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Diploma in Teaching Yoga – starting Sept 2020

BWYQ Level 4 Qualification

Diploma in Teaching Yoga

With Eliane Codiroli

September 2020- September 2023

34 Sundays over 3 years

@ Mill Mead School, Port Vale, Hertford


This course is aimed at people who wish to train as Yoga teachers. The Diploma Yoga Teaching qualifications offered by BWYT are regulated by the Awarding Organisation, BWYQ,(approved for regulation by Ofqual). This means that your qualification in recognised throughout the UK educational system including colleges, schools and employers. It is the equivalent of a level 4-attainment/first year of a foundation degree. This is the highest level of yoga teacher training currently available in the UK


On the BWYQ you will cover the following areas of study and practice teaching.

  • Applied anatomy and physiology and the teaching of asana
  • Yoga breathing practices and relaxation
  • Planning for teaching and the Responsibilities of a Yoga teacher
  • Planning and Delivering a Yoga Course
  • Teaching Asana: observation, adjustment and protection of vulnerable areas of the body
  • Hatha Yoga and Pranayama
  • The Teaching and Philosophy of Meditation
  • Progression in Yoga


The aim of the Diploma Course is to educate and enable learners, both professionally and practically, to teach yoga asanas, breathing practices/pranayama, relaxation, meditation and concentration to clients that have a wide variety of capacities, capabilities and experiences.

You will be expected to start teaching yoga classes whilst on the course and you will be given full guidance on setting up and administering your own classes.


Minimum requirements for applicants are at least 2 years regular yoga class attendance and preferably completion of the BWY foundation course or equivalent.


For more information please contact Eliane Codiroli at: / 07946508134