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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa

Our main focus is to imbibe yoga into your daily life as it has evolved in India. During the Training, we help you to become a confident yoga teacher

Multi-style Yoga Teacher Training

We at Diya Yoga teach multiple styles of Yoga asanas, Like Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin and Restorative, We also have basic classes of Children Yoga, Senior Yoga, Pregnancy yoga, as well we do teach meditation. As we human are individual and have different personality, keeping that in mind we teach many different kind of meditation, and one can choose which is fitting to their personality can dive deeper easily in meditation.Now a days everyone is thinking yoga is doing asanas, but yoga is much more than that, Asanas are just a stepping stone of the whole yoga journey.

Many get injured t the stepping stone, that’s why in this training we emphasis on the Alignment, learning the right posture, knowing your body and its limits, with awareness how to go deeper in to the poses without hurting others or self. Knowing your boundaries, helps to know what is good for your students also. Alignment also has the adjustment involved in it. As one needs to know being a teacher, how to correct the students in right postures, with help of verbal or physical adjustment. We teach that in details and let the students to practice it in the class till they understand it.

Our art of teaching classes are really to support the teacher inside you, to empower yourself confidence and trust in self. Learning practically these different techniques in an authentic setting will allow you to self practice and teach yoga asana with its ethics anywhere in the world.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

This is our dedicated course for training students to familiarize themselves with different types of yoga disciplines, meditation techniques, and philosophies so that they can keep practicing and eventually design a course for their students in the future. For one entire month, you will immerse yourself in Asana Practice of Hatha, Yin, Basic ashtanga, Vinyasa, and restorative yoga techniques. We will also dive in yoga philosophy, meditation, anatomy, alignment and the art of teaching. But, despite all these teachings being incorporated in one, this course is open for any person beginner or intermediate who wishes to develop a deeper understanding of Yoga in life and self-healing.

During the yoga teacher training, our instructors give emphasis on the practice of basic Asana and help students improve their posture and alignment so they can reap maximum benefits. Calming the mind and body is necessary and a person’s breathing patterns are responsible for a healthy mind and body. You will learn pranayama that helps supply ample oxygen to each body part by relaxing the muscles of the respiratory system. As the course progresses, you will be encouraged to take up the responsibilities of an instructor so that you can get first-hand experience of teaching students. The course fees inclusive of three vegetarian meals from Monday to Friday and breakfast on Saturday are 1299 euros and 1600 euros for shared and private accommodation respectively.

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Course Curriculum

Suryanamaskar

We are teaching first week in details suryanamskar (sunsalutations) with alignment adjustment and breath awareness.Every move in suryanamaskar is coordinate with breath. If you do it right, it is in it self enough to keep you fit and aware through day. We work on that basic Hatha and ashtanga sunsalutation in the training with details of breath and focus. As Suryanamaskar is a Must if you are practicing Yoga asana, it is helping body to warm up and go deeper in other poses.

Aasana

During the Yoga Teacher Training, our main focus is on yoga aasanas. We aim to practice with patience and awareness of alignment early in the morning,to bring balance in the physical body, looking at personal anatomy, observing individual practice, we give supportive input to improve the postures and alignments. Bringing mindfulness to the posture and using the power of gravity, making it more beneficial for healthy living. We are teaching Hatha the traditional yoga style, also Hatha flow where it has made more movement base with still keeping the traditional touch. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Yin classes

We are also bring Yin classes in the evenings. Yin is a slow-paced style of yoga asana, integrated with traditional Chinese medicine, science. It is a meditative approach to yoga Asana, its goal is awareness of inner silence, and bringing to light a universal, interconnecting quality. In this style the asanas are held for longer periods of time than in other styles. A pose can be hold from 45 seconds up to more than 5 minutes. The sequences of postures are meant to stimulate the channels of the subtle body known as Nadis in Hatha yoga and meridians in Chinese medicine. Yin Yoga poses apply moderate stress to the tendons, fasciae, ligaments and medians, with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Pranayama and Meditation

Breathing is Life. Due to stress and tension, many of us create dysfunctional breathing patterns. Working on different Pranayama practices, relaxes the muscle of respiratory system, supplying oxygen to all the body parts and mind, creating a right way of breathing for physical and mental health. It is also important to have correct breathing pattern during Asana practice too. During this course you learn Yogic breathing, Kapalbhati, Anuloma viloma breathing, Bhramari Breathing. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Philosophy

We are a non-dogmatic yoga school, Our Philosophy classes are not rigid and orthodox, it is more like a discussion and how to bring the old ways in new form to use in this modern world, starting from yoga history, we teach eight limbs of yoga sutra by Patanjali, explaining three gunas and wisdom of Bhagvad Gita, with freedom of sharing individual point of view towards yoga. It’s basically implementing yoga not only on the mat but in our daily life for a balanced and healthy living. We also work on the yogic anatomy of Nadis and chakras, learning how to connect to it not only physically but mentally and enegeticaly level also. Learning to question oneself to know where are we imbalance and where we need more attention to bring right balance in life. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Art Of Teaching

In our teacher training methodology, we encourage students to observe the responsibilities of a yoga teacher. We explain ethics, values and encourage them to see their potential. Every one involves during the class with playful exercises, and learns how to take care of students in future in class when they will be leading. We guide them about the steps to set up a yoga business and what mistakes should be avoided while setting it up.We also work on the yogic anatomy of Nadis and chakras, learning how to connect to it not only physically but mentally and enegeticaly level also. Learning to question oneself to know where are we imbalance and where we need more attention to bring right balance in life. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Practicum

During the practicum, students learn to teach each other in small groups of Asana class, under the observation of the teacher, so their fear of teaching disappears during the yoga teacher training. As practice makes a person perfect, their practice starts in the school itself from very first week. This boosts their confidence and makes them ready to give training/classes by the end of yoga TTC.We also work on the yogic anatomy of Nadis and chakras, learning how to connect to it not only physically but mentally and enegeticaly level also. Learning to question oneself to know where are we imbalance and where we need more attention to bring right balance in life. Vinaysa is the style which is more popular in the western world, it is synchronized movement and postures with breath. Vinyasa is teaching us to smoothly flow on the mat and also integrate it in life.

Alignment

This is a very important subject, where you are explained about each Asana in details, how to breath, how to go in and out of Asana. Also explaining and having practical about many kinds of adjustments, How and when to have verbal, or physical adjustment, and where to focus during the class, how to deal with a student who has physical pain, and what kind of pain has to be completely avoided. These important aspects are thoroughly taught in this subject.

Anatomy

It is Important to know the basic anatomy when one is working with people. So we teach general basic anatomy about skeleton, muscular system, nervous system and how they are involved in yoga practice. For pranayama, respiratory system and how it works in yoga practice. Also basic of Ayurveda and the connection with yoga, and how it can be healing for body, mind and soul.

The Application Process

Course fee

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Fee is Included.

Course Manual

A Manuel with main point included for the course, including Asana anatomy guidelines & pictures.

Kriya Pot

Specifically made yogic cleansing process Pot To practice basic cleansing Process.

Taxi from airport

When you arrive to send you taxi to pick up at airport or train station (This is complementary)

Food

Vegetarian Meal, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Mon to Fri) Included in the Yoga Training Fee (Saturday only breakfast)

Accommodation

Clean room with attached bathroom.

We have some reflection classes for one whole month also, where each student share what they have learnt.

Yoga TTC Schedule

  • 07:00 – 09:00Pranayama & Asana
  • 09:00 – 10:30Vegetarian Breakfast
  • 10:30 – 11:45Philosophy
  • 11:45 – 13:00Alignment
  • 13:00 – 15:00Lunch and Rest
  • 15:00 – 16:15Anatomy
  • 16:30 – 17:50Asana or Art of Teaching
  • 18:00 – 19:00Meditation
  • 19:00 – 20:00Dinner
200 Hour - Multi Style Yoga Teacher Training - Dates (Starting From 850 Euro)
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Without Accomodation and Food - 850 Euro
Shared room - 1299 euro*
Private room - 1600 euro*
Vegetarian Meal, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included in the Yoga Training Fee (Mon to Fri and Saturday only breakfast)

Get an Early Bird Discount of 100 Euro

How to Book?

