Yoga Teacher Training Brighton & Hove 2021

Are you ready to transform from student to yoga teacher? Are you ready to pass on your love for yoga to others? Has Yoga helped you to be a better person, and you would like to teach the tools to others and empower them to live a content life?

Welcome to my site! I am pleased that you are considering yoga teacher training with Sundara Yoga. This is more than just a teacher training course (it includes in addition to the 200 hours foundation, many more self-development hours, which is up to you of how much more you will want to dedicate time to this, although a certain amount of time will be spent on research, homework and tasks outside the contact hours).  

The Yoga Alliance Professionals UK recognises this Yoga Teacher Training in Brighton and Hove.  We are based at Upstairs at Six on Western Road, although some of the material might be delivered in other places or online. In the summer, we may go outside for a couple of hours. 

The lead teacher in this training has more than 20 years of experience in practising and teaching the art of Yoga. In 2021 we are only accepting 6 people! To be trained in small class size has immense advantages! You will receive individual attention and learn better! 


From March 2021 full investment of £2570 possible to be paid in instalments

If booked on course before March: investment £2470 possible to be paid in instalments


If you book onto this course with a friend, are a student or currently unemployed - £2370 (deposit £500) for 11 weekends.


April 3/4

May 8/9


July 3/4

August 7/8

September 4/5

October 2/3

November 6/7

December 4/5








Upstairs at six

(if required ONLINE)

Why with Sundara Yoga Teacher Training?


After teaching and practising Yoga for more than 20 years, I am on a mission to adapt yoga to modern bodies with a deep respect for the roots of yoga. We are inviting real people of all sizes and backgrounds to this course. 


I have been teaching in the UK, Spain, Germany, Thailand and India, and I am passionate and keen to pass on everything I have learnt to keep the essence of yoga alive. 

In the past, I taught yoga to people of diverse backgrounds (inter alia, martial art practitioners, cancer survivors, in Spain to former drug and alcoholic addicts, etc. ). 

What will you learn in the course? 

  • How to guide students safely, with well-designed and structured classes (anatomy, physiology, biomechanics) 

  • You don’t simply lean where the muscles and bones are,  but rather you appreciate what you can do with them in posture, movement and breathing. How to go deeper without overstretching and overbending. 

  • How to become an authentic yoga teacher (find your own style, finding your voice, the ethical foundation of being a teacher and conducting an “ethical path of teaching and taking yoga forward.”  

  • How to apply the study of yogic texts, such as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Bhagavad Gita, in your life and your classes. Learn about those textual scriptures in their historical context and evaluate for yourself how and when they are still useful for your life.

  • How to live a yogic lifestyle (fundamentals of Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine)

  • How to adapt postures and practice for special circumstances (pregnancy, menstruation, back problems etc.). Use of Props

  • Anatomy and physiology of yoga and application to an asana (breakdown, modifications & adjustments)

  • Philosophy and fundamentals of yoga 

  • Meditation, Pranayama 

  • Observational skills 

  • Building a portfolio of teaching practice and lesson plans 

  • Yoga Practice & Journaling 

Course prerequisites 

We do recommend that each applicant has a genuine interest in yoga and health & wellbeing, has good body awareness and has attended regular yoga classes for a minimum of 2 years. 

How will you be assessed:

  • One practical exam (teaching)

  • One multiple-choice exam which covers anatomy and functional philosophy

  • Coursework in the form of worksheets (self-enquiry - 4 task worksheets: 1) philosophy 2) functional anatomy ..)

  • Personal observation of teaching practice(s)

  • One case study of the student(s) practising with you

  • Written sequences 

  • Participation in discussions

(One short piece of written work in the form of a book review or to be determined)

Sundara Teacher Training gives you the foundation and tools to find your authentic voice and style as a teacher using an inquisitive mind. We are a certified training provider by Yoga Alliance Professionals, and their standards are high! That's why the YAP only allow senior teachers with a certain amount of teaching experience being able to provide training courses.

Find out more about the senior yoga teacher on this course and Sundara Yoga

If you want to find out more about our Yoga Teacher Training in Brighton and Hove, send us an email.

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Transform your life with our unique yoga teacher training - personal development 

Enrolment is open. There are only limited spaces on this course. We take a max. of  8 people. In order to enrol a non-refundable deposit of £500 is necessary. With the payment of a deposit, you agree to our terms and conditions. Full payment of the course fee is due one month in advance of the commencement of the course.  Instalment payments are possible but need to be agreed in advance with the lead teacher. 

