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Basic Yoga Teacher Training in India

Have you been searching for an escape from the pressures of modern life? Do you wish to experience the magic of exotic locations and exquisite landscapes? Are you ready for a true journey, not only physically, but spiritually as well? Yoga, as taught in its birthplace, offers all of these experiences and so much more. As you consider ways to spend your next holiday, embrace the path of yoga and the beauty of India in the Yoga Naturecure Times yoga teacher training course in India and get the certification recognized by the government of India.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Daily meditation sessions
  • Full course program and instruction
  • Certificate on completion, recognized by the government of India
  • Complete use of the yoga institutes facilities
  • 20 nights accommodation
  • 3 daily meals

Yoga styles

18 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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To facilitate a harmonious environment for you, the Yoga Naturecure Time has collaborated with the luxurious resort Marinha Dourada. Nestled in the countryside, only a short walk from the Indian Ocean, the resort permits tranquility to define your stay and relationships to flourish within the group, who will live, act, experience and unite over the duration of the course.

The Marinha Dourada Hotel is a resort located in the scenic village of Arpora, just minutes away from the famous Baga Beach. The resort has been awarded the Thomson Holidays UK, Gold Award for best accommodation and the Government of India Tourism Award for outstanding performance.

The facilities and amenities are designed to give you the ultimate in comfort and luxury, and the first thing that strikes visitors about the Marinha Dourada is the peace and tranquility. Set in serene surroundings, it remains cool even in the hottest of summers. The Marinha Dourada is the ideal choice for those wishing to escape the pressures of life and the hustle and bustle of the city.

The resort overlooks two lakes with the Baga river flowing nearby, besides the Baga hillock with its dense tree canopy and the salt pans and rice fields on the other side.

The rooms are spread around the hotels well-kept grounds with many enjoying views over the lakes or the swimming pools. They are simply furnished and fairly small in size with a balcony. Meandering pathways lead from the rooms to the lakes where rowing boats are available for hire, making the most of this unique location.

Naturecure Time Yoga Teacher Training Goa Program

Created by one of Indias leading higher educational institutions, the Yoga Naturecure Times goal as educators is to mold the next generation of yoga instructors by instilling their knowledge and experience within learners. Having closely studied the approach of many competing schools, Yoga Naturecure Time and ITI MET GSIHM have applied their many years of educational expertise to understand how to realize their mission most effectively. As a result, the Yoga Naturecure Time offers a program that ensures you are not only instructed by leaders in their field, but also granted the freedom to absorb new information, reflect upon what you have learned and meditate upon yoga and life, both your own and of those around you.

Yoga Naturecure Times teacher training is designed to release the potential of the heart, mind, body and soul through the art of yoga. Daily yoga instruction is coupled with excursions and cultural immersion to show you your potential by way of this ancient method.

Over the course of one month, you will undergo a complete immersion in both classroom yoga instruction, as well as local culture, offering you the ability to learn, reflect, and absorb not only coursework, but also the lifestyle led by those who practice yoga.

Over the course of the program, each day will differ from the next, permitting you the chance to diversify you focus and touch on each element of the body, mind and spirit.

On the first day, the course starts at 11:00. The course ends with distribution of certificates. The certification ceremony on the last day will be held before lunch.

What you will study

  • Philosophy of yoga
  • Yoga sutra
  • Asanas
  • Pranayamas
  • Diet, health, hygiene, stress management
  • Yoga Kriya (Sutra Neti, Jala Neti, Shankhprakshalana, Tratak, Kunjal, Vajroli)
  • Hatha yoga Pradipika
  • Yoga Vasistha
  • Counseling, public speaking, methodology of teaching, practice teaching
  • Essential anatomy and physiology

Typical day

  • 06:00 You rise early to meet the morning and ensure a full day of activity, reflection and meditation
  • 06:45 The group unites each morning at tea time for yogic tea
  • 07:00 - 08:30 Instruction begins each morning with physical activity, as you undertake yoga practice (asanas and pranayamas)
  • 09:30 - 11:00 After developing your appetite, you will join a yogic vegetarian breakfast
  • 11:15 - 13:00 Instruction continues after breakfast with a series of lectures on the philosophy of yoga, broken into the components listed above
  • 13:40 Following lessons, you will be provided with yogic vegetarian lunch. During the break, you will enjoy the surroundings and some free time to consume all you have learned
  • 15:45 After the lunch break, you are gathered again during tea time for herbal yoga tea
  • 17:00 - 18:00 As in the morning, you are again led in yoga practice (asanas and pranayamas)
  • 19:00 A fully vegetarian dinner is provided to you
  • 20:00 Each day ends with prayers and meditation

Retreat location

This training will be held in Goa, India. Goa has achieved a position of prominence as one of Indias centers for yoga. Individuals from across the subcontinent and from around the globe migrate to this idyllic seaside location to learn from masters of this craft. You will find yourself surrounded and embraced by this atmosphere, demonstrating the truth that yoga is not merely a unique activity, but an inseparable part of life.

Nearby places

  • Baga Beach, 2 kilometers



  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Gym
  • Health club
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Steam room
  • Swimming pool


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Bar
  • Beach
  • Caf
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Lobby
  • Mini bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • River
  • Tennis court


  • Beauty salon
  • Child care
  • Conference room
  • Laundry
  • Medical assistance
  • Newspapers
  • Parking lot
  • Wedding


During the training, you will be served 3 daily vegetarian meals. There is also yogic tea served twice a day.

The foods will adhere to the principles of yoga, naturopathy and Ayurveda. Freshness, simplicity and a balance between raw and cooked food, right quantities and textures, will empower you with nutrition and better digestion while yogic practice will bestow the art of eating mindfully, leading to greater fulfillment.

Things to do (optional)

Free time activities in Goa

Goa is a truly remarkable region, filled with culture and beauty that offers endless attractions to visitors. Blending Indian tradition, Portuguese and European influence and idyllic nature, the city and surrounding area draw large crowds from around the world each year. Those looking for an escape into the beauty of Southeastern India should spend some time on any of the numerous beaches. Anyone more inclined towards history can encounter centuries upon centuries in the many temples, cathedrals, tombs and monuments across Goa. Ancient alleyways, awe-inspiring attractions, fantastic food and so much more await all those ready for an Indian adventure.

Other activities

  • Bird-watching
  • Boating
  • Enjoying a massage
  • Fishing
  • Going shopping
  • Going to the gym
  • Having Jacuzzi / steam room session
  • Jogging and walking
  • Spending time in the resorts play area

What's included

  • 20 nights accommodation at Resort Marinha Dourada
  • Certificate on completion, recognized by the government of India
  • Complete use of the yoga institutes facilities
  • Full course program and instruction
  • Three daily meals

What's not included

  • Flight or travelling arrangements
  • Tips for staff at venue
  • Visa fees
  • Welcome desk at the airport and airport transfer

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI). Yoga Naturecure Time offers pickup service by taxi at an additional cost.


  • Mapusa Town, 7 kilometers
  • Tivim Railway Station, 15 kilometers
  • Panaji, 15 kilometers
  • Goa International Airport (GOI), 42 kilometers
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