Get Certified to Teach ’26 & 2′ with Bikram Trained Teachers

200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certification

SPRING 2023

Make 2023 the year you become a Yoga Alliance certified ’26 & 2′ hot yoga teacher, with BYL’s 26&2 Teacher Training!

We are pleased to announce that BYL’s 200-hour SPRING 2023 Teacher Training Programme, based on the Bikram method and led by senior BYL instructors, commences on 24 March 2023.Prepare for an in-depth experience to learn the ins and outs of the 26&2 hot yoga sequence that you know and love with the only London studios branded as Bikram Yoga, a programme created exclusively by Bikram Yoga London. Upon graduation, you can register as a 200-Hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher, an important industry designation giving you access to teaching at studios in the U.K. and around the world.

Request Teacher Training Informational Guide > Email: TeacherTraining@bikramyogalondon.com

Earn Your Certification by Attending Mostly Weekends

Based on the original Bikram method, you will be trained over a 9-week course, taught almost exclusively over weekends, to teach the classic 26 postures and 2 breathing exercises you have come to love. This programme will deepen your practice, greatly expand your knowledge of the postures as well as the philosophy and biomechanics behind the yoga, and will eventually allow you to share your passion for this yoga with the world.

The BYL teacher training programme is interactive, experiential and transformative. This programme will deepen your practice and greatly expand your knowledge of the postures, as well as the anatomy, philosophy and biomechanics behind the yoga.

This comprehensive training will cover:

• Asana & Posture Clinics
• Anatomy & Biomechanics
• Yoga Philosophy & History
• Pranayama
• The Business of Yoga
• Meditation
• Stage Presence & Vocal Projection
• Practice Teaching

The intention behind this teacher training is to empower its participants with the knowledge base, support and confidence to teach the 26 & 2 method upon completion. We will teach you how to become an effective teacher, refine your speaking skills as well as develop sincere listening skills to make a meaningful connection with your students.

BYL’s training meets and exceeds the prestigious U.S. Yoga Alliance standards for an internationally recognised 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification.

> To get a copy of our Teacher Training Informational Guide, please email TeacherTraining@bikramyogalondon.com


Upon successful program completion, you will be eligible to register as a certified 200-hour yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance (US), preparing you to be able to teach here in the United Kingdom and worldwide.


Programme Instructors

BYL operates the only London studios recognised under the original hot yoga brand, making us uniquely positioned to have some of the most experienced Bikram instructors leading this programme. Our teacher lineup is composed of those who are among the U.K.’s most senior teachers whose deep expertise will make this Teacher Training unique.To apply for admission to this special programme, candidates will need to meet the following requirements:• Demonstrate a regular yoga practice over the prior 6 months and a passion for yoga.• Dedicate at least 5-8 study hours a week outside of your training hours for the duration of the training.• Practice at least 30 Bikram yoga classes at BYL during the Teacher Training period.• Be able to memorise study materials and teacher dialogue.• Provide a 300-word summary of goals, intentions and reasons for attending the teacher training, to be submitted prior to commencement of the training.• Be able to attend all training days. The last 3 days are compulsory as this is when the exams will take place.

Try Your Hand at Teaching Live Classes!

Teacher trainees will enjoy a unique opportunity to experience teaching live classes at BYL’s Canary Wharf and London Bridge studios and receive detailed feedback from senior teacher and BYL studio director Conny Chitnis.

This will represent a unique opportunity for those interested in teaching positions at BYL as well as potentially at other studios in London and worldwide as a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher.

Accordingly, successful graduates from the Teacher Training programme will be invited to apply for any available teaching opportunities at BYL following the training (please note that obtaining a spot on our teaching team depends on performance and availability, and is not automatically guaranteed).

For anyone not seeking to become an active teacher, this training will nonetheless provide a deep immersion into your practice to learn the yoga as teachers do

BYL Spring Teacher Training Dates 2023

Weekends-Based Programme

The BYL 200 Hour, 26&2 Hot Yoga Teacher Training course commences 24 March, followed primarily by weekends and a 9-day immersive week, through completion in May.

  • MARCH 24-26
  • APRIL 1-2, Easter Off, 15-18, 20-23, 29-30
  • MAY 1, 13-14, 20-21, 27-29
  • Bank holidays: 29 April – 1 May, 27-29 May. Due to the king’s coronation, there will be a third bank holiday on 8 May, during which there will be no TT, allowing you to enjoy a long weekend.*

Practice, Learn & Teach the ’26&2′

Our teacher training is interactive, experiential and transformative. During our asana labs, we willexplore the 26 Bikram postures and two breathing exercises as well as assists, modifications, corrections and alignment in great detail.

We will cover common major injuries and diverse populations so that you feel ready to teach to a wide range of students after the training. We will also cover the effects of practicing yoga in a heated room and how to respond to different possible scenarios.

This training meets and exceeds the U.S. Yoga Alliance standards for an internationally recognised 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification. Upon successful program completion, you will be eligible to register as a certified 200-hour yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance (US).

Enjoy Firsthand Experience Teaching Classes at BYL!

Teacher trainees will enjoy a unique opportunity to experience teaching live classes at BYL’s Canary Wharf and London Bridge studios.

This will represent a unique opportunity for those interested in teaching positions at BYL as well as potentially at other studios in London and worldwide as a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher.

Accordingly, successful graduates from the Teacher Training programme will be invited to apply for any available teaching opportunities at BYL following the training (please note that obtaining a spot on our teaching team depends on performance and availability, and is not automatically guaranteed).

For anyone not seeking to become an active teacher, this training will nonetheless provide a deep immersion into your practice to learn the yoga as teachers do.

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  • Regular Rate: £3750 – Sign up now, spots are going!

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Book Your Place Now!

We are now accepting applications to the Spring 2023 ‘26 & 2’ Hot Yoga Teacher Training Programme.To reserve your spot or if you are you’d like a copy of our Teacher Training Informational Guide please email us at teachertraining@bikramyogalondon.com


* Terms: This blog is for background information purposes only and does not constitute a binding agreement. When signing up to the Teacher Training programme, you will be provided a Training Agreement.Successful candidates graduating from the BYL Teacher Training Programme will be invited to apply for teaching positions (either for permanent slots or covers) at BYL. Teaching positions are subject to individual performance, availability on the teaching schedule and mutual agreement.This is a certified Yoga Alliance (US) teacher training programme. Upon successful program completion, you will be eligible to register as a certified 200-hour yoga teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance (US).