FAQs for YTTs -

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see our cancellation policy here. With YTT, if you have to cancel and we have enough time to fill your space, we MAY be able to refund a portion of your deposit.

The price noted in your information email includes; tuition, meals and accommodations for all 28 days that you are at Anamaya. Books and travel expenses are not included.

Unfortunately we cannot host anyone other than the students for the training. Space is limited and we like to keep the energy of the group together without the distraction of others in the space.

We will send you a packing list upon registration for the course. This will include yoga clothes, casual summer clothes, personal items, a laptop and surge protector, course books, water bottle etc.

Yes, we have a laundry service available! This is done by our house-keeping staff here on-site. The cost is $6 for a medium sized load and it’s done in about 24 hours.

Yes, we have wifi here at Anamaya. As we are in the jungle, we are known to have temporary outages, but that’s part of the charm!

Please see our travel page for our suggestions for travel. We will offer assistance with booking and we do provide private shuttles for YTT arrivals.

US Dollars are fine most everywhere. You will likely get change back in local Colones. Credit Cards are accepted at Anamaya and at many other (but not all) places. There is an ATM in Montezuma, one mile from Anamaya. When you arrive at the airport they will try to get you to change money, but you really don’t need to.

Our power outlets are the same as in the US and Canada, we do have 3-prong outlets as well.

Not unless you are coming from (or have recently traveled to) a country with Yellow Fever. If you are coming from Africa or South America please check to see if you require this vaccine to enter Costa Rica.

The dates listed for the start and end of your training will both be Saturdays. These are your check in/out and travel days and so the course will not be taking place on those days. We ask that you arrive between 2-5pm on your arrival day. Check out is at 11 am on your departure day.

We ask that you have had a regular practice for at least one year prior to attending a YTT program at Anamaya.

All Karma Yoga (selfless service) will be done while you are here at Anamaya. This may include a beach clean up, helping with dishes, or other offerings of your time.

This varies depending on which training you are taking. Your confirmation email, which is sent after you make your deposit will outline what is expected in terms of reading before arrival.

Jackie’s training: Yes, Joyful Yoga, based out of Bonita Springs, FL

Lola’s training: Yes, Four Directions School of Yoga, based in Tampa, FL

Colynn’s training: Yes, Frik-Shuhn Yoga, based in Canada and Costa Rica

Peter’s training: Yes, LagoCph, based in Copenhagen, Denmark

Yes! You will have a few days off, but this will depend on the teacher and the progress of the class.

More FAQs for Anamaya are here: Anamaya FAQs

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ANAMAYA: Calendar of Retreats & YTT's

Click the teachers name or workshop titles for more info. The yoga teacher’s optional workshops are not necessarily reflective of the theme of the daily yoga classes that week.  We also have several 3 and 4 week yoga teacher trainings.  Plus check our our new Special Retreats that go beyond yoga (they can be done with our with out the daily yoga classes)!   

Help Understanding the Above Chart:

The retreats are led by our team in combination with visiting retreat leaders. These teachers often offer workshops that are in addition to Anamaya’s standard retreat program, they are optional and each priced differently.  Click on them for more into.  

Please read our Retreats FAQ page, which is extensive and carefully crafted to answer almost all the questions that our guests routinely have. You will find it very helpful.

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Our transformational weekly Yoga Retreats run Sat – Sat. We invite the top yoga teachers from around the world to teach at Anamaya. The best part… you can customize your retreat to suit your needs.

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Our inspiring 200 and 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings (YTTs) are run by leading professional yoga instructors. Anamaya has seen hundreds of new yoga teachers receive their Worldwide Yoga Alliance Certification.