200-Hour Multistyle Yoga Teacher Training Course in Goa - Yoga Alliance

About us

This teacher training program is suitable for everyone. Whether a beginner or an experienced yogi, this course will advance your level of practice, acquaint you with multi-styles of yoga, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha and Creative Vinyasa, build confidence, help find your own style as a practitioner and voice as a teacher. It is designed to guide you through the path of Yoga and provide you with all the elements to teach others. Banjaara Yoga and Ayurveda Teacher Training Course is presented in a fun, relaxed, modern and progressive environment, without overlooking the key elements and values of the Yogic tradition. You will be encouraged to follow a healthy Ayurvedic lifestyle, in order to improve your overall well being. Banjaara courses on Yoga and Ayurveda are open to all, regardless of the age, culture, experience, country or level of fitness. They make sure that all students have the tools and equal opportunities to improve and learn to the best of their capabilities.

The combination of alignment based asana practice, yogic philosophy, mantra chanting, meditation and self-inquiry will build a foundation in Yoga Methodology, which will transform your practice and help you apply the Yogic values to every aspect of your life, empowering you and providing you with more vitality and personal freedom, as well as preparing you to teach others.

During this intensive course, you will gain knowledge on the following:

Philosophy, Meaning and Definition of Yoga and the Different Types of Yoga:

    Origin and history of Yoga

    Definition of yoga and its interpretation

    Four paths of Yoga (Jnana, Raja, Bhakti, Karma Yoga)

    What is Hatha Yoga and its different components

    Ashtanga Yoga and description if its eight components

    Patanjali Yoga sutras, modifications of mind, meaning of OM

    Lifestyle and ethics for a yoga practitioner and teacher


    Different styles of Suryanamaskar (Sun salutations) with root mantra series

    Different styles of Chandra Namaskar (Moon salutations)

    Ashtanga Vinyasa primary series

    Core Principles of Hatha Yoga practice

    Structuring and sequencing a theme-based practice

    Grouping the Asanas as per following types: standing asanas, balances, side bending, forward bending, back bending, twisting, arm balances, inversions, finishing postures, and relaxation asanas

    Modified practices to suit all needs

    Full health assessment on Asanas

    Meditative postures

    Alignment and adjustments of Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa asanas

    Study of traditional and modern concepts of Vinyasa

    Sequencing and teaching Creative Vinyasa Flow

    Special classes on Ayurveda for Pre-natal, Partner Yoga, Yoga Therapy

Relaxation Techniques:

    Point to point full body relaxation technique

    Guided Shavasana

    Yoga Nidra

    Minor and major chakra relaxation

    Deep causal body relaxation

Science of Breath (Pranayama), Mudras, Bandhas and Kriyas:

    What is Pranayama?

    Types of Prana

    What are ida, pingala and shushumna?

    Types of Kumbhaka

    Different types of breathing techniques

    Kapalbhati, Nadi Shodhan, Bramhari, Ujjayi, Bhastrika and more

    Importance of yogic breathing

    Different ratios of breathing with the practice of Kumbhaka

    Meaning, types and practice of Mudras and Bandhas and Kriyas

    Mantra Chanting and learning to read Devnagiri Script

Art of Alignment and Adjustment Workshops:

    Workshops on hip opening, back bending, forward bending, side bending, balancing, twisting, inversions and arm balances Asana (postures)

Mantra Yoga and its importance:

    What is OM?

    What does mantra mean?

    Types of starting and closing Mantras for Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Creative Vinyasa

    How to create positive vibration or energy with mantra yoga

Yoga Anatomy:

    Includes both human anatomy and physiology (bodily systems, organs, etc.) and energy anatomy and physiology (chakras, nadis, etc.)

