Balanced Practice Yoga Bali Immersion 150 Hour Teacher Training

August 24th - September 7th 2021

Ready to have your teaching passion ignited? A perfect sabbatical for previously graduated teachers who need both a soulful time-out and a return to teaching yoga with passion and expertise. Join Amelia and Liz at Bali’s best yoga retreat set in the hidden garden paradise of Jeda Villas in Pemuteran. You’ll hone your theming, language, asana modification and adjustment skills. Learn more about working therapeutically with the body through experiential anatomy with expert teachers. Your Bali teacher training is followed up with 25 hours of ongoing mentoring support. This is a unique 150 hour training. You’ll get the benefits of an amazing Bali intensive, developing your teaching skills in a supportive group environment and making lifelong friends.

Course Information

  • Course Inclusions

    *Two-week Bali Immersion at Jeda Villas, Pemuteran *Six months of monthly group mentoring Zoom meetings *Three private mentoring sessions *Online course resources

  • Course Content

    For two enriching weeks you can be immersed in yogic teachings and practice - developing into a confident, masterful teacher with excellent vocal, visual and hands on teaching skills. You’ll learn to weave Ayurveda and Yogic Philosophy into your classes, deepen your understanding of Applied Anatomy and physiology , learn to be trauma aware in your class execution and make sure your classes are welcoming and inclusive.

  • Course Outcome

    Embarking on deeper study of yoga gives you understanding of the tools of yoga and how they support you and allows you to share that knowledge with others. Balanced Practice Teacher Training courses equip you to become a masterful practitioner and teacher of this beautiful, practical, living philosophy- This course gives you a 150hr Yoga Australia certified qualification that can be added to your 200hr certificate to give you a 350hr Level one membership with Yoga Australia

Your Lead Instructors

Your journey will be supported by senior Yoga Teacher Amelia Disspain and Yoga Therapist and Physiotherapist Liz Bennett. As teachers with a combined experience of over 40 years we will support you to build the skills to clearly and confidently share the practice of yoga with your community

Senior Yoga Teacher

Amelia Disspain

Director and senior yoga teacher at Yoga Bellingen Co founder of Balanced Practice Yoga Teacher Training and Retreats Yoga Australia Senior Member, Yoga Alliance International Expert registered teacher 1500+ Amelia was first introduced to yoga in 1999. Inspired by the joy and serenity it brought her, Amelia began a regular practice before going on to complete her teacher training with Katie Manitsis (now Katie Rose)at Samadhi Bliss Yoga, Sydney in 2002. Amelia taught Yoga full time at Samadhi Bliss until she was selected to undertake a one-on-one apprenticeship in 2006 with Simon Borg Olivier and Bianca Machliss of Yoga Synergy Sydney, one of the few schools left in Australia still instructing teachers in this traditional way.Both Bianca and Simon are members of the Australian Physiotherapists Association, and as such Amelias teaching integrates modern medical knowledge with the traditional forms and practices of Yoga. Amelia taught as a senior level teacher at Yoga Synergy Sydney, instructing group classes from brand new beginners to advanced practitioners as well as private lessons, working with students with injuries and also training yoga instructors, until 2013 when she relocated to Bellingen There she opened her own studio, Yoga Bellingen. Amelia’s classes are informed by her many years of yoga practice, teaching and study, her classes are inclusive and always incorporate the deeper teachings of Yoga. Amelia has continued to study Yoga philosophy, particularly concentrating on how we can integrate the tools of meditation and inner focus to recognize the patterns of our individual mind, and in so doing experience the joy hidden in everyday life. Amelia is currently enrolled in the Traditional Yoga Studies 800hr History and Philosophy of Yoga course written by Georg Fuerstein. In 2015 Amelia co-founded Balanced Practice Yoga and co-teaches Yoga Teacher Training Courses and international retreats with her sister in Yoga, Liz Bennett a physiotherapist and yoga therapist and director of YogaEssentia in Warriewood.

Yoga Therapist and Physiotherapist

Liz Bennett

Liz Bennett is the founder of Balanced Practice Yoga and A Balanced Practice Physiotherapy. Liz is one of the handful of physiotherapists in Australia who is also a specialised yoga therapist and a long term yoga teacher and practitioner of over 20 years. Bringing together studies in eastern medicine and modern science, her classes are guided by her ability to apply an anatomical focus to the practice of yoga in an accessible and relevant way. As a therapist, Liz integrates assessment and therapy with education and lifestyle changes, applying principles of individualised yoga, Traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda. Liz began training with Simon Borg Oliver and Bianca Machliss before she finished her physiotherapy degree in 1999. She completed a three year yoga teaching apprenticeship with Yoga Synergy in 2006, then a further 500 hours of teacher training at the Yoga Institute, where she delivered Leslie Kaminoff’s Yoga Anatomy course for several years. A Vipassana practitioner, and initiate of Vedic meditation, with Certificates in Shiatsu and Acupuncture and extensive Yoga Therapy studies with Ganesh Mohan of Svastha Yoga. Liz's Yoga Anatomy Labs are sourced by Yoga Teachers Training courses around Australia. Liz runs Balanced Practice Yoga Teacher Trainings Amelia Disspain and together, they co-host popular yoga retreats in Australia and abroad.


  • What does the Two Bali immersion package include?

    RETREAT PACKAGE INCLUDES *Accommodation in beautiful Jeda Villas with exclusive use of the venue, yoga shala, gardens and pools * Balinese opening ceremony by Balinese priest *Daily room cleaning service *Use of swimming pools on villa grounds – pool towels supplied daily *Local transport in Pemuteran – to and from the beach and restaurants 3 fabulous vegetarian ayurveda inspired meals each day *Free coffee, tea & mineral water throughout the day *One jug of young coconut water per villa per day *Use of yoga studio and props *Free high-quality wifi *Pick up and drop off on check in and check out from Jeda from/to Ubud and Seminyak (groups only) * The retreat package doe snot include your flights

  • Is this course certified?

    Yes, this course is a certified 150hr Yoga Teacher Training course with Yoga Australia - this can be added to your current 200hr qualification to upgrade to 350hr which is Yoga Australia Level one

  • What other materials will I need to purchase for the course?

    As well as your online course material you will also need to purchase Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews *The Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar *Teaching Yoga by Donna Farhi *The essence of Yoga by Bouanchaud* Yoga of the Subtle Body by Tias Little * The lost teachings of yoga audio recordings by Georg Feuerstein

  • What are the course entry requirements?

    This course is for Yoga Teachers from all schools and lineages of yoga who have at least a 200hr Yoga Teacher qualification

Course Fees

$500 non refundable fee on enrolment

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