Continuing Professional Development

Keep learning and developing your teaching skills with specialist courses.

Our school remains open for in-person training, even in tier 4 lockdown.

You've completed your 200-hour training - it's time to advance your game.

Our school remains open for in-person training, even in tier 4 lockdown.

  • Recognised qualification: 500-hour Yoga Alliance certificate (RYT-500). Teach worldwide.
  • Course fees: Core Modules £750; CPD Courses £225
  • Email us here or call us at 020 3286 2534

Continuing Professional Development
It's vital to continue learning and growing as a yoga teacher, and our Continuing Professional Development Courses aim to do just that. Whether you are interested in learning about Shatkarmas and the concept of Agni, deepen your understanding of Marma points, strengthen your adjustments skills, or study the Upanishads, there is a CPD course that will broaden your learning.

A Full Weekend
Life is busy, and our courses are geared to fit even the busiest lifestyle. Our CPD courses take place entirely over one weekend, garnering 14 contact hours of learning. We will have a full day on Saturday, from 9am – 6pm, and then a shorter day on Sunday, from 9am – 4pm.

Build Up to Your 500-hour Certificate
As you increase your knowledge base with each CPD course, you’ll accrue hours that will count towards a 500-hour certificate. As each course increases your knowledge, it also increases your opportunity to certify as a RYT-500 Teacher, setting you apart from the masses. Step by step, you’ll be establishing yourself as a teacher committed to yourself and your students.

With a wide range of topics on offer, tutors for each of the CPD courses come from a diverse and endless background of experiential learning and training. They are individuals who have devoted themselves to a particular area of expertise and we are delighted to have them share their skill set with YogaLondon students.

At YogaLondon, we believe in-person training is best.
As a vocational teacher training school operating in covid-secure venues, we remain open and continue to deliver our professional training in person, up to and including in tier 4 restrictions.
We continually monitor governmental advice, and we also have the capability to move part of our curriculum and non-professional courses online, if required and at very short notice, to minimise disruption to your training.

Course Title Dates Location Teacher
ONLINE Yoga and Anxiety February 2021

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February: 27th - 28th
Online Zoom Jess Leitch
Experienced yogis
February 2021
Course Description:
Anxiety is a type of fear usually associated with the thought of a threat or something going wrong in the future, but can also arise from something happening right now. It is one of the world's leading mental health challenges and it’s symptoms alone can be crippling. If left untreated, chronic anxiety can lead to further debilitating illnesses such as insomnia, depression, agoraphobia and psychosis. Anxiety is not only a psychological experience, but a very physical one. Yoga practices have been proven to reduce and relieve the symptoms of anxiety through mindful movement, breathing and improved self-awareness. This workshop will delve into the psychology, physiology, neuroscience and anatomy of anxiety. We will practice and explore the theory of simple yet effective techniques that aim to bring harmony to body-mind by balancing the nervous system and restoring a sense of ease. This weekend is part of a series of CPD trainings centered on Building Emotional Resilience Through Yoga. Others in the series include Depression and Post-Traumatic Growth. These may be attended as a singular training or taken in any order. They aim to leave you feeling more confident to speak to your students about their emotional experiences while maintaining professional boundaries, and to manage overwhelm should it arise in group classes or one to one sessions.
Introduction to Restorative Yoga March 2021

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March: 6th - 7th
London Bridge Lucinda Beatty
Experienced yogis
March 2021
Course Description:
Restorative yoga teaches us to slow down and prop the body so that no discomfort is experienced anywhere. Blankets are folded just-so and tucked under a tight hip, or tense shoulder; necks let go as heads settle onto the support of a bolster; eye-pillows enable the eye muscles to soften; juggling balls placed into palms send a ripple of release into the shoulders. The whole system begins to re-balance and emits a spontaneous sigh of relief.

Restorative poses are adaptations of classical poses, the support means that no energy is required to hold them and deeply-held patterns can be released. The pace is so slow you may only do four or five poses in an hour. This weekend teaches you how to set-up and prop asanas, recognise areas of tension in your body and support them to let go.

The slow pace of the weekend will naturally engender a sense of release in your own system.

