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Fall training!

YogaUnion will stay in Greece for the Autumn and Winter:

26 September 2021 - 18 October 2021
24 October 2021 - 15 November 2021
21 November 2021 - 13 December 2021
19 December 2021 - 10 January 2022

And the new year!

16 January 2022 - 7 February 2022
13 February 2022 - 7 March 2022
10 April 2022 - 2 May 2022
8 May 2022 - 30 May 2022
5 June 2022- 27 June 2022
3 July 2022 - 25 July 2022
31 July 2022 - 22 August 2022
28 August 2022 - 19 September 2022
15 September 2022 - 17 October 2022

Prepare to embark on a journey of self-growth and self-development through yoga, in charming Palairos,  the jewel of the Ionian sea in Greece. A well kept secret, the traditional and serene village of Palairos, dipped in blue by the sea and the sky and vibrating with energy by its ancient history, is waiting to reveal its secrets to you. Join us..



 All inclusive packages – from €2200

22 nights stay/ 6 days per week training/3 meals per day

Course, materials, lessons and exams in English language

Maximum participants 25

YogaAlliance certification



Based on thousands of hours of experience from all over the world, Yoga Union has carefully created and shaped the course to deliver the most educational, life-changing experience. The training is designed to challenge and develop individuals at all levels.

Our 200hr course specialises in Vinyasa Ashtanga Yoga, with a strong focus on the breath and how to combine it with movement.


– Building your confidence, skills and profound knowledge

– Comprehensive understanding of Vinyasa & Ashtanga practice

– Asana analysis & adjustment theory

– Methodology, theory, philosophy and anatomy/physiology

– Insights into basic Ayurveda, nutrition, healing, rejuvenation in relation to yoga practice

– The business aspect of yoga


Daily, mornings will begin with an hour of pranayama, meditation and mantra chanting, followed by a Vinyasa flow class.

Early afternoons will be spent learning asana alignment, adjustments & teaching methodology. You will dive into the theoretical part, studying Yoga Philosophy or Anatomy (alternating days).

The afternoon lessons will be focused on restorative styles of yoga such as Yin, Hatha, Nidra and specialized workshops.

You will have 1 day off per week, usually Sundays where you get to relax, study and enjoy the surroundings.


Time Classes


Palairos is a seaside village close to Lefkada island, that allows you to come in close contact with a rustic and traditional way of life. Discover the beauty of a simple, rural and honest everyday living combined with the beach life vibes from living next to the sea, ones that can truly relieve us of the stress and tension of our daily city lives. Away from urban distraction, you will find traditional tavernas, freshly baked bread from family-owned bakeries and an abundance of fresh fruits on local trees that you can grab on your way to the simple but stunning Yoga Shala, located at a small cliff overlooking the Ionian sea.


You will be staying in a small traditional retreat center close to the village, the sea and the yoga shala, which is located on a small cliff overlooking the ocean. Depending on the weather, a brand new interior yoga shala is available inside the resort premises.

The family hotel is offering a variety of room options, offering 2 beds, 3 beds and 4 beds. The rooms are comfortable and spacious and include air-condition, small closet & kitchen. You can always just step outside and relax in the balcony or the huge garden area to enjoy a peaceful stress free time to connect with yourself or the other students. The retreat center is designed to make you feel comfortable. To make you feel like home.


This course includes daily vegetarian breakfast, lite lunch (salad and one plate) and dinner buffets, from Mondays to Saturdays. 

YogaUnion has partnered with Food path to supply the best nutrition for the participants. The students will follow the yogic diet consisting of vegetarian, plant-based foods, using only fresh, local, organic materials in delicious recipes!


For the adventurous souls many activities are available on the days-off. 

Lefkada is very close and can be reached by a car should you want to visit the most breath-taking beaches in all of Greece, famous for the turquoise waters and white, silvery sands.

Private boat sailing can also be arranged, exploring the islands around Palairos and diving in the crystal waters with the dolphins.

Among the activities available (depending on the weather) are also snorkeling & scuba diving, trekking, cooking and botanology lessons, visiting thermal springs and arrangement of daily trips. 





