Mind Body Specialist Certification

Mind-body awareness and following a more holistic and balanced lifestyle is not only a trend but is becoming a necessity in today’s competitive life.



Becoming a trained mind-body teacher that is knowledgeable and specialised is rare and in demand.

Trifocus Fitness Academy is offering you an opportunity to now become a mind-body specialist by not only mastering the art of Yoga and Pilates but having a fundamental knowledge of the human body; how it responds to exercise and the ability to advise clientele on proper nutritional principles.

This course includes Trifocus Fitness Academy’s Yoga, condensed Pilates and Exercise Science certification into one amazing course for you!

Having all this knowledge and skill will not only give you a cutting edge over your peers- but allow you to branch out and acquire an array of different clientele from all walks of life.

After completion of the qualification you will be able to teach Yoga and Pilates with ease and confidence and to have deep knowledge on how the human body operates in accordance with exercise.  This skill will allow you to work in all commercial or private health clubs and studios as well as open a practice of your own!

We highly recommend this qualification to anyone that has a keen knowledge for mind-body disciplines, wants to have flexibility of having a diverse clientele and ready to make a serious move towards becoming a specialist in this field.

The course is available online to allow you flexibility of your study times and master the knowledge that this course offers timely pace. You can start the Mind-Body Specialist Certification anytime during the year. The course will take roughly 8-12 months to complete.


Course modules include:


  • Yoga
    • Bandhas
    • Counterposes
    • Different types of meditation techniques
    • Hatha yoga Asanas (beginner to advanced) in both Sanskrit and English
    • Kriya Yoga
    • Mantra
    • Meditation
    • Precautions and contraindications
    • Preparation poses
    • Chakras
    • Eight limbs of Yoga
    • History of Yoga
    • The three gunas
    • Yoga Philosophy
    • Yogic cleansing techniques


  • Condensed Pilates
    • Pilates Mat Exercises
    • Pilates Ball Exercises
    • Pilates Band Exercises
    • Pregnancy Pilates


  • Exercise Science
    • Anatomy
    • Physiology
    • Biomechanics
    • Fundamental Nutrition
    • Concepts of fitness
    • Physical assessment techniques and methods.


Exercise Science

  • This course is accredited with CATHSSETA for the following unit standards: 10210, 243297, 10213, 10214, 10216. CATHSSETA accreditation code: 613/P/000193/2012

Condensed Pilates:

  • This is a CATHSSETA accredited course for the following unit standards: 258725, 10213, 243297.
  • The course is endorsed with REPSSA for 20 credits.



  • Fully endorsed by the Yoga Teachers Fellowship of South Africa (YTF), which falls under the umbrella of the International Yoga Federation. 
  • Only Yoga certification accredited by CATHSSETA.


How you can learn at Trifocus Fitness Academy

We offer a number of exciting, dynamic and interactive ways in which you can learn how to become the best fitness professional you can be! 


If you aren’t able to get to one of our lectured classes, and have access to the Internet, you can complete this course using our online learning platform. Through the videos, questionnaires and forums on your dedicated learning portal you will be able to have the full benefit of our world-class education – when it’s convenient for you

  • All assessments
  • Animated and interactive games to test your knowledge
  • Progress trackers
  • Thousands of slides with informative information and colourful images
  • Unlimited access to the online platform
  • Videos including exercise and anatomical footage

Please note: If you choose this option, all study material is online. No hard copy study material will be sent to you.


We also offer the option of correspondence learning for all our courses. With this option, we will send you all the course material – that you will need – via courier. If you have any questions, our student support team is available – on the other side of the phone – to help.






Payment Plan

R18 500

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R3 750 (4 months)
Payment Plan

R18 500 Total


R15 170

18% Discount

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Debit Order

R18 500

R2 900 Deposit

R1 560 (10 months)
Monthly Debit Order

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Mind Body Specialist Certification

Become a Mind-body Specialist by specialising in Yoga, Pilates and Exercise Science!

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