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TRADITIONAL YOGA 200HRS 12WKS OR intensive – $1499 – in tropical rainforest


20 Taronga St

20 Taronga Street, Palmwoods, QLD 4555

Palmwoods, QLD, AU, 4555

Award winning ashram offers traditional yoga courses $1499.00 only! Learn correct postural alignment, in-depth philosophy, mysticism & more!

So much of YOGA content has been hijacked and commercialised, sadly!

Having been initiated into ancient philosophy, mysticism, and the sacred Emerald Order teachings, I’m offering “real” deal yoga that does not leave OUT ancient gnosis and at an affordable fee!

For only $1499.00 tuition fees and no more to pay, your dream to become a yoga teacher will be fulfilled.

To register you can pay your deposit today of only $399 or pay 10 instalments of $169 monthly. Here are the options:

1. Pay all today and save (continue through this page)

2. Pay $399 deposit today and remaining $1100 in 2 instalments (due week 3 and week 6 of the course) (continue through this page)

3. Pay 10 instalments of $169 (pay here https://collectiverising.earth/yoga-teacher-training-australia/)

4. 4 instalments of $425 (pay here https://collectiverising.earth/yoga-teacher-training-australia/ )

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Why are we different?

🧘🏽‍♂️Real deal yoga not commercialized. We are unique not only in the delivery but also the content. Much of our course content is derived from the guardians of wisdom teachings which are unique, rare and non-commercialized.

🧘🏽‍♂️Small groups with one-on-one training & a loving (non competitive environment)

🧘🏽‍♂️Delve deep into the philosophy of yoga not just postures. Learn alignment and art and science of sacred geometry, hence, proper cues unlike cues that make you pull a muscle 😉

🧘🏽‍♂️Mysticism & ancient history woven into the course. How can we learn •real• yoga without learning history of our ancestors?

🧘🏽‍♂️Tropical Rainforest All around, literally in the heart of the forest. You are woken up daily to the magical symphony of most beautiful Australian native bird sounds 🦜🌳 pure bliss

🧘🏽‍♂️Affordable (only $`1499 including books and accreditation)! Please note at this low tuition costs, we are unable to provide you with complimentary accommodation. However, we can assist you free of charge with finding an accommodation deal that meets any budget. Contact us if you would like to know what options are available.

🧘🏽‍♂️Learn the path of sovereignty and ascension, DNA activation and bio-regenisis. This is not an “ordinary” training course. You walk out a different person, nearly every graduate described the course as “life-transforming”. AND, we have added extra content this year!

🧘🏽‍♂️Learn art and craft of alignments of yogic postures – not just a random movement that makes no sense to the mind/body energetic connection channel.

🧘🏽‍♂️Breath is everything. And there is much more we delve into the art and science of mysticism and ancient philosophy.

🧘🏽‍♂️Bonus live sound healing session, spiritual tarot and person guidance, and recorded live (zoom) sessions in case you miss any.

What are waiting for?

If you want change in your life and you are drawn to yoga, here’s your chance, right here right now! 😄

Has yoga enhanced your life in even the smallest of ways? Has it made a positive impact, empowering you, and increasing your own sense of being, health, mindfulness, and joy? If so, why not share and inspire others to explore down the yogic path? Help build a stronger and healthier community all around you. Remember, it only takes one person to create big change.

Whether you would like to become a traditional YOGA Teacher or complete the TTC for the purpose of deepening your personal practice this course can be just what you are looking for !

Collective Rising (previously Eka Earth Yoga) is an award-winning school (5th year best yoga school in Sunraysia VIC with over 100 5/5 positive reviews). Collective Rising is now based on the Sunshine Coast and continues to offer high caliber and in-depth training courses most can be tailored to suit student’s busy schedule and delivered by flexible methods.

What makes us different?

