Transform Your Mind, Your Body and Your Life…
with Santosha’s Yoga Teacher Training Immersive Experience

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Training Details

Level 1 200 Hour Course

Monday, February 1st to
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016


Bali – NEW FEB LOCATION – Uluwatu, Bali

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Training Overview

Santosha’s Yoga Teacher Training 200 Certification is one of the most comprehensive Yoga Teacher Trainings in the world. The method of our Teacher Training concentrates on a creative fusion of Classical Yoga, Ashtanga, Vinyasa Krama Yoga, and Iyengar poses woven together by a unique blend of vinyasa flow that is accessible to all levels and abilities. The Yoga taught is not another ‘style’ of Yoga but an authentic, integrated presentation of the whole spectrum of the ancient yoga teachings drawing from the Sri T Krishnamarcharya lineage.

The course is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation for teaching yoga skillfully with compassion and awareness.

This in-depth training experience supports the shift towards embracing life with awareness, acceptance of oneself, with recognition of oneness and reverence for the earth.

Santosha’s yoga teacher training embraces a holistic approach to the path of Yoga. Combining the wisdom of traditional yoga with contemporary understanding of the body, emotional system, and spiritual practices to serve as a platform for self-inquiry and ignite a process of genuine transformation.

Who is it For?

It 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

The Santosha YTT 200-hour training allows each individual to The Santosha YTT 200-hour 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. 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.

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
  • 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

What others say

Students who complete the 200-hour program will:

  • 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

Yoga Philosophy

  • Philosophy of Yoga: Classical, Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Siva Raja, and Vini Yoga
  • The Eight Limbs
  • Yamas and Niyamas
  • Yoga sutras
  • Learning and Understanding – The Mind
  • Hindu + Buddhist deities: The gods of Yoga

Asana and Pranayama

  • Pranayama
  • Developing your unique own Pranayama + Asana Practice
  • Sequencing Intelligently – Learning to teach for the individual
  • Sanskrit: Basic understanding and pronunciation
  • Yoga Asana syllabus
  • Asana benefits, contraindications
  • Restoratives + therapeutics

Yoga Anatomy

  • Yoga anatomy & physiology of the body
  • Applied anatomy to yoga
  • 5 Koshas system of yogic anatomy
  • Post and Pre Natal Yoga (in PPNCT)

Teaching Yoga to Groups and Individuals

  • Communication skills
  • The art of observation, assisting and adjustments
  • Verbal + hands-on adjusting
  • Practice teaching with feedback
  • Diet, nutrition, body ecology and the earth (Please see schedule; not at all YTT’s)
  • Asana modifications for special populations
  • Yoga Therapy

Yoga Business and Ethics

  • Professional guidelines + ethics of yoga
  • Business and marketing skills in the field of yoga
  • Understanding your role as a Yoga Teacher

Personal and Spiritual Development

  • Self-discovery through journalling
  • Meditation: Mindfulness and deep relaxation – different approaches to meditation
  • Chakras
  • Kirtan ,Chanting, Mantra
  • Yantra
  • Spiritual Counselling
  • Ayurveda

Teaching and Certification

yoga-level-1-200Upon completing this course you will be equipped to practice safely and teach others in a range of diverse settings. This course allows you to become registered with Yoga Alliance and 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!

Our Guarantee For You

Attend our YTT200 Special Event Training & in the extremely unlikely event that by lunch time on the 2nd day if you feel that you do not want to complete the course OR you do not want to become a Yoga Teacher we will give you a refund back minus the non refundable BUT transferable deposit fee.

Santosha wants to make it totally risk free for you because we believe that once you begin this journey your life will change in such a way you could never have thought possible!

Your Training Investment

Early Bird – only $2690 AUD ( includes GST and deposit) Book and pay for your Training Course two months in advance

Regular – $2890.00 AUD ( includes GST and deposit)

Part-time training option

Students who cannot stay for the duration of the course can choose to study part-time in any manner that suits your busy schedule. For more information please see our Part-time training section, or Contact Us for more details.

Two stunning Bali locations

Canggu, Bali – Serenity Eco Guesthouse


Our Canggu trainings are held in the spacious second-story yoga shala at Serenity Eco Guesthouse. Located in the calm and traditional area of Canggu, Serenity Eco Guesthouse is 150 meters from the local beach with fantastic surfing waves for any ability which also offers a safe place for students to hit the warm tropical waters before or in between lectures, or for a sunset experience.

The Yoga Shala is situated to catch the sea breeze with beautiful views. Serenity Eco Guesthouse has a large swimming pool, kitchen offering delicious organic breakfast, lunch and dinner, massage therapists onsite – it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind between classes.

Wireless connections are available for students staying onsite making it easy to stay in touch with family, friends or work. All sheets, towels are supplied and the rooms are serviced every three days. There are day beds and quiet areas to relax in during your time off and a TV/DVD area if you wish to watch movies.

yoga-level-1-200-2 If you book accommodation at Serenity Eco Guest House you will also receive free breakfast. All rooms have fan, safety deposit box and mosquito net.

Meals + Food at Serenity Eco Guest House

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available at Serenity Eco Guest, with a free breakfast for those staying onsite. Serenity Eco Guest House offers an array of cuisine that is delicious and nutritious cooked with love and served with joy. They are well-balanced meals using organic and locally grown produce whenever possible. Serenity Eco Guest House can also provide for gluten free, vegan, low carb and other special diets. Meals are NOT included in the price of your tuition.

Wi-Fi is available on-site for free and at most restaurants making it easy to stay in touch with family, friends or work.

