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Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching (10932NAT)

Course Code 10932NAT

RTO Number 45020 See training provider details

Course Code 10932NAT

RTO Number 45020 See training provider details

Introduction

If you want to become an accredited yoga teacher, then this is the course for you! At COTY, we are small enough to give every student the individual support you need to feel confident and empowered on your journey, but big enough to ensure you get real qualifications.

The Certificate IV program is one of our recognised qualifications in Yoga Therapy Teaching. The program will empower you with the skills and knowledge to coordinate and teach group yoga sessions in any area of the healthcare or fitness industries.

A course rich with insights into eastern and western medical philosophies. This course is as eye-opening as it is practical. While it’s designed to give you a strong foundation in your understanding of yoga therapy movements, breathing, postures, asanas, and other necessary skills for a career in yoga teaching, it is as much about self-development, optimal health, and holistic wellness.

Did you know this course is approved for Austudy?

Course Description

The COTY 12 month 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching course is one of Australia’s highest industry-recognised qualifications in yoga teaching. This course is designed to develop your personal understanding of yogic physiology, Japanese Yoga Therapy postures, and traditional asanas. This knowledge is extended with practical training in teaching Japanese meridian yoga to a group.

The 10932 NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching qualification is registered with Yoga Australia Level 1 and is an ASQA (Australian Skills Quality Authority) Nationally Accredited Course and Training Program. This ensures students receive the highest level of professional training and education.

This course includes a high level of face-to-face learning (including digital) and supervised teaching experience in an established yoga college and health care centre. You will be guided and trained in the most important aspects of teaching to a group and meeting client needs, physical restrictions, pregnancy, development, and age-restricted requirements.  Blended digital classroom and online Yoga Teacher Training option available.

The 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching course meets the standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework for quality assurance ensuring the required professional training to successfully work as a Yoga Therapy Teacher in the Complementary Health Care Industry.

Real Skills for Real Careers

As a Vocational Education Training (VET) course, the Department of Education and Training certifies that the COTY Certificate IV program delivers outstanding employment outcomes for its graduates. Hear about the VET experience firsthand from graduates who have leveraged these programs to advance their careers and become a globally-skilled professionals.

Study Options

Study the way you want by choosing a delivery option that suits your learning style, time commitment and lifestyle.

The delivery Program for this course is 12 months and includes:

  • All practical modules are delivered in face-to-face tutorials at COTY or real-time digital  live streaming sessions with daytime and evening study options
  • Online learning modules and units of competency
  • Self-paced study and home practice

Talk to a COTY Student Advisor who will help you find the right study option for you that is confirmed on study commencement with an agreed training plan.

Download the Course Outline from this page to find out more about our flexible study options.

Bundle Option: This course is also offered as a bundle with the Advanced Diploma of Remedial Yoga Therapy as our Yoga Therapy Teacher to Therapist Program.

Course Delivery

Regardless of where you are in Australia, we have great professional training options that will get you qualified as a Yoga Therapy Teacher.  course delivery includes:

  • Distance learning with real-time digital live streaming classroom sessions and guided online training
  • Daytime & Evening face to face (including digital live streaming) training
  • Structured online self-paced study via the COTY Learning Management System
  • Student Care & Support with  student forums, access to trainer support and additional online resources

And because we are a nationally recognised training centre, you also have the choice of completing your study through our Bespoke Course Program.  So, if you can’t see an option that suits your lifestyle or budget, why not build your own course, completing each unit/module as and when you can.

Assessments

This is Vocational Education Training (VET), much like you would receive if you started a new job. Assessments for this course are conducted using a combination of realistic simulated workplace tasks (face-to-face and digital live streaming options), supervised demonstrations, class teaching, knowledge quizzes, research projects and professional discussions.

Entry Requirements

Our entry requirements are simple. Bring your love of yoga, one year’s personal practice and desire in helping others with basic language, literacy, and numeracy skills, and become more than just a yoga instructor – become a group Yoga Therapy Teacher!

Qualification

On successfully completing this course, you will be awarded a nationally recognised 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching, which correlates with AQF Level 4.

Course Scope

The role of a group Yoga Therapy Teacher requires the application of broad, factual and technical knowledge in the teaching of yoga therapy to groups and coordinates the operational components of a working yoga studio.

Course graduates working as a group Yoga Therapy Teacher will exercise autonomous decision making and apply a broad range of cognitive, technical, and communication skills to complete routine and non-routine activities. This includes engaging with yoga participants and planning and teaching group-based yoga therapy classes.

Want to study at your own pace with no time restrictions?

Our Bespoke Study Program lets you design your own learning pathway to a qualification by studying the units you want when you want to.

If you know what units you’re looking for, you can purchase these right here from the Course Structure table below.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Many of our custom-developed modules and units can also be taken as standalone courses for personal interest or continuing professional development (CPD credits). Search our complete course directory now.

