500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Chiang Mai, Thailand

This is a residential traditional Hatha & Vinyasa focused course and is registered with Yoga Alliance USA. This training course provides a solid foundation in different aspects of yogic disciplines that prepare you to adopt yoga as a life profession.


There will be: Mantra recitation, daily joints and glands practices, yoga postures, meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises, science of breath, yoga energy locks and yoga gestures, meditation, yogic sleep, history and philosophy of yoga.


Plus yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology.


The training includes 50 nights' accommodation, all yoga classes, yoga practicum and practice teaching, healthy nutritious vegetarian three time meals along with tea; breakfast, lunch & dinner, filtered water, herbal tea and snacks, free use of yoga tools during the course, local sightseeing exploration and your 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course certification from Yoga Alliance.

Yoga Teacher Training

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Yoga Alliance Accredited

Styles

  • Hatha
  • Vinyasa
  • Dynamic

Food

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

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Location

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mae Wang is a district in the central part of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand, around an hour away from the centre of the city. 

The area offers some stunning landscapes, tranquil villages, and there is plenty to see and do. The Mae Wang National Park is a stunning place to visit, with unusual rock formations and cliffs.

Food

Three delicious vegetarian meals are served each day during your training. Snacks and filtered water and tea are also provided. Meals will be wholesome and inline with a yogic diet. The garden grows an abundance of food on the land and most meals will be utilising farm fresh produce. Enjoy living simply and sustainably and enjoying the best gifts from nature. Thai cuisine is full of delicious flavour and is both hearty and also light. Common meals are curies, rice dishes and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Full Description

This is a residential traditional Hatha & Vinyasa focused course and is registered with Yoga Alliance USA. This training course provides a solid foundation in different aspects of yogic disciplines that prepare you to adopt yoga as a life profession.


There will be: Mantra recitation, daily joints and glands practices, yoga postures, meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises, science of breath, yoga energy locks and yoga gestures, meditation, yogic sleep, history and philosophy of yoga.


Plus yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology.


The training includes 50 nights' accommodation, all yoga classes, yoga practicum and practice teaching, healthy nutritious vegetarian three time meals along with tea; breakfast, lunch & dinner, filtered water, herbal tea and snacks, free use of yoga tools during the course, local sightseeing exploration and your 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course certification from Yoga Alliance.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Course Material
  • Excursion
  • Meditation
  • Tour
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga Props
  • Vegan
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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

Hatha yoga technique including centering, entering, refining, holding, coming out, and reflection, Ashtanga-Vinyasa-Yoga flow – series 1, Surya-Namaskara – dynamic surya namaskara, surya namaskara with breathe awareness, surya namaskara with mantra chanting. Types of Yoga posture- standing poses, sitting poses, backward bending poses, forward bending poses, spinal twisting poses, fire series, inversion poses, shavasana. Postural alignment and art of adjustment. Counter poses and contraindications.

Science of breath, sitting postures for pranayama practice, how to establish diaphragmatic breathing, types of pranayama – nadi shodhana pranayama, ujjayee, kapalabhati, bhastrika, shitali, shitkari, brahmari, and anuloma viloma

Introduction to the concept and practices of relaxation. Relaxation in daily life. Philosophy of yoga-nidra. Sequence of beginning and advance relaxation practices. Tension & relaxation exercises. Systematic relaxation exercises. 31 points relaxation exercise. 61 points relaxation exercise. Preparation for yoga-nidra. 61 blue star- yoga-nidra

During that course you will deepen your knowledge in advance yoga asanas for meditation, OM Kriya, Spinal breath, Sushumna breath through chakras and reviewing the steps into basic meditation.



A deeper understanding of anatomy and physiology, the yogic study of digestive system, the effects of yoga practices on digestive system and Respiratory system, the effects of yoga practices on respiratory system, effect of yoga posture on muscles and systems, Nadis (energy channels), Chakras (energy plexus), Pancha tatwa (five great elements), Panchakosha (five sheaths), Pancha pranas (five vital energy.

General introduction: six school of Indian philosophy, Samkhya and yoga, intro of pattanjali yoga sutras, highlight of astanga yoga: yama, niyama, asana, pranayama, pratyahara, dharana, dhyana, and Samadhi, introduction to Upanishads, life style and yoga ethics

Intro to Ayurveda. Philosophy of Ayurveda: body and mind. The concept of tri-dosha: vata, pitta, and kapha. The concept of tri-gunas: sattva, rajas and tamas. Ayurveda and the balanced and healthy nutrients diet. Balance of the mind and body through proper diet as prescribed in Ayurveda.

