Yoga Teacher Trainings

at The Sanctuary Thailand

The Yoga Teacher Training Experience of a Lifetime!

At the Sanctuary Thailand yoga retreat we are fortunate enough to host incredible yoga teacher trainings from schools across the Globe! With a variety of schools and styles holding training courses; there is something on offer for everybody. Below is a description of the courses coming up; and links to the individual websites so you can check them out in more detail.

All of our yoga halls at The Sanctuary Thailand are located in our beautiful tranquil jungle, surrounded by nature. The perfect location to immerse in learning and still feel like you are on holiday!


200 hr Foundations Yoga Teacher Training

August 9th  – September 4th, 2020

This 200hr Teacher Training is a Game Changer, designed for dedicated students who are ready to crack open their physical practice and explore Yoga as a vibrant, multidimensional experience which radically shifts the way that we relate to ourselves and approach life.
This Course Explores …

We believe that the path of teaching yoga is a life long exploration, and a 200 Hour Foundations of Swara Yoga Teacher Training is just the first step. Our school offers 3 100 hour Advanced Teacher Training modules which take you toward the full 500 Hour Yoga Alliance Accreditation. We also offer a 1,000 Hour Certified Swara Yoga Teacher Training, which comprises of 3 levels, designed to be completed within 3 years. This training begins with our 200 Hour Foundations YTT and each level contains 2 x Training Immersions, 3 Online Study Modules and Quarterly Mentorship Calls.

To read about the full course description and pricing, please visit our website :-

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Enrolment page

The Swara Yoga Academy offers comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training Programs, Online Study Modules & Yoga Workshops and Retreats in Thailand, Bali, Europe and South America. We offer a detailed, holistic curriculum, long term study options and ongoing mentorship to our worldwide community of Swara Yoga Teachers.
We share practices which are deeply rooted in traditional Hatha Yoga, and also embrace Tantra, Taoism, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, modern  science  and nature-based shamanic lineages. We specialise in Pranayama and subtle energetic practices.

The Swara Yoga Academy Teachers are a soul family who have dedicated their lives to the ongoing practice, study, and transmission of these life-changing teachings. We are proud to call The Sanctuary our home base; as all of our teachers met at this very special place! Many of our teachers, including Randall O’leary, Haylee Clare & Simone McKay have taught at The Sanctuary over the last 15 years.

Our teachers are of the highest calibre, each holding a very unique set of skills and passions which have their roots in different lineages. As a collective, we embrace our diverse approaches and viewpoints, which give our trainings colour and depth. We cover a broad spectrum of subjects which are allocated to each teacher according to their expertise and passion. To read more about our teachers go to


200 hr Vinyasa and Yin Yoga Teacher Training

December 1st  – December 22nd, 2020

February 1st – February 22nd, 2021


 A comprehensive and in-depth curriculum that focuses on practice; breathing, meditation and awareness; the ancient philosophy of yoga and, of course, the art of teaching.

Led by Lindsay and Viktoria, Yogagati’ Senior Trainers, you will emerge from our course having experienced why yoga is a way of life, not just a form of exercise. Drawing upon more than 20 years of collective teaching experience, our teachers will guide you in the intensive and spiritual teachings and practices of yoga so that you gain the skills and experience to start teaching professionally. Even if you are not interested in teaching yoga, we can help you to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life while motivating you to deepen your practice and knowledge.
Class size is limited to 18 students so you’ll receive more individual feedback and opportunities for questions.

The Yogagati program is designed to empower participants from day one. During the three-week intensive course, we guide students through the methodologies, techniques and principles essential to effective yoga instruction. Alongside the practical element of the course, lessons will include a focus on the principles of sequencing, alignment, adjustments and modifications; functional anatomy and physiology; an in-depth consideration of yoga philosophy and what it takes to make a career out of teaching yoga.

What sets the Yogagati School program apart from other courses is our commitment to leaving behind the one-size-fits-all approach and instead creating a respectful, stimulating and relaxed learning environment that ensures every individual is heard and supported. Students emerge from the Yogagati course with a solid foundation ready to begin their yoga instructor career.

But don’t just take our word for it, we invite you to come and fully immerse yourself in the Yogagati teacher training program and find out for yourself.


  • In-depth study and practice of Asana (postures)
  • Vinyasa and Yin Class sequencing and planning
  • Anatomy and Physiology (including subtle body)
  • Sanskrit names of Yoga postures
  • Hands-on assisting of postures
  • Pranayama (breath work)
  • Meditation techniques
  • Yoga Nidra for sleep
  • History and Philosophy of Yoga
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Yogic ethics and lifestyle
  • The business of teaching Yoga
  • Intro to AcroYoga

For further information about the course, please visit or contact

Yogagati School was born out of a deep love and dedication to the practice of yoga and meditation. We don’t consider yoga teaching as work. For us, it’s a way of life, an ongoing journey that never fails to invigorate, inspire and enlighten.
Our instructors do what they do best, which is to help you discover your true self, motivate you to deepen your practice and knowledge of yoga and guide you to become an inspirational and dynamic yoga instructor. What you learn about yourself along the way is your own unique journey.

Held in beautiful, tranquil retreats across the southern islands of Thailand, our Yogagati School yoga teacher training will help you explore your teaching style, guiding you to find your own teaching voice and identity.

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200 hr Yoga Teacher Training

November 8th – December 4th, 2020

This 200-hour training will be led by the phenomenal Peter Clifford who has practised yoga for 50 years. It is limited to a small group to ensure personal attention from Peter.


  • Pranayama & Meditation
  • Asana Teaching & Self-Practice
  • Postural Alignment & Integration
  • Bandha within Asana
  • Asana Alignment & Integration
  • Pancha Kosha Work & Exercises
  • Philosophy & 8 Limbs Yoga
  • Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
  • 5 Element Form
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Class Structuring
  • Meditation Mantra & Yoga Nidra
  • The Dance of Shiva & Shakti

This training is Yoga Alliance accredited, allowing you to teach yoga worldwide.

To secure your place on this course, we will request a non-refundable PayPal deposit of 10%. The outstanding balance is due two weeks before the training starts (24 October 2017) through booking agents, Holiday Agents Ltd.

For further information about the course / accommodation or to reserve your place, please contact us on 

Any additional expenses incurred during your stay at the Sanctuary will be charged in the local currency, Thai Baht.

Lead Facilitator: Peter Clifford