Yoga Teacher Training Apprenticeship
350 hr Individualised Learning
"The experience I had at Anneriek‘s YTT was completely life changing. The intimate group setting really allowed the space for sharing and growth. The course structure is detailed and provides a good understanding of yoga beyond asanas. I know that I have a great foundation to begin teaching."
NEXT PROGRAM: March 2024 - March 2025
🧘♀️ Who Can Join?
I believe that yoga is for everyone, regardless of your level of flexibility or expertise. This life-changing adventure is for everyone who LOVES yoga. Be it to become a teacher or to enhance your persona practice. I also know that the best teachers are not necessarily the most flexible ones. You have your own unique abilities and experience to share, and that is what will make you a brilliant teacher and I am committed to nurturing and developing this!
🌱 Your Path to Personal Growth
This apprenticeship isn't only about learning about yoga poses; it's a holistic journey of self-discovery and growth. Through a carefully curated curriculum, you'll explore a deeper, fuller version of yourself. Through yoga philosophy, meditation and self-awareness techniques you will unlock your full potential on and off the mat.
💼 Teaching Mastery
Of course, you'll gain comprehensive knowledge of yoga instruction, sequencing, anatomy, and alignment principles. But beyond that, you'll develop the skills and confidence needed to inspire and guide others on their yoga journeys. You will be personally mentored every step of the way.
✨ What Sets this Training Apart?
- Personalised Guidance: I understand that everyone's path is unique. That's why the apprenticeship offers personalised, small group learning to help you thrive.
- Master Trainer: Anneriek will be your personal guide and trainer. With over 20 years experience, she offers her extensive knowledge generously and passionately
- Inclusive Community: The small group learning, the beautiful yoga space and the intensive program modules create a welcoming, safe and inclusive environment, where connections and friendships flourish.
- Inspired, Practical approach: Be guided by inspiration. Learn the way you learn best with practical application of all learned material.
This 350hr Yoga Teacher Trainer Apprenticeship Program creates both a pathway to becoming a yoga teacher OR to advance your teaching skills, in a personal, gradual and more traditional manner. It involves small group tuition, with a maximum group size of 5 students, practical training and study assignments. It allows you to find your own personal path for growth and development.
This course is for you if you like to learn more about yoga, are a teacher who is looking to advance their skills, or have thought about becoming a yoga teacher, and like personal guidance to learn, grow and develop as a person and a teacher.
"I knew this YTT was going to be a transformative experience but I didn’t know that it was going to change and inspire me so fundamentally. The eight month journey seamlessly opened new doors, released old patterns, exposed unchartered terrain and inspired exciting possibilities. The people who came together as students has become lifelong friends. What a gift! If you feel the call don’t hesitate! This teacher training with Anneriek is a canvas on which you will paint and emerge with a new glorious expression for yourself to take into the world." (Zoe)
ABOUT YOUR TRAINER
Anneriek is a Senior Yoga Teacher, Meditation and Mindfulness Facilitator, Inner Growth Coach, Somatic body worker and Teacher Trainer. She has over 20 years teaching experience and lives her life wholeheartedly, walking her path in tune with her soul, dancing the dance between physicality and spirituality, bringing to life loving energy in which she shares her wisdom with great passion and enthusiasm for others to find their own inspired path in life. More about Anneriek
"Anneriek is a teacher with so much to offer and share. One of the best teachers and human beings. Abundance of wisdom, knowledge and love." (Hena)
350 HOURS | SMALL GROUP LEARNING
28 FACE TO FACE TRAINING DAYS THAT WILL EITHER BE:
- Intensives (overnight stay, meals and accomodation included)
- Full Day (8AM - 5PM)
- Online learning
- Practical assignments
- Practical teaching
100% ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION
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28 days face to face, group learning for theory.
Shared practices in which you will also learn to assist and teach
Regularly attending one of Anneriek’s classes (online or in class)
Online learning modules.
Optional for teacher certification:
Assisting in Anneriek’s classes
Teaching classes (possibly by donation or private sessions)
Fairly regular yoga practice
A willingness to explore the depths of yoga
What you’ll receive:
350hr certification - registered by both Yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance
Personal guidance and practical learning opportunities
Comprehensive manuals and notebooks
Yin Yoga teacher certification
Accomodation and meals for the overnight stay training sessions are included
100% attendance is required for certificate to be awarded.
Students who miss any of the contact hours may request private tuition at their own cost to make up any missed sessions (costs are $80 hour) or they can sit the missed hours on the next course day for the module.
This course is competency-based, which means there is no pass or fail.
Completion of the course needs to be within 2 years of attending the 1st module.
"It’s challenging to put into words… the YTT emersion was such a beautiful experience and a gradual cracking open of my authentic self. From meeting my limiting beliefs as a student, releasing and becoming more aware of my ego, to actually teaching my first class! The connection and awareness I have with myself, the relationship with my body and my practice. It’s been a divine journey and one that needed eight months to unfold. Thank you." (Mel)
FACE TO FACE LEARNING STUDIO (Cattai, NSW)
"Anneriek is a true inspiration like a light in the darkness, and a gentle hand on my back the whole time until I grew my own wings." (Jess)
All face to face learning takes place at our beautiful studio in Cattai, NSW. 15 minutes out of Windsor, 50 min out of Sydney CBD. Shared accomodation for Saturday night can be organised.
