Cost:  Varies – $1600 to $3200 (See information packet or contact us for more information)

Dates:  May 18 – 25, 2019

Location:  Costa Rica

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Join Jimmy, and his senior Barkan Method Staff, to 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 $1605 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.


If you are planning on participating in this course, please be sure to mail in a copy of your 200-hour teacher certification. During this interactive course, we go through highly advanced postures and go more in-depth into the Barkan method.


If you are uncertified, 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 Hands-On instruction from Jimmy who has been certifying teachers since 1986!  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 Yoga Retreat – Costa Rica 2018 Information Packet

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