This is an in-depth 200 hour certified yoga teacher training course in n the heart of Jaco, surrounded by nature, a river, and with total privacy goes above and beyond what is required to be certified to teach, and is created for all those who are interested in changing their lives, in delving deeper into truth, health, and healing. This course is a journey that fuses mind, body, soul. Come and be inspired!
Upon completion of the course, students will receive certification and a 200hr Yoga Alliance certificate through Full Circle Yoga School a Registered Yoga School (RYS).17 Day Training Includes Tuition, Lodging and Meals
April 2023 TBA
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Seat of the Teacher
Yoga’s Journey to the West
The Five Sheaths
Creating Space for Self-Transformation
The Physical Setting
Classroom Set up & Orientation
Class Levels & Prerequisites
Waking up the Spiritual Environment
Archetypes & Mythology
Creating Happy Space
Space for Healing
Holding Integrated Space
Teaching who is in front of you
Voice & Language
Basic Elements of Asana Practice
General Principles in Physical Cues & Adjustments
Variations & Props
Guided Meditation Techniques
When to Meditate
Meditating Amid Flow of Body & Breath
Principles of Sequencing
Basic Arc & Structure of Class
Sequencing within Asana Families
Planning Specific Classes
Chakra Model of Sequencing
Popular Hatha Sequences & Creating your Class
New to Yoga
Working with Injuries, Working with Depression
Teaching in Alternative Settings
Working with Pregnant Students
YTT & Certs
Teaching Opportunities & Remuneration
Business of Yoga
Regulation of the Profession
Path of the Teacher
Warm ups, Sun Salutations, Standing Postures, Stabilization Postures, Hip Openers, Twists, Backbends, Lateral Bends, Forward Bends, Balancing Postures, Inversions, Chaturanga, Arm Balances
Arrival is day one of your 17 day training, Departure is final day of your 17 days of training. Graduation is evening on day 16.
Jaco is only an hour and a half from Juan Santa Maria International Airport in Alajuela. From there you can book a shared shuttle directly to our villa in Jaco. Private Shuttles are also available.
- Monkey Ride offers 1 Shared Shuttle per day from SJO to Dominical:
- Easy Ride offers several Shared Shuttles per day from SJO and select hotels:
In the heart of Jaco, surrounded by nature, a river, and with total privacy making our yoga teacher training space unique and special.
The large pool is the center of all the social areas with amazing views of nature to make you feel totally relaxed and in vacation mode.
Located 300 meters (2 min bike ride - 2 bikes provided) from the beach, and a short walk to Jaco's main street where stores, restaurants and bars are located.
6:00-6:30am Daily Meditation
6:30-8:00 AM Daily Morning 75min Yoga Practice, Hatha/Vinyasa Infused with Restorative/Yin & Adjustments
8:00-8:30 Breakfast Break
8:30-12:30 Chapter Work
1:30-3:30 Pranayama, Asana Study, Cuing, Alignment, Adjustments, & Modifications
3:30-5:30 Practice Teach at Beach or Studio weather permitting and at Lead Facilitators discretion
5:45 Day End Circle Gathering With Mantra Chanting or Song
6:00 Dinner Break
6:30-8pm Study or Ceremony
* Homework is nightly consisting short writing assignments that compliment your studies, readings, and working on class sequencing based on that day's asana learning. we send you these short exercises as soon as you enroll so you can complete prior to training if you wish.
Meal Plan includes a plant based yogic diet which includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Meal plan starts with arrival day dinner and includes breakfast the morning of final graduation day.
Reading Materials Mandatory To Bring To Training:
Teaching Yoga-Essential Foundations and Techniques by Mark Stephens
Yoga Toolbox for Teachers and Students, 4th Edition
The Science of Yoga by Ann Swanson
Please order these books at least two weeks prior to coming to the training to ensure their arrival as it is essential to the course.
Come to the training having read at least Chapter 1 of the teaching textbook. The more you can read and familiarize yourself with these books prior to Day 1 the more ease you'll feel during the training.
Each training evening you are usually assigned one chapter to read with additional small writing exercises and asana sequence & study.
Please bring a yoga mat.
~ Yoga Mat
~ Yoga Block
~ Yoga Blanket
~ Notebook with lined paper
~ Journal for writing and collecting quotes and things
~ Writing instruments (pens/pencils)
~ Large reuable water bottle
~ An open heart
~ An open mind
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