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Yoga Class Instructor Course

Yoga Class Instructor

Practitioner level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to become a Yoga Class Instructor
  • Be awarded the professional BSY Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY Yoga Class Instructor
  • Be awarded the Level 3 ABC externally validated Certificate*

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.

The purpose of this course is to give back-up and structure to the role of the Yoga teacher so that both the newly qualified and the experienced Yoga teacher can quickly develop the potential and resourcefulness of the teacher of excellence. This course is a practical guide to excellent, comprehensive class structures for all kinds of individuals and groups along with other invaluable practical advice – taking Yoga classes made easy.


  • Lesson One
    • Your First Steps into Practical and Confident Teaching
      • Getting Started
      • Registering Pupils
      • The Class


  • Lesson Two
    • The Start of the Session
      • Example Lesson
      • Notes


  • Lesson Three
    • Loosening Warm-Ups
      • Some Supine Limbering-up Movements
      • Standard Limbering-up
      • Safety


  • Lesson Four
    • Breathing Session
      • Our Big Breath Routine
      • Alternate Nostril Breathing


  • Lesson Five
    • Asanas
      • Test for a New Class
      • Starting Positions and their Asana Possibilities
      • Cow Face Posture
      • Shoulder-stand and Plough
      • Headstand
      • Variations


  • Lesson Six
    • Routines
      • Sequences of Movement
      • Surya Namaskar – Salute to the Sun
      • A Busy Routine with a Purpose in all the Movements
      • Additional Ideas


  • Lesson Seven
    • The Final Relaxation
      • Beginning
      • Middle
      • End
      • Delivery
      • Visualisations



  • Lesson Eight
    • Lesson Plans
      • Beginning
      • Middle
      • End
      • Styles of Planned Programmes
      • A New Class – Outline and Detail
      • Suggested Schemes
      • A Few Notes

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £25
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £345 £325 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

*ABC registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.

It's excellent, and fits in with my busy lifestyle an I have enjoyed learning academically as well as physically. The assignments are returned promptly so that I can start on another. The staff have been very helpful. I just wish I had enrolled years ago.
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