Huddled in the shade of the tropical fauna and only a minute walk to the sea, Upaya Yoga Centre is located in North Goa, the perfect and idyllic place to submerge into a yoga journey. The breathtakingly beautiful azure beach and salty air will envelope you into a certain calmness of the soul. The calm natural environment offers the perfect balance of comfort and tranquility for your yoga practice. Upaya Yoga Center has its own restaurant and a beautiful yoga shala.
The Yoga Shala at the center is located on the roof with its one side facing the sea and the other side, the river and hills. It is surrounded by coconut trees and built of natural materials. The Shala is a one-minute walk from the ocean, perfect for a a quick cool down after a yoga class to take in all that the area has to offer. The centre offers the perfect location for a pure and enriching yogic learning experience as well as an energizing yet relaxing spot. The team at Upaya Yoga has taken the utmost care in creating an environment most constructive and idyllic for yoga teacher training and workshops for its gurus and students.
The Dabolim International Airport services the Arambol Beach. The Upaya Yoga Center is less than a two-hour drive from the airport and taxis are easily available for you to hire.
Here you have the opportunity to complete the 200 hours TTC in two sections. You may also take the 100hour course to simply deepen your own practice and knowledge of yoga in the beautiful location of Goa.
The course syllabus follows Yoga Alliance standards and includes learning the asanas of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series with an emphasis on how to teach in an injury-free way to all age groups. This course will also have elements of therapeutic yoga as devised by MR. BKS Iyengar.
The program is aimed at producing skilled and motivating yoga teachers that are proficient in the ancient practices of the yoga sutras and can impart this knowledge to their students.
The yoga teacher training curriculum is based on the five pillars of this art which can be understood as the practical application of the traditional paths of yoga. A rigorous daily schedule includes two meditation sessions, two yoga classes followed by lectures, teaching practices, and workshops.
The aim is to offer you an in-depth understanding of the art of teaching yoga and clarify each query or confusion that may arise during a class. Learn the teachings of Hatha yoga, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga Vinyasa, their differences, postures, and reasoning behind each posture.
The course fee includes Tuition fee, teacher training manual, Yoga Bag, Yoga T-shirt, unlimited filtered cold and hot drinking water, welcome dinner, accommodation and food, WiFi, free pick up from Goa Airport, Room cleaning, toilet paper, towels.