This is an in-depth 200 hour certified yoga teacher training course on the “Island of Enchantment”, Puerto Rico, surrounded by nature, and nestled between a bay and the beautiful carribean ocean. The scenic setting and accomodations go 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 and gift yourself the ultimate self care and self love experience!
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).
February 14 - March 2 2023
17 Day Training Includes Tuition, Lodging and Meals.
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
Travel into Luis Muñóz International Airport (SJU) in Carolina, Puerto Rico located 1.5hrs North of the retreat location in Guayama and just 10 minutes from the metropolitan area and capital of San Juan.
Travel into Mercedita International Airport (PSE) in historical Ponce, Puerto Rico approximately 50 minutes west of the retreat location in Guayama.
From either airport location, shuttle service will be available at a designated time on arrival date, for an additional fee. Details TBD.
Located on the idyllic peninsula in Guayama, PR, this exceptional oceanfront retreat location is a compound that provides a unique setting able to accommodate 16 guests, in 6 bedrooms with seven bathrooms.
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 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 of short writing assignments that complement your studies, readings, and working on class sequencing based on that day's asana learning. We will 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.
Nightly homework consists of reading and writing assignments, which we will send to you after enrollment. We highly recommend completing all homework prior to training, as you will also be tasked with class sequencing homework each day. Additional textbooks may be required; your facilitator will clarify.
~ Yoga Mat
~ Yoga Block
~ Yoga Blanket
~ Notebook with lined paper
~ Journal for writing and collecting quotes and things
~ Writing instruments (pens/pencils)
~ Large reusable water bottle
~ An open heart
~ An open mind
~ A white outfit for graduation
~ Yoga Clothes
~ Beach Attire
~ Bath Towel
~ Beach Towel
~ Natural Sunscreen -with no chemicals, it isn't healthy and destroys our oceans and reefs
~ Bug Spray - all natural only- we do have this available for purchase in studio
~ ALL WHITE GRADUATION OUTFIT
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