Vita Yoga

Byron Bay, Australia

Vita Yoga is an authentic, traditional styled yoga experience, grown from the roots of Mother India into the lush surrounds of Byron Bay Australia.

Yoga Retreats 2

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24 Days 200-Hour YTT in Byron Bay, Australia

October 19-November 11, 2017

Instruction language: English

from US$2,869

Excellent 10/10

Based on 2 reviews
from US$2,869
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24 days / 23 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 2 reviews
Limited availability
1 person currently interested

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Based on 2 reviews

Instruction language: English

from US$1,434

Excellent 10/10

Based on 2 reviews
from US$1,434
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28 days / 27 nights

Excellent 10/10

Based on 2 reviews

Instructors 2

Russell Vitale

Yoga Indea Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200, RYT 500 (Yoga)

Russell teaches yoga from his heart and wants you to feel the true integrity of a yoga class and to discover a more authentic yoga experience through his teaching journey and philosophies. He brings with him over 12 years of experience in yoga practice and is in his fifth year of teaching, creating his second teacher training for yoga students who are looking to further their connection to mind, body, and breath. Russell has trained over 2000 hours by Yogacharya Master, Mr. Bharath Shetty who has taught over 50 teacher training in Mysore, India.

Gyan Jorge

Gyan Jorge is a yoga instructor from Gyan Yoga in Russia (Moscow and Guatemala). He has been guided by Yogacharya Master Bharath Shetty, who was taught by Yoga Guruji BKS Iyengar.

Testimonials 20

  • Solveig Germany

    Vita Yoga website

    The yoga teacher training was a great experience. Probably one of the best decisions I have taken in my life. Before the training, I was not sure if I am going to teach. I just wanted to experience this transformation for myself. After three weeks, I was sure that I want to share my knowledge with others. I started teaching only two days after graduation at a yoga retreat close to Sydney. What I liked about the training was the personal touch. The training is limited to 12 students and Russell, the owner of Vita Yoga, really teaches from his heart. It was like a full immersion into yoga; rising up with the sun, doing yoga before breakfast, enjoying healthy vegetarian food and share the house with my yogi fellows, only 200m from the beach. Byron Bay is the perfect place to do a yoga teacher training, because the landscape is stunning. The beaches, the hinterland, the hippie style, the many offers for holistic healing... it all adds to the yogi lifestyle. I have chosen this yoga teacher training, because I did not want to do it part-time. There were not that many offers available in April/May. In comparison to trainings in Bali or Thailand's islands it is also still affordable. The schedule of the teacher training was really appealing to me, because it was a good mix of asanas, chanting, meditation, astrology, anatomy and ayurveda. The teachers were great and everyone was really supportive. The other training participants were simply amazing and it is

    nice to share such a journey together as a 'yogi family'. More over the teacher training certificate is fully recognized internationally, which allows me to teach back in Germany. Overall, a great, life-changing experience. Namaste.

  • Charms Australia

    Vita Yoga website

    What a beautiful experience. Russell Vitale is everything you could want from a guru/teacher. His training encompassed the true heart of yoga. He has incredible teachers on board and is himself an inspiring yoga teacher. I feel completely blessed to have found this training course. Everything was as it should and could be. Namaste.

  • Natalie Canada

    Vita Yoga website

    What an absolutely incredible experience; mind, body and spirit. Russ puts so much care, love, and work into his training. The result is a truly authentic Yogi experience from start to end. Just when you think it can't get any more fulfilling, Russ goes ahead and surprises you again. Byron Bay is the most spiritually fulfilling and beautiful place to have experienced the training. The home and Heart space studio that Russ has created is beautiful, very close to the ocean and alive with caring, comfortable and supportive energy.

    Our instructors, Russ, Sadhu, Michael and Asher are all incredibly gifted & passionate about sharing their vast knowledge. It is all such interesting, mind opening soul food that I wish we had another 3 weeks together. Gina, Iona, Luke, Chris, Kelly, Jules & Tabata; thank you for offering your beautiful talents in such a generous and giving way. To the sisters that I gained; shine on you beautiful, inspiring women. I am so blessed to have shared those moments with you; the emotional, the joyous, the challenging, the fun, the fear, the triumph, the magical, the life changing.

