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21 Days 200hr Yoga Teacher Training in Piedmont, Italy

  • Cascina Bellaria Farmhouse, Località Boschi 47, Sezzadio, Alessandria 15079, Italy

Overview

Yoga Teacher Training Italy

Hari-Om Yoga School invites you to join their intense and challenging yoga teacher training program! Leaving your comfort zone and transmuting it into your practice is their aim and forte. You will immerse in the practice, observe your perceived limits and challenge them beyond what you thought possible in a conscious way, strengthen your body and inner body, and stay consistent on a path toward power is what you're searching for.

Highlights

  • 2 daily yoga practice
  • 5 hours of lecture everyday
  • Courses on asana, pranayama, anatomy
  • Certificate of attendance recognized by the Yoga Alliance
  • Daily wholesome vegetarian meals
  • 20 nights accommodation
  • Training manuals
  • 20 days with instruction
  • English
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Farmhouse Bellaria was created through the will of getting together, sharing a lifestyle aligned to the rhythms of nature and to the yoga and Ayurveda philosophy. The Hari-Om Yoga School is the ideal place to rediscover the essential meaning of life: love! Bellaria offers shared rooms with bunk beds and shared bathrooms, double rooms with shared bathrooms or private one, and double rooms, triple rooms or quadruple rooms with bathroom in the room, and also small one-room apartment.

Shared dorm room

You will be accommodated in a shared room with bunk beds and shared bathrooms.

Double room

This is a double occupancy room with private bathroom.

Shared triple or quadruple room

These rooms have private bathroom in the room.

Yoga room

The barn has become the big yoga room (100 square meters), with naked wood roof, wooden floor, and a whole glass window wall, which offers a great countryside landscape.

The subjects of the course vary from the physical (asana, pranayama, anatomy and alignments) to the more spiritual, subtle and philosophical aspects (meditation, history, philosophy, chakras, and tantra). There are two practices a day of two hours each and five hours of lecture between morning and afternoon.

Daily schedule

  • 08.00 - 10.00 Practice
  • 10.00 - 10.30 Breakfast
  • 10.30 - 13.00 Lecture
  • 13.00 - 14.45 Lunch and break
  • 14.45 - 17.15 Lecture
  • 17.30 - 19.30 Practice
  • 19.30 - 20.30 Dinner

Asana

Principles and importance of alignment:

  • Basic asanas: Tadasana, Adho Mukha Svanasana
  • Neutral standing asanas and standing asanas with external rotation: Virabhadrasana II, Utthita Parsvakonasana, Utthita Trikonasana, Vrkasana, Virabhadrasana III, Ardha Chandrasana, Utthita hasta Padangusthasana, Garudasana
  • Forward bending asanas: Uttanasana, Parsvottanasana, Prasarita Padottanasana, Upavista Konasana, Dandasana, Navasana, Pashimottanasana, Adho Mukha Virasana, Pavanmuktasana
  • Seated asanas with external rotation: Janu Sirshasana, Baddha Konasana, Gomukhasana, Brahmasana, Siddhasana, Padmasana
  • Asanas with backward extension: Alanasana, Virabhadrasana I, Utkatasana, Bhujangasana, Salambasana, Setu Banda Sarvangasana, Urdhva Mukha *Svanasana, Purvottanasana, Dhanurasana
  • Asanas executed in Vinyasa: Marjariasana, Ardha Chatarnga Dandasana, Chataranga Dandasana, different versions of Surya Namaskar
  • Inverted asanas: Viparita Karani mudra, Sirshasana , Sarvangasana, Halasana
  • Laying-down and twisting asanas: Parivritta Parsvakonasana, Jathara Parivartanasana, Parivritta trikonasana, Parivritta Ardha Chandrasana, Ardha Mtsyendrasana, Savasana

Every asana will be examined through these aspects:

  • Alignment points
  • Most common errors
  • Possible variations that simplify or intensify the asana
  • Physical benefits
  • Contraindications
  • Effects on the mind and spirit
  • Effects on the chakras and doshas

During the first two years, a single sequence will be taught. Explanations will be given on the internal logic of the positions, and possible variations will be expounded upon that can modify or substitute the asana while leaving its structure intact.

Pranayama

During the 200-hour of the teacher training program organized by the school, pranayama plays an important role. The concept of prana is explained by describing the five main types of prana (Prana, Apana, Vyana, Samana, Udana), and what pranayama, the bandhas, and the breath cycle mean.

