At Samma Karuna, our purpose is to bring forth our light and contribute to creating a better world. We are actively engaged in learning from each other, staff, residents and volunteers alike.
Our school embraces Yoga, Tantra, Taoist and Buddhist values as well as modern scientific research, as part of our Yoga Teacher Training Course in Thailand (YTTC yogaausbildung). A non-dogmatic and open minded approach is a foundational pillar of the school. Our outstanding training program is a product of many year of development.
We offer an intensive Yoga Teacher Training Course in a fun, relaxing environment for optimum learning.
Nathalie (Nana) is a professional Yoga Teacher, 1500-hour level, having studied in Mysore and Kerala, India for 12 years and with other important teachers around the world. Yoga full time, working on teacher training courses and retreats in Thailand, Indonesia and Spain for the last seven years.
Upgraded standards and ethics. A certified 5 star rated school, with hundreds of real reviews from graduates over 9 years.
We have a beautiful yoga campus of 7000m2 by the beach for our Yoga Instructor Course (Yoga TTC), with onsite accommodation and facilities for your convenience during your yoga teacher training course. Our campus and retreat center is located in Koh Phangan, the largest yoga hub of South East Asia and one of the most beautiful islands of Thailand.
We offer a variety of accommodation ranging from shared dorm accommodation to private bungalows with amneties and sea view. You may choose to include accommodation with your course during the booking process. Accommodation is offered inside our campus or at our partner resort next door.
Vegan restaurant and coffee shop on site
Nathalie (Nana) is a professional Yoga Teacher, 1500-hour level, having studied in Mysore and Kerala, India for 12 years and with other important teachers around the world.
Yoga full time, working on teacher training courses and retreats in Thailand, Indonesia and Spain for the last seven years.
Nathalie is also an experienced vegetarian chef and has been studying Ayurveda and Naturopathy for several years.
She runs her own Retreats and Teacher training as well as working in Collaboration on many 200-300 hour levels Teacher Training courses in Spain and Thailand.
She is a travelling yogui; living between India , Thailand and Barcelona.
*Nathalie originally studied hotel management and worked for many years in the luxury hotel business in various locations Worldwide as assistant manager before dedicating her life to Yoga. She speaks fluent English, Spanish and French.
Ishi is the founder and lead teacher of Samma Karuna, international school of Awakening & Healing. Ishi has been teaching Tantra for over 10 years and practicing for over 16 years. He is also an experienced Vipassana meditator, Breathwork facilitator and creator of a number of social meditations (including Samma Karuna AUM mediation, Sacred hug meditation and Shower of love mediation among others) as well as a breathwork system known as Tetra Breathwork.
He is author of Intimidades(R), a Tantric board-game sold in South America. Ishi has got as well a background in dance therapy, having studied Biodanza in Argentina and creator of the dance therapy system known as BioDevelopment(R).