15 Days 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training in Agonda beach Goa, India (January 2019)

Date: January 11, 2019 – January 25th, 2019

Participating in Bend it like Buddha’s YTTC 200 Hour  + BONUS 8 Hr Ayurvedic massage course at Simrose resort on India’s Agonda (Trip Advisor award best beach) in Goa-India is a life changing step towards a transformational journey of health and wellness!! The spots fill up quickly as this is a very unique program that you will not find anywhere. You will be learning from several highly experienced, friendly, talented, and compassionate instructors.


  • Intensive 200 Hr in Ashtanga & Vinyasa teacher training and certificate (+non contact pre course reading assignment-our school supplies you with materials )
  • Comprehensive, practical and applied training
  • Receive certifications upon completion( YA 200 Hour in Ashtanga + Vinyasa & 8 Hr Ayurveda massage course)
  • Learn from several highly experienced, compassionate and well-trained instructors
  • Learn Vinyasa Sequencing, Ashtanga asanas(primary series) Yoga Anatomy, Applied Adjustments, Biomechanics & Injury prevention
  • Learn deeply about the yogic lifestyle, the Ashtanga 8 limbs Philosophy-application to daily life
  • 3 daily organic, vegetarian meals, snacks, morning teas, organic juices, smoothies
  • Learn Sanscrit, Sutras and integrate them into your practice
  • 15 days accommodation and meals by the beach!
  • Meet like minded teachers and classmates from around the world and stay connected with each other for ongoing group support -our previous TTC had 17 different countries represented!


Student Teaching Practice -Student Final Class Demo (above)


Reshma Datar E-RYT 200 ( above) is inspired by the tradition of T.K.V Desikachar whose distinctive practices, principles, and holistic approach encourage individuals to continually redefine their practices and move towards self-awareness and personal transformation. She feels incredibly privileged for being able to have access to the teachings of Gary Kraftsow and for her studies with Leslie Kaminoff which has completely changed her understanding of Yoga, thereby enriching her life, practice, and teaching. She honours these remarkable teachers by continuing to impart the teachings with integrity and sincerity. Reshma started her studies at Param Yoga, Pune, India, where she completed her training in Hatha Yoga, Medical Yoga Therapy, Vinyasa Krama, Prenatal Yoga, and Science of Pranayama.

Skill Level Requirements

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • This yoga teacher training is suitable for all levels. Everyone is welcome but 6-12 months practice of Ashtanga or Vinyasa yoga practice is recommended.

We also have special topic classes during the 2nd week, such as Business Yoga, Branding as a yoga teacher or studio, social media, How to find your students,How to teach kids yoga, Acro Yoga, Inversions/Headstands, Arm Balance postures and MUCH more!

This is the most world known certification and qualifies you to teach worldwide. When students complete the training successfully they’re qualified to teach internationally and to apply to be a member of Yoga Alliance.

Starting on day 1 students have daily teaching practice and this is a highlight in the students feedback from our training. For example, students who felt insecure about teaching before or never thought they could do it often end up teaching classes to the public from the skills they gain in this training.

Group size: The maximum participants in the group is 12.

Instruction language: English


Through bio-construction, our Beach Cabins have transformed nature into housing and the lodges have been designed to work in harmony with the natural surroundings. Have you ever wondered what living in paradise would be like? This is it.

All the accommodations and our yoga training-shala are sea side on Agonda beach

Free Wifi & AC

We can arrange your Airport Transfer to/from Goa- Dabolim airport ( Day 1800INR/2000INR Night )

Come to learn deeply, be restored, and be inspired with your practice and start sharing yoga to others. Practice How to Teach Yoga daily starting on day one and receive kind, constructive feedback from our experienced instructors.

All of the teachers have inspirational stories about how they started out and have their own yoga studios and teach abroad and will openly share how you can too!

Please note that if you are traveling alone, Bend it like Buddha Yoga can match you with someone of the same sex who is also traveling alone. If we cannot find someone to share your accommodations with, you will receive it for the sharing price even though you are alone.

Student Teaching Practice-Student Final Demo ( above)

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Gorgeous sunsets on our doorstep every night !



This yoga teacher training in India program is offered by several highly experienced, talented, and compassionate instructors. All of their teachings are only on their specialty and expertise in their chosen disciplines.

You will have the accommodations and the training on the beachfront peaceful environment. A fun day kayaking trip is optional, to a secluded beach, which has no road access and can only be reached by boat and with possible dolphin sightseeing on the way.  There will also be an optional Indian vegetarian cooking class on Sunday

Through this retreat, you will learn the ancient art and science of Mysore-Ashtanga-Vinyasa  (primary series) and Vinyasa flow. You will also learn the incredible skill of adjustments and modifications using props, by an instructor who was trained by BNS Iyengar, classmates of Pattabhi Jois whose  grandson, Sharath is the lineage of the great yogi master, Sri Krishnamacharya, the father of modern yoga.

