Yoga Teacher Training

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Experience A Spiritual & Holistic Approach to Yoga

That Will Forever Change Your Life

The Blooming Lotus Yoga 200 YTT courses are an extraordinary synthesis of the essence of Yoga, Tantra and Vedanta that will empower you to practice and teach yoga with complete confidence and remarkable skill.

We offer a mystical, yet modern approach, that is grounded and practical as it integrates the authentic and spiritual yoga of the Vedic tradition with the needs of the modern yogi.

If you’re wanting to deepen your personal practice or want to share the gift of yoga through teaching, this yoga teacher training course offers one of the most authentic and spiritually focused trainings in the world so you can awaken your highest potential & live your best life.

Deepen Your Practice

Learn the foundations of Hatha, Vinyasa and Restorative/Yin to take your yoga practice to the next level

Master Your Body & Mind

Awaken your highest potential with immersive training & advanced body/mind strategies for developing inner peace & radiant health

Learn to Teach Yoga

Develop the essential skills to teach with complete confidence and share your unique gifts with the world to make it a better place

An Established Global Leader in Yoga Training for over 10 years

The Blooming Lotus Yoga RYT 200 Hour Course is Internationally Recognized and Yoga Alliance Accredited


Over 230 5-Star Reviews on Yoga Alliance, TripAdvisor & Google


Winner of Bali’s “Yoga School of The Year” Award  from Travel & Hospitality Awards


Winner of the Prestige Award for Bali’s “Yoga Retreat of The Year”


Hundreds of Amazing Students Who Now Teach in Over 30 Countries


Our Teachers All Have Legal Documents to Work in Bali


Courses Never Get Cancelled at the Last-Minute


Course Overview…


This YTT course offers unparalleled training in the sacred arts of asana, breathwork and meditation, with renowned and respected teachers in an unforgettable tropical paradise.

The goal of this course is to help you master your body/mind and clarify your life’s purpose so that you can reach the next level of vitality, success & happiness in your life and from an authentic place of inner balance share the gift of yoga with others.

This is all about you – reaching your full potential. It’s about letting go of fear, fatigue & frustration, healing relationships, moving on from old wounds, finding purpose, refining your practice and learning new skills so that you can embrace life to the fullest and embody your highest self.

If you are ready to deepen your practice or wish to make the world a better place by teaching yoga this 200 hr. yoga course is a perfect next step on your journey of self-discovery and towards a healthier & happier life.

Your Teachers:

Lily Goncalves

Founder of Blooming Lotus Yoga | M .Ed & RYT-500

Certified Yoga Teacher Bali

For over 20 years Lily has helped thousands of yoga students deepen their practice, find purpose, live healthier and connect to the Divine. With a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology, from the University of B.C. in Canada, and her intensive immersion in the traditional ashrams of South India, Lily bridges the gap between the mystical and spiritual practices of the sages of India, with a grounded, practical and scientific approach to body/mind dynamics.

Your Teachers:

Ramananda Mayi

Founder of Blooming Lotus Yoga


Author of “The Essential Teachings” trilogy, Ramananda has inspired the awakening of the spiritual heart of thousands of students through the wisdom traditions of Yoga, Tantra & Vedanta.  A natural-born mystic, Vedic astrologer, ayurvedic medicinal healer and founder of Bali’s yoga lifestyle magazine BLISS!, Ramananda spends most of his time in deep retreat in his jungle hermitage or in the ashrams of India.  Emerging out only twice a year to teach in this course, his deep insights into eastern philosophy, the secrets of yoga and the mystical teachings of the sages are one of the most unique features of our course.

Your Teachers:

Mandy Cochrane



Mandy is an international yoga and meditation teacher known for her experiential teachings, ‘poetic’ classes, and mindful approach to life. With over 10 years of practice, and 8 years of teaching, Mandy has dedicated her life to the journey of self-awareness and the ancient teachings of the yogic tradition.

