Yandara Yoga Institute

California, United States

Yandara Yoga Institute is one of the largest and most successful Yoga Alliance certified schools in the world. They hold over 20 yoga teacher trainings each year in Baja, Bali, Hawaii, and Sweden.

Yoga Retreats 7

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18 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii

September 24-October 11 | October 13-30, 2017

Speaks English

from US$3,250

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
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18 days / 17 nights

Great 9.2/10

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Speaks English

from US$2,950

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
from US$2,950
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18 days / 17 nights

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
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Speaks English

from US$2,970

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
from US$2,970
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18 days / 17 nights

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
Limited availability

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Based on 7 reviews

Speaks English

from US$1,550

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
from US$1,550
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10 days / 9 nights

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
Limited availability
1 person currently interested

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Speaks English

from US$1,550

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
from US$1,550
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11 days / 10 nights

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
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Based on 7 reviews

Speaks English

from US$1,750

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
from US$1,750
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10 days / 9 nights

Great 9.2/10

Based on 7 reviews
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1 person currently interested

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28 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Baja, Mexico

Oct 16-Nov 12 | Nov 13-Dec 10 , 2017

Speaks English

from US$3,350

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Based on 7 reviews
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28 days / 27 nights

Great 9.2/10

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Instructors 5

Craig Perkins

(Sivananda Yoga)

Senior Advanced I and II (Iyengar Yoga)

Yoga Alliance International (Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Hatha Yoga)

Craig is registered with Yoga Alliance with over 45 years and 15,000 hours of yoga teaching and yoga teacher training. He has studied Sivananda, Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Yoga Flow styles. For five years, he has also studied Chinese yoga, Tai Chi, and Qi Gong. He also taught yoga at a yoga retreat in Baja, Mexico for 12 years. He has also compiled the booklet, "An Introduction to Yoga Life", based on his years of yoga experience.

Allison Eaton

Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Restorative Yoga)

Allison Eaton is an international teacher of yoga, Reiki, and meditation. She teaches yoga teacher trainings and Reiki (hands-on healing) certification trainings worldwide. Her teaching style is supported by extensive background training in Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, Iyengar, and Bhakti yoga and meditation. A healthy balance of Yang Flow yoga and Yin Restorative yoga is a central focus of her trainings at Yandara.

Mercy Ananda

(Sound Healing)

Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500 (Bhakti Yoga)

The lead teacher of Bhakti yoga training is Mercy Ananda (M.A., E-RYT 500). Mercy Ananda is a highly trained musician as well as a certified sound healer. She performs on the many kirtan albums produced by the Mount Madonna Center, Hanuman Fellowship. She is a member of the Sacred Sound Choir with Karuna Ault and chants on their "Mahamrityunjaya Healing Mantra" album. Mercy also performs on many other kirtan albums including the "Shri Ram Jaya Ram" album by Shri Anandi Ma. Mercy has a daily Bhakti yoga sadhana of asana, meditation, and mantra.

Reviews 3

  • Zulfia

    BookYogaRetreats website

    I am excited to share my experience about my yoga training. It is a cleverly designed program. There is lot of love, warmth, understanding and support all the way through. They make you leave the training a newer, better you well equipped to start teaching yoga right away. The atmosphere within the group is like a family! I feel that I made friends for life. I would highly recommend the training to anyone pursuing the goal of becoming the yoga teacher.

  • Andrea US

    BookYogaRetreats website

    Yandara Yoga Institute changed my life. The decision to book this retreat and attend the teacher training was one of the best decision I've made. The location is beautfiul and ammenities comfortable. My teachers and the other staff at Yandara will always hold a place in my heart, along with all of my classmates. I feel like a confident yoga teacher after the training and would love to go back and continue my teacher education with further trainings at Yandara.

  • Clodagh UAE

    BookYogaRetreats website

    I cannot recommend it highly enough, the teachers are committed, informed and inspiring, and they radiate love and kindness. My 16 days spent at Yandara have impacted my life in so many ways and will continue to do so. It was more than just YTT it was a spiritual experience, I will be forever grateful.

Testimonials 14

  • Shannon Brophy Massachusetts

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    Victor and I were inspired by the yoga, nature, and especially by being with wonderful people with open hearts.

