Advance Your Practice and Begin Your Certification
with Santosha’s Online Yoga Teacher Training

Deepen your Yoga knowledge with our cost-effective, authentic yoga teacher training… from the comfort of your own home.

Want to qualify as a Yoga Teacher but unable to travel?

We have worked with Yoga Alliance to secure a new pathway for you to graduate as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200) online during the COVID-19 period.

Given the circumstances, Yoga Alliance have agreed to allow students to complete their Yoga Teacher Training online until such a time as they are able to gather together. We have reconfigured our Level 1 200-hour program so you can complete your yoga teacher training online virtually at your pace from the comfort of your own home  – and still qualify to teach worldwide with Yoga Alliance. 

As well as this we open our doors for you to join us in person to experience a live training in full – at no extra cost – on a later date which suits you once normal proceedings have returned.

Sign up for our Virtual Self-Paced Pathway Program and transform your life and career
– beginning April 10th, 2020.

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Our comprehensive course modules have been designed to give you the ``live`` experience as much as possible. All classes are recorded for viewing at any time - giving you life-long access to our incredible course assets.


During the COVID-19 period, we have reconfigured our Level 1 200-hour program so you can complete your yoga teacher training from the comfort of your home - and still qualify to teach worldwide with Yoga Alliance.


The course will run over 24 days, with an additional 10 days for you to finish submitting your course work. For those that need longer, there is also the option to self-pace, taking as long as you need to suit your lifestyle and situation.


We open our doors for you to join us in person to experience a live training in full – at no extra tuition cost – once normal proceedings have resumed. You can attend in full, or in part, meaning the experience can be tailored to your budget and needs - giving us all something to look forward to!


Our RYT-200-hour virtual Yoga Teacher Training delivers the same high level of quality, expertise and excellence. You will learn from our senior teachers and have founder Sunny journeying together with you. Receive everything you need to graduate as a Yoga Alliance qualified teacher.


Our caring, passionate and knowledgeable teachers teach from the heart. They will guide you in a relaxed, empowered environment, taking your understanding of yoga and self to new levels. You will leave with the confidence, skills and certification to teach yoga anywhere in the world.

Go Deeper into your yoga journey

with Santosha’s Convenient Online Yoga Teacher Training

Why choose Santosha for your Online Yoga Studies?

Santosha’s in-depth online Yoga course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for teaching yoga skillfully with compassion and awareness.

Authentic Yogic Path

Our yoga teacher training embraces a holistic approach to the path of yoga. Combining the wisdom of traditional yoga with contemporary understandings of the body, emotions and spirituality serves as a platform for self-inquiry to ignite a process of genuine transformation.

 Modern Methods – Ancient Wisdom

Our teacher training method concentrates on a extensive knowledge of the traditional yoga poses, woven together by a unique blend of vinyasa flow accessible to all levels and abilities. The yoga taught is not another ‘style’ of Yoga but an authentic presentation of  ancient yoga teachings, drawing from the Sri T Krishnamacharya lineage.

Learn the Anatomy and Foundations of  Yoga Postures

Gain knowledge of anatomy specific guidelines which form a solid basis for safe and informed teaching. We provide comprehensive Asana modules and a manual with all you need to teach and progress each pose.

Teach Safely, Learn Modifications and Adjustments, Sequence Classes

Teach postures and practices safely with correct alignment modifications, adjustments and cues. Once this is mastered move on to sequence safely and effectively, to progress asanas and breath.

Gain the Life-changing Wisdom of Yoga Philosophy

Explore in-depth the wisdom of yoga philosophy and the Eight Limbs of Yoga, allowing for a deeper experience of the benefits of Yoga and true transformation in your life. Leave with life-changing tools for living and relating.

Develop and Deepen your Self Practice

A Teacher’s self practice is the building block from which great teaching begins – leave with a tailored practice, specifically designed for your body, mind and spirit.


Who is the Santosha RYT-200 Yoga Alliance Accredited Online Yoga Teacher Training for?

The level 1 200 hour course is open to students of all yoga levels with the maturity and commitment to embark on a personal journey of self-discovery, including:

– Students with the desire to become accredited Yoga Teachers and complete the Yoga Teacher Training Online requirements to do so

– Students who do not wish to be yoga teachers but have a sincere interest in the subject matter and want to deepen their own knowledge and understanding of Yoga and Self

For those who wish to teach, the yoga training will provide the student with the confidence needed to teach yoga skilfully, with compassion, awareness and knowledge.


