Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF)
(QRN – 601/8117/5)
Qualification OverviewThe Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) is aimed at experienced Yoga practitioners, and those learners working in the fitness industry, who want to 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 abilities and experience, with an underlying knowledge and understanding of yoga principles and philosophy.
Qualification StructureIn order to successfully achieve the Focus Awards Level 4 Diploma in Teaching Yoga (RQF) learners must complete all 5 Mandatory units.
Learner Entry RequirementsLearners are required to hold 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 RoutesThere 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, or Yoga Therapy.
- Focus Awards Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga Sessions (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Freestyle Fitness Yoga) (RQF)
- Focus Awards Level 3 Certificate in Teaching Yoga to Children Aged 5-16 (RQF)
Age RangesEntry is at the discretion of the centre; however, learners should be at least 18 years old to undertake this qualification
Geographical CoverageThis qualification has been accredited for use in England and Northern Ireland.
Qualification SpecificationTo view the Qualification Specification please click here.
|Unit Title||Unit Ref||Level||Credit||GLH|
|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|
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