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Make your passion as your profession! This yoga teacher training is compact, profound, and a certified yoga teacher training. This program was carefully designed after years of experience and practice for all level yoga aspiring students who want to deepen their practice as well as for those students who wish to become teachers themselves and impart their yoga education to the world.
Aphrodite Beach Hotel will offer you the best of the well-known Mediterranean hospitality from the heart of all their staff as well as the best of pure sea and nature. Nothing is too much the hotel's team when it comes to pleasing and exceeding people’s expectations. The 48 newly renovated rooms, which are in beautiful pastel colors, are very comfortable, and spacious with a side sea view. Each room has a private bathroom and toilet, air-conditioning and heating, free Wi-Fi, direct telephone line, TV (satellite), and balcony. A refrigerator and a safety deposit box (at reception) are available for an extra charge. Room cleaning and laundry services are available as well.
The 200-hour yoga teacher training in Cyprus is a 2-week course recognized by Yoga Alliance and has RYS certification with E-RYP faculty. The “Be Better Yoga” specialized 200-hour teacher certificate course is a Yoga Alliance certified 200-hour level I certification. This course is an excellent opportunity to learn more fundamentals and traditional yoga.
This course is an excellent opportunity to learn more fundamentals and traditional yoga. The 200-hour yoga teacher training courses (bookings open already also for 200-hour yoga course 2017) offers an in-depth study of all kinds of techniques like asana (posture), pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, sequencing, and adjustments, developing a meditation practice for yourself and others as well as expand your knowledge of becoming a perfect yoga teacher in the near future.
The 200-hour yoga certification schedule is strictly based on yogic principles. The training starts with a morning practice at early sunrise. It is the best time of the day to experience the power of asana, pranayama, and sadhana or meditation. There is a short break for breakfast and a healthy food is served for you to get well-nourished for rest of the day. The schedule follows with a lecture and some yoga practice. Lunch is served during the mid-day time with yogic foods. There are a meditation and chanting class in the afternoon. A dinner and thereof rest and relax for the next morning.
Although they abide by traditional style of teaching yoga, they still have incorporated Sivananda, Pattabi Jois, and BKS Iyengar style into their teachings. They are highly influenced by BKS Iyengar, so props are included and will be used in the asana practices to ensure correct alignment and posture. Except for asana perfection using the props, their accent is the focus of the mind and regulation of breath.
Every asana is utilized as tools so as to guide you gain your usual meditative state. It will help focus your mind in more evocative ways which can deepen your practices. If your goal is to be a yoga instructor, you will become very sure with sequencing, guiding principles of breath movement, and focusing and complete knowledge of eight limbs of yoga as offered by Maharishi Patanjali through their philosophical class and different kinds of meditative sessions.
They consider the practices of Ayurvedic living to be very important and so they must be combined together with yoga to accolade the advantages of yoga. They also have incorporated lots of teachings on the science of Ayurveda. This yoga teacher training course is designed for those people who want to deepen their present yoga practices, aspiring teachers, and advanced students of all ages. Besides those, it will also have bhajans and music at the time of satsang and other inventive self-healing sessions.
The initial goal of this course is to develop “you” as a perfect and learned yoga teacher who can then develop and spread yoga to the world. The personal work of yoga practice is the best way to prepare to teach yoga classes, but the team will also look more deeply into methods of teaching. During the course, you will practice the different aspects of yoga teaching with each other, which will include planning and teaching classes and sequences, using props and aids, and help students to modify poses so that they can get the most out of the practices. Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded the Yoga Alliance certification.
Half a day per week is off for your own disposition and self-study or other activities. But you have to take note, that to obtain the certificate all lectures have to be attended.
There will still be some spare time left for you to explore the surroundings.
Aphrodite Beach Hotel is a small family owned hotel, located 500 meters from the most beautiful and serene place in Cyprus, the Akamas Peninsula National Park, in the North West of Cyprus and about 40 kilometers from Paphos. You can enjoy the long remote beach as they are the last hotel before the Akamas Natural Park. The hotel is a place where the clear turquoise sea meets the strong energy of the hills and the rocks of the Akamas National Park.
The uniqueness of the Akamas is due not only to the indisputable charm of the natural landscape, perfect for walks, bicycle rides, birdwatching, discovering its wonderful flora, painting, but also to its cultural and mythological wealth. The small fishermen harbor of Latchi it is situated only three kilometers away from the hotel.
Latchi, with its coastal boardwalk, is the picturesque harbor of Polis, known throughout Cyprus for its fresh fish. In the past, it served as a small port for shipping carobs. The old stone carob warehouses have been converted into restaurants, fish taverns, and places for recreation. From Latchi, you can go on short cruises to the Akamas, bathe in the Blue Lagoon, and admire the sea caves and all the nature has to offer from the sea.
All foods cooked with love make dining in the Aphrodite Beach Hotel a different experience. The beach hotel is becoming very popular for its fine cuisine. Alexandros, the extraordinary and fun-loving chef, was part of the Cyprus Cooking Olympic Team between 1998 and 2001. He has been working in 5 stars hotels for more than 20 years and now the hotel is very lucky to have him as part of their team to delight you with his cooking.
He will make you love Cyprus food because it is fresh and pure and he uses spices grown in their garden: oregano, basil, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, and others. Mousakka, stifado, dolmades, pastitsio, afelia, prawn saganaki, and of course, fresh fish are some of his specialties.
Dimitra is the pastry chef whose specialties are crispy baklava, galatopoureko, kateifi, lokoumades and kalon prama. Most guests queue up at the buffet, for the second portion of her desserts and they clap and cheer when they bring a new full tray of sweets. The Aphrodite Beach Hotel produces its own fresh fruits (figs, pomegranates oranges, mandarins, and lemons), vegetables (avocados, olives, and seasonable vegetables), and homemade marmalades that you can take home with you.
Please book a flight to arrive at Paphos International Airport (PFO). Transfer from and to the airport is included. The organizer will pick you up from the airport.
Should you book a flight to arrive at Larnaca International Airport (LCA), the pick-up or drop-off can be arranged at 100 EUR per way.