Yoga Australia suspends Shiva Yoga’s Registered Teacher Training Course

Yoga Australia today announced that pending the results of the Police investigation into the accusations made towards Swami Shankarananda they have suspended the registered teacher training course at the ashram, and also reiterate that they have a code of ethics regarding what is appropriate behavior for yoga teachers. You can read their statement here:

https://www.yogaaustralia.org.au/post/551203de8fb4dc03000dd867

Their code of ethics can be found here:

https://www.yogaaustralia.org.au/files/others/CodeOfProfessionalConduct.pdf

We would like to direct readers attention to clause 1.5.4 of this document.

The Herald Sun / Leader covered this story here:

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/south-east/ashrams-licence-suspended-by-yoga-australia-amid-investigation-into-claims-of-sexual-abuse-against-mt-eliza-swami/story-fngnvmhm-1227279356723