BWY Regions

East Midlands
North West
South East
South West
West Midlands

BWY-Accredited Yoga Teacher Training Organisations

Mandala Yoga Ashram
Satyananda (Satyananda UK-Ireland)
Centre for Yoga Studies
The Yoga Academy
Yoga Satsanga Ashram (YSA)
Sadhana Mala
London Yoga Teacher Training
Society of Yoga Practitioners (TSYP)
Teach Yoga

BWY-Associated Yoga Organisations

European Union of Yoga Logo
European Union of Yoga


Sport England
Sports and Recreation Alliance
Fitness Initiative
The Prison Phoenix Trust

UK Border Agency

The British Wheel of Yoga has been recognised by the UK Border Agency
as the governing body for setting endorsement requirements and issuing endorsements for yoga in the UK.

Under the government's Points Based Managed Migration system anyone wishing to employ yoga teachers, schools or organisations from outside the European Economic Area need to do so through the Tier 2 or Tier 5 Points-based system.

Employment endorsements will be issued as follows:-
Tier 2 – The length of the contract or up to 3 years maximum, whichever is the shorter.
Tier 5 – The length of the contract or up to 12 months, whichever is the shorter.
For more information please visit the Home Office website:-

To download the BWY Governing Body Endorsement Requirements document click here.

All applications should be sent in writing to The British Wheel of Yoga, 25 Jermyn Street, Sleaford, NG34 7RU.

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