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13 Day 200-Hour YTT in Mexico for Women

  • Clarananda Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat Center, Baja California, Todos los Santos, Mexico


Mexico Yoga Teacher Training Certification and Self Mastery for Women

Experience a unique personalized women only yoga teacher training / certification and self mastery for women. Take the next step now in your own level of yoga mastery and become a confident and successful yoga teacher. Take this opportunity now to master the self. Align and balance your energy to be and enhance your present yoga practice as an internationally recognized yoga teacher offering to the world the gift of consciousness through yoga in every moment.


  • Daily yoga classes
  • Creative self-expressions teaching
  • Sanskrit and an abundance of yoga teaching practicum
  • Conscious communication teaching techniques
  • Palmistry, astrology, vision books
  • Shuttle from the local bus station
  • Numerology year prediction
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • 3 vegetarian meals a day
  • 13 days with instruction
  • English, Spanish
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The cabin tents include two raised single beds complete with bedding; they are quaint, simple, and quiet except for the sound of the doves, cowbells, and ocean surf. Hot showers and bathrooms are available - solar energy and organic gardens too.

Through this 13 day all inclusive Baja Yoga Teacher Training Certification for women by women you will have completely individualized yoga instruction, practice of asanas, anatomy and physiology, learn the Heart Based meditation, mantra, sacred singing, chanting, kirtan, puja, universal dances of India and the world. Pranayama, chakra activation, philosophy of yoga, ethics, introduction to Ayurveda with an emphasis on nutrition (focusing on prana-rich foods) and healthy lifestyle choices, Sanskrit and an abundance of yoga teaching practicum.

Also included are: transformational confidence building techniques to assist you in being inspired and empowered to apply what you learn immediately in all phases of your life and positive verbal cues to ensure safe yoga classes. During this thirteen days intensive Baja yoga teacher training for women, you will be teaching yoga days before you certify. This Baja yoga teacher training intensive for women in Mexico has a maximum of 6 to 8 students per class. Thus, it is intimate and intense, for you who choose to achieve mastery.

Eating for life

Introduction to Ayurveda with emphasis on optimal nutritional guidelines for ideal dietary practices to obtain and maintain higher energy levels and radiant health is taught. Each day includes hands on instruction for preparing Prana / Qi / Life Force Rich foods; instruction includes proper food combining for best assimilation and absorption of nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help protect and strengthen teeth, bones, organs, and every cell in the body. In addition, you will learn the basics of Ayurveda and to identify ways to enhance digestion through the use of spice churnas, chutneys and wonderful unique food combinations.

Learn to clarimize

You will learn through the power of your words and thoughts to form the most beneficial mental images for safety, strength, revitalization, and restoration for your students. Through the use of this evolutionary gift you cultivate happiness within others and ourselves. Through these techniques you will also prepare a vision board to assist in actualizing your vision and dreams as a successful yoga teacher.

Yoga lifestyle

You will learn the art of living consciously through the virtues of Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga, and how to bring these virtues into your Yogic teachings. Create balance, equanimity so as to live in peace, good health and harmony with the greater whole. Full expression of ourselves is also key to a richer and more fulfilling life. Learn the art of creative self-expression through mantra, sacred songs, chants, kirtan, puja,universal dances of India and the world, all of which will awaken the goddess within, deepen your yoga practice and create a more heart centered, health filled life of awareness and inner peace.

Live your dream

Discover your Purpose and follow your Bliss. Learn "The Secret" to becoming a successful yoga teacher and empowering others to live a healthy, fun, and blissful life. You will learn transformational confidence building techniques that will empower you to create and manifest your desired dreams in yoga and in your life.

Chakra stimulating practices

Activate and align the energy centers at our adrenals, regenerates: liver, thymus, thyroid, pineal glands and brain, keeping them strong, healthy and functioning at their best.

Description of food

In this program you will receive interactive instruction in the preparation of Ayurvedic and ideal dietary practices. Every vegetarian meal will meet these ideal dietary practices to obtain and maintain higher energy levels and radiant health.

Valma (Val Ma Shakti) E-RYT 500, R.A.L.C., R.A.P Astro Palmist, Vedic Astrology

She is a transformational trainer / educator, mystic and adventure traveler. She discovered Kundalini yoga 21 years ago while working in Chile, South America. Within a short time, Valma noticed the benefits of her yoga sadhana (practice) raised her level of awareness, allowed her to stay focused, calmer, healthier and present in her physical body. This was important to her, as she had lost the use of her legs temporarily in the recovery of a spinal injury some years before.

