07 May The Collective – 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

– October 2nd – 29th, 2020

  The goal of this training is to evolve personal empowerment and to enhance and build skills of communication, leadership, awareness, observation, practice and teaching.  To develop teachers by a process of evolution to a different adaptive state or condition: natural evolutionary processes, expansion and growth. Our transformative curriculum is designed to cover all the pillars of yoga; asana, pranayama, meditation, philosophy, alignment, energetic body and sacred literature.

Desa Seni, A Village Resort opened to the world on August 8th 2006. From its awakening, this village has focused on creating a holistic wellness program providing yoga, dance, music and organic cuisine, set amidst a beautifully landscaped fully recycled eco friendly resort. The whole concept creates an environment where people can come to learn, relax, evolve the self and at the same time become part of a kula or community, experiencing the life and ways of Indonesia.

This 4 week training course, offered by a dedicated and passionate group of educators, is an informed, integrated, dynamic approach. Our team of teachers will be working together to share, educate and nurture all those in awakening the teacher within or evolving their practice. This experience will incorporate all of Desa Seni’s philosophies, a fully rounded spectrum into yoga, offerings from additional teachers who will further educate, along with organic food, holistic wellness and the support and guidance of an amazing team.

Our intention is to guide in the evolution of individual students towards their unique and awakened true expression as a practitioner or a teacher.

No matter where you are in your journey of this life, yoga teacher training lets you design your dreams.

This is a journey that begins with an external physical practice and evolves inward to a place deep within your soul.

What Certificate Will I Receive ?


Desa Seni School of Yoga is a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance. This yoga teacher-training program and all the teachers are internationally accredited have exclusive recognition and qualify to teach for the 200-hr Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification. Yoga Alliance is an international governing board for yoga teachers and training program in the U.S and globally. Graduates of our program are automatically eligible to register as a RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance.

Yoga Alliance Accredited School of Yoga

For more information, please visit: www.yogaalliance.org

What Will I Learn ? 

Techniques of Yoga

Teaching/Practicing Asana, Pranayama, Meditation and Mantra

Restorative Yoga and the use of Props

Teaching Methodology 

The art of sequencing (teaching strategies to create mindful, functional and creative classes)

Anatomy and Physiology 

Basic introduction of the musculoskeletal system, nervous system responses, principles of movement, the mechanics of breathing, body reading assessment and anatomy of adjustments.

Philosophy and Yogic Scriptures 

The Evolutionary History of Yoga.

Group Practicum and Presentation Skills 

Systematic work towards planning, theming and skillfully teaching a full spectrum yoga class.

A Day In Evolve :

7:00 – 8:00 am: Pranayama & Meditation

8:00 – 10:00 am: Asana Practice

10:00 – 11:00 am: Light Breakfast

12:00 – 2:00 pm: Lecture / Anatomy / Philosophy / Teaching Methodology

2:00 – 3:30 pm: Lunch and Free Time

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Teaching Methodology / Alignment and Adjustments / Yoga Practice and Practicums

Saturdays are half days and Sundays off.


Who Are My Teachers ?

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”  Brad Henry


Desa Seni, A Village Resort
opened to the world on August 8th 2006. It is located in Canggu, Bali – Indonesia. From its awakening, this village has focused on creating a holistic wellness program providing yoga, dance, music and organic cuisine, set amidst a beautifully landscaped fully recycled eco friendly resort. The whole concept creates an environment where people can come to learn,  evolve, relax, awaken the self and at the same time become part of a kula or community, experiencing the life and ways of Indonesia.

Stay in charming  accommodations at the beautiful eco resort. All the rooms are individual antique houses with air conditioning, beautiful terraces, sitting areas and private modern bathrooms. The interior of each unique house has been re-furbished to provide comfort, while the exteriors have retained the integrity of rural village life.

The area, Canggu, has everything one would want.  There are great surf breaks, shopping, restaurants, supermarkets and yes, some great beach clubs for frolicking.



    Single,  private bedroom and bathroom  USD $7,200

Early Bird by August 2nd USD $6,700

Twin, Two yogis per house –  one of our larger houses set up with individual beds and mosquito nets.  USD $5,700 per person

Early Bird by August 2nd USD $5,200

 We pair females with females and males with males.


