COSTA RICA, GUATEMALA, PERU
“Yoga is the martial art of the soul.” To liberate the potential of your mind, body and soul, you must first expand your imagination. That is the power of yoga—it does not just change the way you see things, it changes the person who sees.
Are you ready to take the next step in your yoga practice? Earn your yoga teacher certification and open the door to a healthy and balanced career in which you set your own hours and do what you love! Maximo Nivel’s yoga instructor certification courses are set in some of the most beautiful locations in the world—Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru.
All RYT 200 Yoga Instructor Certification courses follow Yoga Alliance teacher training requirements.
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Why I Maximo Nivel
I only wish that I would have jumped into this opportunity & experience sooner than I did. I made it through, I made incredible friends, loved the heck out of beautiful Costa Rica and I am so grateful that I had the entire Maximo team on my side, for support & encouragement throughout my month with them.
YOGA TEACHER CERTIFICATION
RYT-200 HOURS | 3 WEEKS
Latin America is the perfect place to earn your RYT-200 yoga instructor certification. Yoga schools are close to nature, eco-friendly, and can provide opportunities to learn about indigenous cultures and their mystical belief systems. All yoga teacher programs are delivered at small, unique schools with serene and relaxing settings.
A small oasis found on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, the town of Uvita offers a tranquil atmosphere for completing a registered yoga trainer course. The ‘pura vida’ (pure life) atmosphere found here provides an ideal environment for yogis to strengthen and grow their mind, body, and spiritual balance. You walk away relaxed, more deeply connected with themselves and nature, and ready to share the gift of yoga with other aspiring yogis.
Renowned as one of the most important spiritual centers in Guatemala, Lake Atitlan is the home of Samabaj, once a Mayan ceremonial site now submerged below the waters of the lake. During the yoga training course, you experience firsthand the spiritual atmosphere embodied in the local culture. Surrounded by nature, you find ample opportunity to deepen your connection with self and the spirit of yoga.
Found in the heart of the Andean Mountains, Cusco provides a peaceful, simplistic pace of life that nurtures you on your journey to becoming a certified yoga trainer. Home of the Inca capital, spirituality and the connection to Pachamama (Mother Nature) play a central role in Andean culture. You not only leave with your instructor certification, but a stronger personal harmony with the universe and your memory of an unforgettable spiritual journey.
YOGA CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
200-HOUR INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION
Yoga teacher training includes coursework in anatomy and physiology, instructional techniques, and yoga philosophy. During the course, you gain hands-on experience observing experienced yoga instructors and teaching classes. As a professional yoga instructor, you guide students in yoga practice and help them learn poses and use correct forms. Yoga teachers may also provide guidance in yogic philosophy, meditation, and nutrition. The approximate annual salary for a full-time yoga teacher is $36,000/year.
|200-Hour Yoga Teacher Certification|
|Teaching Methodology: 25 hours|
|Communication skills, time management, and establishing priorities and boundaries|
|Addressing the specific needs of students|
|Principles of demonstration, observation, assisting, and correcting|
|The student learning process|
|Business aspects of teaching yoga|
|Anatomy & Physiology: 20 hours|
|Human physical anatomy and physiology|
|Energy anatomy and physiology|
|The application of anatomy and physiology to yoga practice|
|Yoga Philosophy, Lifestyle & Ethics for Yoga Teachers: 30 hours|
|Yoga philosophies and texts|
|Yoga lifestyle, including dharma and karma|
|Ethics for yoga teachers|
|Teaching yoga as a service|
|Practicum: 10 hours|
|Practical teaching experience|
|Receiving and giving feedback|
Additional contact hours are distributed to focus on each school’s specific program.
Ready to Get Yoga Certified?
Ready to work, study, travel? Complete your application online and get ready for an extraordinary experience abroad.
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