10 Days Ayurveda Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico

  • Yandara Yoga Institute, Carretera 19, Kilometer 74, Todos Santos, Baja California 23305, México

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Overview

Ayurveda Yoga Teacher Training Mexico

Join this yoga teacher training to learn how to live in tune with nature. This 500-hour level training is an elective part of Yandara's advanced yoga teacher training program. You are also welcome to attend just this module as a retreat or continuing education course. During the duration of this training you will explore Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, and the deeper practices of yoga, including Bhakti yoga.

Highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Learn about Bhakti yoga
  • Learn about sequencing for the different seasons
  • Learn to guide your students in mantra practice
  • Workshops on yogic philosophy
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • 9 days with instruction
  • English
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During this teacher training you will stay in deluxe tents that are spacious, comfortable, and secure. Deluxe tents include a twin bed, mattress, linens, reading lamps, and storage drawers. The tent is 12 feet by 12 feet wide and tall enough for most people to stand. If you remove the rain fly, you have the option of looking up at the stars. Hot showers and bathrooms are centrally located for all students. The facilities are comfortable but rustic, emphasizing outdoor living including a large enclosed yoga pavilion, flush toilets, a kitchen, and a dining area.

During this yoga teacher training, you will learn the fundamentals of Ayurveda, from the Sanskrit word veda means knowledge and ayur means daily living. Ayurveda is the knowledge of daily living and of how to keep yourself healthy on a day-to-day basis. You will learn how to integrate Ayurvedic wisdom into your daily life and create balance by cultivating harmony between the inner and outer environments. During this training, the students will learn about sequencing for the different doshas or constitutions, sequencing for the different seasons, study of yogic philosophy, Bhakti yoga, learn to guide your students in mantra practice, and learn how to accompany simple mantras with traditional yogic instruments.

Sample schedule

  • 07:00 Practice and Instruction of yoga flow and walking and sitting meditation
  • 09:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Ayurveda workshop
  • 13:00 Brunch
  • 15:00 Ayurveda yoga workshop
  • 18:00 Dinner
  • 19:30 Satsang, meditation, music, kirtan, yoga philosophy, and discussion

Ayurveda curriculum

  • Vedic and samkhya philosophy, physiology of creation
  • Discover you dosha, constitution, and imbalances
  • Constitutional diets
  • Five great elements, three doshas, and the six tastes
  • Digestive health, agni and ama
  • Cleanses and balancing
  • Daily and seasonal routine for healthy living
  • Preparation of traditional Indian chai tea, kitcheree, ghee, and fermented whole grain flat breads

This teacher training will take place at Yandara Yoga Institute in Baja California Sur. Yandara Yoga Institute is an almost four-acre nature preserve type property located on the Pacific ocean near of the magical village of Todos Santos and Cabo San Lucas. Yandara is the perfect setting for a world class yoga teacher training, stroll the miles of peaceful beachfront, or simply relax and meditate to the ever-present rhythm of the waves. The beach is one of the premiere surfing beaches in North America. Yandara is in a safe and rural crime-free location.

Nearby places

  • Cabo San Lucas - 40 minutes
  • Todos Santos - 15 minutes
  • San Diego, 900 miles
Activities
  • Hiking nearby
  • Massage
  • Shopping nearby
  • Swimming nearby
General
  • Beach
  • Caf nearby
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Studio
Services
  • Laundry

During this teacher training delicious you will be served three daily delicious locally sourced meals. For breakfast, herbal tea, papaya, banana, handmade fresh roasted granola, oatmeal, and boiled eggs will be available. For brunch, delicious vegetarian meals are served buffet style with eggs and dairy as an option, also fresh local fish will be served twice a week, with a vegetarian alternative offered. For dinner, you will have a healthy and delicious vegetarian meal, which includes dairy and eggs, and will be served buffet style. At Yandara Institute, the meals are prepared with attention, fulfilling the nutritional demands of an intensive yoga program.

