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Embark on a Transformational Yoga Journey

Santosha Sri Lanka Yoga Teacher Training Course
– Authentic Yoga Experience in Surf Paradise

A physical, emotional and spiritual journey to the heart of true yoga…

We know your heart and soul crave something more…

Santosha will revolutionize your understanding of yoga; deepening your practice and experience and giving you the skills to share your passion for yoga – if that is your goal. Embark on a journey filled with personal growth and true experiential wisdom… helping you to follow your true path and connect to your authentic self.

✔️ Become an Inspired and Confident Yoga Teacher

✔️ Live and Learn in a Beautiful Tropical Surf Paradise

✔️ Gain your Yoga Alliance Certification from a World-Renowned Yoga School

✔️ Become Empowered to Help & Heal Others

✔️ Experience a Supported Yoga Journey Like None Other

Complete your YOGA TEACHER TRAINinG in sri lanka

Start on a Fulfilling and Inspiring New Path

2024 Sri Lanka Yoga Teacher Training Date

5 – 26 September, 2024  

Full Yoga Course Investment – $2,890 AUD

Earlybird Rate – $2,590 AUD

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SANTOSHA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING GRADUATES

Why our Students Loved Our Sri Lanka Course

“This is What I Want To Do With My Life”

“Santosha has really helped me understand that, and achieve that too”

“All I Want To Do is Share What I’ve Learned!”

“Santosha created such an exciting, stimulating, and revolutionary environment”

“Santosha Create a Full and Solid Foundation”

“They take you by the hand throughout the whole process”

READY FOR A TRANSFORMATIONAL JOURNEY OF MIND, BODY & SPIRIT?

Download our Sri Lanka Travel + Accommodation Guide and Course Brochure, packed with helpful information on how to join us on this one-of-a-kind yoga experience!

‘SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST A YOGA TRAINING’

What makes Santosha Yoga Institute Special?

SHARE FROM THE SOURCE

At Santosha you learn from an authentic lineage. Gain access to profound teachings passed down through the Krishnamacharya lineage and learn a healing approach to yoga designed to create true well-being. Build a strong foundation - so you know your practice and teaching are safe, effective and authentic.

EXPERIENCE PARADISE

Our past Sri Lanka students agree - this is the most magical backdrop in the world! Spend 22 days in a yoga tribe, surrounded by swaying palms, sea breezes and sweet tropical village vibes. Bursting with temples and natural beauty, Sri Lanka is a must-visit destination for yogis, nature lovers, and spiritual seekers.

DEEP YOGA PHILOSOPHY

Like yoga itself, this course goes far beyond the physical - providing you with powerful practices, yogic wisdom and deeply impactful transformational teachings. Looking for 'not just another yoga training' but a deeply connected physically, mentally and spiritually rewarding journey? This is the course for you!

REVOLUTIONARY NEW MODULES

We want your time with us to have the most impact it can! So we've packed our Sri Lanka course with workshops to take your teaching skills to the next level - along with experiential modules to make this a training experience unlike any other. Gain truly unique skills and wisdom to share in your classes and retreats.

COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT

Gain a strong foundation on our Certified Yoga Teacher Training in Sri Lanka, with transformational daily practices, practice teaching experience, and interactive classes. Then when you get home have lifetime access to our online video modules to refresh your knowledge throughout your future career.

SUPPORTIVE YOGA COMMUNITY

Gain so much more than a certification! We work with you to uncover blocks and find expansion in a fully supported environment. Reconnect to self, find the tools you need to live a joyful and fulfilled life and create lifelong memories with a loving and open-hearted group of supportive yogis.

SANTOSHA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM

Embark on our Yoga Teacher Training in Sri Lanka

Immerse Yourself in the Magic of Stunning Sri Lanka…

Heaven for Nature Lovers, Surfers and Yogis

Experience breathtaking Sri Lanka; warm tropical beaches, lush rainforests, colourful temples, surf and sun. Our students love this alluring land full of natural beauty and culture, we know it will enthrall and enchant you too! 

Surfing, Swimming, Massage and Relaxation

Spend 22 days enjoying Sri Lanka’s best-kept secret – Hiriketaya – a hidden horseshoe of white sand, stunning sunsets, and amazing surf. Chill out in this charming beach village, enjoying daily surfs, swims, and massages. 

 Abundant Nature, Culture and Adventure

Enjoy hiking mountains, exploring waterfalls, discovering ancient temples, spotting elephants and leopards in the wild, and much more – there are so many fun-filled experiences on offer on one tiny island!

