For those who aspire to be a yoga teacher, these amazing training courses will help you achieve your goal
You can get fit and lean by taking a class at these pilates studios, swimming laps in one of the local swimming pools or even joining these climbing gyms in Hong Kong. Or, perhaps you want to stay active and healthy while helping others to learn more about themselves and their bodies? If you’re on the hunt for yoga teacher training in Hong Kong, we’ve compiled a list of top-notch courses for you.
Where to go for yoga teacher training in Hong Kong
In addition to accreditation from Yoga Alliance, Anahata Yoga is the only yoga teacher training in Hong Kong that is also certified by Asana Andiappan College of Yoga and Research Centre in Chennai, India, a world-class institution recognised by the government and two universities in India. Anahata Yoga offers flexible schedules in their yoga teacher training to suits different lifestyles. The optional self-practice classes are offered every day, providing students an opportunity to sharpen the skills they’ve learned in the classroom.
Anahata Yoga, 18/F, One Lyndhurst Tower, 1 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2905 1822, 中環擺花街1號廣場18樓
Namaste Yoga Academy
Namaste Yoga Academy offers 100-, 200- and 500-hour yoga teacher training courses in Hong Kong taught by experienced masters from India. The courses integrate anatomy and physiology studies, as well as traditional techniques, such as Pranayama, Kriyas, chanting, mantra and meditation to provide students with well-rounded training in all aspects of yoga. The coursework also includes emotional blockage cleansing to help students grow in their yoga practice, as well as equip them to become effective teachers.
Namaste Yoga Academy, Unit 1301B, Eastern Centre, 1065 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, p. 9763 4105, 鰂魚涌英皇道1065號
The Yoga Room
The Yoga Room offers a wide range of yoga teacher training in Hong Kong. Classes range in duration, from one weekend to three weeks. In addition to the traditional 200-hour yoga teacher training courses, the studio also offers teaching courses in AntiGravity® Fitness, Vinyasa flow and Thai yoga massage. Plus, many classes are available in both English and Cantonese.
The Yoga Room, 15/F, Xiu Ping Commercial Building, 104 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 2544 8398, 上環蘇杭街104號秀平商業大廈15樓
Gecko Yoga Academy
The teacher programmes at Gecko Yoga Academy are perfect for those busy bees who are unable to commit to long-term coursework. The studio offers a nineteen-day, 200-hour training course, as well as an intensive programme where modules are broken up to provide short-term sessions that last from one to ten days. For those who love working with children, Gecko Yoga Academy also offers a children’s yoga training. Prenatal yoga training is also available.
Gecko Yoga Academy, 11/F, Tak Cheung Building, 22-24 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 6973 1792, 上環永樂街22-24號德祥樓11樓
One of the largest yoga studios in Hong Kong, Pure Yoga has convenient locations across the territory. They offer six-month courses in the therapeutic approach in yoga teacher training in Hong Kong, advanced Vinyasa, 4D teacher training and more.
Pure Yoga, The Centrium, 16/F, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2971 0055, 中環雲咸街60號16樓中央廣場
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