gHimalaya Yoga Valley Centre (Yoga Alliances RYS 200 & 500) is a global leader in yoga education delivering the highest quality Teacher Training Courses, Retreats and Workshops for both beginners and seasoned practitioners at our centres in India and Ireland.
Our teacher training team, led by Yogacharya Lalit, have been delivering our globally renowned Teacher Training programs for over a decade. Our reputation as a leading training centre is supported by the success of our trainees. Over 1000 graduate teachers around the world carry on our traditions by delivering yoga from the source with integrity and professionalism.
We are dedicated to honouring and sharing traditional Ashtanga and Hatha practices as passed on by the great masters before us through our school’s lineage and the highest professional standards of training delivery.
Trainees emerge from our 200 Hour Teacher Training Course as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their career. Alongside developing the art of teaching, trainees also gain a comprehensive understanding of the practice of yoga asanas, philosophy, physiology, adjusting, mantra chanting, chakras, anatomy, ayurveda, mudras, pranayama and meditation. Our training is robust, intensive and structured towards teaching outcomes and development of personal practice. Our established method of training has been developed over the past ten years to ensure trainees graduate as well rounded, competent and professional teachers. Our trainings and teachers are recognized as leaders in the field of yoga education. Read more about our 200 Hour Training.
Our 500 hour TTC (internationally accredited with Yoga Alliance Professionals UK & Yoga Alliance USA) provides further growth and specialized training for those who have completed a 200 hour TTC who wish to take their personal practice and teaching skills to the next level.Our unique 500 Hour program has been developed to support teachers in specializing in yoga as a therapy through an area of specialization with a major emphasis on developing personal practice, confidence as a level 2 yoga teacher and business development within a competitive market. Find out more about our 500 Hour Training.
Our training school has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals, demonstrating that our courses are of the highest standard. Students that graduate with us may register with Yoga Alliance Professionals to use their relevant membership level designation, as a sign of quality training.
We have residential training programmes that are held at our beautiful Training and Retreat Centre in Goa. Our Centre is host to training groups from all over the world and we also hold popular yoga holiday retreats led by Yogacharya Lalit throughout the season. You can find out more about our Goa Centre here.