• July 12, 2015 - August 9, 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 Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, Sadasiva Kurt Schroeder, E-RYT 500

Official time for check-in: 4 pm and check-out: 2 pm


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.

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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 Instructors

Leticia Padmasri 2014Letícia Padmasri, M.A., E-RYT 500, is a certified Integral Hatha Yoga teacher in the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced levels, as well as a certified Raja Yoga teacher. She holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, a master’s degree in education, and has dedicated many years towards the study of exercise physiology. Her interest in the body’s structure and function, combined with her love for the philosophy of Yoga, supports students in experiencing the true depth of the Yoga asanas.

She teaches Hatha Yoga and workshops in Yogaville and Brazil. She is Yogaville’s primary anatomy and physiology teacher, and has been administrating Yoga teacher trainings and workshops at the Academy since 2008.


Sadasiva 2014

Sadasiva (Kurt) Schroeder, E-RYT 500, began his Yoga career as a Karma yogi in 1996. Since then, he has enjoyed continuous practice—which includes helping other like-minded individuals find optimal health, inner peace, and a deeper understanding of existence.

He has taught Hatha and other forms of Yoga at workshops, retreats, college campuses, and a variety of other settings for many years. Sadasiva began assisting teacher trainings in 2007 at the Integral Yoga Institute in San Francisco, and in 2009, he began serving as main instructor for the basic level teacher trainings. He also serves in the Integral Yoga Ministry program.

Sadasiva currently lives in Boulder, CO, where he is pursuing a master of divinity degree at Naropa University.