Wellness and Rejuvenation Paradise

Discover the health benefits of Ayurveda! Receive massages and treatments and enjoy healthy and delicious local cuisine, packed full of medicinal herbs and spices. Leave the island thriving, full of renewed energy and well-being.

CERTIFY TO TEACH YOGA WORLDWIDE

How are our In-Person Programs Delivered?

CERTIFY TO TEACH ON OUR 22-DAY IN-PERSON TRAINING PROGRAM

Join our teacher training in South Coast Sri Lanka for an incredible learning experience! Gain the foundational skills to teach, take your self-practice deeper, and enhance your skills with plenty of practice teaching others. Develop your abilities as an instructor with deeper knowledge to enhance your wisdom; including Pranayama, Meditation, Trauma Sensitive Teaching, Yoga for Mental Wellbeing, and Ayurveda.

ACCESS ADDITIONAL RYT-200 ONLINE CONTENT (OPTIONAL)

For those who want to consolidate and refresh your education after your in-person experience - you will be given full access to our comprehensive online course video modules and slides through our easy-to-use learning portal. Retain life-long access to the online content; meaning it is there for you to refer to at every stage of your yoga career. This is a fully optional part of your Sri Lanka yoga experience.

COMPREHENSIVE 200 HOUR TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM CONTENT

Yoga Teacher Training Program Modules

Experience these incredible live classes and practices with us 

200 Hours Yoga Teacher Training Study in Sri Lanka

JOIN OUR 2024 SRI LANKA COURSE TODAY!

5 – 26 September, 2024  

Full Yoga Course Investment – $2,890 AUD

Earlybird Rate – $2,590 AUD

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LOVE AND SUPPORT AT EVERY STEP OF YOUR JOURNEY

Our Expert Sri Lankan Team

Meet your Lead Trainer – Santosha Yoga Institute Founder

SUNNY RICHARDS

Sunny Richards is the founder of Santosha Yoga Institute – born from a dream to create a sacred place for healing and transformation to awaken the incredible potential of happiness and connection to ourselves.

She has taught for over 22 years and trained in Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Vini Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Pre and Post Natal, Yoga Nidra, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, Yin Yoga, Children’s Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Meditation.

“Sunny is a very well-trained and knowledgeable yogini. She is so hands-on and always there whenever you need her. She feels like a swan taking all her hatchlings under her wing as we coast through the course and life. She remembers you, your stories and is so nurturing.” ~ Elisa, South Africa 

Sunny’s goal is to fully support and uplift our students and spiritual family. She will be walking alongside you at every step of your journey – offering support and creating community, and connection.

Sunny is joined in Sri Lanka by our team of master teachers – highly trained yogis, physiotherapists, anatomy experts, yoga therapists and yogic philosophers who will guide and support you on your journey.

SOPHIE WILMINGTON

MANJEET

EWELINA ZABLOCKA

OUR INCrEDIBLE COURSE LOCATION

Experience 22 Days in our Surf and Sun Paradise

Immerse Yourself in Surf, Sun and Tropical Vibes

Join our Open-hearted Community in Surf Paradise

We’re so excited to team up with Dots Bay House, a chilled-out resort on the south coast of Sri Lanka; so we can all share this amazing experience in community.

Relax and Rejuvenate with Ease

Let Dots take care of the details for you. In one step they will book your room and also arrange your pick-up from the airport – making your travels easy and stress-free. 

Cool Cafe Vibes All Day

Delicious meals, snacks, and juices are available all day at Dot’s chilled-out cafe. Hang out with your new yoga friends, enjoying the friendly and fun community vibes.

Sleep in Style, to Suit All Budgets

We feel passionate about making this experience accessible to all; so we worked with Dots to offer variety of room options – meaning all budgets can experience paradise!

