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BWYQ L4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) - Hana Saotome

27th March 2021
at Islington Arts Factory

BWYQ L4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) - Hana Saotome

Tutor: Hana Saotome

Date: 27th March 2021

Time: 13:30 - 18:30

Location: Islington Arts Factory

Type of Event: BWYQ L4 Regulated Teacher Training

Places Available: 8

Course Title – BWYQ Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)

The aim of the Diploma Course is to educate and enable learners, both professionally and practically, to teach yoga asanas, breathing practices/ pranayama, relaxation, meditation and concentration to clients that have a wide variety of capacities, capabilities and experiences. The course will equip students with an underlying knowledge and understanding of yoga principles and philosophy, but students are also expected to continue to deepen their understanding and knowledge through personal practice and reflection.

The BWYQ Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) can be studied as a progression route from the Level 4 Certificate in Yoga Teaching (RQF); which is comprised of the first 5 units of the Diploma.

If you have experienced the benefits of Yoga and feel passionate about sharing this amazing practice with others, this course is for you This in-depth 500hr course covers asana, anatomy, pranayama, meditation and philosophy. Throughout the course you will deepen your personal practice and most importantly learn how to safely and effectively teach Yoga and gain all the skills needed for a long lasting and rewarding career as a Yoga teacher.

Validated by the British Wheel of Yoga recognised by Sport England and The Sport and Recreation Alliance
Level 4 in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), regulated by Ofqual, this is the highest level available in UK.
A 500hr Yoga Teaching Qualification.
The group size is capped at 16 students to ensure each student has proper teacher contact and mentoring
Spread over 20 months to allow time to learn and absorb the course material
Start teaching during the course so you are fully supported in taking your first big steps
Fully insured as a student teacher to start teaching publicly during your course.
A non dogmatic approach. Students are encouraged to find their own voice and style of teaching.
A non competitive, supportive and inclusive environment, supporting all learning styles

Hana has been teaching Yoga for over 14 years as her full time occupation. She originally trained and danced professionally before coming to Yoga teaching which influences some of her approach in terms of somatic movement and flow. She has studied numerous styles and traditions of Yoga including,  Iyengar, Ashtantaga, Vini Yoga, Yin and Restorative. She has also studied Womens Yoga therapy and is also pre and postnatal Yoga teacher. She is a BWY Foundation Course 1 and 2 Tutor as well as a BWY Diploma Course Tutor.  

For further information please see:
Email: or phone: 07947585493


Islington Arts Factory
2 Pankhurst Road
N7 0SF


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