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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 - Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program Fully
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Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program

With Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

21 August 2021

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 - Yogi Facilitator Training: Applied Psychology for Yogis - Online Fully
booked

Yogi Facilitator Training: Applied Psychology for Yogis - Online

With Kristin Vikjord

22 October 2021

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, in which we learn a lot about how our brain works and about the psychology of the psyche.

Online

Special training - Yoga Nidra & Healing the Inner Elements: A 50-Hour Training for Teachers Fully
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Yoga Nidra & Healing the Inner Elements: A 50-Hour Training for Teachers

With Moena de Jong

25 October 2021

In this 50-hour training for yoga teachers, you will refine your knowledge on advanced skills in guiding your students during Yoga Nidra: the magical journey that expresses the art of relaxation and achieving a state of deeper awareness. 

Amsterdam

Special training - Essentials of Yin Yoga (20-Hour Foundation Course) Fully
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Essentials of Yin Yoga (20-Hour Foundation Course)

With Daphne Luttger

06 November 2021

This 3-day training is meant for students who would like to have a deeper understanding of yin yoga and the practice of yin yoga. What happens in our body when we are in a posture for a long period of time? How do the archetypal poses relate to meridians, organs, and emotions?

Amsterdam

Special training - The Art of Flow: Vinyasa Krama for Yoga Teachers (50-Hour Training) Fully
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The Art of Flow: Vinyasa Krama for Yoga Teachers (50-Hour Training)

With Fleur van Zonneveld & Moena de Jong

20 November 2021

In this 50-hour training for yoga teachers, you will deepen your knowledge on Vinyasa and Vinyasa Krama while exploring the Art of Flow.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Find Ease in Unease by Knowing Yourself - Online Fully
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Yogi Facilitator Training: Find Ease in Unease by Knowing Yourself - Online

With Kristin Vikjord

26 November 2021

In momentous transition times or difficult periods of life, it can be challenging to find ease and achieve emotional well-being (called Sukha in Buddhist tradition). Eastern thinkers and practices already knew that recovery from suffering requires knowing yourself.

Online

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Guiding a Transformational Process - Online Fully
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Yogi Facilitator Training: Guiding a Transformational Process - Online

With Kristin Vikjord

10 December 2021

Guiding someone in a transformational process is an intimate form of reciprocity. It requires trust, respect, a skill set of how to facilitate, and knowledge about what impacts such a process.

Online

Special training - Trauma Sensitive Yoga: Foundational Training (20-Hour) Fully
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Trauma Sensitive Yoga: Foundational Training (20-Hour)

With Esther van der Sande

20 May 2022

Trauma-Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY): a 3-day Foundational Training for Yoga Teachers, Mental Health Professionals, GGZ professionals, Coaches, & Educators. 

Amsterdam

Need some guidance?

The Mind Retreat

Divine within the Infinite Universe of the Mind

10-day retreat with Katiza Satya and Kevin Sahaj