Join us for a registered 350hr Yoga Teacher Training Course

Zama Institute offers a fully registered 350hr yoga teacher training course combining the best of Western science with Eastern Yoga philosophy and practice, delivered through workshops, home practice and assignments. You can also study the course entirely online!

Upon completion, you will be able to obtain insurance to teach yoga worldwide.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to eligible for full Yoga Australia membership. You will also be able to upgrade your skills with post graduate specialities.


The Zama Institute was founded by Zama Yoga Owner, Senior Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist, Nicole Gorry. Zama has been delivering teacher training with the Yoga & Integrative Medicine Institute (YIMI), where Nicole was a co-founder, since 2013. In 2019, the Zama Institute is delivering world-class, internationally recognised training backed by years of experience in the field. The Zama Institute brings you experienced teachers with a wealth of knowledge and an excellent support team to help you through your study. Our goal is to see you succeed. Join us today.

what you will learn

  • History of yoga
  • Introduction to Sanskrit
  • Yogic philosophy
  • Anatomy & physiology for yoga
  • Energetic anatomy & metaphysics
  • Asana, bandhas & mudras
  • Teaching techniques, sequencing, alignment & adjustment
  • Pranayama, meditation, mantra
  • How to teach group classes and structure one on one sessions, adjust for injuries, pregnancy and common conditions
  • Experience hatha, yin, kundalini, restorative and vinyasa styles
  • Trauma informed yoga, clinical yoga therapy, yoga nidra and an introduction to yoga for women, children and elderly

what's included

  • 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Course Manual (249 pages)
  • 200-350hr Yoga Teacher Training Course Manual (166 pages)
  • Asana Manual (235 pages)
  • Yoga Philosophy Manual (113 pages)
  • 27 Video Demonstrations
  • 11 Audio Recorded Sequences
  • 5 Written Sequences
  • Recorded lectures
  • Access to our online studio
  • Lots of prerecorded classes from our Online Studio

Gain teaching experience as part of the course and be ready to teach as soon as you finish.

course delivery

  • 11 Modules, self-reflection activities, quizzes, practice audios and videos, asana manual with sequences, teaching practice
  • The course manual is delivered via an interactive online learning platform and is also available a printable PDF so you can choose how you study, however we are always here to support you along the way. For all questions and support during the course, please email info@zamayoga.com.au
  • All assessment is delivered online and the course is entirely self-directed. We recommend a mentor if you have access to one however we can answer questions you may have. Mentoring sessions are also available for additional purchase should you feel you need additional tuition.
  • Students have unlimited access to online videos and audios for home practice
  • Yoga teacher training workshops are an excellent way to develop your skills and learn. Even if enrolled in workshops, they are optional. If you miss any workshops in which you are enrolled, you are able to finish the course through recording practice. So if you can't make all the dates, don't worry, we can help you graduate.


upcoming intakes pricing & enrolment

Click on each intake below for more details. 

course registration

This 350hr yoga teacher training course is fully registered with Yoga Australia. Please refer to Yoga Australia membership guidelines. 350 hour graduates are eligible for full membership of Yoga Australia and able to obtain insurance to teach yoga.

Upon completion of our 350 hour yoga teacher training course, you can undertake a range of our courses to upgrade your skills.

The 200hr YTT component of this course is accredited with Physical Activity Australia and attracts 6 PDP points (KAP2007)


Some yoga experience is required; we highly recommend at least 12 months regular practice, but we do take all cases into consideration. For 350 hours upgrade courses (if not combining with a 200 hr course), a 200 hour yoga teacher training course must be completed or being completed. Contact us if you are unsure, we are always happy to chat.

book list

Required books

  • The Heart of Yoga by T. K. V. Desikachar
  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
  • Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health by B.K.S Iyengar
  • Sure Ways to Self Realisation by Satyananda Saraswati

Recommended reading (not required):

  • The Language of Yoga by Nicolai Bachman
  • The Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda


We have lots of further information on our Teacher Training FAQ’s page such as:

  • how to obtain insurance to teach
  • teaching overseas

And much more. Check out the FAQ’s page here or contact us for a chat.

prop list

The following props are recommended for home practice, and required for online study students:
  • 1 yoga mat
  • 1 yoga strap
  • 1 bolster
  • 2 blocks
  • 2 blankets
Optional props
  • zafu (meditation cushion)
  • zabuton (meditation cushion base)
  • 1 yoga chair