Expand your yoga practice and learn to teach yoga in paradise with Dancing Dogs Yoga at Xinalani in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
This unparalleled yoga teacher training takes place partially online with 100 hours of virtual modules, live zoom calls, and one-on-one checkins, and in person on the beaches of Mexico.
Experience our world-class yoga teacher certification program in a breathtaking setting, with fire and cacao ceremonies, epic sunsets, beautiful beaches, and life long friendship and connection.
Who is this training for?
Anyone who wants to learn more about yoga, and themselves.
Anyone who wants to expand their yoga practice.
Anyone who wants to teach yoga.
Anyone who *secretly* wants to teach yoga.
Our training includes our full certification, with hands on assisting, meditation, asana, philosophy, alignment, anatomy, leadership development and much more. You can earn your Yoga Alliance approved 200 Hour RYT® certification, or earn 100 hours towards your RYT-500®.
As a 200 Hour and 300 Hour Yoga Alliance approved school, DDY offers world class training in a supportive learning environment. This life-changing experience will give you the tools, confidence and skill to teach an effective and inspiring yoga class.
As a teacher graduate, you will learn the physical, energetic, and spiritual implications of yoga, as well as the importance of your way of being— how to live an authentic, essential life. Led by Shelley Carroll and other DDY Senior Teachers, this program is appropriate for practitioners of every level. This is a physically, mentally and emotionally challenging training that is a must for anyone wanting to share the practice of yoga, as well as those who simply wish to deepen their own understanding of the practice.
The DDY training is designed to prepare you to be a confident, effective yoga instructor. Each session covers a different unit of study and includes asana, lecture, group discussion, and small-group exercises.
The aim of this program is to create exceptional teachers, Not only will you leave our program prepared to teach, you will also be able to stand in front of a room of people and share openly and authentically. You will gain invaluable insight into your own way of being. At DDY, we believe that the best yoga teachers are those who connect with their students, who speak authentically and from the heart, and who are comfortable in their own skin, regardless of who or what is around them. Through this training, you will learn to identify the obstacles in your life and gain the tools to become your most powerful self, both in and out of the yoga studio.
Dancing Dogs Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance at the 200 and 300 Hour levels. We have been teaching powerful and transformational teacher training programs since 2012. We offer both RYT-200 and RYT-500 designations. Students who successfully complete our programs are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.
Your tuition includes our world famous 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, digital content, yoga and workshops, as well as room and board at Xinalani. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Please indicate any special dietary needs as they can be accommodated with advanced notice.
All deposits and trips are non-refundable. We will offer future travel vouchers for cancelations made 90 days or longer before travel, but can not offer refunds. All cancelations made with 90 days of travel are non-refundable.
We recognize that COVID may cause a delay in your trip. Please consider purchasing trip insurance to cover you in all cases: https://www.travelexinsurance.com/covid19
Please note: COVID vaccines are not currently required to travel with DDY Retreats, unless the country we are visiting requires them. While we do not require vaccines-- we highly recommend them.
Failure to obtain a vaccine due to country requirements will forfeit your spot and no money will be refunded. Currently Mexico does NOT require proof of vaccination.