Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy Teachers Sydney

The Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy is a unique opportunity for Yoga teachers to train as a Yoga Therapist. This course is recognised by the Australian Association of Yoga Therapists (AAYT). This course will be taught by some of Australia's most highly qualified and respected Yoga Therapists, including Annette Loudon, Sal Flynn and Liz Bennett.


Sal Flynn

Sal Flynn is a Yoga therapist, psychotherapist and educator. Her formal and informal training blends the disciplines of Yoga, psychotherapy, education, contemplative practice, the arts and mind/body awareness practices. Underpinning her work is nearly 30 years of practice and study in the eastern traditions, along with education and internships in Western psychotherapy and Yoga therapies both in Australia and India. Sal Flynn began practicing yoga nearly 30 years ago and her practice is rooted in the tradition of Sri Krishnamacharya. Click here to read more about Sal Flynn.


Liz Bennett

Liz Bennett is an experienced teacher of Applied Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, a practicing Physiotherapist and yoga teacher. After graduating from Simon Borg-Oliver and Bianca Machliss' 3 year apprentice training, Liz pursued her yoga studies with Michael De Manincor, in the tradition of Krishnamacharya. Liz has also trained and studied with Saraswathi Vasudevan, Lesley Kaminoff and Donna Farhi. Liz has been producing Applied Anatomy and Physiology courses for Sydney-based yoga teacher trainer courses, including YogaWorks, Qi Natural Therapies and Yoga, Life-Source Yoga and The Yoga Institute since 2006. During this time, Liz has worked with esteemed teachers, including Michael de Manincor, Christina Brown and Mark O’Brien.


Annette Loudon

Annette Loudon has been teaching Yoga with a focus on yoga therapy for 18 years and practising Yoga since incorporating it into her life when living in a village in Bali in 1975. She has recently completed a Masters of Medical Sciences degree by researching the effects of Yoga and on women with Breast Cancer related Lymphoedema and is one of Australia’s leading experts in Yoga and breast cancer. Annette has specialised in teaching people with various types of special needs, either within her classes or as specialist classes. These have included people with MS, people in wheelchairs, the profoundly deaf, intellectually disabled youth, people on probation, disabled athletes, the NSW cerebral palsy soccer team, people with back pain and people with many other illnesses. Click here for more information about Annette.

Zara Matthews

Zara is a Yoga therapist, psychotherapist, Yoga teacher trainer, Registered mental health nurse, and group facilitator. Zara’s love of Yoga is inspired and informed by some of the world’s most respected Yoga teachers, including Donna Farhi, Richard Miller and Judith Lasater. Zara combines her deep understanding of yoga with a long professional history within the mental health arena as a psychotherapist, counsellor, mentor and registered nurse. Zara is currently undertaking a Masters of Mental Health Nursing and has completed a Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy, as well as, studies in sexuality and sandplay therapy. Click here for more information about Zara.