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Costa Rica ⁜ Croatia ⁜ Miami

Hari OM yoga teacher training

Hari OM Yoga and Ayurveda teacher training 

Immersion program :

Apr 18 - May 9, 2020

Sept 27 - Oct 18 2020

Tamarindo, Costa Rica


What is this training about and why it's a perfect fit for most new and experienced Yogis


Outline of what you'll learn and experience in our training


Comprehensive pricing with payment plans and customizable experience


Private rooms and group rooms available depending on lifestyle, comfort and budget


About the training


"Yoga is the journey of the self through the self."

- Bhagavad-Gita 


Hari OM Yoga teacher training is a comprehensive program offering an in-depth study of Yoga and her sister science, Ayurveda. The teachings are focused on the classic yoga tradition, while bringing it into context in modern times.


This is a perfect education for anyone looking to become a yoga teacher and deepen their personal yoga practice, meditation journey and knowledge of the health and wellness science of Ayurveda.

Upon completion, you will receive a 200 hour certification from Hari Om School of Yoga and Yoga Alliance. You will also graduate with a 45 hour Ayurveda Health Coach certificate

Explore gorgeous Costa Rica, practice yoga and meditation in a beautiful, peaceful and natural environment, make meaningful connections with like-minded individuals and leave feeling re-connected and ready to share your love for Yoga with the world. 



  • Yoga asana (poses) theory and practice

  • Introduction to different schools and styles of yoga

  • Yoga history and lineages

  • Yoga anatomy by a therapy professional

  • Pranayama and benefits of breathwork

  • Yoga philosophy and history: Bhagavad-Gita, Yoga Sutras by Patanjali

  • Meditation and mindfulness in everyday life, theory and practice

  • Types of Meditation 

  • Introduction to Tibetan singing bowl meditation

  • Introduction to Ayurveda

  • Introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition, spices and herbs

  • The connection between Ayurveda and Yoga 

  • Using Ayurveda in Yoga classes and Yoga practice in Ayurvedic healing

  • Five elements, doshas (bodily constitution) and gunas (modes of nature)

  • Energy centers of the body, Chakras and Bandhas

  • Yoga ethics and the seat of the teacher

  • Yoga business in the modern world, intro to marketing and digital presence

  • Teaching practicum, group and private yoga classes

  • Yoga sequencing for specific types of classes

  • Yoga as therapy, injury prevention and management, yoga for athletes

The aim of this training is to dive deep into the heart of what it means to practice yoga: by learning to love and care for your body, your home in this world; and by restoring your inner connection through discovering the true self. The training is rooted in bhakti-yoga, the yoga of devotion. Hari OM founder, and lead teacher in the training, Matea, has been a part of this yogic tradition since childhood.

Open to all levels, this training is equally beneficial for someone looking to become a yoga teacher and share their passion with the world, as for someone seeking to deepen their personal yoga and meditation practice. Beyond yoga, students will be introduced to its sister science of Ayurveda. Ayur strands for life, and Veda for knowledge, therefore Ayurveda represents the ‘science of life’, an ancient medicinal and lifestyle tradition that perfectly complements yoga. The two together form a perfect toolset for a healthy, wholesome lifestyle! Keep the body healthy with yoga asana and Ayurvedic healing and nutrition principles, maintain mental and emotional peace, and find balance with mindfulness lifestyle practices.  

Hari OM Yoga teacher training aims to deliver the highest quality yoga asana, philosophy, anatomy and Ayurveda teachings, combining experts in the respective fields and offering all the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the students to complete their journey.

About the teachers

Matea Zajec began her yoga journey at a young age, practicing bhakti-yoga, meditation, and asana. In college, she lived in an ashram, rising early for meditation and practicing seva, or selfless service, while studying ancient yogic texts and theology books. She graduated with a degree in Eastern Religions and Philosophy, and has been teaching yoga history, Bhagavad-Gita and Yoga Sutras in teacher trainings for years. After years as a yoga teacher, she founded Hari OM Yoga and Hari OM Food & Wellness, aiming to offer the beautiful teachings of yoga to the world. From it, Hari Om Teacher training was developed, with an idea to offer pure yoga, meditation and Ayurveda teachings to the world. Matea is an E-RTY 200, and holds a 200hr certification in Vinyasa yoga, a 200hr certification in Anusara Yoga, is an Aerial yoga instructor, Tibetan singing bowl sound healer, meditation teacher and Reiki master.

