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200 HOUR 

Holistic Yoga Therapy

Training in India

Jan 2 - Jan 30 , 2020

Advance your skills as a Holistic Therapist.

Train in Eco-Paradise in Motherland India. 

Course Overview

ThaiVedic 200hr Holistic Yoga Therapy Training Certification offers a revolutionary training; combining ancient wisdoms of Ayurveda, Yoga and Thai Massage with the most powerful holistic therapies of today.


This is different from a regular Yoga Teacher Training, as it equips you with skills to offer the most individualised and effective treatments and classes; allowing you to assess and treat based on spirituality, psychology, metabolism, nutrition, and structure.


Our courses are IPHM (International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine) certified. You will gain an internationally recognised qualification, enabling you to practice holistic medicine around the world*.


For your personal evolution, the 28 days training is an opportunity for you to immerse in an Ayurvedic self-care practice; supporting you for a transformative spiritual experience.

Who is This Training For?

  • Teachers, practitioners or therapists wanting to advance their professional skills. Although all knowledge is taught from an entry level and proceeds to advanced; complete beginners might find the curriculum and intensive learning style challenging if they do not have a present foundation in either yoga, Ayurveda, bodywork or other holistic therapies.

  • Those who understand that yoga is far more than asana (physical postures and exercise), and wish to receive a holistic foundation in a variety of yogic practices including meditation, mantra, bandhas, and more.

  • Those wishing to practice therapy and help people while travelling to beautiful places. Our school is a registered training provider with IPHM (The International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine), and allows students to practice internationally. Although students can receive a Yoga Alliance 200hr qualification through attending our course, if you only wish to teach classes related to asana and yoga studios, there are other courses which may be more focused to your needs. Although we do teach Yoga Asana (poses); it is not the sole focus of the training.  We focus on all aspects of yogic lifestyle and therapies. For a teacher training focused on Asana and Hatha Yoga, please see the Strength & Grace Yoga programs led by our co-founder Barbra Noh.

  • Those who understand that 200hrs of practice and training time will not make you a specialist or expert in the system. Although most participants will have developed life-changing skills and be able to help people as soon as they finish, the journey of mastery will happen over time and you will need to continue practising if you wish to be a specialist in any specific field.

  • Those who aspire to a growth mindset, who love learning and evolving; and are prepared to grow over time with a community which shares and supports your growth. Those who are people-focused and care about others, want to work with individuals and groups, and help the world by sharing practices that increase awareness and healing.

"Apart from being one of the greatest experiences I've ever had, I now sense deep gratitude in every bodywork session I give. Having a diagnosis-tool at hand and a clear structure in mind makes a big difference!"

~ Monika Kletzmayr

Course Objectives


  • To provide an inspiring and enriching learning environment for you to advance your skills as a holistic therapist


  • To support a transformative, spiritual and healing journey; enabling you to learn your individual nature and how to create a life of balance 


  • To welcome you into our close family of worldwide graduates; a group of people you'll be able to grow with for years to come.

Learn From World Class Teachers and Health Experts

Our three ThaiVedic founders will be guiding and shaping your healing evolution, along with a number of world-class guest teachers and assistants. Integrating the best of timeless traditions, with the most effective modern healing modalities; this powerful team of teachers has created a ground breaking curriculum never seen before.

Kimmana Nichols

Co-Founder of the ThaiVedic System is the 3rd generation from an entire family of holistic healers and educators; now holding qualifications in more than 20 healing modalities including Ayurveda and Naturopathy.

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Barbra Noh

With close to 20 years’ experience Barbra is a leading educator for yoga teachers. Additional to her highly regarded alignment focused yoga teacher trainings, she is also author of the book, “Yoga – Living With Strength and Grace”.  

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Sebastian Bruno

Co-Founder of the ThaiVedic System and Yoga Massage Studies; Sebastian is a passionate and respected teacher of Thai Massage and Movement Therapies across the globe.

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Soham Johansen

Soham Johansen is the Founder and Director of the Copenhagen based Hamsa Yoga Studio, which, because of his unique style and skilful yoga classes; earnt the studio a top ranking in Travel and Leisure Magazine´s “Top 25 Yoga Studios Around the World”. Soham takes with him two decades of Yoga know-how & finesse, with a background rooted in Anusara Yoga, Language Studies and Archeology.

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João Paulo Pereira

João Paulo Pereira is the founder of the BASA Yoga Method and has trained and taught extensively with the world's best since 1999. The belief that intense disciplined practice is best balanced with play, and his unique fusion of breath, awareness, strength, and alignment (BASA) have offered his students a dynamic experience to connect to the living tradition of yoga.