The program is divided into three units, including a practical part in which the participants are guided to experiment the different pranayama techniques, and a theoretical part where the techniques are explained together, with the effects, benefits, and how they work by an anatomic and physiological point of view.

As for the asanas, pranayama techniques will be explained by studying:

  • Various approaches and teaching methods
  • Physical benefits
  • Contraindications
  • Effects of the mind and the spirit
  • Effects on the chakras
  • Effects on the doshas

Pranayama 1

Prana - The five main types, Prana, Apana, Vyana, Samana, Udana - Pranayama - Bandhas - the breath cycle. After an initial practical approach where the teacher will lead the participants to practice some simple pranayama techniques, the first unit focuses on the concepts of pranayama and prana.

Pranayama 2

Nadi Sodhana, Ujjay, Anuloma, Viloma, Sitali, and Sitkari. The second unit dives further into the analysis and explanation of other techniques, always through a practical part first to experiment, and a second theoretical part to understand what happens in the physical and energetic bodies.

Pranayama 3

Kapalabhati, Bhastrika, Agni Sari, Samavritti, and Asamavritti Pranayama. The third unit is part of the second year program. First, there will be a review of the program of the first year to refresh and then to aid in explaining more complex and advanced techniques, always through a practical part first, to experiment, and a second theoretical part to understand what happens in the physical and energetic bodies.

Dharana (meditation techniques)

You will look at the the practice of meditation, its meaning, and the effects of meditation techniques as seen from scientific and physiologic perspectives. Students will practice and learn to teach meditation techniques utilizing breath, mantra, yantra, concentration on the chakras and the principal nadis (Ida, Pingala, Shushmna, Arohan, Awarohan).The majority of the meditation techniques that will be taught in the course of three years of study will have their origin in Tantra, Kriya, and Raja yoga.

Mudra

  • Introduction to mudras and their various meanings
  • Mudra e prana
  • The five mudra groups (hasta, mana, kaya, bandha, adhara)
  • Experience and use of mudra belonging to the five different groups accompanied by theoretical explanations of their meaning, benefits and eventual contraindications

Mantra, Yantra e mandala

  • Mantra as the power of sound and shape, their meaning and how they effect the subtle energy. You will learn about how they work, how they are to be used
  • how they influence karma
  • Seed mantras
  • Kirtan practice
  • Introduction to Nada yoga, the yoga of sound

Subtle physiology

  • The three bodies (sharira)
  • The five sheathes (kosha)
  • The seven progressive chakras
  • Kundalini: progress by way of kundalini or shakti, techniques and methods for reawakening kundalini, obstacles in its ascent
  • The subtle channels (nadi) and the prana blocks (granthi)

Philosophy

  • What yoga is and yogic lifestyle
  • Analysis of different yoga systems and information on their origins
  • Introduction do Samkhya: purusha or prakriti, evolution or involution, and the path of liberation
  • Ashtanga: the eight stages of yoga
  • Readings and commentary on abstracts of Pantanjali's Yoga Sutra
  • Karma yoga: the path of action
  • Bhakti yoga: the path of devotion
  • Jnana yoga: the path of knowledge
  • Introduction to tantra, tantra and sexuality, the divinities, and their nature

Further techniques

  • Vinyasa
  • Introduction to the principles behind the various asana sequences
  • Introduction to yoga therapy
  • Introduction to yoga for expecting mothers
  • The art of teaching: student and teaching approaches, ethics, yoga as job, organization suggestions

Ayurveda

  • What is Ayurveda
  • The five elements (earth, wind, fire, water, ether)
  • The concept of dosha (Vata, Pitta e Kapha)
  • The concept of prakriti and the diagnosis of the dosha and their imbalances
  • Ideal daily routine according to Ayurveda: correct diet and yoga practice in relation to dosha imbalances and personal constitution (prakriti)
  • Introduction to the concepts of Prana, Ojas and Agni

Anatomy

In the course of the four weeks of 200-hour yoga teacher training, the multiple aspects of anatomy and physiology are treated throughout a detailed program, starting from the simple cells form and function to the most complex and vital processes of the human body. The program emphasizes the study of the muscular bundles, the behavior in relation to the static and dynamic phases, and the various typologies of reaction to stimuli.

The referring textbooks will be completed by handbooks that will help the student to deepen their knowledge of the joints and their functions, with the specific purpose of expanding the capacity of the future teacher in the prevention of possible injuries.

During the four weeks of the teacher training, there will be also treated the physiological and biomechanical processes activated by the practice of the asanas, pranayama, and dharana. Details for the classes: With underline - topics discussed in the class; in Italic - subjects to be studied in the books.

