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ZenSpot is proud to offer their 200-hour yoga teacher training (YTT) intensive program in Jaco, Costa Rica. This program is for those individuals interested in getting their 200-hour RYT certification to teach Hot or regular Vinyasa or regular Hatha yoga as well as meditation and pranayama. This sixteen day intensive program takes place in Jaco, Costa Rica at Doce Lunas Retreat Center. The program is a blend of online distance education from anywhere in the world and continues with onsite, hands-on application over the course of sixteen days in Costa Rica. Successful graduates will receive an RYT certification that is recognized by Yoga Alliance.
This teacher training will take place at DoceLunas. DoceLunas is unique among other Jaco hotels - a four star hotel at a bargain price with five acres of jungle gardens.
Yoga practice, pranayama, and meditation involve extensive daily asana practice, comprehensive breathing and meditation to heighten the mind, body, and spirit connection.
Teaching methodology and practicum provides in-depth analysis and application of teaching methodology to hone the understanding of postures, the grouping of poses and the readiness of both the instructor and the students. Also, this section includes experiences with special populations and modifications for students of all levels and abilities.
Anatomy, alignment, physiology, and Ayurveda examine the body and its movement during asana practice, and suitable alignment when doing yoga and the science behind it all.
Known as "the science of life" the Ayurveda portion of the program considers all aspects of the students' physical, emotional, and spiritual journey and its application to daily life in order to nourish a healthy mind, body, and spirit.
Yoga history, culture, and tradition traces yoga’s origin and paths to the present day through a philosophical and theoretical context that touches upon foundational elements, key terms, traditions, and concepts. Insight into the way yoga traces the basic concept of individual, cultural, social and cosmic order through Hindu / Indian history from the Upanishadic Period (600 BCE) to Gandhi and the present will be emphasized.
Business of yoga and teacher ethics emphasizes best practices and professionalism in a business environment.
Jaco Costa Rica is the most popular surf beach town in Costa Rica. It is the easiest beach town to get to from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). The trip to Jaco used to take between an hour and fifteen minutes and two hours, but the new highway just opened up on January 28, 2010. Now the trip from Jaco to the airport takes only forty five minutes to an hour and fifteen minutes.
There are lots of things to do in Jaco, Costa Rica. The majority of Costa Ricans live in the central valley where the airport is located, so Jaco is the closest beach town for both travelers and locals. Consequently, Jaco has been a major vacation destination for Costa Ricans for years.
You may want to arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to benefit from your included airport pickup.