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Gain 6 Internationally Recognised ThaiVedic Qualifications

and the opportunity to register with Yoga Alliance International

Yoga Therapist Qualifications

Level 1 - Bronze Medallion

ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant

Level 2 - Silver Medallion

ThaiVedic Digestion and Metabolism Consultant

Level 3 - Gold Medallion

ThaiVedic Structural Consultant

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Bodywork Qualifications

Level 1 - Bronze Medallion

ThaiVedic Massage Therapist

Level 2 - Silver Medallion

ThaiVedic Vayus Therapist

Level 3 - Gold Medallion

ThaiVedic Bodyworker

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Yoga Alliance International

Our training is recognised by the IPHM, enabling students to receive insurance and practice in many countries around the globe. The 7th qualification is the option to register with Yoga Alliance International.

Students will be able to assess and deliver

healing to all 5 elements of the human body.

  • Ether: Guide people to their unique spiritual path and treat the energetic flow within the body. This taps people into the source of infinite healing potential.

  • Air: Assess the psychology of the individual with an integrated system that encourages mental peace and accelerates the manifestation of life goals.

  • Fire: Understand the unique metabolic types of each individual and be able to shift the metabolism and burning fires of the body, enabling better digestion of all of life.

  • Water: Clearly see the body’s connection systems; spirals, loops, fascia, and fluid systems. Enabling compassionate integration and bringing back fluid movement to the dance of the body and lymph.

  • Earth: Strengthen and support the bones and muscular structure of the body, freeing the pain of improper alignment, and empowering an unshakeable body and mind.

Personal Benefits

  • Deeply understand your body and heal long-standing health issues

  • Learn your individual nature and how to create a life of balance

  • Release stress and trauma with daily self-healing practices and bodywork exchange

Professional Benefits

  • Work in an industry that allows you to help others and travel the world

  • Know your clients instantly with the worlds best diagnostic system

  • Provide truly individualised sessions that people rave about

  • Become a qualified health professional that people can trust

  • Be part of an international community of ThaiVedic healers who support your growth and prosperity

Unite with a Worldwide Community

ThaiVedic is not merely a yoga or healing training; it is a worldwide community committed to sharing wisdom that can change the world. If you are interested in having an ethically sustainable career, sharing what you love, thriving in a community of prosperity and success, working in beautiful places, and bettering the life of those who you come into contact with; then the ThaiVedic community is blossoming with people of the same vision.  Let's grow and thrive together!

Our Training Venue

Immerse Yourself in a Paradise

for Yoga and Sattvic Living

The 2020 Holistic Yoga Therapy Training in India will be held at Govardhan Eco Village, India.  

"As you drive away from the city, a mere 108 km from Mumbai, lies a world that moves to a different time. The Ecovillage itself lies near the picturesque Kohoj Fort, in a region that is one of the top ten biodiversity hotspots in the world. You can meet many a winged wonder during your stay here. This is not just a retreat, it is a living embodiment of a way of life. It is a place that inspires an inner transformation allowing you to appreciate the gifts of the earth and what it means to live simply in keeping with spiritual and eco-friendly principles.


At Govardhan Ecovillage you will experience life as a fusion of Vedic wisdom and modern science. You will discover a spiritual ecology, that lets you live in harmony with the earth. In Vedic times, life was focused on service to the world and its inhabitants – both human and animal – not their exploitation. It is this spirit of empathy that lies at the heart of this retreat. GEV is now an award-winning eco-community, that you can visit and experience a living example of sustainable and harmonious living".

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Daily Schedule

The daily course outline consists of three session blocks, where we align our activities with the ideal Ayurvedic routine (based on the location of the sun). Modern research has shown the many benefits of living according to nature's rhythm, and for 5,000 years Ayurveda has put a big emphasis on this.


First Session (06:00 - 08:00)

  • 06:00 - 07:00 Mauna (silence), meditation, yoga and asana experience

  • 07:00 - 08:00 Practice teaching and group workshop


Breakfast (in silence) (08:00 - 09:30)


Second Session (09:30 - 12:30)

Ayurveda or Yoga lectures and therapy practice


Lunch (12:30 - 13:30)


Third Session (15:30 - 18:30)

Ayurveda and Bodywork class


Dinner (18:00 - 19:00)



As the primary purpose of the Holistic Yoga Therapy Training is to awaken self-healing; there is a focus on practices which fine-tune your ability to understand the body’s natural guiding messages and intuitions. All classes throughout the training have this fundamental goal of enhancing self-awareness and empowering people to be their own healer. This frees the mind and body from imbalanced thoughts or movements which promote suffering and decay. When we are more self-aware, we are more able to help and heal ourselves, others, and the world.

Dates & Investment

January 2nd - 30th,  2020

A Life-Changing Investment

The cost for this all-inclusive Holistic Yoga Therapy Training in India represents exceptional value for learning with a team of five world-class teachers, 7 qualifications, and the blissful living environment of Govardhan Eco Village. 

