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Deepen your practice with our Hatha / Vinyasa and Yin yoga workshops and Teacher Training Courses in Goa, India and Kraków, Poland
Group classes are a great way to keep your yoga practice regular and share your experience with others. But if you want to deepen your practice in a particular type of asana, vinyasa, yin yoga, pranayama, meditation or learn about anatomy, physiology or the history of yoga, workshops and courses will help you take your practice to the next level.
We encourage you to travel to India - the birthplace of yoga, for a more genuine experience of learning.
We specialize in Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin yoga styles, as well as in yoga anatomy and somatics (bodywork and movement methods that focus on internal physical perception and experience).
Check our schedule or contact us to organize a yoga workshop in your own location!
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Yoga Alliance accredited International Yoga Teacher Training Courses (TTC) in Goa, India and in Kraków, Poland.
Our International Teacher Training Courses (TTC) in India or in Poland are approved by the most most popular international organization Yoga Alliance. The accreditation combined with our extensive, international teaching experience give you a guarantee that you are making a wise investment in your qualifications. Please use the contact form to instantly receive the syllabus and prices. We currently offer four kinds of TTC:
RYT200 Foundation TTC in Hatha / Vinyasa Yoga - 200h. This course prepares you to start teaching yoga (asana, pranayama, meditation) in a safe and engaging way to a broad range of students.
RYT300 Advanced TTC in 5 Elements Yoga (Yin, Somatics, Vinyasa, Pranayama, Mindfulness) - 300h (only for graduates of a RYT200 course from any school). Unique course which blends Yin and Yang yoga styles that will make your own practice more complete and enhance your career by enabling you to offer diverse yoga styles to your students.
Prenatal (Pregnancy) Yoga Teacher Training (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher, RPYT) (preparing you to teach safely yoga to pregnant women, for RYT200 graduates from any school) - 85h
Continued Education course: Yin Yoga Teacher Training (YACEP) and other specialty courses (see below).
This opens our graduates doors to a truly global career as a yoga teacher. Read a blog where our students share their career paths after graduating from our courses. You can also watch video testimonials about our yoga teacher training courses here.
Our courses are for you if you:
wish to share yoga practice with others
love working with people
are independent and wish to be able to sequence your own classes
want to learn about practical anatomy to make sure your teachings are safe and beneficial
love to meet people from different life paths and nationalities who are passionate about yoga
explore non-physical aspects of yoga such as pranayama and meditation
reflect on your life’s purpose and your behavior via classical yogic scriptures
develop an engaging personal practice for a healthy body and peaceful mind
begin or develop an exciting career and turn your passion into a profession
This is what you get when you decide to study with us:
Focus on quality: 100% experiential learning of all taught concepts and techniques of traditional yoga. We don’t let you blindly rely on our words or the words of ancient scriptures – the course is based entirely on practical assignments which lead to personal experiences. The theory and philosophy of yoga are carefully selected to deepen your own practice and help you form your own opinion about some key modern concepts and debates in yoga. We don’t want to train your memory or convince you to stiff doctrines. We provide diverse, but not exhaustive theory and philosophy training.
Small batches (7-10 students in most locations) and over 300 graduates from all over the world.
168 contact hours with Lead E-RYT Trainers in the 200h course and 270h in the 300h course, as compared to about 110h in most TTCs!
We will share with you the cutting-edge scientific discoveries in anatomy and research on yoga, so that you can work with human bodies in a responsible way. We don’t require that you learn anatomical terms by heart – we have developed a totally practical module which will be indispensable in your daily practice.
International E-RYT faculty with a combined experience of over 20,000 teaching hours and a range of backgrounds. We will give you exposure to diverse yoga traditions and styles in which we are experienced, such as: Hatha Yoga (Bihar School of Yoga, Shivananda, S-VYASA, etc.) Vinyasa, Power Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Yoga with Props, Acro Yoga etc. We believe in a human-centric approach to yoga where the individual comes before brand names and dogmas. That's why we blend the best of these traditions in our methodology. We ensure that you have a complete knowledge of all authentic yoga practices such as pranayama, mudra and meditation, not just asana.
We want you to inspire your students to transform their lives. We will give you tools which will help you discover that spark of inspiration inside you. Listen to your own story first, before you can open your eyes and ears to the stories inside your students.
Our 200 and 300 RYT courses are suitable for people who value independence in designing their personal practice and creative classes. There is substantial information in the course which will require your full focus during the training. Therefore, we do not offer weekend/part-time courses.
We offer yoga teacher training courses in South India - the land where modern Hatha yoga was revived. The contact with a tropical climate and local culture will help you live a more authentic and holistic learning experience.
The yoga therapy components of our courses are based on our non-YAR credential or other qualification, not derived from our status as a RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry.
Yin Yoga teacher training courses and other Continued Education Hours
We also offer complementary courses for yoga teachers, practitioners and people passionate about other mind-body disciplines. When indicated, they are recognized by Yoga Alliance as Continuing Education (CE) Hours for Registered Yoga Teachers.
Yin Yoga Teacher Training (30h, YACEP) - introduction to a meditative yoga practice that heals mind and body. This course also constitutes a module of our TTC300 in 5 Elements Yoga.
Yoga Therapy Teacher Training (80h, non-Yoga Alliance credential) - a blend of modern psychology and yoga
Thai Yoga Massage, Acro Yoga, Vinyasa, Yoga Anatomy etc. - Complementary Courses for Yoga Teachers, Fitness and Pilates instructors, Physiotherapists etc. usually 30-80h, CE.
Please read below for dates and write to us to receive a course syllabus. To learn more about Yoga and Healing, read our text and visit the website o the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
Schedule of Yoga Teacher Training Courses Online, in Kraków, Poland and Goa, India
For each yoga course, the dates listed below represent separate, complete batches (you only need to attend one batch) - all residential courses are intensives with about 6-9h of classes a day.
Online (due to COVID-19) - all Yoga Alliance-accredited courses are currently available in a fully online format, as well as residential courses. You can choose between the two options.
You can follow the course at your own pace from recordings starting from any time - you need to complete all assignments and tests online. If you prefer to join live, below are the dates:
RYT 200h Foundational Yoga Teacher Training Course (Hatha / Vinyasa Yoga) TTC200
Online: join any time - from recordings; join live - 13 March 2021:10 weekends, 7am-4pm CET
Goa, India: February 2022 - residential 21-days course
Kraków, Poland: July or fall 2021 - residential 21-days course
RYT 300h Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Course (5 Elements Yoga: Yin, Somatics, Vinyasa, Pranayama, Mindfulness) TTC300 - for graduates of any TTC200
Online: join any time from recordings
Intensive daily course, modular participation is possible:
1. Yin Yoga, Myofascial Meridians, Yin Yoga Philosophy: 4 days
2. Anatomy of the bones, muscles, fascia and stretching methods. Alignment and modifications of postures in Vinyasa: 7 days
3. Vinyasa Sequencing, Teaching Methodology, Somatic Yoga: 13 days
4. Pranayama, Mindfulness, Yoga Philosophy: 5 Elements Yoga principles and practice,
Business of Yoga: 8 days
Goa, India: March 2022 - residential
Kraków, Poland: summer 2021 - residential 30-days course
Yin Yoga Training Course for Yoga Practitioners, Teachers, Fitness and Pilates instructors, Physiotherapists, 30h, (also a module of the TTC300) YACEP
Online: join live 3-6 June 2021: 7am - 4 pm CET; or join any time - from recordings
Bangalore, India: November 2021 - residential
Kraków, Poland: 3-6 June 2021: 7am - 4 pm CET; next bacthes in summer/fall 2021
Pregnancy (Prenatal) and Fertility Yoga Teacher Training Course, RPYT, 85h (for TTC200 graduates or professionals with equivalent qualifications)
Online: any time - from recordings:
All dates of our yoga courses in Europe and India are published on this site and also here and are always up to date. Please use the contact form to request a syllabus, make your reservation and to transfer the deposit.
