Teacher Training In Tyrol

Accommodation and meals

During the Advanced yoga teacher training in Tyrol, Austria, you will be staying in the eco-hotel Pointner, which serves vegetarian whole-food and natural cuisine. The hotel is smoke-free.

Two wholefood, vegetarian meals are served daily according to yogic principles. The ingredients are sourced from organic farms (as certified by the Austria Bio Garantie, Austria’s leading inspection body for organic businesses).

The hotel accommodates vegan and gluten-free diets by offering appropriate alternatives. However, gluten-free bread is not provided.

The hotel has a limited capacity to accommodate other dietary preferences.

The rooms are equipped with wooden floors, health mattresses (except in the dormitory), shower, toilet, hair dryer and telephone. Most rooms have a balcony.

A Finnish and a low-temperature sauna are available in Hotel Pointner.
The hotel offers free parking.

Bücher für die fortgeschrittene Sivananda Yogalehrerausbildung

Books and accessories

You will need the following books for the Sivananda Advanced Teachers’ Training Course:

  • Meditation and Mantras, by Swami Vishnudevananda
  • The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga, by Swami Vishnudevananda

Both books are available from our online shop.


Please bring

  • TTC manual and uniforms
  • Yoga mat, cushion, blanket (you will find a selection of yoga accessories in our Retreat House boutique)
  • Meditation shawl
  • Comfortable and warm clothing
  • Notebook, writing utensils, torch (flashlight)
  • Slippers, shoes suitable for hiking
  • If residing in a dormitory or shared room, please bring your own towel
  • Toiletries,
  • Neti pot, neti catheder, salt
  • Water bottle
Advanced Teacher Training Course in Tyrol

Daily schedule

4:30 amWake up
5:00 amPranayama
6:00 amMeditation, mantra chanting, lecture
8:00 amAsanas
9:00 amAnatomy and physiology
10:00 amBrunch
11:00 amKarma Yoga
noonStudy of Raga Yoga or Sanskrit
1:00 pmTea and snack
2:00 pmMain lecture on Vedanta
4:00 pmAsanas or asana class, advanced variations
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pmMeditation, mantra chanting, lecture
10:00 pmLights out


Special programmes and concerts may take place during the evening Satsang (see the events calendar on the website).

Once a week is a free day. You are however expected to participate in the morning and evening Satsang and to do your Karma Yoga on this day.

In your free time you can take part in the daily workshops offered by the Retreat House, explore the surroundings, or rest.

Participation in all activities is mandatory.

There may be occasional changes to the daily schedule.

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Course languages

The Sivananda Advanced Teachers’ Training Course is taught predominately in English with simultaneous translation into German. Some lectures may be taught in German. Any lectures in German or German-speaking guest speakers will be translated simultaneously into English using a wireless translation system and headphones.

The rental fee for the radio receiver is €30 for the entire month. You can bring your own headset with normal disc man jack or buy one for €10 at the Yoga Retreat House.