SOMA 200hr Residential Yoga Teacher Training, 18 October - 10 November, Cape Town


Hosted by Fran Siebrits at Guinevere Guest Farm, Tulbagh

Cost: R36 400

Immerse yourself in a month long, residential ashram experience in nature for your 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification (YTTC). Situated at the beautiful Guinevere Guest Farm, you will be able to live the yogic lifestyle while training to become a yoga teacher.

This teacher training will assist you in becoming an authentic yoga teacher, with a deep understanding of the theoretical as well as embodied aspects of yoga. By immersing yourself in the daily routine of an ashram-based lifestyle, you will not only learn the course material but also the holistic yogic experience.

In this intensive course you will learn about the philosophy of yoga, its history and how this relates in today’s world, yoga theory, anatomy and physiology, yogic language, class sequencing, chakras and energy centres, the importance of the breath and specific breathing techniques, mindfulness and meditation, as well as many ancient tools for healing and alignment.


  • Full 200 hour Yoga Certification Programme (postures, breathing techniques, meditation training, teaching skills, sequencing, philosophy applications, Ayurveda, chakras, and more)

  • In-depth, authentic teachings with yoga teacher, movement specialist and transformation facilitator Fran Siebrits (click heremore about Fran)

  • Accommodation at Guinevere Guest Farm:

  • All meals (vegetarian, locally sourced, as organic as possible, based on Ayurvedic principles), lovingly prepared by in-house chef, owner, and yogi, Carly Esterhuizen

  • Ashram-based yogic lifestyle

  • Leisurely use of the guest house and tranquil farm environment

  • Free pickup and dropoff from Cape Town central and Cape Town airport (day of training commencement and final day respectively)


Your accommodation will be held at Guinevere Guest Farm. The farm house is situated on 95ha of private land nestled amongst the indigenous fynbos, in which one can immerse in nature and the tranquility of the abundant fynbos and bird life. The simple but comfortable farm style accommodation combined with the beautiful studio space where the teacher training will take place as well as the vast open spaces creates the perfect nurturing environment where self-discovery, empowerment and deep healing can be explored. The monastery-style farm house has 9 en-suite bedrooms on the first floor along with a swimming pool and lounge area to relax and unwind in. The downstairs facilities include a large well-equipped kitchen for group catering, a cosy lounge and dining hall with fireplace for meal times. There is also free Wi-Fi access throughout the whole house.



  • Enjoy the comforts of this luxurious option Features: En-suite Master Bathroom, Private Balcony, King-size Bed

  • $3600 USD per person



  • Triple shared option Features: Full En-suite Bathroom, Shared Balcony, 3 Double Beds

  • $3150 USD per person


The catering will be done by Carly, the in-house chef. She focuses on vibrant organic produce and all the meals will be vegan and vegetarian. Combining her various and varied skills, Carly brings a stylishly earthy insight into nature’s bounty, sharing her knowledge about herbalism, wild food foraging and farm-to-table cooking, making sure that the students are well nourished throughout their time here.

Find out more about the training here

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About Your Host

Fran has trained in different body and mind techniques to better understand our human ways. She has a strong connection to nature, where she "tops up her energy tank" - when she is not formerly practicing, teaching movement, facilitating transformation, or working on creative projects she can be found frolicking somewhere in the mountains.

  • Tuning In - Founder, Facilitator & Movement Specialist

  • Self Sustainability Entrepreneur - Learning Architect

  • SOMA (Space of Moving Art) - Allowing for Creative Flow in Working, Living, & Being

  • Yoga Teacher & Teacher Trainer (Ananda Sanga Educational Institute; Yoga Vidya Gurukul)

  • Pilates Instructor & Mentor (BASI Pilates, Conscious Movement Education)

  • Budokon Instructor (Budokon University)

  • MYYO Technique Therapist (MYYO Association)

  • Mindfulness & Meditation - Practitioner & Facilitator

  • NIA Dancer (White Belt)

  • Trail Runner - Mover & Mentor

  • Nature Lover