200 hr Online Teacher Training

Starting 20th July 2020

If you have any questions e-mail us to speak directly with the lead trainer at satyaheartyoga@gmail.com

Our specialised Yoga & Traditional Tantra teacher training courses that we have offered for the past seven years are now available online. We recognise that this is what some people are looking for at this present time and possibly into the future.

At Satya Loka, we uphold quality and integrity in everything that we offer, and quite honestly we do not feel it will benefit you to offer our unique and renowned training in a fast track certification. We really want for you to receive the depth of what we have to offer as an online Yoga teacher training. 

Our online TTC will not work for those looking for a quick fix four week online training. This opportunity is only for those who wish to emerge as a confident yoga instructor that has been trained into the science of Yoga, through transmission.

 

 

 

The main part of our training takes place between 20th July – 20th September 2020. You will complete a minimum of 120 hrs training, guided by four teachers who are outstanding in their fields. 

After this, you can choose how to complete the remaining 80 hours. 

If you would like to complete the training within this 2 month period you are permitted to do the full 200 hr online.

Or if you want to go more slowly and also have the potential to meet and practice with your teachers in person, you are invited to complete the training with us during a 7 day immersion next year. When the time comes if you feel you cannot attend this retreat then we are able to also offer the retreat online as live streaming for you to be able to finish the course online. 

 

Why choose Satya Loka to study your online Yoga teacher training program?

  • We have been involved with various teacher training courses for over 13 years, you are in experienced hands.
  • As a Yoga school, we know that teaching people to teach the path of Yoga requires a high-quality level of training and significant direct contact with your teachers. 
  • The teachers chosen to deliver this particular online teacher training course are outstanding in their fields and by joining this TTC you will receive direct ongoing support from all of them. 
  • We offer three comprehensive manuals for: Theory and Techniques, Asana Methodology, Anatomy and Physiology in Yoga
  • Upon completion you will be a 200hr certified Yoga instructor by Yoga Alliance.
  • The independent modules are certified as Yoga Alliance continued education.
  • The course is delivered over the initial two months and then you have time to integrate everything you learned.

 

Here is how we are offering this unique online teacher training:

 

Taking our Yoga teacher training program online has required a lot of consideration to ensure that we can maintain the high standards that we are renowned for. 

Part 1 – Online Classes (live & interactive and recorded sessions)

To ensure quality and integrity the initial online option of the programme is offered over a two month period accumulating to 120 hours of amazing training. If you just take this aspect of the course alone, it is 700 Euros and all of these 120 hours qualify as YACEP {continued education hours with Yoga Alliance}.

{If you wish to complete the full TTC within this period, the remaining 80 hours is offered as an additional 500 Euro in the second month} 

 

Part 2 – Integration Period for those who extend past the two months

This is then followed by an integration period to practice what you have learned, review your notes and manuals, and have the chance to practice Tantra Sadhana and practice teaching online with other trainees, this is offered with ongoing support from your teachers. 

 

Part 3 – Immersion Retreat (Option to study remaining 80hrs Online or in a Greece retreat next year)

To then complete the online yoga teacher training program of a further 80 hours, we have devised two options to accommodate your personal Yoga journey. This final part of your yoga teacher training will be offered as an immersion retreat, giving the opportunity for 7 full days of live classes. If the travel restrictions prevent you to travel to the retreat, you can still study this aspect through an Online live streaming. 

With this we deliver your full 200-hour Yoga teacher training with up to 70% live interactive classes. 

 

Participate in your 200hr Yoga teacher training over 2020 & 2021 (includes Online and Retreat option)

This option is for those who would like to stretch their TTC over a longer period of time.

Once you have completed the two month training you receive a 120 hrs certificate of continued education with Yoga Alliance. After an integration period of six months, using optional mantra sadhana and ongoing yoga trainer support, you then join us on a 7-day yoga teacher training intensive retreat in Greece for the final part of the course next spring..

