200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training

Yoga Styles: Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow & Vinyasa Flow

Would you like to learn the traditional and authentic way of Yoga in Portugal, from Master Indian Yoga Teachers, who have deepened their Yoga practices in Rishikesh India?

It is a once in a life time opportunity to train with Master International, teachers from India and Bali, Sandeep Atri and his wife Katharina Austermann who have taught a great number of students and have had great success, who themselves are highly experienced and knowledgeable.  Authentic teacher training.  Internationally accredited course.

In this 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training course in Portugal we try to create a solid foundation of Yoga asana, Pranayama, Meditation, Yoga philosophy and much more, which are the heart of all ancient and modern styles of Yoga like Hatha flow, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga. 

Program Highlights

To ensure the quality of our course and to help you track your progress we will have weekly quizzes, one final written exam and a practical exam in which you are going to teach a Yoga class in the style of your choice.

In this 200hrs YTTC in Portugal you will learn the following: 
~ Etymology of Yoga 
~ Definition of Yoga
~ Aims and objectives of Yoga
~ Yoga eras 
~ Different paths of yoga 
~ Yoga sutras
~ Ashtanga Yoga, its relevance today and much more 

This Yoga course in Portugal is deeply focused on Sanskrit languages used in yoga. You will learn the names of body parts, animals and much more in Sanskrit which will help you to understand the names of Yoga asanas, mudras, pranayama techniques and mantras. 

In this teacher training you will learn to understand that Hatha Yoga is the foundation of all physically based Yoga practices in asanas. In this section you will get to know different Hatha Yoga scriptures, the causes of success and failure of Yoga sadhana.

What do you think is the difference between Hatha Flow and Vinyasa Flow?

In this Yoga teacher training in Portugal we are helping you to understand the difference between these two and other styles of Yoga. After this course you will be able to teach three different styles of Yoga: Traditional Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow and Vinyasa Flow.

In end of this 200 hrs ttc in Portugal you will have the chance to decide which style suits you best.

In this Yoga teacher training for beginners you will get opportunity to practice different style of Yoga like traditional Hatha Yoga, Hatha Flow, Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. The main focus of these daily morning practices to develop your practice, bring more consciousness towards your body and mind, to give clarity to you to understand and experience different styles of Yoga.

This is one of the most important parts of this Yoga teacher training. In this part of the Yoga course curriculum you will dive deeper into the art of teaching asana. Here you will get chance to teach from the first day of the course. You will learn: 
~ How to teach more than 150 Yoga asanas
~ The benefits and precautions of asana 
~ How to use props like blocks and belts effectively
~ How to integrate conscious breath awareness
~ How to cue your students to get into postures
~ How to use hands on adjustment.

In our asana lab we lay down the foundation for your future Yoga asana classes. With all these asanas you will learn and will be able to create Yoga style classes and for different levels of students. 

In this part of our 200 h Yoga teacher training in Portugal you will learn how to sequence and design a balanced Yoga class which focuses on the whole body and balances body and mind. In more details you will learn how to:  
~ Prepare yourself for the class
~ Create a checklist before to start the class
~ Start a class
~ Demonstrate the asana
~ Give proper cues
~ Do hands on adjustment
~ Explain benefits and precautions while teaching 
~ Finish the class
~ What should you do after finishing your class
~ Balance the poses with counter poses
~ How to create classes for different levels of students or according to your students needs
~ Peak pose sequencing
~ How to manage with different levels of students in the same class

In end of the course you will design classes for the different styles of Yoga and for different levels of students.

In this part of our Yoga teacher training for beginners in Portugal we want to make you aware of these topics. We will speak about the importance of the yamas and niyamas in your daily life as a student and teacher, share about the student-teacher relationship, equity and inclusion, inclusive word choice and cultural appropriation.

Pranayama has a very strong effect on the connection between our body and mind, so in this part of our 200 hours Yoga course in Portugal you will learn different Yogic breathing techniques and be introduced to the art of teaching of them. 

~ Natural breathing
~ Abdominal breathing
~ Thoracic breathing
~ Clavicular breathing
~ Yogic breathing

~ Nadi Sodhana
~ Surya Bhedi
~ Chandra Bhedi
~ Bhramari
~ Sheetali
~ Sheetkari
~ Ujjayi
~ Kapalbhati
~ Bhastrika

This module of our Yoga teacher training in Portugal consists of theory and practical classes. You will learn which food helps us to better focus, what the ideal time and place is to practice, 12 steps of meditations as well as basic techniques of meditation, their benefits and mindfulness.

