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9 Day 100-hour Immersion Yoga Teacher Training in Uvita, Puntarenas (Module 1 of 2)

Hospedaje El Bosquecito, 600 metros East from Banco de Costa Rica, Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Fundamentals of Yoga Teacher Training Course Costa Rica

Ready to learn, but not sure you want to teach? Or need to complete your 200 hour in 2 trips? This program is geared toward those who want to deepen their own yoga practice through philosophy, anatomy, subtle energy, asana alignment, and individualized sequencing. If a student decides they want to complete their teacher training certification, they can register for the second 100-hour module and become eligible for Yoga Alliance's Registered Yoga Teacher designation.

Meet the instructors

Courtney, Kais, & Bonnie
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Highlights

  • Medicinal plant class
  • Asana Workshop & Alignment
  • 100-hours certificate upon completion
  • Introduction to Yogic Philosophy, Physical & Subtle Energy Anatomy
  • Daily practice of yoga asana, pranayama, and meditation
  • Local trips to waterfalls, forest, and the beach
  • Daily healthy vegetarian meals
  • 8 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


8 days with instruction
Group size: Maximum of 22 participants
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
17:00
Check-out Time:
17:00

The Campus, Hospedaje El Bosquecito, is situated on a quiet section of the main road of Uvita. Located right beside a small creek and forest, guests have the pleasure of being up close to birds, toucans, monkeys, sloths, and iguanas. The sound of the water brings a tranquil atmosphere. Restaurants, banks, and other services are a short walk away.

The accommodations offer guests a serene and peaceful home away from home experience. Each student gets their own bed, (there is no bed-sharing). The rooms are equipped with full bathrooms and windows that open to beautiful jungle scenery.

Although hot water is not plumbed into the main house, They do have a hot water shower on site available to all. However, the cool water showers are a welcome treat after a long hot day. Wifi is accessible from the rooms and throughout the house. Fall asleep to the sound of a babbling brook right outside your window!

The off-campus housing, Casa Nativos, is situated near the waterfall, just off the main road of Uvita. Located right beside a small creek and forest, guests have the pleasure of being up close to birds, toucans, monkeys, sloths, and iguanas. Restaurants, banks, and other services are a short walk away.

The accommodations offer an intimate secluded piece of paradise with fresh young coconuts at your disposal.

Wake to a plethora of beautiful hummingbirds greeting you in the morning. Although hot water is not plumbed into the rooms, cool water showers are a welcome treat after a long hot day. Wi-Fi is accessible from all of the rooms. The night prior to the first day of class is included in your course fee.

Program

Certifications

Students who complete this (along with Module 2, 7-day training) are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®). Or this can be applied as YACEP continuing education hours for certified teachers.

Schedule

  • Morning meditation and pranayama
  • Yoga class
  • Breakfast
  • Philosophy
  • Asana workshop
  • Lunch
  • Anatomy and teaching methodology
  • Practice teaching
  • Satsang
  • Dinner

The physical aspects of this course are based in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika the foundation, which branches out into the variety of modern yoga styles. Our students are introduced to the following styles:

  • Hatha
  • Hatha Vinyasa
  • Yin
  • Ashtanga
  • Iyengar
  • Kundalini
  • Yoga Nidra

Included excursions

  • Eco hikes (medicinal plants, local wildlife, beach, and primary rainforest)
  • Marino Ballena National Park Beach
  • River swim and meditation
  • Visit the bamboo forest
  • Waterfall adventures

Instructors

Courtney Fletcher

Kais Faddah

Bonnie Brazeau

Location

Uvita is a small village in southern Costa Rica. It is notable for its location, where the mountains most closely reach the Pacific Ocean, it is the closest village to Marino Ballena National Park (40 minutes walking, or a 5-minute taxi ride). This tropical hamlet possesses great charm in an unspoiled and serene atmosphere. With palm trees swaying in the wind, providing shady relief from the intense Pacific sun, there is plenty of outdoor options in this tropical paradise.

Nearby places

  • Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) - 4 hours
  • Quepos La Managua Airport (XQP) - 1 hour

Food

This course includes three home-cooked plant-based meals per day. The food is locally sourced and meals are prepared by a private chef. Please plan to purchase your own snacks between meals.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Horseback riding
  • Paddleboarding
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf lessons
  • Waterfall rappelling
  • Whale watching
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Ziplining

Spa treatments

Available:

  • Massage
  • Reiki
  • Aroma Touch
  • Chiropractic Care

What's included

  • All yoga philosophy, posture, and anatomy classes
  • Teacher training curriculum
  • Comprehensive student workbook
  • Medicinal plant class
  • 100-hours certificate of completion
  • Local trips to a waterfall, forest, and beach
  • 3 home-cooked meals per day
  • 8 nights accommodation

What's not included

  • Airport transfers
  • Flight to San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Weekend free time excursions

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Quepos La Managua Airport (XQP) is the closest airport to Uvita (1 hour by taxi). Most students fly into Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and ride in a Gypsea Yoga organized shuttle from there. Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request at an additional cost (usually between 30 and 50 USD each way). Plan to arrive in SJO by 11 a.m. the Sunday before your course date begins.

Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request (usually between 30 and 50 USD each way) Plan to arrive in SJO by 11:00 a.m. the Sunday before your course date begins.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

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