200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa

with Akhilesh Bodhi and Priyanka Parihar
05 Nov 2023 - 26 Nov 2023 (22 days)

In our 200 Hrs. Yoga Teacher Training, we teach a Multi-style of yoga practice including Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga (dynamic flow), Yin yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, and Ariel Yoga. In this manner, the student has an option of choosing their own style of yoga practice and teaching in the future. 

This introductory teacher training is grounded in traditional Hatha Yoga, and designed to give you an idea of what you will learn in a real ashram. Being an introductory teacher training, teachers don't push students beyond a reasonable limit.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Goa


07:00 AM - 09:00 AM : Sadhana & Yoga Practice
09:00 AM -10:00 AM: Breakfast
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM: Yoga Philosophy - Hatha Yoga Alignment Anatomy
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM: Lunch Break & Self Study
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM: Ayurveda
04:15 PM - 06:00 PM: Hatha Yoga | Yin Yoga | Aerial Yoga
06:30 PM - 07:30 PM: Dinner

*The schedule id subject to change


Non-Residency 1250 Euro.

Included Accommodation and three meals starting from 1999 Euro.


  • Accommodation inclusive, bed linen, bath towels, hand soap & housekeeping services
  • Two buffet meals breakfast and dinner. Buffet lunch is available at additional cost 
  • Filtered drinking water & hot drinks including lemon ginger and chai (full day)
  • Full use of resort amenities including two swimming pools, relaxation areas, gardens and private beach access with sun loungers
  • Wifi in rooms and public Area. 
  • Pool towels - beach towels not included
  • Smoke free environment


  • Travel insurance
  • Transfers
  • Flights to and from the location

About the Teachers

Akhilesh Bodhi, founder of Mahamukti Yoga, is a highly experienced Yoga instructor, Reiki master, and spiritual mentor. With a deep understanding of Yoga spanning decades, he has developed an inclusive method that blends traditional practices with modern influences. Akhilesh's teaching style combines Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, and Raj Yoga, creating a holistic approach suitable for practitioners worldwide. He has traveled globally, conducting Yoga classes, retreats, and workshops in various countries and has studied under esteemed teachers such as Geeta Iyengar, Prashant Iyengar, and Ramananda Patel. Akhilesh's personal journey includes a background in running a family business, training at Chinmaya Tapovan Ashram, and embarking on a transformative pilgrimage through the Himalayas.

What you’ll learn: Yoga Darshana (Philosophy):

History of Yoga. Why Yoga ?, Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, Yoga System:
The Eight limbs of Ashtanga Yoga, The Various Paths of Yoga, ‘OM’ Recitation, Yoga Life Style & Diet: The Three Gunas of Nature, The Five Koshas, Chakras & Kundalini Energy, Importance of Teacher in Yoga, Important rules for traditional yogic practices, Yogic Exercises V/s Typical Exercises, Classification of postures and their benefits, Warming up Exercises, Surya Namaskar.

Qualities of Good Yoga Class: Yoga Sequencing:
Asanas & Indian Exercises: Sukshma Vyayama, Warmup (Dhirendra Bhramhachari) & Pawanmuktasana Series I, II & III by Bihar School of Yoga.
Hatha Yoga Asana Practical & Theory | Various Pelvic Tilt | Cause & Effect | Muscles | Asanas & Alignment – learn the safe and intelligent way to perform the yoga poses | Hands-on adjustments.

Vinyasa Level 1 | Standing | Seated | Progression | Regression Individual Vinyasa Modification.

Sequencing | Common Sense | Discipline | Attention in Detail – how to design dynamic, effective sequences for all levels.

What's your aim for Sequencing: Physical | Therapeutical | Spiritual
Set Sequence Style | Posture & Body Mechanics: Good/Bad Posture | Neuromuscular

Re-Education & Proper Posture | Postural Assessment
6 Points of Body Alignment | Best tips to cue students 
Safety in Asana practice | Working with injuries and limitations |Avoid some Asanas and why? | Avoid 5 Yoga Poses
Asana Anatomy: Adjusting &  Assisting
Theory on Pawanmuktasana & its Use
Why Yin Yoga? Anatomical Reasoning

Pranayama: Types of Breathing

Pranayam & Meditative Postures: Standing Postures, Shavasana, Sukhasana, Ardha Padmasana, Padmasana, Siddhasana, Swastikasana, Vajrasana,
Mudras relevant to Pranayam: Nasikagra or Nasagra Mudra (nose tip position) | Jnana Mudra (psychic gesture of knowledge) | Chin Mudra (psychic gesture of consciousness) Shanmukhi Mudra (closing the seven gates) | Shambhavi Mudra or Bhrumadhya Drishti (eyebrow centers gazing) | Agochari Mudra or Nasikagra Drishti (nose-tip gazing)

Conscious Breathing: Natural Breath Awareness 
Counting the Breath | Mechanics of Breathing | Heightened Breath Awareness | Sensitizing the lungs |
Basic Breathing Methods: Abdominal Breathing | Thoracic Breathing | Clavicular Breathing | Paradoxical Breathing | Yogic Breathing |
Preliminary Breathing Practice: Deep Breathing Practice | Viloma Pranayama (Reverse Breath), Rhythmic Breathing (Abdominal & Yogic Breathing), Sync Breath with Heart Rhythm, Extending Breath Duration, Extended Exhalation (1:2), Khumbhaka,

Classical Pranayam: Nadishodhan Pranayam: Preparatory Practice, Alternate Nostril Breathing, Anahtar Khumhaka.
Tranquilizing Pranayama: Sheetali & Shitkari, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Chandra Bhedana Pranayama,
Vitalizing Pranayam: Bhastrika Pranayam, Kapalbhati Pranayama, Surya Bhedana Pranayam

The History and Philosophy of Yoga | Essential Patanjali Yoga Sutra Basic | Kundalini | Chakras | Practice Teaching Pranayama – Breathing Techniques, The yogic diet for the modern world

Business of Yoga | Common Mistakes of Yoga Teachers |
Anatomy: Movement Terms & Planes of Movement | Muscular System: Types of Muscles, Muscle Contraction, Agonist Antagonist, Synergist, Types of stretching, Static, Dynamic, PNF, Insertion & Origin. Skeletal System: Axial & Appendicular.
The Respiratory System | The Nervous System | The Digestive System | Endocrine System
Shatkriya: Understanding what are Shatkriyas | Practicals: How to do JalaNeti, Vaman Dhabi & Sutra Neti

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