300+ hours. Yoga Teacher Training Brighton and Hove 2020 is for all those that wish to learn more and dive deeper into a yoga practice and self - inquiry and self-reflection that is necessary for personal growth.


We support you to be an ethical Yoga Teacher and will be mentoring you all the way through and beyond, we like to think of a yoga teacher who transforms rather than performs, and be present for others!

We see yoga foremost as a way of life but will support you to find your right audience and how to set yourself up (especially if you cannot count on local support and are newish to the area). 

In need of a Mentor?

Are you a new teacher but need some more mentoring? Get in touch and introduce yourself. We have been teaching in various countries since 2004 and are happy to tailor-make a unique programme for you (need to find your authentic voice, need confidence in adjusting o r designing sequences,  etc.

Yoga Teacher Training near you

Amanda, Yoga Teacher (2019) 

Ashka, Yoga Teacher (2019)

"I had a pleasure to be part of Sundara yoga teacher training in 2019. It was an incredible experience. I have learnt a lot not only about yoga, I changed my perspective on yoga and my practice has changed because of what I learnt. Claudia is an incredibly vibrant and supportive teacher with a passion for making yoga accessible and for making it a way of living."

"I really enjoyed yoga with Claudia before I even thought about becoming a teacher.

The training was hard but very rewarding. Learning so much but over a period of time was perfect for me. Lots of soul searching.
There was always guidance & help in between each weekend. Constant support & kindness from Claudia."

Yoga Training Course with senior yoga teacher - YTT 200

Claudia: "I've been participating as a teacher in various teacher training since 2012 and have supported to train many students. I started in Barcelona teaching Pranayama and Hatha Yoga on a teacher training programme. When coming to Brighton, I taught philosophy in 2 teacher training before deciding in 2018 to run my own course. Wherever I can, I will try to bring in other teachers. I don't want people to be a copy of myself, but learn to be authentic, empowered beings.

You'll learn how to teach a range of different classes and overall how to adjust to many different modern bodies. We don't give so much emphasis on performance, but rather a positive transforming and overall teaching yoga in a loving way to your body using somatic movements, classical and adapted asanas and learning how to adapt to each person. Vinyasa Krama (step by step progression takes time and patience.  

Sundara Yoga Teacher Training gives you the tools to teach both gentle Hatha as much as some more dynamic vinyasa flow classes, restorative and Yoga Nidra.

Bring curiosity to find out more, and a notebook and pen to our taster session. There are only limited spaces. 


With love, Claudia

Send us an email, and we will send you:

  • Curriculum 

  • Policy document

  • PDF Summary about training

We will encourage you to teach from the first weekend onward and enrol you free of charge with the YAP, and you can start teaching your family and friends up to 2 hours /per week while being a trainee. After graduation, you can get discounted insurance from YAP. During training, insurance is available for a small fee. You learn how to read your body as the body of other people and assist them by providing the tools for self-healing and growth. 

Yoga is a discipline which involves searching for the self and could involve potentially altering or intervening with another individual (or groups) search for the self (or identity). Therefore, we believe any yoga teacher is required to be aware of this and has to stay real and not fake anything. 

With so many Yoga Teacher Training to choose from, why would you choose this one? Our Sundara Teacher Training gives you the foundation and tools to find your authentic voice and style as a teacher. It teaches self-inquiry, transforms and is for real people of all sizes and backgrounds. It is accredited by the Yoga Alliance Professionals UK who have high standards and teachers have to have a minimum of 8 years of teaching experience before they can be training providers. This training offers workshops and classes on weekends only in busy quaint Hove (you can get a smoothie or enjoy vegan ice-cream during your breaks). 

Are you ready to dive deeper into philosophy and history of yoga to modern yoga and learn about modern bodies? Do you want to learn about your nervous system and how posture affects you? Do you want to learn about some effective distribution of blood and energy? How to create stabilisation around joints?


Have you got a passion for yoga and would like to teach others about it? Then this course is the right for you. For more information, please send us a message and we are happy to call, meet or email you back. 

"Claudia is is a truly gifted yoga teacher! I first started studying with her by attending her classes in Spain over 10 years ago (2006) and then went on to enjoy a deeper practice with her by attending her retreats. She has a gift for teaching the subtleness of movement while staying true to the essence of yogic principals. As a fellow yoga teacher, I appreciate always being able to learn something new from her sessions as well as walking away, feeling calm, strong, and connected to a beautiful community."

