24 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Nicaragua

  • Paraiso Beach Hotel, Playa Shipwreck, Brig Bay, Isla del Maíz 81007, Nicaragua

Sorry, we have no availability on our site for this listing in the coming period.
You can use our site to find another listing or check back again later.

Overview

Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training Nicaragua

The program is an all-inclusive, comprehensive training with the purpose to make you a knowledgeable teacher for beginner students. The program focuses on the traditional primary series in Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga. You will also be introduced to the modified primary series to suit the needs of the beginner students, the mixed level for groups with different skill levels and the creative intermediate series, Rocket, created by Larry Schultz.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga practices
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Develop a personal teaching philosophy
  • Pranayama, asana practice, and guided meditation
  • Primary and modified primary series of Ashtanga yoga
  • 3 daily meals and 1 non-alcoholic beverages
  • 22 nights accommodation
  • 22 days with instruction
  • English
Hide all

You will stay at Paraiso Beach Hotel, a well-known hotel in Nicaraguan style, which is awarded with the certificate of excellence from Trip Advisor. Your accommodation will be in a double occupancy bungalow with double beds, air conditioning, and bathroom. The bungalows are situated about 60 meters form the beach where you will find excellent snorkeling.

Deepen your practice and take the steps towards a yogic lifestyle. It's Yoga Nicaragua strictly follows the recommended standards and guidelines of Yoga Alliance. They are approved to train yoga teachers at level YTT 200. After examination and for those who graduate, with the Yoga Alliance approved system, you will become a confident and effective Ashtanga yoga instructor and you can also attain an international certification.

It's Yoga Nicaragua has been doing Ashtanga yoga teacher training programs for over 15 years and graduated more than 3000 yoga teachers. This Ashtanga teacher training supports students in deepening their understanding and relationship to the practice by studying the basic ingredients: breath, bandhas, and dristi. With revolutionary methods to make the practice accessible and appropriate, their approach is modern, therapeutic, challenging, supportive, and steeped in tradition.

The purpose

The purpose of this YTT program is to provide a supportive environment in which students begin to connect with their inner teacher, internal wisdom, and authentic voice. Through pranayama, asana practice, mind-body, journalism, group conversation, reading, and guided meditation, students will practice the essential process of conscious listening to your own higher self. The YTT is designed to provide participants with a solid foundation of knowledge and information with which you can confidently and effectively facilitate an Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga class for beginners.

It's Yoga Nicaragua will share their expertise about marketing, pricing, teaching group or private classes, and setting up your own yoga school. They intend to support each student as they develop, deepen, appreciate, and expand their understanding of their true authentic self. Through basic study of philosophy, personal alignment, modifications of classical poses, pranayama practices, and individual instruction, this intimate YTT is sure to be a life-enhancing experience. They look forward to working with you.

Typical daily schedule

  • 06:45 Tea
  • 07:00 Morning practice: self-practice or led class, meditation, pranayama, chanting, or kriyas
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Study: asana clinic, group work, or lecture
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Study: group work or lecture
  • 16:30 Evening practice: led class, practicing teaching
  • 18:30 Dinner

Program

History and philosophy of yoga

  • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • 8 limbs of Ashtanga yoga
  • T. Krishnamachayra
  • Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
  • Modern influences

Anatomy and physiology

  • Terminology of anatomy
  • Applied yoga anatomy
  • The nervous system
  • The hormonal system

Pranayama

  • Ujjayi breath - theory and practice
  • Working with breath in Ashtanga sequences

Asanas

  • Names (Sanskrit and English)
  • Sun salutations (Suryanamaskara) A and B - theory and practice
  • Standing, seated, and finishing asanas of the primary series with a detailed breakdown of the poses
  • Practice and benefits of the asanas
  • Verbal, visual, and hands-on adjustments

Chakras / Naulis / Bandhas

  • Names and functions
  • Locations and importance
  • Nauli and Neti kriya - theory and practice
  • Bandhas - theory and practice

Its Yoga Vinyasa system practicing and teaching the sequences

  • Full primary series
  • Modified primary series
  • Mixed levels routine
  • Modified intermediate series (Rocket II)
  • Minimum daily requirement

Becoming a teacher

  • Principles of teaching
  • Etiquette / responsibility in the classroom
  • Finding your own voice as a teacher
  • Developing a personal teaching philosophy
  • Marketing yourself as a teacher

Breakdown of program hours

  • 115 hours on techniques, training, and practice
  • 33 hours on teaching methodology
  • 20 hours on anatomy and physiology
  • 36 hours on philosophy, lifestyle, and ethics
  • 10 hours on teaching, assisting, and observing group classes
  • 6 hours on seva (selfless service)
  • Total: 220 (inclusive home study)

Expectations

  • Be fully present and participate actively in the training
  • Building an everyday self-practice
  • Practice teaching with other participants in the group
  • Complete all the written assignments
  • Complete the final written assignment
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a complete modified primary series for beginner students as a final exam

Certification requirements details

Teach a class - you will be assigned to teach a one-on-one beginner class at the school / lodge.

Assist classes - you will be assigned to assist classes being taught by another instructors. You will be required to give physical adjustments and answer questions at the beginning and end of class.

Observe classes - you are required to attend classes taught by other teachers and observe their teaching style.

Complete written assignments.

Personal essay - your own experience of yoga.

Keep a journal / practice log.

Statement of teaching philosophy - compose a short statement of the principles, which you intend to uphold as you teach the Ashtanga yoga system.

Tests - Three short quizzes, which include memorization of all of the Sanskrit names for the asanas and a final written essay test.

Material

Yoga Alliance certification program: this compilation of materials shares the ancient practice of Ashtanga in terms that every yoga enthusiast can learn from, both the basic beginner to the most advanced practitioner.

Recommended literature for the training

  • Ashtanga Yoga Manual by David Swenson
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Sri Swami Satchidananda
  • Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
  • Catarina Lacayo

    She is an Ashtanga yoga teacher, certified Hatha yoga teacher, and a doctor of naprapathy (spinal specialist) with 5 years academic studies and 10 years clinical experience. She is also a certified holistic health coach from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York. Catarina teaches in Swedish, English, and Spanish. She has been studying with Larry Schultz, David Kyle, Reed Taylor, Kino McGregor, Peter Sanson, Ron Reid, Marla Meenakshi Joy, and she is currently studying with Saraswati Jois in Mysore India.

  • Edwin Lacayo

    Edwin is a passionate Ashtanga yoga teacher who loves to practice and teach the Rocket series. His expertise is philosophy, and he holds a degree in restaurants and cooking, which of course makes him an excellent cook for healthy food. Edwin teaches in Swedish, Spanish, and English. He has been studying with Larry Schultz, David Kyle, and Reed Taylor.

Corn Island is located about 70 kilometers east of the Atlantic coast of Nicaragua. It lies in the Caribbean Sea surrounded by beautiful white, sandy beaches and wonderful snorkeling and diving spots with underwater visibility up to 80 feet. If you take a good look on the map, you will find Paraiso Beach Hotel on the south-west side of Corn Island, right on the unspoiled Shipwreck Beach. Corn Island is full with exotic fruit trees, native palms, and surrounded by white sand beaches. As a haven for pirates and buccaneers in the 17th century, there is an untold number of shipwrecks and treasures still lay scattered along the turquoise shores. The islanders, descendant from the original British prospectors and freed slaves, make their living from harvesting lobster and fish from the prolific, offshore fishing banks. Many Miskito Indians from the nearby Miskito Coast as well as Nicaraguans from the mainland have moved to Corn Island in recent years, diversifying the population and languages overheard on the island. However, the laid-back atmosphere and lifestyle seems to overtake anyone who visits Corn Island.

Activities
  • Cycling nearby
  • Diving
  • Fishing nearby
  • Golf driving range nearby
  • Massage
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Swimming nearby
General
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Beach
  • Hammock
  • Restaurant
Services
  • Bicycle rental
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry and ironing
  • Room cleaning
  • Tour assistance

Three delicious, healthy meals each day and one non-alcoholic beverage are included in the price. There is an onsite restaurant that will serve you vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals each day.

Bike rental

If you like to explore the island in an active way, Paraiso has mountain bikes to rent. They provide you with an island map, so you will not get lost. You have to be a bit in shape for this though, it gets humid and hot sometimes.

Diving at Corn Island

Diving at Corn Island is a really special experience. Guided by professional instructors, you are able to see the turquoise waters, the coral reef, blowing rock, and most of the Caribbean underwater species. They offer PADI courses, fun dives, and night dives.

Golf cart island tour

One of the best ways to explore the island is by golf cart. They are open, safe, and easy to drive. Paraiso provides you with an island map, so you will not get lost. The most interesting sites of Corn Island are marked. You can rent a golf cart for a few hours or per day.