We offer training in the traditional method; we go deep into the philosophy and teach you the correct alignment principles of yoga postures that the majority of schools do not offer. Many schools offer teacher trainings, but only a few go deep into the core of Yoga as we do. To top it up, we offer flexible attendance and have the sessions recorded for your convenience in the event that you miss a session. And as a bonus, if you prefer to learn in a school surrounded by a private rainforest, look no further. Our school is nestled amongst a tropical rainforest in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Qld, which makes it the most ideal environment to learn summer or winter.

About the Head Teacher

Heba Nicolaci is the author of Journey Of The Awakening Heart and founder of Eka Earth Yoga and Collective Rising. She has a strong desire to serve and spread the love and knowledge of classical yoga. Heba is a certified 500 hours Yoga Teacher and Therapist who has had the privilege to travel to India on a yearly basis since 2015 to study and teach. She devotes herself to teaching Yoga and guiding seekers of all ages, levels and backgrounds and invests her passion, time and love into caring and supporting her students. Her lifelong goal is to continue offering her teachings which are a result of life-long dedicated spiritual practice and self-development techniques. Heba’s certification in 2015 was not the beginning of her yoga journey. For the past two decades Heba had practiced meditation and continuously studied philosophical texts of yoga and Advaita Vedanta. She is fortunate to have studied with Guruji Dr Omanand, the founder of Parmanand Yoga Institute of Science and Research in Indore and well renowned teachers at Trimurti Yoga in Goa. Additionally, Heba maintains her daily practice and continuous learning by attending classes and various workshops with renown teachers in Australia particularly of the Ashtanga vinyasa method. She considers herself an eternal student as she continues to study under various teachers, in India. Recently she completed an intense teacher training with renown senior teacher David Garrigues. She works as a Guest teacher at Paramanand Institute of Yoga Science and Research, Indore, India. Further, Heba and her husband Matt, have taken initiation into the School of Blue Flame Healing and Occult Arts and Sciences that bases its teachings on hermatica principles and original tree of life sciences. They are both guardians of knowledge and well versed in this regard always endeavoring to share ancient knowledge to interested students in the hope of inspiring them to look deep into the self for the purpose of self-enquiry and integration using the knowledge imparted and ascension mechanic tools and principles.

Breakdown of 200 Hour Training Hours/Topics of Study

60+ Asana, Pranayama, Meditation20+ Anatomy, Physiology & Ayurveda40+ Teaching/Teaching Practice/ alignment and adjustment 40+ Philosophy, Sanskrit, Chanting, and Yogic Lifestyle20+ Home / Personal Study

Why train with us?

Small class sizes (maximum of 8 students) – this allows for optimal one-on-one training, attention, and personalised care for each and every student.140+ contact hours with Lead Trainer (compared to the usual 110 required contact hours). Primarily experiential and practical learning techniques. Wide spectrum of topics covered. Thoroughly trained lead teacher with a broad yoga education and teaching background. We have refined our syllabus, content, and teaching styles to ensure we bring you the very best of what we know, going above and beyond the minimum criteria set for such programs. The study of both Hatha and Vinyasa styles of yoga with basic ashtanga. Enhancing and challenging your own personal practice. Overall Learning Objectives Learn and understand the fundamental knowledge and 8 limbs of Yoga – what is it all about? Hatha and Vinyasa – learning the differences and benefits of each style, and how they are meant to work together. Learn, in-depth, over 51 poses and their benefits, modifications, etc. Learn the basics of Pranayama, the yogic art of breathing. Build and develop your own yoga practice. Learn to teach others with clarity, precisions, and confidence. Learn the importance and use of props. Study Ancient Yogic Philosophy and study of texts (The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali the Bhagavad Geeta, and more!). Subtle ethics of yoga, and how to integrate this lifestyle into the modern world of yoga. Understand different types of students, bodies, needs, climates, and build smart, innovative, and safe sequences for all. Gain practical and hands on experiences in teaching. Gain a lifelong resource for any and all future endeavors while on your yoga journey.

Yoga Philosophy What is yoga? This is where we discuss what yoga is all about. Where and when did the practice of yoga begin? What are the principles of yoga? How has it evolved, and spread its knowledge? Here, our goal is to give you a strong foundation on the fundamentals of yoga that you can implement into your daily life and build upon throughout your journey.

Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Understand the origin of yoga, as well as its’ evolution through time, and across the world. Understand the practice and implementation of the 8 Limbs of Ashtanga, interpret, and share knowledge of Ancient Yogic Texts with your yoga circle (The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, The Bhagavad Geeta, and more). Understand the greater goal of yoga. Asanas As one of the 8 Limbs of Yoga, our study of 51+ asanas is designed to delve deep into various categories of poses – to learn and understand their benefits, modifications, progressions, regressions, and most importantly how to properly and safely get in and out of each pose. This builds upon our foundation by creating the framework in which we can begin to create a complete practice and begins the process of self-awareness and self-care.

Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Complete a full Surya Namaskar with proper form and alignment, all the while understanding its’ purpose and benefits. Understand the different categories of poses, and their collective benefits within a practice. Understand a variety of poses within each category fully – their benefits, modifications, progressions, regressions, etc. Understand the physiological and psychological effects of each pose. Begin to understand how each pose works with one another as we begin to approach the art and science of sequencing a practice. Understand the art of using props (belts, blocks, bolsters).Practice on your classmates.

The Art and Science of Sequencing

There is an art to sequencing. With a deeper understanding and strong core knowledge of individual poses, we will begin to work with the art and science of sequencing a practice. We will explore hatha and vinyasa styles of yoga practice, themed sequencing, and how to prepare a sequence that is accessible by all, complete with modifications.

Learning Objective

You will know that we have completed this section when you can: Understand the differences and similarities of Hatha and Vinyasa yoga, and when to use and practice each. Understand how to observe and enhance intuition. Design a class so that the practitioner gains maximum benefit from the practice. Sequence a complete class that is accessible to all.Be able to demonstrate, instruct, correct, and lead all level classes and practitioners. Build up the skill of self-discovery, and learning through one’s own practice, to help others.


The Art of Yogic Breathing Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Understand the Respiratory system, and how it correlates with the body and yoga. Understand how to observe and enhance intuition. Understand various breathing exercises, knowing their benefits and best times of practice.


Meditation is the best medication. Meditation is one of the greatest tools to restore harmony and balance in the mind and the body. Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Establish a self-practice schedule away from class be able to understand the need and challenges of meditation, Importance of yoga practice to begin meditation, The importance of sound vibrations and their impact on the body and mind, Enhanced ability to pronounce more Sanskrit words, Find a sense of peace and calm after both practices

Therapeutic Yoga

For injury and joint health More often than not, practitioners come to yoga post injury, in search of a way to heal and stay moving. With this in mind, we delve deep into therapeutic benefits for the shoulders, hips, spine, knee and other major joints of the body. As well as psychological issues of depression, trauma, emotional imbalance and more. We also cover asthma, sciatica, diabetes prevention etc. Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Successfully build class sequence AND teach people with a variety of issues. To be able to build multiple sequences in a class with multiple issues. To be able to help others confidently with a thorough backing of yoga knowledge.

Anatomy and Physiology

In order to practice or teach a great sequence, you need to first understand the muscles, bones, fascia and joints of the body, and how it applies to movement of the body from asana to asana. How should our bones stack, and our muscles wrap around them? How do we both strengthen and protect our joints? Learn what to look for in your own body as well as the bodies of your varying students to ensure a safe and effective practice accessible to all, free from pain and injury. Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Understand and know the bones, muscles, ligaments, tissues, tendons, fascia, and joints of the body. Know the planes of the body and how the body moves through them. Properly align the body in each asana as we learn them. Know what to look for in various body types, and the best way to guide each safely through a practice. Understand and explain the subtle bodies (nadis, koshas, chakras, dosha, gunas, and prana), and how to ensure their balance.

