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Fri, Jun 10


Punta Banco

200HR Yoga & Ayurveda Teacher Training - Costa Rica

Imagine 21-days in the beautiful Costa Rica as you are guided into self-retreat, self-mastery, and self-rejuvenation through the practice of yoga and Ayurveda. Awaken your senses to the peace and serenity of pristine sandy beaches, lush jungle, and warm ocean of beautiful Pavones.

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200HR Yoga & Ayurveda Teacher Training -  Costa Rica
200HR Yoga & Ayurveda Teacher Training -  Costa Rica

Time & Location

Jun 10, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EDT – Jul 01, 2022, 10:00 a.m. EDT

Punta Banco, 5 km south of Pavones, Provincia de Puntarenas, Punta Banco, 60704, Costa Rica


About the event

Join us in the beautiful paradise of Costa Rica!

Imagine 21-days in the beautiful Costa Rica as you are guided into self-retreat, self-mastery, and self-rejuvenation through the practice of yoga and Ayurveda. Awaken your senses to the peace and serenity of pristine sandy beaches, lush jungle, and warm ocean of beautiful Punta Banco.

Return to the elements as you immerse yourself in one of the most revitalizing timeless experiences as you master the art of teaching. ​Experience​ full facilitation and instruction to learn how to master your own voice, guide others in practice, and return to your passion, through the principles and practices of self-healing and self-realization.

Learn to guide a completely holistic and integrative yoga practice including yoga asana, pranayama, kriyas, mudra, mantra, and meditation. Discover how to create yoga classes based on the science of Ayurveda and tailor your classes to the season, the Ayurvedic constitution of each person, their age, and life transitions.

As a yoga and Ayurveda instructor you will be able to:

  • Teach holistic classes that include pranayama, mudra meditation, and yoga asana
  • Lead yoga group classes based on the season, the person's Ayurvedic constitution and the stages of their life
  • Create individualized yoga programs
  • Incorporate and understand how the season and time of day, are important considerations to class design and daily protocols
  • Offer basic Ayurvedic lifestyle recommendations to bring balance and harmony to the body, mind, and emotion

This yoga teacher training offers an authentic, integrative, and comprehensive way for you to return to your life's passion and purpose. Experience: ​

  • Cacao ceremony
  • Sound healing ceremony
  • Chakra Cleansing Practices
  • Prana & Breathwork Practices
  • Fire ceremony
  • Moon Meditation
  • Ocean Rituals & Earth offerings
  • Elemental asana
  • 21 transformative meditation sessions
  • 21 asana classes
  • 21 pranayama and kriya session
  • Daily lectures and practices


*6:30AM - 8:00AM

Wake up to morning meditation, yoga asana and breath work

*8:00AM - 10:00AM

Enjoy a delicious healthy meal, relax and unwind

10:00AM - 12:30PM

Ayurveda Lecture & Practices

*12:30PM - 2:00PM

Enjoy  a delicious lunch

2:00PM - 5:00PM

Asana & Anatomy Lab

*5:00 - 7:30PM

Enjoy a evening meal time

Itinerary may be subject to change

Course Curriculum 

History & Philosophy 

  • Ayurveda & Yoga the sister-sciences and their relationship to health
  • The Four Vedas
  • The Shad Dharshan: Understanding the Macrocosm and the Microcosm
  • The Samkya Philosophy & Involution of Consciousness: The Journey from the Doshas to Samadhi
  • The Four Ashrams of Vedic Life: Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, Sannyasa
  • The Goals of Human Life: Purusartha - Dharma, Artha, Kama & Moksha
  • The 4 Karmas: Balancing Laws of Cause and Effect - Sanchita, Prarabdha, Kriyamana and Agami
  • Ashtanga - The Eight Limbs of Yoga and The Eight Limbs of Ayurveda
  • Practicing the Yamas and Niyamas with the 5 great elements


  • Introduction to the Tri-Dosha Theory: Dosha Prakruti and Vikruti
  • Introduction to the Tri-Guna Theory: Sattva, Rajas & Tamas
  • Dinacharaya and Ritucharaya – Daily Routines
  • The Indriyas – The Senses, The Organs of Action and Cognition
  • Leading and Sequencing group classes for the Dosha Prakruti

 Food & Consciousness 

  • Maintaining our inner balance: Healthy food combinations
  • Healing Foods: Nutrition for the Doshas
  • Nourishing the cycles of time: Seasonal Nutrition
  • Food and Consciousness: Sattva, Rajas, Tamas
  • Lifestyle Practices: Mindful eating and conscious food preparation
  • Yogic Practices to support digestion: Sensory meditation, Metta Bhavana, Kapalabhati, Agni Sara, Surya Bedhana, Nadi

