Qualified Iyengar Yoga Teacher
Iyengar yoga has exceptionally high teaching standards.
Prior to being accepted on an Iyengar teacher training course, 3 years practice under an Iyengar teacher must be completed and a preliminary exam passed.
Students will then embark on a 2 years training course (120 hours) and pass exams at Level 1 and Level 2. Only when both exams are passed will a teacher be classed as a Iyengar Yoga Instructor at Introductory Level. This means they are qualified to teach postures on the introductory syllabus only.
Once qualified, teachers may decide to be certified under the Iyengar certification body and continue to develop their practice under the bodies strict governance or they may decide to follow their own path to develop and explore a more holistic path.