Level 4 Yoga Teacher Training
Welcome to your Level 4 Freestyle Yoga Teacher Training Diploma
This qualification is designed for people who love yoga and want to learn how to teach a physical multi level practice, learning about traditional yoga, while keeping their heads and feet firmly in the here and now.
We create a foundation by understanding the principles of traditional yoga and then build upon the physical practice with the very latest understanding of how the body works and how everyone can improve their practice in your sessions.
Freestyle Yoga is trademarked for the use of Level 4 Freestyle Yoga teachers only.
Full use of title and logo is allowed by all graduating with their level 3 diploma.
Please read the following very carefully and refer to your manual throughout your study
The Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is aimed at experienced yoga practitioners and those learners working in the fitness industry and want add teaching yoga to their portfolio of qualifications.
The Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to become competent and professional teachers of Yoga.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||Credit||GLH|
|Teaching Yoga as a Profession.||A/507/4567||4||
|Planning and Delivering Yoga Classes||F/507/4487||4||
|Understanding and applying the Philosophy of Yoga||R/507/4526||4||
|Teaching Asana to meet the Needs of Mixed Ability Students||Y/507/4544||4||8
|Finding the Breath||Y/507/4589||4||8
Additional and none mandatory units
These units are additional t your level 4 diploma. They can be completed in your own time with 3 years of booking your course. We advise that you complete your level 4 diploma first and then progress with the units of hot yoga and creating a business.
Hot yoga module
Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise and Health A/600/905
Creating a yoga business
The purpose of the Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is to equip learners both professionally and practically to teach yoga asana, breathing practices, pranayama, relaxation and concentration/meditation to students with a wide variety of ability and experience with an underlying knowledge and understanding of yoga principles and philosophy.
In order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) learners must complete all 5 Mandatory units.
Leaner Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, but it is recommended that learners will have been regularly practising Yoga competently for 3 years.
If you have a current level 2 qualification within 3 years you are exempt from completing this worksheet. You will need to include your certificate with your final workbook submission for assessment
Your reading list:
We advise that you read and devour as much as possible from texts, articles and the internet. This may often conflict but you will in time find your own way and make sense of many things. The following book list has played a crucial role in our learning journey and we advise that you purchase as many of these texts as possible. You will be guided in each unit regarding their relevance and importance.
- Teaching Yoga – Essential Foundations and Techniques by Mark Stephens
- The Modern Yoga Bible – Christina Brown
- The Complete Yoga Book by James Hewitt
- The Science of Yoga – William J Broads
- The Functional Anatomy of Yoga: A guide for Practitioners and Teachers by David Keil
- Anatomy of Yoga – Leslie Kaminoff
- The Yoga of Breath – Richard Rosen