Green Yoga International

Become a yoga teacher in this world-class yoga centre in Palolem, South Goa. Purpose built and surrounded by lush green hills, this is the perfect atmosphere to embark on your journey to becoming a fully qualified yoga teacher. Find inspiration from the nature all around as you practice in the open-sided yoga shalas with views of the green hills and swaying palm trees. Green Yoga International welcomes you.


A world-class retreat centre

Green Yoga retreat has two spacious yoga shalas for classes as well as individual practices, an massage room and sitting area and dining area. There is 24×7 wifi connection(It may not be very regular or speedy as in the west), a small library to expand your mind, hammocks strung between palm trees to let your body relax and mind wander, not to mention all the Goan sunshine and fresh air to revive and rejuvenate you as you immerse deeply into the practice of yoga.

Your safety is on top of our minds so this retreat is completely secured with security personnel and the whole retreat is built in a manner that it offers a lot of privacy. Therefore, be at ease always, wear whatever you feel like, and be yourself.

The centre comes equipped with

  • Two yoga halls – fully equipped with yoga mats, props, music system, speaker and LCD projector
  • Shiva shala (spiritual place with 4000 sq feet)
  • Shakti shala (2000 sq feet hall fully dedicated to aerial yoga and more dynamic styles).
  • Eco friendly bamboo huts and elegant rooms.
  • 20 bamboo cottages (single/double/dorm) that can accommodate 50 participants
  • Three chill out sitting areas.
  • Open-sided dining area made from thatched bamboo
  • Reception/lounge
  • Admin block
  • Locker facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Massage room
  • Small library

The rooms come equipped with:

  • Private bathroom with western toilet
  • Comfortable mattress and pillow
  • Blanket and mosquito net
  • Toilet paper
  • Weekly housekeeping

We are what we eat…

So a great deal of care has to be taken when it comes to preparing food.

In Green Yoga International Retreat we have chosen the food as per the requirements of the yoga practitioners. Keeping in mind the nutritional values and following the guidelines of ayurvedic science, we have prepare a wide spread of sattvic food which satisfied not only the taste of tongue but also the soul and mind.

Some of the items included in our food chart


  • Fruit salad
  • Yogurt/milk/soya milk
  • Muesli
  • Porridge
  • Oats
  • Dry fruits
  • Banana, carrot and fruit bread
  • Toast
  • Pancakes
  • Poha
  • Puff rice
  • Idli/ dosha with coconut chutney
  • Kitchari
  • Chai/herbal tea/green tea/coffie


  • Green Salad
  • Chick peas salad
  • Russian salad
  • Spanish “ensaladilla rusa”
  • Rice/ jeera rice/ mix vegetarian rice/ fried rice
  • Mix vegetable millet
  • Chapati/ roti/ puri
  • Different variety of vegetable cooked in Indian and continental way.
  • Pulses (Dal)
  • Panner
  • Churney (tomato, mango…)
  • Raita
  • Lemon coriander soup


  • Tomato soup (Spanish gazpacho)
  • Corn soup
  • Green salad
  • Vegetable sandwich
  • Tofu sandwich
  • Veg pakora
  • Veg samosa
  • Veg cutlet
  • Mator tofu (with green peas and vegetables)
  • Idli/ dosha with coconut chutney
  • Dalia
  • Soya chunks
  • Pasta with vegetable

Location – Palolem, Goa, India

Welcome to the land of white sands, bright sun, sparkling waters and wavering palm trees. WELCOME TO GOA, THE YOGA PARADISE OF INDIA.

green-yoga-teacher-training-goaThe most beautiful state of India offers a perfect environment for the yoga practitioners. Tropical weather and multi cultural atmosphere has attracted the travellers from all around the world to this pearl bounded by the Arabian Sea in western India. Goa was originally a Portuguese colony before 1961. You can still feel some of the Portuguese architectural heritage and some Portuguese influence in Goan cuisine.

The climate of Goa is always pleasant throughout the year with temperatures ranging from 24 to 29 degrees. It’s the only state of India which offers lush green and smooth roads away from pollution and chaos. The best time to visit Goa is from October to April. Affordable international and domestic flights are easy to find.

Come to Goa and join our next Yoga teacher training course and earn a Yoga Alliance 200 hour Yoga certification. See our YTTC dates for 2017-18.

GREEN YOGA INDIA. Palolem. South Goa.

The centre is far from distractions and noise, but close enough so you can enjoy beautiful Palolem beach and the surrounding beaches in your free time. You can walk to the beach in 30 minutes or enjoy free use of the centre’s bikes for a gentle ride to Palolem beach in just 10 minutes. You can also hire a moto to enjoy the freedom to easily visit further afield.

Places of Interest

  • Palolem Market
  • Palolem Beach
  • Agonda Beach
  • Patnem
  • Talpoba Beach
  • Galgibaga turtle nesting
  • Spice farm
  • fresh water lagoon at Khola beach

How to arrive?

  • By air: Dabolim airport is around 1 and half hours away from Palolem. You can reach to our Yoga retreat by yourself; most convenient is to book a prepaid taxi from the airport counter. Prices will be around 1,500 rupees ($30).
  • By train: The closest railway stations to Palolem are Marago on the Konkan Railway and Canacona.Margao is 40 minutes away and costs 600-700 rupees in a taxi.
    Canacona is just 5 minute drive away from Palolem and the journey costs around 50-100 rupees in an auto rickshaw
  • By bus: There are some buses from Mumbai arrive to Margao.