Vinyasa Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in Spain 200 - Hour Inmersion

Granada Retreat Center, Spain

10th - 30th November 2019

Deepen your understanding of yoga & learn to teach

WELCOME, we are so glad you are here! Whether you aspire to teach yoga or simply enrich your own knowledge of the practice, our 200-hour Vinyasa Hatha Teacher Training is designed to give you the tools to develop your yoga practice and set your foundation as a teacher. Roots to Wings Yoga is a Yoga Alliance certified school. Upon your graduation, you will be able to register as an RYT-200 International Yoga Teacher.

Discover how profoundly the path of yoga enhances and expands your life. Through three weeks of in-depth study, you will learn intelligent and effective Vinyasa Flow and Hatha Yoga methodology to embody your practice and inspire others to do the same. The program will take place in Granada Spain, which is one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. ALL of your meals and accommodations are provided in your tuition. You will have the space to fully immerse and retreat into your yoga practice. We are here to support you in your journey!

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Why Join our this Yoga Teacher Training?

Quality of Education

You will receive organized curriculum and a 275-page manual that dives into fundamental aspects of yoga such as teaching methodology, anatomy, alignment, philosophy, the business of yoga, and so much more! Your education is structured into two powerful modules that intelligently progress, keeping your mind engaged and your body balanced throughout our time together. This training is a culmination of decades of study and practice, providing you with a thoughtful and inspiring program. Our aim is that you receive the most out of your experience!

Your Learning Environment

Students often times get lost in a sea of 30, 50, or upwards of 100 other participants within a single yoga training. It is our standard that we work with smaller groups to give you more individual attention. We are fully present to support you throughout this program, as well as provide mentorship after the training ends. You will receive a powerful education in an atmosphere that is light-hearted and fun. Be prepared to play, have fits of laughter, and learn far more about yoga and yourself than you ever expected!


Our Commitment to You

The passion we feel for sharing this amazing practice stems from having yoga as the foundation of our lives. We truly care about your education and experience. It is our intention for this program to unlock your individual potential and connect you with an international community of likeminded people. It has been a privilege for us to train students from all around the world. We feel compelled to share the lineage of this practice, as we’ve received it from our teachers. Taking a program like this is a big leap of faith. We honor and respect your commitment by delivering a high quality training. We are excited to cross paths with you! Come join us!


EXAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE
  • 5:30 - 8:30am – Meditation, Pranayama, & Asana Practice
  • 8:30 - 9:30am - Breakfast
  • 9:30 - 1:30pm – Theory & Practicum
  • 1:30 - 3:30pm - Lunch
  • 3:30 - 6:00pm - Theory & Practicum
  • 6:00pm – Dinner
  • Occasional evening sessions

We have also built in 2 half days + 1 full day off to maintain a balanced schedule. You can utilize these times to explore the beauty and culture of Granada, as well as enjoy rest and relaxation.

Program Overview

Module 1: Your Practice
  • History of Yoga
  • Asana Practice: how to practice a challenging vinyasa flow class using awareness and safety
  • The Art of Assisting: body reading, the structural/energetic qualities of the postures, and how to support students hands-on
  • Pranayama & Meditation: practices to cultivate concentration & clarity
  • The 8 Limbs of Yoga: learn the progression of how yoga works
  • Yamas & Niyamas: discover the moral compass in yoga
  • Alignment Principles: apply critical techniques to create a sustainable practice for years to come
  • Functional Yoga Anatomy: learn applied anatomy to the yoga postures in a thrilling and playful way
  • Explore practices like Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Chanting, Restorative Yoga, and Accessible Yoga practices
Module 2: Your Teaching
  • Learn to teach an intelligent class that offers vinyasa flow combined with hatha-based alignment
  • Yoga sequencing: create effective sequences that are challenging and accessible
  • Systems of cueing: learn to cue students of all levels with precision and clarity
  • Find your voice: overcome your fear of speaking and become rooted in your place as teacher
  • Deliver a Message: learn how to implement story and philosophical themes into classes
  • Kleshas: uncover Patanjali’s the roots of suffering
  • Subtle Body Anatomy: explore the Nadi and Chakra system
  • Categories of postures: understand the functions of different movement patterns
  • Business & ethics of yoga
  • Yoga for contraindications, pregnancy, and injuries

**Please note this course is instructed in ENGLISH ONLY

Faculty & School

Tristina Kennedy

I left the corporate world behind in 2010 to share my love of yoga with others. I teach a dynamic and creative style of yoga that awakens strength through awareness in energetic alignment. My classes weave in the spiritual aspect of the practice through chanting, meditation, and insightful offerings on yogic philosophy.

I am deeply committed to my personal practice, which is the foundation of my teaching. I have studied various styles of yoga & meditation around the world with an array of respected teachers. I share my knowledge through classes, workshops, and teacher trainings. My deep passion for travel is brought to others through annual retreats in international destinations.

