23 days 200hrs Tantra Yoga Arts Shamanism Teacher Training in Tarifa, Spain

  • Molino de Guadalmesi Molino de Guadalmesi
  • Aldea de Guadalmesí, s/n 11380 Tarifa. Cádiz, Spain
  • May 15 - Jun 7, 2020 (24 days)

Event Highlights

  • Learn to teach an inspiring, intuitive and deeply meditative yoga practice
  • Learn how to unify body, mind and spirit through yoga and how to integrate yogic philosophy into your daily life and your relationships
  • Engage in a personal and transformative process in a natural learning environment
  • Enjoy a great opportunity to get in contact with shamanistic cosmovision and see its similarities with the spiritual Indian culture. Discover the importance of the ritual.
  • A great opportunity to experience community life in a Community /Eco-Village
  • Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance International certification


Morning meditation
Yoga Practice or practical leaning
Lunch break
Afternoon session of theory, practical learning or Shamanism
Applied tantric philosophy, mantra chanting, dancing or special arts events related to the course material

About This Event

The intensive retreat enables students to focus intensively on their training, away from everyday tasks and distractions, fully immersing themselves in a process of learning and self-discovery. Students discover the joy of deeply engaging in yogic practice and lifestyle without their usual responsibilities and the busyness of daily life. A close, and energetic group environment is created to enable students to share their experience and learning process and thus collectively deepen their understanding of the Kaula Tantra Yoga practice



Course content is focused on Kaula Tantra Yoga


Krya Pranayama

Morning meditations

Chakra work though the tantra yoga and meditation practice

Mantra Chanting

Applied Tantric Philosophy

Workshop of Partner Tantra Yoga


Work with Arts

Applied Tantra Philosophy

Shamanism and Cosmovision

Tantric and Shamanistic Rituals

Applied Phisiology and Anatomy

Ayurvedic Walking Massage (part of the Kaula Tantra Yoga serie)

The course is helded in English and Spanish

KAULA TANTRA YOGA works with deep relaxation. Students learn the feeling of flowing into the asanas without struggle, developing a deep form of Yoga Meditation. This technique is completed by the practice of pranayama, mantra chanting, meditation and chakras work.

The sequence taught at our school comes straight from an ancient lineage and is based on the teachings of Bhagavan Shanmuka Anantha Natha. We work with asanas, bandhas, pranayama, mudras and mantras. Different to other practices this series is practiced in a slow and flowing manner to build patience and awareness. Each asana is held gently for a period of time to allow students to relax into the posture. This way, each individual finds their own unique way of expressing the asanas without pressure of competing or ‘performing perfectly’.

Tantra Yoga facilitators approach students as whole human beings and discourage ‘isolating’ or forcing muscles. Their priority is to hold a space of acceptance and love, with only little guidance where necessary.

Over time students learn to meditate in the postures to connect with the Divine. This yoga specifically cultures the diaphragms and thus balances every area of life, including sexuality.

Please note that classes do not involve nudity or sexual contact.

We will learn the Yogi Massage or ayurvedic foot massage which will help us to prepare and expand our body for the practice. Through this quick but so effective massage we will also get in touch with a little part of the Ayurvedic medicine which is the base of this.

Students are given time for self-study, reflection, and practice teaching tantra yoga classes with each other. During the course of the month students also complete a written project.

Students explore tantra yogic lifestyle, philosophy and arts. Together we will discover ways in which to implement the yoga experience into everyday life.

Through the Tantra teachings students learn about the energetic exchange between Shiva and Shakti, the two polarities, and how to integrate sexual energy into their yoga exploration.

MEDITATION is basic in the Tantra Yoga practice. We will see different approaches to meditation, learning to be present in everything we do and transform movement, breath, creativity in meditation itself….until the moment the “no doing” will become a sacred space where you can enjoy yourself

MANTRAS AND SIGNING: Singing connects you with your inner self and with the others. We sing Mantras to address different spiritual energies, we sing chants from all over the world to share these energies and to celebrate joy together. We also use some “dances of the universal peace” to connect body with our singing.

During theory and practical learning courses students experience a deep personal work, exploring themselves with applied tantra philosophy, art, shamanism.

Durga’s Tiger Dance, a form of movement developed by Iris Disse based on yoga energy work and different dance styles, is another form through which students deepen their creativity and relaxation in body movement. The training also involves voice work.

In the Applied Tantric Wisdom classes are an opportunity of self discovery. As the course is based on the experience, we will create active and participative classes where we will work on some of the main aspects of Tantra

As the school is based in Ecuador and Iris had been working with shamans of different tribes for 20 years, students also have the opportunity to learn about Shamanism, its Cosmo-vision and its similarities with eastern culture.

During the course, shamanistic energy concepts are explored together with the Tibetan tantric tradition. There are parallels in the way these two different traditions understand energy, astrology, subtle anatomy and physiology.

Wind , an anthropologist, will share a view classes of shamanism. He teaches techniques he learned as apprentice of Don Avelino and other shamanic teachers on his way between the cultures. So among other things you will learn to find your animal spirit, to create your power shield and to connect with nature in a different way.

It was far more interesting than simply practising yoga alone. I discovered a tremendous amount about myself and feel I have grown as a person hugely. I couldn't be more grateful for his experience!

What's Included

  • 23 nights accommodation
  • 3 vegetarian / vegan organic meals a day
  • 200hrs teacher training with Yoga Alliance and Yoga Alliance International certification´
  • art classes
  • shamanism classes
  • cacao ceremony
  • daily yoga and meditation sessions
  • krya pranayama classes

What's Not Included

Transport from/to the airport

Venue Highlights

A reality of people engaged in the creation of a common vision of way of living.
Close to Tarifa at only 800m from the sea.
Classes close the river connecting with the 5 elements around us and inside us.
A nice yoga room will be also available for the afternoon or night classes.


personal tent
rented tent: (with mattress and pillow)
dormitory for 5 or 6 people
single space: (different prices depending on the space you reserve: it can be Caravane, Wood Cabin, room with shared bathroom, room with private bathroom)
big bed double room: (different prices depending on the space you reserve: it can be Caravane, Wood Cabin, room with shared bathroom, room with private bathroom)


vegetarian and vegan menu with organic products from the community.


pick up van available for groups.
Airports: Malaga, Tarifa

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23 days 200hrs Tantra Yoga Arts Shamanism Teacher Training in Tarifa, Spain

at Molino de Guadalmesi

  • May 15, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020 (24 days)