200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Goa India

Ashtanga yoga / Vinyasa flow / Hatha Yoga teacher training in Goa ,India

Mahamukti Yoga School welcomes yogis and yoga teacher aspirants who passionate about building up their careers as talented yoga teachers to visit Goa to upgrade their yogic knowledge and develop deep in the practice of Ashtanga Yoga 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course at this leading yoga school in Goa , India

Who the course is for

The course lays emphasis on the nitty-gritty of the Ashtanga Primary series created by K. Pattabhi Jois. Ideally, the course is meant for those interested in further intensifying their practice and learning of Ashtanga Yoga. The 200 Hours course introduces the subject of Ashtanga Yoga followed by sun salutation and more as it progresses by the weeks. The course adopts holistic approaches to yoga including Pranayama and Meditation, and teaching methodology and teaching practice.

Maha Mukti Yoga School is one of the few such yoga schools in Goa which conducts the Authentic Style Teachings of Ashtanga yoga teacher training in Goa.  The school is certified under Yoga Alliance USA and follows the standards set by it to ensure the quality and authenticity of the course program.

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200 Hour Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Goa – Course Details

Our yoga school in goa has been particular on the designing of the modules concerning the courses on yoga teacher training conducted.  Keeping this in mind, our team of experts have carefully selected and crafted the modules to enable the practitioner gain ample practice covering a vast area. In addition, the philosophical aspects have also been taken into account in the study of yoga.

The course opens up opportunities to practitioners to imbibe the fine standards of Yoga Asana Practice coupled with the mastering of teaching skills , use of voice in class , alignment and demonstration. These are essential to build a sturdy foundation of the practice of asanas .

Why  this course is suitable for you

The course is meant to cultivate love, harmony and happiness through regular practice of yoga and meditation. You will gain the comprehensive knowledge of the traditional source of the philosophy and practice of yoga. The course also introduces you to the right path that leads to a healthy body, enlightened mind, and content soul. Thus you can successfully share and spread the teachings that you have learnt in turn to others after completion of your course by becoming a certified Ashtanga yoga teacher.
Course Expectations: Enroll for this particular Yoga Teacher Training Programme to gain knowledge on :

  • A Sturdy base in  self asana practice of Ashtanga Yoga tradition.
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • practical training
  • The detailed  knowledge of Patanjali’s Ashtanga Yoga


  • Pranayama techniques and the benefits of the same
  • Mantra Chanting
  • Meditation practices.
  • Yoga Nidra
    Benefits of the course for a brighter career

As we are an internationally registered yoga school in goa, upon successful completion of the course, you will be entitled to an international certification of RYT200 recognized by Yoga Alliance, USA. Thus you have a bright career has a future Ashtanga yoga teacher eligible to teach anywhere in the world or ready to start your own yoga studio back in your home country.

What is Ashtanga Yoga ?

Its one of the most Popular Style of Yoga in world. Which has been sequenced by S . Pattbhi Joys.which has been said that its comes form the Ancient Yoga Book called Yoga Konuta. Thus we must under stand that ashtanga Yoga which has been brought in to light by S.Pattabhi Joys is not new but has been hidden in common Yogies.

But we must acknowledge that profound practice of Ashtanga Yoga {Asana} practice does bring the change in our Physical and subtle energy body levels Though Mr. Pattabhi Joys says Ashtnaga yoga is 99% of Practice and 1% Theroy That statement may be Create a big question mark among the Serious Yoga Practionor, they always raise the question then what about The value of the Eight Limbs of

Ashtanga Yoga ? In reality it should not be taken as an excuse of not fallowing Yama , Niyama of Eight limbs of Yoga , But I would say unless you body get free from toxin you can not Fallow any Value , thus its very thought fully said that you must Mastery over Primary series , that itself will bring Ethical Value in to your life. When you have Pure Prana , pure food , pure thoughts , mind adapt Value effortlessly. Just as sponge shocks the water.

