Sembrando Semillas con Yoga invites you to join in this yoga teacher training in Pisac, Peru. This course is created for those who wish to learn techniques to arrange physical and mental health through perfect alignment, daily meditations, observation of the mind, body cleansing, and knowledge of the subtle energetic anatomy. At the end of this program, you will feel changes in your outlook on life, creating more harmony, goodwill, and inner peace.
During the training, you will be staying in an accommodation provided by Sembrando Semillas con Yoga. The accommodation during this training has everything you need in order to feel comfortable, relaxed, and at home. Shared, spacious, and cozy rooms overlook beautiful views of the magnificent Sacred Apus (mountains) of the Sacred Valley.
Every morning and during free time, you are able to relax in the communal lounge area where you can enjoy herbal teas, read a book, or play an instrument. Wi-Fi and laundry facilities are available on site.
Bathrooms have hot showers, which ensure students will sleep like babies at night. The yoga school has everything available to ensure all students feel right at home during their stay. The yoga studio is also fully equipped with all the necessary tools for deepening and enjoying your daily practice. This includes mats, straps, bolster pillows, blankets, and of course, much love!
This yoga teacher training program is integrative because they specifically focus on healing the body and mind by applying and integrating different complementary therapies. This makes this yogic approach and practical teaching style a totally unique experience, yielding highly effective results. All students are guaranteed to grow and expand through these practical teachings of what yoga really is, an essential life skill in today's confusing, stressful, and unhealthy world.
Complementary therapies include learning asanas with accurate alignments (referring to Iyengar yoga), pranayama breath awareness, and meditation techniques to control the busy "monkey" mind, and meditation of forgiveness to forgive from the heart. In addition, you will also learn anatomy for correct understanding of the body postures, interlinking Peruvian cultural customs and shamanic practices, shamanic Nidra yoga to align chakras, satkarmas for detoxifying body and mind, and further body and mind cleansing practices of Jala Neti, Trataka, Bhandas, and more. Purification is the most important thing for the benefit of physical health and well-being, a clear and strong mind for correct discernment, joy, happiness, and inner peace. Sembrando Semillas con Yoga also includes the important teachings of Sutras of Patanjali, Gunas, and Koshas to contribute towards a more ethical and morally balanced way of living. This ethos helps to develop a focused mind, enabling you to reclaim your true self whilst reconnecting with the Mother Earth and universal energies. During the retreat, you all will live like monks. Sembrando Semillas con Yoga invites you to join them and experience this extraordinary life-changing retreat.
The benefits include an experience mind-blowing transformation and healing of inner beliefs, perceptions, and limitations. This training also gives you the opportunity to grow, evolve, heal, and let go of blockages that prevent one to shine while walking life's path. While learning how to become a yoga teacher, you will also be guided through the different therapies, and these experiences will assist you to connect to your purest essence, igniting your inner light to sparkle. You will be professionally guided and supported while developing awareness and awakening the self. The intention of this program is that the participant feels alive, in harmony, connected with the surroundings, and that the dormant spirituality within shall awake. This course will also help you to become strong and healthy, and to rediscover their divine connection. You will be guided to remember the union with the entire universe and Mother Earth.
Crystal therapy is also taught specifically to understand each chakra and how to help people align their energies healing both emotional and mental trauma.
Practice and teach Bhakti, learning many mantras or sacred sounds in order to connect one with the divine, in and around you, and to connect with your heart, . For integral healing focus, you will receive three other important healing practices: Thai massage, Theta healing, and basic hypnotherapy. (optional)
Sembrando Semillas con Yoga will provide a list and work through some great tips in order to facilitate the transition from being a student to becoming a great yoga teacher.
Reiki level I a initiation will be in taught (optional)
A Temazcal or sweat lodge process in order to facilitate reconnecting with Mother Earth while activating the first four chakras.
Through an understanding of Nadhis and Shiva and Shakti, an understanding of chakra alignment, balancing and awakening is taught.
In order to live a healthier lifestyle, you will also be taught how to prepare natural products to facilitate your overall health and well-being. You will also be taken through a sacred Cacao Ceremony in order to facilitate the opening of your heart and releasing of any unwanted or unhealthy emotions.
We will do together an offering to mother earth as a part of healing and reconnect with the root of us and the creation.
Reflexology will be taught as body healing and detoxification.
Proper understanding of the mechanics of Pranayama and Meditation
including benefits and risks
Good understanding of the concepts of Prana, Nadis, Chakras, Koshas
Basic knowledge of the most important muscle groups and good
understanding of the different types of body movement
During the training, you will go to visit different places around the area, like some lakes around, visit a waterfall, visit some rivers, visit stupa of Buddhist in Chinchero, you will visit some communities and see the traditional peruvian culture, you will climb the mountain, look at the Pisac ruins (entrance is not included).
The yoga teacher training will take place in Sembrando Semillas con Yoga, situated in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, at a well-known market town called Pisac.
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Complementing your daily yoga practice is a healthy supply of either vegan or vegetarian food that is freshly prepared in the kitchen. Fortunately, Peru has a constant supply of largely organic fresh and colorful produce, which helps maintain the student's high energy levels to support their emotional and physical well-being during the retreat.
The daily menu is varied with three meals being served. Sembrando Semillas con Yoga encourages gratitude and blessing of food to help connect with Mother Earth’s gracious offering. They uphold the belief that "food be thy medicine, and medicine thy food."
Please book your flight to arrive at Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM). Afterwards, take a connecting local flight to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUS) in Cusco, which takes approximately an hour. Later, you can drive to Pisac, which is a 45-minute drive from Cusco. Ample public transport is always available. The organizer will pick you up in Cusco, for more details please contact them.