300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

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ABOUT THE 300-HOUR PROGRAM

The 300-hour curriculum teaches students how to practice and guide other practitioners into more advanced expressions of various open-pelvis, closed-pelvis, balance, forward-bending, twists, back-bending, side-bending, inversion and palm balance asanas. Instruction provided is intended for Intermediate to Advanced level yoga practitioners.

Prerequisite: This curriculum is designed for students who have at least 2 years of practice and some teaching experience having obtained at least a 200-hour yoga teacher training certificate.

Students have the option to complete their 500 hour yoga teacher training by applying for and completing the January 9th, 2021, 200-hour course, concurrently with the February 6th, 2021, 300-hour course.

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OVERVIEW

Expand your knowledge, refine your teaching abilities and explore personal evolution in our 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Tulum, Mexico. Our Yoga Alliance accredited program evolves your abilities in advanced elements of yoga, enhances your skills and knowledge, and guides you in cultivating your authentic teaching voice. Become an inspired yoga teacher; one who facilitates true transformation in students’ lives.

We are excited to take you to this place of unending wonder with her serene beaches, ancient Mayan Ruins, mysterious underwater Cenotes, strong Mexican culture, delicious food, and much much more. Brianna Persall, Yoga Instructor, Well Daily Founder, and Mimi Adeogba, International Yoga Instructor, Lifestyle Coach and Podcaster, will lead this transformative experience – one that will guide you to tap into the power of your deepest intuition and embodiment while soaking up sacred Tulum. 

Tulum is a town on the Caribbean coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. It’s known for its beaches and well-preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan port city, and will be your home for the next 28 days, where we will practice at Casa Violeta, a chic and tranquil beachfront, family-run boutique hotel & yoga centre located on the white shores of Tulum, Mexico.

Our daily practice takes place in a beautiful open-air yoga shala constructed with stunning views of the ocean and a refreshing sea breeze. After practice, take a dip in the ocean just steps away from the shala, or take a stroll along the beach, which runs along the edge of the property. 

You will spend each day close to the ocean watching the mesmerizing sunsets, cooling off in the sea and feeling the breeze in your hair. Commit to and explore self-inquiry, discipline and tradition through the union and mastery of breath, meditation and asana.

COURSE DATES

6TH FEB – 6TH MAR 2021

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YOUR INVESTMENT INCLUDES*

* Airfare is NOT included. We can assist you with making arrangements for Ground Transportation.

HIGHLIGHTS

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EXPERT YOGA INSTRUCTORS

Highly experienced, internationally acclaimed yoga instructors empower you with diverse teaching skills.

HOLISTIC BUSINESS SKILLS

Learn social media, branding and marketing. Create a purpose-driven brand. Attract your ideal client.

VIBRANT FOODS

Plant-based, organic and locally sourced food to nourish the body, mind and spirit.

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES

Explore the unexpected wonders of the Balinese surroundings and traditions.

DIVERSE TEACHING SKILLS

Expand & refine your knowledge of verbal, hands-on, self-adjustments, cueing, & modifications.

YOGA ALLIANCE APPROVED

Our program is the highest standards set by Yoga Alliance, USA. Upon completion, register with them.

CASA VIOLETA

Casa Violeta is a chic beachfront, family-run boutique hotel & yoga centre located on the white shores of Tulum.

Nestled on the white shores of Tulum, Mexico with its own direct beach access, it is surrounded by natural beauty and tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The calm, serene environment and proximity to the ocean invites students to refresh their bodies and relax their minds, whilst being free from any external disturbances. 

This beautiful property is meticulously designed to embrace you into the enchanting bounty, beauty and bliss of Tulum. Each room is unique with its very own handcrafted decor and windows that open up to the inviting, fresh ocean breeze. Enjoy.

Our daily practice takes place in a beautiful open-air yoga shala constructed with stunning views of the ocean and a refreshing sea breeze. After practice, take a dip in the ocean just steps away from the shala, or take a stroll along the beach, which runs along the edge of the property. Enjoy breathtaking sunrises and sunsets every day in this tropical oasis. 

Fresh and local vegetarian food is prepared by loving hands in the on-site kitchen. Breakfast, lunch, dinner snacks and tea are all included, and will follow the yogic diet.

