Bridget Woods Kramer 300 advanced teacher training

22nd Jan 2021 – 9th Jan 2022

300 hours


We aim to teach our courses in person at the triyoga centres in London. However, contingency plans are in place to move the training fully online should external events, safety priorities, or social distancing require it.

evolve + inspire: an anusara 300-hour advanced teacher training

This fully accredited 300-hour advanced teacher training is designed for qualified yoga teachers and provides the support and tangible skills you need to become the teacher you aspire to be.

Bridget is one of London’s most senior and highly-experienced teachers. She is also one of triyoga’s original and most-loved teachers and continues to lead regular anusara® classes here, as well as offer workshops, teacher trainings, immersions and retreats all over the world.

Bridget offers this inspirational and educational programme, taking place over 16 months, that will support you as you dive deeper into your teaching journey. It will allow you the opportunity to connect to the practice that activates your heart so you can find your seva-ananda and offer your students the support they need.

course content

–  Asana
–  Pranayama
–  Meditation
–  Philosophy
–  Functional anatomy
–  Teaching methodology
–  Sequencing
–  Theming
–  Observation and assisting (verbal and hands on)
–  Women and yoga
–  Yoga for seniors
–  Pre and post-natal yoga
–  Restorative yoga
–  Business of yoga
–  Seva: yoga in service
–  Anusara methodolgy
–  Co-mentoring

You’ll be assigned a mentor for help and support you throughout the training.

Assessment will be on-going throughout the course and there will be home study and self-practice to complete between each of the modules. Throughout the training, you will have the time and space to hone your teaching skills and the opportunity to teach and share with the other students so you can each find your unique voice as a teacher.

In order to graduate, you must attend a minimum of 90% of the course. Should you miss more than this, you’ll need to take catch-up modules as agreed with the tutor.

course structure

The training consists of 298 contact training hours delivered through 13 modules.


Module 1: Universal Principles of Alignment
Friday, 22nd January – Sunday, 24th January 2021: triyoga Soho
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 2: Sequencing + Theming
Friday, 12th February – Sunday, 14th February: triyoga Soho
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 3: Functional Anatomy, Therapeutics + Bodymind Ballwork with Ellen Saltonstall, Yoga for Seniors
Saturday, 20th March – Friday, 26th March: triyoga Soho (20 + 21) + triyoga Camden (22 – 26)
Six full days and half day Friday

Module 4: Pranayama with Ananda Leone
Monday, 10th May – Thursday, 13th May: triyoga Camden
Four full days

Module 5: Yoga Nidra + Restorative Yoga
Tuesday, 15th June – Friday, 18th June:  triyoga Camden
Four full days

Module 6: Observation + Adjustments
Friday, 6th August – Sunday, 8th August: triyoga Soho
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 7: Meditation
Friday, 17th September – Sunday, 19th September: Online
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 8: Pre + Post Natal Yoga with Gilly Nevin
Friday, 1st October – Sunday, 3rd October: triyoga Soho
Three full days

Module 9: Philosophy with Bill Mahony
Friday, 15th October – Sunday, 17th October: Online
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 10: Philosophy with Bill Mahony
Friday, 22nd October – Sunday, 24th October: Online
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 11: Women + Yoga
Monday, 15th November – Thursday, 18th November: triyoga Camden
Four full days

Module 12: Seva, Anusara Methodology + Co Mentorship
Friday, 26th November – Sunday, 28th November: triyoga Soho
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

Module 13: Final Assessment
Friday, 7th – Sunday, 9th January 2022: triyoga Soho
Friday evening and two full days on Saturday and Sunday

learning outcomes

On completion of the training, you will have had the time and additional knowledge and support to evolve and grow your teaching skills, find your own unique voice and feel confident to take your teaching out into the world. You will :

  • Know, and be able to teach, the anusara principles of alignment, understanding how these can support students in their practice
  • Have a compendium of great coherent methods to make class themes authentic and powerful for your students
  • Understand class sequencing principles and be able to sequence based on main classes of poses as well as class level
  • Have learnt to apply the art of observation and adjustment in asana
  • Be able to practise the skill of mentoring
  • Understand anusara methodology
  • Have a deeper understanding of the teachings and practices of non-dual Tantra philosophy
  • Be able to teach a safe class based on functional anatomy and have an in-depth understanding of common conditions and injuries and how yoga can help the healing process
  • Have a deeper understanding of the practices of meditation and be able to teach simple practices
  • Have a deeper understanding of prana, the subtle body and be able to teach different pranayama techniques
  • Know the physiological differences and changes that a woman experiences in her body through her life cycle and have ways to make intelligent and honouring class plans
  • Know how to adapt a class for seniors and understand anatomy and physiology considerations
  • Have learnt the skills needed to teach pre and post-natal yoga
  • Have a deeper understanding of restorative yoga and yoga nidra
  • Be inspired by and have learnt about seva from a range of teachers who have taken their teachings off the mat and out into the world

eligibility + pre-requisites

Students should have an existing 200-hour teacher training qualification.

Please be aware that, whilst you are eligible for the Bridget Woods Kramer course with an initial teacher training certificate from any school, qualification from this 300-hour course does not automatically qualify you to register with the Yoga Alliance, Yoga Alliance Professionals or ASHY if your initial teacher training is not accredited/registered by these bodies.

Students should recognise that the course will be demanding, both at and in between module weekends. Successful completion of the course will require significant effort, focus and dedication. In this respect, students should ensure that they have both the time and the personal support they need to commit to the course fully.

