Devon School of Yoga

The Devon
School of Yoga.

The Devon School of Yoga was established in 1989. It brings together yoga classes, yoga workshops, yoga retreats and yoga training courses under one umbrella, covering all aspects of the subject. Our classes and courses are predominantly held in locations around Devon which provide ideal surroundings for yoga practice, study and contemplation.

We welcome students from across the UK and around the world.

Our courses include:

The Devon School of Yoga teaches a holistic approach to yoga.
As well as coming from an eclectic base its core practices are based on the Dr. Pillai system of Kriyas, Pranayama and Meditation, and its spiritual energy source comes through Swami Sivananda Paramahamsa (of Kerala, India). The Devon School of Yoga is a member of Yoga Teachers Together (YTT).


Our Yoga Foundation Course.

Our Foundation Course is an excellent way to deepen your knowledge of yoga and meet like-minded people who share your love of this inspiring subject. Enjoy five yoga weekends with our experienced teachers in inspiring Devon locations, including two four-day retreats with delicious food, fascinating talks and in-depth practice.

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Yoga Course in Devon

“I have very much enjoyed the classes and your awesome team of teachers. It has provided me with a deeper understanding and enabled me to find more confidence in my practice. Thank you.”
Sophie – DSY 2023 Foundation Course Graduate

“I would like to try to express again what a fabulous experience the Foundation Course has been. Excellently put together but also amazingly delivered by your incredible team. It is a triumph, and I’m so glad I found it. Thank you.”
Hayley – DSY 2023 Foundation Course Graduate

How yoga
changed my life.

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

Duncan Hulin - principle of the Devon School of Yoga

Our 500 Hour Yoga
Teacher Training Course.

Our Yoga Teacher Training Course was developed to give students an in-depth and holistic approach to yoga.

You’ll benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our tutors, who combined, have over 200 years and thousands of hours of experience in studying, practising and teaching yoga. They have trained with some of the world’s most highly respected teachers from a wide range of yoga schools, including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Sivananda, and many more. 


Holistic Yoga

A Holistic Approach.

“Arjuna, those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or who sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.”   Krishna talking to Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita.

The Devon School of Yoga’s Holistic approach believes that we are all here to find ways to express our own unique individual creativity.

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Daily Yoga

Attending a weekly class is a great way to begin a yoga practice but it is when we begin to regularly practice on our own at home that we begin to make real progress. The first step is to make a little time and space in our daily routine to begin our practice.

In this article, Devon School of Yoga teacher James Russell, explores daily yoga practice and gives his advice and encouragement for a successful approach.


Keeping classes live.

During the Pandemic, many people resorted to learning yoga online. At the Devon School of Yoga, we believe that live classes are essential for students and teachers.

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates.

On the Devon School of Yoga courses we always include a residential experience for our students. Part of this experience is to enjoy wholesome, nourishing, quality, freshly prepared food. Andrea Guest, the school’s main residential cook has a growing reputation for her love of producing delicious, nutritious and balanced meals.


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