Intro: 2 March (half day, 1-4PM)
2 days: 16 + 17 March
4 days Yin Yoga TT: 20 + 21 April, 4 + 5 May
Learn to meditate course: 17 June - 15 July (Online 6.30-8.30PM)
5 Day Intensive: 19-23 June
2 days Assisting TT: 3 + 4 August
3 Day Intensive: 6-8 September
3 Day Intensive: 18-20 October
2 day Advanced Poses TT: 10 + 17 November
2 Days: 7 + 8 December
4 day Intensive: 13-16 February 2025
Closure: 8 March 2025 (half day 9AM-1PM):
* Dates might change in discussion/agreement with participants
- $5,900 PIF* ($500 discount)
- $1,000 upfront + 12 x $450 monthly payments starting from course start date
$500 non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance into the course (included in above cost).
*Final balance is due 4 weeks before the start of the course to receive this $500 discount.
The course is registered by yoga Australia and Yoga Alliance and is taught by: Anneriek Favelle, Level 3 Senior Registered Teacher with Yoga Australia, E-RYT200 and RYT500 registered teacher with Yoga Alliance.
Numbers for this course are very limited to warrant personal guidance.
Costs to attend classes at yoga schools and Anneriek’s retreats is NOT included in the price
SECURE YOUR SPOT
PAYMENT TERMS & CANCELLATION POLICY
$500 non-refundable deposit is due upon acceptance into the course.
Final balance of the upfront $1000 is due 4 weeks before the start of the course.
For cancellations 4 weeks prior to course commencement, all fees will be refunded less the $500 non-refundable deposit.
For cancellations after this, a cancellation charge of 50% of the remaining fee will be given.
Beyond just theory and practical learning, Anneriek’s teacher training truly invites you on a journey of self discovery. It is perfect not only for those who wish to teach yoga, but also for those (like me) who are looking to deepen their understanding and experience of yoga.
Module 'Back to the Roots’ - Yoga Origin & Philosophy
Gain an understanding of the background of this practice and the beautiful rich yoga philosophy. Learn about the different streams of yoga and where does they originate from. Understanding yoga philosophy, like the Vedas, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Upanishads, the Bhagavad Gita, 8 limbs of yoga, etc. In this module will give you an in depth understanding of what yoga actually is and how you can bring yoga philosophy in your life.
Module ‘The Subtle Yoga Body’ - Integration of Body, Mind & Spirit
The practice of yoga reveals that the body is in no way separate from the mind. In this module we provide a way to understand the energetic forces and how they help create a wholesome practice with integration of body and mind. We'll study the subtle (energy) body to understand this integration. This includes chakras (energy centres), nadis (energy channels), vayus (energetic direction of the breath), the gunas (states of the mind), rasas (basic emotions), and more.
Module ‘Alignment’ - Yoga Anatomy & Pose Alignment
Practical, applied, anatomy is essential for every yoga teacher. We'll learn terminology, the basic anatomy of our body, and anatomical movements of all joints. Analysis of anatomy in yoga poses, relating to body alignment, and understanding modifications to teach safe classes, is an essential part of this module.
Module ‘Yoga Asana’ - Learning about the Alignment Principles and Modifications of Yoga Poses
This very extensive module includes everything you need to know about yoga poses: Benefits, Alignment principles, Anatomical principles, Modifications, Adjustments, and more. We’ll be covering over 100 yoga poses and include salutations and warm up sequences . Poses included: Standing, Balancing poses, Core activation, Arm balancing, Backbends, Twists, Seated hip openers, and Inversions. Sample flows are provided as well to give you a flying start teaching your first classes.
Module ‘Awakening’ - Awakening of the Authentic Teacher
We will have a good look at ourselves. What is your ‘super power’? What are your qualities as a teacher? What are your self-limiting beliefs? How can you increase your level of confidence? We’ll be aiming to find our authentic self and you’ll be looking at how you can set yourself up for success and create a more awakened life for yourself. In this module you'll also be looking at how you can take yoga ‘off the mat’ and into your daily life.
Module 'Yoga Beyond Asanas’ - Pranayama & Meditation
Yoga is Breath! Yoga practice has so much more to offer when we look past the benefits of just practicing poses. We’ll be having a look at pranayama and meditation. Focus will be on gaining a deeper understanding of these practices, the various types of practices and on how you can incorporate these in your life and classes. This module includes the "Learn to Meditated in 30 Days" training to set you up for a solid self-directed meditation practice yourself.
Module ‘The Art of Inspired Sequencing’ - Creating the Inspired Classes
Whether a class is flowing or slow, a good class is a well sequenced class. We'll be going over the basic guidelines that you can use to sequence poses together and how to plan and structure a great class. This module includes a lot of practical application.