If you are unsure of your eligibility to book onto the training, please contact the teacher training team on 020 7449 3151 or


Certificates will be awarded on successful completion of the course.


The Bridget Woods Kramer School of Yoga is accredited by Yoga Alliance USA, Yoga Alliance Professionals (UK) and Anusara School of Hatha Yoga.

Anusara Elements and Inspired teachers will be able to apply for Anusara Certification on successful completion of this course.

additional information

About Bridget Woods Kramer:

Bridget Woods Kramer began her yoga practices in India in 1975 and embarked on an intense programme of study to become a senior teacher. Interweaving her visionary background within the fitness industry together with her love of meditation and yoga asana Bridget teaches with enthusiasm, sensitivity and insight, conveying yoga’s potential to support us in living and serving with love. You’ll enjoy an inspirational and dynamic, yet playful class with a mix of flow and strong alignment principles, entwined with yoga philosophy.

Bridget teaches regular Anusara® classes in Cornwall and at triyoga in London as well as offering workshops, teacher trainings, immersions and retreats all over the world; awakening and inspiring a most diverse and creative student body. Her steady enthusiasm, humour, depth of knowledge and humility sets a shining example and her many students are devoted to her tireless effort and rich understanding.

With great Love, Bridget acknowledges Gurumayi Chidvilasanda as her principal teacher and offers gratitude and love to John Friend. Other great influences have been Shandor Remite, Chuck & Maty (Yoga Works) Gabriella Guibalaro, Donna Holleman, and Lisa Walford, Rodney Yee & Patricia Walden & of course Krishna Das.

Bridget will be supported in this training by a world class faculty of teachers:

Ananda Leone
Ananda Leone, born is 1963 to Italian parents, grew up between Brazil, Argentina and Canada and now lives in Germany, where, in 1990, he established Berlin’s Academy for Yoga. A man of many disciplines, Ananda graduated in 1989 with a degree in Forest Engineering, danced Ballet with the Teatro Guaria Brazil, studied traditional Chinese medicine and trained as a naturopath before going to India to train with Swami Gitananda in Yoga and Yoga Terapy. The result of that trip was Ananda’s initiation into the Yogacharya lineage.

In 1995, Ananda graduated as a yoga teacher from BDY (the German professional association of Yoga teachers) in Dusseldorf. Ananda comes to Bali a few times a year where he holds retreats in English and German. Ananda teaches yoga, pranayama and meditation with a warm, hands on approach.

Ellen Saltonstall
Ellen Saltonstall (E-RYT 500 and C-IAYT) is an alignment-based certified yoga instructor and body therapist based in New York City with over 40 years of experience. In addition to yoga, she teaches Bodymind Ballwork, a method of bodywork using rubber balls to facilitate tension release. Her published books include Yoga for Arthritis (2008), and Yoga for Osteoporosis (2010), Anatomy and Yoga (2016), and The Bodymind Ballwork Method (2018), and she has published articles in Yoga Journal and Topics of Geriatric Rehabilitation. She offers yoga therapy webinars through, and she teaches nationally and internationally with a specialty in anatomy and therapeutics. Please visit her website at

Gilly Nevin
Gilly Nevin is a qualified birth teacher and birth doula. She trained as an active birth teacher with Janet Balaskas and as a Doula with Michel Odent and has a busy practice in Cornwall and London.

• BSc (HONS) mathematics
• MA (art history)
• MA (illustration)
• Associate of the Active Birth Centre
• Developmental baby massage instructor
• Birth art cafe mentor
• Birth doula
• Placenta Encapsulation Specialist (PBI)

Janendra Hanley
Jayendra Hanley is a certified Anusara yoga teacher, an E-RYT 500 Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance and an authorised teacher of Neelakantha Meditation as taught in Blue Throat Yoga.

Jayendra has taught many Anusara teacher trainings around Europe, including in Switzerland, Spain, Belgium, the U.K., Germany, and the Netherlands. He is very active in supporting the Anusara School of Hatha Yoga as the co-coordinator of the Curriculum Committee and played a major role in creating the curriculum for their new 300-Hour advanced teacher training.

William K. Mahony
William K. Mahony, PhD, is known in yoga communities across the continents for his warm, lively and compassionate teaching that is accessible to contemporary yoga students at all levels as well as to those interested in deepening their spiritual lives in other ways.

Bill integrates his deep knowledge of yoga philosophy with insights refined over nearly five decades of his own yogic practice. He shares with participants the expansive and transforming wisdom he finds in the splendid texts he studies, and he guides participants in ways they can fruitfully apply these perspectives in their own lives.

Bill earned academic degrees from Williams College, Yale University and the University of Chicago and is a professor of Religious Studies at Davidson College, one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the United States. As a professor, he teaches courses on contemplative and devotional sensibilities of religions originating in India, with an emphasis on the philosophies of yoga. The recipient of a number of prestigious teaching awards and research fellowships, he travels to India frequently and has lived in contemplative settings for extended periods of time.

book now

course start: Fri 22 January 2021

course fee: £3500*
discount fee: early bird at £3400 until 30th November 2020


triyoga Camden, Soho + online

020 7449 3151
*Instalment plans available for payment. Contact Flavia for information.


Bridget Woods Kramer
Ananda Leone
Ellen Saltonstall
Gilly Nevin
Jayendra Hanley
William K. Mahony