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Costa Rica Yoga Teacher Training
February 4-24, 2018
Do you ever wonder what Yoga really is? If it is more than just fitness? More than a modern hippy fad? Do you have a desire to know what it is really all about? If so, then Yoga Teacher Training Course is the place for you. Join SYS and our amazing teachers in Costa Rica for this Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher Training that will teach you what yoga really is.
SYS will journey to Playa Coyote Costa Rica where we will live and immerse ourselves into the teachings of yoga for 21 days. Costa Rica is an adventurer’s paradise, offering a wide array of activities and sites to explore and enjoy on days off. The Zen Spirit offers an ideal space for you to learn, grow your practice, and begin to teach… as well as beautiful beaches and a wonderful kitchen. With SYS you will delve deeper into the practices of yoga, learning to integrate yoga as a lifestyle, while enjoying all of the bounty this area has to offer.
We Teach Sadhana Yoga
The Yoga of Spiritual Practice
We use Patanjali’s Eight-Fold Path (Ashtanga Yoga) as our guide in how we teach the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual benefits that are accessible through daily practice. Our program includes asana (postures), meditation, pranayama (breath work) mantra (chanting of Sanskrit) as well as the study of yoga philosophy.
The Sadhana Vinyasa Flow is the yoga of spiritual practice based on the Ashtanga vinyasa tradition. Each pose is typically held between five to ten breaths followed by a breath-controlled vinyasa leading to the next pose. In this sequence we move with fluidity, buoyancy, strength, and vigor.
The Sadhana Hatha Flow is the yoga of spiritual practice based on the classic Sivananda tradition. After Sun Salutations warm-ups, postures are held for a space of time. By integrating breath and intention, each pose becomes a pose of meditation.
Helping You Make Change in Your Life
-asana (physical postures)
-pranayama (breath work)
-mantra (chanting of Sanskrit)
-physical and energetic anatomy
-the yogic diet
-the art of sequencing and assisting
-kriyas (yogic cleansing techniques)
-yoga in the marketplace
6:00am Mantra, Pranayama, Meditation
6:45am Yoga Class
8:30am Soul Food (spiritual lessons)
9:00am Yoga Sutras
10:00am Brunch & Break
2:00pm Yoga Anatomy
3:00pm Art of Teaching
The changes you will see in your life are priceless. Remember, you will benefit from this program for the rest of your life. Not only will you have the skills to have a fun, fulfilling and inspiring career as a yoga teacher, but you will also improve your personal practice and be able to take every aspect of your life to the next level.
Many people come because they are seeking some change in their life, and then walk away with so much more than they could ever imagine. No one has ever said “I wish I did not take a yoga teacher training course”. In fact it is the opposite, people often leave saying that they believe the course would be good for everyone, and they recommend us over and over again to their friends and family.
$3,600 $2,800 Save $800! *Early Bird Discount
Includes all course fees, tuition, and training manual.
Room and Meals: $1,825
The room & meals packages includes 20 nights shared accommodation in a triple room, 3 meals a day. Food is vegetarian and is local, fresh and delicious! Please review the pictures of rooms here: http://zenspiritcr.com/accommodation/
There are two required books (about $40). Pocket money for any outings, healing treatments, day trips, surfing. Flights and airport transfer. Travel and medical insurance is also recommended
In most places, you can claim all the expenses relating to your yoga training as a business expense. This could mean big tax savings & a great experience while getting certified to teach. Please make sure to check with a tax advisor for details in your area.
*Early Bird Discount applies to payments received in full by October 4, 2017
What is Included
- 200-Hour Professional Yoga Certification
- Yoga Training Manual
- Beach Front Resort
- Yoga Alliance 200-RYT Recognized Teacher Training
- Small group size – an ideal learning environment
Frequently Asked Questions.
See below for some frequently asked questions.
- What airport do I fly into?
The most direct route is via the airport in Liberia (LIR). The resort will pick you up from, and return you to, there at no additional cost. There is also an option to fly into the airport in San Jose (SJO). Flights can be less expensive in & out of SJO, however it is 4-5 hours from the resort a you will have you arrange your own transportation. There is, however, a commuter flight between Tamarindo, where the resort WILL pick you up at no additional cost. Visit http://sansa.com or http://natureair.com. Please arrange your transportation details by emailing your name and flight information to SYS: email@example.com.
- What day should I leave/arrive?
You should be on site for check in and orientation by 2 PM on June 1, 2018 for orientation.
- What day should I fly out?
The program ends on June 21, 2018 at 12 pm (noon).
- How does the airport transfer work?
If flying into Liberia, or using the commuter flight option above, the resort will pick you up, and return you to these airports. Sadhana Yoga School will work with and coordinate airport transfers on day of arrival and departure.
- Where will we be staying?
The teacher training will take place at Zin Spirit.
- What is the weather like?
Weather varies from 73-82 degrees (F).
- How will I spend my day?
Morning: Chanting, Meditation, Pranyama, 90 Minute Yoga Practice, Breakfast (on your own)
Afternoon: Snack, Sutra Study, Anatomy, Karma Yoga
Late Afternoon: Lunch, Lecture, Workshops
Evening: Dinner (on your own) and Satsung (Community gathering)
- What should I bring?
Students should plan to acquire and bring the required texts, notebook, pen, pencils and any other artistic, musical or instruments to express your gifts. Bring cool, comfortable clothing, shoes yoga mat, and water bottle, bathing suit, sunscreen, prescriptions, and other toiletries you may need during your time abroad. There are laundry service on site.
- What is included in my tuition?
24 Day Immersion Program, 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification, food package, and Sadhana Yoga School teachers manual. Students will need to arrange their airfare, and bring money for incidental or optional outings on days off.
- Do I need a Visa?
If you are a US citizen, please click here to review visa requirements, if you are not a US citizen please click here, for more information. We recommend all students review Costa Rica Visa requirements as soon as possible to plan accordingly for your travel arrangements.
- When will I get my certificate?
You will get your 200 Hour certificate as part of our closing ceremony and you will be certified to teach Yoga anywhere in the world.
Have a question not listed here? Contact Us and we are happy to help.
Meet Your Facilitators
100% E-RYT with Yoga Alliance + Extensive Facilitator Training + A Passion for Yoga and for Living their Dreams.
Please call or email anytime! We are here to assist you and answer all your questions!
Main Office in Keene, NH
Sadhana Yoga School
80 Roxbury Street
Keene, NH, 03431
SYS Tel: (603) 392-7025
SYS Skype: SadhanaYoga108