Suitable for intermediate, beginner, and advanced practitioners
Hatha / Vinyasa infused with adjustments
Energy healing, crystals, and essential oils woven into each day
Daily shifting and lifting meditation for healing, growth, self-discovery, and empowerment
Chakra cleansing and balancing workshop + sacred music and chanting
20 nights accommodation and meals
Despacho ceremony - a prayer bundle or offering
First 7 days are infused with yoga, meditation, mantra, and music of day's chakra
Last 4 days of training are off to adventure to Machu Picchu and plant medicine ceremonies
Eligible to register with Yoga Alliance upon completion
Temazcal and outdoor flower bath
This is an in-depth 200-hour yoga teacher training course held in Cusco, Peru with a trip to the old Incan capitol Cusco, a Despacho Ceremony, A Temazcal Sweat Lodge, Flower Bath and options to add on plant medicine ceremonies and travel with Full Circle Yoga School owner Jolie Wilson to Manchu Picchu. This training goes above and beyond what is required to be certified to teach yoga, and is created for all those who are interested in changing their lives, in delving deeper into truth, health, and healing. This course is a journey that fuses mind, body, and soul. Come and be inspired!
1st June to 21st June 2022
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Program

Certification
Students who complete the training are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as Registered Yoga Teachers (RYT®).

Who this is for
This course is open to anyone interested in using yoga as a tool to uncover deep truth, well-being, and healing. The 200-hour yoga teacher training is a transformative, in-depth experience that exceeds certification requirements by fusing mind, body, and soul.

What you'll learn
  • Vedas
  • Upanishads
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Yoga sutras
  • Tantra
  • Hatha
  • The seat of the teacher
  • Yoga’s journey to the west
  • Yoga styles
  • Bandhas
  • The five sheaths
  • Prana
  • Nadis
  • Chakras
  • Gunas
  • Doshas
  • Subtle energy
  • Creating space for self-transformation
  • The physical setting
  • Classroom set-up and orientation
  • Class levels and prerequisites
  • Class etiquette
  • Waking up the spiritual environment
  • Archetypes and mythology
  • Creating happy space
  • Space for healing
  • Holding integrated space
  • Teaching who is in front of you
  • Voice and language
  • Basic elements of asana practice
  • Instructing asana
  • General principles in physical cues and adjustments
  • Modifications
  • Variations and props
  • Teaching meditation
  • Guided meditation techniques
  • When to meditate
  • Meditating amid the flow of body and breath
  • Principles of sequencing
  • Basic arc and structure of a class
  • Sequencing within asana families
  • Planning specific classes
  • Chakra model of sequencing
  • Popular Hatha sequences and creating your class
  • New to yoga
  • Working with injuries, working with depression
  • Teaching in alternative settings
  • Working with pregnant students
  • Yoga teacher training and certifications
  • Apprenticing
  • Teaching opportunities and remuneration
  • Business of yoga
  • Cultivating abundance
  • Preserving abundance
  • Regulation of the profession
  • Path of the teacher

Asana labs
  • Warm-ups
  • Sun salutations
  • Standing postures
  • Stabilization postures
  • Hip openers
  • Twists
  • Backbends
  • Lateral bends
  • Forward bends
  • Balancing postures
  • Inversions
  • Chaturanga
  • Arm balances

Sample daily schedule
  • 06:30 - 08:00 Daily morning 75-minute yoga practice, Hatha/Vinyasa Infused with Restorative/Yin and adjustments
  • 0​8:00 - 09:00 Breakfast break
  • 09:00 - 12:30 Chapter work 
  • 12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
  • ​13:30 - 15:30 Pranayama, asana study, cuing, alignment, adjustments, and modifications
  • 15:30 - 17:30 Practice teach
  • 18:00 Dinner break
Homework is nightly consisting of short writing assignments that complement your studies, readings, and working on class sequencing based on that day's asana learning. Full Circle Yoga School sends you these short exercises as soon as you enrol so you can complete them prior to training if you wish.

Required textbooks
Reading materials mandatory to bring to training:​​

  • Teaching Yoga-Essential Foundations and Techniques by Mark Stephens
  • Yoga Toolbox for Teachers and Students, 4th Edition
  • Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book by Kelly Soloway
Please order these books at least two weeks prior to coming to the training to ensure their arrival as it is essential to the course.

Come to the training having read at least Chapter 1 of the teaching textbook. The more you can read and familiarize yourself with these books prior to Day 1 the more ease you'll feel during the training.

Each training evening you are usually assigned one chapter to read with additional small writing exercises and asana sequence and study.

Excursions
You will have a trip to the sacred city of Cusco and four days off for sightseeing: a trip to Machu Picchu, plant medicine ceremonies, etc.

Accommodation

Nature setting
Caters for vegetarian diets
Environmentally friendly
Garden
Internet access
Fireplace
Kitchen
Raices Inkas Retreat Center offers a variety of unique accommodations scattered across lushly landscaped grounds, each nestled amidst verdant gardens with stunning panoramic views.

Raices Inkas Retreat Center is a unique destination for rejuvenating yoga and wellness retreats in The Sacred Valley of Peru. Dedicated to healing the mind, body, and spirit, Raices Inkas Retreat Center welcomes individuals and groups to enjoy its amazing mountain top location, and two yoga halls with spectacular views.

Everything about this place is purely magical. The grounds are impeccable featuring fruit, herbs, and flowers. The food is cooked with love and is extremely delicious. The units offer breathtaking views. The staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. It is a retreat centre of a lifetime!

Food
We believe in holistic body-mind healing and we make food your medicine. Meals for this training are prepared with 100% organic food harvested by local farmers considering nutritious recipes and delicious Andean-Asian fusion with gourmet quality. We keep in mind that a proper diet is part of the preparation process for healing, ceremonies, and sacred work while in your yoga teacher training.

If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate them to the organiser when making a reservation 

Location

Nearby Towns

Urubamba
11 km
Cusco
24 km
Abancay
101 km
Nearest train stations
Poroy
21km
Inca Rail Poroy
21km
Estacion Wanchaq
25km

Instructors

Jolie Wilson
Jolie
Jolie has trained in and teaches seven different yogic practices, and offers shamanic sessions and sacred rituals, transformational sessions, meditation training, and intuitive readings.
Gigi Parisi
Gigi
Gigi is a yoga teacher known for her relatability, space holding, and student empowerment. With over 5 years teaching in private, studio, and educational facilitation, she makes it her mission to encourage each student to live in the vibration of love, awareness, and self acceptance. Using yoga and meditation as movement medicine for the mind, body, and spirit, she applies her practice into all aspects of her daily life. When off the mat she is an avid plant medicine advocate and seeker of knowledge that deepens her connection to self and spirit. She creates an encouraging, safe, and accepting

Cancellation policy

Cancellation

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a 86% refund

Changes

You may not change your dates after booking

Covid

No refund if you test positive for Covid
Full refund if you cannot travel due to Covid restrictions
Full refund if the retreat does not take place due to Covid restrictions
1st June to 21st June 2022
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