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Yoga Teacher Training

Room to Roam is a perfect place for an intimate yoga teacher training, where we take care of food, accommodations, transportation, activity planning, and on-site support and staff.  Check out our upcoming trainings, and contact us if you would like to host your own with the support and ease of working with Room to Roam.

INNERSEA YOGA SCHOOL'S 200 hr ytt
winter-SPRING 2023 Options

 

 
A 7 night intensive dive into a powerful 200-Hour training led by Bonnie Brazeau, ERYT-500 Yoga + Meditation Instructor, along the beautiful Emerald Coast of Southern Nicaragua
 

Withdraw yourself from the chaos and venture to this charming, beachy, fishing village where you can experience life from a different perspective….the perfect place to continue on your personal yogic path.

This retreat is the perfect blend of focused education, playful flowing movement, and the joy of immersion in another vibrant culture.  The beachside hotel offers a private, personal space to relax, practice, and drop in while staying comfortable with A/C, hot showers, and ceiling fans in every room.  Wifi is also available throughout the entire hotel and rooms.

 

 

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Start Dates Available with 7 day Intensive:

January 22-29th, 2023
EARLY BIRD ENDS 11/15/22

March 11-18th, 2023
EARLY BIRD ENDS 1/15/23

Module two of the 200-hour training will be completed virtually via zoom 2 days/ week on the weekends the four weeks following our gathering in Nicaragua

“I found Bonnie to be an amazing teacher. I was lucky to have her guide my YTT because she really understood how to hold space for myself and the other students when we were going through it, but also has a unique mastery of teaching how to teach asana. This program was challenging in a very good way. Bonnie is so wise- thank you, Bonnie!”
-Camila, Jacksonville YTT Student

About the Training

Innersea Yoga School is a yoga school certified through Yoga Alliance; your completion of this training will allow you to teach any style of yoga under the Hatha canopy (vinyasa, hatha, yin, power, restorative, etc.).

Tentative Itinerary:

6-8AM- Asana, Breathwork, Meditation

8-9AM- Breakfast

9-10:30AM- Philosophy

10:30-12pm- Asana Workshop

12-1PM- Lunch

1-3PM- Anatomy

3-4PM- Practice Teaching

4-4:30PM- Prana Anatomy

4:30-5PM- Satsang

*Our schedule will shift a bit each day to offer more time for practice teaching as we learn more on class creation and cueing.
 
              
 
 

“I was lucky enough to have Bonnie as my 200YTT facilitator and, from the very first moment I met her, I immediately noticed her sparkly spirit.  She was especially helpful regarding the breaking down of Asanas and different ways to adjust students and find the best way of teaching different bodies. She gave me a complete and well rounded overview of the foundations of guiding yoga, with nurturing guidance for myself to follow this amazing path. Thank you, Bonnie!”

-Lucia Cornell, Virtual YTT Student

The Space

Equipped with a sparkling pool, WiFi, and A/C, you’ll be able to enjoy comfortable 4-star hotel accommodations without losing the rustic touch that makes Gigante unique. Yoga will be held between a tropical open space underneath our beautiful grand palapa and a cliffside ocean view shala.
Breaks in the day are encouraged, so feel free to take a moment to relax in one of our day beds or hammock, and appreciate the cloudy blue skies, palm trees, and gift yourself the feeling of serenity. 

The Community of Playa Gigante

 A colorful fishing village off the beaten path, El Gigante is located just over an hour north of San Juan Del Sur on Nicaragua’s beautiful Pacific Coast. The town is aptly named “big foot” when translated from Spanish to describe the gentle green foothills that meet the ocean with such ease. A town filled with untouched beaches, roaming farm animals, and dirt pathways; you’ll quickly remember the importance of slowing down and to embrace living simply.  
 
The lifestyle and culture here very much embodies the phrase “Take it Easy”. Arriving here feels like taking one long exhale and a chance to just be. 

