Who Can Become A Licensed YogaBellies Teacher?

  • Certified YogaBellies Teachers and Trainees

    If you have undertaken any YogaBellies Teacher Training, you can apply to become a licensed teacher. Our 200 and 300 hour students and teachers receive automatic acceptance.

  • Birth ROCKS Graduates and Students

    Any registered Birth or Baby ROCKS student or mentor can enroll as a Licensed YogaBellies Teacher

  • Other Yoga and Birth Professionals

    Other yoga, women's wellness and birth and baby professionals may apply to become YogaBellies licensed teachers on undertaking certain YogaBellies trainings.

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What Is YogaBellies?

A concept created by founder Cheryl MacDonald to empower women throughout life using feminine yoga practices.

Cheryl's main focus in establishing YogaBellies was to empower women through yoga and to help them to have a sustainable career as yoga teachers. 

The main thing that yoga teacher training lacks is someone who actually has the experience of creating a successful yoga business; I have this and I want to share it with as many teachers as possible!

I've personally trained and coached hundreds of YogaBellies teachers in my proven business systems and marketing practices that have made YogaBellies a global phenomenon. I've won several business awards over the years including but not only...

  • LuxLife Most Inspirational Women's Yoga Teacher 2021 
  • The Great British Entrepreneur Award 2019
  • The Scottish Edge Award for Enterprise 2013
  • Woman of the Year Award 2014
  • Mumpreneur UK Award 2012
  • 3 x What's On for Little Ones Awards 2014
  • Working Mums Top Employer Award 2015
  • Mums Club Top 100 Businesses 2012

Cheryl and YogaBellies have been featured on BBC Two Dragons’ Den (watch the video below!) and also ITV’s This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield. Cheryl has also worked with celebrities such as Kimberley (of Girls Aloud fame) and Catherine Tyldsley (Coronation Street.)

YogaBellies shared vision and values

YogaBellies represents an umbrella organisation for women’s yoga and wellness businesses (including our BRA mentors) who share a common vision and values. We are now open to existing businesses and yoga teachers who can simply undertake our teacher training learnings and teach their own flavour of YogaBellies offering, under their own brand. For example, OM MOMS CLUB is part of YogaBellies collective, but own company teaching own techniques and classes based on yogabellies principals and values.

Become a Licensed Teacher Now

Pay monthly or annually

What Does It Mean To Be A Licensed YogaBellies Teacher?

Established for 15 years as one of the world's leading yoga collectives for women, multiple yoga and business award - and Dragons's Den - winner, Cheryl will support you on your yoga business journey. YogaBellies classes are a global phenomenon that have featured heavily in the press and even been embraced by celebrities.

You can become a Licensed YogaBellies Teacher, whether you want to teach under the YogaBellies name or not. So even if you want to call your business 'Sarah Jane Yoga', you can still be 'Sarah Jane Yoga offering YogaBellies for Pregnancy classes', for example. We don't take a percentage of your earnings and you can run your business as you wish.

What's the benefit of the YogaBellies Business Package?

Whether you're a new teacher or an established teacher who wants to grow their yoga business, your teaching profile and class listings will be instantly searchable on the YogaBellies.com website. This means that thousands of potential students every month will see your class listings and be able to contact you directly.  

This package gives you an immediate head start with your women’s yoga business by providing you with a mini-site on the YogaBellies.com website where you can tell prospective clients all about you, your offerings, and your classes. This means you don't have to worry about creating a brand or a website or worry about google search ratings, as YogaBellies always rates at the top for women's yoga.

On top of this, you also get:

  • Immediate credibility by being listed as a Licensed YogaBellies Teacher;
  • Ability to offer YogaBellies classes and workshops in your area and use our pre-written class plans;
  • No need to make your own website and worry about how you rate on google: You get a mini-site on the yogabellies.com website where you can post text, videos, images and links to contact you and your socials;
  • Access an online YogaBellies student health questionnaire, customized for women during the various life stages, making sure you don't miss any of those important medical details!
  • Get enquires for your classes immediately as all of your class listings will be searchable on our website;
  • Free YogaBellies resources for your clients to use and to encourage bookings including free access to an exclusive yoga course for YogaBellies clients;
  • Access to our YogaBellies International Teachers lounge for peer support from your fellow teachers;
  • Access to our YogaBellies Teachers Resource portal where you’ll find both business and yoga teaching resources including email inquiry templates; accounting tools; marketing and social media planning;
  • Business, Marketing, Accounting and Social Media Templates and Planners for your Yoga Business;
  • Access to our social media creation portal with pre-made social media memes, flyers, posters and banners you can edit with your details.;
  • YogaBellies music you can use in class;
  • Ongoing training sessions; recorded webinars and guest expert sessions for you to access and help grow your business and further your yoga teaching;
  • Discounts on any further YogaBellies training you undertake.

