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Spain Advanced Yoga Teacher Training

This 300-hour advanced program is a 21-day yoga intensive designed to nourish your practice, inspire your teaching, and expand your skill set. This immersion provides unique tools and valuable wisdom for both self-development and sharing with your community. This advanced yoga teacher training runs alongside Lakshmi Rising’s 3-week, 200-hour foundational training, with a slightly different, expanded schedule.

Die Lehrer

Liz & Chef Naga


  • Daily yoga classes
  • 600+ pages of Lakshmi Rising YTT manual
  • Eligible to register for Yoga Alliance certification upon completion
  • 3 incredible, daily organic Gaia Gourmet vegetarian or vegan meals (except on arrival, departure and excursion days)
  • Unlimited coffee, an assortment of teas, and fresh fruit for snacks
  • Options to participate in organized group excursions
  • Weekly housekeeping and self-serve laundry
  • 20 nights in luxury accommodations


  • Fortgeschrittene
  • Experte


Kurse an 20 Tagen
Gruppengröße: Maximal 25 Teilnehmer
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  • Pool im Außenbereich
  • Tischtennis
  • Tennisplatz
  • Klimaanlage in den Zimmern
  • Essbereich
  • Garten
  • Küche
  • Lounge
  • Meditationsgarten
  • Mehrsprachiges Personal
  • Terrasse
  • Konferenzraum
  • Kostenloses WLAN
  • Internetzugang
  • Bibliothek
  • Parkplatz
  • Drahtloses Internet

The villa’s common areas are full of charm, coziness, and mesmerizing views. The manor is styled with belle époque modernist furniture and architecture with enchanting ceiling-high libraries, chill-out areas with comfortable seating, and even a 1909 Steinway Piano that has been refurbished to mint condition!

For the daily gourmet meals, you will be dining al fresco as well as in the indoor dining hall, large enough for 32 people, while you enjoy your Gaia gourmet cuisine. There’s even a conference room with a 65” smart TV for the yoga lectures.

During your breaks, you will fall in love with the breathtaking gardens. This beautiful villa is surrounded by 5 hectares of romantic gardens designed by the famous architect Jean-Baptiste N. Forestier. Enjoy a relaxing walk through these magnificent, well-kept gardens with beautiful views of the Mediterranean which are full of hundred-year-old pine trees, oaks, palm trees, and small ponds. And if this is not enough, there’s a large swimming pool of 17x7 meters is perfect for a midday dip!



Students who complete the training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).


Advanced students start the day with meditation and chanting an hour before foundational students. The 1.5 hour asana practice and subsequent discussion are collective. Philosophy modules and asana lab are also concurrent with the 200-hour training. However, advanced students have different textbooks, reading assignments, and in-class projects. Saturday and Sunday sessions do not overlap with foundational content.

Sample schedule

Sunday, October 23: Arrival

  • 17:00 - 20:00 Orientation, introductions, and opening ritual
  • 20:00 Welcome dinner


As a part of our personal growth and wellness element of the training, we have some delightful cultural excursions planned for you!

Sample Schedule

Below is a sample schedule subject to slight changes depending upon the location & excursions if applicable. This will give you a general idea of what your three weeks will look like while enjoying your training!

Typical Daily Schedule (subject to change)

  • 7:00am-8:00am: Pranayama, meditation & chanting
  • 8:30am-10:00am: Sadhana: Asana, Pranayama & Mantra
  • 10:00am-11:00am: Silent Hour / Breakfast
  • 12:00am-3:00pm: Classroom Training Session
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm: Gaia Gourmet Lunch
  • 4:00pm-5 or 6:00pm: Living Yoga: Taking the practice off the mat, self-care, exploration, time to work on assignments & projects
  • 5 or 6:00pm-8:00pm: Classroom Training Session
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm: Gaia Gourmet Dinner with Gratitude Practice

Required Texts

The books you will need to purchase, read before the training (if possible), and bring with you are:

  • Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution by Dr. Robert Svoboda
  • Yoga of the Subtle Body by Tias Little
  • Science of Yoga by Ann Swanson
  • Your Body, Your Yoga: Learn Alignment Cues That Are Skillful, Safe, and Best Suited to You by Bernie Clark
  • All are available as ebooks.