Her classes, workshops, and retreats guide students on an experiential journey through self-inquiry and surrender; a coming home to joy, contentment and personal truth. You will find her classes imbued with mindfulness, pranayama (breath), meditative contemplation, trauma-informed languaging, and accessibility for all.  It is Mandy’s wish that all students discover the wisdom within, let go of fear and move joyfully through life’s journey.



Discover An Evolutionary

8-Step Yoga Training Process


Our 200hr course far exceeds the Yoga Alliance basic requirements, as we offer an exceptionally unique way to learn and teach an integral system of yoga that purifies the body, enlightens the mind and awakens the soul.

In our holistic approach asana is just the beginning of the journey to Self-Realization.

Staying true to the roots of yoga, we approach spiritual growth by practicing noble conduct, cultivating a healthy diet, using special breathing techniques, chanting mantras, shifting brainwave frequencies with “yoga nidra”, practicing silent meditation and adopting lifestyle rituals & routines that promote mindfulness.

Through these practices you can invoke a deep inner transformation that will connect you to your Divine Self – which is full of wisdom, compassion and grace.

Only in so much as you are aligned with your true self will you be able to teach yoga in an authentic way.

As such, this self-transformation, along with an extensive practicum to gain personal experience, becomes the foundation of empowering you to practice and teach yoga in a holistic way.

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What Your Will Learn 

The Body


Master the 64 core asanas of hatha yoga as you develop a holistic understanding of alignment, anatomy & adjustments using body-mapping and “anatomy lines” to practice safely and prevent injuries


Learn to practice & teach the foundational vinyasa “Sunrise & Sunset Sequences” that we have taught to thousands of yogis and how they can be used as the base from which to sequence your classes


Learn 3 “Revitalizing Restorative-Yin Sequences” and how they can be used to heal, as well as how to work with different populations through our “Speciality Sequence” that is specifically designed for teens and professionals


Learn about a “Shakti Flow Sequence” that strengthens and enhances flexibility and a “Gentle Hatha Flow Sequence” to rejuvenate the nervous system and balance the brain when you are ready to expand your teaching style


Receive an introduction to the ayurvedic diet & healthy lifestyle, natural home remedies, and yogic healing herbs that can enhance your practice, health and vitality

The Mind


Learn how to practice & teach essential meditation techniques so you can give friends, family & your own students powerful mental-health tools to reduce stress, find inner peace and enhance creativity & clarity


An introduction on how to use “yoga nidra” at the end of classes to create a safe and nurturing space for self-healing


Learn the secrets of “pranayama” and how the body and mind are intimately connected with the breath so that you can balance the nervous system & focus the mind 


Learn how the power of sound affects consciousness through the practice of “mantra” chanting and how these sacred sounds are connected to the Divine

The Soul


Receive a complete overview of the liberation teachings of “Yoga, Tantra and Vedanta” so you have a clear and easy to understand framework of yogic philosophy


Learn chakra cleansing techniques to purify the energy body in order to spiritually evolve


Receive an introduction to “Vedic Astrology” and how subtle energy forms the very fabric of the One interconnected reality



  • Women’s Wellness
  • Pre & Post Natal Yoga
  • Sequencing Advanced Themed Classes
  • Safety & Injury Awareness
  • Using Props And Offering Asana Variations
  • Sanskrit Names of Asanas

Teaching Technique

  • Finding Your Voice
  • Verbal/Non-Verbal Cues
  • Mirroring Technique 
  • Metaphors & Poetry
  • Teacher-Student Relationships
  • Groups & Private Classes
  • Teaching Teens, Professionals & Seniors

The Fun Stuff

  • Cultivating Conscious Relationships
  • Puja And Fire Ceremonies
  • Creating Your Own Sacred Space And Altar
  • Chanting in Kirtan
  • Loving Kindness Meditation Techniques
  • How To Unlock Your Creative Genius

Advanced Topics

  • Bandhas & Mudras
  • Chakras, Nadis, Koshas, Marmas & Kundalini
  • Malas & Mantra Japa
  • The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali
  • Self-Inquiry

Get Ready to Enliven Your PracticeImmerse in the Magic of Bali and Master Your Body & Mind So That You Can Reach the Next Level of VitalityVibrancy & Clarity in Your Life…


Gain The Confidence To Practice On Your Own And Become A Professionally Certified Teacher


Awaken Your Highest Potential With Immersive Training & Advanced Mind/Body Strategies For Developing Inner Peace & Radiant Health


Learn A Holistic System Of Yoga To Purify The Body & Mind And Connect To The Divine Self Within


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Our Stunning Location Speaks For Itself…

Our fully equipped yoga resort is located in the heart of Ubud – the yoga capital of South-East Asia.