Only a few minutes drive from the ancient Mayan Ruins, natural Cenotes (underground springs) and, snorkelling and diving spots, Casa Violeta will allow you to experience authentic Tulum.

ROOMS

Beachside Bungalow (Private)

Wake up to a cool sea breezes flowing softly through your private bungalow — complete with your very own tranquil deck overlooking the ocean. Queen-sized bed. Ensuite private bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. A/C and WiFi included.

$5,410.00/pp

Oceanview Suite (Shared)

Be lulled to sleep by the sounds of waves breaking on the shoreline in this exceptional shared suite overlooking the ocean. Ensuite shared bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. Single beds. Maximum 3 guests per room. A/C and WiFi included.

$4,410.00/pp

Couple in Seaside Villa (Private)

A spacious, yet cozy room for two! Enjoy your private villa with an open-air deck overlooking the sea made with traditional Balinese natural carved timbers. Queen/king bed. Ensuite private bathroom with hot shower and western toilet. A/C and WiFi included.

$8,220.00/pp

YOUR HOSTS

MIMI ADEOGBA

Mimi is an e-RYT 500-Hour certified Yoga Alliance, USA, Continuing Education Provider, who loves teaching yoga asana, anatomy and physiology and lifestyle. She received 200-Hour training in Hatha yoga and Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow in Guanacaste, Costa Rica; and 300-hour advanced yoga teacher training in Rishikesh, India. When in the US, Mimi teaches private, public yoga classes and workshops at studios and corporations in Atlanta, Georgia, and in Little Rock, AR.

Mimi teaches yoga teacher courses in Indonesia, Rishikesh, Italy, France and the British Virgin Islands. As a visiting teacher at Rishikesh Yogpeeth, Rishikesh Yog Sansthan, Adhiroha, YogaMea and Co.Inspire, she helped develop and enhance the yoga teacher training curriculum for the 200-, 300-, and 500-hour courses. Her love of yoga and of traveling inspired her to create destination teacher training courses in 2016, when she co-founded Swadhyaya Yoga School.

Mimi is trained in Ayurveda and holds two doctorates in Naturology, D.N. and Ph.D., from American Institute of Holistic Theology, Birmingham, Alabama. She studied various biological sciences at Yale University, Baylor College of Medicine, and New Mexico State University; and, hosts the podcast “SHIfT HAPPENS on the Path of Yoga.

bRIANNA PERSALL

Brianna is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, 500-Hour certified yoga instructor and founder of Well Daily. After studying design and marketing at Ryerson University in Toronto, ON and working in the creative marketing industry for a few years, Brianna began to face personal health challenges, and it was then that she turned to alternative healing, and began her foray into yoga and holistic nutrition.

Brianna received her 200-Hour training in Hatha yoga and Vinyasa flow in Costa Rica. She then expanded her knowledge of the traditional roots of yoga while completing her 300-Hour certification in Rishikesh, India, where she studied integrated Hatha, Ashtanga and Iyengar. Brianna takes a hands-on approach to yoga, using her knowledge of anatomy to help students with realignments, while offering modifications for all body types and abilities. 

To deepen her knowledge of the body and its healing powers, Brianna earned a diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver, BC. She then founded Well Daily, a health and wellness website and online business, where she offers business coaching, marketing consultations and social media support for companies looking to build conscious, authentic brands.

Brianna believes that wellness should be accessible and integrated into our everyday lives; she teaches corporate yoga classes, private sessions and wellness workshops in Vancouver, BC. Her love for travel and experiencing new places has also inspired her to lead yoga teacher trainings and retreats worldwide in the hopes of empowering others to take their health into their own hands.

EXAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE

TIME CLASS
6:00 AM Wake Up
6:30 – 6:45 AM Herbal Tea
6:45 – 7:00 AM Nasal Cleansing
7:00 – 7:30 AM Mantra Chanting, Pranayama
7:30 – 9:00 AM Yoga Asana
9:00 AM BREAKFAST
10:00 – 11:00 AM Yoga Anatomy & Physiology
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Yoga Philosophy
1:00 PM LUNCH
2:00 – 3:00 PM Library / Self-Study
3:00 – 4:00 PM Teaching Methodology, Yog Nidra (starting 2nd Week)
5:00 – 6:30 PM Pranayama and Asana
6:30 – 7:00 PM Meditation
7:00 PM DINNER

Connect with Your Teachers

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FAQS

Swadhyaya Yoga School + Well Daily have designed courses in the most comprehensive and unique way. Our trainings are designed for the experienced yoga instructor who envisions themselves taking their skills to the next level. Trainees will experience a residential intensive yoga course which provides specialized tools for personal and professional growth.