Course Overview

  • What is Lakshmi Rising?
  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: During our opening circle, we discuss the course overview, introduce the power of intention and ritual, share collective introductions among the kula (community), and explain the Lakshmi Rising concept. We also go over the course requirements.

What is Yoga?

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students collectively define yoga. A brief cultural history of yoga and classical definitions of Yoga are discussed. Concepts like Samkhya philosophy and the Vedic tradition of India are introduced.

Art of Shape-Shifting

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: For this photography project, students are given a list of asanas that are a part of the Lakshmi Rising curriculum. With a partner or small group, students photographically document their understanding of these poses on the first and last days of the training program. This illustrates their growth and transformation during the yoga teacher certification course and their understanding of the physical and energetic alignment of each asana.

The Legacy of Krishnamacharya

  • 1 total hour
  • Learning Objective: The global influence of Krishnamacharya and his primary students, their stories, and contributions to modern yoga are introduced. Other popular styles of yoga are also discussed.

Patanjali, the Eight Limbs of Yoga and Selected Yoga Sutras

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: This is an introduction to yoga as a philosophy and lifestyle that encompasses more than just physical postures.

Yoga v/s Exercise

  • 1 total hour
  • Students discuss the similarities and differences between yoga and exercise.

Yoga Philosophy: Intro to Classical Tantra, Mantra, and Ritual

  • 9 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will learn the core principles of what Classical Tantra is and is not. How to create sacred space, how to work in harmony with the five elements, and how to select specific mantras and energies to align with will all be discussed.

Yoga Philosophy: Samskara, Karma, Klesha & Pratyahara

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: This discussion is designed to spark insight into what we believe and why. Students are invited to identify patterns in themselves, their relationships, and society that can be shifted through diligent self-study (svadhyaya) and through the practice of yoga.

Intro to Meditation

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Meditation as one of Patanjali’s eight limbs is defined and discussed. Modern research and classical perspectives are included in the discussion, in addition to the benefits and physiological process. Different styles and approaches are explained.

Meditation Techniques Explained

  • 7.5 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Nyasm, lovingkindness, japa, japa mala, mindfulness, sound healing, yoga nidra, mantra, and trataka are explained in depth, so that each student has clear instruction on how to practice each of these techniques. Benefits of, variations on, and contraindications for each are also discussed.

Daily Meditation Sadhana

  • 30 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students actively practice lovingkindness, japa, trataka, japa mala, mindfulness, sound healing, silence, yoga nidra, mantra, and nyasm styles of meditation to directly experience the benefits and challenges. Students will note the effects of a consistent daily meditation practice for 21 days in a row.

Hanuman Chalisa

  • 19 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students learn this traditional chant to cultivate strength of body and mind, stamina, and vibrant health, and to ground excess Vata.

Daily Morning Asana Sadhana

  • 30 total hours
  • Learning Objective: These 90 minute daily modules include asana, pranayama, mantra, kriya, and mudra. They are designed to stretch, tone, and heal the body. Lakshmi Rising specialty yoga master classes not only move the body but also stir the heart and mind. They weave classical yogic concepts with modern anatomical intelligence, inspiration for self-observation, and spiritual wisdom.

Sequencing Concepts and Techniques

  • 13 total hours
  • Learning Objective: In this 90-minute daily module following the morning sadhana, the instructor explains the preceding practice. Our morning yoga classes are based on the Lakshmi Rising Hatha Vinyasa method of building a sequence around a cohesive theme and variations on that theme—physically, and often mentally, emotionally, and spiritually as well. In each of these break-down sessions, an asana (the peak pose of the day) is explained in detail including benefits and effects, modifications and variations, anatomical alignment details, and contraindications.
  • The entire class is collectively discussed and written down. This provides students with a library of intentional, versatile sequences to reference for inspiration when putting together their own classes. This session also serves as a Q&A about any part of the morning practice. Students gain an experiential perspective on designing and teaching a yoga class and clarification about the class elements.

