• 200hr Foundation Training starts January 2018

    Train to become a yoga teacher in a small group with ongoing mentor support

    We have developed the Be-Yoga teacher training as an inclusive, integrated, supportive and fun training providing you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to share your passion for these sacred teachings.

    Please email info@be-yoga.uk.com for an application form.

    We know yoga helps us to live more fully and be happy, this foundation training will enable more qualified teachers to offer the healing practice of yoga to more people.  We have brought together a group of passionate, skilled, experienced tutors, guest teachers and anatomy experts who will share their skills and practice to support you on your training.

    Our next 200hr course starts in January 2018.

    Dates: Jan 27-28 *  Feb 3rd-10th *   March 3rd-4th *  April 7th-8th *  May 12th-13th *   June 1st 2nd and 3rd 

    Our course starts with a weekend induction at our beautiful yoga centre in mid-Sussex, we then travel to the Moroccan sun for an 8-day immersion in practice, together from sunrise to sunset. The remaining modules are back in Sussex at Be and at HH town hall.  

    A 200-hour basic foundation training for those who have a regular yoga practice and want to take the next step, to deepen their practice and gain more knowledge of the teachings of yoga.

    More details below...

  • Be-yoga Academy is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance

    This means our training course meets the high standards required for approval by Yoga Alliance.

     Yoga Alliance  ID 168877

    On completion of our course you will be able to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher and be part of their international directory 

  • Deeper, continuous learning, through a long term, flexible course structure

    An introduction day at Be-Yoga in January is the start of our course, followed by an intensive 8-day residential training in Morocco, here we will focus on the practical elements of the course. Yoga is an experiential teaching, once you experience the different practices you can begin to understand how to instruct others. Twice daily yoga asana practice, chanting and meditation, this is a time to really immerse yourself in the practice. In a beautiful yoga shala overlooking the sea we will practice daily meditation, dynamic vinyasa practice as well as restorative and Yin yoga and yoga Nidra. Here you will also practice teaching techniques in small groups, refine your knowledge of alignment in asana, key poses and how to structure a balanced practice.

    This time is followed by 4 weekend 2-day modules, where we will cover the remaining aspects of the course. The final module is 3 days and will include final practice together, closing circle and a graduation party. 

    There will be 2 essays, 2 written exams, 2 self-practice assessments, class observations and a Karma yoga project to be completed during the course. 

    All trainee teachers will be given a class pass at Be-Yoga during the second half of the course.

    This 200-hour foundation course is designed for yoga practitioners with at least 2-3 years experience of a regular yoga practice to take the next step and become an instructor.

  • Now taking applications for next years training

    To apply, please email bryony@be-yoga.uk.com for an application form or call 07818422387 if you have any questions. 

     We have a small number of students on each training, with two lead trainers and three experienced mentors, you will receive plenty of support and guidance throughout the 6-month course and beyond.

    This is an intensive training which includes an  8-day residential and ongoing mentoring. We have designed a complete, comprehensive and fun course for you to become a modern yoga teacher in your own community and beyond.

    We believe in the power and the magic of yoga, by sharing our knowledge with our growing community in Brighton, Sussex, London and beyond we can bring the benefits of yoga practice to more people, of all ages and abilities.

    You'll have plenty of time to study and practice during the course which is spread over 6 months. An instruction manual and full reading list is provided once you have enrolled on the course.

    Our community of experienced teachers and mentors offers further support once you've completed the training,  you'll have the option of ongoing mentor support with an experienced teacher following the course.

    See below for the total cost of the course.

  • Location

    You will learn at Be-yoga's beautiful studio in the heart of Sussex and upstairs at Hayward's heath town hall, both are within easy reach of the rail station with parking options. Be-yoga is a fully equipped, purpose built yoga centre with two yoga rooms and spacious changing facilities with showers. During the training, you will have the opportunity to practice at Be-yoga as well as practicing your teaching technique in our regular community and Karma classes. 

  • Course Content


    History of Yoga, Religion and Philosophy

     You will learn about the roots of yoga, the ancient teachings and religions which have shaped the practice we know today, how modern yoga came to the west and how traditional yoga informs our daily life. Yoga philosophy informs the ethics of today's yoga teacher, study of the key yoga texts, the Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika and the Bhagavad Gita are included in this module.

    Anatomy and Physiology

     We will cover the basic knowledge of anatomy you need to safely instruct yoga practice, learning about the structure of the body, cardiovascular function, digestion and basic neurology. We will also cover common injuries and conditions which you will encounter and how best to modify the practice to teach in a therapeutic way.

    With our expert Osteopaths Christian Bates and Jacqui Black you will be guided and supported to explore and learn in practical ways how the physical body responds to yoga Asana and Pranayama practice. 

