28 Days 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training in Koh Phangan, Thailand

  • Samma Karuna Samma Karuna
  • 84/13 Moo 8 Haad Chao Phao Sri Thanu, Koh Phangan Surat Thani 84280 Thailand
  • Nov 8 - Dec 5, 2020 (28 days)

Event Highlights

  • Topics covered
  • The program covers all Yoga Alliance requirements but also includes an exceptional study of yoga techniques and practices.
  • -8 limbs of yoga of Patanjali
  • -Active meditations theory
  • -Anatomy
  • -Art of teaching
  • -Asanas theory and practice (21 modules)
  • -Basics of Sanskrit
  • -Energy body structure
  • -Forum (compassionate and active sharing)
  • -Introduction to Ayurveda
  • -Introduction to meditation
  • -Mantras and mudras
  • -OSHO active meditations practice
  • -Shankhaprakshalana practice (optional)
  • -Shatkarma overview (yoga purification techniques)
  • -Sublimation and transmutation of energy
  • -Suddarshan Kriya practice
  • -Tantra and yoga
  • -Truth and correct understanding in yoga
  • -Yamas and Niyamas
  • -Yoga and marketing
  • -Yoga and nutrition
  • -Yoga and self-development
  • -Yoga history



07:15 - 08:15 Pranayama, mudra, and meditation
08:30 - 10:30 Asana practice
11:00 - 12:30 Lunch break
12:30 - 13:30 Meditation / yoga Nidra / yoga theory
13:40 - 14:40 Yoga philosophy / Patanjali's Yogasutras / anatomy
14:40 - 16:00 Tea break
16:00 - 17:30 Asana practice
17:45 - 19:00 Art of teaching / physiology / adjustment, and alignment.

Sundays are days off. During the four weeks, the time schedule will be the same, but the topics will change according to the program.

About This Event

200-Hour Thailand Yoga Teacher Training in Koh Phangan

Samma Karuna offers you this 200-hour yoga teacher training certification course in Thailand. This is a non-dogmatic, deeply experiential, and heart-based training. Samma Karuna is an international school of awakening and mindful community for people who wish to learn to live a happier, more fulfilled life based on self-development, acceptance, and celebration.


-Daily yoga classes

-Daily meditation sessions

-Unique program of training

-Certification to register with Yoga Alliance

-Free access to a four-week Awakening and Healing program upon completion

-Optional internship at the school for graduate students

-One daily healthy vegetarian food

-28 nights accommodation

What's Included

  • -Truly exceptional program of training
  • -Outstanding facilities with beach front yoga halls
  • -Daily delicious vegetarian meal
  • -28 days of accommodation (up gradable)
  • -Certified Yoga Alliance Diploma for graduates
  • -Possibility to take extra 4 weeks internship at the school to practice teaching (free of charge).
  • -Lifetime Yoga Membership for graduates to access yoga classes and daily activities of our school for free.

What's Not Included


Venue Highlights

Samma Karuna is located in front of the beaches of Koh Phangan, a paradisiac island in the Gulf of Thailand. The accommodation is nestled amongst palm trees, beautiful beaches, and jungle landscapes with stunning mountain views. Thong Sala city center is only a 15-minute drive away. Crossing the street from the school, you will find an ATM.

Also you will be able to enjoy "Art Café" - a very famous and cozy coffee shop. The shopping villa Srithanu is just a 5-minute walk away and there you can find supermarkets, a recreational aquatic center as well as restaurants serving both local and international food.

-Nearby places
*Family Mart Haad Chap Phao, 100 meters
*Srithanu - 5 minutes' walk
*Thong Sala, 5 kilometers - 15 minutes' drive


Samma Karuna is nestled amongst the palm trees, beautiful beaches, and jungle landscapes of Koh Phangan. The island is a perfect environment for self-discovery and self-development. There are many lodging options available in the area offering a wide range of amenities. All of the rooms have their own private bathrooms.

