• October 18, 2015 - November 15, 2015
  • Tuition: $2,100.00
  • Lodging: $1,185.00 to $2,800.00
  • Deposit: $500.00

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    434.969.3121 x153
    or IYacademy@ yogaville.org.


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with Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500


The Basic Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville is a month-long residential program consisting of over 200 class hours.

This comprehensive Yoga teacher certification provides a strong foundation for personal and spiritual development, a space for nurturing your own practice, and the skills necessary to become a knowledgeable Yoga teacher. You will learn to teach each portion of the Integral Yoga Beginners’ Hatha Yoga class, including asanas (Yoga poses), deep relaxation, pranayama (breathing practices), chanting, and meditation.

Additionally, You Will Explore:

  • Classes in vegetarian diet
  • Instruction in basic anatomy and physiology
  • Chanting instruction—for personal practice and class settings
  • Raja Yoga (the science of the mind and yogic lifestyle)
  • Jnana Yoga (the study of Self-inquiry)
  • Bhakti Yoga (the path of devotion; including chanting, worship, and self-surrender)
  • Karma Yoga (the practice of selfless service)
  • Conducting and publicizing classes

Read more about the transformative benefits of our one-of-a-kind residential teacher training program. 

Prerequisites: Applicants should be regular practitioners of Hatha Yoga for six months, preferably one year.


Schedule Information

  • Room check-in starts at 4 PM
  • Registration: 3-6 PM
  • Program starts at 7:30 PM
  • Program ends at 11:30 AM
  • Room check-out by 12 noon

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Certification: Graduates receive a diploma certifying them to teach Integral Yoga Hatha Beginners Level I classes and are awarded 200 Yoga Alliance hours.

Integral Yoga is a registered school of the Yoga Alliance—a voluntary alliance of organizations and teachers dedicated to uphold the integrity of Yoga—and provides ongoing support for Yoga professionals in the United States.


About the Instructor

Yoga Teacher Training - Basic Hatha Yoga Certification - Summer 2014-2Satya Greenstone, E-RYT 500, has been a student of Sri Swami Satchidananda for over forty years. She has shared the teachings of Integral Yoga in diverse settings with students of all backgrounds.

Since 1999, she has been the primary teacher for the Basic Integral Yoga Teacher Training course.  She combines a natural, practical, down-to-earth approach to Yoga with gentle humor. She is a yogini first, and her teaching is an extension of her practical experience.

Beyond teaching in the Academy, she and her husband founded the Yogaville Vidyalayam (Temple of Learning) in 1978, an elementary school for the Ashram’s community children.  There, they developed and taught a full academic curriculum based on the principles of Yoga for seventeen years.

“The residential teacher training course is a direct gift from Sri Gurudev, Swami Satchidananda,” Satya has said. “He always said that one should become a yogi first. It is the most profound program offered at Yogaville, because people come and live the yogic lifestyle and their lives are transformed. It is very powerful, and I love to be a part of it.”