Aegialis school of yoga welcomes you to further explore your yoga practice, knowledge and yoga teaching journey in this intensive 300 hours yoga teacher training. This is a 27 days intensive training where you will learn more on yoga philosophy, deepen your asana practice and further develop your teaching. This program dives deep into the Yoga philosophy and in depth study of the 4 paths of yoga. Some yoga sutras will be studied in detail as well as different detailed aspects for each of the 4 yoga paths.
This training focuses on advanced asana practice and study of some of the more anatomically complex and advanced asanas including technique, correct body alignment, benefits, modifications and contraindications. This 300 hours YTT will help you develop your teaching by learning more about and understanding the techniques of specific asana class sequencing and guided meditations sessions. There will be daily asana classes, pranayama and meditation sessions. Some bonus classes/workshops will be included on Ayurveda lifestyle and self-development.
*This training is Yoga Alliance International approved. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate of 300 hours Yoga teacher from Aegialis school of yoga and are eligible to apply for certification from Yoga Alliance International.
*This training is taught in English language only.
During your time at Aegialis school of yoga, you will also explore the beauty of Amorgos island with planned guided activities such as hiking in the mountains with a walking meditation in nature; a guided island tour to the island’s most iconic sights and an introduction into the famous herbs of the island.
Welcome to an oasis of luxury and peace where you will experience comfort, elegance and plenty of inspiration. Famous for being a top yoga destination worldwide, at Aegialis Hotel and Spa we offer 5 beautiful yoga shalas and an outdoor rooftop, with direct views to the crystal clear Aegean sea and the Amorgian mountainous landscape. Each shala comes with high end complimentary props and a unique energy of tranquility and bliss. We have welcomed over 700 yoga groups from all over the world to experience the magic of Amorgos island with Aegialis. Every year, more than 2000 yoga enthusiasts come to Aegialis to explore their yoga, meditation and wellness practices. Your experience here will be one of tranquillity, transformation and joy. We are happy to welcome you to our beautiful island.
Miriam Indries is a certified 500+hours Yoga Teacher and E-RYT 500 & Ε-CYT 500. With a vast experience of teaching asana & meditation as well as yoga teacher trainings, she is devoted to her mission and service of sharing the yoga philosophy around the world through her teachings.
She spent time in India, studying yoga philosophy and advanced asana practice with a top yoga master. Miriam is a published author and her yoga and wellness articles have been published in many international publications, as well as being featured on the cover of Om Yoga Magazine. Interested in the holistic wellness field, Miriam studied and qualified as an Ayurveda Practitioner, the sister science of yoga.
She is also a Pilates Instructor & fitness enthusiast. Additionally, she has academic qualifications in Psychology (B.A) and NLP (neuro linguistic programming), focusing on behavior, effective goal setting and strategies for self-development. Her love for learning also led her to studies in Chinese medicine, Body Language and Reflexology and she continues to remain open to being a student of life.
Stamatis Giannakopoulos is the general manager of Aegialis Hotel & Spa and the director of Aegialis School of Yoga. Growing up in the USA, Stamatis graduated in Boston with a Hotel and Restaurant management degree. Shortly after, he moved back to his country of birth, Greece and settled in Amorgos island. Being a place known for its high terrestrial magnetism and also where his family is from, Amorgos island became a hidden treasure for the yoga community worldwide as Stamatis and his family created Aegialis Hotel.
His enthusiasm for yoga and wellness has always been inspired by following his vision to create a greater good for the world. As a savvy businessman and passionate yoga practitioner, Stamatis runs Aegialis, one of the most popular yoga retreat destinations in the world, hosting over 100 groups every year. He has devoted the last 15 years of his life to develop the hotel as an oasis of peace and tranquility, for yoga enthusiasts all over the world. Stamatis is a skilled violin player and has graduated with a conservatory diploma in Violin.
Aegialis school of yoga was created by individuals who are passionate and devoted to spread the word about the yoga lifestyle and its benefits. Offering intensive 200-hour yoga teacher trainings registered with Yoga Alliance International, Aegialis School of yoga offers its students an in-depth study of the yoga philosophy, focus on asanas and alignment, and the overall yogic lifestyle, with an emphasis on empowering their students to pursue their passion of becoming yoga teachers. Situated in Amorgos, a beautiful Greek island famous for its high terrestrial magnetism, Aegialis School of yoga invites yoga aspirants to explore the yoga journey and learn from highly skilled teachers.
Aegialis School of yoga is part of the Aegialis Hotel & Spa family, a destination known to be one of the top in the world for yoga retreats. Welcoming yoga groups for over a decade now, Aegialis Hotel has over 100 yoga groups every year hosting their retreats here.
A unique YTT experience – Dive deep into the philosophy of yoga surrounded by peaceful nature and inspiring views. You will practice asanas with a specific focus on alignment, benefits and teaching techniques, dipe deep in the philosophy of yoga and embrace this transformational self-development experience
High end yoga facilities – 5 spacious yoga shalas, all with sea views and equipped with full yoga props (natural cork mats and blocks, straps, blankets, eye pillows, dharma wheels, inversion chairs, Prana mats, Iyengar wall, aerial yoga silks, Tibetan bowls, gong).
