MahalaYoga - Yoga Teacher Training London - 200 Hour Diploma

The MahalaYoga Independent Yoga Teacher Training School, London 

Established in 2012, we offer a fresh approach to learning, guiding you through the full history and philosophy of yoga, with the ultimate goal of showing you how to develop into a strong, confident & knowledgeable yoga teacher

You only need to drop-in to one of our yoga classes, or visit the meet the team page on the website to see our 200 hour yoga teacher training diploma graduates in action teaching their yoga to South London, and with our 3 and 6 month courses, that could be you too and in no time at all!

Feeling unsettled at work and thinking you're just about ready to consider a new, self-employed future where you dictate your working hours, salary and wellbeing? With a little hard work and dedication you too could become a fully qualified, self-employed yoga teacher in just a few short months - something to think about in the shower at 7am before the commute to work - and we offer course fee payment plans, so you can stop thinking you can't afford to do it, immediately!...

We would also like to remind you that we are not a member of the yoga alliance, here is another amazing yoga school that has taken the same idea...

MY Yoga Teacher Training Diploma Includes

  • Vinyasa Flow sequencing
  • 200 hours Instruction & Practice Time
  • Deconstruction of Asanas & Understanding Them While Refining & Building Your Skills & Abilities
  • Yogic Breathing Techniques
  • Meditation: Including Relaxation & Yoga Nidra
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Assisting in Weekly Yoga Classes
  • How to formulate a 12 month Essential yoga program
  • How to use essential oils with yoga
  • How to formulate a seasonal yoga class structure

Course Start Dates

Our Next 3 or 6 Month Program


Week days or weekends to suit

Email -

To discus your options

Training sessions are in small groups of never more than 6 students

Course Fees

  • 3 Month Course£4999.00 Now £2499.00 - with easy payment plans available

  • 6 Month Course - £4999.00 Now £2499.00 - with easy payment plans available

Fee Payment Options

  • 20% deposit of £499.80 followed by 8 manageable monthly instalments of £249.90
  • 50% deposit of £1249.50 followed by 6 manageable monthly instalments of £208.25

None of these payment plans your size? Don't worry, give us a call or send us an email, it's yoga... so naturally we're extremely flexible!

The Curriculum...

Students receive an electronic copy of the course module and manual pack

Module 1

  • Defining Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Prana Chi Qi energy
  • What it is to be a yoga teacher
  • The History of Yoga
  • Meridian Channels
  • Five Sheaths

  • Essential components of a yoga class
  • Introduction to the Surya Namaskar
  • Daoist, Hindu, Buddhist, Ayurveda principles and how they relate to yoga.

Module 2

  • 8 Limbs of Yoga
  • Definition of Bhakti
  • Hatha
  • Jnana
  • Karma
  • Japa
  • Laya
  • Kundalini
  • Mantra
  • Nada
  • Raja Yoga

Module 3

  • Bandhas
  • Pranayama
  • Shatkarma & Kryas
  • Yogic Breath
  • Cooling Breath
  • Kapalabhati
  • Anuloma Viloma
  • Bhastrika
  • Bharamari

Module 4

  • Leo Sharma - Anatomy & Physiology
  • Introduction to the curriculum Asanas

Module 5

  • Definition of Meditation
  • Styles of Meditation
  • How to Meditate
  • Various Meditation Practices
  • Mudras
  • Mantras & Yantra

Module 6

  • Yoga & The Connection With The Mayans & Ancient Egypt
  • Introduction to The Merkabah, The Flower of Life & Sacred Geometry
  • Start To Put Together a 6 Week Class Plan

Module 7

  • Chakras
  • Nadis
  • Chakra meditations
  • Chakra Yoga
  • Chakra Healing
  • How to formulate a 7 week Chakra Yoga course to cover each of the 7 main Chakras

Module 8

  • Ethics for Yoga teachers
  • Teaching a yoga class & making hands on adjustments
  • Constructing a 6 week yoga class plan
  • Constructing a 7 week Chakra balancing class plan

Module 9

  • Pre-Natal Yoga
  • Ethics for Prenatal teaching
  • Pranayama for pregnancy
  • Variations for pregnancy

Module 10

  • Demonstrate teaching your 6 week class plan
  • Demonstrate teaching your 7 week Chakra balancing class plan

Module 11

  • How to Operate a yoga business
  • Creating a business plan
  • Advertising, Marketing & Promoting of your class, legalities & insurance
  • Theory Examination

Module 12 - Final Examination

  • Practical examination

Meet The Faculty...

Mahala Wall - Course Founder and Yoga Teacher Trainer

With well over 10 years yoga experience, gained traveling the world and training with some of the industry's top teachers and learning the ancient philosophy of yoga, her passion is to make the time-tested science of Yoga as readily available today as it was over 5000 years ago

Mahala has put together an extremely in-depth teacher-training course, that gives you a clear and complete understanding of yogic teaching traditions and principles

Leo Sharmer - Anatomy and Philosophy

Leo discovered yoga exploring India in 1994, and began teaching in 2001. He is a practicing therapist and uses Osteopathy, Corrective Yoga, Clinical Pilates, Laser Therapy & Ayurveda to create holistic treatments suited to the individual

Leo will be leading the Anatomy and Physiology section of the course, and after completing this module you'll have a deep and empowering understanding of how the Asanas work and how they relate to the body & energy system

Bikram Yoga Wimbledon

All of our students are accepted for insurance cover by both Balens and DSC-Strand insurance brokers - it is important that you read their full terms and conditions that detail exactly how, where and when you will be insured to teach yoga!

For further information on the legalities surrounding the teaching of yoga and yoga's governing boards, visit The Independent Yoga Network