200 hours yoga teacher training goa

200 Hours Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Goa, India

WellnessInnYoga for Health Care Teacher Training program offers a holistic approach which covers all aspects of Yogic lifestyle. This Yoga course is suitable for beginners, intermediate yoga practitioners or even ​advance practitioners who want to learn teaching methods and yoga practices that can be applied practically to improve or regain health. Subjects such as Yoga Psychology, use of Pranayama & Mudras for Health Recovery, Principles of Pre-Natal Yoga, Yoga & Health Care Class Planning, Principles of Ayurveda & its different techniques, in depth Study and Practice of Cleansing Processes (Shatkriya), Physiology of Health Conditions (Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, Yoga for Arthritis, etc.), and many more Yogic health related subjects will provide a profound understanding of how Yoga can help to recover or maintain a healthy body, mind and spirit. This Yoga Teacher Training is recognized by Yoga Alliance which means that after its successful completion, the course will allow the student to teach Yoga internationally and apply its many different techniques to Yoga practitioners that are looking to regain their health as well as those that want to obtain a deeper understanding of the yogic knowledge to maintain their good health and improve their personal practice. Prior knowledge in Health Care or Yoga is not compulsory but we recommend a solid asana practice before enrolling into this course.


There are no specific requirements to join this course and prior Yoga experience is not compulsory to enroll in the teacher training, however we recommend a regular practice of a minimum of 1 year. Please take into account that the time you have devoted to your personal practice is on the arbitrary standards and you will not be judge in any way for your practice or your knowledge, therefore students of all levels can join the course. Our aim is to prepare you to become a good and prodessional Yoga teacher beyond the standards of Yoga Alliance, so you can spread the knowledge of Yoga and guide others confidently on their Yogic path or simply improve and become proficient in your self-practice.

In order to successfully complete the 200Hr Yoga for Health Care Teacher Training you will be required to attend to all classes. If you cannot meet the attendance requirements of the course you will be given a certificate of participation, but not "completion".

200Hr Yoga Therapy Teacher Training Highlights

- History, philosophy and values of Yoga.
- Daily Asana practice. (Hatha, Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga)
- Daily Asana practice. (Hatha, Vinyasa & Restorative Yoga)
- History, philosophy and values of Yoga
- Role of Ashtanga Yoga & Hatha Yoga as a Therapy
- Study & Analysis of Yogic LifeStyle Diet
- Patanjali Yoga Sutras and its relation to Yoga Psychology.
- Principles of Yoga Psychology.
- Asana labs for health management and Yoga Therapy.
- Use of Shatkriyas ( Jala Neti, Sutra Neti, Vaman Dhouti, Trataka, etc.) Pranayama ( Sitali, Sitkari, Ujjayi, Anulom Vilom, Kapalabhati, etc) & Mudras    in Therapeutic Yoga.
- Principles of Pre-Natal Yoga and Post-Natal Yoga.
- Yoga Therapy class planning
- Principles of Ayurveda & its different techniques
- Physiology of health conditions (Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, Yoga for Arthritis, etc.)
- A profound study of the energy body ( Chakra-Nadi System)
- Study and practice of a wide range of Meditation Techniques.
- Regular practice of Yoga Nidra and its application on Therapy Yoga.
- Sanskrit names of the postures.
- Western and Yogic Anatomy and Physiology.
-Sequencing of general asana and Therapy Yoga.
- Teaching Methodology.
- Theme based workshops.
- A free refresher course at any of our locations.

This is an intensive Yoga program that will acquaint you with Yoga practices and tools specifically designed to improve or regain an optimal health state. You will learn about Yoga Physiology, Yoga Psychology, Ayurveda, the use of props and tools in combination with asana to correct body postures and alignments, you will also learn the history and philosophy of Yoga and Hatha and Ashtanga philosophy can play an important role in our overall well being, learn Yogic anatomy and understand the influence of asana, pranayama, kriyas or meditation practices on the human body and mind. This course is open to all practitioners and it has been specially designed to suit the needs of those that wish to apply the Yogic practices in the Health Care field.

Week 1 is an introductory week into the science, psychology and philosophy and practices of Hatha Yoga. The focus of this week will be on learning alignments, adjustments and variations of the asana practices with and without props, pranayama and meditation techniques with benefits and contraindications to suit the needs of specific health conditions (Back Pain, High Blood Pressure, Stress, Depression, Diabetes, etc.), traditional Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation), Mantra chanting philosophy and history of Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga. The students will also put into practice what they have learnt during teaching methodology classes and have the first contact with teaching during practicums. The first week is designed to create a good physical, mental and theoretical foundation to progress through the rest of the teacher training safely and confidently.

