Event Highlights

  • -Mindfulness techniques & practices for you to use in your own life or to bring into your teachings: Visualization meditations, Body Scan & Noting meditation techniques, Yoga Nidra, Gratitude, Mindful eating, Walking meditation and Mindful movement
  • -The fascinating science behind meditation and how it affects our brainwaves & physiology as well as the many benefits meditation offers the mind, emotions and our physical health
  • -The power of presence and how to implement the practices into your lifestyle
  • -Bringing Mindfulness & Meditation into studio, one-on-one, workplace & corporate settings and how to make meditation accessible to everyone
  • -Recording professional meditations for your clients as well as apps like Insight Timer


12:00pm Arrivals
2:00pm 3-Course Gourmet Lunch
5:00-7:00pm Opening Circle
7:00pm Grounding Ayurvedic Dinner

7:00-9:00am Morning Yoga Practice led by Brittany, Liz Lindh or Crystal Sullivan
9:00am Silent Breakfast
12:00am-2:00pm Training session
10:00-12:00pm Free time
2:00pm 3-Course Gourmet Lunch
4:00pm Meditation
5:00-6:00pm Training Session
6-7:00pm Free Time
7:00pm Grounding Ayurvedic dinner

WEDNESDAY will be a half day so that you can explore nearby sights or relax at The Sanctuary and enjoy a massage, acupuncture and the jungle.
7:00-9:00am Morning Yoga Practice
9:00am Silent Breakfast
10:00am-12:00pm Training session
12pm-7pm Free time
2:00pm Optional 3-Course Gourmet Lunch if you stay on the property during free time
7:00pm Grounding Ayurvedic dinner

9:00am Breakfast
10:00am Departure

About This Event

Explore the practices of Meditation and Mindfulness on a deeper level. This week-long educational retreat will give you the tools to teach and/or practice mindfulness through contemporary and accessible meditations as well as movement practices to deepen your experience of being present.

Join Brittany Lynne E-RYT 500, Mindfulness, Yoga Nidra & Meditation Guide for a special week-long Mindfulness continuing education module designed especially for yoga teachers, aspiring meditation teachers and anyone looking to dive deeper into their mindfulness practices.

Every session, including continuing education sessions, is optional if you are not attending for credit so you also can join us at The Sanctuary simply to relax, enjoy morning asana practice, tropical sunshine and delicious food (or bring a friend who wants to do that).

What's Included

  • Your tuition investment includes training with over 40 contact hours, 2 hour asana practice each day, daily meditation, unique Lakshmi Rising School for Yoga & Wellness training manual, 3 organic gourmet vegetarian meals each day), unlimited self-serve coffee and tea, organic fresh fruit for snacks, super-filtered high vibration spring water for drinking and bathing, double occupancy lodging, daily housekeeping, full access to a magical private property nature preserve including gardens, trails, swimming pool and more, options to participate in organized group excursions and all applicable taxes. This is the bottom line without any unexpected hidden costs. Please keep this in mind when comparing prices to other retreats.
  • Course includes:
  • 40 hours of continuing education hours for the Yoga Alliance and a Lakshmi Rising School for Yoga & Wellness certificate of completion

What's Not Included

The tuition price does not include transportation, optional excursions, optional wellness services or staff gratuities.

Retreat and Teacher Training payments are non-refundable. All payments are non-refundable.

Inappropriate use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, marijuana, prescription meds or general disruptive behavior will result in immediate dismissal without refund.


  • Free Wifi
  • Spa
  • Pool
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Yoga Studio
  • House Keeping
  • Ceremony Space
  • Ayurvedic

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Ayurvedic
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

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