Whats is Practice of Ashtanga Yoga

Ashtanaga Yoga Practice of Pattabhi Joyes system of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga has six series , the First Primery Series is Called Chikitsa , Chikittsa is Sanskrit word which means Medicinal treatment , thus Primary series detoxifies your body so you can go on practicing other following sires.

Each of the six series begins with Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutations) 5 of the A variation and 5 of the B variation, followed by the standing sequence.

What are The Major Elements of Ashtanga Yoga?



Vinyasa term used in ashtanga yoga practice which means Movement Hatha Yoga postuer that links movement and breath to gain balance on three levels of being that’s Body, breath and mind. Or “to place in a special way,” vinyasa aligns a deliberate sequence of poses with the breath to achieve a unbroken flow also maintaining the Ujjai Breath.

This term can denote any of the following:

The link between movement and breath; link between concentration and movement. Continuous flow of the Yoga Asana and Ujjai breath create the Heat in the body to born the toxin in the body.Ujjai breath is called Victorious breath that means applying the Ujjai breath with Vinayasa flow of the Yoga Asana get victory over the diseases. Constant breath oxygenating the cells of the Body and Brain.

through the lungs. Internal heat is produced, and is described as burning up the impurities in the body, the impurities are released from the tissues by each asana. The sweat remove toxins through the skin.


means looking or focusing place and controls the mind. There are nine places Of Dristi in asanas:

  • Practice nasagra (nose),
  • bhrumadhya (between the eyebrows),
  • nabhi (navel),
  • angustha (thumb),
  • hastagra (hands),
    padagra (feet),
  • urdhva (upwards),
  • daksina parsva (right side)

The Purpose of the Dristi is to bring the mind under control to stablish in to atman (the pure Self } In Pattabhi Joys Ashtanga Yoga System there placses are attention during Practice is called Drasti in Samskrit .

There are 7 main Location at {Nashagra }tip of the Nose, Nibhi –at Neveal ,Bhruo Madhaya – between the Eyes ,
At the Thoumb Nail { Angustha Nankha}

3. DHYAN (Means Meditation)

Meditation, is one of the seventh Step of Ashtanga Yoga Of Patanjali ,Dhayana is very close to world Dharna which Means Concentration, But Meditation is Not concentration, Meditation is bit different than what is being translated many of the books. Meditation means when there is No meditator nor an object of Mediation, More simple way to disrobe is , when there unfocused FOCUS awareness is called Meditation. Also you may say Stillness of the mind through the practice of Meditation.

4. TRISTHANA – Three Places of Concentration

There are three main Places of Concentration during the practice of Ahstanga Vinyasa Yoga flow. Again Sanskrit world Trisathan mean Three paces .there are three Main places for attention and effort (‘tri,’ meaning three and ‘sthana,’ meaning place): These places are called asana (posture), breathing, and drsti (gazing place). These foundational actions form the basis of purification or detoxification. Yoga Asana practice increase bodly power , Flexibility, and Blood
circulation to all over the Body. In Yogic Tradition Breathing is always recommended through the Nostril, there are three aspect of complete breathing are puraka (inhalation) and rechaka (exhalation) should be of equal
duration. Long and smooth breathing free from hindrance and Kumbhka {Reteantion of Breath }either after exhalataion or Inhalation That’s make complete Pranayama. Smooth breathing balances and strengthens the body’s natural function of the all inter organce like Liver kidney hearts ect, coating Breathing will disturb the mind and bring imbalance to the body.

5.BANDHAS – Energy lock

Gheranaya Smahita , Hatha Yoga Pradipika , Yoga Chudamani all this Ancient literature of yoga Uninamously gives importence of Bandhas. These Bandha can be used during the yoga Asana practice or independently, but in Ashtanga Syatem of Yoga practice one has to keep the mool Bandha or moola and Uddyana Bandha all the time . These Bandha are called Mool Bnadha and Uddyana bandha { Energy Bond } and Jalandhar Bandha {CHIN Lock }. The Correct application of these two bandhas significantly increases the benefits of both the asanas and the breathing. Without the bandhas yoga practice is far less effective .

