Dates:  May 15th-22nd 2021

 (See information packet or contact us for more information)

Location: Pura Vida Spa: Costa Rica

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Join Jimmy, his senior Barkan Method Staff; Lana Vogestad and experience a blissful, rejuvenating vacation of yoga at Pura Vida Spa – a private, gated, 8-acre mountainside estate in Costa Rica’s Alajuela province.  Pura Vida Retreat and Spa is considered by some as the Wellness & Yoga destination of choice outside the United States.  Advance your yoga practice to the next level while exploring the delights of Costa Rica, a country which is renowned for its beauty. Or relax and ease your worries with a yoga retreat where classes are offered but optional.  Prices start at $1725.00 and include yoga, housing, meals and airport transfer.

Our ultimate goal is to give you the best training in the Barkan Method possible, therefore, we proudly provide two separate training courses in Costa Rica, meant to increase your knowledge and experience.


Upon graduation you will be certified to teach the famous Five (5) Vinyasa Barkan Method Hot Yoga Class! We also practice highly advanced postures and go more in-depth into the Barkan Method. Once you graduate from Three (3) Barkan Method Level II/III Trainings you will receive a Barkan Method 300 Hour Certificate. Submit both your 300 Hour & 200 Hour certificates to Yoga Alliance and become a 500 Hour RYT!

Not certified

If you are not a certified yoga teacher, but interested in exploring the Barkan Method of Hot Yoga further, this course will give you an inside look into how it works and, at the end, you will receive a letter of completion.

Hot Yoga Teacher Training Level II and III.  For Certified Yoga Teachers or those with an Advanced Practice only.  Receive  instruction from Jimmy who has been certifying teachers since 1987!  His experience and expertise is unparalleled.  Be reminded of why you fell in love with hot yoga in the first place!

For complete information please download:  Level-II-III-Teacher-Training-and-Retreat-Costa-Rica-Packet

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