e84 Training ~ Cabeceiras de Basto, Portugal ~ May 1-29, 2023
This is a month-long training during which you’ll learn to practice and lead the traditional hot yoga 84-asana sequence and the e84 Intermediate class. Our asana practice will be accompanied by an inquiry into non-physical yoga via an introduction to Jnana yoga and a survey of yoga history and influential yoga texts. This training is a stand-alone course that comprises a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification. It is also the first step towards earning a 500-hour e84 Teacher Diploma.
D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center
Rua de Alijo 38, Cabeceiras de Basto, Minhos, 4860-133, Portugal
-27 days of training with Esak Garcia and supporting staff
-28 nights accommodation at the beautiful D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center
-2 vegetarian or vegan meals per day (brunch and dinner)
-daily green juice
-Jedi training techniques to develop strength and flexibility
-10-hour course on anatomy for yogis
-Introduction to Jnana yoga
-Introduction to seated meditation, mantra, and chanting
-Kriya yoga conscious breathing exercises
-Post-training teacher placement and support from the e84 team as you bring the e84 Intermediate class and the 84 Asanas class to your community (available only for those who are already 26&2 teachers.)
-Professional yoga photos of your postures (taken at the end of the training)
-Purified drinking water
-Laundry service for yoga clothes
-Towels and mats for yoga classes
-Round-trip airport transfer from Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport in Porto (OPO)
-“The 84” book: a practice manual for the 84-asana sequence
-strong WiFi internet access
-opportunity to earn a 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certificate and take the first step towards earning the e84 Teacher Diploma. (The e84 Teacher Diploma is a 500-hour teacher certificate that requires a minimum of 2 years to complete)
- Please arrange to arrive on May 1 (anytime), and depart on May 29 (anytime). Training dates are May 2 to May 28
Price for the Training
Price for 28 nights of luxury Accommodation and catered meals (in addition to the price for the training)
- $5525 ~ Luxury Garden Suite single occupancy (ensuite bathroom)
- $4595 ~ Luxury Garden Suite for a couple (1 bed, ensuite bathroom)
- $5045 ~ Single occupancy (1 bed, ensuite bathroom)
- $3610 ~ Double occupancy (2 beds, ensuite bathroom)
- $4335 ~ Mountain Lodge single occupancy (3 private rooms share 1 bathroom)
Rooms are located at the beautiful D’Alijo Yoga Retreat Center, situated on three hectares of rolling hills and terraced land, complete with an olive grove. D’Alijo consists of a main house with five bedrooms, five wooden chalet style rooms with outdoor verandas, and 3 luxury cabins overlooking the garden. There is a heated swimming pool, water features, and a peaceful meditation cave on site. Two vegetarian meals per day (brunch and dinner) are prepared by our exclusive team of chefs. Our venue is remote and our daily schedule will be full, so it is not possible to stay off site or to opt out of our accommodation and food offering.
What’s not included
-Reading list books (6 books in total)
Students must complete a 30-day practice challenge within 60-days prior to attending. Students must be interested and willing to expand upon the foundation created by practicing 26&2 hot yoga. No advanced physical skills are required. Applicants should have a sincere interest in applying yoga philosophy and yogic spiritual teachings into their own life path.
Once you submit this application and your deposit for training, it will be evaluated by the e84 yoga team, and you will receive a response within a few days. Once your application is reviewed and accepted, you will begin to receive orientation emails.
To complete your registration please submit a deposit of $500 USD now. You cannot register without making a deposit. Deposits are refundable for 30 days only (minus fees). All payments, regardless of the date you registered, become non-refundable and non-transferable on March 15, 2023. After you submit this form with your deposit, you’ll receive a registration confirmation email with additional information. In the event that we must postpone this event due to Covid 19, natural disaster, or government restriction, and the refund deadline has passed, we will refund 50% of your training payment, and transfer 50% of it to a future training or event on esakgarcia.com. Your accommodation/food payment to our venue is non-refundable.