Level 1 Destination Yoga Teacher Training Program (100 Hours in Belize)

Posted December 19, 2017

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Our Level 1 destination Yoga Teacher Training in Belize combines our transformative Level 1 teacher training curriculum with a breath-taking location. Take a one week pause from your busy life and go all in to your yoga practice and a healthy lifestyle!

A Day in the Life at Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training in Belize…

We begin each day with a morning meditation beach walk followed by a healthy breakfast of local and freshly prepared foods and juices.

From there, we practice in a palapa over the Caribbean Sea and then dive deep into the art and science of teaching yoga.

Lunch is served beachfront, again freshly prepared using local ingredients that will energize our bodies.

Each afternoon you get down time to relax and soak in the scenery.

We meet again over the sea for a beautiful afternoon practice followed by fun and inspiring group activities.

Dinner is served in a rooftop dining area overlooking the sunset at sea.

After dinner, we meet again to reflect and wrap up our evening, usually with meaningful conversations on philosophy and how we take yoga into our everyday lives.

Then we nestle in for the night and start each day refreshed and renewed!

There will be one longer afternoon break to take advantage of the sights and beautiful offerings of Belize…choose to swim with the sharks, explore downtown San Pedro or relax quietly at the resort.

Our destination program is specifically designed to provide you with not only an efficient and proven way to build a strong yoga foundation that you can use for teaching, but also an incredible experience to recharge your body, mind and soul. This program does count toward a 200 hour yoga teacher training (one of our Level 2 programs is required to complete the full 200 hours). In addition, you get access to an online library of content and classes to support your learning before and after the training.

Accommodations
We stay at Ak’Bol Yoga Retreat & Eco Resort. Located on Ambergris Caye, Belize’s largest island, the resort offers a gorgeous beachfront location and all of the amenities you need to have a great week in paradise!

Rooming Options
Thatched Cabanas – island chic cabanas that give you the benefit of the ocean breeze. They have private outdoor showers and front porches.
Village Rooms – group living with shared bathrooms and common areas.

Level 1 Curriculum
Our goal: to give you the knowledge and tools you need to begin teaching a foundational yoga class immediately after Level 1 training. We do this through exploring a wide knowledge base
• Understanding the essence of yoga and yogic principles
• Evolution of modern yoga
• Breath work and meditation
• Basic anatomy terminology and concepts
• Yoga pose clinics
• Verbal and physical assisting
• Creating an empowering experience for students
• Strategies for teaching to specific populations
• The business of yoga
• Letting your authentic voice shine
• Daily practice teaching, yoga classes and meditation practices
• Reading and independent study (note: you will need to complete approximately 25 hours of outside class work, including reading and establishing a regular home yoga and meditation practice)

Questions about our Level 1 Yoga Teacher Training in Belize? Email Molly at [email protected]