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200 Hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training
Black Lotus Yoga  With Kathy Ran Senior Yoga Teacher
September 2023 - Includes: Hot Yoga & The 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 6:00 - 8:00pm  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 2024


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

9 modules over 5 months 2021

20 - 22   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

5 - 6   October

Antomy and Phisiology Weekend

25 - 27  October 

Rocket 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

9 - 10.  November

History and Philosophy of Yoga I Yoga Sutras

23 - 24  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

7 - 8.  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 



4 - 5   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

18 - 19 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 

1 - 2   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

*27hrs 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



The 10 module course costs £2,750. Full course payments received before 15 August 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.


(3 books will need to be purchased)

  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Sri Swami Satchidananda 

  • Bhagavad Gita - Eknath Easwaran 

  • Science of Yoga - The Risks and the Rewards - Willian J. Broad 

Optional Reading:

  • Light On Yoga - BKS Iyengar

  • Anatomy of Yoga - Leslie kaminoff

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



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.

200 Hour Training 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!"

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