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10 Incredible Yoga Teacher Training in Greece (2022)

10 Incredible Yoga Teacher Training in Greece (2022)

Fancy practicing yoga under the Mediterranean sun surrounded by stunning landscapes and ancient history? Then you might want to consider a yoga teacher training in Greece. Here you’ll find some of the best yoga schools in Europe and can choose between one of the many peaceful islands or opt for culture-rich Athens to study the practice. What’s more, during a YTT in Greece, you can visit historic sites, explore traditional villages and of course, top up your tan in between classes.

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These are handpicked options, the 10 best 200-hour yoga teacher training in Greece, including different styles, locations, and duration, to meet the needs of every aspiring yoga teacher.

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25 Day 200-Hour Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in Amorgos

Starting from: $2,264

Join Aegialis School of Yoga on their multi-style 200-hour YTT on the beautiful Amorgos Island. This Greece yoga course is one of the most popular offerings on BookYogaTeacherTraining.com, covering Hatha, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga yoga styles and includes a deep dive into yoga philosophy.

The 25-day program includes twice-daily asana, daily meditation, and pranayama practice, 4-5 hours of lectures, and ​​group discussion. You will learn different pranayama techniques, explore the chakras, mantras and mudras, learn how to host retreats, and much more. The course has a perfect balance between ancient teaching and modern-day yoga methodology. 

Each week, you’ll have one day off where you can explore the island, relax on the beach, or enjoy a massage. You’ll stay at the luxurious Aegialis Hotel & Spa with stunning views overlooking the bay. In addition, you’ll eat at the Ambrosia Gallery Restaurant, where all your meals are included in the price, including a yummy breakfast buffet.

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23 Day 200-Hour Autumn and Winter Yoga Teacher Training in Charming Palairos

Starting from: $2,206

This 200-hour YTT takes place in the rural seaside village of Palairos. You’ll experience the traditional way of life while building your confidence and gaining the skills needed to lead transformative classes on this intensive Vinyasa yoga training with YogaUnion.

Over the 23 days, you’ll learn how to sequence and structure Vinyasa flows while studying the alignment and adjustment of the most popular asanas. Your days will begin with pranayama and meditation, followed by a Vinyasa flow class. The middle of the day is when you’ll have your lectures alternating between alignment, adjustments, teaching methodology, and anatomy. Then, in the late afternoon, you’ll have a restorative practice and specialized workshop.

You will stay at the family boutique hotel or in a comfortable maisonette, with all accommodation  super close to the shala and a short walk to many traditional tavernas and bakeries, which you can try out on Sundays, your days off. Monday to Saturday, you’ll have all your meals at Foodpath Centre, an organic vegetarian restaurant. Meals are buffet-style and full of local produce, exotic fruits, and superfoods.

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21 Day 200 RYT Hatha Yoga Teacher Training Course in Athens

Starting from: $2,438

Yoga Skyros Academy, a 5-minute train journey from the historic city centre, is a top choice for yoga teacher training in Greece. Here, you will not only learn how to teach Hatha yoga but will delve into every aspect of the practice, including studying the key ancient texts and Patanjali’s eight limbs.

Your days will consist of two asana practices and two philosophy, anatomy, alignment, or adjustment classes. The program lasts three weeks, but there is an option to stay and learn for a further week to take your studies deeper. You’ll stay onsite at the school where you can choose a shared or private room. Breakfast is included in the price, and you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the many local eateries for lunch and dinner.

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25 Day 200-Hour Intensive Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Crete

Starting from: $3,158

Levinthos Retreat Centre in south Crete is a blissful spot for an intensive Greece yoga course. With pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, and a tranquil mountain backdrop, you’ll find it easy to leave all your responsibilities behind and bring total focus to your spiritual practice. 

This course is unique because the classes are capped at 10 students, so you get personalized teaching from the institute founder, Angelos Ananda. As well as learning how to create and lead yoga classes, the program has a deep focus on personal and spiritual growth. You will come away confident in teaching Vinyasa, Hatha, Restorative and guided meditation and be transformed on all levels!

The days start early, at 6:30am, with meditation, yogic cleansing, pranayama, and asana practice. You’ll finish the long days at 7:30pm with a chanting session before dinner. Furthermore, you will stay in one of the eco-friendly apartments at the retreat centre.

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22 Day 200-Hour Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training on Evia Island

Starting from: $2,862

The Evia Silence retreat centre on Evia Island offers a 3-week YTT focused on the dynamic styles of Ashtanga and Vinyasa. Here you will learn how to teach the classic Ashtanga postures in a creative Vinyasa flow style and will break down the alignment of 51 asanas. You’ll also learn to tailor your teaching to all levels with modifications, variations, and adjustments. 

