Yoga Teacher Training Melbourne | 200 Hour

Join us for our new-format 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in 2024. An immersive course that will inspire and challenge you on a journey of self discovery.

The Program

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is for aspiring yoga teachers, as well as for dedicated students wanting to deepen their knowledge and experience of the practice.

At Light Space Yoga our vision is to bring yoga to everyone in a caring and inclusive way,  with the deep wisdom and knowledge from the ancient Vedas and texts. And it is from a deep love of yoga and the benefits of the practice that we have developed our 200 hour teacher training course that integrates the ancient teachings with a modern and authentic approach.

Whether you plan to teach yoga or have a desire to dive deeper into your own personal practice and learn more, our training has been designed to be an uplifting experience of wisdom, inspiration, and knowledge.  

Our accredited course includes philosophy, asana, sequencing, pranayama, anatomy, ayurveda, prenatal yoga, and meditation.

Places are limited.

Accreditation and Graduation

In our comprehensive, immersive Yoga Teacher Training you’ll live and breathe yoga, and learn from our most senior yoga teachers who bring more than 5,000 hours of training, and decades of teaching experience combined.

To graduate from the 200-Hour YTT you will complete:

  • Practical assessments
  • Weekly homework assignments on specific course content
  • Final written examination

This course is fully accredited worldwide with Yoga Alliance International Registry.

Dates and Times

March 14 – August 24,  2024 

Our course is part time over a 5 month period, with a hybrid of in-person weekend monthly immersions and weekly Thursday evening zoom lectures. The training has been mindfully designed to fit with your life and other commitments such as work and family.


(Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm):

  • Weekend 1: Mar 16th and 17th
  • Weekend 2: Apr 20th and 21st
  • Weekend 3: June 1st and 2nd
  • Weekend 4: July 20th and 21st
  • Weekend 5: Aug 17th and 18th
  • Exam: Morning of Saturday Aug 24th



  • Thursday evenings from Mar 14th – Aug 15th
  • The first Thursday evening lecture on 14th March will be in-person
  • (Please note that there will be no Thursday evening lectures during school holidays on March 28, April 4, April 11, April 25, June 27,  July 4, and July 11)
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A Little Glimpse Inside Our Training

Challenge yourself, be inspired, move outside your comfort zone, make lifelong friends, and start a journey of self discovery.


Our course is designed to give the you the skills, confidence and knowledge to teach yoga. But more than that, you will be inspired and challenged and evolve on a journey of self discovery. Our course modules include:

  • Philosophy and History
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Practical Asana
  • Pranayama
  • Yin Yoga
  • Kriyas
  • Meditation
  • Prenatal
  • Energetic System
  • Mudras
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Ayurveda
  • Practical tools to start teaching
  • Business and Yoga

Required Book List

  • Light on Yoga ~ BKS Iyengar
  • Yoga Anatomy ~ Leslie Kaminoff
  • Key Muscles of Yoga ~ Ray Long MD
  • This Is That – Pataljali’s Yoga Sutras ~ Anand Mehrotra


The course will take place at ‘White Space Yoga’ in Camberwell.

How to Apply

  • Complete the online application form below.
  • You’ll be informed of your acceptance within 7 days.
  • Upon acceptance, payment of a $1,000 deposit is required to confirm your place.

Important Info


  • In order to receive your 200 hour YTT certificate, you are required to be present for all sessions and yoga classes. If you do need to miss one session you may be able to make up the hours with homework but this is confirmed on a case by case basis and is not encouraged.

Out of Contact Hours Work

  • Each week you will receive homework and tasks. The estimated hours of study outside of the contact hours are approximately 3 hours per week, in addition to practicing yoga (both at home and in a studio setting) throughout the week. 

What To Bring

  • Yoga Mat
  • Water bottle
  • A packed lunch and snacks for throughout the day
  • Note books and pens
  • Required text books

What’s Included

  • 200 hour Teacher Training Manual
  • Complimentary Unlimited Membership to Light Space Yoga for the duration of the course.


$4,900 (on a payment plan) or $4,500 (if paid in full upfront)

Upon acceptance, payment via EFT of a $1,000 non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your place (if selecting the payment plan option). 

Teacher Training Application

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Susan is the co-founder of Light Space Yoga with her Daughter, Clare, and has been a practitioner and advocate of yoga for over 30 years. Her love started at an early age, trying many different styles of yoga over the years. There was always interest and passion for alternative health and wellbeing, and personal growth has always been important. 

