Yoga is a mind-body practice that has been shown to alleviate anxiety and promote peace and balance. It is not about achieving anything, but rather about releasing the obstacles that prevent us from experiencing our true selves. This is why yoga is becoming increasingly popular, as people are seeking ways to reduce stress and improve their overall well-being.
In Mexico, a burgeoning hub for yoga enthusiasts, there is an impressive array of 100 Hrs ytt to choose from. With a total of 25 such courses offered concurrently, Mexico stands as an inviting destination for those eager to deepen their yoga practice and teaching skills. This enchanting country's unique blend of serene natural landscapes, vibrant cultural heritage, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere makes it an ideal setting to embark on a transformative yoga journey. In this comprehensive compilation, we present to you the top 5 options, thoughtfully arranged in ascending order of daily cost, ensuring an impartial and transparent overview of these esteemed training programs. Whether you seek the tranquility of pristine beaches, the serenity of lush forests, or the energy of bustling cities, Mexico offers a diverse backdrop for your yoga education and personal growth.
Location - Xicochimalco, Veracruz, Mexico
Course Name - 15-Day, EcoSomatic Embodiment Practitioner 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Cloud Forest, Xico, Veracruz
Kiekari Terra, a private nature reserve nestled within the lush cloud forest, serves as a sanctuary for an impressive array of 225 bird species. By engaging in their programs, participants actively contribute to the preservation of this biodiverse and endangered ecosystem, which also plays a crucial role as a water source. This tight-knit community at Kiekari Terra fosters a shared ethos covering diverse practices such as permaculture, bioconstruction, yoga, and ancestral traditions. These practices aim to reintegrate individuals with the natural world, harmoniously merging scientific understanding with spiritual connection to rekindle a sense of wonder in the universe. Somatic therapy, an integral part of their offerings, delves into holistic healing by addressing the interplay of mind, body, and spirit. It seeks to liberate the body from the burdens of stress, tension, and trauma, not solely through verbal solutions but by engaging the whole being in the therapeutic process.
With more than 16 years of immersion in spiritual and body movement practices, Maria Kiekari is a seasoned Yoga practitioner and educator. As the visionary founder of the Soma Yoga 200-hour YTTC Mexico, she brings a wealth of experience shaped by diverse yoga and movement mentors. Maria's extensive training, including RYT-200, RYT-300, Mindful Strength, Yoga Tune Up, and MindBody Therapy, reflects her commitment to holistic well-being. She has also ventured into the realm of Transpersonal Psychology Education through the Macuil Institute. Currently, Maria is an enthusiastic Somatic Experiencing Student and BodyMindMovement Educator, further expanding her expertise through ongoing training in Continuum Movement. Notably, she holds the prestigious titles of E-RYT 500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher) and YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider), exemplifying her dedication to sharing the transformative power of yoga and somatic practices with others.
The curriculum of the 100-Hour Ecosomatic Embodiment 100 hrs ytt includes - Somatic recognition and perception practices for Nervous System regulation, fostering self-healing and Earth's healing; Dive into EcoSomatic Education, embodying major body systems and connecting with Earth's ecosystems; Delve into Oceanic and pre-spinal patterns, reconnecting with our original nature and blueprint; Investigate Spinal Patterns and Developmental Movements, tracing our evolutionary journey through movement; Learn the 5 fundamental actions, embracing the Satisfaction Cycle and nurturing Sacred Relationships with Consumption; Gain insights into Nervous System Education, understanding its intricate workings; Apply the Polyvagal Theory in practical contexts; Cultivate skills in Embodied Listening and Observing and explore Attuned Touch, including cellular, bone, periosteum, spongy, and interstitial touch techniques.
The 15-Day, EcoSomatic Embodiment Practitioner 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Cloud Forest, Xico, Veracruz inclusions are -
Exclusions to the package are Air tickets, medical insurance, lunch and dinner on Saturday which is an off day, snacks of your choice and extra services that are not mentioned in the program.
Price per day USD 160
Location - Baja, Mexico
Course Name - 11-Day Kundalini Yoga and The Chakras 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Todos Santos, Baja California Sur
Yandara Yoga Institute embodies the essence of heart-centered yoga instruction. Nestled in a serene corner of Baja, Mexico, this institute is a tranquil learning sanctuary with breathtaking beachfront panoramas and open-air studios that seamlessly connect students with the surrounding natural beauty. The dedicated staff at Yandara has honed the art of harmoniously blending yoga training with the splendor of this natural setting, recognizing that the environment plays a pivotal role in the learning journey. In this secluded escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, participants can unearth a profound inner serenity, with majestic mountains as a backdrop and the gentle caress of sea breezes on their faces.
