Teacher Training at  Yoga for Harmony  

Our next 300 hour Teacher Training Course starting in September 2024  
and will complete in December 2025. 
For students without an existing Foundation Course or who have no previous teaching experience, you will need to complete four 'Yoga for Harmony Course Preparation Sessions' prior to commencing the teacher training course, and which take place  
in September and October 2024 
Yoga for Harmony is a Registered School with Yoga Alliance Professionals (YAP) 
and the course is fully accredited with this organisation. 

Why choose Yoga for Harmony for your Training?  

There are hundreds of yoga teacher training qualifications available, but not all are delivered by tutors/organisations actually accredited by a recognised body to train prospective yoga teachers. Many are quick and cheap, but do not include the depth of learning needed to be fully equiped, capable and well informed tutors. Our course offers a considerable depth of tuition, information and personal experience in the teaching arena, a lot of which is not accessible on shorter courses.  
You will finish feeling confident, well informed and practised in taking your own classes whether they are in the private venue hire or the health club field. 
Choosing an accredited course, such as the Yoga for Harmony course, will ensure you gain an industry-recognised qualification at the end of it.  
That means it will meet the exacting standards set out by the yoga profession.  
Upon completion of the Teacher Training course, graduates of a certifiied Yoga Organisation will be able to register with the YAP as tutor members  
and will be able to apply to them for teaching insurance. 
Read what previous graduates have said here 
Your tutors have many years of experience in teaching, training and owning and managing an independant yoga studio. We will draw on expertise from specialist guest tutors during the course. 
Your learning environment will be in a purpose built yoga studio. A space dedicated to the teachings and practise of traditional and modern yoga. We have many on site resources and learning materials. 

What does the course include? 

The early part of the course will cover basic principles of movement, relaxation, breath awareness, pranayama and Hatha yoga philosophy. We will learn about the classic postures and the main aim will be to develop personal practise disciplines, routines and understanding.. 
In the second part of the course we will start to explore the planning of teaching programmes with adaptations for special populations | Classroom management and class marketing | On-line teaching techniques and presentation | In-depth anatomy with specialist tutors | Guest tutors bringing specialist knowledge in different fields | Ongoing mentoring and assessment during the course | Project based assignments. 
There will be a practical teaching assessment at the end of the course.  
A full syllabus with details of the content of each day, and homework assignments 
will be issued upon enrolment and deposit payment. 

Who are the Trainers? 

Led and taught by principal tutor Amanda Coulson and myself Julie Potter.  
We have more than 40 years teaching experience between us.  
Amanda as been training Yoga Teachers since 2001 for one of the longest established teaching organisations in the UK”, and I am the founder and owner of Yoga for Harmony which has been well established as a recognised yoga studio for over 15 years.  
As lead trainers we will provide mentoring both during and after the course. We will be joined by senior members of the YFH faculty and a selection of guest tutors who are all experts in their field. 

What are the Course Dates? 

Yoga for Harmony Course Preparation Sessions: 
2 Sundays a month in September and October 2024 - 10am to 3pm  
Final dates to be confirmed 
300 hour Teacher Training Days: 
9.30am to 4.30pm on 
alternate Sundays in the month starting in October / November 2024 and completing approximately in December 2025 
90% attendance is required for teaching certification to allow for any possible emergencies.  
In additition there will be some homework assignements to help reinforce the topics covered and develop personal practise. 

What are the costs? 

Yoga for Harmony Preparation Sessions: 
£320 payable prior to the first class 
300 hour Teacher Training 
£3,250 payable prior to the start of the course  
(or £3,570 if paid in conjunction with and including the Preparation sessions) 
(non-refundable deposit of £500 is required). 
Deposts will be due after interview and upon reciept of confirmed acceptance on the course. 
Monthly direct debit instalment payments are available upon request.  

Who is the course suitable for? 

The course is suitable for students with no previous teaching experience and who would like to train to become a teacher. This will provide a 300 hour qualification. 
It is also suitable for teachers with an existing 200 hour qualification who would like to upgrade their hours to 500.  
Applicants must have been practising Yoga regularly for 2 years or more. 
Applicants will need to attend an informal Interview which will take place at Yoga for Harmony Studio, Windsor and will be arranged following receipt of interest. 
Places are limited to 12 so please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

How do I Apply? 

To register your interest please send your yoga CV to us using the link below or contact us for more information: 
Julie Potter or Amanda Coulson at info@yogaforharmony.co.uk or  
call Julie 07828 132091 Amanda 01753 867454 

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