Upaya Yoga Teacher Training is a traditional center delivering a deep yoga and meditation approach and a strong practice through all courses and yoga retreats.

Yoga Retreats (11)

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6 Days Guest Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

Available from November till May
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28 Days 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

March 1-28 | October 1-28 | March 1-28, 2020–2021
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    7 Days Pure Yoga Retreat in Goa, India

    Nov 24-30 | Jan 25-31 | May 12-18, 2019–2020
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    Instructors (11)

    Praba

    Alida Maugeri

    Vanessa Fabbrilei

    Dr. Anita Rawandale

    Prem Bahadur Shah

    Prachi

    Dr Nitin Patil

    Prashant Pandey

    Ayush Sharma

    Ruchira Pandey

    Christine

    Reviews (38)

    Enikő Tóth

    from Hungary, March 2019

    "Upaya yoga retreat yttc200"

    Namaste my friends!

    I really liked the whole experience, the energy and positivity that the teachers give to us. They were kind and caring and professional, balanced people.

    Also the food was really good! Perfect for me! The crew who did the cooking, and cleaning were so nice.

    I learned here a lot, not only from the teachers but from myself too. It was a very useful and enlightening time! My soul needed this retreat. I appreciate every moment of it.

    Also I fell in love with the beach in Goa, the sunsets are beautiful...

    Thank you!

    Kaori Murata

    from United States, March 2019

    "Heaven Yoga center"

    Everyone was like real family. And food was great. And location was perfect especially I loved the upstairs ashram.

    Alicja Bober

    from Poland, February 2019

    "Relief for the soul"

    Arambol has a great vibe. I love the location that is between town so it is more quiet on the beach. I loved the sea, the trees, the beach, the smiles, chill out and hard work. I discovered the version of me I really liked and I liked how I released the stress and tension. So maybe I'm not here to write the food was perfect or really bad. I didn't care about it. People and everything around made a perfect retreat for mind & body. The best intense holidays ever!

    Anonymous

    from United States, February 2019

    "Life changing experience!"

    I was challenged at Upaya Yoga; mentally, physically, and emotionally. I am so happy that my journey has brought me to this yoga school and I will forever remember it as a place of growth. I met so many amazing people here from all over the world and I feel ready to be a yoga teacher.

    Viktor Szaluter

    from Australia, January 2019

    "Great experience"

    I'd like to thank to Upaya yoga team to provide a life changing experience! The food, the accomodation, the teachers, the teaching style, the curriculum was great! I came with a very scientific mindset and obviously many other student had a different world view but the teachers have designed and teached the classes in a way that everyone benefited from it. Come with an open mind, don't expect anything and for sure it will be a life changing exeprience!

    Anonymous

    from Great Britain, November 2018

    "Great experience!"

    I really enjoyed my training. My group and teachers were very good, I liked my Eco Hat a lot and also the food was good. Amazing location was just a cherry on the cake.

    Anonymous

    from Australia, November 2018

    "Upaya yoga Goa "

    The location of the training centre is good, set just back from the beach with beautiful ocean views from the yoga shala but noisy at night time with the music from the clubs and restaurants along the beach blaring until midnight. It’s a 40 minute walk along the beach to the town of Arambol which has a small market to buy souvenirs and groceries. There was no pharmacy or medical clinic near by.

    Ymke Geus

    from Great Britain, September 2018

    "200 h YTT "

    Amaaazing teachers! And amaaazing food.

    Hector Laiglesia Lorda

    from Japan, June 2018

    "Great experience fantastic people but so many noises (const)"

    Yoga teachers were awesome, great knowledge about Yoga very very helpful.Rohil you’re a legend my friend. Quiet place if you decide to go out of peak season.

    Yoshie Suzuki

    from United States, May 2018

    "YTT in paradise"

    Everything was great throughout my YTT training. The location is amazing, the yoga shala overlooking the ocean, greeted by sunrise and ending a day with gorgeous sunset every day. They maintain the facilities and accommodations clean all the time. Beautiful and mindful setup and you'll be happy just to be there.

    The course and instructors are all great! We had two unique and awesome instructors leading us through our YTT200 course. Both are very experienced, dedicated and knowledgeable, couldn't have been any better than Rohil and Anil.

    Stuff is also great. Prachi is a wonderful manager. She's friendly, approachable and she made sure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

    Food is healthy and wholesome. Lots of fruits in the morning and vegetarian meals. This is India so curry is a must. But the chef sometimes surprised us with non-Indian dinner and ou-la-la pancake breakfast!

    Overall, it was a wholesome, beautiful experience, and 3.5 weeks went so fast. The course is intense, but it all worth it. I met inspiring people from all over the world and you can only meet them here. I'm grateful for this opportunity and the certificate is the icing on the cake! Thanks, Upaya Yoga!

