For individuals, couples & groups - Fit for all levels

4 Weeks - 200 Hours - In English

Anti-aging Yoga Teachers Training

For people of age 35 years and growing.

At the heart of Germany - Werra Meissner - Near Kassel





How long?

28 days

27 nights




This 200-hour Anti-aging Yoga Teacher Training course is an international course, specially designed for people of age 35 years and growing.


This course will benefit you in two ways. First, this course will prepare you to maintain your vitality, youth, strength, and flexibility. Second, you will be able to teach this course to people who want to retain and maintain their youth and vitality.


Yoga and Ayurveda are designed to promote longevity by increasing your strength and flexibility. By removing internal resistance or mental blockages to your own health, wealth, and happiness. You are master of your own destiny and you can make your life anything that you wish it to be
(You just need to remember this).

The training program

The morning yoga, and pranayama are essential aspects of this training. You will find the teachers uplifting, enlightening and relaxing.


During the training, you will practice the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali transformed into practical activities in the morning followed by Restorative yoga session in the evening. The sessions are usually held in hall or on the terrace weather permitting or in the beautiful forest around depending on weather, and include pranayama (breathwork), mindful meditation, and yoga Nidra meditation.


You will be enjoying a variety of unique healing activities such as Reiki, Tibetan bowl sound healing, Yoga Nidra meditation, and healing, powerful pranayama sessions and how to teach students.  All of the yoga sessions are Shiva-Shakti inspired, empowering, and made with love to ignite your heart’s spark.


Vinayak Scientific School of Yoga is a 200-hour Registered Yoga School which follows Yoga Alliance’s guidelines by offering 140 contact hours and the 60 remaining hours are allotted for study and reviewing course material during free time, preparing for assignments, and pre-reading handouts prior to the program start date. Preparing prior to the program by pre-reading the course material helps students retain information and encourages everyone to get the most out of the training.

Daily Structure & Schedule

Changes might occurs according to the training flow

06:00 - Mantras, pranayama, Hatha yoga, Suddhi Kriya

08:00 - Take rest and light snack

09:00 - Pranayama

10:00 - Yoga Nidra meditation, four Samadhis meditation, mindfulness meditation

11:00 - Brunch

12:00 - Alignment, adjustment, and modifications

13:00 - Eight limbs, ethics, philosophy, running a yoga studio, and social media

14:00 - Anatomy, physiology

16:00 - Tea/Snacks

16:30 - Applied teaching methodology and practice teaching

18:00 - Dinner


This program can be the first step in a life-changing journey of health and wellness. You will enjoy a unique self realization experience and
certification training . 

Each graduator will get a Yoga Teacher Certification by "Vinayak Scientific School of Yoga’s", a certified "Yoga Alliance RYT 200 Traditional Hatha Yoga teacher training program".

Students who complete their subsequent training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

Training highlights

  • Yoga theories, practices, and philosophy

  • An introduction to longevity through Ayurveda and Yoga

  • The Law of Attraction to achieve your financial, psychological and physical health goals

  • Daily yoga, pranayama, mudra, bandhas and meditation sessions.

  • Private life coaching session

  • Daily yoga sessions

  • Yoga teacher training lecture and supervision

  • Basic Ayurvedic cooking class

  • Certificate of completion to register with Yoga Alliance

  • 2 daily delicious vegan meals

  • 2  daily light snack

  • 27 nights accommodation

Included in the price

27 nights Accommodation

Bedding + 2 towels per person

2 vegan Meals & 2 light snacks a day

1 Yoga Teachers Training Book

All 200 Hours training

Tea & refreshments all day

2 Sauna session per week

Free parking

Free wifi

V.A.T Tax

Not included in the price

Arrival and departure

Personal & leisure expenses

Travel insurance

What to expect in the training

  • Ancient teachings brought into a scientific context.

  • Becoming a part of the family and feeling like you’ve know everyone for years. Complete change in your lifestyle.

  • Delicious healthy loving food during the entire training.

  • Develop human interaction and connections that will last a lifetime.

  • Surrounding of beautiful nature, sound of water flow.

  • Life transforming experience that you’ll remember for the rest of your life.

Important note from the Teacher

This is a special training in Anti-aging Yoga, it is NOT a bodybuilding oriented training or exercise.

This training is about an authentic mind disciplining and vital energy preservation training, so that you can learn to harness the power of vital energy to slow down your aging and increase your wisdom and vitality (mind power for right decision making). 

In this training, you will learn about your body-mind-spirit constitution and then you will be able to understand what is the right work environment and home environment (rest, foods to be avoided for your particular constitution).

So, please don't arrive with a fixed image of a particular Yoga style that is popular in Europe and America. This is going to be a truly life-transforming experience for you and your future students. 

Please come with an open mind and with an attitude to learn all that you can learn and experience.

