About Our Training Program

Sacred Seeds Yoga School is compelled to transmit the ancient teachings of yoga to the student seeking personal growth and continued education in your yogic path. We strive to provide a comprehensive and potent program that includes holistic, scientific and kinesthetic learning. Our goal is to provide you with technical and inspirational tools to thrive in your personal practice (sadhana) as well as confidently teach others how to heal from stress and thrive in their everyday lives!

Basic Dates for 2020

Level 1 Training

200 Hour

Course Begins

Friday, May 1st

Value of our Courses

  • Internationally accreditation with Yoga Alliance. This accreditation has world-wide recognition.

  • Vast teachings from internationally-trained teachers.

  • Individualised training, implementing one-on-one focus and attention.

  • Includes retreat(s)!

  • Small class settings! At both Bija and Sacred Seeds, we are dedicated to the intimacy of yoga and the one-on-one approach by which yoga was traditionally transmitted.

  • You will be confident to teach! There will be ample opportunities to teach!

  • An extensive specialised textbook.

  • Unlimited support during the training. We are very hands on and available to the students.

  • Personal growth and well-being! Inevitably there will be huge personal growths. What could be more important?

  • A new community. You will be training with classmates and these relationships grow very strong.

  • Integrating with life. The course is designed to integrate yoga into your everyday life; your job, family etc.

  • Unlimited classes at Bija & Gold Membership Status. While in training you’ll be able to come to classes as much as you like as part of the package.

Holli Gipson

The director and founder of SSYS
500 HR E-RYT,

Trained in Yoga Therapy

Masters in Creative Writing

and Creative Pedagogy

Holli’s passion is teaching others how to find their own inner teacher and then giving them the tools to spread that to their communities. For four years now she's dedicated her life to this process and to guiding students to becoming leaders in yoga!

Jen Van-Achteren

Co- director of Bija Yoga Tasmania
500 HR RYT

200hr Graduate of SSYS 2017

300hr Graduate of SSYS 2019 

Jen trained in yoga back in 1995, but never followed through with her training and her calling to be a teacher, until returning to training in 2017 with Holli and SSYS. She's now dived deeply into her studies and teaching, becoming a stake-holder in Bija and now shadowing Holli in SSYS 2019 to help others become teachers.

Devi Leela

500 HR RYT


Having 4 years experience in an ashram in India studying Satyananda style, Leela specializes in Mantra, Meditation, Kirtan, Yoga Nidra and gentle Asana. She teaches these in our program as well as mentoring students to teach the same. She's dedicated to deep and sustainable growth through yoga!

Lyndel Dean

500 HR RYT


Lyndel trained in Ashtanga with one of the great yogis masters, Patabhi Jois. She’s a licensed Pycho-therapist and teaches our Ashtanga Sequencing, Psychology of Yoga Seminar and gives one-on-one mentorship. Her aim is to transmit the teachings from her teachers and to help create positive change as this is what she received from yoga.

Pema Choo

500 RYT

Pema began her teacher journey training in Purna Yoga which gave her a high level of understanding of the body and anatomy. She will be teaching our anatomy portion, active inversions, and providing one-on-one mentorship. By becoming a co-owner in Bija she has dedicate her life to creating a meaningful and sustainable yoga community in Hobart.

Bija Yoga Tasmania
Level 1, 45 Victoria St, Hobart 7000
Tel: 0411304345
Email: bijayogatas@gmail.com

Bija Yoga Tasmania acknowledges the Palawa people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we practice.

We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past, present and emerging.