Our 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training builds on your technical skills and helps you elevate your approach to teaching. The Hatha Yoga modules accentuate yogic philosophy and understanding how to bring all 8 limbs of your yoga practice to life, while providing opportunities to learn and experience what it means to be an inspiring yoga instructor who helps bring true transformation to students’ lives.

Asana classes emphasize practicing and guiding other yoga practitioners into more advanced expressions of various open-pelvis, closed-pelvis, balance, forward-bending, twists, back-bending, side-bending, inversion and palm balance asanas. The instruction provided is intended for intermediate- to advanced-level yoga practitioners. 

Prerequisite: Completion of a 200-hour yoga teacher training. Students must provide a copy of their certificate.

Yoga Philosophy: Thorough exploration of Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, Chapters 1-3, understanding modern yoga lineage, discussion and analysis of the Bhagavad Gita, practices and application of teachings from Hatha Yoga Pradipika, explore Vedas, Vedanta and Upanishads, understanding the Koshas and subtle energy bodies. More advanced exploration of Ayurveda versus the 200-hour curriculum.

Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga: Therapeutic benefits of Asana and Pranayama, precautions, and contraindications on 8 key organ systems of the human body (versus 7 in the 200-hour curriculum).

Asanas: Proper postural alignment, benefits and contraindications, variations of advanced postures.

Pranayama: Basic to Intermediate breathing practices.

Yoga Teaching Methodology: Demonstration of Asanas and their variations, as well as cueing and sequencing per traditional understanding. Adjustments of common misalignments, hands-on and verbal assistance techniques.

Meditation: Mantras, Chanting, Mudras, Kirtan, Kriyas, Lesson Planning, Yoga Nidra and Meditation.

Teaching Practice: Testing and sharing your teaching skills with your co-teachers.

Career: Business of yoga, communication skills and safety norms.

Yes. You will be qualified to teach all levels of practitioners after your 300- and/or 500-hour registered yoga teacher training course, beginner, advanced, elderly, children, pregnant. Your ability to teach will be reinforced by your commitment to your personal practice and continued self-study. 

Yoga Alliance is a non-profit membership organization representing the interests of the yoga community. To register as a member of the Yoga Alliance, click here to create a profile. Follow the steps provided to complete your registration. You will need to upload your Swadhyaya Yoga School certificate and pay a fee. Check out the fee schedule here.

Note: Yoga Alliance does not certify its members. Their credentialing system is a directory, not to be confused with other types of credentialing systems (such as certifications, accreditations, licensure, etc.).

To register as a Yoga Alliance Professional with the Yoga Alliance, UK, visit their website at http://www.yogaalliance.co.uk

No. There are classes on Saturdays and you will be immersed in trainings six days per week. This is the only way we were able to fit 300 hours of content in just one month. However, students do have the option to relax on Sundays or join fellow classmates and instructors on cultural excursions.

The 300-hour Yoga Teacher Training offers an advanced yoga training curriculum designed for the experienced yoga instructor who is intentional about developing their yogic skills to the next level. This residential intensive course provides specialized tools for personal transformation and professional growth.

A 300-hour advanced training is designed to build upon and deepen the trainee’s understanding of the fundamental concepts of the practice and teaching of yoga that are taught during the 200-hour course. This prepares trainees to teach advanced principles and techniques of yoga in more (and subtler) detail. Which enables you to teach with greater skill and precision than could reasonably be expected of a 200-hour trained teacher.

The curriculum is designed to deliver this training during 300 hours of experiential practice, written assignments, presentations, excursions and discourse. 

You also cultivate enhanced business essentials for developing your brand, messaging and marketing your offerings.