  • 22 nights accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • Tuition fees
  • Course material
  • Yoga Alliance diploma

Shared triple Room

  • 22 nights accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • Tuition fees
  • Course material
  • Yoga Alliance diploma

shared double room

  • 22 nights accommodation
  • 3 meals a day
  • Tuition fees
  • Course material
  • Yoga Alliance diploma

Book your spot now by completing the form below and our team will reply shortly with your payment link and booking details!



As part of your final examination, you will be required to deliver a 30 minutes Vinyasa flow class to your fellow yogis.

Written examination the course will end with a 3 hour written examination focused on Asana analysis, philosophy & anatomy.


Successful graduates of the course receive an internationally recognized certification by the Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS).

Our Curriculum

In more detail…

Prana – breath, Yama – control – in accordance with the great yogis, breath equals to energy flow.

Every morning will begin with pranayama classes, where you will have the chance to get grounded, look inwards and set intention and energy for the day ahead. You will practice your breath and gain conscious awareness of your body.

In this class you will learn and practice:

  • Yogic breathing
  • Nadi Shodhana (alternate nostril breathing)                   
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic or victorious breath)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Kapalbhati (frontal brain cleansing breath)

Our approach to the traditional style of Vinyasa & Ashtanga, enhanced and refined with the newfound knowledge and information we are blessed to have learnt from years of exploration and practice. This class focuses on analysing and dissecting basic & advanced postures. You’ll learn the correct alignment based on the traditional approach and in line with body mechanics, understand how to offer hands-on adjustments and how to structure them in a Vinyasa class. The teachers will always be present in your practice, observing and providing feedback.

In this class you will learn:

  • Analysis of the 80 postures and more (arm balances, back-bends, and inversions
  • Modifications, other variations, and advanced variation of all postures
  • How to use yoga props in your yoga practice.
  • Adjustment (physical & verbal) theory and hands-on practice

You will take a deep dive into the understanding of the human body in today’s modern world, with a focus on the nervous, skeletal and muscular system. You will gain a deep understanding of how these systems work in harmony to create movement and gain the ability to articulate this through your yoga practice, teaching and everyday life.

This class is delivered in a conversational setting. Over the years, we have been able to master the delivery of complex concepts in a fun, interactive and intuitive way.

In this class you will learn and discuss:

  • Introduction to Anatomy and different body systems
  • Analysis of the skeletal system & connective tissue, muscular system and the nervous system
  • Movement analysis of all major joints and muscles and direct application to yoga practice & asanas

We will travel back in time to India and dive deep into the origins of yoga and how it reached today’s modern form. Focusing on philosophical concepts, you will learn how to adapt and apply them to our modern lives. These lessons are held in a conversational format, which enables students to actively engage and explore meanings through their own vision and stories.

In this class you will learn and discuss:

  • History and meaning of yoga
  • The eight-limb path of yoga according to Patanjali
  • Prana, Vayus, Nadis, Chakras, Kundalini
  • The Gunas, Doshas, Introduction to a yogic diet 
  • Mudras, Bandhas (energy locks) and Mantras
  • The meaning of Om
  • Lifestyle and ethics as a yoga practitioner and a teacher

We believe that you begin teaching from the moment you enter our shala. We aim for the lessons to be confidence-building and progressive. You’ll start with one-to-one lessons and gradually moving to bigger groups of students, eventually, you delivering a 30 minutes class to your fellow yogis. Through regular feedback by teachers and fellow students, you will have a chance to improve as you go along and about finding your unique voice and style as a teacher.

In this class you will learn and practice:

  • Yoga Union Vinyasa structure & principles
  • Practice teaching & receiving feedback
  • Observing others teaching & giving feedback
  • Learn & practice hands-on adjustment
  • Instruction, teaching styles, and qualities of a teacher
  • Voice projection and floor presence
  • Planning and structuring a class
  • Dealing with injuries and safety precautions

The afternoon classes will serve to introduce the students to various styles of yoga, in addition to core course specification. Alternating, you will take part in restorative practice and themed workshops.


To compliment your morning dynamic Yang practice, the afternoons will focus on Yin practice. The classes will feature Yin yoga, Yoga Nidra, Restorative, Gentle Hatha.


Asana-related, these workshops will cover handstands, hip openers, fun modules like partner yoga and spiritual immersions such as cacao ceremonies, ecstatic dance, eye gazing and bhakti.