Yoga Teacher (Hatha Yoga) (Advanced)

Level: Practitioner QLS level 4

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to become a Yoga Teacher – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 4*
  • Become a Registered BSY Advanced Yoga Teacher
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This course explores the roots, history and philosophy of Yoga, giving an understanding of the Eight Limbs of Yoga and introducing Vedantic philosophy and Ayurveda.  Advanced postures are described, including safety aspects, teaching points and guidelines for physical, mental and spiritual benefits.  The use of pranayamas, mudras, bandhas and kriyas is explored, as well as meditation techniques, mantras and the connections between asanas and the chakra system.


  • Lesson One
    • Introduction
      • The Yogic Lifestyle
      • Teaching Environments
  • Lesson Two
    • The History of Yoga
      • The Eight Limbs of Yoga
      • Introduction to Vedantic Philosophy
      • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Lesson Three
    • The Paths and Schools of Yoga/ Body, Mind and Soul
      • The Four Paths of Yoga
      • The Bhagavad Gita
      • Different Schools of Yoga
      • The Effects of Yoga on the Physical Body
      • Asanas
  • Lesson Four
    • Helping Students to Advance in their Postures
      • Advanced Postures
      • Vinyasas
  • Lesson Five
    • Refining the Flow of Prana
      • Pranayamas
      • Bandhas
      • Mudras
  • Lesson Six
    • Meditation and its Applications in Yoga Practice/ The Chakra System
      • Why Meditate?
      • Meditation Techniques
      • Mantras
      • The Chakras
  • Lesson Seven
    • Further Vedantic and Ayurvedic Concepts
      • The Nadis and Kundalini Energy
      • Kriyas
      • The Yogic Diet
      • Fasting
  • Lesson Eight
    • Good Practice in Yoga Teaching
      • The Law of Karma
      • Characteristics of Students and Teachers
      • Student Profile
      • Planning Lessons

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.