Building Blocks of a Vinyasa Class

  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Basic and advanced concepts specific to Hatha Vinyasa yoga in the lineage of Sri Krishnamacharya is defined, as well as elements unique to Lakshmi Rising. This gives students a map to follow regarding what to include in vinyasa-style classes, and why. Concepts such as Surya namaskar (sun salutations), vinyasa krama (flows), kriya (repetitive movements), and connecting vinyasa (linking sequences) are explored. Different categories of asana are defined. Regions of the body are identified. Muscles, bones, nerves, organs, and connective tissues are explained in relation to different types of postures and positions. Cautions and contraindications, range of motion, and general benefits of posture groupings are explained.

The Art of Intelligent Sequencing

  • 5 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will gain a solid understanding of how to sequence a vinyasa class using the Lakshmi Rising method. Concepts such as theme and variation in asana, peak pose, vinyasa krama, connecting vinyasa, music, philosophical themes, and timing are covered. Students work in small groups to design a class and receive feedback.

Intro to Yoga Anatomy: Defining Asana and Alignment

  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: This module includes Krishmacharya’s and Patanjali’s definition of asana. Students work together in partners or small groups to perform a postural analysis, and an overview of common alignment mistakes is presented.

Asana Teaching Lab

  • 24 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Different asanas are explained and demonstrated. The anatomy of each asana is discussed, as well as variations, modifications, benefits, contraindications, and hands-on assists, adjustments, and enhancements. Students work in pairs or small groups to practice teaching asana and mini-sequences.

Pranayama Teaching Lab

  • 9 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will practice teaching box breathing, alternate nostril breathing, kapalabhati, bhastrika, bumble bee breath, and sitali pranayama to acquire an understanding of how to share these techniques.


  • 6 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will design and teach a 2-hour workshop (in pairs or a group of three) to the larger group. They will receive feedback from their teachers and peers. They will be required to submit the workshop plan in written form.

Hands-on Adjustments 101

  • 1 total hour
  • Learning Objective: Ethical, energetic, and anatomical aspects of touching yoga students are discussed. Options for student and teacher safety are explored. Similarities and differences between adjusting, assisting, and enhancing asana are considered. Contraindications are explained. Verbal and energetic assists are also explained.

Yoga Sutra Discussion: Yama and Niyama

  • 4 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students learn the ethical aspects of relating to self and others in this exploration of the yamas and niyamas. Different translations of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are referenced, as well as the current application of these ancient and timeless guidelines to living a yogic lifestyle.

Pranayama Defined: May the Force be with You

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Pranayama as one of Patanjali’s eight limbs is defined and discussed. The anatomy of the respiratory system is explained. Concepts such as sama vritti (even breath), visama vritti (uneven breath), kumbhaka (breath retention), and vayu (wind) are defined. Benefits and contraindications are also explained.

Koshas: Energetic Anatomy of the Human Experience

  • 1.5 total hours
  • Learning Objective: An overview of the yogic perspective on the multi-dimensional complexity of the human being. Physical body, energetic body, the mind, the intuition and personality and also the “bliss body” will be discussed and explained in the context of the panacha maya koshas.

Secrets of the Bandhas

  • 2 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students receive theoretical and experiential information about hasta, pada, mula, uddiyana, jalandhara and maha bandhas. We discuss benefits, contraindications, and physical and energetic anatomy, and explore several different techniques for teaching and self-practice.

Mantra: Tools for the Mind

  • 1 total hour
  • Learning Objective: Different chants are explained and practiced to expose students to this ancient form of yoga.

Stepping into the Role of Teacher

  • 5 total hours
  • Learning Objective: The concept of lineage is defined. Students reflect on their own lineage and identify their strengths and weaknesses as a teacher. We discuss what it means to be a teacher, yoga teacher, educator, guide, and leader.

Creating Sacred Space

  • 6 hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will have the opportunity to create an altar and explain their concept to the group. They will also lead a group dinner blessing. When each student holds the role of sacred space holder, they will also assist the lead instructor in any area where help is necessary. This is important to understand that there is more to teaching yoga than just showing up for a class.


