200 Hour Course Overview

This 16 day Intensive (15 nights, 16 days) is a retreat style, immersive experience for those wishing to either deepen their personal practice or to learn to effectively teach safe, powerful sequences designed to touch the lives of students both on and off of their mats. 

Sarva Rasa Yoga's 200 hour Foundational teacher training will teach you the art of vinyasa krama (wise progressive sequencing) taking into account kinesiology and energetics. You will learn to sequence both hatha yoga and vinyasa yoga style classes. 

At Sarva Rasa Yoga we believe you can only teach who you are. This unique program will provide you with the tools to connect with your most authentic self, to walk your sva dharma (personal path) with courage and grace, and to truly live the teachings of yoga both on and off of your mat. 

You Will Learn

  • meditation
  • art of demonstration
  • art of hands on assists
  • yoga history and philosophy
  • introduction to Ayurveda
  • pranayama
  • Business of yoga
  • asana
  • functional anatomy and physiology
  • kriya
  • mantra
  • Effective teaching and cuing
  • Personal development
  • Art of Sequencing
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100 Hour Module Course Overview

This 100 hour advanced module is open to teachers holding a 200 hour teaching certification. 

50 hours of this program is dedicated to the comforting and healing power of touch. During your classroom hours, you will cover Prana Massage & Physical Assist Curriculum, as well you will put your knowledge into practice with both providing and receiving numerous Yoga Massages and physical assists. 

This Program combines SAFE physical yoga assists, Traditional Thai Yoga Massage Theory, Energetic Principals and Anatomy.  The purpose of the Prana Massage is to encourage stress release, correct alignment, and energetic balancing through the release fascia tissue. This course is excellent for Yoga Instructors, Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, or anyone looking to deepen their knowledge of the human body and functional anatomy.  

You will also learn soft-tissue palpation and observation of bodies in motion. 

The remaining 50 hours of this module is Uncovering the Wisdom of the Yoga Sutras. In this module participants will complete in-depth studies of Pantanjali's Sutras and how to apply these teachings to your own life as well as how to use the wisdom of the sutras to inform your teaching.

The Sutras are an untapped resource founded on an ancient worldview rarely understood today. Yet the text is timeless; filled with relevance for today's modern yoga practitioner and rarely explored in any depth in 200 and 300 hour trainings. 

You will learn

  • Sri Vidya Tantra study of the Sutras
  • The history and cosmology of the Yoga Sutras
  • Applying Sutras to life and practice
  • The Yamas and Niyamas
  • Powerful Guide Techniques
  • Code of Ethics
  • Effective Physical Assists
  • Business of yoga
  • Prana Massage methods and techniques
  • Safe assists
  • Soft tissue palpation
  • Observing bodies in motion
  • Healing Touch
  • The 6 bodies
  • History of Thai Yoga Massage
  • TYM Fundamentals
  • Exploring Deep Tissues
  • Theming asana sequences

 

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100 Hour Module

Prana Massage, the Art of Assist, and the Wisdom of the Sutras. Learn to better assist and reach your students both on and off or their mats. 

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200 Hour Certification

This foundational training is rooted in the foundations of classical yoga, modern personal training, and personal development. 

Location

Excellence in education in the lap of luxury.

Both the 200 hour and 100 hour trainings will be held on location at this stunning venue. 

Nestled in the jungle of Koh Phan Ngan island, known as the Crystal Island as the island is formed of quartz and rose quartz minerals, the Yoga House is a traditional Thai-Style home in the heart of the jungle minutes from several villages, the main city center, and numerous stunning beaches. 

The Yoga House provides on-site vegan and vegetarian meals with a middle-eastern twist. Walking distance from the house is a fabulous Thai restaurant and homemade ice-cream shop. 

The Yoga House is just far enough away to feel secluded and yet minutes from everything you could need. 

200 Hour Teacher Training Investment Early Bird Rates Financing Available

      Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Required texts
  • Travel insurance *required for all participants
Included
  • 3 fresh, healthy meals per day
  • 15 Nights, 16 days accommodations
  • YTT Manual
  • Tuition

Room Type A Shared Accommodations 
2 available

$3,000.00 Per Person

This room has two floors. A balcony that contains two queen sized beds and a downstairs containing two twin beds. This large room has a shared private bathroom and opens onto the wrap around deck. You will share this spacious room with 3 other guests. Quad accommodations. 


Room Type B Shared Double Accommodations Main Floor Private Bath
2 available

$3,400.00

Twin beds in shared accommodations with a private bathroom. This room is located on the main floor of the house and opens up to the wrap around deck. 


Room Type C Shared Double Accommodations Ground Floor
6 available

$3,200.00 Per Person

Twin beds in shared accommodations with shared bathrooms. These rooms overlook a stunning pond and the jungle. The rooms are spacious and have sliding glass doors.


Room Type D Private Accommodation
1 available

$4,000.00

This room is located on the main floor and contains a queen-sized bed and private bathroom. 


100 Hour Training Investment Early Bird Rates

  Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Transportation
  • Required texts
  • Travel insurance *required for all participants

Included

  • 3 fresh, healthy meals per day
  • 10 Nights, 11 days accommodations
  • YTT Manual
  • Tuition

Room Type A Shared Accommodations 
2 available

$2,300.00 Per Person

This room has two floors. A balcony that contains two queen sized beds and a downstairs containing two twin beds. This large room has a shared private bathroom and opens onto the wrap around deck. You will share this spacious room with 3 other guests. Quad accommodations. 


Room Type B Shared Double Accommodations Main Floor Private Bath
2 available

$2,600.00

Twin beds in shared accommodations with a private bathroom. This room is located on the main floor of the house and opens up to the wrap around deck. 


Room Type C Shared Double Accommodations Ground Floor
6 available

$2,300.00 Per Person

Twin beds in shared accommodations with shared bathrooms. These rooms overlook a stunning pond and the jungle. The rooms are spacious and have sliding glass doors.


Room Type D Private Accommodation
1 available

$3,000.00

This room is located on the main floor and contains a queen-sized bed and private bathroom. 


Meet Your Instructors

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Selena Garefino

Lead Facilitator. Yogini for 24 years. Fitness instructor, 500hr ERYT, South Asian Anthropologist, Ayurvedic Health Counselor. Holds a MPH, MA, PhD Candidate. 13 years teaching experience. 

 

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Anwar Gilbert

Lead Facilitator. Yogi for 9 years. Personal Trainer. 500hr ERYT. Nutritional specialist. Massage therapist. Numerous fitness certifications. 17 years training and teaching experience. 

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Rhoni Straub

Lead facilitator. Yogini of 30 years. Certified yoga therapist. Thai massage therapist. Prana Yoga Massage therapist. Counseling degree with 25 years experience. Professional Doula. 

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Hali Love

Lead facilitator. Mother. Yogini for 22 years. 500hr ERYT. Certified Subconscious Re-patterning Counselor. Entrepreneur. Partner at Playa Negra Yoga. 

200 HR yoga teacher training
Koh Phan Ngan, Thailand
September 4th-September 19th 2018

OR

100 HR Module
Koh Phan Ngan, Thailand
September 9th-September 19th 2018


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