Level 1 200 Hour Part-time

Transform Your Mind, Your Body and Your Life…

Allow your Dreams Become a Reality by Completing a Part Time Option with Santosha’s Yoga Teacher Training

Training Overview

Santosha is now pleased to offer our newest YTT option, the Part Time 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Santosha’s Part Time teacher training allows students to complete their 200hr + 300hr Yoga Alliance Teacher’s Certification by attending two separate two-week trainings at any Santosha YTT 200 course anywhere in the world.

The Part Time YTT option is our way of making yoga teacher trainings more accessible for those with time or budget restraints.

The Most Common Approach

Often students will choose to attend the first 10 days of the 20 day YTT for the Part Time A portion and then attend another YTT that suits their time frame, for the final 10 days for the Part Time B portion. In total this provides the full YTT 200 Hours.

Another approach is to make up time frame that suits your lifestyle, ie first 5 days, last 15 days, or first 15 days last 5 days or a mix there of.

How It Works

yoga beach Level 1 200 Hour Part timeThe wonderful aspect of this approach is that you can create how you complete and where and when!

In a part time approach you enrol in Part A, the first one or two weeks of any Santosha 200hr YTT course, anywhere in the world. Then, when you are ready, you enrol in Part B, to complete the remainder of any Santosha 200hr YTT course which you have not done yet, anywhere in the world. Or you can attend the first week or first three weeks and mix it up accordingly depending on your availability!

Santosha is dedicated to help you reach your dream by offering this with as much flexibility as possible! So to summarise – you have the option to choose how you would like to divide the course. After the completion of the full course you will then be a qualified yoga instructor and will be eligible to apply for your 200hr Yoga Alliance Certification.

If you choose to complete the 300hr YTT Part Time please email us to discuss this at
admin [at] yogasurfingretreats.com

Who is it for?

yoga girl meditate Level 1 200 Hour Part timeIt is open to students of all levels with maturity and commitment to embark on a personal journey of self discovery, including:

  • Students with the desire to become yoga teachers and complete the Yoga Teacher Training requirements to do so.
  • Students who do not wish to be yoga teachers but have a sincere interest in the subject matter and want to deepen their own knowledge and understanding of Yoga and Self

This course is for those who wish to teach yoga as a career or those who are ready to embark on a personal journey of self-enquiry.

For those who wish to teach, the Yoga training will provide the student with the confidence needed to teach yoga skillfully with compassion, awareness and knowledge.

Those who do not necessarily wish to teach have an incredible opportunity to be with like minded people, come to know yourself like never before, connect to your true nature, feel happy and connected in your life and learn tools that allow you to move through life with ease.

What You will Personally Get From The Training

yoga exercise Level 1 200 Hour Part timeThe Santosha YTT 200-hour part-time training allows each individual to experience the true essence of Yoga through a unique and holistic synthesis of ageless wisdom of ancient scriptures and philosophy applied in a contemporary context while still fitting into your schedule. We foster a learning environment in which students can grasp and thus begin to put Yoga into practice in their daily lives.

Santosha’s teachers possess much knowledge and understanding and teach from their hearts.

Together students and teachers create a sacred environment for learning and transformation: a community of like-minded individuals from around the world that support one another in living our true potential! Santosha Yoga Teacher Trainings are truly unique and all students will feel supported, loved and accepted from the moment they arrive to begin their new journey. By doing the YTT part-time, you will have the opportunity to spread out your course to fit with your schedule, so that you can learn at your own pace at your own time.

It is open to students of all levels with maturity and commitment to embark on a personal journey of self discovery, including:

  • Asana knowledge and practice
  • Pranayama (breathing)
  • Extensive anatomy and physiology
  • Yoga philosophy
  • A variety of meditation techniques
  • Ayurvedic medicine
  • Massage (Thai or deep tissue)
  • Yoga therapy
  • Adjustments and observation
  • Ethics for yoga teachers
  • Yoga business
  • Teaching methodology and practice
  • Kirtan, Bhujan and Chanting
  • Kriyas
  • Yogic lifestyle
  • Sustainable living
  • The Five Element Form
  • Self awareness/ mindfulness in daily life

Students who complete the 200-hour program will:

Santosha’s 200 hour Teacher Trainings often include; but are not limited to:

  • Possess the knowledge to teach group classes, workshops or private sessions in a range of settings
  • Be qualified to teach yoga and will receive a letter of completion and Diploma evidencing your training at the 200 Hour level
  • Deepen and strengthen their practise and understanding of yoga
  • Gain in-depth understanding of the postures and how to teach them
  • Receive individual attention
  • Learn how to structure and create cohesive, well-rounded classes
  • Practise teaching and adjusting
  • Learn about the various styles of yoga and its history
  • Acquire an understanding of yoga philosophy, anatomy and physiology
  • Build relationships with world class yoga teachers
  • Have the confidence and tools to begin teaching yoga
  • Develop a greater understanding of meditation

Your Course Content Modules

  • yoga family Level 1 200 Hour Part timePhilosophy of Yoga: Classical, Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Siva Raja, and Vini Yoga
  • The history of yoga
  • Yoga sutras
  • The Bhagavad-Gita
  • Hindu + Buddhist deities: The gods of yoga
  • Sanskrit: Basic understanding and pronunciation
  • Yoga asana syllabus
  • Asana benefits, contraindications
  • Restoratives + therapeutics
  • Yoga anatomy & physiology of the body
  • Applied anatomy to yoga
  • Post and pre natal instruction
  • Partner yoga and teaching children (In the PPNCT YTT course that precedes a YTT 200 )
  • Communication skills
  • The art of observation, assisting and adjustments
  • Verbal + hands-on adjusting
  • Practise teaching with feedback
  • Diet, nutrition and body ecology and the earth
  • 5 Koshas system of yogic anatomy
  • Asana modifications for special populations
  • Professional guidelines + ethics of yoga
  • Business and marketing skills in the field of yoga
  • Self-discovery through journaling
  • Meditation: Mindfulness and deep relaxation
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Thai and Ayurvedic Massage
  • Kundalini Yoga and The Chakras
  • Kirtan and Chanting
  • Mantra

Teaching and Certification

Upon completing Part A (wherever and however you choose) and Part B (wherever and however you choose) you will be awarded the YTT 200 Certification and will be able to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher at the 200 Hour Level. This course you will be equipped to practice safely and teach others in a range of diverse settings. All Santosha graduates are offered support on their teaching journey. We guarantee you will leave us with a wealth of knowledge, a smile on your face and a warm, open heart!

Locations and Accommodations

For all of course locations and accommodations options please visit: http://yogasurfingretreats.com/yoga-teacher-training/upcoming-dates/ to find the YTT that best suits you!

Your Next Steps

This amazing life changing experience is now an reality! Simply secure your place on the course you wish to attend Part Time and we can help you piece it all together.

This will be an adventure that you will remember for the rest of your life and will change the way you interact with those around you for ever more.

If you have any questions at all or are ready to secure your place please

ENQUIRE NOW


If you like hundreds of happy students before you know that this is for you then take action today and secure your place now as we keep the numbers on the training small so as to create a more intimate personal experience.

Option 1: Secure My Place

(AUD$350 Deposit)

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* Remaining course investment due 7 days prior to the start of your training

Option 2: Easy Payment Plan

(5 Fortnightly Payments of AUD $538)

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Option 3: The Whole Enchilada

(1 Single Investment of $AUD2,690)

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We hope you can join us for a yoga experience unlike any other.

Oceans of love,
Sunny and the entire Santosha Family