20 Day 300-Hour Advanced Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training in the Algarve

Praia da Rocha, Portugal

April 4th-23rd, 2023

October 24th-November 12th, 2023

This 20-day yoga program is designed for yoga aspirants who have already gone through the 200-hour training and want to advance their yoga teaching skills. This training is very special as you will collaborate with experienced and talented teachers. Combined, the team 75+ years of teaching experience. So, what are you waiting for? Be a part of this special and advanced yoga teacher journey!



  • 19 nights’ accommodation
  • Classes on adjustments and teaching methodology
  • Course materials and daily practice journal
  • Daily asana and pranayama practices and learn traditional Sanskrit
  • Daily meals
  • Evening yoga Nida practice
  • Meditation, chakra cleansing, and Reiki sessions
  • Yoga philosophy, Ayurveda therapy massage and Ayurvedic nutrition and Yoga business lifestyle
  • Yoga anatomy, Trauma-Informed yoga, yoga as therapy, and customizing yoga classes for the students’ needs
  • Traditional Ashtanga yoga lessons


  • 8 hours Ayurveda therapy massage certificate
  • 4 hours Workshop on Trauma Informed Yoga principles
  • 4 hours Nada Yoga Workshop
  • Sound Healing facilitator training
  • Cacao ceremony facilitator workshop; How to facilitate ceremony with cacao, mantra and sound healing

Best tips and recommendations for beginners and seasoned practitioners of Nada Yoga/sound healing and cacao ceremony. Learn How to conduct and hold space during your sound healings and ceremony for your future students.

  • 6 Hours Usui Reiki Level 1 training and a certificate

If you have Level one or Level two already you will receive the next level training, receive new sacred symbols and attunement for the level you are at. Please inquire for more information.

Learn how to facilitate and plan a Breathwork journey for groups. Practice advanced Pranayama imparted by the Father of Modern Yoga Krishnamacharya, a student of BNS Iyengar based in Mysore, India.

4 Week Yoga Business Lifestyle coaching:

Postgraduate support, weekly live training, accountability, action step assignments and implementation Labs to inspire you to take the steps to launch your yoga niched brand to attract your dream students!



  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced




This inspirational program is held in gorgeous Praia da Rocha beach in Portimao there’s also Monchique mountain with a woodland forest nearby. 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


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  •  Gym
  •  Spa
  •  Swimming pool (outdoor)
  •  Air-conditioned public areas
  •  Air-conditioned rooms
  •  Café
  •  Concierge desk
  •  Dining area
  •  Environmentally friendly
  •  Garden
  •  Kitchen
  •  Lobby
  •  Lounge
  •  Luggage room / storage
  •  Multilingual staff
  •  Picnic area
  •  Poolside bar
  •  Restaurant
  •  Terrace
  •  Yoga deck
  •  Yoga shala
  •  Yoga studio
  •  Currency exchange
  •  Free parking
  •  Free Wi-Fi
  •  Internet access
  •  Ironing / ironing board
  •  Parking lot
  •  Wireless internet
  •  Outdoor shower

Bend it Like Buddha has two options of apartment-style rooms. The first one is standard 1 or 2 bedrooms 5 min. walk from the yoga studio with kitchen, bathroom, and shower. Meanwhile, the second option is a 5-star hotel city view or ocean front room for additional fee. Both options are near the yoga studio with Wi-Fi and air-con.

If you come alone and choose a shared room, you will normally be set up with one roommate, or if circumstances require, a maximum of two roommates. If for some reason we do not have a roommate available for you, you may be upgraded to a private room instead free of charge. If you come as a couple or with friends, they will place you in your own room with up to three beds.

  • Newly renovated rooms available
  • Economical shared rooms available
  • Also available are three economical shared rooms with shared bath.



During the program, you will be served with daily breakfast, lunch and light dinner and drinks. Meals are raw, vegetarian and vegan cuisine. The raw food element adds to experience and allows for you to experience the most out of this 2 week transformational journey.

The food concept is healthy, tasty, vegetarian, nutritious and organic. Food that will detoxify and energize the body. Savor juicy local fruit, crunchy organic vegetables, crisp salads, savory soups and fragrant herbs while sipping on an energizing juice or sweet, colorful herbal tea.

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 believes that pleasing your palate is fundamental to your experience.

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

Activities nearby
• Boating
• Cycling
• Diving
• Fishing
• Hiking
• Horse riding
• Shopping nearby
• Snorkeling
• Surfing
• Swimming


L. Farrah Furtado E RYT 500

Farrah obtained her advance yoga certification in Goa, India (Yoga Alliance; E RYT 500 in Vinyasa Flow). She is the lead teacher of Bend it like Buddha Yoga studio in Praia Da Rocha in Algarve, Portugal. She studies classic Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Mysore, India with the imminent yoga legend, BNS Iyengar at the Krishnamacharya shala each year. She received the advanced certification 500 hour in Vinyasa in India. She has been teaching yoga 10 years. She has been teaching and directing 200 and 300 hour yoga teacher trainings in India, Portugal and Taiwan since 2014.

Farrah is a healing touch and pranayama -chi practitioner and studied meditation with monks for 5 years at the Buddhist monastery; Fo Guan Shan in Taiwan and has her 3rd level degree in Usui Reiki-healing touch therapy and has offered her Reiki-therapy professionally for 12 years. She has a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada and studied International Development at the University of British Columbia.


Shared Room: 3499 Euros

20 Day 300-hour Yoga TTC Shared Room


Private Room: 3899 Euros

20 Day 300-hour Yoga TTC Private Room


To register 400 Euros deposit is required

20 Day 300-hour Yoga Teacher training. Deposit




For information about the booking conditions, accommodation ability please contact us through the contact page of this website or directly at: BenditlikeBuddhaYoga@gmail.com