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30 Days 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Piedmont, Italy

Yoga Teacher Training Italy

Deepen your yoga practice in the amazing Italy! This 300-hour program is designed to help you find your own personal path among the different and numerous approaches and techniques that exist in the world of yoga. Apart from daily practice, you will receive full support from instructors who will facilitate your learning and answer any questions you may have during the training. This program will be true immersion at the finest!


  • 2 daily yoga practice
  • 5 hours of lecture everyday
  • Courses on asana, pranayama, anatomy
  • Certificate of attendance recognized by the Yoga Alliance
  • Daily wholesome vegetarian meals
  • 29 nights accommodation
  • Training manuals


29 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Farmhouse Bellaria was created through the will of getting together, sharing a lifestyle aligned to the rhythms of nature and to the yoga and Ayurveda philosophy. The Hari-Om Yoga School is the ideal place to rediscover the essential meaning of life: love! Bellaria offers shared rooms with bunk beds and shared bathrooms, double rooms with shared bathrooms or private one, and double rooms, triple rooms or quadruple rooms with bathroom in the room, and also small one-room apartment.

Shared dorm room

You will be accommodated in a shared room with bunk beds and shared bathrooms.

Double room

It is a double occupancy room with private bathroom.

Shared triple or quadruple room

These rooms have private bathroom in the room.

Yoga room

The barn has become the big yoga room (100 square meters), with naked wood roof, wooden floor, and a whole glass window wall, which offers a great countryside landscape.

Hari-Om Yoga School Italy Yoga Teacher Training Program

About Hari-Om

Hari-Om is a laboratory for the development of the physical, mental and spiritual potential of each individual. Through our various activities, ranging from yoga to mixed martial arts, from functional training to ecstatic dance, from visual arts to music and more, we try to contribute in a path that contrasts the current trends toward specialization, providing the individual who approaches our school with a sense of completion and integration. Any boundaries and divisions are only the result of ignorance.

Our training method and the individual evolution

Through our Yoga Teacher Trainings, we delve into the details of each discipline and art to provide a solid foundation for practice, to promote a sincere approach to self-knowledge and the development of their potential. In our trainings, we provide the necessary tools to become inspired teachers.


We cover in-depth all aspects of Yoga that you can utilize if you are serious about establishing a deep and correct self-practice, if you’re ready for self inquiry and transformation, and if you would like to become an inspiring yoga teacher with your own unique voice and skill set, then this may be the course for you

  • Advanced Alignments, Anatomy and Physiology, Ayurveda, Conscious Diet in the Modern day, Mantra, Mudra, Tantra, Pranayama, Dynamic Meditation, over 20 hours of Practice Teaching with feedback from more than one teacher
  • 200 HR at least 2 yoga teachers (RYT 500) on-site to support you and guide you through the length of the entire training
  • 300 HR at least 3 teachers (RYT 500) on-site through the training
  • 21 days/8 hours a day contact hours with teachers
  • Agnostic approach, Our teachers’ multiple styles and backgrounds will enrich the student’s experience and provide tools to choose from in order to find their own perfect expression
  • We offer support to students who certify as teachers with us, when and if they need
  • We include Mixed Martial Arts trainings and cross workshops and meditation with the intent to fully develop our capabilities.
  • Hari Om is one of the few Yoga schools that train internationally with students from all over the world. To read more about our past students and their testimonials, please contact Hari-Om Yoga School.

Students who have obtained their 200H YTT diploma elsewhere from Hari-Om schools, are required to attend some classes of the 200h YTT (usually held at the same time as 300h).

The subjects of the course vary from the physical (asana, pranayama, anatomy and alignments) to the more spiritual, subtle and philosophical aspects (meditation, history, philosophy, chakras, and tantra). There are two practices a day of two hours each and five hours of lecture between morning and afternoon.

