Yoga Teacher Training

at Lanka Yoga
on Koggala Lake, South Coast Sri Lanka
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yoga allianceD Certified

200hour yoga teacher training

Sri lanka is open for tourism and yoga

If you’ve been fully vaccinated you can travel to Sri Lanka without a PCR test. 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.

Our Sri Lanka teacher training is an all-inclusive, live in, three-week training intensive held at our new venue Lanka Yoga on Koggala lake, and is certified by Yoga Alliance. The course is for people of all backgrounds who want a fun and interactive real-world training that prepares them to teach. It is light-hearted, practical, down to earth, and avoids unnecessary fluff.

I run this training with invaluable help from my friends Jane and Sara.
The three of us have a great friendship, and for the last few years have been studying and teaching together between India and Sri Lanka.

Dates 2022  
September 4th – 25th
*private sold out*

November 13th – December 4th

Dates 2023
February 19th – March 12th
April 30th – May 21st  

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course overview

Develop a strong and intelligent practice
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.


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. 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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what’s included

Included in the course

  • 200hr RYT Yoga Alliance certificate on completion
  • 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 YTT student manual and PDF
  • Access to a private online mentoring group for support, knowledge sharing, and community-building post-training
  • Epic accommodation at Lanka Yoga
  • Energising vegan breakfast, dinner and light lunch daily

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

  • 2,700 EUR luxury four person shared*
  • 3,000 EUR deluxe twin shared
  • 3,500 EUR private queen room*

The prices listed include your €400 EUR deposit.
Find out more about our covid-19 terms & conditions
*private room sold out for YTT September 2022

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.



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.


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.


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.

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

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 your certificate and you’re good to go, no PCR test on arrival anymore. 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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