  • Hari Darshan

    Yandara Yoga Institute

    When I arrived at Yandara, I immediately felt the deep peace and quiet. The beach is wonderful and everybody there is happy. The sunrise and sunsets are epic. I totally felt the coherence between the sacred teachings and the way Yandara runs their business. They live what they teach. I felt tons of love and compassion pouring from all the teacher’s hearts. And the cooks and staff are also very loving and kind. They served us with a lot of joy. The food was delicious. Loved the silence between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m.

    I went to Yandara Yoga to get a Hatha Yoga certification and I left not only with that, of course, but with my heart full of love and new precious friends from all over the world! My vibes changed for real, and for good. I am super inspired by everything and everyone there. Thank you so much Yandara!

  • Regan Wilson

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    I have learned how to incorporate my love for yoga and my beliefs into a lifestyle. I have met people that have expanded my hunger for knowledge. I have found a place where I am in my element. I have learned to relax more and I have learned more ways in which I want to be a better person. I laughed a lot. The meditation practice was wonderful because there were people like the Perkins's to inspire us. Also the environment we were in was so safe, everything was taken care of. So we could use our "internal eyes". The asana practice was wonderful. I deepened my practice and learned more about my body so I could teach my students. The Yandara experience was a beautiful, non-judgmental, comfortable environment to look deep into ourselves and get support from each other. It was amazing. the beauty and the changes will stay with me forever.

  • Margie M. Goetz WA

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    The yoga program offered excellent teaching with high standards.Organization, plentiful good food and clean campsites added to the enjoyment of my stay. The staff at YYI are caring people taking the students' interests in mind. I would recommend this program to other individuals pursuing yoga teacher training. Sincerely,

  • Ami Gosalia Arizona

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    My experience at Yandara has been an awakening for me. I have begun a lifelong journey and I want to spread to others the joy and love I have discovered. Satya (the practice of truthfulness) has allowed me to open myself up and although I have my work cut out for me, I am drawn to finding out who I truly am and what my purpose is in this universe. The chanting we do in Satsang invigorates my heart. The harmony we create is so unique to me. The staff at Yandara has been helpful and has open hearts and opened minds. The cooks make great food. The program is complete. My experience at Yandara has been incredible and I will take what I have learned with me into whatever my future holds.

  • Katelyn Decker

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    Thank you, This has been an amazing awakening and transformation; mysterious, challenging and complete. The ripples will issue out endlessly! Muchas Gracias. Namaste

  • Angie Tomey

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    What a transformative, rich experience this has been for me. I feel so renewed. This land, this community and all the teachings have inspired me in a way I never realized was possible. I will carry this experience with me forever. Namaste

  • Jayne

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    Thank you to all at Yandara for giving me and my soul a home. I couldn't have had a more inspiring place to immerse myself in Mother Nature with the wild surf and intense and good yoga instruction. Thank you for the palapa, the hot showers, and delicious meals and inspiring satsangs. Thank you from the deepest gratitude of my soul.

  • Darrin Coldiron

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    I've grown in many ways and learned from the lessons so many. I hope that everyone at Yandara grows and blossoms just as the minds of the students. May you continue to open minds and open hearts while opening bodies in asana.

  • Trish

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    Thank you very much for the beautiful experience and help to grow in a caring, loving, and spiritual way. Your inner light has illuminated my soul and I will do my best to bring that spark to others I may encounter in this life and the ones to follow. May god keep you in his loving arms always and the earth Mother cradle you in her womb.

  • a student

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    My experience has been very enlightening. I received much more than I bargained for and I have a lot more understanding of yoga as a whole. The satya and satsang elements were very happy treats and really helped drive and direct the spiritual side. I'm going home centered, inspired, and feeling more alive than ever. Thank you for your gifts, your words, heart, and true inspiration.

  • Shawna United States

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    I am forever grateful for the illuminating experiences which have affected my life in such a profound and positive way!

  • a traveler

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    My experience at Yandara has been very enlightening. I received much more than I bargained for and I have a lot more understanding of yoga as a whole.

  • Jen Day British Columbia, Canada

    Yandara Yoga Institute website

    The growth I went through at Yandara Yoga School was amazing and I was given the tools to continue to grow as a yoga teacher.

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