Center For Natural Living


Based on 27 reviews

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NPS Score 9.6/10

5 more Locations

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1206-373 Front Street West

Toronto, ON, Canada

Types of Yoga Taught

Flow Yoga

Alignment-Oriented Yoga

Fitness Yoga

Spiritually-Oriented Yoga

Gentle Yoga

Specialty Yoga

Trainings Formats

usually intensive/immersion

spread out over time

Weekends only

several, shorter immersions

trainees stay on-site

trainees commute to the program

Destination / retreat



Other Locations

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About Center For Natural Living

This is a space where everyone is welcome, where a holistic lifestyle is practiced, where people come to safely journey inwards.  Where personal practice of yoga is encouraged, teachers and students come together as allies and guides.   Center for Natural Living...

This is a space where everyone is welcome, where a holistic lifestyle is practiced, where people come to safely journey inwards.  Where personal practice of yoga is encouraged, teachers and students come together as allies and guides.  

Center for Natural Living offers a 200, and 300 hour advanced yoga teacher training.  The immersion trainings are offered in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.  We provide and train you in the fundamentals and take you to the advanced learning of techniques, methodology, subtle and structural anatomy, and yoga philosophy and lifestyle.  Our trainees learn to guide a yoga practice with awareness, of “Live the Yoga” Philosophy.  

During your training, you will find that your physical health benefits with a diet rich in fruits, vegetables and other produce. Following the guidelines of a vegetarian diet, you feel nourished and sustained.  

Through out this training you will engage in a physical practice, learn the structural and energetic techniques of postures and form, learn to meditate, study anatomy and physiology of yoga asanas, study yoga philosophy, the lineage of hatha and raja yoga and have thought provoking discussions.   Discussion of the sutras, the yamas and the niyamas is part of the curriculum.   Through daily discourse, and journalling, each student is encouraged to be open to receive their inner light.  To explore who they believe they are.  

During the yoga immersion and training process our students begin to discover the meaning of the true Self. They begin to bring awareness to the layers of conditionings and the Samskaras.  The transformation leaves each person more energized, confident and ready to follow an inner calling.  

You will learn how to teach, how to guide and share your yoga practice, built on the foundation of your own practice.

Rancho Margot Location

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Our school

First Registered August 2011

Upcoming Programs

RYS® 200

Center For Natural Living - RYS200
200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Nov 2, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019

RYS® 300

Advanced 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Advanced 300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Nov 16, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019
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A Lesson on the Fifth Chakra

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First Registered August 2011

School Reviews

Total Reviews: 27

By Lisa Franks RYT® 200

Jan 30, 2019

My training with the Center for Natural Living was incredible. Being on location in Costa Rica and immersing myself in the training was exactly what I was hoping for it to be. Irum ensured we learned what we needed to know in accordance to Yoga Alliance, but also gave us so much more. We dove into ourselves, our practice, and our philosophies. Irum is a master at her skill, but also knows how to lead and create a safe and intimate community. Full Review

By Kelly Friesen RYT® 200

Jan 10, 2019

Full Review

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Teaching Staff

Tara Drake E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, Ayurveda

E-RYT® 200, RYT® 500, YACEP®

Laura Muse Murphy

E-RYT® 200

Irum Naqvi

E-RYT® 500, YACEP®

Jo Ann S. Jones Jo Ann S. Jones

E-RYT® 500

Margaret Strom

E-RYT® 200, YACEP®

Danielle Doyle Danielle Doyle

RYT® 200

Kristin Mylecraine

RYT® 500

Victoria Yeh Victoria Yeh

RYT® 200

All Teaching Staff (8)
ready to practice under the sun
YTT @ Rancho Margot, Costa Rica - ready to practice under the sun [10]
Galen _ Lisa at play
YTT @ Rancho Margot, Costa Rica - Galen _ Lisa at play [9]
Lisa handstand
YTT @ Rancho Margot, Costa Rica - Lisa handstand [11]
Lisa Locust
YTT @ Rancho Margot, Costa Rica - Lisa Locust [5]
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