  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will be introduced to Ayurveda as a sister science to yoga: yoga being a path to purify the mind and Ayurveda a path to purify the body. An overview of the five elements, three doshas, dinacharya (daily routine) guidelines, and living in harmony with our environment are given.

Dynamic Use of Language and Music

  • 6 total hours
  • Learning Objectives: Creative and conscious verbal guidance is one key to skillful teaching. In this module, we explore different approaches to public speaking, various approaches to curing alignment, filler words, and creative use of verbs and metaphors. There is also a discussion about how to effectively use music.

Jyotisha: Vedic Astrology

  • 6 total hours
  • Learning Objective: This module serves as an introduction to the classical science of Vedic astrology. The relationship of the celestial bodies with each of us as individuals has a profound impact on who we are, where our strengths and weaknesses lie, and how to take the best course of action to make the most of this human lifetime. Students’ individual charts will be analyzed to give an overview of general concepts.

Vaastu: Creating Heaven on Earth

  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Vaastu is the Vedic science of creating a harmonious environment, similar to the better-known approach from China, feng shui. Parallels will be drawn between Vaastu and both Jyotisha and Ayurveda. Students learn another way to cultivate a yogic lifestyle, by living in harmony with our environment.

What Next? The Business of Teaching Yoga

  • 3 total Hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will learn how and why to register with Yoga Alliance. We discuss teaching options and possibilities; how to find teaching opportunities and what to expect; continuing education; mentorship and higher-level training; hosting and attending workshops, retreats, and special events; marketing alliances; social media; and how to write a bio, resume, and mission statement.

Concepts in Ahimsa: Plant-Based Nutrition for the Health of the Whole

  • 38 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will explore one of Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga, yama. The first of these ethical observances is ahimsa, non-harming of self and others. We apply this principle to our yogic lifestyle by adhering to a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet for 21 days. Our mealtimes are not only an opportunity to practice mindful eating, but also a time to educate students about plant-based nutrition. Students gain first-hand experience of the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle in harmony with Ayurvedic principles.

Living Yoga

  • 40+ total hours
  • Learning Objective: This is the beauty of immersive training. We encourage you to experience life through the lens of yoga. Conversation, excursions, self-care time…applying the principles of yogic lifestyle off the mat is the true practice. Every hour of our time together is a part of the training. There is no compartmentalization.

Quiz and Review

  • 3 total hours
  • Learning Objective: In two quizzes - at the beginning of weeks two and three - students have 45 minutes to take each quiz and 45 minutes to go over the quiz as a group. This emphasizes important course content and gives students a gauge of their strengths and weaknesses.

Yoga-Related Film

  • 4 total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will get a recap and summary of course content by watching a documentary and several short videos on YouTube.

Non-Contact Hours:

  • Reading Assignments, Self-Study, and Related Projects
  • 20+ total hours
  • Learning Objective: Students will learn multiple perspectives on the general course content by reading the course manual and textbooks.

Total Contact Hours: 302

Recommended (not required) projects to complete at home:

  • 3+ hours to research and write 1000-word essay
  • 10+ hours teaching community classes
  • 10+ hours of community service
  • 6 hours to plan one ayurvedic meal specific to your vikruti; shop or grow, cook, eat, and clean up


Liz Lindh

Chef Naga


Villa Blanca is a grand manor with views over the Mediterranean Sea, ideally located near Barcelona and Costa Brava. Built in 1909, it is a luxury family-owned property with lots of old-world charm and history. The villa is conveniently located in a prestigious and isolated residential area and is perfect for yoga teacher training.

The wonderful beach of Sant Vicenç de Montalt is only 5 minutes walking distance and has been awarded the Blue Flag for its high-quality standards and cleanliness. This 2 kilometers long beach is full of “tapas chiringuitos”.