Upskilling to a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Health

COTY’s comprehensive Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) program will help you identify your existing skills and experience to ensure you don’t waste your precious time studying subjects you already know. You also get realistic options and flexibility in the way you study.
Take a free skills test to find our if you're eligible for our adult learner Upskill Accelerated Program, so you can fast-track your learning by getting recognition for the courses and work experience you already have.

Course Structure

This course includes units of competency that will train you to teach Yoga Therapy.    These units are delivered through fun, interactive yoga-based enterprise units and include:

NAT10932001 – Apply traditional yoga philosophies and principles to own practice
NAT10932002 – Instruct yoga therapy techniques to a group
NAT10932003 – Develop self-focus and mindfulness for therapeutic results
NAT10932004 – Plan and prepare a yoga therapy session
NAT10932005 – Support healthy eating through Traditional Chinese Medicine nutritional principles
NAT10932006 – Apply biomechanics, anatomy, and physiology knowledge to yoga teaching practices
NAT10932007 – Adjust yoga therapy techniques to improve client accessibility and client engagement

We talk more about our comprehensive study of yoga teaching modules in our Course Outline.  You can download it from this page now.

To achieve this nationally recognised qualification, 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching, the learner must complete fourteen modules which include 7 Units of Competency.

 

The following nationally accredited units of competency together with the above yoga modules, make up the 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching. Expand for details and individual unit purchasiblity.

Unit Code Unit Title
Description

We are all different! As a yoga therapy teacher your aim is to make yoga accessible to all. In this unit you will learn how to adjust yoga postures so that all your clients get the therapeutic results they need and most importantly, enjoy themselves. You will study common health and lifestyle issues, how this effects your clients and the skill  set to teach individuals in a group setting. This is a great practical unit where you will get to develop your professional teaching through workplace based scenarios and case studies.

This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach people Remedial Yoga Therapy in a group setting.

At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


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    Help people relax the body and mind through self-focus and adjunct yoga mindfulness techniques including the ten traditional breathing techniques and meditation. You will also learn how to promote a non-judgmental attitude to classes with meridian meditation and therapeutic breathing practices. Get a better understanding on how we breathe (the anatomy and physiology of the breath) and how to use it to elicit therapeutic changes within the body in a group setting.

    Learn how to teach self-focus and mindfulness for the mind, body and spirit to assist your yoga teaching, general health and wellbeing.

    This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach people Remedial Yoga Therapy in a group setting.

    At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


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      Yoga, yoga and more yoga. The most comprehensive module of the course will take you through each move step by step so that you can experience how the moves make you feel so that you can teach them.  You will learn teaching methodology from senior level teachers (over 60 years combined experience) who will show you how to engage your client, connect with people and adapt your teaching methods to suit different learning styles. Study 100’s of Remedial Yoga Therapy asanas, postures and movements through a series of seasonal, 5 element classes suitable to a beginner to the more advanced yogi and how to teach others.

      Who this course is for:

      • Anyone interesting in developing or enhancing their yoga teaching skills
      • People interested in therapeutic Japanese Remedial Yoga Therapy

      This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach people Remedial Yoga Therapy in a group setting.

      At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


        Unfortunately, this course is currently unavailable.

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        This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts.

        In this course you will learn:

        • How to follow standard and additional precautions for infection prevention and control
        • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
        • Follow procedures for managing risks associated with specific hazards

        The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching and 10933NAT Advanced Diploma of Yoga Therapy accredited courses.

        At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment for HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures. This is credit transferrable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


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        In this course you will learn:

        • Follow safe work practices
        • Implement safe work practices
        • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace
        • Reflect on own safe work practices

        The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach clients in a group setting.

        At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that is credit transferrable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


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        Applied Yoga Teaching Methods will teach you how to teach. Knowing how to do the move yourself does not necessarily mean you can get other people to share the yoga you love.

        Learn the difference between a yoga instructor and a yoga teacher. The aim of this course is to teach you how to teach. Learn how to establish a positive climate for learning in every class, to encourage achievement, engagement and well-being.

        In this course, you will learn the teaching methodology including:

        • How to establish a positive climate for learning in every class
        • The fundamental of group engagement
        • Understanding how to promote Collective Effervescence (the ultimate in yoga class teaching)
        • Observation techniques for monitoring for appropriate content
        • How to teach a multi-level class with adaptability and modifications

        This course will show you how to develop the necessary skills and understanding to go beyond yoga instruction to being about the teach a yoga session of any style or level.

        Who this course is for:

        • Anyone who has completed a 200hr or 500 yoga teaching training course as the next step in their professional development
        • All yoga teachers/instructors looking to update and refresh their teaching skills

        This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course.

