EK Yoga Academy is very excited to be offering the full 200-hour teacher training in extraordinary Mazatlan! While experiencing a serene and gorgeous paradise, you will be guided through your journey into becoming a certified yoga instructor. Deepen your practice, learn yoga's philosophy and history, build a yoga family, and create memories that will last you for a lifetime.
Airport transfer included: General Rafael Buelna International Airport
Accommodations with shared or private occupancy are available at Costa de Oro Beach Resort. Experience a modern retreat in a Mazatlan hotel that provides a true taste of tradition. Featuring an exceptional location in the golden zone, this hotel and beach resort has been the ultimate choice for business and leisure travelers alike. They have been offering services and first class lodging for almost 40 years.
In this yoga retreat, you can expect to have lots of practice, personal growth, and teaching time while you create your new yoga family. Both module one and module two will be offered and combined into one fantastic experience. Classes will start at 10:00 and go until 20:00.
This is the beginning of your journey to becoming a yoga instructor. Your inner yogi will be awakened, and you will get to explore new teachings including deepening your practice, learning about the theory and history of yoga, and knowing different breathing and cleansing techniques. All these will be imparted to you, while ensuring that you are having lots of fun.
This begins the completion of your training as an instructor. Classes will be dedicated to continuing the depth of your practice, furthering your yogic growth, and guiding you into becoming a first class teacher.
This yoga training aims to further strengthen and deepen students' personal experience of yoga, confidently teach beginner and intermediate yoga classes for the mind, body, and soul, and help students learn basic anatomy and physiology and how it relates to yoga. Other goals would be to help students understand and teach physical and mental benefits and energetic alignment cues to put students into their body, hone their communication skills, and help them learn Sanskrit fundamentals and names for poses.
If you do your prerequisites and attend all the training dates, you will get a certificate from EK Yoga Academy. You will have to pass a written test at the end of the course that you will participate in creating. You will also have a final 20 to 30-minute practical exam. If you meet all the requirements, you will be eligible to get certification through Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT 200). This is recognized all over the world and the curriculum has met their standards.
This retreat will take place in Mazatlán, a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa. Mazatlán is a Nahuatl word that means place of deer. The city serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of Mazatlán. It is located on the Pacific coast, across from the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula. There are so many things to do in this gorgeous city, especially fun beach-based activities. There is also very colorful art life, bustling entertainment and night happenings, amazing food, and rich cultural heritage.
Please note that daily breakfast and light refreshments are included.
During your free time, you can explore the other facilities and amenities of your chosen resort. You can take a dip in the ocean, or swim in the hotel pool. You can lounge on a beach chair, sip a cocktail or two, or take a contemplative walk on the coast to admire nature and the local happenings all around. Witnessing at least one of Mazatlan's great sunsets should definitely be on your list as well.
At additional prices, fun water-based activities are abundant since Mazatlan is situated on the Pacific coast. Jet skiing, parasailing, kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling are only some of the water adventures you can try. A variety of awesome cuisines also exist all around as Mazatlan is a very tourist-friendly city. At an additional cost, you can reserve a few hours of a day to visit a new restaurant or cafe. Whatever you decide to do on your free time, you will surely be thrilled.
You can book spa treatments at an additional price.
Please book your flight to arrive at Mazatlán International Airport (MZT). Transfer from and to the airport is included. EK Yoga Academy will pick you up from the airport.
Flights are available to Mazatlan from most international airports. WestJet, American Airlines, and AeroMexico all offer numerous flight availability.