Your typical training day will start at 7am with pranayama and meditation, followed by a vigorous asana practice. After a buffet brunch, you’ll have lectures and workshops followed by teaching practice and a restorative yoga session to end the day. You’ll have Saturday afternoons and Sundays off to rest, recover and enjoy island life. You’ll stay onsite in an air-conditioned room with a sea view and balcony. 

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30 Day 200-Hour SivaOm Yoga Teacher Training in Zakynthos

Starting from: $3,483

This 30-day Yoga teacher training is set on the gorgeous island of Zakynthos, surrounded by long, sandy beaches, cute fishing villages, and lush countryside. The training is run by SivaOm Yoga and focuses more on traditional Indian yoga teaching than Western ideology. 

Along with learning how to teach Hatha yoga, you’ll study and practice Bhakti yoga, mantras, karma yoga, and various ancient texts, such as the Bhagavad Gita. Moreover, each day of the program has a different focus, and you will have one day off each week. You can join excursions such as visiting the Xigia natural spa and hiking to the Venetian castle on your days off.

You’ll stay at the comfortable three-star Alykanas Beach Grand Hotel with an outdoor pool and jacuzzi for relaxation of both your mind and muscles between learning. All meals are included in the price and are buffet style, consisting of local vegetarian dishes. 

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25 Day 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Hatha Yoga Alignment & Ayurveda Immersion in Naousa, Paros

Starting from: $4,110

Many YTTs these days include an introduction to Ayurveda. However, if you want to gain a deeper understanding of yoga’s sister science and the connection between both practices, this yoga teacher training is for you. The immersion takes place in Paros and consists of Hatha yoga alignment, Vinyasa flow, and in-depth Ayurveda study. 

On this 25-day program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to lead transformational yoga classes infused with Ayurvedic wisdom. You’ll also learn how to use yoga and Ayurveda as a self-care practice to gain optimal health and self-transformation. 

The course takes place at the Okreblue Seaside Retreat Centre, where you will stay onsite in a shared or private room. You’ll have one day off each week, and the program includes Ayurvedic cooking classes along with farm-to-table organic meals three times a day.

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28 Day 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Heraklion, Crete

Starting from: $3,077

This 200-hour Hatha YTT in Crete focuses on the ultimate goal of yoga, to attain “spiritual freedom” while teaching how to share this profound message with others. The course includes all aspects of yoga, such as pranayama and cleansing techniques, anatomy, yogic psychology, and philosophy. 

The 12-hour days run from 8am to 8pm, and Sundays are days off. On your rest days, you can explore the archaeological area of Knossos Palace or relax at the nearby beach. Two organic, vegetarian meals are included each day, and you’ll have total privacy in your own apartment, close to the Breath of Life yoga studio.

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24 Days 200-Hour Vinyasa and Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Zakynthos

Starting from: $11,031

This 24-day Vinyasa and Yin yoga course is the best YTT in Greece for anyone who wants to study in a luxurious bohemian oasis. It may be an intensive course, but Nomadikas and AquaHolic Journey Yoga School know how to blend learning and fun. When you’re not in class, you’ll be on an exciting excursion or receiving a pampering spa treatment. 

The jam-packed schedule includes daily asana, meditation, teaching workshops, and ceremonies. You’ll learn how to cultivate your voice to lead groups, practice teaching to your classmates, and gain an understanding of the history of yoga and the use of Sanskrit. Make the most of the included activities on your days off, such as a natural collagen bathing ritual, luxury yacht trip around Zante, and a peaceful horse ride around the island.

During the course, you’ll get to stay in a lavish villa with infinity pools and a heated whirlpool. Here, you will feast on unique Mediterranean home cuisine and artful vegetarian dishes.

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27 Day Yogini Tantrika 200-Hour Women-Only Yoga Teacher Training at Mount Olympus, Pieria

Starting from: $3,251

This women-only YTT by Satya Yoga is a top choice for anyone looking for yoga teacher training in Greece that focuses on feminine nature. Over these 27 days, you’ll learn traditional Indian tantric practices, heart-centred meditations, and embodiment techniques. You will also participate in devotional singing and chanting, sacred dance and sister circles where you will experience connection, nurturing, and empowerment.

The course is designed to help you step into your most authentic yogini self to share your light with others. It’s set in a peaceful spot in Mount Olympus, Pieria, surrounded by nature. You’ll stay at the luxurious Hotel Litohoro Olympus Resort Villas & Spa, where you’ll feast on a healthy yogic diet of fresh, local produce. 

If one of these training isn’t for you, don’t miss out on the new training that are always be added to BookYogaTeacherTraining!

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