The below prices include all meals during the training, and onsite accomodation for the entire training.

Register Before Oct 30th


USD 5,500

Regsiter After Oct 30th


USD 5,750

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** The price above is the total amount. Any transfer/banks fees must be paid on your behalf.



1. Will there be a final examination at the end of the course? Written/practical?

The 200hr Holistic Yoga Therapy Training in India is a combination of our Level 1, 2, & 3 Bodywork; our Level 1, 2, & 3 Yoga Therapies; plus a 200hr Yoga Alliance certification.  

The Yoga Alliance requirements are only that you attend the specific amount of hours in each subject; which will be covered through your attendance in the entire course. Our curriculum requires examination for each level, in order to receive the full qualification. Some is written and some is practical. Each level also requires home evolutions to be handed in if you want to have the highest ratings, showing that you have been able to apply the system in the real world with clients. 


2. Will we get a certification directly after the Training to take home?

You will receive a "completion certificate" for each of the 6 modules which are covered in this training, and a certificate for the full 200hr; which can be used for Yoga Alliance. In total, you will receive 7 certificates, and with the yoga alliance qualification, you will be able to practice and receive insurance straight after the training. If however, you wish to be "fully certified" by ThaiVedic, you will need to show you have been able to use the knowledge with clients outside the training by going through the process we refer to as the "Healers Evolution Program". If you hand in the "Healers Evolutions" for each module, which is both practical and written, you will then receive feedback from the teacher and a "certified certificate" for that module. Some of the Gold Medallion modules will require a certain amount of hours, not just a one-off application of the system. Students are displayed on the ThaiVedic Practitioner directory according to their medallion ranking. We have chosen this system of grading because we know that 200hrs does not make an experienced healer and so we will prioritise the most experienced ThaiVedic therapists in each part of the world to represent the ThaiVedic community and our system. In the long-term, this will benefit all people involved in the ThaiVedic community, regardless of their level of qualification, because those experienced therapists will be creating the reputation for us all. 

3. Do we need to bring any books or do we get manuals at the training?

We will provide manuals with all necessary information and a pdf of these manuals is available for pre-reading. There is also recommended reading for those students who wish to go deeper into certain areas. Please choose from the recommended reading list based on your weakness. ThaiVedic is a holistic system and as such a little bit of knowledge in all areas will allow you to be more effective. Example areas of knowledge include Anatomy, Thai Massage, Ayurveda, Yoga Therapies etc. Please visit this page to see the full list of recommended readings.


4. What does the daily schedule look like?

The daily schedule runs Monday through Saturday, with Sundays off. The daily schedule generally runs from sunrise until sunset, as we would like to align with the Vedic time clock. The schedule may vary, depending upon the flow of the training, as well as the needs of the group. Class schedule is approximately: Sunrise to 8 A.M, followed by group breakfast. Next class 9.30 A.M. -12.30 P.M, followed by group lunch and free time. The last class will be held from 3 - 6 P.M. and followed by group dinner.


5. Are there any pre-requisites to join this training?

Ideally, participants would have a minimum of two years regular yoga practice, as you will be better prepared for this intensive training. This is also so students can also get the most out of the training. For a full list of pre-requisites of the training, please head over to this page.


6. What’s the maximum number of students that can enrol in the training?

As we would like to make it intimate, intensive, and be able to provide every student with support, we have limited numbers for our courses (30-40 depending on venue).  Because of this our trainings have always been fully booked.  We also have more teachers, guest teachers and assistants on board than other training schools to ensure dynamic learning and one on one time. 


7. Is there any payment plan for the course? I think I will have difficulty affording the course in addition to flights to India.

A payment plan is possible. As all profits of the course are shared evenly by our teachers; it may be difficult to have all teachers agree to have your fees deducted from their share until a later date. The immediate solution to this is that we will prioritise students who can make a full commitment through paying the full amount, and if there is any spots left on the course, then we can talk with the other teachers regarding a payment plan.


8. What happens if I pay now, and become ill next year? Is it possible to get the money back?

Due to the logistics required for planning an International Yoga Teacher Training, we apply a refund policy as calculated below (exclude the 10% non-refundable deposit):

Notification received more than 60 days prior to the training: 70% fee refunded minus US$ 100 administration fee*

Notification received 31-60 days prior to the training: 50% fee refunded minus US$ 100 administration fee*

Notification received less than 30 days prior to the training is non refundable. 

Please note in extreme circumstances we are open to discussion; we care about your health and your education. In such circumstances we could also consider moving you to a later training based on availability. 


In the unlikely event that the Teacher Training gets cancelled, the cost of the course you paid will be fully refunded*. 

*Please note that this refund policy pertains only to the course cost - Other costs such as transportations, flights, visas etc. are the responsibility of the student. 

What you are is what you have been.

What you’ll be is what you do now. ~Buddha

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