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September YTT Intensive *just announced*

Yoga Teacher Training

at The Yoga Loft

Cabarete, DR

September 1-21, 2019

w/ Chrissy Lefavour

200 and 300 hour training options are available through all of our training programs. Recognized internationally by Yoga Alliance.


The Rise + Vibe Yoga Teacher Training is for students of yoga looking to elevate their practice physically, mentally and spiritually. Previously known as the Grateful Yoga YTT, our school is known for inclusivity and appeals to a wide range of yogis. If you’ve been waiting to sign up for a program or have found us on a whim, read on and sign up! We look forward to hearing from you…

This September, Chrissy Lefavour will lead trainees through a dynamic study of the following categories in accordance with Yoga Alliance standards:

  • Practice/Technique

  • Anatomy/Physiology

  • Philosophy + Ethics

  • Teaching Methodology

  • The Rise + Viber (an independent study component)

This training offers yogis who are new to the program to complete the 200 hour certification in 3 weeks. Pre-enrolled students training at their own pace may choose to join in for 1-3 weeks, gaining an average of 60 hours of training each week.


Training days will be Mon-Fri with the weekends free for island adventures, relaxation, reflection and/or excursions.

Our weekday schedule will be something like this:

7-8:30 am Mantra, Pranayama, Meditation

8:30-9:45 Morning Asana Practice

10-10:30 Breakfast + Discussion

10:30 am-1:30 pm Anatomy, Teaching Methodology and/or Philosophy sessions

1:30-2:30 pm Lunch + Siesta

2:30-6 More YTT Study: Anatomy, Teaching Methodology and/or Philosophy sessions

6-7:15 Evening Asana Practice


Sustainably sourced farm-to-table meals are provided by Taino Farm, our favorite local aquaponic and permaculture farm. The farm offers fresh, organic ingredients and a menu that can be modified for any dietary needs. ***Please let us know ahead of time if you have any diet restrictions so we can prepare accordingly!

A tour of the farm is included in your training. This unforgettable excursion includes philosophies around sustainability, efficiency, recycled energy and building community. We will also enjoy a tube down the lazy river and farm-fresh lunch!

Breakfast and lunch are including each training day (Monday-Friday). All other meals can be enjoyed at the on-site restaurant, La Mesa Taina, or at many local spots on Kite Beach and downtown Cabarete!


Rooms at the Extreme Hotel are airy and have a balcony to enjoy the ocean sounds. The hotel is (maybe 50) steps from the Caribbean Sea and boasts an eco-friendly, solar-powered energy plan! Share your room with 1 other yogi or private rooms available.

On site you’ll also find a gym, circus school with aerial arts + trapeze, sushi bar, pool, massage and pick-up laundry service.


If you’ve never been to the Northern Coast of the Dominican Republic, the landscape and culture is absolutely stunning and diverse. If you have visited before, there’s a reason you’re thinking about going back! The town of Cabarete offers beach vibes laced with health + wellness. You’ll find active travelers from around the world, international dining options, funky juice bars and raw food cafes.

As the water sports capitol of the Caribbean, Cabarete has become a destination for adventure seekers and vacation goers alike. Surfing, kitesurfing, SUP, snorkeling and scuba diving are among the favorite activities. Our beachside yoga loft is the perfect place to catch a glimpse into the beautiful Caribbean lifestyle.


THE PHOTOS: MOST of the above photos by Moraima Capellan for

Fill out the form below to start registration and find out more info!


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Shared Accommodations: $3650

*Early Bird: $3400, deposit required by June 1!

Private Accommodations: $4000

*Early Bird: $3750, deposit required by June 1!

Includes accommodations, 2 farm-to-table meals daily, all yoga courses (including your 200 hour certification!), farm tour sustainability excursion and the opportunity to enjoy the magical culture in Cabarete!

Do you live in the DR? Ask about our locals price for residents only

Email to sign up today!

Earlier Event: August 16
Bill Barry
Later Event: October 4
Fall YTT Intensive