"This place shows you how to slow down, how to open up, and how to love yourself."
Anna Kotaba – Poland
Take the step that will change your life.
That next step forward Making a profound shift in your Yoga journey isn’t easy. This Advanced Yoga Teacher Training is deep, confronting, and one of the most illuminating life experiences you’ll ever have.
You could ignore the call and bypass this critical next step on your path, but every cell in your body yearns for deep transformation.
How do you know you’re ready for it?
What if you don’t have the time to fully immerse yourself in the experience?
Is it even possible to break through to a profound, integrated & insightful practice with an online YTT?
How will you find a school that fits your needs?
At Akasha Yoga Academy, we guide you through an Online 300-Hour Advanced Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training course with special teachings from renowned Yoga Master Mark Whitwell.
Enhance the way you practice, teach & live Yoga with a program that fits your life.
Learn advanced Yoga & Meditation with Akasha in 3 parts:
Advanced Hatha Yoga and Pranayama
Yin Yoga &
"The lessons were very genuine they came from a real heartfelt place. I was absolutely delighted to meet all the teachers during the classes, if we had any questions the support was amazing.
Luis From New Zealand
YOUR DREAMS ARE TOO IMPORTANT TO NEGLECT
Your Yoga journey started a long time ago, and it has significantly impacted your life. But something is missing, and you can’t ignore it anymore.
Stuck in the superficial physical aspects of Yoga?
Lacking a spiritual connection in your practice?
Uncertain about how to tap into your potential to inspire others?
Curiosity brought you here. Commitment will take you further than you’ve ever gone before.
You’re ready to move your Yoga practice onwards & upwards. Take the next step with Akasha’s Online 300-Hour Advanced Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training Course.
Free your breath
Find your peace
Live Your Purpose
"The akasha family were so welcoming and supportive, They create such a save space and they enable me to slowly go beyond my self-limiting belief"
Sharon From Australia
WE UNDERSTAND WHERE YOU’RE AT RIGHT NOW. WE’VE BEEN THERE TOO.
It’s normal to feel stuck, confused, or uninspired at some point on your path. That’s a clear sign you’re ready to advance your practice.
We’re here to help you develop and express your personal Yoga style, harness it, and become a pillar of strength and creativity for others.
Our seasoned & supportive teachers walk you through three progressive modules that explore physiology, alignment & meridians, as well as mindfulness, loving-kindness, self-inquiry, and various other aspects of Yoga & meditation.
Module 1: Advanced Hatha Yoga & Pranayam
Experience the transformative power of breath-based Asana, Pranayama & Bandha, and expand your ability to teach with confidence, creativity & integrity.
Module 2: Yin Yoga & Mindfulness
Discover the energetic foundation of Yin Yoga, and build an Asana practice that weaves in mindfulness, deeper self-awareness & heart-felt compassion.
Module 3: Meditation & Self-Inquiry
Dive into the fascinating world of meditation, hand Mudras, brainwaves, altered states of consciousness, and learn how to lead and hold space for others.
“To find teachers with so much depth, passion & dedication is quite unique.”
Valerie, Curaçao – Online Graduate 2020
STUDY WITH THE BEST
Join our trusted & time-proven training to deepen your practice and get empowered as a competent & confident Yoga Teacher. Evolve in our educational programs that deliver a superb level of quality, expertise & excellence.
At Akasha, we put our heart & soul into creating a nurturing & loving family atmosphere. You will be guided by passionate & dedicated senior teachers, who are Experienced Registered Yoga Teachers at the highest level (E-RYT-500).
WE KNOW THIS IS A BIG STEP FOR YOU
So we do everything to make this the best investment of your life
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Over the past decade, we empowered more than 600 awesome Yoga Instructors
– who are now successfully teaching on all 6 continents.
Countless genuine reviews speak for themselves.
“A fantastic experience. Connecting on a daily basis with instructors & participants from around the world was amazing.”
Sayla, UK – Online Graduate 2020
MEET YOUR TEACHERS
“The depth of his practice is brilliant. He really holds the space well, and opens from the Heart consistently.”