Located Only 15 Mins From Ubud, South-East Asia’s Largest Yoga Hub


Organic & Vegan Menu Consciously Designed to Support Your Yoga Practices


All-Inclusive Packages for a Carefree Travel Experience


In-house Spa, Massage and Healing Treatments

Choose Your Room

All options include access to pool, spa & free wi-fi

Live offsite at your own cost or choose from one of our amazing onsite accommodation options for your 23-night stay.

Offsite Room


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No Accommodations
(Tuition Only)

  • Arrange your own room at a nearby guesthouse or hotel
  • Arrange your own meals or opt-in to our 20-day meal plan
  • Arrange your own transportation to the daily classes

Shared Suite

+ $830 USD

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Shared Suite Details:

  • You will share a suite room with 1 other student that is within a large 3 room villa
  • This villa has its own pool, living room and kitchen to share

Shared Deluxe

+ $1180 USD

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Shared Deluxe Details:

  • You will share a deluxe room with 1 other student that is in a large 3 room villa
  • This villa has its own pool, living room and kitchen to share

Shared Villa

+ $1480 USD

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Shared Villa Details:

  • You will share a spacious 1 room villa with 1 other student
  • This villa has its own pool, living room and kitchen to share

Private Room

+ $2300 USD

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Private Room Details:


  • You will have a private bedroom that is within a large 2 room villa
  • This villa has its own shared pool, shared living room and shared kitchen

Private Villa

+ $2990 USD

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Private Villa Details:

  • You will share a private 1 bedroom villa all to yourself
  • This villa has its own private pool, private living room and private kitchen 

Where You Will Eat

Through conscious, ethical and humane choices our Amrita Restaurant serves food that is good for you, good for our planet and good for all of its creatures. Following the yogic principle of ahimsa (non-violence), Amrita’s vegan menu contains no animal products. Our menu is completely free of meat, dairy and eggs – an ideal yogic diet that supports your practices.



includes 3 vegan meals/day for 20 days*



*see FAQ below



Daily Schedule


We’ve totally reinvented the traditional teacher training experience and removed the obstacles that most modern students struggle with when studying yoga in a traditional setting. 

Our daily schedule is compassionate & relaxed and allows you to process all that may come up during your training while leaving plenty of time to play, have fun and explore the rich culture, green jungles and beaches of Bali.

7:00 am – 8:00 am | Pranayama & Meditation

8:00 am – 8:30 am | Breakfast

8:30 am – 11:30 am | Philosophy, Asana Lab & Class

11:30 am – 3:00 pm | Lunch Break & Homework

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Asana Lab & Applied Theory

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Dinner

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Philosophy / Practicum

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm | Silent Meditation

Ideal For Beginner, Intermediate And Even Advanced Students, This Training Course Focuses On Empowering You To Develop A Strong Foundation In The Essential Principles Of The Hatha, Vinyasa And Restorative-Yin Style Of Asana.


Prepare To Embody And Teach Yoga With The Utmost Love, Compassion, Skill And Wisdom


Rejuvenate In World-Class Luxury So You Can Live A More Joyous, Creative, Loving & Remarkable Life


10 Hours Of Online Pre-Course Content Immediately Available Upon Registration To Help You Prepare And Get Even More Out Of Your Training

This Course Is For You If:


You are looking for transformation, want an extraordinary experience in Bali with positive & like-minded people, and wish to learn powerful new tools from inspiring teachers that will take your practice to the next level.  


You want to learn a clear framework on how to skillfully sequence vinyasa, hatha and restorative/yin classes in a safe and intelligent way.


