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Teaching Yoga

Course Code: YOGA

Level: 3
Subject area: Sport & Leisure
Awarding body: YMCA
Qualification: Certificate
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Daytime, Evening
Duration: 25 weeks
When you'll study: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm

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About the course

This level 3 certificate is tailored for individuals who wish to pursue a career in teaching yoga or are currently running sessions without a formal qualification. During the course, you will have advice and guidance on how to plan, teach and evaluate a safe and effective yoga sessions as well as yoga training approaches and techniques.

What you'll learn

This course consists of the following four mandatory units:

  • advanced exercise and fitness knowledge
  • philosophy and fundamentals of yoga
  • plan and prepare to instruct a progressive yoga sessions
  • instruct, manage, adapt and evaluate a yoga sessions
Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course, however it is expected that you will have a basic level of knowledge and experience of practising yoga.


You will be assessed with internally assessed coursework and an externally assessed theory paper.

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you could go to study a Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing at the College.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2018/19 (August 2018 – July 2019). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2019/20.

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.