Caroline Klebl teaches a comprehensive yoga teacher training program to yoga teachers, aspiring teachers and all levels of yoga practitioners. Her yoga teacher training combines high standards of yoga asana practice with the development of teaching skills, which are necessary to introduce students to yoga practice safely and effectively.
- Practice of the more than 70 postures of the Primary Series
- The Principles of Vinyasa, Bandha, Drishti and Ujjayi Pranayama
- Adjustments and Teaching Techniques
- Assisting and Supervised Teaching
- Introduction to Ayurveda
- Meditation Instruction
- Chanting and Philosophy of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras
- Restorative Asana practice
- Yoga Nidra
Asana practice is the main focus of the course. Additionally, you learn how to meditate, chant the yoga sutras and observe, adjust, and practice teaching yoga poses. Throughout the course, you’ll experience improved strength and flexibility, reduced stress, improved yoga posture practice, and learn new yoga poses.
The practices of yoga and meditation are designed to purify the body and mind and lead to spiritual awakening. By the end of the program, you’ll feel more relaxed, focused, and ready to begin teaching yoga with confidence.
Note This program provides a 50-hour yoga teacher training certificate, which can be applied to 200-, 300- and 500-hour Yoga Alliance–accreditation, as well as Yoga Alliance continuing education credits.
Open to yoga teachers and anyone interested in developing mind-body awareness, reducing stress, and increasing strength and flexibility; all levels of yoga from beginners to advanced practitioners.
Caroline Klebl is an internationally recognized teacher specializing in Ashtanga Yoga; she trained with world-renowned yoga guru Sri K Pattabhi Jois. She has a background in Tibetan Buddhism, Iyengar and Viniyoga yoga, and the studies of Sanskrit, yoga philosophy, and traditional ayurvedic medicine. Caroline is also a chef focused on vegetarian cuisine. …
Rooms & Pricing
All options include daily vegetarian meals from dinner on the night of check-in through lunch on the day of checkout. (Rates below are per person.)
Private Hotel Room
The private hotel room features either a king bed or two full beds, a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, a private bath and complimentary wifi.
Shared Hotel Room (2 People)
The shared hotel room features either a king bed or two full beds, a flat screen TV, a refrigerator, private bath and complimentary wifi. One other person of the same gender will share the room with you.
Private Retreat Room
The private retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi.
Shared Retreat Room (2 People)
The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi. One other person of the same gender will share the room with you.
Shared Retreat Room (3 People)
The shared retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi. Up to two more people of the same gender will share the room with you.
Ashtanga Yoga Weekend Retreat
August 7–14, 2020
Your Program Session Times (subject to change)
Friday 7:30–9:00 pm
Daily 9:30 am–12:30 pm and 2:00–4:30 pm
Friday 9:30–11:30 am (Room check-out is 11:00 am; luggage can be held at reception.)
4:00 pm Check-in begins; Rooms are ready by 4:00 pm, but if you arrive early we will hold your luggage at Reception.
6:00–7:00 pm Dinner
7:00–7:20 pm Guest Orientation Session (Venue: Dining Hall)
7:30–9:30 am Breakfast
12:00–2:00 pm Lunch (included on your departure day)
6:00–7:30 pm Dinner
Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)
Hatha Yoga Class | Gita Hall; during program dates only.
9:45–10:45 am and 4:15–5:15 pm
Hatha Yoga Class | Sattva Studio
11:00 am–12:00 pm
Mind and Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
Yoga Nidra | Sattva Studio; Saturdays and Sundays only.
Property Tour | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
1:30–2:30 pm and 3:00–4:00 pm
Guided Nature Walk | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
Guided Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
Meditative Chant/Kirtan | Gita Hall
Bonfire | Below Veda 2 Weather permitting; Saturdays only.
Optional Activities with Additional Fees
To ensure a space, please register for these activities by calling 800-392-6870 prior to your arrival.
Mindful Painting (1 hour) $25 Sunday Only
Express your creativity through art therapy as you connect your emotions to the art of watercolor painting.
Ayurveda Cooking Class $25 (1 hour) Thursday and Saturday Only
Learn how to best nourish your specific body type and thrive in every season.
Pottery Class $30 (1 hour) Thursday to Sunday
Explore your creativity. Get hands-on experience in throwing on the wheel, hand-building and decorating handmade pots.
Ayurveda Spa Appointments (Additional Cost)
Hours: 9:00 am–6:30 pm daily
We invite you to also make reservations at our award-winning Shankara Ayurveda Spa prior to arrival in order to ensure availability. Please call 828-264-8382 for details.
Actual schedules and venues may vary; please confirm with Front Desk upon check-in.
639 Whispering Hills Rd, Boone, North Carolina 28607
Discover deep rest and rejuvenation in our tranquil sanctuary set amidst 380 pristine acres high up in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Boone, North Carolina—the perfect place to begin your journey to wellness.
For room reservations, spa retreats, and Art of Living Retreat Center (AOLRC) signature retreats, we have the following cancellation policy:
- Refunds are available (less a $50 processing fee) up to eight days before your program or stay.
- Nonrefundable credit toward a future AOLRC program or stay (less a $50 processing fee) is available if you give notice between seven and one day(s) before your program or stay. Credit may be applied to any AOLRC program or stay for one year following date of issue.
- No credit or refund is available if you cancel on the arrival day, if you do not show up, or if you leave an event early for any reason. No refund will be available if you attend a program and are dissatisfied with its presentation or content. AOLRC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. If AOLRC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. Some programs may have special cancellation policies; see individual workshop descriptions. For all other retreats, please be sure to check the registration page specific to that retreat.
To encourage a healthy environment we ask that guest to not consume alcohol or meat in our public spaces, however, guests may enjoy these items in their rooms.
Our property is always smoke-free.
Yes, we ask that guests with food allergies simply inform us so we can communicate those needs to our chef. Typically, we label potential allergens such as gluten, dairy, and nuts.