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Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Active iQ)

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The Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Active iQ) course is designed to provide an introduction to teaching yoga and provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to plan, prepare and deliver safe and effective Yoga sessions.   Once you have successfully passed this course, you will be a qualified instructor who can gain insurance and set up your own business or gain employment within the industry.

This course offers a broad introduction to yoga allowing learners to continue their own practice and journey. Whilst on the course, learners will study the principles of teaching yoga including benefits, origin, concepts and techniques, anatomy and physiology including body systems and the effect yoga has on them, how to plan, deliver and teach yoga sessions including breath awareness, relaxation and aids alongside health and safety including screening and health conditions.

This course will be held at The Exchange in Twickenham.

Dates and times

This is a part-time weekday course run over three months with seven taught sessions from 9.30am-5pm on the following dates:

  • Thursday 15th October 2020
  • Friday 16th October 2020
  • Wednesday 18th November 2020
  • Thursday 19th November 2020
  • Friday 20th November 2020
  • Thursday 17th December 2020
  • Friday 18th December 2020

The examination date will be an additional day on Friday 22nd January 2021.

Price

The full cost is £1,350. The deposit cost is £50. 

Early Bird Discount: £100 off if you sign up before 1 October 2020.

Content

Whilst enrolled upon the course you will study five mandatory units:

  • Underpinning principles of teaching yoga
  • Anatomy and physiology for yoga
  • Planning a series of yoga sessions
  • Health and safety of yoga
  • Teaching a yoga session

The course is assessed via...

  • Worksheets
  • Session Plans
  • Formative and summative observations
  • Reflective diary
  • Personal development plan

Requirements

Learners must have a minimum of two-years’ experience of participating in yoga classes.

The course requires physical exertion, therefore a degree of physical fitness is necessary.

There is an element of communication involved and learners should have basic skills in communication pitched at level 2.

Due to the amount of information covered in the course, home study and practice  will be required. 

Award

Upon successful completion of this module, you will be awarded an Active iQ Level 3 Diploma in Yoga Teaching. You will able to gain insurance and set up your own business or gain employment within the industry.  This qualification is recognised by REPS at Level 3.

For more information about this course please contact the Short Courses team:
Tel: 020 8240 4321
Email:  shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk