200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

With Kathy Ran and  Yoga University

200 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training  Includes: Hot Yoga & Rocket Yoga

In Poole Dorset with Kathy Ran and Pip Taverner

September 2020

*Due to Corona Virus- if classes can not be attended on site the course will continue on line.

Our Programme


Over 9 weekend sessions we transform passionate yoga practitioners into highly qualified instructors. Ready and able to teach as soon as the course ends.


The program takes places on Fridays 6:30 - 9:00pm  and 10:30 - 6:00pm on Saturday and Sunday's.

  • Learn how to teach a 60 min. Vinyasa yoga class using dialogue, verbal cues and hands on adjustments

  • Explore different teaching styles, the characteristic of a good yoga teacher, understand the type of yoga teacher you want to be and build your confidence and “unique voice” as an instructor

  • Examine postural alignment, gain a deeper understanding of how yoga postures should be performed and understand how to correct common misalignments and perform modifications (verbally and physically)

  • Learn about anatomy, kinesiology and physiology and apply them to yoga

  • Understand the different physical and mental benefits delivered by yoga

  • Further your own practice by taking part in yoga classes, broaden your knowledge of different yoga styles and begin to make yoga part of your daily life including practicing meditation

  • Understand basic first aid and how to keep your students safe. Gain an insight into medical conditions that would inhibit the practice of hot yoga/yoga, in particular pregnancy

  • Explore the history of yoga, examine different yoga forms and where they originated from, and study yoga philosophy

  • Understand the business of yoga and how to make a career out of being a yoga teacher

Become A Teacher

While focusing on equipping you to teach Vinyasa yoga, the course will provide a solid foundation from which you can continue to explore other forms of yoga. You will be taught how to create and teach a vinyasa class based on the principals of alignment and the ancient practice of ashtanga. This means you’ll have everything you need to begin teaching at all types of yoga and fitness establishments upon graduation and begin your journey as a yoga teacher.

Registerd with Yoga Allaince

Kathy Ran is Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Allaince. She is proud to present her complete  yoga teacher training course with Yoga Alliance teacher certification.

In this 200 hour yoga certification program you will learn a non-dogmatic synthesis of classical and contemporary techniques drawn from the best major systems today.

Some Fridays: 6:00 - 9:00pm I Saturdays: 10:30 - 6:30pm I Sun. 10 :30– 6:00


9 modules over 5 months 2020

5 - 6  September

Kick off Weekend! I Foundation, Form & Function | Introduction to the eight limbs of yoga | Understanding why you should NOT believe everything you think | Audio, Visual and Kinaesthetic Learning | Yoga 101 I Manifest Board I Intro To Anatomy

19-20 September

Schools of Yoga I Styles of Teaching I 8 Limbs of Yoga I Philosophy and Personal Practice I History of Yoga In Our Culture I Intro to Pranayama and Meditation

Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga 

3 - 4 October

Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga 

16 - 18 October

ROCKET Yoga Weekwend I Fusion of Dialogue I Adjustments I Benefits I Precautions

Spring Holidays

14 -15 November

Special Populations I Dealing with Injuries I Modifications I Restorative Yoga and Yin I Yoga Sutras I Yogic Lifestyle I Qualities of a Teacher I Bhagavad Gita I P I Fractice form and function I Asana Breakdown I Find your voice

12 - 13  December

Break down of Ashtanga Yoga I Introduction to Sequencing I Precautions I Alignment of Asanas I Adjustments - verbal and non verbal I Sanskrit I Intro to Intermediate Series of Ashtanga


9 - 10  January

Anusara I Principals of alignment  I Yoga for the Ageing I Nidra Instruction I Chakras I Mantras I Mudras I Intention I Adjustments I Partner I Modifications I Teach and Practice Asana Adjustments I Science of Yoga I Business of Yoga I Test I Practice teach

29-31 January

Hot Yoga Teacher Training I Dialogue I Adjustments I Benefits I Precautions I Levels I 108 Asanas– Advanced Hot Series I Teach Hot Yoga

Final assignments due I The business of Yoga I Backbends, Core, Arm Balances, Advanced Asanas and the Art of Sequencing I Wheel Yoga 

13 - 14 February

Assignments Due I Practicum weekend I Graduation


Please fill out an application form and return to: info@yoga-university.com

The next step is a phone interview and a recomendation from your yoga teacher.

Please let me know if you have any further questions at: 07715595976


*Pre-reading and learn sequence in sanskrit and english

*36 hrs Asana classes (included in TTC cost)

*2  Asana self practices a week

*Daily self-practice of meditation, pranayama and asanas

*Daily self-study of notes, Yoga Sutras, Light on Yoga, and  Anatomy

*Reading of Bagavad Gita & essay on Gita

*Journal once a day

*Observing 3 classes

*Teaching 1 Karma class

*Exam/ Practicum

Books Provided

*Complete Guide and Teacher Training Manual

*Light on Yoga – Iyengar

*The Yoga Sutras of Patanajali

*Bagavad Gita

*(Other books may be added)


The 9 module course costs £2,750. Full course payments received before  will benefit from an early-bird discount of £250.

The course cost includes all books, study materials and yoga classes taught on the weekends of the course as well as the mentor program. 

Once you’re accepted onto the course, a non-refundable deposit of £500 is payable to secure your spot.

Where Do The Sessions Take Place

All lessons take place In Poole Dorset

The Yoga Studios

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About Kathy:


 Kathy's approach to yoga is one that honors the need for individual self study with the aim of improving interpersonal relations and common-unity. Kathy has studied yoga since 1999, with teachers such as Duncan Wong, Shiva Rae, Desiree Rumbaugh, Bikram, Larry Shultz and Iyengar


By combing asana, meditation and pranayama, Kathy provides an opportunity to explore the Spiritual through the Physical. Kathy works to bring the study of yoga off the mat and into the practice of Life. "Yoga is an amazing experience and it is my greatest joy to share this ancient practice with others".


She has over 10,000 hours of teaching experience and holds a Sports Yoga Certification, 200 hour vinyasa certification, 200 hours Anusara inspired teacher, Masters degree in Physical Science . Kathy is a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance and a Yoga Elder with Independent Yoga Network.



"I cannot recommend this yoga course more. It is not so much a course, more a personal journey. Whether you are new to yoga or a seasoned veteran. It's truly been one of the most inspirational thing I have done for myself in years. Big love and Namaste".

"Embarking on the teacher training course was a very big decision for me to make. The time was right in my life and I feel very lucky to have made this life changing journey from enthusiastic yogi and yoga teacher , Kathy Ran. Kathy has been much more than a yoga teacher, she has been a mentor and helped me to see my life much clearer. I've learned skills for on and off the mat that I will hold dear for always. Kathy has a wonderful nonthreatening, non invasive way of getting to know all her students and encourages the group to grow together , building lifelong friendships.

The environment we worked in every week was very inspiring and I felt I grew in practice and was allowed to become myself again."


"Kathy is the most inspiring , engaging and nurturing teacher. Working under her guidance on the teacher training has been a privilege. Her humour mixed with her wealth of knowledge creates a comfortable environment encouraging a personal growth. Doting this course has been one of the best decisions!".

Jodie- age 19


Vinyasa & Hot Yoga University    I   07715595976   I     2e Hale Lane Mill Hill NW73NX   I     info@yoga-university.co.uk