Terms & Conditions

Practice Experience 

- Students should have been practicing yoga for 2 years and have a strong practice before they embark on a teacher training course. 

Booking 

Deposit

  • A non-refundable deposit of £850 is required at time of booking, to hold your place. 

  • The balance of payment (the total cost of the teacher training, minus £850 deposit) is due by a month in advance if you are paying the early bird rate or by two weeks in advance for full price booking (see 200-hour Teacher Training page for more info)

  • Applications will be taken on a ‘first come first served’ basis and students who have paid their deposit will have priority over those who haven’t. 

  • Reserving the right to refuse a place to students who have not paid their deposit or full fees by the required date. 

  • The fees must be paid in full and any private sessions paid for before a graduation certificate will be issued. 

What fees include/ what is not included

Included: 

  • Training and assessment by a qualified Yoga Alliance Professionals SYT 

  • All tuition, teacher training manual, student support, assessments, certificate. 

Not included: 

  • Flights, accommodation and food for yourself 

  • Insurance (you can get this from Yoga Alliance Professionals for just £10)* If you reside in the UK or £20 if you reside in Ireland 

  • A certificate (paying the fees do not guarantee you a certificate) as you will need to successfully pass all assignments and attend 100% of the course. 

Upon signing up for the teacher training course your name, email address and phone number will be forwarded to our accrediting body, Yoga Alliance Professionals YAP (students have the option of opting out of this registration process), and you will get a free membership with YAP for the duration of your course. Residents of the UK and Ireland are eligible to add Trainee insurance for the duration of their course (£10 UK, £20 Ireland) 

We reserve the right to amend any of the above conditions any time through- out the course. 

Refund Policy Guidelines  

Payment Deposit Dates 

  • The balance of payment (the total cost of the teacher training, minus £850 deposit) is due by a month in advance if you are paying the early bird rate or by two weeks in advance for full price booking (see 200-hour Teacher Training page for more info)

Student Pulling Out of Course 

Extensions granted if student is unable to complete the requirements due to unforeseen circumstances. Evidence may be required of re-arranging the classroom modules.

- For medical reason and with a doctor note provided a student can pull out of the course

- Everything but the deposit will be refunded 

Procedure on how to make a cancellation 

- To be able to cancel for the course, students need to do it in writing via email to the school, giving reason when appropriate

During the Course: 

Trainees have to attend and participate during 100% of the training/full contact hours. If for any reason they can’t attend or fully participate, students have to retake any parts of the training. The following options are available depending on what has been missed: attend a later session that is part of another training group, 1-2-1 tuition, additional homework or class attendance. Additional charges may apply for 1-2-1 tuition.

- Expectations of a daily practice.

- Extensions granted if student is unable to complete the requirements due to unforeseen circumstances.  Evidence may be required of re-arranging the classroom modules.

Cancellation of Course: 

- Course leaders reserve the right to cancel the course at any point. Related circumstances. Refer to the refund policy. 

Complaints Procedure 

There are three stages that you can follow to try to resolve the issue. We will always try to resolve any complaint as soon as possible. 

You may wish to involve an advocate, friend or someone else to support you at any stage. If you need a sign language or community language interpreter, please let the person dealing with the compliant know and every reasonable effort will be made to provide it. 

Stage One: 

Speak to the individual(s) concerned and try to resolve the complaint informally on the day. 

If you are not satisfied with the response you have received, try to resolve the issue by following stage two. 

Stage Two: 

Outline the details of your complaint by letter or email and send it to the person who will investigate the complaint. 

Your complaint will be acknowledged within 3 working days from the date it is received. The response will contain the following information: 

  • Name of the person who will investigate the complaint 

  • The date(s) that the incident happened 

  • What support you can expect to receive during the process of the complaint 

  • An expected response date 

In fairness to all parties and to ensure the investigator is able to investigate the complaint in an open and meaningful way, we cannot guarantee your anonymity. In exceptional cases, however, where a child or vulnerable adult is involved, in accordance with national guidelines and good practice the identity of individuals at risk with be protected. 

When the person(s) who are dealing with the complaint, have had an opportunity to review it, they will write to the tutor or person about whom the complaint has been made. The letter will outline the main elements of your complaint and ask for a full written response. 

At this point, if further relevant information comes to light, you may be asked for your comments to ensure the investigator has a balanced understanding. When your response has been received, the investigator will consider all the information available to them and make a decision. 

The response will include the following information: 

  • Details of the investigation

  • A decision about whether the complaint was upheld or not 

  • The reason for the decision 

  • The re-dress, if appropriate, which will be offered to you, for example, an apology, additional help or directing you to other sources of advice or support

  • Any other action that may be taken in light of the complaint 

  • If it is not possible to provide a full answer to your complaint within 30 working days, the letter will outline reasons why and give a date by which a full answer is expected.