Teaching Methodology

Having the knowledge of yoga is mission number one – mission number two is preparing you with different tools to communicate your knowledge effectively to others. Here, we will experiment with different ways to communication with others, across cultures, across language. We will work to find your voice and unique teaching style. You will practice on and observe your peers to fine tune these skillsLearning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Understand the proper pronunciation and meaning of common Sanskrit terms. Understand the value of a good demonstration. Learn to communicate effectively with others using yoga language and terminology. Gain practical experience using compassionate communication. Be able to give value of common yoga poses and pranayama. Be able to explore teaching styles, and verbal adjustments in common yoga poses and pranayama. Be able to explain the benefits and do the work to identify with your own unique style of teaching. Find your voice.

Lifestyle and Ethics for Yoga Teachers

Together, we will work with you to understand the qualities of a yoga teacher based on the yogic principles of niyamas, yamas, and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Business of Yoga Learning Objectives – you will know that we have completed this section when you can: Build a strong and relevant yoga resume highlighting your strengths, skills and experience. Understand how to connect with other yoga schools and build relations in your community. Apply for yoga teaching jobs and how to follow up. How to use social media and gain visibility online. Successfully understand where to draw the line between business and the real goal of yoga. Maintaining your ethics and professionalism throughout the journey of being a teacher. Understanding liability issues and obtaining all permits, licenses and more…

Requirements and Pre-Approval Dedication to yoga with an on-going and consistent yoga practice. Minimum personal practice 6 months. Must attend a minimum of 5 classes with us before being accepted into the training. We do this to ensure that you understand our method, philosophy, and culture of teaching before getting started in the training. Must be able to attend all hours of contact class, complete all assignments on time, and complete teaching examinations to be certified at the end of the course. Those who are not certifying to teach are also expected to attend all hours for successful completion of the course.

Assignments and Practicum Assignments

Majority of teacher training courses DO NOT offer this module. We do!

There will be home assignments given periodically. Please ensure that you complete these assignments and submit them on time. Home assignments will complement the class work and help you internalise the subject matter more clearly. All assignments are to be completed before completion of the course. Practicum – Both a written and practical exam need to be completed with passing scores.

An 70% score is needed to pass the written exam near the end of the course. We will prepare you for this exam throughout the course with assignments, quizzes, and tips.

For the practical, we require you to teach a real class of students. This session will be graded by Heba separately and she will assign performance scores as deemed appropriate. We will train you thoroughly during the course for this part of the exam – we want you to succeed! We allow a maximum of three attempts to pass the practical, and in the case that one cannot clear the practical after three attempts, we will have you try again in the next set of examinations for a fee.

Student Conduct

Each student will be held to a high standard of conduct, demonstrating respect for their peers and maintaining confidentiality throughout and after the course. Any form of bias, sexual harassment, violation of state or federal laws, proven dishonesty, disrespect towards our teachers or fellow students will be grounds for dismissal from the program without refund.

Course schedule

*Sample weekly schedule for full time intensives. This is just to give you an idea. This is spread out over 12 weekends for 12 week courses.

Based on 50hours per week/5.5 days face to face. Training is 4 weeks intensive.

Start time 6.30am/finish time 3.45pm (1.5-hour break/meal time).

Monday to Friday

6.30-8.30 (asanas, breathwork and meditation)

8.30-9.00 (breakfast)

9.00-11am (philosophy)

11-12pm (anatomy & physiology/ or teaching methodology)

12-1pm (Physical alignment/ adjustment principles)

1-2pm (Lunch)

2-3.45pm (Philosophy and theory)


7am – 9am group teaching practice

9-9.30am (breakfast)

9.30am-11am (discussion and theory, teaching methodology/ teacher ethics)

11-3.30pm (home practice / self study)


Student R&R.

Side note: You will be given time to complete assessments and study for your examination. Students may request to leave early should the need arise, replays will be made available.

Course fee and Application

All the above plus much more for a BARGAIN tuition fee: ONLY $1499.00 for one week intensive and 9 weeks online course (SAVING $1000’s) including books, kit, accreditation, one sound healing group session entry, teaching opportunities and assistance with advertising and marketing when you do start your teaching career.

A $399 deposit is paid at time of registration and 2 installments due later. Refer to fees section top of the page.