Zoran from Canada
“The way Devdas holds space is amazing. I feel blessed to have had the opportunity to learn from him.”
Rebecca from the US
"You will learn so much more than just Yoga. I truly wish that EVERY person could experience this deep dive of self-discovery."
Chandise Dasher – United States
The course is fully accredited by the renowned International Yoga Alliance. Successful graduation will certify you as a Registered Yoga Teacher RYT300. The three modules of this training consist of 300 hours of living and recorded online study, practice & practical evaluation.
Our 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training combined with a 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Teacher Training can be used towards the highest Yoga certification level and entitles you to register as an RYT500 Yoga Teacher.
"The training has a beautiful structure and helps you to feel confident to start teaching right away."
Tamara Cuypers – Belgium
3 STEPS TO GET STARTED:
BEGIN A LIFE CHANGING JOURNEY
Experience how Yoga can benefit all areas of life & share your passion with others.
“I love Akasha Yoga Academy.
Their programs are extremely comprehensive & truly get to the essence of Yoga.”
Anu Anj – United Kingdom
“For me the course was not only inspiring, but transformative! I first got into yoga for the asana practice, but I soon realized that there was more to it. I have found so much meaning in the teachings of yoga and I am ready to apply them to my life. Moving forward, I know that I can trust in myself and in the universe. For the first time in my life, I feel connected.”
Arianne from Canada
“This course has inspired me more than I could have ever imagined! The training has not only given me the tools to make the transformation from yoga student to yoga teacher, but also the tools to connect with my heart, relax and be present, and it has shown me the joy and passion I have for teaching.”
Clarissa from the US
“I came to deepen my own practice, with no intention to teach, but I am leaving with a passion to share this energy and the lessons I have learned here. The support from the teachers and students made me abandon my fears that I held on to and gain the confidence in all areas of my life that I was lacking. I really feel like a new person ready to shine and to share what I have learned!”
Coral from the US
“The course content is incredible! Easy to digest. It's been a fantastic experience that I will encourage anyone to sign up for”
300-Hour Advanced Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training Course
18 WEEKS TO A SOLID & INSPIRING YOGA PRACTICE
You’ll discover a depth of Yoga that will expand the limits of your self practice. This 3-part course combines fundamental knowledge with advanced practical, philosophical & spiritual aspects of Yoga. It also includes live teachings & conversations with a famous guest teacher: renowned Yoga Master Mark Whitwell.
HOW IT WORKS
The 300-Hour Training is divided into three 100-Hour Modules:
Advanced Hatha Yoga & Pranayama
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness
Meditation & Self-Inquiry
Each module is spread over 6 consecutive weekends. During each of those 6 weeks you will engage in 14 hours of intensive, guided practice and instruction.
All three modules are completed over 18 weeks and feature the following:
Live introductory kick-off weekends for each of the 3 modules
Three separate 6-week courses with:
5 + 5 hours every weekend (mostly live)
4 additional weekday hours (recorded) each week
Regular short practices for daily-life integration
1-hour personal interview with a lead teacher per module
5 hours devoted to a final test & graduation
“It's amazing with how much love & authenticity you get prepared to be a Yoga Teacher, just AWESOME and not describable in words.”
Pierre Mayer – lustaufgesund.com
WHAT YOU’LL GAIN
Enriched knowledge & experience of Pranayama & Bandhas
Advanced Hatha Yoga practices & philosophy
The confidence to guide and teach others from a place of lived experience
Personal transformation that will naturally enable you to hold space for others
The ability to lead a heart-opening meditation session
Fundamentals of Yin Yoga, mindfulness & meditation
Comprehensive knowledge of relevant anatomy, physiology & meridian
Step by step practice to develop arm balances
Instruction training & teaching practice
“It’s amazing how they share their resources & knowledge with you to find your own calling. This itself is proof they are providing all this from their hearts.”
Mohit Jain – India / Dubai
THE AKASHA ADVANTAGE
Rich and interactive curriculum that meets and exceeds official requirements
Professional teachings based on decades of committed research, study & practice
A mix of recorded and live classes to suit your time zone and individual rhythm
Immediate access to recorded live classes
1-hour private call with a senior teacher
Interactive connection with a worldwide community of Yoga practitioners & teachers
Lifetime access to all videos, manuals & training materials
Live Bhajans with the Akasha Family
Loving support and expert guidance from seasoned teachers
“They have taught me how to step into my own authority, how to teach what I love, and how to keep growing.”