Our Intensive Yoga Alliance Accredited Online Yoga Teacher Training is suitable for those who due to COVID-!9 are unable to travel to become a certified yoga teacher. Given the circumstances, Yoga Alliance have agreed to allow students to complete their training online during this challenging time. We have reconfigured our Level 1 200-hour program so you can complete your teacher training virtually from the comfort of your own home. You can now fulfil your dreams by graduating as a Yoga Alliance internationally qualified yoga teacher with Santosha... online.


Our Level 1 200-hour virtual Yoga Teacher Program delivers the same high level of quality, expertise and excellence as our Live Santosha trainings. Learn from our senior teachers and have our founder Sunny Richards journeying together with you every step of the way. Receive a step-by-step roadmap and guide of everything you need to do to complete your training at home to graduate with Santosha as a RYT-200 Yoga Alliance teacher. You have the choice between completing the course in the 35 Day window - or extending beyond this to complete at your own pace, working with your circumstances.

Students Who Complete The Level 1 Online YTT 200-Hour Course Will:

  • Possess the knowledge to teach group classes, workshops or private sessions in a range of settings
  • Be qualified to teach yoga, and receive a letter of completion and certificate evidencing your non-contact training hours
  • Deepen and strengthen their practice and understanding of yoga
  • Gain in-depth understanding of the postures and how to teach them
  • Receive individual attention
  • Learn how to structure and create cohesive, well-rounded classes
  • Learn about the various styles of yoga and its history
  • Acquire an understanding of yoga philosophy, anatomy and physiology
  • Join an Online community with your fellow online student friends
  • Have the confidence and tools to begin teaching yoga
  • Develop a greater understanding of meditation
  • Be a happier, healthier person, being able to understand how you exist in this world and possessing the tools to cope with life’s movements with ease!

Experience the True Essence of Yoga

The Santosha Online YTT 200-hour training allows each individual to experience the true essence of yoga through a unique and holistic synthesis of ageless wisdom from the ancient scriptures and philosophy, applied in a contemporary context. We allow students to fully grasp yoga within its historical context and begin to put yoga into practice in their daily lives.

Santosha’s teachers possess deep knowledge and understanding, and their compassion and love for teaching means that they truly teach from their hearts. By joining the Santosha family, you are joining a community of like-minded individuals from around the world that support one another in living our true potential! Santosha Yoga Teacher Trainings are truly unique, and all students will feel supported, loved and accepted from the moment they begin their new journey.

Get Started Straight Away

Upon the receipt of your payment, you will receive the login to our Santosha Yoga  Level 1 Resource Center, where you can access all the course Manuals and Readings.

The RYT-200 Online Teacher Training will officially begin at 9am AEST on April 10th. This will be our first live connection and a chance to meet and go over the course.

From there, you will have daily live classes and sessions, as well as a mix of pre-recorded webinars and teachings; with time for self study, journalling and practice.

You have the choice between completing the course in the 35 Day window – or extending beyond this to complete at your own pace if your circumstances do not allow for the intensive experience.

Course Assessments

In order to pass the course and qualify as a Yoga Alliance RYT-200 Yoga Teacher you will need to complete the following:

  • Each module contains questions/checklists to complete
  • Final open book exam at the end of the course
  • Email journal of your Asana, Meditation and Pranayama Yoga Practice
  • A final video of you teaching a yoga class at home or in a studio (this does not need to be professional quality)
  • Attend in person or on catch up all daily online classes running from April 10 – May 3rd, 2020
  • All assignments to be completed by May 14  – or extend beyond this to complete at your own pace if your circumstances do not allow for the intensive experience.

About your teacher


Sunny Richards is the founder of Santosha Yoga. She has devoted her life to Santosha, which was born from a dream to create a sacred place for healing, transformation and to awaken the incredible potential of happiness and connection to ourselves.

Sunny has been teaching for over 22 years and has trained in Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Vini Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Pre and Post Natal Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Yin Yoga, Children’s Yoga, Restorative Yoga and  Meditation.

Sunny is passionate about dedicating time for continual studies and a deep personal practice, so that what she shares is rooted deeply in the process and understanding and integration of real yoga.

Sunny’s  goal during this time is support and uplift our students and spiritual family. She will be walking along side you at every step of this Online Journey, in the same way she would in a live training event – creating community and connection when it is most needed.

