The British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) is the Sport England National Governing Body for Yoga and the largest Yoga membership organisation in the country. It was founded by Wilfred Clark in 1965. It has a national network of over 4,000 qualified teachers and it also has over 7,000 members.
On their website you fill find out more about this organisation and what they do. If you are new to yoga, here you will find extra information about classes and what to expect from a BWY run class.
If you are thinking of training as a yoga teacher then the BWY run different courses including Foundation, Diploma and personal development modules. The Foundation Course 1 is a great option for anyone who wants to explore yoga in more depth. This course is for students who would like to develop their knowledge on yoga and also for those who are considering training as a teacher.
You can sign up to become a member and find out more here.
Everyone can join up as a member alongside students and teachers. There are many benefits including insurance cover for students and teachers and discounted prices from the BWY shop. You are sent a quarterly magazine full of information called Spectrum and a quarterly region newsletter that contains local news, classes and events.
National and regional Yoga discounted events take place throughout the year and the BWY Annual Congress.