The Yoga Impact Charity is proud to present a 200 Hour Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training in Sydney and online designed specifically for people who are interested in integrating evidence based Trauma Informed Hatha Yoga into their work and in the community. 


  • Anyone who is interested in becoming a Yoga Teacher with a Trauma Informed Approach

  • Anyone with an interest in sharing accessible and trauma informed Yoga in Not-for-Profits and Community Organisations, Schools, Hospitals, The Defence Force, Prisons and Private Practice

  • Not-for-Profit and Community Workers 

  • Psychologists, Counsellors and other Mental Health Workers

  • Social workers

  • Doctors, Nurses and other Health Professionals 

  • Teachers



The Yoga Impact Charity has been providing inclusive, evidence based trauma informed yoga in the community to thousands of people since 2015. We recognise the powerful impact that the practice of Yoga can have on psychological and physical wellbeing and the growing evidence base in this space.


Our methodology combines Yoga, Somatic Therapy and Psychology and is based on the latest research and our program evaluations.

Our approach is trauma informed and recognises that trauma profoundly impacts our psychological and physiological composition and that puts people at risk of re- traumatisation, mental illness and chronic disease. As yoga teachers we want to be aware of how we can create a safe space for people under those circumstances, facilitate a safe environment for healing and be mindful of how we relate to


After completing this program, you will be ready to lead evidence based Trauma Informed Yoga Programs in your community. Examples of our current programs include:


  • Integrating Trauma Informed Principles to Yoga classes at a Studio 

  • A yoga program with newly arrived refugee children

  • A yoga for Aboriginal foster carers

  • A yoga program for survivors of family violence 

  • A yoga program for asylum seekers at a detention centre

  • A yoga program for mental health workers 

  • A yoga program at an Australian Defence Force Barracks 

  • Integrating yoga into your work as a psychologist, doctor or nurse  

  • A yoga program for refugee women healing from torture co-facilitated with a Psychologist

  • A yoga program for men in a maximum security prison

  • A yoga program with frontline healthcare workers 


A list of our community partners can be found here  



This course takes place at Circa BC on Gould St Bondi part time over 6 months. Participants not able to attend in person can take part online. 


1 x weekend per month ( Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday ) for 6 months 

6 Day Intensive (held in Sydney )


2021/2022 Dates:


Oct 15, 16, 17

Nov 12, 13, 14

Dec 10, 11, 12

Jan 14, 15, 16

Feb 18, 19, 20

Mar 11, 12, 13

Intensive 31 Jan - 5 Feb 2022




Early Bird  $3499 (until 31 August 2021)

Regular Price $3999 (bookings close 1 October 2021)



100% of profits from this training go directly to supporting The Yoga Impact Charity Trauma Informed Yoga Programs.







One fully funded Scholarship will be made available to  anyone from a refugee/asylum seeking background, Aboriginal carers & mental health workers, members of the Defence Force and their families and anyone who has spent time in detention. Priority will be given to people who are currently or have previously engaged in The Yoga Impact Charity's programs and seek to share the practice within their community. To make an application please get in touch






To learn more about the course and have your questions answered, attend a virtual information session Wednesday 4 Aug 2021 6:00-6:30pm AEDT. To register your interest and receive the Zoom details Click Here

To learn more about the training request a detailed prospectus







Yoga is an embodiment practice so having your own personal practice of yoga and meditation is crucial to being able to deliver these techniques with authenticity as lived experience. Therefore it is strongly recommended that you already have your own yoga and / or meditation practice before you embark on this training






Can I participate Virtually? 

Yes! The Yoga Impact Charity 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training has been approved by Yoga Alliance to run both Online and in person. In the interest of accessibility, you can chose which medium suits your needs. Virtual participants can join us live or access Zoom recordings later at a convenient time for you. 

Where does the course take place? 

Circa BC, Gould Street Bondi 

Are there still places available? How do I secure my in person place? 

We have a limited number of in person places available, you can secure your place by making a deposit of paying the full amount. In person and online places are first come, first served. Once in person places are filled, you'll be welcome to join the wait list or participate virtually.  

When does the early bird offer close? 

Our early bird offer will be available until 31 August 2021 

I can't do certain Yoga shapes - will I be able to participate in the teacher training? 

In line with a trauma informed approach, all shapes you make with your body are your choice. We welcome all bodies and abilities and provide a range of movement options with a focus on the breath being the most important part of the shape.

What certification will I receive at the end of the course? 

The Yoga Impact Charity is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and upon completion of the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training you'll be eligible to become a Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance 

What opportunities are there to teach trauma informed yoga once I've finished this course? 

At the end of the program you'll be eligible to join The Yoga Impact Charity teaching team sharing trauma informed yoga globally. 


You can also utilise our network of community partners to set up your own program within a not-for-profit, government organisation or school.

We can also support you to integrate a yoga program in your existing workplace. 

How do I apply for a scholarship? 

You can find more information about the scholarship application process here. 


Cancellation Policy


We are not able to offer refunds for deposits or any subsequent payments.

If for any reason you are unable to complete The 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, you will be eligible to enrol in a subsequent 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with The Yoga Impact Charity. 

If the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is cancelled by The Yoga Impact Charity, you may transfer the full amount to another workshop or retreat, or request a full refund.