In the continued exploration of yoga, Ayurveda and other healing modalities such as Qigong, Energy Mirrors, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), Sound Healing, Attunement to Nature, Animal Communication, Spiritual Iridology, Tarot, The Sedona Method, Numerology, Astrology, Palmistry and further Self-Awareness Trainings, she found her practice to create a bridge between the body, mind and the spirit and she believes this will also play an important role in the global awakening. As an E-RYT 500 in traditional Hatha / Hatha Flow yoga, Tantra, and Chi yoga flow are practices that Valma incorporates in her daily life as well as offerings in her women only adventure programs.

Valma is a recognized advanced yoga and Ayurvedic health educator from the American Vedic Institute and a certified / registered Ayurvedic practitioner. She is registered with the North American Association of Ayurvedic Practitioners and attends and contributes to conferences world wide. She is also a certified Qigong master and believes yoga, Qigong, and movement gets people into their bodies, deeply connects them to themselves, and more openly connects them with nature and others. Valma has traveled, leads Spiritual Shakti Yoga Fusion Adventures and has studied extensively in India, Canada, USA, Thailand, and many other locations in the world. Presently, she is mentored by Ramesh Rastogi in Astrology, Numerology and other ancient Spiritual practices from India. Valma lives at Clarananda, a beautiful desert oasis Wisdom & Wellness Ayurvedic Retreat Center near Todos Santos, Baja Sur, Mexico. She has furthered her education as a permaculture designer and incorporates sustainable natural living practices at Clarananda and in her daily life.

My purpose, says Valma is to be a mirror for others, to share my knowledge and wisdom of life and empowering them to live their best life. To inspire them to create miracles in their lives and be open to the present moment creating balance through awareness, self-confidence, intention and faith. She invites all to celebrate personal success and natural well being through awareness, motion and nature. Join Valma Brenton on a journey of freedom through yoga, Ayurveda, Qigong, mantra, meditation, pranayama, sustainable green living and let your spirit fly. Valma is the owner of Baja Yoga & Ayurveda and the President, Director of Training and an Instructor for HERIZEN Yoga for Women a division of HERIZEN Life Adventures International Inc.

Jaimi Ann Davie

It is a pleasure to introduce Jaimi Davie, the Baja yoga YTT camp hostess chef extraordinaire. Jaimi comes with many years of organic gardening and holistic cooking experience. She has traveled and worked extensively on the west coast of Canada, New Zealand, Australia, England, Hawaii, and Mexico.

Jaimi has trained with Aboriginal masters on the Big Island, Hawaii in Lomi Lomi massage and in Canada with lymphatic massage techniques. In addition, she has certification training as a vegan / vegetarian chef by award winning Chef Mark Renfield of Vegan Fusion Cuisine. Besides offering her fresh organic homemade vegetarian / vegan meals, she is an avid surfer. Jaimi has a great love and respect for the ocean and surfs daily. Trained as a surf instructor and life guard, Jaimi has surfed and taught in Canada, New Zealand, England, Australia. and in Mexico.

She presently lives in Baja, Mexico where she provides holistic catering, organic gardening and massage services for HERIZEN Yoga for Women. As well, Jaimi works locally as an artist in organic garden design. All of our students are delighted to meet Jaimi, as she is enthusiastic, loving, nurturing, fun, and offers only the very best locally grown natural foods to nourish your body, mind, and spirit.

Clarananda, an ocean front desert property, is near the magical town of Todos los Santos in Baja, Mexico. Clarananda is set in a beautiful desert garden with a wide variety of birds and wild desert plants. This private ocean front property is a short walk to a beautiful peaceful white sandy beach, with breath taking sunset vistas, grey / humpback whales migrating and dolphins are a short distance away. Living in harmony with nature there are many tranquil spaces for meditation and connection with our divine mother earth.


  • Cabo San Lucas - 1 hour
  • La Paz - 1 hour
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Snorkeling
  • Environmentally friendly
  • Garden
  • Special menu request

You will be nourished lavishly with an abundance of local fresh tropical fruits and organic vegetables grown just for you by our local farm. Also included are a variety of nuts / butters, avocados, sprouts, and healthy forms of protein during the Baja yoga teacher training and certification. There are three vegetarian meals in the day, two lights and a delicious Ayurvedic hot prana rich vegetarian meal served in the late afternoon with a delightful desert in the early evening.

  • Ayurveda consultation 15 minutes complimentary. Additional time (45 minutes / 50 USD)
  • Lomi Lomi style massage (fees available on site)
  • Nature hiking
  • Nature heart based meditation technique complimentary
  • Numerology 2017 prediction complimentary. Astro palmistry or Hora Astrology (30 minutes / 35 USD)
  • Prashna Astrology 15 minute included with ayurvedic consult. Additional time (30 minutes / 35 USD)
  • Swimming
  • Shopping at the Natural Living Store
  • Surfing
  • Whale watching

Jaimi offers Lomi Lomi massage throughout the training. Sign up sheets / fees are available during the training.

