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Yoga Teacher Training

This yoga teacher training teaches the basic theoretical and practical foundations that are useful for becoming a professional Yoga Teacher.


Santa Maria da Feira8211366
INATEL Santa Maria da Feira Hotel, Santa Maria da Feira PT

Type of Event

  • Teacher Training

Yoga Styles



Jul 8 to
Jul 28
16:00 pmto12:00 pm

20 days with instruction in English/Portuguese
Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French


1,980 €

Full Description

• International valid certificate, recognised by Yoga Alliance, RYT200
• Comprehensive illustrated Yoga Teacher Manual, with more than 550 pages
• Theoretical and practical teaching methodologies for 88 yoga techniques (asana, pranayama, yoga nidra, meditation, etc.)
• Excelente quality of teaching and one of the most competitive prices in Europe
• Healthy ovo-lacto-vegetarian meals
• 20 nights accommodation
• Two training t-shirts
• Free pool access

Language and group
20 days with instruction in English/Portuguese
Spoken languages: Portuguese, English, French
The maximum participants in the group is 20 Yoga

Styles: Hatha; Kundalini; Kriya; Integral; Nidra; Karma; Bhakti; Raja; Jnana
Skill level: Beginner; Intermediate; Advanced

Students who complete their subsequent training are immediately eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT-200). Registration with Yoga Alliance provides an international recognized credential. The certificate confirms that he or she has sufficient knowledge and practical skills for teaching Integral Yoga to future yoga practitioners, for beginner and intermediate level groups.

The program
This yoga teacher training teaches the basic theoretical and practical foundations that are useful for becoming a professional Integral Yoga Teacher. The greatest value of this training is the fact that it integrates various types of yoga, which gives to the future Integral yoga professor, after the graduation, the ability to teach techniques from various types of traditional forms of yoga (Hatha, Jnana, Kundalini, Kriya, Karma, Bhakti, Mantra yoga, and more). The course is completed after a final four-hour written exam.

The curriculum
Yoga practical sessions
The practical sessions include the correct execution and the theoretical learning about the benefits and the effects of 88 yoga basic techniques:
• 50 asanas (postures of Hatha yoga)
• 5 techniques of concentration
• 11 meditation techniques
• 4 relaxation techniques, including techniques of yoga Nidra (conscious sleep)
• 12 techniques of pranayama (yoga breathing)
• 6 Kriya yoga techniques (body purification)

Yoga theoretical sessions
• Human anatomy and physiology applied to yoga practice
• The subtle structure of the human being: nadis (energy channels), chakras (energy centers), pancha kosha (the five layers of the human brain), the man and the three levels of manifestation (physical, astral, and causal), Kundalini energy, Jivatma (the soul), and Atma (eternal self)
• The philosophy of Integral Yoga system: Yama and Nyama (the ethics and moral codes); description of various types of yoga (Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Jnana Yoga, Raja Yoga); the three fundamental principles in yoga practice; Dharma explanation; basics about Karma and reincarnation; the description of the three Gunas (the three main qualities of nature); the human mind (mental types, the causes of the fluctuations of the mind, the consciousness and the supra-consciousness)
• A synthetic review of five essential yoga treatises: Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Gheranda Samhita, and Shiva Samhita
• The inspiring life of four masters of Yoga: Sri Aurobindo, Ramana Maharshi, Swami Shivananda, and Ananda Moyi Ma
• Children yoga practice approach
• Pregnant woman yoga practice approach
• Seniors yoga practice approach
• Healthy lifestyle notions
• Ethics of the yoga teacher profession
• Marketing strategies
• How to manage your own yoga classes
• Yoga and the community, etc.

Yoga teaching methodology : theoretical and practical
Include concepts of the learning process, learning styles, and how to teach the techniques of Integral Yoga. During these sessions, you will learn how to give a professional assistance to your future students for a correct realization of the Integral yoga techniques. The professors will also explain how to create a plan of an Integral Yoga class (singular or a set of lessons), the sequence of the teaching of Integral Yoga techniques and theoretical notions, the personal qualities that a Yoga teacher should develop, how to create a harmonious and correct teacher-student yogic relationship.

All the teaching of the course is synthesised in a complete illustrated Integral Yoga Teacher Manual of approximately 550 pages, which contains all the necessary theoretical and practical information for becoming a good integral yoga teacher!
The manual is available in Portuguese and English.

The assessment and evaluation of the students is continuous throughout the program.
• Presence is compulsory, the students will perform a constant practice of the techniques and interesting homework will be indicated for individual study.
• The course is completed after a final four-hour written examination.
• The final evaluation will be a made having three elements in consideration: the participation during the classes (1), the grade of individual study (2), and the final written examination (3).

Typical daily Schedule
07:50 Prasada (consecrated fruits and tea)
08:00 Yoga class – asanas and pranayama
10:00 Breakfast
11:00 Basics of practice modules
12:30 Break
12:45 Basics of practice modules
14:00 Lunch
15:00 Theory modules (anatomy, Integral yoga philosophy, lifestyle and ethics, teaching methodology, and marketing)
16:45 Break
17:00 Basics of practice modules
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Modules revision, questions and answers, and individual study
21:00 Meditation
22:00 Goodnight

The schedule may suffer alterations, depending on the specific circumstances at the time of the program.

Carmen and Eugen

Important note:
Due to Yoga Trail regulation fees, the deposit amount is not refundable