Find out more about our Award Winning Accommodation Partner:

Please note: Dots have blocked off their rooms as FULLY BOOKED on their website during this time – this is because their rooms are all reserved for our students! Please email directly to book your room: [email protected]

SRI LANKA yoga Teacher training GIFTS

Join Our 2024 Course Now and Save

YOUR CHOICE OF FREE SPECIALISED ONLINE YOGA TRAINING

SAVE $300 AUD WITH OUR EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT

YOUR CHOICE OF FREE SHORT COURSE

Add to Your Career Opportunities with Specialised Skills

 Gain highly sought-after skills to add value as a teacher and stand out from the crowd

Gain lifetime access to one of our popular specialised short trainings. Choose the option that best suits you…

YIN YOGA

50 HOUR TRAINING

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MEDITATION

50 HOUR TRAINING

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PRE + POST NATAL YOGA

50 HOUR TRAINING

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KIDS + TEENS YOGA

30 HOUR TRAINING

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YOUR NEXT STEPS

Qualify to Teach on our RYT-200 Online Yoga Teacher Training

Sri Lanka YOGA TEACHER TRAINinG 

Join Us for the Adventure of a Lifetime in 2024

Sri Lanka Yoga Teacher Training

5 – 26 September, 2024 

Full Yoga Course Investment – $2,890 AUD

Earlybird Rate – $2,590 AUD!

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BOOK YOUR PLACE BELOW…

Option 1:
Deposit

Hold your Place!
Full payment due 1 week before

$299 AUD Deposit

Option 2:
Payment Plan

5 x Monthly Payments
of $598 AUD

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Option 3:
Full Payment

1 x payment
of $2,890 AUD

$2,590 AUD

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

All About our Sri Lanka 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

WHAT IS THE COST OF THE 200-HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN SRI LANKA?

The early bird investment for your tuition is $2,590 Australian Dollars if you pay in full - and the cost of your accommodation will depend on the option you select. We also offer payment plans that can be made in 5 x monthly installments. Please click the link below to see how much this will cost in your currency (choose your currency once on the conversion site):

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WHAT IS THE COST OF THE 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN SRI LANKA IN USD?

The early bird investment for your tuition is approximately $977 USD - and the cost of your accommodation will depend on the option you select. Please click the link below to see the most up-to-date conversion rate to USD:

TODAY'S COST IN USD

WHAT IS THE COST OF THE 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN EUROS?

The early bird investment for your tuition is approximately €1,555 EURO - and the cost of your accommodation will depend on the option you select. Please click the link below to see the most up-to-date conversion rate to €EURO:

TODAY'S COST IN EURO

CAN I HOLD MY PLACE WITH THE DEPOSIT AND STILL GET THE EARLYBIRD RATE?

Yes! Hold your place with the deposit, and then make your final payment at least one month before the transformative journey begins to still receive our earlybird discount.

WHERE IS YOUR SRI LANKAN LOCATION?

Our 2024 course is held in the chilled surf-hotel Dot's Bay House; located on the beach in Hiriketiya, Sri Lanka.

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WHERE DO I STAY?

We are running our training in partnership with Dot's Bay House. Select your room from the options offered onsite - please ENQUIRE NOW to receive our Accommodation Guide for prices and room choices.

CAN I STAY OFFSITE?

As we are running our Sri Lanka training in partnership with Dots all students must stay onsite at Dot's Bay House. Dot's offers generous room prices to suit all budgets and needs, and are looking forward to welcoming our students with the hospitality and warmth Sri Lankans are known for!

WHAT DO THE HALF OR FULL-BOARD MEALS AT DOTS BAY HOUSE CONSIST OF?

Dot's Half Board Breakfast and Dinner options are a mix of BBQs, buffet-style meals, and tasty a la carte options and include coffees and juices from Dots Surf Cafe. Breakfast options include vegan and gluten-free choices as well as house-made sourdough bread toast. Dots serve fresh Illy coffee and espresso, as well as fine Sri Lankan teas and fresh juices from local fruit. Please let us know your dietary requirements upon enrolment so they can best cater to your needs.

DOES DOTS BAY HOUSE HAVE A POOL?

Yes, Dot's has a gorgeous pool for you to cool off in, perfect for lounging, swimming, and relaxing. A pool-side bar service is also available so you can sip juices while you relax poolside.

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HOW DO I BOOK MY ROOM AT DOTS BAY HOUSE?

Booking accommodation could not be easier! Choose your room from our Accommodation Guide, then email Dot's Bay House: [email protected]. Dots will reply to confirm your place. Please note: Dots have blocked off their rooms as FULLY BOOKED on their website during this time – this is because their rooms are all reserved for our students!

WILL I BE QUALIFIED WITH YOGA ALLIANCE?

Yes, gain your official yoga certification in Sri Lanka! This is a Yoga Alliance certified 200 Hour Yoga Teacher training - meaning you can gain your certification and register as an RYT-200 Teacher immediately upon graduation - qualifying you to teach yoga in gyms and yoga studios worldwide.