Adriana Zajec is an Ayurvedic doctor, massage therapist, Reiki master, and Bio-orgonomy healer. She found Ayurveda after giving up on finding a solution to her daughter's Matea health issues as a child, and after seeing the amazing and quick results, began studying this medicinal science with a doctor in her home country of Croatia. She founded the first Ayurveda and Wellness center in her hometown, and offered weekly meditation classes and monthly workshops on various topics. After years of one-on-one study with her mentor, she traveled to Ayurveda's home of Mysore, India, to deepen her knowledge and practical application of various therapies. Ada has personal experience healing chronic diseases, including cancer, with natural methods, and teaches Ayurveda theory and medicinal practice.

Acyuta is a software engineer, e-commerce and marketing expert, and Hari OM yoga teacher RYT-200. He has over 20 years of experience in the technology and marketing industry. He will be offering his expertise in making a strong online presence as a yoga teacher, assisting you in the business of yoga part of the training.

Training format

Immersion style (3 weeks or 22 days Intensive):

Perfect for anyone traveling from abroad, looking for a retreat setting, or a yoga and meditation immersion experience. Stay and meal packages available (read below)!

Training lasts approx. 6 hours daily with one day off a week (which might include self study and reading).

Sample daily schedule:

8am Yoga practice

9am Breakfast break

10am - 1pm Class

1-2pm Lunch

2:30 - 4:30 Teaching practicum and observation

5pm Meditation 

Training and Graduation prerequisites

Hari Om Yoga is a practice that welcomes all! However, certain criteria is preferred in order to best assist your learning experience.


To attend the training, we expect you to have a:

  • Minimum of 1 year regular yoga practice

  • Some experience in Meditation

  • Open mind and willingness to learn. Some of the philosophy of Yoga and Ayurveda might be or seem contradictory to your current believe system, so you must be prepared to listen, respectfully discuss and be challenged by such topics

  • Respectful attitude to all other students and teachers, their personal path and learning abilities

  • Maintaining a regular yoga practice during the training

  • Complete certain reading assignments prior to course start date


In order to graduate and receive your certification, you are required to:

  • Attend 200 hours of training (any requests to skip hours should be preferably mentioned before the start of training, and you will be required to cover any missed classes)

  • Pass the final written exam (~50 questions)

  • Pass the final teaching exam (1 hour class)


Register with a $599 deposit

Tuition Cost and Payment options

Yoga Teacher training


Tuition: $2899

Deposit to reserve your spot: $599 (Non-refundable)

Deposit of $599 is required to register. We offer monthly interest-free payment plans.

50% tuition due 1 week before the course begins, 100% due to graduate.

Included in the tuition cost:

  • 200 hours of training

  • 200hr certification by Yoga Alliance

  • Course Handbook and handouts

  • Small video library

  • Yoga practicum (daily yoga class)

Not included:

  • Books and reading material

  • Lodging and meals (see package options below),

  • Flight, airport transfers or any type of transportation

Sign up  deadline is 1 month prior to training date. We may make exceptions according to case and availability. Contact us.

Early Bird Special: SAVE $200 by registering up to 2 months before the start date! (YTTCRSpringEarlyBirdYTTCRFallEarlyBird)

Accommodation options

Accommodation at Hostel La Botella de Leche, Tamarindo

Beautiful boutique hostel walking distance to the beach, with private pool and yoga studio space on premises. Amenities like Free Wifi and daily coffee available.

Prices include: Training + accommodation + 1 ayurvedic breakfast/lunch per day.

Dorm style room (6-8 people share)

Price: $3199

Dorm room includes a bed, private bath (shared with room occupants), AC, Wifi and locker. We will aim to pair you will other Yoga teacher training attendees but we can't guarantee that you will exclusively share the accommodation with yogis alone.

Double room (2 people share)

Price: $3499

Shared dorm room includes bed, private bath (shared with room occupants), AC, Wifi and locker. We will aim to pair you with other Yoga teacher training attendees but we can't guarantee that you will exclusively share the accommodation with yogis alone.

Private Room

Price: $3900

Includes a queen-size bed, private bath, AC, Wifi, locker or room safe. Availability of updated private rooms on a brand new second floor is on "first come first served" basis.

Register with a $599 deposit
EARLY BIRD SAVE $200 two months before start date

We look forward to having you join us on this journey!

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