  • Schwimmen
  • Pool im Außenbereich
  • Tischtennis
  • Tennisplatz


  • Klimaanlage in den Zimmern
  • Essbereich
  • Garten
  • Küche
  • Lounge
  • Meditationsgarten
  • Mehrsprachiges Personal
  • Terrasse


  • Konferenzraum
  • Kostenloses WLAN
  • Internetzugang
  • Bibliothek
  • Parkplatz
  • Drahtloses Internet


A Mouthwatering experience: gourmet vegetarian and vegan cuisine

Nutrition is more than just feeding the physical body. Food is essential on so many levels and that’s why Lakshmi Rising has chosen Gaia Gourmet Cuisine to cater to all of the international retreats and yoga teacher training. This incredible cuisine nourishes every aspect of your being - supporting, nourishing, and cleansing your body, mind, and spirit along your journey.

The talented plant-based chef creates three unforgettable Gaia gourmet vegetarian or vegan meals per day inspired by the world’s greatest cuisines. Healthy organic food is artistically crafted to please all of the senses. Meals are designed around the seasons using Ayurvedic principles while incorporating the best and freshest local ingredients, herbs, and spices.

They procure and serve all organic produce from local family farms. The meals are well balanced and prepared with love. This positive energy is infused into the food, aiding the digestion process.

Balanced nutrition for the body and mind

It’s important that you are well-fed and completely nourished from the inside out when you join this training. With a vegetarian-based menu (and vegan and gluten-free options available), you will be provided plenty of protein by using legumes, seeds and nuts, artisan cheeses, and eggs from free-ranging chickens. %They only use whole grains and natural sweeteners. With an ever-expanding orchard of over 300 various tropical fruit trees, the freshly picked organic fruits make great complements to your dining experience. Overall, this will produce a more lively healthy body and mind and is the most environmentally friendly diet.

They always do their best to accommodate food allergies. They can omit certain items from dishes, such as cheese, dairy, and nuts. They cannot guarantee a completely gluten-free or nut-free environment. Persons with serious food allergies such as Celiac disease or those on a 100% raw food diet should not attend a retreat.

The organizer must know of all serious food issues at least three weeks prior to arrival. Bring an open mind and allow your taste buds to savor this unique culinary adventure!

Folgende Mahlzeiten sind inbegriffen:

  • Frühstück
  • Mittagessen
  • Abendessen
  • Snacks

Die folgenden Getränke sind enthalten:

  • Wasser
  • Kaffee
  • Tee

Die folgenden Ernährungsweisen stehen zur Verfügung und/oder berücksichtigt werden:

  • Vegetarisch
  • Ovo-Lakto-Vegetarier
  • Vegan
  • Glutenfrei
  • Biologisch
  • Vollwertkost
Wenn Sie besondere Ernährungsbedürfnisse haben, empfehlen wir Ihnen diese dem Veranstalter bei der Buchung mitzuteilen.

Freizeitaktivitäten und Sehenswürdigkeiten (optional)

  • Options to participate in organized group excursions

Was ist im Preis inbegriffen?

  • 500-Hour RYT Yoga Alliance certification eligibility upon successful completion of the course
  • 600+ pages of invaluable knowledge in your Lakshmi Rising YTT Manual
  • 20 nights in luxury accommodations
  • 3 incredible, organic Gaia Gourmet vegetarian or vegan meals each on-site day (except on arrival, departure, and excursion days)
  • Unlimited coffee, an assortment of teas, and fresh fruit for snacks
  • Weekly housekeeping and laundry service or self-serve laundry (depending on location)
  • Full access to magical private properties—including gardens, trails, swimming pools, and more
  • All applicable taxes
  • 3 weeks making friends for life with like-minded souls from around the world!

Was ist nicht im Preis inbegriffen?

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers
  • Yoga mata and props
  • Organized group excursions


Empfohlene Flughäfen

Arrival by taxi

Lakshmi Rising will help coordinate transportation to the villa with all the students' specific arrival times so that you can pair up and travel together and share the cost.


  • Eine Reservierung erfordert eine Anzahlung von 17% des Gesamtpreises.
  • Die Anzahlung wird nicht erstattet, wenn die Buchung storniert wird.
  • Der Restbetrag ist 30 Tage vor der Ankunft zu zahlen.

Unterkunft und Ausstattung
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Anreise: Sonntag, 23 Oktober 2022
Abreise: Samstag, 12 November 2022

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