Shiva’s life is totally dedicated to yoga. He has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and is sharing his yogic knowledge and techniques in Varkala. By placing practice within the context of Indian culture and philosophy his classes are an ever deepening experience of the true tradition of yoga.
Shalini attained her MSc degree in yoga and philosophy at the University of Chennai and is currently taking her doctoral degree while teaching philosophy classes at the school. In a compassionate and dialogic teaching style, she will guide your self-understanding towards a clear realization of the yoga sutras of Patanjali, of how yoga derived from the Vedic age and how scriptures can benefit your practice.
◈ Dr. Anish
Dr. Anish BAMS is an Ayurvedic doctor and he will teach you anatomy classes. Here you will also discuss the benefits of asanas, how to address specific problems, or what to avoid during that time. Moreover, he will introduce you to the ancient healing science of Ayurveda, which ideally complements the yogic practices.
◈ Hardik Mehta
Hardik is an Expert coach for alignments. He has a unique ability to assess the mobility of students and helps them understand the range of motion. He teaches general stretches and point stretches for each body part; helps participants understand the difference between compression and tension; as well as gives alignment cues to participants to give them confidence while teaching.
◈ Prutha Bhatt
Prutha has an expert knowledge of Patanjali Yoga Darshan, Sankya Darshan, other Indian philosophical systems, traditional texts like Hatha Yoga and the Bhagavad Gita. She has an in-depth understanding of pranayama and meditation techniques to lead the guided sessions, as well is a great orator for fruitful and engaging sessions. She is also a trained Bharat Natyam Dancer (22 years) under the guidance of Guru Shri M. Viswanath (Shri Raj Rajeshwari Bharathnatya Kala Mandir).
I don’t speak English very well can I still attend the course ?
All courses are in English, BUT we offer to our students a guide book that resume most of the theory classes and photos of Asanas to help you for your study and future teachings, so it should help you to have a better comprehension of theory classes.
Also students tend to help each other’s.
Do you offer a diploma recognized by Yoga Alliance ?
We are registered with YOGA ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL
so you will receive a certificate after completion of the 28 days TTC. We have theory’s and practice exams.
All our teachers are very qualified and they have been teachings for many years, you can check our curriculum.
Do i need to be advance in yoga for taking a Teachers training ?
Teachers training is very intense, you will have to practice Asanas 2hrs twice a day, morning and evening, so you need to be dedicated and fit to follow the routine. Some students were beginners and they did very well.
What type of yoga are you teachings ?
We focus on traditional yoga, such as Hatha yoga and Vinyasa flow, shiva has developed his own style, introducing mantra with the breathing.
We follow ancient techniques according to Patanjali philosophy.
We believe that yoga is more than bending and stretching.
Yoga is the path of total transformation, purification of negatives tendencies through self inquiries.
If you are interested in stepping outside the mat and explore the depths of yoga than this Teachers training is for you.
Do you teach Meditation ?
Yes, we do practice meditation and Pranayama everyday, it is also an important part of our teachings.
what type of food are you serving ?
We offer 3 vegetarian meals/ day, Kerala traditional food, using coconut oil and coconut. We offer dishes with no gluten, such as dosa like a flat bread made with rice flour, similar than chapati, salads, fruits, beans and plenty variety of vegetables, suitable for most diet, presented as a buffet. We use little spice more herbs for the taste.
We also consider special needs and diet, if you have allergies.
What kind of accommodation do you offer ?
We offer single private room, with private bathroom and balcony.
We provide towels and sheets, and room cleaning as you wish.
We change the bed sheets every 5 days and towels every second days or as you wish
Do you have a washing machine ?
Our students can use our Landry services for a low cost.
Do you have AC ROOMS ?
Yes, we have 4 AC rooms for extra cost of 100 euro for 28 days, you have to reserved it with your inscription.
Each rooms have ceiling fan and mosquito nets.
Is your school far from the beaches and restaurants and stores ?
We are located at 5 m. Walking distance to beaches and store and restaurants for your convenience
Is it ATM machine on the cliff and can we change money ?
There is an ATM machine in Varkala town, 15 m from our School you can get there by rickshaw for low cost.
Also it is possible to change money at TRAVEL AGENCIES on Varkala Cliff, 5m. Walking distance from our School.
What is the closest airport to your school ?
We offer free pickup at Trivandrum airport only.
We can help you to organize your departure, or travelling interest in Kerala or India with local travel agencies.
Well that’s about most questions that I have to answered, usually after they register officially or to catch their interest.
If I think of something else I will send it to you.