The Course

Syllabus Overview

Asana The YMTT will be based on two separate and complementary, approaches to delivering asana.  These are Yoga Motion, an interdisciplinary vinyasa style and Yoga for Sports.

Yoga Philosophy  Bringing together the ancient knowledge of East with the developments of the West

Anatomy  Understanding Anatomy & Physiology – including bio-mechanics of movement & exercise science.

Pranayama   The science and mechanics of yogic breathing.

Meditation  Developing a personal practice.

Business & Marketing skills  Including how to set up a yoga class in your local area, creating a website and how to use Social Media.


Becoming a 21st Century Yoga Teacher

There are many different skills that a Yoga Manchester Teacher Trainee can expect to learn, whether it’s putting together a class plan to understanding and applying rich yoga philosophy, with each underpinned by the four key tenets that are designed to take you from trainee to an ever-evolving successful teacher: Knowledge, Empowerment, Integration, and Growth. In our experience, it is these tenets that nurture and sustain the passion to share yoga with others, and via our leading faculty members you can expect to leave the course feeling grounded in the principles of yoga teaching and inspired to reach your highest potential.


  • Understanding the role of the yoga teacher in the 21st Century
  • Gaining insight into the rich philosophical history of yoga
  • Learning the principles of vinyasa through YogaMotion
  • Developing awareness of yoga’s application to popular sports through Yoga for Sports
  • Getting to grips with yoga anatomy and bio-mechanics
  • Structuring a personal meditation and pranayama practice for deep inner space and reflection
  • Putting together the ingredients for a successful teaching career
  • First Aid Course


  • Designing a personal practice that inspires you
  • Creating an intelligent class plan that accommodates all and encourages student growth
  • Applying anatomical knowledge to the needs of your students including addressing to injuries & adjusting techniques
  • Harmonising the physiology and mentality through pranayama
  • Tools to enhance the careers of athletes and bring energetic and physical balance to students
  • Interpreting yoga philosophy to real life situations


  • Bringing together the ancient knowledge of East with the developments of the West
  • Embracing your personality to harness a confident teaching style
  • Exploring other movement practices to expand an asana repertoire
  • Applying pranayama in asana and meditation
  • Yoga teaching in your daily life and how to prepare and wind down from teaching a class


  • After-hours and post-course assistance for all trainees
  • Regular assessments and constructive feedback from faculty members
  • Opportunities to observe, assist, and teach Yoga Manchester classes
  • Access to a unique guided self-practice group
  • Mentoring to grow a sustainable teaching career
  • Supported personal development that will inspire your yoga path
  • Planned CPDs to deepen existing knowledge and keep you growing


Additional Benefits

All Yoga Manchester Teacher Training & Advanced Training (CPD) courses will have a maximum of 15 trainees only.

Free entry to all Yoga Manchester Yoga classes during the duration of the course.

Ongoing aftercare ‘keep in touch’ system which will allow for trainees to stay in touch with course tutors once they have graduated.

Opportunities to assist and observe in Yoga Manchester classes during term times and after graduation. We will also offer all graduates the opportunity of being part of the Yoga Manchester team by starting off as a cover teacher.


Yoga Manchester Teacher Training Course is fully accredited by the Independent Yoga Network at the 200 hour level and will give you a complete yoga tool kit to establish yourself as a successful, compassionate yoga teacher.

Please call us to today and we can discuss in further detail ALL aspects of the course or you can click here to download an application form.