200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training (Yoga Alliance)

Unleash your potential on and off the mat, as you immerse yourself in the yoga lifestyle.

Enrich your practice, find inner balance, and learn the art of sharing yoga’s wisdom.

A Path to Certification and Mastery

Why should I consider doing a Yoga Teacher Training?

Embarking on a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) can be a transformative and rewarding experience for a variety of reasons. Whether you aspire to become a yoga instructor, deepen your personal practice, or explore the philosophy of yoga, a YTT can be a meaningful and life-enriching experience. Here are some compelling reasons why you might consider undertaking a YTT:

  • Deepen Your Practice: A YTT provides an opportunity to deepen your understanding of yoga philosophy, asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), and meditation. It allows you to explore the spiritual and philosophical aspects of yoga beyond the physical practice.
  • Personal Growth: Many people find that a YTT is a journey of personal growth and self-discovery. It can be a transformative experience that enhances self-awareness, mindfulness, and overall well-being.
  • Learn Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the anatomy and physiology of the human body in the context of yoga is crucial for safe and effective teaching. A YTT equips you with this knowledge, enabling you to guide students with a focus on alignment and injury prevention.
  • Teaching Skills: If you have a passion for sharing the benefits of yoga with others, a YTT provides you with the skills and tools to become an effective and confident yoga instructor. You’ll learn about class sequencing, communication, and how to create a supportive and inclusive teaching environment.
  • Community and Connection: Joining a YTT often means becoming part of a supportive and like-minded community. The relationships formed during the training can be long-lasting and provide a network of fellow yogis and teachers.
  • Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle: Dive into the philosophical foundations of yoga, exploring concepts such as mindfulness, ethics, and the yogic way of life. This knowledge can have a profound impact on how you approach challenges and make decisions in your daily life.
  • Career Opportunities: Completing a YTT and becoming a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance opens up opportunities to teach yoga professionally. Whether you want to lead group classes, offer private sessions, or work in a specialized setting, a YTT certification can enhance your career prospects.
  • Health and Well-being: The physical practice of yoga, combined with the holistic approach to well-being, can contribute to improved physical health, stress reduction, and mental clarity. Learning and embodying these practices during a YTT can have lasting positive effects on your overall health.
  • Cultural Exploration: If you choose to attend a YTT in a location with a rich yoga tradition, such as India, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the cultural and historical aspects of yoga, gaining a deeper appreciation for its roots.
  • Lifelong Learning: Yoga is a vast and diverse field with continuous opportunities for learning and growth. A YTT serves as a foundation, and many yoga teachers choose to pursue advanced training to expand their knowledge and skills.

Overview

A 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) program, as recognized by Yoga Alliance USA, is a standardized training program designed to prepare individuals to become certified yoga instructors. Yoga Alliance is a globally recognized organization that sets standards for yoga teacher training programs and maintains a registry of certified yoga teachers.

The 200-hour YTT is considered the foundational level of training, covering essential aspects of yoga philosophy, anatomy, teaching methodology, and practical experience. Here are some key components typically included in a 200-hour YTT program:

  • Yoga Philosophy: Study of classical yoga philosophy, including the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, and other relevant texts.
  • Asana (Yoga Poses): Detailed exploration and practice of yoga postures, alignment principles, and sequencing. This includes both the physical practice and understanding the benefits and contraindications of each pose.
  • Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the human body and how it relates to yoga practice. This includes the study of basic anatomy, physiology, and the biomechanics of yoga postures.
  • Teaching Methodology: Techniques for teaching yoga, including effective communication, class sequencing, and adapting classes to different populations and levels.
  • Practicum: Hands-on teaching experience where trainees lead classes under the supervision of experienced instructors. This helps them apply what they’ve learned in a practical setting.
  • Yogic Breathing (Pranayama) and Meditation: Instruction on breath control and meditation techniques, integral to the practice of yoga.
  • Ethics and Professional Development: Discussion of ethical considerations for yoga teachers, as well as guidance on building a career as a yoga instructor.

Upon completion of a Yoga Alliance registered 200-hour YTT program, participants are eligible to register as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance. This recognition signifies that the individual has met the minimum standards set by Yoga Alliance and is qualified to teach yoga. 

Dates

  • 4th March – 24th March 2024
  • 8th April – 28th April 2024
  • 6th May – 26th May 2024
  • 4th November – 24th November 2024
  • 2nd December – 22nd December 2024
  • 6th January – 26th January 2025
  • 3rd February – 23rd February 2025
  • 3rd March – 23rd March 2025
  • 7th April – 27th April 2025
  • 5th May – 25th May 2025

 

We recommend arriving one day before the course begins.

Schedule

06:00 – 07:00 am

Chanting and Pranayama 

07:00 – 08:30 am

Asanas 

08:30 – 10:30 am

Breakfast and Tea 

10:30 – 12:30 am/pm

Anatomy and Philosophy 

12:30 – 14:30 pm

Lunch 

13:30 – 14:30 pm

Self-study 

14:30 – 15:30 pm

Adjustment and Alignment 

15:30 – 16:30 pm

Teaching Methodology 

16:30 – 18:00 pm

Asanas 

18:00 – 18:30 pm

Meditation 

18:45 pm

Dinner 

Sundays are off. Daily schedule is subject to change.

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Accommodation Type A

1.999 € / person

Discover the transformative power of yoga, both for yourself and as a guiding force for others

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Accommodation Type B

2,100 € / person

Discover the transformative power of yoga, both for yourself and as a guiding force for others

200 hour Yoga Teacher Training

Private Course

from 4.999 € / person

Dive into a personalized journey, elevating your practice and refining your teaching skills in our private training.

How to book

  • Fill in the online application form. If you don’t receive any feedback within 24 hours, please send us an email: yogavillageinfo@gmail.com
  • Once the application has been approved, a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total amount is required. This must reach the recipient’s bank account within 5 days. Participation is only finally confirmed once the deposit has been received.
  • You will receive a confirmation and all further information.
  • The balance of 50% of the total amount is due no later than the day of arrival and can be paid by instant bank transfer, Paypal or cash.
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