Daily schedule

  • 08.00 - 10.00 Practice
  • 10.00 - 10.30 Breakfast
  • 10.30 - 13.00 Lecture
  • 13.00 - 14.45 Lunch and break
  • 14.45 - 17.15 Lecture
  • 17.30 - 19.30 Practice
  • 19.30 - 20.30 Dinner


  • Neutral standing asanas and standing asanas with external rotation: Malasana, Bakasana, Astavakrsana, Vasisthasana, Tittibasana
  • Forward bending asanas: Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana, Kurmasana
  • Twisting asanas: Parsva Bakasana, Eka Pada Kundinyasana I, Parivrtta Janu Sirshasana
  • Backbends: Ustrasana, Urdhva Dhanurasana, Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana, Kapotasana
  • Invertions: Adho Mukha vrkasana, Pincha Mayurasana, Vrschikasana
  • Laying-down and sitting asanas. Triang Mukhaikapada Pashimottanasana. Krounchasana, Yoga Mudrasana, Hanumanasana, Yoganidrasana, Marichiasana-A,B,C,D

The following aspects will be analyzed in relation to every asana:

  • Alignment points
  • Most common errors
  • Possible simplified versions of the asana
  • Physical benefits
  • Contraindications
  • Effects on the mind and spirit
  • Effects on the chakras and doshas

During the three-hour practice sessions that precede the theoretical portion of the course, the students will be asked also to perform asanas that are not mentioned in the course program and will be encouraged and assisted in researching their alignment points so as to be able to independently practice the asanas as desired in the correct manner. Various asana sequences, involving specific parts of the body, that address different psychological and physical aspects of the individual will be taught with the intention of re-balancing their chakras and doshas.

The teaching method during the 300-hour teacher training will be mainly aimed at assisting the students in empowering the students to create their own lesson plans. The students will be encouraged to prepare their own individual yoga lesson plan related to a specific subject, to develop the theme throughout the lesson by providing theoretical information before, during and after the execution of the asanas and to conclude with pranayama and dharana techniques that harmoniously accompany the rest of the lesson.

The logic behind decisions to link certain asanas will be explained so as to enable the students to create asana sequences in autonomy. Possible themes include charkas, a certain feeling, a particular element, a phrase.

Pranayama e dharana

Techniques: Bhramari Pranayama, Bastrika and others. Breath timing techniques will be introduced in which one mentally counts to establish a particular duration of inspiration, exhalation and breath retention, both will full and empty lungs; this technique will be applied to the various pranayama techniques previously learned.

Students will also be taught how to combine the various pranayama techniques with certain mudras and bandhas. They will be encouraged to utilize pranayama during the execution of certain asanas so that every movement begins and ends in relation to the breath cycle, simultaneously visualizing the movement of the pranic energy in the nadi. Dharana techniques will be explored through a particular attention given to the use of mantras and yantras.

Following techniques will be explored on a deeper level, introducing advanced variations, among which the combined use of mudras and mantras during the single techniques: Nadi Shodana, Shitali, Sitkari, Kapalabhati, Bhastrika, Viloma, Anuloma, Agni Sari, Visamavritti and Asamavritti Praayama.

Supplementary techniques and various other topics

  • Methods for adjusting asana positions: Suggestions of specific techniques in relation to every asana to this point learned, aimed at or helping the students to perceive the correct alignment of an asana or enabling them to increase the intensity of the position
  • Yoga Nidra
  • Use of props and Restorative yoga
  • Introduction to Yoga therapy with particular attention to most common diseases (yoga for stress management, yoga for posture, back and shoulders, yoga for gastro-enteric syndromes, yoga for women and yoga for children and seniors)
  • Vinyasa yoga - deepening the knowledge of Vinyasa sequences and of Vinyasa philosophical approach
  • Chakras - deepening the symbolic understanding, impact on the physical level, suggestions to rebalancing chakras imbalances through asana and other techniques
  • The importance of taking yoga outside of the school and into one's life, as well as the importance of one's personal practice (sadhana)
  • The role of a yoga teacher and the relation between teacher and yoga students
  • Practical advice on how to open a yoga school and / or promote yourself as a yoga teacher

Philosophy of yoga

  • Tantra - its concept of time and of the divine nature of the course of existence; Samsara-Nirvana; the differences between the dualistic and the non-dualistic visions (Dvaiata-Advaita); dakshina e Vama Marga; Tantra as it exists in the present time
  • Further study of Jnana yoga, the path of knowledge; Karma yoga, the path of action; Bhakti yoga, the path of devotion
  • An introduction to the life and thoughts of some of the most notorious illuminated yoga masters including Vivekananda, Yogananda, Sivananda, Ramakrishana, and others
  • The principles behind vedic astrology
  • Yoga and ethics
  • Elements of connections between different mystic traditions (yoga, Christianity, Sufism)


