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 teacher training programme, as well as advanced stand-alone training and CPD modules. Courses are either HYBRID (in studio and livestream), VIRTUAL (livestream only) or IN STUDIO (in studio only).

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7 July 2022 
– 11 July 2022
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.

29 April 2022 
– 27 March 2023
200-hour yoga teacher training
In Studio

The Shala School of Yoga’s 200-hour yoga teacher training programme has been described by past graduates as “transformational”, “life-changing” and “mind-blowing”.  Our carefully curated Yoga Alliance accredited programme and experienced and dedicated teaching faculty will take practitioners deeper into their yoga practice, instilling teaching skills and knowledge and nurturing a new generation of teachers.

29 April 2022 
– 24 June 2022
Yoga Philosophy Foundations
with  Matthew Clark
In Studio, On Demand

This 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.

10 September 2022 
– 21 November 2022
Yoga Foundations 1 | Deepening your Practice
with  Gingi Lee, Kath Roberts
In Studio

This experiential yoga foundations 1 is for anyone who wishes to deepen their exploration and understanding of yoga for their own personal development, as well as for those who are beginning their teacher training journey with us. It is a rich, rewarding and life affirming course run by exceptionally experienced lead teachers Gingi Lee & Kath Roberts or Melanie Cooper.

16 September 2022 
– 27 March 2023
300-hour Yoga Teacher Training
In Studio, On Demand, Virtual Livestream

This diverse and flexible 300-hour level 2 Yoga 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.

17 September 2022 
– 13 November 2022
Enhanced Skills | 300-hour Core Module
with  Gingi Lee, Melanie Cooper
Virtual Livestream

The Enhanced Skills module lies at the heart of our YA accredited 300-hour Level 2 training and it is the only mandatory part of our programme. The course is designed to elevate, inspire and evolve you as a yoga teacher. It spans six days as a virtual livestream course, covering a broad spectrum of topics from ethics and inclusivity to sequencing, theming, self care, authentic marketing & much much more.

30 September 2022 
– 16 October 2022
Children & Family Yoga Teacher Training
with  Ayala Homossany
Blended, In Studio, Virtual Livestream

Empower kids and families to harness the magic of yoga to help connect, play, explore, spark curiosity and support wellbeing. This 6-day Yoga Alliance accredited course with the inspiring Ayala Homossany is blended in format with 3 days online learning and 3 days in the studio.

7 October 2022 
– 9 October 2022
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.

7 October 2022 
– 16 October 2022
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.

17 October 2022 
– 5 December 2022
Mental Health Empowerment | Breathwork , Mindfulness & Meditation 
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.

22 October 2022 
– 6 November 2022
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 October 2022 
– 18 January 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.

5 November 2022 
– 5 November 2022
Theming Teacher Training
with  Jennie Wadsten
Virtual Livestream

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.

25 November 2022 
– 27 November 2022
Yoga Nidra Teacher Training
with  Jennie Wadsten, Melanie Cooper
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

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. You can attend IN STUDIO or via LIVESTREAM ONLINE.

29 November 2022 
– 21 March 2023
Yoga Anatomy Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Blended, On Demand, Virtual Livestream

This 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 giving a foundational skillset to enable you to teach safely and confidently.

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

10 December 2022 
– 27 March 2023
Foundations 2 | Teaching Skills
with  Gingi Lee, Kath Roberts
In Studio

This 100-hour module lies at the heart of our 200-hour teacher training programme and it is here that the true evolution and magic begins to happen. Following on from Foundation 1, this is where the transformation into a teacher really begins. The course equips you with the teaching skills, theory and methodology of teaching and most importantly helps you to find your inner confidence and your own unique teaching style and voice.

28 January 2023 
– 29 January 2023
Yin Yoga Teacher Training
with  Melanie Cooper
Hybrid In Studio & Virtual Livestream

This course consists of two days live (either in person or live streamed) plus five hours of on demand recorded material to consolidate learning. Learn how to teach yin yoga in a way that is inclusive and safe for everyone.

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.

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.

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

Dates for 2023 to be confirmed

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.

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.

1 February 2023 
– 25 February 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.