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100 Hour & 200 Hour Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga TTC In Italy

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1st Aug to 11th Aug 2020 (100 Hours)

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100 Hour & 200 Hour Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga TTC In Italy

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Upaya Yoga & Olistic Network

Upaya Yoga is delighted to offer to Italian and foreigner yogi and yogini the course which will be hosted in Tuscany in August 2020. This Yoga teacher training course in Italy represents the special opportunity to experience and learn yoga in its original shape without the hassles of traveling to India. Krishna, Alida and Vanessa Fabbrilei, founder of Olistic Network, will lead the training to deliver one the best courses currently available in Europe.

These 22 days journey is hosted, at Casa Cares, into the beautiful countryside at the door of Florence. This is an area popular for the beauty of Nature, ancient villages and rich vineyards. The course is designed to deliver a wide overview of the major subjects of yoga and also to provide the students with valuable and effective tools for their career as promising teachers. All students will be prepared to lead and instruct a 90 minutes class with strength and clarity after having gained the necessary skills.

The benefits and the relevance of the yogic practice in daily life will be understood and experienced along with the entire training. Eventually, the course will gradually unfold as a personal journey leading to self-discovery and transformation.



Objective of the course

  1. To develop a strong physical and mental practice in Hatha and Vinyasa Flow Yoga
  2. To deliver an authentic practice experience of Pranayama and Mantra Yoga
  3. To deliver a clear overview of the main principles of Yoga Philosophy
  4. To understand the functioning of the human body and its systems
  5. To understand the multidisciplinary of Yoga and have a genuine practice of its different styles
  6. To learn the art of relaxation and concentration through Yoga Nidra and Meditation
  7. To progressively build the confidence to teach and expose oneself
  8. To provide remarkable insight into each individual yoga journey
  9. To build powerful and reliable yoga teachers for modern society

The teaching of this course is usually lifelong learning for most of the participants.

Objective of the course


The Program

The program of this yoga teacher training course in Italy is well rounded and balanced. The course promises the practice of different styles of yoga and includes a relevant amount of lectures as following.

Styles of yoga:

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Lecture on:

  • Yoga Philosophy: History of yoga; Introduction to Hatha Yoga -Shatkarma, Asana, Pranayama, Mudra, Bandha-; introduction to Samkhya and Patanjali Yoga Sutra; introduction to Yoga Nidra and Meditation
  • Ayurveda: introduction to Ayurveda and its basic principles; personalities identification; Yoga and Ayurveda
  • Yoga Anatomy: introduction to Anatomy and different systems; anatomical terms; Skeletal System; Muscular System; Nervous System; Yoga Posture and Anatomy

Additional learning:

  • Pranayama: Nadi Shodhana, Bhastrika, Ujjayi, Bhramari, Sheetali, Sitkari.
  • Krya: Kapalbati, Jal Neti, Sutra Neti, Vuaman Doti, Nauli, Tratak.
  • Mantra: chanting practice of Om Mantra, Shanti Mantra, Mahamrintunjaya Mantra, Gayatri Mantra, and Mantra of 32 names of Goddess Durga.
  • Meditation: Kaya Sthairyam; Ajapajapa (stage 1 & 2); Antar Mouna (stage 1& 2); Osho active meditations
  • Yoga Nidra: the practice of the first three levels of Yoga Nidra; methodology of Yoga Nidra
  • Art of teaching: ethics of a yoga teacher; guidelines for effective space and time management during the class.
  • Alignment and adjustments: understanding of each component of the asana; body alignment; safe adjustments; avoidance of common injuries

The highlights of our Yoga Teacher Training in Italy are the ALIGNMENT AND ADJUSTMENT and TEACHING PRACTICE CLASSES’.

The first one serves to understand and master the asana in any detail. They are complemented by special workshops. These represent a priceless opportunity for the students to deepen the understanding of the poses and their implications.

The skills practiced and acquired during these classes are the following:

  • How to enter and get out of the pose
  • How to transit from one pose to another
  • How to jump back and forward
  • How and when to use props in the asana practice
  • How to adjust safely wrong body alignments
  • How to avoid common injuries in the asana practice
  • How to use the breath in the asana practice
  • How to use the bandha in the asana practice
  • Special workshop on back banding
  • Special workshop on hip opening

The latter represents the time when the student can experiment what has been experienced during the frontal hours. The students will learn how to structure flow and also how to instruct with efficiency, power, and clarity of a yoga class. He or she will eventually be ready to lead a 90 minutes class.

