Teacher Training Courses

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The tables below list Introductory Teacher Training Courses in the UK and Ireland:

South    London    Midlands   Scotland    Ireland

Click here to jump to Preliminary, Intermediate and Senior level training sessions.

NORTH

Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Apply by
MDIIY, 134 King Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire SK16 4LG Tricia Booth tricia@booth1.plus.com
01663 732927
end of January end of January
MDIIY, 134 King Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire SK16 4LG Marion Kilburn marionkilburnyoga@hotmail.com
0161 4429003
end of January end of January
MDIIY, 134 King Street, Dukinfield, Cheshire SK16 4LG Julie Brown julie.brown61@o2.co.uk
01625 879090
end of January end of January
Congleton Cheshire Christina Niewola chris@niewola.com 31 August 31 August
West Yorkshire / North Yorkshire / East Lancashire Alan Brown alan@iyengaryogateacher.co.uk 31 August 31 August
Brighouse HD6 1AQ Elizabeth Tonner liztonner@hotmail.com01484 315736 / 07522 350079 29 March  29 March
Sheffield Yoga Centre S6 3QF Frances Homewood frances@sheffieldyogacentre.
co.uk0114 2346475
  Appls for Intro Level 1 by 23 May; Assess-
ment session Saturday 29th June
Tyne & Wear, County Cleveland, Durham, Northumber
-land, Cumbria. Organised by North East Institute of Iyengar Yoga (NEIIY)
Margaret Austin and Gordon Austin austingyoga@gmail.com March 2018 for preliminary course and pre-selection day March 2018. Full course starting June 2018

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Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Deadline for applications
Iyengar Yoga Institute of Birmingham Jayne Orton In progress  

SOUTH   Top

Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Deadline for applications
Bath Iyengar Yoga Centre Kirsten Agar Ward office@bath-iyengar-yoga.com
01225 319699
The selection day is 15 June but applications may be considered after this if places are available please apply for selection day by 8 June. Late applications may be considered subject to space
Bath Iyengar Yoga Centre Richard Agar Ward office@bath-iyengar-yoga.com
01225 319699
The selection day is 15 June but applications may be considered after this if places are available Please apply for selection day by 8 June. Late applications may be considered subject to space
Penzance Judith Van Dop 01736 360880 End of April Mid July
Iyengar Yoga Shala, High Wycombe, Bucks Sheila Haswell sheilahaswell.yoga@gmail.com
07866 121419
A selection day will be held after Easter each year. Please contact Sheila for details Before the end of April. However, if there are still places available on the course, applications may be considered beyond the selection day as long as it can be organised for Sheila to see the person in a class.
Cambridge Sasha Perryman 01223 515929   24 July
Essex/ Chelmsford, organised by IYCE Susan Long susan@iyce.com For details see IYCE website www.iyce.com
01245 421496
  Please enquire for start date of next course.  See below for details of pre-teacher training courses
Lancing, West Sussex Cathy Rogers Evans cathyrogersevans@gmail.com  Open day Sat 10 Jun 2017, 10am at YogaSouth, 128 South St, Lancing BN15 8AU After open day, if space available 
Yogawest, Bristol Sheila Haswell info@yogawest.co.uk 0117 924 3330 A selection day will be held in March. Please contact Yogawest for details Mid March. However, if there are still places available on the course, late applications possible as long as it can be organised for Sheila to see the person in a class.
Newbury, W. Berkshire Judith Jones jjyoga@btinternet.com01488 1838 end of January end of January

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Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Deadline for applications
IYI Maida Vale, 223a Randolph Avenue, London W9 1NL Sallie Sullivan sallie.sullivan8@btinternet.com
01273 478271
office@iyi.org.uk
020 7624 3080
Selection morning Sunday 23rd April 10.30 – 1pm Apply to office by 8th April. Late applications may be considered if a place is available.
St. Johns Wood, London Penny Chaplin pennyyoga@btopenworld.com
0207 624 4287
31st August 31st August
Crouch End (N8), North London Ros Bell r.j.bell@open.ac.uk
0208 340 9899
August, but the sooner the better (limited space) August, but apply as soon as you can, for a better chance of getting a place
IY Yoga Studio, Tooting SW17 Judith Richards www.yogadham.co.uk
07761 078251www.iyyoga.com
early Nov 1 Dec for Jan start date
London SW2 1AP Yogapoint Sophie Carrington sophie_am_carrington@yahoo.com
0208 778 7640
end July end July
Putney Iyengar Yoga Centre SW15 1PN Julie Hodges julieyogaputney@gmail.com
0208 704 5454 / 07974 690622
Ongoing 31 August

