24 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

  • Arambol Beach, Goa, India


Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Goa

  • 21 days with instruction
  • This yoga teacher training program at Yogvit Yogshala is for yogis who have or want to develop knowledge and skills in traditional Indian yoga philosophy. You will be guided to the basic application and understanding of Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga principles. All modules of teachings are led by yogi and yoginis holding excellent knowledge in yoga. After successfully completing the course, students will become confident and certified yoga teachers and will be able to guide their students.


    • 2 daily asana classes
    • Yoga Alliance certificate
    • Daily yoga philosophy lessons
    • Anatomy and physiology of yogic practice lesson
    • Daily vegetarian breakfast and lunch
    • 23 nights accommodation

    Skill level

    • Beginner

    Group sizes

    The maximum participants in the group is 20.


      • Instruction language: English
      • Spoken languages: English
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    All guests will be staying in shared wooden cottages during the entire course. For individual private rooms, please contact Yogvit Yogshala to know the availability and the extra costs.

    Yogvit Yogshala is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance USA, offering RYT-200, RYT- 300 and RYT-500 residential multi style yoga teacher training in India. Yogvit is open to all, with no discrimination on the basis of race, gender, nationality, religion, caste, or creed.

    The objective of these yoga teacher training courses is to gain knowledge of application and understanding of traditional Indian Hatha yoga and Ashtanga yoga principles. If you are just a beginner or have some knowledge of this ancient practice, you will still be able to develop and deepen your understanding of yoga and be able to teach yoga professionally with the guidance of your instructors.

    This yoga teacher training will help you to understand the skills and technique to grow and improve self-practice and also guide others in a safe manner. At Yogvit, the yoga teacher training program is designed based on the Indian tradition system. Yoga is a vast subject with many traditions and styles, in which one will learn and experience the basics of each subject to cover all of the varieties

    Course syllabus

    Techniques, training, and practice

    This segment emphasizes on analytical training to teach and practice multi style asana training, practice of Hatha and Ashtanga, pranayama, meditation, kriyas, and chanting. Every student will be guided through the techniques which will also allow them to practice themselves.

    In asana, the focus will be on alignment and the correct ways to perform each technique. Your initial first week will be for foundation, gradually build awareness and strength, develop flow, teaching of different pranayamas, and its subtle practice and effects on respiratory and nervous system.

    Teaching to withdraw senses, for example Pratyahara (base of meditation practice), and different meditation techniques will be taught and you will experience its effects on your mind like om, chanting, heart meditation, and yoga Nidra.

    Yoga philosophy, lifestyle, and ethics for yoga teachers

    In this segment, Yogvit Yogshala will give a brief introduction of background and history of yoga, including the teachings of yoga sutras, Hatha yoga, Pradipika, Bhagvad Gita. In lifestyle and ethics, you will explore the eight fold paths of yoga, and the teaching values of yoga as a Karma yogi.

    More than two hours will be spent on yogic living lifestyle. Learning on how to reduce power of kleshas, which all human beings are born with. This segment of learning involves spiritual and practical aspects of the course.

    Teaching methodology

    The teaching methodology segment emphasizes on alignment for the asana and its sequence, and the principle of demonstrating asana in the class and its effectiveness. Explore different aspects of teaching, communication skills, time management, and designing classes according to age, group, and any special needs. In the business aspects of yoga, Pradipika teaches you how to use individual, professional, and marketing skills.

    Anatomy and physiology

    This segment of teaching includes the study of the physical anatomy of a human body such as skeletal, muscular, respiratory, digestive, nervous system, and organs. This segment also includes study of pranic body (subtle energy) chakras, nadis, and bandhas. All these learnings will be related to its application to yogic practice.


    Student will be asked to demonstrate yoga techniques taught during the course with necessary adjustments and teaching skills. Practicum involves a well-structured sequence taught in a group with clear instructions, movements, and breath understandings. With an open heart, everyone will learn to give and receive feedback.

