29 Days 200 Hours Shwaasa Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala, India

  • location Savithri Inn, North- Cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141, India

29 Days 200 Hours Shwaasa Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala, India

Kerala Yoga Teacher Training

Start the voyage to ‘self’ discovery and finding inner peace in the motherland of Ayurveda- Kerala. A magnificent destination streamlined with mesmeric beaches, cascading waterfalls, soul-quenching backwaters, exquisite flora and fauna, and lush green rainforests. Kerala has always been illustrious for its bountiful resources, art and culture, natural reserves and of course Yoga and Ayurveda.

With the ideal ambiance and soulful guidance of Shwaasa Guru, Swami Vachananand Ji, delve deep within for self-reflection and a complete body, mind, and soul transformation during the 200-hour yoga teacher training in Kerala. Gain wisdom and nurture your soul at Shwaasa ashram while blessing yourself with the most authentic and refined teaching of the holistic art.

29 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English;
The maximum participants in the group is 20


  • Daily Ashtanga and Hatha yoga sessions
  • Interconnect with the spiritual being through meditation classes
  • Practice asanas rightly with Adjustment and Alignment sessions
  • Acquire breath based training during pranayama sessions
  • Teaching methodology and philosophy
  • 28 nights accommodation
  • Daily healthy meals

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Retreat Style

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa Yoga
  • Ashtanga Yoga
  • Kundalini Yoga
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With the ideal ambiance and soulful guidance of Shwaasa Guru, Swami Vachananand Ji, delve deep within for self-reflection and a complete body, mind, and soul transformation during the 200-hour yoga teacher training in Kerala. Gain wisdom and nurture your soul at Shwaasa ashram while blessing yourself with the most authentic and refined teaching of the holistic art.

Courses highlight

  • Bag the opportunity to submerge deep into yogic practice with affordable yoga teacher training
  • Learn under the guidance of eminent Yoga Guru Swami Vachananand Ji or Shwaasa Guru
  • Become a certified globally recognized yoga teacher
  • Uplift the spiritual energy amidst the divine environment

Acquire an authentic and intensive study of these major subjects:

  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Know about the yogic way of life through Yogic Texts like Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • Study of the Anatomical Body Structure with Yoga Anatomy
  • Daily Ashtanga and Hatha yoga sessions
  • Practice asanas rightly with Adjustment and Alignment sessions
  • Interconnect with the spiritual being through Meditation classes
  • Learn the internal yogic purification techniques like Shat Kriya
  • Acquire breath based training during Pranayama sessions
  • Introduction to Ayurveda, the holistic science of healing

Curriculum overview

Classical Hatha yoga

At Shwaasa, you will gain the foundational knowledge of classical Hatha yoga and its asanas for the unification of the opposites.

Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga

The eight-limbed Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga practices are carried out in the same manner as taught by K.Pattabhi Jois.

Kundalini yoga

Awaken the dormant Kundalini and spirituality within the regular classes of primary stage Kundalini practices.

Pranayama series

Pranayama refers to the expansion of the breath. In this, you will learn the various yogic breathing techniques to improve the quality and flow of prana within the body.

Meditation series

Delve into the mental aspect of yoga with meditation series. You will learn about yoga Nidra and other guided meditation techniques.

Mantra yoga

Mantra is the sacred sound that purifies the atmosphere and helps you attain heightened focus. Mantra yoga practices and chanting are the core elements of this subject.

Mudras and bandhas

Mudras and bandhas are the two important elements of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga styles. So, this topic covers the diverse yogic mudras and bandhas important to the practice of asanas.

Yoga philosophy

After being rejuvenated through Shatkriyas, sit for yoga philosophy classes where you get to read Yoga Sutras, Bhakti Sutras, and Shiva Sutras for a better understanding of yoga origins.

Shiva yoga

With Shiva yoga practices, learn to open the third eye and transport into a mystical world.


Anatomy classes are conducted to help students gain a deeper understanding of how the human system, including the brain works and the effects of yoga on it. Anatomy of the digestive system, nervous system, and spinal cord is discussed in detail.

