Nicaragua SUP Yoga Teacher Training with Jenn Perrell & Melissa Longfellow

Granada, Nicaragua

Feb 1 - 6, 2017
Group size: 8 - 15
Nicaragua SUP Yoga Teacher Training with Jenn Perrell & Melissa Longfellow
Granada, Nicaragua

Feb 1 - 6, 2017
Group size: 8 - 15

About this trip

Our Nicaragua SUP Yoga teacher training, taught by YOLI instructors Melissa Longfellow and Jenn Perell, is designed for yoga teachers of any style who would like to learn to teach a fun and safe yoga class ~ on liquid! The natural beauty of Las Isletas, the islands on Lake Nicaragua, offers a perfect setting to calm your mind and soul as you do yoga on a SUP!

As part of the YOLI Nicaragua SUP Yoga teacher training, participants will learn:

Yoga Sequencing on water: Intelligent yoga class sequences developed specifically for Stand up Paddle Yoga on Liquid with poses that are uniquely adapted to use the paddle, board, and water to enhance and elevate the experience of Yoga On Liquid.

Stand Up Paddling Skills: Turns, strokes, and the ability to slow down, stop, and navigate confidently and correctly

Stand Up Paddle Gear: Learn all about stand up paddleboards, what they are made of and how to choose and use the correct boards for yoga. Learn about paddles and what other gear is needed and legally required including what gear an instructor should always carry and how to use it.

How to create a Yoga Studio on Liquid: You will learn to asses your environment; lake, ocean, marina, river or pool. What to look for, how to negotiate with public and private property, permits, parking and water access. Learn natural conditions and what kind of gear to use to anchor students and instructors to create a successful Yoga on Liquid environment.

Water Safety and Rescue: How to be prepared and confident to keep all students safe and what to do in case of various situations that call for your immediate and appropriate action. Including how best to contact for help, how to rescue a conscious and unconscious victim, what to do in unexpected rough water, cold water, seasickness, heat stroke, etc.

How to create a successful Yoga on Liquid business: Including pricing classes, marketing and partnering with yoga studios and board rental shops, creating an online presence including booking classes and registration, taking payments onsite, liability insurance and waivers, creating a viral marketing movement using social media and more.

YOLI teacher trainers are certified through Yoga Alliance, the Professional Stand Up Paddle Association, and the World Standup Paddle Board Association.

What’s included

* 2 YOLI instructors, Melissa Longfellow and Jenn Perell, for SUP Yoga teacher training and certification 
* All meals, activities, transport and accommodation included (double room accomodations)* 
* Paddle boards included for the full time

Not included

* International flight with tax and fuel surcharge
* Alcohol beverages
* Gratuities for guides and drivers
* Personal expenses
* Travel Insurance (Our preferred insurance carrier is Travelex – Get a quote here, or contact us)
* Tips for guides and drivers

Before You Go

Global Family Travels believes that the most powerful way to learn is through first-hand experience. We let Nicaragua, and its people be your teachers, with support from us through supplemental reading lists, informal discussions, and a pre-trip orientation including expert insight on the culture and history, as well as helpful words and phrases to help you feel prepared and informed.

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Arrive Managua and transfer to Granada
Day 1
Trainees arrive and are transferred to the colonial city of Granada to check into hotel.