Stretch Yoga

Yoga Teacher Trainings

Our meticulously crafted courses, provide foundations and further education for becoming a skilled and knowledgeable yoga teacher. Immerse yourself in the art and science of yoga under the guidance of Senior Teachers, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to your training.

Expand your knowledge.
Elevate your practice.

Whether you are looking to deepen your personal understanding and appreciation of yoga, further develop your own practice, are looking to become a yoga teacher or advance your qualifications, join us as we cultivate greater self-awareness, deeper appreciation, and courage!

200HR Yoga Teacher Training (Level 1)

Embark on the transformative journey to becoming a certified yoga instructor.

  • 200hr Yoga Teacher Certification
  • Yoga Alliance certified
  • Part-time over six months
  • Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD

300HR Advanced Yoga Teacher Training (Level 2)

Immerse yourself in the transformative power of the practice and refine your teaching craft with us.

  • 300hr Yoga Teacher Certification
  • Yoga Alliance certified
  • Part-time over up to three years
  • Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Modules

Embrace the versatility and richness of our 300-Hour Advanced Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Modules. Crafted to accommodate various learning styles, our programs offer the immersive nature of in-person sessions to craft a personalised journey that mirrors the distinctiveness of your yoga practice.

Embark on your yoga journey with our 5-week Beginners Yoga Course at Stretch Yoga Brisbane. Includes a 2-week pass for unlimited classes after completion. Start your practice today!

50HR Yin Yoga Teacher Training

Learn to weave patient and rejuvenating practices based on Yin fundamentals and meridian theory.

  • 50 Continued Education Credits (Yoga Alliance)
  • 300hr advanced pathway eligible
  • July 12, 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2024
  • Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD
Immerse yourself in transformative Yoga & Meditation Workshops at Stretch Yoga Brisbane. Explore specialized sessions for a deeper practice and profound well-being.

50HR Advanced Sequencing

Expand your knowledge and application of intelligent and safe sequencing in every class.

  • 50 Continued Education Credits (Yoga Alliance)
  • 300hr advanced pathway eligible
  • New dates announced soon
  • Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD

25HR Prenatal Teacher Training

Support birthing people in all stages of their journey to a peaceful, empowered birth.

  • 25 Continued Education Credits (Yoga Alliance)
  • 300hr advanced pathway available
  • New dates announced soon
  • Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD

Our Philosophy

Our courses are comprehensive programs designed for students who wish to deepen their understanding and appreciation of yoga, and provides outstanding education, preparation and professional development for those intending to become, or already are, yoga teachers.

Expert teachers & guest faculty

Our faculty members are Yoga Alliance certified with a minimum of 500+ hours of training. Their expertise and continuous commitment to education, creates an immersive learning experience deeply rooted in the transformative essence of yoga.

Immersive & varied learning

Our comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide a well-rounded learning experience, blending engaging lectures, teacher-led discussions, and hands-on guidance in the practice of various techniques and postures.

Part-time study tailored to You

Our programs are thoughtfully designed as part-time commitments. This makes them easy to integrate into your life, allowing time to digest and reflect between each session, and giving you space to retain family, social or work time.

We take immense pride in offering a comprehensive range of training programs that are registered with Yoga Alliance, ensuring we meet and exceed international standards in Yoga education.

Our CBD Studio,
your Sanctuary

Stretch Yoga CBD is based in the heart of Brisbane. Located in the bustling city centre, adjacent to the Botanical Gardens, our training space provides a tranquil oasis for your yoga journey amidst the energetic pulse of urban life.

Exceptional Education, Exceptional Teachers

500+ hrs of training & education

Some of our exceptional teachers have amassed thousands of hours of training, a testament to their unparalleled commitment to honing their craft. This wealth of experience is woven into every course and class they lead.

Yoga Alliance registered

Each member of our faculty is Yoga Alliance certified, ensuring that they not only meet but exceed the industry's highest standards, providing you with a training experience that aligns with global benchmarks.

Hands-on teaching experience

Our principal teachers boast a minimum of three years of teaching experience, ensuring that they possess a deep understanding of the practice and an innate ability to connect with students.

Commitment to continued growth

The continued pursuit of knowledge enriches our teachers own practice and infuses a spirit of curiosity into their teachings, creating an environment where you are inspired to explore the transformative power of yoga.

Meet your Yoga Teacher Training Faculty

At the heart of our yoga training programs lies a team of dedicated individuals, carefully selected for their unwavering passion, commitment, and profound expertise in the art of yoga. Each member of our faculty brings a wealth of experience, having spent years honing their skills through extensive hands-on teaching in various settings.

Kristy Robinson

2024 will mark Kristy's 10th year of teaching and sharing the joy of yoga. Having trained with Dr Guarav Malik at the Ashtak Yoga School in Goa, India, Kristy joined the Stretch Yoga Teacher Training program in 2019. Having taught over 4000 classes over the course of decade, her knowledge and alignment stem from a combination of traditional Hatha Yoga training, her 18-year career as a dancer and a Bachelor of Dance (QUT). Kristy brings a warmth and playfulness to her teaching, and encouraging you to be your authentic self.

Matt Mulcahy

With 8 years of international teaching experience, Matt brings a modern approach to our faculty, emphasising anatomy and injury management. Matt trained at Sampoorna Yoga in South Goa, India, to where he returned for several years assisting on teacher training programs. During his time in London, he completed his 500 hours advanced teacher training with Jason Crandell. Matt is known for his down-to-earth and practical approach to yoga, bringing together traditional teachings within a modern context.

Nicky Grimsdale

Nicky has led 1000's of public classes, numerous graduate and post-graduate yoga teacher trainings, retreats, and workshops around the world. Nicky's teaching encourages a balance of eastern energetics and western science, with simple methods and philosophy that’s both accessible and relatable. Nicky designed a playful, yet structured approach to sequencing. His classes take students on a journey of movement, unlocking areas of the body through gradual and intentional preparation for each posture.