During this yoga training immersion, you will have the opportunity to work directly with three highly experienced teachers. Working with these experienced yoga instructors will inevitably equip you with more skills, confidence and the assured ability to teach Yoga to others.

We have made the cost options of this yoga training immersion retreat as low as we possibly can to make it accessible for you, because we understand costs will add up with flights etc. Note for participation on this retreat group numbers are limited to 14 people. 

Now, If your situation prevents you from coming to the retreat, then you can still take part in the same retreat via online connection. This totally online yoga teacher training option will still enable you to receive the teachings of Asana methodology and provide you with practice teaching your classes with a group of other participants. The difference is that you will not get hands-on experience in practicing teaching with the group and teachers, although you will still see and hear all that is being taught.

By taking the retreat as an online immersion to finish the course you will additionally be required to continue practicing teaching Yoga classes with Radasi, the lead Yoga trainer, who will certify you once you are both confident that you are ready, this may take one class, or potentially more. This additional one-on-one support is invaluable in developing as a teacher and will ensure that you are ready to teach. In saying this we still recommend that you at some point find the opportunity to study in the direct presence of a teacher.

Prices for the extended TTC options. 

To complete the first 120hr online the price is 700 Euros, then you choose as follows:

200hr TTC option with all inclusive Greek retreat – 1700 Euros – this is 700 euros for the initial 120 hrs Online teachings then concluding the remaining 80 hrs by attending the all inclusive 7 day retreat in Greece next year.

or 

200hr TTC option by attending the Greek retreat Online – 1200 Euros – this is for 120 hrs Online teachings over two months, then concluding the remaining 80 hrs by attending this retreat Online next year.

 

The teacher training retreat involves

 

  • Teaching you the safe practice and teaching of Asana
  • Hours of hands on teaching practice with the other participants and teachers
  • Self inquiry inner work to give you tools to personally mature as a teacher
  • Direct mentoring on a personal and professional level
  • Immersing yourself in the naturistic location to learn how to work with the elements and nature as part of your development in Tantra Yoga. 
Participate in your 200hr Yoga teacher training fully Online between 17th August - 20th September

If you would like to finish within the TTC in 2 months from 17th August – 20th September or finish it online next year as part of the immersion retreat, the total price of the course is 1200 Euros 

Either way, everything can be done online, the difference with our school is many of the classes are offered live, and many can be watched later. Radasi the lead trainer will guide you within the group and personally to ensure you are confident and ready to teach. 

 

 

 

The Satya Loka Online Yoga Teacher Training Modules

This online-option Yoga teacher training program is delivered in seven modules. If you do not wish to participate in the full program, then each module can be studied independently to enhance your personal practice or teaching abilities.

Within these modules of the online Yoga teacher course, 45% of them are live classes. The rest are pre recorded with the additional option that you can download all of the classes, only the anatomy class will be available for viewing within 48 hours from the live class date.

 

  • Pranayama live practice and theory with Ra Lalita Dasi 
  • Meditation & Yoga Nidra with Yorgos Mazarakis & Ra Lalita Dasi 
  • Intro into Asana teaching methodology and classes with Rory Trollen 
  • Anatomy & Physiology with Sean Goldberg
  • Tantra Teaching Methodology with Ra Lalita Dasi 
  • Yoga & Tantra philosophy with Ra Lalita Dasi 
  • Tantra Yoga classes with Ra Lalita Dasi
Tantra Yoga Classes for TTC - 20hrs

Ra Lalita Dasi, the lead trainer, shares her inspiring themed Tantra Yoga classes, to show you how the science of Tantra and Hatha knowledge can be woven into Yoga classes with creative depth. 

These classes are for beginners, intermediate and advanced practitioners, because the depth of the practice of Yoga is transmitted in a clear, gentle and supportive manner.

Radasi’s classes place emphasis on the balancing of the lunar and solar energies, and allow the practitioner to experience qualities of the subtle body which includes the chakras. She also interplays different themes to weave sacred scriptures and poetry into her classes. 

Overall her classes guide you again and again into presence, strengthening your ability to be conscious and cultivating inner peace. 

