About This Center

At Yoga Vana, we provide a warm and open learning environment for you to intensify your personal Yoga practice and to deepen your understanding of the philosophy and science of Yoga. We support you throughout the course and beyond in developing the skills and confidence to be the teacher and guide you are called to be.

Our Yoga Vana Teacher Training Course is an empowering learning journey in the Sivananda Yoga tradition for you to reconnect to your True Nature and, as a result, experience health and peace of mind, skillfulness in your personal interactions and a deepened awareness for your interconnection with the natural world.

Conducted at a secluded hill station ashram on the Maharashtra-Goa border, this month long Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course - just 110 km from Goa International Airport - is a unique opportunity for rejuvenation, self-empowerment and deep inquiry through yogic study and practice.
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Venue Highlights

The course takes place at the Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta founded by Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati in Amboli, a hill station in southern Maharashtra just 110 km from Goa International Airport. Perched on the hills of the Western Ghats, one of India's most diverse ecosystems, this secluded venue offers a peaceful natural environment that is very conducive for an in-depth practice of yoga and meditation.

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian


Full board with two lacto-vegetarian meals per day, snacks and tea


The nearest airport is Goa International Airport (110 km). You can fly into Goa directly from most major cities in India. Taxi transfers to and from the airport can be arranged on request (approx. EUR 45).

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Retreat Guru's Vision

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.