Integral Yoga: Basic TT

Integral Yoga: Basic TT

26,800.00 29,800.00

Starting October 2019 to May 2020: Part-time training

Early bird deadline: May 31, 2019

Registration deadline: September 10, 2019

If opting for monthly instalments, please use promo code INSTALMENTS and we will set up monthly recurring invoices.


What you need to know before you register…

IY’s Hatha 1 comprehensive certification programme provides a strong foundation for personal development and yoga instruction. Students learn how to safely lead an IY Level 1 class designed for beginners.


  • Basic Hatha Theory & Practicum

  • Philosophy, psychology & practices of IY

  • Introduction to Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

  • Anatomy & Physiology (theory & function)

  • Elements of Yoga lifestyle (diet, detox, fasting)

  • Adapting to suit different abilities & needs

  • Business of setting up to teach


Participants must complete 180 contact hours + 20 non-contact hours. BTT qualifies towards Yoga Alliance RYT200.


At least one year experience as a Hatha Yoga student and a sincere desire to study yoga. Ideally, applicants are familiar with the style of IY beforehand.


  • Early Bird: $26,800

  • Regular: $29800

  • Monthly: $33,000 ($3,300 x 10 instalments) - Please use promo code INSTALMENT when registering and we will set up automated recurring invoices.

Dates & Time

Part-time training includes full-day Saturdays 8am to 6pm and half-day Sundays 8am to 1pm on the dates specified below:

  • October 12-13 2019 weekend

  • October 26-27 2019 weekend

  • November 9-10 2019 weekend

  • November 23-24 2019 weekend

  • December 7-8 2019 weekend

  • January 11-12 2020 weekend

  • + Extra day on Saturday February 8 2020

  • February 22-23 2020 weekend

  • + Extra day on Saturday March 14 2020

  • March 27-29 2020 3-day weekend (Kriya Retreat)

  • April 25-26 2020 weekend

  • May 9-10 2020 weekend

  • May 16-17 2020 weekend

If you have to miss any sessions, please inform the instructors in advance. Missed hours must be made up to reach the total minimum required contact hours in order to graduate. Make up hours are not included in tuition.


Platform Events Space 1/F, 120 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong (MTR Sai Ying Pun A2)

Requirements for Certification

The Integral Yoga Teacher Training Program requires regular attendance, serious application and home study. We are confident that we can certify all our applicants if they are committed to study and practice.  Applicants must complete a minimum of 200 hours of study. Of these, 180 hours must be in-person contact hours. Participants go through a series of qualifying exams and presentations, and has monthly homework assignments.  

Upon successful completion of the course, each graduate receives a diploma from the Integral Yoga Teaching Academy certifying that he or she may teach at the level of Integral Yoga Hatha I, and may be listed as a teacher in the Integral Yoga Teachers’ Directory*.  Additionally, graduating teachers are qualified to be a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) at the 200 hour level with the Yoga Alliance.  The Yoga Alliance is an internationally recognised voluntary alliance of organisations and teachers dedicated to uphold the integrity of yoga, establish standards for yoga teachers, and provide support for yoga professionals.**

Cancellation Policy

Please refer to our Terms & Policies

The Instructors

  • Aurelie (Anjali) Gauthier is an authorised Integral Yoga Teacher Trainer, and head of the Integral Yoga Hong Kong sangha. She will be the principal instructor for this 200-hour teacher training.

  • Hersha Chellaram has studied with Sri Swami Satchidananda since she was a child. She is the lead teacher trainer in Hong Kong, focusing on the Intermediate and Raja Teacher Training programmes, and will be supporting Aurelie for this 200-hour teacher training.

  • Katia (Karuna) Bacon is an Integral Yoga certified teacher at the 500-hour level. She is in charge of Anatomy & Physiology, as well as Hatha Theory.

  • Gabi Baumgartner is Integral Yoga certified teacher at the 300-hour level and a Vini Yoga Therapist. She will be cover lessons in Hatha Theory, Pranayama, Adapting Yoga, and also trainee mentoring.

  • Lakshmi Harilela is an Integral Yoga certified teacher at the 500-hour level. She is an expert in Ayurvedic Nutritional Science and the art of diet and detox.

* Certified Integral Yoga teachers may submit personal details to the Integral Yoga Teachers’ Association for inclusion in the Integral Yoga Teachers’ Directory

** Must apply to the Yoga Alliance separately