200hr Yoga Teacher Training

Urban weekend YTT

at Prana Lounge in Colombo
ending with a special week at Lanka Yoga on Koggala Lake

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200hour yoga teacher training

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Are you interested in becoming a fully accredited yoga teacher and transforming your practice? Be part of Stefan’s highly recommended, small group teacher training starting May 28th at Prana Lounge Colombo. Become one of more than 150 successful graduates. Past students have now established yoga teachers, working on retreats, trainings and even opening their own studios. In this supportive and safe environment, you will develop the confidence to teach from day one.

The course is held over four weekends from May until July at Prana Lounge. This is designed to to work around your regular schedule, before ending with a very special week long intensive at our own venue Lanka Yoga on Koggala Lake.

The training is led by me and my friends from Prana Lounge who throughout the training will visit to share their specialties. Sometimes we get lucky, and inspiring graduates from our past programs visit to share stories from their experiences breaking into the industry.

View our Covid-19 FAQ’s and policies.

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curriculum

Develop a strong and inteligent pracrtice
Focusing on posture, movement, meditation and pranayama, our morning yoga session rewires your practice to be safer, stronger and more expressive. In workshops throughout the day we go into more detail, helping you to understand the hows and whys of common postures, sequences and exercises. In short, in the short time we have, we promise to re-build your practice from the ground up.

Develop teaching skills and communication
Bringing your knowledge and newfound practice together, we spend considerable time developing communication and teaching skills to transform you into a successful yoga teacher. A yoga teacher who can take their students to the next level. To achieve this, we work on our communication daily with teaching games, improvisation, and role play. This process is proven to help find your unique teaching voice and find success in the industry.

Get into detail
Utilizing our comprehensive yoga teacher training manual, we study the theory behind the practice. Included are talks and interactive workshops on topics like; yoga philosophy, anatomy and physiology, sequencing, alignment, yoga history yoga industry, yogic lifestyle and much more. These interactive talks help you understand the reasons behind our approach, and yoga in general.

Start your learning online today
Although there is a wait between today and when our course starts, we think it’s a good idea to start learning today. So, we developed an online course called ‘A New Yoga,’ designed to be your first step that you can start from home. This online component with e-book, talks, and online yoga classes is free for all sign-ups to our teacher trainings, and gives you a huge boost in your understanding before we start in person. You can start the journey of learning today. Find out more about the online course here.

Locations

Prana Lounge

Our home for this teacher training is Prana Lounge in Colombo. Prana Lounge is a platform of holistic health, self discovery, recovery and relaxation. It offers a range of wellbeing and treatment modalities for prevention, healing and cure, set in in a beautiful heritage building amidst Colombo’s Cinnamon Gardens, a true oasis of peace.

Prana Lounge offer yoga and meditation classes, health related therapies, events, seminars & workshops and a is home to the wonderful Seed Cafe.

Lanka Yoga

We are very excited that the last week 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 this venue up through 2020 to be perfect 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 gentle as possible. There is so much to share, so to learn more click here or check the YTT info pack for more details.

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overview

Included in the course

  • 200hr RYT Yoga Alliance certificate on completion
  • One week’s 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, guidance, and individual support
  • To be part of a smaller, more intimate group
  • Illustrated and regularly updated YTT student manual and PDF
  • Access to a private online mentoring group for support, knowledge sharing, and community-building post-training
  • Tea and fruit offered throughout

 

Investment options

The price includes all training, certification, shared accommodation and food at Lanka yoga for the last week, your manual, access to the online course and more.

  • $3,000 USD
  • + $300 USD extra for private accommodation at Lanka Yoga

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

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. Learn more about it here.

FAQ’s

ARE THERE ANY REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THE YTT?
Recommended 6 months continued (at least 2-3 times each week) yoga practice, a passion for yoga and a desire to study deeply. The program requires you to dedicate significant portions of time to your studies and you will frequently be in the studio for practice and lessons. It’s super important that you are preparing yourself ahead of time in order to get the most out of the course.
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 able to teach anywhere in the world as an RYT200.

WHAT IS THERE TO DO WHEN I’M NOT IN CLASS?
We work through this urban training at a moderate full time pace. From 8am until 5pm Monday through Friday you will be studying with us at Prana lounge. Inbetween you can go about your normal schedule, without having to worry about too much homework or late nights. This course is designed so you can live your normal relaxed life in Colombo and complete the training at the same time.
WHAT DOES AN AVERAGE DAT AT YTT LOOK LIKE?

Every day is different, with the course evolving throughout the four weeks. To keep everyone learning we break things up within the lectures to work with the natural energy rhythms of the day. A typical day looks like:

8.00 am – 10:00am | Morning Asana and Meditation
10:30 am – 11.00 am | Breakfast brake
11.00 am – 1.30 pm | Review, workshops and lectures
1.30 pm – 2.30 pm | Lunch and brake
2.30 pm – 3.30 pm | Special lecture
3.30 pm – 5.00 pm | Workshops and practice teaching
5.00 pm onwards   | Finish and head home to rest

 

COVID-19 policies

In the event that the training needs to be postponed due to restrictions or outcomes of Covid-19 your place will be secured at a future training of your choosing. Your deposit will be transferable in this situation rather than refundable.

We, in cooperation with Prana Lounge will do our upmost to keep you and your family safe of infection during the pandemic by taking every precaution nessisary. but don’t worry, this won’t get in the way of your training one bit.

Learn more about our terms & conditions here.

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