Michael Fong

I have been a teacher and a trainer for over a decade. My passion is to study and teach the art and science of breath, movement, and stillness. I strive to create a space where students can experience themselves fully. I believe that yoga can help shift our consciousness to a place of true integration. It is my intention to share yoga with precision, creativity, and authenticity. I thoroughly enjoy daily meditation, dynamic movement, and connecting with his community. You can spot me hanging out in my hometown of Sacramento California on my yoga mat or practicing martial arts.


Roots to Wings Yoga School

Michael and Tristina, founded Roots to Wings Yoga from the strong desire to have a platform to share teachings of yoga across the globe. Roots to Wings Yoga is an official Registered Yoga School with the Yoga Alliance. Our aim is to create communities of like minded people interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the many layers of yoga. Through various programs, trainings, and retreats, the aim is to provide a strong foundation in the function and application of the yoga practice (roots!), while allowing you freedom to explore the world and integrate these teachings into your life (wings!).

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Testimonial

The Venue

Our retreat property is located in Pinos Puente, Granada. Nestled in the Sierra Elvira mountain range, this rural, tranquil setting in Southern Spain is the ideal environment for our three weeks together. The grounds feature a seasonal swimming pool, terraces, beautiful gardens, and large green spaces that are perfect for walking or hiking. Immerse yourself in the peace of this stunning countryside setting!

Prepare to taste incredible cuisine! We will enjoy our meals in fellowship as a group with laughter, stories, and connection. Three consciously prepared vegetarian meals will be made for you daily, allowing you to savor produce sourced locally and from the eco garden located directly on the retreat property. The food prepared for you is well organized to make sure you have all the nutrients you need during your training to make you feel stronger, lighter and healthier. In addition to serving delicious quality food, we adapt to all intolerances. Inform us of your specific needs, and we will make sure you have options that are safe for you.

Where we´ll be

Spain is an intoxicating country, known for its diverse culture, stunning landscapes, and incredible food. The region of Andalucía is famous for its spectacular snow-capped mountain ranges, historical monuments, and high-spirited people who exude warmth and hospitality.

This area is a simmering blend of diversity - the result of hundreds of years of conquests, invasions, and settlements. In modern times, that translates into an exotic, mysterious, and awe-inspiring mix of Arabic, Persian, Jewish, Moor, African, and European influences. Granada has it all: the beautiful countryside, sunny Mediterranean beaches nearby, Turkish baths, Moroccan bazaars, flamenco, and tapas - oh my!

On your days off you could do any of this extra activities organized by Lucia Yoga:
A trip into the city of Granada
Explore the red palace of Alhambra
Visit the gypsy caves for a flamenco performance
Relax at the tropical Salobreña Beach

Our Stunning Accommodations

FULL BOARD INLCUDED! There are no surprises or extra charges for your training. We will be staying in a charming Spanish property located in a small village of just 1000 people. All rooms are hotel-style accommodations with in-room air conditioning/heating, wi-fi, ensuite bathrooms, comfortable mattresses, and twice a week cleaning services. There are two different room types: single occupancy (one large bed) and double occupancy (two beds).

The rooms are traditional Andalusian architecture, with a central open courtyard and close proximity to the dining area, pool, and yoga space. We will practice in a stunning yoga shala overlooking the Sierra Elvira Mountains with sounds of nature in the background. The shala is fully equipped with yoga mats, blocks, blankets, meditation pillows, bolsters, and straps.

Travel Details

The retreat is located at Pinos Puente, Granada, Spain. This is 20 min from Granada airport, 2h 30 min from Sevilla airport, or 1h 15 min from Malaga airport.

If you wish to have an airport transfer from Malaga we are happy to organise for you both pick up and drop off in time for your flight after the retreat. You can also get to the house via train or bus to Granada. Both, buses and trains, leave Malaga or Sevilla city regularly throughout the day and we can come pick you up from the bus/train station in Granada.

 

TUITION & INCLUSIONS
COST INCLUDES
  • All training sessions/classes
  • Comprehensive 275+page manual
  • Mentorship during and after the training
  • 20 nights accommodations shared with one other person (unless opting for the single supplement)
  • All accommodations (room & board)
  • 3 meals daily
  • Transfer to and from the Granada airport to the Lucia Yoga retreat property
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
  • Airfare & travel insurance
  • Optional activities, gratuities, & personal expenses
  • Additional books for the training (under $100 for all books)
TUITION

Early Bird: 3400€ -save 400€ when you submit your application/deposit by !

Regular Pricing: 3800€ -for applications/deposits received after

Single Occupancy Supplement: add 400€ to the above rate

All rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like double occupancy and do not have a roommate, we will make efforts to pair you with another student. Please note that if there is not another student to pair you with, you will be placed in a single occupancy room at that rate. Why not invite a friend to join you?!

An $800 deposit payment is due at the time of your application. This amount applies to your tuition. Once we receive your application, we will email you details for submitting your deposit. Your application will be reviewed once we receive your $800 deposit. If your application is not accepted, the deposit will be fully refunded. The remaining balance of your tuition can be divided into 2 payments, due 90 days and 60 days prior to the start of training.

REGISTRATION

We’ll need to discuss the registration process – where the application gets filled out & how people can submit their deposit payment with the application.

 

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