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Jun 6 - Jul 12 , 2019


Immerse yourself in Yoga & Ayurveda and become an RYT500 Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher & a Tantravaya certified Yoga Therapist in this 5 week immersion training in Hawaii!

The Tantravaya Yoga Teacher Training is a comprehensive, internationally respected program designed to deepen your understanding of yoga and ayurvedic principles.  


The Tantravaya training method is unique in that it's not limited to any "style" or blend of styles. Instead, it emphasizes universal principles of alignment within the context of ayurvedic and yogic practices. 


Tantravaya Yoga trains exceptional teachers by presenting everything you will ever need to know in order to practice and teach any kind of yoga to every body safely and effectively within a system 8 principle actions that are necessary and sufficient in every active gesture, yoga and beyond. Furthermore, the 8 principles are organized into 4 pairs of oppositional actions that allow for ultimate individualization, customizing each gesture to each practitioner by balancing the intensity of antagonistic engagements for the specific needs of the individual body in each pose. As a recent graduate has put it: "with the 8 principles, I couldn't help but teach excellently, right from the first class, even though I was nervous."

​​With exceptional attention devoted to practical training and ample teaching experience time, Tantravaya Yoga Teacher Trainings have a proven track record of producing effective, confident yoga teachers who are ready to teach upon graduation and stand out in the world of yoga.

The Tantravaya Yoga Teacher Training Program is registered with Yoga Alliance and provides the most widely recognized yoga teacher certification credentials in the world. Our primary goal is to cultivate a solid, safe, and effective practice as the foundation of skillful teaching.​

What you will Learn

  • Yoga & Ayurveda: Learn how to customize the practice to each individual constitution, current condition/s and lifestyle, as well as to the season, the environment and the times of the day


  • Anatomy-Based Alignment: Master the 8 universal principles of posture & movement, dictated by human anatomy, that are necessary and sufficient to bring every body safely and effectively to every physical gesture, while honoring individual differences


  • Yoga & The Brain: Learn to challenge coordination, balance, attention & mental flexibility, and how these are crucial for keeping the brain neuro-plastic as we age for improved physical, emotional and mental health


  • Thai Massage and Individualized Bodywork: This training includes qualifications from the ThaiVedic International School of Healing Arts. You will learn a full-body ThaiVedic massage sequence and be able to register yourself as a “ThaiVedic Massage Therapist”. 

  • This Training Includes the ThaiVedic Bodywork Level 1 - Bronze Medallion  


  • Individualized Meditations and Mantra: Craft meditations to individual needs using specific Ayurvedic mantras, body focus points, and visualizations. Be able to register yourself as a “ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant”.


  •  This Training Includes the ThaiVedic Yoga Therapist Level 1 - Bronze Medallion


  • Digestion and Metabolism Treatments: Diagnose which of the 4 digestive types a person in dominant in and how to treat them using Ayurvedic herbs and yoga therapy. Use essential oils to help balance the mind and metabolism. Be able to register yourself as a “ThaiVedic Digestion and Metabolism Consultant”.


  •  This Training Includes the ThaiVedic Yoga Therapist Level 2 - Silver Medallion

  • Teaching Technique, Adjustments & Modifications: Develop expertise in pedagogical methodologies to make every teaching accessible to every student and to make practices available to everyone with variations, technique workshopping and hands-on assists.

  • Effective & Non-Violent Communication: Cultivate skillful communication as a teacher and as a kind member of humanity through NVC and mindful speech.

  • The Wisdom of Compassionate Ethics: Study ancient wisdom alongside contemporary perspectives on ethics in a open minded and non-judgmental way that is free of maxims and rules.

  • Non-Dual Yoga Philosophy: Establish fluency and profound understanding of the principle tenets and concepts in Yoga philosophy, Tantra and Advaita Vedanta, in conjunction with support from contemporary science and discoveries in particle physics, cosmology and logical reasoning.



Our 300 Hour training is recognised and certified by Yoga Alliance International.  

