5 October 2019 – 26 October 2019
8 February 2020 – 29 February 2020
Location: Canggu, Bali
Join us in Bali for an intimate journey through the mind, body and soul as you explore the inner depths of yourself through a mindful movement and Yoga Retreat practice.
Overview Of Our Luxuries Yoga Retreat
Set in the spiritually rich island of Bali, We are intensive 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (YTTC) offers students an in-depth immersion into the art of yoga.
Our program builds upon the foundations of correct alignment for each unique body. We believe that to become an accomplished yogi and inspired teacher, one must develop a deep understanding of their own body, mind and soul. Once understanding how your own body moves, we guide you through the art of teaching, assisting and adjusting others.
Our focus is on Vinyasa and Restorative yoga, and we include workshops on the other main styles of yoga and advanced postures. This course emphasizes the detailed alignments of each pose (along with their benefits, contraindications, modifications for different conditions, etc.) and on building your teaching skills with extensive teaching practice. By the end of the training, you will confidently teach a 90-minute class.
We set ourselves apart by providing an intimate training experience. Our course is limited to 16 students and takes place in handpicked private yoga retreat locations. You will learn and grow in a quiet and nurturing environment while remaining close to the main touristic attractions of Canggu.
Yoga Teacher Training is not only for those who want to become yoga teachers. In fact, most students join YTTCs to deepen their practice, learn more about the aspects of yoga that are rarely covered in-studio classes, develop a home practice, or simply take a journey into the self. A yoga teacher training is the opportunity to explore the many layers of yoga, discover yourself through yoga philosophy, meet and share with like-minded souls, and experience a life-changing course.
200-hour Yoga Teacher Training is an extensive immersion into the various pillars of yoga. Throughout the course, you will not only learn to master your practice and teach a class but will take a deep journey into yourself through the eyes of a yogi. Our curriculum balances practice and theory, uncovering some of the mysteries of the body, breath, mind, and soul.
Meditation and pranayama During our Yoga Retreat and Certification Course
Yoga is a journey through the self, far beyond the physical practice. For this reason, each morning starts with a mindful ritual of meditation and pranayama. We understand that sitting in stillness may be challenging for some, so we initiate you to various meditation techniques, including moving meditation, chanting, guided meditations, etc. to build tools to transcend and master the mind.
By learning pranayama (prana=lifeforce, yama=control) you will activate and regulate your vital energy. Most importantly, you will learn the ancient practices of pranayama and their effects on physical, mental, and energetic bodies.
Our daily practice includes morning Vinyasa, a dynamic style of yoga that links breath to movement at a fast pace flow. During these classes, you will experience different themes, from soft flows to powerful “sweaty sessions”. You will learn to adapt to different audiences and better understand your own body and self-practice, which will shape your unique teaching style.
Our afternoon practices alternate between workshops and restorative yoga. Restorative yoga is about slowing down and opening the body with supported poses to reach both physical and mental balance. During these practices, you will learn about the use of props as introduced by BKS Iyengar, about the resistance of the body and mind, stress management, and the benefits of deep passive stretching.
During asana labs, you will learn to break down and teach each posture including their main benefits, contraindications, and modifications for various bodies and conditions. Moreover, you will learn to safely adjust students, use the support of props, and offer various alternatives for different levels of practice.
Yoga anatomy and physiology
Our interactive anatomy classes are far from boring! Indeed, through exercise and examples, you will learn the major body systems and how they relate to yoga. By gaining a deep understanding of the human body, you will be equipped with the knowledge to prevent injuries and maximize the benefits of yoga in your own practice or in your classes. You will learn about the most common health conditions and injuries encountered by yoga teachers and how to work with them. You will get to know the incredible machine that is your body, and the many ways yoga impacts it.
By building a deeper understanding of Yoga Philosophy you will gain tools to uncover your truthful and authentic self, both on and off the mat. Adapting the ancient wisdom of yoga texts to our modern reality and how they relate to yoga in today’s world, you will study the eight-limb path of yoga and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, and become familiar with the how-to overcome obstacles to inner peace and living a blissful yogic life.
Art of teaching
Whether it’s your dream to become a teacher of not, we believe in the importance of learning the skills to confidently express yourself to the world around you. We provide the groundings to better communicate from the inside out, whether that be in a yoga class or in your everyday interactions. We cover voice activation techniques, body language and movement, class preparation and sequencing, and many other techniques allowing you to find your own personal teaching style.
Building confident teachers that can clearly and authentically lead inspiring classes is one of our main focus. Throughout the training, you will gradually build up your teaching practice to many styles of yoga, group sizes and yoga levels. You will learn to structure a class effectively from start to finish so you can easily build classes that flow smoothly and effortlessly.
Successful yoga business
You will learn to effectively nurture and preserve abundance through your yoga teaching career, understand different yoga business models, and explore the many paths you may choose to venture down upon leaving the training. We cover some of the most effective practices to start a successful career, such as building your own personal yoga brand, approaching yoga studios and starting up as a teacher, organizing yoga retreat, etc. You will be more than ready to market yourself as a passionate and successful practitioner in the area of your choice with the support and guidance from your skilled teachers.
What will you learn in this training:
- Over 75 asanas and their benefits and contraindications
- Yoga adjustments
- Use of props
- How to assess a client and teach private classes
- How to teach 30, 60, and 90-minute group classes
- Giving clear instructions to students
- The art of sequencing a class
- How to avoid common injuries
- Anatomy related to the yoga practice
- How to prepare for advanced poses
- Biomechanics of arm balances and inversions
- Various meditation practices
- Pranayama practices and their effects on the body and mind
- Introduction to energy bodies
- Yoga philosophy and the path to enlightenment
- Ayurveda in yoga practice
- Building a successful yoga career and business
Typical daily schedule for 200-hour YTTC course:
- 6.00 – 7.30: Meditation, pranayama, mantra chanting
- 7.30 – 9.00: Vinyasa practice
- 9.00 – 10.00: Breakfast
- 10.00 – 11.00: Asana workshop
- 10.00 – 13.00: Lecture
- 13.00 – 14.00: Lunch
- 14.00 – 15.00: Self Study
- 15.00 – 16.30: Teaching skills and practice
- 16.30 – 17.30: Yoga Nidra
- 17.30 – 19.00: Restorative Yoga
- 19.00 – 20.00: Dinner
- 20.00 – 21.00: Evening meditation, workshop, or sharing circle.
Note: Classes or Schedules can vary
Why chose Us
Gain an in-depth understanding of postures
With the recent rise of yoga injuries, we make it our mission to teach you how to practice and teach safely. Whether it is during practices, asana labs, or anatomy classes, proper alignment is our underlying theme!
Build your teacher skills
Our course offers the most extensive teaching practice experience there is so that when you graduate, you can immediately start your career as a confident yoga teacher.
Embrace the yoga tradition in your modern life
Respecting the yoga tradition does not have to deny our modern lives! Our course is practical and adapted to your reality so that you can apply tangible tools to your life.
Receive personal support in an intimate environment
With small groups limited to 16 students, we create a safe environment to learn, grow and discover more about yourself. You will receive dedicated personalized one-on-one support from your teachers for your own unique specific needs.
A yoga teacher training can be an intense transformational experience, so we ensure to provide you with the best possible environment to support your journey.
After a long day packed with practices and classes, who wants to have to worry about poor accommodation or food? Not us! We carefully selected our private retreat centres to provide you with inspiring and calming surroundings, comfortable and clean accommodation, and nourishing yummy food!
No hidden costs!
We hate hidden fees and unexpected expenses for our students, so our courses include all meals, accommodation and activities.