Become a Yoga Teacher

"The Yoga Formación Institute teacher training is excellent: meticulous and rigorous, the teaching method, the professionalism of the teaching team and the experience. It's a luxury to have been part of your team and without a doubt I can say that it's the best yoga training center." (Gema Nuńez)

Choose Tradition & Modern Knowledge

You deserve a high quality training:

  • Our graduate Yoga teachers are sought after and respected throughout Spain.
  • Deepen your own practice as you learn to share the teachings.
  • Benefit from our 35+ years of international experience in training yoga and meditation teachers.
  • The Yoga Formación Institute uses innovative instructional techniques to integrate the ancient Yoga practices with current physiological approaches being developed in the West.

Train in your favourite style:

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
  • Yoga Iyengar
  • Vinyasa Flow
  • Meditation & Mindfulness
  • ... and more


Select the training format that best suits your timetable and preferred training intensity:

  • Online - 9 weekends an academic year or daily intensive for 8 weeks
  • Monthly - 9 weekends - academic year.
  • Daily - 5 days a week - 10 weeks.
  • One intensive month - Residential.


It's up to you how deeply you want to develop your practice and your teaching as well as which diplomas to study for:

  1. Yoga Instructor: 200 hours.
  2. Yoga Teacher: 400 hours (200 instructor + 200 teacher).
  3. Advanced Yoga Teacher: 500 cumulated hours (*).

(*) The advanced yoga teacher modules can be combined. Formats: 100 hours; 70 hours; 35 hours.

Graduates of any AIPYS Diploma, may register with the USA or UK Yoga Alliances for the 200 hours level and/or 500 hour level.


You can create your own study plan but we strongly recommend you keep in mind the following suggestions:

  • Have a regular practice. At home and taking classes.
  • Have time to do homework.
  • Practice teaching in groups with co-students.
  • Attend all course sessions.
  • Prepare earnestly for the final exams.

During the course each trainee benefits from the mentoring of a trainer or assistant trainer.


Our highly experienced teaching staff will guide you in your practice and your teaching.

They are competent teachers and filled with integrity, respect and a profound understanding of the yoga tradition and its current place in the world today.


Most of our courses are now offered Online from our Yoga Center Madrid ®. Occasionally we also provide training in other venues.

  • Madrid
  • Vigo
  • Mondariz-Balneario
  • Germany
  • India


Explore our upcoming courses in the Calendar page.