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3 Days 20-Hour Children's Yoga Teacher Training in Panama

Yoga Teacher Training Panama

This children’s yoga teacher training provides all the methods, techniques, and inspiration that you will need to step up your own innovative and creative learnings to children. Learn from Yasmin, a specialist in children’s yoga, mindfulness, and the development of classroom methods. She will assist you to share the amazing benefits of yoga engaging educators in teaching useful stress-coping strategies to the kids.

Retreat highlights

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Meditation and pranayama sessions
  • 20-hour Yoga Alliance CYTT certification
  • Children's mindfulness educational training and techniques
  • Methods for student inspiration and classroom management
  • Daily vegetarian breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • 2 nights accommodation

Yoga styles

2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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Istmo Retreat Centre offers spacious and inviting air-conditioned bungalows with plenty of comforts and amenities, nestled amongst trees offering a seamless natural backdrop. With options of a private, double, or a four-person room.

Each bungalow features balconies with seating and hammocks, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, mini-refrigerators with complimentary drinking water and private bathrooms with hot water showers. Stay connected with free wireless in this centrally located hammock gazebo.

Double room

A delightful oasis of comfort and tranquility, truly unwind when you enter the stand-alone air-conditioned bungalow that blends seamlessly into the natural backdrop of the jungle that surrounds the property. The double room comes equipped with two full-sized beds, outfitted with pillow-top orthopedic mattresses and luxurious linens for your ultimate comfort. Enjoy a healthy breakfast before beginning another day in paradise.

Quad room

A spacious and inviting air-conditioned bungalow with plenty of comforts and amenities, unwind in this soothing oasis, nestled amongst trees offering a seamless natural backdrop. With two bunk beds, each offering a full bed below and twin bed on top, both outfitted with pillow-top orthopedic mattresses and luxurious linens. There is room for the whole family or group in these stunning accommodations.

So Fresh Living Panama Yoga Teacher Training Program

This children's yoga teacher training is an immersive weekend-long experience and accredited course for 20-hour certification program that can be put towards your Yoga Alliance CYTT certification. The program is in partnership with Yasmin Gow offering a children's yoga training retreat that will allow you acquire a mindful approach to classroom behavior management techniques and methods for children

This professional development program offers faculty the opportunity to expand comprehension of focus and concentration. Teachers will learn how to foster an ideal environment for teaching, cultivating respect, harmony, and stress management.You will have an amazing atmosphere and the opportunity to enjoy a combination of a vacation in beautiful Panama and yoga experience at the same time.


Yasmin Fudakowska-Gow
Yasmin is a professional wellbeing coach, speaker, and writer. She is an accredited naturopathic doctor specializing in Ayurveda and has taught yoga around the world for over 15 years. In 2010, Yasmin completed 108 days of 108 sun salutations and then became the first woman to break the Guinness World Record for the longest yoga marathon lasting 32 hours.

Retreat location

Istmo Retreat Centre which is located nearby the beach community of Playa Grande is an amazing tropical oasis surrounded by rich rainforest.

Nearby places

  • Beach community of Playa Grande - 1 hour
  • Local beach - 5 minutes



  • Boating nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Hiking
  • Hiking trail nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Massage
  • Stand up paddle boarding nearby
  • Surfing nearby
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
  • Whale watching
  • Zip lining nearby


  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Balcony
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • Hammock
  • Labyrinth
  • Lake nearby
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio


  • Board rental nearby
  • Convenience / grocery store nearby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • In-room dining
  • Toiletries
  • Tour assistance

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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During the retreat, you will be offered a tropical fusion cuisine that blends influences from Latin America, Caribbean, India, Middle East, the Mediterranean, North Africa, the Far East, South East Asia, Cajun, Southern US, and the Pacific Rim Islands.

Most of the meals are vegetarian and seafood-based meals that are already included in the package. For you who have food allergies, So Fresh Living can easily accommodate you required substitution meals upon request.

Istmo's menu which is made from organic and local products has been lovingly crafted by owner and chef Sean Davis, a graduate of a prominent cooking school in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Things to do (optional)

During your free time from the retreat center, many activities and adventures are available to make your stay more memorable.

  • Bird watching tours
  • Hand percussion classes
  • Indigenous village visit
  • Mountain hikes
  • Marine turtle nesting or hatching observation
  • Massage
  • River rafting
  • Spanish lessons
  • Surfing
  • Tour to Bocas Del Toro
  • Waterfall zip lining
  • Whale watching

What's included

  • 2 nights accommodation
  • 20-hour Yoga Alliance CYTT certification
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals
  • Anatomy for the developing children
  • Children's mindfulness educational training and techniques
  • Daily yoga classes
  • Intentions, sequencing, and playing methods for children's yoga class facilitation
  • Meditation and pranayama for children
  • The jungle of asanas for children

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at either Tocumen International Airport (PTY) or Scarlett Martínez International Airport (RIH). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request.

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