Level 3 Yoga Teacher Training

Your journey to become a leading yoga teacher starts with this industry-leading course

Yoga instructor in HFE shirt leading class doing downward dog pose
Yoga instructor in HFE shirt leading class doing downward dog pose

Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga

Become a world-class yoga instructor by mastering ancient yogic principles and philosophy with this intensive, industry-leading course.

  • Course Type:

    Attended, Online-Virtual

  • Time to Qualify:

    10-14 weeks

  • Entry Requirements:

    No entry requirements

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Book your place for only £100 deposit

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Starting from £945.25


Payment Options

  • 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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Starting from £945.25


Payment Options

  • 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

Level 3 Yoga Teacher Training

This yoga teacher training course will enrich you with the knowledge of ancient yogic principles and philosophy and how to transform these into engaging classes for your clients. Take a look at what you'll learn and how you'll be assessed in this course - you're only one step away from starting your rewarding yoga career.

Course Overview

As a practice, yoga has a rich and fascinating history that dates back well over 5,000 years. Today, yoga is a holistic form of exercise used by many to create a stronger connection between the mind, body and spirit, develop flexibility, improve posture and aid relaxation.

Reports in recent years suggest that yoga is the single most popular form of group exercise in the UK with over 1.2 million people taking part in classes in any given month.

Our Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga is a qualification designed to help you become a successful and impactful yoga instructor.

On your journey to become a yogi, we’ll provide you with flexible study options to suit your schedule, practical yoga experience, and bespoke learning resources which include video lectures and yoga asana demonstrations.

  • Accreditations

    This Level 3 yoga course is fully accredited by YMCA Awards and recognised by CIMSPA, as well as national and international health and fitness employers.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal entry requirements for our yoga course, but it would be beneficial if you already have a Level 2 Gym or Level 2 Exercise to Music qualification. Additionally, it would be ideal if you have experience performing yoga asana (poses) and attending yoga classes, this will give you the best possible head start.

  • Career Progression

    Completing this course is the key to unlock CV Connect, our ground-breaking employment resource which allows you to instantly put your CV in front of thousands of employers from a range of health clubs, gyms leisure centres and more, from well-known brands to smaller independent providers.

  • CIMSPA CPD Points

    This qualification is mapped to CIMSPAs professional standards and is worth 10 CIMSPA CPD Points.

We've Got Your Back

On hand Monday to Friday, you'll have your own friendly support tutor there to help you when you need it, from revision tips to career advice. When you need them, they'll be there to help via:

  • Phone

  • Email

  • Video Call

  • Webinar

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What You'll Learn

Becoming a world-class yoga instructor takes much more than simply learning poses and breathing techniques. This is why we’ve designed a course that simply goes above and beyond, and that’s exactly what you need to further your yoga career.

Here’s a brief overview of what you’ll encounter on your yoga journey:

  • History and Philosophy of Yoga

    - History of yoga - ancient to modern
    - Ancient yoga texts
    - Four paths to yoga
    - Meditation and mantra
    - Mudras, bandhas & kriyas
    - Six schools of Indian philosophy

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health

    - Anatomical terminology
    - The skeletal system
    - The muscular system
    - The cardiorespiratory system
    - Energy and nervous systems
    - The digestive system

  • Teaching and Practicing Yoga

    - Information gathering for yoga instruction
    - Main phase
    - Closing a yoga session
    - Communication skills and wider teaching skills
    - Using Sanskrit
    - Progressive exercise programming

  • Understanding Yoga Asanas

    - Ancient asana references
    - Asana practice and benefits
    - Developing effective asana practice
    - Alignment and centring
    - Directing prana and awakening energy centres
    - Stretching and strengthening

  • Yogic Breathing and Pranayama

    - Benefits and outcomes of pranayama
    - Diaphragmatic breathing
    - Thoracic breathing
    - Clavicular breathing
    - Posture and body positioning
    - Contraindications to pranayama

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One Yoga Career.
Endless Possibilities.

Join many of our yoga graduates who are working with some of the world's leading health clubs and studios. Maybe you'll open your own studio or retreat...the sky's the limit, but with this course, you're sure to find your feet in the yoga teacher industry.

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How You'll be Assessed

Learning about yoga is one thing, but to really exceed you’ll need to demonstrate the knowledge and skills you’ve gained. Our yoga teacher training course gives you ample opportunity to do that and here’s an overview of what you’ll encounter.

You can also take a look at this video which demonstrates the different assessment types so you have an idea of what to expect.

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  • Multiple choice
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Principles of exercise and fitness


  • Deliver a yoga class
  • Deliver Surya Namaskara sequence
  • Unlimited resits


  • Design a yoga session plan
  • Design progressive programme
  • Scenario-based


  • Health, safety and welfare
  • Know how to support clients
  • Complete in your own time

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