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March 1-26, 2018

200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training in Rincon

Learn to Teach Yoga on the Beaches of Puerto Rico

Location: Rincon, Puerto Rico   With: Jessica Bellofatto  Cost: $3350

After 6 years of leading 200-hour teacher training programs locally in East Hampton, NY, I am beyond thrilled to be hosting my first intensive program in March 2018 in the surfer’s (and paddleboarder’s) paradise of Rincon, Puerto Rico! There is a $100 discount for enrollments by November 30th.

JBYoga will be partnering with All You Can Yoga to bring you this comprehensive training—both 200-hour registered schools with Yoga Alliance. AYCY has a program and manual in place that is solid, established, and easy to follow. Within the AYCY Program, I have the freedom to bring in guest teachers of my choosing and to customize the program according to my JBYoga brand, integrating JBYoga signature sequencing (practiced daily during our training month—and hopefully beyond!), and to incorporate mantras, practices, and themes that are close to my heart and integral to my teaching style. This training will guide students to become proficient and skilled practitioners and teachers, setting them on a path to a lifelong love of Yoga and the magic of this practice.

Program Structure

The training is broken into five parts:

  1. Introduction and History
  2. Principles of Practice
  3. Anatomy and Physiology
  4. Yoga Philosophy and Lifestyle
  5. The Business of Yoga

Daily Schedule

March 1st Day of arrival
4:00-7:00pm: Welcome meeting and Intro Session
(If you are staying at the Surf Club, check in begins on this day)
March 2nd-25th Daily Schedule
6:00-7:30am: Morning Sadhana
9:30-1:00pm: Morning Session
3:00-6:30pm: Afternoon Session
Days Off
Thursday, March 8th
Friday, March 16th
Thursday, March 22nd
March 5th-6th Sinead Fitzgibbon Anatomy Module
March 13th-15th Manorama's Sanskrit Studies module
March 20th-21st Roey Ficaro Restorative Yoga Module
March 25th Regular schedule with evening Graduation Ceremony and celebration dinner at local restaurant.
March 26th Day of departure

The Rincon Surf Club

The training will take place at the Rincon Surf Club, located in the heart of Puntas in Rincon. We will practice daily outdoors in the shade of the trees overlooking the property. Views of the ocean and the tropical breeze will keep us happy and comfortable throughout the day as we focus on learning. During breaks, jump less than a mile down to the ocean for a morning or mid day surf, swim, or paddle, or simply relax in a hammock by the pool. Optional day off and free time activities include massage, surf lessons, stand up paddleboarding, waterfall tour, Spanish lessons, parasailing, horseback riding, and more! Located at the club is also the Carta Buena Juice Bar, which serves delicious food, smoothies, juices and coffee!

Guest Teachers

  • Manorama D’Alvia teaching Sanskrit Alphabet
  • Sinead Fitzgibbon teaching Anatomy
  • Roey Ficaro teaching Restorative Yoga
  • Jessy Nees assisting
    and other surprises!


Tuition for this training program is $3350 (does not include accommodation, please see below for details). There is a $100 discount for enrollments by November 30th. Tuition includes all training sessions, written and practical assignments, final assessment. A $500 application fee is required to apply. This is non-refundable if you are accepted into the program but will be applied towards your tuition. Upon acceptance, the balance of $2850 will become payable. Students wishing to pay the balance by credit card, or enroll in our payment plan option, will incur an additional $125 fee. The payment plan consists of an an initial balance payment of $1000 upon acceptance, with 2 subsequent payments arranged to ensure payment is complete by February 1st, 2018.

Application Process

Please complete the online application using the button below. An initial non-refundable application deposit of $500 is required upon submission of your application. This will be deducted from your tuition if you are accepted into the program. Applications will be considered in the order they are received. Click here to read some frequently asked questions, and do not hesitate to contact me with any additional questions about the program. Once you register, you will receive an email from AllYouCanYoga with login information for their manual and other important information.

Accommodation Options

Accommodation is not included in the tuition cost, and should be arranged separately.  Below are the options available at the Rincon Surf Club. Please book early to secure your preferred room type. If you reside in Rincon, or have alternate accommodations, that is absolutely fine!

UNIT 1 (2 bedrooms, each with full-size beds)
Double occupancy: $1500 each in private room
Triple occupancy: $1000 each for the couple sharing bed, and $1300 for single in private room
UNIT 2 (2 bedrooms, one queen and one full-size bed)
Double occupancy: $1600 each in private room
Triple occupancy: $1100 each for couple sharing queen bed, $1350 for single in private room
UNIT 3 (3 bedrooms, one queen and two full-size beds)
Only available as triple occupancy: $1475 each in private room
UNIT 4 (1 bedroom with a queen-size bed)
Single occupancy: $2525
Double occupancy: $1325 each, sharing bed
UNIT 5 (2 bedrooms, one with queen, one with two full-size beds)
Double occupancy: $1600 each in private room
Triple occupancy: $1150 each for sharing of either room, $1375 for single in private room
UNIT 6 (3 bedrooms, two with queen-size beds, and one with two twin beds)
Triple occupancy: $1750 each in private room
Quadruple occupancy: $1350 each for private queen rooms, and $1150 each for twin room share
UNIT 7 (1 bedroom with a queen-size bed)
Single occupancy: $2300
Double occupancy: $1150 each, sharing bed

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