Never stop learning

Special Trainings

Immersion and intensives to broaden your skills as a teacher or dedicated yoga practitioner

The Programs

Explore our immersions and workshops on selected topics or teaching skills

As long as you walk the yogic path, you are a student, whether teaching or practicing with dedication (or both). Beginner's Mind is Open Mind. We offer educational programs in selected aspects of the practice to keep you inspired, to provide you guidance where you feel the need for it, and to explore different areas of yourself through the ancient practices of yoga and meditation. Presented by our most experienced teachers or by special guest teachers, these shorter programs aim to help you refining your practice and teaching skills.

Special training - Prison Yoga Training Fully
booked

Prison Yoga Training

With James Fox

13 September 2019

Offering Yoga and Mindfulness in Prisons and Jails.   The Prison Yoga Project, in collaboration with Delight Yoga, is offering a special workshop for yoga teachers and committed yoga practitioners interested in working with people who have been impacted by trauma.

Amsterdam

Special training - Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program Fully
booked

Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program

With Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

21 September 2019

A practitioners’ program Exploring the depths of your yoga practice, according to the eight limbs of Astanga Yoga. This year long program is for the dedicated Astanga Yoga practitioners, already familiar with the traditional mysore-style of self practice and ready to expand the context of their yoga sadhana – spiritual practice.

Amsterdam

Special training - Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours) Fully
booked

Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours)

With Victoria (Tory) Hyndman

25 September 2019

Yoga and Ayurveda are like inseparable siblings – the union of Universal Wisdom. The combination of these two sciences brings forth a system of healing for physical, mental and spiritual health and happiness.

Amsterdam

Special training - Astanga Yoga 5 day Intensive Fully
booked

Astanga Yoga 5 day Intensive

With Richard Freeman & Mary Taylor

13 October 2019

We're very honoured to welcome Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor for the first time to Delight Yoga in Amsterdam to teach a 5 day intensive in the Vondelkerk.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Find ease in Unease by knowing yourself Fully
booked

Yogi Facilitator Training: Find ease in Unease by knowing yourself

With Kristin Vikjord Paternotte

15 November 2019

In significant transition times or difficult periods of life, it is challenging to find ease and achieve emotional wellbeing (Sukha). Eastern thinkers and practices knew that recovery from suffering required knowing yourself.

Den Haag

Special training - Restorative Yoga Training (30hrs) Fully
booked

Restorative Yoga Training (30hrs)

With Adelene Cheong

27 November 2019

A 30-hours Relax and Restore Intensive. To 'rest', to 'relax' and to 'restore' is a natural vital process in our lives. Rest supports optimal physiological functioning and promotes healing and growth.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Applied Psychology for Yogis Fully
booked

Yogi Facilitator Training: Applied Psychology for Yogis

With Kristin Vikjord Paternotte

17 January 2020

The field of contemporary yoga and mindfulness-based practices invites students into the psychology of their being. Arguably, contemporary yogis need the competence of applied psychology.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yoga & Ayurveda (50 hrs) Fully
booked

Yoga & Ayurveda (50 hrs)

With Victoria (Tory) Hyndman

22 January 2020

Yoga & Ayurveda are really impossible to bring apart, they are inseparable brother and sister, they are the union of the Universal Wisdom. The union of these two sciences brings forth a system of healing for physical, mental and spiritual health and happiness. The best way of learning and integrating anything into our life is through direct experience.

Amsterdam

Special training - Trauma Sensitive Yoga : 20 hrs Foundational Training Fully
booked

Trauma Sensitive Yoga : 20 hrs Foundational Training

With Esther van der Sande

07 February 2020

Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) : a 20-hrs Foundational Workshop for Yoga Teachers & Mental Health Professionals  

Amsterdam

Special training - Foundational Course Pranayama (Pre-Teacher Training) Fully
booked

Foundational Course Pranayama (Pre-Teacher Training)

With Sri Sudhir Tiwari

15 February 2020

We are very happy and honoured to announce that Sri Sudhir Tiwari is coming back to Amsterdam for a whole weekend of teachings. We are grateful for his precious time that he is willing to spend with us.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Guiding a transformational process Fully
booked

Yogi Facilitator Training: Guiding a transformational process

With Kristin Vikjord Paternotte

06 March 2020

Guiding someone in a transformational process is an intimate reciprocity. It requires trust, respect, a skill set of how to facilitate, and knowledge about what impacts such a process. This workshop is for you who are interested in or facilitates others in transformational processes.

Amsterdam

Special training - Sva Dharma Practice & Sangha Day Fully
booked

Sva Dharma Practice & Sangha Day

With Katiza Satya

03 May 2020

During the Sva Dharma Practice & Sangha Day, you are warmly invited to practice together with the students of the Advanced Teacher Training 2020 under the guidance of Katiza Satya and her teaching assistants.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yoga & Mindfulness (50 hours) Fully
booked

Yoga & Mindfulness (50 hours)

With Kristin Vikjord Paternotte

03 June 2020

The integration of yoga and mindfulness takes us beyond the realm of asana and physical practice. We invite ourselves to an attitude of awareness, where kindness, compassion and curiosity is practiced for us to open the gateway to be in the moment, to freedom.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yoga & Healing (50 hrs) Fully
booked

Yoga & Healing (50 hrs)

With Kevin Sahaj

31 August 2020

Sahaja Healing Yoga is a series of practices synthesized from Tibetan Yoga, Chinese Qi Gong, Hatha Yoga, Tibetan medicine and Ayurveda. Sahaja is a Sanskrit word meaning "spontaneous and natural" meaning the source of healing is within us as a natural spontaneous expression of connection and balance.

Amsterdam

Special training - Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours) Fully
booked

Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours)

With Victoria (Tory) Hyndman

23 September 2020

Yoga and Ayurveda are like inseparable siblings – the union of Universal Wisdom. The combination of these two sciences brings forth a system of healing for physical, mental and spiritual health and happiness.

Amsterdam

Need some guidance?

The Mind Retreat

Divine within the Infinite Universe of the Mind

10-day retreat with Katiza Satya and Kevin Sahaj