350 Hours Personalised BioMedical Yoga / or choose 350 Hours Restorative Yoga Stream

Vocational Enrichment Programme: Biomedical and Trauma Informed for Personalised Yoga

The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation

The BioMedical Institute of Yoga & Meditation



01 Feb 2019

01 Feb 2020


12 - 18 months


from $2999

Upfront Payment Discounts; Payment Plans Available.

350YTT Personalised BioMedical Yoga

Vocational Enrichment Programme: Biomedical Informed for Personalised Yoga


Yoga Australia Full member (Registered Level 1 Teacher)

2019 Intake

February 2019 / UPGRADE July 2019


This program is designed to be completed over a 12 to 18-month time frame, giving you the basics in 200hr Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine program plus 150hr upgrade to personalised Biomedical yoga.  Upon completion of this program you will become a professionally recognised teacher through Yoga Australia. You will acquire the skills to integrate yoga and meditation into your daily life and the lives of others.  This course will provide an accurate understanding of the science and deep experience of the transcendental state of yoga.

BIYOME’s 350hr Yoga Teacher Training programme will enable you an adept understanding of the holistic being which aims to embed the capacity for you to tailor a practice to suit the individual needs of your clientele.  You will gain a level of knowledge that assists you in the capacity to conceptualise the body deeply - offering your students a diverse and personalised experience of the practice, as opposed to just delivering a class.

What you will walk away with

Upon completion of this 350hr Yoga Teacher Training, you will have the skills to teach a rich and informative, highly educated session to a wide variety of individuals with a range of different therapeutic needs.  Our courses provide you with vast and rich information in order for you to understand and deliver your teachings with confidence, convey the latest biomedical research in the field to students, offer appropriate alignment cues, give touch adjustments, and teach yoga postures aided by props designed to assist with neurological feedback.  With intention and discipline, you will become confident in developing heightened proprioceptive awareness in your students and give them a suitable level of control over breath, mind and body.

As a BIYOME teacher you will be able to cultivate the experience of meditation through yoga asana, harness the psychological state of flow in your classroom and offer your students the ultimate transcendental experience, described for millennia through the science of yoga.

This course qualifies you as a Level 1 Yoga Teacher and able to obtain insurance to teach yoga worldwide.  You will also qualify to upgrade with post graduate specialities. This course also qualifies you for full Yoga Australia membership.

What you will experience

1) Ten face-to-face contact weekends

Throughout the course there is a primary face-to-face face component that incorporates training tailored to your course.  These will include 120 hours via ten 12-hour weekends offered in 2019:

·      February 2nd & 3rd

·      March 2nd & 3rd

·      March 30th & 31st

·      April 13th & 14th

·      May 4th & 5th

·      June 8th & 9th

·      August 3rd & 4th

·      September 14th & 15th

·      October 12th & 13th

·      November 9th & 10th

Taught by:

Celia Roberts (Head Senior Teacher, BSc)

Leanne Davis (Yoga Australia President, Vinyoga)

Sam German (Kundalini yoga)

Craig Smith (Viniyoga)

Jamie Denham (Iyengar Yoga)

Chanthalah Nathan Tight (Senior Physiotherapist & Senior Yoga Teacher)

Tam James (Senior Physiotherapist & Senior Yoga Teacher)

Clare Sillence (Social Worker & Mental Health Specialist)

Swami Mukti (Satyananda yoga)

Dr. Sue Jackson (Flow & iRest Specialist)

The BIYOME Difference: What you will additionally experience

2) Selection of two speciality intensive training electives

This includes the choice of two 33-hour intensive retreat offered in 2019 on:

·      50CPD2 Yoga Nidra Therapy & Neuroscience (April 19th – 22nd 2019)

·      50CPD3 Trauma Informed Yoga Practice (July 19th – 22nd 2019)


·      50CPD5 Restorative Yoga Therapy (December 13th – 16th 2019)

(detailed information on retreats available)

3) Selection of three higher level learning retreats

This includes the choice of three 13-hour weekend retreat offered throughout the year or the option to attend 24 weekday yoga therapy classes instead.

(detailed information on retreats available)

Required books

1.     Kaminoff, L., & Matthews, A. (2012). Yoga anatomy. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

2.     Feuerstein, G. (2008). The yoga tradition: Its history, literature, philosophy, and practice (3rd ed.). Chino Valley, AR: Hohm Press.

3.     Siegel, D. J. (2012). Pocket guide to interpersonal neurobiology: An integrative handbook of the mind. New York: W.W. Norton.

4.     Carrera, J. (2006). Inside the yoga sutras: A comprehensive sourcebook for the study and practice of Patanjali's Yoga sutras. Buckingham, VA: Integral Yoga Publications.

5.     Lasater, J. (2009). Yogabody: Anatomy, kinesiology, and asana. Berkeley, CA: Rodmell Press.

Please note that there are also required texts for each intensive elective undertaken

Recommended books

1.     Bachman, N. (2005). The language of yoga: Complete A to Y guide to āsana names, Sanskrit terms, and chants. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

2.     Iyengar, B. K. (2014). Yoga: The path to holistic health. London, United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley.

3.     Desikachar, T. K. (1999). The heart of yoga: Developing a personal practice. Rochester, VT: Inner Traditions International.

4.     Robin, M. (2009). A handbook for Yogasana teachers: The incorporation of neuroscience, physiology, and anatomy into the practice. Tucson, AZ: Wheatmark.

5.     Easwaran, E. (2007). The Bhagavad Gita. Berkeley, CA: Nilgiri Press.

6.     Myers, T. (2017). Anatomy trains : myofascial meridians for manual and movement therapists. London, United Kingdom: Elsevier Health Sciences.

7.     Feuerstein, G. (2014). The psychology of yoga: Integrating Eastern and Western approaches for understanding the mind. Boston, MA: Shambhala Publications.

Learn more about our Restorative Specialty: 

350RYTT Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine Specialising in Restorative Yoga and Meditation by enquiring HERE

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