Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)

Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)

(QRN – 601/8117/5)



Qualification Overview

The Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is aimed at experienced yoga practitioners and those learners working in the fitness industry and want add teaching yoga to their portfolio of qualifications.

The Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to become competent and professional teachers of Yoga.

The purpose of the Focus Awards level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is to equip learners both professionally and practically to teach yoga asana, breathing practices, pranayama, relaxation and concentration/meditation to students with a wide variety of ability and experience with an underlying knowledge and understanding of yoga principles and philosophy.



Qualification Structure

In order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) learners must complete all 5 Mandatory units.



Leaner Entry Requirements

Learners are required to have a Level 2 in Anatomy and Physiology or equivalent, Level 3 Award in the Foundations of Yoga or equivalent and have practiced Yoga competently for a minimum of 1 year.



Progression Routes

There are no relevant accredited qualifications that learners can progress onto. Learners may wish to move into more specialist training such as Yoga for Pregnancy, Yoga for Healthy Backs, Yoga for Special Needs, Yoga for Children and Yoga Therapy.



Age Ranges

Entry is at the discretion of the centre; however learners should be at least 18 to undertake this qualification



Geographical Coverage

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland.



Qualification Specification

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Unit Title Unit Ref Level Credit GLH
Mandatory units
Teaching Yoga as a Profession. A/507/4567 4 4 40
Planning and Delivering Yoga Classes R/507/4526 4 8 80
Understanding and applying the Philosophy of Yoga Y/507/4544 4 9 90
Teaching Asana to meet the Needs of Mixed Ability Students Y/507/4589 4 8 80
Finding the Breath F/507/4487 4 8 80