Costa Rica is the perfect destination for yogis wanting to deepen their yoga practice and gain a yoga teacher training certification in a tranquil and peaceful environment. The country’s spectacular jungle and beautiful beaches will give you the ideal atmosphere to challenge yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually. Check our picks of the Best Yoga Teacher Trainings taking place in Costa Rica this year, and find your next course!

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  • 200Hr Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Puntarenas - Vida Asana
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About this program: This 3 weeks immersive yoga training will be held in Costa Rica. Tucked away in the rainforest, less than a mile from the beach, the venue offers the perfect environmental fusion to inspire your training experience.
This 200hr course is more than just a yoga teacher training, this is an opportunity for you to dive deep into your practice. The highly experienced teachers will provide a space for self-growth and encourage you to awaken to your true potential.
This is an all-inclusive training and includes your stay at an inspiring eco-retreat center. You will be nourished with delicious and healthy food that supports your transformation.
Your day will include two yoga practices, one challenging class and a restorative class along with Pranayama and meditation to soften the body-mind. Deepening in yoga philosophy, anatomy, methodology, and alignment.

Dates: September 12th-October 4th

Instructors: Alejandra Torres, Dalia Marom, and Marco Amador

Cost: $2,995


  • 200Hr Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training for Women in Puntarenas - Danyasa Yoga Retreat
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About this program: This unique teacher training comprises a dynamic fusion of vinyasa yoga, and expressive movement designed to access creative potential and empower the graceful warrior within. The practitioners will be encouraged to listen to the wisdom of the body as the innate and ultimate teacher in order to dance dreams and visions into form.
Practice finding and expressing your voice with a supportive group of women as you clarify and crystalize what your unique offering to the world looks like.
Experience the power of ceremony and ritual to set intentions for the way your life unfolds. Claim your sovereignty and step through the multidimensional portal of the practice of yoga. Through mantra, meditation, dance, and asana, you’ll weave beauty beyond the mat.
Although dance is blended into this YTT, you will also leave with a solid understanding of Vinyasa class structure. Sun Salutations, key poses and mini sequences will be covered extensively. You will also learn hands on assists and how to safely offer assists and adjustment to your students.

Dates: October 5th–25th

Instructors: Sophia Faria, Kaitlin Ferrell, Colynn Vosburgh, Maite Onochie, and Sofiah Thom

Cost: $3,995

  • 25-Hour Advanced Aerial Yoga Play Teacher Training in Haiku - AerialYogaRx (4)
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About this program: In this yoga teacher training program there will be plenty of exciting experiences and hard work awaiting. You will develop spiritually, physically as well as psychologically. Yoga is a very broad and life-long study. The program will provide a secure base for those who want to go deeper into themselves through yoga.
In this 200-hour yoga teacher training, you will cover all the important elements from yoga positions to the anatomy of movement, pranayama to philosophy, and more.
In addition to the scheduled hours of teaching, all students are expected to read some obligatory texts. This Yoga Teacher Training will include a total of 160 contact hours: 8 1/2 hours per day plus 7 evenings of 2 hours and 3 days off. Students must furthermore have a minimum of 10 hours of yoga practice before arriving. Students will be asked to teach (gain experience) and/or study 20 hours (to gain insight and self chosen subject) after end of training to receive their certification.

Dates: October 10th-31st

Instructor: Peter Kaaberbol

Cost: $3,438


  • 200hr Restorative Yoga Teacher Training in Nicoya Peninsula - Cabuya Lodge
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About this program: In this training, you will focus on both Vinyasa Flow and Restorative yoga styles. You will learn to teach effectively in both of these styles. You will be provided with outlines for both of these types of classes and will practice teaching each during the training.
The personal philosophy of the program is that yoga is an individual practice and that the teacher must meet all their students where they are. You will be taught this way and taught to teach this way.
You will study and learn a complete yoga practice including all of the 8 limbs. This includes, but is not limited to; meditation, pranayama (breathing practice), yoga philosophy, lifestyle, anatomy and more. With this certification, you will be able to register as a RYT-200 and teach anywhere in the world.

Dates: November 7th-28th

Instructor: Mandy Lawson

Cost: $3,180


  • 200Hr Therapeutic Yoga Teacher Training in Guanacaste Province - Soma Yoga Institute
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About this program: This curriculum blends alignment-based vinyasa flow, a solid foundation in Hatha yoga, and 200 hours of instruction within a therapeutic framework. You will explore concepts from Ayurveda, the Upanishads, Patanjali and the Chakra System. The asana includes alignment-based vinyasa flow sequencing and gentler, restorative variations. Find your authentic voice as a teacher and learn to teach a variety of yoga class types.
The package includes delicious vegetarian cuisine, comfortable accommodations, the chance to experience a beautiful part of the world with like-minded people.
Experience a tranquil and healing Zen atmosphere, and fall into a natural rhythm with the sound of the waves and the ebb and flow of the tides.

Dates: December 1st-18th

Instructors: Liz Heffernan, Peggy Profant, Samantha Akers, and Alison Scola

Cost: $3,497

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