Guide to the Best Yoga Teacher Trainings in Spain

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Spain is one of the best places in Europe to do your yoga teacher training. Here we have curated a small guide to excellent yoga studios and centres across Spain, the Canary and Balearic Islands. All of them hosted in stunning locations and taught by highly experienced and exceptional teachers in the industry.

200 Hour Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training in Fuerteventura

Dates: 29th June – 13th July

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This 200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training course in Fuerteventura is certified as an ERYT-200 Yoga Alliance training school.  It will offer student-teachers of all levels of experience the chance to immerse themselves in theoretical, practical, historical and spiritual dimensions of vinyasa yoga with Andrea Everingham.

Be empowered; deepen your practice and soak up the Fuerteventura sunshine whilst you immerse in the study of yoga. This program is for any practitioner who wants to become a yoga teacher as well as for yoga students who want to advance and deepen their yoga practice and understanding of yoga.

During the 200 hours of this yoga teacher training we will study asana, anatomy, alignment, yoga philosophy and most importantly you will learn how to teach a safe, engaging and effective yoga class in Andrea’s incredible, engaging style. Details and booking.

200h Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Gran Canaria

Dates: 6– 16 April / 6 – 16 July / 5 – 15 October

In this 200 hour Yoga Vinyasa Teacher Training we study the healing power of the body through the nature of the 5 elements through a base sequence which is provided to the students. We apply concepts of physical and energetic anatomy, and Ayurveda and Chinese medicine for the complete understanding of the sequence to be learned.

Students are encouraged to create from the basic sequence once they master it, looking for what each person has to give to the world. There will be a special emphasis on finding each one’s voice, bring in to light what is their contribution to the world and give them tools to apply it in their lessons.

Some of the sessions focus on learning how to hold spaces where the work done by the assistants is profound, such as intensive workshops, retreats and training. The whole process of transformation is always guided with love.

Daily activities based on body expression, simple ancestral rituals and coaching techniques are held, with the aim of opening new paths for the students to reconnect with themselves and find what’s unique in them.

All the tools that will be put into practice during the workshops will be provided in an understandable way so that everyone can use them in their lessons and in their daily life. Some of the practices and meditations take place in Nature to recharge and feel in depth the element with which we work.

This Vinyasa yoga training is accredited by the Yoga Alliance and all of its content has been reviewed by AllYouCanYoga. Beginners and experienced practitioners are welcome. Details and pricing.

200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Valencia with Gerry Rixen

Dates: 11th – 31st August

This 200 hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training is registered by Yoga Alliance International YAI and Yoga Alliance Professionals YAP. The course reflects an energetic and therapeutic approach to yoga in line with the instructors Gerry Rixon’s wide ranging experience which includes 30 years as a professional shiatsu therapist and teacher.

Sequences taught are designed to improve both strength and flexibility as well as bring awareness to the flow of subtle energy through the body. You may apply for the YAP certification after graduation. This Yoga Teacher Training program emphasises teaching from beginner to intermediary levels.

It concentrates on safety, the use of props, correct breathing and alignment, restorative asana, relaxation and meditation as well as more dynamic and strong asanas to improve strength, endurance and will power.

Practitioners are advised to have a minimum of two years and 100 hours yoga experience. It is also helpful for students to have a basic understanding of the philosophy of Yoga, lifestyle and diet; however all these subjects are taught during the course. Details and pricing.

200 Hour Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training in Ibiza

Dates: 12th – 30th November

This 200 hour yoga teacher training is designed to root you in the practice and help you achieve the confidence you need to transmit your knowledge and love of Yoga to others.

A traditional, Sivananda style yoga teacher training course led by Spirit Body Yoga. The format of this intensive residential yoga immersion allows for much personal attention and teaching practice for each student, giving them the opportunity to learn to teach with confidence and safety. There will be time to explore other styles of yoga, and students from different yoga traditions are welcome!

Disconnect from your worldly distractions and go inside yourself to explore your relationship to yoga and to yourself. The shared experience gives students the challenges and support of a professional group, with more than 30 years of experience and dedicated to a common goal: to imbibe and transmit the spirit of yoga. SBY works to develop and refine your technique, alignment and professional qualities.

