Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Teacher Training Courses

We are taking applications for all three, 12 month CYS courses which will begin in September 2016, one weekend each month –

September 2nd/3rd – alternate months in Edinburgh and Perthshire

September 9th/10th –  at Merchant City Yoga in Glasgow

September 17th/18th – September in Weybridge, Surrey.

Each year we invite prospective students to join the tutors, assistants and current students for a light lunch and an informal chat about the course and their interest in moving into teaching.   The next dates for this are –

  • Saturday, 2 July at David Lloyd Newhaven, Edinburgh
  • Saturday, 9 July at Merchant City Yoga, Glasgow
  • Saturda, 16 July at Weybridge Hall, Weybridge, Surrey

If you would like to come along to one of the above, please contact June Mitchell, the Course Director, at or Judi Farrell at Merchant City Yoga for the Glasgow course –

All dates for the Sept 2016 – August 2017 courses are available to click on below and by emailing June as above.

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 About CYS Yoga Teacher Training

About CYS

Course Director June Mitchell has been teaching yoga full time since the early 1980s, running three very successful yoga centres in Perth, Scotland, the current one being Perth Yoga Studio    She is qualified in both Sivananda Yoga through the Scottish Yoga Centre 1976/77 and Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga with Paul Dallaghan’s Centred Yoga on Koh Samui in Thailand in 2003;   had the benefit in the 1980s and 90s of many trainings with Iyengar yoga teachers and in 2004 was a direct student of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India.   June is dedicated to the traditional teachings of yoga and has been one of the UK’s leading yoga teachers for very many years.   She has taught and inspired a large number of highly successful yoga teachers who are now taking classes and running their own yoga centres throughout Scotland and the South of England.

In 2003 she co-founded and was Course Director of CYS Scotland, then called the Chi Yoga School, as an independent yoga school offering the highest professional standards in yoga teacher training.

In 2006 CYS expanded into the South of England and both courses have continued to thrive since 2010 when June took over as sole owner and Course Director of CYS, now known as the Classical Yoga School.   Since September 2015, three courses are now running – Edinburgh/Perthshire, Weybridge Surrey and with Judi Farrell, Lead CYS trainer, at her Merchant City Yoga in Glasgow.  By the middle of August 2016 close to 400 students will have successfully graduated from the school over the years and are teaching throughout the UK with others also in Europe, Australia and the States.

Under her guidance, and with the support of an outstanding team of tutors, the school has become known as a Centre of Excellence in the UK, training enthusiastic yoga students to become inspiring yoga teachers in their own right.

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