    Daily itinerary sample

    • 06:00 - 06:45 Kriyas, pranayama
    • 07:00 - 08:30 Hatha yoga asana
    • 08:30 - 09:00 Breakfast
    • 09:15 - 10:15 Anatomy
    • 10:30 - 12:00 Self-practice
    • 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
    • 15:00 - 16:30 Philosophy and meditation
    • 16:30 - 16:45 Tea
    • 17:00 - 18:00 Ashtanga yoga asana
    • 18:00 - 18:30 Mantra chanting and discourse
    • 19:30 - 20:30 Dinner
    • Vipul Nathwani

      Vipul has a very holistic approach to balance the body and mind by synchronizing the breath. He guides you through a conscious, mindful practice with focus on breath, and holding each pose to create balance, harmony, and clarity in life to get deeper knowledge of asana and meditation technique.

    This yoga teacher training course will take place in Arambol Beach, a traditional fisherman village, located approximately one-hour's drive away from the Dabolim Airport within the Pernem administrative region of northern Goa, India.

    The price includes daily healthy vegetarian breakfast and lunch. All students are requested to avoid non-vegetarian meals outside of the course.

    The following meals are included:

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch

    The following dietary requirements 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)

    Massage treatments such as Ayurvedic yoga massage, Swedish massage, and deep tissue massage, can be booked at an extra cost.

    • 2 daily asana classes
    • 23 nights accommodation
    • Anatomy and physiology of yogic practice lesson
    • Course material
    • Daily vegetarian breakfast and lunch
    • Daily yoga philosophy lessons
    • Yoga Alliance certificate
    • Airfare
    • Airport transfer
    • Additional spa treatments
    • Extra activities
    • Insurance
    • Transportation costs

    Arrival by airplane

    Please book your flight to arrive at Goa International Airport (GOI). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request. This journey will take approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

    Arrival by bus

    Take a bus from Mumbai, Bangalore, Hampi, Pune or other destinations directly to Panaji or Mapusa. There are buses available frequently from Panjim or Mapusa to Arambol every 30 minutes. This journey will take approximately one hour.

    Arrival by train

    Take a train to Thivim railway station. Transfer from and to this station is available upon request. This journey will take approximately one hour.

    • A reservation requires a deposit of 15% of the total price.
    • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
    • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.


    • Review by Olivia from London, UK

      "I had a wonderful month with Yogvit Yogshala and would not have wanted to be doing the course with anyone else, anywhere else. I am so, so happy that I ended up doing this course. I think the standard of teaching across the different subjects in the course is really high."

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    • Review by Gita from India

      "I am blessed to be in this fold of Yogvit Yogshala 200-Hours Yoga Teacher Training Course to learn tiny parts of yoga. The schedule was very comfortable, well planned."

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    • Review by Kimberly from USA

      "Teachers make school great. Studying with Yogvit Yogshala in India and putting into practice the lifestyle changes, living experience 24/7 is the best gift and gives us the best footing as aspiring yogis. The variety and holistic approach to the 8 limbs went above and beyond my expectations for a yoga school. I can see the benefits in future training."

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    • Review by Victoria from Spain

      "I feel so grateful and my feeling after finishing course at Yogvit Yogshala is simply perfect. Thank you for giving me the tools to make life easier. I feel my quality of life definitely arising. Being able to know world better by myself is a beautiful present."

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    • Review by Darrell from USA

      "At Yogvit Yogshala, I found the education and the instructions all exceeded my expectations. I loved getting up early and fitting the day with a variety of subject matters. Truly wonderful."

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    • Review by Pooja from Mumbai, India

      "Thank you very much Vipul for sharing your yoga and healing knowledge. You have solved my PCOD health condition from root and now I am practicing yoga daily."

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    • Review by Will from Pennsylvania, USA

      "Yoga we have done with Vipul has been very enjoyable."

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    • Review by Maria

      "Yoga experience with Vipul was just amazing. Thank you for the wonderful treatment, it’s just great."

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    • Review by Semina from London, UK

      "Yoga sessions in the morning are brilliant. Vipul is very knowledgeable, goes into detail. The location is amazing, such tranquillity like heaven."

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    • Review by Fujii and Namba

      "Thank you Vipul , we really enjoyed your yoga lessons in Maldives."

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    • Review by Mara from Frankfurt, Germany

      "It was really good that we had pleasure to do yoga with Vipul. His qualification is excellent and he is very friendly."

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    Goa and Rishikesh, India

    Yoga Teacher Training, 200 hours, 300 hours, and 500 hours with Yoga Alliance USA certification.

    Speaks English

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