Nomad YTT

Nomad Yoga 200 Hour Teacher Training

Vikasa Yoga Retreats & Trainings

Nomad Yoga 200 Hour Hatha, Vinyasa & Yin Yoga Teacher Training

with Jess Rose & Leah Sugerman

Jan 20 – Feb 10, 2019

Prices from: $2999 USD

A Yoga Alliance® certified course in Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin Yoga as well as Buddhist and yogic meditation.

Discover it all

Exploring aspects of both Yin and Yang yoga, you’ll discover how to both create a dynamic, disciplined practice and how to slow the body down to restore and rejuvenate. Practicing alignment-based Hatha and Vinyasa Flow each morning and Restorative and Yin yoga each evening, we’ll explore these complementary practices and all the elements necessary to be able to confidently teach both.

Gain confidence

Extensive study of asana, alignment, anatomy, adjustments and assists, the philosophy and history of yoga, teaching methodology, intelligent sequencing, and the business of yoga will prepare you to teach with confidence and poise.

Go deeper

Whether you’re looking to deepen your personal practice or to teach professionally, this course will provide you with everything you need to take your yoga to the next level.

This training is designed to move you deeper into your own personal practice while simultaneously preparing you to offer your teachings to the world. We teach a multidisciplinary approach so that you can graduate with the ability to confidently teach multiples styles of yoga and meditation.

Why Study With Us?

  • We cap our trainings to keep them small, personal, and intimate so you will have an individualized experience with lots of direct contact and guidance from your teachers.
  • Our teachers are highly experienced, professional, and knowledgeable with extensive work within the yoga industry and all hold 500 hour certifications. Leah and Jess have held multiple, successful trainings together.
  • We extensively study teaching methodology and the physical practice so you’ll graduate feeling confident and able to teach.
  • Our school is Yoga Alliance® certified, so you’ll graduate with the ability to register as an RYT 200 and teach internationally.

Course Syllabus

Throughout the duration of the course, we will extensively study

  • Meditation
  • Asana (Postures)
  • Alignment and Pose Modifications
  • Anatomy and Biomechanics
  • History and Philosophy of Yoga
  • Mantra (Chants)
  • Pranayama (Breathwork)
  • Sanskrit (The Language of Yoga)
  • Sequencing Yoga Classes
  • Hands-On Adjustments and Assists
  • Teaching Methodology
  • The Business of Teaching Yoga

What’s Included

  • 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Manual
  • 21 days of Yoga Teacher Training Course with individualized attention from teachers
  • 21 nights of accommodation at Vikasa Retreat Center
  • Daily full-spread organic, vegetarian brunch & dinner buffets
  • Unlimited drinking water available all day
  • Yoga mats and props for use during the course
  • Unlimited use of swimming pools and private beach during your free time
  • Unlimited use of resort facilities during your free time

What’s Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Thai visas (depending on your nationality, is either exempt or must be applied for before arrival)
  • Travel and medical insurance (recommended)


Jess Rose

Jess is a Kansas City native based in Europe for the past 10 years, and travels the world to lead workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings. Since 2015, Jess has been teaching on, the world’s largest online yoga community, and has more than 50,000 students all over the world with her 30 Day Yoga program, among others. As an RYT-500/E-RYT-200 in alignment-based vinyasa, hatha and yin, her classes are founded on the importance of sustainable alignment and biomechanics, but her passion shines through in the form of creative sequencing, the exploration of themes, and an innate sense of playfulness and humor. She is a featured author for Elephant Journal, has been interviewed and featured in San Francisco Yoga Magazine, and is a regular contributor to

Leah Sugerman

Leah Sugerman is a yoga teacher, writer, and passionate world traveler. An eternally grateful student, she has trained in countless schools and traditions of the practice and teaches a fusion of the styles she has studied with a strong emphasis on breath, alignment, and anatomical integrity. Leah is an RYT 500/E-RYT 200 whose classes are grounded in precision and detail. She offers a mix of both challenging and relaxing practices, specializing in alignment-based Hatha, Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin. Passionate about sharing the practice, she has been featured as a writer in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, Prevention Magazine, Elephant Journal, DOYOUYOGA, and more. Leah teaches workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings both internationally and online.

Sample Schedule

Monday – Saturday Training Schedule. Sundays are days off.

