Our Courses Bridge the Gap Between Yoga and Sport
Welcome to The Institute of Yoga Sports Science® (YSS), the only organization worldwide applying science to bridge the gap between yoga and sport.
Our evidence-based, sports-specific approach to teaching yoga to athletes, provides our students with a unique opportunity to turn a passion for yoga and sport, into a professional career.
We are excited to offer what is proving to be a breakthrough training program for athletes to achieve sporting excellence and yoga teachers to gain a professional advantage.
A New Generation of Highly Qualified Yoga Professionals
Developed over many years by Hayley Winter, founder of the Institute of Yoga Sports Science®, applied her 30 years yoga teaching experience and her Master's background in sports and exercise biomechanics, during her time working closely alongside athletes and their coaches to create these unique and professional yoga training courses.
Our Courses are the first comprehensive professional training of their kind; innovative, ground-breaking, and facilitating a new generation of highly-qualified yoga professionals.
Gaining Skills and Confidence
Our Courses are designed to enhance your existing skillset. You can choose to progress through our 3 Courses, gaining skills, knowledge, confidence and a deep and practical understanding of how to integrate sport-specific yoga successfully into sport. You will learn the Yoga Sports Science® techniques, a series of physical and mental disciplines developed by Hayley Winter from the authentic foundations of yoga and learn to deliver her proven methodology, which maximizes the modern-day athlete’s performance potential.
Dr. Andy Baldwin, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, talks about the benefits of using
Yoga Sports Science® training for athletes.
Yoga Sports Coach™, Freya Cooper
Yoga Sports Coach™, Paula Rastrick