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Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Deadline for applications
Glasgow Helen Graham helengraham88@me.com 07974 334614 Apply by end of April, course starts end May Apply by end of April, course starts end May
Edinburgh Liz Ballantyne lizzie.ballantyne@gmail.com 0131 4662124 8 Nov 2016 8 Nov 2016

IRELAND  Top

Area Name of Trainer Contact Deadline for selection days Deadline for applications
Santosha Yoga Centre, Limavdy Diane Coats and Dave Browne evelynyoga@hotmail.com07738 067290 contact for details contact for details
Crumlin, Dublin 12 Aisling Guirke aisling_guirke@hotmail.com01484 315736 contact for details contact for details
iYOGA Dublin Studios, Phisboro, Dublin 7 Margaret Cashman / Eileen Cameron info@iyoga.ie+353 (0) 1882 8858 May 2018 August 2018
Sligo Yoga Centre, Collinsford, Drumcliff, Co. Sligo, Ireland Helen Gillan www.sligoyogacentre.ie+00353 833 485151   25 May 2013

Preliminary Workshops

Teacher: Margaret Austin assisted by Gordon Austin
Details: Contact Margaret for details
Location: Sunderland
Contact: austingyoga@gmail.com

Intermediate Junior Workshops

The following teachers also run specific classes aimed at helping people in their practice and understanding of the Intermediate poses:

Teacher: Judith Jones
Details: Intermediate classes on Saturday mornings once a month aimed at teachers who wish to work on poses from the Intermediate syllabi, alongside students who are suitably mature in their practice.
Venue: Newbury
Time: 10am – 1pm
Dates and booking details on website www.judithjonesyoga.co.uk

Teacher: Judith Jones
Details: Intermediate junior teacher training
Venue: Newbury
Time: 11.45am – 2.15pm
Tuesday once a month.  A small group and a chance to practice teaching the poses.  Dates and booking details on website www.judithjonesyoga.co.uk

Teacher: Ros Bell
Details: Intermediate classes geared towards teachers who are interested in deepening their understanding of asana, particularly those on the Intermediate syllabus.
Venue: North London (N8)
Time: currently 10am – 12pm
Most Friday mornings. Small group, booking essential r.j.bell@open.ac.uk or call 0208 340 9899

Teacher: Various
Details: Monthly workshops for teachers who wish to work intensively on the Junior Intermediate asanas and are especially for those who wish to take their next level of teaching certificate. Participants need to have held their Introductory L2 Certificate for at least twelve months
Venue: Manchester & District Institute of Iyengar Yoga, 134 King Street, Dukinfield SK16 4LG
Time: 10am – 2pm
Dates and booking details on website http://www.mdiiy.org.uk/events.htm

Teacher:  Sheila Green
Details: Intermediate Workshops: 10am to 1pm (followed by lunch) £30 at Garway Iyengar Yoga Studio, Trolway Brook Cottage Farm, Garway, St Weonards, Herefordshire HR9 8QQ.
Dates:  Saturday 31 January 2015/Saturday 21 March 2015
Suitable for teachers working towards their Intermediate/Senior Certificates and mature students who wish to develop their understanding and practise of yoga to a deeper level.  Cost: £30 including lunch.  Contact Sheila Green: sheila@herefordshireyoga.co.uk  /phone 01981-580081.  Local website:  www.herefordshireyoga.co.uk

Teacher: Alan Brown
Details: Junior Intermediate training days providint instruction on all levels of Junior Intermediate postures and teaching practice.
Venue: Sheffield/Brighouse
Contact: Alan Brown alan@iyengaryogateacher.co.uk for details