Nici Kellerman - yogawithnici.com
Advanced Hatha Yoga & Pranayama
With renowned Yoga Master Mark Whitwell, you’ll explore the origins of Yoga in ancient scriptures and connect it to the roots of modern Yoga, as taught by Krishnamacharya. This part emphasizes the use of Bandhas and refined awareness in breath-based Asana practice, including mastering basic poses and exploring the possibilities for arm balances. You’ll complete this module with a deeper understanding of Pranayama and the confidence to teach from your own experience.
Yin Yoga & Mindfulness
We’ll dive deep into the archetype Yin Yoga postures, explore the world of meridians, and discover their connection to fascia. Special guest and previously ordained Buddhist monk Anthony Markwell shares his extensive knowledge of Theravada Buddhist Vipassana meditation. We’ll explore useful tools and modern applications such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. You’ll leave this module with enough knowledge and practice to build your own deeply relaxing and inspiring Yin Yoga practice.
Meditation & Self-Inquiry
The third module is devoted to meditation. Practical teachings explore three main contemplative directions: Spiritual Heart Meditation, Self-Inquiry & Mantra Meditation. Akasha’s breath-based and heart-centered approach is grounded in the non-dual wisdom of Advaita Vedanta. We’ll explore relevant basics and background insight on different lineages and meditation styles.
“No words would give true justice to the experience with these guys!”
Kinga Kovacs – United Kingdom
TECHNIQUES, TRAINING, PRACTICE
- Posture practice – Authentic breath-based Hatha Yoga as taught by Krishnamacharya with integration of powerful Bandhas
Posture practice – Classical Hatha poses, shapes of Yin Yoga, meditation poses
Arm balancing introduction & handstand fundamentals
Establishing a self-practice
Principles of breath
Classical Hatha Yoga Asana – alignment refinement
Alignment studies of foundational Yin Yoga poses with target areas and energetic effects, modifications & contraindications
Pranayama practice – Basic teaching techniques & advanced practice
Bandha & Mudra Practice – Foundation techniques & advanced practice
Meditation practice – Introduction to classical techniques & Spiritual Heart Meditation
Introduction to Self-Inquiry & Satsang
Mantra chanting & Bhajans
Inner alignment of posture – Breath in Asana
Sequencing principles & Vinyasa Krama
Instructions & the art of verbal adjustment
Teaching Pranayama & holding space
Teaching Yin Yoga
Teaching Meditation & holding space
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Skeleton & muscles recap
In depth – Shoulders & hips
In depth – Core & back
Anatomy of the breath
Energetic anatomy – Breath, Prana & mind
Introduction to fascia & stretching in Yin
Fascia Trains of Yin poses
Endocrine system, nervous system & brain anatomy
- Awakening – The purpose of Hatha Yoga
Source Scriptures of Hatha Yoga
Raja Yoga & the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
Modern Lineages of Hatha Yoga
Surrender & Trust
Advaita Vedanta Foundation – Witness Consciousness & Self-Inquiry
Yin Yoga – Lineage, Purpose, and Mechanisms
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) & the Meridian System
Benefits of Meditation, classical methods, postures & Mudras
Relaxation & Stress Reduction
States of consciousness, brain waves, mediation & Samadhi
90-Minute supervised breath-based Hatha Yoga Practicum: Teaching to a small group with feedback
90-Minute supervised Yin Yoga Practicum: Teaching to a small group with feedback
90-Minute Group Exercise – breath-based Hatha Yoga: Teaching in front of a medium size group
90-Minute Group Exercise – Yin Yoga: Teaching in front of a medium size group
15-Minute Pranayama Practicum: Teaching to a large group
15-Minute Meditation Practicum: Teaching to a large group
60-Minute Final Exam: Demonstration of basic understanding of Hatha & Yin Yoga practice & and teaching skills