    Vita Yoga is a family and they invite you into it and nurture you from day 1. I will cherish our yogi tribe always. To the Yogi considering joining the Vita Yoga family; with an open heart and an open mind you can discover that you are far more incredible and strong than you ever imagined. There were one (or two) tears of joy on the last night... and to think that this is only the beginning... :) Namaste.

  • Jayde Soth Korea

    Vita Yoga website

    I just wanted to share a quick note and let you know that Russell and Sadhu had creates a really incredible yoga teachers training and the community. I’m glad I decided to do my first YTT with you. I especially loved the vedic astrology & philosophy incredibly wise Sadhu & anatomy by amazingly knowledgeable Michael. And of course the ayurveda sessions by beautiful Ash was also wonderful. I met the most supportive & great group of girls though the training and that 3 weeks of my life of living & sharing my life with them is I know for sure that I will cherish for the rest of my life. Namaste Russell and the team.

  • Julie Australia

    Vita Yoga website

    I’ve just completed the 2017 Teacher Training. My Heartfelt Thanks & Gratitude goes to my Incredible Teachers Russell Vitale, Sadhu (Vedic Philosophy & Astrology) Michael Nazar (Anatomy & Physiology) and Asher-Lily Green (Auryveda) for their Guidance and Sharing of their Extensive Knowledge. I met Russ in 2013 after wandering into his Beautiful Indian Wedding Tent at the back of Byron Beach Resort and I knew I’d met someone special!! Lots of Stepping Stones since then and a move to the divine “HeartSpace&quot” I’ve been fortunate to witness Russ’s progress to the exceptional Teacher he is today. His desire to reach out and share the Life Changing Benefits of Yoga whilst staying true to the Lineage of BKS Iyengar shine thru his Fit, Focused & Authentic Self.

    The Beauty of Byron especially Belongil enhanced our senses Sunrise Yoga on the Beach and Walk to the Lighthouse were added highlights of a Truly Emotionally and Physically LifeChanging Teacher Training. Last but not least My Divine Yogi Soul Sista’s we were Blessed and I Believe we were brought together for many reasons which will now start to Unfold as we all go Forth and Share Russ’s Vision we are all Unique and so Dynamic in our own rights, Watch out World! Namaste.

  • Aude France

    Vita Yoga website

    This training is way more than becoming a certified yoga teacher. You learn from these incredible people full of knowledge, surrounded by love, you create a new family and see yourself reflecting in the stars (Astrologically speaking). I booked this training off a gut feeling and now I know to trust what that means. Namaste.

  • Athena Australia

    Vita Yoga

    I am so glad I made that initial phone call to Russell. Even though I still have a lot of work to do, the course has chipped away at more of my unnecessary mindsets and for that I will be forever grateful.

  • Lahna Australia

    Vita Yoga

    One of the best things I have done in my whole life. Seriously life changing. I am so grateful to have experienced the beginning of my yoga journey with a teacher that so obviously shares my passion for every part of yoga, not just asana that so obviously comes from a place of heart. From the bottom of my heart, thank you for such an amazing journey. It was so beautiful to share with such a great teacher and training group. Namaste.

  • Dom Germany

    Vita Yoga

    It was amazing. I have never been so close to so many people in such a short time. Many seeds were planted and now have a firm foundation to continue self studies. I’m amazed how much my body and mind has changed in just one month. Russell has a big heart and everybody can feel the huge effort he has put in. I feel very loved, cared for and safe throughout the teachings. The underlining message of safety is such a huge thing in yoga and we should never push past our edge. Thank you for everything.

