Yogashala is Padma Nair’s spacious rooftop studio in Kovalam, Kerala. This peaceful space is idyllically situated in a grove of swaying coconut palms, surrounded by birds and frogsong yet just two minutes walk from the sunshine and amenities of Lighthouse Beach.
Yogashala provides an ideal environment to learn or study yoga in the land of its origin, from a passionate, versatile and authentic Indian teacher with over thirty years of international teaching experience.
Visitors can drop in for a class or two, enjoy a more in-depth two-week-long Yoga Vacation or study to teach yoga professionally on Padma’s Yoga Teacher Training Course. This life-changing, four-week-long programme provides students with an internationally valid, Yoga Alliance accredited Hatha Yoga 200hr teaching certificate.
Experienced massage practitioners can also learn the extraordinary deep body treatment of Kerala, Chavutti Thirummal during their visit to Yogashala.
Kerala is affectionately known throughout India as God’s own country is an increasingly popular tourist destination with amazing landscape, mouth watering food, warm weather and welcoming hospitality. The atmosphere is calm and gentle, characterised by palm trees, sea breezes, greenery and beautiful starlit skies.
Classes are twice a day, 7.30 & 16.30, Sunday - Friday with Saturday as a day off for travel/sightseeing.
Cost per person/per week is 160 euro (December - February) 130 Euro all other times. Price includes 12 yoga classes, accommodation within minutes walk of the yogashala and collection from Trivandrum airport/train station.
Ayurveda cookery classes also available on request.