Whether you wish to become a yoga teacher or simply deepen your practice, come join us and experience the strength, discernment and joy that come through yoga. Upon successful completion of the course, participants can opt to become Registered Yoga Teacher RYT 200 with the internationally recognised Yoga Alliance.

Led by renowned yoga instructors Nora Belton and Kirana Stover – who have been leading Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher training courses in Ibiza since 2011. Catering to those with a desire to become a professional teacher, in addition to those seeking to deepen their personal practice.

This training is an intensive residential immersion, following the classical Indian-style ashram structure. Groups are small, allowing for lots of personal attention and a true community spirit. Details and pricing.

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Frog Lotus Yoga International at Suryalila

Dates: 27th July – 17th August

This three week intensive Yoga Teacher Training with Frog Lotus Yoga at Suryalila, Spain is an exceptionally high quality, fully comprehensive, profoundly life transforming retreat. It is passionately, and skilfully, led by Vidya Jacqueline Heisel, E-RYT 500, SYT, the founder and director of Frog Lotus Yoga International and the owner and director of Suryalila.

Vidya is a Master teacher with 40 years of Yoga teaching experience, a deep and experienced knowledge of Yogic philosophy and meditation, as well as being an inspiring practitioner and gifted communicator. The Frog Lotus Yoga Teacher Training Course is a professional, established, comprehensive, well-organised and highly effective programme. For many it is a profoundly transformational and life-affirming journey.

For three whole weeks, you will be fully immersed: talking, thinking, and breathing Yoga with fellow yogis. You will be taken on a magical journey and given all the nurturing and support you need to be successful yoga teacher. Details and pricing.

500 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training in Valencia

Dates: 27th April – 26th May

This 500 Hour Yoga Therapy Teacher Training program is a chance to delve deep inside ourselves, exploring the profoundly therapeutic benefits of yoga and a unique opportunity to receive the teachings of the experienced therapist Gerry Rixen.

Gerry has been running yoga courses for over 20 years, alongside this he has over 30 years professional experience teaching and treating thousands of patients with Zen shiatsu and traditional Chinese medicine.

He is the founder and director of the International Shiatsu and Yoga school (SYM), established in 1997.This Yoga Therapy Teacher Training course will teach you how to evaluate your patients health using various methods of palpation as well as observation, listening skills, taking detailed case histories and interpreting the signs and symptoms of imbalance and disease.

The SYM has met the stringent requirements set by Yoga Alliance Professionals demonstrating that the course is of the highest standard. Our graduates are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance Professionals and use their accreditation as a sign of quality training. Places are limited, we accept a maximum of 12 students per group. Details and booking.

200hr Yoga Alliance approved Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training in Andalucia 

Dates: 8 September – 4 October / 13 October – 8 November 2019 / 5 – 31 January / 1 – 27th March 2020

This 200hr Yoga Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training course in Andalucia, is spread over four weeks giving you time to fully immerse yourself into the learning and teaching experience. Small groups (max 15) allow our teachers to give you the individual experience you need to feel well prepared and confident after your graduation.

We offer a program that can be tailored to your learning style and level, so that everyone can be challenged! There are so many yoga teacher training courses out there, it can be pretty hard to make the final decision. Not every course will suit every person and we like to be as clear as possible with the experience we are offering so that our students leave feeling confident as a teacher.

Our 200hr Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training course concentrates on Ashtanga Vinyasa, it is not a pick and mix training or ‘multi-style’ course, you get a sound thorough training, allowing you to build on skills week by week rather than moving onto different things. Our goal is that you are prepared and feel ready to teach to the public on graduation.

There is a minimum of three teaching staff on each one of the teacher trainings that come from a variety of backgrounds and have different teaching styles so that you get a varied learning experience.

By the end of the course you will have a 60/90 minute Ashtanga or Vinyasa Flow Class that will have been practiced, prepared and critiqued so that you have a class ready to go.

You will feel like you have really accomplished something and taken on valuable experiences mentally and physically from a daily practice. Details and booking.

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Author: Editor