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16 Days 200-Hour RYT Intensive Yoga Teacher Training Costa Rica

  • Jaco Hotel DoceLunas, 400 M E de la Costanera, Jaco, Costa Rica


Intensive Costa Rica Yoga Teacher Training

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.


  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Intensive training program
  • 200-hour RYT Yoga Alliance certification
  • Admittance to Manuel Antonio National Park & snorkeling
  • 3 daily vegan, vegetarian, & gluten free meals
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Transportation & guide
  • 16 nights' lodging
  • 15 days with instruction
  • English
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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.


  • Free wireless internet service
  • Air conditioner, maintained regularly for fresh clean air
  • Large luxury bathrooms with large tubs and showers
  • Drinkable double-purified mountain spring water on tap
  • Costa Rican hardwood furniture
  • US style on-demand heaters for reliable, safe, environmentally-friendly hot water
  • Hardwood closet
  • Cable TV
  • Stocked mini-bar
  • Coffee maker and complimentary coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • Laundry services
  • Fine high thread count linens
  • Room service
  • Local and international call service available

Yoga practice, pranayama, and meditation

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 with specialties and modifications

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, and physiology

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

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.

The industry of yoga and teacher ethics

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.

Nearby place

  • Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) - 45 minutes

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirements are served and/or catered for:

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Other dietary requirements on request
(If you have special dietary requirements its a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation)
  • 3 daily meals (vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available)
  • 16 nights’ accommodation
  • All yoga programs
  • Guide and admittance to Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Snorkeling adventure
  • Transfers to and from Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)
  • Transportation
  • Yoga sessions
  • Airfare
  • Incidentals
  • Training textbooks and materials

Arrival by airplane

You may want to arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to benefit from your included airport pickup.

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ZenSpot Institute empowers people to discover their true self. They offer yoga, qigong and meditation, and eastern wellness through Ayurveda and Chinese medicine.

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from MXN 71,156

16 days / 15 nights


Arrival: Saturday July 8, 2017
Departure: Sunday July 23, 2017

Early bird discount

The prices below include an early bird discount of 200 USD per person. To benefit, book or reserve before February 2, 2017.

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