Island style fishing

For this trip, you will be taken around the island to fish (trolling and bottom fishing) for many different kinds of (game) fish. During the trip, you can go snorkeling on interesting spots. They will of course bring drinks and ice. If you like, you can bring back your catch to Paraiso, and their chef will turn it into your fresh island style dinner. All is included in this trip.

Relax massage

During the massage, your therapist applies massage oil to your skin to facilitate various massage strokes, including the smooth, gliding strokes called effleurage. Other applied massage moves include kneading, friction, stretching, and tapping.

The massages promotes relaxation, eases muscle tension, and creates other health benefits. The massages are done by highly trained therapists with a valid diploma and outstanding references.

Snorkeling gear rental

Right in front of Paraiso beach are a few sunken ships. Those ships are a safe haven for lots of fish and underwater life. Paraiso will rent you the gear so you can go and explore for yourself. Even beginners will not have any difficulties.

Snorkeling Little Corn

The tour to Little Corn Island takes about 6 hours and it includes all gear, lunch, drinks, and guide / captain. Knee boarding, tubing, or fishing during the trip is free of charge. You get to see Little Corn Island and you will have time to explore it by yourself. You will go snorkeling to their three famous spots where you can see nurse sharks, the reef, and a large variety of reef fish.

Snorkeling tour Corn Island

Snorkeling Corn Island tour includes drinks, snorkeling gear, and lunch. Knee boarding, tubing, or fishing during the trip is free of charge. The tour will take about 2.5 hours and you get to see a real pirate ship, the coral reef, and many of the reef's inhabitants like turtles, spotted eagle rays, snapper, barracuda, and all the common reef fishes.

Tubing and knee boarding

Are you ready to get wet? They will take you for some action at sea. You can go tubing or knee boarding, or both. They will bring some drinks, and show you a large part of the island coast while you are out.

Massages are available at an additional cost.

  • 3 daily meals and 1 non-alcoholic beverage
  • 22 nights shared accommodation
  • Its Yoga certificate, 200-hour Yoga Alliance accredited
  • Taxi transfer to and from Corn Island Airport (RNI)
  • Training material
  • Tuition fee
  • Two-way transportation flight between Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) and Corn Island Airport (RNI)
  • Extra activities are not included in the price.

Arrival by airplane

Paraiso is located a 5 minutes taxi ride from the island airstrip, so the best way to reach them is to take a flight from Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) in Managua to arrive at Corn Island Airport (RNI). La Costea offers daily flights from Managua at around 6:30 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m.

Arrival by boat

Paraiso is also accessible via Bluefields or El Rama by boat. Please contact It's Yoga Nicaragua for more information about the schedules because the schedules are subject to change.

Distances

  • Atlantic coast of Nicaragua, 70 kilometers
For information about the booking conditions, please send Ashtanga Yoga Nicaragua an inquiry.

Verified BookYogaTeacherTraining.com reviews

  • Review by Belinda Kelly

    "I had an absolutely incredible time at the Its Yoga Nicarugua Rocket teacher training. It was an intense 5 days which I thoroughly enjoyed. The other teachers that attended the training were very inspiring which really motivated my practice."

    "My favorite session each day was our sunset yoga practice being able to practice whilst watching the sun go down was amazing."

    "The food that they served there was incredible. Edwin our teacher has a vast experience in vegetarian cuisine, having owned restaurants in the past. The flavors and the diversity was incredible and we certainly didn't go hungry."

    "The location is a bit remote and in a very small village on the ocean which is peaceful and very safe. Unfortunately there were no waves for surfing, but we did enjoy our daily lunch time swim and revitalize."

    "The accommodation is basic, but very comfortable and the hosts are extremely lovely."

    "Thanks so much to all. I loved it and would recommend for sure."

    BookYogaRetreats website, edited

Testimonials

  • Review by Nico from Canada

    "“This has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life both physically. emotionally, mentally and spiritually. The setting was amazing though I would not choose to sleep in a dorm again as I found there where too many disruptions in my sleep – and exhaustion makes asana practice difficult. I enjoyed the course instructions though there where times when it was unclear which text to use for the 2 quizzes. I am extremely thankful to have been a student here and I am very much looking forward to my own version of Karmic yoga.”"