    The Subtle Body and Ayurveda

     Chakras, Koshas, Gunas and Doshas . We will learn basic principles of Ayurveda and the art of ancient healing. Many different cultures around the world have used Chakra theory and the science of nature to heal and grow for centuries. Learn how Yoga is intertwined with these practices and how to relate the ancient theories to modern life.

    Sequencing, Adjustment and Flow

     Clever, informed and skilful sequencing is vital for offering quality yoga instruction. Learn from our extensive experience and training how to sequence safely, how to encourage all students to get the benefits of yoga practice and how to enhance and assist your students. 

    Working as a Yoga Teacher

     Getting work as a yoga instructor, self-promotion and online marketing. We will give you practical help and advice about how to set up your own teaching practice, how to advertise and the basics for being a self-employed teacher.

     Join us this October at The Loft, Brighton for a free Teacher Training Q & A. This event is your chance to find out more, practice with us and ask questions to see if our course is the right one for you. 

     Our anatomy module is introduced by osteopaths Christian Bates and Jacqui Black.

    History of yoga and philosophy guest lecturer by Dr. Matthew Clark.

     We are taking registration now, email info@be-yoga.uk.com for an application form. 

  • Course Price

    The full cost of the 200-hour training is £2250.

    3-month, 6-month, and 10-month payment plans are available. 

    What you get for this price; 

    • All tuition with 3 experienced SYTs, and expert guest lecturers.
    • A detailed training manual and reading list.
    • 8 days luxurious full board accommodation with delicious food in Morocco.
    • Transfer to and from Agadir airport.
    • A class pass at Be-Yoga.
    • Be-Yoga library membership. 
    • Mentor support during the training.

    Flights to Morocco are not included, we fly with Easyjet from Gatwick, approximately £45.00 each way.

     If you are on a low income and/or work in public sector services you may be eligible for an assisted place. 

  • Training and mentoring yoga teachers since 2011 Bryony is an experienced 800-hour teacher with over 4500 hours teaching experience. Instructing students of all ages and abilities including children and teens, professional sportsmen, pregnant ladies, older people and those with physical disabilities.

    Practicing yoga since the 90s, she trained first in 2008 and began teaching full time in London and Brighton, she then worked as a trainer on the Yogahaven 200hr intensive training from 2011-2013 instructing and mentoring many new teachers.

    Ever a student, Bryony continues to train with Shiva Rea in India, London and Greece working towards a further 500 hours with the Prana Vinyasa community, she is also currently training as a Yoga therapist with Heather Mason at The Minded Institute on the 550hr professional yoga therapy course. 

    Setting up Be-yoga in 2014 has given Bryony the opportunity to share her extensive knowledge with students from all over Sussex. Honoured to be a sponsor for the Brighton Yoga Festival 2016 click here to see Bryony's Yoga for Stress relief Episode


  • Emma Newlyn

    Emma is an experienced 500-hour teacher with over 1800 hours teaching experience.

      A massage therapist and health & wellbeing writer with a passion for intelligent sequencing and the exploration of Yoga philosophy. Since her first training in Hatha Flow yoga with Esther Ekhart in Europe, Emma has gone on to study with renowned teachers  Kathryn Budig, Shiva Rea, Stephanie Snyder and Doug Swenson. Emma completed her further 500 hours training in India with Julie Martin encouraging her to deepen her knowledge of anatomy, advanced philosophy, and a way of teaching that allows students to work with their own unique bodies, rather than ‘fitting into a posture’. Emma also teaches restorative Yoga and has trained to teach Children’s Yoga, which she feels has been beneficial and insightful no matter what age the people in class happen to be. As a former BA Honours graduate of music, she utilises a love of sound in the Kirtans she regularly leads, which include chanting, mantra and meditation.

    Emma recently managed the third and hugely successful Brighton Yoga Festival in July, the BYF is a registered charity committed to helping as many people as possible benefit yoga.


  • Be-yoga's Anatomy Teachers
    Christian Bates has been an Osteopath and Naturopath in Haywards Heath, West Sussex for nearly twenty years, since his graduation he has strived to study other modalities that will give him a better all round approach to health conditions whilst still maintaining a naturopathic approach. Christian and fellow osteopath Jacqui Black bring anatomy to life with practical and fun exercises to help you learn and remember everything you need to know to teach safely and with confidence.


  • History and Philosophy Teacher

    Dr. Matthew Clark is a Post-Graduate Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

    Travelling in India for over forty years, Matthew brings ancient history to life with his entertaining lectures. An expert on the history and origins of modern yoga, a sanskrit scholar and a musician, we are so pleased to have Matthew with us at Be-Yoga.

    Read more about Matthew and his published work on Yoga and Soma here www.mahabongo.com