  • Guy Australia

    Vita Yoga

    Russell's intention to create a rich, traditional and intergrated yoga institute in service to humanity has been realized. I could feel the energy of this training calling me before I ever met Russell. I was out of practice with yoga before the training yet I was given a fantastic mix of strength, discipline and work mixed with a supportive group environment, in depth Vedic/Yogic philosophy and understanding and the complete feeling of support with Russell as our teacher. Russell reads the class and situation intuitively and makes good decisions to support the training experience of the students. At all times I felt held by the training and my expectations were exceeded. I had been to India twice previously to study yoga and Indian spirituality, yet this course brought it all together perfectly. Suitable for both new enthusiasts and experienced practitioners.

  • Tony Australia

    Vita Yoga

    This course has been transformative on so many levels that cannot be named in a paragraph. Russell is an exceptional human with an exceptional heart. I can only thank you. Unbelievable!

  • Andy United Kingdom

    Vita Yoga

    Life changing! I feel so much more alive and better for being apart of the Vita Yoga Level 1 Teacher Training Course. I’m so proud to have been here for Russell’s first TTC experience too. Russell is an incredible human being, thank you bro!

  • Jen Germany

    Vita Yoga

    The most intense time of my life. I would never thought that so much can happen in only 4 weeks! I’m so proud of what the training group has achieved. All in all probably the best experience of my life. I am so thankful for everything Russell has done and brought into my life.

  • Dorothee France

    Vita Yoga

    Probably the biggest challenge of my life until now. I feel we went deep into the yoga tradition, with a very complete approach. We had a very good, complete training and I felt supported and held within the training group and facilitation. Thank you Russ.

  • Louisa Australia

    Vita Yoga

    Overall I enjoyed my experience and consolidated many life learning. The course was well structured and yet diverse enough to keep us engaged. Russ is an excellent teacher. He is a stable foundation and has an amazing loving heart. I appreciate his no fuss approach. He held us all through this experience and I am eternally grateful. With love and deepest appreciation.

  • Isabella Australia

    Vita Yoga

    Overall it has been the best thing I have done so far for personal development. The discipline was trialing at times and obviously a lot of emotions were brought up to the surface. But this training was an amazing learning and practice experience, learning to let go, release and surrender. The intensive time spent together taught me so much about relationships, friendships, respect, gratitude and compassion!! We came together as strangers but we linked up like family and were always picking each other up when feeling down. The asana practice was my favourite. I loved getting the blood pumping in the morning and waking up!

  • Isabella New South Wales, Australia

    Vita Yoga website

    Overall it has been the best thing I have done so far for personal development. The discipline was trialing at times and obviously a lot of emotions were brought up to the surface. But this training was an amazing learning and practice experience, learning to let go, release, and surrender. The intensive time spent together taught me so much about relationships, friendships, respect, gratitude, and compassion. We came together as strangers but we linked up like family and were always picking each other up when feeling down. The asana practice was my favourite. I loved getting the blood pumping in the morning and waking up!

  • Jessy Balkow

    Vita Yoga Facebook page

    Thank you for your wonderful yoga classes! All teachers are very professional and so lovely! I would love to spend more time there if I could! Highly recommend.

  • Sarah D.

    Vita Yoga Facebook page

    I recommend Vita Yoga without reservation to yogis of all levels. I stumbled upon it by chance during a work trip to Byron and it made my week. Situated in the trees and near the beach, the tent is a sanctuary with the sounds of birds and waves rolling in. Russell, the owner, is truly a great teacher and has created such a sacred space from his heart - if you're in Byron this yoga experience is not to be missed.

  • Claus Marquart Jørgensen Denmark

    Vita Yoga Facebook page

    Thank you, Russell and Vita Yoga for three immensely nourishing, beautiful and revitalising weeks. I came to Byron Beach Resort early March 2015 as teacher for a group of Danes, and meeting Russell I immediately decided to start daily yoga classes. Spending much time during the day teaching 'Self-development and Communication' to the Danish students, I found Vita Yoga to be my daily anchor and recharger. My body and spirit so much welcomed the good energy, gentle teachings and wise words from Russell and his skillful teachers. I highly and warmly recommend any guests to Byron Beach Resort to join in one the different daily classes.

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