Anatomy 1

Subjects treated:

  • Cartesians plans cell agonism and antagonism of muscles
  • Definition of anatomy which includes cells and tissues, skeleton, and muscular system
  • Gravitational and antigravity muscles bundles

Anatomy 2

Subjects treated:

  • Nervous system or sensory organs
  • The shoulder, the elbow, the hip

Anatomy 3

Subjects treated:

  • Endocrine system, digestive system, respiratory system
  • The knee, the ankle, the foot, six asanas (biomechanics)

Anatomy 4

Subjects treated:

  • Circulatory system, excretory system, reproductive system
  • 12 asanas (biomechanics)

Yoga therapy

  • The concept of health in Western and Eastern traditions
  • Philosophy and psychology of yoga therapy
  • Yoga therapy in its spiritual aspects
  • One example of therapeutic program with asana, pranayama, mudra, meditation and yoga Nidra
  • Jun Lee

    Jun is a 500-hours Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher. She teaches an approachable, deep style of Hatha yoga that safely challenges the body and soothes the mind. She is also a dedicated student of Hatha yoga, meditation, Tantra, and Ayurveda. Her teaching skillfully weaves the practices of Hatha yoga to awaken fire and remove obstacles within, so that you may reveal and remember your natural state of meditative awareness and ease of heart. Jun is also a certified massage therapist and registered nurse.

  • Marco Mandrino

    Marco is the founder and director of Hari-Om Yoga School. Marco is an enthusiastic practitioner of Muay Thai and combat sports in general. He has been teaching yoga for around twenty years, dealing almost exclusively with teacher trainings and retreats. Marco's idea, which the school reflects, is to integrate diverse techniques from various disciplines and arts in order to live simply, in harmony with the present moment and to the best of one’s potential.

  • Massimo Monti

    Since an early age, Massimo felt attracted and influenced by the vision and teaching of mystics, masters, and yogis like Rumi, J.Krishnamurti, G.I. Gurdjieff, R. Tagore, and P. Yogananda, among others, which shaped the spiritual path to follow. Extensive travels throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Middle East, North Africa as well as the Americas, Australia, and Europe brought him in contact with different spiritual paths widening the spectrum of ways in the quest of human consciousness growth.

Farmhouse Bellaria is a classical farmhouse in Piemont style, part of it to be drawn back to the half of the nineteenth century. It is located in a quite hilly area of the countryside between Alessandria and Acqui Terme.

Far from the inhabitant center and from the main roads, it is surrounded by a quiet and relaxed atmosphere that follows the rhythm of nature. Foxes, deer, squirrels, wild boars and many kinds of birds live in that countryside and very often they get close to the houses and to the small lake, which is located inside the property of the farmhouse.

Activities
  • Massage
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
General
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lake
  • Yoga studio

Delicious vegetarian and organic daily meals will be provided throughout the training. Breakfast consists of a buffet, vegetarian, rich of fresh and homemade food. The oldest side of the farmhouse has become a dining room, characterized by the barrel vaults with bricks, with a suggestive fireplace that warms the whole setting during winter months and particular oriental furniture.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Organic
  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)

Ayurveda treatments

The farmhouse has a room for Ayurveda massages, with a wooden massage table in respect of the traditional Indian medicine. In Farmhouse Bellaria, people can receive the following Ayurveda massages:

Abhyangam

It is the typical Ayurveda massage which is done by massaging the body with lukewarm medical oil or a mixture of essential oils in vegetable oil, different according to the person and the parts of the body. Besides being relaxing and acting against stress, it has as main aim the psycho-physical reactivation. From a physical point of view, it cleans and makes the skin softer, reactivates and melts the muscles, and helps improve the lymphatic and blood circulation. It is excellent for people with a Vata Dosha constitution and for all troubles due to an imbalance (insomnia, depression, dryness).

From a deeper point of view, it helps to discover and to remove fears and anxieties, and to gain a better ability to live and profit from the present and increase self-consciousness. It can be done for therapeutic purposes and specific troubles.

Abhyangam by four hands

It is the classical massage of the Indian tradition, an energetic massage with two therapists that move synchronously.

Podikizhi

It is done with cotton sacks filled with a warm mix of dusts, spices, and legumes, and used to tap or scratch the body, more or less energetically according to the constitution. First of all, the body is covered with sesame oil and essential oils, and then the body is tapped with Kizhi. This allows the oil to penetrate more deeply. This kind of massage improves the lymphatic and blood circulation. It is useful against backache, cervical pains, and sciatica.

