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).

  • 23 APR 2021

    09:00 - 17:00

    Yoga Anatomy | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    Yoga Anatomy | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    This four day experiential anatomy training offers a practical exploration of how our underlying anatomy shapes the experience of our yoga practice. The training is an open exploration into the structures behind the shapes we make in asana practice and how anatomy can support intelligent sequencing.

  • 23 APR 2021

    11:00 - 13:30

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    The Shala School of Yoga's 200-hour teacher training programme has been described by our graduates as transformational, life changing and mind-blowing. This carefully crafted programme with its exceptionally talented team has been set up to shape a new generation of teachers who espouse knowledge and expertise, as well as compassion and integrity.

  • 24 APR 2021

    15:00 - 18:00

    Menopause | Training | VIRTUAL

    Menopause | Training | VIRTUAL

    Gain a deeper understanding on how to support women going through the menopause, or perimenopause. This course, designed for professional development, will harness the power of the breath and impart skills and tools from a multitude of lenses to help reduce symptoms. The training is offered as a VIRTUAL livestream event.

  • 29 APR 2021

    09:00 - 18:00

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    The Shala School of Yoga's 200-hour teacher training programme has been described by our graduates as transformational, life changing and mind-blowing. This carefully crafted programme with its exceptionally talented team has been set up to shape a new generation of teachers who espouse knowledge and expertise, as well as compassion and integrity.

  • 01 MAY 2021

    09:00 - 10:30

    Breathing School | BLENDED

    Breathing School | BLENDED

    An educational foundation training on the healing and stabilising power of the Breath. The month-long course, delivered as pre-recorded modules + livestream interactive weekend session, is ideal for yoga teachers, therapists, health care professionals or anyone interested in learning tools to support living well.

  • 05 MAY 2021

    18:00 - 20:30

    Pranayama | Teacher Training | Virtual Only

    Pranayama | Teacher Training | Virtual Only

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

  • 09 MAY 2021

    14:00 - 16:00

    Creating an online membership | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    Creating an online membership | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    This two part interactive livestream workshop with Barrie Risman, gives you the knowledge, insight, skills and experience to create an online membership. You will get a chance to create a strategy for your yoga membership programme and platform and receive feedback to help you with your future visions and goals as a yoga teacher.

  • 15 MAY 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy Deep Dive | The Yoga of the Amṛtasiddhi

    Yoga Philosophy Deep Dive | The Yoga of the Amṛtasiddhi

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session into the Yoga of the Amṛtasiddhi.

  • 04 JUN 2021

    09:00 - 17:30

    Yin Yoga | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    Yin Yoga | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    This 4-day training will cover the theory and science behind the wonderfully reviving and mindful practice of yin yoga. Incorporating knowledge around meridians, fascia, the nervous system and the brain, students will learn how to make this practise accessible for a diverse range of people.

  • 12 JUN 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy | Modern  Yoga & Ayurveda

    Yoga Philosophy | Modern Yoga & Ayurveda

    Join Dr Matthew Clark on this Deep Dive session covering Modern Yoga, Āyurveda and an introduction to Sanskrit pronunciation.

  • 12 JUN 2021

    09:00 - 13:00

    Dream Yoga | Training | VIRTUAL

    Dream Yoga | Training | VIRTUAL

    Join us for this dreamy new training with Ben Wolff. The training is experiential, with students first practising Ben's system of Dream Yoga and then learning how to teach this system. Learn to harness into your life, the magic that consciousness and dreams can bring.

  • 15 JUN 2021

    19:30 - 21:00

    Covid & Long Covid Training | BLENDED

    Covid & Long Covid Training | BLENDED

    Learn how breath, physiology and posture, biochemistry and clinical hypnotherapy can play a part in improving the quality of life for those with Covid and Long Covid. This 13-hour training is offered as a BLENDED course and is also now available to purchase on demand.

  • 01 JUL 2021

    18:00 - 20:30

    Business of Yoga | Online Marketing

    Business of Yoga | Online Marketing

    The yoga world is evolving and it's more important than ever for yoga teachers to confidently market themselves and communicate with students online.This workshop will give students a deeper understanding of key marketing channels, strategies and tactics that can support progression as a yoga teacher.

  • 04 JUL 2021

    09:00 - 18:00

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

    The Shala School of Yoga's 200-hour teacher training programme has been described by our graduates as transformational, life changing and mind-blowing. This carefully crafted programme with its exceptionally talented team has been set up to shape a new generation of teachers who espouse knowledge and expertise, as well as compassion and integrity.

  • 17 JUL 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy Deep Dive | Women in Yoga

    Yoga Philosophy Deep Dive | Women in Yoga

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session into the Divine Feminine/Women in Yoga

  • 07 AUG 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy | Yoga & Critical Thinking

    Yoga Philosophy | Yoga & Critical Thinking

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session covering teaching and the exploration of critically thinking yoga history and philosophy.

  • 04 SEP 2021

    09:00 - 10:30

    Breathing School | BLENDED

    Breathing School | BLENDED

    An educational foundation training on the healing and stabilising power of the Breath. The month-long course, delivered as pre-recorded modules + livestream interactive weekend session, is ideal for yoga teachers, therapists, health care professionals or anyone interested in learning tools to support living well.

  • 11 SEP 2021

    09:00 - 18:00

    300-hour Advanced Yoga  Teacher Training

    300-hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

    This diverse and flexible 300-hour advanced teacher training programme gives you the opportunity to continue your education and delve deeper into specialist topics of your choice, creating an advanced portfolio to master yoga teaching as a life path, career and practice.

