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

Upcoming 2022 Dates:

April 19th to May 4th
May 10th to May 25
May 31st to June 15th

Still Accepting Applicants!

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.

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.

life changing and transformative

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!


  • Intensive 200 hours of Ashtanga + Vinyasa training
  • Variety of daily Meditation and Pranayama ( powerful breathing techniques)
  • Receive a one-of-a-kind training +certificate upon completion
  • Alignment & Modification lessons in Ashtanga+ Vinyasa Flow
  • Instruction with 8 instructors!
  • Daily morning tea, coffee or organic juices
  • Daily Vegetarian Meals
  • 16 Nights accommodation
  • Introduction to massage and Yoga Nidra Meditation
  • Yoga Philosophy: How to apply 8 Limbs of Yoga into daily life, learn more about Patanjali Yoga
  • Study The Patanjali Sutras and daily application of Yoga Teaching Methods
  • Learn about Nutrition & Vegetarianism
  • Modules on applied anatomy in a practical, applied manner
  • Sound Healing session with gongs, Tibetan Singing Bowls, crystals, angel cards and powerful Kirtan and cacao ceremony celebration.
  • Reiki Attunement Session(optional)
  • In-depth learning about yogic lifestyle
  • Practice teaching yoga everyday


praia da rocha beach

This inspirational program is held in gorgeous Praia da Rocha beach in Portimao there’s also Monchique mountain with a woodland forest nearby. This area has inspired many and has been chosen by several imminent yogis and well known gurus to build Ashrams and Eco communities in this region. As it is beautifully natural, peaceful and a refreshing place to restore your mind, body and soul.

The program takes place 1 minute away from one of Portugal’s most famous and beautiful beach-Praia da Rocha beach, Portimao-Algarve at the Bend it like Buddha Yoga school. There are several good restaurants, shops, and cafes with a variety of other activities nearby.


Students can choose private or shared room at the 4 Star Flor da Rocha apartment-style hotel. All rooms include daily housekeeping/towel change service, 24 hour security/concierge, self-service kitchen, strong wifi, satellite /flat screen tv, living room, newly renovated bathroom with hot shower,Air Conditioning, patio and outdoor swimming pool and pool side cafe. 5 minute walk from the Bend it like Buddha yoga studio and near 3 beautiful beaches, including praia da rocha beach.

The accommodations offered by Bend it like Buddha is at Flor da Rocha Portimao 4 star  hotel apartments and have shower, toilet, patio, living room and a kitchen. Swimming pool, lounge chairs, cafe, 24 hr security/concierge, satellite television, strong wifi and new SPA.

On request and at additional cost a premium private room at Flor da Rocha can be arranged for you, only 5 minute walking distance from the yoga school and Praia da Rocha beach.

The private option offers private bedroom, bathroom, own kitchen and patio accommodations. All bedrooms have their own bath and shower.


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
  • New SPA


During the program, you will be served with daily breakfast and lunch. The food concept is healthy, tasty, vegetarian, and organic. Savor juicy local fruit, crunchy organic vegetables, crisp salads, and fragrant herbs while sipping on an energizing juice or sweet, colorful herbal detox teas.

Everything is freshly harvested and lovingly prepared with attention to detail in the on-site kitchen where you can cook your own meals if you prefer. There are diverse fusion recipes in a peaceful and tranquil setting. Bend it like Buddha Yoga believes that pleasing your palate is fundamental to your experience.

Throughout the day you can order for an extra fee small snacks, vitamin, health-booster juices, coffee and fresh local fruit.

Our students also enjoy occasional dinners out by visiting some of the delicious local restaurants nearby.

There are a variety of restaurants that serve excellent Brazilian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Russian, Indian, Turkish, Italian, or English food.