BWY LEVEL 4 certificate in yoga Teaching (QCF) 2019

*BWYQ Level 4 certificate in Yoga Teaching (QCF) 2019*

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The British Wheel Of Yoga Q Certificate in Teaching Yoga (QCF) is a brand new Level 4 -300-hour training course designed to equip you to teach your own yoga classes with confidence. With the course comes the support and backing of the UK's largest professional body of yoga to guide you on this exciting journey.
Please click link below to go to BWYQ site for details on qualification specifications.



The certificate qualification is gained by successful completion of 5 units of learning, at level 4 within the QCF (Qualifications and credit framework)

  • Unit 1 Applied anatomy and physiology, and the teaching of asana.
  • Unit 2 Yoga breathing practices and relaxation techniques.
  • Unit 3 Planning for teaching and the responsibilities of a yoga teacher.
  • Unit 4 Planning and delivering a yoga course.
  • Unit 5 Teaching asana, observation, adjustments and protection of vulnerable areas of the body.

During the certificate course you will also be given an introduction to yoga philosophy and the classic yoga texts as well as Pranayama, Hatha Yoga and meditation.

To develop further in these areas you can choose to progress on to The Diploma in Teaching yoga course which comprises of 3 extra units (200 hours) to enhance your knowledge and teaching.
NB The above 3 units will be offered as a separate course after the certificate in teaching yoga has finished.

The Certificate course will run for 24 full days 9.00am-6.00pm Once a month (Sundays) It will commence September 2019 and will begin with an introductory day, followed by interviews. Successful candidates will then be offered a place on the course. The course will be held in Esher Surrey
British Wheel Of Yoga level 4 teaching courses are registered with QCF and Ofqual, giving you not only a yoga teaching qualification, but also giving you a nationally recognised level 4 qualification too.
As well as course days you will be expected to complete home study assignments, attend your regular classes and complete teaching practices.

Please note, it is pre -supposed candidates will already have been practicing yoga for several years, and have some knowledge of the practices within the syllabus. The BWY course is a Level 4 course (Qualification and credit framework), and as such candidates will need to consider if they can meet the entry requirements stated in the application documents.
Course Dates are listed below, for costs, overview of syllabus and application process please email Clare at

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Clare Gibson Principal tutor

Gill lloyd
Gill has been teaching yoga since 1974 and served on the BWY Executive and Education Committees. she was a DCT for over 10 years. Gill has studied Yoga in India at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram and Vedavani Chanting Institute for many years, and was a direct student of TKV Desikachar. Gill was Director of Viniyoga Britain from 1998 until 2002 and a teacher trainer for The Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation. She leads seminars and In Service training events in the UK and abroad and offers one-to one tuition at her home in Sussex. We are thrilled that Gill is going to be running some philosophy sessions on our BWY Course.

Lexi Williamson
Lexi is a Surrey-based British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Sports Science ® qualified instructor, and has been teaching since 2006.
Lexi offers athletes practical, functional techniques to improve flexibility, core strength, mental focus and resistance to injury. Alongside teaching, Lexi writes books (Yoga for Runners and Yoga for Cyclists) and works as a freelance writer. Lexi is continuing her studies of Sports Science at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Lexi will be running sessions on anatomy and kinesiology on the course.

Antonia Gibson
Antonia Is a Registered General Nurse, working in a large London A&E department, she will be teaching health and safety, and some anatomy.
Cameron Davey
Cameron is a Registered General Nurse, and will be running sessions on medical conditions that can have an impact on yoga practice.
Abra is a BWY teacher, teaching classes in surrey. Abra will be assisting on the course.
Rebecca Whitford
Rebecca a BWY teacher and Foundation Course tutor will be assisting on the course.
Sue Delf
Sue is a BWY teacher who has been a faculty member on the Yoga Academy Teacher Training course for many years. Sue will be teaching yoga for pregnancy on our course