• July 2-23, 2017
  • Tuition: $1750.00
  • Lodging: $890.00 to $2160.00
  • Deposit: $400.00
  • $100.00 Early bird discount until April 02, 2017


with Swami Asokananda, E-RYT 500, Letícia Padmasri, M.A., ALC, E-RYT 500

Questions? 434.969.3121 x153 • IYacademy@yogaville.org

The Advanced Integral Yoga Hatha Teacher Training course enables your Yoga practice and teaching skills to flourish. Expand your services by learning how to instruct advanced classes.

Some of the topics covered in this training are:

  • Optional poses for this level, including advanced inversions and arm balancing poses
  • Advanced study, theory, and practice of pranayama, as well as bandhas and kriyas
  • Guidance on how to safely introduce advanced practices
  • Additional study and immersion in Raja Yoga
  • Instruction in Sanksrit pronunciation and vocabulary
  • Study and guidance on how to integrate Koshas, Patanjali’s Ashtanga (Eight Limbs of Yoga), and meditation into your teaching and personal practice

There will also be time to share experiences and new ideas, and to address challenges you may have encountered in teaching or your personal practice. In Yogaville’s peaceful, supportive environment, you will further your own growth by deeply exploring of the science of Yoga.

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

Prerequisites: The course is available to all certified Integral Yoga teachers who have completed Integral Yoga Intermediate Teacher Training.  Applicants are required to have at least six months experience teaching at the Intermediate level before applying. We require that all students not trained through Integral Yoga familiarize themselves with the Integral Yoga method of teaching Hatha Yoga by taking classes at an Integral Yoga Institute or from an IY teacher.  Information on Integral Yoga teachers in your area can be obtained from the online Teachers Directory at www.integralyoga.org/directory.

You may also purchase and practice with the DVDs Yoga with a Master and Intermediate Yoga Class with Swami Asokananda from the Integral Yoga Multimedia Centre (Shakticom) at www.shakticom.org.

Continuing Education

Although we do not yet offer formal Continuing Education Units, the IYTA can provide a CE certificate that documents your attendance and the number of hours your program includes.

  • Contact hours: Approximately 112
  • Total training hours: Approximately 180

About the Instructors  

Sw. Asokananda ATTSwami Asokananda, E-RYT 500, a monk since 1973, is one of Integral Yoga’s foremost teachers—known for his warmth, intelligence, and good humor. His teaching comes out of his own practice and experience, having absorbed the wisdom of his Guru, Sri Swami Satchidananda.

While he enjoys sharing the practical wisdom of yogic philosophy (especially the great Indian scripture, the Bhagavad Gita), he also loves his practice of Hatha Yoga. He is one of Yogaville’s primary instructors for intermediate and advanced Hatha Yoga teacher trainings.

He presently serves as president at the Integral Yoga Institute in New York City. Before this position, he served as the President of Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville and Integral Yoga International.

Letícia Padmasri is an Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, a certified advanced Integral Hatha Yoga teacher, and 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. She combines her love for the sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda with her interest in the body’s structure and function, helping students of all levels adapt their practices to achieve optimal health and total well-being. In addition to being one of Yogaville’s primary teacher trainers, she also offers workshops and seminars in the USA and Brazil.