Yoga Teacher Training in Goa, Arambol: A Journey to Self-Discovery

Why to choose Goa for your Yoga Teacher Training Course?

Nestled in the heart of India’s Western shores, Goa, Arambol, beckons yogis seeking a harmonious fusion of relaxation and focused practice. This enchanting destination effortlessly fulfils every desire, offering an array of local Indian delicacies, authentic German Bakery delights, and exotic fruits from around the world. Goa becomes a home for those embracing the yogic lifestyle, captivating with its mix of people, food, lifestyles, cultures, and religions.

Why in Goa, Arambol?

Nestled in the heart of Arambol, House No. 136 offers more than just an address; it’s a gateway to tranquility and cultural richness. The vibrant energy of Girkarwadda encapsulates the spirit of Arambol, making it an ideal retreat. Just a short distance from the sun-kissed beaches and the charming village, this location beckons with the promise of laid-back moments, serene landscapes, and the authentic essence of Goa. Embrace the harmonious blend of beachside bliss and village charm at House No. 136—a perfect haven in the heart of Goa, Arambol.

Goa Teacher Training Lifestyle

How You Will Spend Your Days and Nights During the Course

Daily Routine

From Monday to Saturday, generally from 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, your daily routine encompasses multiple practice sessions, practical and theory classes, and open time for self-study and practice teaching with fellow trainees. Saturdays offer a half-day of coursework, while Sundays provide a much-deserved break to relax, study, and immerse yourself in the beauty of your surroundings.

Sample Schedule

Typical Daily ScheduleActivities
07:00 am - 08:00 amDive into the serenity of Pranayama, meditation, or cleansing (Kriya) to set a harmonious tone for the day.
08:00 am - 09:30 amImmerse yourself in the practice of Asanas and the culmination of the week's practicum.
09:30 am - 10:30 amEnjoy a peaceful silent breakfast, savoring the nourishment for your body and mind.
10:30 am - 11:30 amExplore the Art of Teaching, honing your skills to share the wisdom of yoga.
11:30 am - 12:30 pmDelve into the intricacies of Anatomy & Physiology, understanding the profound connection between body and spirit.
12:30 pm - 02:00 pmRelish a wholesome lunch, fuelling your body for the enriching journey ahead.
02:00 pm - 03:00 pmEngage in self-study, a sacred time for personal reflection and growth.
03:00 pm - 04:00 pmDelve into the depths of Philosophy, expanding your understanding of the profound philosophies that underpin yoga.
04:00 pm - 05:30 pmReturn to the practice of Asanas and conclude the week's practicum with newfound confidence.
05:30 pm - 06:00 pmEmbrace the spirit of Karma Yoga, contributing positively to the community and environment.
06:00 pm - 07:00 pmUnwind with Meditation or learn the art of chanting your mantras while understanding the significance of mudras.
07:00 pm - 08:00 pmShare the joy of dinner with your fellow trainees, fostering connections over wholesome meals.
08:00 pm - 05:00 amAs the day concludes, allow the peacefulness of Goa to guide you into a restful night's sleep.

Where You Will Stay

We provide you with clean, comfortable, and safe accommodations located close to the yoga shalas. Rooms are either shared between two trainees or private, depending on your preference. These simple but cozy rooms are the perfect respite for rest and relaxation between training sessions. Step out of your door straight into nature, fall asleep with the sounds of the ocean or mountain breeze, and let the fresh air and beautiful scenery fill your soul with happiness and calm.

What You Will Eat

We provide three healthy, energy-boosting vegetarian (vegan-friendly) meals per day, from Monday to Saturday. Our kitchen staff prides themselves on their selection of local, fresh, and seasonally-appropriate ingredients. We aim to give you all the energy you need for this intensive time. Let us nourish your soul and fill your body with prana-supporting meals! Sunday is a holiday for staff and students.

Opening & Closing: Your Gateway to Tranquility and Transformation

Arrival in Goa, Arambol:

Please feel free to check-in any time from 6 am on the day before your course’s start date. This early arrival day is dedicated to allowing you to settle in and become acquainted with your new surroundings. As the sun sets, an orientation session will unfold, paving the way for the transformative journey ahead. The evening will culminate in a warm welcome dinner, fostering connections and setting the stage for a harmonious learning experience.

Nearby Landmarks to Visit

  • Arambol Beach (200 m): Unwind and bask in the sun at the pristine Arambol Beach, offering a serene escape just a short distance away.
  • Chapora River (6.9 km): Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty surrounding Chapora River, providing a peaceful retreat.
  • Tiracol Fort (6.9 km): Discover the historical significance of Tiracol Fort and enjoy panoramic views of the surroundings.
  • Michael’s Church (9.9 km): Marvel at the architecture of St. Michael’s Church, a cultural and historical gem.
  • Cajetan’s Church (10.4 km): Visit St. Cajetan’s Church to experience the rich cultural heritage it holds.
  • Anjuna Flea Market (10.7 km): Indulge in a vibrant shopping spree at the renowned Anjuna Flea Market, featuring local crafts and more.
  • Baga Night Market (11.1 km): Explore the lively Baga Night Market for a vibrant evening filled with shopping and entertainment.
  • Saturday Night Market (11.2 km): Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the Saturday Night Market, known for its eclectic offerings.

After Yoga Class Activities:

  1. Beach Stroll: Take a leisurely stroll along the pristine shores of Arambol Beach, letting the soothing sound of the waves relax your mind.
  2. Scooter Adventure: Rent a scooter and explore the scenic beauty of Goa at your own pace, discovering hidden gems along the way.
  3. Café Hopping: Explore the vibrant local cafes and eateries around Arambol, treating yourself to delicious Goan cuisine and international delights.
  4. Photography Session: Capture the picturesque landscapes and your yoga journey with a photography session, creating lasting memories.
  5. Sunset Gazing: Wind down by enjoying a mesmerizing sunset at Arambol Beach, a perfect way to conclude your day on a tranquil note.
  6. Cultural Exploration: Visit nearby churches and forts to delve into the rich cultural and historical heritage of Goa.
  7. Market Exploration: Dive into the bustling markets, such as Anjuna Flea Market, for unique finds and vibrant local experiences.

Embrace the diverse offerings that Goa, Arambol has to offer, creating a perfect balance of relaxation, exploration, and cultural immersion.

Map & Directions to the Goa Yoga School

Our Goa Yoga Center is located on beautiful Arambol Beach:

Shree Hari Yoga School
136, Girkarwadda, Arambol,
Pernem, Goa, Pin 403524, India

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