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Complete your 200-hour Swastha Yoga International Teacher Training and become eligible for your 200-hour Yoga Alliance and Swastha Yoga International certification.

The program is located at Peace Retreat: a unique learning and wellness center located in Playa Negra, along the stunning Pacific coastline, called the Gold Coast, in the Province of Guanacaste, in the Northwest region of Costa Rica.

 THIS PROGRAM IS DESIGNED BY SWASTHA YOGA INTERATIONAL. Swastha Yoga International is an integrated yoga teacher training program co-created based on the unique art and science of Ayurveda (the science of life), Yoga (the practice of this science) and human potential principles.

Swastha is the sanskrit word meaning to be fully aligned and established in oneself, and in a complete balanced state of optimal health on all levels of our being.

retreat program

Location: Peace Retreat Costa Rica

Price includes accommodations, meals, the program manual, and the course

In this program you will:

Experience, integrate and begin to embody the Swastha Yoga methodology.

Develop power and precision in your speaking, compassion and depth in your listening.

Expand your ability to teach, contribute, inspire, lead, and empower others in their expression and evolution as human beings.

Envision and embody an inspiring purpose from which to generate your teaching and your life.

Evolve yourself and expand your being, become the teacher and leader you envision.


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Getting there

As a Swastha Training participant, Peace Retreat will arrange a shuttle from the Liberia Airport for $100 per group shuttle per trip. This fee is NOT included in your training tuition and is split amongst the number of participants in the van at that time. Depending on your arrival time, the number of participants can vary with a minimum of 1 with a maximum of 8 people.

Please inform Swastha Yoga of your arrival day, time, airline, and flight number so that we can arrange your shuttle pick up accordingly.

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What's nearby

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Your training tuition includes accommodations based on double shared occupancy onsite or triple shared occupancy offsite (5 minute walk down the driveway). If you would like to upgrade to single private accommodations, please inquire at the time of registration.

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SERENA ARORA ; M.WT, B.Ed. C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, YACEP, Ayurvedic Health Practitioner,

Certified Yoga Therapist, and international yoga teacher trainer & workshop leader. Serena's offerings are supported by lifelong customs and over 17 years of yoga teaching and formal study. With degrees in Education and Wholistic Therapy, as well as Ayurveda & Yoga Therapy designations from North America and India, Serena is dedicated to authentically integrating the art of Yoga and the science of Ayurveda into daily practices that cultivate wellness at all levels of our being. As owner and creative director of Thrive Naturally Yoga & Wellness studio retreat in Canada, Serena served the community at large; offering a wide range of classes, workshops, retreats, trainings, and general human and planetary wellness education. Most recently, Serena was living in America and working as a member of the teaching faculty at The Ayurvedic Institute; integrating her passion of living yoga and Ayurveda. Currently, she is based in Costa Rica as co-founder and primary faculty of Swastha Yoga International, co-trainer for Soma Yoga Institute, and affiliate trainer for Integrative Yoga Therapy; leading yoga programs around the world. Her authentic teaching style, unique creativity, and warm humour is often contagious and Serena is grateful to be able to inspire, affect change, and transform lives through Yoga & Ayurveda.


KEVIN MCQUILLAN is an E-RYT 500, international workshop leader and yoga teacher trainer and owner of Peace Retreat - a yoga based retreat centre in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. As owner, creator, and co-founder of Peace Retreat and Swastha Yoga International, Kevin has fulfilled his longtime intention of creating a unique setting for conscious integrated learning in the form of a yoga-inspired wellness retreat and learning centre in Costa Rica; founded on the principles of holistic healing and the art of living well. Kevin has been practicing and teaching yoga for over 15 years and, as a catalyst in the realm of human potential, continues to facilitate and share his way of teaching internationally by way of meaningful yoga teacher trainings, yoga based classes, leadership workshops, and programs. He co-founded and codeveloped yoga studios in Canada, various yoga programs and schools in America, and also worked closely with Baron Baptiste as Program Team Manager, Production Supervisor, and Facilitator for Baptiste Power Yoga

Institute teacher training programs. Most recently, Kevin co-founded Swastha Yoga International, an integrated yoga education retreat and teacher training program based on the unique art and science of Ayurveda, Yoga, and human potential principles. As a retreat owner and international teacher trainer, Kevin is committed to living and teaching with purpose, inclusivity, and passion. 

Payment and Cancellation Policy

  • A 30% deposit is required to secure your space through DYR.
  • The remaining 70% is payable 30 days before the retreat start date.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 50 days before the arrival date, minus credit/ debit card fees. After this date the deposit is non refundable.


from $ 2499
16 days / 15 nights
1 person
1 room
Room type: Triple
$ 2499
Total price

1 Room , 1 total guest, 16 days / 15 nights

$ 2499

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Swastha Yoga International 200 hour Teacher Training Course

Kevin McQuillan
Languages spoken:English

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