Your RYT-200 Online Yoga Teacher Training Content

  • The Life-changing Philosophy of Yoga
    Ancient Yogis studied humans for thousands of years, and came up with guidelines for living which can still be applied today for a peaceful and happy life. You will learn their secrets – and how to implement them in your own life for lasting change.
  • History of Yoga
    Study the fascinating and rich history of Yoga  – and the deep wisdom contained within.
  • Anatomy and the Human Body
    Learn the basics of anatomy; an essential foundation for safe, effective and professional teaching
  • Monkey Mind and the Five States of Mind
    For many, our most mind-blowing lesson! Learn about how the mind really works and how to find a mind free from stress and anxiety.
  • Meditation
    Learn how meditation works from a yogic and scientific standpoint, with teaching techniques to share these practices with others
  • Pranayama
    Pranayama creates huge changes in our state, using the breath. Learn the science behind the breath and amazing techniques and practices for your own life and to share through teaching others.
  • Chakras
    Unleash the power of the chakras! Learn about Chakras and the Physical Body, Balancing the Chakras, and tapping into their healing and uplifting powers.
  • Diet and Health
    More and more people world-wide are realising the wealth of wisdom contained in Ayurveda for health, diet and well-being. Learn to increase your immunity, enhance your digestion and uplift your wellbeing with ancient wisdom.
  • Ayurveda
    Your health is your wealth! Introduction to Ayurveda, The Three Gunas, The Five Elements, Understanding Your Individual Constitution and the Prakruti, Doshas and Sub-Doshas, Prakuti from a Mental and Physical Point of View, Disease Tendencies of the Three Qualities
  • Anatomy and Physiology
    The Bandhas and their Application, The Respiratory System Mechanics of the Breathing, Spinal Function, Different Types of Joints, Principles of Injury Prevention and Management
  • Asanas Postures
    Preparatory Poses, Sun Salutations, Standing Poses, Hip Openers, Forward Bends, Twists, Back Bends, Arm Balances, Inversions, Restorative
  • Asana Safety
    Good teaching is safe teaching – learn to teach effectively to prevent injuries, with your students health and wellbeing in mind
  • Teaching Yoga
    Becoming a Professional Yoga Teacher, Qualities of a Yoga Teacher,  Teaching Styles, Planning for Different Levels of Experience, Correcting Muscular Imbalances
  • Class Sequencing
    General Class Planning, Structuring a Class, Sequencing, Developing Alternative Sequencing for Pregnancy and Menstruation
  • The Yoga Business
    How to Prepare to Give a Yoga Class, How to Promote a Yoga Class, Work and Communication in the Business, Prepare Workplace and Financial Documentation, Workplace Safety Procedures, Delivering Service to Customers, Occupational Health and Safety, Insurance Requirements
  • The Yoga Teacher
    How to Create a Safe Environment, Identifying Elements of a Safe Yoga Practice, Keeping Safe While Teaching

Teaching and Certification

Upon completing this course, you will able to certify as an RYT-200 Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance, allowing you to teach from gyms and studios worldwide.

Santosha means contentment and gratitude for all that was, all that is and all that will be.

Our goal is that all those we encounter can gain an experience of Santosha – and then share and spread this experience back into the communities through teaching; creating a ripple effect that will change the world and the hearts of all beings in it.

Physically, mentally and spiritually rewarding, Santosha Training certifications are some of the most comprehensive yoga teacher trainings in the world.

Our caring, passionate and highly knowledgeable teachers teach from the heart and have decades of experience. No matter your starting point, they will guide you in a relaxed, empowered and judgement-free environment and take your understanding of yoga and self to new levels. You will leave with the confidence and skills to teach yoga, if you so choose, anywhere in the world with your internationally-recognized certification.

Your Training Investment

The cost of this course is $2,990 AUD – includes the ability to:
– register as a RYT-200 teacher with Yoga Alliance
– attend a future in-person training at no extra charge (*tuition only – flights, accommodation and meals not included)

Used to America dollars? This is just $1,770 USD at today’s exchange rate.

Payment Plan
Alternatively, you can choose the easy payment plan which consists of three easy monthly payments of $598 AUD

Used to America dollars? This is just $354 USD at today’s exchange rate.

Please note there is a $350 AUD non-refundable deposit included in this price, which cannot be returned in the event of a cancellation on your part.

We guarantee you will leave us with a wealth of knowledge, a smile on your face and a warm, open heart!


