SUP Yoga Teacher Training
in Tulum, Mexico

4-Day Paddleboard Yoga Teacher Training in the Caribbean

SUP Yoga is an amazing practice for developing core strength and balance, and it’s a wonderful way to enjoy nature’s beauty. The JBYoga and SUP Yoga Tulum joint SUP Yoga teacher training will prepare you to confidently and safely teach fun and challenging yoga classes on the water. This four-day course is also appropriate for non-teachers and SUP enthusiasts who wish to immerse themselves in the practice for four days in an absolutely beautiful tropical lagoon destination in Tulum, Mexico! In addition to receiving your SUP Yoga teaching certificate, you will also receive your WPA Level 1 Paddlers certificate!

What This Course Covers

This 4-day teacher training certification course includes:

  • SUP Skills: Forward stroke, turn techniques and maneuvering, board anatomy and handling, launching and landing
  • Beginner SUP: Clear, concise method for instructing a beginner paddle board lesson
  • Safety & Rescue: Lifesaving techniques including flip rescue, active & passive drowning victims. Weather and marine hazards, local knowledge
  • Anchor Systems: Individual and group, including how to make your own anchor line
  • CPR Refresher
  • JBYOGA Signature SUP Yoga Sequences from Beginner to Advanced
  • JBYOGA SUP Yoga Manual
  • WPA LEVEL 1 Manual
  • Business of SUP Yoga: Starting your business, insurance, permitting, and defining your brand
  • Equipment provided for duration of training: Boga Yoga Board, Werner ZEN paddle, anchor, and PFD
  • Swag Bag: Awesome gear from our sponsors!

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be issued both a WPA Level 1/Class 1 Instructor’s course certification, and a JBYoga/SUP Yoga Tulum SUP Yoga Teacher certification.


Jessica Bellofatto has been studying and teaching the art and science of Yoga for over 20 years. Originally certified in the Jivamutki method, she has spent the past couple of decades studying many styles of yoga and evolving her practice and teaching skills. She recently closed her brick and mortar studio on the east end of Long Island, New York, to focus primarily on yoga retreats, teacher trainings, and of course, her passion of SUP Yoga. As an avid waterwoman, she is one of the original pioneers of SUP Yoga, an ambassador for BOGA boards, Werner Paddles, and Mi Ola Surf bathing suits, among others. Jessica teaches several SUP yoga teacher trainings throughout the year in the Hamptons, NY and in Tulum, Mexico. Her retreats around the world combine stand up paddling, SUP yoga, and traditional asana practice with a strong focus on alignment—all the while encouraging her students to live by her motto “Just Be You!”

Nancy Kyd is the Founder of SUP Yoga Tulum right here in sunny Tulum, Mexico. After an 18 year successful career as a House Music DJ, Record Producer and Vinyl Record Store Owner, Nancy found her next calling when she first stepped on a BOGA Yoga Board to take her practice out onto water. She fell in love with the concept of creating a floating Yoga Studio here in the Caribbean. She is an official BOGA YOGA ambassador for the brand and Certified Paddleboard Instructor. She and her team put their heart and soul into every single SUP excursion to give the clients the most amazing experience on the crystal clear waters of the caribbean sea, local cenotes and lagoons.


Accommodations in Tulum

Accommodation is not included in the tuition cost for this training, however we have partnered with a local guesthouse Corazon De Jade to offer a 20% discount for our students during SUP yoga teacher trainings. It is located 300 meters from the center of Tulum and 10 minutes by car from the beach area, which makes it perfect to be a place of rest and relaxation after having enjoyed some of the many beauties and attractions of Tulum. More about accommodations options in Tulum!


The cost of the Tulum SUP Yoga Certification is $1400 for the full 4 days. The cost is $350 per day for students who simply wish to immerse themselves in a full day of SUP Yoga, or who need to make up for missing a day on a previous training. You may also opt to take the first day only to receive your WPA Certificate. A non-refundable $400 deposit is required to hold your space, with the balance due no later than four weeks prior to the course date. From four weeks prior to course date the full amount is due when registering. Please sign up using the button below. Please contact me if you prefer to pay by check. Click here for details of our 2-Day SUP Yoga Training in The Hamptons, NY!

Cancellation & Refund Policy

A $400 deposit is required to hold your space and is non-refundable in any event. Cancellations less than 4 weeks before the start date will not receive a refund.

Upcoming Training Dates

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