25 Days 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training India

Ashtanga BNS Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training in India

This 25-day yoga program is designed for yoga aspirants who want to improve their yoga skills. You will also learn philosophy, mudra, and pranayama in this program. This training is very special as Guruji BNS Iyengar who studied directly with Pattabhi Jois, and the father of modern yoga - Krishnamacharya​ will be teaching in the Ashtanga Vinyasa system. So, what are you waiting for? Be a part of this special journey!

Meet the instructors

L. Farrah, Kanchen, BNS, & 2 More…
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  • Daily yoga mudra sessions
  • Traditional Ashtanga yoga lessons
  • Yoga Alliance accredited RYT 300 Hour
  • Philosophy classes & meditation and pranayama sessions
  • Ayurvedic massage course
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • 24 nights' lodging

Skill level

  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Yoga styles

25 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 11
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  • Spa
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Café
  • Dining area
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Terrace
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio
  • Currency exchange
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access
  • Laundry
  • Wireless internet

Krishnamachar Yoga Shala has two kinds of room. The first one is standard single rooms next door to the shala with shared kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Meanwhile, the second one is the deluxe apartment. It lies nearby the shala with private bathroom and kitchen. Private room with fan, WiFi, shared bathroom, self service kitchen, stove fridge, you might receive a private bathroom even if you paid for shared if it is available.


  • 06:30 - 08:00 Ashtanga Vinyasa for primary and intermediate with BNS Iyengar
  • 08:00 - 09:00 Break
  • 09:00 - 10:00 Ayurveda modules
  • 10:00 - 11:00 Adjustment class with esteemed Mysore Ashtanga teacher TBA​
  • 11:00 - 12:00 Pranayama, mudra, and philosophy with BNS Iyengar
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Chanting and meditation with Kanchen​
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch break
  • 14:30 - 18:30 Ayurvedic massage and anatomy
  • 18:30 - 19:00 Yoga Nidra meditation and ​chakra clearing meditation


L. Farrah Furtado
L. Farrah Furtado is Canadian-Portuguese and is a Yoga Alliance E RYT 500 Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher, author of three spiritual best-selling award winning books, and director of Kaohsiung Yoga School and Bend it like Buddha Yoga in Portugal. She has lived in Asia for over 14 years, studying the healing arts in Buddhist monasteries in Taiwan, Balinese healing with energy healing masters in Ubud, and has trained in the traditional Ashtanga Vinyasa system and pranayama with BNS Iyengar, the lineage of Pattabhi Jois and Krishnamacharya in India. Farrah is a third degree Usui Reiki master.
Kanchen started practicing yoga two decades ago and has been teaching professionally for over 10 years, Kanchen has studied with many eminent teachers about asanas and adjustment and is well versed in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and Hatha yoga. Kanchen has studied with Balaji Rao thombre and pranayama, mantra, mudra, and philosophy with Sri BNS Iyengar in Mysore. Kanchen has also won many prizes at district and state level competitions. She established and has been running successfully the BNS Iyengar Khrisnamacharya School in Mysore for over a decade.
BNS Iyengar
For any student who is truly interested in learning Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and learning all the philosophies and interconnected practices such as Pranayama, Mudra, etc., Sri BNS Iyengar is a gem. Sri BNS Iyengar is “the last link to the real deal”. He is the oldest living teacher of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. He carries an authenticity that comes with his age, background, and lifelong dedication to yoga. At the age of 87 he continues to conduct his classes daily with passion, humor, and inspiration at Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Shala.
Tori Mitchell
Tori Mitchell is an expert in Ashtanga Vinyasa and the founder and main instructor at Vibe Yoga, Taiwan. Her most recent background training is in the advanced teacher training in anatomy and adjustments with Arielle Nash at Centered Yoga in Koh Samui, Thailand. Tori Mitchell also studied Ashtanga Vinyasa with Manuel Ferreira, an authorized teacher from KPJAYI and also completed a two-week immersion with Iain Grysak in Ubud, Bali on pranayama, philosophy, and Ashtanga Vinyasa. She's trained in asana and pranayama in Mysore, India with the last living legend of Ashtanga, Guruji BNS Iyengar.
Mattia Michielan
Experienced practitioner in the Ashtanga Vinyasa and often a favorite among our students! As Yoga is not limited to asana, Mattia gives wonderful workshops and classes on pranayama and philosophy. Mattia has been studying with BNS Iyengar, the last student of Krishnamacharya. He has been assisting for the Teacher Training of BNS Iyenagar’s school: Mysore Krishnamacharr Yoga Foundation. TTC in Nadhi Shodana (second series) with Manju Jois 200hoursTTC at AshtangaYogaMysore, Mysore, India 200hoursTTC at Krishnamacharr Yoga Foundation, Mysore, India. Traditional Thai Massage, Sunshine Mass

Retreat location

This retreat will take place at Krishnamachar Yoga Shala, Mysore, Karnataka, South India.

Unique features


  • Massage
  • Reiki


During this retreat, you will enjoy delicious lunches, snacks, and drinks.

The following meals are included:

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • A visit to a local ashram for meditation workshop
  • A visit to traditional market and restaurants
  • An organic ayurvedic farm tour to see how traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine is made
  • Optional trip to Mysore Palace
  • Temples visit, such as the Temple Puja and its fire ceremony ritual

Spa treatments

You will have Reiki attunement and ayurvedic massage included in the price, during this program.

What's included

  • 24 nights' accommodation
  • Certificate in pranayama, mudra and philosophy by BNS Iyengar
  • Classes on adjustments and teaching methodology
  • Course materials and daily practice journal
  • Daily asana & pranayama practices and traditional Sanskrit chanting
  • Daily breakfast and lunch
  • Evening yoga Nida practice
  • Meditation, chakra cleansing, and Reiki sessions
  • Yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, and mudra classes
  • RYT 300 certification by BNS Iyengar
  • Yoga anatomy certification
  • Traditional Ashtanga yoga lessons

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Excursions
  • Extra activities
  • Transportation cost
  • Extra meals

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Bangalore Airport (VOBG). Transfer from the airport is not included. They can arrange a driver to pick you up at the airport for a 3-hour drive to their shala.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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Arrival: Sunday February 3, 2019
Departure: Wednesday February 27, 2019


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