Clara Shared Dec 19 - Jan 2 / Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres

      Isla Mujeres, Q.R., Mexico

      KY
      36 reviews
      Dec 19, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023
      Group size: 1 - 25
      Clara Shared Dec 19 - Jan 2 / Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres
      Isla Mujeres, Q.R., Mexico

      36 reviews

      $NaN
      Dec 19, 2022 - Jan 2, 2023
      Group size: 1 - 25

      About this trip

      Transform your life and your practice with Kootenay Yoga School on beautiful Isla Mujeres.   Our students will be supported in gaining the skills and confidence to lead meaningful classes, will find their own authentic practice, and will flourish in the community environment designed to be nurturing.  


      Each student will leave this 200 hour immersive program with practical knowledge of 45 traditional poses, embodied practice designing sequences, and the confidence to inspire students to love their bodies through the practice of yoga. 


      Our time during the  training will be grounded in meditation and applying the philosophy and practice of yoga to our daily lives. Each student will have the opportunity to practice teaching small groups. This transformative 15-day intensive will open doors of perception and catalyze shifts in the way we relate to ourselves, each other and our yoga practice. 

      What we will cover

      This course will include daily yoga and meditation practice, asana and pranayama labs, and a variety of workshops designed to help you gain the knowledge and confidence to lead students in asana classes and workshops of your own.  Topics are not limited to :


      -Anatomy of Yoga

      -Detailed description and practice of 45 traditional Yoga poses

      -Asana Labs

      -Introduction to Pranayama

      -Yoga Nidra and Deep Relaxation

      -Vinyasa Flow

      -Restorative Yoga

      -The Eight Limbs of Yoga

      -Yamas and Niyamas

      -How to Lead Meditation

      -Sequencing an Asana Class Your Students Will Love

      -The Magic of Savasana

      What's special about this program

      This program is special because it is designed to feel immersive, NOT intensive.  Our days are filled with diverse activities, inspired poolside seminars, and sunrise meditations to truly embrace the first sun touching the island.  

      Isla Mujeres is celebrate internationally as a magic city - with our center located just 500 meters away from Punta Sur National Healing Center.  A truly special location for an experience such as this.


      Our team is comprised of authentic wellness professionals, all dedicated to providing top level education in a way that feels inspired and fun.


      We provide simple accommodation in a lush jungle property.  Three home cooked, nutritious meals are served daily - with attention to regional and seasonal offerings.

      What’s included

      • Accommodation
        14 Nights accommodation on beautiful Isla Mujeres. Guests will enjoy simple shared or private apartments on a private jungle property.
      • Outdoor Pool
        Students can enjoy the large outdoor pool and sunning area during breaks.
      • Nutritious Meals
        Three home cooked vegetarian meals will be served daily. Our team takes special care to attend to students dietary restrictions and preferences. Meals feature regional and seasonal best offerings.
      • Manual
        Students will receive a comprehensive manual to study during programing and use as a resource in the future.
      • Daily Yoga
        Daily yoga classes will be held in our outdoor / open air yoga shala.
      • Inspiring Meditation
        Meditations on site and off site near the beautiful Caribbean sea. Learn to deepen your own comfort for meditation and lead others gracefully.
      • Educational Seminars
        Educational seminars delivered daily based on the guidelines of Yoga Alliance program requirements - enhanced with unique points of interest and delivered with enthusiasm.
      • Ongoing Support
        Our team and community support is ongoing. Students will have continued communication and resources as well as professional development opportunities after the initial training.
      • Wifi
        Keep connected if needed.
      • Close Access To Beach
        Our training center is located just three minutes by foot from the beautiful shores of the Caribbean Bay.
      • Flights
      • Insurance
      • Snacks
      • Yoga mats/blocks/straps
      • Airport Transfers

      Available Packages

      Shared Room Occupancy - Max 3 Students
      $2,107


      Itinerary

      Sample Day
      Inspired RYT200 Program Isla Mujeres

      7:00am-9:00am Morning practice in the outdoor shala

      9:00am-10:00am Breakfast served in the garden 

      10:00am-12:30pm Morning lab delivered poolside

      12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch served in the garden and independent journal / study time

      2:00pm-4:00pm Asana lab

      4:00pm-6:00pm Anatomy class

      6:00pm-6:30pm Group check in circle

      6:30pm-7:15pm Dinner served in the garden

      7:15pm-9:00pm Evening Nidra class 

      *This schedule changes day to day

      Who’s Going

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      KY
      Kootenay Yoga School
      36 reviews
      Joined in June 2019
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      Reviews

