• 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa

    200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training

    200-hour residential hatha yoga teacher training in Goa, India - € 1200.

Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, India

Rishikesh Yog Peeth has added another feather in their cap with the addition of a new center for learning yoga at Agonda Beach, Goa India. The unspoiled, natural beauty of Agonda beach is one of the reasons why this popular and yoga training school has partnered with Yogamea to open a new Yoga Teacher Training center in Goa. All the yoga instructors here are registered and certified by Yoga Alliance which is the recognised authority for registering a yoga school or a teacher.

Yoga school Rishikesh Yog Peeth, Rys200 - Rys300, conducts 200-hour residential hatha yoga teacher training and yoga intsructor courses in Rishikesh, Goa (India) and Riccione, Rimini (Italy). All these teacher training programs are registered with Yoga Alliance, USA. The 200 hours teacher training course in yoga will provide you new insights in all areas of yogic practice and also present you an opportunity to become a registered yoga instructor - RYT 200. Yoga follows a tradition that will enrich your personal life and also show you how to help others to enrich their lives too so that a compassionate and humanitarian community can build up.


200 Hour Teacher Training Course in Goa, India

Rishikesh Yog Peeth will conduct the 200 hours residential yoga teacher training course in Goa from 10th November 2014. Winter months in Goa are climatically the best and learning yoga at this time of the year in Goa will be a joyous experience especially for those coming from abroad. If you wish to be in Goa to learn yoga then it will be advantageous to book your place as early as possible at yoga school Rishikesh Yog Peeth.

The course is based on the ancient Hatha Yoga techniques and the instructors are fully equipped to provide the insights needed to teach yoga that will be beneficial to yoga teachers when instructing their own yoga students. Yoga teacher training does not only enrich the learning experience but enriches the personal life of the learner and yoga practitioner as the benefits of yoga to the mind, body and spirit are immensely positive.

» 02 Oct 2017 to to 28 Oct 2017 :: Open
» 06 Nov 2017 to 01 Dec 2017 :: Open
» 11 Dec 2017 to 05 Jan 2018 :: Open
» 15 Jan 2018 to 09 Feb 2018 :: Open
» 19 Feb 2018 to 16 March 2018 :: Open

Single person (shared room with meals): USD 1800
A couple (shared room with meals): USD 3400
Single person (private room with meals): USD 2250
Rishikesh Yog Peeth
Tambdem, Agonda Beach
Canacona, Goa 403702
USD 1800

Yoga Teacher Training Syllabus

Yoga Philosophy
Yoga – Introduction
Origin of yoga
Different paths of yoga -Karma, Bhakti and Jnana
Consciousness and awareness
Evolution of awareness
Evolution of elements (according Sankhya darshan)

Panch kosha (five covering or sheaths over consciousness)

  • Annamaya kosha (physical sheath) – Gross body – Conscious state
  • Panch-tatva (Five-elements), Sapt-dhatu (Seven-tissues)
  • Pranamaya kosha (energy sheath) – Subtle body – Subconscious state
  • Panch-prana (five vital airs)
  • Karmendriya (five organ of action)
  • Nadi (subtle energy channels), Tri-shakti (tried energy)
  • Shat-Chakra (six centre of energy-transformation)
  • Kundalini and Granthis
  • Manomaya kosha (mental sheath) – Subtle body – Subconscious state
  • Manas (mind), Buddhi (lower intellect), Chitta (memory), Ahamkar (ego)
  • Jnanedriya (five senses)
  • Jnanamaya kosha (intuitive sheath) – Subtle body – Subconscious state
  • Buddhi (higher intellect)
  • Ananadmaya kosha (bliss sheath) – Causal body – Unconscious state
  • Turiya – Pure consciousness

» Four-sutra (preface of Patanjali’s Yog sutra)
» Panch-klesha (five causes of pain and miseries)
» Raja yoga and hatha yoga
» Yama, Niyama (social and personal rules and regulations)
» Asana (physical posture)
» Pranayama (breathing techniques)
» Pratyahara (withdrawal of the mind from the senses)
» Dharna (concentration), Dhayan (meditation), Samadhi (self-realization)
» Asana/Pranayama/Shatkarma/Bandha

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Near Canacona Beach in Agonda, Goa, Yogamea locates in the luxurious Agonda Palace, the hotel which gets its name from the original palace built by Bandekar family in this land. The mansion is now renovated and turned into a boutique style hotel overlooking the Agonda river; it is only two minutes walking distance from the heartbreaking Aganoda Beach.

