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TPYC teacher training

16 days intensive followed by 2 weekends

5th Nov to 4th dec 2016: applications open


Our mission

To train teachers to the highest possible standards so they can offer students a challenging, safe and fun environment in which to practice yoga.


The following 5 modules will be taught throughout this course:

Teaching Methodology
          • Principles of instructing, demonstrating and observing
          • Assisting and correcting
          • Teaching cues and communication
          • Sequencing a yoga class
          • Qualities of a teacher
          • Room settings and music
Technique Training/Practice
          • Asanas (postures)
          • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
          • Meditation
          • Yoga Nidra
          • Mudras and Bandhas
          • Chanting and Mantras
          • Kriyas (cleansing and purification techniques)
Anatomy and physiology
          • Anatomy and physiology of the human body
          • Energetical anatomy (chakras, nadis, etc.)
          • Injuries and ailments – how Yoga can help and prevent
          • Health and healing aspects of Yoga
          • Diet and lifestyle
Yoga Philosophy, history and tradition
          • The history and origins of Yoga – facts and fiction
          • The philosophy of Yoga
          • Sanskrit
Practical aspects of teaching yoga
          • Legal, financial and organisational aspects of teaching yoga
          • Ethics and professionalism for yoga teachers
          • Organising classes, workshops and retreats
          • Advertising, website and social networking


At the completion of those modules

You will have acquired a solid foundation of both theoretical knowledge and practical experience to a degree that you feel confident to teach a general Power Yoga class for all levels.

Our training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title ‘Registered Yoga Teacher’ RYT as a sign of quality training.

Schedule of Training

First 16 days
8.30am to 6.00pm
Fourth and Fifth Weekend
8am to 8pm

Practical exam: teaching a 60 minute class
Written exam: 3hrs on the last day

Example of a daily schedule

8:30am – 10:00am Asana practice
10:00am – 1:30pm Sequencing/teaching techniques
1:30pm – 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm – 4:30pm Yoga philosophy
4:30pm – 5:30pm Adjustments
5:30pm – 6:00pm Closing meditation

“Owning our studio, we have a very strong vision of the level we wish new teachers to attain when they complete the training. Watching them grow in confidence, skill and knowledge over the 30-day training is simply mind blowing and seeing them teaching a class by the end of the training is the best feeling ever!”

Marie-Laure Désiré, co-founder of the Power Yoga Company

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