TYPE D: Single bed in a 4 beds mixed gender dorm with A/C (included in your course fee).
TYPE C: Standard bungalow with A/C shared with another student (+USD 350 extra).
TYPE B: Standard private bungalow with A/C (+USD 595 extra).
TYPE A: Comfortable and spacious bungalow with more amenities and a sea view (+USD 850 extra).


You will be provided one vegetarian meal a day. You may eat healthy and tasty food served at Samma Karuna's vegetarian and vegan restaurant. Monosodium glutamate, sugar, industrial salt, gluten, refined oil, or artificial flavoring are not used. The menu is designed to optimally support you in your yoga practice.
Also you will be provided a Tea break based on fruits and chai.


-Arrival by airplane
You may book your flight to Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) in Bangkok. From there, you may fly to Samui Airport (USM). Between Bangkok and Koh Samui, there are many daily services run by Bangkok Airways. Flying time about 50 minutes. A connecting ferry will have to be taken from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan (see ferry info below).
From Bangkok, you can also fly first to Surat Thani Airport (URT). Air Asia flies from Bangkok to Surat Thani daily, flying time is about 50 minutes. The transfer from Surat Thani Airport (URT) to Donsak ferry port is by coach or taxi and takes about one hour and 30 minutes. At Donsak, you transfer to the Raja ferry to Koh Phangan which takes three hours. Whilst the overall journey is longer than flying directly to Koh Samui, it can be cheaper to fly via Surat Thani, depending on the time of year.

-Arrival by bus
There are many bus services from Bangkok to Koh Phangan. Most of these are sleeper buses. They can be booked from travel agencies in Bangkok or by going to the central bus station (Sia Thai). The journey takes about ten hours to Donsak, the ferry port for boats going to Koh Phangan. From Donsak, the journey takes around three hours to Koh Phangan. Usually, the ferry is included in the price of the bus.

-Arrival by ferry
There are ferries from Samui To Koh Phangan. The Seatran ferry leaves Koh Samui at 08:00 and 13:00. The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Samui at 08:00, 11:15, 12:30, and 17:00. The Seatran pier is located near the airport, approximately a ten-minute drive and the Lompraya pier is located 50 minutes from the airport. The Lompraya pier is 50 minutes from the airport. Please take this into consideration when booking the rest of your journey. Ferries arrive in Koh Phangan at Thong Sala pier.

-For returning back, the Seatran ferry leaves Koh Phangan at 11:00 and 16:30. The Lomprayah ferry leaves Koh Phangan at 07:15, 11:00, 12:00, and 16:20.
From Koh Samui airport, there is a shuttle service going to the ferry ports for Koh Phangan. This is usually available as a free service. Please ask for this service when you purchase the ticket for the ferry in the Seatran / Lompraya ferry counter as you exit Koh Samui airport.

-Arrival by train
Trains leave Bangkok several times daily, the journey time is about 12 hours. Sleeping booths are available for some services. Leaving the train at Surat Thani, the transfer by coach or taxi from Surat Thani station to Donsak pier takes about one hour. From Donsak, the ferry journey takes three hours to Koh Phangan.
There are two companies that run luxury coach services from Bangkok to Chumphon, which takes about six hours. At Chumphon, you transfer to a large express boat that stops at Koh Tao before arriving at Koh Phangan. The boat journey from Chumphon to Koh Phangan takes about three hours.

-Arrival by taxi
Local taxis are available from the pier. Please inform the taxi to go to Samma Karuna Srithanu. Please print out instructions in Thai to give to the taxi driver, this will avoid any unnecessary delay and frustration. Taxis are approximately 200 to 300 THB per person.

Cancellation Policy

100% deposit refund for cancellation 60+ days before event.
50% deposit refund for cancellation 30-59 days before event.
0% deposit refund for cancellation 0-29 days before event.
The remaining balance (total price minus deposit) is due upon arrival.
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