We typically offer intensive-format courses because we believe that complete immersion in the yoga practice can bring precious experiences that cannot be attained in part-time or weekend courses. However, yoga is not only about a flexible body, but also about flexible mind! In exceptional cases, we can allow modular participation, i.e. splitting your 200 or 300h training across two or more batches.
We are happy to teach yoga in new locations! Please let us know if you wish to host our training courses in your venue or help us organize one in your area!
Investment in Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Europe and India
Please use the form to instantly receive information about the investment and to make your reservation and transfer the deposit.
There are many ideas how to raise funds for your yoga teacher training course. E.g. you can find an accompanying person on Internet fora or Facebook groups etc and get a discount. The unemployed can obtain financial aid from their job office (please contact your regional office, in Polish 'urząd pracy'). Also, one of our students raised the entire tuition fee through a crowd-sourcing platform.
We can offer accommodation to a limited number of participants!
When comparing the costs of yoga training courses please keep in mind that our batches are very small: a maximum of 8 students per class in Krakow and around 10 in other locations. We strongly believe that an authentic, personal approach to each student is essential and we encourage small groups in all yoga classes. This is how yoga has been taught traditionally. Also, there are not hidden costs: all necessary modules, handouts and certification are included in the course fee.
When you sign up for more than one course with us, you will receive a discount.
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Apply for Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Poland and India.
Follow your passion and build a successful global career. To apply for Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Europe and India please use the contact form or fill in this questionnaire. We will answer with booking details.
If you have any questions about the TTC, please use the contact form on this page.
FAQs - Am I ready to join a yoga teacher training course?
Do I need to be flexible to join a yoga teacher training course?
No. Flexibility or the ability to do certain asanas is not a criterion. Most of us are either naturaly more flexible and therefore need to focus on building strenght, or naturally stronger and need to work on flexilibity more.
What is the right age to become a yoga teacher?
There is no upper age limit. We have had students in their '60 who succesfully completed the training.
I am not sure if I have what it takes to become a yoga teacher.
Yoga teacher is a wonderful profession that is essentially based on building trustworthy relationships with your students. Yoga is a method of achieveing positive change in the lives of people.
Can I join a yoga teacher training course if don't have any experience or education related to yoga?
Absolutely! In fact, the majority of yoga teachers come from very distant career paths and this is their second profession. Increasingly common are yoga teachers who shifted from the corporate sector at various positions, from HR to engineering. We have also had many students with a background in humanities, commerce etc. Every kind of background is valuable and will enrich your career as a yoga teacher. It will also make you more sensitive to the needs of practitioners from these various professions, so that you can connect to your audiance in a more meaningfull way.
What is the yoga experience I need to join a teacher training course?
For the TTC200 Foundations course, ideally one year of regular yoga practice in any style of yoga.
What is your approach to teaching yoga?
How long will I take to become a certified yoga teacher?
The residential TTC200 Foundations course takes 21 consecutive days. After the course, you will need to practice teaching yoga for 20 hours. Once this is done, you can register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher - 200. This is the first certification you need in order to teach yoga with confidence. You can read more about the Yoga Alliance registration path here.
Where can I see testimonials of your graduates?
Can teaching yoga be a stand-alone profession?
Absolutely, this profession can offer both security and independence, depending on your needs. As a yoga teacher you will have a possibility to grow professionally in diverse settings, such as: yoga studios, fitness studios and gyms, institutions and work places, your own group classes, teaching individual yoga sessions, teaching yoga as a complementary method in health care facilities, etc. You can work as a freelancer or on job contracts. However, some people prefer to combine teching yoga with another profession.
Are your courses only for people who want to become yoga teachers?
Not necessarily, it's suitable for anyone who wants to deepend their knowledge about yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, anatomy or philosophy of yoga.
Are the online courses equivalent to in-person training?
Yes, throught 2021 Yoga Alliance has authorised online courses to be fully equivalent. The final diploma doesn't mention the online modality. All assignments and certification are done online via online tests and students submitting videos.
Which course should I choose first: TTC200, TTC300 or YACEP?
In order to register with Yoga Alliance, you need to first complete the TTC200, then TTC300. Altogether this makes 500 hours of training. You can read more info on the Yoga Alliance website here.
What language are your courses in?
All courses are in English.