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Next RYT 200 Yoga Teacher Training at davannayoga-
October 1-19

Next Yoga Teacher Training at davannayoga-
October 1-19


This 200 hr. yoga teacher training is held in our beautiful yoga school in the historic downtown center of Puerto Vallarta. We are 4 blocks from the ocean. This teacher training focuses on teaching the Vinyasa style to all levels of yoga practitioners. You will also learn how to lead a Hatha Yoga class, Restorative Yoga Class, Children's Yoga class and how to lead a yoga practice for Seniors as well as how to work safely with pregnant women who might join your classes.

You will learn how to teach asana, pranayama, meditation, yoga history and philosophy as well as our signature assists and adjusts to help the students relax and take their practice deeper. To this traditional training you will add your own creative style to become the teacher that you have always wanted to be!

See our Teacher Training page on this website for the full curriculum and details: Teacher Training

July 11 from 1-3
Mindfulness Meditation Workshop
with Saeed Ghaffari


The goal of this workshop is to use meditation and mindfulness as practical tools to become more aware during our daily activities.

Mindfulness is a mind-body approach to life that a rapidly-expanding body of research is suggesting can help people manage a range of physical and mental health problems as well as promoting general well-being.

This workshop will give a basic introduction to meditation, including breath and posture. We will practice different styles of meditation including: Breathing, Walking, eating meditations and a body scan for deep relaxation. Each activity will be followed by a short discussion and chance for questions.

This is a workshop that is for anybody who wants to improve their health, peace of mind, and relationships with others. NO Previous Experience Necessary!

Fees: 350 pesos

To reserve your space or get more information, contact: Anna or tel. 322-147-7008

Biography of Saeed Ghaffari

Saeed Ghaffari has been meditating for the past 10 years. He is also human and realizes that being human and wanting to meditate don’t always blend so easily. He will show you how to be mindful in everyday activities which leads to mindfulness meditation. Saeed can help you begin a meditation practice, give tips when things get rocky and celebrate with you when your meditation is going smoothly. He can give help in both Spanish and English. Saeed teaches in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hahn and has taken many meditation retreats in this tradition as well as workshops and trainings.

Friday July 14th from 1-4pm
Common Injuries and Modifying your Yoga Practice Accordingly
With Dra. Rachel Grosik


Dra. Rachel, our local Holistic Chiropractor will share with us some of the common injuries of athletes and yogis specifically and discuss some of the movements to avoid if one has a specific injury or how one might modify their (or their students) practice while they heal from said injury. She will explain the following common injuries:

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Medial/Lateral Epicondylitis (Tendonitis)

Carpal Tunnel

Herniated Disc
Degeneration (Arthritis)
Spinal curves (lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis)
Pelvis and SacroIliac Joint
Lumbosacral sprain/strain

Meniscus Tear
ACL Tear
DJD (degenerative joint disease)

Plantar fasciitis

This is a great workshop for you if you want to learn more about yoga anatomy or simply be a better practitioner or better yoga teacher. This is an all levels workshop.

Dra. Rachel Bio :
Dr. Rachel Grosik B.S., D.C. is a chiropractor and owner of Holistic Chiropractic. She opened her chiropractic office in Puerto Vallarta with the passion to educate and assist patients in achieving optimal health and performance.

Dr. Rachel places emphasis on the body as a whole, believing that health is a balance of physical, mental and soulful wellness. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology from William Paterson University in New Jersey and a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Cleveland Chiropractic College in Los Angeles. Her background allows her to incorporate a variety of chiropractic techniques in her office. "My goal is to share my knowledge and various treatment approaches to help each patient reach their health goals. Whether that may be getting out of pain and back to enjoying life, achieving a higher level of performance physically or mentally, recovering from an injury, training for sports or maintaining a wellness lifestyle."

COST: 400 pesos

Contact: Anna Laurita to reserve your space

Tel. 223-0530 or 322-147-7008 or

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