  • The relationship between doshas and atmospheric conditions, seasons and times of the day. Students will learn to incorporate the most appropriate techniques during yoga classes
  • An introduction to body-purification techniques
  • Appropriate daily routines for every dosha
  • Major physical symptoms that indicate a serious dosha imbalance
  • Sounds, colors and metals that rebalance the doshas

Vastu and the use of essences in the yoga practice

Vastu is the science of building or architecture. The traditional system of architecture that was developed in the Hindus culture to build temples. Vastu is based on the combinations of the five elements and tries balancing them, not only in their internal relations but letting them establishing a contact with the human being. Vastu creates building in harmony with the cosmic laws that give joy and peace to mankind.

  • An introduction to the application of essences
  • How and why they work
  • Their use in traditional naturopathy and Ayurveda
  • Their use as an aid to yoga practice


In the course of the five weeks of the teacher training offered by the yoga school, the anatomical studies are more focalized and connected to the new techniques and Asanas that have been taught. A number of sessions will be dedicated to the concepts of tension, compression, stretching, elongation, flexibility and to all the possible variables necessary for an approach of profound respect to the human body.

Other classes will be dedicated to the spine as the primary supportive structure of the body which is undergoing daily stressful functions that can be deeply balanced through cognizance and practice. If you have questions or doubts about the anatomy program of the yoga teacher training, please send an inquiry.

Anatomy 5

The concepts of tension and compression, how to recognize them during the practice, how to avoid damages, sprains, injuries, and others (how to practice Ahimsha), with a series of practical examples.

Anatomy 6

The spine, genesis, development, functioning, biomechanics (in daily life and during the practice), examples, and protocols.

Yoga therapy

  • Therapy and life force - the etymology of the word therapy sees the Greek language exhibit the three basic concepts that are "assists, care, healing" and yoga *Therapy goes beyond the isolated concept of anatomical body l. The therapy will be developed through the use of the techniques of pranayama deeply combined with ancient Chinese Qigong exercises. Finally, you will use the synergy of the different practices in India and China with one goal, therapy
  • Teacher - student relationship in the yoga therapy program
  • Yoga practices, benefits, and contraindications for the nervous systems
  • One example of therapeutic program with asana, pranayama, mudra, meditation, and yoga Nidra


Marco Mandrino
Marco is the founder and director of Hari-Om Yoga School. Marco is an enthusiastic practitioner of Muay Thai and combat sports in general. He has been teaching yoga for around twenty years, dealing almost exclusively with teacher training and retreats. Marco's idea, which the school reflects, is to integrate diverse techniques from various disciplines and arts in order to live simply, in harmony with the present moment and to the best of one’s potential.
Massimo Monti
Since an early age, Massimo felt attracted and influenced by the vision and teaching of mystics, masters, and yogis like Rumi, J.Krishnamurti, G.I. Gurdjieff, R. Tagore, and P. Yogananda, among others, which shaped the spiritual path to follow. Extensive travels throughout India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Middle East, North Africa as well as the Americas, Australia, and Europe brought him in contact with different spiritual paths widening the spectrum of ways in the quest of human consciousness growth.
Melissa Lange
Melissa started practicing Yoga while living in Istanbul, Turkey. The practice of asana was a gateway to the deeper levels that Yoga penetrates and thus opened Melissa’s curiosity into meditation, pranayama, mind-body connection, and so much more. Melissa is a dedicated student of meditation, pranayama, and alignment-based Hatha Yoga. Her classes reflect this as she aims to lead you through a dynamic and challenging sequence, focusing on alignment to reveal inner strength and energy, and cultivating awareness and control of the breath to keep you clear, present, and focused.


This yoga teacher training program takes place in Italy. The Farmhouse Bellaria is a classical farmhouse in Piemont style, part of it to be drawn back to the half of the nineteenth century. It is located in a quite hilly area of the countryside between Alessandria and Acqui Terme.