You want exquisite, modern and luxurious accommodations in a naturally stunning location at a world-class yoga resort. A safe, relaxed and fun sanctuary where you can immerse into the yogic lifestyle, but still be close enough to Ubud to enjoy its trendy shops and fabulous restaurants on your days off


You’ve already attended another 200 hr. YTT, but feel that you did not get a complete, holistic or spiritual understanding of yoga and mostly learned about anatomy and asanas.


You want to learn life changing positive-psychology principles that will improve your health, enhance your relationships, and help you accomplish your life goals


You want a step-by-step meditation technique that will allow you to find inner peace, focus your mind, unleash your creativity and open the doors to spiritual freedom.


You are traveling solo and slightly nervous about being alone in a foreign country.   Not to worry – we will help make your journey here as effortless, easy and safe as possible.  An incredible team of soul-sisters is here to support you and all the other amazing and positive people we attract.  Whether you come solo, with a friend, or as a couple, the course set up allows you to naturally bond with people. This is a space where life-long friendships can be made and kindness is the keyword.


You need to heal your body-image issues, heal past-wounds or heal your heart if it’s been broken.

This Course Is NOT Really For You If:


You want complex anatomy lessons so you can use yoga only for physical exercise.  We take a more practical and holistic approach focusing mostly on alignment and safety.  This makes it easy for students to remember the key principles and not get overwhelmed with needing to memorize hundreds of medical terms.


You only want a new-age fitness-based training and don’t want to learn the roots of yoga or transform spiritually.


You don’t want to learn meditation nor develop your own spiritual practice.


You wish to teach ashtanga, bikram or hot yoga.

Experience Love, Laughter And Life-Changes By Living Your Best Life In Our Light-Hearted, Fun, & Nurturing Community


We Carefully Select Each Student, Guaranteeing That Each Course Is Full Of Inspiring, Uplifting And High-Vibe Individuals In Order To Make Each Course Spectacular


Enjoy The Peace Of Mind That All Our Teachers Have Legal Documents To Work In Bali & Our Courses Never Get Cancelled At The Last-Minute So You Can Plan Your Trip In Advance


Develop A Personal Practice & Become A Certified Yoga Teacher To Develop The Skills & Confidence You Need To Share The Gift Of Yoga In Your Community


Amazing Perks, Takeaways & Post Graduation Support


Once certified, you can re-attend the 200hr course multiple times for free. Yes, you read that right! We understand that learning yoga is a life-long journey and to provide all students the support they deserve, we allow all certified students to retake this course for free in order that they may continue to evolve as a teacher.


Receive a complete 250+ page course manual to draw inspiration from, plus 3 additional books about deep yoga philosophy, inspiring spiritual quotes to use during classes and the secrets of sacred malas. You will also receive 2 “Yoga Nidra” MP3 tracks that you can use at the end of classes when you guide shavasana, as well as our complete “Yoga Nidra MP3 Collection” to use for your own healing and spiritual development. As a graduation present, you will be gifted a consciously designed and blessed Blooming Lotus Mala full of positive vibes that you can wear and use.


Access our expansive online “Vidya” collection of continuing education resources which includes online specialty courses, inspiring audio recordings and in-depth books. We are an “Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider” and online courses can be used to meet continual education requirements.


Once certified you will become a Blooming Lotus Yoga “Luminary” and will join an expanding community of like-minded souls where you can receive inspiration, support and make life-long friendships with yoga teachers from around the globe.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Blooming Lotus Yoga so unique?

Our Vision: Blooming Lotus Yoga was founded with the intention of spreading the sacred wisdom of classical yoga by adapting the mystical and spiritual approach of the Vedic tradition to meet the needs of modern spiritual seekers.  Through our comprehensive 8-step yoga training process we have developed an innovative new way for students to study the noble art of yoga and meditation without the struggles associated with traditional teacher trainings or the nonsense of the new-age.  Our aim is to empower you with practical and transformative self-development tools which purify the body/mind at the deepest level so the remembrance of your own Divinity may awaken. Through this spiritual awakening you will transform into a real yogi or yogini and become capable of guiding others on the path as you live a more balanced, compassionate & enlightened life.