Week 2  During this part of the course you will learn and study the main concepts and implications of Ashtanga Philosophy as well as relevant concepts of the classical texts. Ayurveda and Yogic Physiology along with western anatomy will be further developed in this week. You will also practice and learn Kriya Techniques (Cleansing Processes) to purify the physical and energetic body, learn how to design a Yoga Practice to reverse health conditions, get acquainted with the Chakra and Nadi systems, attend lectures and workshops on restorative Yoga and learn various Pranayama techniques with their benefits and contraindications.

Week 3  This 3rd week you will be able to attend lectures on Yogic Psychology, Principles of Prenatal Yoga, Adjustment & Alignment workshops, you will be able to relate and understand Hatha Yoga & Ashtanga Yoga Philosophy with the body/mind general well being , you will learn about the Yogic concept of diet and lifestyle, learn how to identify and classify food according to their different Pranic(energetic) values, more lectures on Ayurveda and Yogic Physiology will provide a further understanding of the human body/mind. Besides, daily Pranayama, Kriya and Asana practices will help you become established in your practice and realize their beneficial effect on the body and the mind.

Week 4   is the final part of the teacher training that serves to revise the knowledge gain in previous weeks, clarify doubts, practice the tools and concepts learnt during the Yoga course, submit assignments, participate in Practicums, discuss about how to become a successful Yoga teacher as well as the ethical code of professional Yoga teaching and additional classes to revision of the whole process.

Our Upcoming Batches :-

Training Dates Accomdation Action
200 Hour Holistic Vinyasa Yoga 5th February 2020 – 29th February 2020
Shared stay 4 People Cottage Standard Room Premium Room
1750 € 1850 € 2050 € 2150 €
200 Hour Holistic Vinyasa Yoga 06th March 2020 – 30th March 2020
Shared stay 4 People Cottage Standard Room Premium Room
1750 € 1850 € 2050 € 2150 €
200 Hour Holistic Vinyasa Yoga 06th April 2020- 30th April 2020
Shared stay 4 People Cottage Standard Room Premium Room
1750 € 1850 € 2050 € 2150 €

What's Included

200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification

25 Nights Accommodation

Yoga Teacher Training Manual

Nightly Meditation Classes

3 Healthy Indian vegetarian Meals Monday-Friday, and 2 on Saturday

Filtered Drinking Water

Hot Drinking Water


What's Not Included


Visa fees

Airport Drop Off

Saturday Dinner and Sunday Meals


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Yoga Therapy TTC Curriculum


- Yogic Philosophy, its History and Origin.  
- Meaning, Values and definition of Yoga.  
- Role of Ashtanga yoga & Hatha Yoga in healing
- Definition of Yoga and its interpretation.
- Brief background about Veda, Vedanta, Upanishad & Bhagavad Gita.
- The psychology of Yoga Sutras, Bhagavad Gita
- Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga).
- What is Hatha Yoga, its lineage & different components of Hatha Yoga.
- Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components.

- Patanjali Yoga Sutras, modifications of the mind, the meaning of OM.  
- Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher.
- Principles of Ayurveda and its different techniques
- Teaching Methodology.
- Art of Studying and Teaching.
- Theme based workshops
- Business Aspect of Yoga.  
- Free refresher course at any of our locations.
- Opportunity to intern at the school and gain professional experience.

Course & Accommodation Packages Yoga Teacher Training Curriculum

- Yogic Philosophy and classical books of Yoga. .
- Meaning, Values and definition of Yoga.
- Different types of Yoga.
- Origin and history of Yoga.
- Definition of Yoga and its interpretation.
- Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga).
- What is Hatha Yoga, Different components of Hatha Yoga.

- Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components.
- Patanjali Yoga sutras, modifications of mind, meaning of OM.
- Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher.

- Different styles of Suryanamaskar (Sun Salutations) with bija mantra series.
- Different styles of Chandra Namaskar (Moon Salutations)
- Asana variations & modifications to suit all needs & requirements.
- Chair Yoga Surya Namaskar.
- Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa Yoga
- Restorative Yoga with and without props. (Blocks, Straps, Bolsters, etc.)
- 12 basic Sivananda Asanas.

