Basic Massage Intensive
200 hr Yoga Certification in Hatha Vinyasa Flow Yoga

May 21 – May 30, 2018 Basic Massage Intensive
June 1 – 21, 2018 200hr YTT Hatha Vinyasa Flow

Change your life and find your purpose by gathering two skills in one month.  Internationally recognized Yoga Alliance Approved Certification in Hatha Vinyasa Flow and the basics of massage will allow you to have the proper skills you need to take this job on the road, earn your living and see the world.

Explore a new culture and try something you never have before!

Take the 10 day basic Massage course, the 21 day Yoga Alliance approved course in Hatha, Vinyasa Flow or take both courses to change your life and travel the world with your new skills and career.

Flow deeper into your yoga practice by taking this Internationally Recognized 200-Hour Yoga Alliance Certification in Hatha Vinyasa Flow Yoga. This 21-day immersion mentorship program will steep you in yoga as a way of life, to work out, work in, and build awareness while building income.

Tap into a deeper love of yoga and your practice. Join our community led by Laurie Searle, aka Lady Yoga, owner and lead trainer of Firefly Yoga & Massage in Nicaragua and the US.  Topics include – History and Philosophy, Pranayama (breath and energy control), Anatomy, Sequencing your class, the science of Ayurveda, the business of Yoga and how to find your niche.  You will explore and leave this program with a thorough understanding of Yoga – what it means to you, and the healing it can bring to others as a day-to-day physical and mental practice.

Additionally, you will have an internationally esteemed certification that you can take anywhere from your home mat to your local studio, or any place where Vinyasa Flow/Hatha are offered.

Laurie Searle

Laurie Searle (a.k.a. “Lady Yoga”) is a nationally certified Yoga instructor, prenatal and children’s yoga teacher at the highest ERYT-500-Hour Level with the Yoga Alliance.  She is also a certified massage therapist, personal fitness trainer, weight management and nutrition specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and mat Pilates instructor. She’s a self proclaimed Yoga-mutt receiving her first certification with Sonic Yoga in New York City, then going on to study with Sri Dharma Mittra.

She’s had the honor of studying with Yogacharaya Shri K. Pattabhi Jois (Guruji), the father of Ashtanga Yoga in addition to Srivatsa Ramaswami (Vinyasa Krama).  She received her Yoga For Youth Certification with Krishna Kaur and studied intensively, the science of Ayurveda with Dr. Jay Apte, Mas Vidal and Arun Deva. In addition, she received her teen and senior citizen fitness training certification with NASM.

Dates

Basic Massage Intensive: From May 21 to May 30, 2018
200hr Yoga Alliance Approved Certification in Hatha Vinyasa Flow: From June 1 to June 21, 2018

If you would like to extend your stay on either side please let us know upon booking.

The Training Includes:

2 delicious and healthy farm to table meals per day (breakfast and lunch)

10 day (Basic Massage)/ 21 day (200hr Hatha Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training) accommodations in paradise (room choices available for your budget)

Manual for Yoga and/or massage

Techniques/Training and practice sessions in Yoga and/or massage
Daily asana and meditation

A variety of excursions you can enjoy at an extra cost on your days off

Stunning white sandy beaches, rejuvenating wellness escape in between training sessions and studying,

Affordable and easy to get to, deep and rich culture, lasting friendships!

Daily Schedule:

5-6 days per week we meet at 7-8:15am for Yoga Practice

Breakfast at 8:30-9:30  Lecture at 9:45am-1pm

Lunch from 1:15-2:30pm

Lecture and practice teach from 2:45-5pm

5-6pm short asana practice and meditation

Taino Organic Farm Tour

During this half day experience we will show you our organic farm where you can learn about aquaponics and sustainable agriculture. The Taino Organic farm grows a variety of fruit, vegetables and super foods which you’ll be able to taste fresh off the trees during your tour. After the farm tour, you’ll grab your inner tube and your sunscreen and head down to the beautiful Yasica River. The cooling fresh waters will be your guide as you float peacefully downstream. Afterwards you’ll enjoy a delicious homemade vegetarian lunch prepared from fresh organic produce!

Rates

Massage Program

$2200 Single room, $1890 Double shared room

Yoga Program

$3190 single room, $2745 Double shared room

Early bird specials:

December 16, 2017: $3400 single room, $3225 Double shared room
February 16, 2018: $3600 single room, $3500 April 15, 2018

Yoga & Massage Program

$5000 single room, $4000 Double shared room.

What’s included

2 delicious and healthy meals per day (breakfast and lunch, vegetarian options available)
10 day (Basic Massage)/ 21 day (200hr Hatha Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher Training) accommodations in paradise (room choices available for your budget)
Manual for Yoga and/or massage
Techniques/Training and practice sessions in Yoga and/or massage
Daily asana and meditation
A variety of excursions you can enjoy at an extra cost on your days off

What’s not included

Daytime Activities not included in your Training
Private Training or Private Yoga
Air port pick up and drop off