23 Days Self Development Yoga Teacher Training in Thailand
Are you ready to be a yoga teacher and open your self to help more people be part of the yoga community? Your journey of yoga can start on this Phuket yoga teacher training on their eighth year organizing this course. Get your knowledge, confidence, and skills to increase by training under a highly-experienced team of specialists and see yourself turn into a yoga expert! From day one, you will start building your lessons.
Teacher Training prepares you to become a yoga teacher through an internationally accredited teaching yoga certification program with Yoga Alliance Professionals based on Vinyasa Flow. The primary aim of this yoga teacher certification course is to make a new generation of yoga instructors with a profound knowledge of Vinyasa yoga and the yogi way of living through a deeper understanding of their own practice and their own body.
The yoga courses are based on theoretical background on anatomy, physiology, pranayama, philosophy, and ethics of yoga presented in an interactive way of applying the knowledge on the daily asanas practice and the peer-to- peer observation and adjustment.
Learn to teach yoga with confidence in any mix level class by having the appropriate information to build safe and imaginative asana sequences. You will learn all these in the most idyllic location in Bali, which is well-known for the amazing nature totally conducive to yoga and the crystal blue beaches are perfect for yoga and relaxation
What’s Make this retreat Special?
Sundays are completely free, allowing for exciting day trips into the stunning tropical nature. It will be an amazing opportunity to be part of life in Bali. The great island of Bali offers a variety of breath-taking excursions. Bali is located just south of the equator, and is one of the 17000 islands of Indonesia. It features lush tropical vegetation, big volcano mountains, and countless beaches with big waves and coral reefs.
You can enjoy surfing in the famous waves of Bali. Other popular beach activities include stand-up paddling, snorkeling, diving, or just enjoying your free time in the sun. The nearby mountains invite for a sunrise volcano tour, hikes to paradise waterfalls, downhill biking, as well as visits to tropical jungle farms, producing cacao, vanilla, coffee, mangoes, and much more.
Ubud is famous for its artistic wood carving and stone work, featuring picturesque temples, art and fashion galleries, colorful markets and exclusive health food dining, as well as stylish spa resorts with tropical swimming pools to unwind. An all-time favorite is the downtown monkey forest with giant trees, temples, and countless free monkeys.
This course includes 20 vegetarian breakfast and lunch and dinner buffets, from Mondays to Saturdays. Breakfast consists of a tropical fruit salad, daily choice of porridge, black rice pudding, or Balinese crepes, all served alongside toast and eggs, as well as coffee, tea, and juice.
The richly flavored lunch buffet offers a variety of vegetable stews and curries, legumes and grains, as well as a choice of salads. The tasty home-made food is freshly prepared with local and mostly organic ingredients.
For dinner, you have the choice between numerous bistros and amazing health food places, including nearby organic bistros on the rice paddies, home delivery, and a great variety of restaurant serving different budgets and tastes in downtown Ubud. All options are in walking distance of two to 15 minutes.
Special food requirements such as vegan or gluten-free diet can be accommodated. Free filtered drinking water is available in the Prashanti restaurant all day long.
The following meals are included:
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
Other dietary requirements on request
Swimming pool (outdoor)
Luggage room / storage
Special menu request
The teachers are always present in your practice just observing and suggesting you the necessary corrections, variations, or improvements. Once a week, there will also be posture clinic lessons to make sure that you practice with correct techniques and alignment so that when you leave the course, you have advanced your practice to a much higher level than you came with and can apply the theoretical knowledge in your own practice.
There will be observation and feedback on your personal practice by teachers everyday immediately after the asana class, followed by daily hands-on adjustments by expert teachers to deepen your physical practice. This 200-hour yoga teacher training program incorporates training hours in the following educational categories and topics:
Analysis of the 80 postures and more advanced postures (arm balances, back-bends, and inversions)
Modifications, other variations, and advanced variation of all postures
How to use yoga props:
Block, bolster, strap, and blanket
Wall in your yoga practice
The themed workshops will cover a wide range of asana keys like handstands, back-bends, inversions, and hip openers. Twice per week, the trainees will meet one of these aspects through more advanced asanas and demanding postures as well as the way of working towards them.
