Yoga Teacher Training in The Netherlands

Learn the real art and science of teaching Yoga through exploring the Self

200 hours divided in four blocks

Our 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training Course in the Netherlands is divided into four blocks of 50 hours.

Dates for the TTC blocks in 2018 are not available. But you are very welcome to join in our unique retreats in June to Southern Europe and to The Netherlands.

Flexible TTC, what does this mean?

It is possible to attend the block as an Intensive 5 days Yoga Retreat with 10 hours of teaching a day. The days consist of 2 units of 5 hours. Below an indicative timetable is given for the daily schedule. A combination of blocks in The Netherlands and India is possible as well. You are also welcome to join only one block or one unit; you can decide which unit(s) you wish to attend and when to attend.

Timetable of one day

6:00 – 11:30AM (incl. breakfast)
13:30 – 18:30PM


Voice training
Teaching skills
Life skills


For this TTC in The Netherlands we found a lovely location, ashram Sada Shiva Dham in Loenen. The ashram is located amidst forests. It is possible to stay at the ashram from Wednesday evening to Monday. If you wish to stay only for a few nights, please let us know by writing an email to

During the course you will go deeper into:

  • Inner and outer form of the postures with their benefits (not only physical and mental but also spiritual)
  • Building asana series and structure your class
  • Anatomical and physiological principles to deepen the experience of yoga postures
  • An exploration of principles of alignment
  • Traditional philosophy including Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and Bhagavad Gita
  • Deep study of the breathing pattern
  • Science related to Pranayama
  • Effective techniques for meditation
  • Chanting training
  • Life skills to lead a happy and contented life by valuing what you are
  • Guidance on how to improve and enhance your teaching skills
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Yoga Gita is recognized as a Registered Yoga School 200 hours (RYS) by Yoga Alliance Professionals (YAP). This course is of the highest standard. All our graduates may use the title 'Registered Yoga Teacher' (RYT) as a sign of quality training when they register with YAP.

Sri. Vijay Gopala is recognized as a Senior Yoga Teacher (SYT) with Yoga Alliance Professionals (YAP). This accreditation demonstrates excellent standards as set by YAP.