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Historical reviews of Nosara Yoga Institute when we were located in Costa Rica.

The Nosara Yoga Institute not only put Nosara on the map as a popular travel destination in Costa Rica, it put Costa Rica on the map as a popular place to practice yoga. For years Nosara Yoga Institute has offered world-class yoga classes and teacher trainings. Sitting up on a hill in the forest, Nosara Yoga Institute is a peaceful, intimate place to practice whether for one afternoon, during a week long retreat, or for a month long teacher training.

In this relatively secluded beach community on the Pacific Ocean, famous for its commitment to the environment, surfing and home to the internationally respected Nosara Yoga Institute...

USA Today

In contrast to the earthy surfing mecca of Mal Pais and the hippy eccentricity of Montezuma, Nosara is the oldest expatriate community in Costa Rica. And in spite of its dirt roads and rustic feel, it attracts visitors from all walks of life. And it's no wonder, because this spot has a lot to offer. The Nosara Yoga Institute is top-notch professional career yoga training center known throughout the world.

Chicago Tribune

If you're looking to combine a retreat with professional yoga studies, Nosara Yoga Institute has no peer. Located on the Pacific coast, the center offers a schedule of drop-in classes that are open to the public plus a variety of yoga teacher trainings, including programs for 200-, 500-, and 1,000-hour certifications. The beach, part of the Ostional Wildlife Refuge, is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and surfing, and the surrounding area boasts tropical wildlife, waterfalls, and hot springs.

Yoga Journal

If you want to spend some time getting your mind and body together, check in with the Nosara Yoga Institute (tel. 866/439-4704 in the U.S. and Canada, or 2682-0071 in Costa Rica;, which offers intensive and daily yoga classes, teacher trainings, and a host of custom-designed "retreat" options. This is an internationally recognized retreat and teacher training center. Their daily, open, 90-minute classes cost just $10, and they even provide a mat.

In the hills near Playa Guiones is the famous Nosara Yoga Institute. Regular classes are open to the public, but they also hold workshops, retreats and instructor training courses for beginning and advanced students in a beautiful jungle setting.

Nosara Yoga Institute trains yoga teachers on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Located in Nosara, a small beach town, the institute offers 100, 200, 500 and 1000-hour training programs that meet Yoga Alliance requirements for teacher certification. Nosara's yoga is what founders Don and Amba Stapleton term 'interdisciplinary,' as they take what they like from different schools of yoga.

The Nosara Yoga Institute This reputable, internationally known institute focuses on teacher certification, but also offers several daily 90-minute yoga classes to the public ($10), as well as weeklong workshops and retreats.

Considering becoming a yoga instructor? Nosara Yoga Institute is well known among the yoga community and is located in one of my favorite little beach towns here in Costa Rica, Playa Guiones. The yoga institute here offers yoga retreats and teacher training courses in several different disciplines. The courses are accredited with the National Yoga Alliance, so your teacher certification would be well respected around the world.

Learning Experience Blog

Yoga teacher training, retreats, and daily classes offered in one of the most beautiful destinations in Costa Rica: If you travel to Nosara and you're not a surfer, chances are you might be coming for the Yoga. There are several outlets in town, namely the Nosara Yoga Institute.

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