Our Courses

Our Vision is to inspire unity through Yoga.

​The Mission of the education courses of Yoga Aotearoa is to provide learning experiences for all which:

  • Honour the Yoga philosophies of original texts.

  • Provide a transformative path to health, well being and oneness through Yoga.

  • Are relevant, broadly based and inclusive.

  • Raise consciousness.

  • Heighten awareness of contemporary research and theories of Yoga


Introduction to Yoga Mini Course

This 3-month mini-course is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the philosophy and practices of Yoga.


The course provides a general introduction to the philosophy, history, traditional and contemporary practices of Yoga, with emphasis given to the Sutras of Patanjali.


It is suitable for beginners, those who are planning to go on to the longer Teaching Diploma and those who would simply enjoy a Yoga refresher.

Watch here for when the next Introduction to Yoga Mini Course begins. 

Teaching Diploma Course


The Teaching Diploma Course
is starting soon.


Apply now to ensure
you don't miss out!

In our Teaching Diploma Course students gain knowledge and experience of yoga over 18 months of distance learning, reflecting on how they can apply it to their life, yoga practice and yoga teaching.


A weekly commitment to learning creates a solid foundation to making yoga a life-long experience in understanding ourselves and those whom we teach.

View testimonials from past graduates of the course here.

Enrolments are open for the next Teaching Diploma Course, due to begin in 2021. Contact the TDC coordinator for more information and the start date of the next course.


If you have any further queries, please contact the TDC Course Coordinator, Jo Chandler Bringins, by email or contact your nearest IYTA (NZ) branch representative.


Yoga has so much to offer us all at this time.
We wish you well for your yoga journey.