Elisabeth, Puerto de Santa Maria

*Find your own authentic way of teaching and voice!


Our small groups allow for a lot of personal attention and support (mentoring) to be an outstanding teacher. 

​*Integrated Approach 

Learn a combination of styles, such as Hatha, Vinyasa Flow, and Restorative Yin. Iyengar alignment principles and mindfulness

Eleven full weekends (Saturday and Sunday only) in the UK, so you are free to stay in your job from Monday to Friday. Discount if you come with a friend or are unemployed. Self-development and experienced teachers. 

When you are looking for a Yoga Teacher Training Course, there are so many courses to choose from. A yoga teacher course can be life-changing and really immerse you into the philosophy, art and science of yoga. We are happy to meet you for a chat. 

We aim for people to be awake in "conscious" activism", that is, be the change they want in others. We have an intrinsic privilege in many things we are not even conscious about.  It takes courage to be real! Can you be one of them? 

Our personal development yoga teacher training course is fully recognised by Yoga Alliance Professionals UK.  We are committed to the high standards of teaching and the art and science of yoga; we respect the roots of yoga and aim to adapt the practice to modern bodies.

Students will receive a Sundara Yoga  Foundational Teacher Training Certificate (200hr) upon successful completion of the course (attendance, assignments, assessments). We don’t adhere to any modern style of yoga, but attempt to let people find their own authentic hatha yoga style (more dynamic, slow, restorative, yin etc.)

Practice experience

Students must have been practising for a minimum of 2 years. All students will have to fill in an application to outline intentions and experience and will have to have a 121 chat with the lead teacher on this course.


A £500 non-refundable deposit will secure the place, and the balance must be paid in full 4 weeks before the course starts. Sundara Yoga reserve the right to withhold the place if full payment is not received before the start date (exceptional circumstances will be considered and interest-free instalment payments ae possible). 

All contact hours, manual and assessment are included in the cost. Travel, accommodation, food, and insurance are not included.

Refund policy

The deposit is non-refundable. There will be no refunds available for those who decide to not continue with the course (exceptional circumstances will be considered). 


Punctual attendance of a minimum of 90% of the course must be attended to complete the course successfully. We may ask trainees to re-take modules when missed to pass and reserve the right to charge additional fees for modules/sessions/assessments.

Successful applicants should be in good physical and mental health and have stable personal circumstances to complete this course with the focus and dedication it requires.

Complaints procedure

Students should follow the process below should an issue arise.

  1. Address the lead teacher to discuss the problem.

  2. Complaints will remain anonymous unless there is unsafe behaviour that needs to be referred to other professionals.

Code of conduct

By entering the Sundara Yoga Foundational Teacher Training course, I agree to the code of conduct of acceptable, ethical and professional behaviour listed (but not limited to) the following in conjunction with the teaching and business of yoga. I will;

  • Conduct and behave in a professional and conscientious manner

  • Seek development of skills, experience and practice where appropriate

  • Provide the public with safe and effective yoga teaching

  • Create and maintain a safe and clean environment for the practice and teaching of yoga

  • Encourage diversity by respecting all students regardless of age, physical limitations, race, creed, gender,

  • ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation

  • Respect the rights and privacy of students

  • Refer students to alternative instruction /advice which may be more appropriate to the circumstances

  • Avoid words and actions that constitute sexual misconduct

I agree to comply with the conditions and requirements as set out in the Sundara Yoga course curriculum, and accept that failure to do so will disqualify me from any accreditation. I commit to upholding the standards of the teachings I have been given, and to maintain and promote the good name of yoga and Sundara Yoga and its course tutors at all times. I accept that failure to do so may result in annulment of the accreditation of or partaking of the course.

As a student of your training course, I consent to my contact details (name, email and phone number) being passed onto our partners, Yoga Alliance Professionals, so they can contact me directly and invite me to register as a Trainee and Teacher. I understand that I have the option of opting out of this registration process.


Spaces are limited. To book your spot we ask for a £500 non-refundable deposit. Please note that a minimum of 4 people is required for the course to take place. 

Try out the classes of recent graduates:

Yoga Mairtri with Ashka in Shoreham

For other recommended Yoga Teachers in Brighton and Hove contact me.

"I hope to free my followers from styles, patterns, and moulds" - Bruce Lee.


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