At Yoga Vana, we provide a warm and open learning environment for you to intensify your personal Yoga practice and to deepen your understanding of the philosophy and science of Yoga. We support you throughout the course and beyond in developing the skills and confidence to be the teacher and guide you are called to be.
Our Yoga Vana Teacher Training Course is more than just a certification course. Four weeks of intensive study and practice of Yoga in an uplifting ashram atmosphere will fuel your personal evolution and transformation. Whether you intend to teach Yoga after the course or not, you can expect to emerge from it awakened to a new way of being in your life and in the world.
HILL STATION ASHRAM 110 KM FROM GOA
Conducted at a secluded hill station ashram on the Maharashtra-Goa border, this month long Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course – just 110 km from Goa International Airport – is a unique opportunity for rejuvenation, self-empowerment and deep inquiry through yogic study and practice. Open to only a small group of trainees, our Teacher Training Course allows you to closely interact with the teachers’ team and receive individual guidance and inspiration for your own practice and teaching capacities.
Yoga Vana Forest Academy is a Registered Yoga School (RYS 200) with Yoga Alliance, USA. The course syllabus fulfils the requirements for Yoga Alliance 200 hour Yoga Teacher certification. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are welcome to register at Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200)
See the full course syllabus: https://yogavana.in/syllabus
We are very honored to have Swami Chitprakashananda Saraswati as a visiting teacher for Vedanta / philosophy on this course, a direct disciple of Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati.
Mani Raman is the lead teacher at Yoga Vana, and has trained thousands of international Yoga teachers over the last twenty years. You can learn more about Mani Raman on his personal website www.maniraman.org. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet our team: https://yogavana.in/meet-the-team
Location & Climate
The course takes place at the Holistic Centre for Yoga & Vedanta founded by Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati in Amboli, a hill station in southern Maharashtra just 110 km from Goa International Airport. Perched on the hills of the Western Ghats, one of India’s most diverse ecosystems, this secluded venue offers a peaceful natural environment that is very conducive for an in-depth practice of yoga and meditation.
The climate is sunny and dry with temperatures ranging from 17° to 32° C. Due to the hilly location, the mornings and evenings can be cool, with hot temperatures during the day.
The rooms are situated in beautiful, simple cottages from natural stone. Each room comes with attached bathroom, hot water facility and a balcony with views of the surrounding hills. We offer dormitory, twin sharing and single room options. Some accommodation types are limited and will be allotted on a first come-first serve basis.
To secure your preferred accommodation for this course, submit your registration: https://yogavana.in/registration
EUR 1,795.00 (early bird rate if paid in full before 31 July, 2019)
EUR 1,995.00 (regular)
DORMITORY (6 BEDS)
EUR 1,595.00 (early bird rate if paid in full before 31 July, 2019)
EUR 1,795.00 (regular)
EUR 2,295.00 (early bird rate if paid in full before 31 July, 2019)
EUR 2,495.00 (regular)
You can also apply for a scholarship from our Yoga Vana scholarship fund. The fund is made possible by the generous donations of previous Yoga Vana students.
To apply for scholarship, visit: https://yogavana.in/scholarship
Mani Raman is a dynamic, inspirational teacher of Yoga & meditation from India who brings his wisdom, energy, humour & wit to every class he teaches. With intuition, clarity & compassion, he guides his students on & off the mat in overcoming physical, mental, emotional & spiritual blockages to expand their minds & experience Oneness. Thousands of students from all over the world have benefited from the powerful, life-transforming teachings which he is passing down humbly in the tradition of his teachers while using anecdotes & examples from contemporary life to allow his students to access ancient messages with ease.