The skills practiced and acquired during these classes are the following:

  • Time and space management (how to structure the class and how to organize the Shala).
  • Observation (understanding the different perspective of being a student and a teacher).
  • Communication (how to use the voice and the correct vocabulary in the class).
  • Adjustment (how to correct wrong body alignment and how to use props).
  • Compassion (understanding yourself and others).
  • Leadership (how to lead the class with power and clarity).

To a diligent and humble student, the Teaching Practice is a rare opportunity to discover oneself, to develop self-awareness and to overcome personal blockages. These classes go far beyond mechanical exercise.

The learning described above is the gems of our Course. They guarantee to shape the student into a conscious and competent teacher.

The Program


Course Schedule

  • 6:30 am Vinyasa Flow Yoga/ Hatha Yoga (alternate days)
  • 8:00 am Pranayama/ Mantra Chanting
  • 9:00 am Breakfast
  • 10:00-11:30 am Art of teaching, Philosophy, Anatomy (alternate weeks)
  • 11: 30- 1:00 pm Alignment and Adjustment
  • 1:00 pm Lunch
  • 2:00 pm Self- Study
  • 3:30- 4:30 pm Yoga Nidra, Yin Yoga, Meditation (alternate days)
  • 4:30- 6:00 pm Hatha Yoga/ Teaching practice of Vinyasa Flow and Hatha Yoga (alternate days)
  • 7:30 pm Dinner

Please note that this schedule is explanatory.

All the subjects listed in this schedule will be covered, however, the timing may vary. The training will be organised in weekly schedules and it may vary slightly according to the level and the progression of the group.

Course Schedule


Training Dates

Classes (Early Bird Offer till 30th of April - GET €100 OFF)
(Applicable on 200 Hours)

Event Dates Per Event Price Attendees
1st Aug to 11th Aug 2020 (100 Hours)
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1st Aug to 22nd Aug 2020 (200 Hours)
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Name Quantity Price
Double Sharing Room (100 Hours)
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Triple Sharing Room (100 Hours)
100 Left
Double Sharing Room (200 Hours)
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Triple Sharing Room (200 Hours)
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The right diet is a key factor in the smooth progression of the training and its success. A light and healthy diet, rigorously vegetarian, has to be observed during the intense practice. Three healthy and fresh meals will be served every day. The Italian cuisine stands as a guarantee of superb flavor!

Sharing Double room with attached bathroom
Triple room with attached bathroom
Sharing double room with external bathroom
Triple room with external bathroom

Casa Cares in Reggello is the Waldensian House for enthusiasts of ecotourism in Tuscany near Chianti, surrounded by the hills and just a few kilometers from the natural park of Vallombrosa. Starting from Villa I Graffi, you can enjoy wine and gastronomical tours of Chianti, immerse yourself in nature on foot or on a bike, or discover the Pratomagno mountain ridge and the crags of the Arno valley. It is also an ideal location for visiting the main art cities of Tuscany. It is 35 km (22 miles) from Florence, 60 km (37 miles) from Arezzo and 100 km (62 miles) from Siena.

Casa Cares is the right destination for responsible tourism near Florence in Tuscany. The hospitality structure is managed with sustainability and respect for the environment in mind. It is a meeting place dedicated to welcoming groups that practice study, reflection, and meditation, contribute to defining the concepts of hospitality and sharing, and dedicate profound attention to the less fortunate. With us, a guest has the opportunity to live a true and personal experience in the tradition of the values that have always distinguished the history of the Waldensians.

ADDRESS: VIA Pietrapiana, 56 – 50066 Reggello (FI)
TEL: + 39 055 8652001
FAX: +39 055 8652900
EMAIL: info@casacares.it

For more information about Casa Cares, please click the following link: https://www.casacares.it/


Via Pietrapiana, 56 , 50066
Reggello , Florence , Italy

Event Date:

01 Aug 2020

Event Time:

12:00 AM

Event Location:

Via Pietrapiana, 56 , Reggello


Course related query
Q: I don’t have any knowledge about the yoga. Should I go for YTTC 200hrs Course?+
Q: How will the Asana classes be conducted?+
Q: Is there any age limit for this training?+
Q: What kind of certificate will I receive after the completion of the course.+