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Alexandra from The Netherlands

    "“I had a great time overall. The many hours of yoga asanas, the detox of sugar and internet made me go through ups and down and I enjoyed both. I love the way you (Edwin and Catarina) shared your yoga experience with us. Having deep conversations about Pratyahara and laughing about a dog drinking from the altar of Ganesha is a great combo of keeping yoga both serious and committed but also fun and light. Thank for everything!”"

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Ellie from USA

    "“This time has been so rewarding with wonderful friends, delicious food on top of the physically demanding but yet so rewarding training. I also got to experience a little bit of Nicaragua. LOVE!!!”"

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Caroline from Sweden

    "“My experience here has been exactly what I hoped for and was looking for. Creating a vivero (garden) as part of a community project and experiencing the beauty of Ostional was very rewarding. Thank you so much for the experience – I have learned so much and I feel confident to begin teaching others as well. Namaste Love Peace Happiness”"

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Denise Dieling from .

    "It's Yoga Nicaragua was for my boyfriend and myself the best school we could have chosen. Catarina and Edwin are wonderful teachers and inspiring persons, we can really look up to. The course was challenging & inspiring. We learned much more than just to become a Yoga teacher, but to become your own teacher and grow as a person. We will for sure go back one day. When thinking about starting our own retreats they even acted as mentors and reassured us to come up with the courage and do exactly what we have in mind. I will forever be thankful to Catarina and Edwin Lacayo from It's Yoga Nicaragua for inspiring us in so many ways, for being able to look up to them, share ideas and inspiration with them. Besides them as persons their program was so perfectly set up with a great mix of focus areas, i loved the Ashtanga Vinyasa practice, Rocket but also very much our Yoga Philosophy & History sessions, talking about the Yoga Sutras and discussing and reflecting together. Being in beautiful nature in Nicaragua just made it even more peaceful. I also love that they are doing the selfless services during their training, with different projects to choose from. I will always recommend the training to anyone & look forward to see them again in the future."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Carla Haack from .

    "I had a wonderful experience with It's Yoga Nicaragua. Catarina and Edwin were the embodiment of kindness, discipline and humor. They were extremely knowledgeable, approachable and dedicated to teaching. All of the instructors were caring, professional and supportive. The program was intense, comprehensive, challenging, safe, gentle when appropriate and fun! I am very grateful for their impact in my life and would love to study under their tutelage as part of my continuing education."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Elizabeth Smithers from United States

    "I immediately knew that my teachers running the program were the real deal. They have strong passion for yoga and everything they teach embodies their true character and what they believe to be true in their life right now. The setting which the training was held was exactly what all the students needed in order to truly immerse themselves into their training."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Victoria Wayne from .

    "An excellent YTT program in a great location with great instructors!"

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Carla

    "I greatly enjoyed my Yoga Teacher Training with It's Yoga Nicaragua! Catarina, Edwin and all of the instructors are incredibly knowledgeable, kind and disciplined while full of humor and joy. The surroundings at Corn Island were beautiful and the perfect setting for such a retreat. The group of people I was lucky enough to train with are all beautiful souls and I am a better person for having met them. I am delighted with the way it all fell perfectly into place"

    Book Yoga Retreats website, edited

  • Review by Mia from Canada

    "Yoga Nica was truly life changing! It is one in a lifetime experience. I cant believe how much I have learned, how many amazing friends Ive made and how much delicious food was consumed in a month. Catarina and Edwin are amazing hosts, talented at everything they do. I will miss Clara and Sid too."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Sana from Marocco

    "I feel very lucky to be part of the February 2015 teacher training in El Ostional, Nicaragua. I leader so much about yoga philosophy and practice but the most important things I learned where about myself. Being into nature, eating delicious and nutritionally balanced meals, focusing only on yoga in a small group and guided by wise people (Catarina and Edwin) were perfect to grow physically, mentally and spiritually."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Elina from Findland

    "Yoga teacher training in Nicaragua with Catarina and Edwin has been a wonderful experience more than I could ever imagined. It was a big decision to make signing up to an intensive training like this; finically, and in the perspective not knowing what the teaching style would be like. But as soon as I got contact with Catarina I knew I was in good hands. Ostional as a place is perfect spot for calming down and enjoying the water and sun"

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Ben and Amanda from Australia

    "Its Yoga has been a great escape from reality and a time to reflect on yourself and your practice. I have learned so much during the teacher training. The food is amazing which is a great bonus. :) Thanks so much Catarina and Edwin for being such amazing hosts!Catarina and Edwin are excellent hosts at Its Yoga Nica. We have learned so much about the history and philosophy of yoga. Our daily practice was amazing and we always looked forward to Rocket in the afternoon. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to transform my yoga journey."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Karyn Tower from Dover, USA

    "The location is exceptionally beautiful, perfect for 200 hours of living and studying yoga."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Katie Lee from .

