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Diploma in Teaching Yoga

This course will ensure you qualify as a Yoga Teacher. Enjoy teaching the health and fitness benefits to your clients.

Provider YMCAfit
Qualification: CYQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga
Category: Yoga
Duration: Face-to-face: 9 days with theory via eLearning
Schedule: Full-time

Course Introduction

This course is suitable for individuals who do not hold a fitness related qualification but have experience practicing yoga and would like to develop a new and rewarding career in teaching yoga .It is also the ideal course for Level 2 Fitness Instructors and Level 3 Personal Trainers who are looking to make an investment in their career and develop the skills to teach yoga classes and one-to-one sessions.

Pre-requisities / Entry Requirements

Recommended two years experience of practicing yoga

Additional Information

Training formats

Blended learning

This format is suitable if you don’t currently hold a fitness qualification or are a Level 2 qualified fitness instructor. It blends practical, face to face teaching with eLearning for the Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology component of the course.

Face to face

If you are personal trainer or have successfully completed Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology, then choose this shorter route to complete the practical and yoga-based theory components of the course.

Course Content

Learn to:

  • Adapt yoga practices to meet participants needs during a yoga session
  • Review yoga sessions with individuals
  • Plan, prepare, instruct and adapt yoga sessions
  • Design a progressive programme of yoga
  • Understand how to identify personal goals with participants
  • Fundamentals of teaching yoga (philosophy and practices)
  • Deal with common conditions encountered in a yoga class

If you choose the blended learning format, you will also learn to:

  • Identify the major bones, muscles and muscle actions of the body
  • Explain the workings of the body’s cardiovascular (CV) and energy systems
  • Identify the components and principles of fitness
  • Relate the health and safety at work act to the health and fitness environment.

Course Options


  • Multiple choice theory paper
  • Worksheets
  • Practical assessment
  • Practice journal
  • Case study

What Qualification Will I Get?

CYQ Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga

REPs - 20 CPD Points

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