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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

This yoga certification is where the journey starts for yoga teacher training.

Yoga Alliance along with the yoga community created the standard for the yoga certification course.

All schools are different in their approach and style but the basic curriculum requirements are the same.

Here's a quick breakdown of the certification standards.

200 Hour Yoga Certification

The 200 Hour Yoga Instructor certification offers an intensive experience to expand your knowledge and practice.

All 200 hour yoga courses include the following parts for the yoga certification.

1. Yogic techniques, Training & Practice

Typical areas of practice & teaching skills will be-

Asanas - Posture practice

Pranayamas - Breath & Energy

Meditation - Inner Journey

Mantras & Chanting - Internal or External

Kriyas - Internal often with breath

2. Teaching Methodology

Communication - one to one & group dynamics

Demonstration, Assisting & Correcting

How Students Learn

Teaching Styles & Qualities

The Business of Yoga

3. Anatomy & Physiology

The physical anatomy & bodily systems, applying this knowledge to yoga.

Energy body works, the study of the chakras and nadis (energy channels).

4. Yoga Philosophy & Ethics

Study of traditional texts revealing yoga philosophies.

The yoga lifestyle, the concepts of dharma and karma.

Service (Seva).

5. Practicum

Practice teaching as the lead instructor without feedback.

Observing others doing the same and sharing feedback afterwards.

What are the best 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses?

There are so many different options these days.

Search out the one that speaks to your heart with a teaching philosophy you are attracted to.

Top Destinations for Yoga Teacher Training Courses

What more interesting land to start your journey than India.

There are many great yoga schools and spiritual places to complete your certification.

Attend a course in the tropical rainforest bordering the coast.

Costa Rica is a mecca for international schools hosting yoga teacher trainings.

This land with its connection to spirit offers something special. The island is varied & beautiful with beaches, paddie fields, mountains and volcanoes.

With yoga schools to be found across all the country there are many courses to choose from. A great choice are the islands in the south where yoga schools on the beaches offer courses in shalas with breathtaking views & vibes.

A great destination in India with beautiful beaches, weather and yogi community.

Commonly asked Questions
How much experience is required before attending?

Most of the yoga community agree that about a year is the right time although there is no correct answer here.

200 hour Yoga Courses generally ask for 6 months minimum, sometimes a year.

When it comes to your first 200 hour intensive training, a course that focuses on the style that you are most comfortable with makes sense.

Use your time to try out different yoga styles and teachers so you know what you are looking for in your 200 hour yoga course.

How does the yoga certification process work?

Yoga Alliance has set a standard 200 hour course that needs to be met by registered yoga schools.

Your attendance on the course and involvement in the practical assessments completes your 200 hour yoga certification.

What is the schedule like on a 200 hour yoga teacher training

Most intensive yoga trainings take place over one month.

Each day the classes start early and go on until early evening. With rest breaks and lunch.

One day off a week for relaxing and to contemplate the course so far and the week's progress.

Your practice and understanding will grow week by week.

The experience is an opportunity for transformation in so many ways.

How much will a 200 hour yoga certification course cost me

There is a whole range of pricing but the average worldwide is between 2,000-3,000US.

It can differ by country, season and venue.

Can I find a cheap yoga teacher training

Most trainings cost a similar amount across the world.

There will nearly always be a suitable course if you search well.

Here we list all the best yoga teacher training courses on offer so you should be able to find the one that suits the yoga style,
philosophy and the budget you have. We do have cheap yoga teacher training under 1000US.

Where are the most affordable yoga teacher training

India is the place to find a cheap & affordable yoga teacher training.

There are many yoga courses under 1500US here and some under 1000US.

To help you find an affordable course, browse through all our

Affordable Yoga Teacher Training

Discover the Best Yoga Teacher Training Retreats in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested country with stunning coastlines, beaches and immense biodiversity.

It is known for its ecology, natural landscapes and wildlife.

There is a wide range of beautiful places to practice Yoga here; Yoga teacher training courses can be found next to Costa Rica's beautiful beaches and nearby mountains all along its Pacific coastline.

Pura Vida

With the Pura Vida sense of gratitude it's no surprise Costa Rica has become the Yoga Course hotspot of the Americas.

Pura Vida is a phrase that epitomises the lifestyle of Costa Rica, a way of saying that things are going well and giving thanks.

Pura Vida means different things to different people, but it essentially embodies the Tico(Costa Rican) philosophy of enjoying life slowly with a strong community, an element of simplicity and an appreciation of one's natural surroundings.

When to go

Costa Rica has no real winter period, and enjoys a lovely temperature year-round.

The rainy season lasts from May to November, with the months of December through April having little to no rain on the Pacific coast.

Where to go in Costa Rica
Nicoya Peninsula

The ocean is the lifeblood of the area, a slice of heaven on Costa Rica's southwest coast that is renowned for its consistent surf and established yoga training schools.

Guanacaste Province

Its great climate, gorgeous beaches, and growing services & infrastructure make Guanacaste the most popular area in Costa Rica. There are many Yoga teacher training courses here to choose from.

If you are considering an intensive yoga training in Costa Rica you may be asking yourself these questions.
Are the schools official?

Every course listed here is Yoga Alliance certified. The school will provide you with your yoga certification at the end of the course.

What are the requirements to attend a yoga teacher training?

To attend a yoga certification course a minimum period of practice is usually asked for, at least 6 months or a year.

It's a good idea to try out different yoga styles and teachers first to find out what you are most comfortable with.

For yourself if you are looking to go deeper into your practice and expanding your knowledge then this desire is the only thing you need.

How much does a yoga training course cost in Costa Rica?

There are a range of courses offering different pricing depending on your accommodation choices.

Yoga training retreats in Costa Rica generally cost 3000 US upwards.

So which 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Courses are popular right now in Costa Rica?
Retreat Start Date Price From
All Year Round $3500
All Year Round $4300
Jan & April 2019 $1850
Jan 2019 $3455
All Year Round $3500

This 200 hour Foundational teacher training will teach you the art of vinyasa krama, taking into account kinesiology and energetics.
You will learn to sequence both hatha yoga and vinyasa yoga style classes.

This life-enriching program draws from many traditions and explores many aspects of yoga. You will experience classical Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, the importance of ritual, the magic of mantra and philosophy from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and the Hatha Yoga Pradipika.

Experience a safe, sacred, and nurturing environment that enables everyone to grow and flourish as a yogi, a yoga teacher, and as a human being.
The curriculum draws inspiration from modern yoga scholarship and from the lived experience of the team's training participants.

A mindful vinyasa flow based practice that allows one to find connection and embark upon an insightful journey within. Breath and movement is linked to emphasize the meditative nature of the practice and to find stillness in motion.

The practice becomes a sacred prayerwhich stills the mind and offers a connection to spirit. The sequence is rooted in traditional Hatha and Ashtanga Vinyasa practices

One of the most incredible retreat centers in Costa Rica, perched where not op for he jungle infrotn of the Pacific ocean.
Choose a course at your time of year and join in the awesome vibe, complete your yoga certification in Paradise.