200hr YTT

Course overview

Melbourne 200hr Teaching Training
Teachers: Zoe Klein, Jody Vassallo and Amelia Schrader
Location: Richmond + Retreat Immersion
Date: 13th February – 11th April 2021
Early Bird: $4,300 must be paid in full before 13th September 2020
Full rate : $4,700

We have designed a unique, fun and comprehensive YTT program to prepare you to share the practice you love with the world. Our experienced teaching team will help you develop your own authentic style so you leave the training confident, happy and ready to teach. The training is open to all levels of yoga experience. We welcome those looking to teach yoga professionally, along with those looking to deepen their practice and go on a journey of self-exploration.

Course structure

Part 1: Richmond studio 6 weeks part time
Saturday 13th February – 28th March 2021

  • Saturdays 12pm – 6:30pm
  • Sundays 12pm – 3:30pm
  • Thursday evenings 6.30pm – 9.30pm

During this first stage of the training you will learn how to teach yoga safely, effectively and efficiently through lectures on asana, sequencing, yoga anatomy and adjustments with Zoe and Amelia. Plus delve into yoga philosophy, meditation and pranayama with Zoe.

Please note: You are required to attend 14 studio classes of your choice over this 6 week period. You will have a complimentary pass to complete these classes.

Part 2: Richmond studio 1 week intensive
Monday 29th March – Saturday 3rd April 

  • Monday to Friday 9.15am – 4.30pm 
  • Saturday 12pm – 6:30pm

During the second stage you will learn all about Ayurveda, Yin Yoga, Meditation and Self Development with Jody. We are so lucky to have Jody join us on this training, we can’t wait for you to meet her.

Part 3: Retreat 1 week intensive
Sunday 4th April – Sunday 11th April 2021

  • Check in is from 2pm on Sunday 4th April
  • Part 3 begins at 5pm
  • Check out is before 11am on Sunday 11th April

A seven night retreat immersion with Zoe and Sammy (Studio Owner).

Teaching team

Zoe Klein
Asana, Sequencing and Philosophy

Zoe is a full time yoga teacher in Melbourne, currently undertaking a Bachelor Degree in Integrative Psychotherapy. Zoe found yoga in her early twenties and most recently trained with Tara Judelle and Scott Lyons under Embodied Flow. Zoe’s teaching style is fluid, creative, laidback yet challenging. Having journeyed through the corporate world, she enjoys sharing thoughts and learnings from her everyday human experience, in ways that are relatable, honest and down to earth. She also draws insights from tantric and buddhist philosophy. Expect great music, authentic stories, laughter and most importantly her undivided presence.

Jody Vassallo
Ayurveda, Self Development and Yin Yoga 

Jody Vassallo is a highly experienced yoga teacher, Ayurvedic health coach and multi award
winning cookbook author. She completed her Diploma of Ki Yoga (a dynamic meridian
based Japanese yoga) in 2004. Following that she studied under Rachel Zinman in the ISHTA
(Integrated Science of Hatha, Tantra and Ayurveda) System in 2006.
Jody has taught yoga in her local community and on retreats and yoga teacher trainings in
Australia and overseas for the past 15 years.
She lives in Tilba, NSW Australia with her beloved dog Cliffy where she teaches yoga , writes
recipes, runs wellness retreats, continues to study Ayurveda and does her best to make the
world a happier, healthier place to be living in.

Amelia Schrader
Yoga Anatomy

Amelia is a yoga teacher and qualified Naturopath (BSc) with a passion for health, movement and wellness. Amelia found her love for yoga in 2007 and has explored various styles from Vinyasa, Bikram, Barkan Method, Power, Ashtanga and Acro yoga. She later completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in the Barkan Method and then a 500hr YTT Tiffany Cruikshank from Yoga Medicine. Amelia is passionate about creating an intelligent, conscious movement practice that is supported by her in depth knowledge of the body and yoga anatomy.

Course modules

Modules with Zoe

  • Asana
  • Sequencing
  • Principles of teaching
  • Business and yoga
  • Adjustments and Prop Use
  • Yoga philosophy
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama

Modules with Jody

  • Ayurveda
  • Self Development
  • Yin Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Pranayama

Modules with Amelia

  • Anatomical terminology and actions in the body
  • The functions of the joints, muscles and connective tissue and how it relates to yoga postures
  • Connecting yoga anatomy and injury prevention
  • Common misalignments and how to address in your class
  • Creating an anatomically sound and balanced practice with a modern approach to yoga

Words from past students

Important info

Attendance policy

You must be present for all tuition classes, yoga classes + the full seven days of the retreat to receive your 200hr YTT certificate. Please note that there will be reading materials, homework, home practice and studio practice involved in this 200hr YTT. We understand that sometimes life happens and if you do need to miss one session you can make up the hours with homework.

Cancellation policy

Cancellations can be made 8 weeks prior to the course commencement date and no later otherwise you will forfeit all monies paid outside of your $500 deposit money which is non refundable. This includes Early Bird payments. If serious illness occurs inside 8 weeks prior to the course commencement date, a 50% cancellation fee applies. All other cancellations will be non refundable.

What’s included

  • Yoga 213 Asana, philosophy and anatomy manuals
  • 7 nights accommodation in Byron
  • All meals in Byron
  • Membership at Yoga 213 for the duration of the training
  • Yoga 213 tote bag

What’s not included

  • Flights
  • Transfer to and from Retreat Centre
  • Additional food in Byron

Payment terms and conditions

Early Bird Payment
$4,300 if paid in full before the 13th September 2020. No $500 deposit is required for the early bird, the payment of $4,300 must be paid in one transfer.

Non-refundable deposit
$500 deposit is required to secure your position if you are opting for the full or payment plan options. This deposit is non-refundable.

Payment plans
Available if you choose to pay the full rate, not available for early bird rates. After submitting the $500 deposit the remaining balance is divided up into four payments. These payments are made over four months on the 1st of each month. Payments must be named and remittance sent to [email protected]

Final payment
Due on or before the 1st February 2021. Please send a remittence to [email protected]

Frequently asked questions

Is this course with a Yoga Alliance?

We choose to not associate our training courses with Yoga Alliance. You do not need to be associated with this organisation to teach yoga professionally. Our training facilitators have carefully developed the course to make it unique, educational and practical. You will leave the training confident, inspired and ready to teach.

What certification will I gain?

On completion of the course you will receive your 200hr Vinyasa Yoga Certificate. You will be fully certified to teach yoga professionally both in Australia and overseas. Majority of our past students are now teaching in studios all over Melbourne with some even teaching in the US and UK.

How much yoga experience do I need?

All levels of yoga experience are welcome. You do not need to be an advanced yogi or need to be able to do advanced postures. A regular practice is recommended as the course can be physically demanding.

What style of yoga do we learn?

Vinyasa Yoga + Yin Yoga

How much are the text books?

Around $70 - $100.

How much work will there be outside of lectures?

We recommend dedicating 30mins - 1hr after each lecture to recap what was studied that day. Please note that there will be homework and pre-reading and this extra work has been factored into the 200hrs.

What if I can't attend a lecture?

100% attendance is recommended to get the most out of the training. We ask that all students are dedicated and put the training first. If you have an event that you must attend (family event or emergency) then a homework assignment can be assigned to make up missed hours.

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