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    Yoga Teacher Training

    Part-time Yoga Teacher Training with Jon Moult and Tania Moutinho.

     Apply for Sept 2022 

    Yoga Alliance 200hr Course – Hatha and Flow 


    “Barefoot provided excellent YTT training during 2020. When Coronavirus struck they adapted quickly and effectively, continuing to provide their excellent training. All trainers/teachers were experts in their field such as anatomy, asana, history and philosophy, Ayurveda, techniques and business, and were able to teach their specialist areas to a high standard. Their support and belief in all trainees was immense. I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge.”  Wendy Salmon, Barefoot YTT graduate.


    This is a non-residential, in-studio course, with live online sessions in-between the weekends we spend together.

    In 2020 and 2021 we produced more than 30 amazing new yoga teachers, thanks to a lot of dedication from our trainees and trainers and a little help from Zoom. Sept 2022 will be the fifth year the course has run.

    Barefoot Yoga Teacher Training is accredited by Yoga Alliance, giving you an internationally recognised qualification of the highest standards. The training will take place at Barefoot Birmingham Yoga Studio 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.

    Barefoot Yoga Teacher Training is a huge adventure and a transformative experience like no other. Prepare to fly!

    Next course runs from Sept. 2022 to May 2023. Saturday and Sundays in-studio with some Zoom theory sessions in-between:

    2022 Sat/Sun
    Sept 10/11 and 24/25
    Oct 15/16
    Nov 12/13
    Dec 10/11


    2023 Sat/Sun
    Jan  7/8
    Feb 4/5
    Mar 11/12
    Apr 1/2
    May 6/7 and 20/21



    History & Philosophy

    What is Yoga? History of Yoga. Contemporary Yoga. Yoga philosophy and its relevance in today’s modern world.

    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



    Apply for Sept 2022   



    – All training by fully qualified Barefoot teachers with input from specialist practitioners, e.g. 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.

    – Discounted Barefoot Monthly Membership for duration of course.

    – Internationally recognised Yoga Alliance registration, allowing you to teach almost anywhere in the world.

    – New friendships for life!

    See full payment & course terms & conditions




    What experience do I need?

    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.

    How will I be assessed?

    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.

    What next?

    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 faye@barefootbirmingham.com or talk to Jon, Faye or Tania at the studios.

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