The abundant meals are prepared with love and with the best quality ingredients and are organic when available. The students always have the option of the little extras such as the always full fruit bowl, the herbal tea station, fresh drinking water, and special homemade dressings and sauces. Yandara Institute cultivates fresh kitchen herbs, vegetables, and fruits like papayas, bananas, oranges, and mangos. The special during the trainings in Mexico are baked potato with fresh finely chopped garden herbs, fresh dill, chives, rosemary, basil and thyme, fresh local dorado with garden basil pesto, garden beet and chard salad with balsamic dressing, and samosas with garden fresh parsley, cilantro, and chutney.

Yandara Institute has put together a yogic menu of additional activities that you may choose to add to enhance or deepen your teacher training experience. While not in class, you may choose to explore your astrological birth chart, determine your Ayurvedic constitution, or align your energy and heal with Reiki. You may sign up for activities begins the second day of training.

Divine love astrology consultations with Shiva Das

Shiva Das has been studying astrology as part of his spiritual path for nearly thirty five years and offers a spiritual interpretation of your birth chart and your journey on earth. This astrology consultations are designed to help you understand how the laws of polarities work in your personal chart and reveal the root motivations that cause you to express yourself the way you do and pursue the things you do. The cost for this consultation is 45 USD.

Reiki sessions and healing attunements with the Reiki master Allison Eaton

Allison Eaton facilitates Reiki sessions and Reiki certification trainings as an enhancement to the Yandara yoga teacher training. Reiki is a stress-reduction technique that promotes health and vitality as it assists the body in its own restorative processes. During a Reiki session, you may rests fully clothed on the massage table. The Reiki practitioner then conducts healing energy, via the hands, to specific areas of the body. The practitioners hands are either placed lightly on the body or above the body. The cost for this sessions is 60 USD for 60 minutes.

During this training, you may also enjoy sessions with a chiropractor, or relax with a Swedish massage for an additional cost.

  • 3 daily mostly vegetarian organic meals
  • 9 nights accommodation
  • Course tuition
  • Daily yoga classes and Ayurveda lessons
  • Airfare
  • Airport transportation
  • Course books
  • Laundry

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at the Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).

Arrival by bus

You may take a bus to from San Diego to Tijuana Mexico, and another bus to La Paz.

Distances

  • Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) - 90 minutes
For information about the booking conditions, please send Yandara Yoga Institute an inquiry.

Verified BookYogaTeacherTraining.com reviews

  • Review by Zulfia

    "I am excited to share my experience about my yoga training. It is a cleverly designed program. There is lot of love, warmth, understanding and support all the way through. They make you leave the training a newer, better you well equipped to start teaching yoga right away. The atmosphere within the group is like a family! I feel that I made friends for life. I would highly recommend the training to anyone pursuing the goal of becoming the yoga teacher. "

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  • Review by Andrea from Illinois, US

    "Yandara Yoga Institute changed my life. The decision to book this retreat and attend the teacher training was one of the best decision I've made. The location is beautfiul and ammenities comfortable. My teachers and the other staff at Yandara will always hold a place in my heart, along with all of my classmates. I feel like a confident yoga teacher after the training and would love to go back and continue my teacher education with further trainings at Yandara."

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  • Review by Clodagh from UAE

    "I cannot recommend it highly enough, the teachers are committed, informed and inspiring, and they radiate love and kindness. My 16 days spent at Yandara have impacted my life in so many ways and will continue to do so. It was more than just YTT it was a spiritual experience, I will be forever grateful."

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Testimonials

  • Review by Shannon Brophy from Cambridge, Massachusetts

    "Victor and I were inspired by the yoga, nature, and especially by being with wonderful people with open hearts."

