Yoga Class Instructor

Level: Practitioner QLS level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to become a Yoga Class Instructor – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3*
  • Become a Registered BSY Yoga Class Instructor
  • 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

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

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.