frequently asked questions
Who is teaching the course?
You will be guided through this training by our incredible team of experienced and passionate senior teachers at Egg of the Universe, including Bryony Lancaster, Jo Gates, Aimee Pederson, Sam Belyea and Julia Billington.
What subjects are covered in this course?
- This training is an immersive experience. It includes:
- The history, traditions, and philosophy of yoga
- Asana and movement as medicine and meditation
- Breath work as a bridge between body and mind and a pathway to yoga
- Meditation…moving into stillness and depth
- Anatomy and physiology to understand the body and in order to guide and move it safely through asana and pranayama practice
- Energetics and understanding of the subtle body
- Intelligent, creative and transformative sequencing to unlock the wisdom of the body and mind
- Assisting and adjusting techniques to enhance embodiment of the practice
- Creating the ritual of the class, holding space and finding your authentic voice
- The art and practice of teaching purposeful, inspirational and impactful classes
- Business knowledge and skills to position you for success as a yoga teacher
When is it held?
We are offering both full time and part time options, with the full time pathway from 24th May to 25th June and the part-time pathway from the 14th to 18th October then every second weekend until 25-27th February 2022. No matter the path you choose, We are offering both full time and part time options, with the full time pathway from 24th May to 25th June and the part-time pathway from the 14th to 18th October then every second weekend until 25-27th February 2022. No matter the path you choose, our intention is to graduate amazing humans into the world to do great work at this pivotal time.
What does an average day look like?
Our full time option is held Monday to Friday, from 7am to 5.30pm.
Most days begin with a 90 min morning practice, then an hour break for breakfast. Following that will be a breakdown of morning practice, then a workshop and lecture series on subjects such as philosophy, energetics, pranayama and meditation and anatomy. After an hour break for lunch, an asana lab will be held covering anatomy, practice teaching and sequencing.
Our part time option begins with a 4 day retreat, with a similar structure to the full time course. It then continues every second weekend, 6pm – 9pm Friday and 7am – 5.30pm Saturday and Sunday.
Where is it held?
All aspects of our teacher training aside from the retreat for our part-time students will be held at our South Eveleigh studio, an urban sanctuary built in the middle of the state-of-the-art South Eveleigh business precinct. Our beautiful yoga rooms are a true oasis away from the busy inner-city world and are purpose designed for both heated and non-heated classes, accompanied by changing rooms, lockers and beautiful showers.
Our cafe is situated on the edge of the park and with indoor and outdoor seating options you can enjoy a meal, a tea or coffee, or a kombucha and light snack all year round.
Architecturally designed with an eco heart; wherever possible we integrated earthy materials with an environmental impact as low as possible including zero VOC-free paint. Our entire 6 green star rated building is working towards being carbon neutral thanks largely to the 200 solar panels on the roof above our cafe.
Where is the retreat for the part-time offering?
Angie Cowan’s Heartspace Retreat in the Yass Valley, a boutique eco luxe yoga retreat centre on 14 acres featuring a mudbrick homestead to call home for the week. All meals are organic, gluten free, dairy-free and vegetarian.
What would be my total investment?
Full Time (FT) = $3899
Part Time (PT) = $4499 (early bird pricing $4199, paid in full by 14th July)
Why is the PT more expensive?
Quite simply, because of the retreat. It includes accommodation and all meals.
Are payment plans available?
Yes; simply get in touch for us to set up regular payments for you. We must receive full payment prior to course commencement.
Are there any discounts at the café whilst I’m enrolled in training?
FT and PT students are offered a 15% on meals and drinks at the café during training days.
What about my yoga membership at Egg while I’m studying?
Upon request, FT students may have their membership paused whilst the training is on without affecting their annual allocated suspension days. If you are on an annual pass, this means an extension of the lifespan of your pass by 33 days.
Upon request, PT students will receive a 50% reduction on their direct debit membership fees for the duration of the course.