Fri, 08 Jan | RG27 0RA

Aerial & Yoga Wall Instructors Course

Become certified to safely teach aerial yoga. Yoga Alliance Professionals Accredited course. This course is in person. Option to join online - Please Contact me about setting up a hammock before booking! The pre-requisites- a 200hr Yoga Teacher or a Pilates Teacher.
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Aerial & Yoga Wall Instructors Course

Time & Location

08 Jan 2021, 09:00 – 10 Jan 2021, 03:30
RG27 0RA, Eversley, Hook RG27 0RA, UK

About the Event

*This course is planned to run at my studioin Hook in-person for a very small group. There is an online option for students with hammocks at home.

CPD for Yoga, Pilates & Fitness Teachers:

Aerial Instructor Course

2020 course will run over 3 Full consecutive days FRI/SAT/SUN

Taught by:  Melissa Mace

RYS 500hr Yoga Teacher (2010) 

Registered YAP Trainer 

PIlates Teacher -since 2003

YMCA Exercise to Music -since1998

Course Location:

Oaklands International Yoga Centre


New Mill Lane, Eversley

Hook, Hampshire, UK


Course runs over 3 consecutive days  


Aerial yoga is essentially using a hammock in a wide variety of ways to enhance your Yoga practice. This course will allow Yoga teachers to become proficient at using the hammocks as a prop for their own practice. They will also learn how to safely teach aerial yoga to students in both a private and group setting. Trainees will also learn the history of aerial practices, benefits, risks, safety, set up, class design, and class management. By the end of the course trainees will be equipped with the knowledge needed to teach Aerial yoga.

The course has four main areas of learning:

1.  Evolution and Benefits of Aerial Yoga & Health and safety 

2.  Aerial Asanas

3.  Class Design & Class Management 

4.  Teaching Assessments

 Upon successful completion of the full course trainees will receive an Aerial Yoga Instructors certificate, accredited by YAP. Trainees will also be eligible to register as members of YAP with a dedicated page and YAP logo. Trainees who are already members of YAP will log further training hours with YAP. 

Course Objectives:

The trainees will have a deeper knowledge of:

BKS Iyengar and the use of props, ropes & yoga walls

The evolution of the aerial yoga hammock 

Aerial arts vs aerial asanas 

Types of Aerial yoga equipment

Styles of Aerial yoga dynamic vs restorative

Safety during a group class. 

Contra-indications and pre-cautions

Knowing when not do Aerial Yoga

Aerial equipment

Spotting students

Health and Safety



Class Design

Planning for the level of the group

The trainees will become Proficient at the following: 

Prepping students for an aerial class

Explaining pre-cautions and safety in a class situation

Demonstrating aerial asanas

Teaching aerial asanas

Using Alternatives and modifications for students who need them

Flow and tempo

Staying a step ahead of the group

Monitoring class

(Trainees will each get the opportunity to teach a 30 minute aerial yoga class) 


This course has been designed for Yoga and Pilates Teachers.  Trainees will need to be in good health with no medical conditions which would prevent safe aerial yoga practice. 

Evaluations of trainees

The assessment will be ongoing process throughout the course.  Support and feedback will be given regularly, to ensure the trainees feel confident and competent and are getting support they need at each module.

Sample of Daily Schedule…

8:30am  Arrive-housekeeping & Introduction 

9:00-10:30am Group Aerial Yoga Clas

10:30-11:00am Tea Break

11:00-1:00pm Theory & Practice

1:00-1:45pm  Lunch 

1:45-3:00pm  Theory & Teaching Practice 

3:00-4:15pm  Group class 

4:15-5:30pm  Review and Reflexions & finish 

Cost: £450

Payments can be made to HSBC

SC 404709

ACC 52045877


Terms & Conditions

BOOKING: In order to book a place a non-refundable deposit of £150 is payable. 

The balance of the full fees must be paid 30 days before the start of the course.  

Application to book a spot win the course can be made by email to 

You will need to provide evidence that you are a Yoga teacher. 

Once you are accepted and registered on the course your details will be passed to Yoga Alliance Professionals, as a trainee. They will then contact you with instructions to become members.

The fees must be full paid and any private sessions paid for before the graduation certificate will be given. 


28 hours training and assessment with a YAP Ch L2 Yoga teacher, Tea, Coffee and lunch. 


 transport, accomodation, recommended textbooks, or note taking materials.

Insurance** (see note below on insurance) 

Certificate - Paying the course fees does not guarantee passing, you must complete all the tasks and assignments and attend minimum 80% or the face to face training to pass. 

(The emphasis is on hands on practical learning, and verbal passing on of information students are responsible for their own note taking).

When you finish this accredited course if you wish your name email address and phone number to be sent to Yoga Alliance Professionals and they will contact you to join as a member 


The £150 deposit is non-refundable. 

The course fees are due 30 days before the start. 

If trainees cancel 30 days before of the start of the course the fees minus the £150 non-refundable deposit will be refunded.

If cancelled less than 30 days before the start of the course there will be no refund. However, on a case by case basis you may be able to transfer your place on the course to someone else. This will depend on if there is someone on the waiting list eligible and prepared to take your place on the course. 

If you need to pull out once the course has already started or part way through the course there will be no refunds given.  

Procedure on how to make a cancellation: If a trainee needs to apply for  for refund they can do so by email to 


The Teacher of the course retains the right to cancel the course. If this occurs at any point in time all trainers will receive a full refund of any course fees paid including deposit. 

ATTENDANCE: Students are required to complete the entire course syllabus including a final assessment,  Makeup for missed time arrangements can be made but will be charged at £50 per hour.

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