RYT 200 Hr. Yoga Teacher Training & Ayurvedic Massage in Portugal

Upcoming 2021 Dates:

September 28th to October 12th –  Only 1 spot remaining!

October 21st to November 4th –  nearly full ! 


Treat yourself on this inspiring yoga retreat to southern Portugal. Be awestruck by the beauty of praia da Rocha beach in Portimao, Algarve. Be surrounded by several stunning beach coasts such as the Benagil sea cave beach and grottos declared by the Huffington Post as one of “the most beautiful beaches in the world.” Be inspired, meditate, learn, gain self confidence, contemplate, take home a valuable gift of restored health, and learn in depth about the art of teaching yoga, meditation, pranayama, yogic lifestyle and self-sustainability as a global yoga teacher.


Participating in a certified 200 Hour training and 8 Hour Ayurveda massage course and applied yoga anatomy will transform and inspire you.

Our  teacher training program can be the first step in a life transformative journey of health and wellness. This program in Algarve is scheduled several times throughout the year to guarantee the best of the best teachers are available and best outdoor conditions for outdoor beach practice.


why bend it like buddha yoga algarve

is the best leading provider in accredited yoga alliance

RYT 200 Hr teacher trainings since 2014

Bend it like Buddha YTT 200 Hour is a one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive yoga journey that you will not find anywhere. As soon as you land into FARO airport in Algarve, you will be greeted by our friendly, professional driver to transfer you and your fellow classmates to your hotel.

You will be nourished each day with an inspiring yoga program, 3 daily organic and detoxing meals which are catered by a highly recommended vegetarian restaurant on site.  Everything is included and you will not need to budget extra money for expensive transfers or touristy restaurants.

Starting on Day 1 you are embodying into a Yoga Teacher and compassionately guided by 8 talented yoga instructors.  You will be practicing how to teach, receive insightful feedback and gain self confidence in your abilities. Each day you will be acquiring valuable teaching skills which will bring out your innate gifts. Consistently graduates’ have said that after the YTT 200 Hr they come away feeling confident to share meditation, pranayama and yoga to others with a renewed vision and inspiration into their soul purpose.

Many graduates start to teach straight away after they returned home. This training is not all theory where you sit and listen to an instructor all day long. You will gain valuable applied skills of daily applied and practical teaching practice of meditation, breathwork, pranayama and yoga. Consistently our graduates’ feedback is that they feel confident to start teaching to the public and they are completely equipped to teach after our training.

Many graduating from this 2-week program have launched their own yoga lifestyle business and teach online and in person courses and retreats.

For those needing more support after graduating we also offer a BONUS post training 8 weeks business yoga consulting and implementation lab to help get you prepared and started on your own yoga business. Collapse time and save money from our 10 years’ experience, our marketing team expertise and other like-hearted entrepreneur yogis and learn the ropes about hosting both in person yoga retreats abroad and online.

Invest in your future and most importantly invest and love yourself!  Join the Bend it like Buddha YTT 200Hr and prepare yourself for a relaxing, yet life-changing premium yoga experience in magical Algarve that you will not find anywhere in the world!


life changing and transformative


  • Yoga Alliance RYT 200 hour certificate in Ashtanga and Vinyasa Flow teacher training
  • Bonus Ayurveda Massage certificate – Learn 45+ massage techniques to share with others!
  • 15 nights hotel accommodation
  • 3x Daily vegetarian, detoxing, organic meals
  • Daily morning tea, snacks and organic juices
  • Emotional release Breath Work and Dance
  • Learn from 8 instructors, each of them sharing their strengths and expertise!
  • Business Yoga the Pegasus. A 35 hour virtual training and Handbook: Learn from 12 experts in yoga and wellness branding. Learn the skills and frameworks to launch your online and in person yoga classes, courses and retreats
  • Walking distance to several breathtaking world class beaches
  • Receive a one-of-a-kind, all inclusive yoga retreat experience where you will not find anywhere!

Say goodbye to corporate and start your Yoga Entrepreneur Journey!

