Our 200 hour teacher training program has been designed to comply with The Yoga Alliance 200 Hour RYS (Registered Yoga School) Standards and to be accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
The Yoga Mat Yoga School Thailand works in partnership with The Santosha Yoga School Koh Samui and is located on the south coast of Koh Samui in Thailand. The incredibly peaceful location, boasts a private beach with a range of both luxury and budget accommodation, that stretches from the shoreline to the crest of the hilltop. The Santosha's swimming pool offers a panoramic view of the bay, with a healthy swim up juice, snack and vegan wine bar. The Vegetarian One of a Kind Yogi Cafe is set just behind.
Are you looking for a Professional Authentic Yoga Teacher Training Program that sets the bar higher than all other Yoga Schools in Thailand? We are honoured to work with experienced Yoga Masters, creating a challenging, life changing, most rewarding, Yoga Teacher Training experience.
Our incredible accommodations range from Ocean front villas to Stunning hostel accommodations within 10 minutes of our Shala and facilities. Whether you are looking for luxury or budget Yoga Teacher Training, this program offers it all. We are offering a 200-hour intensive teacher training program (RYS 200 YA US) that is accredited with Yoga Alliance USA, When you complete the training program you will be eligible for a registered yoga teachers (RYT) certification.
Whether you are planning to start a new career as a Yoga Teacher or for personal interest and expansion of your yoga knowledge and practice, our teacher training program will give youa firm foundation to teach safely and with confidence. We cover a variety of yoga styles during the program, led by experienced Yoga masters from the Field.
Immerse yourself in yogic philosophy and history, anatomy and physiology, asana, pranayama, healthy living, developing a home practice, ethics, chakras, mantras, meditation, teaching methodology and practicum through hands-on instruction, independent study, reading and assignments.
The SANTOSHA Yoga Teacher Training Program is based on the 8 Limbed Yogic Path, the primary resource of our Teacher Training Program. Our certified, experienced faculty, guarantee that you will be challenged and fulfilled, by the material and practice, offered in this course.
Yoga is a lifelong study and practice. To study and teach yoga is to learn about the self. We know that our students as faithful, dedicated yogis will give and share, as much as receive from this experience. Each student brings a wealth of life experience and unique gifts and we look forward to this amazing learning process and exchange of ideas. Through demonstration, lecture and hands on, active participation we will explore: Asana/Body Postures: The detailed study of Asana (Postures), Alignment, Grounding, Awareness, Modifications, Contraindications, Use of Props, Mudras (Hand Gestures), Bandhas (Energy Seals), Drishti (Focal Points), Adjustments, Enhancements, Modifications, Corrections, Variations and more. Pranayama/Breathing Techniques: Learn to direct, enhance and build life force. Study Energy Locks and Channels, Bandahs and Nadis. Meditation and Mantra Yoga: Finding peace through meditation helps us learn how to help guide others to focus and quiet the mind. Various meditation styles and techniques will be explored during the program. Mantra Yoga: the yoga of sound. Anatomy and Physiology: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Body Planes, Body Alignment, Body Systems, The Spine, Injures, Disease, Physical Effects of Yoga, both benefits and risks, Anatomy and Physiology Application in Asana. The fascia & muscle/skeletal systems are a main focus of study. Chakras, Nadis, and the subtle energy body will also be fully explored. Yogic History and Philosophy: The 8 Limb Path of Yoga and Yoga Sutras are the primary source of study. Influential Yogis, Sanskrit, Ancient Yogic Texts and the evolution of yoga from Pre-classical to Modern day yoga will be explored. Required reading: Bhagavad Gita Teaching Practicum and Methodology; Class Creation, Class Sequencing, Adjusting, Aligning, Demonstrating, Cueing, Guiding, Reading your class, Ethics of a Yoga teacher, Enhancements, Modifications, Corrections and Variations. Language, Sanskrit, Instructing Various Levels, Groups, Special Health Needs, Injuries, Benefits, Trauma Sensitivity Yoga. *There will be opportunities to teach in a supportive and nurturing environment throughout the program. Yoga as a Business Successful Marketing, Community Building, Insurance, Registration, Compensation, Social Media Use, What to expect when you become a Yoga Teacher.