200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Whether you want to enrich your understanding of this ancient practice, know more about how yoga benefits the body and mind, or take your career in a different direction, this training with the Virgin Active Academy is for you.
Course cost: £2,500

Why Yoga Teacher Training?

  • Become a qualified Yoga Teacher
  • Connect, motivate and inspire your students on and off the mat
  • Gain confidence to create intelligent and engaging Vinyasa Flow classes
  • Learn breath, meditation, and other yogic practices to enhance wellbeing and overall health
  • Develop your teaching to suit a wide range of students

Why Virgin Active?

  • All 20 sessions are in-person at our Mansion House studios in London
  • Sessions led by our experienced Senior Yoga Teachers
  • The course is accredited by the Yoga Alliance Professionals
  • Learn everything you need to launch your Yoga career
  • Unlock potential career opportunities teaching with Virgin Active

Turn your passion into a career


Take your practice to the next level and become a Yoga Teacher with our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Programme. Whether you want to enrich your understanding of this ancient practice, know more about how yoga benefits the body and mind, or take your career in a different direction, this training is for you. 

Join a community of like-minded individuals and a teaching team of highly experienced specialists who will support, nurture and inspire you throughout your journey. Kick-start your career with full certification from an approved Yoga Alliance Professionals course.

Learn to empower your students by finding your voice and unique teaching style as a qualified Yoga Teacher.

Who will teach the course?

Yoga Alliance Professionals

Thomas Thoroe

Lead Yoga teacher

Eva Thomson

Yoga Philosophy

Matt Huy

Anatomy and physiology

What will I learn?

  • History and philosophy of yoga
  • Yoga ethics and what they mean for our modern lives
  • Pranayama (breathing practices) and meditation
  • Anatomy, physiology and biomechanics
  • Practical teaching experiences, Asana labs and workshops, hands-on assisting practices and techniques
  • Class planning, theming and sequencing to be able to authentically share yoga with your students
  • Getting started as a Yoga teacher with tips on launching your career
  • Cultural appropriation and inclusion in Yoga, and Ayurveda
  • How to prevent and support common injuries
  • The Virgin Active advantage

    We’re here to support you. You can look forward to hands-on learning and practical sessions run by our expert team. We'll also provide you with learning materials that contribute to your progress, and will help prepare you for your new career as a yoga teacher.

    You will also participate in plenty of workshops, including Ayurveda, Yin, and Colonisation and Appropriation in Yoga, to deepen your experience and increase your awareness of topical conversations within the Yoga world.

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    2024 Course dates

  • Saturday 27th January - Sunday 11th August

  • 27/28 Jan, 24/25 Feb
    Intensive week Monday 18th - Saturday 23rd March
    20/21 April, 18/19 May, 15/16 June, 13/14 July, 10/11 Aug


  • Saturday 4th May - Sunday 3rd November

  • 4/5 May, 25/26 May, 1/2 June, 22/23 June
    Intensive week Monday 22nd - Friday 26th July
    3/4 Aug, 17/18 Aug, 7/8 Sept, 21/22 Sept, 5/6 Oct, 19/20 Oct, 2/3 Nov

    The course will run over 20 sessions, taught mostly at weekends with 1 intensive full week, see dates above.

    Classes run between 9:00am-5:00pm in our studios at Mansion House, London.
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    Course cost

    Cost: £2,500 (with the option to pay in instalments)

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    Entry requirements

    We want to help you make the right decision about your future as a Yoga Teacher. As this course is quite physical and we’ve got so much to share with you, it may help if you’ve been practicing Yoga for at least 2 years. If you sound like a fit then we can’t wait to meet you!

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    FAQs

  • How will the course be taught?

    The course will run over 20 sessions, within a 2 – 6 month period. Classes are taught in our modern studios in Mansion House, London.

  • How will the course be assessed?

    You will be assessed through a combination of a written and practical assessment.

    - You will complete a written test that will be up to 60 minutes in length. The test will focus on anatomy, history and philosophy. You will need a minimum of 70% to pass.

    - You will teach a short vinyasa class based on the sequence that you’ve learned. This class will be assessed based on a specific framework that will be shared with you on the course.

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