What Does the YogaBellies Business Package include?

  • You get your own ‘mini-site’ on the YogaBellies.com website and a searchable listing for your classes and services (you can even list your non-yogabellies offerings here)

  • You can make use of the YogaBellies trademarks and logo when advertising your classes and can teach and offer YogaBellies branded classes such as Luna and YogaBellies for Pregnancy (if you wish)

  • An electronic YogaBellies Health Questionnaire to send to your clients. This questionnaire has questions specific to the various life stages and health questions important for female clients

  • Freebies, resorces and incentives for your clients to book: Use our custom created freebies to promote your classes and benefit your customers

  • Ongoing brand support via regular new social media templates to use and press releases and the opportunity to be featured in the press and on our socials

  • You will gain access to a host of existing YogaBellies teachers resources including complete YogaBellies class plans, yoga teaching and business templates which are refreshed regularly

  • Access to more resources on YogaBelliesTV on YouTube, Podcast and Blog and you can add your clients to The YogaBellies Sanctuary for continued support too

  • Access to YogaBellies International Teacher’s Lounge for peer support

  • A 25% discount on any further YogaBellies Teacher Training you undertake while you are a licensee.

  • Opportunity to become a YogaBellies Ambassador and earn 20% of the course fee paid, on any referrals on new teachers, who undertake our training courses e.g. EMPOWER 300-hour training cost is GBP2800, so 20% referral fee would be GBP560.

What You'll Find In The Teachers Resource Area

Regular Updates and New Content

    1. How to access your resources

    1. 💗START HERE: Your YogaBellies Business Launch Guide

    2. 💗Join the YogaBellies Community

    3. 📑TEMPLATE: Your Marketing Analysis and SWOT Templates

    4. 📑TEMPLATE YogaBellies Business Plan

    5. 📑PLANNER: Yoga Student Onboarding Planner

    6. 💗APRIL 22 PLANNER: The Self-Care Planner for Yoga Teachers

    1. Create Your YogaBellies Mini-Site and Searchable Class Listings on the YogaBellies.com

    2. NEW Embeddable YogaBellies Ratings Badge for Your Own Website

    3. Where Can I Teach?

    1. Book Your ​​YogaBellies Teacher Spotlight Interview

    1. ✨IMPORTANT: Trademark usage and guidelines

    2. ✨IMPORTANT: YogaBellies Brand Guide

    3. 💕Create Your Own Social Media and Flyers Here: Your Canva Login

    4. YogaBellies Logos

    5. YogaBellies Fonts

    6. Social Media Memes and Materials

    7. Flyers and Banner Templates

    8. YogaBellies Licensed Teachers Badges

    9. COVID related Resources

    1. Your YogaBellies Business Launch Guide

    2. YogaBellies Business Plan Template

    3. WEBINAR: How to Build a Niche Yoga Business from Scratch (Webinar)

    4. YogaBellies Business Marketing Plan Template (Useful for bank loans or funding)

    5. PLANNER: Yoga Student Onboarding Planner

    6. TEMPLATE: Your Marketing Analysis and SWOT Templates

    7. Cheryl's Business Roladex

About this course

  • 6 x £50.00
  • 109 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

You Can Join Any Time

Pay monthly or annually for addittional discounts

Licence Fee Pricing options

Choose between monthly and our discounted annual license fee package


  • How does the licence work?

    The ongoing subscription fees are shown below: 50GBP per month for a 6-months licence 45GBP per month for a 12-month licence paying monthly 500GBP (equates to 40GBP per month) per annum (payable in full on sign up) You can choose to cancel your licence at any time after your subscription block ends. If you wish to become a licensed teacher now, you can join up here and get immediate access to your mini site, searchable listing and resources.

  • Can I start teaching YogaBellies branded classes and be listed on your website?

    Yes! On completion of our core training courses, you can apply to become a Licensed YogaBellies Teacher, meaning you will have your own mini-site on www.yogabellies.com, where you can list your classes and be instantly searchable worldwide. You will also have ongoing access to our International Teachers Lounge for support on your yoga journey, use of our pre-written class plans, social media templates, business tools and brand exposure. Becoming a licensed teacher is completely optional and application is no guarantee of approval.

  • Is YogaBellies a franchise?

    No, we no longer offer a franchise model. YogaBellies now offers stand-alone yoga teacher training for all women and practitioners, with no obligatory fees, restrictions or ongoing commitments. There is also an optional opportunity to become a Licensed YogaBellies Teacher, where you can teach our branded class plans and be listed and searchable on our website. There is no obligation to do so and you can do this, even if you currently have your own yoga business, e.g. OM Mums Club, Dubai is listed on our website as having been trained by YogaBellies and practising the methods.