  • 1 dinner on the first day
  • 1 breakfast on the day of departure
  • 2 ayurvedic cooking classes
  • 3 vegetarian meals per day
  • 12 nights accommodation
  • Accommodation in retreat center including bedding
  • All the materials necessary for the training
  • All yoga classes and lessons
  • Ayurvedic consult and palmistry session
  • Complimentary copy of the Eating for Life Tm Cookbook
  • Complimentary eating for life cookbook
  • Confidence building techniques
  • Emphasis on teaching practicum
  • Environmental friendly grown and nutritional food
  • Hot showers
  • Referral to the Yoga Alliance Registry along with certificate
  • 20 Hours of non contact study time and assignments prior to arrival. (remaining 180 hours completed on site)
  • Additional study books
  • Laundry and phone calls
  • Travel to and from the Todos Santos
  • Yoga mat and strap

Driving directions from Cabo San Lucas

Drive about an hour north of Cabo San Lucas on Highway 19.

Arrival by airplane

You may take a flight to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) or Manuel Márquez de León International Airport (LAP) and then take the ecobus shuttle to Todos Santos. Herizen Yoga for Women picks you up at the Todos Santos Bus Station at an agreed time on the first day.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Herizen Yoga for Women an inquiry.
  • Review by Kamila Mlynczak
    10 out of 10

    "Herizen Yoga was an amazing teacher training program. I found it extremely valuable to have the opportunity to do teach outs with the group, getting me comfortable with teaching others, and having feedback from the other instructors and Valma. Herizen Yoga was much more than just learning about how to teach yoga but it encouraged a more positive life, and offered so much! I would highly recommend this program and Valma to anyone who is interested in, not only learning about yoga asanas, but the philosophy, meditations, chanting, and so much more! The program and the atmosphere was beautiful, the setting of the training in Vancouver Island was more than I could have asked for, and the bound formed with the other beautiful ladies was incredible. I feel that Valma incorporated so much in her program and I can't wait to do another training program with her. I hope you get the chance to experience this wonderful journey with Valma. Namaste."

    YogaAlliance website, edited

  • Review by Rhiannon Cosgrave from Parksville, Canada
    10 out of 10

    "The Herizen Baja YTT Camp Training has truly been a life altering experience for me. From learning how to properly teach Yoga asanas, to nutrition, to self-confidence, to Clarimizing, to learning about deliberate intent, I feel I am bringing so much back to my life, professionally and personally. I can't wait to incorporate everything I have learned with this Baja Yoga Teacher Training into all aspects of my life! Not to mention how proud I am of myself for coming home with my Yoga Teacher Certificate!"

    Herizen Life Adventures, edited

  • Review by Tracy Ernst from USA
    9 out of 10

    "The Herizen Baja Ashtanga based Yoga, pranayama and meditation practices are delightful, intense and life changing. A tremendously valuable experience, for those on the path of self-discovery or personal growth, you've come to the right place. "Clarananda" is truly a remarkable setting and the food is amazing!"

    Herizen Life Adventures website, edited

  • Review by Sherry Lavoie from Canada
    10 out of 10

    "Valma's offering is so much more than yoga teacher training. Valma taught very precise alignment, nurtured our confidence, and shared everything we would need for teaching our own classes, and in addition, she transported us to India! We not only learned about the philosophy of the roots of the yogic way, but we also included these accompanying practices into our daily rituals. I particularly appreciated the opportunity to eat in the Ayurvedic manner. Valma spared no expense and trouble in preparing any dish or tea. Her enthusiasm to impart these principles helped me to not only experiment with my diet but to also stick with it. I came back not only as a yoga teacher, but also as someone with the tools to live a more balanced lifestyle. Thank you Valma!"

    June 2015. Herizen Yoga for Women website, edited

  • Review by Linden Kerr
    10 out of 10

    "I would attend valma's training again and hope to see more of her with online education"

    February 1 2015, edited

  • Review by Lisa Murphy
    9 out of 10

    "Herizen was a life- changing experience. Valma Breton is a very competent, confident, knowledgeable and compassionate instructor. I feel that Valma expanded my knowledge and understanding of yoga, aryuvedic practices, spirituality and community. It was a very small group so we received a great deal of one on one attention. I would highly recommend Valma to anyone who is interested in pursuing their teacher training and expanding their horizons on their life journey."

    February 1 2014, edited

  • Review by Mila Calgary from Canada
    10 out of 10

    "Valma's 200 hours Yoga Alliance recognized Yoga Teacher Training / Certification and Self-Mastery for Women was transformational. I learned so much more than yoga asanas. Mostly, I learned about myself. Her smaller class allows personal time and Valma really does take time to help you make your yoga practice incredible. The time she takes to help you make your classes your classes! She helps you find your essence day by day. The group of women here are magical and inspiring. I am so blessed to have the opportunity to learn with Valma Brenton. I think her from the depths of my heart. Namaste!"

    2014, edited

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