- Core Principles of Hatha Yoga Practice.
- Full health assessment on Asanas.
- Meditative Postures.
- Alignment and Adjustments of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga.
- Practice of traditional concepts Vinyasa.
- Workshops on hip opening, back bending, forward bending, side bending, balancing, twisting, inversions and arm balances Asana (postures).

- Regular guided meditation classes.
- Omkar / Prana / Kundalini meditation.
- Study and practice of several meditation techniques.
- Techniques of visualization to improve meditation.
- How to use meditation to understand our own nature and that of others.

- Point to point full body relaxation technique.
- Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep) and its role in Yoga Therapy
- Guided Shavasana.
- Minor and major chakra relaxation.
- Deep causal body relaxation.

PRANAYAMA (Science of Breath.)
- What is Pranayama?
- Types of Prana.
- What are Ida, Pingala and shushumna?
- Types of Kumbhaka. - Different types of breathing techniques: Kapalbhati, Nadi Shodhan, Bramhari, Ujjayi, Bhastrika, etc.
- Importance of yogic breathing.
- Pranayama (breath control) - Sitali, Sitkari, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Bhasrika, Surya Bhedan, Chandra Bhedan, Nadi Shodhan Pranayama (total 42 different techniques related to Pranayama)
- Role of Kumbhaka and Bandhas in the recovery of health.
- Study of the benefits of the different pranayamas and their application in therapeutical Yoga.
- Different ratios of breathing with the practice of Kumbhaka and Bandhas.

- Meaning, types and practice of Mudras and Bandhas.

- Study of all traditional Shatkriyas (Yogic Detoxifications) and their applications in Yoga Therapy.
- Practice of Neti (Jala Neti and Sutra Neti), Shankhaprakshalan (master cleansing), Agnisar, Kapalabhati, Trataka and Vaman Dhouti kriya/ Kunjal Kriya from Hatha Yoga.
- Importance of practising Shatkriya for the purification of the nadis and achieving the balance between body, mind and soul.

- What is OM?
- What is mantra mean?
- Mantra Chanting and learning to read Devnagiri Script
- Types of starting and closing Mantras for Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Vinyasa Yoga.
- How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga. - Study of the effect of Mantra Chanting in Yoga Therapy.

- Includes both Eastern anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs etc.), and Yogic/Ayurvedic anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis etc.)
- Yoga for back problems, Yoga for diabetes, Yoga for Hypertension, Yoga for Arthritis, Yoga for Obesity, Yoga for Gynacological problems,Yoga for Thyroid disorders, Yoga for Mental disorders, Yoga for HIV, Yoga for cancer, Yoga for Asthma, Yoga for Digestive problems, Yoga during pregnancy
- Physiology of issues (Back Problems, Heart conditions, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hyper tension, High & Low Blood Pressure, Asthma, common cold, Obesity, Gynacological problems, Thyroid disorders, Mental disorder like Anxiety, Mood disorders including uniploar & bipolar depression, Stress disorders, Childhood problems including ADHD, Autism, MR etc) - Anatomy & Physiology - Including Respiratory system, Digestive System, Excretory system, Nervous system, Endocrine system, Blood circulatory system, Skeleto muscular system.
- Benefits and contraindication of asanas, prayama and meditation techniques.
- Principles and techniques of Ayurveda and its relation with Yoga.

- Principles of demonstration.
- Observing, assisting and correcting.
- Teaching in pairs, small groups and big groups.
- Instructions, teaching styles, qualities and responsibility of a yoga teacher.
- Structuring and sequencing a theme based practice.
- Grouping the Asanas as per following types: standing asanas, balances, side bending, forward bending, back bending, twisting, arm balances, inversions, relaxation asanas.
- Sequencing and teaching Creative Vinyasa Flow.
- Adjustment & Alignment workshops and lectures on "hands on" adjustments.
- Teaching Practice: Includes teaching practice, receiving feedback, observing others teachings, hearing and giving feedback, assisting students while someone else is teaching.
- Adjustment & Alignment workshops and lectures on "hands on" adjustments.
- Special classes on Ayurveda for Pre-natal, Partner Yoga, Yoga Therapy.
- Voice projection and floor presence.
- Planning and structuring a class.
- How to effectively set up the elements of the shala according to the theme of the class.

- Dealing with injuries and safety precautions.
- Learn how to adapt the different yoga postures according to the required level of practice.

- Business and Legal Aspect of Yoga.
- Career as a teacher.
- Setting up your own studio.
- Marketing strategy, advertising and PR.
- Ethics in yoga business.
- Building network with other yoga teachers,schools, studios, etc.