Best Yoga Teacher Training Programs in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica rich in its biodiversity and a naturally blessed country that has numerous Yoga centers and retreats. Many of the Yoga centers offer a variety of Yoga sessions, workshops, retreats, teacher training programs and courses all around the year. These Yoga sessions are designed with different types of Yoga techniques and some session can be customized according to the practitioner’s wish. You can choose any of the yoga retreat depending on your wish and you can experience inner happiness, transformation, peacefulness, healing by nourishing your body, mind and soul. If you are already an advanced yogi but want to develop your skill to take Yoga as a profession, then you can join a Yoga Teacher Training Program and get certified. Here goes some of the best Yoga Teacher Training Programs in Costa Rica:

Anamaya Resort

Nestled on a cliff edge, Anamaya Resort is a luxury Yoga retreat. This exotic resort is situated in Montezuma and surrounded by lush green rainforest of the beach town. From the resort you can enjoy the most irresistible beach views. Within short distance from the resort, you will find some popular waterfalls of the area. This retreat center offers several Yoga sessions including workshops and Yoga Teacher Training Programs. Depending on your choice, you can join 28 days/200 hours long yoga teacher certification courses that are offered by this resort all year round. These Yoga programs also include other facilities including comfortable accommodation, three organic gourmet meals per day, tours and many yoga classes and these yoga programs are perfect for becoming a certified Yoga teacher.

Website: Anamaya Resort


bambo-Yoga-playDanyasa Eco Resort and Retreat is situated in the surfer’s sanctuary, Dominical. Many Yoga workshops, teacher training programs are offered by this resort. Not only Yoga but also many healing mentoring, bodywork, dance classes, tours and excursions are also offered by this resort. If you want to make your career in Yoga, you can join the 100 hour YTT and immersion program offered by this center and after completing this training program, you will be eligible for Yoga Alliance Certification. You can also learn the three E’s of Danyasa Arts: Embodiment, Empowerment and Expression. During this program Danyasa Yoga resort can provide accommodation for maximum 24 people so it is recommended to make a reservation. This resort is formally known as “Bamboo Yoga Play” and nestled just two minutes drive from the beach.

Website: Danyasa

Marianne Wells Yoga School:

Marianne Wells Yoga School is Situated in Cahuita, a small town in Costa Rica. It is a Yoga Alliance Registered School. This school school is considered as one of the most popular schools in this country. People who are interested in taking Yoga as a profession, they can take the 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program offered by this school. This school also offers other comprehensive yoga teacher training programs. If you complete the yoga teacher training program, you can start your journey as a Yoga teacher. While taking the YTT program, you will also get other facilities including comfortable accommodations, gourmet meals and a panoramic ocean-side setting. You can choose your desirable accommodations. You will have delicious meals that are prepared with organic products and you can also have vegetarian dishes available thrice a day. In this school you will also enjoy several other facilities such as ground transportation, fresh linens, daily maid services and many more.

Website: Marianne Wells Yoga School

Nosara Yoga Institute:

Nosara Yoga Institute is a Yoga Alliance Registered Institute, founded by Amba and Don Stapleton who are Internationally recognized as professional Yoga teachers. In Costa Rica, Nosara Yoga Institute is renowned for its professional Yoga Teacher Training programs. If you want to become qualified for Yoga Alliance Certification, you can join the yoga teacher training programs offered by this Institute. Several YTT programs are conducted by the founders of the Institute. Daily Yoga classes with training manual, 2 meals per day and comfortable accommodations are also included in these training programs.

Website: Nosara Yoga Institute

Pavones Yoga Center

Pavones Yoga center is located in Pavones, on the southern Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is a Yoga Alliance registered school. Yoga Teacher Training programs with all the requirements and International standards are offered by this yoga center. If you join this training programs, after completing the session, you will be qualified to become registered professional Yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance certification.  This yoga center offers two types of YTT programs: 200 hours multidimensional yoga teacher training and 300 hour advanced yoga teacher training. These programs are customized for maximum a group of twenty one people so that the instructors can give enough attention to the practitioners and instruct them to learn properly. This center also offers comfortable accommodation facilities, yoga classes and also delicious meals with the training programs.

Website: Pavones Yoga Center

Samasati Nature Retreat

Samasati Nature Retreat is located on the Southern Caribbean Region of Costa Rica. Several Yoga workshops, training programs are offered by this retreat and these programs are carried out by Hari Om Yoga School. Yoga classes are customized with the Yoga postures, breathing exercises, anatomy, meditation, history, philosophy, Chakras and Tantra. These Yoga courses are based on both Physical and Spiritual training. In this retreat center, Yoga classes are held twice a day and the class duration is two hours. In the morning and afternoon, you will also enjoy 5 hours long lecture.

Website: Samasati Nature Retreat