4 live classes (can be recorded and downloaded) 

4 pre recorded classes

    Asana Methodology - 12 hrs & 20hrs

    To truly bring Asana (posture) practice to life in the bodies, hearts minds of ourselves and our students is key to becoming a successful Yoga teacher. We may know our own bodies, love our practice, understand the classical scriptures but are we able to confidently guide our students towards the essence of Yoga Asana safely and confidently?

    Rory Trollen lifts the start of this TTC by breaking down the key elements of Asana methodology – how to become fluent in the language of understanding posture in your own practice and how to transmit that into the hearts of your students.

    In this 12 hour online live module we will cover:

    – Key principles of Asana methodology 

    – How to teach Asana safely & effectively

    – Fundamental teaching skills (how to break down every pose you practice and teach)

    – How to easily create coaching points/verbal cues using 3 key Asana fundamentals

    – Verbal vs physical adjustments 

    – Breakdown of classical sun salutation as a foundation to all Asana

    – 3 led classes from Rory allowing the above theory to come alive 

    Later during the retreat intensive or during the 2nd month of the online TTC if you take this option,

    you will study a further 20hrs with Rory,  covering in depth the alignment, modifications, variations and props for each of the Asana in our extensive manual.

    Anatomy and Physiology - 16hrs
    Sean Goldberg will take you on a journey through the systems of the physical body in order for you to not only become a safe yoga teacher, but also inspire curiosity to know more about your own body. His teaching style is based on a deep understanding of yoga anatomy, yoga physiology and traditional Hatha Yoga. Sean has taught on over 50 yoga teacher trainings for various schools all over the world and is a registered physiotherapist in Australia. 
    This course will integrate both Eastern traditions and Western science in order to find a balanced view of the physical and subtle bodies. We will dive into many of the common mistakes that cause people to get injured from their yoga practice as well as the differences in individuals physical structures that may require their practice to be adjusted.
    • Skeletal system 
    • Muscular system 
    • Cardiopulmonary system  
    • Neuro System 
    • How to teach Asana with safety to the body
    Meditation and Yoga Nidra Module - 10hrs

    This module is taught by Yorgos Mazarakis and Ra Lalita Dasi, whether you are experienced in meditation or not there are gems to be found here. 

    Yorgos has been meditating for almost 30 years. He began his editation and Yoga Nidra practice in the gnostics Christianity, where he discovered many meditation techniques that are also used in the Yogic systems. 

    Radasi has been meditating for 15 years, and has immersed in countless silent meditation retreats. She emphasises to all Yoga teachers and practitioners that meditation is a necessary part of the practice.

    Together they clear the misconception about meditation, to make it an accessible and valuable part of your practice and teaching skills.

    In these classes you will receive teachings on the following

     

    • How to meditate effectively
    • What is Meditation & Yoga Nidra 
    • Guidance on how to practice five beneficial techniques in meditation 
    • Five recorded guided meditations and one Yoga Nidra 
    • Mantra meditation
    • Breathing techniques
    • A Buddhist counting meditation
    • Visualisation technique 
    • Awareness meditation
    • Yoga Nidra 
    Pranayama Module - 14hrs

    Ra Lalita Dasi is renowned as an experienced teacher of pranayama. 

    This comprehensive system of gradually building on the techniques of pranayam can support you to significantly enhance your practice.

    Due to the sensitivity and power of these techniques, you will receive personal mentoring through two private classes to help you to advance at the right speed for your practice and development, this is an essential and proper way to teach pranayama

    In this module you will learn 12 different techniques of pranayama, and you will learn how to apply the knowledge of Tantra, to understand how each technique affects the subtle body and energy.

     

    • 12 x 1hr live pranayama classes with Radasi for July and August
    • 2 x 1 hr live one and one pranayama class with Radasi
      Yoga & Tantra Philosophy - 30 hrs

      The philosophy module is offered to you by Ra Lalita Dasi with two guest speakers, renowned in their subjects. 

