The Shala London

yoga teacher training & cpd

The Shala School of Yoga teacher training faculty brings together some of the UK’s most well respected and inspirational teachers to offer both a 200-hour and 300-hour training programme, as well as advanced stand-alone teacher training modules. Courses are either HYBRID (in studio and livestream), VIRTUAL (livestream only) or IN STUDIO (in studio only).

19 April 2024 
– 23 April 2024
In Studio
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training | Relax & Restore Intensive Level 1
with  Adelene Cheong
In Studio

In this 5 day immersive Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Relax & Restore Intensive training, Adelene Cheong will be exploring the art and science of restorative yoga and deep complete relaxation. The course is ideal for trainee yoga teachers, qualified yoga teachers and those looking to deepen their experience of Restorative yoga for personal development.

27 January 2024 
– 2 November 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path Series
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series led by Charli Van Ness. This series of training days brings to you a variety of themes to inspire, refresh and refuel you as a teacher as well as give you a wealth of content from which to create workshops and retreats for your students.  

27 April 2024 
– 27 April 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Optimum Body | Digestion + Detoxification Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 4 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, This course will enrich your knowledge on the anatomy of digestion and detoxification as well as learning postures on a deep level to help encourage the body’s absorption and elimination of waste physically as well as emotionally.  

28 April 2024 
– 28 April 2024
In Studio
Yoga Teacher Community Day
with  Charli Van Ness, Gingi Lee
In Studio

An uplifting and  inspiring afternoon of yoga, sharing, practice, connection and community. Open only to graduates from our 200-hour teacher training course.

4 May 2024 
– 12 May 2024
In Studio
Yoga adjustment teacher training
Yoga Adjusts & Assists | Teacher Training
with  Gingi Lee
In Studio

Offering skilful hands-on Yoga Adjusts & Assists as a teacher can be a powerful and integral part of helping students deepen their yoga practice, especially at a more advanced level. This practical 4-day Yoga Adjusts & Assists YA accredited teacher training course with Gingi Lee focuses on teaching this invaluable skill with an understanding of the biomechanics and subtle energetics of the body.

18 May 2024 
– 18 May 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Mindscape | Meditation, Nidra + Nada Yoga Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 5 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, this module is a unique opportunity to learn to teach to your community tools to help relieve pain, ailments, improve mood, alleviate depression, reduce anxiety, help improve sleep, reduce stress, control anxiety, promote emotional health and many others

8 June 2024 
– 8 June 2024
In Studio
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200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Open Day
with  Charli Van Ness, Gingi Lee
In Studio

We warmly invite you to join us for this open day with Gingi Lee and Charli Van Ness to find out more about our 200-hour yoga teacher training programme in 2024. This will be an opportunity to meet the teachers, visit the studio, experience a taster session and find out all about this course.

9 June 2024 
– 9 June 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Inversions + Arm Balances | Playfulness + Perspective Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 6 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, Learn to teach Inversions and Arm Balance variations using the Wall, Props, Advanced Modifications, Counterposes & Hands on Adjustments.

13 June 2024 
– 17 June 2024
In Studio
Yin yoga teacher training
Yin Yoga Teacher Training
with  Norman Blair
In Studio

An opportunity to delve deep in to the meditative practice of Yin yoga with Norman Blair who is one the UK’s most experienced and well respected Yin yoga teachers. The IN STUDIO yin yoga teacher training course is designed for professional as well as personal development.

7 September 2024 
– 7 September 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
True Essence | Vinyasa Flow Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 7 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, This module is a reminder of the ‘true essence’ behind Vinyasa, its history, basic formula, traditional and modern vinyasa systems, class and teacher qualities, common yoga injuries, teaching formula, theming and sequencing.

20 September 2024 
– 22 September 2024
In Studio
Aerial Yoga Teacher Training
Aerial Yoga Teacher Training | Foundations
with  Richard Holryd
In Studio

Learn the fundamentals of teaching aerial yoga including basic principles and safety as well as sequencing and restorative uses. This comprehensive 3-day training gives you the skills to confidently plan and theme classes.

5 October 2024 
– 26 October 2024
Virtual Livestream
Meditation yoga training
Mindfulness, Meditation & Breathwork  | Mental Health Empowerment
with  David Behrens
Virtual Livestream

Strengthen your capacity to support yourself, as well as those you may teach or care for who have mental health challenges. This in-depth 4-week hybrid course will take you on a journey of empowerment to optimize your mental health through breathwork, mindfulness & meditation.

6 October 2024 
– 6 October 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Realign My Spine | Brain + Spine Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 8 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, You will learn how to observe and read an overview of someone’s postural alignment and be able to intuitively create a class plan specific to their spinal health.

2 November 2024 
– 11 December 2024
Virtual Livestream
Pranayama training
Sacred Breath | Pranayama Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Virtual Livestream

This Pranayama course provides theoretical understanding and practical application of sacred ancient breath-control techniques. Covering personalised practice methods, historical roots, benefits, precautions, and how to integrate the knowledge into your teachings, the course offers live-streamed sessions with catch-up recordings.

2 November 2024 
– 2 November 2024
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Compassion, Humility. Always | Philosophy Teacher Training Module
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part 9 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series,is a beautiful module to close the Inspire + Ignite your Teaching Path series. To remind us to have compassion in our hearts and humility in our core being…always.

9 November 2024 
Virtual Livestream
Jennie Wadsten Theming
Theming Teacher Training
with  Jennie Wadsten
Virtual Livestream

Learn how to authentically weave in themes into your classes, helping to inspire your students and creatively introduce yogic concepts in an accessible and meaningful way. 