    "I really enjoyed my Yoga teacher training with It's Yoga Nica. I made some amazing new friends, strengthened my personal daily practice, and learned a lot. It was a transformational experience that I will not forget. Edwin and Catarina were great and I would highly recommend this training."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Samuel Vaughn from .

    "It's Yoga Nicaragua started off as a school to me, and quickly became a family. After the 200 hours I have successfully healed old football injuries from 12 years of playing, created a personal daily practice that I love, I have learned to control a case of extreme anxiety disorder, and am fully prepared to teach. Now I am sharing the magic of yoga with as many people as I can. Thank you so much Edwin and Catarina for changing my life. Namaste."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Scott Dropinski from .

    "I had a amazing and unique life time experience in Ostional Nicaragua. Not only was the physical part of yoga thoroughly broken down and discussed but the mental and spiritual side was always at the fore front. Not only did we all get a chance to learn to become yoga teachers, but we lived the yogi life style for 3 weeks on a isolated beach surrounded by beautiful nature. Edwin and Catarina are caring and enlightened individuals with so much good to share. I can't wait till my next encounter with them and feel very confident in my yoga and teaching once completing the 200 YTT with at It's Yoga Nica!"

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Emily Pearson from .

    "After debating between many different YTT options I could not be happier that I decided on Its Yoga Nica. Practicing & studying on a remote beach allowed me to deepen my practice, views and knowledge of yoga & it's history as well as feel free and supported while I developed my teaching skills. It is truly a wonderful program to attend and begin your yoga teacher journey."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Becky Macy from .

    "Overall, my experience learning to become a yoga teacher with It's Yoga Nica was great! Catarina and Edwin were both very knowledgeable, personable, and shared their passion for yoga. I also really appreciated the small class size (9) and the beautiful and peaceful Nicaraguan environment was a great place to connect with myself, the other students, and the world around me. I felt like I was provided a good foundation in yoga philosophy and instruction in how to teach the physical postures. I would definitely recommend It's Yoga Nica to those who would like to become certified to teach yoga in a rustic, beautiful environment with encouraging, knowledgeable, and supportive teachers."

    Yoga Alliance website, edited, edited

  • Review by Dana from Canada

    "I laughed, I cried, and I did handstand! What an experience this has been! There are not enough kind words to describe Edwin and Catarina. Not merely our hosts and teachers, but they have grown to feel like a part of my family. They are amazing humans with hearts as big as Nicaragua! What they have created in Ostional, Nicaragua is truly one of a kind, a teaching and learning space where you are surrounded by nature at its finest, and people with hearts of gold.Each practice is peaceful and tranquil, while set to a soundtrack of singing birds and crushing waves. Catarina and Edwin have gone above and beyond, and they nourish us from the inside out. They shower us with fresh, healthy, and delicious food. I feel very blessed to have been a part of the Its Yoga training. Not only will I leave here with a greater understanding and love for yoga, but I also take with me a stronger sense of the person I want to be. Om shanti!"

    Its Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Katie and Samuel from Canada

    "Thank you Edwin and Catarina for bringing me hope. Before I was coming here, I felt like I was alone in a lot of ways. I would love to come back and contribute more to this course. I will now go on in this world as a warrior of light. I am thoroughly thankful for your wisdom and the opportunity to train by your side."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Acturus from Canada

    "Thank you for opening your doors, your practice, and your business to me and to us. I have learned a lot from which I can both grow and share. I came whiting to grow a plant, instead I tilted and planted a garden. Thank you again, my deepest regards."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Ruby Lyon from Canada

    "I laughed, I cried, and I did handstand! What an experience this has been! There are not enough kind words to describe Edwin and Catarina. Not merely our hosts and teachers, but they have grown to feel like a part of my family. They are amazing humans with hearts as big as Nicaragua! What they have created in Ostional, Nicaragua is truly one of a kind. A teaching / learning space where you are surrounded by nature at its finest, and people with hearts of gold. Each practice is peaceful and tranquil, while set to a soundtrack of singing birds and crushing waves. Catarina and Edwin have gone above and beyond, and they nourish us from the inside out. They shower us with fresh, healthy, and delicious food. I feel very blessed to have been a part of the Its Yoga Nicaraguas training. Not only will I leave here with a greater understanding and love for yoga, but I also take with me a stronger sense of the person I want to be. Om Shanti."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Dana from USA

