Welcome to your yoga teacher training in Peru!
Venue Contact Info:
Retreat Center: Munay Sonqo
Contact: Adam Woodman
Location: Arin, Sacred Valley, Peru
Fly into Cusco Airport (code CUZ). About a month before the training begins, we will send an email to organize ground transport ($20-$40) from the airport to the retreat center (70 minutes). Our training begins with an opening ceremony at 4:30pm. Training ends on the last day after breakfast. If you are flying out the day the training ends, look for flights no earlier than 2pm.
There is a discounted rate of $70/night available for extra days pre and post training. Please contact Munay Sonqo directly if interested.
What to Bring:
Sweater/Jacket/Poncho (warmer clothes for night conditions)
Lightweight loose clothing (long sleeves and pants recommended for bugs and to protect you from the sun)
One white outfit
Yoga mat (They are provided but feel free to bring your own, as well as any personal props you use)
Headlamp (ideally with a red light option)
Natural bug repellent and natural sunscreen
Time piece with alarm
Hiking shoes & Flip flops/sandals
Thermos or thermal mug
Biodegradable body products (bug repellent & sunscreen), natural washing detergent
Copy of Yoga Sutras and Upanishads
Notebook & writing materials
Arnica & tea tree oil
A neti pot and a tongue scraper are encouraged to be used as a part of the course curriculum. You can purchase both of these on your own at any health food store or on Amazon.
We encourage daily journaling before, during and after the training. Please bring a journal, as well as any creative tools that enable you to express yourself such as musical instruments, painting/drawing materials, etc.
Please bring with you any sacred objects you work with such as crystals, tarot cards, mala beads, stones etc.
Your passport and passport copy
Pointed pendulum (or any pointy crystal or stone attached to a string if you have one)
Sacred object for our Altar
Any sacred items, divination cards, special crystals or healing tools that you would like to have with you or would like to offer our Altar
Drums, flutes, rattles, bowls, chimes, bells ... any instruments or sounds that you enjoy
*You also may want to consider taking and bringing probiotics to prime your digestive flora with some probiotics before you leave for Peru and tuck some away in your luggage to have with you while you travel.
Immigration and Visas:
Your Peru Tourist Visa will be given to you at immigration once you've arrived at no cost.
According to the Center for Disease Control, there are no required or recommended vaccinations for the part of Peru where the training is held.
The Peruvian Sol is the currency used in Peru. Use “sol” for singular, “soles” for plural.
1 usd = 3.3 soles
1 cad = 2.5 soles
1 eur = 3.75 soles