Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda courses and training

Our Shanti Yoga Centre houses the Health Institute Australasia, a division of our organisation which is an Ayurveda and Yoga School.

We offer many world class government accredited courses with highest yoga qualifications available in the world, as well as a range of shorter non-accredited courses and refresher training.

Accredited Courses


The Health Institute Australasia is an Ayurveda and Yoga School located on the beautiful Gold Coast of eastern Australia. We have developed numerous educational programs in the form of interactive community lectures, workshops, series, and seminars as well as courses to meet the needs of the twenty-first century.

We offer the highest yoga qualification you can obtain – not only in Australia, but in the world – with our Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training course being 1800 hours.



Health Institute Australasia Pty Ltd
ABN 53 625 888 726
126 Scarborough Street,
Southport, QLD 4215, Australia

Visit healthinstitute.edu.au for
DETAILS ON ACCREDITED COURSES
Please note all enrolments for accredited courses are through Health Institute Australasia's website.

Flexible payment plans for accredited courses are available.

Courses are open to both Australian and International students.

Yoga for Life – 600 hours

Our Yoga for Life – 600 hours (equivalent to Cert IV Yoga 10553NAT) provides comprehensive training in self-care for healthy living. This course will help you cultivate a healthy body and a clear mind through the Shanti Yoga method of integrated yoga practice. It is suitable for both beginners and those who are experienced in yoga practice.

This is the first step towards the highest yoga qualification you can obtain not only in Australia but in the world with our Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training (equivalent to Adv Dip Yoga Teaching 10555NAT) course being 1800 hours.

With 40 years of providing education in Yoga, many of our graduates have successfully established studios right across Australia and worldwide.



Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Teaching – 1200 hours (equivalent to Dip Yoga Teaching 10554NAT) for Life Education and Teaching Skills.

The Yoga Teacher Training course qualifies you as a yoga teacher. In this course, you will learn how to structure and effectively teach a yoga class. You will practice teaching under tuition, supervision and guidance.

This 2-year course has no prerequisite and is inclusive of material taught in Yoga for Life. This Yoga Teacher Training course fully qualifies you as a yoga instructor.



Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

BEST YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN THE WORLD!

This is the highest yoga qualification you can obtain not only in Australia but in the world with our Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training course being 1800 hours.

Our Advanced Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training – 1800 hours – (equivalent to Adv Dip Yoga Teaching 10555NAT) for Leading and Managing Yoga Health Services. This course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge to become a senior yoga teacher and to be able to teach yoga to a wider audience including people of various age groups and people with special needs.

This course follows the Yoga Teacher Training course, which you must complete first and which fully qualifies you as a yoga instructor.



Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Wellness Counsellor – 1 year

Wellness Naturally: Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Wellness Counsellor from the Health Institute Australasia is a 600-hour course is designed for health seekers. It is the foundational study course for Ayurvedic practitioners. (equivalent to HLT52615 Dip of Ayur Lifestyle Consultation)

On successful completion of this course, you will have skills in Ayurvedic diagnosis and be adept in Ayurvedic relaxation massage, lifestyle and preventative health care guidance, Ayurvedic nutrition, and the use of potent herbs and oils.

"This qualification covers the skills needed to be an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant. An Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant provides advice and assistance on living according to Ayurvedic principles. This qualification does not cover ayurvedic remedial or therapeutic care."
ANTA (Australian National Training Authority)



Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner - 2 years

Healthy Healing: Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner from the Health Institute Australia is an 1200-hour course for becoming an Ayurvedic practitioner. (equivalent to HLT52616 Adv Dip of Ayur)

On successful completion of this course, you will have the skills needed to work as a practitioner in Ayurvedic Therapeutic and Remedial Treatments, including Ayurvedic herbal medicine, Ayurvedic massage and Ayurvedic nutritional advice.

The Ayurvedic Wellness Practitioner program is dedicated to the integration of authentic, ancient Vedic education with the enlightened Western ideas of today.



Online Ayurveda Training

Ayurvedic Lifestyle and Wellness Counsellor course from the Health Institute Australia is a 600-hour course is designed for health seekers and is the foundational study course for Ayurvedic practitioners.

You will be required to do some components of the course on campus such as Ayurvedic cooking, massage etc. However, the majority of your units can be completed via distance education with the facilities of online training, optional Skype tutorials, resource materials, homework and assignments.

"This qualification covers the skills needed to be an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant. An Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant provides advice and assistance on living according to Ayurvedic principles. This qualification does not cover ayurvedic remedial or therapeutic care."
ANTA (Australian National Training Authority)




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