The yoga school and yogi guest house are situated in Varkala, Kerala between palm trees and very close to the beach. Visit our website for information about the yoga teacher training (ttc) yoga classes, yoga retreats, yoga travels through Kerala and ayurveda courses. The following gives information about the yoga teacher training and ayurveda retreat.
200 Hour Teacher Training with Classical Hatha Yoga & Vinyasa Flow Yoga
- ancient techniques of classical hatha yoga combined with vinyasa flow in an unique and authentic way, developed over years by sivayogi.
(available in March 2018 and from September 2018 - March 2019; please find exact dates on our website)
Certified by Yoga Alliance USA, this yoga teacher training prepares you to teach yoga worldwide. Taking roots in ancient knowledge and making a bridge to modern life, this yoga teacher training will guide you through the practical, philosophical and mythological aspects of yoga. By understanding the essence of classical hatha yoga, you will be able to follow any style of your choice in the future and reap physical, mental and spiritual fulfilment from your evolving practice. In a serene & ambianced rooftop studio surrounded by a tropical garden you will deepen your self practices and understanding of the true principles of yoga. By qualitative education in techniques, teaching methodology, anatomy, yoga philosophy and practical teaching experience you will ultimately feel safe and adequately prepared to instruct a general adult population. We strive to train you with you great care and integrity and feel obliged to make sure that you are fully equipped with the right tools to become a great teacher. After all, yoga is more than physical exercise or stress realease. These benefits all come as side effects of regular practice, yet the ultimate aim of yoga is to transcend the limited & egoistic self and connect with the unlimited eternal.
Beyond education, we will provide a proper spiritual environment for your journey. Several years of experience flowed into the shaping of a characterful, recreative accommodation atmosphere and well elaborated yogi diet to ideally assist your practices. Further, we invite you to occasional spiritual trips into the gorgeous landscapes of Kerala in that we attune to nature by walks, mantras, music and bhajan singing.
- 28 Days Private Twinbed Room with Bathroom, and Balcony (feel free to arrive one day earlier to accommodate)
- Full Vegetarian Sattvic Yogi Diet (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) 7 Days a Week
- 27 Days Program with 6 Days Class and one Free Day per Week
- 6 hrs Daily Yoga Asanas & Meditation Practices
- 3 hrs Daily Teachings (Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy Classes, Pranayama Classes)
- Bakti Yoga, Bhajans & Puja Ceremonies
- Few Sightseeings around Varkala (i.e. boat tour and meditation on Golden Island)
- Free Wifi
- Free Airport Pickup
For more information please consult the curriculum on our website. We welcome you with great respect and love.
CURRENT PROGRAM: 7 Days Vinyasa Yoga & Ayruveda Retreat (flexible booking in May - July 2017)
In this program you will have yoga vinyasa classes (with asanas, pranayama, meditation) twice a day, along with relaxing massages 5 days a week, to increase your health and produce a deep relaxation, an ideal cure for stress. This program benefits the body and mind by removing energy blockades by balancing the chakras and regulating energy distribution throughout the body. Yoga strengthens the body and clears the mind from the inside, you will learn Hatha Vinyasa and hatha shanti yoga sequence, which you can further continue to practice on your own afterwards. Massages function as acupuncture for the nadis / nerves from the outside and balance blood circulation and immune system. Beyond, you will make a spiritual vacation trip every week, as for example to Jatayu Para rock for a hilltop meditation, to golden island by boat to visit a temple and chant some mantras, or trekking in the mountains of Ponmudi. This program is special in that it offers you to experience a yogic lifestyle. You are always welcome to join (for free) their yogic community doing tantric pranayama techniques, mantra chanting, tantric pujas (fire ceremony), ayurvedic diet, and cooking classes. We will further determine your type of body (vata, pitta or kapha) and serve traditional ayurvedic lunch included in this package, fitting your individual needs. We are also happy to offer you free airport pickup service.
Price: 450 € / 32000 Rupee
(Thank you Suzanne Schönström for the pictures)