Yoga in Bulgaria-Veliko Tarnovo with Yoga Dharma offer Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga retreats from their mountain side centre.


The centre is a fully restored farmhouse with a variety of accommodation available, either private or shared with en-suite walk in shower rooms. The house has many original features including, beamed ceilings, wooden floors, and local stone walls. The centre is fully equipped for a perfect stay.


Your stay will include all meals at the centre which are vegan/vegetarian. We source our larder from the local markets and growers and with an on-site Chef we will adapt menus to meet most needs.


Yoga in Bulgaria retreats are bespoke and include two classes per day, expert tuition and hands on adjustment for perfect alignment. We include trips to local beauty spots which include, castles, monasteries, waterfalls and more…..


Yoga Teacher Training is Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance International certified, and the courses run over 15 days. Your course includes course manual, equipment, teaching manual and certificate. We offer 200 teaching certificate and 300-hour advanced courses.

The teacher training equips students to be confident and individual yoga teachers and the courses include adjustments, modifications, vinyasa krama (class planning) philosophy, history, classroom dynamics, pranayama, meditation and more.


The yoga studio is in the traditional barn which was specially converted to provide a huge light and airy space. With high beamed ceilings and constructed from local stone and wood, the studio is a calm and peaceful space dedicated to the practice of yoga.


Yoga Dharma has nearly 20 years’ experience running highly professional yoga teacher training and yoga retreats with an established and proven track record. The Yoga Dharma team is led by Martin and Fran Thompson, with around 100 years combined experience between them.


All our teachers have come through our training system with a minimum of 700 hours training each, this ensures continuity and quality while upholding our linage.

We are in an area of outstanding beauty with abundant wildlife, forests, waterfalls, walks, and stunning views across the Balkans.

Yoga Dharma run courses across the UK and Europe.

Call or email if you have any questions.