07:30 – 09:30am Meditation & Morning Hatha/Vinyasa Asana Practice

09:30 – 10:30am Breakfast

10:30 – 2:00pm Training Sessions *

02:00 – 04:00pm Break & Personal Time

04:00 – 06:00pm Training Sessions *

06:00 – 07:30pm Evening Yin/Restorative Asana Practice

07:30 – 08:30pm Dinner

*Training sessions include history, philosophy, anatomy, teaching methodology, and asana discussions as well as practice teaching time

**Schedule is subject to change


We know that different people appreciate different living conditions, which is why we give you the option to choose what you like best and what best fits your budget.

Take $250 off your tuition if you book before October 20th, 2018!

  • Beach Bungalow – $2,999

Stay in a shared Standard Beach Bungalow, complete with two twin beds and an ensuite bathroom.

The Standard Beach Bungalows bring guests close to Nature while providing every convenience. The rooms are quite modest, rustic both inside and out, yet clean and comfortable they feature two twin-sized beds, and direct beach access. A private terrace allows you to take in one of Samui’s spectacular sunrises. Bungalows come with simple interior bathroom with hot shower, AC, mini fridge, and a safety box.

Room Features

  • Private beach
  • Partial sea views
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with hot shower
  • Private balcony with bean bag
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee / tea making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Free WiFi

  • Yoga Cave – $3,299

Stay in a single Yoga Cave, complete with a twin bed and shared bathroom.

Bridging the gap between a hotel room and an authentic Thai experience, our Yoga Caves are small but very comfortable rooms that offer sweeping views over the sea and rocks below. Relax on your comfy bed facing out over the ocean and take in one of the best panoramas on Koh Samui. Sleep, read or meditate in peace. Modest in terms of size but still to our high standards, the air-conditioned Yoga Caves offer a quiet, personal place to stay for individual travelers. The yoga caves do not have bathrooms en-suite. There is a large shared and public restroom and shower facility located just behind the block of Yoga Caves. The showers have hot water and shampoo provided. A bathrobe is also provided in each cave for your comfort.

Room Features

  • Twin bed (single occupancy only)
  • Spectacular ocean view
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared bathroom and shower (hot water)
  • Mini fridge
  • Electronic safe
  • Free WiFi

  • Ocean Room – $3,399

Stay in a shared Ocean Room Standard, complete with two twin beds and an ensuite bathroom.

The Standard Ocean Rooms offer every convenience. Rest and recharge with two twin beds and awaken to the sounds of nature and the beautiful sunrise that will energize you for the day ahead. Step out onto your private balcony to enjoy the fresh island air, relax and read a book or meditate and feel at one with the natural surroundings. A stay in one of our Ocean Rooms is restful, relaxing and inspiring. Please note all the ocean rooms are slightly different, you can see in the pictures interiors vary from room to room, but they are all of the same standard. Also some have better views, while the other ones are better decorated and furnished. Either way they are conveniently located and are our best room category.

Room Features

  • 2 single beds
  • Partial sea views
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with shower
  • Large terrace
  • Mini-fridge
  • Coffee / tea making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Free WiFi

  • Zen Den – $3,799

Stay in a Zen Bungalow, complete with a twin bed and ensuite bathroom.

The Zen Bungalows are perfectly named, being traditional huts built with local, natural materials. They provide an opportunity to leave contemporary hotels behind and feel yourself become totally at-one with Koh Samui’s natural surroundings, with the stunning views from our cliff-top location right outside your door. A truly authentic experience. Please note that the Zen Bungalows are designed for solo travelers.

Room Features

  • Twin bed (single occupancy only)
  • Garden View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cooling Fan
  • Mosquito nets
  • Small private bathroom with hot water
  • Mini fridge
  • Electronic safe

  • Superior Suite – $4,499

Stay in a single Ocean Room Superior, complete with a king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom.

For the ultimate relaxation, we recommend our Ocean Superior rooms that offer more privacy with stunning views of the sea right from your bed. Experience privacy with the most spectacular unobstructed sea view right in-front of your bed and chill on ocean-breezy spacious terraces.

Room Features

  • King size bed
  • Sea views
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathroom with shower
  • Large terrace
  • Mini fridge
  • Coffee / tea making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • Free WIFI

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