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Teacher Training Course 2022 – Blended online and face to face

18 March @ 5:00 pm - 6 November @ 5:00 pm


The 2022 course is now TAKING BOOKINGS, starting in March 2022.

Investment: £2195 early bird until December 31st, thereafter £2600.

Deadline for applications 31st January 2022

Do you want to:

  • Take your yoga studies to the next level?
  • Train with a yoga school that is part of a powerful lineage of yogic masters?
  • Experience and share the transformational teachings and benefits of yoga?
  • Have the flexibility of both face-to-face and online learning?

The Course:

UYTTC 2022 is a blended course, involving three face-to-face weekends, one 5 day retreat and 14 online sessions.  This course has met the tough criteria of the Yoga Campus Professionals accrediting body and the Independent Yoga Network.
The course has been designed specifically by online course designers with 20 years of experience, involving many different kinds of learning, including asynchronous videos as well as live videos. There will be group work and tutor time, so you can develop a close bond with one of our highly trained faculty.
You will need access to an iPad or computer and you will need to use Chrome browser.
The dates for your diary are as follows:
April: 8th-9th online from home
May:  6th-7th online from home
June: 10th-11th online from home
July: 8th-9th online from home
August: FREE
September:  9th-11th FACE TO FACE
October:  7th-8th online from home
You will need to be available for all of these dates although you will be working from home for the online weekends.
You will also need approx 10 hours between each weekend for self-study.
Timings for training:
7am-9pm with breaks for online weekends
5pm first day to midday last day for Face to Face and retreat dates.
THE FACE TO FACE WEEKENDS INCLUDE ALL MEALS AND ACCOMMODATION in an old schoolhouse, which is the Universal Yoga headquarters in Dunkerton, just 10 minutes outside Bath in a valley of outstanding beauty.  You can access the hall by bus or by car.
Investment: £2195 early bird until Dec 31st, thereafter £2600.
Deadline for applications: Jan 31st 2022
Max students: 20
The course provides comprehensive, foundational training in yoga practice, theory, and teaching skills.  We strive to facilitate the unfolding of well educated, compassionate, competent, yoga teachers of integrity who meet standards of excellence. In so doing we hope to give you the opportunity of personal transformation and to truly embody the yoga teachings.

For details of our 200 hour teacher training course please read through our thorough syllabus here: TTC-Prospectus-2021

Apply here: Master-Universal-Yoga-Application-Form-2022

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.

” Charlotta and Rebekah are registered SYT (Senior Yoga Teacher) teachers with Yoga Alliance UK. This accreditation demonstrates excellent standards as set by Yoga Alliance UK.”

To see what our graduates said please click here

The address for Dunkerton Parish Hall:
Dunkerton, The Hollow, BA2 8BG
There is some flexibility for a later arrival on the Friday of the Face to Face weekends.

The Teachers:

Charlotta Martinus Yoga Elder, IYN, SYT YA

Charlotta is the Course Director and CEO of Universal Yoga and has had the privilege of being trained by leaders in the field of yoga therapy and yoga; Michael Lee of Phoenix Rising Yoga in the USA, Mukunda Styles, author of Structural Yoga, father of yoga therapy, Heather Mason, CEO of the Minded Institute, author and editor of Yoga Therapy for Mental Health, Dr Uma Krishnamurti  from Bangalore, India and she has the blessing of being continuously guided by her own teacher in India, Swami Govindananda, where she continues to take courses and learn, particularly the philosophy of yoga.  Charlotta has graduated over a thousand graduates from her Teenyoga course and 70 graduates from the UYTTC which has been running since 2015. She has taught yoga since 2004 and practised since 1997, she has been a yoga therapist since 2013 when she started at Callington Road hospital, working with sectioned patients.

Her main interest is the impact yoga can have on mental health. She comes from the Sivananda tradition. She is also a Yoga Elder in the Independent Yoga Network and a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance Professionals. Her book, TeenYoga for Yoga Therapists came out in 2018 and has sold over 2000 copies. She writes regularly for Om magazine and Yoga Journal Australia, USA and UK and speaks nationally on BBC radio and TV. Charlotta is the founder and director of Universal Yoga. In 2020 she was awarded the prestigious award of Master of Yoga in 2020 by the Yoga Alliance International. (One of 30 in the world and the first woman in Europe).

Rebekah Saraswati Abhaya SYT – YA  

Rebekah started practising Yoga more than 18 years ago. A profound and transformative experience of Yoga through some of life’s more challenging times led her to complete her teacher training in 2009 and advanced teacher training in 2012 both with the Sivananda tradition. Rebekah is also a trained kids, family and Teen Yoga teacher, and has studied gentle and restorative Yoga teaching with Integral Yoga. Whilst being rooted in the Sivananda tradition and the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta, Rebekah enjoys exploring and experiencing the gifts that all other traditions also bring such as Kundalini  and Ashtanga Yoga.

Over the past 6 years Rebekah has taught Yoga extensively to a variety of groups in a variety of settings including general adult classes, teen and kids classes in schools, Special Yoga on a 1-1 basis and with groups and hugely popular Family Yoga. Rebekah has previously taught on the YA accredited Teen Yoga training and currently teaches on the Universal Yoga Teacher Training Programme.

As a Yoga teacher she works intuitively aiming to allow people to unlock their inner potential through a deep meditative practice, which allows one to enter into a place of stillness and knowing.

Rebekah is also an experienced FE teacher (PGCE) with 18 years’ experience of teaching drama and dance to adults with learning disabilities.

An initial sum of £500 is payable at time of booking – please note this in non-returnable, the balance to be paid in monthly instalments or in a lump sum.

If you would like to talk about the course and book please call us Tuesdays 9.45am-12.15pm and Thursdays 12-3pm on 0759 684 1457

For a more detailed breakdown of the teaching schedule please view here: 2021 schedule

Please note: This course does not enable you to take the ATTC in Sivananda organisations worldwide but it does qualify you to take the ATTC and Sadhana Intensive with Yoga Vidya Peetham in Kerala, India and also with Emma Brown in Spain.


18 March @ 5:00 pm
6 November @ 5:00 pm
Courses Category:


universal yoga


Dunkerton Parish Hall
Dunkerton, Bath BA2 8BG United Kingdom
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