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 & Ayurveda (50 hrs) Fully
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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 - Restorative and Scoliosis Weekend Workshops Fully
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Restorative and Scoliosis Weekend Workshops

With Adelene Cheong

25 January 2020

Join Adelene Cheong during these three days of Restorative and Scoliosis Weekend Workshops. Friday evening starts with a Relax & Restore Stillness Practice-based Class, followed by a one-day Yoga for Scoliosis workshop on Saturday and on Sunday Adelene shares the science and art behind relaxation.

Amsterdam

Special training - Trauma Sensitive Yoga : 20 hrs Foundational Training Fully
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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
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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 - Angelus: Kundalini Chakra Course Fully
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Angelus: Kundalini Chakra Course

With Erica Jago

21 February 2020

50 hours devoted to using kundalini: the science of the chakras as a guide on your journey from pain to peace.  For those who are already practicing yoga and looking to deepen their body wisdom. This course offers an innovative way to help realize our fullest potential.

Amsterdam

Special training - Introduction to The Heart Training Fully
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Introduction to The Heart Training

With Katiza Satya & Kevin Sahaj

05 March 2020

The Introduction to The Heart Training is a day of preparation for students who will participate in the upcoming The Heart 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.

Amsterdam

Special training - Yogi Facilitator Training: Guiding a transformational process Fully
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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 - Yoga & Mindfulness (50 hours) Fully
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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
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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
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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

Special training - Introduction to The Mind Training Fully
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Introduction to The Mind Training

With Katiza Satya

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.

Amsterdam

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The Mind Retreat

Divine within the Infinite Universe of the Mind

10-day retreat with Katiza Satya and Kevin Sahaj