200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga – India, South of Goa

Date: February 1st to February 27th, 2019

Venue: Yoga Shala Patnem Goa

Style: Vinyasa Yoga – 200 Hour Credited with Yoga Alliance US

Early bird Course Fees: 1,050€ – No Food and Accommodation, for a registration paid by November 30th, 2018

NO Early Bird Course Fees: 1,200€ – No Food and Accommodation, for a registration paid after November 30th, 2018

This course is a non-residential course. Students are in charge to find their accommodation and food. However we will provide all information about accommodations nearby by the Yoga Shala.

Photo credit: Raphael Pincas

Why Vinyasa Yoga?

Welcome to Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training course page. Vinyasa yoga has been developed by the great Yoga Master Krishnamacharya. Vinyasa Yoga is dynamic type of asana practice combining postures with breath, gazing and bandhas. Practice of Vinyasa Yoga brings many benefits:

  1. Purification of body by eliminating toxins.
  2. Improving immune system.
  3. Strengthening muscles and joints.
  4. Shaping the body.
  5. Balances nervous system


Curriculum of Vinyasa Course:

Asana Practice:

Whole class of Vinyasa yoga has been designed holistically with all directional movement of the spine. Glimphs of vinyasa class:

  • Mantra chanting
  • Meditation
  • Warming up Exercises
  • Sun Salutation A and B
  • Standing series
  • Sitting series
  • Arm balances
  • Asanas on the belly
  • Closing Series
  • Relaxation
  • Pranayama


List of asanas which students will learn and practice during the Vinyasa course in Patnem, Goa:

  1. Different types of warming up exercises
  2. Sun A & B
  3. Tadasana
  4. Padangushthasana
  5. Padahastasana
  6. Vrakshasana
  7. Garudasana
  8. Natarajasana
  9. Trikonasana
  10. Parivrattta Trikonasana
  11. Parshavkonasana
  12. Privratta Parshvakonasana
  13. Badha Parshvakonasana
  14. Virabhadrasana A, B, C
  15. Viparita Vira Bhadrasana
  16. Prasarita Padottanasana A,B,C, D
  17. Parivratta Prasarita Padottanasana
  18. Parshvottanasana
  19. Ardha Chandrasana
  20. Parivratta Ardha Chandrasana
  21. Utkatasana
  22. Anjaneyasana
  23. Swrga Dvijasana
  24. Utthita Hasta Padangushthasana
  25. Parivratta Utthita Hasta Padangushthasana
  26. Chamtkarasana
  27. Hanumanasana
  28. Dandasana
  29. Paschimottanasana A,B,C,D
  30. Purvottanasana
  31. Ardha Badha Padma Pada Paschimottanasana
  32. Tryanga Mukhaika Pada Paschimottanasana
  33. Janushirshasana A, B, C
  34. Parivratta Janushirshasana
  35. Parighasana
  36. Marichyasana A, B, C, D
  37. Upavistakonasana
  38. Badhakonasana
  39. Navasana
  40. Ubhaya Padangushthasana
  41. Kakasana
  42. Bakasana
  43. Bhujapidasana
  44. Hamsasana
  45. Mayurasana
  46. Padma mayurasana
  47. Ekapada Koundinyasana A & B
  48. Kurmasana
  49. Vakrasana
  50. Ardha Matsyendrasana
  51. Bharadvajasana
  52. Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana
  53. Parshva bakasana
  54. Ustrasana
  55. Bhujangasana
  56. Shalabhasana
  57. Dhanurasana
  58. Parshva Dhanurasana
  59. Supta Padangushthasana
  60. Setubandhasana
  61. Ekapada Setubandhasana
  62. Purna Setubandhasana
  63. Chakrasana
  64. Urdhva Dhanurasana
  65. Sarvangasana
  66. Ekapada Sarvangasana
  67. Parshva Ekapada Sarvangasana
  68. Halasana
  69. Parshva Halasana
  70. Karnapidasana
  71. Urdhva Padmasana
  72. Pindasana
  73. Matsyasana
  74. Uttana Padasana
  75. Matsya Krida
  76. Shirshasana 1,2,3
  77. Padmasana
  78. Badha Padmasana
  79. Yoga Mudrasana
  80. Tolasana
  81. Vajrasana
  82. Virasana
  83. Sidhasana
  84. Shavasana