Far from the inhabitant center and from the main roads, it is surrounded by a quiet and relaxed atmosphere that follows the rhythm of nature. Foxes, deer, squirrels, wild boars, and many kinds of birds live in that countryside and very often they get close to the houses and to the small lake, which is located inside the property of the farmhouse.

This Yoga Teacher Training is vegetarian-friendly

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Delicious vegetarian and organic daily meals will be provided throughout the training. Breakfast consists of a buffet, vegetarian, rich of fresh and homemade food. The oldest side of the farmhouse has become a dining room, characterized by the barrel vaults with bricks, with a suggestive fireplace that warms the whole setting during winter months and particular oriental furniture.

The following meals are included:

  • Brunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Spa treatments

Ayurveda treatments

The farmhouse has a room for Ayurveda massages, with a wooden massage table in respect of the traditional Indian medicine. In Farmhouse Bellaria people can receive Ayurveda massages, as the following ones:


It is the typical Ayurveda massage. It is done by massaging the body with lukewarm medical oil or a mixture of essential oils in vegetable oil, different according to the person and the parts of the body. Besides being relaxing and acting against stress, it has as main aim the psycho-physical reactivation; from a physical point of view it cleans and makes the skin softer, reactivates and melts the muscles, and helps to improve the lymphatic and blood circulation.

It is excellent for people with a Vata Dosha constitution and for all troubles due to an imbalance (insomnia, depression, dryness. From a deeper point of view, it helps to discover and to remove fears and anxieties, and to gain a better ability to live and profit from the present, and increase self-consciousness. It can be done for therapeutic purposes and specific troubles.

Abhyangam by four hands

It is the classical massage of the Indian tradition, an energetic massage with two therapists that move synchronously.


It is done with cotton sacks filled with a warm mix of dusts, spices, and legumes, and used to tap or scratch the body, more or less energetically according to the constitution. First of all, the body is covered with sesame oil and essential oils, and then the body is tapped with Kizhi. This allows the oil to penetrate more deeply. This kind of massage improves the lymphatic and blood circulation. It is useful against backache, cervical pains, and sciatica.


It consists of pouring a constant lukewarm thread of vegetable oil on the forehead. It gives a deep sense of peace and serenity to the mind and body, very useful for people suffering from headache, insomnia, eye diseases, strong stress, depression, it improves the intellectual ability, the memory, auditory and eye perception.


The body gets strongly massaged with a mixture of soft and fragrant dust, spices, and legumes. It is useful to diminish the excess of Kapha Dosha and to dissolve the fat layer. It improves the skin color, the blood and lymphatic circulation, and gives stability to body and mind.

What's included

  • 30 nights accommodation
  • Daily healthy brunch and dinner
  • Fruit and herbal tea break in the afternoon
  • Herbal tea before morning practice
  • One towel and sheets change every week
  • Professional certificate of attendance recognized by the Yoga Alliance
  • Training manuals
  • Tuition

What's not included

  • Additional activities or services
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses

How to get there

Driving directions from Genoa

  • Genova Milano exit Alessandra Sud, follow tangenziale (ring road), direction Acqui Terme, exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • It is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Milan

  • Torino, highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • It is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Brescia

  • Brescia Piacena Torino - Highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left following direction Mantovana, Boschi.
  • After the first two uphills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with indication Cascina Bellaria Hari Om.
  • Farmhouse Bellaria is the white building on the left.

Driving directions from Turin

  • Torino Piacenza - Highway exit Alessandria Est.
  • Follow Alessandria till the entrance of the town where there is a big roundabout, follow Acqui Terme and take the tangenziale.
  • Exit Sezzadio.
  • When you enter the town, follow Rivalta Bormida, Mantovana, Abazia di Santa Giustaina, as soon as you exit the town, after Abazia di Santa Giustina, turn left, direction Mantovana Boschi.
  • After the first two up hills, when the road becomes flat, turn right at the second street on the right where there are two white boards with Cascina Bellaria and Hari Om.
  • Farmhouse Bellaria is the white building on the left.

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP), Linate Airport (LIN), Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY), Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport (GOA), or Turin Airport (TRN). Transfer from the airports is available at 150 EUR.

Arrival by train

  • The closest railway station is Alessandria. For transfers arrangements, please contact Hari-Om Yoga School.
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