Upaya Yoga - Goa


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Upaya Yoga Center, Arambol

Pernem, Goa, India

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Fitness Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

usually intensive/immersion

spread out over time

Weekends only

several, shorter immersions

trainees stay on-site

trainees commute to the program

Destination / retreat



Other Locations

Upaya Yoga - Bali
Dragonfly Village, Ubud
Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia

Upaya Yoga - Rishikesh
Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

About Upaya Yoga

Upaya is a Sanskrit term referring to limitless possibilities. Upaya finds mention in Mahayana Buddhism as an aspect of guidance that recommends practitioners to follow their own specific techniques according to a prevailing situation in order to achieve enlightenment....

Upaya is a Sanskrit term referring to limitless possibilities. Upaya finds mention in Mahayana Buddhism as an aspect of guidance that recommends practitioners to follow their own specific techniques according to a prevailing situation in order to achieve enlightenment. The Upaya Yoga School is certified by US Yoga Alliance. Our Yoga Teacher Training & Yoga Retreat program will be the foundational stone in your journey to advance your Yoga practice and to feel acquainted with different layers of Yoga & Science.

The Upaya Yoga will introduce you a lifestyle that will inspire you to live your life with intention. We at Upaya Yoga, combines yoga, meditation, and surfing with delicious quality nutrition and connection to nature to create transformational retreats. Upaya Yoga starts with basic Asana and setting your intention and then work toward helping you to reach your goals. You will practice asanas, discover the philosophy of yoga, and learn the teaching methodology.

You will build up self-confidence in such a way, that it will help you to find your own unique expression as an evolution of an inspiring yoga teacher.


More than 600 students have been certified with the Yoga alliance certification at Upaya Yoga in last 3 years. Upaya Yoga is a family i.e a special place to learn and share in a safe environment where you will meet new friends and inspiring people.

Our practice spaces have been created to enhance energetic flow. A unique rooftop yoga shala was specially built to serve the scope of the school. This is a sacred area and represents the core of Upaya Yoga. The energy of our shala increases with each new group of students. Past yogis have also contributed to this magical space bringing it to life and color. We now welcome you to contribute in any way or form you desire.

At Upaya yoga we also respect and value your own space. Our open-air communal area is designed to allow personal relaxation and comfort. A green and shady garden provided of swinging chairs, pillows, cushions, cosy dining area and the library will always make you feel at home. READ MORE

Yoga Teacher Training & Retreat At Upaya Yoga

100hrs Yoga Teacher Training

The 100 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course in India (Pre-TTC) is part of the 200hr YTTC offered at Upaya Yoga in Goa & Rishikesh. The chief objective of 100 hours yoga teacher training is to create awareness of yoga and help you to find joy in your practice at a pace that is convenient for you.Read More

200hrs Yoga Teacher Training  

The Upaya Yoga Teacher Training program is an all-inclusive, Yoga Alliance approved, 200hrs course. The program is especially sketched out by our team of gurus at Upaya to introduce students to their journey of evolving into expert yogis and able teachers.  The program is especially sketched Read More

300hrs Yoga Teacher Training

Our 300 hours yoga teacher training is a level 2 advanced yoga teacher training course. This one month-long residential course is an intensive course which takes place at our yoga ashram in Goa & Rishikesh. The course provides an advanced level of intensive training in multi-style yoga teaching Hatha Yoga, Read More

500hrs Yoga Teacher Training

At Upaya Yoga, Yoga teacher training program specially designed for beginners, intermediate and advanced level yoga students. The 500-hour course is a perfect choice for those who want to complete beginner yoga teacher training (200hrs YTTC) and advance yoga teacher training (300hrs YTTC) at one time.  Read More

Retreat Yoga Holidays Program

Enjoy your holiday in India with a great yoga retreat, relaxing days and more. Reinvent yourself and the true purpose of life will lighten up. A Yoga holiday enables you to find a new way to lead your life, new ways of creating greater inner balance and discovering the outer and the inner wonders of life. Read More

Upaya Yoga Centers

Yoga In Goa, India

Nestled among palm trees and tropical gardens, only a one minute walk to the sea, our school in North Goa offers a welcoming and comfortable location in natural tranquil surroundings, giving our yogis the perfect balance. Upaya Yoga Center offers various kinds of accommodation including Eco Hut, AC Room, Apartments or shared options with a choice of sea, river or garden views Read More

Yoga In Bali, Indonesia

Bali, known as ‘Island of the Gods’ draws Yogi’s from all over the world to experience its deep spiritual culture. Upaya Yoga has an expert team of teachers and assistants to ensure that you learn from the best. You can connect with the teachers and get a deeper understanding of your curriculum as well. The experience gives you a great way to find eternal bliss, peace and the gift to share the yogic lifestyle with others. Read More

Center of Upaya Yoga In Goa


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1st Oct to 28th Oct 2019
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First Registered May 2013

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First Registered May 2013

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 122

By Marie S. J. RYT® 200

Sep 01, 2023

Several of the teachers were knowledgeable and did their best to give us the best possible YTT. The program was intense and made sure that we learned enough to start our own yoga practice. Full Review

By Verena Gasser RYT® 200

Aug 04, 2023

Upaya Yoga Teacher Training was one of the best experience I have ever made. It was challenging and transforming. I am so thankful for all the things I have learnt for my practice and for myself. All teachers were so inspiring, they are not only practising yoga, they are living yoga. You get all the help you need to bring your yoga journey on the next level. Full Review

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Yogi Ayush

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Yogi krishna ji

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

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