- Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram
- 108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA 23921, United States
- Jan 12 - Feb 2, 2020 (22 days)
- $2,950.00 - Double Accommodations
About This Event
Travel to the birthplace of Yoga and earn your certification as an Intermediate Integral Yoga teacher.
While in the motherland of Sri Swami Satchidananda, train with our master Yoga instructors in an intimate classroom setting. Near ancient temples and surrounded by the native culture, the Integral Yoga Institute of Coimbatore will allow you to experience India to its fullest.
This three-week immersion will gift you with the opportunity to profoundly enrich your understanding and practice of Yoga and meditation, dive deeply into the subtle aspects of Yoga, and acquire the skills needed to teach them.
In this program you will:
Learn important additional asanas, their benefits, and how to safely guide students into and out of the poses
Expand your knowledge of anatomy and physiology
Explore making skillful sequencing choices and adaptations that will enhance your classes
Gain a fuller understanding of prana and pranayama (breathing techniques)
Study the Bhagavad Gita, which expounds the philosophy and practices of the four main paths of Yoga (Karma, Raja, Bhakti, and Jnana Yoga)
Take the next step in your career as a Yoga instructor and deepen your own spiritual growth by experiencing the peace of Yoga. Join us in this new endeavor.
200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training completed at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville, an Integral Yoga Institute, or Integral Yoga Center and at least six months of Yoga teaching experience. Certified teachers from other traditions may also apply.
Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities
Yoga Alliance (YA): Approximately 170 contact hours.
You can input your contact hours using your YA login information.
Integral Yoga 300-hour Mentored Program: 170 hours towards RYT 500 designation
Tuition includes texts, accommodations, and three daily vegetarian meals. It does not include airfare, airport transfers, or excursions.
Spiritual teachings were exceptional, especially Bhagavad Gita. It was great to see asanas done by the two leaders, both have fantastic asanas with different body types.—Uma
Truth is One, Paths are Many. ~Sri Swami Satchidananda, Yogaville Founder
Venue HighlightsYogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.
AccommodationsThe all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.
Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.
- Air Conditioning in Rooms
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- Gluten Free
- Dairy Free
Menu/CuisineOrganic, vegetarian/vegan food
Gluten-free and vegan options
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe