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In-person program: March 19th-April 2nd, 2024
April 8th-April 22nd, 2024 May 7th-May 21st, 2024 |

Spiritually Ascend into the 5th Dimension

Increase your higher

positive frequencies

15 Days accredited Yoga Alliance Advanced Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training

Welcome to a magical journey that will take your yoga teaching skills to the next level.


4,999 2498 Eu 🏷️ ON SALE! Tuition fee subject to change within 48Hrs.

Deepen Your Practice and Expand Your Skills with Bend it like Buddha Yoga

An incredible, heart based program designed for yoga aspirants who have completed their 200-hour or 300 hour training and are now ready to advance their skills in the world of yoga. Our program is carefully crafted to provide you with an immersive and transformative experience. You will have the opportunity to work with 8 experienced and talented teachers who will guide you through an intensive training curriculum, designed to help you advance your teaching skills and deepen your personal practice.

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Who This Is For

This program is perfect for those who have already practiced for several years or have completed their 200-hour yoga teacher training and are looking to take the next step in their teaching journey. If you are passionate about yoga and want to enhance your knowledge and skills, this program is for you.

Program Requirements:
Students must upload their RYT 200-hour or 300 hour certificate to show they are qualified for this 500-hour advanced training. You will go deeper in advanced Vinyasa, Ashtanga intermediate series, yoga history, philosophy, mudras, learn how to facilitate sound healing, and cacao ceremonies, how to facilitate Usui Reiki healing sessions, and learn advanced pranayama. Enjoy breathwork journeys and sound healing journeys in this program.

Program Highlights

Our program is packed with highlights that will take your yoga journey to the next level. Some of the highlights include:

  • Daily advanced yoga practice 2 times per day
  • Traditional Ashtanga yoga lessons with Primary series and Intermediate series postures
  • Learn Vinyasa sequencing and postures
  • Daily philosophy classes, meditation and advanced Pranayama classes
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and light evening meals
  • 14 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfer included: From Faro Airport 2x
  • Non-contact hours: Post Graduate weekly training, online of pre/post course reading materials, preparing assignments

The Accommodations

Bend it Like Buddha has two options of hotel or newly renovated apartment-style rooms. The first one is standard 1 or 2 bedrooms near the yoga studio with kitchen, patio, bathroom, and shower. Meanwhile, the second option is a 5-star hotel city view or ocean front room for an additional fee. Both options are within 7 minute walk to the yoga studio and magnificent praia da rocha with Wi-Fi and air-con.

Shared apartment style accommodations

Private 5-star hotel accommodations

Incredible Bonuses

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Ayurveda Therapy Massage Certification

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Trauma Informed Yoga Principles

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Learn how to facilitate sacred Ceremony with Cacao & Mantra


Lifestyle Yoga Business course

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Usui Reiki Certification

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Sound Healing Facilitator Course

Join us on this magical and profound journey towards inner enlightenment

You will go deeper in yoga history, philosophy, mudras, learn how to facilitate sound healing and cacao ceremonies, how to facilitate Usui Reiki healing sessions, and learn advanced pranayama. Enjoy breathwork journeys and sound healing journeys in this program.

Daily Schedule

During this accredited Yoga Alliance RYT 300H advanced hybrid yoga teacher training program, you will follow a daily schedule designed to help you deepen your practice and expand your skills.

Accredited Yoga Alliance Schedule for Hybrid RYT 500

RYT 200 Certification

+ RYT 300 Certification= RYT 500 Certification

Sample Daily student Schedule (RYT 300)

7:30-9:00am Alternating advanced Vinyasa, Ashtanga Vinyasa-primary and intermediate series
Advanced Pranayama                 
9:30am to 10:00am

Philosophy 10-11am
Anatomy, Alignment, practice Hands on Adjustments 
11.00am to 12.30pm
Meditation and Mindfulness practice 
12.30pm to 1.30pm 
Lunch Break 
1.30pm to 2.00pm 
Yoga class practice, Teaching practice & Adjustment practice 
2.00pm to 3:00pm
3:00pm to 4:00pm Gentle fusion Vinyasa, Yin or Subtle-Energetic Body: increasing 3rd eye intuition practice
4:00-5:00pm Ayurveda Massage therapy techniques and practice
5:00-7:00pm Special Topics: Yoga Nidra, Sound Healing, Inner child/shadow work, Kirtan, Cacao ceremony

7:00pm Light evening meal, Resting

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The Food

During the retreat, participants will enjoy vegetarian, sattvic, tasty meals for breakfast, lunch, and light evening meals. Drinks are also included, such as energizing juices and herbal detox teas.

Other Activities

As an optional add-on, participants can also enjoy kayaking and grotto tours, paddle boarding, spa and aqua circuit, beach Thai massage, Algarve town hopping, 5-star hotel spas, and luxurious candlelight aqua spa with Turkish bath, cold plunge pools, saunas, water jets, and spa treatments.

Reminder: The retreat package does not include airfare, excursions, or extra meals, add ons such as coffee. The deposit is non-refundable if the booking is cancelled, and the rest of the payment should be made 30 days before arrival.