Transform your life and your practice with Kootenay Yoga School in the beautiful village of Bacalar. 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.
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
-Introduction to Pranayama
-Yoga Nidra and Deep Relaxation
-The Eight Limbs of Yoga
-Yamas and Niyamas
-How to Lead Meditation
-Sequencing an Asana Class Your Students Will Love
-The Magic of Savasana
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 magic of Bacalar and all the community offers. Bacalar is celebrated internationally as a magic city - Home to the "Lake Of Seven Colors" and all the uniqueness of the expansive lagoon. 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- eco boutique accommodation in a lush jungle property. Three home cooked, nutritious meals are served daily - with attention to regional and seasonal offerings.
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