If you are unsure how this works or would like more information, you can contact (contact information below) to get clarification. You may apply for discount if you are experiencing hardship (please note certain criteria must be met to receive a discount and it’s up to the school’s discretion). Please complete an application form if you would like to enrol in this life-transformative opportunity.

✨Accommodation and Transport

There are many transport options to get here. One of the popular ones is to fly from any capital city to Sunshine Coast Airport where you will be picked up and transported to our retreat centre in the middle of the rainforest. If you book your flights at least a month in advance the cost is very reasonable (under $250 for return flight from capital cities).

Accommodation can be on site. We have a caravan that can fit up to two people charged weekly rate. Accommodation can be arranged nearby in a local motel or caravan park (economic tent/cabins). Accommodation can be tailored to suit any budget. Email us to get a quote include your budget and requirements. We are happy to assist you with this free of charge, please get in touch with us to discuss options.

We will respond within 24 hours with full accommodation details and a few options.

✨Email and enquiries : collectiverising@protonmail.com or phone us on 0437 640 484

✨Course dates & attendance

Next intake:

5 May for 12 weekends (see full schedule above) OR one week intensive 5-12 May and the rest online (weekend sessions).

Venue: Collective Rising Retreat and Training Centre, 20 Taronga Place, Palmwoods Qld.

Attendance days:

12 week course attendance Friday evening, Saturday and Sundays half day or Friday evenings and Saturdays all day. Email us to find out more and we can be flexible to accommodate everyone’s commitment.


A brief overall of Hebas educational background & final note:

200Hrs Teacher Training Certification (Multistyle Yoga, Ashtanga, Hatha and Vinyasa)- 300Hrs Teacher Training Certification (Hatha Yoga)- Yoga therapy certification- Being Blissful Meditation Facilitator Certification – Advanced Diploma Nutritional Medicine (Torrens University Australia)- Sanskrit Level 1 – Sanskrit level 2 – Genome/stem cell healing practitioner. 6 years and over 2000 hours teaching experience, 6 group Teacher training and over 25 graduates in 3 years. Heba and Matt are also avid sound healers and energy / health enthusiasts. They were both initiated into the School of Blue Flame Healing Arts and Sciences in 2022. They weave their knowledge into the course, in the hope to create a world where love and compassion drives all of humanity.

What’s holding you back? Our Yoga Teacher Training Course is so unique you will love it! Our ashram has over a hundred 5/5 star reviews (check out the reviews on our Facebook page)

Our philosophy for training is designed for people to experience and understand the depths of yoga knowledge and a sincere practice. It is first and foremost about understanding what yoga is about, everything from ancient and modern philosophy to the study of ancient texts and the subtleties of various asanas to be practiced in your own body. It is only then that we can begin to guide you through teaching methodology, and the art and science of sequencing a practice that is accessible to all. Our training is suitable for those seeking to become a yoga teacher, for existing yoga teachers who are looking to deepen their knowledge and practice of yoga, or for students who wish to study and understand more about their own practice. Through our shared dedication and collaboration, and your time, energy, and teamwork, we are here to equip you with the tools needed for an abundant and lifelong journey with yoga.

Students will practice both Antarang (inner) and Bahirang (outer) Yoga, the eight limbs of Yoga, master 51 Asanas (yoga postures) and therapeutic benefits, and experience other ancient yogic techniques like Maun (noble silence), Ayurveda (Life knowledge). These high standards are strictly maintained across all batches.

Collective Rising is affiliated with Paramanand Institute Ashram in India and upon successful completion of our Teacher Training Course (TTC), you will have the opportunity to pursue a global career as an RYT200 (Registered Yoga Teacher) and teach at Paramanand Institute of Yoga sciences and research.

For more information visit: www.collectiverising.earth

Also visit our facebook page to read what our graduates had to say about our courses. 5 star reviews and over 100 authentic reviews, we are beyond grateful!

Om shanthi and we look forward to you joining our yoga family.

Heba Nicolaci

Author and Exp. Yoga Teacher Trainer