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Sri Lanka is a beautiful country, an island in the Indian Ocean not far off the southern coast of India.
It goes from rainforest to highlands, plains to sandy beaches.
In the different parts of the country you can find great yoga retreat centers in different surrounds.
Many can be found around the hills of Kandy or dotted along the different beaches of the southern coastline.
International yoga schools host popular yoga training courses in Sri Lanka.
Run by professional teachers here you can develop your practice and knowledge.
You will study pranayama, asanas, yoga teaching methodology, meditation and all parts of a yoga lifestyle and yoga philosophy.
Deepen your study of meditation and explore your practice.
Ayurveda is popular in Sri Lanka and the host retreat centers will offer holistic therapies too.
It's a great place to enjoy Ayurvedic health food, massage and treatments.
The schools are Yoga Alliance registered and will provide you with your RYT yoga instructor certification.
The curriculum is set as a standard by Yoga Alliance to include
- yoga traditions
- yoga philosophy
- yoga poses & postures
- pranayama & meditation
- yoga anatomy & physiology
- yoga teaching methodologies
Your course will meet the set curriculum.
The parts will change depending on the course and yoga style.
Search for the course that speaks to your heart and yoga style & teaching philosophy
that you are most comfortable with.
The intensive yoga courses generally last for one month. Some can be shorter.
The day will start early and finish early evening, with rest breaks and lunch.
The evenings will be your own.
One day off a week will provide the time to relax, recharge and contemplate the week just passed, and the week ahead on this life changing experience.
Most yoga schools ask for one year practice, some may accept 6 months.
In early days of practicing yoga your time is well spent checking out different yoga studios and classes with different teachers and styles.
This will let you know what yoga style you would like to certify in and the teaching philosophy you are interested in seeking out.
Yoga instructor courses take place all year round and in all parts of the world.
When you are choosing a yoga school and course it is important to read about it to understand if it meets your requirements.
Here we review the program, school, syllabus, teachers, schedule, venue, aswell as the food and accommodation options.
In addition we provide an array of photographs and reviews by recent graduates.
One of the most important parts of a course is the yoga style, if you are still yet to decide what course to attend
then here are links to yoga certification courses worldwide in the main yoga styles.