The Meals

 “By purification arises aversion for one’s own body and for contact with other bodies.” Saucha is observing purity of what is taken in by the senses, as far as food, and other things we put into the body, as well as what we listen to, what we watch, and what thoughts we allow our awareness to pursue. To live in our yoga fully for our week together, we will practice saucha and ahimsa, non-violence, in the foods we eat by maintaining a vegetarian diet. Any other dietary restrictions will gladly be accommodated for. 
 
Our onsite restaurant will prepare thoughtfully-crafted vegetarian cuisine that still highlights the delicious, fresh, and local flavors of Nicaragua.

Bonnie‘s style of teaching is truly unparalleled. The reminders that she provides in the beginning and throughout her classes regarding breath control and stillness, really help you understand that as funny as you may feel in any posture your first time, it simply is not about what it looks like.A lesson that is physically and mentally challenging, all intertwined with self-love that you grow in those moments with yourself. Bonnie will encourage you to lean into those places rather than stray away from them, as well as trying any of her classes no matter where you are in your journey/ practice.” 

-Stormi, In-person student from Vital, Grand Cayman Islands

Room Options + Prices

Innersea Yoga School
200hr YTT Program

Triple Occupancy Shared Room for 7 Night Intensive

Room with 3 twin size beds, private bath, A/C, hot showers, ceiling fans, and Wifi.

Standard Pricing:

$2499 per person >>EARLY BIRD $2199PP

Innersea Yoga School
200hr YTT Program

Double Occupancy Shared Room for 7 Night Intensive

Room with 2 twin size beds, private bath, A/C, hot showers, ceiling fans, and Wifi.

Standard Pricing:

$2899 per person >>EARLY BIRD $2599PP 

Innersea Yoga School
200hr YTT Program

Private Room for 7 Night Intensive

Room with queen size bed, private bath, A/C, hot showers, ceiling fans, and Wifi.

Standard Pricing:

$3199 per person >>EARLY BIRD $2899PP

Meet your Trainer: Bonnie Brazeau, E-RYT 500 Yoga + Meditation Instructor

Bonnie is an E-RYT 500 certified yoga instructor based in Southern California. Bonnie’s yoga journey began at a young age inside a small Bikram studio in Ann Arbor, MI. She continued to hold a Bikram practice as a way to cross train for race running, until she discovered the Mysore style of Ashtanga yoga at age 21. Immediately hooked and in love with the routine, she dove in and became a dedicated practitioner. She completed her first 200-hour Hatha Yoga training with Gypsea Yoga School in February 2018. (Now Innersea Yoga School)
 
Since then, she has studied many styles of yoga, and continuously studies various forms of movement. She has worked at 6 studios, created her own business surrounding private clients in San Diego, helped open a new studio and hire/guide a yoga team in the Cayman Islands, led retreats abroad, and taught YTT’s for her first school as a student, Gypsea Yoga School in both Costa Rica and Florida. She completed her 500-hour Advanced Vinyasa Yoga training under Jonny Kest, the creator of the yoga program in the United States for LifeTime Athletic.
 
 
 
Her practice now, though still stemming from an Ashtanga background, is more free flow and sensation inspired. She challenges her body to find new ways to move from each side of the mat, and finds passion and self-discovery through this intuitive style.
 
Her style of teaching stems from her personal practice. She reminds students that yoga classes are really just breathing classes and draws awareness inwards to focus on sensation rather than appearance. With this in mind, she is a strong believer that all of life is yoga and whether you are driving your car, catching a wave, or laying on your mat- if your breath can be found, then your yoga is present.
There is a place for both softness and strength. You will confront many emotions and experiences through this journey, and that is intentional. You cannot heal what you do not acknowledge. This journey will guide you to both physical and mental edges, make yourself intentionally uncomfortable, and remind you to soften into it to experience it all. We cannot teach what we do not practice. I can’t wait to be a part of this journey with you!
 

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Feel free to reach out with any and all questions!

We want to make sure this training is the right fit for you!

With love and gratitude,
Bonnie
Your prior experience with yoga, goals for completing this program, ect.