Module 'Yin Yoga' - The Practice of Mindfulness
You’ll be introduced to teaching Yin Yoga, which is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature. Yin is the stable, unmoving, hidden aspect of things; yang is the changing, moving, revealing aspect. Subjects included are meridians, yin (myofascial) tissue, over 50 yin yoga poses and 12 sample sequences to get you started for your own yin practice or as a yin teacher.
Module ‘Connection’ - Mastery of Assists
Learning how to hands on assist people takes a lot of practice and skill. We’ll explore the various types of assists and the various reasons to assist. We will look at student assessments and the quality of touch. We will practice adjustments of many poses and get a deeper understanding of how to assist different types of students. Additionally, we will have a look at the various types of props and how to best use them.
Module ‘Modifications’ - Teaching Special Groups, Special Conditions and Injuries
We'll be looking into teaching special groups (eg prenatal, kids, seniors) and students with special conditions (like low/high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis, trauma, depression) and injuries. We’ll discuss strategies on how to teach people safely. For this we’ll be looking at modifications to the yoga practices.
Module 'Going Beyond' - Teaching Advanced Poses
In this module we progress in learning to teach more advanced poses. It's always challenging to practice and teach the more advanced poses, for example handstand, dancers pose, or leg behind your head poses, especially if you can not do some of these poses yourself.... We'll be looking at when to teach these poses and how to teach them safely.
Module 'Yoga as a Profession' - Running your Yoga Business
Guidance on how to increase your class size, run workshops and/or set up and run your own yoga business; including your competitive edge, market analysis, marketing and promotion, portfolio development, and tips and tricks on how to increase your class size and run workshops and retreats.
Practical experience included:
Yoga practices (asana, pranayama, meditation)
Practical assignments to deepen your understanding
Pose alignment and anatomy
Designing and Planning your class
Observing and assisting
"Anneriek has an amazing amount of knowledge on every topic. She is happy to share her experiences so you have a real sense of what it’s like to be a yoga teacher. Even if you don’t want to be a teacher, there is so much to learn about yourself. She encourages and guides everyone in the class. You feel valued and special. I still can’t work out how Anneriek retains so much information. Very inspiring." (Robyn)
What Students Have To Say
Doing the YTT with Anneriek has been such an incredible journey, it has allowed me to dive deeply into my yoga practice and has taken me on an adventure of rediscovering my authentic self. I have felt nurtured, inspired, encouraged and fully supported to step outside my comfort zone and into my power.
Studying to be a yoga teacher with Anneriek surprised me in ways I was not expecting. The talks and insights helped me grow, my personal practice has deepened and I learned that preparation is key to good teaching and sequencing. But perhaps the biggest lesson for me was being able to embrace my authenticity and finding my own teaching style.
This is the best apprentice and learning environment to not only grow as a yoga teacher, but also for personal growth. Anneriek you are the best teacher one could have, your wisdom and the experiences you share, create an exceptional learning experience that I don’t think I would ever have gained in another setting or learning environment. Thank you so much for creating a safe space to learn and share, and to inspire me to be a better person.
I have enjoyed every part of the training, even the most challenging ones, and I am forever convinced that it is the best training I could have done.
Anneriek is a very passionate Yoga Teacher with a substantial knowledge of the physical body combined with a deep understanding of Yoga Philosophy. She is always authentic and genuine in her yoga classes as well as her Teacher Trainings, which creates a strong sense of inspiration for me.
During the YTT Anneriek provided us all the tools and skills we needed and as soon as I completed my level 1 Training, I felt confident to start teaching classes, knowing that I will always have the trust and the support of my mentor.
Anneriek’s teacher training program is a perfect balance between being comprehensive and easily digestible. We covered so many different modules from the basics such as history and philosophy to anatomy and application. More importantly, Anneriek cares about you. That’s why she had a whole module about becoming an authentic yoga teacher which invited us students to look inward and not only find our own voice, but proudly own it. By the end of the training, I felt ready to jump in and teach my first class. So, I did.
When you undertake Anneriek’s training, you’ll learn more than what you signed up for and you can take it all both on and off the mat.
YTT with Yoga4You was an amazing journey from the very first minute. Anneriek is extremely welcoming to her home & studio.
Her knowledge of yoga extends so much further than on the mat, a true lifetime of experience.
Anneriek teaches from the heart with love, kindness, compassion & flexibility. Her intuition is limitless.
My journey has been a truly unique experience with a very unique teacher.
Anneriek’s teaching have enabled me to grow deeply, letting go of the judgements that have limited me in the past.
Anneriek is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of yoga and life skills. She is easy to communicate with and is always there when advice is needed. I can not thank Anneriek enough for the facilitation of the transformation I have journeyed through.
Teacher training with Anneriek was amazing and it’s a journey that keeps on unfolding!
The confidence she imparts, coupled with the excellent resources, has given me the skills to deepen my own journey and to connect with my students in a skilful and insightful way.