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7 Days Volunteering Yoga Teacher Training in Uruguay

  • Proyecto Luciérnaga, Colonia del Sacramento, Parque de la Plata, Montevideo, Uruguay


Montevideo Yoga Teacher Training in Uruguay

Join this experience is you are already a yoga teacher, an educator, or a therapist and would like to learn how to teach children. You can come to complete you theoretical and practical formation by knowing this program and participating in the yoga activities for the local community in schools, children clubs, and health centers. You will enjoy paradise-like surroundings by the sea and also practice your Spanish while knowing students and teachers during the activities.


  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Daily meditation practices
  • Voluntary community classes
  • Theoretical and practical classes
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily delicious meals
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English, Spanish
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During this training you will stay is a shared room at a comfortable house in the Proyecto LuciƩrnaga center. The house is warm and very familiar and has a full-equipped kitchen, a refrigerator, electric stove, electric heating water jugs, pool, a dining table inside or in the garden, a bathroom with hot water Wi-Fi, barbecue facilities, a pizza oven, and a beautiful garden for yoga practices or relaxing. The rooms come with linen and a central heating stove.

During this teacher training, you will enjoy daily yoga and meditation practices, theoretical and practical classes on the beach or the garden depending on the weather, voluntary community classes and practices accompanied by teachers in schools or hospitals, and plenty of free time or participate in recreational activities with other students and teachers. For the volunteering activities you will travel to different places around the country like Montevideo and other touristic cities.

Sample daily schedule

  • 07:00 - 07:30 Sun salutation and meditation
  • 07:30 - 08:30 Breakfast
  • 08:30 - 12:30 Theoretical and practical class
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30 - 17:00 Voluntary community class and practice accompanied by teachers in schools or hospitals
  • 17:00 - 19:00 Refreshments, evaluation of the day, and city walks
  • 19:00 - 22:00 Free time or participate in recreational activities with other students and teachers


  • Principles of yoga community and characteristics of yoga in education and health
  • Meditation techniques adapted to children by age; meditations in stillness and dynamic
  • Yoga link, yoga linkages, develop affection, and educational criteria
  • Playful yoga, yoga for the immune system, laughter yoga, and yoga playing
  • Yoga chair and yoga for spinal conditions and circulatory system
  • Yoga mudra; hands and dances, mantra activities, mandalas plastic, and sound and body

City walks around touristic cities are included in this retreat.

Malia Ferrer

Malia Ferrer is a pioneer of yoga in school programs and a specialist in yoga for children and education, she is a researcher of educative anthropology, new pedagogy techniques, and yoga adaptation for people with diverse capacities. She has participated with her yoga program in diverse social works for different types of communities.

This training will be held in Parque del Plata Sur, Canelones, Uruguay. The beach and six rills are two blocks away

Nearby places

  • Carrasco International Airport (MVD), 30 kilometers
  • Boating nearby
  • Hiking
  • Shopping nearby
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining area
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Meditation garden
  • Yoga deck
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tour assistance

During this retreat, you will be served daily delicious meals at the house. The meals will be of your choice from a lacto-vegetarian or vegan menu. Outside meals at local restaurants are not included.

During your free time, you may walk along the beach, enjoy a boat ride, take a bath in the sea or in the pool, assist to cultural activities by the stream, assist to recreative activities in the city, share with other teachers and students, or take Spanish lessons.

  • 1 daily meditation practice
  • 1 daily yoga session
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Follow up and support if you wish to implement this program in your city
  • Full course and certificate
  • Meals inside the house
  • Volunteering activities in the community
  • Meals outside the house
  • Room cleaning
  • Transportation from and to the community service locations
  • Transportation from and to Carrasco International Airport (MVD)

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Carrasco International Airport (MVD). Transportation from the airport to Parque del Plata is available on request for an additional cost.

Arrival by bus

From the Carrasco International Airport (MVD), you may take public transportation to Parque del Plata.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Proyecto LuciƩrnaga an inquiry.

Parque del Plata, Uruguay

Proyecto Luciérnaga is an non governmental organization that facilitates the community the well-being that yoga provides in public schools and hospitals.

from US$440

7 days / 6 nights

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