Teacher Training

Introductory Level Teacher Training:

Please note the next Teacher Training Course will begin in 2020. 

For further details of national guidelines for training and assessments see the IY (UK) website.

The IYA are currently reviewing Teacher Training and we are unclear what form the course may take at the moment.  If you are interested in applying for the Sheffield Teacher Training course due to start in 2020 with Frances Homewood please email info@sheffieldyogacentre.co.uk  to go on the waiting list and we will send out further information when it is available.

About Frances

Frances Homewood is an IYA qualified and approved Teacher Trainer and Assessor and has attended classes in Pune 8 times in the last 20 years as well as assisting in medical classes there. Training with Frances is always a challenging and rewarding experience for those who undertake it. Her approach consistently produces excellent results.

Comments from our previous group of Trainee Teachers:

Training as an Iyengar Yoga Teacher is hard work, fun, frustrating at times, but very, very worthwhile. I have gained so much personally from my training, and absolutely love teaching yoga! – Caroline Anschütz

During my training I have not only improved my own yoga practice, but have experienced a transformation in terms of how and why I practice yoga. In no small part this has been a result of Frances’s wonderful, and extremely thorough, teaching, coupled with the insight and generous sharing of my fellow trainees – Stuart Bolton

I started to think about teacher training hoping that it would improve my yoga, which it certainly has! Doing the course has made me introduce a regular home practice, and I am looking forward to passing on and sharing what I have learnt over the last two and a half years. – Lorraine Bonete

Yoga teacher training for me has been a liberating, spiritual journey, embracing changes within. I now feel physically, mentally and spiritually strong, and happy to be on this wonderful path. – Anita Turner

I started the teacher training because I wanted to improve my yoga and also personal practice. The course itself was always challenging but made enjoyable by Frances; she always prepared us well for both the written assignments and teaching assessments. – Liz Whelan

All 6 of us trainee teachers passed our 2011 assessments with flying colours.  This is a tribute to Frances Homewood who taught me to hone my observational and communication skills. She laid out all the aspects of the art of good teaching for me, it was an incredible gift and invaluable learning opportunity for which I will ever remain grateful. – Sharada Rao

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