60 hours Yoga Foundation Course

The next 60 hours Yoga Foundation Course runs in 2023 from March to June 2023

Meeting once a month in person on a Sunday at our Nottingham studio. The Mini Yoga Foundation Course is ideal to help develop your practice and deepen your knowledge of Yoga.  After successful completion of this 60 hours foundation course, you may wish to consider applying for the 200 hours yoga teacher training programme. 

What will I learn on the 60 hours yoga foundation course?

This course is suitable for those who are familiar with at least the basic poses in Asana (Yoga postures) or want to deepen their practice. 

  • The Yoga Foundation Course is designed to help you build a strong foundation in foundational poses.
  • And principles of alignment, breathing, and meditation, so you can continue your practice beyond the course.
  • The key principles of Yogic philosophy and lifestyle, and how to integrate this into your day-to-day life.
  • Plus how to build up a regular Pranayama (Breathing techniques) and Mantra (Sound)- chanting practice.
  • It will also introduce the practice of Meditation with an emphasis on relaxation.

You have up to 35 hours of classroom hours with tutors, plus 25 hours of non-class hours.  Which include self-practice, attending classes led by tutors, or workshops, and completing mini assignments. Sessions run in person at the studio. 

Course dates, times and fees

The course hours are Sundays, once a month 9.30 am to 5.30 pm.  The next 60 hours foundation course begins in March 2023

  • Sunday 26 March,
  • Sunday 23 April,
  • Sunday 14 May,
  • Sunday 4 June
  • Sunday 25 June

The foundation course fee is £540 – This includes all tuition, learning with the tutors, and a comprehensive training manual. The closing date for registration is 26 February 2023.

We are happy to offer three reduced fee spaces  (£440 per course) for members of the Black, Asian, and People of Colour communities, and other marginalized groups. If you wish to be considered for a reduced course fee please contact us before 26 January 2023. 

Who are the tutors?

Jasminder Bahia, the Director of Bahia Yoga, will lead the theme of this course. Supported by two Bahia Yoga teachers who will provide mentoring throughout. Jasminder has a rich background in Yoga, and 20 years of teaching experience. She is a compassionate teacher and offers care and support in her classes. This training is an excellent opportunity to be inspired by creativity and joy in movement and stillness.

What are the prerequisites?

Open to students who have one year (or more) of active yoga practice. With a desire to progress and develop your own practice and understanding of Yoga. We strongly recommend joining regular classes and workshops at the studio before committing to the course.  

How will I be able to apply this learning?

The course is designed to be interactive and will help to build a solid foundation of applied Yoga. Learn to apply practical skills to your day-to-day life, from journaling, self-practice and study, meditation, pranayama, and skills for relaxation. 

Will I gain a certificate?

Yes, students gain a certificate provided they have attended the full course. And have completed the mini assignments and self-practice modules –  developing their self-practice. The course is not a teaching qualification. However, it does provide an excellent framework for those wishing to deepen their studies and practice of Yoga. It serves as an ideal stepping stone toward further training.

What’s next?

Complete the register my interest form – And you will be invited for a Zoom interview with one of the mentors Bhavna. If you are new to the school please attend some Yoga classes. Once you feel comfortable with the studio learning style and type of Yoga offered, you will be invited to join the course. 

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