The 200 hours Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course is suited for anyone who has a passion for Yoga, and wishes to do an in-depth study of Asanas and Pranayama, Meditation and Yoga philosophy. The course aims to perfectly balance physical as well as mental well-being, which is why the school also focuses on subjects like philosophy and meditation. The objective of the training is to provide you with strong technical and theoretical experience. This will enable you to perform Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Primary Series with perfection and correct alignment. The teacher training course will equip you to be completely autonomous and ready to run your own yoga classes at the highest standards.

You will learn a unique combination in developing a solid foundation Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga and correct Iyengar alignment principles. This approach has an ultimate goal of practicing injury free yoga.

From the second week of the training you will actively participate in teaching as well as adjusting others during the classes. The practicums sessions are organized under the observation of your instructors who will guide you on how to prepare and present your class. They will also offer various tips on how to observe your students and refine your hands on adjustment techniques. These sessions give you the best opportunity to learn and how to teach in a very supportive, open and safe environment.

Abhinam Yoga's Teacher Training programs are accredited by International Yoga Alliance as they provide complete holistic study on the subject of yoga. They have an extensive curriculum on Teaching Methodology, Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy and Physiology, as well as expertise on various adjustments, modifications and variations allowing you to confidently teach around the world.

The course fee includes study material, teacher training course manual, 3 yogi vegetarian and plant based meals per day (except Saturdays and Sundays) and accommodation.

Book a flight to Goa and start your yoga journey in one of the most popular yoga destinations in the world. Bask in the Goa sunshine and let your journey towards teaching commence.


A regular yoga practice for at least 3 months prior to the training is recommended. It is helpful to be familiar with Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga system before enrolling to the course.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • All Meals
  • WiFi Internet
  • Yoga Props
  • Mats




Learn to master and teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series, the theory and practice of Mantras, Kriyas, Pranayamas and various techniques of Meditation. The Asana practice is focused on developing the quality of body alignment, observation and sharpening awareness of deeper physiological processes while performing an Asana.

In this course, you will be taught the art of alignment and hand on adjustment with the help of props. Workshops on demonstration of Asanas, Restorative Yoga, Yoga for specific groups and Yoga to deal with common ailments like joint pain, back pain, thyroid, diabetes, etc. will be included as well.

Learn about the musculoskeletal system with focus on bones, ligaments, origin & insertions of muscles with nerve supply. The course will also focus on the basic overview of the structure and functions of different systems in the human body, anatomy of Pranayama with focus on Energy Systems, Chakras, Energy Bodies and the Cardiovascular System. 

Learn the codes for Yoga teachers, vegetarianism, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Samadhi and Sadhana, Bhagavad Gita – Dhyana Yoga, Hatha Yoga Pradipika, meditations from Vigyan Bhairav Tantra Text and ethics mentioned in Yogic Scriptures for Yoga Practitioners and Teachers.

In this course, you will learn how to lead an Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series class, create and lead a Vinyasa Flow Led class and assist Lead Trainers and observe and receive feedback accordingly.

Students will be required to engage in self-study and submit daily & weekly assignments on the basis of the day’s lectures and discussions. There will be a practical and a theory exam at the end of the course to assess the students on their learning.


After the course, each student is eligible to become a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200) with Yoga Alliance. This course allows students to teach globally upon completion.


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Meditation, Pranayama, Mantra and Kriya
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Theory: Yoga Philosophy, Anatomy & Physiology
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Lunch, Assignment and Rest
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshops On Teaching Methodology; Alignment and A
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free Flow Led Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TIME OFF Immerse yourself into your practice and improve your overall well being with plenty of time to relax and enjoy the beaches between your classes.

Meet The Facilitators

Venue   Abhinam Yoga Center

At the northern side of Chopdem river, Morjim is blessed with a abundant blossoming green environment and extraordinary wildlife in the form of Olive Ridley turtles. Abhinam Yoga Center, with its rooftop yogshala and the scenic view of the sparkling North Goa beach front, provides an absolute sense of serenity and joy to all.

Goa is a perfect melting pot of the Oriental and Occidental culture. Given the huge inflow of foreign tourists, it also forms the perfect platform to learn and practice yoga that not only strives to help you achieve external beauty but also inner peace. The relaxed atmosphere, the pleasant weather, bright green tropical cover, the calm Arabian Sea, pretty beaches and the year-long moderate temperatures makes it the perfect place to practice sadhana and work towards attaining the ultimate moksha or sadhana.

Goa is connected to the most part of the world via direct flights. The airport is located at Dabolim and there are 3 major railway stations with trains plying to and from every corner of India.

The Morjim beach is about 70-80 km from the airport and 36 kms from the nearest major Railway Station, Pernem. It is quite conveniently connected via taxis and bus routes from most part of Goa as well. About a 10-minutes’ walk from Raj Supermarket Bus stand in Morjim, you can easily get a bus from Mapusa and Panjim Bus Stand.



Wake up to a healthy breakfast which usually includes porridge or muesli served with eggs, an inviting salad or soup for a light lunch, and the usual Indian thali for dinner. All food that will be served is organic, locally sourced and of course, vegetarian as the Centre advocates vegetarianism to complement your teacher training courses.




Goa has been known as an alternative and spiritual destination for decades. Embrace the culture of the land as well as the beautiful beaches and coastline as you dive into your yoga teacher training. Enjoy Ashtanga asana combined with Iyengar alignment as you gain all the skills and wisdom you need to be a confident teacher. 

Kelly Fielding

Yovada Enthusiast

  Goa, India

Known for its serene atmosphere, the Morjim beach is a great setting for a yoga holiday. It has something for everyone, whether you are a soul-searcher who is looking for tranquility or someone looking to enjoy an adventure through the sands and waters of Goa.

Morjim beach is a delight for nature lovers too. Apart from the Olive Ridley turtles, a variety of of flora and fauna can be spotted here. For those interested, dolphin sighting trips are offered by locals. You can even take a walk up the famous Chapora Fort for great views of the sandy beach and the green palms.

Morjim is around 50km from the Goa International Airport in Dabolim,  where you can take a taxi for a straight journey to the venue. The nearest railway station is the Pernem Station, which is less than 20km away. There are frequent buses from the capital city of Panaji and the city of Mapusa to Morjim.

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