Himalaya Yoga Valley was founded in 2005 by Yogacharaya Lalit Kumar. Lalit was initiated by Swami Veda Bharti of the Himalayas. Himalaya Yoga Valley is based primarily in Goa India and Cork Ireland with locations in Thailand and Spain regular options for trainings and retreats. Leaders in Yoga education, delivering the highest quality yoga Teacher Training Courses, Continuous Education Courses, Retreats, and Workshops for both beginners and seasoned practitioners. Himalaya Yoga Valley is dedicated to honouring and sharing traditional Ashtanga and Hatha yoga practices as passed on by the great masters before them through our schools Lineage. Level 1 & 2 Trainings blend traditional Eastern teachings by Indian Masters of Yoga, Philosophy and Ayurveda combined with teachings from highly experienced and dynamic Western teachers. This marriage of backgrounds gives trainees the opportunity to learn in an authentic and traditional Yoga setting whilst gaining the skills required to impart these teachings practically and relevantly in a global yoga environment. Our 200hr, one month intensive Teacher Training Course sees trainees emerge as confident teachers with a strong and solid teaching skill set ready to begin their teaching career. The 200hr TT delivers a comprehensive, theoretical and practical hands-on syllabus. It includes asanas, pranayama, kriyas, anatomy, ayurveda, philosophy, alignment and adjustment techniques, sequencing, mantra chanting, meditation and other Yoga techniques. The 500hr TT is unique in its concept, allowing trainee teachers the opportunity to develop a body of knowledge around a specialized area of yoga they are interested in pursuing. In parallel, a strong emphasis is placed on developing advanced teaching techniques and at the same time developing personal practice. Visit: www.yogacorkireland.com and www.yogagoaindia.com for more details.