Craig Perkins, an E-RYT 5000, and Christopher (Shane) Perkins, an E-RYT 500 and YACEP®, are the co-founders of Yandara Yoga Institute. Craig's rich yoga journey spans over 45 years and includes an impressive 15,000 hours of teaching and training. In 1968, he embarked on his yoga path under the tutelage of Yogi Ananda Bhavanani, a dedicated follower of Swami Sivananda, becoming a certified Sivananda-style yoga instructor. Concurrently, he commenced a 30-year meditation journey, learning from Sant Kirpal Singh and later his successor Sant Darshan Singh, as well as delving into Tibetan Buddhism and advancing his Hatha Yoga studies with Yogi Shaym Acharia. Craig's extensive training encompasses various yoga styles, including Sivananda, Ashtanga, Iyengar, Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, and Yoga Flow. Christopher, on the other hand, has cultivated his meditation and yoga practice since childhood, commencing at the tender age of 4. Under the guidance of Sant Darshan Singh until age 16, Christopher's spiritual journey continued as he studied fine arts at VCU and spent two years apprenticed to John P. Milton, delving into Sacred Passage (wilderness meditation) and QiGong. Together, Craig and Christopher founded the Yandara Yoga Institute in 2003, a venture that has allowed them to share their wealth of knowledge and inspire countless individuals through Yoga Teacher Training programs, fostering personal growth and connection with each person they encounter.
In Yandara's Kundalini Yoga & The Chakras Module, centered around the heart, you'll acquire impactful Kundalini Yoga methods while delving into the life-changing potential of the chakras. The course curriculum is all about learning to charge the body and breath, Chakra balancing, Kundalini Yoga, meditation techniques, re-evaluation of restricting thoughts and beliefs, theory of the unpretentious or subtle body & the chakras, Gong bath and sequencing.
The inclusions 11-Day Kundalini Yoga and The Chakras 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Todos Santos, Baja California Sur are -
Aspects not covered by the course fee are airfare and medical insurance, personal expenses, airport transfers and laundry service.
Daily Price USD 160
Location - Riviera Maya, Mexico
Course Name - 14-Day Certified Sound Healing Facilitator 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
Jeela, derived from the Mayan word for freedom, is a vibrant hub interlinked with an extensive network of teachers, shamans, musicians and yoga institutions along the Riviera Maya. The common thread uniting this diverse community is their profound love for music, harnessed as a catalyst for personal transformation and healing. Jeela specializes in curating retreats, certified pieces of training, and events meticulously crafted to elevate individuals' vibrations and uncover joy through the potent synergy of music, yoga, breathwork, and sound therapy. With an approach grounded in a playful and authentic spirit, they cultivate an environment where authentic personal growth and self-discovery can flourish.
In 2020, Jeela found its inception through the partnership of two best friends, Josh and Renee. Renee, hailing from Norway and a globetrotter for much of her life, draws from a multifaceted background that includes a successful career in film production, which she now channels into crafting transformative experiences for personal growth and healing. Holding more than 500 hours of Yoga Alliance certifications spanning yoga, movement, and sound healing, she also possesses a deep enthusiasm for breathwork and ice baths. Josh, originally from the UK, arrived in Mexico three years ago to continue his yoga journey, and he found a permanent home. He brings to Jeela a diverse skill set with Yoga Alliance certifications in Ashtanga, Vinyasa-Hatha, and Sound Healing. Beyond his talents, Josh's innate ability to uplift and empower others shines through, as he consistently encourages individuals to recognize and embrace their unique talents and abilities.
In the 14-day immersive 100-hour Yoga Alliance-certified sound healing training, participants can expect a vibrant and genuine community that fosters playfulness and meaningful connections. The topics you will be covering in this TTC are the exploration of over 30 distinct musical instruments; building & creating an hour-long sound journey; use of voice to activate yourself & others; workshops and practice with bowls, gongs, harmonium, shruti, percussion, flute, etc.; incorporating sound in therapies; theory and practical lessons in sound healing; philosophies of Nada & Bhakti Yoga; the science of harmonics; integrating personal creativity and sound healing; instinct or impulse development; creating meditations through sound; Sound therapy for healing self and Mantra chanting & medicinal songs.