WHAT STYLE OF YOGA IS TAUGHT AT SANTOSHA YOGA INSTITUTE?

We teach authentic 'vini' flow - which connects Hatha Yoga postures in short flowing Vinyasa sequences. We teach from the traditional teachings of the Sri T Krishnamacharya lineage - a therapeutic and holistic approach; the goal of which is to create healing and well-being in mind, body, and breath. This builds a strong and authentic foundation ensuring what you share is safe and effective. Know what you are sharing is the real deal - based on authentic wisdom and traditions built upon by yogis for thousands of years.

CAN I JOIN EVEN IF I HAVE INJURIES?

At Santosha we believe yoga is for everybody and all bodies! You do not need to have the perfect, injury-free body to be a yoga teacher or join us on the course. You can participate in the course - and go on to teach sequences confidently - utilising modifications, basic adjustments or alternate postures. We have a strong focus on ensuring we are sharing safe and sustainable practices for all yogis and providing options to support this. When you sign up for the course we will ask you to let us know of any injuries so can ensure that you are kept safe and looked after.

DO I HAVE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE MODULES?

No, this is a fully optional bonus for you! For those who want to consolidate and refresh your knowledge after your in-person course - you will be given full access to our comprehensive online video modules and slides through our easy-to-use learning portal. Retain life-long access to the additional teaching methodology of the online yoga teacher training content; meaning the core teachings there for you to refer to at every stage of your career.

WHAT ARE THE OPTIONAL ONLINE MODULES?

Your OPTIONAL online course modules and yoga education video content include Yoga Anatomy and Physiology, Asana Postures, Asana Alignment, Developing a Daily Practice, Instructing and Sequencing Asanas, Vinyasa Krama and Elemental Vinyasa Principles, Meditation, Pranayama, Therapeutic Application of Yoga, Yoga and Mental Health, Yoga Business, Trauma Informed Teaching, Yoga Philosophy and Sutras, Yoga History, Yogic Philosophy for Daily Living, Yoga Nidra, Mantra & Kirtan, Pre and Post Natal basics. We use a varied teaching methodology to present this information to our aspiring teachers, so everyone can learn how to share their passion for yoga.

WHAT DO I NEED TO JOIN?

We supply all the training materials you need. The only additional reading is 'The Power of Now' by Eckhart Tolle. This is readily available in audiobook, book or e-book. You will need a computer, phone or tablet with wifi capabilities to access your downloaded manuals during your time in Sri Lanka.

DO WE GET TIME OFF TO ENJOY THE SURF AND STUNNING NATURE?

There will be plenty of free time for you to relax, surf, snorkel, swim and explore. Hiriketaya, Sri Lanka is loved by yogis and surfers alike for its incredible surf breaks, pristine water, lively community, organic cafes, ayurveda clinics and incredible options for massage and relaxation. You will never be bored in this beautiful beach village!

I WANT TO BE A YOGA TEACHER - IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

Yes, this is the one for you! Our training is fully registered with Yoga Alliance, meaning upon graduation you can immediately sign up to the most trusted and recognized organisation in the world, allowing you to teach in studios and gyms all over the globe.

I DON'T WANT TO BE A YOGA TEACHER - IS THIS COURSE FOR ME?

Our Santosha Yoga Teacher Training courses are more than just yoga teacher trainings or retreats, they are a chance to transform and grow. Even if becoming a yoga instructor is not your goal, you will dive deeper into your own yoga practice, share a unique experience, gain life-changing wisdom based on classical yoga philosophy, and be supported by open-hearted and caring mentors and friends. So yes, if you want to transform your mind, your body, and your life in beautiful magical Sri Lanka... then this program is for you!

WHAT EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS DO I NEED TO JOIN?

A passion for yoga and a desire to transform your well-being for the better is all you need to join us! During our time together we give you everything you need to safely and effectively teach others along with practices and tools for happier, more authentic heart-centered living.

READY TO START YOUR JOURNEY?

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100 % RISK-FREE GUARANTEE 

Rest assured, we offer full flexibility for any Sri Lanka Yoga Teacher Training bookings. If you are unable to attend our for any reason – should this be related to a reason beyond your control or any reason affecting your travel or participation we offer you our Risk-Free Guarantee. We will refund all tuition payments, minus your non-refundable $299 AUD deposit which can be applied to any other course (online or in-person) at a later date. See full terms and conditions.

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