Precision + Grace: a 200 hour teacher training
27th April  – 3rd December 2023
£3300 (£3100 early bird if booked before 20th March) 

A 200 hour teacher training over 9 months with Bridget Woods-Kramer at Mission.

Embody and teach yoga with skill and creativity. Bridget offers an inspirational, educational programme that will enable you to find your unique voice as a teacher.

Course Content

The training will include the following areas of study:

  • Asana, bandha, drishti
  • Pranayama
  • Philosophy
  • Anatomy
  • Meditation
  • Teaching methodology
  • Sequencing
  • Assisting (verbal and hands on)


Students will have home study and self-practice to complete between each of the modules and there will be additional written and practical assessments:

  • 2 essays – history of yoga and philosophy
  • Worksheets – asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, teaching methodology
  • Teaching a class and adjusting students
  • Written exam – alignment and teaching principles


In addition to completing all homework, written and practical assessments, in order to graduate students must attend a minimum of 90% of the course. Should a student miss more than this, they will be required to take catch-up modules as agreed with Bridget. These will incur an additional charge.

Learning Outcomes


On completion of the training, students will

  • Know, and be able to apply, the Anusara Principles of Alignment
  • Understand the pedagogy of yoga
  • Have learnt to apply the art of observation and adjustment in asana
  • Understand and be able to apply the art of sequencing
  • Be confident in using Sanskrit for the level 1 sequence of postures
  • Be able to confidently teach led classes based on level 1 and 2 postures, including basic meditation and pranayama techniques
  • Understand, and be able to explain, the roots and philosophy of yoga, particularly the Sutras of Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita and non-dualism
  • Have developed good basic skills in business and marketing management
  • Understand, and be able to explain, the chakras and subtle body anatomy


Teaching Team

Bridget Woods Kramer – Yoga Asana and Teaching
Bridget began her yoga practices in India in 1975 and embarked on an intense program 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 yogas 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.

Andrew McGonigle – Yoga Anatomy
Andrew attend Medical School at The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne but struggled with the non-holistic approach often adopted by western medicine. After a brief period as a junior doctor in Sunderland Royal Infirmary he knew that this career was not suited him and decided to leave the medical world. He studied to become a Yoga teacher and masseuse, however has focussed on his Yoga Anatomy teaching for the last 10 years, including authoring several books and numerous articles.

Ruth Westoby – Yoga Philosophy
Ruth is a doctoral researcher in yoga and an Ashtanga practitioner. As well as offering workshops and lectures at studios and conferences, Ruth teaches on some of the principal teacher training programmes in the UK and beyond. Ruth is on the steering committee for the SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies.

Eligibility + Pre-Requisites

Students should have a strong personal yoga practice and have been practicing regularly for a minimum of one year, a basic understanding of yoga philosophy, an open attitude and a willingness to learn.

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.

Certificates will be awarded on successful completion of the course, including the final assessment. 




Module 1:
27-30th April
Four full days 9am-5pm

Module 2:
27-28th May
Two full days 9am-5pm

Module 3:
16-18th June
Friday evening 6-8pm and two full days 9am-5pm

Module 4:
1-2nd July
Two full days 9am-5pm

Module 5:
28-30th July
Friday evening 6-8pm and two full days 9am-5pm

Module 6:
8-10th September
Friday evening 6-8pm and two full days 9am-5pm

Module 7:
20-22nd October
Friday evening 6-8pm and two full days 9am-5pm

Module 8:
3-5th November
Three full days 9am-5pm

Module 9:
16-19th November
Four full days 9am-5pm

1-3rd December
Three full days 9am-5pm