Ignite the wisdom from within. Gather with us in paradise for our transformational 300hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training as you deepen your spiritual practice, live in community, and connect to yourself, each other, and great spirit.
This course welcomes all yoga teachers and practitioners that wish to deepen their practice, expand their knowledge, and better their work in the world.
After training thousands of yoga teachers over a decade, we know how incredible a 200hr teacher training can be. We also know how much more there is to learn, and exactly what teachers need to truly flourish in their personal and professional lives.
School Yoga Institute is grounded both in the world’s wisdom traditions of yoga, and the incredibly rich connection to nature and spirit that Shamanism offers.
A 300hr Advanced Yoga TT is a time to expand upon everything that you have learned during your 200hr and continue to grow and blossom across the many branches of your beautiful life. This training will consist of daily meditation, asana, pranayama, vegetarian meals, nightly Satsang, and ceremony.
This course will follow the five elements of elemental shamanism for five cycles of five days each, focusing on the knowledge and wisdom of these spiritual archetypes.
November 28 - December 22, 2022 - Villa Sumaya
The element of earth is all about our connection to our physical body and our physical world. In this cycle, we will connect to our own bodies and to other bodies. Expect to deepen your understanding and feeling into these topics:
The element of water is all about the world of the heart, love, energy, and emotions. In this cycle, you will go deeper into:
The element of fire is all about the transformation and cultivating our own passions. In this cycle, you will go deeper into:
The realm of air is all about our connection to spirit, to the greater wisdom teachings, to aspects of our being that go beyond this physical plane of existence.
The realm of either is all about unity with the greater cosmos. This is the element that contains and holds. It is that which connects us to intuition. In this synergistic cycle, you will learn about:
This training is designed to grow your wisdom, here are a few things to expect to learn:
$3000 – Pay in Full (cannot be combined with scholarships or other promotions/discounts)
$3200 – Payment Plan
$2250 - Shared Triple Room (max 3 people)
$2600 - Shared Double Room (max 2 people)
$3400 - Private Room(limited availability)
+ All inclusive 24 nights Room and 3 delicious Gourmet meals a day package. All prices are in USD.
Note: Prices above do not include travel, additional reading materials or extras.
Schedules may vary
In Sanskrit, Sumaya means a long-awaited dream come true, while in Arabic it translates as a little piece of paradise. Both of these definitions mirror our hearts’ intentions and inspire our service. Villa Sumaya is a retreat and wellness center located in Santa Cruz la Laguna, Lake Atitlán, Guatemala. We are dedicated to rejuvenating holistic practices and healing modalities as well as preserving Mayan traditions and facilitating outdoor adventure in the heart of the Altiplano.
Dive deeply into the refreshing natural beauty of this stunning landscape. Within the vast, majestic horizons, you’ll find a deeper connection with your heart’s song and a rejuvenated sense of wellbeing.
Most countries have different COVID regulations aroundmasks, social distancing, etc. We are not in control of how retreat centers run their business or the laws of the countries. We take protocols to ensure to the
best of our ability a safe environment, but ultimately we will abide by the local regulations around COVID.
Everyone is wholeheartedly accepted and encouraged. We create and hold space where participants feel safe and comfortable. We support the growth and expansion of people’s horizons — physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and energetically. As a group, a community, a tribe, and an extended family, we practice and learn to let go. We allow the world to unfold before us without reaction or judgment.
Our intention is to guide aspirants through their own healing journey in order to better prepare them for healing others, letting go of anything that holds them back from what their hearts are truly called to do. Together we unveil the true essence and sweet nectar of life.