Yoga Teacher Training Diploma

Looking for yoga teacher training in Glasgow?  Balance is at the forefront of yoga teacher training in Glasgow, having trained many successful teachers now practising in Scotland and beyond.

This is a modern Yoga Teacher Training Diploma, accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals, emphasising the practical skills required for teaching yoga in today’s fast-paced world. The course takes place in the balance yoga studio, in Glasgow’s west end.

Course director and principal yoga teacher Gerry Kielty, BSc, MSc, has developed a thorough syllabus that sets the highest standards. Gerry teaches alongside guest specialists in anatomy, physiology and philosophy.

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“As a balance graduate yoga teacher, I have no hesitation in highly recommending the balance yoga teacher training course. Gerry Kielty the course director and principal yoga teacher, together with the specialist teaching staff in the connected and complimentary disciplines, succeed in setting the highest teaching standards, in what is a best in class, if indeed, not world class, yoga teacher training environment, within a high quality teaching and practice facility at balance.

You will discover an open, friendly and tremendously supportive learning and development environment, creating the right balance of in-depth study, practice and theory, which will at the same time challenge and equip you, to develop and refine your own individual yoga teaching and personal practice, furthering your knowledge and understanding of yoga, as not only a physical discipline, but as science, art and philosophy.

If you are considering the course, I encourage you not to hesitate in beginning to discover your own personal insight and effective teaching skills potential – there is always more.”

David Moore
Project Manager & Yoga Teacher



Course 2017 – 2018

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to produce competent, professional yoga teachers.

The 200 training hours are made up of the following:

  • 180 tutorial hours compromising 21 Sundays, a minimum of 70% of the course will be taught by Gerry Kielty
  • 12 hours seminar attendance approved by Teacher Training tutors
  • A minimum of 8 hours shadowing experienced teachers

In addition, 100 hours of class attendance approved by Teacher Training tutors.

Hatha Yoga

•  Asanas
•  Breath awareness and pranayama
•  Relaxation and meditation
•  Bandhas Mudras Kriyas

Anatomy and Physiology

•  Skeletal & Muscular Body
•  The body systems
•  Application to Hatha yoga
•  Philosophy

Pantajalis Yoga Sutras

•  Bhagavad Gita
•  Upanishads
•  Hatha Yoga Pradipika
•  Additional Areas


•  Observation
•  Adjustments
•  Correction and Modifications
•  Class and Course Planning


The Course runs from 24 September 2017 – 25 November 2018 as per the dates below.


Sunday 24 Sept 2017, Sunday 29 October 2017, Sunday 26 November 2017, Sunday 17 December 2017


Sunday 07 January, Sunday 28 January 2018, Sunday 11 February, Sunday 25 February 2018

Sunday 25 March 2018, Sunday 29 April 2018, Sunday 13 May, Sunday 27 May 2018

Sunday 24 June 2018, Sunday 15 July, Sunday 29 July 2018, Sunday 26 August 2018

Sunday 09 September, Sunday 23 September 2018, Sunday 28 October 2018, Sunday 11 November 2018

Sunday 25 November 2018

Course Fee and Documentation

The course fee is £2200 and you can view our policy documentation here.


Applications for the 2017 intake are now closed.

We invite anyone interested in the balance teacher training diploma to submit an application for the next intake at any time.

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