Pranayamas learnt and practiced during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. Sahaja Pranayama
  2. Viloma Pranayama
  3. Samavratti Pranayama
  4. Vibhgiya Pranayama
  5. Bhastrika Pranayama
  6. Nadishudhi Pranayama
  7. Ujjayi Pranayama
  8. Bhramari Pranayama
  9. Shitali Pranayama
  10. Shitkari Pranayama
  11. Sadanta Pranayama

Kriyas (Yogic Cleansing Techniques) learnt and practiced during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. Kapalabhati
  2. Jalaneti
  3. Trataka
  4. Nouli

Bandhas learnt and practiced during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. Mula Bandha
  2. Uddiyana bandha
  3. Jalandhara Bandha
  4. Maha Bandha

Mudras learnt and practiced during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. Ashvini Mudra
  2. Chin Mudra
  3. Chinmaya Mudra
  4. Adi Mudra
  5. Brhama Mudra

Meditation techniques learnt and practiced during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. Meditation on breath awareness
  2. Chakra meditation
  3. Pyramid meditation
  4. Sensory meditation
  5. Blessing meditation
  6. Balancing feminine and masculine meditation
  7. Energy circulation meditation

Yoga Philosophy during the Vinyasa Course Patnem, Goa:

  1. What is Yoga? According to the scriptures and masters
  2. Benefits of yoga practice- Physical, Mental, Emotional and Spiritual
  3. Four Paths of Yoga
  4. Ashtanga Yoga with Yamas and Niyamas
  5. Pancha Kosha- Yogic Anatomy
  6. Chakrasa, Nadis and Kundalini



  • 6.30 AM – 8.30 AM, Asana Practice, Pranayama, Meditation
  • 8.30 AM – 10.00 AM, Breakfast
  • 10.00 AM – 11.00 AM, Theorie 1 (Philosophy)
  • 11.00 AM – 12.00 PM, Asana Clinic
  • 12.00 PM – 1.30 PM, Teaching Methodology, Group Practice
  • 1.30 PM – 4.30 PM, Break
  • 4.30 PM – 6.00 PM, Asana workshop practice (Yoga Thai Massage, Partner Yoga, Mandala style, Theme workshop)
  • 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM, Discussion, Kirtans
South of Goa – Patnem

Patnem Beach is located in South Goa.

You can reach Goa by flight landing at Dabolim Airport (Airport Code is GOI). The distance between Patnem and Dabolim is about 2 hours by taxi (depends on the traffic).

The Yoga Shala is located 5 minutes from the beach. Please note that our course is intensive and should not be considered as a Yoga Retreat.

The weather on February is humid and hot.

Patnem beach is also known to be one of the quietest place amongst all the beaches of South Goa.

Accommodation nearby Patnem Beach – 5 mins from Shala

Please note that this course is non residential. Here is a list of people you can contact to have more information about accommodation nearby.

More information and for booking visit their website: Patnem Garden Cottage

Email address: [email protected]

Email address: [email protected] –  Regina Residency

More information and for booking visit their website: Om Shanti Beach Huts


To travel in India you should apply for a Touristic Visa. There is no Visa on Arrival.

Please contact the Embassy of India from in your Country. You can also visit VFS.

Once you have you accommodation, ask them to organise your transportation from the Airport to their hotel. It might cost between 20 to 30€ maximum.

The local money is the rupiah. You can exchange your currency directly at the airport or use the ATM. Check your bank fees for better rates.

Any vaccines?

There is no mandatory vaccine. It is a personal point of view.

Do not drink tap water. You can buy water bottled directly on site.

Avoid spices while eating, always ask “less” spicy if you are not used to.

Food in Goa is fresh and delicious.

Yoga Teachers

Trupta and Stephanie Viu-Kessler met in 2012.

Since then they have been working and practicing together.

Yogi Trupta and Stephanie have been travelling and teaching in Europe since 2014. They are practicing daily and still continue to travel for their own practice and research about Yoga movement and Yoga philosophy.

Yoga Alliance Certification

This course is credited with 200 Hour Yoga Alliance certification. After the course student can register toward this organisation in order to become a Registered Yoga Teacher.

How to Register for this Course

Please fill the Registration Form.

Once we have read and received your Registration Form we will send you back an email with all details regarding your Visa Procedure and the Schedule.

In order to confirm you Registration a deposit of 350€ will be mandatory. Please note that Registrations fees ARE NOT REFUNDABLE but can be transfer to any other Yoga Teacher Training Course with us.

Course fees will be deducted from the Registration Fees.

Remaining amount has to be paid the latest one month before the course is starting.