At the Essence of Living Academy on the Gold Coast, Australia we are deeply dedicated to training outstanding philosophy courses for both teachers and practitioners. Our teachers are well-respected and sought after in the industry. Essence of Living philosophy graduates are trained in a respectful manner in order to honour the traditions of this practice while also remaining considerate of the ever-evolving yoga world.

The Essence of Living 50hr Tantra Yoga Training takes place at the Essence of Living Tallebudgera Valley Retreat on the stunning Gold Coast, Australia. Our training program truly over delivers, providing you with 60 hours of training, including 40 hours of face-to-face learning. Find out course dates, requirements and a course overview below.


This training allows you to delve into the Radiant Sutras of Tantra yoga and uncovering the ritual practices of the traditional tantric yogi. This course has been designed for those who are thirsty for understanding more philosophy and discovering the richness this practice has to offer beyond the asana. Limited spaces. Bookings essential.


Students will be eligible to receive a 50 hour certification upon completion of all course work. This certificate can be used towards a 300hr yoga teacher training.

Gold Coast Course

14th – 18th October 2019
Lectures and training: 5 days, Monday – Friday, 7am – 4pm



Where: Essence of Living Tallebudgera Valley Retreat

Participation: 5 full days of training (included in course cost)


Find out more information by


or calling 07 5520 6600


Michelle Cassidy is the founder and operator of Essence of Living Yoga & Pilates studio and Teacher Training Academy on the Gold Coast. After first discovering Yoga and Pilates at the young age of 16, Michelle knew this was her calling and she wanted to share both the spiritual and physical benefits of the practice with others.

Michelle Cassidy

Primary Facilitator

Course Cost

$990 ($500 deposit)

The course cost includes all required classes, course workbooks, and a studio branded singlet.

Receive a 5% discount if paid in full 8 weeks prior to the course!

A typical day at Essence of Living Yoga Teacher Training

7 – 7.30am
Meditation (Michelle)
7.30 – 8.30am
Asana (Michelle)
8.30 – 9am
9am – 12pm
Philosophy (Andrew)
12 – 1pm
1 – 4pm
Philosophy (Andrew)