Yoga Academy International 200hr Certified Teacher Training, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala - July/August
- Yoga Academy International
- Santiago, Atitlan, Guatemala
- Jul 15 - Aug 8, 2018 (25 days)
Our 200hr Yoga Teacher Training will take place on the stunning shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Our professional program is a thorough, and progressive yoga teacher training course. Yoga Academy International offers an incredible foundation of the lifestyles, philosophy and asanas of yoga.
Our faculty’s extensive years of yoga practice combined with decades of yoga teaching creates safe, effective teachers through an intelligently structured curriculum. Students are encouraged to build upon their unique strengths and find their individual voice as a teacher. Our in-depth training experience supports a shift towards embracing life with awareness, acceptance of oneself, oneness and reverence for the earth. It is for this reason that we chose this stunning natural setting for our yoga teacher training.
Our faculty’s extensive years of yoga practice combined with decades of yoga teaching creates safe, effective yoga instructors through an intelligently structured curriculum. Students are encouraged to build upon their unique strengths and find their individual voice as a teacher. Our in-depth training experience supports a shift towards embracing life with awareness, acceptance of oneself and others, community and reverence for the earth. It is for this reason that we chose this stunning natural setting for our yoga teacher training.
Yoga Academy International’s 200hr yoga teacher training offers an immersion into the yogic lifestyle and the path of teaching from the heart. You will have the experience of living in a close community while being surrounded by the healing power of nature. Following a traditional yogic path, the program promotes inner peace and transformation of mind, body and spirit. Complementing our professional curriculum is dedicated time for silent reflection and personal revitalization through spending time outside.
"What an incredible experience! The quality of the teaching and education was truly fantastic. The staff, along with all the expert guest speakers were super supportive and knowledgeable. I feel well equipped and excited to go out into the world and share what I have learnt. Especially loved that we were encouraged to embrace our own style of yoga teaching..."
~ Sonya, Australia
We offer nourishing, delicious and healthy cuisine. All of our teacher trainings include your stay at the yoga center and 3 meals per day. We include eggs, cheese and dairy, although vegan options are available. We can accommodate all dietary restrictions.
Bodies embrace our delicious eats and spirits are lifted by the music and song enjoyed during evening satsangs hosted by our faculty members.
Yoga Academy International’s 200hr yoga teacher training program fully prepares you to teach yoga with competence and inspiration. Our comprehensive curriculum fully covers the fundamentals of:
- Yoga philosophy
- Teaching methods
- Injury prevention
- Class structure
- Specific techniques for working with a diverse population
We want to offer you an opportunity to get out of your head and into your heart. We provide an immersive yoga experience surrounded by wilderness and the raw beauty of the natural world. All of our yoga teacher trainings and retreats are inclusive of a place to stay and 3 healthy meals per day, on top of the program curriculum. We want you to feel at ease in your body so you can get to know your soul. We offer an opportunity to truly live the yogic lifestyle, get back to your roots and your true nature.
Our team of yoga and health professionals are amongst the most experienced and qualified in the world. They boast extremely diverse backgrounds and all share one common passion: helping others achieve balance in their lives by finding inner-peace and contentment, seeing beauty in the everyday and appreciating life for all it has to offer, living to the fullest! Our team includes sports medicine doctors, certified nutritionists, holistic health coaches and yoga teachers of from different lineages. This yoga training will provide the confidence needed to teach yoga skillfully with compassion, awareness and knowledge.
THIS 200HR YOGA ALLIANCE REGISTERED PROGRAM WILL DELIVER A CLEAR AND EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND CURRICULUM THAT DELVES DEEPER INTO:
- Physical yoga practice
- Principles of practice
- Applied yogic philosophy
- The eight limbs of yoga
- Yoga lifestyle
- Code of ethics
- The business of yoga
- Marketing & social media skills
Shared rooms: 2 queensized beds
Private room: shared bathroom, private entrance, single bed.
Dorm room: 6 single beds in a big open space with shared bathroom below.
Sample Daily Schedule:
- 6:30 – 7:45am Led yoga practice
- 8am – 8:30am Beach meditation
- 8:45am Breakfast
- 9:45am – 12:45pm Yoga Theory
- 1pm – 3pm Lunch break
- 3:15pm – 5:45pm Workshops, Philosophy, Teaching Practice, Communication skills
- 6:30pm dinner
- 7pm – 9pm evening sadhana
This 200hr yoga teacher training will take place at Mystical Yoga Farm in Santiago, Atitlan, Guatemala. The Mystical Yoga Farm is a spiritual retreat center and spiritual living community. Focused on self-sustainability and organic connection with the environment Mystical Yoga Farm partners with local and global community programs.
Guatemala is a delight on the senses. Colorful, cultural with and incredible food. The facilities are basic but very comfortable. There are composting toilets, solar showers, food-waste-composting and solar lights in the cabins.
The Mystical Yoga Farm is home to an ever-changing, thriving group of volunteers, work-traders, staff and a local team, all intentionally brought together. A small, conscious community dedicated to living the intentions of Yogic living. Life on the Farm is a rare opportunity to slow down and appreciate the real, the truth, the essence of what it is to be alive.
"I feel very happy and thankful for all the love and support I had on this training. My body and mind are completely renewed with all the practice and knowledge acquired... I hope more people around the world can experience this amazing learning of the yoga discipline."
~ Ali Herrera, Costa Rica
PLEASE NOTE: A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE IN THE PROGRAM. A 50% BALANCE OF PAYMENT IS DUE 60-DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE TRAINING. THE REMAINING BALANCE IS DUE 30-DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING. A FULL REFUND, MINUS THE DEPOSIT FEE WILL BE OFFERED FOR CANCELLATIONS MADE MORE THAN 60-DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE TRAINING. CANCELLATIONS OF LESS THAN 60-DAYS ADVANCED NOTICE WILL BE REFUNDED 50% OF THE TEACHER TRAINING PRICE. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE OFFERED ON CANCELLATIONS MADE LESS THAN 30-DAYS IN ADVANCE. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE OFFERED ON DISCOUNTED RATES.