16 February 2024 
– 16 February 2024
In Studio
300 hour teacher training
300-hour Teacher Training Taster
with  Gingi Lee, Jennie Wadsten, Melanie Cooper
In Studio

For yoga teachers who are interested in studying on our Level 2, 300-hour programme, we warmly invite you to join  our lead teacher trainers Melanie Cooper and Gingi Lee for this interactive event. This will be an opportunity to join us in the studio, hear more about our training programme, ask your questions and get a taste of what it is like to be on our Level 2 teacher training programme.

22 November 2024 
– 24 November 2024
In Studio
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training
with  Jennie Wadsten, Melanie Cooper
In Studio

Three days of nurturing, deep rest and inspiration, this yoga teacher training course will give you what you need to deepen your practice and expand your teaching horizons.

29 November 2024 
– 1 December 2024
In Studio
Sacred Sound Yoga Teacher Training
Sacred Sound & Ceremony Teacher Training
with  Anne Malone
In Studio

Learn to use sound to create some tranquility & put energy into your classes or practice

7 December 2024 
– 8 December 2024
In Studio
Trauma Informed Yoga
with  Ellie Grace
In Studio

Support your clients in moving beyond stress, grief, trauma and burnout with embodied awareness and evidence-based yoga practices. A weekend-long training for yoga teachers wishing to deepen their understanding of trauma, the evidence basis for using yoga and how to teach with trauma-impacted students.

1 January 2025 
– 2 February 2025
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream, In Studio, Virtual Livestream
Yin Yoga Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream, In Studio, Virtual Livestream

The slower practice of yin can be a gateway to your inner world, helping you to connect and go deep inside so you can truly rejuvenate. Adding yin to your skill base can significantly expand your horizons and potential as a teacher. On this blended course – 2 days in person or livestreamed plus a library of invaluable recorded content, you will learn how to teach yin in a way that is inclusive, safe and compassionate.

18 January 2025 
– 18 January 2025
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Choreography + Transition Teacher Training
Creative You | Choreography + Transition Teacher Training
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

Part of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, this is a creative, informative and inspiring training day to spark new ideas and reinvigorate your teaching. 

11 October 2025 
– 12 October 2025
In Studio
Mum & BabyYoga Teacher Training
with  Alexa Dean
In Studio

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6 March 2025 
– 10 March 2025
In Studio
Pregnancy Yoga teacher training
Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training
with  Alexa Dean
In Studio

This comprehensive 5-day training interweaves theory with a holistic, technical, spiritual and practical approach to teaching yoga to pregnant women. Led by Birth Doula, Yoga Teacher and Childbirth Educator Alexa Dean, this course gives you the skills and knowledge to confidently and safely teach pregnancy yoga.

7 April 2025 
– 9 April 2025
In Studio
Kids Yoga Teacher Training
with  Charli Van Ness
In Studio

This Kids Yoga Teacher Training brings support, inspiration, self belief, empowerment and education to the child’s development. Delivered through Movement, Mindfulness, Creativity, Nutrition, Song, Poetry, Sacred Sound + Storytelling.  

Blended, On Demand, Virtual Livestream
Accessible Yoga Philosophy
with  Daniel Simpson
Blended, On Demand, Virtual Livestream

NEW DATES TBC

Delve into a fresh perspective on the evolution of yoga, explore what connects its different practices over the centuries, and see how we can integrate yoga philosophy into our own lives and teachings on a day-to-day basis. An accessible blended (on demand and livestream) guide to yoga history and philosophy with Daniel Simpson that is suitable for yoga teachers and practitioners.

Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream
Yoga Science Teacher Training
Energy Balancing | Yoga Science Teacher Training
with  Charli Van Ness
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

NEW DATES TBC

Part 3 of our Inspire & Ignite Your Teaching Path series, this module will enable you to teach using the wisdom of the Chakras to help your students find balance within.

Blended, In Studio, Virtual Livestream
Chair yoga teacher training
Chair Yoga
with  Dina Cohen
Blended, In Studio, Virtual Livestream

NEW DATES TBC

Chair Yoga is a versatile accessible practice for everyone. Ideal for seniors and the less able-bodied, it is also suited to those who would like to learn different ways to enjoy their yoga practice without rolling out a mat and getting up and down from the floor. You can either take this course in studio or virtual

Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream, In Studio, Virtual Livestream
Creative Yoga Sequencing Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream, In Studio, Virtual Livestream

NEW DATES TBC

A 3-day training giving you the tools and inspiration to confidently, creatively and intelligently devise your own yoga sequencing. This training has a strong emphasis on exploration and giving students a variety of skills ranging from lesson planning to how to effectively integrate music.

On Demand
Yoga Philosophy Teacher Training
Yoga Philosophy Foundations
with  Matthew Clark
On Demand

This on demand course is an ideal introduction to yogic philosophy, introducing the history, origins, key texts and theories behind the vast subject of yoga. The course is led by Dr Matthew Clark, a truly brilliant down to earth, insightful teacher who never fails to engage his listeners through his talent for storytelling.

On Demand
Yoga Anatomy | Embodied Wisdom
with  Melanie Cooper
On Demand

This ON DEMAND foundational course explores the anatomy of yoga in a way that is relevant, practical and accessible – and enjoyable. It has been designed specifically for those with limited or no anatomical knowledge to give a foundational skillset to enable you to teach safely and confidently.

On Demand
Business of Yoga
Business of Yoga
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

This On Demand Business of Yoga course is aimed at yoga teachers who want to market themselves effectively and authentically. This four-part course will give you a deeper understanding of digital marketing marketing covering website, SEO, email marketing, social media and paid advertising campaigns. The course offers easy ways to get set up with marketing and create content to grow your audience.