SUP Yoga Teacher Training Jan 18-22, 2017

Earn Your Level 1 WPA Certification

Get your SUP Yoga and
Level 1 WPA Certification!

This teacher training includes a comprehensive understanding of how to teach SUP Yoga and manage clients on the water. Our goal is to prepare you with the skills you need to effectively teach both beginner and dynamic flow classes specific to SUP Yoga with modifications for all levels.

Each student will have opportunities to teach-back in small groups and individual meetings to discuss goals individually. Jessica Taylor is head teacher for this training, but Rachel will be present for evening activities and for one-on-one coaching sessions with each participant.

All Inclusive Package
Teacher Training

Reserve your spot with a $500
non refundable deposit.

Includes 30-hour program, SUP Yoga Certification, Level 1 WPA Certification, BOGA Yoga equipment (board, paddle, anchor), 30 hours of Yoga Alliance CEU’s, lodging, meals (lunch daily & 2 dinners) and special goodie bag.

Register for January 2017 Teacher Training

Awarded Certifications

Island SUP YTT Certification
Level 1 WPA (World Paddle Association) Certificate
30 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Credits

What's Included

4 days of training with the Island Yoga team
Daily yoga and meditation classes on and off the water
Four nights at beautiful Costa Esmeralda, walking distance from Island Yoga Studio
Daily lunch
Two group dinners
Special gift bag with goodies from our sponsors!


200 Hr RYT Teacher Training & CPR and First Aid certification

*All applicants must be proficient in swimming and comfortable doing water sports. It is highly recommended that you have been teaching yoga for at least a year and have some experience paddle boarding.


Training is from Jan 18 - 22, 2017

We recommend arrival on January 18th. The immersion begins that evening at 6pm with a welcome circle, yoga class, and dinner, followed by 3 full days of intense training.

We complete our immersion with a celebration dinner/award ceremony January 21st (departure flights should be scheduled for January 22nd or later if you want to extend your trip).


The Instructors

  • Jessica Taylor
    • 250 RYT Yoga Instructor
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • ACLS Certified
    • BOGA Yoga Ambassador
    • Owner of Blue Water Collective
    • 5 yrs experience teaching SUP Yoga
  • Rachel Brathen
    • E-RYT 200
    • CPR/First Aid Certified
    • SUP Yoga pioneer
    • Founder of Island Yoga, oneOeight LLC, Yoga Girl™
    • 6 years experience leading SUP Yoga classes worldwide
    • @yoga_girl on Instagram and over 2 million followers
  • Ryan Taylor
    • Level 2 WPA/PaddleFit SUP Instructor
    • Owner of Blue Water Collective
    • 10+ yrs experience in paddling industry
    • CPR/First Aid Certified


During your training you'll stay at the beautiful Costa Esmeralda.

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