Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre

International Yoga Training Centres
Goa | Ireland | Portugal | Dharamsala

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Ireland this Summer

Train with us in Ireland this Summer and join our family of over 2000 Yoga Alliance Registered Graduates

Your chance to train with us in Europe

Our Yoga Teacher Training Centre is based in Goa India, however once a year we move our teacher training to our second home…Cork in Ireland. Spaces are limited and fill up fast as this is the only opportunity to experience our world renowned Yoga Teacher Training in Europe

Cork, Ireland - 24th July 2018 - 18th August 2018

€1675 - non residential


It’s hard finding the right Yoga teacher training today, there are so many new schools to choose from, but we’ve been around for a long time and have graduated over 2000 students from all over the world who have gone on to become incredible Yoga teachers who make a difference today

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What you'll learn

Himalaya Yoga Valley has been training Yoga Teachers for over a decade and in that time we’ve developed one of the most robust, rewarding and also challenging 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training programmes out there

Yoga Asana​

Led by master teacher Yogacharya Lalit we teach detailed breakdowns of asana as well as techniques to deepen your own practice


We teach philosophy from the foundation of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras, Raja Yoga and the 8 limbs of Ashtanga Yoga

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Detailed explanation and break down of level I physical adjustments as well as giving you practical hands-on experience


Not just from an anatomical point of view, we also teach physiology from the perspective of the Pranic body

Mantra Chanting

Learning sacred mantras from our school's lineage of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition. Our students learn to lead manta chanting

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Exploring the mantras in detail, including their emotional and physical connection and how they incorporate into Yoga


We don't just teach you muscles and joints. You'll go deep into structural awareness and learn practical Yoga Therapy techniques


In our teacher training we teach a number of mudras, and their effects and benefits, that can be used during Yoga and meditation

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Taught by Dr Rohit an established Ayurvedic Doctor. Dr Rohit takes our students through the ancient medical practice of Ayurveda


Not only will you learn several powerful breath-control techniques you'll also learn to teach and cue these for your students


We teach the traditional method of meditation from our lineage of Himalayan masters. Meditation is practiced daily

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It's important to us that our students leave as teachers with integrity, that's why we teach Ethics and Classroom Management

Just some of our reviews

"I highly recommend Himalaya’s 200hr teacher training. It was such an incredible experience, of personal, professional and physical growth. The programme is really comprehensive, providing all the tools and understanding to teach a great (safe) yoga class - but also takes the student much further than the physical asanas of yoga. When you join Himalaya you become part of the Himalaya family."
Sophie Cunningham

"Himalaya Yoga Valley's 200hr yoga teacher training course is not only an comprehensive and professional training course, but also the most incredible journey of personal growth and empowerment. I will forever be grateful to the amazing teaching team for sharing their expertise with such enthusiasm, openness, compassion and sincerity. Everything was just perfect."
Kathleen Chau

"Himalaya Yoga Valley was the best experience I have had in my life thus far. I do not even know if I could begin to express in words how life changing it was for myself and all of the friends I have made along the way throughout this international program. It may sound cliche, but it was literally a dream come true. Everything that I had imagined and fantasized it would be, it was.. but more"
Brittany Torstrup

Read what our students have to say about their Yoga Teacher Training experience

Our team

Our training stands alone by providing students with expert lecturers and Yoga teachers assigned to each subject. We recognise the value of having multiple teachers specific to each subject rather than one or two teachers covering the entire syllabus.

Yogacharya Lalit Kumar

School Director and Lead Teacher

Lalit began studying at traditional Indian yoga schools known as Gurukulams at the age of 7 and he is honoured to have studied Yoga under some of the most well-known and respected Yoga Masters in India. Lalit was initiated by Swami Veda Bharti of the Himalayan tradition in 2003. He has spent over a decade studying numerous traditional styles and disciplines at various Ashrams in North and South India.

Lalit has studied under Sri BKS Iyengar and Sri K Pattabhi Jois, Sri Sharath Jois and Sri BNS Iyengar in Mysore and Lalit continues to train in the Mysore with Sharath Jois as a humble and devoted student.

