Prerequisites, syllabus and enrolment

The Teacher Training Course


Students wishing to apply for this course must have been practising for a minimum of two years (including attendance at classes, workshops, retreats, home practice, etc) or have completed the School's Foundation Course or another yoga Foundation Course.


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Before enroling on the course, we request that prospective students have read a copy of the school's printed prospectus and have read the course syllabus (see download link above) and have read and understood the course enrolment form (see download link below.)

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500 Hours Status

The course is 284 taught hours over 44 days (20 monthly weekends), plus 400 hours theory home study and 700 hours home practice and 132 hours of recorded weekly class attendance leading to 500 hour status with the Yoga Register (download syllabus). The prerequisites for joining the course are: two or more years of regular practice including classes, workshops, retreat attendance and/or completion of the school's Foundation Course.


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Retreats & workshops


Holistic Yoga Autumn Retreat 2018

09 - 11 November 2018
Rill Estate, South Devon

3pm Friday until 3pm Sunday (2 nights)

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Holistic Yoga Workshop: March 2018

3rd March 2018

10:00 - 16:30
Dorchester Yoga & Therapy Centre
With Duncan Hulin


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Summer Solstice Workshop 2018

23rd June 2018

10:00 - 17:00
The Barefoot Barn, Chagford
With Duncan Hulin

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Postgraduate Workshop 2018 - Ongoing Enquiry

24th November 2018

10:00 - 17:00
The Barefoot Barn, Chagford
With Duncan Hulin

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North India Spring Retreat 2019

Basunti Private Retreat Centre
2019: 26 March - 11 April

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Devon School of Yoga Video


‘How I got into yoga’

Director of the School, Duncan Hulin explains how he came to yoga and the School's conception and philosophy.

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