Thailand Mala Dhara Jan 2025

Chiang Mai

Escape to the idyllic oasis of Mala Dhara, Thailand, and join the 200hr Level 1 Path of Yoga Teacher Training.

Dive deep into the ancient traditions of Vinyasa and Hatha yoga, guided by our experienced and passionate teachers. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Chiang Mai as you awaken your inner teacher and cultivate a strong foundation in yogic principles.

Become a 200 hour certified Yoga Alliance instructor and embark on a life-changing journey of self-discovery, empowerment, and connection with our welcoming yoga family.

Embrace the opportunity to grow, learn, and evolve with the Path of Yoga. Join our inspiring community, ignite your teaching skills, and embark on a path of memorable transformation.

We can’t wait to have you as part of the Path of Yoga family!

What's Included

  1. A month of personal attention and contact with experienced yogis and teacher trainers
  2. Daily yoga sessions
  3. Daily meditation practice
  4. Study of key poses and teaching practice
  5. All tuition, manuals, and course materials
  6. 200 hour Level 1 certification
  7. 26 days accommodation
  8. 3 healthy, delicious meals daily
  9. A surprise gift from India

What's Not Included

  1. Airfair
  2. Travel Insurance
  3. Personal expenses
  4. Additional activities, excursions, and services
  5. Additional meals and drinks

Who is This Training For?

Perfect for students of yoga, whether they are wishing to step into the wonderful and rewarding world of teaching, or simply deepen and evolve their own practice. We normally ask that students have at least one year of practical yoga experience of around 3-5 hours per week before joining. However, if you have attended an immersion course/retreat, or have less experience and feel that you are ready, then we are happy to discuss each individual case.

Typical Daily Itinerary

  • 06:30 - Morning Practice & Meditation
  • 09:30 - Healthy Breakfast
  • 10:15 - Syllabus Content (as above)
  • 11:45 - Asana Posture Clinic
  • 13:15 - Lunch
  • 15:30 - Syllabus Content (as above)
  • 16:45 - Dinner & Free Time
  • 18:00 - Chanting or special activity*
  • 18:45 - Dinner & Free Time
  • * 2 nights a week

Hear from Our Graduates

200 Hour Level 1 Syllabus

History & Branches of Yoga

An exploration of the classical traditions and their core philosophies, including Hatha, Tantra, and Vinyasa yoga. Learn about where the roots of yoga first took hold and how it has branched into where it is now.

Anatomy & Physiology

The anatomy of movement and study of the key body systems. You will explore how the body works, and apply this important knowledge in safe and effective practice and teaching.

Key Poses of Yoga

Daily study and practice of postures and their alignment, adjustments, energetic and health benefits, modifications, and effective teaching cues.

The Subtle Body - Prana & the Chakras

Ancient yogis described and revered the anatomy and potency of the energy body, which lays beyond the physical form. There are many layers to understanding and experiencing prana, this vital life force, and how it moves through the Chakras or energetic centers. These teachings are at the very core of what makes yoga such a potent and timeless practice.

The Science of the Breath

The breath is the connection to life and the foundation of all classical Hatha yoga practice. The breath has a profound influence on the nervous system and a deep effect on life quality, both on and off the yoga mat. Many practices will be offered from basic breath awareness to “advanced” pranayama.

Sequencing & Structuring

You will learn how to use the toolkit offered in the yoga system to create meaningful sequences. A good class is not just anatomically sound but also meaningful on more subtle levels.

Meditation & the Mind

Understanding your own mind and its makeup is an important part of being a guide in any practice. The power of meditation is significant. You will study and practice a variety of techniques that are aimed at the development of your own personal meditation practice and being able to hold space while teaching.

Introduction to Ayurveda

A fascinating and practical science of life from ancient India, which offers tools to better understand yourself and others therapeutically through the context of the doshas, gunas, and prana.

Effective Teaching Skills

The necessary skills to confidently lead a yoga class is an important part of taking a teacher training course. There will be plenty of practice teaching: one on one, in small groups, and in front of the whole class coupled with the art and science of teaching and presenting.

Business & Marketing in Yoga

Yoga has become a bustling market for teachers and students alike, and there are a number of ways to you can stand out from the crowd and jump-start your teaching career. Path of Yoga will show you how.

Yoga Alliance Certification

Students who complete and pass their training can get the (RYT®) 200 Hour Certification. This Yoga Alliance certified training provides a month of Hatha, Vinyasa, Breathwork, Meditation, philosophy, self-development, healing, and all the skills necessary to become a successful yoga teacher. A yoga teacher training course can be, and often is the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It is not the final objective or goal, but a beautiful step on the Path of Yoga.

The Teaching Team

Mala Dhara

The Mala Dhara Eco Resort is 30 minutes from Chiang Mai airport, in Northern Thailand. It is a true gem of a resort, blending luxurious living with the feeling of being in nature. We’re excited to have secured it for our trainings and be able to share its gifts with you.
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Indoor / Outdoor Shalas

Both bright, open & circular

Accommodation

Stunning, lovely & unique attention to detail

Organic Farm

Supports local sustainability

Swimming Pool

Chemical free, salt water pool

Plant Based Restaurant

Vegan / Vegetarian
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Location & How to Get There

Please book your flight to arrive at Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX). Mala Dhara Resort is only 40 minutes from Chiang Mai International Airport and a taxi will cost around 10 USD.

Booking Details

The following are all inclusive of accommodation, meals, training and certification upon successful completion of the course. All prices are in USD. $500 to reserve this booking now. To secure the early bird rate, full tuition fees must be paid by the end of the early bird deadline. Full tuition fees must be paid no later than 30 days before the course start date.

Venue
Mala Dhara
Chiang Mai
THAILAND
25 Nights
Start Date:
January 6, 2025
End Date:
January 31, 2025
Training:
200 HOUR YTT LEVEL 1
Availability:
from $2,597 USD EARLY BIRD PRICE!

Accommodation Options

Shared Dorm Room
Early Bird offer $2,597
2/3 Person Villa
Early Bird offer $2,997
Private Bungalow
Early Bird offer $3,797
Private Deluxe Double
Early Bird offer $4,097
Private Deluxe Villa
Early Bird offer $4,497

Hybrid option available

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Tuition deposit and tuition fees are non-refundable. Transferable up until 1 month before the start of your chosen training, to any of our other live courses within a 12 month period, for a 200 USD admin fee. The admin fee applies each time you defer to a different training, and if not paid will be deducted from the deposit / tuition payment.

Accommodation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.