We invite you to be a part of this life enhancing experience through meditation, pranayama, asana, vegetarian meals, daily activities, and application of yogic theory into daily living. We invite you to open your heart to connect the essence of our universe, love, compassion, and perfection. We invite you to reveal the inner stillness and peace that resides deep in your heart and soul. We invite you to radiate the peace and love to all mankind and the universe.
Guided group meditation starts at 6:30am and ends at 7am. Followed immediately by the meditation in asana (yoga posture) practice. It includes pranayama, asana, and relaxation. A Daily yoga lesson on theory and philosophy is waved into the yoga asana practice and is advised to apply to our daily living. Yoga lectures (2pm-4pm) covers Yoga philosophy, Yoga theory, Yogic living, Yoga diet, yoga anatomy, and yogic healing. Daily Satsang (wise gatherings) starts at 8:30pm and ends at 9pm to contemplate and reflect our sadhana practice of the day. Schedule subject to change.
This program is hosted at La Paz Hotel in San Marcos. You can arrange your own food and lodging in San Marcos for cheap rates.
Who: This Yoga Teacher Training Course is designed for prospective participants who fit any one or more of the following criteria:
Typical Day During the Guatemala Yoga Teacher Training
6:00-9:00 Guided Meditation/Pranayama/Asana
9:00-10:00 Breakfast on your own
10:00-12:00 Ancient Wisdom and Yoga Anatomy
12:00-1:00 lunch and snack on your own (very small portion please)
1:00-2:00 Healing Art
2:00-5:00 Art of Teaching and Alignment
5:00-7:00 Dinner and Self Sadhana
7:00-8:30 Ceremony and Satsang (Healing practice, kirtan, and reflection)
8:30-10:00 Quiet Time
Prerequisites for the Guatemala Yoga Instructor Course
Our only requirement is that participants set an intention to devote their time and energy to make the course a success. The course is open to people with any amount of yoga background.
Before the Program: We also suggest that after enrolling in the course, that people complete the following:
1. Asana–We provide two videos of the flows that we teach. We like for peolpe to practice them before coming to the program. We will cover these flows in detail during the course, and it is great to be familiar with them.
After the Program:
1. Teaching–Teach 5 yoga classes and write reflections of them after complete the course.
2. Spiritual Reflection–Read a spiritual book and write a written reflection on it.
All work should be submitted to us electronically after the program.
Every five year you are asked to join one of our 3-5 day Teacher Reunion Retreat (of course you can come every year if so desire) at Our Mystical Yoga Farm, other parts of the world, even online program.
Required Texts for the Guatemala Yoga Certification
Food and Lodging
Questions and More Information
Room & Food on your own in San Marcos