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).

2 December 2022 
– 4 December 2022
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

28 January 2023 
– 29 January 2023
Yin Yoga Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Hybrid 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.

4 February 2023 
– 18 March 2023
Accessible Yoga Philosophy
with  Daniel Simpson
Blended, On Demand, Virtual Livestream

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.

2 February 2023 
– 12 February 2023
Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training
with  Alexa Dean
Virtual Livestream

This comprehensive 6-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.

15 February 2023 
– 4 March 2023
Chair Yoga
with  Dina Cohen
In Studio, Virtual Livestream

Chair Yoga is a great practice for everyone, not just seniors and the less able-bodied, but also for those who would like to learn different ways to enjoy their yoga practice without having to get up and down from the floor.

24 February 2023 
– 18 March 2023
Children’s Yoga & Mindfulness Teacher Training
with  Ayala Homossany
Blended, In Studio, Virtual Livestream

Empower children to harness the magic of yoga and mindfulness in order to support connections, playfulness, exploration, spark curiosity and enhance creativity and wellbeing. This 5-day Yoga Alliance accredited course, with the inspiring Ayala Homossany, is blended in format with 2 days online learning and 3 days in the studio. 

10 March 2023 
– 13 March 2023
Yoga Sequencing Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

A4-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.

30 April 2023 
– 1 May 2023
Yoga Immersion | Deepening your Practice
with  Gingi Lee
In Studio

This experiential immersive yoga weekend is for anyone who wishes to deepen their exploration and understanding of yoga for their own personal development. It also serves as a “taster” weekend for those who are considering doing a 200-hour teacher training course with us. Expect a rich, rewarding and life affirming weekend run by experienced Senior teacher Gingi Lee.

15 May 2023 
– 19 May 2023
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.

3 June 2023 
– 11 June 2023
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.

26 June 2023 
– 30 June 2023
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.

15 September 2023 
– 17 September 2023
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 and is structured to allow for continued development and support.

17 October 2022 
– 5 December 2022
Breathwork, Mindfulness & Meditation | 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 8-week online course will take you on a journey of empowerment to optimize your mental health through breathwork , mindfulness & meditation.

10 November 2023 
– 12 November 2023
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.

28 October 2023 
– 9 December 2023
Pranayama Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Virtual Livestream

This sessional Pranayama Teacher Training course will give you a grounding in the philosophy and science of Pranayama. The training has a strong practical element of personal practice as well as learning how to teach others.

29 October 2023 
– 29 October 2023
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. 

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.

1 November 2022 
– 1 February 2023
Yoga Anatomy Teacher Training (On Demand)
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.

Business of Yoga | Full Course
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

This On Demand Business of Yoga course is aimed at trainee yoga teachers, or established yoga teachers who want to market themselves effectively and authentically, have a deeper understanding of how a website can benefit your teaching career, and easy ways to get set up, create authentic content to  communicate your story and offerings using Social media and understand how to use online advertising to reach your audience. 

Business of Yoga | Online Marketing
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

This On Demand course is aimed at trainee yoga teachers, or established yoga teachers who want to strengthen their online presence, grow their community and market themselves effectively and authentically. 

Business of Yoga | Website, SEO & Email Marketing
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

This On Demand Course provides students with a deeper understanding of how a website can benefit your teaching career, and easy ways to get set up. You will understand how a website helps the right people find you. 

Business of Yoga | Social Media
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

Explore not only the practicalities of using social media channels, but look at how you can create authentic content to tell your personal story, and communicate your messaging and offerings.

Business of Yoga | Paid Advertising Campaigns
with  Lynda Phoenix
On Demand

Understand how to use online advertising to reach your audience. You will practically understand how to set up an advert, what content to create and why, and how to program an advert to reach your target audience.