About

To promote the excellent and safe practice of yoga in Scotland through trained, experienced and qualified teachers

Yoga Scotland aims:

  • to embrace yoga’s roots by honouring the philosophy of yoga: an inclusive practice of equality and equity for all
  • to promote the safe practice of yoga in Scotland through trained, experienced and qualified teachers 
  • to help and guide each yoga student to gain a greater knowledge and understanding of all aspects of yoga, through study and practice as well as providing access to education and training
  • to provide opportunities for the general public to find out more about yoga
  • to maintain and improve the standards of yoga teaching and to organise teacher education
  • to provide ongoing training for existing yoga teachers
  • to co-operate with and support other organisations (national and international) with similar objectives.

Volunteer

Yoga Scotland is a registered charity with The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator, OSCR. We employ tutors to deliver our courses and administrative staff to help run the organisation. The elected Board of Trustees, all volunteers, manage and guide the work of the organisation in accordance with our constitution.

Practice Karma Yoga as a Yoga Scotland Trustee

The Board of Trustees offer a diverse skill-set, knowledge and experience that contribute to Yoga Scotland’s future growth and development. If you have a skill that you would like to share with us i.e you have experience of fundraising or developing training then please do get in touch via our Contact page

Trustees can claim travel expenses according to our guidelines, however your time and services are given freely. 

Key People

Trustees

Kerry Cooper

Kerry Cooper

Chairperson

Caroline

Caroline Phipps-Urch

Vice Chairperson

ronnie-connick

Ronnie Connick

Treasurer

Ann Davies

Ann Davies

Secretary

Declan Mair

Declan Mair

Website Coordinator

Lucy West

jacqui-tweedle

Jacqui Tweddle

Ruth Plevin

Ruth Plevin

Tutors

Rona Main

Rona Main

Foundation Course Tutor

Kath McDonald

Kath McDonald

Living Yoga Course Tutor

Jackie Le Brocq

Jackie Le Brocq

Yogic Living and Teaching

Melaine Cook

Melanie Cook

Foundation Course Tutor

Yvonne Austen

Yvonne Austen

Living Yoga Course Tutor

Elizabeth Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts

Philosophy Tutor

Lindsay Porter

Lindsey Porter

Foundation Course Tutor

Cathy Swan

Cathy Swan

Teacher Training Tutor

Graham Burns

Graham Burns

Philosophy Tutor

Andrea Duffin

Andrea Duffin

Foundation Course Tutor

Judy Cameron

Judy Cameron

Teacher Training Tutor

Amy Hanlon

Amy Hanlon

Anatomy and Physiology Tutor

Support Collegues

Tamsin Geddes

Tamsin Geddes

Training Administrator

Elaine Samson

Training Administrator

Insurance for Teachers

Insurance for Yoga Scotland teachers and student teachers is provided by Yoga-Link through DSC Insurance Service as part of the teaching membership package.

Insurance is offered to all teachers provided that they meet their CPD requirements each membership year.

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