Australian Accredited Yoga and Ayurveda Courses

Yoga Teacher Training

Health Institute Australia's Yoga Teacher Training courses are registered with the Australian Government offering domestic students the opportunity to apply for Austudy/Youth Allowance and for international students to obtain an Australian student visa.
Become a registered yoga teacher with Shanti Yoga teacher training programs.
Like no other school in the world, Shanti Yoga offers the most in-depth 600hr, 1200hr and 1800hr and yoga and hatha teacher training courses. 
The three government accredited yoga courses are:


Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
                                                                                                                 Abraham Lincoln
The richness of our yoga courses is reflected in the package. Not only do students receive amazing books, cd's and course materials, they also attend lectures pertaining to the cultural history and philosophy on which such studies are based upon, delve deep into the practices themselves by attending weekly classes in yoga, meditation, relaxation, pranayama, kirtan and more. Students also attend residential yoga and meditation retreats in the Gold Coast hinterland for personal growth and development. This is the ultimate yoga package and transformational course of a lifetime.   
Our yoga courses are fully compliant with the Australian Skills Quality Authority. This means that you can be assured of our commitment to the highest quality education available, and that your qualifications are recognised Australia wide and beyond. In addition Shanti Yoga is the ONLY registered school in Australia offering yoga teacher training to international students.
With 40plus years of providing education in Yoga many of our graduates have successful established studios right across Australia and worldwide.

Ayurveda Training

Learn the ancient science of Indian medicine right here in Australia. Become a fully qualified Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Nutritional Consultant or Ayurvedic Practitioner.
Our registered Ayurvedic courses offer domestic students the opportunity to apply for Austudy/Youth Allowance and for international students to obtain an Australian student visa.
You will not only learn material from a text book but receive hands-on practical training on-campus and at the magnificent Ayurvedic retreat centre. Our Ayurvedic students benefit from a wide range of extra curriculum activities that are included in their course. These include yoga, relaxation, meditation classes, attending a weekend retreat with all meals, accommodation and program activities inclusive, FREE lectures from 10-1pm daily with Dr. Manish Patwardhan at the 10 day detox retreat and more. In addition we like to include a bit of down time and fun for the students with the optional free Bollywood dance classes held weekly. 
The two registered Ayurvedic qualifications that are available are:
We have always known that just herbs and medicines are not enough for natural wellbeing. This is why we are fully dedicated to bring about a holistic approach through our courses. At the end of these courses your personal health will have improved and you will feel confident as an Ayurvedic professional in the health industry.
Take your life to the next level. We want you to be successful.
                                                                                                Shanti Gowans
We wish you all success in your studies, your interest in full self actualising and employing The Health Institute’s courses as a tool to grow, develop and reach your full potential. With these aims you must surely succeed in your aspirations to make a difference in your own and other people’s lives.

The Health Institute welcome’s you to join us in celebrating and deepening the commitment to a renewal of humanity, health and wellbeing.
Shanti Gowans
Shanti Yoga
Health Institute Australia

• National Provider No. 30834 • CRICOS Provider No. 03098E

About Shantiji

Shanti Gowans is the globally recognised author and founder of Shanti Yoga™, Meditation and Ayurveda for the self, family and community.

Shantiji has brought the concepts and practices of a healthy body and a still mind to thousands of Australians through her Yoga and Meditation programs on national television... Read more about Shantiji's biography

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