The Art of Assisting

15hr Yoga Teacher Training

with Tara South

15 - 16 May

8.00am - 5.00pm Daily

Assisting within a yoga class, whether as a teacher or assistant, is a delicate yet powerful tool when properly applied. Tara will show you how to perfect your assisting skills to ensure you safely and effectively use this art to elevate classes and practices.


In this module, you will learn how to do different assists and modifications, both hands on and hands off.


You will also understand how to assist and be of seva, in both a teaching and assisting role.

What to expect:

  • Postural verbal alignment training and physical adjustments aimed to deepen a practitioner's experience.

  • Building personal confidence through giving and receiving feedback to peers and group, throughout the course.

  • Experimenting with verbal techniques to assist, for teaching.


  • 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training certification with any organization.

  • Suitable for teachers with less than 5 years teaching experience, or

  • Advanced practitioners (minimum of 5 years regular, on-the-mat practice)


What to bring:

  • You, Your Yoga Mat, Journal and Pen 


May 15 - 16, 2021

8.00am - 5.00pm daily

What a Typical Day Looks Like:

  • 8am - 10am -  Sādhanā

  • 10am - 10.15am -  Svadhyaya

  • 10.15am - 12pm - Theory

  • 12.00pm - 12.45pm - Break

  • 12.45pm - 2pm - Theory & Philosophy

  • 2pm - 4.30pm - Sādhanā


This advanced training will provide you with 15 hours accredited through Yoga Alliance.



15hr YTT

Unlimited Members - $500 // Non-Members - $580

This is the fourth in a series of 4x 15hr YTT offerings.

Special pricing applies (below) for booking 30hrs or 60hrs as a package.

30hrs YTT

Unlimited Members - $900 // Non-Members - $1060

60hrs YTT

Unlimited Members - $1700 // Non-Members - $1900

To access special pricing for booking 30hr or 60hr YTT, please email us at

The other 15hr courses available are:

Theming & Sequencing Vinyasa - March 13-14, 2021

Theming & Sequencing Yin - March 20-21 2021

Hands-On Teaching Asana - May 1-2, 2021

This is an in person workshop at our studio in Newcastle, NSW.

About Tara:

Tara South has been practicing yoga for the last 20 years and teaching globally for the last 10. Tara has completed yoga qualifications in Ashtanga, Prana Flow, Vinyasa, Power, Rocket, Restorative, Hot Power, Tripsicore, Prenatal, and Yin Yoga styles. She has completed studies in Trauma Sensitive Yoga and is an accredited Trauma Centre Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F) through the Trauma Centre in Brookline, Massachusetts.

In 2011 Tara founded Mandala Yoga Meditation Retreats, Mandala YMR started out as a Yoga Shala in her hometown in Australia, and after 3 years Tara decided to create an International community for Mandala YMR to evolve and expand, in an effort to create an inclusive community, in a space that had become exclusive.

She shares her knowledge, love and devotion of yoga by running yoga teacher training, retreats, workshops & master classes around the world!

Tara delivers her sessions with lightness and a sense of humour as students are enabled to develop their practices not only in the physical asana, but also towards the more subtle aspects of the self. Her teachings remain humble and accessible for all to enjoy. As well as teaching all levels of Yoga, Tara is proof that living healthily means living happily – even a little crazily!

Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be requested in writing to . Cancellations requested prior to 7days outside of the event are entitled to a 50% refund. Cancellations requested within 7days of the event forfeit all ticket costs, but may transfer their ticket to another name. 

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