“RYT 300” is an acronym which stands for Registered Yoga Teacher 300-Hour. “300-Hour” means you have studied and accumulated 300 hours of information and study time. It is our intention that the yoga aspirant augment their awareness of the principles which form the foundation of yoga: such as the moral and ethical codes, discipline, mindfulness, inner awareness, all qualities which promote a well-rounded human being and productive contributor to society.

No. Students must provide evidence of having attained a 200 hour level training in the form of a teacher training certificate. Yoga is more than just exercise and being physically fit. It is a way of life. Swadhyaya is the fourth Niyama (self-disciplines) of Patanjali’s Yog Sutras (Ashtanga Yoga) and means “self-study” or “self-inquiry.” It is this mindset we hope to cultivate and observe in our students.

Endeavoring to earn a 300-hour yoga teacher training certificate comes with a responsibility to demonstrate ethical, moral precepts as a role model to future students/teachers, as well as a continual commitment to self-study (swadhyaya, the fourth niyama).

Click here to see a recommended reading list that our highly qualified and skilled yoga practitioners have compiled.

Yes. While your days are relatively full from sunup to sundown, the daily schedule has amply apportioned free time for rest and self-study. Classes are six days a week and Sundays are a rest day, the perfect time to pamper yourself or take in the sights. If you would like some assistance, one of our staff will be happy to make suggestions and assist with arranging activities of your choice.

Yes. Students come to learn with Swadhyaya Yoga School from all over the world from an array of cultures. To date, we have representation from students from over 120 countries around the globe.

Swadhyaya Yoga School advances expression, education and awareness of Hatha, Ashtanga, and Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga. While the focus will be on these practices, we will also introduce you to Restorative, Yin, and Iyengar yoga, with additional learning about modifications for children and elderly populations.

Hatha yoga is a branch of yoga derived from one of the six schools of Hinduism. It is the science of yoga which purifies the whole physical body by means of shatkarma (six cleansing practices), asana (postures), pranayama (breathing practices), mudra (seals), bandha (locks) and concentration, as a prelude to raja (Kingly) yoga and samadhi (higher state of awareness commonly referred to as “bliss”). All of which are explored during your teacher training program.

Ashtanga Yoga is understood by the yogic scholar as the eight-limbs of Sage Patanjali: yama (moral code), niyama (self-restraints), asana (posture), pranayama (breathing practices), pratyahara (sense withdrawal), dharana (concentration), dhyana (meditation), samadhi (bliss). Ashtanga Yoga is often confused with the popularized vinyāsa style of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in 1948. Both the origin and sequences developed by Jois, as well as Patanjali’s teachings, will be explored during this yoga teacher training course.

– Airfare

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– Travel Insurance

– Juice and Smoothie Bar*

– Airport transfer*

– Laundry Services*

*Available for an additional fee

Final payments are due 60 days before the start date of the trip to keep your spot secure.

If cancellation (always in writing) takes place within 7 days of booking, 100% of the paid trip price, minus your deposit, is refundable, unless the retreat start date is less than 60 days from booking date.

Cancel 60-120+ Days Prior to Course Start Date

Deposit is non-refundable and FULLY TRANSFERABLE to another training for FREE, for a limited time due to the coronavirus (COVID19).

If you paid in full we will return everything but the deposit; which, for a limited time, we will transfer to another training for FREE due to the coronavirus (COVID19).

Cancel Under 60 Days Prior to Course Start Date

Deposit & Full Payment are non-refundable, and we’ll transfer everything to another training for FREE, for a limited time due to the coronavirus (COVID19).

During these unprecedented times, all fees to transfer your payment to another training have been waived due to the coronavirus (COVID19).

We recommend participants purchase travel insurance when making travel plans, and highly encourage them to purchase trip cancellation insurance. Look for terminology similar to, “cancel for any reason,” to protect against the rare chance of cancellation. We suggest Travel Guard Insurance or Kanna Travel Insurance and choose from several policy options.

COVID-19 POLICY

We are facing unprecedented times as the world shifts in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, governments and airlines have instituted policies which affect travel and what is deemed to be essential travel. SYS + WD take your health seriously and we have implemented policies to ensure your safety during your upcoming yoga teacher training course. Since these policies affect international travel, during your Meet & Greet Call, we will provide timely updates to the training and address existing questions about your upcoming training.