Your Teachers 

Shy Sayar

Director of Tantravaya Yoga,  Shy is well into his third decade with yoga.  Shy has offered coursework on education and pedagogy, as well as yoga philosophy and classical Indian literature at the University of California, Berkeley. In his yoga teaching, Shy integrates his experience in higher education with skillful attention to different learning styles, making even the most complex teachings approachable to every student. His unique Tantravaya Yoga Therapy method has shown remarkable results in posture correction, pain relief and improved balance, as well as healing emotional trauma and addressing the roots of psychological symptoms, such as anxiety and depression. 

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Kimmana Nichols

Co-Founder of the ThaiVedic System, Kimmana is the 3rd generation from an entire family of holistic healers and educators; now holding qualifications in more than 20 healing modalities specialising in Ayurveda and Naturopathy.  Kimmana teaches globally with the world's most renowned teachers; and is in high demand to share his wisdom on Ayurveda, Anatomy, Alignment and health with numerous programs, yoga trainings and schools.   Kimmana's knowledge on the body and its function is incomparable; known for successfully treating chronic illness in patients for over 20 years. 

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  • The anatomy and physiology of yoga

  • Universal alignment technique and individual needs for different bodies

  • Pranayama, meditation, mantra, and mudra

  • Introduction to yoga therapy and posture correction

  • Yogic philosophy, psychology, ethics, history & scriptures​

  • Introduction to Vedic Astrology (Jyotish) and how to assess someone’s life purpose

  • The Ayurvedic 5-element system and its application to a balance life, diet & yoga practice​

  • Protocols for diagnosing an individual's state of dosha (disease tendency)

  • Yogic techniques for balancing each dosha

  • Plus 3 Qualifications from ThaiVedic International School of Healing Arts; Level 1 & 2 Yoga Therapist and Level 1 Bodywork.



  • Teach exceptional, inspired yoga classes

  • Offer high-quality, individually customized private lessons

  • Know which yoga techniques are best suited for themselves and their students

  • Use asana and movement therapies to address muscular and skeletal imbalances

  • Diagnose individuals using Ayurvedic principles

  • Use Ayurvedic principles to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different yoga forms

  • Inspire spiritual fulfillment

ThaiVedic Qualifications

TV Bodywork Level 1 - Bronze Medallion

ThaiVedic Massage Therapist

TV Yoga Level 1 - Bronze Medallion

ThaiVedic Meditation and Lifestyle Consultant

TV Yoga Level 2 - Silver Medallion

ThaiVedic Digestion and Metabolism Consultant

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Additional to your RYT 300hour Certification with Yoga Alliance, you will additionally gain you 3 certified qualifications from the ThaiVedic School of Movement, Healing and Bodywork. 

Train in Paradise!

This 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Hawaii

The 300 hour yoga teacher training will take place on our private retreat facility in Oahu Island in Hawaii.  


Oahu is the 3rd largest island in Hawaii, and is know as "the Gathering Place".  Famous for their vibrant culture and beautiful sites; Oahu Island has a densely rich history, and continues to grow into one of the most dynamic and interesting places to live and visit. 

Boasting iconic beaches, lush greenery and an abundance of fresh tropical fruits; anytime of year is a good time to visit Oahu, with the average temperature ranging between 23-29 degrees celsius.  

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Dates & Investment

June 6 - July 12,  2019

Life Changing Investment

EARLY BIRD with Dormitory Accommodations


USD 4000

EARLY BIRD with Twin Share Room


USD 5000

Regular Price with Dormitory Accommodations


USD 5000

Regular Price with Twin Share Room


USD 6000

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If you require a private room, please contact us directly. 


Airfare/travel expenses not included.

No refunds shall be issued after a course has started for any reason. Failure to attend one day of training or more may result in removal from the course without refund. Inappropriate behavior including but not limited to verbal, physical or emotional violence towards any person during the training will result in removal from the course without refund.



When you fill out your application please be sure to fill out that you heard about the training through the "ThaiVedic Website", to receive your free gift of 3 Ayurvedic  essential oil blends (Vata, Pitta and Kapha balancing blends), valued at $48. 

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