Our Story

Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre (Yoga Alliances RYS 200 & 500) is a global leader in yoga education, delivering the highest quality Yoga Teacher Training Courses, Retreats and Workshops for both beginners and seasoned practitioners at our centres in Goa, India and Cork, Ireland.

Our teacher training team, led by Yogacharya Lalit, are specialists in each of their fields and have been delivering our globally renowned Yoga Teacher Training programs for over a decade. Our reputation as a leading training centre is supported by the success of our trainees. Over 2000 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 Yoga and Hatha Yoga practices, as passed on by the great masters before us through our school’s lineage, and we deliver the highest professional standards of training delivery.

Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Trainees emerge from our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their career in the world of Yoga.

Alongside developing practical skills in the art of teaching, our trainees also gain a comprehensive understanding of:

– Yoga Asana
– Yoga Asana Adjustments
– Philosophy
– Physiology
– Mantra Chanting
– Chakras
– Anatomy
– Ayurveda
– Mudras
– Pranayama
– Meditation

Our training is robust, intensive and structured towards practical teaching skills 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 Yoga Teacher Trainings and teaching team are recognized as leaders in the field of yoga training and education.

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Our 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Our 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training is internationally accredited with Yoga Alliance Professionals UK & Yoga Alliance USA, and provides further growth and specialised training for those who have completed a 200 hour TTC.

This is the Teacher Training for teachers 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, and on deepening their personal practice.

Our Accreditation

Our Yoga Teacher Training programmes are accredited with Yoga Alliance U.S, Yoga Alliance UK, Yoga Alliance International, The World Yoga Council and the International Yoga Federation

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.

Our Locations

We have residential Yoga Teacher Training in Goa at our beautiful Training and Retreat Centre. Our Centre is host to teacher training groups from all over the world and we also hold popular yoga holiday retreats led by Yogacharya Lalit throughout the season.

We also hold 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Ireland, hosted at our our established yoga studio in the city of Cork.

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