      Radasi covers this wide range of topics based on her 24 years as a practitioner in Yoga and 17 years on the path of Tantra. 

      She speaks through enthusiasm and intuition and brings insight, inspiration  and clarity to these important subjects on the path of Yoga and Spirituality. 

      These interactive classes are much loved by participants on the teacher training and give the opportunity to study philosophy in new ways, bringing inspiration to your own teaching abilities.  

      The subjects covered are:

      • Yoga Philosophy
      • Pranayama 
      • The Chakras
      • The Subtle body & Kundalini 
      • Traditional Tantra – Mantra – Yantra- Yagna
      • The Das Maha Vidyas
      • Sacred Sexuality
      • Self Inquiry – Interactive class
      • The Yamas & Nyamas  – Interactive class
      • The Bhagavad Gita – Interactive class
      • Devi Gita – Interactive class 
      • Business and Ethics
      • Meditation Introduction 
      • Meditation and Yoga Nidra (with Yorgos Mazarakis)
      • Yoga Sutras (with Rory Trollen)
      • Optional Children’s Yoga – interactive class
      Tantra teaching methodology - 20hrs

      This module is another gem of Satya Loka teachings. Ra Lalita dasi comprises the knowledge from three different schools in Tantra Yoga to deliver to you a rare and potent insight into the Tantra of Yoga. 

      Radasi has integrated the teachings, experimented with them through her own body, and verified many with her Guru, to deliver to you an inspiring view that she is able to transmit through her classes and teaching. 

      This module alone will enhance your ability to teach Yoga with depth and a difference. 

      During this module we cover:

      • Surya and Chandra Namaskar
      • The lunar and solar energies
      • General Overview of Sequencing in Tantra Yoga
      • The Tantric application in Yog asana
      • How to teach the science of Tantra and Kundalini safely
      • 2hrs Live Questions and Answers
      Optional Mantra, Meditation, Integration period

      As a part of your integration following the two-month course, we offer you a daily meditation using a Mantra that will benefit you as teachers. This mantra connects you with the energies of Saraswati and Nil Tara, both of these energies help us to be able to transmit and convey spiritual teachings such as Yoga. 

      Integration period

      After the delivery of the online class, there is the six month integration period for you to practice what you have received and to deepen in your studies. The mantra meditation practice that is offered will support you energetically in your development as a yoga instructor. 

      The mantra that is given for this meditation practice connects you with the energies of Saraswati and Nil Tara, both of these energies help us to be able to transmit and convey spiritual teachings such as Yoga. 

      For those that choose to complete with the final TTC Retreat immersion

      We have been offering a yearly advanced 100hr Yoga teacher training retreat immersion on Mount Olympus. So we are familiar with how these retreats are offered and how effective they have been for teachers to go deeper. 

      In April/ May 2021 you are invited to join Radasi, Yorgos and Rory on a 10-day Intensive teacher training retreat in the beauty of Mount Olympus, Northern Greece, where you will practice and learn more about the Asana methodology of alignments, adjustments and the overall Art of Teaching. 

      During this retreat, you will have the chance to practice teaching with a group of other participants and receive invaluable hands-on feedback from your teachers and fellow participants as you practice hands on alignment and adjustments.

      Quite honestly on a teacher training this is critical to have this direct contact as you train to be a teacher of Yoga. 

      During this time, Radasi will also guide you through a Self Inquiry process for you to discover more about yourself, which aids in maturing as a Yoga instructor and guide for others.  

      Prices

      If you choose to conclude your training with our retreat, you’ll attend a deep immersion in Greece 23rd April – 1st May 2021, with the three main teachers on Mount Olympus, at Pantheon Retreat center in Northern Greece. 

      Our retreat center is 800 meters above sea level with a view of sunrise and a breathtaking view of the ocean and landscape. You can choose between three different room types:

      Please note:

      If it happens that you cannot attend the retreat itself, to conclude your training online and with additional support from the lead trainer the price is 500 Euro.

      Our Teachers

      Ra Lalita Dasi

      The widespread community connected to Satya Loka is inspired by the discovery of truth through the teachings of Traditional Tantra, Yoga, meditation and self inquiry. We offer retreats teacher trainings, free international supported Sadhana and ongoing support in a personal heart centred and transparent way.

      Radasi is the school’s founder and personally facilitates each training with a commitment to truth. She has consistently accrued over 5000 hours in training, including ten years studying to become a teacher trainer in Tantra and Kundalini Yoga. Radasi breaths, studies, teaches and loves her deepest passion, and that is to live a life immersed in Yoga, Traditional Tantra, meditation, dance, devotion and ritual.

      Yorgos

      From the early age of seventeen Yorgos began meditating, pursuing spiritual efforts and deepening his studies in Orthodox mysticism and gnostic Christianity. On the path of awareness he has always been interested in direct experiencing and understanding the inner life than perusing through intellect and reading. 

      He was initiated into to the Kriya Yoga lineage and practices, which complimented and deepened his previous experiences. Now Yorgos is connected to the traditional right  hand Tantra path through Guruji Maharaj. It was at Guruji’s ashram that Yorgos met his wife Radasi.

      Yorgos and Radasi, both dedicated in practise and spiritual life together are presently creating an Ashram in Northern Greece, as a meditation centre, a place of sanctuary and personal development in the science of consciousness and energy.

      Rory Trollen

      Rory began practicing Yoga in 1998 primarily for its healing benefits and to aid recovery from sporting injuries. He continued his personal practice until early 2008, whereupon he successfully completed a Level 2 teacher training course at Agama on Koh Phangan, Thailand. Since then he has taught Yoga full time in Scotland, London, India, Bali and Thailand.

      His knowledge of Hatha, Ashtanga, Anataomy, Tantra, Kundalini Yoga, Yin Yoga and Advaita Vedanta has been deepened by the guidance and study with many teachers namely Swami Vivekananda Saraswati (Agama Yoga), Reinhard Gammenthaller (Kundalini Yoga Parampara), Sahajananda (Hridaya Yoga), Sri V.Sheshadri (Patanjala Ashtanga Vinyasa) Leslie Kaminoff (Yoga Anatomy NYC) and Paul Grilley (Yin Yoga). His experience of these many disciplines from asana to meditation to anatomy and philosophy has evolved through self discipline, practice and continued aspiration.

      Sean Goldberg

      Sean Goldberg’s teaching style is based on a deep understanding of Yoga anatomy, Yoga physiology and traditional Hatha Yoga. Sean has taught on yoga trainings for various schools all over the world, including Mexico, Thailand, Brazil, Bali and Australia. He is a registered physiotherapist in Australia and continues to work and treat cliental there. Sean regularly teaches meditation courses, workshops and retreats for people that suffer from chronic pain, anxiety, depression and insomnia.

      Sean has spent his whole life working at integrating Eastern and Western philosophies to find a balanced view of the world and its mysteries. He spent the majority of 5 years studying, practicing and then teaching Yoga in Thailand in a tantric Yoga school. He went on to do his 500 hour Yoga and meditation YTT with an intense focus on silent retreats and an energetic form of Hatha Yoga. Since then he has spent the majority of 6 years between India, studying self awareness under the guidance of Sri Prem Baba and teaching on YTT’s in Bali.

      Our Online Hosts

       

      AIM - Academy of Integrative Medicine

      Our Online Training Partnership 

      Academy of Integrative Medicine (AIM) hosts Satya Loka’s teachings online. When you sign up for an online course with Satya Loka, you will receive instruction on how to access your course from AIM.

      With a passion for healing body, mind and soul, and a desire to teach others how to do the same, AIM provides online Continuing Education courses to Yoga teachers and massage therapists around the world and are here to support you during your online learning experience.

      Founded by a Canadian team who crossed paths with Ra Lalita Dasi while on retreat in India many years ago, partnership with AIM has been instrumental in getting the Satya Loka Teacher Training and Continuing Education courses online. To learn more about AIM, you can visit their website at www.academyofimed.com.

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