Included in the course fee of 14-Day Certified Sound Healing Facilitator 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo are -
The cost of the Ayahuasca ceremony, additional therapeutic massage, flight bookings and medical insurance are not included in the course fee structure.
Per day USD 315
Location - Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Course Name - 7 Day 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Cozumel
Cozumel Yoga Center ShaktiOm, the island's pioneering Yoga Center founded in 1996, provides a comprehensive platform for individuals seeking to harmonize their entire being, covering intellect, body, and soul, and extending this unity to a profound connection with the earth, ocean, and the very essence of the air, all through the unifying power of breath. Offering private sessions, small group classes, and courses tailored for all levels and ages, the center stands as a holistic haven facilitating a deeper connection with life itself.
In 1996, Selene Gómez, known as Swamini Ma Shaktiananda, established the Cozumel Yoga Center ShaktiOm. Embracing the ancestral Gurukula lineage, her teachings revolve around PURNA YOGA INTEGRAL®, a comprehensive approach encompassing diverse methods, techniques, and styles such as Kundalini Shakti & Tantra Yoga, Hatha & Ashtanga Yoga, Power Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Artistic & Sports yoga, Swara & Mantra Yoga, Yantra yoga, the Science & Philosophy of Yoga, Pranayama, and Meditation. With a commitment to guiding students of all levels and ages, Swamini Ma Shaktiananda prepares instructors and teachers, nurturing their growth on professional, vocational, and spiritual fronts. Her profound knowledge and dedication ensure that the Cozumel Yoga Center ShaktiOm offers authentic and genuine yoga education to all who seek it.
The topics that you will be covering in the 7-day 100 hours of ytt in Cozumel are Yoga, asanas, meditation, Pranayamas, Neti, Kriyas, Yoga theory and its origins, understanding energy planes and Chakras, Mudras and mantras, Kramayis, Viayamas, Pratiahara, Dhara and Dhiana, discussion, debates, and discourses.
The course fee for 7 Day 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Cozumel makes the following accessible -
Things not in the purview of the course fee structure are airfare, airport transfers, medical insurance and the charge for additional excursions.
Price daily USD 333
Location - Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Course Name - 12-Day Gannon Power Vinyasa 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Playa Del Carmen
Nestled in Mexico's captivating Riviera Maya, Yogaloft Playa del Carmen was established with a clear mission – to offer world-class yoga instruction amidst the warm embrace of a vibrant community. Attracting individuals from around the world, this sanctuary welcomes yoga enthusiasts to explore Ashtanga Yoga, Gannon Power Vinyasa, Vinyasa Yoga, Yoga Basics, and Yin Yoga. Furthermore, it serves as a hub for International Teacher Training Certifications, guided by its founder, Michael Gannon. The studio itself boasts a pristine and breathtaking setting, thoughtfully managed by a courteous staff. Comprising 2 spacious yoga shalas that seamlessly merge into one, accommodating over 70 yoga mats, it's worth noting that class sizes can be substantial, potentially limiting individual attention. Nonetheless, Yogaloft excels in compensating for this through its skilled Yoga instructors, who offer clear and accessible guidance suitable for practitioners of all levels. As a Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), Michael Gannon Yoga offers training that qualifies for Continuing Education credits.
In the late 90s, Michael Gannon made a significant shift from the lucrative advertising and music scene to embark on a spiritual journey in India, devoting himself to the practice of yoga. Over the course of a decade, he became a dedicated student of Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, mastering the first three series of Ashtanga Vinyasa. In 2001, Jois granted him authorization to teach. Since then, Gannon's yoga journey has spanned more than 50 countries, where he has trained over 500 teachers. Renowned for his distinctive teaching style, he is celebrated for making the transformative potential of yoga accessible to individuals of all backgrounds. Beyond physical postures, he integrates meditation and breathwork to help individuals transcend self-imposed limitations. Gannon's vision for a serene yoga haven materialized in Yogaloft Playa del Carmen, situated on his home beach in Mexico, where he dedicates his time to inspiring and guiding countless individuals on their yoga path when not traveling.
The course of 12-Day Gannon Power Vinyasa 100 Hrs ytt in Mexico Playa Del Carmen will cover Gannon Power Vinyasa Yoga Asana practice, Pranayama, meditation, breathwork, discussions, teaching techniques, alignment, sequencing, Yoga theory and anatomy.
The 12-Day Gannon Power Vinyasa 100 Hrs Yoga Teacher Training in Mexico Playa Del Carmen includes -
The following things are not included in the course - Airfare, medical insurance, food and transportation.
Daily USD 393
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