Teacher: Susan Long
Details: Monthly workshops for those working towards Junior Intermediate certification levels.
Venue: Iyengar Yoga Centre Essex
Time: Saturday morning
See www.iyce.com / contact susan@iyce.com

Teacher: Marios Argiros
Details: Monthly class for teachers, trainees and experienced students with a regular practice, offering the opportunity to work on junior and senior intermediate asanas in depth.
Venue 1: Letchworth, Herts Time: 10am – 12.30pm
Venue 2: Youlgreave, Derbyshire Time: 10am – 12.30pm
Dates and booking details on website  http://www.mariosyoga.com/workshops.htm

Teacher: Judi Sweeting
Details: Intermediate course of workshops
Venue: Cotswold Iyengar Yoga Centre
Time: Sunday mornings 10am – 4pm
Contact ciyc@talk21.com

Teacher: Sheila Haswell
Details: These workshops are designed to bring teachers of Introductory Level or Intermediate Junior Level to a better understanding of the asanas on the Intermediate Junior syllabus at all three levels. The workshops will help in preparing teachers for the Intermediate Junior assessments but all teachers are welcome whether or not an assessment is planned.
Venue: Iyengar Yoga Shala (High Wycombe). This new studio opened in September 2015 and is situated on the High Street in High Wycombe, just a few minutes walk from the train and bus stations and from several town centre car parks. For the studio address and details of dates and prices visit www.iyengar-yoga-shala.co.uk
Time: Each Saturday will run from 11am to 5:30pm with a short break. The workshops are held on nine Saturdays in the year (in blocks of three).
Contact: sheilahaswell.yoga@gmail.com or 07866 121419

Teacher: Eileen Cameron
Details: Monthly workshops for teachers who wish to work intensively on the Junior Intermediate  and Senior Intermediate asana – these workshops are especially for those who wish to take their next level of teaching certificate. Participants need to have held their Introductory L2 Certificate.
Venue: iYOGA Dublin , Iyengar Yoga Centre of North Dublin, 1st Floor, 365 – 367 North Circular Road, Dublin 7, D07 FH64 , IRELAND
Time: 9am – 2:30pm (Usually SUNDAYS)
Dates and booking details on website http://iyoga.ie/

Intermediate Senior Workshops

Teacher: Various
Details: For teachers holding the Junior Intermediate Level 3 Certificate and above wishing to work on the senior syllabus
Venue: Manchester & District Institute of Iyengar Yoga, 134 King Street, Dukinfield SK16 4LG
Dates and booking details on website http://www.mdiiy.org.uk/events.htm

Teacher:
Sheila Haswell
Details:
These Senior weekends are aimed at Intermediate Junior teachers or Intermediate Senior teachers who want to further explore and practice the asanas on the Intermediate Senior syllabus at all three levels. The Saturday workshops will be geared towards own practice and in particular how the senior asanas build from those in previous syllabus levels. The Sunday workshops are more about improving teaching skills, especially observation and correction of the asanas at these levels.
Venue:
Iyengar Yoga Shala (High Wycombe). This new studio opened in September 2015 and is situated on the High Street in High Wycombe, just a few minutes walk from the train and bus stations and from several town centre car parks. For the studio address and details of dates and prices visit www.iyengar-yoga-shala.co.uk
Time:
Each Saturday will run from 11am to 5:30pm with a short break. Each Sunday will run from 9:30am to 4pm with a short break. There are normally four weekends planned each year.
Contact:
sheilahaswell.yoga@gmail.com or 07866 121419

Teacher: Eileen Cameron
Details: Monthly workshops for teachers who wish to work intensively on the Junior Intermediate  and Senior Intermediate asana – these workshops are especially for those who wish to take their next level of teaching certificate. Participants need to have held their Introductory L2 Certificate.
Venue: iYOGA Dublin , Iyengar Yoga Centre of North Dublin, 1st Floor, 365 – 367 North Circular Road, Dublin 7, D07 FH64 , IRELAND
Time: 9am – 2:30pm (Usually SUNDAYS)
Dates and booking details on website http://iyoga.ie/

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