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Yoga Teacher Training

Become a fully qualified Yoga Teacher on our 200 hour programme.

lky ryt200 yoga teacher training scotland

Train to become a fully accredited Yoga Alliance Professionals RYT200 Yoga Instructor or continue on your journey to become a 500hrs Yoga Teacher by joining the 300hrs course, or join one of the specialised 40hr YAP accredited courses. Each course is tailored to the individual, so you learn various types of yoga & meditation to find your own authentic style of teaching.

To find out more about how the courses will be run go to the LouisaYoga Youtube Channel. Go to the ‘Contact’ page for syllabuses, reading lists & application form.


Students are required to have a minimum of 2 years strong yoga practice before they can be accepted on to this teacher training course. No exceptions can be made. It is also helpful for students to have a basic understanding of the philosophy of yoga. Successful applicants should be in good health and have stable personal circumstances to complete this course with the focus and dedication it requires.

Course Information

  • RYT200 – £1300
  • 300 hours (over 2 years) – £2000
  • 20 hrs – £200
  • 40 hrs -£300
  • 100 hrs – £550
  • Deposit of £500 to secure place
  • Monthly instalments can be arranged
  • Final payment must be made before course begins

Online Training Costs

Once accepted you will pay the non–refundable £500 deposit for the 200/300hrs courses or full payment to reserve your place. The remainder of the teaching cost is due 10 days before the course begins, unless an arrangement is made with course tutor prior to course commencing. We want to keep our course fees accessible for people from all walks of life, so if you’d like to discuss a Pay-As-You-Go plan please get in touch.

This Cost Covers

  • LKY Registration and Certification
  • Assessment fees
  • Tuition fees and Course Material

To become a certified RYS200 Teacher, you will:

  • become knowledgeable in various styles of yoga
  • learn how to practice and teach asanas, pranayama, meditation, relaxation, bandhas, mudras, mantras and kriyas
  • learn the principles of sequencing & adjusting
    become knowledgeable in the roots and philosophy of yoga, including the Sutras of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, the concepts & principles of Tantra and Ayurveda
  • learn Sanskrit sufficiently to teach a class using the correct name for each posture
  • become knowledgeable in setting up a yoga business, including Marketing, PR & Advertising
  • become knowledgeable in Anatomy & Physiology, and how to apply it to asanas
  • learn to embody yoga and how to integrate it into life

RYS200 Course Syllabus

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • What is Yoga?
  • Yoga History
  • Types of Yoga
  • Meditation

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Developing a Personal Practice
  • Tantra
  • Ayurveda
  • Pranayama

contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Experiential Anatomy (Whole weekend)

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Vinyasa Krama
  • Class Sequencing – designing and teaching a 20 mins sequence
  • Asanas (forward bends, backbends, laterals, twists, extensions and inversions)
  • Sanskrit

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Energetics & Biodynamics of Asana
  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Teaching Beginners
  • Teaching Safely – contraindications

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Vayus
  • Mudras, Mantras & Bandhas
  • Bhagavad Gita

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Chakras
  • Koshas
  • Adjusting

Contact hours 20.5, non-contact 2

  • Anatomy & Physiology (the systems)
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Ethics of Teaching
  • Specialising – teaching children, teenagers, special needs, one-to-ones, specific issues such as chronic pain

Contact hours 21, non-contact 0

  • Business – setting up as a yoga teacher, Advertising, PR & Marketing
  • Teaching methodology
  • Assessment – trainees will teach a yoga class, assist a yoga class, attend each other’s classes
  • Feedback

required reading list

  • Functional Yoga by David Keil
  • The Heart of Yoga by TKV Desikachar
  • Light on Life by BKS Iyengar
  • An Ordinary Life – Stephanie Rutt
  • Recommended: A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

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