5 of the Best Yoga Teacher Training Retreats in Spain

by Alyx Sariol  |  Published July 1, 2021

Immerse yourself in Spanish culture and yogic tradition with a yoga teacher training retreat in Spain.

Yoga teacher training retreats cater to both aspiring yoga teachers and students who are interested in deepening their personal practices. On a yoga teacher training retreat in Spain, students will have free time to explore beautiful Costa Brava or the Canary Islands. Or, take a trip to a nearby tapas bar between asana practice and a philosophy workshop. While there are many options to choose from, we have narrowed it down to highlight five of the best yoga teacher training retreats in Spain below.

Nydum Yoga and Retreats

Build confidence as a yoga teacher with Nydum’s 200-hour Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Training Costa Brava. Classes are held Monday through Saturday, and cover anatomy, philosophy, adjustments and more. Workshops will cover hot topics like Ayurveda and Acro Yoga. Course materials are offered in both English and Spanish. On Sundays, students can explore the Catalan coast. Everything is included at Villa Flores, so students can focus on developing their own voice as a yoga teacher in a beautiful setting. From $3,064 per person

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Yoga Sunshine

This training is for teachers of all levels who are looking to deepen their understanding and practice of Yin Yoga. Mona and Gunnar lead students through twice daily Yin practices, as well as meditation and pranayama sessions. Students will learn more about 35 Yin asanas, Fascia theory and applied anatomy. The treat is held at the Villa La Pena, a luxurious retreat venue, in Andalusia. Accommodations, course materials and three daily meals are included in the cost. Upon completion, students are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance.
From $1,458 per person

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Sun Salute Retreats

Earn a yoga teacher certification in the lap of luxury with Sun Salute Retreats in Alicante, Valencia. Throughout the course, students will deep dive into asana, class sequencing, adjustments and more. In addition, students will have access to a post-retreat guided home study to help hone their skills as a teacher.The course cost includes 23 nights of luxury accommodations, all meals and course materials. The retreat is held near the Sun Salute Yoga Studio, just minutes away from the beach and culture of Alicante and Murcia. From $3,339 per person

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Inspira Yoga

Head to Granada for a three-week, immersive Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training with Inspira Yoga. The course will cover several styles of yoga, including Yin, Ashtanga, Restorative and Acro. The retreat is held at Cortijo Caseria del Mercado, a traditional Spanish country house, with a swimming pool and outdoor areas for relaxation and studying. Some meals are included, and students are encouraged to sample the local tapas restaurants nearby. Students who complete the program will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher. From $3,303 per person

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Azulfit Yoga and Pilates Retreat

Experience life on the Canary Islands with an intensive two week 200-hour yoga training in Fuerteventura. The course will cover anatomy, philosophy, teaching methodology and more. This retreat is ideal for aspiring teachers or students who are looking to deepen their personal practice. There are some prerequisites and a final evaluation will be coordinated after the retreat. Students will be hosted at Surya Retreat in Fuerteventura, an eco-friendly villa with views of the sea. All meals are included, however, students will need to arrange their own transfers. From $4,571 per person

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