Our Affordability: While we offer one of the most unique yoga teacher training courses in Bali, we also have some of the most affordable luxury accommodations available on the island.  Without sacrificing our high-standards of excellence we have worked hard to keep costs low and we encourage you to look around and you will see that our prices are at least half or even one-third less than anywhere else.  If you find something lower in price it is likely because their accommodations are less than exquisite.

Our Kindness: A portion of your tuition costs are donated to charities serving some of the most impoverished communities in Bali and rural India.  By participating in this course you are directly contributing to relieving the suffering of countless people in dire need.

How is the Corona Virus affecting this course?

All scheduled courses are open for registration, and a no-risk 100% refund policy exists in the event that the course or your travel plans are impacted by the pandemic. For further information please click here or feel free to contact us.

What are the pre-requisites?

1) A minimum of 2 years of dedicated yoga practice.

Exceptions can be made if you have an accumulated experience of 1 year of dedicated yoga practice in addition to meditation and/or healing training.

2) A minimum age of 21 years old.  

To become a skilled yoga teacher takes many years of not only yoga asana practice, but also many years of life experience.  Younger students are encouraged to wait, and mature into their practice and range of life experiences before considering becoming a teacher.

3) A strong grasp of the English language.  

The Blooming Lotus Yoga courses are conducted in English, and therefore we ask that all students be fluent in English so they can read, write and communicate the course material.

What are my payment options?


A deposit of $500 USD, via credit card or Paypal*, will be required after acceptance into the course.  This will be due within 5 days to secure your place and forms a part of the tuition.


The remaining tuition payment can be paid through an online credit card payment or PayPal* 2 months before the course begins.


The outstanding payment will be due on arrival in Indonesian Rupiah.  This can be paid in cash or through credit/debit card. Students living off-site skip this step.

*An additional 3.4% transaction fee will be added to credit card payments or 4.4% if you choose to use PayPal 

Please contact us if you need to extend any of these deadlines or if you need other payment options.

Can I really take the course again for free?

Absolutely! Yoga is a continual journey of self-discovery and growth. After you graduate, we welcome you to join us again & again to become a part of our global yoga family.  We are here to support, mentor and offer you guidance whenever you need.  

What is your refund policy?

In the wake of the Covid Pandemic, we have a risk-free, 100% refund policy.  In the event of cancellation due to health, flights, or govt. related policies, you can transfer to another course within the next 3 years or receive for a full refund.

Are meals included? Where do we eat?

Our all-inclusive onsite accommodation options include 3 delicious meals per day at our Amrita restaurant, excluding days off.  During the 23-day course you will have 3 full days off which you can use to explore Bali.  On these days, meals are not provided, as most students choose to eat out at the many amazing restaurants in Ubud or anywhere else in Bali they may choose to visit.

If you choose the off-site room option, you will need to arrange your own meals or eat with the group by opting in to the meal plan – which includes 3 meals per day, for 20 days, for only $320 USD.

How about special diet requests?

All meals are organic & vegan and we are able to accommodate low-gluten diets and peanut allergies. However, as all meals are set for the entire group we cannot cater to any other special request, preference or allergy.

How are people paired in shared rooms?

Shared onsite accommodations are for 2 people per room.  We place women with women, and men with men, UNLESS you register for 2 people which feel comfortable together in close quarters (such as a partners or friends). This allows for maximum harmony.

As our yoga courses are primarily filled with women, for any given training we cannot guarantee that we will have 2 men that wish to stay in the same room type. As such, we request all single men that wish to register for our course to do the following:

  1. Register with a friend
  2. Choose the Private Room or Private Villa option to guarantee your space
  3. Choose the off-site room option
  4. Contact us to see if we have a shared space available or be placed on a waitlist
If I choose the offsite room how do I get to classes?

Living offsite requires that you commute to the daily classes and is ideal for residents of Bali or anyone that is comfortable driving a scooter or can arrange a driver. 

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