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Menopause Yoga Teacher Training 2020

Learn how to support women going through perimenopause, menopause and post menopause on the UK's first Menopause Yoga & Wellbeing Teacher Training Module.

This three-day intensive training is accredited by both the British Wheel of Yoga as a NEW Weekend Teacher Training, and by Yoga Alliance as a 40 hour training module.






Petra Coveney created Menopause Yoga© after many years of research following her own experience of peri and post menopause in her 40s, and the impact that this hormone imbalance can have on a woman’s body, mind and emotions.

Her ground-breaking training combines knowledge from both eastern and western traditions, medical science and complementary therapies and include specially adapted yoga poses, breathing techniques, ayurveda and meditation. It also includes Cognitive Behaviour Therapy techniques that the British Menopause Society and Women's Health Concern say are effective in alleviating menopause symptoms such as hot flushes, anxiety and panic attacks.

Petra is the first yoga teacher to become a member of the British Menopause Society (BMS) for medical and health practitioners and works with Dr Louise Newson at her ground-breaking menopause clinic – Newson Health - in Stratford Upon Avon.



February 2020

Wednesday 12 - Friday 14th from 9am-5.30pm:

Down to Earth Yoga Studio, Essex Road, Islington, London.

This 3 day intensive course is hosted at the beautiful, fully equipped Down to Earth Studio and includes the use of a small studio for Talks and Women's Circles, and the large spacious studio for yoga practical sessions. Women who attended the TT in 2019 here said they loved the space, relaxing decor, and the proximity to local cafes serving delicious vegetarian and vegan food and Planet Organic for tasty treats. On our last day we all enjoyed a celebratory meal at the local cafe. https://downtoearthlondon.co.uk/islington/

Course Price: £450 (Early Bird Price £400 before January 6th, 2020).

Places limited to 12 teachers

Booking Reference: MYTT3


Thursday 27, Friday 28th, Saturday 29th February from 9am - 5.30pm:

Menopause & Wellbeing Centre, Winton House, Stratford Upon Avon.

This 3 day intensive is hosted at Dr Louise Newson's acclaimed Menopause & Wellbeing Centre in the heart of Stratford in the Midlands. Although this is not an equipped yoga studio, the teaching room space is light and warm with bathroom and small kitchen facilities and being hosted in a working Menopause Centre makes the course more poignant. Dr Louise Newson who founded this centre practices yoga and encourages her patients to attend weekly yoga classes at the centre.

We have the privilege also of an introductory talk by one of the doctors.

Course Price: £450 (early bird price £400 before January 6th, 2020)

Places limited to 8 teachers.

Booking reference: MYTT4



NEW Residential immersive TT Course with Menopause Nutritionist Emma Ellice-Flint

March 11-13th: Capel Manor Courtyard, Paddock Wood, Kent.

Arrive 10am on the 11th and depart 5pm on the 13th.

This 3 day intensive is hosted at this exclusive NEW luxury retreat in a listed historic building set in its own countryside grounds that allow for walks in nature, all rooms are en suite and sharing with one other person. Although this is not a yoga studio, we will be practice in the beautiful living room with wooden underfloor heating and french windows looking out onto the courtyard with its waterfall. This course includes a talk and two food demonstration from world acclaimed menopause nutritionist Emma Ellice-Flint, who has written two books and works closely with Dr Louise Newson, delivering talks and demos across the country., She will also be preparing all of our delicious vegetarian and vegan food. So you benefit from a yoga and nutrition retreat, specialist menopause yoga classes and training - plus come away with a new qualification.

Cost: £600 including room and board and course training and accreditation. (Early bird price of £570 if booked by January 31st 2020).

Places limited to 9/10 teachers. All rooms are en suite and shared with twin beds.

Booking reference: MYTT5



Manchester dates at Yoga Campus to be confirm shortly



Cardiff dates at Tramshed Studio tbc asap


September 2020

NEW Residential immersive TT course with menopause nutrition food demo and catering.

September 8-11th (Arrival 10am on 8th and depart 11am on 11th): Tilton House, Sussex.

This 3.5 day immersive intensive course is hosted at this historic luxury yoga retreat in Tilton House - a listed historic building set in the South Downs National Park in Sussex. All rooms are en suite and sharing with one other person. This course includes a talk and food demonstration from a menopause nutritionist, freshly prepared delicious vegetarian and vegan food. We will also be offering massages and acupuncture for menopause symptoms, if booked in advance.

So you will benefit from a yoga and nutrition retreat, specialist menopause yoga classes and teacher training, optional massage and other therapies - plus come away with a new qualification and CPD hours.

Cost: £600 including room and board and course training and accreditation. (Early bird price of £570 if booked by May 1st, 2020).

Places limited to 10 teachers. All rooms are en suite and shared with twin beds.

Booking Reference: MYTT6




October 31-November 3: Meadowlark Yoga Studio, Edinburgh, Scotland.

This 3 day intensive teacher training course is hosted in the beautiful Meadowlark Studio in the heart of historic Edinburgh. The fully equipped studio space is relaxing and calm and there are many cafes and places to stay nearby. There will also be a public workshop held at this studio on July 5th.

Cost: £450 (Early Bird Price of £400 if booked by August 1st, 2020).

Booking Reference: MYTT7


If you would like to apply for one of the forthcoming MY Teacher Training 3 day intensive courses, please contact me by email and state which course you are interested in. Email: info@Mind-BodyYoga.co.uk


Please note that, at this stage, the MY course is only open to qualified Yoga Teachers who have personal experience of menopause either at POI, Peri - Post Menopause. This is to ensure that the teachers are able to relate to the women in their workshops. In future, I will be running Menopause Awareness training for all yoga teachers so that they can better support women in their classes.

Read News Story about Teacher training here

Petra Coveney says:


"I created this Teacher Training module in response to the requests from women attending my workshops who said they wanted to practice menopause yoga where they lived, and teacher who said they wanted training to teach MY.


"This module aims to train more teachers to support more women across the UK who can benefit from the MY approach and content.


"My method is to Educate and Empower women to Embrace menopause as an opportunity to take a pause for self-study and learn what our changing body needs as we transition to this next stage in life.”

To book your place contact Petra on: info@Mind-BodyYoga.co.uk