Good Life Yoga School
250 Hour foundation Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training 2020*

Dates & Locations

10 Day Immersion @ Suryalila, Andalusia, South Spain
Friday 13th March (arrival day) – Sunday 22nd March (departure day), 2020
Teaching runs Sat 14th – Sat 21st inclusive with an opening practice Friday evening, and closing practice Sunday morning.

London Weekends @ The Light Centre, Moorgate
(Friday 7:30pm - 9:30pm / Saturday & Sunday 9:30am – 6:30pm)

April 17th / 18th / 19th 

May 22nd / 23rd / 24th 

June 19th / 20th / 21st 

July 24th / 25th / 26th 

August 21st / 22nd / 23rd 

September 18th / 19th / 20th



We will also be offering one scholarship place, where course fees will be fully funded. The scholarship holder will only need to pay for accommodation in Tuscany and £100 for course manuals and materials. Do contact us if you would like to apply.

*Please note that although our teacher trainings are 250 teaching hours, For certification purposes, you will only be able to register as a 200 hrs RYT with the Yoga Alliance should you choose to become a member after your training, as this is how they certify all foundational courses, regardless of hours completed beyond the minimum requirement.

Syllabus Content


Theory & Applied (range of motion vs flexibility, bone structure, asana variations, assists)


  •  An overview of the development of 'yoga' and discussions on lineage

  •  Patanjali's Sutras and discussions on ethics

  •  Hatha Yoga Pradipika

  •  Updating yoga : 'tradition' vs evolution/update


  •  Principles of Vinyasa

  •  Bandhas

  •  Drishti

  •  Intention


  •  Ujjai/ Nadi Shodhana /Larry's Pranayama/ PNS breathing /1:2 breathing

  •  The science of breathing

  •  Sensible applications of pranayama


  •  Techniques such as Vipassana / Metta / Mindfulness

  •  The neuroscience behind 'altered traits' through meditation

  •  Sensible applications of meditation


  •  Effect on nervous system – SNS vs PNS

  •  Somatic experiencing

  •  Yoga for trauma and anxiety

  •  Over-stretching and over-breathing


  •  Teaching principles

  •  Sequencing based on the arcs of Ashtanga Vinyasa and Rocket

  •  Voice use, vocal health, repetitive speech patterns

  •  Cueing / giving options positively

  •  Adjustments – types

  •  Planning a class

  •  Guru complex/creating students who aren't reliant on you

  •  Music in class

  •  Biz of yoga – studios/social media/retreats/workshops


  •  Developing self practice

  •  Exploring different forms and modalities of yoga

  •  Reading/listening/researching – keeping interested

    Non Contact Hours

    This course will also require 50 non-contact hours, which include attending classes between weekend sessions in London, required reading and homework assignments.


& Small Print


Marcus Veda & Hannah Whittingham
Anatomy: Christian Di Georgio
Guests: Ben Wolff (lucid dreaming and neuroscience of alpha/theta brain wave states), Mark Walsh (embodiment therapy)*.

*These 2 guests may change for 2020, but subject matter will be similar if not the same.

The Small Print

In addition to tuition fees, all students will need:

  •  Accommodation and food for the immersion in Suryalila (prices vary depending on

    accommodation choice/solo or shared rooms but start from £666 for shared dorm room).

  •  Flights to Seville (Ryanair, Easyjet and BA all fly direct, starting at £90).

  •  Transfer to and from Suryalila (we will book this, usually works out around 30 euros pp).

    Half of the tuition fee is due on booking as a deposit, the other half will be due 6 weeks before the course start date. Deposits are non-refundable, but if cancelled in advance of a month before the start date, they can be transferred to another training (for full details see terms and conditions).

Spanish accommodation fee is also payable once you have decided on your room option. If you would like to discuss a payment plan, do let us know.