3-Week 200Hr Therapeutic Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

This 200-hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training reflects an energetic and therapeutic approach to yoga from the instructors' wide ranging experience. 

Sequences taught are designed to improve both strength and flexibility as well as bring awareness to the flow of subtle energy through the body. This program will enable future graduates to teach with confidence. 

The lessons provide an excellent foundation to all the basic poses, to teach avoiding any injury and where necessary adapt poses and sequences for differing physical levels and needs. 

Emphasis is on getting prana to flow while doing the poses, to understand their therapeutic benefits and for each person to practise with enjoyment, correct breathing and sincerity.

The course fee includes 2 vegetarian meals per day (except free days), your accommodation for your whole stay, complete tuition for all classes, text books, pick up (and drop off) from railway station and Yoga Alliance International Certification. 

A town of cobblestone houses and white walled buildings, this picturesque village is filled with history. With its narrow streets, you can hear the exciting stories, centuries old, with its rustic charm and friendly locals. Perched on a hilltop, this quaint town has a stunning view of its surrounding landscape with natural rock formations and a vast verdant land. Feel the ancient city coming alive as you visit this serene village - the perfect location for your yoga teacher training. 

What is included

  • Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • 2 Meals
  • Meditation
  • Vegetarian
  • WiFi Internet

Food

  • Vegetarian

Location

Castellon, Spain

Cervera del Maestre is a small village in the mountains 16 km inland from Benicarló, on the Spanish Costa del Azahar, 2 hours drive south of Barcelona and 1 hour north of Valencia. The region is well known for its abundant agricultural produce, beaches, mountains and historical towns and villages.

Located at the southern end of the Cervera Mountains, above the Rambla de Cervera seasonal river, Cervera is a picturesque town located on a hill with a ruined Moorish castle top of it. It lies in an area of maquis shrub and cultivated plots, mainly almond, carob and olive trees. There is a ruined ermita south of the town.

To visit Cervera del Maestre, you can fly to either Castellon Airport, a 35-minute taxi drive away or to the Valencia Airport where you can drive to Cervera.

Food

Celebrate the exciting flavors of Spain in this yoga teacher training and be acquainted with their exotic mix of spices and herbs. All the meals will be vegetarian or vegan, following the yogic diet necessary for this YTT. The indulgent and decadent food will keep you filled and satisfied all throughout the retreat. 

A fusion of sweet and sour, Gazpacho will be served and made with the ripest tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and peppers - a true delight for the palate. Tortilla Espanola is also a must-try with eggs, potatoes and onions, all perfectly cooked together to create a stunning dish. 

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Syllabus

HOURS + TOPICS

You will be learning more about basic postures and variations, sun salutation, relaxation, abdominal breathing, full yogic breath, two pranayama techniques, advanced postures and meditation.

There will be beginners and intermediary classes for all levels and ages and these will include classes for the elderly, children and yoga for pregnancy. You will also be introduced to different teaching techniques such as guiding, coaching, leading, use of language and communication, use of props, hands-on assisting, finding your personal teaching style, designing classes for mixed levels, teaching new postures in depth, assessing individual needs, ethics and safety guidelines.

This will include basic anatomy and physiology with particular emphasis on respiration, circulation and digestion, physiological and energetic effects of asanas, pranayama, meditation and relaxation, benefits and contra-indications for all asanas, effects of structural and postural alignment on health and wellbeing, physiological and emotional effect of stress and principles of diet and nutrition.

This training will also tackle the philosophy and aim of yoga, the five points of yoga, prana, nadis and chakras, the human energy field, the five koshas, the bandhas, the 4 paths of yoga, the 8 limbs of yoga, principles of self-development, teacher-student relationship, introduction to the Bhagavad Gita, karma and reincarnation, the gunas, the yugas, mantras, kirtans, principles and benefits of meditation and ethics for yoga teachers.

A huge fraction of your time in this yoga teacher training will be dedicated to your personal practice to truly deepen your experience. You will also be working with other like-minded people who share the same passion with you. This would be a great opportunity to learn from others, and to let others learn from you as well.

There will also be an introduction to bodywork, shiatsu and chinese meridians, developing sensitivity, tuning into chakras and energy fields, chanting, DVD and relevant documentaries.

Certification

The yoga school is a member of Yoga Alliance International (with head office in India). They have a European division called Yoga Alliance Europe. This is a truly worldwide Yoga federation. The course will be taught in English with translations into French if and when necessary. You may read the relevant literature in your own language. The practical part will be evaluated by continuous assessment and you may write the final exam in your own language. Upon completion of the course, you will be entitled to a Yoga Alliance certification which will allow you to teach globally.

Schedule

TIME
ACTIVITY
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Asana & Pranayama
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Meditation, Philosophy & Psychology
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lunch & Break
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Anatomy & Physiology
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Break
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Asana, Therapy, Teaching Methods & Practice
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Supper & Break

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Accommodations

Shared Dorm at Traditional Villa

Shared Dorm

This traditional villa houses a large room that is able to fit five people. This room has easy access to the swimming pool.

Shared Twin Room at Traditional Villa

Shared Twin Room

With a rustic and traditional charm each room offers authentic Spanish ambiance. White walls create a clean and crisp space accented by panels of wood, creating a beautiful contrast in the room.

Accommodation is shared and each room comes with comfortable beds and plenty of space. Enjoy connecting with your peers and sleeping soundly in this lovely space.

Private Single Room at Traditional Villa

Private Single Room

This rustic room is furnished with wooden furniture to match ambiance of the room. It gives off a warm and homey feeling and takes advantage of the sun with how the windows are situated around the room. This has easy access to the swimming pools. Everything is only a walk away.

Castellon, Spain

Cervera del Maestre is a small village in the mountains 16 km inland from Benicarló, on the Spanish Costa del Azahar, 2 hours drive south of Barcelona and 1 hour north of Valencia. The region is well known for its abundant agricultural produce, beaches, mountains and historical towns and villages.

Located at the southern end of the Cervera Mountains, above the Rambla de Cervera seasonal river, Cervera is a picturesque town located on a hill with a ruined Moorish castle top of it. It lies in an area of maquis shrub and cultivated plots, mainly almond, carob and olive trees. There is a ruined ermita south of the town.

To visit Cervera del Maestre, you can fly to either Castellon Airport, a 35-minute taxi drive away or to the Valencia Airport where you can drive to Cervera.

Venue   Traditional Villa
Traditional Villa, Venue for 3-Week 200Hr Therapeutic Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

This traditional villa in Cervera del Maestre offers panoramic views of the surrounding lands making your stay extra special. It has an easy access to the village swimming pool, cafe, bar and shops. Food is prepared and served in the main Villa where some classes are also held. The main yoga hall is an easy five minute walk from the location.

To go to the venue, fly to Castellon - a 35 minute taxi drive. Buses are also available to Benicarlo/ Peniscola railway station. Alternatively, you can fly to Valencia, Reus or Barcelona, either drive to Cervera or take the train or bus to Benicarló / Peníscola railway station where pick ups are also available.

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