Vinayak Kaurwar - Training Teacher

Mr. Vinayak Kaurwar, is a E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP. He lives in New York and Rishikesh. He has studied with several masters in the light of Sanskrit scriptures of yoga and Ayurveda.


Born in Nagpur, India, Shree has been practicing yoga since the age of five. His spiritual journey brought him as a disciple to several spiritual masters one of whom lives deep in Tadoba National Park in the holy forest of Ramdegi.


Additionally, he has been conducting research on longevity for the past 22 years through Yoga and Ayurveda.

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About Gaia Retreat House


The Gaia House is a retreat center for Yoga & Wellness, located in the vicinity of a natural forest, which resides in the “Werra Meissner Nature Reserve". This area is surrounded by lush forests, flowing rivers, mountains, lakes, and small villages. It is well known for its hiking, cycling and canoe activities (look at our The region page to learn more about the outdoor activities in the area).


Gaia has 11 guest rooms, suitable for up to 20 guests, a vegetarian/vegan kitchen, a large and bright dining room, yoga studio, meeting and home areas,
a trampoline, a children's playroom, and a sauna area.

The house is hosting all year Yoga & Wellness Retreats, as well as self-awareness, movement & creative seminars.

Gaia's food experience...


The food in Gaia is an exceptional experience and a real celebration. It combines Mediterranean flavors with healthy nutrition and passionate cooking, made with lots of love and attention. Gluten-free, Lactose-free & other food sensitivities are welcome in Gaia and get suitable attention. In the retreat, we provide 2 vegan meals a day to support your physical activity. No one stays hungry with us.

Leisure around here

Werratal Therme & Spa
In Bad Snooden
30 minutes with a car
28 minutes by car
All around the meissner
10-35 minutes by car
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Location & How to get here

Travel from Frankfurt International Airport (or any major European city) by train to the town of Kassel. From Kassel, take the public tram and a bus to our village. From there, we can pick you up. Our address is:
Am Jägerhof 7, 37235, Hessisch Lichtenau - Germany.

ICE >> Direction: Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

(Than take the STR4 tram at the platform outside of the station)

STR4 >> Direction: Bürgerhaus, Hessisch Lichtenau

(Get off at Bürgerhaus station - Takes 1.08 hours)

BUS 200 >> Direction: Stadtbahnhof, Eschwege 

(Get off at Küchen station, then walk 10 minutes or call us)

Ready to book this Yoga Teacher Training

Please fill the booking form and we will get back to you within 72 hours

to finalize the booking & payment

Booking form

By sending this form I accept the Terms & Conditions of Gaia House GbR.

Booking and Cancellations

  • To secure your booking, a non-refundable advance payment of 400 Euro is required upon your reservation. The remaining balance to be paid 90 days before the Training arrival date.

  • Cancellation notification less than 90 days before the date of arrival: Full refund minus the advance payment. Cancellation notification less than 60 days before the date of arrival: 50% refund. Cancellation notification less than 30 days before the date of arrival or no-show: no refund.

  • The payment does not include airline tickets, transportation, car rental, travel insurance, and personal expenses.

  • Check-in and check-out times are flexible.

  • Minimum stay is for 27 nights.

  • Bank transfer or PayPal (if using a major credit card,
    no PayPal account is needed) are accepted.

Have you just a question, send us an email to


Training Room Packages (the prices include tax)

€3240 / 1 person in a single room

€2700 / 1 person in a shared double room 

€2295 / 1 person in a shared 3-5 room

"Life changing experience!"

I've been to retreats in the past but this was the most amazing experience I've ever had. Peace and kindness were the marks of the days. The yoga and the fellowship were great, and the food was simply delicious. Can't wait to go back.


—  Neil Price, United States, February 2019

Useful Information

  • If you come from a non-EU country, pls check this link to know if you need a visa to enter Germany.

  • Make sure your passport is valid for more than 90 days.

  • To walk inside the house slippers are recommended.

  • No need to bring yoga mat unless you really like yours.

  • For dinning, a comfortable casual outfit is good enough.

  • For the use of the sauna please bring a swimsuit .

  • Gaia is an allergy-free house, therefore we do not allow pets in the house.

  • 230V Euro/German Plug (types C and F plugs).

Seasonal Information

  • From November to the beginning of March it is winter here and can be very cold and can snow.

  • From April to the end of August the weather is nice and can be chilly or rainy at times. An umbrella could be useful.

  • Depending on the weather, you can go hiking in the beautiful Werra Meissner natural reserve.

  • In the town of Bad Sooden, you can enjoy a great Terme.

  • When there is enough snow, there is a ski trail on the top of the Meissner mountain, 10 minutes drive from here.

  • If you are planing to walk in the night out side, please bring a flashlight with you.

Have you more questions, feel free to contact us

and we will get back to you shortly

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Am Jägerhof 7

37235 Hessisch Lichtenau


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Tel. + 49 (0)5656 999 9985

Handy +49 (0)176 3460 8425



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