Sept ’23 Yoga Teacher Training. Early Birds Save £250!

Women practising Yoga Warrior 1 posture in Barefoot Birmingham Studio
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN! Barefoot’s Yoga Alliance 200hr Yoga Teacher Training course with Tania Moutinho, Jon Moult and Kam Bola starts Sept 2023.

Save £250 with EARLY BIRD pricing – until 30 June 2023.
This is a non-residential, part-time, studio based course with some online Zoom sessions in between the weekends we spend together.

Our next course runs from September 2023 to May 2024, at weekends. Accredited by Yoga Alliance, this is an internationally recognised qualification of the highest standards. The training will take place at Barefoot Birmingham Yoga in Harborne, just a few miles from Birmingham City Centre and an easy walk from University of Birmingham and the train station. Easily accessible by all public transport.


Next course dates (Saturday and Sundays in-studio with some Zoom theory sessions in-between):

2023 Sat/Sun

Sept 30/Oct 01
Oct 21/22
Nov 18/19
Dec 09/10

2024 Sat/Sun
Jan  13/14
Feb 03/04 and 24/25
Mar 16/17
Apr 20/21
May 11/12

Plus one more weekend tbc!


History & Philosophy
What is Yoga? History of Yoga. Contemporary Yoga. Yoga philosophy and its relevance in today’s modern world, including issues of cultural appropriation.

Teaching Yoga
Knowing your Why; teaching from a place of authenticity. Asana & sequencing. Adapting postures for Flow and Hatha classes. Sanskrit names & terms. Body language & cues. Alignment. Adjustments & assists. Pranayama & breathwork.

Subtle Body & Meditation
Nadis. Chakras. Koshas. Granthis. Bandhas. Yoga Nidra. Meditation, mantra & mudras.

Directional terms. Postural issues. Body systems. Biomechanics. Safety & common injuries. Modifying postures for different abilities & conditions.

Broadening Your Yoga Landscape
Beyond Flow & Hatha: Introduction to Ayurveda and Yoga for Healing. Yoga diet & healthy eating. Prenatal Yoga. Yoga Nidra. Yin Yoga.

Business of Yoga
Working as a Yoga teacher. Setting up your own classes. Mindset and visioning. Yoga & business ethics. Marketing & promotion.

SEPT 2023 PRICING £2850

£2600 EARLY BIRD – pay deposit by 30 June, save £250!

There is an initial £20 Application Fee. If you are accepted on to the course, a £500 deposit will be required within 7 days to reserve your place. These fees are non-refundable. The remaining £2330 is payable by 10 August 2022. For bookings made after 10 August, payment is required in full.

Payment Plan – Instalments
If you prefer to pay in instalments you can spread the cost at no extra cost. £500 Deposit and £20 Application Fee required as above (non-refundable). Remaining balance can be made in 3 or 4 equal instalments, depending on time of booking. All payments must be made in full by 10 August 2022.

See full payment & course terms & conditions HERE

– All training by fully qualified Barefoot teachers with input from specialist practitioners, for example physiotherapists.
– A comprehensive training resource pack to support your learning through the course and beyond.
– All ongoing and final weekend assessment sessions for the course.
– ‘Ambassador’ discounted rate for Barefoot ‘Monthly Autopay’ membership for duration of course.
– Yoga Alliance accreditation
– New friendships for life!

As a minimum you will have been practising yoga for at least 2 years and be very comfortable holding the common asanas practised in Hatha or Flow based sequences. You’ll also be clear on why you’d like to teach or take your practice deeper. You do not need to know Sanskrit or to be able to perform advanced postures.

What we ARE looking for is compassionate, open-minded, yoga-mad life-lovers! Yoga teachers OF THE FUTURE to go out into the real world and make a difference to peoples’ lives on and off the mat.

If it’s been a while since you sat down to write an essay, please don’t worry. You’ll be assessed by various methods, including journal keeping and class observation, online testing, written assignments and practical teaching sessions. The course has been designed to give you plenty of time to practise your teaching skills and build confidence.

If you’d like to learn to teach this amazing thing we call Yoga in a supportive, down-to-earth way, the Barefoot way, apply now!
Super-keen but have a few questions? Email or talk to Jon, Faye or Tania at the studios.