The training is available without accommodation, however, as you will be spending long days at Desa Seni, we recommend staying at Desa Seni during your training in order to get the full immersive experience.  We start early every morning and finish in the evening.



For those who are already living in Bali or have alternate accommodation USD $3,800

Early Bird by August 2nd USD $3,300

All inclusion are the same other than accommodations


Payment and Terms

Pay a deposit of USD $500 to secure your spot

Balance due in full by September 2nd

Payment can be made by bank transfer directly to Desa Seni.

Please contact info@desaseni.com for more details.


Refund Policy

If a participant withdraws from the course, the deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable.

If a participant withdraws from the course after full payment has been received, September 2nd,  they will receive a 50% refund

If a participant with draws October 1st or after the training starts, there is no refund.

This Refund Policy applies to both Residential and Non-Residential options.



What Does Tuition Include ?

Early Bird: Take off $500 if you register by August 2nd

All Materials:  Classes, academic fees, manual, work-books, diploma

Certification: 200 HR Yoga Alliance RYS

Organic Food: Healthy Breakfast & lunch on all class days – Opening and closing group dinners – Vegetarian

Full Access: To all the resort facilities, WiFi, Pool, Spa, Private Shalas

Graduation:  Ceremony & Celebration

Evolve: Safe, inspiring environment, new friends, journey of a lifetime


Join us at Desa Seni, A Village Resort, for a month of Evolution.


Frequently Asked Questions 
What airport should I fly into?
  • Denpasar Ngurah Rai
What time do we start and finish?
  • We will start on the first day at 4 pm and finish on the last day at 11 am. Typical days we start at 7 am and finish around 6 pm.
Is there a reading list?

We suggest you read the following for a better understanding once taught in the training.

  • Light on Yoga, by BKS Iyengar
  • Pranayama; The Breath of Yoga. By Gregor Maehle
  • Sensing, Feeling and Action by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen
  • Meditation for the Love of It: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience by Sally Kempton
Will I receive a certificate at the end?
  • All students who finish the course will get a certificate of completion. Registered through Yoga Alliance.
What is the weather like?
  • Bali’s climate is tropical and high in both temperature and humidity. Most people find it pleasant. The average temperature is about 30 degrees Celsius, or 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Remember to drink a lot of water so you don’t become dehydrated.
Do I need to bring yoga mat and towel?
  • Yoga mats and other supplies such as bolsters are available. Daily fresh towels are provided in yoga spaces.
What do I need to bring with me?
  • Let’s start with what you don’t need to bring. There will be towels available in each room. We also provide you with a our organic shampoo and shower gel Please bring your required set of personal hygiene items (including toothpaste and toothbrush, which we do not supply) and or any supplements or medication you may be taking. Plenty of comfortable clothes that are easy to wash and dry will come handy for your daily yoga practice. Please bring a water bottle, we have many refillable stations.  We all need to do our part and stop the issue of plastic
What about laundry?
  • We offer a wash and dry service for your clothes which will be collected by leaving in the bags provided in your room. Please note, there is an extra charge for this service. Turn around time is maximum 24 hours.
Do I need to get a visa to come to Bali?

Standard tourist visa upon arrival is normally valid for 30 days without prior application, for most passport holders and is free. Please note the free visa is not extendable. Please choose one of the options below in order to get the correct visa. 

  • Pay for a visa on arrival, you do this at the airport, this visa can be extended for one month and we can help with an additional cost of $100.
  • Apply for a 60 or 90 day visa prior to your departure. If you want to be totally flexible and stay longer, the best option is to apply for this type of visa in your home country before you leave. Cost and processing times vary so please check in advance and follow procedures of your local Indonesian embassy. You will need to send us the address of the Embassy and a copy of your passport, we will prepare the letters needed and forward so you may go to the embassy.
  • Fly out, then fly back in. Arrange a flight out of Bali and return immediately; you will be granted another standard visa upon arrival, valid for 30 days. You will need to arrange this on a Saturday (afternoon) or Sunday not to interfere with the training.
How about internet and local mobile?
  • You can easily acquire a prepaid local SIM card at reasonable speed and rates. Don’t forget there’s free WiFi throughout Desa Seni
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“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.”

~ Patanjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali ~