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Yoga Teacher Training course

Yes, you can, but it would depend on whether there is available volunteer position(-s) for the Yoga Teacher Training Course wich you have choosen.
You can check if we still have vacant volunteer positions at the “STATUS” heading of the bottom of the page throughthis link:

Yes, it’s possible.
After you graduate YTTC you can do your volunteering and internship at the same time.
You would need to arrange your own food and accommodation. There are plenty options in nearby areas. (Private bungalow for around 7000-10000 THB depending on season).

If you previously applied to volunteer with your YTTC and you are volunteering with us after your course, you can also book our budget friendly accommodation at the campus.


Pay the deposit first, fill up application form and wait to hear from us.
Once accepted, the remaining balance can be paid any time by bank transfer or cash (USD, EUR, THB) latest though upon arrival.

Your 1 meal is brunch in form of buffet around 10:45 (after your yoga class).
Additional food can be purchased in our restaurant or in nearby areas.

YTTC lasts 4 weeks Sunday arrival and Sunday check out. On 4th Saturday there is final exam and evening graduation party till late hours.
Courses run on 4 weeks on 4 weeks off basis. (Every other month).

You can check next dates of YTTC by this link:

You need to arrange your food and accommodation by yourself.
There are plenty options in nearby areas (7000-10000 BHT).
You also might stay with us in a bungalow with a special price.
But please check the availability first.

There are no exact requirements of the minimum quantity of hours for the internship.
It will depend on the number of students, the season and the number of graduates that are interested in the internship.

It’s usually around 4-6 hours a week. Variability is possible.

We have prepared a list of useful literature for you. You can get acquainted with them by downloading this document. recommended-literature-for-the-future-yoga-teachers

The outstanding balance after the deposit can be payed in USD, THB, EUR or GBP by cash on arrival.

You will get the details by e-mail after confirmation of YTTC participation.

There are no extra charges for YTTC when you book it via our website. Accommodation (Type D) and one meal is included.
We only adjust the final amount if you want to upgrade your accommodation type.

And of course you have to have budget for your personal expenses like extra meals, transport, emergency expenses etc.

Yes you can arrive earlier and just pay for the extra nights.
You can purchase extra days package here:

As an exception yes.
But we need to charge an extra fee on your outstanding balance. We encourage to pay in cash on arrival to avoid any extra charge.

There are plenty of resorts nearby.
In that case your YTTC price decrease by $180 in comparison to the base price.
You can check the actual YTTC price here:

We close the registration for YTTC when we have 34-36 participants.
If we have this number we split participants in two subgroups which are doing the course at the same time.

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84/13 Moo 8 Haad Chao Phao, Ko Phangan
Surat Thani, Thailand
Tel : +66 64 162 6026