Health Protocols Update:

We are still planning to offer our Yoga Teacher Trainings. 

As humans have always adapted, we trust that in the coming months, we’ll adjust to a “new normal.” How this looks will determine what (if anything) changes about the layout of the course. Community and connection have always been our passion at Here Yoga, especially in yoga teacher training. In the coming months, we’ll make decisions about what’s possible, and we’ll keep you posted along the way.

Please send any questions or suggestions to

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training: 12 June – 5 August 2020

Our Teacher Training program is unique. It’s designed to help you find your own authentic teaching voice and innate natural style. Build a foundation of anatomy, philosophy, & energetics to deepen your practice & give you the tools to share the practice with others. Peel back layers, discover who you really are, and recognise your own true potential.

Trainings in Melbourne.

We know it’s hard to find the time, so we’ve designed this course to run over weekends for two months right here in Melbourne. To fit in with your lifestyle, training sessions include Friday nights 6pm-9pm, Saturdays from 11am-5pm and Sundays from 11am-6pm over two months. Plus your training includes unlimited membership for classes with all your favourite teachers.

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Learn in our home environment and integrate the teachings in your real life. Join Nicky and Sarah, for classes, lectures and discussions plus practice teaching right here at home. Deepen your yoga practice at our beautiful studio amongst your local tribe.

And a Bali Immersion.

There’s nothing quite like time to get away from it all and really immerse yourself in everything yoga has to offer. Designed to integrate the best of both worlds, our Yoga Teacher Training culminates with 8 days in Bali at an incredible resort near the beach where we will dive into our practice of yoga, pranayama and meditation. Your training cost includes accommodation, incredible healthy meals, and Bali bliss as we take your training to the next level.

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Our Yoga Teacher Training price includes 8 days and 7 nights at luxury accommodation including all meals and most drinks (hello giant coconuts!), but does not include airfare. Plan to arrive in Bali by 2pm Saturday and we’ll finish after breakfast on the following Saturday. Prepare yourself for the beauty of yoga training in a serene and lush setting!

Our Difference.

We’ve designed an incredible training to prepare you to become an authentic and confident yoga teacher in the Melbourne or international yoga community. Our training is accredited by Yoga Alliance® Worldwide Registry of Teachers and Schools. We will integrate a comprehensive view of the practice, theory, and business of yoga so you feel confident to share what you love with your students and community.

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This 200 hour training includes 180 contact hours with training on:

Origins of Yoga & Lineage to Modern Yoga
Yoga Philosophy & Lifestyle
Ethics of a Yoga Teacher
Physical & Energetic Anatomy in Yoga
The Business of Yoga & Social Media
Class Planning, Sequencing & Execution
Intelligent Adjusting & Cueing
The Practice of Asana, Meditation & Pranayama
And Much More
Plus you’ll get 2 months unlimited membership to practice in our incredible studio with some of Melbourne’s very best teachers.

Rather than teach you to become a duplicate of any teacher, we endeavour to give you all the skills required to become an authentic, sincere and effective teacher in your own way.

A little step may be the beginning of a great journey.

Early Bird Offer

$300 Off

If paid in FULL by 1st March 2020

Teacher Training Prices

Does not include Bali airfare.

200-hour Teacher Training $5,400
Early Bird Payment (Before 1 Mar 2020) $5,100
Payment Plan (12 months) plus Deposit $450/month
Deposit to secure booking $500

Payment Plan Available

Email to request monthly payments


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Meet the Team.

At (Here) Yoga, we’re passionate about helping you reach your goals.

Nicky Grimsdale

Nicky began his journey of yoga in 2007 practicing Iyengar yoga, which gave him a deep insight into anatomical alignment. Whilst living in India, he completed Vinyasa Yoga teacher training with a focus & passion for pranayama and meditation. Nicky began his teaching career by adjusting at (Here) Yoga, where he developed an appreciation for the unique needs of each student. As his understanding grew, he became more creative and intuitive with purposeful adjustments and flowing sequences.