      I wasn't able to attend this retreat due to illness. The team was very nice in all their communications, but wasn't willing to make any accommodation - travel insurance would not cover my situation but I didn't want to risk getting anyone else on the retreat sick. While I understand that there are costs associated with putting on a retreat, so it makes sense they wouldn't be able to offer a full refund, even a small credit towards a future teacher training would have been appreciated. The entire situation made me feel like Kootenay Yoga School cared more about money than spreading the joy of teaching yoga or practicing kindness.
      By J M for Jan 3 - 17 Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres on 27 Jan, 2023
      If I could give Kootenay Yoga School 10 stars I would. Everything was so beautifully curated - the staff, housing, food, transportation, communication, people - I couldn't have dreamt up a better team and environment. Our teacher Michelle was absolutely dynamite. Her curriculum was exactly what I was looking for in a YTT Program. Lisa, Kandice, the grounds staff, the kitchen staff...every single person who made this trip run like a well-oiled machine deserves the world and all the recognition. If you're thinking about taking a trip to Isla Mujeres, think no further. Just do it. It was a trip of a lifetime.
      By Elizabeth B for Jan 3 - 17 Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres on 20 Jan, 2023
      A wonderful experience in Joshua Tree. The weather graced us with January rain storms, multiple rainbows, strong winds, and beautiful cool starry nights. The food was amazing, and plentiful. The group of ladies were wonderful, and our instructor, Marcia, was phenomenal. The accommodations were comfortable. I would have liked to have known more about the space itself prior to arrival, like the shared outhouse(with a real toilet <not port-o-potty>) the one shared indoor shower, and the sleeping arrangements (glamping trailers and a bunkhouse) Sitting on the floor of the shala for daily learning was painful for the first few days, I’d recommend bringing a small camping chair with you. And snacks if you get peckish. I brought protein powder with me and was glad to have it as the menu is mostly vegan and veggie dominant (and incredibly delicious) but not a lot of protein dense foods. Addy seriously needs to make a cookbook, the food was a huge highlight of the experience. Bring warmer clothes than you think if coming in a cooler month. Having a car would be helpful if you want to get out, you’re not walking distance to town (also a big perk the silence is incredible), and if you want to go to the park on your day off for a hike. Would recommend this experience to friends and others looking for a full experience in the desert, immersed in nature and good vibes. I learned a lot and am so happy to have attended. Thank you!
      By Avian K for Avian King- Shared Room // Jan 3 - 17 // J-Tree Balance Owing on 19 Jan, 2023
      An amazing experience! Met so many beautiful people. Learned a TON, both about yoga and myself! Our instructor Michelle is fantastic, she loves what she does and it shows. The rest of the Kootenay team is also superb they always go above and beyond for the students. Thank you Kootenay!
      By SOPHIA P for Sophia P // Shared Occupancy // Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres on 11 Jan, 2023
      Beautiful experience. The best part was the tight-knit community and Michele's spiritual yet modern yoga approach. I went over the December holiday and the Kootenay team did a wonderful job making Dec 25 festive, while still giving us the benefits of a peaceful, healing journey away from home. It was definitely a well-balanced training + holiday experience. (We got daily time off to explore and there were no hard & fast rules around tech usage or chores & cleaning, so it's a moderate approach to the yogic lifestyle. Wonderful for folks looking to learn and have a mini holiday. May not be suitable for advanced practitioners.) Many of the lovely people I met at the training were in their late 20s-40s+ and are adventurous travelers taking a break from or reimagining what life can look like away from the 9-5 grind. For those looking for a deeply spiritual, healing experience, I would not say this is the exact place for that. For those looking to understand yoga, deepen their yoga practice, feel confident teaching, and connect with other travelers, then this a good place for you. Just FYI participants who were able to *snag* a single room had a more comfortable living experience than those sharing rooms. Isla Mujeres is a lovely little island with a balance of quiet vistas and more touristy shops and restaurants. The yoga villa is a 5 mins walk from a really lovely, small beach and dock area - very grateful for access to an ocean swim every day! Food is delicious and bountiful, and it was a really wonderful 2-weeks to get into a routine of exercise, healthy eating, meditation, and self-care. I feel prepared with the fundamentals of yoga and yoga teaching, and inspired to seek out more training or self-learning to continue deepening my practice.
      By Christie Y for Dec 19 - Jan 2, Inspired RYT200 Program-Isla Mujeres on 11 Jan, 2023
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      I have completed the 200-hour yoga teacher training with Kootenay Yoga School at their beautiful location in Isla Mujeres Mexico (a small Island in the Caribbean Sea). Where to start? Sign up and be totally comfortable that u’ll have the best experience. The location is in a jungle vibe, modest, clean &amp; organized. The food is vegetarian, organic, super healthy prepared by a talented young lady - Addy the owner’s daughter, who works hard to make sure every dietary requirement is met. Lisa, the owner, is a professional woman who is very meticulous and follows up with every detail, making the experience worthy. The whole team, from Kandice, Silvia, to the kitchen staff are very helpful and kind. Stephania (Steff) our teacher made every lesson interesting and enjoyable, the fire and energy in her, the knowledge she shared in Anatomy, was outstanding as if a doctor is explaining. The course is intensive, however, well divided throughout the days. Steff is also flexible and no matter how tired one is, we would put the effort to be punctual in her classes and enjoy the information shared. I was lucky to be with amazing people from different countries and cultures, we clicked and had so much fun together. Yes, it’s hot and humid and u need mosquito repellent. It’s not that bad at all. The beach is 5’ walk from the school and it’s breathtaking. So is Punta Sur most easternmost point of Mexico and u get to see numerous iguanas in that region too. I felt so safe in the school and the whole island. 💜🧘🏻‍♀️
      By Roula H on 18 Nov, 2022