Course Dates

Course dates for 2017

P1000268Healing Space Intensive/Residential course in Italy –Autumn 2017

Five days intensive training in a residential setting at Shanti Centre in Italy. This is followed up by a a further six months internship and self-study during which time written work and a final assessment with the course director or a Healing Space senior teacher will be required.

DATES: 25th September – 1st October 2017

Monday 25th September is your arrival day. You should arrange to arrive by the evening, so that we are ready to commence teaching in the morning of 26th. Travel details below.

Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th September  – Course teaching. Includes a morning and afternoon/early evening yoga class.

Sunday 1st October is departure day. Transfers arranged to meet flight times.

Flights: Inexpensive flights run from Stansted  and other European airports to Pescara with Ryanair – transfers from Pescara airport are provided.

Or fly to Rome, and take the coach from Tiburtina bus station to Val Vomano.We will arrange one transfer for those coming from Rome, and arriving by coach at Val Vomano. I will co-ordinate with those coming by coach to make sure you meet and come on the same bus. Please note that if you are flying home from  Rome, then the bus from Val Vomano won’t meet any flight time before about 2 pm, so bear that in mind when booking.

You may also wish to do a road trip and drive, or hire a car. You won’t have much opportunity to explore during the course, but you might want to do so afterwards. Let us know if you are willing to give lifts to anybody.

Click here for Full details of how to get to Shanti Centre. 


The total cost for the residential course in Italy is £980. This includes all teaching and materials and  Skype or 1 to 1 assessment,  accommodation in shared rooms, refreshments and meals but does not include the costs of books or  travel. Single rooms may be available, but will incur a supplement.

Depending on course numbers, there may be also places  available for those who wish to attend for a  restorative retreat – two yoga classes per day, accommodation and food – but not the training. Costs for this option are £595 per person, based on shared accommodation. This may be of particular interest to people living with cancer.

Healing Space Intensive course in UK (Brighton) Spring 2018

Five days intensive training in a non-residential setting  in the heart of Brighton. This is followed up by a a further six months internship and self-study during which time written work and a final assessment with the course director or a Healing Space senior teacher will be required. Full details of the course content can be found in the Prospectus.  Intensive course students also have full lifetime access to the online course content.

DATES: March 2018 TBC

Days are typically 9am – 5 pm

Snacks, tea and water are provided. Bring your own lunch or go out to one of the many cafes in Brighton. Nearby accommodation and evening meal recommendations will be given. The cost for the non-residential course is £780.

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If you are self employed and live in Scotland, you can apply to Skills Development Scotland for a Flexible Learning grant which may cover you for up to half of the course fees. You may find that your country or local authority offers similar funding opportunities for career development. Or you may wish to apply for  career development loan.  If you are a self employed yoga teacher, the cost of ongoing training is tax deductible.

I have one bursary place on each course. This offers up to a £200 discount on the course for someone who meets the course requirements, but is unable to meet the full course fee. Please discuss this opportunity with me before applying.


Certification is dependent on completion of all face to face teaching days  plus the additional course work and final assessment. Full details are contained in the course prospectus. 


Internship is a self directed component of this course. There are a number of set assignments, including case studies and you will be required to complete monthly assignments and give feedback to the course director.  NB There is no requirement to find a placement, or to work in a hospital or cancer centre, or anything like that, but  if you do find an opportunity to do that, great!


The course is accredited by the Complementary Medical Association and recognised by the Independent Yoga Network as a post- qualifying course for yoga teachers. The course is also recognised as CPD hours by most yoga membership organisations, including Yoga Alliance Professionals (Yoga Alliance UK)

You can apply for membership of the IYN here, and then have access to comprehensive insurance via BGi.

You can also apply for membership of the CMA and  insurance via Balens, who insure this course.

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