Diploma in Specialised Teaching Skills – 150 hours

and Continuing Education for Yoga Teachers

After having successfully graduated from a 200 hour Teacher Training program, Svastha Yoga Aotearoa offers a pathway to upgrade your yoga teaching qualification.

  • Attend three of Svastha Yoga Aotearoa’s 50-hour Specialised Continuing Education programs to complete our 150 hour Diploma in Specialised Teaching Skills. This can be added to your 200 hour teaching qualification to upgrade to a Level 2 Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga New Zealand.
  • Alternatively, take one or more of the courses that interest you as Continuing Education Programs to deepen your knowledge in a particicular area and satisfy CEU requirements.


Mindful Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training – 50 hours

Combine your passion for women’s health and yoga with Mindful Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training. This course provides yoga teachers and birthing professionals a holistic understanding of how to assist pregnant women throughout their journey to motherhood and beyond, using the tools of yoga and Ayurveda.

It approaches pregnancy yoga teaching with cultural and societal awareness. Yoga teachers will develop practical skills and the confidence to teach our mamas-to-be with sensitivity and heart.

Yoga for Mental Health – 50 hours

Recent studies have shown that over 55% of people who take up yoga do so to manage anxiety, depression and other mental health issues. This program will provide you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to attend to these students with an awareness of mental health.

Yoga for Women – 50 hours

This program that will increase your understanding of the effects of yoga practice on women mentally, physiologically and emotionally.

Yoga can be a powerful and stabilising force throughout all stages of a woman’s life. This program will teach you how to use and adapt the wisdom of yoga and Ayurveda to support women as they journey through each of these stages.

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Yoga for Healthy Aging – 50 hours

With a growing number of older students taking up the practice of yoga, it is ineveitable that you will at some time have an older student in your class.

While many of this population are healthy and well, there are still considerations a yoga teacher should be aware of to ensure that classes address the needs of the student.

This program will equip you with information required to teach yoga safely and effectively to an older population.


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Yoga Teacher Training – 150 hours