    Benefits and contraindication of asanas

    Yoga therapy

    Introduction to Ayurveda

Teaching Practice:

    Includes practice teaching, receiving feedback, observing others teachings, hearing and giving feedback, assisting students while someone else is teaching

    Students will learn to give hands on adjustment

Teaching Methodology and Techniques:

    Principles of demonstration

    Observing, assisting and correcting

    Teaching in pairs, small groups and big groups

    Instructions, teaching styles, qualities and responsibility of a teacher

Art of Touch:

    Voice projection and floor presence

    Planning and structuring a class

    Dealing with injuries and safety precautions

Business and Legal Aspect of Yoga:

    Career as a teacher

    Setting up your own studio

    Marketing strategy, advertising and PR

    Ethics in yoga business

    Building network with other yoga teachers, schools, studios and retreats


You will be accommodated at the Wellness Inn Hotel, which is located in the heart of Ashvem beach, in North Goa. You are able to choose from cozy double rooms, for single or double occupancy and spacious family rooms, suitable for two or four guests. All rooms have attached bathrooms with hot water, air conditioner and Wi-Fi access.



    Air-conditioned rooms

    Beach nearby




    Airport Pick up/Drop Off

    Car/Motorcycle Rental

    Free Wi-Fi


    Room Service


You will be served three basic vegetarian meals daily. Please note that Vegan and Gluten Free food is available on request.

The following meals are included:




The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

    Vegetarian/Yogic or Gluten Free/Vegan upon request

(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

Things to do (optional)

    Ayurvedic treatments and massages

    Cooking Classes

    Dolphin spotting


    Scuba Diving




    Visiting the local markets

    Visiting the local Temples


Banjaara Yoga and Ayurveda is based in Ashvem beach, which is a beautiful beach located in the heart of north Goa and all attractions worth visiting are conveniently nearby. Mandrem beach is less than half a mile away, it’s one of the biggest and the most peaceful beaches in North Goa, perfect for a morning walk. 1.8 miles to the north from Ashvem is Arambol beach, best visited during sunset to enjoy famous drum circle and soak in the careless hippie atmosphere. For an authentic Goa shopping experience Wednesday Anjuna Flea Market and Saturday Night Market in Arpora are the places to go.

Nearby places:

    Anjuna Flea market, 10 miles

    Arpora, 10 miles

    Goa International Airport (Dabolim, GOI), 33 miles

What's included

    3 daily meals

    27 nights accommodation

    Course Materials such as Kriya Kit, Yoga Notebooks on Philosophy, Asana, Pranayama, Kriya, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Anatomy, Business of Yoga, Sequencing, and more

    Eligibility to register with the Yoga Alliance as an RYT-200 Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, upon completion

    Tution Fee

What's not included


    Airport transfer

    Additional meals

    Personal expenses

How to get there

Arrival by plane

Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (Dabolim, GOI)

Arrival by taxi or car/motorcycle rental from Goa International Airport or Baga/Calangute area:

    1. From Calangute or Baga take a straight road to the north (towards Siolim)

    2. On the Siolim junction follow the mail road going to the left and cross Siolim bridge

    3. On the fork on the road about 500 meters after the bridge, take left following the sign “Morjim”

    4. After 2 kilometers take the right turn following the sign “Morjim V.P.”

    5. Continue along road for 1 kilometer until you reach a 'T' junction, take the left turn following the sign “Ashwem”

    6. After 1 kilometer, take the first turn right to Ashvem beach road following the sign

    7. After 3 kilometers you will see Wellness Inn on the right hand side of the road

Arrival by taxi or car/motorcycle rental from Arambol/Mandrem area:

    1. From Arambol go to Mandrem village following the Siolim Road

    2. One kilometer after Mandrem Market you will see a right turn after HDFC bank. Take the turn and proceed straight for about one kilometer, passing a church on your left until you reach a fork on the road

    3. Take the right on the fork following the sign “Ashwem Beach/Morjim”

    4. Continue along this road for one kilometer until you reach Wellness Inn on the left hand side

Spa treatments

Make an appointment for the Ayurvedic treatments and massages, offered on-site, for an authentic and relaxing experience.

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  • Oct 22, 2017 - Nov 18, 2017 (28 days)


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