Highly skilled teachers – Your teachers are experts in their field, with a passion to share their knowledge with those who are ready to go deeper in their yoga practice and become yoga teachers. We encourage and empower our students to be open to learning, ask lots of questions and embrace their unique style of practice.
Luxury and comfort – Experience 5-star luxury in an island famous for having one of the highest magnetic fields in the world. Located on a slight hill overseeing the entire Aegiali Bay, Aegialis Hotel & Spa offers you a front row seat to sea views and the majestic mountainous landscape of the island. This is a prime location, with only a short walk to the beach and the Aegiali shops.
Delicious fresh food – Enjoy delicious fresh food at award winning Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant. You will be served an abundant breakfast buffet daily, as well as a tasty lunch and dinner. We use fresh food and locally grown vegetables and a variety of spices grown on the island. The meals are all vegetarian and vegan.
Group activities – Explore the beauty Amorgos island has to offer. During your time with Aegialis school of yoga, you can enjoy the activities planned such as hiking in the mountains with a walking meditation in nature; a guided island tour to the island’s most iconic sights and an introduction into the famous herbs of the island.
Lalon Idor Spa – Relax, rejuvenate and pamper yourself at our Lalon Idor Spa complex. You can enjoy complimentary use of the sauna, hammam, jacuzzi and the indoor salt-water pool, which comes with a water cannon and a flowing stream.
Body treatments and wellness – You will receive a complimentary full body massage from the highly skilled therapists at Lalon Idor Spa. Other body and beauty treatments are available from the spa menu at additional cost.
Gym – You can enjoy complimentary use of the gym.
Contact our team here and let us know. An unforgettable yoga experience in magical Amorgos island awaits you
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Our unique quality is that this center was designed and built by yoga teachers specifically to offer the teaching, practice and living elements of yoga and good health.
Experience the comfort and stylish experience of 5-star luxury! At Aegialis Hotel & Spa, all rooms have sea views and come with a private balcony or veranda. You can choose to have your own room, or share with another student.
Discover the tasty experience of the Amorgian delicious food, all vegetarian and vegan at our award-winning Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant. The food is fresh, locally sourced and rich in taste, using the famous Amorgian herbs.
A deposit of 30% of the total cost is required upon booking, in order for your spot to be confirmed. The remaining amount must be paid 15days prior to the start of the training (non-refundable)
We have 5 beautiful shalas with stunning sea views available. These are Namaste, Ananda, Anantolia, Elysia and Nidra. During your YTT we will mostly use the Namaste shala however there may be an opportunity to experience the rest.
Yoga equipment is provided including natural cork mats and blocks, bolsters, blankets, straps, eye pillows, aerial swings, Iyengar wall, inversion chairs, Tibetan chimes, candles, Tibetan singing bowls and incense sticks.
Of course you can extend your stay and embrace the energy of the island and our high end facilities for longer. Please advise our team in advance to ensure there is availability for your desired dates, as special rates are offered for this occasion, always depending on availability.
– Luxury accommodation for 28 nights;
– Breakfast, lunch and dinner at award winning restaurant;
– Complimentary yoga props;
– Study manual and goody bag;
– Transfers from Amorgos port to the hotel on arrival;
– Transfers from hotel to Amorgos port on departure;
– One hour full body massage;
– Activities around the island;
– Complimentary use of the spa facilities
– hammam, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor sea water pool;
– Upon successful course completion, certification that can be registered with Yoga Alliance International.
Visa, Mastercard and American Express are accepted.
All cancellations confirmed 1 month prior to the starting date of the YTT will receive full refund of their deposit. Later cancellations than that, will not be eligible for a refund but can be transferred to the next YTT bach.
In case of any kind of unpredictable situations, like pandemics, and only if travelling on booking’s period is forbidden by Governments, then no refund can apply, but the 30% paid deposit will be transferred towards the next teacher training bach. If this will also be affected, or the dates are not suitable for the person, then the amount of the 30% paid deposit can be used for individual accommodation at Aegialis hotel & Spa, depending always on availability.
In case the new choice of training differs in price, either higher or lower than the originally booked package, this difference in cost will be settled upon arrival together with the remaining payment of the package.
During your yoga teacher training, you may choose from single accommodation, or shared accommodation as double, triple or quadruple. All rooms come with sea views and an elegant decor, to provide you with inspiration and an overall relaxing experience.
Yes you can enjoy complimentary WI-FI.
On some occasions we can allow space for pets, however this needs to be arranged at the time of your booking, Kindly note that pets are not allowed in our restaurants and the spa areas. The medical booklet is needed in any case and pet has to be on its leash when being outside of the room.
Yes, a delicious daily breakfast buffet, as well as lunch and dinner are included in the package. The meals are vegetarian and vegan, made with fresh ingredients. Please let us know at the time of your booking if you have any specific dietary requirements.
Daily freshly squeezed juices, water, herbal teas.
It is possible to travel to Greece from anywhere with our yoga school invitation that we provide to our students. For further information you can always get in touch with us.
(Students recently visited from the United States, Europe, South Africa…)
Arrival and departure transfers in Amorgos are included in your package.
As the easternmost island of the Cycladic region, Amorgos can only be reached by boat. There are two ports on the island, Aegiali and Katapola. Ferries depart from Piraeus port, Athens. Schedule of the ferries can be found online: www.openseas.gr and both ports have to be chosen in order to find all options.