We at Diya Yoga aim to provide you with a simple and uncomplicated experience right from booking the course you wish to attend until its completion. In just 4 steps you can complete the process and reserve your spot in the training course of your choosing. The steps are:

Step 1

Click on the “Book Now” button on the screen once you have launched our website on your browser.

Step 2

You will be redirected to a page that has the application form. Fill in all the required details in the application form and click on “send” to submit the form.

Step 3

Your form will be reviewed by our team and you will receive a confirmation via email once you have been accepted as a student.

Step 4

Pay the deposit required to reserve your spot in the course using the payment method you prefer and confirm your booking. Done!

Frequently Asked Questions

Who are eligible to join the 200 Hour - Yoga Teacher Training

Everyone having an interest towards yoga can join the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training. This course is for beginners and also for intermediate who want to get a deeper understanding of Yoga.

How to join Yoga Teacher Training Course ?

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training can be booked online. You can book the suitable dates on teacher training page. After booking, you will get a confirmation mail from us with basic information

What are the types of yoga you teach?

As we are a Multi-style Yoga Teacher Training school, we start with the Hatha yoga as basic yoga training and during the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, we go deeper into Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, Freestyle yoga, basic of Ashtanga and restorative yoga.

We also provided basic one class for corporate yoga, children yoga, pregnancy yoga so one can get information and find out if he/she is interested in other direction or not

What are the various subjects taught?

We teach Yoga aasanas, Yoga Philosophy(Chakra anatomy with exercises. Patanjali yoga sutra, Kosha, Nadis) Physical Anatomy, various kind of Meditation, Art of Teaching and Methodology. Each class is for about an hour or one and a half hour long.

What are the qualification criteria to join the course?

You do not need any special qualification to join this course. You have an urge from within to do the course is enough to join the course. It can be for self-practice or for future business, but your call to learn yoga is what matters. You can be complete beginner or and intermediate practicener

Which certificate will I get after finishing the course?

After completing the course, you will get Yoga alliance 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate which makes you eligible to work anywhere in the world as a yoga trainer.

If travelling from abroad, which airport in India do I have to book my air tickets to reach this school?

We are located in Goa, Goa has its own airport. There are some direct flights to Dabolim Goa airport. For fight details you can call the airport inquiry directly.

Do you provide transport facility from the Goa airport?

We send our Taxi to Pick up from the airport as part of our service, it is complimentary.

Do I need a Visa if travelling from abroad?

Yes, for Travelling to India you need visa. You can also apply online for e-visa, which may be not valid for all the passports. Some country passport holders also has option to get visa at arrival. For enquiry it’s better to call the Indian embassy present in your county to have right information or click on link below – > https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html

What are the 200 Hour - Yoga Teacher Training Certification requirements?

For Yoga teacher training Certification, student need to attend all the classes, we are teaching philosophy from the Patanjali yoga sutra. If you are beginner please go for at least 10 Hatha yoga classes in your country so you have basic knowledge of the language and movements. It is 25 days intensive course, which need your total commitment.it is be challenging for your body and mind. Be prepared for it.

Where is Diya Yoga Located?

Diya Yoga is situated in the quaint town of Arambol in the coastal state of Goa, India. Our detailed address is Surf Club Road, Before Daily Grind, Dando Road, Arambol, Goa – 403524

What are the Rules?

  • The check-in time is one day before the course after 12 noon and one day after the course is completed, before 12 noon.
  • Breakfast will not be served on the day the course starts.
  • All sessions organized throughout the course are mandatory.
  • Diya Yoga may change the time table or the instructors without prior notice.
  • Diya Yoga might take photos or videos from time to time. If you wish to be excluded from the picture, please let us know upon arrival. Else, it will be considered an approval.
  • The course fee is non-refundable and cannot be transferred but can be used within one year by the same student in the month of their choosing.

What is the payment method?

Diya Yoga offers three modes of payment – Bank transfer, Transferwise, and Paypal. While booking, the applicant needs to pay a booking fee to reserve a place in the course and pay the balance one week before arrival (if paying by bank transfer). The balance can also be paid in cash upon arrival and the applicant will need to submit a copy of their passport while paying cash.

What is the advantage of Certification?

After completing a course, you will receive a certificate that is in accordance to Yoga Alliance USA, a global organisation recognised by practitioners in several countries. This certificate allows you to create a yoga course and teach students about yogic philosophy, yogic anatomy, asanas, and meditation techniques.

Multi-style Yoga Teacher Certification

At the end of the 200 hour Yoga teacher training course. Teachers do an assessment to certify the students on the basis of their performances. The students who successfully complete the 200-hour Yoga teacher in Goa, India gets the Yoga alliance approved certificate when they meet the requirement to be a confident independent Yoga teacher. We have some reflection classes for one whole month also, where each student share what they have learned. At the end, of course, they give an hour-long yoga asana class.

Yoga teacher training certification makes them eligible to teach anywhere in the world. Students after obtaining the certificates can also assist in the next yoga teacher training program at our RYS 200 registered school, Diya Yoga, as we welcome all with open arms. And with the certificate, we successfully gift another yoga trainer to the world.

The Location

We are situated amidst nature that creates the right atmosphere for you to learn and understand what is being taught and practice the same while listening to the waves crash or the bird’s chirp.

Accommodations at Diya Yoga

Diya Yoga Shala (School) offers residential as well as non-residential teacher training courses for people visiting Goa. We have created the perfect atmosphere for introspection and self-exploration through various yoga disciplines and meditation techniques.

The Diya Yoga shala premises are a stone’s throw away from the beach where waves from the vast Arabian Sea come splashing in. Our establishment is comfortably located in the cozy arms of nature as we are surrounded by a river, a lake, the sea, and hills. The space dedicated to yoga and meditation lessons is on the rooftop of the yoga shala building and offers an enchanting view of all the natural elements mentioned above with palm trees swaying close to it.

Your day will begin by witnessing the sunrise gracefully from behind the hills as you proceed with the daily activities and then be captivated in the evening as you watch the sun set into the horizon over the sea with equal grace. As you enter the yoga shala, you will feel a sense of relaxation and calm as you resonate with yourself and nature; birds chirping, eagles flying around, seagulls racing the wing along the coast, and the sound of the waves dashing up the beach and then quickly receding into the sea

Shared Room

The shared room has twin beds and is given to students of the same gender on a twin sharing basis. This room has an attached bathroom that the residents can use.

Private room

The private room offers a view of the hills and also comes with an attached bathroom.

Private Room with view of Lake

This room is bigger than the private room and faces the lakeside offering a wonderful view of the lake that is close to the yoga shala. It has an attached bathroom with a water heating facility.

Clean drinking water is available for all 24×7. We have a common area where the students can get together and hang out in the evening after classes. We provide black tea and coffee throughout the day and sipping a cuppa while sitting on the rooftop near the yoga hall is quite soothing. Wi-Fi connection is also available.

Our Yoga Teachers

Our teachers who train you to become a teacher yourself are experienced in multiple forms of yoga and meditation as well as various other art forms and healing practices.

Meera Acharya

Meera is the founder and leads the training courses at Diya Yoga. She has been on a spiritual journey since her childhood thanks to her parents who were open to Meera learning about various types of philosophies and ideologies. She is a certified yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance (E- RYT) and has trained for years in several therapeutic, meditation, and yoga techniques like Past – life Regression, Color – light therapy, Chakra healing, Kundalini, Yoga Nidra, and Tantra Yoga. As an instructor, Meera combines her knowledge and experience in multiple yoga disciplines like Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow, and Sivananda with meditation so that her students can reap maximum benefits from the course.

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Disha Deshpande

A trained classical dancer with a passion for art, Disha is one of our yoga instructors who used to be a music journalist before dedicating her life to understanding and then teaching yoga and meditation. To commemorate her love for nature, she often inculcates trekking with yoga in her wellness retreats. Disha has been a practitioner of yoga since she was 4 and has healed several physical injuries she suffered as a young child through yoga. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) in Hatha yoga, Ashtanga yoga and Vinyasa flow from Yoga Alliance.

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Abhivan

Abhivan was born in Germany and has been visiting India since he was 21 years old. His curiosity about self exploration encouraged him to seek training in holistic counseling and breath therapy from the Osho Commune International. His attraction towards martial arts pushed him to become a practitioner. Abhivan inculcates his learnings from his profound experiences in various meditation techniques to delve deeper into self inquiry as he guides his students to combine meditation and martial arts.

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