Kootenay Yoga School's advanced 200hr Program has been carefully designed to support students in diving deeper into the authentic practice of yoga - with a broader and more rounded grasp of the necessary components and material.
This program has been designed to truly provide a community in learning, a community that is open, understanding, and equally dedicated to the balance of wellness in our lives. While we explore thoroughly the curriculum, we encourage our students to fully embrace the learning and commit to the yogic lifestyle.
From our private luxury villa in San Miguel De Allende, students will awake to remarkable sunrises expanive as close to nature as you are to yourself.
Above and beyond a teacher training, this is a space to define your true beauty, your inner warrior, your powerful being and to manifest your ultimate personal strength of mind, body, and spirit. This is a journey of transformation towards true authenticity and a more full version of yourself.
This 200hr Ytt program is an advanced study for yoga teachers that builds on the foundational material introduced in 200hr certification programs to help transform your inner landscape. This advanced credential will help set you apart and identify you as an experienced teacher. Expand your knowledge into advanced techniques in Asana, Dhyana (meditation), Pranayama, Ayurvedic principles and how to establish elemental flow into your practice.
Using the five elements, the four directions, Chakras, and self study awareness practice to unlock your unique gifts and breakthrough limiting beliefs, remove the "masks" that cover your authenticity. Join for this unique sacred journey of self discovery and personal empowerment. Explore the intimate connection with the natural world and translate that connection into more mindful, intentional, and self aware living. Learn to read the signs, follow divine guidance and thrive both on and off the mat.
Kootenay Yoga School was created with the intention of offering comprehensive education, offered in an authentic and supported community. Our commitment as a staff is to ensure an environment that is inspired, food that is nourishing, and a program that surpasses student expectations.
Kootenay Yoga School offers over 30 programs per year in various locations globally. All programs are registered with Yoga Alliance, allowing our students to register themselves as members of Yoga Alliance upon successful completion of the program.
Our aim is to ensure programs are accessible to all students - offering programs in various locations, in various rate scales, and with payment plans when necessary.
Set amongst lush green gardens, and with its own private park, this delightful private mansion - converted school, ranked amongst the finest properties in San Miguel de Allende. Appropriately surrounded by mountains and nature, the villa is a great place from which to explore San Miguel.
Bold Mexican colors and design are offset by luxurious finishings and natural materials, giving a cozy old charm meets modern design feel to the property. Traditional textiles hang on the walls and Mexican artifacts sit in distressed-wood bookcases. The kitchen couples modern appliances with a country-style atmosphere and the outside of this sunny, yellow San Miguel de Allende accommodation is covered in beautiful ivy.
The 7 bedrooms come complete with sumptuous linens. Shared and private accommodation options are available. Some of the bedrooms also boast bathtubs for the cooler months in Mexico’s central highlands.
Whether you are meditating under the trees in the shade, relaxing by the large tranquil fountain or taking a refreshing dip in the pool, you will feel a million miles away from it all in this beautiful luxury villa.
With an average annual temperature of 71 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius), the area enjoys a perpetual spring like climate, making it a perfect Mexico destination all year round.
San Miguel de Allende is located in the center of Mexico in the state of Guanajuato. There are approximately 140,000 people living within the 955 square miles. The city is less than 200 miles from Mexico City.
In 2021, Travel & Leisure named San Miguel de Allende as the World’s Best City. The city offered a “great atmosphere, excellent restaurants, culture and ambiance galore” which are a few factors as to why it is increasing in popularity.
Culture, history and religion play a major role in San Miguel de Allende’s lifestyle. The city is considered a great location for artists and San Miguel de Allende celebrates its art with writers’ conferences and film festivals. Many foreign artists have sought the inspiration of San Miguel de Allende.
You’ll find the Fábrica La Aurora which is home to many art galleries and design studios and the Mercado de Artesanías which is an arts and crafts market in San Miguel de Allende.
San Miguel de Allende is situated around the Sierra Central Mountains and is considered to have a temperate and slightlyarid climate. March, April and May are the hottest months with high temperatures averaging in the mid-80s. The coolest months are December and January when lows at night can dip into the low-40s. The rainiest months are June through September. During these four months, the area receives 70% of its average annual rainfall.
6am-7am Morning led meditation
7am-9:30am Morning practice
10:30am-1:30pm Morning Lab (Anatomy, Ethics, or History)
2:30pm-4:30pm Afternoon Lab (Philosophy or Chakras)
4:30pm-6:00pm Afternoon practice
6:00pm-7:00pm Garden meditation workshop
8:00pm-9:15pm Independent study / Reading time