Yoga Teacher Training in South Crete (Lentas)


TeacherTraining in Lentas
TeacherTraining in Lentas
TeacherTraining in Lentas

There are many books that analyze Yoga positions and how to get into them properly, but the practice of yoga should preferably start with a qualified yoga teacher, since it is not recommended to teach yourself .
In the West the most interest is focused on the postures of the body (Asana) becoming fashionable, practitioners hope to tone their body to the required shape.
A good yoga teacher's training course attempts to put the yoga practice into a larger context, in which yoga students will receive an integrate knowledge and understanding of the ultimate goal of yoga training that’s “freedom” and not missing it by concentrating only on the technique.
Yoga, is a Sanskrit term that comes from the root yuj, that means to join, connect, unite and so on, and is related to the English word 'yoke', meaning to restrain or harness. Now, the word yoke used to be on everyone's tongue in the pre-automobile age, when we used oxen or horses to plough our fields and to transport ourselves and our goods. The yoke went over the horses' necks and connected them to the plough or wagon, hereby harnessing their power to pull the vehicle.
The image of horses pulling chariots is familiar in Indian scriptures, and as early as the sixth century the Hindu rishis or sages, used this image of horse and chariot in a symbolic way to represent the nature of the human mind, its wayward impulses and desires. The following passage is from the Katha Upanishad, a speculative philosophical text:
“Look on the Eternal Spirit as the ruler of a chariot itself; reason is the driver and the mind the reins it holds; the horses are the senses , while selfish desires are the roads they travel on. The sages say that when we confuse the Eternal Spirit with the body, mind and senses, we suffer pain and enjoy pleasure, but have no real joy. When a person lacks steadiness and is unable to control his mind, his senses are like wild horses. But the mind, like horses, can be trained.”
The more successful a yoga teacher is, the more knowledge his/her students experience in the principles of yoga .The teacher gives all the information he has on asana, pranayama, meditation also relates on the aim of yoga lighting up the transformation of the body but also the awakening of the student’s spirit.
The Teacher’s life, educational background and consciousness stage is always an inspiration for his students.

Yoga Teacher Training Course Lentas - Greece

In ‘Lentas’ – Southern Crete

About Lentas

Following our Y.T.T. in Lentas, you will have the opportunity to meet both the Minoan Civilization and the Indian Culture as well. You can study yoga while enjoying the Mediterranean landscape and the beautiful cretan beaches. Lentas is a small historical fishing village of the southern part of Crete in prefecture of Heraklio.

In Lentas village the ancient temple of Asclepius God is situated since the 5th century B.C
During the Minoan period Lentas was an important port, known as Levin
Lentas (means lion in greek language) owes it’s name to the magisterial rock in the western side of Lentas bay, which looks like a sitting lion.
According to the Egyptian symbolization, the lion indicates the Cosmic Law.
From the huge windows of the yoga hall you can face the immence Libian sea and the elephant rock Ganesha.
In Indian tradition God Ganesha is worshipped as the god of education, knowledge, wisdom and wealth or known as Lord of success.

About the Y.T.T :

The "Yoga Teacher's Training" by Breath of Life Yoga Center, is a program designed for all those people who have a great spiritual interest, but are unable to find the way to explore it. We are running a 200 hours Teacher's Training course, which almost covers every area of Yoga, Teachers having a sound knowledge of yoga are giving their valuable time to explain the correct theory of yoga. Once you successfully complete this course, you would feel an important transformative experience in your life. You will learn how to start teaching with confidence, helping others learn about yoga, through your own unique experience and astuteness. Also, it is an opportunity to intensify your own practice. It is also a great place for those who are in search of health, happiness, peace and harmony.
Breath of Life Yoga Center is a registered organization by Govt of Greece. This is a world class training institute for yoga learners and to those who want to adopt yoga as a profession. After the successful completion of the Teacher Training course, the certificate is provided by Yoga Alliance.

*Choose Heraklion airport for your flights

TeacherTraining in Lentas
TeacherTraining in Lentas
TeacherTraining in Lentas

Teachers Package

 1- 28 July 2018 - 200hrs in Lentas (check in: 1/7 at 12.00-23.00 - check out: 28/7 at 12.00)

 1- 28 July 2019 - 200hrs in Lentas (check in: 1/7 at 12.00-23.00 - check out: 28/7 at 12.00)

06:00 Wakeup call

06:30 – 07:00 Mantras and meditation

07:00 – 07:30 Cleansing

07:30 – 09:00 Asana class

09:00 - 09:15 Karma Yoga (Yoga hall cleaning)

09:15 – 10:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 10:30 Free time

10:30 13:15 Alignment – Anatomy class

13:15 - 13:30 Karma Yoga (Yoga hall cleaning)

