your first assignment for the training.