In 2019 The Yoga Academy is launching a new 6-month Intensive Teacher Training including two 2-week residential intensives at Santillan in Spain in November 2019 & May 2020.

More details coming soon. We are now inviting interest and applications:

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Chi Kung and Restorative Yoga at Samahita Retreat
17–24 March 2019

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Yin Yoga Teacher Training at Santillán
13–20 July 2019

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Therapeutic Yoga Intensive with Susi Hately of Functional Synergy Inc.
17–24 August 2019

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Simon Low - Yoga Teacher in Chichester

Ongoing Teacher TrainingIntroduction


The Yoga Academy was founded in 2003 by Simon Low (BWY-accredited, SYT and E-RYT500). Since then, the academy has established itself as one of the world's leading yoga teacher training schools and study centres.


Our training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance UK, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard and that our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' RYT as a sign of quality training, when they register themselves with Yoga Alliance UK. For international students, our courses are also certified with Yoga Alliance USOur 2-year course is also accredited with the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) and verified for quality by the BWY annually.


The Yoga Academy faculty of leading UK and international teachers is renowned around the world for its breadth and depth of experience. Attracting British and international students, our courses are for teachers, trainee teachers, students wishing to become teachers and for those who wish to significantly deepen their knowledge, practice or teaching of informed, safe and effective Hatha and Classical Yoga, meditation and other specified forms of yoga and related subjects.


Our next teacher training course starts on 9th November 2019. This new course will run as a 7-month course with two residential intensives at Santillan in Spain. We also run residential 1-month intensive teacher training courses. For the past 8 years, the 1-month intensive teacher training has been held at Samahita Retreat on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand.


We run trainings in Spain at a yoga retreat and training venue Santillán, which was inaugurated in July 2015. Located approximately 30 minutes east of Malaga, this hillside venue is a joint venture between Santillán, Simon Low and The Yoga Academy. The 190 m2 yoga studio at Santillán features 24 stations on the Great Yoga Wall  and has been designed and propped by Simon Low and Eija Tervonen.


Simon Low and other Yoga Academy faculty teachers offer additional yoga training workshops and immersion events throughout the year in many of the major cities in Europe and the Far East.


All teacher training events with Simon Low are recognized as British Wheel of Yoga IST and CPD credits.


The links to the left will take you to further details and application information or online application forms for the course or study immersion in which you are interested.


Now accepting applications for

  • Yin and Yang Yoga Teacher Training and Study Immersion, with Yoga Alliance UK and Yoga Alliance US 200-hour certification, from 2 February to 3 March 2019 at Samahita Retreat on Koh Samui, Thailand.




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