Join our Santosha 200 Hour Online Yoga Teacher Training Today

If you, like hundreds of happy students before you know that this course is for you, then take action today…



Option 1: Payment Plan

5 Fortnightly Payments of  $598 AUD
(Approx $354 USD)


Option 2: Whole Enchilada

1 Single Investment of $2,990 AUD
(Approx $1,765 USD) 


What You Get With Your Investment:

      • 24 Days Virtual Training Schedule (4 hours live/ catch up classes + 4 hours pre-recorded / study/ readings
      • The ability to attend – at no extra cost – a Santosha in-person training once normal travel resumes (*tuition only)
      • Santosha Breath and Movement Manual
      • Santosha Vinyasa Krama Manual
      • Santosha Anatomy Manual
      • Live classes and practices
      • Connection to an online community from all over the world
      • Zoom sessions with  Santosha’s senior teachers. During this time the teacher will assist you to develop your own Asana, Meditation and Pranayama practice, as these practices will become your teachings. The teacher will be able to answer anything for you during these sessions
      • 1 x Santosha RYT-200 Yoga Alliance Certified 200hr Yoga Teacher Training Certificate
      • A wealth of knowledge and heart full of love!


What makes Santosha Special?

Authentic Lineage – Back to the Source

You can trust that the Yoga you learn is authentic Yoga based on ancient teachings – not just another fad ‘style’ of Yoga. Drawing from the healing traditions of the Sri T Krishnamacharya lineage, the Yoga we teach has genuine therapeutic benefits for transformation and inner peace. Through our practical curriculum, we create a foundation for teaching yoga skillfully, with wisdom and care.

“The training received comes from the heart, and each instructor comes with a heart full of love for yoga, and love for the individuals they are teaching. We were led back to the original intent of yoga – that it is for everyone – for healing and for growth. ” ~ Michelle Boyd, Canada

Tools to Change Your Life

Yoga is not just a series of postures; it is a deeply transformative tool that brings about real change and growth in your life. That’s why we offer spiritual counseling alongside our trainings, enabling you to get the most of this deeply life changing experience and to find the support you need to leave the training not only a newly certified yoga teacher, but with a new way of looking at the world.

“The course provided a life-changing education that is difficult to put into words, leading to a calmer and more centered attitude to life. Even four months on, I draw on the lessons learned each day – with the knowledge of asana just the tip of the iceberg.” ~ Kate Miller, Australia

Stretch Your Body, Not Your Budget!

We want to spread the joy of yoga, so are committed to keeping our courses the most affordable on the market, while still providing a top quality training. We don’t believe in inflating our prices at the cost of losing passionate teachers who are ready to make a difference in the world, so we keep our costs low.

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart for such a magical experience. The thought, preparation, and love that you all put in are so appreciated. You have nurtured and guided us on our own individual journeys and that is priceless. You have created a wonderful things with Santosha and I feel blessed to have experienced it.” ~ Caroline, Vanuatu

Become a Confident Teacher

Our Online training specifically offers the in depth knowledge and skills you need to share yoga with others. Extensive study of asana, meditation and pranayama means you will walk away with the ability to confidently lead classes. Santosha’s comprehensive modules, manuals and experienced teachers mean you will leave the course with the resources to confidently share your knowledge and new skills.

“I could not wait to get started and once I received the books and modules I began to work on the assignments. I tackled the variety of assignments with much enthusiasm, as I knew I was closer to my goal of becoming a yoga teacher. The course was very thorough, covering many key aspects including the history of Yoga, Chakras and Ayurveda” ~ Natalie Siritzky, Online Student

Ongoing Support and Friendship

At Santosha we support you at every step of your yoga journey; we accept and love you where you are in every moment. Your teachers will walk beside you, offering the support you need to empower yourself and embrace a new way of being. Share the experience with our Online Tribe – creating the opportunity to connections and community with others on the same path.

“Sunny and the Santosha team have been wonderful in their ongoing support. I feel blessed for having completed the course and to be part of the Santosha family now. I am thrilled that the school where I teach is committed to introducing yoga as a regular co-curricular activity for students and staff. The journey will continue…” ~ Natalie Siritzky, Online Student

Begin your Yoga Journey with Santosha Today!

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Santosha wants to make booking totally risk free for you, because we believe that once you begin this journey your life will change in such a way you could never have thought possible! If at any time you decide that you would like to attend any one of our contact YTT 200 courses then we will minus $500.00 off the total cost of the YTT. If within two weeks of signing up for the training you feel that you do not want to complete the course OR you do not want to become a Yoga Teacher we will give you a refund back minus the non refundable BUT transferable $330 deposit fee.

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