You will be residing in one of the 10 luxury air conditioned double bed rooms equipped with night tables, reading lamps, desk, chairs, en-suite bathroom with hot water shower. Each room has a cozy balcony for you to enjoy the environs and communicate with the nature. Quiet, peaceful, clean, beautiful, and homely are the words you can use for Yogamea Centre in Goa.


We provide you three vegetarian meals per day. You can have refreshments, fruits and tea any time you prefer. If you want to change the taste, off days (weekends) can be good choice to eat at nearby restaurants. Please inform the school management before you decide to skip the meal with us – we should not waste food. Feel free to ask us about safe & tasty places to eat.


Yogamea sits in a tranquil location where Arabian Sea greets you with its tremendous beauty. Agonda Beach is the Southernmost area of Goa, 50KM from Dabolim International Airport [Goa]. Canacona/Chaudi Bus station is 10KM & Canacona Train station is 9 KM from this location.

If you plan to trip to nearby beaches besides Canacona, the options are Palolem beach, Patnem beach, Rajbag beach, Galgibaga beach, Cola beach and Cabo da Rama beach within 15KM radius from your yoga school Yogamea.

Combine Yoga Learning with a Beach Holiday in Goa, India

A holiday combined with yoga is a natural corollary as both teach relaxation. Yogamea in collaboration with Rishikesh Yog Peeth offers the beginner as well as the serious learner some great yoga in Goa. What better place for the beginner to learn ageless yoga in than on the seafront of an ageless sea, on a quiet beach that lends itself to contemplation and to the discovery of the true self. For the serious learner there is a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training course at Yogamea.

Agonda beach, where Yogamea is located, is in the southernmost area of Goa with the Arabian Sea knocking on its doors. Just as the sea meets the land so here spiritual minds come together for contemplation and yoga practice. The long beach with its untouched sands is ideal for a beginner yoga learner to practice yoga 'asanas' or to sit in meditation without fear of injury or disturbance. Yogamea offers a most affordable destination yoga retreat experience as well as a professional yoga teacher training programme for it is easy to feel relaxed as well as spiritual in this quiet corner of Goa.

The ancient yoga teachers looked for locations that abounded in nature and were conducive to meditation and so they chose mountains and rivers. These places had a calming and healing effect on the mind, body and awakened the spirit. However, the new yoga learner looks for additional value in a yoga retreat and the beautiful Agonda beach by the Arabian Sea can be both a holiday destination as well a center for yoga learning, healing and rejuvenating. Contemplation and meditation in the company of Ridley turtles, in a beach that is home to these rare turtles, will definitely add a new dimension to yoga learning!

Evaluation & Certification

» Assessments will be based on written as well as practical evaluation.
» Student conduct will be a part of the assessment criterion.
» Evaluation will be carried out only for those students who have a minimum of 90% attendance in first 3 weeks of training.

Yoga Alliance Certifications in Goa - RYT 200

The yoga certificate courses offered by Rishikesh Yog Peeth include 200, 300 and 500-hour fully residential hatha yoga teacher training programs. Whether you have knowledge of this ancient practice or you are just a beginner; here at Rishikesh Yog Peeth you will be able to develop your understanding of yoga to such an extent that you will in turn be able to teach yoga professionally. Our graduates can register with Yoga Alliance (USA) as registered yoga teachers i.e. RYT 200 or RYT 500 as per their qualifications.

Yoga Teacher Training India - Reviews

Yoga School - Rishikesh Yog Peeth, India
Rishikesh Yog Peeth was a transformational experience that fulfilled much more than my expectations. The 200 hour teacher's course is holistic and balanced with a particularly generous dose of spirituality and Eastern Mysticism. I would highly recommend this course for anyone who wants to look inwards and find peace while looking good on the outside too : ) I take what they taught me with me everyday and look forward to the time when I'll return.
Yoga Teacher Training in India
Date published: 01/01/2013

5 / 5 stars

Really enjoyed the 'Yog Peeth' experience. I was looking for a strong foundation to start a path in yoga and learn how to become a great teacher and that is exactly what I found. They have an amazing vision for the future so I envy the people studying with Yog Peeth about a year from now.
Written by: Carrie Sikman

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