Join the Atman Yoga School for a Yoga Alliance registered, 200 hour power vinyasa yoga teacher training in beautiful Goa, India at the Samata Holistic Retreat Center. This intensive training is steeped in the ancient traditions of yogic studies, and is designed to merge the authenticity of a vedic education with the needs and interests of the modern yogi. The Atman Yoga School offers a comprehensive yoga teacher training that is focused around ayurveda and yoga philosophy, and examines all eight limbs of yoga. Approximately 50 hours of this teacher training explore Ayurveda, yoga philosophy, and subtle body anatomy. Immerse yourself in the practices and lifestyle of Ayurveda while learning how to teach yoga and deepen your personal studies. Enjoy delicious vegetarian + Ayurvedic cuisine designed to nourish and energetically support your body during this training, and during days off, book an Ayurvedic massage or Jyotish reading (additional cost).
This training features anatomy, alignment, intelligent sequencing, history/lineage of yoga, chanting, sutra and text study, meditation, pranayama, mantra, practice teaching, the business of yoga, teaching and voice fundamentals, ethics, theming and music, and the how and why of taking the seat of a teacher. Through this training, explore ways to consciously live your yoga practice off your mat, and incorporate compassionate and mindful actions into your daily life. Learn the nuts-and-bolts of how to effectively and safely guide a physical practice, supported by the wisdom and knowledge of ayurveda and yoga philosophy.
Each day of the training starts with an asana practice, followed by lectures, study, and group activities. After lunch, the afternoons are filled with pose and alignment practicum, teaching fundamentals, and practice teaching. The training schedule is 6 days on, with the 7th day free to rest, swim in the pool, receive Ayurvedic treatments, visit the beach, or walk around the beautiful retreat center grounds. Outside the group classroom hours, journaling, reading, homework assignments, and self-study are required parts of the training. Homework and reading assignments will be assigned prior to training starting. Included in the training are master workshops such as Arm Balances, Inversions, and Backbends.
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Jessica Winderl is a yoga teacher (ERYT 500), Ayurveda Yoga Therapist, and the Director of the Atman Yoga School. She also teaches and lectures at yoga festivals across the US and Europe (including the Bhakti Fest, Copenhagen Yoga Festival, Sedona Yoga Festival, Oslo Yoga Festival, and the Arctic Yoga Conference), and leads workshops and teacher trainings in Europe. Jessica is known for her creative and unique vinyasa flow sequences, and her ability to make yoga philosophy accessible and relevant to the modern yogi. View more at
Kelsi Ludvigsen calls Oslo, Norway home, and is the co-founder of Leela Yoga Studio in the heart of the city. Kelsi also teaches several retreats internationally every year, and this is her third time returning to Samata. Teaching and weaving together her many influences, her classes are filled with intention, curiosity, and self-exploration. With an inquisitive heart, she loves to sequence classes that guide and empower her students to soften the nervous system through asana and to lean into presence and a nourishing self-expression. View more at