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Teacher Training


Mana® Yoga Provides Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Trainings

Three Steps To Get Started
1. Sign up + place your first monthly payment.
2. Start training with your first welcome & introduction video.
3. Receive a call from Patty to say hello and find out more about you!

Is This Training Right For Me?
This is for the person seeking a comprehensive understanding of yoga and the ability to teach. For the person who wants to deepen their own practice, even if they don't intend to teach. Learning yoga is a lifelong journey. Our trainings will deepen your personal practice and provide you with the skills to become a full time teacher or teach a few classes on the side. This course certifies you with Yoga Alliance to become a yoga teacher. 

Payment Plan:
4 Monthly payments of $625 Online Only or $875 Hybrid. We're flexible so don't hesitate to contact us to arrange an alternative payment plan. 

We support you in the following ways when booking one of our yoga retreats:

+ Retreats in Australia: Never lose your deposit or full payment if you notify us of a cancel or change to your booking 90 days before the start date of the retreat. We will credit your account to attend a retreat within 12 months of your original purchase date.

+ All monies paid will be credited to another retreat to be used within 12 months if you make changes to your booking on or before 90 days out from the start date of the retreat.

+ Our recommended travel insurance provider Covermore’s comprehensive travel insurance will support you in the event of cancellation by you, injury or sickness for you and your family if you need to make changes within 90 days of your booking. Click here for more information to book travel insurance. We insist you take our this tailored insurance for reimbursements.

+ Pay in full or pay deposit and the remaining 6 weeks after purchase date.

+ Click Here to read our full Terms and Conditions

Thanks for choosing Mana Yoga! We’ve created two easy payment options for you:

1. Pay in full by selecting "Pay In Full."
2. Pay deposit by selecting "Pay Deposit." Then pay the remainder within 6 weeks of purchase date.

For retreat bookings made 6 weeks before the retreat start date please select "Pay In Full" when purchasing.

* We require you take out travel insurance, even for domestic bookings, incase of injury, illness or cancellation by you. Unfortunately we cannot refund you for these occurrences. Please make sure you have read our Terms and Conditions before purchasing online, signing up for a pay plan or making a bank transfer. All monies paid are non refundable. Click Here for our pick of travel insurance providers.

Patty Perlman is a senior teacher + the lead teacher for all Mana Yoga trainings. Patty is RYS 500 + ERYT 500. Patty has been practicing yoga for 20 years and teaching for 14. She is the founder of Mana Yoga Retreats, leads over 110 retreat guests per year, creates corporate programs and works exclusively with yoga teacher trainees. Her love for yoga and training teachers led her to create a training that is accessible to everyone and accessed from anywhere. Much of her time is spent in the great outdoors, and she believes this plays a big role in helping her create an authentic and down to earth training for the modern yogi.

Martin Collyer is a long term movement and yoga enthusiast.  His yoga practice spans almost two decades, his diligent practice and exploration of movement and artistry around three decades.  This passion led Marty to study physiotherapy full time at the University of Queensland, which he began in 2019.  He is passionate about effectively using yoga in all its facets to explore what it means to be most deeply, fully and exquisitely in this project of being human.  Moreover, he is deeply engaged in guiding new and established yoga teachers to find the most elegant expression of their work.  

Shae Gredy is a proud graduate from Mana Yoga’s first class of teacher trainees - Vinyasa and Yin. Shae found her authentic teaching voice, influenced by a combination of shared knowledge, ancient wisdom and her own personal experiences and realizations through the practice of self reflection, acceptance and understanding.

Sarah Fahey An Irish native, her love of yoga began attending weekly classes taught at her high school. Today, Sarah leads alignment-based class in the vinyasa style blending a fluid flow with awareness to the connection between movement and breath. She is passionate about helping people cultivate a yoga practice both on and off the mat and has extensive experience training yoga teachers at a university level with her education degree. She also holds qualifications in Nutrition, Fitness, Holistic and Remedial Massage Therapy and utilises all of these elements to inform her teaching.

200Hr Mana Yoga Teacher Training Starts November 1, 2022

The 200hr Mana Yoga Teacher Training has been redesigned based on 15 years ofattending trainings ourselves as well as running training. We believe this format suits the current climate of the world and how we do things. 

Choose from a 200Hr Online Training or a 200Hr Hybrid Training with 150hrs online / 4 day in person immersion.

200Hr Online Training Includes
- Online classes, workshops and lectures grouped into 8 sections. For every video you complete there is a very satisfying check mark after it! Each section is finished with a quiz or assignment
- Each section contains 20-25 hours of content
- The 200Hr must be completed within 12 months
- 450 Page Mana Training Manual
- 150 Page Mana Asana Manual
- 20% Off Australia yoga retreats
- Yoga Alliance Certificate

200Hr Hybrid Training Includes
- Online classes, workshops and lectures grouped into 6 sections. For every video you complete there is a very satisfying check mark after it! Each section is finished with a quiz or assignment
- Each section contains 20-25 hours of content
- The 200Hr must be completed within 12 months
- 450 Page Mana Training Manual
- 150 Page Mana Asana Manual
- 4 day In Person Immersion in Brisbane or Byron Bay with Patty or attend a Mana Yoga Retreat*
- 20% Off Australia yoga retreats
- Yoga Alliance Certificate

What You'll Learn During Your Training
- How to teach Vinyasa yoga
- 8 Limbs of yoga
- Yamas + Niyamas
- Yoga Sutras
- Meditation + Pranayama
- Anatomy
- Dynamic movement practices 
- Chakras + subtle energy
- Anatomy of yoga pose
- Assisting, adjusting + offering variations
- How to sequence + plan a class
- Kriyas, chanting + mudras
- How to start your yoga business
- Graduate with a Yoga Alliance accredited 200hr Certificate. 


Early Bird 1: Before Nov 1 $3500 
Usual Price: After Nov 1 $3800

As a Mana trained teacher you will deepen your own understanding and
develop a dedicated daily asana and meditation practice. You'll understand the traditional + modern teachings + the significance of the 8 limbs of yoga through practice, lecture, discussion, teaching, and personal guidance from your teachers. Our Anatomy teaching is tied into each section so you can experience continuous anatomy training throughout the course. Once you complete the training, you'll feel confidant and comfortable guiding a yoga class with knowledge and heart.

Payment Plan: A deposit of $500 is required upon booking our 200HR training. The remaining payment is taken in 2-4 payments. We're flexible so don't hesitate to contact us to arrange an alternative payment plan.