Continuing education classes are necessary for us to grow in our personal practices and to expand our skills as teaching professionals. The Yoga Alliance requires all members to take 30 units of continuing education every 3 years. Highly informed and concientious teachers versed in both the art and science of an array of practices in yoga can truly inform students on managing wellbeing in daily life.


Besides staying current and deepening your practice, YACEP program CEU's can be tax deductible if you're teaching yoga regularly. We'll be updating our offerings here in Costa Rica and in the U.S. throughout the year, so stay updated with our website, the Yoga Alliance YACEP guide or on our Facebook page

Continuing Education Classes - YACEP


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Learn to settle into the meditative stillness of long held poses and how that effects the body when we apply the meridian system of oriental medicine (the organ pairs and chi flow to support those meridians and joint health). This class will receive instruction from a PhD in Oriental Medicine.

Teaching Yin Yoga

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Learn how to subtly prepare the body and breathe to integrate meditation (Dhyana) and concentration (Dharana) into a practice from a student's first visit to class and build it into a solid practice for any individual.

Yoga Integrating the Teaching of Meditation

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What comes with a daily practice, dedication and a willingness to serve others? Learn what being of service entails and how you and your clients can play a role in your own life and the greater community in which you live.

 Yoga Bhakti & Seva in practice

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Learn about the female body, it's hormone and endocrine systems during the menstral years (from ages 12-50 approximately) and the yoga practices that help to keep you in balance mentally, physically and emotionally.

Yoga for Women'sWell-being in the  Fertile Years  

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Learn about the female body during peri-menopause and beyond (generally from the age of 42 upward). Explore how yoga practice allows you to stay strong, flexible and balanced as you get older and move into the wiser years. 

Yoga for Wellbeing in the Wise Women Years 


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In this course we will look at current trends in yoga and wellbeing practices to see where they merge.  We will look at practices you may already be teaching and go into their documented affects on the body and the mind. So you develop a deep understanding of the power of yoga everyday.  We will look at wellbeing programs you can offer in the studio.

Promoting Yoga as a Wellbeing 


Additional information about Bienestar's classes



Bienestar Yoga Shala is located near the Whale's Tale coast (Costa Ballena) in Uvita de Osa, Costa Rica, which is about 3.5 hours from the main international airport in San Jose. We are accessible by cab, bus or rental car. There is a map with a full description on transportation options on our Contact page



We will give you a list of hostels, hotels and AirBnBs within 1 mile of the studio. Prices range from $15 to $100 per night.


Our trainings include breakfast after morning practice and lunch around 1pm with a large healthy salad. Pipas (fresh coconut water), teas, juices and snacks will also be available. You're free to go enjoy the sunset and dinner elsewhere in town.



Everything you need for class is provided ,except material to be read before arrival.


A certificate of completion providing documentation for the Yoga Alliance will be awarded by Bienestar upon graduation of the class and (if required) additional practicum hours.

Remember: If you are working as a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher this class and the related travel expenses may be tax deductible. See the IRS's website for more information.

Bienestar Yoga in Costa Rica is a Yoga Allience 200 hour registered yoga school
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