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Yoga Teacher Training, Goa, India

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Course in Goa, India
Level 1, 200 hour & Level 2, 500 hour Yoga Alliance Teaching Certificate

One Month Residential Yoga Intensives 
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  Tribe TTC Whispering Lakes Venue; Goa 2014

Ashtanga, Vinyasa Flow & mixed styles
200 hr
 Yoga Teacher Training Course in GOA, INDIA Level 1
Classes, lectures and all teaching materials in ENGLISH

One month Immersion 22nd Nov - 18th Dec 2015

                                       3 weeks super intensive  3rd Jan 2016 -  24th Jan 2016                                    



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                                                     Tribe TTC at Dunes Venue, Goa 2009

Tribe has been offering Yoga Teacher Training courses in North Goa for more than 7 years. Those guided to come to Tribe enjoy a professionally organised course taught by experienced and dedicated international teachers who put their whole heart and soul into creating a fantastic high quality training. The teaching team on the Goa trainings is made up of a vibrant group of 3-6 experienced teachers and assistants who each bring their own individual practice and understanding to share with the selected trainees. 

The Goa venue which Tribe uses offers us a wonderful retreat situation within walking distance of the beach. This retreat center has a very spacious yoga shala, restaurant service and simple hut accommodations suited to simple living and retreating into nature. There are various accommodation options to suit individual budget.
In particular, the Goa trainings are a melting pot of different personalities, cultures, backgrounds, ideas and experiences through which each person can broaden their perspective and venture on a very special, diverse, unique and exciting journey of new friendships, new growth and new horizons.  



Date & location  Teaching Teams Teaching Assistants 
2015 LEVEL 1 GOA Nov/Dec Rory,  Liza, James
2016 LEVEL 1, GOA Jan Rory,   Liza, Christian
3 weeks super intensive
Since 2007 Tribe has offered 4 weeks level 1 trainings for a duration. In 2012 we introduced the opportunity to complete the same training in 3 weeks. The quality, content and student attainment on the trainings remains the same... students who do opt for the 3 week intensive need to be fully committed and 100% focused to be able to complete the challenge of the 3 week intensive succesfully.
Optional 'Rest & Digest' Period
For students on the 3 week super intensive there is an option to remain at the venue for 3 days post training to remain in the support of the group and unwind from the course. This time is also a good opportunity to further practice the teaching skills and adjustments that have been learnt on the training.
Students who complete the assessments and practicums according to Tribe standards receive their full teaching certificate at the end of their training. Sometimes students may require extra time after training to assimilate the teachings and embody the teaching skills In these cases assignments and one additional practicum will be set which a student can submit for assessment at any time after the training. On successful completion of both the student will receive their full certification by post within 10 days. 
4 weeks 2095 Euros includes:
3 weeks 1795 Euros includes:
Tuition, Study Materials, Certification, Student Support, Accommodation,  scheduled meals, filtered water and internet access

Extras: 40 euros for Optional 'Rest & Digest' which includes 3 days accommodation and daily breakfast after the 3 week training in Goa.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT NOW AVAILABLE. Pay in full and get 150 euros discount******

A Non refundable but transferable150 euros deposit via paypal is requested on submission of the appilcation. Thereafter final payments of the training fee must be paid in advance at least 4 weeks before the training begins.

The venue for the 2015/2016 trainings will be the Blue Pyramid which is located between the seaside villages of Arambol and Mandrem in Arambol Dando. Just a short stroll from the beach it offers basic simple accommodation set in nature and with a rustic feeling.
Please note we have recently switched venues so photos that you see on the website are not neceesarily of the blue pyramid.. please check their website for details

All rooms are single with attached bathroom. Each room has fan, electric power points and mosquito net. 

                                                                   Bamboo huts at Blue Pyramid

                     yoga teacher training in blue pyramid goa with Tribe
                                  Goa Venue - Blue Pyramid - Tribe Yoga Teacher Training Jan 2015


Should you wish to organize your own accommodation outside of the venue please contact is for 
non resident prices

Check-in: 12pm on training start date.

The opening ceremony begins at 4pm. It may be possible to check in a few days earlier.

We advise students to, if possible, arrive in Goa at least a few days before the training starts so they can acclimatize and 'settle in' before the training starts....extra nights can be booked directly with the venue and paid for on arrival. If there is no availability in the venue there are many options locally where one can stay until a room becomes available for you.

Check out: Check out the day after the closing ceremony at 10am.

We advise students to if possible extend their stay and leave a few days after the training finishes. Its a good idea to have a few days relaxing before heading back home or onto new journeys.

Leaving on the night of the closing ceremony is also an option but not recommended... most people find they benefit from taking a few days of rest immediately after the training.


GROUP MEALS included in the room price
10am Green smoothie  
1.30pm Lunch & 7.15 pm Dinner
Lunch =  indian thali (dahl, rice, veggies) , Dinner =  soup and salad.
Purification Day
There will be 2 days of purification where the menu will be just fruit throughout the day. Taking part is part of the teacher training program. If you prefer to have something else you can eat out or order separately in the venue public restaurant.
Days Off No meals, (students enjoy eating at the beach restaurants and dining out).


