Find out more about the 200 hour teacher training course
Greece: 6 May - 20 May
Module 1: 3 Jun - 4 Jun Module 2: 1 Jul - 2 Jul Modules in London
Greece: 9 Sep - 23 Sep
Module 1: 21 - 22 Oct Module 2: 18 - 19 Nov Modules in London
Morocco: 20 Jan - 3 Feb
HOW TO APPLY Fill in the online application by clicking Apply Now under your preferred date above. Once accepted on to the course you will be sent an email asking for £1450 non–refundable deposit to reserve your place. The remainder of the teaching cost is due four weeks before the start of the course. We aim to keep our fees reasonable, great value and manageable for people from all walks of life. If you would like to speak to us about a Pay-As-You-Go payment plan please do get in touch. Your investment will include two weeks accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinners with fresh fruit, tea and coffee facilities and snacks available each day. NB: At both locations the kitchen staff have one day off. Breakfast and lunch are provided, but the evening meal is not. You will be able to take advantage of one of the many wonderful eateries in the area at your own expense, but this is always an evening of joy for our groups. You are responsible for paying for and organising your own flights. The two weekend modules are also included, with no hidden costs, but you are responsible for finding your own accommodation in London. ACCREDITATION On successful completion of the yogahaven Teacher Training course students will be accredited as 200hr international yoga teachers. This means students are entitled to use the letters RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) and benefit from a discounted rate for yoga insurance through yogahaven. We can also arrange Trainee insurance while you are still in training. We also support the Independent Yoga Network (they're a similar company to yoga alliance) so you could also register with them should you wish to. Once certified after the yogahaven Teacher Training students are then free to teach yoga safely to any markets and students. A yogahaven 200hr course is an internationally recognised certification which you can use wherever you may roam. In the unlikely event that outside circumstances beyond our control, e.g. war, natural disasters, etc., oblige us to withdraw from the country originally offered for our training, we shall offer an alternative location for the training. If none is available, you can defer to another course. The company will not refund course costs but will offer alternative options. The company is not responsible for flight costs and we therefore recommend getting your own insurance. OPPORTUNITIES Upon graduating as an accredited yoga teacher with yogahaven, students will have gained all the skills needed to start teaching yoga with confidence and compassion, easily catering for different styles of yoga and the individual needs of students. Though our history at yogahaven is mainly hot, you will learn a complete sequence suitable to teach in many environments from corporate classes, privates and gyms to hot studios and of course non - hot studios too. One of the strongest testimonials to the success of our training is that all the hot yoga teachers within the family of six yogahaven studios across the UK have trained with us. And when the course ends, the support doesn’t. Our teaching graduates are encouraged to stay in touch, and after training there are opportunities to lead donation-based Karma Yoga classes for charities at our studios . A high percentage of graduates have gone on to teach across studios worldwide, with some even having opened their own studios. Their success is our joy.
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" The only source of knowledge is experience.” ~ Albert Einstein
What you will learn at the yogahaven Teacher Training course
Techniques Training and Practice
Learn how to confidently teach and practice Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Chanting, Mantra and Meditation as well as modifications for injuries and posture adjustments or assists.
Teaching Hands on Assists
Learn how to give hands on assists. Allie and Stew are yoga teachers who have an in depth knowledge of assisting. We believe the time we dedicate to teaching you physical assists on our syllabus is what sets our course apart from many other 200 hour yoga teacher trainings. You will learn how to safely and confidently assist different bodies throughout a 90 minute sequence, enabling you to become a confident and skilled teacher.
Explore the principles of demonstration, observation, assisting/adjusting, instruction, teaching styles, sequencing classes, the ethics and qualities of a teacher, the students process of learning and the business of setting up as a yoga teacher. Though our history at yogahaven is mainly hot, you will learn a complete sequence suitable to teach in many environments from corporate classes, privates and gyms to hot studios and of course non - hot studios too.
Anatomy and Physiology
Study practical anatomy and physiology and delve into the energetic concepts of the Subtle Body such as Chakras and Nadis. Learn the practical application of these systems with the benefits as well as the contraindications of postures for injuries and different students, with options for modifications.
Yoga Philosophy and Ethics for a Yoga Teacher
Review classical texts, Yoga Sutras and Sanskrit, yoga philosophies, the modern applications of a yoga lifestyle, and ethics for yoga teacher.
Asteya in Action: yogahaven Go Green
yogahaven is proud to be a Carbon Neutral company, always striving to stay close to our yogi roots and work in line with authentic yogic principles. We do our best to care about the world around us, and hope to inspire change not just in our own yoga network but within the wider global community.
At our studios we fundraise for charities by running donation-based Karma Yoga classes, led by our recent teacher training graduates. On our teacher training course itself we explore environmental and ethical issues of our modern age and reflect on how we, as yogis, can help.
During the two week intensive we fuel our bodies with delicious vegetarian and vegan meals and in the evenings, there are film and documentary screenings that tie in with yoga and help to raise awareness about our choices and the planet.
More about the course
Our yoga teacher training course is made up of 180 contact hours and a minimum of 35 non-contact hours by the way of assignments plus on-going self study. Our study sessions can be led by our tutors or explored with a group Satsang and discussion. Study groups are also given so there are opportunities to practice and refresh knowledge together. Once you are accepted into the teacher training you will be sent a list of essential and suggested reading materials along with the course manual and your first assignments, so you can get a head start before we start the intensive work together.
Modules covered on the yogahaven Teacher Training courses are as follows: