Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Instructor Teaching Yoga Student at Yoga Village in Potts Pointe


This 6 month, part time program is an exploration of yoga, meditation and pranayama for yoga students who are not yet yoga teachers. We teach Mindfulness Based Hatha Vinyasa Yoga. It is the perfect way to bridge the gap between being a student, and learning to safely and effectively teach others.


It is our highest intention to train confident, authentic and capable new yoga teachers. We believe that in order to achieve this you require personalised attention throughout the course – which is why we hold small, intimate trainings –  so you’ll never get lost in the crowd.


This course is ideally suited to students who work full time as our teacher training is delivered part time over 6 full weekends ( both Saturday and Sunday ) and a 5 day residential retreat (held Thursday – Monday in May ).


Our course is held over 6 months so that you have ample time to learn, grow and see real transformation throughout the training.


We focus on the skills you need as a new teacher to be of highest service to your future students : alignment, anatomy, philosophy, meditation, pranayama, teaching skills, and business – as well as countless other personal development opportunities.



  • Deepen your own personal yoga practice
  • Gain a working understanding of human anatomy and physiology
  • Learn universal principles of asana alignment
  • Understand the theory behind meditation and pranayama
  • Develop a personal meditation and pranayama practice
  • Feel confident teaching in front of a group and 1:1
  • Learn, practice and experience hands on assists
  • Learn how to create fun, safe and effective yoga class sequences
  • Create and teach complete yoga classes
  • Get clear on your personal and teaching values
  • Examine who you want to be as a teacher
  • Become part of a community of like minded individuals
  • Learn the tools necessary to succeed as a yoga teacher


  • Regular ‘ in class ‘ hands on assisting experience with real students
  • Work experience placement upon graduation
  • Personalised feedback and individual attention
  • Possible teaching opportunities to graduates how show strong skill and initiative (some of our last year’s graduates already have regular classes at Yoga Village)
  • Focus on mindfulness, rather than achievement
  • A non-dogmatic, open minded approach


  • March 5th & 6th
  • April 2nd & 3rd
  • May 7th & 8th
  • June 4th & 5th
  • July 2nd & 3rd
  • August 6th & 7th


  • May 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd


To be accepted into this course, you need at least 18 months of regular yoga practice before March 2016.


Our aim is to make our teacher training as simple as possible for our students, most of which work full time, while keeping up our high standards and expectations for new teachers. For this reason, the course lectures are held one weekend per month, with a full day Saturday & Sunday.


However, please be aware that there is a substantial time commitment needed to succeed in this course. Outside of your personal practice – please allot at least  3 hours per week for homework and assisting. The course also includes a 5 day residential retreat held over a Thursday – Monday period in May. You must be fully available, and participate in all of these dates to pass the course.



  • Practice 6 days per week at the Yoga Village during the month of March ( classes included in your tuition )
  • Continue a regular practice at home or with a teacher at least 5 days per week from April – August ( and hopefully beyond )
  • Observe in 1 class per week in April
  • Assist in 1 class per week from June – August, at Yoga Village
  • Complete required readings and homework assignments
  • Pass a written exam +  practical assessment


We understand that the decision to enrol in a yoga teacher training course can be incredibly exciting, and sometimes confusing with all of the options out there. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us. If you include your phone number in this email, Cora can call you to discuss directly. 


We truly care about your success in this program, which is why we keep our group limited to a small number of dedicated students.


We offer 3 Different ways you can pay:

  • Early Bird Full Pay – Full Price $4640  (Must be paid in full before December 24th, 2015)
  • Regular Full Payment – Full Price $5140 (Must be paid in full upon enrollment)
  • Payment Plan – Deposit of $1500  to secure your spot;  Monthly Deductions of $690 (total price $5640)


Contact Cora at with the following details

  1. Your Full Name
  2. How Long you've been practicing yoga & what styles
  3. Your preferred method of payment

Cora will get back to you within 3 business days to confirm your enrollment.

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Cora Geroux, Lead Trainer for 200hr Yoga Teacher Training
Cora Geroux
Lead Trainer

Cora Geroux is a life coach, yoga teacher and writer. Cora is an ERYT 500, , international yoga teacher. She has been teaching yoga classes, sold-out workshops, mindful yoga & meditation retreats and private yoga sessions –  full time since for the last 6 years. In this time Cora has amassed more than 4000 hours of teaching experience, in Canada, America and Australia. Cora first came to yoga in an effort to manage her anxiety, and has been practicing yoga for over a decade. In the yoga world,  Cora has studied with Sarah Powers, Ted Grand, Jessica Robertson, Frank Jude Boccio, Bernie Clark, Sadie Nardini,  and Richard Miller – among many others. Cora teaches strong and sweaty vinyasa classes, deep, introspective yin yoga and insightful meditation & yoga nidra.