Susan is a trained Naturopath, Homoeopath and devoted Vedic Meditator and the path into yoga teaching in 2009 developed from the natural fit of physical health, mental wellbeing and the mind, body and spirit connection. 

As a passionate and dedicated teacher, Susan has been honoured to learn from world renowned mentors and teachers, including Elena Brower, Maharishi (or pre-eminent master – teacher), Thom Knoles, Master Anand Mehrotra, Seane Corn, Tara Judelle, Dr. Scott Lyons, and Rod Stryker. 

In our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Susan is the Teacher Training Lead Facilitator, and will lead you in the Meditation, Yin Yoga, Teaching Priciples, and Energetic Systems modules.


Clare is the co-founder of Light Space Yoga. In 2009, whilst still working in a full-time Marketing Manager role at Adidas, she embarked on a 350 hour teacher training with the Australian Yoga Academy, with her Mother, Susan. After the birth of her first child in 2012, with her husband and her Mother by her side, they open their first Light Space Yoga studio in Balwyn, followed by Mitcham in 2014, and Ivanhoe in 2016.

Clare is a proud Mum of 4 beautiful boys, and is passionate about the impact that yoga can bring to your life, and to the people closest to you. Clare believes that yoga can change how you move through life – how you parent, how you respond to challenges and stresses, and even how you experience joy.

As a passionate and dedicated teacher, Clare has been honoured to learn from world renowned mentors and teachers, and has enjoyed immersions with Sean Corne, Tiffany Cruikshank, Tara Judelle, and Bryan Kest.

In our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Clare will lead you in the Prenatal module and the Business of Yoga module.


Lisa is an incredibly experienced yoga teacher with thousands of hours of study and training since 1998. Lisa’s love of yoga was born in her late twenties after meeting an inspiring meditation master visiting from USA.  The flame of recognition of a greater purpose for life was kindled, embarking her on a pilgrimage to India to intensively study philosophy and yogic scripture, meditation and chanting, karma yoga and hatha yoga.  She has had the privilege of studying and training with many inspiring local and international teachers from a diverse range of yogic styles and traditions including Tara Judelle, Amy Ipolitti, Ross Rayburn, Lois Nesbitt, Sean Corne, and Sarah Powers.

She is so delighted and inspired to share her love of and passion for yoga through the Light Space Yoga Teacher Training program. Lisa will lead you in the Philosophy module of our 200 Hour Teacher Training.


Mimi often says that yoga has taken her to so many places. She found her inner strength when she began yoga in 2012. From it, she discovered that she no longer needing to hide from the crowd. Yoga gave her the personal freedom and confidence to express herself on and off the mat. And the asana practice of arm balances and inversions has captured her for years. She simply loves to be upside down and to fly.

Since completing hr Yoga Teacher Training with Power Living in 2013, she has immsersed herself in over 700 hours of addition training with Bryce Yoga, Sattva Yoga Acedemy, Simone Park, Jason Crandell, Will Lau, Jo Phee, Sarah Powers, and Jonni Pollard.

In our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, Mimi will lead you in the Asana module.


Grace was a doctor, long before she was a yoga teacher. After graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S), she practiced medicine as a Career Medical Officer for 8 years. Yoga principles had always been a part of her life, having been brought up in a Buddhist family, Grace learnt Vipassana and Metta meditation since she was 3 years old.

In 2015, Grace decided to pursue Yoga Teacher Training to deepen her self practice, in which she completed 350 hours with a Diploma of Yoga and Health Science. Grace has also trainined in Universal Yoga with Will Lau, Kids Yoga Teacher Training with Zenergy Yoga, and Post Natal Yoga Training with Bliss Baby.

Grace approaches yoga with respect, love and scientific enquiry. Grace will lead the Physiology components of our 200 Hour Teacher Training.


Lee has trained as both an Osteopath and Yoga Teacher. Starting life as a dancer, she found her passion for movement and fascination in anatomy from a young age. During her teenage years she was introduced to yoga by her Mum which inspired her to do her teacher training

Lee has graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Osteopathy) and has completed her Masters of Osteopathy too. She works at two osteopathy clinics treating patients of all ages with a broad range of acute and chronic conditions and injuries. Anatomy is her bread and butter.

Lee approaches yoga through an anatomical lens, her practice is exploratory and inquisitive. As an eternal student, she is always looking for opportunities to learn and develop her practice. Lee will be taking the Anatomy components of our 200 hour Teacher Training.