        At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


          Unfortunately, this course is currently unavailable.

          If you are interested in this course, please fill out the contact form below, and we will get back to you ASAP

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          To teach yoga safely and professionally you need to understand how the body works. A foundation unit in movement, biomechanics and how the musculoskeletal system works. You will also learn about the Masanunga & TCM qi or chi meridians and how the energy of the meridians helps shape who we are, and how we move. Interactive sessions that deal with conditions most commonly seen in a yoga class to give students the insight to make yoga accessible to everyone who comes to the mat.

          Learning anatomy and physiology has never been so interesting with sessions including:

          • Understanding the language of anatomy
          • Medical terms made easy
          • Major Bones & Muscles involved in our favourite asanas
          • Health happy joints
          • Basic biomechanics
          • Understanding how the muscles work
          • The science of stretching
          • The qi meridians involvement in the asanas
          • Understand the power of breathing & breath control
          • Working with the energy of the body in asanas and dynamic movements

          Who this course is for:

          • A refresher course for yoga teachers of any level and style
          • Lovers of health, wellbeing and yoga
          • A refresher for oriental practitioners/therapists – Anyone interested in eastern medical philosophies and oriental therapies

          This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teachin an accredited course designed to teach remedial yoga in a group setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


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          This course will discuss the relevance of yoga to our community, and our changing attitudes to health, happiness and well being.

          Who this course is for:

          • Anyone interesting in yoga and it’s rich and varied history
          • Yogis that want to understand more about the philosophical and spiritual beginnings of physical yoga practice
          • People interested in the origins of the asanas

          This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach people Remedial Yoga Therapy in a group setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


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          In this course you will learn:

          • Work with information about the human body
          • Correctly use and interpret health terminology that describes the normal structure, function and location of the major body systems
          • Correctly use and interpret information that relates to the interrelationships between major components of each body system and other structures – Recognise and promote ways to support healthy functioning of the body
          • Review factors that contribute to maintenance of a healthy body
          • Evaluate how the relationships between different body systems affect and support healthy functioning
          • Enhance quality of work activities by using and sharing information about healthy functioning of the body

          The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching accredited course designed to teach clients in a group setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that is credit transferrable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


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          Understand the benefits of healthy eating and lifestyle based on the principals or Traditional Chinese Medicine such as eating for your body shape and season change.

          This is not a vegan or stricly vegetarian diet, but way to eat with foods that sustain you including grass pastured meats, seasonal fish, dairy and eggs, natural seeds and wholegrains, legumes and nuts. Learn how to enhance your health by cooking with sea vegetables and salt. How to cook for natural sweetness and the place good quality fats have in our diet.

          In this course you will also learn:

          • Healthing with wholefoods
          • How to inspire you and your clients to healthy eating
          • How some food are right for you but not for others
          • How to use foods as natural topical healthing politices and soothing balms
          • How to detox your body and cleanse the liver

          Who this course is for:

          • Anyone interested in wholefood nutrition and natural health
          • Anyone interested in the techniques and methods used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
          • Anyone with a general interest in natural therapies
          • Anyone with an interest in Oriental medicine

          This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching and HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies accredited courses designed to teach and treat clients in an oriental therapy clinical setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development.


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          • Reflect on own perspectives
          • Appreciate diversity and inclusiveness, and their benefits
          • Communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and situations
          • Promote understanding across diverse groups – Identify issues that may cause communication misunderstandings or other difficulties
          • Consider the impact of social and cultural diversity

          The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching and HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies accredited course designed to teach remedial yoga in a group or work with clients in a clinical setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that is credit transferrable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


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          Includes: HLTAID009 (Provide CPR) and HLTAID011 (Provides basic emergency life support).

          This course combines the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

          In this course you will learn to:

          • Respond to an emergency situation
          • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
          • Communicate details of the incident
          • Evaluate the incident and own performance

          All COTY students and graduates are required to renew their CPR every 12 months with a renewal of HLTAID003 every three years. This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching and HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies accredited course designed to teach remedial yoga in a group or work with clients in a clinical setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that is credit transferrable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.


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          In this course you will learn to:

          • Establish professional relationship with the client
          • Manage client interactions
          • Provide effective responses to client enquiries

          The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. This course forms part of our 10932NAT Certificate IV in Yoga Therapy Teaching and HLT52215 Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies accredited course designed to teach remedial yoga in a group or work with clients in a clinical setting.

          At the end of this course with 100% attendance, you will receive a Statement of Attainment that is credit transferable within nationally recognised courses in Australia and can be submitted to your association for continuing professional education/development. The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.


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            Typical Course Duration:  12 months

            Face to Face Classroom & Real Time e-Learning Start Dates: February, July & September

            Next Intake Friday 4th February 2022. Daytime delivery

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            • Distance e-Learning
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