Ashtanga Vinyasa & Rocket® Teacher Trainings



£39 for 30 Days or £99 for 2 Months


It's Yoga 200Hr Teacher Training / Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga & Rocket Foundations / Yoga Alliance Certified

Laying the Foundation for an empowered practice and teaching of Ashtanga Vinyasa for Westerners since 1989!

IYI 200

Next Training: 4 - 30 August 2019

This training will guide you through a comprehensive understanding of of the It's Yoga® system, laying the foundations of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and "The Rocket®.

The purpose of this program is to provide a supportive environment through which you will learn and integrate the main ingredients of the It’s Yoga® System of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and The Rocket - and begin to connect with your own inner teacher, inner wisdom and authentic voice. In this way you will have the tools to develop a transformative self-practice and, if you wish, to share the practice, through teaching in your community.

Our 200 hour program in Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga has been certifying lovers of yoga around the world for almost 30 years. This training supports students in deepening their understanding and relationship to the practice through study of the foundational pillars: breath, bandhas and dristhi. With revolutionary methods to make the practice accessible and appropriate, the It's Yoga approach is therapeutic, challenging and contemporary, supportive, and steeped in tradition.


Through asana pracice, reading and guided meditation, basic study of philosophy, pranayama, mind-body journaling, anatomic alignment, modifications of classical poses, individual instruction and group conversation - this intimate training is sure to be life enhancing. 

Our training is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation of knowledge and information with which you can confidently, safely and effectively practiceand facilitate an Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and modified Rocket class.

We also share our expertise about marketing, pricing, teaching group or private classes, and setting up your own yoga school.

We look forward to welcoming you to It's Yoga!


Detailed Components


  • The Lineage of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
  • T. Krishnamachayra, B.K.S Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois
  • The Yoga Sutras & Practical Application
  • The Eight Limbed Path to Enlightenment of Patanjali
  • Larry Schultz & The It's Yoga Philosophy 


  • Prana as the Breath & Life-Force of Yoga
  • The Theory & Function of the Ujjayi Breath
  • The Techniques & Exercises of the Ujjayi Breath
  • The Application of the Ujjayi in sequencing


  • Hands & Feet Placement: Safe & Effective
  • Suryanamaskara A – Theory and Practice
  • Suryanamaskara B – Theory and Practice
  • Teaching Suryanamaskara A and B


  • Anatomy Theory & Functions
  • The Skeletal-Muscular system 
  • Functional Movements of the muscles, bones and joints
  • The Nervous System & it's effects


  • The Full Primary Series
  • The Modified Primary Series
  • The modified Rocket 1
  • Experience "The Rocket®"
  • The Minimum Daily Requirements
  • Yoga Off The Mat - Tools for Transformation


  • The standing, seated and finishing poses of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series
  • The Intelligence of sequencing poses into sub-sequences
  • Practice and benefits of the asanas as well as modifications for all.
  • Guiding others – Verbal and hands-on adjustments


  • Yoga as an Energetic System
  • Names and function
  • Location and importance
  • Exercises for the Bandhas
  • Application of the Bandhas to asana practice and sequencing


  • The importance and magic of scripting 
  • Instructing the students in front of you - developing the quality of observation
  • Finding your own voice as a teacher - voice modulation & exercises
  • Developing a Personal Teaching Philosophy - MindBody journaling
  • The Principles of teaching etiquette - responsibilties in the classroom
  • Marketing yourself as a Teacher and pricing
  • One to One & Group classes

Quiet your inner critic, wake up your inner teacher.


EXPERIENCE: The It’s Yoga Teacher Training Program has been training instructors since 1989 with over 8000 It’s Yoga Graduates around the world!

COMMUNITY: It's Yoga is an international community with studios and training centres around the world. Opportunities to biuld experience with It's Yoga.

INTEGRITY: It’s Yoga Trainers experience a daily practice and are trained to teach what they practice, and practice what they teach.

LOVE: It’s Yoga Teacher Training Directors share the training in gratitude and Love of the Practice.

IT’S YOGA: Change your lifestyle - Get up every day and have a personal practice, and share it with your friends, family, and communities, and watch yourself manifest the life you really want. 


Find out more at 'Am I Ready to Train?' and 'Why Train Wih Us?' or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.' // give us a call on 07903572518.


Upcoming Dates

2019 Intensives

4 - 30 August

2020 Intensives

15 March - 10 April
2 - 28 August

2019-2020 Weekend Course
8 Weekends September 2019 - meeting once a month on the following dates: 

  • 14/15 Sept 2019
  • 12/13 Oct 2019
  • 9/10 Nov 2019
  • 7/8 Dec 2019
  • 11/12 Jan 2020
  • 8/9 Feb 2020
  • 14/15 Mar 2020 
  • 25/26 Apr 2020

Apply Now!



Deposit: £650
Full Tuition: £2495
Full Tuition Early Bird Special (if paid in full 8 weeks before the course begins): £2195



There are a number of airBnBs nearby - we would recommend looking in the Seven Dials and Preston Park area to be within walking distance of the studio. The Travelodge hotel is also a 5 minute walk from us and we may sometimes have rooms available for rent through our community. For any further assistance, feel free to get in touch!