Nicky’s niche is creative and purposeful movement, allowing more freedom in the body and mind. He uses powerful theming and unexpected sequencing as a way to invite his students to have an experience of something more than just physical. With a strong belief that we’re each able to move beyond the busy-ness of the mind into a connection with deeper layers of the self, Nicky’s classes will get you out of your head and into your heart.

Nicky has a deep love of Pranayama yogi breathing techniques. The combination of mindful breathing and creative movement allows his students to calm the mind and access the still space within. And somewhere along the way there’s a few dad jokes just for good measure!

As a teacher trainer, Nicky has a special gift for inviting inquiry, inspiring confidence & offering the space for students to connect to the authentic teacher within. His approach to respecting the tradition of yoga while bringing it into modern times makes it accessible and open to personal interpretation by each of his students.

Sarah Metzger

Sarah was drawn to yoga as a way to get fit and find peace. After graduating with an Elementary Education degree, she practiced yoga regularly while running the children’s program on a cruise ship for grounding while floating around the world. Sarah brings her passion for teaching into yoga as a way to tap into the curious awareness and compassionate acceptance within each of us.

Sarah believes the beauty of yoga is the physical and mental challenge that relieves stress and helps you grow into the best version of yourself, and as a teacher you’re able to share that experience with your students.

Sarah’s classes are nurturing, creative and dynamic with a focus on breath and mindful movement. Sarah loves to weave a theme or focus into her classes to create a purpose for each pose, transition & breath.

With an aim of feeling good and moving with love & lightness, Sarah’s classes are designed to invite freedom into the body and mind, like a guided moving meditation. Sarah offers a fluid, embodied experience with lots of heart and depth. Expect to be challenged and supported into a deep connection with your body and mind.

Sarah’s passion for teaching trainings stems from a life-long enquiry into the human experience and a quest to understand how to live with more peace and ease. Sarah has a gift of breaking down complexity and making sense of traditional philosophy in an easy-to-apply, modern way. Guided by values of connection and community, Sarah leads with heart and encourages open-minded exploration of using the tools of yoga to live a life you love.

How do I sign up?

You can sign up for this program by contacting us in the form below or filling out the application at

We will follow up within 48 hours of receiving your application. A $500 deposit is due upon enrolment to hold your spot. Your payment is due in full by the early registration date in order to receive the discounted rate. Full payment is required six weeks before the start of the program unless a payment plan has been previously arranged.

What style of yoga is the training?

(Here) Yoga teaches a Vinyasa-based program focusing on foundational alignment, physical awareness and linking movement to breath. Our training is designed to allow you the space to explore and enhance your experience of yoga. We will dive into the rich history of yoga, plus it’s transition to modern day including traditional poses, Sun Salutations and creative sequencing.

What yoga experience is needed before joining a teacher training?

We request that you have a very minimum of 6 months of a consistent yoga practice before enrolling for teacher training. This ensures trainees have a basic foundation and understanding of yoga before learning how to teach. If you have been practicing for less time, but are interested in the training to deepen your own practice, we can discuss whether this training is right for you. Please be aware that the training includes many hours of physical practice for the duration of the course.

What if I don’t want to be a teacher?

No worries! Our 200-hour training is great for anyone who wants to dive deeper into the study of yoga with it’s rich history and to elevate their own practice. It’s also perfect for students who want to experience the awesome community and transformational aspects of the process.

Can I cancel once I have paid?

Unfortunately no. (Here) Yoga does not offer refunds for trainings. A portion of your payment can be used as a credit for another training within two years of your original training date, or we can transfer your credit to another student.

Cancellation fees may apply.

Fees are determined by the following schedule:

  • Cancel 60 – 90 days before training start date, 75% of your payment may be transferred to another person; thereby forfeiting 25%
  • Cancel 15 – 59 days before training start date, 40% of your payment may be transferred to another person; thereby forfeiting 60%
  • Cancel 14 days or less before training start date, you will forfeit your entire payment.

Please note that your $500 deposit is non-refundable regardless of cancellation period.