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  • Review by Hari Darshan

    "When I arrived at Yandara, I immediately felt the deep peace and quiet. The beach is wonderful and everybody there is happy. The sunrise and sunsets are epic. I totally felt the coherence between the sacred teachings and the way Yandara runs their business. They live what they teach. I felt tons of love and compassion pouring from all the teacher’s hearts. And the cooks and staff are also very loving and kind. They served us with a lot of joy. The food was delicious. Loved the silence between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m. "

    "I went to Yandara Yoga to get a Hatha Yoga certification and I left not only with that, of course, but with my heart full of love and new precious friends from all over the world! My vibes changed for real, and for good. I am super inspired by everything and everyone there. Thank you so much Yandara!"

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  • Review by Regan Wilson

    "I have learned how to incorporate my love for yoga and my beliefs into a lifestyle. I have met people that have expanded my hunger for knowledge. I have found a place where I am in my element. I have learned to relax more and I have learned more ways in which I want to be a better person. I laughed a lot. The meditation practice was wonderful because there were people like the Perkins's to inspire us. Also the environment we were in was so safe, everything was taken care of. So we could use our "internal eyes". The asana practice was wonderful. I deepened my practice and learned more about my body so I could teach my students. The Yandara experience was a beautiful, non-judgmental, comfortable environment to look deep into ourselves and get support from each other. It was amazing. the beauty and the changes will stay with me forever."

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  • Review by Margie M. Goetz from Bellingham, WA

    "The yoga program offered excellent teaching with high standards.Organization, plentiful good food and clean campsites added to the enjoyment of my stay. The staff at YYI are caring people taking the students' interests in mind. I would recommend this program to other individuals pursuing yoga teacher training. Sincerely,"

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  • Review by Ami Gosalia from Arizona

    "My experience at Yandara has been an awakening for me. I have begun a lifelong journey and I want to spread to others the joy and love I have discovered. Satya (the practice of truthfulness) has allowed me to open myself up and although I have my work cut out for me, I am drawn to finding out who I truly am and what my purpose is in this universe. The chanting we do in Satsang invigorates my heart. The harmony we create is so unique to me. The staff at Yandara has been helpful and has open hearts and opened minds. The cooks make great food. The program is complete. My experience at Yandara has been incredible and I will take what I have learned with me into whatever my future holds."

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  • Review by Katelyn Decker

    "Thank you, This has been an amazing awakening and transformation; mysterious, challenging and complete. The ripples will issue out endlessly! Muchas Gracias. Namaste"

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  • Review by Angie Tomey

    "What a transformative, rich experience this has been for me. I feel so renewed. This land, this community and all the teachings have inspired me in a way I never realized was possible. I will carry this experience with me forever. Namaste"

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  • Review by Jayne

    "Thank you to all at Yandara for giving me and my soul a home. I couldn't have had a more inspiring place to immerse myself in Mother Nature with the wild surf and intense and good yoga instruction. Thank you for the palapa, the hot showers, and delicious meals and inspiring satsangs. Thank you from the deepest gratitude of my soul."

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  • Review by Darrin Coldiron

    "I've grown in many ways and learned from the lessons so many. I hope that everyone at Yandara grows and blossoms just as the minds of the students. May you continue to open minds and open hearts while opening bodies in asana."

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  • Review by Trish

    "Thank you very much for the beautiful experience and help to grow in a caring, loving, and spiritual way. Your inner light has illuminated my soul and I will do my best to bring that spark to others I may encounter in this life and the ones to follow. May god keep you in his loving arms always and the earth Mother cradle you in her womb."

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  • Review by a student

    "My experience has been very enlightening. I received much more than I bargained for and I have a lot more understanding of yoga as a whole. The satya and satsang elements were very happy treats and really helped drive and direct the spiritual side. I'm going home centered, inspired, and feeling more alive than ever. Thank you for your gifts, your words, heart, and true inspiration."

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  • Review by Shawna from USA

    "I am forever grateful for the illuminating experiences which have affected my life in such a profound and positive way!"

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  • Review by a traveler

    "My experience at Yandara has been very enlightening. I received much more than I bargained for and I have a lot more understanding of yoga as a whole."

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  • Review by Jen Day from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    "The growth I went through at Yandara Yoga School was amazing and I was given the tools to continue to grow as a yoga teacher."

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