                                Occasional morning pranayama practices on the beach, Goa, 2014 


Mandrem and Arambol are situated on the coast of North Goa. An area rich with wildlife, birds, thick lush nature, beautiful beaches and hot sunny days.

Mandrem is unique with a wide beach and great swimming conditions. A comfortable 35 min stroll along the beach from Mandrem is Arambol, which is a bit more vibrant. Both places have lots of bars, restaurants and shops attracting musicians, artists, spiritual seekers, hippies and travellers. 

North Goa is becoming famous for the growing number of activities, workshops and gatherings, including music lessons, drumming courses, massage courses, meditation, open mike sessions, kite surfing, and the list goes on!! There is also a lot of different styles of yoga being offered in the area.

South of Mandrem you will be able stroll along for miles and miles of sandy beach with the odd beach restaurant in which you can take refreshment and enjoy the beauty of the Arabian sea.

Acitivities & Things to do
North Goa has a lot to offer in terms of things to do for those of you who are looking to journey inwards supported by a fast growing spiritual community. Teachers of all traditions and practices are returning to Goa each year to share their personal discoveries and experiences. As well as many yoga venues offering every kind of yoga style you can think of, in the form of classes, courses and trainings, you will also find other activities, classes and workshops such as capoira, dance, music, massage courses, crystal healing.....the list goes on and on....... so come and be a part of the international spiritual revolution in Goa........... Its absolutely incredible!

Culture Shock?
Compared to the West a training in India offers a very different and unique experience and we think it is our duty to remind anybody who is travelling to India to recognize that India can be a bit of a culture shock as it is has many wonders and oddities that westerners may not be used to. 

India is a beautiful, colourful, vibrant place and every day brings something new and unexpected. There is a certain kind of freedom here that you dont get in the west whereby everyone has a responsibility to themselves and each other-there is always someone ready to help you and things seem to often happen in a totally spontaneous and magical way.

Culturally India is very different and we wish to advise any hopeful students that its best to be prepared to let go of any expectations or ideas and surrender into the 'Indian experience'.

  • You will experience different customs and contrasting belief systems if you come to India. Things will happen in a way that you may feel is not 'normal' and you will find a quite different mentality:
  • In shops and restaurants service is slow and never very efficient,
  • There are often power cuts, which can disrupt internet etc.
  • Not everywhere has hot water. 
  • There are various insects and creatures that you may not ever see in the west that are more common place to see here in India.
  • There are Indian style toilets and often no toilet paper, instead the custom is to use a water spray  or to splash on water with the left hand. Indians generally do not like to shake hands ....... especially the left one!!!
  • There is little recycling and the burning of plastic and the throwing of rubbish and litter is a growing environmental concern and can be quite saddening,
  • There are beggars and many people living without the normal home comforts that we enjoy in the west.
  • Traffic is crazy!
  • The weather is becoming more and more unpredictable (like the rest of the world!).
  • The concept of health and safety dosen't really exist in India and a certain kind of functioning chaos prevails.
  • All the above and more may take individuals out of their comfort zone and in most cases this is just a healthy and welcome challenge to surrender and enjoy all the good things about India, the beauty, the fun, the magic, the unexpected, the differences, the people, the nature, the freedom etc.  
We definitely do not want to put you off ! .......but we want to remind you that India isn't the west and its a good idea to be ready for a different rhythm and the new flavor to life that India will offer you.

There are plenty of internet cafes and in some places you can plug you laptop directly into the internet or use wireless. The venue has free wireless for your use.
It’s also possible to buy a USB ‘plug and play’ connection for mobile internet use on your laptop.
Bring your mobile and buy a local sim card to make and receive international calls.

All Foreign Nationals travelling to India require a visa. 

Contact the Indian Embassy in your country for details of how to apply for a  tourist visa.  

The visa will start from the day of issue so dont apply too early however you should check to see how long a visa application will take as it varies from country to country. 

Please check with your local travel clinic and ask their advice so you can make your own informed choice as to whether you want to take any vaccines or medicines. 

Many of us here at Tribe do not subscribe to western medicines as many are controversal and produce ugly side effects so please do not ask for our advice regarding vaccinations. 


Travel insurance
Especially if this is your first time travelling to India we recommned you have some kind of travel insurance. 

From the Goa 'Dabolim' Airport there are government taxis that can be booked on arrival. Taxi from Dabolim Airport to the whispering lakes venue in North Goa takes approx 90 mins and costs about 1500 rupees.

You can also fly to Bombay (Mumbai), Bangalore, Delhi or other domestic airports and catch a domestic flight, train or bus to Goa depending on your budget.

For cheap international flights go to www.kayak.com

For domestic flights try www.journeymart.com or www.makemytrip.com

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