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What will I learn in the 200 hour Teacher Training?

In addition to making lifelong friends and deepening your experience of yoga, this 200 hour training includes 180 contact hours with training on:

  • Origins of Yoga & Lineage to Modern Yoga
  • Yoga Philosophy & Lifestyle
  • Ethics of a Yoga Teacher
  • Physical & Energetic Anatomy in Yoga
  • The Business of Yoga & Social Media
  • Class Planning, Sequencing & Execution
  • Safe Alignment, Cueing and Use of Props in Asana
  • Physical & Energetic Anatomy & Physiology in Asana
  • Intelligent Adjusting & Cueing
  • The Practice of Asana, Meditation & Pranayama
  • And Much More..

Rather than teach you to become a duplicate of any teacher, we endeavour to give you all the skills required to become an authentic, sincere and effective teacher in your own way.

What are the training requirements?

In order to receive your 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate, you must be paid in full and:

  • Attend all teacher training sessions and classes
  • Complete all assigned homework, journaling, reading and final exams
  • Participate in all practice teaching practicum hours (teaching, observing and adjusting)

If you miss any hours of training, they can be reconciled as follows:

  • Practice hours can be reconciled by practicing an additional class of the same duration
  • Lecture hours can be reconciled through a private lesson with the appropriate teacher at a rate of $100 per hour (subject to the availability of the teacher) for a selected amount of time that will suit the hours required and material to be covered.

Please note that if you miss more than 20 hours of training, you will not meet the required hours to be a registered 200 hour yoga teacher within the parameters of the Yoga Alliance standards and therefore will have to register for another training in the future to achieve the certification.

What is included?

Included in the price of your training is 180 contact hours for your training, including practice and training in the Malvern studio with Nicky & Sarah. We’ve also covered all your costs for 8 days and 7 nights in Bali with luxury accommodation & delicious healthy food in an incredible location. We will provide a teacher training manual and a list of required texts, which you will need to purchase. During weekend training sessions, we will have short breaks for meals which you can bring or purchase from local cafes.

Will I be qualified to teach yoga after the training?

Yes! After successfully completing all requirements of the program, including contact hours, homework and the final exam, you will receive your certificate as a 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher. Most new teachers usually begin teaching in small studios and gyms, or to friends and family or karma charity classes. During the training we will discuss the business side of teaching yoga, including how to apply for jobs, build your brand online, and use social media as a platform for marketing and connection.

Is the training Yoga Alliance certified?

Our training is accredited by Yoga Alliance® Worldwide Registry of Teachers and Schools. Yoga Alliance is an organisation created in 1999 to create standards for yoga teachers and yoga teacher trainings in the United States and is recognised internationally. Some yoga studios in Australia and abroad require teachers to register with Yoga Alliance but is not a legal requirement for teaching yoga. Currently, there are no legal certification requirements to be a yoga teacher.

Here is the full schedule of dates for the upcoming teacher training:

7 Weekends in Melbourne
Friday 12 June 4-9pm | Saturday 13 June 11am-5pm | Sunday 14 June 11am – 6pm
Friday 19 June 6-9pm | Saturday 20 June 11am-5pm | Sunday 21 June 11am – 6pm
Friday 26 June 6-9pm | Saturday 27 June 11am-5pm | Sunday 28 June 11am – 6pm
Friday 03 July 6-9pm | Saturday 04 July 11am-5pm | Sunday 05 July 11am – 6pm
Friday 10 July 6-9pm | Saturday 11 July 11am-5pm | Sunday 12 July 11am – 6pm
Friday 17 July 6-9pm | Saturday 18 July 11am-5pm | Sunday 19 July 11am – 6pm
Friday 24 July 6-9pm | Saturday 25 July 11am-5pm | Sunday 26 July 11am – 6pm

Plus 8 Days in Bali
Wednesday 29 July – Wednesday 5 August

Enquire Now

Ready to apply? Head to Your Teacher Training Application.

Have more questions? Use the contact form below to register your interest in our 200hr Yoga Teacher Training course.


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