Mantra means to protect our mind. In this part of the 200 hours Yoga Instructor course in Portugal you will chant mantras everyday for 15-20 minutes to experience the power of mantra and to remember them.
~ OM
~ Patanjali Mantra
~ Ganesha Mantra
~ Guru Mantra
~ Anapoorna Mantra
~ Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
~ Gayatri Mantra
~ Shanti Mantra

Thousands of years ago rishis, monks and sages in India had an understanding of how human body works and what it needs to function properly. With the help of this Yogic Anatomy they realized the value and importance of balance and the healing power of Yoga. So in this 200 hrs ttc you will learn:
~ Panch Mahabhut Tattva (Five Elements)
~ Nadi’s (Astral Tubes)
~ Prana & Pancha Prana
~ Pancha Kosha
~ Chakras
~ Bandhas

We need to have an understanding of the modern anatomy and physiology to understand how asanas, pranayama and meditation affect the physical body.

In this part of the 200 hours Yoga teacher training in Portugal we will give you an Introduction into how the human body functions. 

You will lean:
~ Structural design of the human body
~ Musculoskeletal system
~ Hip anatomy
~ Spine, back and core anatomy
~ Cardiovascular system
~ Respiratory system
~ Nervous system

In this part of the 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training curriculum you will lean mudras. Mudras have amazing effects on our physical body and mind. With mudras we create diversion of energy, play with the five elements and apply pressure on certain body parts to bring or keep balance to our body and mind.

You will learn:
~ Anjali Mudra
~ Jnana Mudra
~ Chin Mudra
~ Dhyana Mudra
~ Prana Mudra
~ Apana Mudra
~ Vayu Mudra
~ Akasha Mudra
~ Prithivi Mudra
~ Varuna Mudra


Shatkarma are six ancient cleansing techniques that purify our body and mind. You will get the chance to learn all these ancient techniques in theory and to try out Jala Neti, Kapalbhati and Nauli kriyas in safe way and to have an experience of these ancient purification techniques.

Food plays an important role in our life. The food we take in our daily life identifies the state of our mind. Normally we choose food according to our state of mind. Ancient Yogis were already aware of that so they divided the food in certain categories to help us choose the food to stay focused and achieve the higher state of consciousness while practicing Yoga.

That’s why in this 200 hour Yoga teacher training in Portugal you will learn more about the Yogic diet to keep you focused, to achieve better results in your practices and to stay healthy and happy.

In this part of the yoga training you will learn the basics of the Indian Ancient Healing System Ayurveda. Ayurveda is the knowledge of life, over 5000 years old and one of the oldest medical system on earth. You will learn more about the five elements, he three doshas, how to find your dosha and how to use Ayurveda knowledge in your daily life.

Eligibility Criteria

Before joining Anandam Yoga School’s 200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training in Portugal Course, you have to fulfill this eligibility criteria.

  • The minimum age to join this course is 18 and the maximum age is 65 years. If you are older than 65 please provide a medical certificate. Your safety is important for us!
  • You should be able to speak, read and write basic English as this course is conducted in English.
  • You have to be open minded and interested to learn the ancient teachings and the traditional way of Yoga.
  • If you are pregnant please provide a medical certificate.
  • You must be physically and mentally healthy and fit.
  • You have to provide a medical certificate if you are going through any treatment or have any major injuries.
  • If you skip classes, abuse drugs or behave unethically during the course, you will not be allowed to continue and the course fee will not be refunded.

Time Schedule

The time schedule is not fixed and can change according to location, teacher availability, weather conditions and general situation.

  • 06:30 – 06:45 am Shatkarma
  • 06:45 – 07:45 am Meditation/ Pranayama
  • 07:45 – 09:15 am Asana Practice
  • 09:15 10:15 am Breakfast
  • 10:15 – 11:45 am Yoga theory / Anatomy & physiology
  • 11:45 – 01:15 pm Asana alignment
  • 01:15 – 02:15 pm Lunch
  • 02:15 – 03:15 pm Rest
  • 03:15 – 04:45 pm Teaching methodology / Yoga theory
  • 05:00 – 06:30 pm Self-practice & Mantra chanting
  • 07:00 – 08:00 pm Dinner
  • 08:00 – 10:00 pm Self study

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