Shirodhara

It consists in pouring a constant lukewarm thread of vegetable oil on the forehead. It gives a deep sense of peace and serenity to the mind and body, very useful for people suffering from headache, insomnia, eye diseases, strong stress, and depression as it improves the intellectual ability, the memory, auditory, and eye perception.

Udvartanam

The body gets strongly massaged with a mixture of soft and fragrant dust, spices, and legumes. It is useful to diminish the excess of Kapha Dosha and to dissolve the fat layer. It improves the skin color, the blood and lymphatic circulation, and gives stability to body and mind.

  • 21 nights accommodation
  • Daily healthy brunch and dinner
  • Fruit and herbal tea break in the afternoon
  • Herbal tea before morning practice
  • One towel and sheets change every week
  • Professional certificate of attendance recognized by the Yoga Alliance
  • Training manuals
  • Transfer from and to Alessandria train station
  • Tuition
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers

Driving directions from Genoa

  • Genova Milano exit Alessandra Sud, follow tangenziale (ring road), direction Acqui Terme, exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • It is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Milan

  • Torino, highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • It is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Brescia

  • Brescia Piacena Torino - Highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two uphills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • Farmhouse Bellaria is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Turin

  • Torino Piacenza - Highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take the tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left, direction Mantovana Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with Cascina Bellaria and Hari Om.
  • Farmhouse Bellaria is the white building on the left.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP), Linate Airport (LIN), Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY), Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA), or Turin Airport (TRN). Transfer from the airports is available at 150 EUR.

Arrival by train

The closest railway station is Alessandria. Transfers from Alessandria train station in the morning of the first day of course and in the afternoon when the course finishes are included in the package.

  • Review by Mila
    10 out of 10

    "Hari – Om yoga teacher training has been a success! The teaching skills of teachers during these two years has allowed me to better understand some aspects of my studies and gave good suggestions for personal discover. The philosophy and purpose of this experiential training made me understand what kind of approach I want to give to my teaching. A special thanks to Marco Mandrino that with its peculiarities has been able to be a super teacher urging everyone to the tenacity, determination and courage with a pinch of irony and collective joy. As a researcher and experimenter I can say it was the beginning of a nice trip that will continue because irresistible!"

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  • Review by Mauro
    10 out of 10

    "The choice to start a yoga teacher training with Hari-Om was one of the best I've ever done. The open and non-dogmatic approach, the interconnection with other disciplines and with martial arts is what enriches you more and allows to evolve. It leaves you a lot and continuous inputs so that you can continue to deepen your personal research. The path is transformative and as the training progresses ideas are clearer and you feel more “rich”. The teachers I have met and known transmit this approach and you discover they are true masters as well as friends. The classmates are special people, they accept you without judgment as you express your true nature freely. The mental and physical effort is important, but all the love and dedication are just a small part of what you have back. You will never lose it."

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  • Review by Trisha
    10 out of 10

    "The Hari-Om yoga teacher training lived up to my expectations. The teachers are very competent, always available and ready to teach with a smile. Not just a school, but rather a way of life. Namastè."

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  • Review by Jamie
    10 out of 10

    "I thoroughly enjoyed Hari Om Yoga School at Samasati. I thought that Max and June were the perfect balance of instructors to teach us yoga teachers in training. Jun's sensitivity and knowledge about anatomy mixed with Max's life experience, intense practice, and spirituality was just what I was looking for in a yoga school."

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  • Review by Emanuela
    10 out of 10

    "The course was a beautiful personal journey. Very nice relationship that has been created with the teachers. After only a few hours, it seems we have known each other for a very long time. Although the practice is pretty tough, it never ends with at least a good laugh. Perhaps to defuse the effort but all the wonderful teachers have been able to bring out the best in each of us. All our materials and theoretical have been taught in a nice and effective way. Obviously, given the short time available, each topic was introduced and we were given all the tools to be able to deepen the study individually. Now the first part has been accomplished, it is to us to continue our studies at home and continue the daily practice, the only way to really bring yoga within us."

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  • Review by Arianna
    10 out of 10

    "It is not really the classic dogmatic and serious yoga school. Hari-Om is something very different and strong that deals with professionalism, experience and wisdom the issues of Yoga, without taking itself too seriously! It is exactly what I was looking for as it brought me inside Yoga deeply, emotionally, energetically."

