Ashtanga Yoga Retreat & 50-Hour Yoga Teacher Training Intensive

Delve into the practice of the more than 70 postures of the Primary Series, meditation, Ayurveda, and much more in this immersive teacher training.
Aug 7–14


Caroline Klebl

Caroline Klebl

Aug 7–14
Add 7 nights of lodging and meals.
Aug 7–14
August 14, 2020 1:00 pm
Retreat Type
Featured PresentersFeatured Presenters
Professional Development & TrainingsProfessional Development & Trainings
Retreat Goals
Get HealthyGet Healthy
Personal DevelopmentPersonal Development


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.



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Caroline Klebl

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 check-out. (Rates below are per person.)

Private Hotel Room


$239/Night/Per Person

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)


$194/Night/Per Person

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


$210/Night/Per Person

The private retreat room has twin beds, a private bath and complimentary wifi.

Shared Retreat Room (2 People)


$175/Night/Per Person

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)


$155/Night/Per Person

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.)

General Information

Arrival Day
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

Optional Activities

Apart from the activities in your program schedule, we offer the following optional complementary activities. (Please join only if your program schedule permits.)

7:30–8:30 amHatha Yoga Class | Gita Hall; during program dates only.
9:45–10:45 am and 4:15–5:15 pmHatha Yoga Class | Sattva Studio
11:00 am–12:00 pmMind and Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
1:30–2:00 pmYoga Nidra | Sattva Studio; Saturdays and Sundays only.
2:00–3:15 pmProperty Tour | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
1:30–2:30 pm and 3:00–4:00 pmGuided Nature Walk | Starts at Reception; Saturdays only.
5:30–6:00 pmGuided Meditation Session | Sattva Studio
7:30–8:15 pmMeditative Chant/Kirtan | Gita Hall
8:30–10:00 pmBonfire | Below Veda 2 Weather permitting; Saturdays only.

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.

Clay Studio Appointments (Additional Cost)
Our Clay Studio is open Thursday–Sunday; Hand-building classes and Throwing classes are available by appointment. Clay pieces can be glazed and shipped home as well (additional cost). Please contact our Front Desk to make an appointment.

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.

NOTE Avoid using GPS—it will take you up a private road to a locked gate.  Please use the directions provided on this site.

Distance from Nearest Airport

Two hours by car without traffic


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.

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