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RYT 250hrs Level 1

Price: £4000 
Deposit payable at time of registration: £500
Monthly payments: £350 per month (spread over 10 months) 

Prices include
  • Lunch and Tea/Coffee & biscuits.
  • A book of 20 tickets (worth £200) for Sam Rao Yoga general yoga classes. (These classes will count as practical assistance and 30 training hours). Distant students will be booked/paid for by the school to take 20 x 1.5hrs classes. Trainees to coordinate with admin.
  • A Yoga Alliance Professionals Trainee Teacher Certificate AND Insurance to teach 2 classes per week, after 3rd weekend of training.
  • YAP Full 1 year membership upon successful completion of the course,
  • First Full Year's Insurance Certificate.
  • Course Manual
  • Books:
    – Light on Yoga by BKS Iyengar
    – Super Brain. Deepak Chopra and Prof Tanzi
    – Anatomy Coloring Book  
    – Self development Book - Think & Grow Rich. Napoleon Hill

Note: Accommodation is available at Highfield Park (53 bedrooms). Special rates for one or two nights have been negotiated. Trainee to coordinate their need for accommodation with Admin to ensure confirmed booking and fixed prices. Accommodation is extra
Transport: Taxi transport from READING station has also been arranged. Trainee to coordinate arrival/departure with Admin. Cost of Taxi will be extra  

TRAINING DATES for 2019 & 2020

2019 scheduled weekend dates:

January:      5th & 6th
February:    NO TRAINING
March:        2nd & 3rd
April           6th & 7th
May:           4th & 5th
June:          1st & 2nd
July:           6th & 7th
August:       3rd & 4th
September: 7th & 8th
October:     5th & 6th
November:  2nd & 3rd
December:  7th & 8th

2020 scheduled weekend dates:

January:      4th & 5th
February:    NO TRAINING
March:        7th & 8th
April           4th & 5th
May:           2nd & 3rd
June:          6th & 7th
July:           4th & 5th
August:       1st & 2nd
September: 5th & 6th
October:     3rd & 4th
November:  7th & 8th
December:  5th & 6th

As a Trainer Plus accredited training school, we are producing very high quality yoga teachers. Training is very focused on Anatomy & Physiology based practical teaching. ALL trainees start teaching from the first day. This is an exclusive membership with Yoga Allaince Professionals and it adheres to very high standards and requirements. All students joining this course must have strong self practice and be willing to work very hard.
School is very well managed with dedicated teachers ( four currently ), specialist teachers in Philosophy & History, Methodology ( business of yoga).
School's long term focus is on growth to reach to other main centres in the UK and has a formal succession plan ( means not dependent on one person ).
  • At least 20% plus of this course is dedicated to learning to TEACH.
  • We offer trainees the opportunity for ongoing teaching practice by assisting in public classes.
  • The SYT, Sam Rao teaches a minimum of 70% of the course.
Pre-course assessment
  • Students must have a minimum of 2 years consistant self-practice, must have provided completed application form before joining the course and must be proficient in all basic asanas to be used in the course.
  • Every potential trainee will have an opportunity to assess the school, by spending a full day at the school before they and the school decides to offer them a place.  
  • There will be additional/optional post-course mentoring as well as further training to our graduates through regular workshops
Sam Rao SYT teaches a minimum of 70% of the course. Two additionals SYTs also teach and provide back up.