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7 Days 50-Hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico

Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training Mexico

Step away from the stress of everyday life and immerse yourself in the perfect learning environment. In this teacher training, you will explore Yin yoga with an Eastern perspective, the fundamentals of traditional Chinese medicines, meridians, Yin organs and emotions, and practice methodology. As you walk away from this immersion, you will feel more balance in your body and mind and know how to cultivate a loving harmonious relationships with those around you.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily Yin yoga classes
  • Daily Qigong exploration
  • Daily meditation and pranayama
  • Certification upon completion
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily vegetarian meals

Skill level

  • Beginner

Yoga styles

7 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: Chinese (mandarin), French, English
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During this training course, you will stay at Villas Sayulita, an ideal hotel to relax and enjoy the nature. All of the villas are equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerator, kitchenette, basic utensils for cooking, a terrace with a patio, table set, and Wi-Fi. The bathrooms are equipped with hot showers and towels.

There are three room options available for this retreat: single room, double shared room, and quadruple shared room. All rooms are shared with the same gender. Quadruple room with shared beds are available for friends coming together. If you are a solo student interested in the quadruple rooms, Annie Au Yoga will try their best to accommodate you if there is availability.

Villas with two double beds

The room is equipped with double beds and is for maximum four people. It is also equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerator, kitchenette, basic utensils for cooking, a terrace with a patio, table set, and Wi-Fi.

Villas with king size beds

The king size bedrooms have also a slide out double bed. This room is for maximum four people, equipped with air-conditioning, refrigerator, kitchenette, basic utensils for cooking, a terrace with a patio, table set, and Wi-Fi.

Penthouses roof palapas

Villas Sayulita has two penthouses and each of them have two cabins where one has two king size beds, a TV room, kitchenette with refrigerator, and bathroom. The other cabin has a king size bed, its own bathroom, and a terrace area with seating and equipales table. It is maximum for six people.

In addition, Villas Sayulita also has several facilities such as a vegetable garden where you can find their permaculture project, ecological bathrooms, compost, and their lovely pets, a holistic center, smoothie bar, swimming pool with common area, and a temazcal. Temazcal is a traditional steam bath that has been used for both healing and ritual purposes in Mexico for hundreds or thousand years. It is a perfect place to purify yourself.

Annie Au Yoga Mexico Yoga Teacher Training Program

Yin yoga was based on the ideology of Taoism adopting the basic phenomenon of observing nature’s order. This course will cover the basic understanding of human anatomy as understood in the West, but most importantly, you will dive deeper into the energetic body as widely explored by the Chinese thousands of years ago.

Yoga, regardless of what styles, without the goal of meditation is incomplete. Here, you will also explore an authentic commentary of the Yoga Sutra by Master Patanjali to get a deeper understanding of yoga and its implications.


  • Discover the benefits of Yin yoga physically, energetically, and spiritually
  • Explore the four main Yin-Yang principles
  • Chinese meridian systems
  • Cultivating mindfulness through meditation
  • Relating Yin organs and emotions
  • Qi exploration
  • Western anatomy meets Eastern modalities
  • Yin yoga practice and philosophy
  • Yoga Sutra study with authentic commentaries

For 200-hour yoga teachers, this course is eligible for CEU with Yoga Alliance. CEU are required to maintain your status as a registered yoga teacher.

Sample daily schedule

  • 07:30 Light breakfast
  • 08:00 Yin practice with meditation and Qigong
  • 11:00 Vegetarian lunch
  • 12:00 Break
  • 13:00 Theory, postural analysis, and practice teaching
  • 15:00 Break
  • 15:45 Second practice
  • 18:00 Dinner


Annie Au
(Dharma Yoga)
Annie leads teacher training in Sri Lanka, Mexico, Thailand and Bali and has certified over 250 students worldwide. Annie holds a bachelor's degree in human kinetics from the University of British Columbia. Specializing in yoga anatomy, she infuses anatomy knowledge in her yoga classes to help students practice more intelligently and avoid injuries. Annie has the ability to lead a dynamic class filled with inversions with a duality of restorative and healing sequences.
Word Smith
Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yoga)
Word Smith has been practicing the esoteric or healing arts for 20 years. During this time, he has delved deeply into massage, yoga, Qi Gong, Chinese medicine, Buddhist philosophy, and internal martial arts. He holds a doctorate in medical Qi Gong, a bachelor’s in philosophy, a black belt in taekwondo, certifications in five body work styles, and a 500-hour of yoga teacher training. His teachers include Paul Pitchford, Michael Tierra, Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson, Geshe Michael Roach, and Sri Dharma Mittra.

Retreat location

The yoga teacher training will be held in Villas Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico. Nayarit is a small state in western Mexico between the forested mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Pacific Ocean. Situated in a wonderful magical place, just a short walk from the main town and the beach, it is the perfect location for your activities.

Nearby places

  • Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR), 38 kilometers
  • Sayulita beach, 150 meters



  • Diving nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Horse riding / rental nearby
  • Kitesurfing nearby
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Snorkeling nearby


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Beach nearby
  • Café
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Yoga studio


  • Free bottled water
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet access

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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To practice Ahimsa (non-violence), all of the meals served will be vegetarian meals. Enjoy delicious and healthy dishes like vegan mole with Mexican red quinoa, tacos al pastor, mango coconut ceviche, or chilaquiles with beans. The menu is creative and balanced with proteins so you will feel full and satisfied. There is also a smoothie bar at the villa where you can order some delicious shakes. Drinking water is provided at the villa.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Diving
  • Eco tours
  • Kayaking
  • Kitesurfing
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Visit nearby beaches
  • Windsurfing

What's included

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Certification upon completion of the training
  • CEU Yoga Alliance credit for those who have already attained a 200-hour yoga teacher certification
  • Course material
  • Daily vegetarian meals
  • Daily Yin yoga classes and Qigong exploration
  • Training tuition

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Optional activities
  • Transport to and from Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Puerto Vallarta International Airport (PVR). You are advised to reserve your Sayulita transportation directly from one of the reliable taxi and transportation service companies in Sayulita who offer round-trip services to take you safely to Villas Sayulita and take you back to the airport on time for your departure. It will take about an hour by car or taxi.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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