FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
REQUIREMENTS, APPLICATION & ACCREDITATION
Do I have enough experience to join a teacher training?
We recommend having at least 1 years regular asana experience before enrolling onto the course. You don’t have to be able to advanced asanas like handstand but a strong regular practice is essential. Of course if you have movement background e.g gymnastics, pilates a year may not be essential. We will look at this on a case by case basis in the application process
Will all of the training be online?
Due to socially distancing guidelines we are currently planning for all training to be online. We hope to be able to do in-studio training as soon as possible.
How will I be assessed during the training?
You will be assessed after each module with a practical examination. You will start to teach a warm up after the first module, leading up to teaching a full class to your peers by the end of the course.
When can I apply?
Applications are open for all courses listed in the BOOK COURSE section of the website. These can be found HERE
You will be directed to the application form once you have successfully paid your deposit.
How do I apply?
Applications can be completed once you’ve paid your deposit for the course. We will then contact you to let you know whether you have been successful and will confirm your place on the course. Please allow 5 working days for confirmation. If you are not successful your deposit will be returned to you.
Will I be fully certified by Yoga Alliance Professionals?
Yes, MoreYoga’s 200hr Teacher Training will be fully certified by the Yoga Alliance Professionals.
Is my qualification different as the training is online?
No, your qualification is exactly the same as if you attended an in person training.
When will the training in the studios start?
Due to social distancing guidelines, all of our training is currently planned to be online. At the moment we cannot plan in-studio trainings.
DATES, COURSE DETAILS & PROGRAMME
How much homework is there and how many contact hours?
The course is 200hrs and is made up of 170 hours of “contact time” ie training/classes and 30 hours of homework/study.
In order to qualify, Yoga Alliance requires that 160 hours of contact time is completed. All students will be required to meet this standard.
How many people will be on the course?
A maximum of 40 people will be on the online courses at one time.
Will the online training be fully live?
Yes, all of the training will be fully live with some hours of personal study time. The course will be 170 Hours of contact time, ie classes/training and 30 Hours of home study/course homework.
When will the 150 hour Top Up course take place?
Our 150 Hr training will start in March, you can apply HERE
Will I have to have completed my 200hr at MoreYoga if I want to participate in the 150hr?
You do not have to have attended MoreYoga 200hr training to be able to come on our 150hr Top Up. To attend the 150hr training you must have a 200hr YTT qualification accredited with Yoga Alliance.
Can I catch up on training if I have to miss any sessions?
All of our training is live therefore we do need people to make the commitment to attend the whole course.Yoga Alliance requires a minimum of 160 contact hours for students to qualify. This means that of the 170 Hours contact teaching time, you may only miss a maximum of 10 hours and still be eligible to qualify.
Obviously sometimes illness or personal reasons outside your control and we will do our best to accommodate this. It may be possible to catch up on 1 or 2 days, anything more than this will be charged as a 1:1 session with a MoreYoga Teacher.
DEPOSITS & PAYMENTS
When do I need to pay my deposit?
You will need to pay your deposit in order to apply for the course. We will write to you on successful application to confirm your place. If you are not successful we will return your deposit.
Do you offer an early bird discount?
We are not offering an early bird discount for the current advertised courses.
Can I get a refund if I can no longer attend the course?
You may cancel the course booking at any time if you contact us prior to 30 calendar days of the course start date. We will confirm your cancellation in writing to you and refund your course fee excluding your deposit. The £300 deposit is non refundable. Any refunds for cancellations made within 30 days of course commencement date are at our discretion.
Can I pay the course fee in installments?
Yes you can pay by installments via our 0% finance option. We have tried to make the payments as flexible as possible and will offer a variety of payment plans through a finance company. You won’t pay any interest if you pay on the agreed dates. Please note finance option is subject to an approved credit check.
Will you run a credit check for finance applications?
Our finance partner will run a credit check to ensure you are able to pay the remainder of the course. Your application may be rejected based on their criteria. You must have had a UK based address for at least 3 years to be eligible to be approved. See more details re: lending crietria on our prices page HERE
Do I pay interest if I sign up for the finance option?
There is no cost associated to you for taking out the finance, MoreYoga is paying for this service in order to offer the most affordable and flexible options on the market. Our finance partner will offer 0% interest, however if you miss a payment charges may occur. Details will be given by our finance partner.
My credit check has been rejected? Can I pay in instalments?
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Can I work at MoreYoga after attending the teacher training?
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: APPLYING FOR FINANCE
These are the minimum lending criteria to be eligible for finance. Please note that you will be subject to a credit check, which if you are refused can effect your credit score.
- Be 18 years or over at date of application
- Be no older than 75 years at the end of the term
- Be a permanent UK resident and homeowner / tenant
- In regular permanent employment, Minimum 16 hours
- Self Employed/ Retired with proof of state, private or company pension
- Long term invalidity/disability/mobility benefit
- Minimum UK resident for 3yrs
- Exclusions: Unemployed / Students / Non-UK Residents
- Direct Debit signed by the person applying for finance
- Goods to be installed at the same address as the finance agreement
- Customer to provide proof of signature and address to the retailer/agent.
- Minimum annual income £10,000
- Have a UK bank account that can accept Direct Debits
- Understand and accept there will be a credit check performed when you submit your application
- Finance must be applied for in the name of the individual that is taking the goods or services.
- Direct Debit payments must be from the bank account of the applicant and cannot be changed to a partner/family member.