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 17:00 Free time

17:00 17:30 Tea

17:30 – 18:30 Philosophy class

18:30 20:00 Asana class

20:00 – 20:15 Chanting (day by day)

20:15 - 20:30 Karma Yoga (Yoga hall cleaning)

20:30 – 21:30 Dinner


06:00 Wakeup call

06:30 – 07:00 Mantras and meditation

07:00 – 07:30 Cleansing

07:30 – 09:00 Asana class

09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 10:30 Karma Yoga

10:30 – 12:00 Anatomy class

*Free day

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

16:30 – 17:00 Tea time

20:30 – 21:30 Dinner


*Free day

09:00 - 10:00 Breakfast

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

16:30 – 17:00 Tea time

20:30 – 21:30 Dinner

*changes may apply

Prices include:

  • Fully residential fee
  • 3 vegeterian meals per day
  • All tuition fee
  • Yoga manual book(including the introduction to the asana philosophy & meditation. Also the anatomy,methodology & psychology book)
  • All the rooms having a/c
  • Wi-Fi is provided in common areas (restaurants)

*Not included : Τransportation from/to the airport/port (a taxi will cost about 80euros). Laundry costs.

Pricing plans according the location of staying

Levinthos Retreat Center

First Floor studio above the yoga hall sea view single and Double room

Levinthos shared: 3.430 eur.

Levinthos single: 3.970 eur.

Filoxenia Apartments and Studios (above the retreat center)

Apartment with sea view for 2 persons (Bedroom and Living room)

Filoxenia shared: 3.350 eur.

Filoxenia single : 3.530 eur.

Village Studios (Economy)

In the Village of Lentas, 10' on foot from the Retreat Center

Village shared : 3.090 eur.

Village single : 3.430 eur.

* all the apartments facing the Libian sea view
A 600€ deposit is necessary for your booking, which is non refundable, one month before the y.t.t. starts. You will find the bank account for deposit on "contact us" page.

In case you can not participate in this course, you can pass your deposit onto the following course.
In case a student leave during a program for any personal reason, Breath of life is not obliged to return money back.
If the cancelation is made by “Breath of Life ” company, our center will return the deposit in full.

Breath of Life reserves the right to cancel the course at any time if the minmum number of participants is not reached or if any major occurrence out of our control takes place previously to the commencement of the course. In this case any amount paid by the student will be refunded in full.

For further information please contact us.

Rules & Regulations

As an Institution we have boundaries and criteria which are mapped with specific rules and regulations, all students are advised to follow our rules and regulations during the course!

1. Every student is requested to fulfil the registration formalities and submit the required information and course fee before the start of the course.
2. The deposit should be in Euros.
3. The participants should be in good physical and mental health.
4. They should have previous experience in yoga practice and a testimonial from his/her yoga teacher.
5. Students should be over 18 years old.
6. Students over 50 years old make sure that your health is good for attending the course, and we kindly ask you to bring with you a health certificate from your doctor.
7. The course will run in both languages English and Greek.
8. Student should be willing to follow the rules of Yama ( social rules ) and Niyama (personal code and conducts), prescribed by Maharishi Pantajali
9. Every student must follow the dress code strictly as instructed.
10. Please bring with you only proper clothing for yoga practice, simple and comfortable without excesses.(comfortable loose clothing -no bikinis, horts or tank-tanks are allowed)
11. Every question which is asked by the students in the class must be related only to the course.
12. The female students are requested to inform when they have their monthly period, as it is better not to perform certain Yoga poses during this time, such as shoulder stand, Head stand, Viparitakarani and kapalabhati, Uddiyan bandha etc.
13. All students are instructed to come to the class at least 5 minutes before schedule timing
14. All Teacher training students are requested not to join any other educational or hobby programs during their course with Breath of Life Yoga Centre Crete.
15. Every student is requested to strictly follow the diet & living rules as stated by Breath of Life Yoga Centre Crete. This is for the wellness of the student.
16. Don’t eat spicy, nonveg outside, as this is strictly not allowed to Yoga center, during the time of the course. Students need to have only Sattvik food.
17. All students have to follow the discipline of Breath of life yoga center. Any kind of misbehavior with other students or teacher will be firmly assumed as breaking the code of conduct of the institution.
18. The effectiveness of the course or progress of students is based on the physical and intellectual capability as well as the living standard of students in which they been living and adopting : hence the students have to be fully devoted and obey all the rules and disciplines of the yogic path.
19. Any assistance which is needed by students will be given in any possible way.
20. No extra activities are allowed in the class. For personal discussion and topics not related to the Yoga course the students will have free time out of the course hours.
21.The teacher training courses are taking place from a minimum participants of 4 to a maximum of 14 students.
Breath of Life Yoga Centre thanks you for your Co-operation in Following the above Rules and Regulations

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