There are many local restaurants suiting all budgets, tastes and all within 10 minutes walking including The Betelnut Cafe, Bali Buddha, Om Cafe, Echo Beach and Deus Ex Machina.

Note – Accommodation is to be booked directly with the venue.

Please email us for assistance with other accommodation options close to the Yoga Shala.

yoga-level-1-200-4About Canguu

As Canggu grows in popularity thanks to its beaches, cafes and chilled out surf vibe, the options for fun times keep on growing. With three main surf breaks and all year round waves, Canggu is the perfect spot to pick up a board and start a new hobby, or improve your existing surf skills.

Cafes and cool spots to grab a drink or meal are in abundance in Canggu. Local warungs serve cheap and tasty authentic meals, and organic eateries are plentiful. Experience a slice of authentic Balinese village living, with regular beach ceremonies and scenic local temples, including the nearby Tanah Lot Temple perched on a small island in the sea.

Canggu is located 40 minutes from Denpasar Airport.

yogasurfingretreats-uluwatu1 Uluwatu Bali, Yoga Searcher Bal

Santosha’s Uluwatu trainings are held in the spacious open-air yoga shala at Yoga Searcher Bali. Nestled on the southern cliffs of the “Island of Gods”, Yoga Searcher Bali is a unique venue for Yoga lovers. It is a holistic space for sharing Yoga and experiencing Ayurveda, 200m from the world class beaches of Uluwatu and Padang-Padang.

Yoga Searcher Bali has a large swimming pool, pristine grounds, a kitchen offering delicious organic meals, massage therapists onsite and a passionate team dedicated to making your stay unforgettable. It is the perfect yoga haven to rejuvenate your body, relax and unwind.

After a day of learning, luxury and comfort awaits you in your traditional private cottage only steps from the shala, pool and cafe. The entrance terrace overlooks our luxurious garden and pool area, offering space for lounging, reading or to take a delightful breakfast.

Beyond the entrance terrace is the living area, where a cosy atmosphere greets you welcome. The private bungalow includes one kingsize bed + one single bed, or three single beds.

The Zen inspired bathroom is behind the living area and offers you to take a shower under the blue sky of Bali, or under its stars!

yogasurfingretreats-uluwatu2 The Ayurvedic Spa has hand made wellness programs for you, supported by naturally medicated oils & herbs directly from India/Himalayas and the best of Bali’s abundant herbs and oils. The best of India & Bali blended make your experience sublime! The Organic spa also offers Herbal Steam Sauna and Infrared Sauna, two very efficient and relaxing ways to detox your body.

Meals + Food at Yoga Searcher

Food is a passion at Yoga Searcher, with dedicated chefs making plant-based, organic healthy meals for you fresh everyday. Raw, vegan and gluten free options available, as well as tasty treats and desserts.

Note – Accommodation is to be booked directly with the venue.

yogasurfingretreats-uluwatu3About Uluwatu

If surfing is your thing, you’ll probably already know about Uluwatu Beach! However the stunning setting, along with its majestic sunsets makes this a place where everyone will feel welcome.

The pristine sands of the beach sit directly under a cliff face, on top of which perches the Uluwatu Temple. This temple is one of the oldest and most sacred in Bali with an absolutely fantastic view out over the Indian ocean from the top of huge cliffs. The Kecak Dance performed each night here at sunset is a “must see” Bali experience.

If you’re looking for calmer swimming options, take a dip in the reef pools of Uluwatu; or visit the scenic beaches at nearby Padang and Bingin. There are an abundance of fantastic drinking and eating options in the area, many of which afford spectacular views. Sit back and watch the rich, heady sunset blaze across the sky, knowing you have finally found the paradise you’ve been seeking!
Uluwatu is located 40 minutes from Denpasar Airport.

Bali Life

Bali is predominantly Hindu religion. We encourage you to respect local customs e.g. wear appropriate clothing when entering temples and places of worship; do not touch a person on their head as this is considered sacred.

You can expect pleasant day temperatures between 20 to 33 degrees Celsius or 68 to 93 degrees Fahrenheit year-round. The dry season is between April and October with the coolest months of May, June and July having an average temperature of 28°C. Rainy season is between November and March, with sudden downpours interrupted by periods of sunshine.

Our Mission For You

Santosha Yoga and it’s teachers honour every one of it’s students as individuals and deserving of receiving the best quality experience possible. Our Yoga Teacher Trainings will uphold a standard of excellence and devotion to the practise while respecting individual needs. We are committed to creating a space of safety and respect that will acknowledge and allow each individual’s innate equanimity, truth, empathy and joy to grow through the process of learning. May all who pass through our courses feel a renewed sense of ease, vitality and enthusiasm for their life and be blessed with health, compassion, love and always be free of suffering.

Your Next Steps

If you like hundreds of happy students before you know that this is for you, then take action today and secure your place now. Please note that our February 2016 Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training will be held in an exciting new location in Uluwatu. Please enquire for details on the incredible retreat centre we have secured for this very special course.

SECURE MY PLACE NOW – February 1st to February 24th, 2016

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(5 Fortnightly Payments of AUD $578)

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Option 3: The Whole Enchilada
(1 Single Investment of $AUD2,890)

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yoga-level-1-200-guarantee100% NO RISK GUARANTEE!

Attend our YTT200 Special Event Training & in the extremely unlikely event that by lunchtime on the 2nd day if you feel that you do not want to complete the course OR you do not want to become a Yoga Teacher we will give you a refund back minus the non refundable BUT transferable deposit fee.

Santosha wants to make it totally risk free for you because we believe that once you begin this journey your life will change in such a profound way you could never have though possible!