The architecture & settings in Italy are breathtaking.
Farmhouses in rolling hills overlooking medieval towns, Seaside towns down its Mediterranean coastline.
The museums, cathedrals and architecture of it's historical cities is to marvel at.
And of course the food & wine over slow dinners, on a terrace with a breathtaking view or in a small town square.
Interested? Not surprised.
Italy is increasingly becoming a yoga certification destination.
Yoga Teacher Training Courses in Italy
Yoga schools run courses here in incredible locations.
And that of course will play a role in your choice aswell as the program on offer and it's focus.
The schools are Yoga Alliance registered and will provide you with your RYT yoga instructor certification.
The curriculum is set as a standard by Yoga Alliance to include
- yoga traditions
- yoga philosophy
- yoga poses & postures
- pranayama & meditation
- yoga anatomy & physiology
- yoga teaching methodologies
The content of the parts change depending on the course and yoga style.
Search for the course that speaks to your heart and the yoga style that you are most comfortable with.
When to go
Summer is from June to August.
Months to also consider are September & October when it's slightly cooler.
November is the rainiest month of the year.
If you venture here in the summer there's so much to do for after the course.
Whether its Italy or one of it's many beautiful neighbouring countries, the whole of southern Europe is on your doorstep.
If this is your first yoga certification then you'll want to start with the 200 Hour program.
What is the schedule like on an intensive yoga training retreat
The intensive yoga courses generally last for one month. Some can be shorter.
The day will start early and finish early evening, with rest breaks and lunch.
The evenings will be your own.
One day off a week will provide the time to relax, recharge and contemplate the week just passed, and the week ahead on this life changing experience.
What are the requirements to attend
Most yoga schools ask for one year practice, some may accept 6 months.
In early days of practicing yoga your time is well spent checking out different yoga studios and classes with different teachers and styles.
This will let you know what yoga style you would like to certify in and the teaching philosophy you are interested in seeking out.
Still deciding where to attend your yoga teacher training
Yoga instructor courses take place all year round and in all parts of the world.
When you are choosing a yoga school and course it is important to read about it to understand if it meets your requirements. Here we review the program, school, syllabus, teachers, schedule, venue, aswell as the food and accommodation options. In addition we provide an array of photographs and reviews by recent graduates.
One of the most important parts of a course is the yoga style, if you are still yet to decide what course to attend then here are links to yoga certification courses worldwide in the main yoga styles.