Next available course: 10 July - 18 August 2017

Love life, live yoga: turn YOUR passion into a fulfilling heart-centred career as a teacher or even start running your OWN yoga studio.

About the course

  • Full immersion program that spans 6 weeks, living in a fascinating, vibrant community of about 70 yogis, travellers and spiritual seekers on an eco farm between Byron Bay and the Gold Coast.

  • Nourish your soul with Yoga Teacher Training that addresses the science of yoga holistically including postures and philosophy as well as Ayurveda, Kirtan, anatomy and physiology, nutrition, meditation and mindfulness.

  • Teach classes with REAL students while being guided and supported by a team of internationally experienced yoga teacher trainers.

  • Gain Yoga Alliance international certification - Vinyasa Flow style - and hands on business classes to run your own heart centred yoga business 

To see if this experience is for you, read our FAQ for Yoga Teacher Trainees and have a look at our Code of Conduct. If you are dealing with any physical or mental health issues, please also check our Are you ready page to make sure this is a suitable course for you.


The Krishna Village can host up to 70 people in a combination of rooms, dorms and camping spots. There are usually around 30 full time volunteers who work in our organic gardens and maintain the grounds, 15-25 retreat guests or Karma Yogis and up to 20 yoga teacher trainees.

All rooms have shared amenities. The amenities block includes showers, toilets and a coin operated laundry (byo laundry powder).

Common areas include the kitchen & campfire area (the heart of the Krishna Village), the reading room (with Internet hotspot) and the yoga hall where we gather for classes. 

Single, twin share & double rooms

The Krishna Village has 2 double rooms (1 big bed), 4 twin share rooms bunk bed) and 11 single rooms. They are all set in former shipping containers that have been renovated and turned into simple but comfortable accommodation. All Twin rooms are equipped with bunk beds, bedding is being provided. 

4-share dorms

We offer a female and a male dorm - each for up to 4 people - and one 3-share dorm. The dorms have bunk beds and wardrobe space for your belongings, and bedding is provided. They are simple, older rooms and about 100m from the amenities block.

Camp ground

Set among beautiful mango and lychee trees in our eastern garden, our camp ground can host up to 20 tents and 5 camper vans. The area for the vans is equipped with electricity. The amenities block is only 50m away.


Delicious Vegetarian Food

The Krishna Farm has been producing organic veggies since the 1980s and has therefore fantastic conditions to grow excellent produce. We grow as much of our own food as we can, and otherwise buy locally wherever possible. 

We provide 3 delicious vegetarian meals every day, with lunches taking place at the Krishna Village community kitchen, and breakfast and dinners - mostly Indian style - served at the prasadam hall, next to the temple. 

All our food is prasadam - sacred food prepared in a consciousness of loving service. Like in other cultures, we offer our food before we eat to say Grace and thank the Divine for the sun, the rain, and all the visible and invisible blessings necessary to co-create a delicious meal. Feel free to sing along with us, or just listen and enjoy...

The Krishna Farm

Nestled in the foothills of Mount Warning, in the heart of the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, the Krishna Farm “New Govardhana” is a 1000 acre property with orchards, certified organic veggie gardens, cows, horses, streams and swimming holes in abundance. 

New Govardhana serves as an ashram to a community of yogis who aspire to live according to their deepest vows and commitments on their path of service, spiritual contentment and happiness (Bhakti Yoga). Their service and dedication make this location a beautiful place of growth, healing and spiritual awakening. If you are interested, please come along and visit our beautiful Radha Govardhandhari temple. 

One of the highlights of the course - a seva day with Krishna's cows.

Cost & payment

The cost of the course including 3 meals/day and accommodation for 6 weeks is:

Camping: AU$ 3289 - early bird rate: AU$ 2995

Dorm (4-share): AU$3689 (depends on availability) - early bird rate: AU$ 3395

In twin share accommodation: AU$ 5189 - early bird rate: AU$ 4895

In a single room: AU$ 5789 - early bird rate: AU$ 5495


Payment plans are available - for details, please have a look at our current price list. To book a payment plan, just select the according option in the booking process.

Before you book, please read our terms and conditions including our refund policy. 

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Required course materials: Check our shopping list for a list of the items you need.

Booking steps

1) Click button to select your preferred start date on our booking page

2) On the booking page, select your accommodation type

3) If you prefer to pay in several rates, please select "Paying in instalments" in the additional options and pay a deposit + 4 instalments as detailed in the end of our price list.



Save AU$300 if you book early bird rate

Next start:

10 July -18 August 2017

Other Dates

  • 10 July - 18 Aug 2017 (early bird rate until 23 May)

  • 4 Sept - 13 Oct 2017 (early bird rate until 13 July)

  • 6 Nov - 15 Dec 2017 (early bird rate until 23 Sept)


Course Schedule

5:00am - Sunrise Yoga & Meditation

6:15am - Yoga anatomy and physiology

8:15am - Breakfast break

9:15am - Practise teaching and postures

11:30am - 30 mins break

12:30pm - Kirtan

1:00 pm - Life Coaching (leadership & business)

2:00pm - Lunch and free time

5:00pm -  Sunset Vinyasa Yoga

7:00pm - Dinner

9:00pm - Quiet time

We are Yoga Alliance Accredited!

Meet the Teachers

Michael -  Philosophy teacher

Michael - Philosophy teacher

Maria Kirsten  - Yoga Anatomy

Maria Kirsten - Yoga Anatomy

Emma  - Yoga Teacher

Emma - Yoga Teacher

Michael  - Yoga teacher

Michael - Yoga teacher

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