Teach the Yoga you love, learn from people who love Yoga
Teach the Yoga you love, learn from people who love Yoga
Our yoga teacher training is awarded by Focus Awards and is recognised by CIMSPA & REPs at Level 4 Yoga Instructor. It is perfect for access into all areas of Yoga instruction.
The level 4 diploma provides a healthy blend of traditional, modern & hot yoga or level 3 certificate to teach children 5-16 in one qualification .
You will study at home via our online portals, completing units in your own time. Practical study blends live training days with online content to provide you with the skills needed to successfully go out and teach. You are also offered teaching and business mentoring with Jayne throughout your course to help you set up and teach profitable yoga classes long term.
Your next Level 4 YTT Intensive is held in MBPTS Studio Leicester Market Bosworth September 16-20 2019 with onsite accommodation (Bosworth Hall) if needed. Classes run all week during your course allowing you to indulge in extra yoga practice.
Be the yoga teacher that you want to be, teaching the practice you love.
Be prepared for this to change and evolve constantly as you learn.
Who should you go with? Yoga Alliance, British Wheel of Yoga, REPs, NOS’s – it all gets a bit confusing, when trying to find the right course for you. Here at GXT we have all been in your shoes. Jayne Nicholls director of GXT has been on the forefront of change in both yoga and fitness for many years and has your teaching interests at heart. All of our tutors teach what we preach in every environment allowing us to guide you from a fully informed perspective into the world of teaching yoga.
You can complete in 6 months however we advise a guideline of 10 – 12 months for full immersion into your study and teaching practice.
GXT offer a part payment option for this course. It is interest free with 7 equal monthly instalments. Please note that there is no official start date, you can join the course whenever you are ready as dates constantly roll over.
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Our intensive weeks training September 16-20 2019
(You are invited to take part in yoga classes with Jayne before your course on Monday and Wednesday 9.15am)
Monday 16 – freestyle yoga
Tuesday 17 – freestyle yoga teaching practice
Wednesday 18 – breathing, bandhas, mudras and meditation
Thursday 19 – posture clinic and teaching
Friday 20 – formative assessment and teaching
Jayne is owner/director of GXT, creator of the Freestyle Yoga brands and a somewhat reluctant Yogi. She has taught group exercise for over 25 years with 17 dedicated to Yoga.
Every day it pulls me in a little deeper! I will always retain my love of moving to music and this is my key teaching style which is why I often smile to myself as I OM. I love mixing what I know about the human body with traditional aspects of yoga. It is this modern approach that makes our YTT both unique and successful.
Di is truly 1 in 1 million. Her dedication to the learning process on our yoga diploma is so welcomed by our students. She is both lead tutor and assessor, you will see her on our online guidance and she is on hand to help you throughout. Di does not post bios, she is not on social media, she is Di who walks her own path in her own way and GXT are privileged to have her on our team.
Monica Linford is a motivational speaker, author, wellness coach and therapeutic movement specialist. With an extensive background in classical ballet, contemporary dance, Pilates and yoga, she is a highly regarded industry expert in Mind-Body Fitness. Her presentations have inspired students and teachers of mind/body exercise for 25 years in over 18 countries around the world.
Monica is the recipient of FitPro UK’s “Award of Excellence”, South Australia’s “Fitness Leader of the Year” and is the founder of The ChiBall Method™, Wellness Warrior™ and her new concept WuWELLNESS™.
Annalie has tutored with GXT for nearly 3 years and taught exercise full time for over 20. As a former professional dancer, Annalie has been teaching
community classes in boutique clubs where she specialises in Pilates, Yoga, FFY and Barre Fitness.
Yoga teacher training level 4 practical days:
Your optional qualifications:
Your Yoga teacher training level 4 diploma consists of 5 units:
Your additional modules include:
Your anatomy and physiology units:
To prepare you for the practical role of Yoga Instructor, you will learn:
To educate you in the history of Yoga, you will learn:
Anatomy & Physiology for Yoga
Planning a series of Yoga sessions
Health & Safety for Yoga
Teaching a Yoga Session
Personal Yoga Development & Practice
Yoga from a Freestyle Fitness perspective
You are assessed on 5 individual units. These can be completed individually and sent to your personal assessor for marking as you progress.
You are marked on the completion of your workbook, teaching plans, and practical assessment.
UNIT 1 Teaching Yoga as a Profession= Worksheet
UNIT 2 Planning and Delivering Yoga Classes = Worksheet
UNIT 3 Understanding and applying the Philosophy of Yoga = worksheet
UNIT 4 Teaching Asana to meet the Needs of Mixed Ability Students = DVD practical submission & worksheet
UNIT 5 Finding the Breath Classes = worksheet
Formative observations (completed on live days training), Summative observation (DVD submission with 5 – 12 participants), Self evaluation, Personal development plan, Personal practice and reflection diary
We accept approved prior learning (APL) from students who have previously completed relevant parts of the course.
Students receive a home study pack designed to encourage research into the key areas of teaching Yoga. During completion of this study we ask you to develop an idea of the kind of yoga instructor that you would like to be. Once you are confident in the areas that you would like to focus, we then offer you further study, specific to your needs
HOT YOGA MODULE = worksheet
LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE TO TEACH YOGA TO CHILDREN 5-16 = worksheet & practical DVD
BUSINESS MODULE = mentoring one to one with Jayne Nicholls.