200 hr Yoga teacher training

YOGA ALLIANCE Professional certificated training course


Course dates: Monday 2nd March - Sunday 29th March 2020 - 28 days

Registation: Sunday 1st March at 6pm - welcome drink, collect manual, meet other students

Accommodation Available on site

Arrive Sunday 1st March leaving Sunday 29th March 2020 


Yoga means to Unite, Vinyasa means linking movement with breath

This program will improve your own personal practice. Give you the confidence and qulaifation to start teaching Vinyasa yoga classes in studios and retreat centers worldwide

The Yoga Retreat is located in the Jungle, North west of Koh Phangan island a short walk or drive away from beautiful white sandy beaches, waterfalls, temples, jungle hikes, snorkeling and diving



To create a high standard of confident Yoga teachers

At the end of the course you will have all the tools to design your own classes, courses, programs

Know when to modify postures to suit individuals

Able to give clear confident verbal and hands on adjustments when needed

The course will be assessed continuously using self feedback and trainer feedback

Students will be constantly mentored throughout the course and given advice



Yoga philosophy, take daily asana classes in vinyasa sequencing – movement with breath

Anatomy, alignment, verbal & hands on adjustments with modifications for injury-free classes

Practice teaching in small groups and one on one

Roles of a teacher and healer, to teach intuitively, safely and with self care




Teresa Kennard founder of the Yoga Retreat Koh Phangan will be your main teacher.

Teresa comes from a background of performing arts; she trained at Laban Center of Movement and Dance in London; UK gaining an extensive knowledge in teaching, choreography, dance, yoga and pilates. She completed a 200 hr traditional Hatha Yoga YTT with BSYA and a 500 Hr Advanced Ashtanga Vinyasa with IIYA Yoga Alliance. Through deepening her own personal yoga practice in Mysore India, Teresa has discovered her passion for Teaching others how to teach.  Teresa is also a Master and Teacher in the study of Reiki Seichem in the Tera-Mai system of Natural Healing.


MAX will be teaching the Anatomy and Pranayama study

Max is from France. He has been practicing yoga since 2005 and teaching since 2009.

He is passionate about functional anatomy in general and more specifically about therapeutic applications of yoga practice.

Max holds a Masters in science of sports and physical activities in the field of therapeutic applications of physical practice with a major in physiology. He is authorized to intervene in health sector and medico-social and medico in motor, sensory, mental and social disability. His graduation thesis was on the effects of different controlled breathing techniques (pranayama) on metabolic and cardio-respiratory activity.

Max completed 500hr Advanced Ashtanga Vinyasa teacher training in 2009

KES will be teaching Sutra chanting, Philosophy, hands on adjustments

Kes found the land on Koh Phangan in 2000 and helped build the Yoga retreat with his own hands.

After many years of dedicated study with his teacher R.Sharath Jois, Kes received authorisation level 1 to pass on Ashtanga yoga in 2016. Through his committed self practice, Kes has been able to further develop his passion for teaching and Sutra chanting, allowing him to live true to the yoga philosophy and to be able to bring this knowledge to The Yoga Retreat. Kes has built a steady and ever growing following due to his life changing adjustments, he is able to help students learn great discipline and deepen their own practice; this devotion is expressed on and off the mat, with Kes being on hand at the retreat to ensure students are able to sustain a daily practice once they have left the retreat and offering his support along the way. .



Delicious healthy vegan or vegetarian meals, breakfast and lunch, buffet style

Use of matManual to work from

unlimited drinking water

Wifi, herbal steam

Yoga Alliance Certificate, Gain accreditation with YAP 200 hr ttc required by most studios and retreats to teach globally

Graduation celebration

Pick up from Thong sala port for Residental package only



Ability to read, speak and comprehend English

Been practicing yoga for at least 1 year – beginner to intermediate

Physically able

Willing to learn and engage as a group



Continuous intensive training and personal work

Creation and organization of postures with guided practice

Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga styles



Analysis of postures


Study of Pranayama

Learn to structure and modify classes

Learn to use your voice




Learn the art of Adjusting correctly and safely

Functional anatomy

Study of the body and movement

Ayuveda - Diet

Taking care of yourself as a teacher, protection, grounding,


MODULES Contact Hours / Non contact hrs

Week 1. Analysis of Postures Standing, Balancing & Seated postures 10hrs contact,  2hr non contact

How to structure and modify a class

Alignment & Adjusting

Dristi, Bandhas, Kriyas 22 hrs contact,  2 hr non contact

Asana, pranayama, meditation, chanting 11 hr contact, 2hr non contact


Week 2. Analysis of postures Twists, Backbends & inversions 10 hr contact

How to structure and modify a class Alignment & adjusting 22 hr contact, 2 hr non contact

How to use your voice 3 hrs contact

Asana pranayama, meditation, chanting 11 hr contact, 2 hr non contact


Week 3. Functional Anatomy 25 hr contact, 4 hrs non contact

Philosophy 10 hr contact

Asana, pranayama, meditation, chanting 11 hr contact


week 4. Methodology 12 hr contact

sanskrit basics, mudras mantras

yoga teacher ethics,

Study of Pranayama 3 hr contact

Asana, pranayama, meditation, chanting 11 hr contact, 2 non contact

How to structure and modify a class 10 hr contact, 3 hr non contact

Practicum 1 hr contact, 5 hr non contact

Business setting yourself up as a yoga teacher 3 hr contact


We have a Restaurant at the Yoga Retreat, our chef makes delious vegetarian and vegan meals with love. We will serve Breakfast and Lunch buffet style included in the price package.

Rooms will be cleaned once a week




6.30-7.15am Sutra Chanting

7.30-9am Self practice

9-9.30am pranayama, meditation

9.30 Breakfast

10.30-1pm Analysis of Postures, structure of a class, Adjustments, dristi, bandhas

1pm Lunch

3-5pm  Week 1 & 2 Philosophy week 3 & 4 Anatomy

5-6pm Vinyasa Yoga



7.45am Sutra chanting

9-10.30am Led Ashtanga

10.30am breakfast

11.30 - 2pm Analysis of postures, structure of a class, adjustments

2pm Lunch

3pm - 5pm Week 3 & 4 Anatomy, week 1 & 2 philosophy


* SUNDAY No Asana Practice

8am pranayama meditation

9am Breakfast

10am -1pm Analysis of postures

1pm Lunch, Take rest - free time



Non Residential – Teacher Training program + Breakfast & Lunch (No accommodation)

£1000 = 39.500thb


Residential Retreat program – Training program, Breakfast & Lunch plus accommodation 28 nights

Arrive Sunday 1st march before 6pm registration 

leave Sunday 29th march after Lunch 2pm


Triple room outside toilet, inside shower room

£1,200 = 47,500thb


Private room with shared shower room Fan

£1,300 = 51,000thb


Private room with your own shower room Fan

£1,400 = 55,000thb


Private en-suite bathroom Air Conditioned Room

£1,700 = 67,000thb


Double room 2 people sharing room 

2 single beds or double bed available

£1,200 per person = 47,000thb per person


email to book your place- yogaretreatphangan@hotmail.com