Hatha Yoga Directory

Welcome to the Yoga Journal Hatha Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Hatha Yoga into their practice and philosophy.

Hatha Yoga, or Hatha Vidya, was established by Yogi Swatmarama. Not only was Swatmarama an intellectual of 15th century yoga, but also put together the Hatha Yoga Pradipika. In this work, Swatmarama discusses Hatha Yoga as a starting point for physical purification of the body, which ultimately leads to higher meditation. Most people in the west associate yoga with hatha and hatha yoga can provide mental and physical health benefits to those who practice it.

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300 Hour Advanced Residential Program


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Hosted at Ramashala - A sanctuary of Peace across from Black Sand Beach on the Big Island. Swim with the dolphins, study yoga and become certified at the 500 hour level.


Fall in Love with Yoga and Brazil during one of our 25 Day Immersion Training on Brazil's Santa Catarina Island near the city of Florianopolis.


Fall in Love with Yoga and Hawaii during one of our 25 Day Immersion Training on Hawaii's Big Island. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings take place in a fun and creative environment where you will have the time and space to dive deeper into your practice and learn to spread your Love of Yoga. Peak Beings Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and all graduating teachers will be qualified to register with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher.  We also offer this same training in Brazil.


Casey Health is excited to offer a unique Iyengar yoga teacher training program in 2016.  We are an integrative primary care medical practice featuring traditional and non-allopathic treatment modalities, including yoga and yoga therapy.  Committed to preparing yoga teachers with a deep-seated knowledge of and commitment to the practice and teaching of yoga, our program offers:

2 part training, offered Spring and Fall

We are proud to share with any of you considering our training that Body Language has been voted best Yoga studio 9 years in a row in the metro Detroit area. Our students have voiced that their votes have been in large part due to the warm, friendly environment as well as the caliber of teachers who guide them through their practices and offer them individual attention and support. In fact our teacher training program includes many of our staff who are experts in a variety of fields including a physical therapist who offers our anatomy segments, a Ph.D in psychology who offers several segments on using yoga as a tool to deal with anxiety and depression and a Registered Dietitian who helps students understand the link between nutrition, weight management and yoga. Lastly our training is divided into two 100 hour segments...1/2 in the fall and 1/2 in the spring...allowing students more time to absorb the information. Would love to have you join our training!

June 19, 2016 to June 30, 2016

Our popular 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensive will be held again this June at the Four Seasons Resort in Westlake Village, California (just northwest of Los Angeles).  Our program is inspired by the teachings of T. Krishnamacharya and his focus on an individualized approach to yoga for each student.  We value the individual in you and through our program students learn how to teach and practice many different forms of hatha yoga, and to discover their own unique voice and yogic path.


Green Lotus Yoga & Healing Center is the premier integrated wellness center in the Twin Cities. With three locations and growing, Green Lotus has been a registered Yoga Alliance School since 2008 and is licensed by the State of Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

200-hour: Three options are available to complete your 200-hour Yoga Alliance teacher training with Green Lotus:


The Sivananda TTC began over 40 years ago and is recognized worldwide as a leading yoga training, with more than 35,000 graduates. Swami Vishnudevananda was the first yogi from India to develop this kind of training program in the West, with the vision to not only develop successful yoga professionals but to also spread peace in the world through them. The TTC is a unique, profoundly transformative, and rewarding experience that is based on the ancient gurukula teaching system, which integrates the student's daily life into the yoga training.

January 01, 2015 to December 31, 2015
Retreat Yourself & Unite Your Mind, Body & Soul in Radiant Costa Rica!
Deepen your yoga practice in the jungle where the abundance of oxygen seeps through your pores giving you the ultimate re-energizing experience. Learn customized yoga asanas (poses) to enhance your surfing. Or conquer your fear and surf for the very first time. Explore other passions such as SUP, running, zip-lining, and/or
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All Inclusive Packages Starting at Only $1,899 per person

Specialists in teaching: restorative, gentle, adaptive, chair, and safe traditional hatha yoga. Known for our effective stress reduction techniques, owner Lanita Varshell is known fondly by our students as the "queen of relaxation", Her work with larger bodies, beginners, the health-challenged and aging populations has attracted teachers from all over the world to her unique trainings.

Focus: Meditation in Movement Style® gentle yoga, chair yoga, South Indian-style traditional Hatha Yoga, Restorative, Adaptive, and Yin-Style Yoga.

Lessons customized to your interests, goals, & abilities. Offering Kundalini, Vinyasa, Tantra, Mental Health, Adaptive/Chair, Restorative, Coaching, & Orgasmic Meditation. Devoted to your yoga practice.

May 01, 2015
This yoga adventure varies in length yearly please check website for details

Bali Yoga Adventure in depth spiritual/cultural immersion and teacher training

Nature, Seva, Bhakti, Bliss, Grounding, Giving, Embracing, Receiving

May 2016 immersion; Yoga Adventure teacher training, Yoga Alliance-registered 200-/300-hour level

Bali embodies a spiritual and cultural existence like nowhere else on earth.

The deep reverence with which the Balinese live in harmony with nature and each other is reflective of their deep roots and the honoring of all life. We go to Bali to join in that honoring.

Brigitte Kouba Neves, better known as Gigi Yogini, teaches yoga in a way that promotes confidence and courage, both on and off the mat. As an advocate for body positivity and healthy body image, her classes are designed to strengthen both the body and the mind with progressive sequencing, options for modifications, and a constant reminder to listen to the wisdom of your inner teacher.

Mountain View, CA

Florida's best-kept yoga secret . . . A beautiful, Kripalu-affiliated, full-service yoga center (with onsite housing) offering Yoga Alliance-registered yoga teacher training programs in the nation's oldest city. Take your 200-hour, Kripalu style yoga teacher training in an intimate setting with senior Kripalu teacher, Deva Parnell. Month-long programs are offered three times a year (Monday through Thursday for five weeks), or choose our nine-month weekend program that begins each fall.


Doug Swenson / Author / E-RYT-500 / 40 yrs exp.

Offering 200 / 500 YA certification programs. Highest quality, professional, updated programs representing a holistic influence, for a balanced approach.

All levels will benefit - from our diverse program of Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Yin, Restorative, Power and Sadhana. This is not - just another Yoga program, yet a profound recipe for a better life.

We believe in placing no limits, on our yoga philosophy and our whole life. All those who attend will leave with warmth in their heart and a smile on their face.


Offerings:  Classical Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga & Kundalini Yoga Therapy, Pranayama & Rebirthing Breathwork, Reiki Treatments. Private & small group sessions in Sonoma County, California; including Family Yoga classes. Plus: lessons in mantra, Kirtan chanting, Sanskrit 108, Yoga Sutras, and more.

September 02, 2016 to September 04, 2016
Gates open to the Public at noon on Thursday, October 1st, 2016

The FLOYD YOGA JAM is a 3Day, Outdoor Yoga and Music Festival, held every Labor Day Weekend.

Celebrating the beginning of National Yoga Month, the Yoga Jam brings together Nationally known Yoga Instructors and World Music together on a beautiful farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Floyd, VA.   Family friendly, Kids under 16 free!   Yoga All Day! Dance all Night!  Tickets start at $100

Included in your Weekend Pass: