Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat

Yoga Teacher Training,


Experience Ashram life and immerse yourself in holistic yoga on your path to becoming a certified yoga teacher.

Upcoming Dates & Prices

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9 times a year…

* Prices depend on accommodation choice and date. More choices are available. Ask our Course Advisor.

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The Sivananda Advantage

Our Holistic Path to Your Inner Peace

Yoga Practice at the Beach

Elevate Your Practice in Paradise

At the picturesque beaches of Paradise Island in the Bahamas, Sivananda Ashram offers the perfect location for solace and transformation. Imagine expanding your yoga practice while feeling the gentle caress of the ocean breeze and the warmth of the sun. This soothing environment allows you to deepen your connection to yourself and to nature. Within the sacred space of the Ashram, the physical and spiritual worlds converge, amplifying your practice and accelerating your journey to healing and enlightenment.

Yoga Practice at the Beach
Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda

Rooted in Ancient Wisdom

Step into a world of deep learning, where the timeless legacy of Swami Sivananda, carried to the West more than 60 years ago by Swami Vishnudevananda, illuminates every lesson. Our Yoga Teacher Training Course includes the enlightened teachings of a lineage dating back to Adi Shankaracharya, and influenced by the profound Advaita Vedanta philosophy. We offer a meticulously curated journey of intellectual and spiritual elevation. Our holistic philosophy to Yoga nurtures healing and forms well-rounded practitioners and empowered teachers.


Experienced Swamis and Teachers

At Sivananda, you learn by becoming part of the Ashram community and participating in our yogic lifestyle. Embracing the Gurukula teaching tradition, you’ll live with, and learn from, our Swamis and teachers, sharing their wisdom and holistic yogic practice in an intimate experiential setting. When spending time with these inspiring teachers, every moment shared is a step towards true understanding of consciousness and your own true nature.

Sivananda Satsang

Satsangs, Inspiring Talks, and Kirtan Concerts

Living at our Ashram, you’ll experience uplifting Satsangs, engaging lectures by Swamis and expert speakers, and vibrant concerts featuring world-renowned Kirtan singers and performers. Our authentic ashram experience takes you to the depth and vibrancy of spiritual and cultural traditions from ancient India, right here in the Bahamas. Your journey of yoga, meditation, insight, and music, will nourish your soul, challenge your intellect, and uplift your spirit.


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about their Sivananda Experience

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What you’ll learn at our Teacher Training Course

Our ancient Holistic Yoga Philosophy (5 Points of Yoga) and Yogic Lifestyle, as developed by Swami Sivananda and Swami Vishnudevananda

Student Circle under Bahamas trees

Train the Trainer modules

  • Daily sessions of teaching techniques – learn how to teach Sivananda Holistic Yoga to others and how to adapt it to individual trainees
  • Teach in small groups – students teach one another and get feedback from observing Sivananda teachers and assistants
  • How to teach a 90-min Sivananda Yoga class
  • How to teach a beginners’ Yoga course
  • How to teach kids, pregnancy, and adaptive yoga


Upon graduation from the Teacher Training Course, you’ll be certified as a Sivananda yoga teacher and will be able to teach at Yoga centers or offer your own Yoga classes.

* We also offer an Advanced Teacher Training Course (ATTC), another 4-week course open to graduates of the TTC. Those who take the TTC (Yoga Alliance 200-hour certification) and the ATTC (300-hour Yoga Alliance certification) can be registered as RYT-500 (Registered Yoga Teacher).

What You’d Get Upon Graduation…



A graduation certificate recognized by the Yoga Alliance

RYS 200 Yoga Alliance Badge
Graduation Certificate


Lifelong belonging in Sivananda’s community of 50,000+ teachers

Yoga TTC Classmates


Friends for life – your classmates who took this 4-week journey with you at our Ashram

Sivananda Friends for Life


A life-changing transformation experience towards self-realization and spiritual awakening

Spiritual Awakening

Choose the Right Accommodation Option for you…

Private Tent Hut Single

  • Bahama breeze
  • 8×8” square tent hut 
  • Single bed
  • Furnished with a closet, nightstand with bedside lamp, fan, and electrical outlets
  • Towels and bedding are provided
  • Shared bathrooms a short walk away

Private Single Room

  • Air conditioning
  • Single bed
  • Simple furnishings, including shelves and hooks for clothing and personal items, bedside lamp, and electrical outlets
  • Towels and bedding are provided
  • Shared bathrooms a one-minute walk away
  • Within a 5-minute walk from the beach

Other options are available:

  • Bring your own tent (lowest-cost)
  • Double Tent Hut
  • Double room
  • Twin bed rooms
  • Double bed room
  • Beach hut
  • Deluxe oceanview room
  • Deluxe beachfront room

Take a simple first step - let’s connect!

Our Course Advisors are available to answer all of your questions and find the right accommodation for your individual needs. Just leave your details and we’ll call you back.

Prefer to call or write us now?
We’re available for you 24/7 at:
(866) 559-5167 or

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The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.

Health is wealth, peace of mind is happiness, yoga shows the way.