200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala

Under the esteemed guidance of Guru Sri VachananandJi or popularly known as ‘Shwaasa Guru’, sail through the deepest channel of Yoga and spirituality. In the sacred soil of Varkala, Kerala, relish your desire of learning this ancient art in detailand evolve into an eminent yoga teacher. Shwaasa Yoga Center presents the introductory level Yoga TTC in Kerala to help Yoga aspirants attain their yogic goals. Explore the traditional layers of the yogic science and get acquainted with authentic Yoga knowledge with the 200 hour Yoga courses in Kerala.

Kerala: God’s Own Country

Bordered by the Laccadive Sea from the west and adorned with multiple colors of nature, Kerala is one of the most blissful places and aptly referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’. Bedecked with the most scintillating attires in the form of spellbinding backwaters, picturesque waterfalls, and opulent flora, Mother Kerala is truly a jewel among the numerous destinations in India. Enjoying the beauty of Yoga in God’s Own Country is no less than a soulful euphoria. Find solace in the midst of the Western Ghats’ iridescent beauty while meditating on its trails during the Yoga training in Kerala.

Yoga Teacher Training in Kerala

The 200 hour Yoga courses in Kerala are considered the first formal step towards the ultimate goal of the yogic pinnacle. Along with the fundamental elements of Yoga, you will be introduced to a number of paths that lead to an ideal lifestyle. After the successful completion of the training, students are presented with a Yoga Alliance certificate for 200 Hour RYT.

What Makes the Training so Unique?

The program at Shwaasa’s Yoga school in Kerala is unique in the sense that the entire training takes places in a traditional ashram like environment where the spiritual energy is always uplifting. Similar to ancient saints and sages, you will experience a deep transformative energy that will guide you towards your yogic journey. Another unique thing about this teacher training program is the affordability of the training course while training under some of the best yoga minds of the country. The highly revered and experienced yoga teachers ensure that the students reap the maximum benefits from the training.

Course Curriculum

With different aims and aspirations, students join Yoga programs. Shwaasa School of Yoga intends to turn their dreams into realities with its intensive and authentic training. Let’s focus on some of the major aspects of the 200 hour Yoga teacher training in Kerala:

  • Basic knowledge of Yoga while discussing the historical and cultural significance of the 5000 years old philosophy.
  • Understanding the yogic way of life while studying various ancient Yogic texts.
  • Education of various Yoga asanas along with their relevance in a healthful lifestyle.
  • Theoretical study of the anatomical body structure and what impacts do Yoga has on different parts of the human body.
  • Understand the mechanism of various Yoga types- Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Yin Yoga, etc.
  • Learn how to better your Yoga practice with the application of Adjustment and Alignment.
  • Meditation plays a huge role in the training program as it helps the mind, body, and soul get interconnected at the spiritual level.
  • Understand the sattvic way of life while learning about the healing effects of Ayurveda.
  • Introduction to the process of internal yogic cleansing- Shat Kriyas.
  • Get acquainted with the basics of becoming a Yoga teacher, managing a Yoga class with well-crafted Teaching Methodology sessions.
  • Breath-based training of Yoga with a huge emphasis on the practice of Pranayama.
  • Yoga study in the light of spiritual wisdom- Kirtan and Fire-ceremony.

Sample Schedule

  • 05:30 am- 06:00 am

    Ginger/ Herbal Tea

  • 06:00 am- 07:30 am

    Hatha Yoga

  • 07:45 am- 08:45 am

    Pranayama- Breathing Practices

  • 09:00 am- 10:00 am


  • 10:30 am- 11:30 am

    Yoga Anatomy

  • 11:45 am- 12:45 pm

    Mantra/ Adjustment & Alignment

  • 01:00 pm- 02:00 pm


  • 02:00 pm- 03:00 pm


  • 03:00 pm- 04:00 pm

    Yoga Philosophy/ Ayurveda

  • 04:15 pm- 07:15 pm

    Meditation and Relaxation

  • 07:30 pm- 08:30 pm


  • 08:30 pm- 10:00pm

    Self Study/ Journaling

Living the Shwaasa’s Way

Spend some of the most memorable moments of life here at the Yoga center in Varkala. Live in the highly adorned room with all the basic facilities such as twin-beds, 24*7 running water, etc. The airy, spacious rooms are ideal for a well-rested stay after a day of intensive yoga sessions. Make memories sitting on the breathtaking Varkala beach. Our intention is to provide you a comfortable stay so that you can live a complete yogic life.

Relish Wholesome Food at the Ashram

Shwaasa Yoga Institute takes utmost care of its students by offering them freshly prepared, nutritious food three times a day. Prepared by an ace team of chefs, the three-time meals are completely vegetarian and sattvic in nature. In order to nourish each body part and the soul, we offer herbal drinks in addition to the Ayurveda-styled dietary system. Vegan diets of your choice are also available on prior notice.


Commence the transformative voyage of yoga teacher training with us at Shwaasa, and garner the opportunity to get trained under the guidance of esteemed yoga erudite. The center is abode to highly acclaimed yoga teachers and trainers who are experienced, well-qualified and are passionate about spreading the yogic wisdom to their students in its purest form. With their vast pool of knowledge and experience, they analyze and recognize the distinct aspect of every student and shape them the ideal way to evolve into great yogis.

Sightseeing in Kerala

Varkala, the seat of our Yoga training is located not more than 50 km from the Kerala state capital of Thiruvananthapuram. There are multiple places to visit during or after the Yoga teacher training course in Kerala near Varkala where you can witness the truest colors of Malayalam culture and natural beauty.

  • Do not miss a devotional darshan of Maha Vishnu at Janardana Swami Temple in Varkala andPadmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • The sandy stretches of the coastline at the Shankumugham Beach and the virgin beaches of Varkala offer immense peace and beautiful sceneries.
  • Varkala Cliff is an incredible example of red sandstone cliffs and is quite unique in India.
  • The tourist city of Kollam is located just about 35 km from Varkala.The town is famous for Ashtamudi Lake, Tangasseri Lighthouse and splendid backwaters.

How to Reach Us

The program will take place in the coastal town of Varkala in South Kerala. It is quite convenient to reach the spiritual town from all corners of the world.

By Airways

Trivandrum International Airport, which is connected to almost all major cities of the world, is just about 40 km from Varkala by road.

By Railways

Varkala Railway Station (VAK) connects Varkala to the rest of the country via rail route.

By Roadways

Local and AC buses are available from all over India to Thiruvananthapuram and Varkala.


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