You will need to bring the following equipment:
- A yoga mat or two
- 2 blankets
- 2 cushions
- 2 blocks and/or bricks
- A strap

If you have them please bring:
- Bolsters
- Eye pillows
- Juggling balls (for weight)

Postnatal Yoga March 2021

3 spots remaining

March: 13th - 14th
Monument Station Jo Harris
Pregnancy yoga teacher&Yoga teachers
March 2021
Course Description:
As a woman gives birth to her baby, so too a mother is ‘born’ and a new chapter in her and her family’s life begins. Yoga can positively support new mothers on this journey of changing responsibilities by offering stability, reassurance and positivity. Practicing pranayama, asana, meditation and relaxation techniques can actively support mothers to feel more centred in the midst of changing emotions, changing nappies, sleep deprivation, general feelings of chaos and often simultaneous feelings of helplessness and utter joy and happiness. Yoga can teach mothers not to be shaken about uncontrollably by the new demands placed upon them; they learn to accept, and to accommodate the changing circumstance with grace and ease, and go with the flow. This CPD weekend is open to certified Prenatal Yoga Teachers only.
Yoga Nidra Training March 2021

6 spots remaining

March: 20th - 21st
May: 1st - 2nd, 29th - 30th
Angel Francesca Sanlorenzo
Experienced yogis
March 2021
Course Description:
This training draws together multiple approaches to Yoga Nidra from varied schools, both traditional and contemporary. During this course you will cultivate a daily practice of Yoga Nidra, deepening your practice for self-development and for guiding others. You will unpack the science behind this practice and its applications in various contexts so that you are ready to deliver a Yoga Nidra practices to a range of different students. You will also study Yoga Nidra on the theoretical level looking at different approaches and methods in the philosophical context of Yoga. By the end of this training, you will be equipped to deliver a variety of Yoga Nidra practices (15min, 30min, 45min) and a full Yoga Nidra workshop (2-4hr). In addition to three training weekends, students will be expected to commit to a daily practice and self-study over a total of 4 months.
ONLINE MBSR March 2021
March: 31st
April: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
May: 5th, 8th, 12th, 19th
Online Zoom Rosalie Dores
March 2021
Course Description:
During this 8-week online training you will learn and practice formal and informal meditation exercises that will allow you to develop a regular mindfulness practice. The content of this course covers both experiential and theoretical understanding of the practice of mindfulness. By the end of the training you will be empowered to take charge of your own well-being, and to consciously and systematically work with your own life challenges. The online format of the course offers a unique opportunity to undertake study in the comfort and safety of your own home. You will participate in weekly 2-hour sessions, plus an online retreat day. This will allow you to fully integrate the practice into your everyday life without the need for a special place or conditions. On successful completion of this training, students will receive a certificate from YogaLondon. When coupled with at least 6-12 months of personal mindfulness practice, this 8-week training qualifies as a prerequisite for the Teacher Training Pathway (TTP) in Mindfulness. Please note the course requires a commitment to home practice between sessions.
Sequencing with Mandala Yoga April 2021

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April: 24th - 25th
London Bridge Joshua LeClair
Yoga teachers
April 2021
Course Description:
Mandala Yoga is a beautiful, energetic style of yoga that challenges limitations in both the body and the mind. By sequencing the asanas in a circle, Mandala Yoga challenges presumptions about how we both occupy and move through space — underpinned by a methodology that encompasses chakra, element and meridian theories. This workshop provides an excellent overview of what distinguishes this style of yoga from others, how it fits in the current landscape of contemporary yoga offerings, and ways you could implement the basic principles into your own teaching.
Foundations of Rocket Yoga May 2021
May: 1st - 2nd
London Bridge Joshua LeClair
Experienced yogis
May 2021
Course Description:
Interested in learning about Rocket Yoga? What makes it different from any other style? Who are Larry Schultz and David Kyle? Is it really all about inversions? This is a weekend immersion for students who’ve always been intrigued by the style that ‘gets you there faster’ and may want to teach a few of their postures. You will be introduced to what makes it “Rocket Yoga”, learn an arsenal of drills and workshop activities, and learn how to create a safe and supportive space for more energetic practices.