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  • Review by Penelope
    10 out of 10

    "A fantastic experience that takes you out of your comfort zone to start an unforgettable experience. The course encompasses yoga to 360 degrees without losing anything, and adding some extras. The teacher training retreat is a totally unique experience, hard but unique."

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  • Review by Ted
    10 out of 10

    "I'm very glad I took this important path with Hari - Om; It is exactly what I expected, maybe even better. Apart the pure technical matters and style, what struck me most was the feeling to be part of a family, the humility, and extraordinary capacity of each teacher to share a small part of one's own path. No dogma, only the desire to grow and enrich each other. Absolutely special."

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  • Review by Carlee from Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada
    10 out of 10

    "Recently I attended Hari-Om's 200 hours YTT held at Samasati Nature Retreat in Costa Rica. I'm not sure that any review I provide will do this experience justice. It was incredible, life-changing, challenging and amazing. It was so much more than I had hoped for!I felt that the curriculum was very well rounded, and presented in a very non-biased, non-dogmatic, open minded manner. Learning everything about yoga would take a lifetime, but the 200 hours covered a great deal, and introduced us to the main topics in the world of yoga. I think it's kind of a case of 'the more you know, the less you know'. My horizons were broadened, and it created a hunger for more knowledge. Max and Jun were the perfect team as teachers, both bringing something very special to each class. I went to the training hoping to come out of it as a yoga teacher. I left as a better human being who can teach yoga! The location for this training could not be better. Samasati is a very special place. The staff are wonderful, the food was delicious (especially breakfast!) and the view was breathtaking. I looked into many YTT's before choosing Hari-Om, and feel so very grateful for the choice I made. I look forward to doing my 300 hours YTT with Hari-Om in the future. All I can really say is thank you, my life is forever changed for the better after this experience!"

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  • Review by Mark
    10 out of 10

    "I am very open to learning new things and this course did not disappointed me. I would recommend this course for anyone wishing to grow and become a better person."

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  • Review by Marjo M, Costa Rica
    10 out of 10

    "I had the privilege of staying in Samasati on October 19th to 22nd. I was looking for a place to disconnect, re-energize and do yoga. My experience was everything and more! I am pretty demanding when it comes to yoga classes, being a teacher myself and conscious of my personal needs, and Stephanies classes where everything I wanted and more! She can deliver a journey of self-exploration and self-realization with each class she gives, even its not always pretty what a student finds in her personal exploration through yoga. Yoga in its best is transformative, and thank god there is a teacher like Stephanie who dedicates her live to transform peoples lives. She allows her genuine self to be present every time she teaches. Her classes are alwats challenging, whether they are more active, Vinyasa yoga or passive, Yin yoga. When student is open the magic of yoga happens."

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  • Review by Katrina Hache
    10 out of 10

    "I have been practicing mainly at home since the YTT trying to develop and grow more on what I learned while at Samasati. Today was one of the times that I decided to go to a class at my regular studio. The teacher hadn't seen me since I came back. After class she put her hand on my shoulder and said how she noticed that my practice has changed so much since the last time she taught me. That I'm much more forgiving of myself. Its one thing to feel a change within yourself, but when someone on the outside notices something like that, its hard to explain, but it just feels incredible. I just wanted to share this experience because of all of you (at the teacher training) that I was able to let go of a lot that was holding me back from being truly happy with myself. Thank you all for being supportive, understanding, and loving."

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  • Review by Zach Cuaresma
    10 out of 10

    "I was reflecting on the past three weeks about our yoga teacher training and I cannot begin to express how full my heart is right now! I am beyond grateful for this whole experience. Some incredible people there. I love my 12 new sisters. I learned a lot about myself and about the practice of yoga and I only want to continue to study. This is the start of something wonderful!"

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  • Review by Courtney from Washington, USA
    10 out of 10

    "I had an amazing time at the Hari-Om yoga teacher training in March 2015. Upon going into the training I knew I was entering a transformative path and that I would have great new views upon exiting the program. Of course, so much more happened within the three week span. In a program like this you learn so much about yourself and about life. It's an opportunity to try new things and get to know yourself better. Then along with it you meet amazing, new, perhaps life-long friends, and new ways to share the beauty of this world with every one around you. I thought that the training was excellent, all the teachers are amazing and have their own experience to bring to the program. It is an intense 200-hour course, in the jungle, so remember that when you sign-up. For me the seclusion was exactly what I wanted and needed, and I don't think I've ever felt so blissed out. I will for sure remember my 200-hour YTT experience with Hari-Om at the Samasati Nature Retreat in Costa Rica for the rest of my life."

