If you’ve decided to become a yoga instructor, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed by the various training options available. There are a number of courses available, in a variety of amazing locations. Here are four of the best places to complete your yoga instructor training:


Bali, Indonesia

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Bali is a small island in Indonesia. It’s home to many beautiful and dramatic landscapes, ranging from stunning mountain ranges to white, sandy beaches. The people are deeply spiritual, and it boasts a unique culture, deeply rooted in Hinduism. It’s a popular tourist destination, with something to offer everyone, and is one of the world’s leading locations of yoga instructor training.

It’s hard to escape yoga on this island, which means there are a number of incredible courses and retreats for you to choose from – no matter what style you wish to learn.

The people of Bali are warm, friendly and fun, so if you want to learn how to become a yoga instructor whilst experiencing a different culture and way of life, Bali is the destination for you.


Goa, India

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Goa is a small state, located on the West coast of India. It’s a fascinating area, which a diverse and colourful history that helped shape the state into a diverse and beautiful designation, for tourists and yoga enthusiasts alike.

The region boasts many beautiful beaches, surrounded by coconut palm trees. Many of the yoga resorts are based in secluded locations, providing you with many opportunities to explore and relax at your own pace.

It’s one of the most popular destinations for yoga instructor training, with a wide variety of schools for many disciplines. There’s a strong focus on natural medicine in Goa, so if you’d like to offer a holistic wellness approach, this is a great place to explore and learn the various treatments on offer.


Koh Samui, Thailand

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Koh Samui is a scenic and wonderful island – one of the largest in Thailand. Over 90% of the population are practicing Buddhists, so it’s a popular destination for those who wish to learn how to teach yoga with a deeply spiritual focus.

There are many yoga retreats on the island, with plenty of options for instructor training. It’s also home to some of the world’s most glorious beaches, lagoons, and waterfalls – so if you’d like to learn whilst surrounded by beautiful and dramatic landscapes, you should consider a trip to Koh Samui.


London, UK

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If you don’t want to, you don’t need to travel far to access some of the best yoga instructor training the world has to offer. You can do that right here in the UK!

This is a great option for anyone on a tight budget, or for those that prefer to keep their work and travel separate.

There are many world-renowned studios across London that offer fantastic yoga instructor training. For example, The Yoga People offer Vinyasa training at TripSpace, a modern and inviting studio located in Haggerston. A number of courses are offered throughout the year, making this a great option for anyone that needs to fit the training around a hectic lifestyle.


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