Mandy Deshong

Mandy's approach combines the traditional teachings of the 8 limbs of yoga, reflecting her spiritual connection to the practice and drawing inspiration from her Indigenous heritage. Her foster inclusivity and celebrate diversity, with a commitment to empowering all people from various backgrounds. With a warm and positive "can do" attitude, Mandy is dedicated to providing a variety of alternatives in classes, ensuring that practitioners of all body types feel welcome and empowered.

SJ Cramond

With a background in education, aerial circus and performing arts, Sarah Jane encourages a playful exploration in her teaching style. Her love of yoga stems from a curiosity of how the body, breath and mind can work in unison to create more easeful life experiences, and unpacking how we can share those tools with others. SJ believes in creating safe, inclusive and respectful environments where you can learn and grow, to develop your own practice whilst uncovering your individual teaching style. 

Paris Collins

Leveraging her medical background, Paris's initial years of teaching have seen her focus on anatomy, biomechanics, and strength, leading her to seamlessly incorporate Pilates into her repertoire. Paris's teaching style shines in leading dynamic and invigorating vinyasa classes or guiding students through challenging Pilates sessions. Her passion for anatomy and biomechanics is evident, making her adept at creating impactful and transformative experiences for her students.

Answers to Common Questions

We understanding choosing the right course is a big decision, so we've popped some common questions here to help guide you. Please reach out if there's more you'd like to know - we love chatting all things YTT!
Why should I train with Stretch Yoga?

Our courses, led by Senior Teachers and endorsed by Yoga Australia, ensure you receive guidance from seasoned professionals while upholding the highest standards in yoga education. You'll also benefit from exclusive advantages, including free yoga classes during your course.

Located in the heart of Brisbane, our central studio creates the perfect backdrop for immersive learning experiences. Join our vibrant community, connect with like-minded individuals, and embark on a transformative path to becoming an exceptional yoga teacher with Stretch Yoga.

I've never been to Stretch Yoga. Should I take a class before applying?

While taking a class at Stretch Yoga before applying for your Yoga Teacher Trainer Course is not mandatory, it can offer valuable insights into our teaching style, atmosphere, and overall approach to yoga. Attending a class allows you to experience firsthand the teaching methods, ambiance, and community spirit that define Stretch Yoga.

It also provides an opportunity for you to connect with the instructors and get a feel for whether the studio aligns with your preferences and learning objectives. Additionally, participating in a class can give you a taste of the supportive community you may become a part of during your teacher training.

Ultimately, attending a class beforehand can help you make a more informed decision about whether Stretch Yoga is the right fit for your teacher training journey.

I want to progress my personal practice - what training should I take?

For individuals seeking to deepen their personal yoga practice without the intention of becoming teachers, our specialised course, "Unveiling the Practice," is tailored to elevate your understanding and experience. This program goes beyond the confines of a typical 60-minute class, offering a comprehensive exploration of the physical and energetic aspects of yoga.

Dive into the intricacies of anatomy, physiology, and alignment to enhance your postures and movement. Delve into the profound science behind meditation, mantra, and pranayama, unlocking the transformative power of these practices. Expand your knowledge and appreciation for the rich history and philosophy that form the foundation of yoga.

"Unveiling the Practice" is designed to empower you on your personal yoga journey, providing a holistic and in-depth exploration of the art and science of yoga. Join us in this immersive experience to unlock new dimensions in your practice and deepen your connection to the profound wisdom of yoga.

I want to teach yoga - what training should I take?

If your goal is to become a yoga teacher, the ideal training for you would be our 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) course. This foundational course is widely recognised in the yoga community and is a standard requirement for individuals seeking certification as yoga instructors.

I am a qualified teacher and want to learn more - what training should I take?

For qualified teachers seeking to deepen their expertise, our specialised 50-hour and 25-hour advanced training courses are tailored to elevate your teaching skills and broaden your knowledge. These advanced trainings are designed to offer a more in-depth exploration of specific aspects of yoga, allowing you to refine your teaching methods and enhance your understanding of advanced practices.

Where does the training take place?

Our training courses are conducted at Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD. Located in the heart of Brisbane, our studio provides a central and vibrant setting for participants to deepen their teaching skills and knowledge. We look forward to welcoming you to Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD for an enriching and transformative training experience.

Do you offer payment plans?

We understand that investing in your yoga education is a significant commitment, and we are pleased to offer flexible payment plans to make the training accessible to a wide range of individuals. Our goal is to support you on your journey toward deepening your practice or becoming a certified yoga teacher.

For details on our payment plans, including installment options and schedule, please reach out to our administration team. They will provide you with comprehensive information and guide you through the payment plan options available. We believe in making yoga education inclusive, and our payment plans are designed to accommodate various financial needs.

Feel free to contact us directly for personalised assistance and to explore the payment plan that best suits your circumstances. We are committed to helping you embark on this transformative journey with ease and flexibility.

Is there parking?

While our studio is located in the bustling heart of Brisbane CBD, there is metered street parking and private undercover parking available near the studio. The surrounding area provides options for parking, allowing you to easily access our training sessions without any hassles. We recommend checking local parking regulations and availability of private parking options when planning your visit.

If you have any specific questions about parking or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out to our team. We want to ensure that your experience at Stretch Yoga Brisbane CBD is seamless, and we're here to help with any information or guidance you may need regarding parking options in the vicinity of the studio. Looking forward to having you join us for your yoga training!

Let’s have a chat

Are you ready to book a teacher training or have questions? We’d love to chat to you about our offerings! Email or give us a call, or fill out the form below and we will be in touch with more details!
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