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  • Review by Carolyn Stevens
    10 out of 10

    "I had the most extraordinary journey. From the yoga teaching, to the animals in the rainforest and the delicious vegetarian foood. It has forced me to consider the choices I was making prior to my YTT. It is a life changing positive experience that will deepen your own practice and point you in the right direction if someday you would like to teach. All the instructors were fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very approachable. If you have the opportunity I would suggest this to anyone even if you don't want to teach there are some great tools to help your own practice! I loved it! I would not change a thing."

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  • Review by Calin N.
    10 out of 10

    "With all the multiple challenges I faced throughout the training compared to other students (new to vegetarian diet, suddenly no wine allowed for me after work, haha, strict discipline, exhausting practice)I left with the overall feeling of clearly meeting my objective and of a work very well done.I was impressed by the vast experience, in depth knowledge of yoga and teaching skills of the instructors, I liked the special approach to teaching by using an invigorating blend of hard work, attention to detail and recurrent episodes of fun and jokes to make everything feel lighter, more human, to make students love yoga more than they used to do and for me it worked and I think that is the secret and the big science.I left the training feeling a better yogi, and aside from the insights received re the asanas technicalities and many other details and knowledge required of a yoga teacher and which surely will still require continuos study, self work and effort to improve and consolidate, I left feeling more in touch with the inner realms, with myself, perhaps a better person, with a better will, more clearly defined personal priorities and certainly better equipped to live a more yoga type of life, to be able to take care of myself, body, soul, spirit and emotion. And why not, who knows, perhaps one day, in my turn, to also be able to help others start to love or get closer to yoga, get closer to themselves."

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  • Review by Angelika Scott
    10 out of 10

    "For me, the teacher training with Hari-Om exceeded my expectations. Since I taught yoga before Yoga Alliance spread its wings in the yoga world, I was a bit skeptical about 'new age yoga', the 200-hour thing, the 500-hour thing, knowing that studying yoga is a never ending endeavor and one does not become a teacher just like that. I have been trained in a three year apprentice ship, with hundreds of hours, still ongoing seminars every year, where meditation and union with the Divine is the goal. I found your training to be not only enjoyable and beneficial, but loved the fact that there was always the referral to meditation as the real thing, as well as providing a good introduction to yoga philosophy. It was rich, interesting, and stimulating. I feel a renewed enthusiasm for my teaching and the desire to expand and grow, which I had lost."

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  • Review by Sally Knopp
    10 out of 10

    "What a wonderful experience, with wonderful people! The 500-hour program was extremely personally challenging, both physically and mentally but I knew that it was where I was meant to be. In the end, I'm so glad that I was there. You can't help but grow body, mind, and spirit."

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  • Review by Marcella
    10 out of 10

    "Yoga and more! I left my island to go to learn how to be a "good" yoga teacher, and yes, I took home a certificate. I can be a yoga teacher now. For what concerns being a "good" teacher, my path has just started. I can definitely count on myself as much as I know I can count on all of those who taught me in these 21 days what is yoga not only through the practice. So I thank myself as I want to learn more and more, but I want to thank those who with the sweat of the practice made us overcome our fears.Thank you to those who nurtured our souls during the lessons and lectures even during the ones after lunch when digestion puts you in the rest mode. Thank you to those who with love (great ingredient) cooked for us amazing food nurturing our bodies. Thank you to those who took care of our common spaces every day with a smile. Thank you to those who stated this "journey" with me, my companions for sharing me a part of them. I believe I can really say that you made me experience yoga in my life. Thank you from the deepest of my heart."

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  • Review by Raffaella
    9 out of 10

    "I came with an open heart but hazy intention. I found a teacher and a staff who could respectfully observe my soul and consolidate my intention. So it grew and finally became part of me. Hari Om is a great school that can show you the way without imposing its. I'll see you soon guys to keep walking on this path."

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  • Review by Sara
    9 out of 10

    "A part of my heart is still there, where the time stopped for 21 days. It wasn't only a teacher training course, it was more than that. A big family, new faces, moments of happiness, and sometimes a tear. It will be with me forever and when I close my eyes I will be there again with you all."

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Sezzadio, Italy

Hari-Om Yoga School offers Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher training, both in Italy and in Costa Rica, and organizes several yoga workshops and yoga retreats.

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21 days / 20 nights

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The first 5 registrations will receive a special discount of 30% for tuition.

 

Departure:
Friday June 30, 2017
(21 days / 20 nights)

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