Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training Course (TTC)

At the Sivananda Yoga Retreat House, Reith near Kitzbühel, Tyrol, Austria

  • A life-transforming 4-week intensive course
  • Longest running yoga teacher training course in the West, since 1969
  • Over 49,000 graduates worldwide
  • A certificate from the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers (ISYVC)
  • Recognised by the Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard required by Registered yoga schools (RYS)



5 September – 3 October 2021
9 October – 7 November 2021
7 November – 5 December 2021
15 December 2021 – 13 January 2022


Course languages: English and German. Learn more


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2021 course fees

Yoga teacher training course

The cost of the TTC is based on your room choice.
It includes the training course, room and board, examination fee, training manual, two yoga pants and two t-shirts.
All rates include VAT and are subject to a €1.80 visitor’s tax per person per night.

Shared room:€3,411
Double room:€3,648
Single room:€3,909

There is a reduced price for students and the unemployed with limited number of spaces.
Student ID or unemployment card is required for verification.

Dormitory (for ladies)*:€2,051
Shared room (for men):€2,151

Prices valid until 30 September 2021.
You are welcome to enroll in the 2021 courses but please do not book flights or make other travel arrangements until the final confirmation of the course depending on the government policies for the coronavirus. Only around 3 weeks prior to the starting date of the course your registration can be confirmed.

Your safe stay

during the Yoga Instructor Course

We try our level best to make your stay safe. To this end, we have introduced the Corona rules that currently apply in Austria.


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Reasons to take this course

Why do you want to become a yoga teacher?

  • You would like to experience a month of inner development and deep immersion in a peaceful and holistic yogic lifestyle
  • You have wished to do a training like this for many years and feel that the time has come now
  • You have deep interest in yoga and want to take your yoga practice to a more meaningful level
  • You want to benefit from the guidance and support of experienced and inspiring teachers
  • You wish to improve your own asanas over four weeks of intensive practice
  • You can practise pranayama for enhanced physical and mental energy
  • You desire to experience deep relaxation and learn how to help others experience more peace in their lives
  • You are keen to meet like-minded people from all corners of the world
  • Your yoga practice has helped you to overcome many personal challenges in your life


A sincere desire to learn and openness to yogic techniques is required.

A basic knowledge of yoga postures and philosophy is preferred, but not essential.

Get more information

Join a TTC information session

Online Live every Saturday, 5.30 – 8.15 pm (CET time)

- New dates coming soon-

Schedule a one-on-one meeting with one of the course teachers and ask any questions you have. Please write an email to


From graduates of the TTC

“Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart for such an amazing life changing experience, I am so grateful. I will for sure return.”
~ Niamh

“It was a wonderful, unforgettable and transformative time with you, and I hope to see you all again soon!”
~ Sabrina

“Thanks to you all Sivananda Staff, from Swamis to Karma Yogis. It was a great experience, which I will never forget. New life style, wonderful landscape and very friendly & nice people.”
~ Guillermo

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Yoga Alliance Certified 200-hour Training

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Sivananda Yoga Teachers’ Training ONLINE


Experience the authentic live training from home

Friday, 8. October – Thursday, 4. November 2021

If your life circumstances do not allow you to join an in-person course, this is a beautiful alternative.

Course fee: €1,500

Online Yoga Teacher Training