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Welcome to the Yoga & Integrative Medicine Institute (YIMI)!

At YIMI, we know that yoga stands the test of time. YIMI respects both the ancient yogic and Ayurvedic teachings and modern Western medicine, and gives students the opportunity to learn these sciences side by side so they can develop an appreciation of their value and become the best practitioners in their fields.

YIMI delivers registered and renowned Yoga Teacher TrainingMeditation, Restorative Yoga as well as post-graduate courses in yogic specialities, such as yoga nidra and trauma sensitive yoga.

Our courses are fully registered with their respective governing bodies, most of whom have the highest standards in the world. We work closely with Yoga Australia and the Meditation Australia to consistently bring you the best training possible.


YIMI was founded by Celia Roberts and Nicole Loxley. We work alongside highly qualified and experienced teachers. Meet the teachers of our courses here.

Answering your questions

We have a list of faqs here. If the answer to your question isn’t found here, try reading our Policies as well as the specific information regarding the course you are interested in. If you still have a query, please contact us.

Choosing a course that’s right for you

Click here to find out more about the courses offered at YIMI or get in touch by emailing or calling 0402 377 220. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our faqs page has detailed information on what’s needed to become a yoga teacher including the difference between 200 hour and 350 hour teacher training courses, course registration and insurance.

Once you have decided what type of course you’d like to do (200hr, 350hr etc.) you can browse through the different intakes available and find the one that suits you.

How do I pay?

You can find details on how to pay and enrol on every course page under pricing or enrolment. 

Firstly have a read through our policies. Here you’ll find all the info on course cancellation, amendments, class hours and other useful info.

Secondly, most of our courses have two payment options available; You can choose an upfront payment or a payment plan.

We are notified as soon as you make your payment, so we’ll know you’re in and which intake you’ve enrolled in 🙂

Purchase your props and books

Props can be purchased directly from any of our partner studios; BIYOME – The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation (by Celia Roberts), Zama Yoga Toowong or Zama Yoga Toowoomba (availability may vary) or online at the many yoga suppliers available.

Some books are available to be purchased from BIYOME – The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation (by Celia Roberts).

YIMI does not take orders for books or props. Please contact the studio you wish to purchase them from or find an alternative place to purchase.

Remember you can contact us at anytime if you have any queries.