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Teacher Training Course (200hr)

September 2019- May 2020

Price: £1795 + £495 for final retreat in Assisi (excluding flights - approx £120)


Whether your desire is for a deeper understanding of Yoga to enhance your personal practice, or to become a teacher and share your knowledge with others, this 200 hour course will enrich your practice and self awareness providing you with the tools for further growoth.

The course will be grounded in Classic yoga postures (asanas), pranayama, meditation and philosophy, offering a profound understanding of the Science of Yoga.

An overview of other yoga styles will also be given including Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Yin.



Jnana and Karma yoga - Bhakti and Raja Yoga - eight fold path Sankhya Philosophy - from duality to oneness. Understanding the reasons for purifying the subtle body and an introduction to Advaita Vedanta.

Overview of Patanjalis Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita.

The gunas - three bodies and 5 koshas.

Karma and reincarnation.

The classic chants - the deities and some of the great saints of Yoga.

Hatha Yoga

Evolution of your own practice, understanding the benefits of each posture to your body and your mind.

Analysis of each of the classic postures, their core alignment points and how to teach them, making adjustments.

Twelve basic postures, leading to advanced and gentle options.

Shat Kriyas.

Bandhas and Mudras.

Language to use in each posture, common postural problems, common ailments that drive people to yoga, modifications and safe practice.

Six classic pranayams and breath awareness.


Practising various methods including mantra, japa, chakras, chanting and Yoga Nidra.

Anatomy and Physiology

Difference between yoga and keep fit.

The Body Systems: Cardiovascular - Respiratory - Digestive - Skeletal - Muscular.

Diet, nutrition and fasting.

The Future

Teaching skills, presentation and class planning.

Starting your own yoga business.

Ethical Practice.

Option to teach at Yoga Ananda

Essential Info

  • The course is registered with the Independent Yoga Network.
  • The cost of the course is £1795 plus an additional £495 for the retreat to Assisi. Flights are not included and cost approximately £120.
  • A £250 non-refundable deposit is required to secure your place.  There is a payment plan available for the rest of the course fee.
  • Home work, home study and attendance of yoga classes will be part of the course.
  • The book for the course will be Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion (Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre)
  • The course instructor will be Leon Deith, assisted by Yogi Raaj and Maria Mascarenhas
  • The course will end with a 5 day retreat at the Spiritual Community of Ananda in Assisi 22nd - 27th May 2019
  • For further information or to book, please contact us at / 07808 060 232.
  • A deposit of £250 is required upon booking your space.


It is recommended that in preparation for the course, you attend the following courses / workshops:

Course Dates


  • 14th - 15th September
  • 19th - 20th October
  • 16th - 17th November
  • 7th - 8th December


  • 11th - 12th January
  • 8th - 9th February
  • 7th - 8th March
  • 18th - 19th April
  • 16th - 17th May
  • 20th - 25th May (Retreat)

Payment Plan

There is a non-refundable £250 deposit to secure your place on the course.

After that, you have the option of paying a minimum of £150 per month until April 2020, when the remaining blance for the course as well as the retreat payment is due. The earlier the monthly payments begin, the more you can spread the cost!