    Diana Widmark

    from Sweden, April 2017

    "A transformationjourney"

    I liked the environment with the ocean and the surroundings of beutiful nature. I liked the food and I like the mental climate at the school.

    Anonymous

    from Australia, April 2019

    "Amazing"

    I loved the teachers, the good vibes among all the people. I have learned so much about yoga and could deepen my interest in it

    Karin Spong

    from Netherlands, April 2019

    "Upaya is als een familie"

    Ik heb afgelopen maand ontzettend veel geleerd. Het positieve aan de yoga teacher training van Upaya vond ik dat er aandacht was voor alle aspecten om je klaar te stomen als yoga docent. De cursus zit goed in elkaar. Er is veel aandacht voor anatomie, adjustments, lesgeven, filosofie en zelfs yoga business komt aan bod! Sterk aan de school vond ik de hele atmosfeer die er hangt. Al het personeel is super vriendelijk. Het voelt al een grote familie aan waar je in wordt opgenomen. Ik had van te voren weinig verwachtingen en persoonlijk vond ik het eten erg lekker. De locatie wordt goed schoon gehouden en de bovenste yoga shala heeft een prachtig uitzicht!

    Michèle Van Rompaey

    from Belgium, October 2018

    "An amazing journey to become a teacher"

    The enthousiasme that all the teachers had, day in and out during this 200hrs course. The always found a way to motivate us to go a little further, deeper into the postures. Prachi is an amazing women with a hart of gold☺️ You can go from the shala into the ocean after practice

    Annika Kellershohn

    from Germany, October 2018

    The food was really amazing. Loved the variety of different dishes and the quality of it. Just yuuummy! The teachers (Rohil and Nutan) were great as well! Both took the time for our questions and problems during the class. Prachi made us all feel at home and always wanted to please anyone. Overall I had a good experience and met many nice people during this journey.

    Iris Schmidt

    from Austria, June 2018

    "200 Hrs YTT"

    The welcoming of everyone at Upaya- we were like a small familiy!

    Anonymous

    from Italy, March 2018

    Wonderful experience, all was as expected.

    Great Food, kind and wonderful manager Prachi, Teachers Rohil and Anil and Jennifer were awesome!!

    Unfortunate loud at night due to party beach nearby, bring good earplugs.

    Julia Ryvkina

    from United States, September 2019

    "Excellent week "

    Everything: staff, instructors, location, facility, food, atmosphere and yoga practice!

    Michelle Robertson

    from Spain, November 2018

    " Be prepared for transformation"

    This is a powerful program not just about learning to teach yoga but an all encompassing approach to the physical, emotional and spiritual, designed to make you reach inside, reflect and reset. Highly recommended!

    Raphaella Eastman

    from United States, February 2018

    I liked the location, the food, the staff

    Samuel Martin

    from Australia, February 2018

    "Upaya's Mountain Paradise"

    The location, staff, student to teacher ratio, level of service provided and intangibles were absolutely amazing

    Alexis Harman

    from United States, December 2017

    "Absolutely Amazing Experience"

    The location and environment were great. Secluded, within nature. This is the place to go if you want to deeper your practice and go within.

    The food was always amazing and the accommodation was great. Anything you need is taken care of!

    The staff were great and really made me feel like family when I was staying there.

    The teachers were extremely knowledgeable and the schedule allowed for a lot of material to be covered. They are very genuine and really want you to learn as much as possible and understand the material.

    Sita Bhuller

    from United States, June 2017

    "peaceful yoga training "

    the location was perfect. away from the noise and chaos of town. able to focus all your energy to the yoga course. the course content was good. a lot of focus on alignment and classical style

    Maaike Groeneveld

    from India, May 2017

    "Fantastic yoga teacher training"

    The location is beautiful, in the middle of nature, very calm. I liked my private hut with little terrace. The teachers were friendly, knowledgeable, patient and very inspiring. I enjoyed the pranayama and asana classes very much. It was great that we got a lot of teaching practice. The food was healthy and tasty.

    Anonymous

    from Germany, March 2019

    "oldschool Yoga"

    Das Gruppengefühl

    Serge Muller

    from Luxembourg, April 2018

    "Excellent Yoga-Teacher training"

    Hospitality, quality of food and quality of yoga classes

    Mona Golka

    from Germany,

    It was an awesome time at Upaya Yoga and can't not even describe how life-changing and amazing my time was. I learned so much from Asanas, Philosophy to Anatomy and much more. Everybody is so kind and treats you like you belong to their family. The staff is always there for you when you need help and the food is just amazing! It's so delicious, healthy and always varying. Besides that you sleep directly next to the beach, so you can here the waves and during the day you can spend your breaks at the beach. I am thankful for everything I learned and everyone I got to know there and can just recommend everybody to go there :)