Join Joan Hyman in Goa, India for a 200-Hour Teacher Training that will offer a solid foundation for your yoga practice and plant the seeds to teach. This Yoga Alliance certified training will include 150 contact hours with Joan plus a 25 hour online course that will include practices you can take home with you to continue your studies. There will be another 25 hours of reading, writing, and exams that will be offered with the guidance of Joan, to help you complete your full 200 Hours and receive you certificate from Yoga Alliance.
The schedule will include long morning practices that will explore a theme pose of the day along with pranayama and meditations. Afternoons will be a range of learning hands on adjustments and how to read bodies, understanding sequencing, diving deep into anatomy, and philosophy, and practice teaching. Each day be prepared to absorb new information as you embark on this transformational path.
You can also join this intensive as a retreat and immerse yourself in the long morning practices and have the afternoons to relax and explore Goa. This training/retreat is open to anybody looking to deepen their practice and explore Mother India, the birthplace of yoga. If you have the desire to teach yoga or simply just deepen your practice, this course is definitely for you!
1 King or 2 Twin Beds
1 King or 2 Twin beds
A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to hold your space. Final Balance Policy: Final payment must be received by ... September 1, 2018 in order to be eligible for the early bird pricing and all payments are non-refundable. Cancellation Policy: In the event of cancellation your entire payment will be refunded less the $500 deposit if the cancellation is made before September 1, 2018. Payments are non-refundable after this date. Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for your trip. There are many travel insurance companies to choose from but Travelex and World Nomads are two reputable organizations for worldwide travel coverage.expand
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You will book your international ticket into and out of Goa International Airport (airport code: GOI). If you wish to arrive a day early to settle in and get acclimated, we can request additional nights at the center or hotel nearby. Please contact us directly for more information.
Located in the heart of a serene seaside town in Goa, the retreat center has quiet boutique accommodations and a cafe and lounge overlooking beautiful Morjim Beach. It is a peaceful sanctuary for those seeking an escape from the monotony of a busy, urban existence. Specially designed to celebrate the colorful and mystical spirit of India, the bouquet of rooms with traditional Indian design speak to your senses and cultivate inner balance. The in-house beachfront cafe serves delicious & healthy organic food complete with superfoods that compliment yoga practice. From enjoying the large swimming pools, sunbathing on the sandy Morjim beach, or watching the sun set into the Arabian sea, you will not want to leave this serene, nourishing, inspiring oasis.
Yes! 3 delicious vegetarian meals are included daily. The retreat center offers tasty, healthy vegetarian food, all with vegan options.
Attendance varies from trip to trip, but 15-25 attendees is a general average.
Yes, private airport transfers are included in the price of your trip. Whenever you arrive, day or night, you will be met by a private driver and transported to the group hotel. Note: if you arrive early and decide to stay at an alternate location other than our group hotel, you will be responsible for coordinating and paying for your own transportation directly with the hotel where you will be staying.
Yes! The India visa process can often be a confusing and lengthy process, which is why we strongly suggest using a visa-processing service such as Travel Visa Pro, which can assist you in getting your visa in a fraction of the time for a nominal fee. If you prefer to do it on your own, you have a few options, listed in the travel planner which we will provide you when you register.
No, gratuities are not included in the total trip price. Tips are an essential part of the economy in India and are greatly appreciated. We suggest $5-$15/day total per person per day for housekeeping and restaurant staff as well as your local guides and drivers.
All payments to International Yoga are non-refundable & non-transferable. The purchase of travel insurance is strongly recommended to ensure you are covered should any unexpected event arise. A personal, political, environmental or weather-related incident or pre-existing medical condition may prevent or interrupt your travels. These events are rare but do occur and underscore the importance of being covered by travel insurance. Should you elect to not purchase travel insurance, you will be assuming 100% of any costs incurred for trip cancellation or trip interruption. TravelEx and World Nomads are two reputable organizations. There is a broad spectrum of policies and options so make sure you are clear on what exactly is covered.
There are no required vaccinations for travel to India. However, there are some recommended (suggested) vaccinations given by the CDC. To see the complete list of what is recommended, please visit the CDC Website and consult with your primary care physician to make a decision on what is best for you.
We get hundreds of travelers each year who go on retreat alone. If you are traveling without a friend or partner, but prefer to share your room, we will do our best to match you with another traveler of the same gender. If for some reason, we are not able to match you with a roommate, a single supplement will apply.
All retreats include a $500 non-refundable / non-transferable deposit, which is required to hold your spot on the trip. If you cancel prior to September 1, 2018 we will refund your payment minus the non-refundable deposit. All payments are non-refundable & non-transferable after September 1, 2018. International Yoga must strictly adhere to its cancellation policy to offset costs incurred prior to the commencement of retreat. Click here to view the Terms and Conditions to which you agree upon registration.