  • After your YTT 200Hr graduation receive the Breakthroughs Acceleration 8 weeks group consulting with other yogi entrepreneurs and our marketing team. Done With You, Implementation Labs and Yoga Business mentoring to help build your lifestyle business.
  • Click for click, your laptops open to receive our marketing teams’ help with your sales Funnels, Graphic Design, Video FB/IG LIVE Scripts, Mapping out your online Yoga Challenges, Yoga courses and retreats.


Let’s get your yoga entrepreneur dream fulfilled and have your online courses and in person yoga retreats brought into life!

Start your lifestyle business today with the help of our 10 years yoga retreats experience as soon as you sign up with Bend it like Buddha Yoga Algarve.

Inquire today!

Do not wait on your vision!

For another day to turn into a month?

Why wait for another month to turn into a year.

Dream fulfillment awaits you here!


What you will learn during YTT 200Hr in portugallife changing and transformative

  • Variety of daily meditation, mindfulness techniques, breathwork journeys and Pranayama (powerful breathing techniques)
  • Yoga Philosophy: How to apply 8 Limbs of Yoga into daily life, learn more about Patanjali Yoga
  • Daily Alignment & Modification lessons in Ashtanga+ Vinyasa Flow
  • Introduction to Kirtan, Mantras, Ayurveda Therapy massage, Reiki attunement, Tibetan Bowl Sound Journeys and Yoga Nidra Meditation
  • How to apply the Yogic lifestyle into daily life
  • Study The Patanjali Sutras and daily application of Yoga teaching methods, how to sequence creative, challenging and fun Vinyasa flows for any class ability.
  • Learn about healthy nutrition & vegetarianism
  • Modules on applied Yoga anatomy in a practical, applied manner
  • Sound Healing session with gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls, crystals, angel cards and powerful Kirtan mantras and cacao ceremony celebration.
  • Intimacy circle exercises, inner confidence building 
  • In-depth learning about the yogic lifestyle
  • Usui Reiki degree 1st, 2nd or 3rd level certification (optional, please inquire) 





Students can choose a Private Room at a 5-star hotel or Shared Room at the apartment-style accommodations. The accommodations offered by Bend it like Buddha includes shower, toilet, patio, living room and a kitchen, swimming pool, lounge chairs, café, 24 hour security/concierge, satellite television, WIFI and several Spas within walking distance .

On request and at additional cost a premium 5 star private accommodations at Praia da Rocha beach can be arranged for you, just a short walk from the yoga venue.

The private option offers private bedroom and private bathroom. All bedrooms have their own bath and shower. Outdoor ocean view swimming pools and Spa services.

All Accommodations Include:

  • 24-hour reception
  • Cutlery
  • Daily cleaning service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Fridge
  • Patio
  • Swimming Pool
  • Glass ware
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Microwave
  • Pilates
  • Stove top oven



Healthy food concept

Rainbow Smoothie Bowl: Picture above of a typical breakfast you will receive specially catered on-site by the vegetarian experts at Super Juice.


During the program, you will be served with daily breakfast, lunch and light dinners. The food concept is healthy, detoxing, vegetarian, and organic. Savor juicy local fruit, crunchy organic vegetables, crisp salads, and fragrant herbs while sipping on an energizing juice, smoothie or sweet, colorful herbal detox teas. Throughout the day enjoy snacks, vitamin-packed meals, health-booster juices, coffee and fresh local fruit.

See the local culture, have a night on the town as we’ll have 3 dinners out by visiting some of the local restaurants nearby, such as traditional Indian vegetarian and Portuguese meals.

On Sundays/rest days or in the evenings you can try a variety of restaurants nearby that serve excellent Brazilian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Russian, Indian, Turkish, Italian, or English food.



Your Investment


Discount for students and local Portuguese with Cartao de Cidadao.

Flexible Booking Conditions:

  • Free Rescheduling

Reschedule your booking for FREE or receive your non-transferable deposit as a voucher and re-book anytime should you cancel due to COVID-19 concerns.

  • Receive Credit & Book Later

Can’t decide on your new dates yet? We can convert your deposit into credits. You can use this for any retreat offered or online course. Should you choose to use your deposit for an online course, please check with us as to which courses are you able to avail at that time.


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