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NATURE, YOGA, LIFE
DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT
AWAKEN IN THE ABUNDANCE OF THE JUNGLE

Imagine balancing effortlessly in Tree pose, feeling the quiet strength of your roots burying deep into the earth as you feel the ancient trunks of jungle giants silently all around…Bury your worries in soft coral sand as the caresses of a healing breeze and warm waves fill your body with vitality.  At our off-the-grid, jungle farm location at Punta Mona, you will learn and heal through the elements, drinking in the smell of ginger and ylang ylang while your ears take in the symphony of parrots, howler monkeys and the slow rush of a sleepy sea.

Envision Transformation

At our Envision Transformation RYT-200 Yoga Teacher Training, every moment is breathtakingly intertwined with the power of nature.  We start our day with what is real: waking with the sun, breathing with the sounds, meditating and moving with the rhythms of the jungle. We practice and learn in the open air, drawing constantly from the elements of the Earth to help us in our process of discovery.

Experience the sweetness of life while dancing to the heartbeat of the jungle beaches by moonlight.  Swim in the warm, shallow waters of the Caribbean and experience the magic of living your passion. Use Earth Medicine practices, sacred ceremony and the wisdom of the Andes to transform your world, understand your soul’s journey and reveal your true connection to Self.

Draw on the healing effects that such an immersion in nature provides while learning a holistic approach to teaching; taste tropical, medicinal foods while filling yourself up on the experience of caribbean rainforest living.  Follow the call to la Pura Vida, where the strong bonds of lifelong practice and family friendship await you.  Disconnect from the swirl of the everyday world as you connect to the immense power of nature in the Caribbean coastal jungle!

Highlights of the Envision Transformation 200-hour YTT:

  • Eat, breathe and live yoga as you immerse yourself in the holistic lifestyle of Punta Mona, the oldest Permaculture farm in Costa Rica

  • Use Earth Medicine practices, sacred ceremony and the wisdom of the shamans to transform your world, understand your soul’s journey and reveal your true connection to Self

  • Coordinate your adventure with the small but vibrant Envision Festival, Feb 25-29, known for its commitment to sustainability and embrace of yoga and holistic health

  • Disconnect from the swirl of the everyday world as you connect to the immense power of nature and simple living in the Caribbean coastal jungle

  • Experience community life on an 85-acre sustainable permaculture farm, where we live in harmony with our surroundings

  • Learn about and taste tropical food and herbs from the abundant jungle gardens

  • Feed your soul on 3 Gourmet jungle vegetarian meals per day, mostly organic & local with many raw food options and local superfoods

  • Practice yoga while listening to the soothing ocean waves

  • Disconnect as you leave roads and phone network behind (limited wifi available)

  • Experience the bliss of Pura Vida!

  • Hiking through primary rainforest

  • Snorkeling tropical reefs

  • Surfing (weather permitting)

  • Learn Spanish

  • Visit nearby traveler’s mecca, Puerto Viejo

  • Sea kayaking

  • Optional raw foods or herbs workshop

  • Natural mud bath cleanse in nearby jungle river

  • Help at the Jaguar rescue center

  • Visit sloth sanctuary

  • Horse back riding along the beach

  • Boat tours, fishing

  • Massage and healing work

  • Beach fires with live music

  • Study Permaculture at the oldest sustainable community in Costa Rica

What you’ll love about the Punta Mona Retreat Center…

Punta Mona, on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica close to the Panamanian border, is built on the power of community and the beauty of living a simple, intentional life. We will share lodging and bathrooms in simple, sustainable community lodges, with comfortable shared spaces and hammocks.  Single options are available. Compost toilets and showers are shared by all and the center doubles as a permaculture community and education center.

Punta Mona offers the unlikely experience of a sustainable, permaculture education center in the deep jungle of Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.  Surrounded by unique foods and medicinal plants, and secluded from roads, modern technology and other people, this is a totally unique opportunity to “Disconnect to Reconnect”. This is a unique place and one that has much to teach about the things we take for granted, the power of community, imagination, equality and the beauty of living a simple, intentional life. Eat, breathe and live yoga as you immerse yourself in the holistic lifestyle of the oldest Permaculture farm in Costa Rica.

DISCONNECT TO RECONNECT AS YOU DISCOVER YOUR TRUE NATURE.

What you’ll love about the Kula Collective 200-hour Training…

The Kula Collective 200-hour training provides a deep immersion in the practice of yoga – living, learning and embracing all aspects of yoga as a lifestyle and deepening the connection to oneself and the earth through the wisdom of shamanic practices. These traditions, designed to grant us access to the infinite wisdom we carry within ourselves, are smoothly blended together to form a holistic offering rooted in the principal of yoga as union, a channel for connection to the divine.

In addition to meeting the Yoga Alliance standards for teaching methodology, anatomy, yogic theory and special education, Kula Collective’s 200hr YTT focuses on the expansion of our own sacred consciousness, so that we can fully embody our practice and radiate the teachings in our own presence. This course will provide a solid foundation of yoga including the history and traditional paths, the 8 limbs of ashtanga yoga, anatomy and exploration of asana through the Kula Basic Flow and its asana analysis.

After learning the Kula Basic Flow we deepen our understanding of Self through study of yoga philosophy, cleansing, Bhakti Yoga and ceremony. We share creative teaching methodology for designing balanced and holistic classes, using the Kula Signature Sequences as building blocks and providing support for new teachers to creatively sequence their own classes. The course will give multiple opportunities for participants to teach and receive feedback, so that they leave with not only a fully prepared sequence, but multiple shorter sequences and a plethora of inspiration ready to create from the heart.

The Kula Collective 200-hour YTT provides you with concrete tools and clear strategies to live your life with passion and purpose. Perhaps you’re wondering if it’s really worth your time, money and effort to become Yoga Alliance certified as a 200-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT). We understand how you feel; this path is not an easy one, yet we’ve found that even those who have no plans of actually teaching Yoga have come away deeply transformed by this experience, with crystal clarity on steps they can take to manifest their dreams.
Throughout our time together we engage in self-inquiry to clear space for the true teacher within to shine. By releasing the stories and holdings that no longer serve us, we create more space to see our gifts, our passions and the essence of who we are as beings on a path to holistic, connected living.

This training will provide a strong foundation in yogic practice and philosophy, and a fresh perspective on life. Through the unique experience of uncovering and discovering our true nature, we empower our students to become inspired leaders in their communities and wherever they go in the world. Step away from the rush and come closer to your calling, through connecting to your heart and embracing the oneness within all.

Typical Kula Day

6:15 – 8:30 am Art of Practice

Meditation, Pranayama, and Asana

8:30 – 10 AM Breakfast

10- 1 pm Art of Living/Teaching

Yoga Anatomy, Philosophy, Daily Intentions & Special topics

1 – 3 pm Lunch & Self-Study

3 – 5:30 pm Art of Teaching

Kula Flow, Asana Analysis, Adjustments & Creative Sequencing

5:30 – 7 pm Dinner

7 – 8:30 pm Art of Healing

Ceremony, Kirtan or Satsang sacred gathering (*every other evening)

Pricing:

1. TUITION

$2,850 USD

2. ROOM & BOARD PACKAGE

SHARED ROOM: $1,800 USD

PRIVATE ROOM: $2,500 USD

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