Sun salutations

Every morning pay homage to the source of life - the sun, with the practice of Surya Namaskar with 12 Surya mantras.

Shat kriyas

Internally cleanse with shatkriyas and other detoxification therapies to revitalize your body.

Yoga therapy

Yoga therapy classes on diabetes, blood pressure, and back pain. These are some of the common health problems encircling society; learn the natural way to treat them.

Contemporary practices

The course includes contemporary yoga practices like humor therapy and transformational yoga that have proven benefits for the body, mind, and soul.

What is included

  • Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala 28 days
  • 28 nights accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • Study material
  • Workshop, excursion, and other activities
  • Course certification upon completion

What is not included

  • Air tickets
  • Visa fee
  • Local transportation coverage

Additional Details


Arrival: Saturday December 7, 2019
Departure: Saturday January 4, 2020


Nurture the entire being amidst the soul-enriching atmosphere of Kerala through our accommodation facilities. The accommodation facility of Shwaasa is one of the major highlights of the yoga teacher training in Kerala crediting to its beatific, clean, hygienic, comfy and well-structured rooms and other facilities. With years of experience in organizing yoga training and retreat programs, we understand the value of a well-rested sleep after a day of intensive training.

Shwaasa acknowledges the same and facilitate through the spacious rooms which are embodied with all the basic amenities. They go beyond their ways to make it convenient for a modern-day yogi to have an amazing stay during their stay at Shwaasa ashram.

Features General

  • Ayurvedic massage
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Yogashala
  • Special dietary menu on Request
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Hot/cold water facility

Features Services

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning
  • Free toiletries
  • Travelling and ticketing facilities
  • Car rental

 Retreat location

A South Indian state on the tropical Malabar Coast, Kerala, has around 600 kilometers of the Arabian Sea shoreline. Kerala is known as God’s own country crediting for being a land of attraction with palm-lined beaches, soul-quenching backwaters, the network of canals, lush green mountains slopes supporting tea, coffee, and spice plantation, national parks and sanctuaries, rainforests, enchanting waterfalls, deep cut valleys, and more.

This breathtaking state is the birth land of Ayurveda which rewards your soul a complete rejuvenation for deep-introspection. Traverse to the land of sheer magnificence for yoga training and retreat and relish nature’s serenity on this paradisiacal land.

Things to Do


Renowned as ‘God’s own country’, Kerala has in store a lot of things for every kind of traveler. With Yoga Training, the opportunity to taste true flavors of the state expands, which also broadens the gateways of knowledge. Learn, explore, and evolve while satiating your wandering soul during the delightful activities and excursion facilities. When in Kerala for yoga training move closer to nature with a beach walk, explore the wilderness with Jungle Safari, relish adventure activities, enhance spirituality visiting divine places, dig into the history by visiting heritage sites, and more.

Features Activities

  • Yoga activities and weekend workshops
  • Ayurveda therapies
  • Beach strolling - Morning and Evening


A flourished state with natural resources, Kerala is the medley of a variety of plantations and vegetations, natural resources, herb gardens, medicinal plants, and spices. The state offers gut replenishing food choices that can satiate the taste buds of almost all types of foodies.

At Shwaasa, they take immense care and gratification by bringing the cuisines of the state on your plate during yoga teacher training in Kerala. They offer three meals a day which is wholesome, nutritious, vegetarian, and balanced.

Acknowledging the demands of a rigorous training program, Shwaasa ashram gives special attention to the food served to the students for their complete replenishment. Additionally, they also provide herbal drinks as accompaniments.

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The following meals are included:
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:
  • Ayurvedic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
The following drinks are included:
  • Tea
  • Water

Meet The Instructors

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Multiple Instructors

Multiple Instructors will be guiding you during each days session.

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Location Savithri Inn, North- Cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141, India

Arrival by airplane

Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) is well connected to all the major places in the world. When you land at the airport hire taxi to the center.

Arrival by rail

The station at Varkala, Kerala. It connects the town to rest of the country via train route.

Arrival by bus

Varkala can be accessed through buses both from Trivandrum and Kochi. KSRTC buses are available in abundance running within the city from the major bus

retreat location
retreat location

Booking And Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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