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Yoga therapy diploma in London with Yoga UnitedClick the image to enlarge
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Module 2-10, our next diploma course dates are TBC and follows successful completion of Module 1. You can take Module 1 online or in person in London - more details here.

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    Yoga United Yoga Therapy Diploma - A Sensitive & Intuitive Approach

    550 hour professional training including special guest modules

    What is Yoga United Yoga Therapy (YUYT)?

    This practical course draws out your unique talents, gathers in all previous learning and personal experience.

    Enter into a deep transformational journey in a supportive sangha, and become fluent in trauma sensitive therapeutic relationship.

    Work with health seekers to bring them to a regained sense of wellbeing, health and wholeness.

    Through this training, you will gain skills and knowledge to empower others, gain more independence, joy and meaning in their lives.

    Special guest tutors are invited to inspire authenticity and enthusiasm:

    • Uma Dinsmore-Tuli - Yoga Therapy & Intuitive Awareness 
    • Michael Lee - Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Essentials & Level 2
    • Jyoti Manuel - The Heart as a Gateway to Higher Consciousness
    • Sylviane Gianina - Yoga Sutras and Questions in Today's World
    • Alex Bauermeister - Trauma Sensitivity in Yoga Therapy
    • Tarik Dervish - Where Ayurveda and Yoga Therapy Meet

    People often seek out professionals to fix, cure and offer prescriptions. Health seekers are supported in taking back their power, wisdom and understanding of their bodie's capacity to repair and heal.

    This intuitive and sensitive approach meets, greets and respects the whole person with their individual perspectives and life experiences.  THis is supported by the yoga therapists capacity to suggest practices that are evidence-based as well as individually created.

    This way of being starts with you!

    You need to complete Module 1 which introduces the subject and tutors on a foundational level for self study and application in life.

    Modules 2-10 also require self-reflection and self development, supported with a mentor for guidance in this ongoing process running alongside the learning about the body's systems and subtle anatomy, philosophy, meditation and lots of session practice. There will also be time for researching your specialities, manifesting the business you want - from finding clients and working within your unique style, to marketing and promotion so you can speak to the clients you wish to attract.

    Who can join this course? You do not have to be a yoga teacher to join this course. As well as yoga teachers, applications are welcome from all professionals working in health settings who wish to add another dimension to their work and create exceptional outcomes for their clients, and who have a long and established relationship with yoga as a life support.

    Yoga United Education will issue a qualification certificate for non-yoga teachers. Yoga teachers with a recognsied 200hour qualification will receive a certificate endorsed by the BCYT and the BWY which allows you to join the CNHC regsiter and BWY yoga therapy index.

    Why train to be a yoga therapist with Yoga United Education?

    Invest in your own growth and potential, your community and the future of this planet.

    Yoga Therapy is fast becoming a recognised and scientifically proven mind/body modality in guiding people to improved physical, mental, and emotional health. With over-stretched health services, high rates of absenteeism at work due to illness and dis-ease, and pharmaceutical quick fixes with long-term side effects, yoga therapy works alongside other therapies to deliver complementary approaches to holistic healing and wellness.

    With modules delivered by internationally acclaimed yoga therapists and educators, this special training brings together many successful approaches to yoga therapy in one training.

    Definitions of yoga therapy we like at YU Ed

    “The purpose of yoga therapy is to lead us to the True Self. Once there, our bliss filled nature as the essence of love is experienced. I don’t treat conditions. I am not a doctor nor do I have a physical therapy license. I treat the delusion of not knowing your Self and how to find your way past pain and suffering. I guide you, not treat you” Mukunda Stiles

     “Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress towards improved health and wellbeing through the application of the teaching and practices of yoga” (IAYT definition of yoga therapy)

    A note from Judy Hirsh Sampath, Director of studies “For this exciting training programme, I have gathered together many gems of therapeutic yoga practices and ways of being that I consider to be vital for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well being. With a team of passionate and engaging tutors, yoga therapists, and educators, our intention is to guide students, teachers, carers, and therapists to collect their own selection of resources to become a unique force in your field - gather many gems for your treasure chest.”

    GUEST MODULES – we are honoured to introduce our special guest teachers delivering modules woven into Yoga United Education’s yoga therapy course.

    Tutors & Mentors - You will get to know your mentors through their teaching, in your mentor groups and have ongoing support throughout the training. You will always have the opportunity to talk through what’s happening in your own journey of becoming a yoga therapist, feedback on written assignments and assessments, and practice sessions with peers and clients.

    We actively support inclusivity and diversity in our trainings and are able to offer learning support for those who need it. Our resources and pastoral staff are here to help you complete this training successfully.

    What to do next?

    It is natural to have questions and Judy is available to talk through the course content and options with you. Email ph: 020 8361 1882

    To Join Module 1, there is an application form – please do not be put off by this process as we intend to be as inclusive as possible. Its intention is to ensure the course meets your expectations and we are a good fit.

    During Module 1, there will be an assignment for entrance onto the next level to becoming a yoga therapist. 


    Module 1 £649

    Modules 2-10  Full fees £TBC

    Part bursaries may be available for this training and we invite applications from under-represented communities and those in financial hardship - please email for details

    You will need to buy books for required reading, and have suitable equipment for video recording sessions, submitting assignments electronically and creating flyers.

    During your training, Yoga United trainees receive 15% off all products at

    There will be some optional extra study days, practical workshops, and online courses you can opt into to support you and your yoga business or if you miss hours. These are not included in the above fee.

    Course Structure:

    Following Module 1, Modules 2-10 dates TBC

    A mixture of in person in London weekends, online live-streamed zoom days, and some evening workshops to meet the required hours.

    Module 1 is open to all as a personal development course and a great introduction to our approach and our faculty. It is a stand-alone course and a pre-requisite for the full training. On successful completion, you will receive a distinguished module certificate of completion from the British Wheel of Yoga which meets the highest standards for training, and a certificate from Yoga United Education.

    For the 550 yoga therapy training, your achievement will be recognised with a celebrated certificate from Yoga United Education, and for yoga teachers, with the British Council for Yoga Therapy stamped certificate.

    Module outline and dates

    Module 1 – The Wise Domain: Tuning into the Body 

    Module 2  - Diving into the Flow

    Module 3 – Non-contact - assignments

    Module 4 – Authorising your own power

    Module 5  – Non-contact Assignments  & marketing

    Module 6 – Spreading your Wings

    Module 7 – Non-contact Assignments

    Module 8 – Living your Truth

    Module 9 – Non-contact Final assessments

    Module 10 – The Wise Domain- finish assignments,  complete and celebrate



    All in person training days are in London

    There will be some livestreamed online training and pre-recorded online coursework.

  • Reviews (1)

    I feel my confidence is growing in your virtual hands. Still always lots to learn and I am really enjoying the course, respect the people involved in running the course and of course my fellow trainees are all so supportive, combining to make such an enriching experience.

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