200 Hour Teacher Training in Goa – Course Syllabus


  • Yogasana (postures) minimum we cover 48 to 80 Asana’s
  • Advanced asanas (Hatha Yoga tradition)
  • Advanced asana techniques of Patanjali and Ashtanga Yoga
  • Human anatomy: skeletal, muscles, respiratory, digestive, nervous and hormone system
  • Anatomy and physiology in relation to yoga: Prevention of illness etc.
  • The different layers of the human body (Koshas)
  • Pranayama – different breathing techniques (Nadi shodhan, surya bhedana, chandra bhedana, sheetali shitkari, kapalabhati)
  • Shat Karma, Noulli-Neti dhouthi-tratka – kapalabhati – shankhaprakshalana
  • Meditation (Chakra meditation, kundalini meditation, guided Vedic meditation and other dynamic meditations)
  • Yoga Nidra (progressive relaxation)
  • Chakra Systems (energy centers)
  • specific food, the different dohas { diffract } etc.
  • Bandhas (energy locks)
  • Mudras (yogic gestures of the hatha yoga pradipika)
  • Trataka (focussed view)
  • Bhakti Yoga: Bhajans, Satsang, Kirtan
  • 8 limbs of Yoga from Patanjali { 10 sutra of 1st chapter of Patanjali yoga sutra will be discussed elaborately }
  • Different orientations and teachers of yoga
  • Yoga philosophy: four path of Yoga -HATHA, RAJ, Gyan, Bhakti Yoga.
  • Hands on Yoga: concrete and individual alignments for teaching, Sequencing, adjustment and alignment teaching skill.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa – Course Time Table

06:30 am Meditation/Kriya
08:00 am Yoga asana
10:00 am Breakfast
11:00 am Chanting
12:00 pm Ayurveda/ Patanjali Yoga sutra/ Anatomy
01:00 pm Lunch/ karma yoga/ free time
04.00 pm Yoga Asana/Pranayama & teaching skills (body postures & breathing exercises)
07:00 pm Dinner
08:00 pm Satsang [Bhajan Singing, Chanting, Question & Answer session]

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa – Course Fee



1st Nov to 25th Nov 2019

$ 1550 USD

$ 1400 USD (Offer Price )


1st Dec to 25th Dec 2019

$ 1550 USD

$ 1400 USD (Offer Price )


07th Jan to 31st Jan 2020

$ 1550 USD

$ 1400 USD (Offer Price )


04th Feb to 28th Feb 2020

$ 1550 USD

$ 1400 USD (Offer Price )


05th March to 29th March 2020

$ 1550 USD

$ 1400 USD (Offer Price )

Advance registration conformation Fees : USD 250 single applicant | USD 400 for 2 applicants ( Advance Fee is Non Refundable)

  • Single Occupancy USD 250 Extra
  • Including accommodation, food, mates and supporting tools provided.

Whats Include:

  • Three-time yogic food
  • Drinking Mineral Water
  • A Yoga Manual
  • Complete TTC Course
  • WiFi Internet
  • FREE Airport Pick up from Goa Airport
  • 1st Day orientation meeting 4-00 PM
  • For payments by Paypal, add 5% extra as the processing fees to be paid to Paypal.

You – As a yoga teacher

As the name suggests “Yoga teacher training”, the initial goal of this course in to develop “you” as a perfect & learned yoga teacher who can then develop and spread yoga to the world. The personal work of yoga practice is the best way to prepare to teach yoga classes, but we will also look more deeply into methods of teaching. During the course we will practice aspects of yoga teaching on each other, which will include planning and teaching classes and sequences, using props and aids and helping students to modify poses so that they can get the most out of the practices. Upon completion of the course You will be awarded the Yoga Alliance certification.

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