 Yoga & Ayurveda Psychology 

  • Cultivation practices for Sattva, Rajas & Tamas
  • The Ayurveda & Yoga Approach to Psychology and Psycho-Neuro-Immunology (PNI)
  • Yoga & Neuroscience
  • Patanjalis Yoga Sutras and the Mind​​


  • Balancing the Elements and Doshas with Meditation
  • So Hum Meditation
  • Mauna, the practice of silence
  • Speaking and the practice of Truth (Satya)
  • Walking meditation, Sitting Meditation, Contemplation, Mantra Meditation, Retrogression
  • Svadyaya: Self Inquiry with the elements and the tanmatras
  • Loving Kindness, Auto-genic practices, Visualization, Journeys
  • Bhuta Shuddhi - cleansing the elements through meditation
  • The Art of Facilitating Meditation  ​​​

 Sustaining Ecology 

  • Business, Marketing & Ethics
  • The Industry: Opportunity, Challenges, Solutions
  • Dharma & Ahimsa: How to establish and create a conscious business environment
  • Living Your Practice
  • Establishing and Sustaining Relationships: Resources and conscious living
  • Business Planning & Marketing

 Yoga Asana 

  • Principles of Warming Up & Centering
  • Warm Up Postures
  • Over 32 Asanas including: Balancing Poses, Seated Poses, Standing Poses, Forward Folding Poses, Back Bending Poses, Lateral Extension Poses, Twisting Poses and Inversions
  • Sun Salutation
  • Principles of Vinyasa Yoga (Breathing, Bandha, & Dristhi)
  • The Ayurvedic Approach to the Teaching and Practice of Yoga
  • Sequencing & Leading Yoga for Kapha Dosha
  • Sequencing & Leading Yoga for Pitta Dosha
  • Sequencing & Leading Yoga for Vata Dosha
  • Sequencing & Leading Yoga group classes based on the seasons and the Dosha

 Holistic Care 

  • Dinacharaya and Ritucharaya – Daily Routines and Seasonal Routines
  • Balancing the Doshas through Sensory Care
  • Tanmatra Cikitsa: Shabdha, Sparsha, Rupa, Rasa, Gandha (Sound, Touch, Vision, Taste, Smell)
  • Abhyanga (Self Massage)

 Pranayama And Kriyas 

  • Nadi Shodhan, Kapalbhati, Agni Sara Dhauti
  • Dirga Pranayama, Dirga Rechak, Dirga Purak
  • Brastrika, Brahmari, Ujjayi, Utgeet

 Mantra & Mudra 

  • Mantra to balance the Doshas
  • Mudras to Balance the Elements, Vayus and the Doshas
  • A-kara, U-kara, M-kara
  • Bija Mantras and the Elements
  • Mantra for each the health of the Organs

 Subtle Anatomy & Anatomy 

  • The Pancha Kosha, Panch Prana, The Chakras & Conditions
  • Kundalini , The Panch Pranas,  Marmas, the Organs & the Elements
  • Anatomy & Physiology: The Body's Framework, The language of the body, The Mains Systems of the Body
  • Yoga & The Movement of the Body

 Practicum & Faciliation Skills 

  • Formal Practice Teaching
  • Refining your Teaching: Languaging, Guiding, & Transitioning
  • Assisting, Supporting, & Modifying Poses
  • Sequencing, Transitioning, & Sustaining Postures
  • How to Consult and Support
  • Leading Private Sessions
  • Theming & Cohesion
  • Preparing for final practicum

What's included: 

Accomodation, Tution, Three Meals a Day, Course Manual, Daily use of Yoga Mats & Props (Cleaniliness Protocols in place), Special Events. 

What's not included: flight, laundry, ground transportation, additional events that are not part of the retreat, massages, personal toiletries, health insurance. 

Location: Tiskita Eco Lodge, Punta Banco, Pavones Costa Rica

This location has strict protocols to keep the space safe and clean for your comfort during your stay. 

What to bring: comfortable clothing for yoga asana and meditation, umbrella, mosquito repellant, face mask during travel, bathing suit, clothing for special events and outings. 

Airport: The closest International airport is San Jose airport. If you require transportation from the airport this can be arranged for you. 

Health Insurance: You do not require to be vaccinated against Covid, you are not required to quarantine and you do not require a PCR test to enter Costa Rica. Please note that it is require that you have health insurance to enter Costa Rica if you are not vaccinated. For health insurance, there are compaines that cover the requirements for Costa Rica entry that are reasonably priced. is a good option that covers your needs for Costa Rica entry. 



  • Private accommodation

    This purchase includes private accommodation, 3 meals a day, tuition, JAI special events and manual.

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  • Triple Shared Room

    This option includes 21-nights stay in a shared triple accommodation, tuition, course materials, 3 meals a day and special events.

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