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 - Yoga Nidra Training (for Yoga teachers) Fully

Yoga Nidra Training (for Yoga teachers)

With Moena de Jong

19 September 2020

The art of relaxation and achieving a state of deeper awareness. Yoga Nidra (or Yogic sleep practice) means sleep with a trace of awareness. It is a state of mind between wakefulness and dream. During the practice of Nidra, our consciousness travels from one layer of consciousness to another.


Special training - Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours) Fully

Foundation on Ayurveda (50 hours)

With Victoria (Tory) Raven Hyndman

26 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.


Special training - Introduction to The Mind Training - Online Fully

Introduction to The Mind Training - Online

With Satya Katiza & Kevin Sahaj

17 October 2020

The Introduction to The Mind Training is a day of preparation for students who will participate in the upcoming The Mind Retreat. But also students who are simply curious about this training, or have joined it in the past and wish to refresh their practices, are more than welcome to participate in this day.


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

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

With Kristin Vikjord Paternotte

13 November 2020

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


Special training - The Essentials of Yoga : Pre Teacher Training (50 hrs) Fully

The Essentials of Yoga : Pre Teacher Training (50 hrs)

With Satya Katiza & Kevin Sahaj

14 November 2020

This course is fully booked. To join the waitinglist, please email  This intensive program is designed to introduce you to the field of yoga in a profound, practical and direct way. This program serves to prepare students for the experience of the Basic Teacher Training (200 hrs)


Special training - Restorative Yoga Training (35-hour) Fully

Restorative Yoga Training (35-hour)

With Adelene Cheong

02 December 2020

A 35-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.


Special training - Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program Fully

Astanga Sadhana: A Practitioners' Program

With Claudia Pradella & Eva Ugolini

30 January 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.


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The Mind Retreat

Divine within the Infinite Universe of the Mind

10-day retreat with Katiza Satya and Kevin Sahaj