You will start to teach from day one. The building of the yoga lessons will be gradual and smooth, facilitating everyone to develop their talents. Teaching will also be progressive, starting with one-to-one lessons in the beginning and moving step by step to bigger groups of students ending up in full open classes.
Regular feedback is given by teachers and fellow students about your teaching so that you can improve and find your unique voice and style as a teacher. Some of the things you will do and learn include:
Observing others teaching
Hearing and giving feedback
Assisting students while someone else is teaching
Learn to give hands-on adjustment
Teaching methodology and technique
Principles of demonstration
Observing, assisting, and correcting
Instruction, teaching styles, and qualities of a teacher
Voice projection and floor presence
The process of learning
Planning and structuring a class
Alignment and hands-on adjustment
Dealing with injuries and safety precautions
Business aspects of teaching yoga
Pranayama, mudra, bandhas, and kriya
Pranayama (yogic breathing)
According to the great yogis, breath equals to energy flow. So through these morning classes, the trainees will get hands-on experience of how the breath works. Pranayama course will consist of the introduction, its aspects, pranic body, different types of prana, types of breathing, an anatomy of breathing, and yogic breathing. Moreover, various breath technics will be tested such as:
Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing)
Sheetali (cooling breath)
Shitkari (hissing breath)
Bhramari (humming bee breath)
Ujjayi (the psychic or victorious breath)
Bhastrika (bellows breath)
Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing breath)
Suryabheda (vitality stimulating breath)
Mudra (psychical gesture)
Discussion in mudra will cover introduction, types, hand mudras, head mudras, postural mudras, lock mudras, lock (bandha) mudras, and perennial mudras.
Bandhas (energy locks)
Discussion on bandhas will cover introduction, types, throat lock, root lock, abdominal lock, and great lock.
Meaning of yoga, concepts, and history
The eight-limb path of yoga according to Patanjali
Four schools of yoga
Nadis (energy channels), chakras, and Kundalini
Vedas and six systems of Indian philosophy
The aim of yoga, modification of mind, mental disposition, different levels of preparation, meaning of Om, Kriya yoga, Samyama yoga, and Samadhi yoga
Obstacles on the path of yoga, physical and mental disturbances caused by an unconcentrated mind, means to overcome obstacles, and methods to control the modifications of mind
Life style and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher
This will include both human physical anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.). This also includes both the study of the subject and application of its principles to yoga practice (benefits, contraindications, healthy movement patterns, etc.). You will also learn practical anatomy with a major emphasis on muscular and skeletal structures and in-depth study of anatomical and skeletal differences. For example: compression, tension, and proportion and orientation theory.
What’s not Included
The hotels are located just outside of the busy center of Ubud, in a peaceful, magical sanctuary, beautifully nestled among the rice fields and lush jungle. They are designed in a fusion between contemporary and authentic Balinese architecture and aesthetics.
During your stay, you will get free Wi-Fi, hot water, private toilets, Campuhan Hill view, daily cleaning service, mosquito net, safe and towels. The hotels are embedded in lush vegetation, overlooking the steep sunset valley on one side and the open rice paddies on the other side.
Lana has dedicated her life to helping people redefine their relationship with their sexuality. She merges traditional Yoga and Tantra with breath work, psycho-spiritual inquiry, and dynamic meditation to create an experience of presence and embodiment. From this place, the participants are guided through an individual process which maps out the patterns and mental conditioning present in their relating and allows them to take responsibility for their lives rather than feel victims of fate. From this place of responsibility acceptance unfolds, and from acceptance can come lasting change.
Daily asana practices
Personal development classes
Learn yoga philosophy and the art of teaching
Courses on physiological and energetic basis of yoga
Yoga Alliance Professionals certificate and letter of recommendation
22 nights accommodation
Daily vegetarian meals
Daily asana practices
200 guided teaching hours with professional primary instructors
Personal development classes
Learn the art of teaching with our unique programme
Learn yoga philosophy and Meditation.
Courses on the physiological and energetic basis of yoga
Certificate of completion
Manual of 400p and other printed course materials
22 nights accommodation
3 daily vegetarian meals