200hrs Yoga Teacher Training at Upaya Yoga School Goa, India

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200hrs Yoga Teacher Training at Upaya Yoga School Goa, India

Upaya Yoga Center, H.No.380, Girkar waddo, Dando, Arambol, Pernem, Goa 403524

Experience Schedule

Experience Overview

The picturesque setting of the institute on the scenic beach provides the right environment for self-exploration and to blossom as yoga teachers. The 200hrs yoga teacher training in Goa is designed to provide the students with a strong foundation in various practices of hatha and ashtanga yoga. The sessions are combined with rigorous as well as calming practices to bring about the right kind of balance and to make the experience enjoyable and enlightening for the participants.

The hatha yoga training in Goa, provided by Upaya Yoga school Goa, brings about the right stability in the energy structure of the body, so that the energies can flow easily through the various channels. The proper utilization of the breath and the importance of the right postures is stressed upon, in order to establish yoga as a powerful tool of self-transformation in the students.

The institute is designed to allow the practitioners to experience the depths of yogic science in an energetic and vibrant setting. The entire course delivers the knowledge of not only the asanas but also of other important practices like meditations, pranayama, kriyas, cleansing methods, mouna or silence and the significance of pooja or worship. The importance of proper nutrition in the path of yoga and aspects of ayurveda are also discussed.

In this 24-day 200 hrs yoga alliance certified yoga teacher training course, the practices of each week are divided between hatha and ashtanga vinayasa yoga along with sessions of yoga nidra for relaxation. There are also question and answer sessions, self-correction sessions and live music concerts scheduled at night. Sunday is kept as a holiday, to allow the students to relax and enjoy the ambience of the locality.

Smoking, drinking and drug usage are not permitted during the course to preserve the right environment for yogic practices.

Experience Highlights

  • 200hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course
  • 25 Days Accommodation
  • 3 Yogic Meals Daily
  • Free pick up from Goa Airport or Madgoan train station
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Unlimited Filtered Water Hot/Cold
  • WiFi
  • Upaya Yoga Bag
  • Upaya Yoga T-shirt


Hatha yoga Ashtanga Yoga


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  • 6.30 – 7.30 am: Chanting, pranayama, and meditation every day
  • 7.30 – 9.00 am: Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays – Hatha yoga. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday – Ashtanga Vinyasa
  • 9.00 – 10.00 am: Breakfast
  • 10.00 – 11.00 am: Alignment, adjustment
  • 1.00 – 2.00 pm: Lunch
  • 2.00 – 3.00 pm: Self Study/Self Care
  • 3.00 – 3.45pm: Karma Yoga
  • 4.00 – 4.30 pm: Yoga Nidra
  • 4.30 – 6.00 pm: Teaching practice
  • 7.00 – 8.00 pm: Dinner
  • 8.30 – 9.30 pm: Sharing and question and answer, night meditation, live music concerts, watching your teaching practice or Yoga Movie on screen. (this is only alternate days)
  • Sunday holiday

Note: Schedule can be changed according to group and weather

About the center

Upaya Yoga Training School Goa India

Upaya Yoga Center Goa is located in Arambol, North Goa. They conduct 100-Hrs Yoga teacher training (100hrs YTT), 200-Hrs Yoga teacher training (200hrs YTT), 7 and 14 days Yoga retreats and daily drop-in yoga classes.

The center provides food and accommodation at the site. Upaya Yoga Center's goal is to bring you far beyond the physical practice of asana yoga by digging deep into Yogic and Indian philosophy.

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How to get there

By Plane

Goa International Airport (GOI), also known as the Dabolim airport would be the closest most convenient airport. The Upaya Yoga Center Goa is 60 kms from the airport near Arambol Beach.

By Train
Goa, Madgaon (MAO) railway station is the most convenient railway station.The Upaya Yoga Center Goa is 70 kms from the railway station.

By Road
Upaya Yoga Center Goa is located in the north of Goa close to Arambol Beach.

Food Overview

The right food and drinking water is served during the sessions to keep the students energetic and receptive for yoga practices. Three vegetarian meals are served every day except on Sundays, along with two tea breaks. The buffet lunches and dinners consists of fresh, tasty and healthy Indian styled food.

What is Included

  • 200hrs Yoga Teacher Training Course
  • 25 Days Accommodation
  • 3 Yogic Meals Daily
  • Free pick up from Goa Airport or Madgoan train station
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Unlimited Filtered Water Hot/Cold
  • WiFi, Upaya Yoga Bag, Upaya Yoga T-shirt

What is not Included

  • Drop
  • Tickets and Visa
  • Personal expenses


Cancellation Policy

The course fee including any initial deposit is strictly non-refundable and non-transferable. If you need to cancel the course due to unavoidable reasons the booking amount can be adjusted/ used for any future course that you do with us within one year from the date of booking. To reschedule your course you must inform us at least two weeks before your course start date otherwise you may lose your booking amount fee.

  • An advance of course fees will not be refundable, only in the case of emergency, the students can join us on other schedules.
  • If the student cancels the course, we accept cancellation but the advance fee will not be refunded in cancellation.
  • There is no charge of course cancellation. The student just has to inform by email.
  •  Yoga School is not responsible for any mishaps before the course schedule.
  • In case of not showing up for the training, 100% of the price is due!
  • Upaya Yoga reserves the right to cancel any booking that they feel necessary.
  • In case of cancellation by Upaya Yoga before the beginning of the course, the student will receive 100% refund of the amount paid 
  • Upaya Yoga is not liable for any expenses the student may have occurred including the travel expenses (e.g. flight and train tickets) even in case of a Training cancellation either by the participant or Upaya Yoga.
  • Upaya Yoga is not liable for theft, accidents or damage on, around or in the training facility, apart from intentional damage or gross negligence.

Fees and Refunds

The student is free to leave the course at any time. In this eventuality there will not be any refund and readmission will not be agreed.

Upaya Yoga reserves the right to expel from the school any student which consistently disobeys the Code of Conduct as detailed on the registration form. In this case, there will not be any refund for the remaining days.