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The program offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself fully into the yogic lifestyle to not only graduate as a yoga teacher but to become a better person. Complimented with Foundational training in the ancient art form of Thai massage, this in-depth course provides a distinct curriculum and sets the bar high for yoga therapy and instruction for the future. The training is taught by Peter Kaaberbøl Kristensen, the founder of LagoCph yoga school in Copenhagen, Denmark, and X-Pand Me body stretching system. He is a master practitioner of yoga, meditation, martial arts, and bodywork and for the past 12 years has devoted his life to educating yoga teachers around the world. Peter has a gift for breaking down complex yogic principles into simple guidance that helps the trainee investigate the body’s subtle energies. By bringing trainees’ awareness to their inner worlds, Peter helps them deepen their practice from the inside out. Embark on a life-changing journey and discover the freedom of yoga, all while being immersed in a spiritual community in the heart of nature.
Throughout their stay, Tuscan Fitness guests will be hosted at hotel La Forra in the heart of Tuscany. This spacious and welcoming hotel is charming and accommodating, combining incredible views with typically Tuscan architecture and atmosphere. The hotel La Forra is located on the doorstep of the famous Chianti region, while the hotel Tenuta Lupinari is in the Valdambra region, one full of history and breathtaking landscapes. Tuscan Fitness is also conveniently located for those interested in making day trips to the famous towns and cities in the area, including Florence, Arezzo, and Siena.
The hotel La Forra is located on a hilltop overlooking the Valdarno valley and is complete with amazing views in all directions. The hotel has numerous rooms that are bright and spacious, combining a traditional feel with modern comforts. The restaurant is also some of the highlights of the the property. Sourcing from local produce, they are bright and charming restaurants featuring delicious Tuscan dishes. At both La Forra, there are two capacious pools with views onto the hills of Chianti and the Valdarno, providing guests with moments of tranquility and sunshine that can be found only in Tuscany.
There are two pools at the hotel La Forra, one a larger swimming pool and the other a pool for children.
This is an example schedule and it is subject to change depending on the syllabus.
Classes will be held 6 days a week with four days off to rest, enjoy and integrate what you have learned. There will also be time during the week to go on daily excursions and relax. Please note that this is subject to change depending on the needs of the group. Written and practice assignments, as well as a final written evaluation and teaching demo, round out the program.
You will leave this training certified to teach yoga through LagoCph Yoga, a 200-hour yoga Alliance registered school. You will also be certified to practice Thai massage. During the training, you will explore the body from a holistic perspective. You will learn the asanas in their classic form as well as from a developmental perspective; you will develop a deep understanding of why the body moves as it does and be able to apply yoga therapeutic techniques to your classes.
Yoga was initially developed to bring health to the organs system in order to create vitality and anti-aging by keeping the inner organ body strong and vital. You will learn how to initiate movement from the organ body and see where some movements can be an expression or, conversely, lack of support of the organs.
Tuscan Fitness is located in the heart of the tranquil Tuscan countryside. The course is held at hotel La Forra. The area of La Forra is located just outside a town called Cavriglia, located in the Upper Valdarno in the province of Arezzo and is often considered the center of the triangle that joins the cities of Florence, Arezzo, and Siena, making it ideal for visiting the area.
Nestled between the left bank of the river Arno and the hills of Chianti, it is also called the Porta del Chianti, which means the door of Chianti, as it is situated on the doorstep of this beautiful region, famous worldwide for its delicious wines. The area around the hotel is typically Tuscan, with views across the horizon of farms, cypresses, olive groves, and vineyards that extends as far as the eye can see.
Tuscan Fitness is also conveniently located for those interested in making day trips to the famous towns and cities in the area, including Florence, Arezzo, Siena, and Orvieto
You will be served daily wholesome vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.
At Tuscan Fitness, you are encouraged to do whatever you need to in order to have the health holiday that you need, one that will make you feel stronger and happier. Life is too fast paced and doesnt provide enough respite for ones health, and so coming to Tuscan Fitness gives you a chance to get away and repair whatever is broken. Whether you need sleep, exercise or a lot of amazing Tuscan wine.
Please book your flight to arrive at Peretola Airport (FLR), Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), Ciampino-G. B. Pastine International Airport (CIA), Pisa International Airport (PSA), or Siena-Ampugnano Airport (SAY). Transfer from and to these airports is available upon request. Tuscan Fitness Ltd can organize a shuttle pick-up for you upon your arrival at the airport for 100 EUR.
You can get a direct train from Florence which will take about 35 to 45 minutes to Montevarchi-Terranuova. From Rome, the train takes between one and a half to three hours, depending on the train you decide to take. From Pisa or Bologna, the time varies but it is generally between one to two hours. For clients traveling to Tuscan Fitness by train, they have set pick-ups at midday at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.. For departures from the hotel to the station, the set times are 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 2:30 p.m..
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