DSY Venues

The Training Course Venues

Non-residential Weekend Venues:

Derekthedog, Yoga Centre, Exeter

The non-residential Teacher Training Course weekends take place at Derekthedog yoga centre in Exeter, Devon. Derekthedog is a cosy, top floor yoga studio situated in the heart of the city centre. The studio is fully equipped and provides a perfect environment to delve deeply into the teachings of yoga. The location of the yoga centre is central for travel connections, bed and breakfasts, health food shops and vegetarian restaurants: www.derekthedog.co.uk

The Lotus Loft, Yoga Studio,  Exeter

The Foundation and Post Graduate Yoga Therapy non-residential weekends, as well as workshops and classes, take place at The Lotus Loft. The Lotus Loft is a fully equipped yoga studio situated right in the heart of the city of Exeter, next to the Barnfield Theatre and close to travel connections, bed and breakfasts, health food shops and vegetarian restaurants: www.lotusloft.co.uk

Residential Venues:

Coombe Farm, Residential Centre, Nr Tiverton

Coombe Farm is the main residential centre for the courses. Coombe is a 16th Century farmhouse with a large cider press barn for the yoga practice. The accommodation is warm and friendly. There is a hot tub and 400 acres of prganic woodland all set in it's own valley where the peace of nature prevails: www.coombefarmwoods.co.uk

Rill Estate Residential Centre, Nr Buckfastleigh

The Rill Estate is the venue for the schools open residential weekends. Spacious contemporary facilities are surrounded by rolling Devon countryside with private woodland, the River Dart and a hot tub to sooth any over stretched muscles: www.rillestate.co.uk

North India Retreat Venue:

Basunti Private Retreat Centre

Basunti is an idyllic private lakeside retreat centre, set on a promontory in a nature reserve nestling in the foothills of the great Indian Himalaya. It is situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India and surrounded by the waters of the Maharana Pratap Sagar. It sits at the heart of a wildlife reserve and has been developed sympathetically in accord with the local environment: www.basunti-yoga-india.co.uk

For more information, please visit our India Retreats page.

Workshop Venues:

The Barefoot Barn, Yoga Studio, Chagford

For workshops this is an excellen, fully equipped, spacious yoga facility. The wooden barn has heated flooring as well as a log burner, views across Dartmoor and is situated in five acres of gardens: www.barefootbarn.org

More Workshop Venues

The Forge Yoga Centre, Totnes, Devon

BeKarma Yoga Studio, Penryn, Cornwall

The Yoga Barn, nr Ilfracombe

These are excellent fully equipped yoga venues.

To enable accessibility to our programme, we utilise venues across the county.

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31st May 2020

10:00 - 16:30
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2oth June 2020

11:00 - 18:00
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Basunti Private Retreat Centre
20 October - 5 November 2020
Two places available

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13 - 15 November 2020
Rill Estate, South Devon

3pm Friday until 3pm Sunday (2 nights)


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