  • 11 SEP 2021

    09:00 - 17:00

    300-hour Core Module | HYBRID

    300-hour Core Module | HYBRID

    This module lies at the heart of our YA accredited 300-hour Level 2 training and it is the only mandatory part of our programme. It spans six days (option of in studio and online or online only) covering a broad spectrum of topics from ethics and inclusivity to sequencing, theming, self care, authentic marketing & much much more.

  • 16 SEP 2021

    18:00 - 20:00

    Pregnancy Yoga | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    Pregnancy Yoga | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    This comprehensive 6-day training interweaves theory with a holistic, technical, spiritual and practical approach to teaching yoga to pregnant women. It gives you the skills and knowledge to confidently and safely teach pregnancy yoga. It will also cover how to incorporate pregnant women in general classes and post-natal yoga.

  • 18 SEP 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy | Unpacking Appropriation

    Yoga Philosophy | Unpacking Appropriation

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session into Unpacking Appropriation

  • 30 SEP 2021

    18:00 - 20:30

    Business of Yoga | Website, SEO and Email marketing

    Business of Yoga | Website, SEO and Email marketing

    Understand how to create a website and what content represents your personal story and message. In this short workshop you will learn how and where Google decides to show your website in search results so you can be easily found by your target audience. The workshop will also demystify SEO (search engine optimisation) tips and techniques.

  • 02 OCT 2021

    10:00 - 17:00

    Theming | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    Theming | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    Immerse yourself in this full day livestreamed virtual Theming workshop. 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.

  • 13 OCT 2021

    09:00 - 17:30

    Yoga Nidra | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    Yoga Nidra | Teacher Training | HYBRID

    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.

  • 16 OCT 2021

    09:00 - 14:00

    Sleep  | Training | VIRTUAL

    Sleep | Training | VIRTUAL

    Revolutionise sleep with this comprehensive training, offering new solutions to aid sleep. Learn how to conquer insomnia and sleeplessness and gain insight into the fascinating science of sleep and the infinite power of the breath. The 10-hour training is offered as a VIRTUAL livestream event and will also be available to purchase on demand.

  • 16 OCT 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy | Act or Retreat

    Yoga Philosophy | Act or Retreat

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session Act or Retreat? Social activism or solitary retreat?

  • 16 OCT 2021

    10:00 - 15:00

    Meditation | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    Meditation | Teacher Training | VIRTUAL

    Join us for this 4-day immersion into meditation. Learn to deepen your own practice for your own development or as means of sharing with others. Also explore embodying your practice as a key principle for incorporating meditation into your classes.

  • 29 OCT 2021

    09:00 - 18:00

    Aerial Yoga | Teacher Training | BLENDED

    Aerial Yoga | Teacher Training | BLENDED

    Learn the fundamentals of teaching aerial yoga including basic principles and safety as well as sequencing and restorative uses. This comprehensive 6-day training gives you the skills to confidently plan and theme classes and is structured to allow for continued development and support.

  • 04 NOV 2021

    18:00 - 20:30

    Business of Yoga | Social Media

    Business of Yoga | Social Media

    Learn how to grow your following in an ethical and authentic way, build trust and engagement and give your audience an easy way to connect with you.

  • 06 NOV 2021

    09:00 - 13:00

    Breathing School | Training | VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    Breathing School | Training | VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM

    An educational foundation training on the healing and stabilising power of the Breath. The course will be live streamed and is ideal for yoga teachers, therapists, health care professionals or anyone interested in learning tools to support living well. Recordings will be available to purchase after the event.

  • 13 NOV 2021

    09:00 - 13:00

    Yoga Philosophy | Yoga in the Kaṭha Upaniṣad

    Yoga Philosophy | Yoga in the Kaṭha Upaniṣad

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session on Yoga in the Kaṭha Upaniṣad

  • 19 NOV 2021

    09:00 - 17:30

    Yoga Adjusts & Assists | Teacher Training | IN STUDIO

    Yoga Adjusts & Assists | Teacher Training | IN STUDIO

    Offering skilful hands-on adjustments and 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 5-day 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.

  • 02 DEC 2021

    18:00 - 20:30

    Business of Yoga | Paid advertising campaigns

    Business of Yoga | Paid advertising campaigns

    Create engaging and highly targeted adverts that reach the right people who’ll benefit from your offerings.

  • 04 DEC 2021

    09:00 - 12:00

    Yoga Philosophy | The Yogic Body

    Yoga Philosophy | The Yogic Body

    Join Ruth Westoby on this Deep Dive session on the fascinating topic of The Yogic Body.

  • 10 DEC 2021

    09:00 - 18:00

    Sacred Sound & Ceremony | Teacher Training | IN STUDIO

    Sacred Sound & Ceremony | Teacher Training | IN STUDIO

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

  • 13 JAN 2022

    09:00 - 17:00

    Restorative Yoga | IN STUDIO

    Restorative Yoga | IN STUDIO

    Learn the art and skill of teaching restorative yoga postures and deep, complete relaxation. This course is exclusively for our Level 2 students

  • 04 FEB 2022

    09:00 - 17:00

    Family Yoga | IN STUDIO

    Family Yoga | IN STUDIO

    Learn to teach Kids and Family yoga on this YA accredited 6 day course. Empower kids and families to harness the power of yoga to help connect, play, explore, support and spark curiosity and support wellbeing.