200 Hour Vinyasa April 2018


The YogaFest Teacher Training is an extensive study for those who seek to get insights in the different aspects of yoga for their own development and for those who like to share this ancient wisdom with others.  The training is given by certified teachers to guide you on your yoga path and to ensure a safe and personal environment where you can thrive and learn to become a teacher if that is your hearts wish.



  • asana and alignment
  • anatomy, reading bodies and giving adjustments
  • pranayama, breath awareness, kriyas
  • pregnancy and yoga
  • introduction into ayurveda



  • philosophy
  • business and yoga
  • teachings and communications skills
  • self knowledge



  • mantra
  • meditation
  • chakra’s and energy



Must read:

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali – George Feuerstein
The Eight Limbs of Yoga – Stuart Ray Sarbacker
Bhagavad Ghita – Stephen Mitchell
Functional Anatomy of Yoga – David Keil
Prakriti – dr Robert Svoboda
Breath by Breath – Larry Rosenberg


Nice to read:

Your Body Your Yoga – Bernie Clark
The Heart of Yoga – T.K.V. Desikachar
Love Poems of God –  Daniel Ladinsky
The Mirror of yoga – Richard Freeman
The Tree of Yoga – B.K.S. Iyengar
Light of Yoga – B.K.S. Iyengar
Yoga and Ayurevda – David Frawley


After successful completion of the training course, the participants receive the internationally recognised certificate of YogaFest. Certified by the worldwide Yoga Alliance for the 200 hours standard for Registered Yoga Schools (RYS). YogaFest registry ID: 244713


Teachers: Moena de Jong, Beatrice Savaris, Karianne Kraaijestein, Stu Girling and Marlene Henny


Location: Amsterdam and one weekend Samaya


Dates: April – October 2018

  1. April: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22, full days
  2. May: Thursday 10 and Friday 11 (timings to be confirmed exactly) Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 full days (anatomy)
  3. June: Saturday 9 and Sunday 10, full days
  4. June: Saturday 30 and July 1 full days
  5. July: Saturday 7 and Sunday 8, full days
  6. Sept; Saturday 8, Sunday 9 and Monday 10 on retreat location at Samaya (be ware that you also have a full day on Monday next to Saturday and Sunday)
  7. Sept: Saturday 22 and Sunday 23, full days
  8. October: Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 (exam weekend), full days


Fee including 3 day retreat:  

standard price 2300 excl 21 % vat, deadline payment April 15, 2018

three terms 2450 excl 21% vat, first term deadline April 15, 2018 1000 euro, second term May 25, 2018 725 euro , third term July 25, 2018 725 euro ex vat

100 euro reduction for YFS pre tt students


To join and more information contact contact@yogafestinternational.com


About Moena de Jong

She makes you feel welcome at all times and experience a class where something transforms positive. Next to your unique individual experience of feeling more open and gain a broader perspective on your possibilities you will feel the magic of a group synergy as the energy in class is uplifting.


About Beatrice Savaris

Beatrice’s mantra is “let it be” – this means living a life without attachment to fully exist in the present moment. Allowing people, situations, you just being as they are – cultivating acceptance, instead of using energy to try to change them. Beatrice is an advocate of using energy to plant seeds for happiness in all its meanings.


About Karianne Kraaijestein

Karianne will take you into the world of philosophy and mediation in a way that makes this ancient wisdom alive and meaningful in the life of the modern yogi. And giving you insights in the business side of yoga to become a full entrepreneurial teacher. She is the founder of YogaFest, has 22 years experience in marketing communication of which 13 years her own agency and a registered yoga alliance teacher. From the different national and international teachers she has been practicing with it was Richard Freeman that touched her deeply. Yoga enhances what is already there, just go and explore it.


About Stu Girling

Stuart has been teaching yoga related anatomy for years both on teacher trainings and international workshops. He has been practicing yoga for 15 years, and has completed a Yoga Alliance accredited 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Gregoe Maehle and Monica Gauci. For the last 10 years has been offering Therapeutic Bodywork exclusively for yoga practitioners. Stuart is the founder of the popular website loveyogaanatomy.com and has taught on both Ashtanga and Vinyasa based teacher trainings including ones run by Matthew Sweeney, Yoga Arts, Elton Yoga, Brahmani Yoga.


About Marlene Henny

Marlene Henny is one of Holland’s leading vinyasa yoga teachers for 15 years now and is a certified and experienced, 500 hr. yoga/vinyasa. Her approach is creative, fun, genuine and from the heart. Six years ago she developed a new class called core flow and introduced in 2011 Core Strength Vinyasa yoga in the Netherlands, in which she holds a certificate.