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HFE tutor helping students perform downward facing dog
HFE tutor helping students perform downward facing dog

Level 3 Yoga Teacher Training

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Level 3 Yoga Teacher Training


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  • Pay in full

    Total payable £945.25 5% discount £49.75
  • 6 month payment plan

    1 x £150 and 5 x £149 Minimum deposit £100 Total payable £995
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Master ancient yogic principles and become a world-class yoga teacher with the support of experienced tutors and cutting-edge resources.

  • Course type

    Blended learning

  • Time to qualify

    10-14 weeks

  • Entry requirements


  • Accreditations

    YMCA Awards are HFE's awarding body HFE's fitness courses and qualifications are fully endorsed by REPs HFE's fitness courses and qualifications are endorsed by CIMSPA

Learn More About This Course


The practice of yoga has a history that dates back over 5,000 years. Today, this holistic form of exercise is used to create a stronger mind, body and spirit connection, develop flexibility, posture and relaxation. Increasingly, yoga is also used by athletes and sportspeople to increase their performance and reduce the risk of injury. There really are few limits to how this practice can be used in the modern world.

Our Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga is a total immersion course that goes above and beyond the standard course content. Delivered with a highly practical approach, this is a course specifically designed for people who want to turn their passion for yoga in to a viable and rewarding career.

Discover the real qualities needed to be a successful yoga teacher and the many career paths this qualification opens up with our detailed ‘Become a Yoga Teacher’ guide.


Course content

Our course is specifically designed to prepare you for a career as a yoga teacher. It also provides great CPD opportunities for anyone with a passion for group exercise. There is a great deal of synergy between Pilates and Yoga, which is why many of our Pilates graduates are also drawn to this qualification.

Certificated by YMCA Awards, this internationally recognised yoga course contains the following:

History and philosophy of yoga

  • Timeline of the practice, from ancient to modern styles
  • Historical yoga texts and how these can be used to support your learning
  • Introduction to Mudras, Bandhas and Kriyas
  • The Seven Chakras
  • The Eight Limbs of Yoga

Understanding yoga asana

  • Developing effective asana practice
  • Physical and mental benefits of yoga practice
  • 55 asanas techniques (including suitable preparatory and counterposes)

Yogic breathing and pranayama techniques

  • Distinct phases of yogic breathing
  • Introduction and application of pranayama: the expansion of life force through the control of breath

Planning and teaching yoga

  • Using a yoga journal
  • Designing and developing yoga lessons
  • Progressive exercise programming
  • Teaching and evaluation skills/techniques
  • Adapting, modifying and progressing yoga asanas/pranayamas


Constant support from dedicated tutors and continuous assessments ensure you’ll get the most out of this industry-leading qualification. They’ll be ample opportunity to demonstrate the skills, abilities, and expertise you’ve gained on course in a practical and engaging way.

The final assessments for the Level 3 Yoga Teacher Training course include:

  • Worksheets: Fundamentals of teaching yoga (philosophy and practice); precautions, prohibitions, modifications and benefits of asana; dealing with common conditions encountered in a yoga class; health, safety, and welfare; support clients in exercise; principles of exercise fitness and health
  • Anatomy and Physiology multiple choice theory exam
  • 60-hour yoga practice journal
  • Group lesson plan
  • Sun salutation – practical assessment (continuous)
  • Asana practice – practical assessment (summative)

All students are required to bring along two healthy participants for day six, the practical assessment day. They will participate in the assessment as class members.


Your level of success from this course will be determined by your passion for subject, the amount of work you put in and your prior experience of practising yoga. There are no formal requirements and it is still possible to complete the course with little or no experience of yoga. However, the course is aimed at students with a basic level of experience so it may be necessary to increase the distance learning period significantly to accommodate your lack of experience.

During this time you will need to undertake a great deal of yoga practice as a student. This will help you develop an understanding of how it is performed and the spirit in which it is practised and delivered.

There are no formal prerequisites for Level 3 Yoga; therefore you don’t need to hold any lower level qualifications to enrol.


REPs 20

The Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) awards 20 continuing professional development (CPD) points for this yoga course. As a result, you’ll automatically be eligible to join the Register as a qualified yoga teacher and achieve the much sought after Level 3 REPs status.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a discount code which entitles you to 50% off REPs membership.

Upgrade Your Yoga Qualification

Take your qualification further by combining it with others, saving money and benefiting from exclusive extras like videos, career support and job opportunities.

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  • James Crossley, also known as Hunter from Gladiators, endorses HFE's fitness courses

    "HFE is the ultimate fitness training provider, without a doubt their personal training courses are the best in the industry."

    James Crossley

    (Hunter from Gladiators)

  • "The course has really helped me to better understand yoga so that I can improve my performance and remain World No. 1"

    Laura Massaro

    (World No. 1 Squash Player - 2016)

  • Team GB Olympic pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw is an HFE personal training student

    "HFE have produced some of the best materials I have seen in education."

    Holly Bradshaw

    (Team GB Olympic Pole Vaulter)

  • "HFE is the most professional and cutting edge fitness provider I have ever seen."

    Kardy Laguda

    (International Fitness Presenter)

  • Rating: 5 out of 5

    The level 2 course was a fantastic experience. My tutor was really helpful. He was always available to talk if I needed help and would always explain things in a different way if I didn't understand the first time which I found helpful.


  • Rating: 5 out of 5

    Excellent yoga teacher training course, really very high standard! The quality and detail are impressive. The manuals are far better than those found on most training courses and the tutors really do their best to help, support and encourage you while still expecting a high standard from you.

    Anna Letitia Cook

  • Rating: 5 out of 5

    I have just completed Level 3 Yoga with HFE, and have really enjoyed the course. The level of instruction received was brilliant and the tutor support was second to none - nothing was too much trouble!


  • Rating: 4 out of 5

    The course instructor was really great and friendly. And the option to spread your payments over 6 months was very helpful. Have recommended the course to 2 friends already.


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