Learn about the Ashtanga Eight Limbs, yogic lifestyle off the mat and optional vegetarian cooking classes to learn Indian dishes and to learn more about the world famous Indian spices.

Learn with instructors who specializes in yoga anatomy and learn how to teach yoga safely to teach for beginners, elderly, and those who are in pain, with injuries, and many health conditions that are commonly seen in today’s yoga classes.

Learn Myofascial release, which is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. Applied yoga massage is taught in a practical manner.

Students learn an ancient healing art involving intensive work on the body’s meridians utilizing assisted stretching, deep compression, channeling of breath, and rhythmic movements.

The comprehensive massage, yoga anatomy modules will set the foundation for an enduring practice as a body worker and yoga teacher. By keeping class sizes small, it is ensured that every student will work or gets worked on by the instructor, making the learning accurate and experiential.

This course is most beneficial for people who want to go deeper in their yoga practice, those who are interested in self discovery and healing, massage practitioners, body workers, yoga practitioners, prana healers,Reiki practitioners and people interested in alternative healing and the natural, simple yogi lifestyle…

Upon completion, students will have a substantial foundation in the major positions of  massage and can expect to perform a massage session for family, friends, and for clients.

You will also learn the ancient yoga philosophy of the Eight Limbs of Yoga and Patanjali’s Sutras. There will also be classes on yoga for beginners, yoga for kids, the elderly, and for pre and post-natal students, teaching methodology, ethics, business aspects of opening up your yoga studio and massage practice, energy healing-Reiki 1 attunement, Kundalini, Dynamic Meditation, Mindfulness Meditations, Yoga Nidra, learn about the chakras, nadis, pranayama, sanskrit mantras, yoga philosophy, kryas, chanting and MUCH MORE…

Learn about the profession of yoga and how to earn a living from sharing yoga with others in your community and abroad, how to create a business plan for your yoga studio and massage practice. This retreat will show you how to be a yoga teacher and massage practitioner starting from day one. You will learn how to sequence, be practicing one-on-one with your peers and teachers throughout the course. All of the teachers for this training have set up their own studios in their home countries and teach trainings and workshops worldwide. They each have helpful, valuable information for our students on and off the mat.



We can provide a shared ride service with other students & teachers from Dabolim , Goa international airport pick-up for you to take you to the venue (Day 1800INR/2000 Night)

**Yoga teacher future career outlook:

According to CNN, senior yoga teachers with 7 years of experience, earn an average of $62K/year, and yoga teaching is ranked as the #10 most desirable job in the United States. Many graduates are able to earn back their tuition in three-to-six months of teaching and then have a skill set that serves them for life.

Info/to register:



Shared: 2299 Euros (at capacity)

Private,rooftop sea view, AC, own bathroom  3199 Euros ( at capacity)

Non Residential: 1899 Euros 

(Private sea side cabin with Wifi, AC, patio, queen bed, private attached bathroom/ shower)

To register for any package above -a deposit of € 400 EUR is required.

Thank you!

15 Days RYT 200 Yoga TTC in Goa, India. Deposit


Hurry to avoid disappointment!

This program often fills up 3-2 months prior to start date

Once deposit and your application is confirmed you will receive the yoga Ebooks and PDF reading materials that are required to help you prepare for the program.

Remaining tuition due 45 days prior to training to secure sea side accommodations during high season at the best beach in Asia on Agonda beach, Goa according to Trip Advisor and Huffinton Post.

Simrose Accommodations offers Garden-patio beside the ocean and gardens, includes AC, private bathroom, double bed in most rooms,  Wifi, includes daily meals, snacks, teas, smoothies &organic juices.

Non-residential package includes daily meals and one-of- kind double certificate+training. few spots available:  1899€

Thank you for your interest!

Cancellation policy:

There are no refunds due to the small group of participants, the hotel offers no refund policy/location at high demand location and difficult to fill the spot on short notice. If a student is unable to attend a ttc they have registered for and paid either in full tuition or the 14% deposit: if the cancellation is more than 40 days before the training start date, there is a 150€ administration fee charged. If the cancellation is less than 45 days from the training start date, there is a 300€ fee. There are no refunds. If tuition payment in full was already made and a student cancels, a transfer of dates is possible with payment confirmation receipt of admin fee 150€. Transfer of dates can only be made for either the next TTC following the cancelled date or for the 2nd next TTC and from only under 1 year from when the initial 14% deposit transfer was transferred.