Event Highlights

  • What you will receive:
  • Spiritual Immersion
  • Daily Yoga Practice
  • In-Depth Meditation Techniques and Practice
  • Yoga Philosophy
  • Art of Teaching
  • Art of Touch
  • Ayurvedic Diet
  • Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
  • Kriya Yogic Cleansing
  • Kirtan Chanting
  • Energetic Healing Practices
  • Chakras & Energy Work
  • Ethics for Yoga Teachers
  • Life-long Friendships
  • MBY KriyaAsana Training also Includes:
  • MBY’s Teacher Training Manual
  • In class study both practical & theory
  • MBY YTT Training Certification
  • Accommodation & Meals
  • As well as:
  • Working through a process of self-inquiry and personal transformation
  • Learn to teach, guide & create your own unique sequences
  • Live the yogic lifestyle, improve your personal practice and develop your Sadhana, your own spiritual practice
  • Incorporate daily Meditation, Kriyas, Pranayama and Asana
  • Explore the Art of Teaching through interactive daily workshops and learn through regular peer-teaching starting day one & everyday of the training
  • Participate and learn traditional Kirtan chants that are all heart based
  • Study Yoga Anatomy & Physiology and incorporate these principles into your own teaching and practice
  • Learn the foundation and historical background of yoga philosophy
  • Explore Chakras, Bandhas & energetic anatomy in your personal practice and your teaching
  • Practice Advanced Pranayama
  • Experience Kriyas on a deep level which are yogic cleansing techniques
  • Focus on integrating Yoga into your life
  • Discuss ways to bring your Yoga to the marketplace
  • Learn and integrate holistic health modalities such as massage, energy healing, nutrition (ayurveda) and other forms


Daily Timetable:

10 am – 1.30 pm – Guided KriyaAsana Practice, Meditation & Teacher Training Practice

1.30 pm – 2.30 pm – Lunch

2.30 pm – 6 pm – Theory, Group Discussions, Chanting & Meditation


8pm – Dinner

About This Event

MBY has been practicing yoga for 20 years and guiding classes for 13 years now. Her dedication to her self practice has made her teaching life rich with encounters from students & teachers that ride on the same wave, whether they’re just beginning or are further along on their journey.

Michelle Bartolo Yoga’s semi private (maximum 8 students) 200hr KriyaAsana Teacher Training course provides you with an in depth training to connect to the teacher in you, while releasing blockages and baggage in the body which we’ve carried around for years.

Through our union we dive into self discovery with soul, heart & play where you’ll find your inner mystic and then share that with others that come for your message.

MBY will lead you into your own self practice through her teacher training which is where you’re authentic voice will shine through to bring you all the students who need what you are practicing.

MBY’s teacher training will teach you more than how to teach yoga. With a strong intention on personal improvement, psychological flexibility, opening up to allow energy to move through you this course is designed not only to provide students with tools to share the wisdom of yoga with others, yet also to look at their own lives from a spiritual perspective. Each training holds a unique energy, created from like minded souls.

As we train & embody this approach, we open up to the wisdom and the teacher that is already within us all. We dance, we chant, we sing. We find community with like-minded people and we embrace the stillness within ourselves. We call on our intuition for the answers and we speak from spirit to spirit. We dive deep into the experience, free from unnecessary distractions and allow our authentic connection to emerge.

Each day carries an intention, a spiritual lesson of the day, that we each set for ourselves along with the efforts that need to be made to achieve it. We begin each class with a meditation, followed by a 90 minute kriyaasana practice.

Then we dip into learning yogic theory, yogic practice & healing through group discussions. During this time we cover the fundamentals of yogic living, including yogic diet, anatomy, meditation, cleansing practices, pranayama, Ayurveda and sharing all the things in our lives we’d no longer like to carry around.

Our trainings also open up to include other methods of healing, calling on not just the physical and mental elements but also the more subtle forms such as energy healing.

We share the Art of Teaching and the Art of Touch, during which students learn to teach a segment of a class in every class we share. We will include Kundalini Kriyas to unravel any blockages in our roots so our serpent energy can rise; a Slow Flow which is a slow, meditative, practice followed by Vinyasa Flow, a more intense, breath-synchronized flow. We also share the fundamentals of intelligent sequencing and explore alignment and adjustment of poses in depth. Each class will end with meditation & kirtan (chanting).

We aspire to inspire! This is the human activation station where the WILD ones PLAY!

What's Included

  • Price Packages include MBY’s 200hr YTT, accommodation & meals.
  • *Only brunch is served on Sat and Sunday.

What's Not Included

Airfare and transportation to and from WCV are not included. All meals are included except for dinner on Sat and Sunday. Meals offsite range from $3-$12.

Venue Highlights

Rooted on the edge of a rainforest in La Reserve Manabi, a 70-acre eco-community in the hills above the charming surf town of Ayampe, Ecuador. With ocean and mountain views, our village is discreetly tucked in the canyon for serenity and solitude.

Wild Child Village is central to many diverse towns. Thirty minutes south is the “Ibiza” of South America, Montanita, which is full of culture, music, and nightlife. Thirty minutes north is the fishing village of Puerto Lopez, where you can book day trips for whale watching, scuba diving, snorkeling, and fishing. Or, just relax on the beautiful beach of Ayampe and surf world class waves all day!


Wild Child sleeps up to 16 guests in our bamboo structure
And two bamboo casitas.
• 3 private suites
• 1 triple suite
• 1 double suite
• 2 private bamboo casitas
• 2 shared jungle showers


Nourish and rejuvenate with 3 Plant-Based-Farm-To-Table meals daily plus have access to our SUPERFOODS BAR to SUPERCHARGE with specialty, organic-imported herbs and superfoods!


We recommend flying into Guayaquil Airport which is located three hours from Ayampe. From there, you have four options: private driver, taxi, rent a car, or public transportation.
Private taxi ​- If you would like us to arrange a private taxi for you, please provide us with your flight information at your earliest convenience. If there are other guests arriving at Guayaquil Airport around the same time, we can help to arrange a rideshare. ($100)
Rent a car​ - You can follow the directions and map on our website to find us. Allow three hours to arrive in Ayampe from Guayaquil Airport. ​We do highly recommend renting a GPS with your vehicle, as most streets in the Manabi/Ayampe area do not have signs or even names!
Public transportation​ - There is a bus that goes from Guayaquil to Ayampe. The bus station is located approximately five minutes from the airport. There are direct buses from Guayaquil to Olon. ($14) You would then take the red line or green line from Olon to Ayampe -- approx. 20 minutes. ($1.50)

How do I find you in Ayampe?

Once you arrive in Ayampe, go across the bridge over the river. We are the first right past the small town of Las Cabanas. Take a right off the main road at the bamboo curing facility, which should be on your left side. When you get to the top of the road, turn left. Veer right and continue up the hill to the top, you will come to a large cement fence. WCV trailhead will be on the left side.

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