200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Internationally accredited trainings with intakes in July, March and September each year. Professional Yoga Teacher Training providing graduates with the knowledge, skills and confidence to teach yoga safely and mindfully. Now processing applications for our March 2022 intake.

Teaching yoga can help you create a life where your beliefs, thoughts and actions flow from your core values. Whether you are interested in broadening your understanding of yoga or teaching yoga to others, this in-depth teacher training programme is for you. Our integrated and holistic 200-hour training is designed to foster a thorough learning environment where those who wish to teach are given the skills and knowledge to be creative, compassionate and confident teachers.

This broad-based Yoga Teacher Training Programme is designed to honour the timeless teachings and many styles of yoga that have grown from the lineage of Krishnamacharya, the inspiration behind many styles of modern yoga including Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha Flow, Iyengar Yoga and the teachings of his son Desikachar. Students will be given a solid foundation and the resources to develop their own teaching style based on this lineage. The training is grounded in yoga’s ancient roots as well as its modern blossoming; giving graduates the tools to adapt their teaching style to every level – from beginner to advanced – and every body type.

Learn the complete yogic path and how to teach it professionally and creatively in this comprehensive certified programme that will launch you on a path to deeper personal understanding and the confidence to share this experience with others.

Course Outline

The YogaRoom’s 200-Hour Teacher Training Programme curriculum follows the international standards of Yoga Alliance’s Registered Yoga Teacher 200-Hour certification requirements. The course includes:

Yoga Postures and Class Sequencing

A detailed analysis of yoga postures (asana) will be taught and options for safe, appropriate and creative class sequencing for every level and body type. Students will learn through guided yoga practices and teaching practicums.

Yoga Principles and Methodology

Elements of yogic lifestyle such as nutrition and self-care will be discussed and teacher trainees will gain insight into retaining a balanced, calm, centred presence at all times.

Basic teaching ethics and principles such as class set-up, communication, principles of instruction, demonstration, observation, adjustments and sequencing will be studied.

Anatomy and Physiology

A solid understanding of the main body systems and organ functions will be offered as well as an in-depth study of the main muscles of movement, and common ailments and injuries in relation to yoga.

Subtle Body Anatomy

Students will gain a thorough understanding of subtle body anatomy as it relates to the yoga tradition. This includes an understanding of the three energy bodies integral to the evolution of spirit (the gross, subtle and causal), the five koshas of the energy bodies, the chakra system and the nadis.

Meditation, Pranayama and the Bandhas

The study of meditation and yogic breathing techniques (pranayama) will form a core element of the course. Various meditation practices such as yoga nidra, mantra meditation, chakra-based meditation, insight meditation will be taught. A key component of this, subtle body anatomy and yoga posture (asana) will include working with the Bandhas of the body – yoga locks – mula, uddiyana and jalandhara bandhas.

History and Philosophy of Yoga

Trainees will become familiar with the overview of the history of yoga and the birth of the various branches of yoga, and the eight-limbs of yoga according to the earliest known yogic sage Patanjali. Sections of ancient yogic scriptures will be studied among them the Yoga Sutras, The Bhagavad Gita, The Upanishads and The Hatha Yoga Pradipika.

Course Dates

200-Hour Teacher Training starting September 2021

Training starting March 2022

Module One:

Thursday 17th to Monday 21st March 2022

(bank holiday Thursday 17th)

Module Two

Friday 29th to Tuesday 3rd May 2022

(Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May)

Anatomy and Physiology Weekend

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June 2022

Module Three

Friday 29th July to Tuesday 2nd August 2022

(Bank Holiday Monday 1st August)

Module Four

Friday 28th – Tuesday 31st October 2022

(Bank holiday Monday 30th October)

All days run 8am – 5pm.


Current Intake:

Our September 2021 training is in-person at the YogaRoom studio with a reduced number and hygiene protocols in line with government guidelines.

Module One

Friday 17th to Tuesday 21st September 2021

Module Two

Friday 12th to Tuesday 16th November 2021

Anatomy and Physiology

Saturday January 22nd and Sunday January 23rd 2021

Module Three

Friday 11th to Tuesday 15th February 2022

Module Four

Friday 1st to Tuesday 6th April 2022

All days 8am – 5pm

How to Apply

  1. Fill out and return the Application Form.
  2. You will be notified within 14 days if your application is successful. If you have less than two years consistent yoga practice you will be invited to attend a drop-in class with one of our trainers. Or if you are outside Dublin with another agreed teacher.
  3. Once you are accepted you need to confirm your attendance on the course with a €500 deposit and notify us of your fee payment plan.
  4. Upon receipt of the deposit you will receive your ‘Acceptance Letter’ which includes details of the course such as times, the book list and the first homework assignment to be completed in preparation for the first module.
  5. We will see you on the first day of Training!

200-Hour Course Fees

Early-bird registration fee is €2,400 if paid in full two months before course starts.

Basic fee is €2,600 to be paid one-month prior to course commencing.

Installments: The course fee may be paid in two installments of €1,350 to be paid six weeks before first module and on a specified date six weeks before the third module. There is no installment option for One-Month Intensive programme.

To guarantee your place we require a non-refundable deposit of €500. Payments are accepted by cash, cheque or laser/debit card.

Course fees are non-refundable once the course starts, and include all tuition and mentoring, a detailed course manual and course materials.

Additional costs: These will include your registration fee with Yoga Alliance (currently $25 once-off application fee plus $85USD annual registration) plus your required textbooks. A 300-page teacher training manual is included in the cost of the course. Students may attend yoga classes at The YogaRoom at a discounted rate.


We are always happy to discuss any questions you may have. Please contant our teacher training programme director Ciara Cronin on +353 86 8832633 or +353 1 2196666 or by email [email protected].

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Application Form

» Download 200-Hour application form.

» Download 500-Hour application form.

» Contact our programme advisor

Application forms should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to:
Ciara Cronin, Teacher Training Programme Director, The YogaRoom, 262 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland.


"Thanks Ciara, Tony and Jodie for all your help, wisdom and support. It's been a huge eight months and I have learnt so much. Thank you and loads of love."Eithne

"Thank you all. You've enlightened my mind, heart and body with your teachings and wisdom."Jessica

"Thank you all from the bottom of my heart. Your guidance and support have been amazing. I've learnt so much on my journey here. Thanks for showing me the way."Emma

"Thank you all for your super instruction and guidance throughout the course. It's been fantastic."Dawn

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