RYT 100 Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra Teacher Training

  • Earth Yoga Village Earth Yoga Village
  • Earth Yoga Village, north end of Palolem Beach (across the bamboo bridge), Palolem, Goa, 403702, India
  • Apr 16 - 30, 2019 (15 days)
  • 10-Bed Female Dorm: €650, Shared 3-Bed Hut: €750, Shared Twin Bed Hut: €900, Private Double Hut for 1: €1200, Private Double Hut for 2: €1800

About us

15 days full immersion into yogic living with RYT100 Yin & Yoga Nidra accredited hours.
This course also runs on 6th January 2019 - please see the event listing to book. 

Earth Yoga Village is a yoga community that lives consciously in connection with nature. With this programme we offer a unique opportunity to fully immerse into the world of yoga and community living as well as further deepen your knowledge and qualify as a Yin Yoga & Yoga Nidra teacher for 100 Yoga Alliance accredited hours under the Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Program. Taking the time to absorb and reflect upon lecture materials, your own asana practice and familiarise yourself with teaching while at the same time apply yogic principles.

Yin Yoga 

Yin yoga deals with subtler aspect of our being, letting us go deeper into ourselves. We are moving from the structured body to the energetic with the help of myofascial compartment and median channels to develop a functional, mindful approach to the practice.

Yoga Nidra 

Yoga nidra (yogic sleep) is a wonderful deep relaxation which supports your asana (physical yoga) practice helping you to find deep rest and stillness. It reduces daily stress by teaching pratyahara - turning attention inward for your own healing awareness, and dharana - concentration, meditation to deepen your yoga.


Live the life you love, love the life you live!

Event Highlights

  • Comprehensive training programme covering all major aspects of yin yoga & yoga nidra in both practice and theory
  • Allow time to absorb material while practicing the yogic lifestyle and being involved in the community
  • A budget-friendly opportunity to grow spiritually in a conscious community and further deepen your knowledge in energy body
  • Study of asana, meditation, pranayama, mantras and many more aspects and techniques of yoga
  • Learn about releasing the tension and relaxing the whole being at a deeper level
  • Individual training and counselling sessions available if needed

Venue Highlights

RETREAT LOCATION
Set among lush green jungle within a short walk to a paradise beach, you will find Earth Yoga Village to be extremely peaceful and the ideal place to relax. It is your refuge from a busy life and is conveniently located in South Goa on the beautiful beach of Palolem, which is known for its blissful vibes, laid back people, and stunning nature.

Palolem Beach is largely unspoiled and is inhabited by both local fishermen and by foreign tourists who live in shacks along the shore or in the main village. The location offers an ideal place to explore the stunning beaches, beautiful local villages, and surrounding nature outside of your retreat schedule. Earth Yoga Village staff members are strongly engaged in making the village more eco-friendly.

The lodge runs partly on solar power and Earth Yoga Village staff members work hard on adding further eco-friendly measures. Connection with nature is vital and they strive towards that connection in every day life and with every action.

NEARBY PLACES
Arpora night market, 65 kilometers
Chaudi, 2.5 kilometers
Dudhsagar Waterfall, 35 kilometers
Goa International Airport (GOI), 67 kilometers
Margao, 35 kilometers
Spice farm, 35 kilometers

Schedule

06:00 Wake up call 
06:30 - 07:30 Kriya/Pranayama/Meditation
07:30 - 07:45 Tea break
07:45 - 08:30 Morning circle
08:30 - 10:00 Asana practice/yoga
10:00 - 11:00 Breakfast
11:00 - 13:00 Yoga Philosophy & Anatomy 
13:15 - 14:45 Lunch/Free time 
14:45 - 17:00 Asana/clinics/practicum/group work
17:00 - 18:30 Asana practice/yoga
18:30 - 19:30 Dinner 
19:30 - 20:30 Evening Program 
20:30 - 22:00 Self studies 
22:00  Lights off 

Saturdays are your days off.

You will be engaged in doing karma yoga voluntarily in your free time during the teacher training to learn and practice yoga holistically.

Day 1 is dedicated to you settling in to the village and attending the Opening Ceremony in the late afternoon/evening, followed by dinner.
We therefore suggest you arrive at the village at the latest by 2pm on Day 1 to not miss out. 

The Closing Ceremony will be on the third from last day of your course, followed by a free day before your departure on the last day. Check-out time is 11am, but you may join in the Yoga Holiday activities once your course has finished, until your departure, as desired.

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Earth Yoga Village offers three wholesome meals per day (Indian, Goan and Continental), fruit, herbal tea and unlimited filtered drinking water is available throughout the day. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please let Earth Yoga Village know.

Accommodations

There is a selection of jungle beach huts available - private and shared (double, twin, triple) and a 10-bed female-only dorm.

The beautiful and comfortable village has an onsite kitchen where all the meals are lovingly prepared, two yoga shalas, two healing and rejuvenation spaces, a small library and a chill-out area. The jungle beach huts available at the village are beautifully inspired by Rajasthani designs and come with an open-air bathroom, or separate toilet/shower block for the 10-bed female dorm. Bed linen, pillows, towels (not to be taken outside the village), mosquito nets and blankets (if you need them) are provided.

Directions

ARRIVAL BY AIRPLANE
Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Aiport (GOI). Earth Yoga Village is happy to organise an airport pick-up for you at an extra charge of EUR 20-25 (1800-2000INR) to be paid directly to the driver. Please note additional charges will apply if delayed by more than an hour.

ARRIVAL BY TRAIN
The nearest railway station from the village is Canacona train station which can be reached from Madgoan junction railway station in just 30 minutes.

ARRIVAL BY BUS
There are bus services at a regular interval of 30 minutes from the beach to the Kadamba Transport Corporation (KTC) bus depot in Margao. The nearest KTC depot is in Canacona. The village is located at the north end of the beach near Cozy Nook resort.

Thank you!

We're glad you've joined our retreat community. See you around :)

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Why Retreat?

We asked people why they go on retreat, here's what they said:

To find peace and renewal while going through a huge change in my life. Empty nest and the end of a 27 year marriage all at once. Susan
 

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.

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