On a bigger level Cora’s passion lies at the intersection of western psychology, and eastern spirituality.  At the age of 18 Cora began her study of Psychology at Simon Fraser University, and graduated at 24 with a BA in Psych. In 2014 , Cora became a life coach after training with Julie Parker, Rachel MacDonald and Melissa Ambrosini of The Beautiful You Coaching Academy. She weaves this passion and understanding of the mind and wisdom traditions  into the study and practice of yoga philosophy, energetic anatomy, yoga asana and through her writing. Cora’s work and writing has been featured in numerous well known sources; such as Inspired Coach Magazine,  Elephant Journal, The Lululemon Blog, The Wellness Project, The 21- Day Meditation Project, The Loving Earth Blog and countless other publications. Cora is also an ambassador for Lululemon and a faculty member for the Level 2 Teacher Training at Qi Health & Yoga in Manly. If you want to learn more about Cora – you can visit her at or contact Cora at

Elizabeth Bennett, Anatomy & Physiology
Elizabeth Bennett
Anatomy & Physiology

Liz  has been teaching yoga and working as a physiotherapist for over 15 years.Having my early physiotherapy career in the hospital system, then moving into private practice where I have remained, I’ve worked with people in a huge variety of settings, both in a hands on treatment capacity and teaching yoga to clients.

My yoga teaching began at 21, when I enthusiastically started classes at the hospital for staff on site. Formal training began in Sydney, in 2004, with a three-year intensive apprenticeship with physiotherapists and yoga teachers Simon Borg Olivier and Bianca Machliss of Yoga Synergy. After teaching full time at Yoga Synergy, I moved to the Northern Beaches and undertook a Diploma of Yoga Teaching with Michael De Manincor at the Yoga Institute of Australia. I began teaching Anatomy and Physiology to yoga teacher trainees in 2006.

Liz’s  Anatomy and Physiology module for Yoga Village is experiential and practical, oriented towards the questions of  “what are we doing in this pose, why and what can we do for the safety of ourselves and our students.” By linking what we need to know of the anatomy of the different joints and systems with visual and kinaesthetic practice in class, my intention is for students to know and embody a deeper understanding of the wisdom of the body. Understand what can prevent and alleviate physical issues. Then, as teachers, you will be able to communicate safe and meaningful knowledge to your students.

Asha Daniels, History & Philosophy
Asha Daniels
History & Philosophy

Asha trained in India under master teachers from the Bihar School of Yoga and follows the teachings Guruji Satyananda Saraswati and Karma Yoga Philosophy. She is a qualified ERYT 500 Hatha Yoga Instructor and has conducted classes and training workshops in India for the last 4 years.

Her journey through rural India to study traditional yoga, Indian lifestyle, customs and practice Karma Yoga has given Asha an intimate connection to the original and most authentic yoga forms.

With her desire to increase awareness of the benefits of Yoga in modern day living Asha collaborated with MDHIL, the biggest online Healthcare Information Channel in India to create a series of yoga videos making yoga more easily assessable throughout the country. Aside from teaching Asha does personalised Yoga Coaching, teaches Teenage Yoga workshops and conducts Karma Yoga trips to India.

Earlier this year Asha made the move to Sydney where she continues to share her love of yoga through teaching. You can follow her on Facebook or her Website.

Jess Olivieri, Pranayama
Jess Olivieri

Jess began practicing yoga as one of her many after school activities as a child, she then came back to yoga from a different perspective during an intense period of illness as a young teenager, since then yoga has remained a big part of her life, managing several yoga schools and becoming a yoga teacher in 2008.

Jess is a qualified RYT 500 teacher in Hatha, vinyasa, restorative, Yin, Jivamukti and kids yoga, she has studied with a wide number of Australian and international teachers including Donna Farhi (yoga therapy), Mother Maya (Ayurveda and pranayama), Sharron Gannon and David Life (Jivamukti yoga) Sarah Powers (Yin yoga and meditation) to name just a few of the inspiring teachers she has met along the way.

Jess is also an internationally acclaimed artists and brings this vibrancy to her classes, which are fun and inclusive with a focus on gathering tools for a happy life.