200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga
Teacher Training

With Kathy Ran and  Yoga University


200 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Black Lotus Yoga  In Studio & On Line
September 2022 - Includes: Hot Yoga & Rocket Yoga!

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Our Program

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 some 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 vinyasa. 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 and a Yoga Elder with Independent Yoga Network. 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.


Course Dates September 2022 


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

9 modules over 5 months 2021

9 - 10  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 Yoga Anatomy

8 - 9  October

Sun Salutation A & B I Vinyasa Yoga Sequence I Intro to Sequencing I Standing Asanas I Balancing Asanas I Separate Leg Asanas I Intro to Arm Balancing


29 - 30  October 

Anatomy & Phisiology Of Yoga 

12 - 13  November 

IRocket Yoga Weekend I Vinyasa Yoga Weekwend  I Fusion of Dialogue I Adjustments I Benefits I PrecautionsStyles 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

26 - 27  November

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

10 - 11 December 

Dealing with Injuries I Modifications I Restorative Yoga and Yin I Yoga Sutras I Yogic Lifestyle I Qualities of a Teacher I Practice form and function I Asana Breakdown I Find your voice as a teacher I Blocks, Props, Straps and Wheels 


14 - 15  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

28 - 29  January 

Anusara Yoga I Principals of Alignment  I Yoga for the Ageing I Nidra Instruction I Chakras I Mantras I Mudras I Intention I The Art Of Adjustments I Partner Yoga I Modifications I Teach and Practice Asana Adjustments I Science of Yoga I Business of Yoga I Test I Practice teach I Bhavad Gita 

18 - 19  February

Assignments Due I Practicum weekend I Graduation

More Details Please


Please request an application form and return to:

The next step is a phone interview and a reccomendation 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

*25hrs 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 2 classes

*Teaching 1 class

*Exam/ Practicum

Some Books Provided

*Complete Guide and Teacher Training Manual

*The Yoga Sutras of Patanajali

*Bagavad Gita

*(Other books may be added)

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The 10 module course costs £2,750. Full course payments received before 31st  January will benefit from an early-bird discount of £250.

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


(3 books will need to be purchased)

The Science Of Yoga

The Bhagavad Gita

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

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

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Where Do The Sessions Take Place

All lessons take place In Mill Hill - 

Black Lotus Yoga 2D Hale Lane Mill Hill NW7 3 NX (On Line too!)​

Meet The Team



Lead Teacher

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.



Anatomy & Physiology

I have an MA in Indian Spiritual Traditions and I am registered with Yoga Alliance Professionals as a Senior Yoga Teacher, with the Independent Yoga Network as a Yoga Elder, and with Yoga Alliance at the E-RYT500 level, the highest level of accreditation for all these organisations.
I am a NESTA-trained Biomechanics Specialist, allowing me to accurately and safely qualitatively assess how you perform each yoga pose. Using this knowledge I can then apply biomechanics principles to customise your approach so that you get the most benefit from each posture in the safest and most effective way.  


History & Philosophy

Kyle brings a fresh and diverse approach to teaching Yoga; helping clients de-stress, unwind, improve flexibility, posture and alignment. He creates  an energetic environment were clients can challenge themselves in postures designed to stretch and work the body.
Kyle has many years of teaching fun, energetic yoga to students who adore his playful style. Kyle also embraces the need for stillness and teaches Yin Yoga as well as, therapeutic yoga- showing his true love and compassion for all styles of yoga.

200 Hour Testimonials

"Kathy is amazing, she really encourages every student. Even though Covid-19 struck we still carried on via ZOOM. I would recommend her teacher training to anyone interested in developing their yoga teaching skills".

"Couldn't recommend Yoga University more for the Teacher Training Certification program. Kathy, Kyle and all the other teachers couldn't be more helpful, knowledgeable and professional. Such an amazing experiance and journey" Thank you- Delilah Sugarman

"WOW, what an amazing journey. Starting this course in Feb., pre-Covid kicking off and meeting an awesome group of people and such a great training , we decided to keep going on-line, which was tough, but I am so pleased we did! It has all helped make enjoy an amazing achievement during a very difficult time. Thank you Kathy!"



"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