    "Its Yoga Nicaragua is much, much more than a yoga teacher training. Its an experience. Each day is spent on the beautiful sleepy beach of Ostional. From sun up to sun down, days are packed with yoga, giving an effect mix of practice, background, and theory. Not only is the atmosphere amazing, the food is also fantastic. The meals are healthy, packed with fresh local ingredients, leaving the body and mind fully nourished. I cannot imagine doing my training anywhere else."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Tanja from USA

    "As a beginner yogini, I was excited yet intimidated to begin my yoga teacher training. Edwin and Catarina are inspirational teachers in the way that they constantly reassure their students that yoga is a continual learning process - there is no rush. In addition, the stunning beach front view and incredible food helped to make this one of the most memorable and rewarding experiences I have ever had."

    It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Myrtle Capitain from The Netherlands

    "This has been one of my best decisions I have made. To come to Nicaragua to practice and learn about yoga. The vibe at the yoga rancho is great to open up and learn more about yourself. The mornings are peaceful with morning yoga and delicious breakfast. The afternoon is happy and full of energy while watching the sunset. The nights are satisfying with amazing food and good company. I continue from here with a big smile on my face, sunshine in my belly and many ideas in my head for the future. Namaste "

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Kelli Farris

    "I love Its Yoga and Ostional! The fast pace of todays society and the stresses of everyday life tend to cause us to lose focus on ourselves, happiness, and our spiritual practice. Here in Ostional we are fully emersed in Mother nature and abe to reconnect with our inner being. There are no distractions from stresses of the outside world. Our senses are bale to connect with nature and this is what life is all about.I was able to reconnect with my higher power and feel the energy of the peaceful place. I am now rebalanced and at peace with the world around me."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Anna Olsson

    "The ability to become completely at peace is available in this place. The technology detox, proximity to nature, sounds of the ocean, amazing sunset and start views make this yoga training experience authentic. I am grateful for the other students, teachers and staff who made this such a wonderful experience. "

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Lucy Gemmell

    "What an absolute paradise on and off the mat. An incredible journey of yourself, of yoga and of nature. I really have grown so much in the time Ive been here and I see this as page 1 of the next chapter in my life. Edwin and Catarina are inspiring and fun delivering this great programme. Dont forget mosquito spray. quot;"

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Sharon Robinson

    "Beautiful location with spectaclular views. Deliscious food. Intense level of yoga practice. I have learnt so much about myself and my practice from the teachers and also from other students."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Linnea Lindgren

    " A great experience of really go deep into your own yoga practice and the whole world of yoga and at the same time being surrounded by people with the same interest. I have learned a lot about myself, my own practice and gotten a lot of new perspective and inspiration. I can not wait to share it with others."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Marloes van Eltern

    "It is so nice to be in a place with all different kids of people and feel like home right away. There is a good combination in learning and having fun. The food is deliscious and great for your body. I learned a lot!"

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Yiwen Tseng

    "By going to Its Yoga Nica Ive got a deeper insight of Ashtanga Yoga. What is means and what benefits you get by practicing/teaching its form."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Barbara Elizabeth

    "The combination of outdoor classroom, yoga, fresh food and disconnection from the technological world is a recipe for inner peace, absorption into our practice and authentic conversations. I love Its Yoga for its raw environment and simple philosophy teach what you practice and practice what you teach. I have made longtime friends here and I am full of inspiration."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Carla Barquero

    "Great 3 weeks! Edwin and Catarina are great hosts and very knowledgeable. The place itself is beautiful, confortable and perfect for a yoga training. The food and staff are great, always welcoming. You may be scared of being restrained of WiFi, meat, sugar and all but it is well worth the while. Get intouch with yourself, meet new people and dedicate to your practice. I fully recommend Its Yoga Nica. Namaste."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited

  • Review by Stina Nyqvist

    "My time with Its Yoga at Ostional has been an amazing experience, which I had the opportunity to share with a great bunch of yoginis from around the world. A really friendly and supportive environment in which to develop and grow in your practice. Fantastic food, breathtaking sunsets and lots of laughs."

    November 2015. It's Yoga Nicaragua website, edited