In 2014, Lalit’s son Oisín was born followed by the birth of his daughter Éile in 2017. His children are his greatest gurus and biggest achievements.

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Program Director and Lecturer

Maeve is originally from Ireland, and now divides her time between Ireland and India. She is a 500 RYT, graduating from the 200 & 300 Hour Teacher Training with Himalaya Yoga Valley. During the Level 1 & 2 Teacher Training programs she leads the teaching of Meditation as well as Yoga Business, Ethics for Yoga, Classroom Management, Communications and Teaching Methodology. Maeve coordinates the international training programs, ensuring that students receive the best learning experience possible.

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Senior Yoga Teacher

Tony first encountered yoga while on a working holiday in Australia in 1995. He completed a two year hatha yoga teacher training course with Yoga Therapy Ireland in 2006 and commenced Yoga teaching from that point onwards. Further yoga study in 2010 brought him to Goa where he studied with Lalit and in February of that year he graduated from Himalaya Yoga Valley. Since then he’s been an integral part of our Yoga Teacher Training Team, helping guide students through the practical aspects of Yoga teaching.

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Philosophy Teacher

Viriam has been teaching yoga philosophy for Teacher Training courses with Himalaya Yoga Valley since 2011. She is from the UK and has lived in India for the last ten years. She trained with the SKY School of Kundalini Yoga (Yogi Bhajan) in the UK in 2003 and has been teaching around the world ever since. She has furthered her studies of yogic philosophy with the Oxford College of Hindu Studies.

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Anatomy Teacher

Adam hails from the UK but has lived in India for 10 years. He has been teaching Anatomy with Himalaya Yoga Valley since 2010. Adam is a massage therapist and body mechanic. He trained extensively in the UK and is certified through ITEC (International Therapeutic Examination Committee); he has also trained with Ayurvedic doctors in India and monks in Thailand. Since 2011, he has been teaching Ayurvedic Yoga Massage, an Iyengar-inspired technique, around the world.

Dr. Rohit

Ayurvedic Doctor and lecturer

Dr. Rohit was born in Goa and completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) degree at Goa University. He practices medicine in his North Goa clinics, renowned as an Ayurvedic physician, panchakarma and Yoga specialist, with over a decade of experience in these areas. Dr Rohit travels extensively around India and Europe, consulting, studying, lecturing and conducting workshops on ayurveda, yoga and allied subjects. 


Senior Yoga Teacher

Lisa is from Cork Ireland where she commenced her yoga practice in 2007. Her love for yoga deepened immensely during her first time in India in 2011 where she completed her 200 hr Teacher Training course with Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre in 2012, Lisa joined Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre in Cork as Senior Yoga Teacher where she teaches a wide range of classes including pregnancy yoga and assists Lalit with in-house training to the other teachers. 

About Cork City

Cork City is located in the south east coast of Ireland and lives up to its international reputation as “The City of Welcomes”. It has been voted as one of the world’s top 10 city destinations for the last several years by Lonely Planet. 

Cork is a small, historical city that is home to some of Ireland’s best restaurants, traditional Irish music and culture and beautiful architecture. 

The River Lee runs through the city and Cork is popular with visitors all year round. The countryside surrounding the city is one of Ireland’s most beautiful countryside destinations. 

Our accreditations

Students that graduate with us can register with Yoga Alliance Professionals

Yoga Alliance U.S.

World Yoga Council

Yoga Alliance UK

Yoga Alliance International

International Yoga Federation

Training with us in Europe

We only hold one teacher training in Europe each year, that’s why Summer is a special opportunity to gain your Yoga Teacher Training Certification with us. When we’re in Europe our Teacher Training’s are based from our established Yoga Centre and Studio in Cork. We bring over the same team that teach our renowned Yoga Teacher Training in India to maintain our high standard and commitment to our training’s integrity.

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Europe

Cork, Ireland - 24th July 2018 - 18th August 2018

€1675.00 (non-residential)

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