Immerse deeply in the Ashtanga Yoga practice in this teacher training intensive.


This comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training program combines the high standards of practice of the Ashtanga Vinyasa System with the development of teaching skills, which are necessary to introduce students to Yoga to practice safely and effectively.


Each week throughout the retreat there will be one day off. You will have time relax on the beach, receive spa treatments, go hiking, snorkelling, paragliding, horseback riding, kayaking, whale watching and go on guided excursions to secluded waterfalls or offshore islands.


The cost of this YTT includes all your training materials, classes, three gourmet vegetarian meals per day and your accommodation.

Styles

  • Ashtanga
  • Vinyasa
  • Power

Food

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
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Location

Jalisco, Mexico

Jungle-covered mountains tumbling into the sea create all kinds of neat coves and intimate beaches. In Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast; known for its beaches, water sports and robust nightlife scene. Located just 10 miles South of Puerto Vallarta International Airport, you will laze on the dazzling sandy beaches, browse in the quirky shops, nosh in the stylish restaurants and wander the picturesque central streets.


The Bay of Banderas is one of Mexico’s largest and one of the world’s deepest Bays, with recorded depths of more than 3,000 feet. Offering superb sport fishing for sailfish, marlin, tuna and other game fish, it’s home to dolphins, manta rays and even eccentric little seahorses – and a nursery for humpback whales.


Whether you're relaxing on the beach, testing the city's nightlife or checking out the stingrays in the bright blue waters, the pristine beauty of Bahía de Banderas will be the hallmark of your stay.

Food

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner ranging from the most typical beach dishes to gourmet cuisine. Meals are included in the tuition for the training to ensure you are well fed and energised throughout your stay! Mexico is a delightful country for all of your senses and meals will be fresh and flavorsome. Bask in the spices of the region and also the range of fresh local fruits and fruity beverages. Meals are vegetarian, nutritious and utilise plenty of local fresh ingredients. Buffet style meals ensure you can enjoy plenty of unique hearty dishes plus fresh salads to fuel you through your training.

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Immerse deeply in the Ashtanga Yoga practice in this teacher training intensive.


This comprehensive Yoga Teacher Training program combines the high standards of practice of the Ashtanga Vinyasa System with the development of teaching skills, which are necessary to introduce students to Yoga to practice safely and effectively.


Each week throughout the retreat there will be one day off. You will have time relax on the beach, receive spa treatments, go hiking, snorkelling, paragliding, horseback riding, kayaking, whale watching and go on guided excursions to secluded waterfalls or offshore islands.


The cost of this YTT includes all your training materials, classes, three gourmet vegetarian meals per day and your accommodation.

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • All Meals
  • WiFi Internet
  • Meditation
  • Vegetarian
  • Yoga
  • Vegan
  • Pool
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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

The focus of this course is the practice and method of teaching the Primary Series of Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. The Primary Series includes over 70 asanas(postures), linked sequentially by Vinyasa(breath-initiated movements between the asanas). The course begins with detailed instruction in the practice of the Primary Series and then continues with a morning Mysore style or Led Primary Series class for the remainder of the course. The Intermediate Series is taught on an individual basis to those students who have completed the postures of the Primary Series.

The ability to give adjustments and to assist students in deepening their postures and practice is developed throughout the course. The Sanskrit names of the postures are introduced and how to teach an Ashtanga Yoga Led class effectively is evaluated in detail. The benefits of the specific sequencing and the principles of Vinyasa(the movements between postures), Ujjayi Pranayama(the sound induced breath), Drishti(the looking place in each posture) and Bandhas(the three locks or seals) are included as essential elements of the practice and teaching of Ashtanga Yoga. The importance of encouraging students to continue with a regular practice and preparing them for Mysore style is emphasized throughout the course. Basic yoga philosophy, including the translation and chanting of the Yoga Sutras as well as the Anatomy most relevant to yoga practice is introduced. The course also includes an introduction to Ayurveda and instruction in Meditation. Maintaining a vegetarian diet and a lifestyle, which is conducive to yoga practice is encouraged throughout the course. Each participant has the opportunity to teach, assist and give adjustments. This Yoga Teacher Training explores the depth of the Ashtanga Vinyasa practice by revealing it’s teaching techniques.

Certification

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a 200-hour YTT Certificate that allows you to teach worldwide.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Morning Meditation
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Ashtanga Yoga Practice
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Adjustments and Teaching Techniques
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Anatomy, Ayurveda & Philosophy

Time Off

Each week throughout the retreat there will be one day off. You will have time relax on the beach, receive spa treatments, go hiking, snorkeling, paragliding, horseback riding, kayaking, whale watching and go on guided excursions to secluded waterfalls. The venue has a beautiful pool and stunning gardens where you can relax, enjoy nature and allow enjoy the beauty of Costa Rica.

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Accommodations

Shared Room at HOTEL LAGUNITA

Shared Room

With its 28 cottages, its fresh water pool overlooking the sea, the joy and color of the rooms with fabulous views of the ocean and the beach, will make you sigh and feel like you are in paradise.

Private Room at HOTEL LAGUNITA

Private Room

With its 28 cottages, its fresh water pool overlooking the sea, the joy and color of the rooms with fabulous views of the ocean and the beach, will make you sigh and feel like you are in paradise

Jalisco, Mexico

Jungle-covered mountains tumbling into the sea create all kinds of neat coves and intimate beaches. In Jalisco, Puerto Vallarta is a resort town on Mexico’s Pacific coast; known for its beaches, water sports and robust nightlife scene. Located just 10 miles South of Puerto Vallarta International Airport, you will laze on the dazzling sandy beaches, browse in the quirky shops, nosh in the stylish restaurants and wander the picturesque central streets.


The Bay of Banderas is one of Mexico’s largest and one of the world’s deepest Bays, with recorded depths of more than 3,000 feet. Offering superb sport fishing for sailfish, marlin, tuna and other game fish, it’s home to dolphins, manta rays and even eccentric little seahorses – and a nursery for humpback whales.


Whether you're relaxing on the beach, testing the city's nightlife or checking out the stingrays in the bright blue waters, the pristine beauty of Bahía de Banderas will be the hallmark of your stay.

Venue   HOTEL LAGUNITA
HOTEL LAGUNITA, Venue for 26 Day 200Hr Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training

Located on the Yelapa beach, one of the most romantic places in Mexico and nestled in the lush rainforest of the Sierra Madre Mountains south of Puerto Vallarta, the Lagunita Hotel offers a place to rest that is in harmony with the tropical surroundings.

The simplicity of its architecture, enveloped in the beauty of its surroundings transports the guests to a place where time seems to stand still. Its shapes mix happily with the charm of the forest; the ripple of the waves and the majestic sunsets seem endless, while the heartbeat of nature charms us with its sounds and colors.

The Lagunita Hotel is a celebration of the senses, where mind, body and spirit converge. With its 28 cottages and palapa suites, its fresh water pool overlooking the sea, the joy and color of the rooms with fabulous views of the ocean and the beach, will make you sigh and feel like you are in paradise. Experience nature at its best in a magical place. Completely secluded from the bustle of the cities, upon arriving dockside you’ll know you're in a truly unique place.

You will be cared for by the warmth of the staff, who will be attentive to your needs during your stay. We also have free Wi-fi in our community areas so you will never be too far from civilization.

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