advanced Yoga Teacher Training

at Lanka Yoga

with Stefan Camilleri

yoga allianceD Certified

300hour yoga teacher training

Sri lanka is open for tourism and yoga

If you’ve been fully vaccinated all you need is a negative PCR test 72 hours prior to arrival to Sri Lanka and you’re in. If you haven’t, you’ll need to spend two weeks at one of the many level one hotels. Learn more about the new regulations on our terms & conditions page here.

Dates 2022    October 2nd – 30th

Continuing yoga study beyond your 200hr is a fantastic choice, committing to a 300hr is even better. I’m so happy you’re here.

Although we explore ideas from many schools of yoga, this 300hr is based on the principles of Yoga Synergy. If you completed your 200hr with me in the past, expect significant shifts. If we haven’t studied together yet, there’s a good chance the ideas presented will challenge you, as they are a substantial departure from mainstream yoga.
 

THIS IS AN ADVANCE TRAINING

that starts from the foundations

The advanced practices of yoga are not so complicated. To perform advanced poses, transitions and sequences, we simply apply the correct foundational ideas in the right order at the right time. We gain and build the complexity of an advanced practice through gaining a more accurate understanding of the fundamentals.

THe process

The process is to redefine and re-evaluate our foundations – we’ll look at everything from philosophy and teaching skills to anatomy and physiology. We will go back to the foundations of breath, posture and movement, and cultivate a razor-sharp understanding.

Second, we research and discuss the how and why of yoga. I’ll avoid offering rules or solutions without giving a good reason. Our credibility as yoga teachers depends on this.

Thirdly, we need to progress our communication skills. A good teacher is someone who conveys meaningful information to their students at the right time and in the right way. Being a yoga teacher is challenging, as the skills required to teach a class, lead a lecture, run a workshop or teach online are entirely different.

Throughout the course we will work to develop these skills separately, preparing you to teach in several scenarios with ease.

Lastly, in the industry section of this course I’ll give you an insider’s view to help your business thrive, and avoid common mistakes. We’ll go into detail by making case studies of strategies that have worked well, and contrast with some that haven’t.

what we teach

yoga synergy

Yoga Synergy is modern yoga with a classical and anatomical twist. It’s less about crazy sequences and more about smart actions, intelligent movements and avoiding unnecessary physical stress. You could think of it as a more refined version of modern Vinyasa. The movements are more specific, the poses more purposeful, and the teaching style more intentional. There is a deep consideration given to the structure and alignment of each shape. 

300 hr yoga teacher training

curriculum

300hr core learning outcomes

  • To have the ability to teach great yoga classes in a variety of settings
  • Advance your practice to be that of a genuinely advanced practitioner
  • Lead short lectures confidently
  • Have the confidence to lead yoga workshops
  • Give options for students with different abilities
  • To communicate effectively in the industry
  • Develop a future yoga business strategy
  • Learn about and practice yogic Kriyas or cleansing practices
  • Reignite the passion for your practice, yoga philosophy and teaching
  • Advance our understanding of anatomy and physiology

Online component

‘A New Yoga’ online course is accessible as soon as you sign up and acts as an introduction to the main themes, concepts, and terms used throughout the course. Completing this first saves time, meaning we can move more quickly into the deeper content.

VENUE 

Lanka Yoga

We are very excited that all future trainings will be held at our new venue Lanka Yoga on Koggala Lake. A long-term dream, Jane and I have been working hard to set up Lanka Yoga from 2020 to be the perfect venue for yoga teacher trainings. We have set this space up specifically for our needs with the perfect mix of rooms, great outdoor spaces and an epic yoga shala. Furthermore we have been able to set things us to be as ecologically sustainable as possible.

300ht yoga teacher training

overview

Included in the course

  • 300hr RYT Yoga Alliance certificate on completion
  • Four weeks accommodation and food at Lanka Yoga
  • Online course ‘A New Yoga’ so you can start to practice and learn as soon as you sign up
  • All course content, classes, practice, love, guidance and individual support
  • To be part of a smaller, more intimate group
  • Illustrated and regularly updated 300hr YTT student manual and PDF
  • Access to a private online mentoring group for support, knowledge sharing, and community-building post-training
  • Energising vegan breakfast, dinner and light lunch daily

Investment options

All prices include four weeks accommodation, certification, access to the online course, hot drinks and three vegan meals a day.

  • 3,400 EUR luxury four person shared
  • 3,800 EUR deluxe twin shared
  • 4,200 EUR private queen room

    *The prices listed include your €500 EUR deposit.
    *Find out more about our covid-19 terms & conditions

FAQ’s

ARE THERE ANY REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE YTT?

Yes. To participate in this course, you must have completed your 200hr certification with us, or with another school. The course is also open to anyone who has completed more than 200hrs of training.

IS THE COURSE CERTIFIED?

Yes it is! Our school and this course is registered with Yoga Alliance, the world’s biggest and most respected yoga organisation. This means that after graduation, you will be recognized as a RYT500 minimum.

WHAT IS THERE TO DO WHEN I’M NOT IN CLASS?

Luckily the South Coast is a compact playground of fun activities. There’s surf down the road, massage on site, adventures to hidden beaches, snorkelling, and our vegan restaurant just two minutes walk down the road.

WHAT DOES AN AVERAGE DAT AT YTT LOOK LIKE?
Every day is different, with the course evolving throughout the three weeks. To keep energy levels high we break things up within the lectures to work with the natural energy rhythms of the day. A typical day looks like:
7.00 –   9.00 am | Morning Asana and Meditation
9.00 – 10.00 am | Breakfast
10.00 –  1.00 pm | Review, workshops and lectures
1.00 –   3.00 pm  | Lunch/Free Time
3.00 –   4.00 pm  | Something different and exciting
4.00 –   5.00 pm  | Lectures and workshops
5.00 –   6.00 pm  | Practice teaching work
6.00 –   6.30 pm  | Closing circle
7.00 pm onwards   | Dinner and free time
SEASONAL INFORMATION

The weather in South Sri Lanka is tropical, which means there is a dry and wet season throughout the year. From May until October it is wet season, during this time it rains on and off but is really present. The rest of the year is sunny and mostly dry with more occasional rain, and better surf. Temperatures are fairly constant all year round, with with average temperatures of around 26-30°C.

Traveling to Sri Lanka during the pandemic.

Sri Lanka is open to tourism and for yoga.

If you’ve been fully vaccinated all you need is a negative test and you’re in. If you haven’t, you’ll need to spend two weeks at one of the many level one hotels. Learn more about the new regulations on our terms & conditions page here.

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