Yoga Vidya Mandiram Thailand

Chiangmai, Chiangmai | Forest


Yoga Vidya Mandiram Yoga School is a registered Yoga School centered in Rishikesh, India and has expanded to  Chiangmai, Thailand. The Center is dedicated to restore, explore and impart the purest form of knowledge of Yogic studies and its practices with their scientific verification. The Yoga Center intends to maintain the yogic teachings to their ancient and traditional purity as taught by the yogis of the Himalayan masters. Thus, our Yoga School is a bridge between pure and traditional form to contemporary format of teaching yoga.

The Yoga Teacher Training (TTC) are held at Yoga Vidya Mandiram in Chiang Mai, Thailand, certified by Yoga Alliance, USA for their 200/300/500 hours Hatha & Asthanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Course.   These Yoga TTC are suitable for students of all levels; beginner, intermediate and advance.


Guides / Instructors - Chiangmai, Thailand


Acharya Chandramani (Yoga Philosophy & Vedic Scriptures)

Acharya Chandramani was born in a traditional spiritual family. When he was 8 years old, he became a serious practitioner of the yogic principles of Swetambara Jaina tradition. Later, he was initiated into the Vedic Sanskrit tradition by Swami Vivekananda at the age of 10 in Prabhat Ashram, UP, India. He was fully dedicated to the teachings and daily discipline of the traditional Sanskrit gurukulam from childhood to adulthood. He has been guiding worldwide yoga students into the Vedic Sanskrit literature and its philosophy and holding yoga retreats and teacher trainings for over 25 years.

Subhash Petwall (Hatha Yoga & Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga)

Subhash Petwal is an asana yoga instructor who is experienced teaching internationally and locally in the styles of Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga and Hatha yoga. He has undergone his training in Mysore and Kaivalyadhama Lonavala and has been undergoing continuous practices for several extended years at Kishore Yoga Kendra Bangalore. Subhash is passionate about sharing his knowledge of Hatha and Ashtanga yoga and takes great care in layout a strong foundation for his students to further their practices.

Piyush Saxena (Relaxation & Meditation / Pranayama)

Piyush Saxena has been a sadhaka of the Himalayan Yoga Tradition as taught by Swami Rama and Swami Veda Bharati for several years. He has a great passion for the philosophy and practices of yoga Nidra and meditation, as well as practice Hatha yoga as a meditative process to support his meditation practices. Piyush wants to inspire people and teach yogic practices that can help them in their daily life, business life, student life, family life, corporate life, and more importantly guide them to become an enlightened human being.

Manish Kumar (Hatha Yoga)

In Manish’s eyes, Yoga is the gateway to learning and understanding your true-self, to see beyond the physical and discover the subtilities of your authentic character. He believes that the beauty of yoga for him, is that it always gives satisfaction and joy, in every form. On his unique path, he has developed qualities allowing him to enjoy each moment within society, and these qualities he carries with him into his teaching. Manish feels that to practice yoga is to practice conscious living, and this is a view he integrates into his classes. 

Dr. Sumit Sharma (Yoga Anatomy & Physiology)

Dr. Sumit is an expert in the field of physical therapy and posture imbalance and sedentary life disorders. He did his Masters of Physical Therapy in Musculoskeletal Disorders in Orthopedic Branch and a diploma in Sports Medicine from West Bengal. He is also a certified Pilate’s trainer from Indian Academy of Fitness Training Mangalore. His simple and contemporary style of delivering deep and practical knowledge of anatomy and physiology endear him to his students. He has taught a few hundred students from more than 35 countries and he mainly focuses on the therapeutic aspects of yoga.

How to Reach

Airway Connectivity
You could opt for a direct flight to Chiangmai International Airport (CNX). If there are no direct flights from your city, there are certainly connections you could make from your city to Chiangmai. It takes approximately 30 minutes from the airport by taxi and costs US$10 to US$13, depending on traffic.
Railway Connectivity
If you are travelling from within Thailand, you could take the train from the city you are in to Chiangmai province. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 12 hours but evening trains feature comfortable bunks with or without air-con. Train tickets from Bangkok is between 600-1,000 baht for a train ticket depending on the level of comfort you want.
Roadway Connectivity
Busses run roughly every hour from Bangkok to Chiang Mai, departing from Bangkok’s Mo Chit Station and arriving at Chiang Mai’s Eastern (main) Bus Terminal. The first departure of the day is at 05:30 and the last is at 22:00. From Bangkok, the journey takes about 10 hours and there are a variety of busses available, with the VIP busses being the by far the most comfortable. Bus prices range from US$12 to US$25 per trip from Bangkok to Chiangmai.

Important Disciplines/Rules 

Students are expected to follow rules and disciplines during the course.  Complete school rules are mentioned on our official website.   

  1. No alcohol, drugs or any addictive substance are allowed during the course.  Any alcohol/drug consumption will lead to being asked to leave without certification.
  2. No smoking of any kind, including e-cigarettes are allowed on premise.
  3. No consumption of non-vegetarian (i.e. meat, poultry, eggs, etc.), including eggs, within accommodation or school/resort premise.  We realize that not everyone interested in the course are pure vegetarian.  However, by signing up and booking for this course, you have agreed to our disciplines and our diet requirements.  Students are responsible for bringing dietary supplements that they required during the duration of the course.
  4. No verbal or behavioral aggression.
  5. Students are required to attend 90% of the training hours.
  6. No using mobile phones for external communication or social media during an ongoing class.

Our School has rented out 90% of the resort during the training.  There will be guests from tour groups, not attending the training, who take their usual non-vegetarian diet and occasional beer.  We do not impose our disciplines on them as they are not our student.  We also do not force the resort to omit these options from the menu.  However, we expect our students to follow school rules and discipline while staying at our premise.    

By signing up and booking for this course, you have agreed to our disciplines and our diet requirements.  School holds the right to ask a student to leave the training without certification, if he or she does not follow or violates school discipline.  

In the case of cancellation, the advance deposit of a course fee is strictly non-refundable.  However, you may reschedule for the same program in a future month but within 1 year after the initial course date booked.  Reschedule must be inquired in advance of and only if there is still availability for the desired month.

Yoga Vidya Mandiram Thailand Shared Dorm Room

Shared Dorm Room

Wi-Fi/ Internet,  Single Bed,  Western-Style Bathroon, 
Yoga Vidya Mandiram Thailand Private Single Room

Private Single Room

Wi-Fi/ Internet,  Double Bed,  Western-Style Bathroon, 
Yoga Vidya Mandiram Thailand Shared Twin Room

Shared Twin Room

Wi-Fi/ Internet,  Single Bed,  Western-Style Bathroon, 
Yoga Vidya Mandiram Thailand Female Dorm Room - Garden (3-4 mins walk)

Female Dorm Room - Garden (3-4 mins walk)

Wi-Fi/ Internet,  Single Bed,  Western-Style Bathroon, 

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