Location: Danyasa, Dominical, Costa Rica
Join us in this cozy beach town where the lush mountainous rainforest meets the ocean! Located on the Southern Pacific Coast, welcome to the perfect setting to recharge and gain a new perspective on life while strengthening your yoga practice. This is much more than a 200 Hour YTT — join us as we dive into an entirely new level of awareness!
The town of Dominical is considered one of the most biodiverse places on earth by the National Geographic Society and is located just 30 minutes from Manuel Antonio National Park. This park is rich in flora & fauna and is home to an abundance of animals like sloths, monkeys, and birds! We highly recommend you visit the park on your days off! The activities in this area of the world are endless — explore sea caves and adventure off-grid to find hidden waterfalls.
The white sand beaches in Dominical stretch for miles and offer world-class surfing. This small town has a lot to offer – from artisan markets to countless restaurant options including both local and international options. There are also many health stores offering natural products and over 100 different types of organic produce!
Danyasa is a Boutique hotel in Dominical. This beautiful eco-retreat center has luxurious comfort beach vibes. Located just steps from the ocean, amenities include a swimming pool, sun deck, and lounge areas. Danyasa uses all eco-friendly detergents, cleaning products, and carefully sourced soaps. They have also partnered with the Community Carbon Trees Association who plants and protects trees for life! This retreat center has gone the extra mile to protect and preserve the beauty that surrounds it.
The School Yoga Institute mystical yoga teacher training curriculum is influenced by Peruvian Shamanism, providing students with a unique and spiritually driven course that goes beyond just a certification. Called by the energy of the Costa Rican mountains, ocean, spirits, and each other, we invite you to come evolve on your spiritual and yogic path. On this profound journey, you will earn your Yoga Alliance RYT 200 certification and so much more!
$2300 – Pay in Full (cannot be combined with scholarships or other promotions/discounts)
$2500 – Payment Plan
$1850 - Triple Shared (max 3 guests)
+ Includes 20 nights lodging and 3 delicious Gourmet meals a day.
Note: Prices above do not include travel, additional reading materials or extras. We can help you with any travel questions as well as travel insurance.
We want you to be able to live your dreams! We offer scholarships for every training as well as 1 local scholarship. We also offer Payment Plan options. Learn more about scholarships here.
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Note: Schedules will vary from location to location, but typically include the following:
6:00-9:00 – Guided Meditation/Pranayama/Asana
9:00-10:00 – Breakfast and Self Sadhana
10:00-11:00 – Spiritual lesson/Intention of the day
11:00-12:00 – Yoga Sutras/Yoga Anatomy
12:00-2:00 – Snack and Self Sadhana
2:00-3:00 – Special Topics
3:00-6:00 – Art of Teaching and Art of Touch
6:00-7:00 – Dinner and Self Sadhana
7:00-8:00 – Satsang (Sacred Circle)
Danyasa Yoga Retreat & Eco Lodge offers world-class accommodation and movement arts experiences in a unique and exceptional setting. Nestled in the verdant and resplendent natural beauty of Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific Coast, it is a home for retreats, classes and teacher trainings in yoga and other movement arts, as well as a hub for surfing, adventure, exploration and relaxation. Imagine yourself sitting beneath a majestic waterfall, exploring the rainforest, diving under the warm waves, practicing yoga in our beautiful Bamboo Yoga Play studio and staying in our eco-chic container rooms. Surf lessons are available nearby for an additional cost!!! You are welcome to go enjoy the surf during break times and days off!!
Take a shuttle! Sit back and watch the scenery and leave the driving to the pros. Shared ride shuttles usually leave from the Juan Santamaria International Airport and generally cost around $55 each way. The shuttles take about 3-4 hours. One can also take a 20-minute airplane flight from San Jose to Quepos and then take a taxi or rent a car to drive the remaining 30 minutes south to Dominical.
“Truly one of the most transformational experiences of my life. A real container of kindness, love and positive self exploration. Set the bar for retreats. I can’t recommend this space enough.” - Danyasa Google Review 2020.
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.
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“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”
― Mary Oliver