6-day Ongoing Teacher Training immersion

Panca kosa: integrity of practice
at Samahita Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand
11 – 18 March 2017

with Simon Low and Faculty


Simon LowWe are pleased to announce details of a 6-day Ongoing Teacher Training immersion at Samahita Retreat on Koh Samui, Thailand.  This immersion with Simon Low and Faculty will give you 50 hours of continuing professional development, which can also be collected towards The Yoga Academy’s 500-hour certification.


To be nourishing for the body, asana practice must respect the human frame, in particular the central axis of the spine and the potentially vulnerable links of the appendicular body to the axis: the hip and shoulder joints. The integrity of the musculoskeletal body and myofascial network lays down the foundations for enhanced breath awareness and pranayama, thereby opening the pathways for the rhythmic flow and pulse of prana and the body’s innate subtle energies. Pertinent philosophical teachings, infused with contemporary psychology, will be explored to nourish the mind and illumine the intellect in such a way that we may become more receptive to the ‘inner knowing’ rising from the wisdom within. The teachings of this immersion will fortify your sense of self as both practitioner and teacher of yoga.


All of the sessions over the six days will have inter-linked information and common strategies for the teaching and practice of yoga.



Our schedule for the immersion is as follows:


Saturday 11 March

Arrivals by 6.00 pm for a meet & greet and joint dinner.


Sunday 12–Friday 17 March
7.00am Tea and honey available
7.30–10.00am Chant, sit, practice, pranayama
10.00am–11.00am Brunch
11.00am–12.30pm Study session I
12.30pm–1.00pm Break
1.00pm–2.30pm Study session II
2.30pm–4.30pm Break
4.30pm–7.00pm Study session III
7.00pm–8.00pm Dinner


Saturday 18 March




Twin-share two bedroom duplex room: THB 52,680 per person

Semi-Private room: THB 56,880 per person

Private room: THB 61,080 per person


Details about the accommodation options can be found here


The price includes:

  • tuition and training materials
  • accommodation in your chosen room category
  • buffet dinner on arrival day at 6pm – please book your fights accordingly
  • brunch buffet on departure day
  • free secure wifi
  • use of Samahita facilities incuding steam room


The price excludes:

  • travel costs
  • airport transfers – please book directly with Samahita via their online form
  • use of Samahita Juice Bar and Wellness Centre – any purchases and treatments will be charged to your room


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Bookings and payment

If this is the first time you enrol onto our study immersions, please click the APPLY NOW button on the right hand navigation of this page to fill in the online enrolment form. Please also indicate your accommodation preference. A confirmation email with payment instructions will be sent to you


IIf you are an existing Yoga Academy 500-hour upgrade student, you do not need to fill in the online form again. All you need to do is to email Mary at info@theyogaacademy.org to let her know you wish to attend this study immersion and indicate your choice of accommodation, and joining and payment instructions will be sent to you.


Places on the immersion, and single-occupancy rooms, are given on a first-come-first-served basis.


Your place on the immersion is confirmed after receipt of payment.



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