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"Completing my yoga teacher training at Botannix could not have been any better, the support from all the teachers and they way the space allows you to feel like you have entered another world is amazing. I highly recommend if you are unsure of where to go, look this way !"

Emma Cavanough, 2019 YTT Graduate 

Botannix Yoga Teacher Training

February - May 2020



Botannix Yoga Teacher Training course is an internationally accredited Yoga Alliance 200 hour Teacher Training course.


Created by senior teacher Katie Rose (Manitsas); Botannix Yoga Teacher Training course offers an integrated approach to yoga incorporating hatha yoga practices (asana, pranayama, bandha) with jnana (scriptural studies), dhyana (meditation), bhakti (devotion) and nada (sacred sound), emphasising physical health, psychological well-being and spiritual growth as the main goals of yogic practices. This program gives students a broad understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of yoga.


The course includes a comprehensive work book, teaching resources, lectures, workshops, practices, readings, written assignments, video and audio recordings; with plenty of opportunity for students to gain hands-on teaching experience to give you the confidence to use the right language and plan sequences for structuring a class. 


Running in a small group format (maximum of 16 students per group) ensures each individual gets the attention and mentorship they require to feel confident in taking the next steps towards becoming an inspiring and effective yoga teacher. Botannix Yoga studio supports all students on the course. Yoga class participation at Botannix is required during your training - (A class pass will be allocated to attend the studio classes). 


This course is designed for people who are interested in either teaching yoga or deepening their own practice. An established yoga practice is expected with a minimum of two continuous years.





Teaching Methodology: principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/correcting, instruction, teaching styles, qualities of a teacher, the student’s process of learning.

Subtle Anatomy: understanding the metaphysical and energetic framework of how yoga works.

Anatomy and physiology in relation to yoga poses and the muscular and skeletal body.

Communication and interpersonal skills.

Sanskrit: using the ancient language of yoga.

Yoga Philosophy: exploration of important yoga texts including The Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita and The Hatha Yoga Pradipika. 

Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers: exploration of what constitutes a yoga lifestyle and ethics for yoga teachers.

Pregnancy yoga and women’s teachings.

Ayurveda: yoga’s ‘sister science’.

Business skills: practical tools for the business of yoga. 

Sequencing, Language, theming to prepare for taking a class. 

Practicum: practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teaching, assisting other teachers and hearing/giving feedback.

Course Dates

Block One

February 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th

(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

9:30am - 4:30pm

Block Two

March 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th

(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

9:30am - 4:30pm

Block Three

March 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st

(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

9:30am - 4:30pm

Block Four

May 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

9:30am - 4:30pm

Block Five

May 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th

(Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)

9:30am - 4:30pm



$3,240 - Early Bird

10% discount price, is offered, if paying in full by December 31st 2019.


$3,400 - Reduced price -

Can be paid over a monthly payment plan completed by February 1st 2020.


$3,600 - Full Price

Can be paid over a monthly payment plan completed by Feb 21st 2020.


First aid is not included in the course fee however it is a requirement for the 200 Teacher Training Yoga Alliance Certificate and can be completed online.


Books will also need to be bought prior to the course (book list will be sent to you)

To reserve a place on the Teacher Training or to receive further information for breakdown of course structure / hours please email

What people are saying about Botannix Teacher Training

Boyang Yu

Teachers are the amazing part of this course. They helped to clear my confusion and my hesitation of yoga. I began to do yoga for physical purpose, while those teacher opened a spiritual door for me. 

Fiona Woolliscroft

The part time schedule of teaching blocks once - twice a month felt like a nice balance to get a mini immersion then integrate into 'normal' life

Sandra Higgins

If you have been pondering over all of the Yoga Teacher Training out there, let me assure you that taking the Botannix YTT course will be an experience you will never regret.

International Guest Yoga Teacher

Guarav Malik

joins the Botannix Yoga TT Faculty to offer a 12 hour Pranayama Teacher Training Module

Friday 22nd - Sunday 24th May 2020

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