200-hour Integral Yoga Teacher Training – Fall
About This Event
Gain a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own Yoga practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Integral Yoga teacher.
This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours. You will learn to teach each portion of the Integral Yoga Level I class, including asanas (Yoga poses), deep relaxation, pranayama (breathing practices), chanting, and meditation.
Additionally, you will explore:
Classes about the benefits of a vegetarian diet
Instruction in basic anatomy and physiology
Chanting instruction—for personal practice and class settings
Raja Yoga (the science of the mind and yogic lifestyle)
Jnana Yoga (the study of Self-inquiry)
Bhakti Yoga (the path of devotion; including chanting, worship, and self-surrender)
Karma Yoga (the practice of selfless service)
Conducting and publicizing classes
Applicants should be regular practitioners of Hatha Yoga for six months, preferably one year. Applicants should be familiar with the Integral Yoga style of Hatha practice. If not, you can click here to purchase a video of the Level 1 class led by Swami Satchidananda. There is also a YouTube video available of the Level 1 class.
If you have any questions, please contact the IY Academy at IY(contact info blocked) or (contact info blocked) x153 before submitting your application and a non-refundable application fee.
Graduates receive a diploma certifying them to teach Integral Yoga Level 1 classes and are awarded 220 Yoga Alliance hours.
Questions? (contact info blocked) x153 • IY(contact info blocked)
I decided to take this program to find and develop the yogic principles within me. The program allowed me to thoroughly live the yogic lifestyle.
After completing the training, I feel totally prepared! I feel that I have been provided a clear, stable, strong foundation to teach Yoga
Whenever more information is needed about what Satya is teaching, she provides thorough and detailed answers. Moreover, when a trainee has experience with the issue at hand, Satya will incorporate the experience or information into the discussion.
— Past Participants
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.
- A/C in Rooms
- Free Wifi
- Free Parking
- Tour Assistance
- Yoga Studio
- House Keeping
- 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