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Eight reasons to take your training with us:

1) Our Yoga Teacher Training program (YTTC) is truly exceptional

Our non-dogmatic & scientific approach allows us to provide an exceptionally complete, organic program of training. We have been awarded as best Yoga Teacher Training Course in Thailand in 2016 by

2) We are a heart school

Samma Karuna school is based on the development of qualities of the heart such as simplicity, love, kindness & compassion representing one of the spiritual hearts of South East Asia.

3) We offer you a space where you can keep growing after your certification

Our program offers a free internship to teach yoga at our school (optional), for those graduated students that would like to deepen their yoga teaching skills plus gain access to all regular yoga classes in school for a lifetime. *

4) We are non-dogmatic

Our school embraces Yoga, Tantra, Taoist, Buddhist values and modern science research as part of the yoga teacher training course (YTTC), whilst maintaining a non-dogmatic and open minded approach, as foundation pillars of the school.

5) We are an Internationally recognized school of yoga

Samma Karuna is a internationally recognized school that runs in Koh Phangan, Thailand throughout the year. Our team of senior teachers fully embraces yoga as a lifestyle and path of liberation.

6) We provide an intensive yoga teacher training course (YTTC) in a fun, relaxing environment for you to learn

We believe that life is for learning but also for celebrating, therefore in Samma Karuna we provide a fun, relaxing environment where learning & celebration go hand-in-hand.

7) We are also a community and family

Samma Karuna is not just a school, but also a community of friends and family that practices a conscious lifestyle and takes care of each other. You can volunteer with us and receive 20% discount: By volunteering with us for an extra month you are entitled to a 20% discount on the course price.

8) We have a beautiful space with 3 of our 4 halls right by the beach

Our beautiful yoga campus of 7000m2 by the beach provides onsite accommodation and facilities that allows you to retreat during your yoga teacher training course (YTTC). Our campus and retreat center is located in Koh Phangan, the second largest yoga center of South East Asia and one of the most beautiful islands of Thailand.

Subjects covered:

Our program covers all Yoga Alliance requirements but also includes an exceptional study of yoga techniques and practices.

  • Asana practice & theory in Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin
  • Vipassana/Anapana Meditation
  • Active meditations & OSHO active meditations practice
  • Clasic Pranayama & Breathwork for Healing
  • Compassionate Sharing
  • Yoga & self development
  • Yogi & Taoist cultivating, circulating & sublimating of energy
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • The 6 Yogic purification techniques (Shatkarma)
  • 8 Limbs of yoga of Patanjali
  • Yamas & Niyamas
  • Overview on Yoga History
  • Basics of Sanskrit
  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Energy body structure
  • Tantra & Yoga
  • Truth and correct understanding in yoga (guidance how to interpret the sutras)
  • Shankhaprakshalana practice (optional)
  • Suddarshan Kriya practice
  • Mantras & mudras
  • The Art of teaching – from the mind intellectual to the heart intuitive
  • Yoga & bussiness
  • Yoga & nutrition

  • ** Free internship at the school once graduated.
    Yoga Teacher Training Sample Schedule

    Yoga Teacher Training Sample Schedule

    What will your day consist of?

    • 07.15 to 08.15: Pranayama, mudra, and meditation
    • 08.30 to 10.30: Asana practice
    • 11.00 to 12.30: Lunch break
    • 12.30 to 13.30: Meditation/Yoga Nidra/yoga theory
    • 13.40 to 14.40: Yoga philosophy/Patanjali's Yoga Sutras/anatomy
    • 14.40 to 16.00 Tea break
    • 16.00 to 17.30: Asana practice
    • 18.00 to 19.00: Art of teaching/physiology/adjustment & alignment

    • Sundays are the days off.
      During the 4 weeks, the time schedule will be the same, but the subjects will change according to the program.

    The application requirements for our course:

    Pre-requisites to enroll in our Hatha Yoga Teacher Training 200 Hour Course are previous experience on yoga practice, an open flexible mind able to meditate (you will be asked to meditate 1hr. a day or more), commitment to learning, and motivation to become a yoga teacher (even if you don't have plans to teach in the near future).

    A high level of self-discipline is required during the course as it is physically, mentally and spiritually demanding.

    You may be comfortable as well with respectful body contact as some excersises are done in pairs and hugs are a common practice around the school.

    You must be able to read, speak, and comprehend English with a satisfactory degree of fluency.

    In order to be considered for the course you need to pay an online deposit of USD 258 and fill-up the application form that will be forwarded to you by email.

    If you are not accepted for the course a full refund of the deposit will be issued

    Full payment in cash for the balance of the tuition will be required upon your arrival.

    For any enquiries, please email us at

    Volunteer with us and receive a 20% discount on your course

    By volunteering with us for 3 to 4 hrs a day, you can practice Karma Yoga and selflessly give of yourself for the benefit of others.

    Volunteering is typically done at the school or in nearby areas, such as the Koh Phangan Organic farm or Phangan animal welfare center. Other volunteering activities include beach cleaning, free hugs campaigns or help at the school in activities such as: assisting in classes, gardening, helping at the welcome center, distributing flyers, etc.

    Volunteers are entitled to a 20% discount on the regular fee of our Yoga Teacher Training course.

    For more information about volunteering during your yoga teacher training (YTTC) and how to apply click here .


    We offer a variarity of accommodation ranging from simple to comforable bungalows with amenities and sea view. Accommodation included in your course fee is type C. You may contact us after your booking to upgrade to type B or A accommodation. Accommodation is offered inside our campus or in our partner resort next door.

    Types of Accommodation

    TYPE C: Standard bungalow with A/C shared with another student.
    TYPE B: Standard private bungalow with A/C.
    TYPE A: Comfortable and spacious bungalow with amenities and sea view.

    More information and photographs about accommodation is available by clicking Here

    Package Highlights

    • 24 Days (200hs.) of instructions Yoga Teacher Training Course
    • Truly exceptional program of training
    • Healthy yogi food included (1 vegan meal a day)
    • 28 Days of accommodation
    • Certified Yoga Alliance diploma
    • Optional Internship at the school for graduated students
    • Free Access to yoga classes and activities of our Awakening & Healing program for a lifetime*

    Cost: 2794 US Dollars)
    (with volunteering 2235 US Dollars)






    Course Booking:

    Book your place on the next Yoga Teacher Training Course by paying the online deposit.

    Program includes: Yoga Teacher Training 200hrs Course - 4 weeks - food (1 vegan meal a day) & accommodation.

    Cost: 2794 US Dollars (about 86612 baht)
    (with volunteering 2235 US Dollars)

    Choose your course date:

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