part-time upgradeAre you already a yoga teacher looking to upgrade your training?

We offer an upgrade program to 350 hours for already qualified 200 hour yoga teachers. You will also qualify to upgrade with our Advanced Diploma in Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training, Meditation, Restorative Yoga, and post -graduate specialties. This course also qualifies you for full Yoga Australia membership.

Our Yoga Australia accredited upgrade from an existing 200 hour qualification to 350 hours follows an integrative medicinal approach, combining the best of Western Biomedicine with Eastern Yoga philosophy and practice, delivered through workshops, home practice, classes and assignments.

What your will learn

  • Yogic philosophy
  • In depth study of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Yogic physiology
  • Energetic anatomy & metaphysics
  • Asana, bandhas & mudras
  • Teaching techniques, sequencing & adjustment
  • Pranayama, meditation, mantra
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Yoga Nidra

Your teachers

Our teaching team is comprised of highly passionate and experienced teachers. Find out more about our teachers here.

 Course Details 2017

Schedule 2017

Workshops are scheduled on Friday 17th November up to and including Sunday 26th November 2017 (10 consecutive days) at Zama Yoga Toowong (times each day vary).

If you’re struggling to find a course that suits your availability please contact us for other options including mixed intakes. Whilst we recommend committing to one full course intake, we understand that life isn’t always smooth sailing and our dates may not fit into your year, so we will do our best to find you a solution.

Students must have a minimum of 200 hours of formal Yoga Teacher Training. If you do not currently have a 200 hour qualification consider our 200 hour or 350 hour Yoga Teacher Training course.

November 2017 enrolments are now closed. Check out our other upgrade to 350hr courses here.

member_logo_350hr_teacher_trainingThis course is fully accredited with Yoga Australia. Please refer to Yoga Australia membership guidelines. 350 hour graduates are eligible for full membership of Yoga Australia and qualified to obtain insurance to teach yoga.

Upon completion of our 350 hour yoga teacher training course, you can undertake a range of courses with YIMI to upgrade your qualification.


Enrolments for this course are now closed. Check out our other upgrade to 350hr courses here

Book list

Required books

  • The Heart of Yoga by T. K. V. Desikachar
  • The essence of Yoga: Reflections on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Bernard Bouanchaud (this book is in and out of print. If you are unable to source this book then Inside The Yoga Sutras – by Reverend Jaganath Carrera is a great alternative)
  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
  • Yoga Body by Judith Hansen Lasater
  • Yoga: The Path to Holistic Health by B.K.S Iyengar

Recommended reading (not required):

  • The Language of Yoga by Nicolai Bachman
  • The Bhagavad Gita by Eknath Easwaran
  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Muktibodhananda

Prop list

Required props
  • 1 yoga mat
  • 1 yoga strap
  • 1 bolster
  • 2 blocks
  • 2 blankets
  • 1 yoga chair
Optional props
  • zafu (meditation cushion)
  • zabuton (meditation cushion base)

YIMI does not take orders for books or props. Props are available for purchase (subject to availability) from Celia Roberts Upper Brookfield Retreat and Zama Yoga Toowong. Please contact the studio you wish to purchase them from directly or find an alternative place to purchase.


We have lots of further information on our FAQ’s page such as

  • how to find our studios
  • where to stay if you need accommodation
  • where to park
  • what to do if you live too far away to attend our studios for class hours*
  • what to do if you know in advance that you cannot attend some teacher training days

And much more. Check out the FAQ’s page here or contact us for a chat.