Jnana-mudra, Dhyan-mudra, Vishnu-mudra, Hridaya-mudra, Intro to mudras and their importance in yoga practices. Mudra and its psychology. The elements residing in the fingers and five mudras: akasha-mudra, jnana-mudra, agni-mudra, varuna-mudra, and prithvi-mudra

Lesson plans, assignments, practice teaching, feedback, group discussion, question and answer, classroom organization, demonstration, health Concerns.

Intro to meditation & mantra. Understanding of the following mantras: aum, gayatri, trayambakam, guru, shanti etc.
Understanding of morning, evening and meal prayers.
Surya-namaskara 12 mantras along with bija mantras and their understanding. Pronouncing the names of the advance asanas. Selected yoga-sutras recitation with their understanding.

Cleaning :  Jala-neti, Sutra-neti, Kunjala, Trataka, Agni-sara, Nauli.

Jalandhara-bandha (chin lock), bandha (abdominal lock), Moola-bandha (root lock), Maha-bandha (great lock)

Class sequences, develop intention for classes, self-evaluation, assignments, practice teaching, group discussion, question & answer, home work.

Certification

On completion of the course you will be awarded with a 500 hour yoga teacher certification approved by Yoga Alliance. This enables you to confidently teach around the world.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Morning Prayer (Mantra Chanting)
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Shat-kriyas & Pranayama practices
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Hatha Yoga (Classical)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Breakfast and free time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Yoga Philosophy
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Karma yoga (Seva)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Self-Study / Self-Practice
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Tea Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Relaxation & Meditation
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Self-Study / Free Time

Time Off

You will have 6 days a week of course work and then one day off a week where you will enjoy excursions and sight seeing around beautiful Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Accommodations

Shared Dorm at Maewin Guesthouse & Resort

Shared Dorm

The bungalows and houses in the country resort are Lanna-style, built with teak wood. All accommodations include a bathroom, hot water and a private terrace with a staggering view over the nice and peaceful private place in the mountains. The 26 guest rooms feature the ambience of contemporary decoration and comfortable living, ranging each style with beautiful scenes.

Shared Twin Room at Maewin Guesthouse & Resort

Shared Twin Room

The bungalows and houses in the country resort are Lanna-style, built with teak wood. All accommodations include a bathroom, hot water and a private terrace with a staggering view over the nice and peaceful private place in the mountains. The 26 guest rooms feature the ambience of contemporary decoration and comfortable living, ranging each style with beautiful scenes.


Private Room at Maewin Guesthouse & Resort

Private Room

The bungalows and houses in the country resort are Lanna-style, built with teak wood. All accommodations include a bathroom, hot water and a private terrace with a staggering view over the nice and peaceful private place in the mountains. 26 guest rooms feature the ambience of contemporary decoration and comfortable living, ranging each style with beautiful scenes.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Mae Wang is a district in the central part of Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand, around an hour away from the centre of the city. 

The area offers some stunning landscapes, tranquil villages, and there is plenty to see and do. The Mae Wang National Park is a stunning place to visit, with unusual rock formations and cliffs.

Venue   Maewin Guesthouse & Resort
Maewin Guesthouse & Resort, Venue for 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training In Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Maewin Guesthouse is a peaceful and quiet country resort located in one of the most beautiful parts of the valley, Mae Wang. Offering you the most relaxed and tranquil stay possible is their primary target. By offering over 20 private guestrooms, each featuring their own lively and comfortable ambience the resort aims to achieve this. The rooms vary from a number of private bungalows with terrace, to a big Thai-Lanna style teak wood house. Due to the convenient situation in the unspoilt Karen village Mae Sapok, located on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, the team are able to provide you with numerous adventures. Beautiful waterfalls, the king's royal project, elephant sanctuaries and Thailand's highest mountain are only a few of the places that can be easily visited from here. With a breathtaking landscape and nature they also provide a number of trekking and hiking tours, some of which can be absolved by oneself, and by request larger tours with a local guide.

Offering a garden and sun terrace, guests can enjoy a meal at the open restaurant. Free private parking area. Room cleaning service every days. Free wifi is available in center area at no charge. Local grocery is available next door. Furthermore professional Thai massages can be arranged directly in the room. The Mae-Win valley offers the perfect mix of unspoiled natural beauty and insights into the charming culture and lifestyle of the local people. The Maewin guesthouse await you to experience our unique hospitality and an unforgettable stay.