Enlightening Yoga Teacher Training Nepal

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Yoga is a process of replacing old pattern with new more appropriate pattern. This yoga teacher training course, registered with Yoga Alliance, USA, is the best introduction to the Hatha yoga tradition or for anyone looking to renew their practice of Hatha yoga. This course will take your practice to the next level to gain the ability to share it. Located on a great energy point, Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center will help you become more relaxed and happier in your life.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga & meditation session
  • Daily ashtanga vinyasa
  • Primary series class and Hatha yoga class
  • Pranayama practice
  • Daily asana and pranayama practice
  • Mantra chanting or Bhakti yoga session
  • Yoga philosophy and theory classes
  • Basic principle of yoga therapy
  • 27 nights' accommodation
  • 3 daily organic meals

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27 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 10

Airport transfer included: Pokhara Airport

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Accommodation

Facilities

  • Café
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio
  • Tour assistance
  • Wireless internet

Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center offers a rustic accommodation with both attached and common rooms, set in an attractive natural garden. It is the perfect location for those who wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse themselves in the natural beauty and peace which this quite village offers. This is an ideal location for those wanting to deepen their practice of yoga and meditation.

Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center offers you a range of rooms, with double or twin beds, either with attached or shared bathrooms. The retreat center has a spectacular yoga shala with the view over the Himalayas and Begnas Lake, in which 15 people can practice very comfortably, but could fit up to 20. It also has a closed meditation hall. The yoga and meditation center is surrounded by the beautiful, quiet, and freshwater Begnas Lake.

The living is close to the mountains and forests, quiets the mind and recharges your energy. They have well-furnished guest rooms with attached bathroom. There’s also a restaurant with a wide selection of food, all freshly prepared, and available throughout the day. The center is basically encircled with the jungle, although there are some other tourist buildings around it.

Program

Certifications

Upon completion of this yoga teacher training, students will receive certificate affiliated with Yoga Alliance. Registration with Yoga Alliance provides a globally recognized credential.

Program

This course is taught in a group size with a maximum of 10 participants. This will give Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center the opportunity to guide you in a very personal way. You will study on and practice with:

  • Yoga Postures (asanas)
  • Breathing exercises (pranayama)
  • Mudra and Bandha
  • Yogic cleansing (Kriya)
  • Yogic relaxation techniques (yoga Nidra and cyclic meditation)
  • Yoga philosophy and psychology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Aligment, adjustment, and modification
  • Mantra chanting or Bhakti yoga
  • Basic principle of yoga therapy (IAYT)
  • Guided meditation
  • Safety
  • How to teach different level of students

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:00 Meditation, Kriya, pranayama & tea
  • 07:00 Ashatanga vinyasa primary series
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Theory and philosophy
  • 12:30 Optional time (personal coaching)
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 14:30 Self study
  • 16:30 Hatha yoga and pranayama
  • 18:30 Mantra chanting & Bhakti yoga
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 20:00 Meditation

Instructors

Amanda Florence Goudreau
Amanda - anatomy and physiology teacher - was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, where she started her yoga practice and became a yoga instructor. She is dedicated to share the amazing traditions of yoga with a growth number of practitioners. In her unique / inspirational and playful approach Amanda helps her students to expand and deepen their understanding of yoga and life.
Dhiraj Singh
Dhiraj - Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin yoga teacher - was born and raised in a traditional Hindu family. Since his childhood, he had a deep impression of his mother practicing Bhakti Yoga. He used to visit Himalayan pilgrimages with his family and these spiritual journeys, seeing sages standing in yogic postures on sacred riverbanks, inspired him from an early age and sow a seed to pursue a yogic life. As he grew older, he started practicing yoga to lead a healthy and balanced life. He had an unquenchable thirst to learn more and traveled on his own to ashrams in the North and South of India.

Location

Shivalaya Yoga and Meditation Center is located on hilltop overlooking Begnas Lake, Nepal. The unique gem is a great hideaway, offering a chance to break away from it all. No roads, cars, bikes, or shops and a spectacular view point with stunning sunrise and sunsets over the Annapurna.

Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center is only 5 minutes' walk away from the lake shore, so daily swimming is easily possible. There are also several options for daily hikes on which you will have a panoramic view of the Himalayan Annapurna range.

Nearby place

  • Begnas Lake shore - 5 minutes' walk

Features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Shopping
  • Swimming

General

  • Café
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Restaurant
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga deck
  • Yoga shala
  • Yoga studio

Services

  • Tour assistance

Food

This teacher training course includes organic meals three times a day and herbal tea or coffee. Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center offers a healthy and balanced vegetarian diet based on Asian cuisine and tea prepared from several species of Nepal. Most of the vegetables, fruits, and ingredients come from the local farmers.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

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

Things to do (optional)

  • Begnas Lake visit
  • Hiking trails
  • Rupa Lake visit
  • Shopping at the markets
  • Swimming and boating in the lake
  • Visit to local villages
  • Voluntary work at the farm house or retreat center
  • Walking trails

What's included

  • 3 daily organic meals
  • 27 nights’ accommodation
  • A course manual and 2 pairs of uniform
  • Aligment, adjustment, and modification classes
  • An expert and experienced yoga teacher
  • Anatomy and physiology classes
  • Basic principle of yoga therapy
  • Complementary pickup or drop off service from the Pokhara Airport (PKR) or bus station
  • Daily asana and pranayama practice
  • Daily guided meditation session
  • Herbal teas or coffees
  • Lesson on how to teach different level of students
  • Mantra chanting or Bhakti yoga session
  • Mudra and Bandha classes
  • Yoga philosophy and theory classes
  • Yogic cleansing (kriya) classes
  • Yogic relaxation techniques (yoga Nidra and cyclic meditation)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Pokhara Airport (PKR). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center will pick you up from the airport.

You should arrive on the first day before 10 p.m. and leave on the last day after 11 a.m. anytime.

Arrival by bus

The complimentary pickup and drop off service is also available at bus station. In addition, there's local bus to Begnas Lake. This will take approximately 60 minutes and the cost are 50 INR. Around 15 minute walk from the bus stop, go over the Begnas valley dam and then the second set of stairs on the hill. Once you reach the top of the stairs, head up to Shivalaya Yoga & Meditation & Retreats Center.

Arrival by taxi

There's also taxi to Begnas Lake. You can request to be dropped off at the bottom of Piple Village. This will take approximately 25 minutes and the cost are around 1,000 INR.

Airport: Pokhara Airport Airport transfer included: Pokhara Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 7 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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