500 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand
51 Days | U.S.$ 4300 (Early Bird Price)
This 500 Hour Yoga TTC consists of 200-hour & 300-hour Yoga trainings, and is a residential traditional Hatha & Vinyasa focused Yoga TTC, and registered with Yoga Alliance USA. This Yoga Course is intended for the beginners and intermediate students who wish to go through long term advance yogic training. After the successfully completion of this training they receive 500 RYS Certification, and can register with Yoga Alliance as RYT 500.
- Hatha-yoga & ashtanga-yoga classes
- Shat-kriya & pranayama practices
- Mantra recitation guided & karma Yoga
- Relaxation & meditation practices
- Yoga anatomy & physiology workshops
- Yoga practicum/practice teaching
- Healthy nutritious vegetarian three time meals along with tea; breakfast, lunch & dinner
- Traditional Northern Thai Dinner with Thai Cultural Performance
- Excursion to nearby ancient Buddhist temples and sightseeing on Thailand’s highest mountain range.
- 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course certification from Yoga Alliance, USA
Who Should Apply?
This 500 Hour Yoga TTC is designed and perfect for the students who;
- are either fresh beginners or beginners with basic knowledge of yoga,
- wish to go through a deep and intense life changing experiences yoga,
- are looking for a complete detoxification from their life through yogic wisdom, science and practices,
- are entirely dedicated and focused to become a professional 500 RYT yoga teacher and guide,
- wish to get an exposure to India culture and its spiritual values
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course Curriculum
This training course aims to provide a solid foundation in different aspects of yogic disciplines that prepare them to adopt yoga as their life profession. In addition, this 500-hour yoga training course includes: Mantra recitation (mantra – Japa), daily joints and glands practices (granthi – vimochana – kriya), yoga postures (yoga asanas), meditative steps of doing asanas, six cleansing exercises (shat karma), science of breath (pranayama), yoga energy locks (Bandha) and yoga gestures (Mudra), meditation (Dhyana), yogic sleep (yoga Nidra), history and philosophy of yoga (yoga Darshana), yogic anatomy and physiology of human body, basic principles of Ayurveda, asana alignment practicum classes, yoga teaching practice, and teaching methodology. Yoga psychology enhance the students’ learning at various levels; mentally and emotionally by which they learn to adopt the yogic disciplines in daily life. Here is the detailed 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course:
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Daily Schedule
As per the criteria and requirement set for the 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course by Yoga Alliance USA, there will be a reasonably tight schedule. This 500 Hour Yoga Training will be schedule on 6 days for the intensive study and practices and on the 7th day there will be Shrine & Temples Visits and Explore time as the related aspects of yoga training. In spite of such intensive schedule you could find this training an enlightening and interesting process of transformation. During your training you will have an opportunity to live with nature. The Yoga Training schedule begins at 5:30am with a short morning prayer followed by a pranayama session. Then there comes the morning session for the traditional Yoga Postures (Hatha-Yoga) before the breakfast. Then we have two main sessions; one philosophy and the other yoga anatomy followed by lunch at noon. Then there will be some self-study and Self-practice time after before we begin the afternoon and evening sessions of Vinyasa-Yoga Asanas followed by Relaxation & Meditation. There will be some inspirational cultural activities, such as satsang (devotional songs), lectures on yoga related subjects, audios and video lectures. The weekly assignments will be a part of the training as that is conducive to gain in-depth knowledge of the subjects and experience through your yoga practices. During this yoga teacher training you will be provided with three yoga vegetarian meals including fruit refreshments and green tea.
We encourage the students to go sleep early about 10pm as that is conducive to the yoga training. Here it is the typical daily schedule for 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Chiang Mai, Thailand at our School Yoga Vidya Mandiram:
Typical Daily Schedule
|06:00||:||Morning Prayer (Mantra Chanting)|
|06:30||:||Shat-kriya (Six Cleansing Exercises) & Pranayama Practices|
|08:00||:||Yoga Asanas (Session – I)|
|10:30||:||Yoga Philosophy, Life-style & Yoga Ethics|
|11:30||:||Yoga Anatomy & Physiology Workshops|
|13:30||:||Ayurveda/Practice Teaching/Self-Study/Self Practice|
|16:30||:||Yoga Asanas (Session – II)|
|18:00||:||Relaxation & Meditation|
|Note: Daily Schedule is subject to change.|
500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Chiang Mai, Thailand: Course Dates:
This 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in Chiang Mai, Thailand is for 51 days. Our upcoming the 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses are on the following dates:
|3rd October – 22nd November, 2019||500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|9th October – 25th November, 2020||500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|8th October – 24th November, 2021||500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|8th October – 24th November, 2022||500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course (Yoga TTC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|Price Type||Early Bird Discount||USD/Person|
|Full Price (Shared Dorm Room)||US $350||4650 4300|
|Full Price (Shared Twin Room)||US $350||5250 4900|
|Full Price (Private Room)||US $350||6150 5800|
How to reach Here
1. GETTING TO CHIANGMAI, THAILAND
ARRIVAL BY PLANE:
You could opt for a direct flight to Chiangmai International Airport (CNX). If there are no direct flights from your city, there are certainly connections you could make from your city to Chiangmai.
ARRIVAL BY TRAIN:
If you are traveling from within Thailand, you could take the train from the city you are into Chiangmai province. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 12 hours but evening trains feature comfortable bunks with or without air-con. Train tickets from Bangkok are between 600-1,000 THB for a train ticket depending on the level of comfort you want.
ARRIVAL BY BUS:
Buses run roughly every hour from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, departing from Bangkok’s Mo Chit Station and arriving at Chiang Mai’s Eastern (main) Bus Terminal. The first departure of the day is at 05:30 and the last is at 22:00. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 10 hours and there are a variety of busses available, with the VIP busses being the by far the most comfortable. Bus prices range from 12 USD to 25 USD per trip from Bangkok to Chiangmai.
2. GETTING TO THE TRAINING CENTER
ARRIVAL BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION:
ARRIVAL BY TAXI:
Yoga Vidya Mandiram is happy to assist you in arranging a taxi pick up once you arrive in Chiangmai. The taxi fee and travel time will depend on your pick up location and traffic. It is an average of 1.20 hours from Chiangmai International Airport (CNX) to the guesthouse by taxi and costing around 1,000 baht per trip.