Yoga Baja Teacher Training






Welcome to Clarananda, where the desert meets the sea near Todos Santos

and where Women Transform their lives through Yoga, Ayurveda, Nutrition, Meditation and Sacred Cacao 

HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women is a Yoga Alliance® Internationally Recognized Yoga School (RYS). We offer a 200 Hr & 300 Advanced Baja Yoga & Ayurveda Teacher Training / Certification Intensive & Self Mastery for Women fully recognized by Yoga Alliance®.  Our Baja Yoga Teacher Training / Certification & Self Mastery (YTT) Yoga Camp Intensives are held at at ” Baja Nature Retreat”, an ocean front desert property near the beautiful historic town of Todos Santos.

NEW: We now offer Online Yoga Teacher Trainings – Blended (Live + Self Directed) via our Virtual Oasis Ashram.  

Online 200 Hr  Next TBA 2022

Online 300 Hr Next is Nov 3 to Dec 18, 2021 

Today, our 13 day Baja Yoga Teacher Training Intensive’s for women have created testimonials of transformation, illumination, self-mastery, blending healthy lifestyle choices, a circle of wellness, bringing forth the inner light, moving beyond learning to true unfolding, and a wealth of spiritual practices to share with other women. Our students come from Alberta and across Canada, China, Japan, Korea, USA, Australia, Mexico, Switzerland, Taiwan, Costa Rica, Europe and beyond.

Sip the nectar of Prana at the “Clarananda Nature Retreat”, an ocean front desert property near the historic town of Todos Santos. Take the next step now in your own level of Yoga mastery and become a confident Yoga Teacher. Take this opportunity now to Master the Self – Align and Balance your energy to BE and enhance your present Yoga practice as an internationally recognized Yoga Teacher offering the world the gift of Consciousness through Yoga in every moment. Follow through with your vision or dream today!

Through this 13 day intensive Baja Yoga Teacher Training / Certification & Self Mastery for women by women you will have completely individualized Yoga instruction, practice of Asanas, anatomy & physiology, learn a Natural Meditation Technique, mantra, sacred singing, chanting, kirtan, puja, pranayama, chakra activation, philosophy of Yoga, ethics, introduction to Ayurveda with an emphasis on nutrition (focusing on farm to table prana-rich foods) and healthy lifestyle choices, Sanskrit and an abundance of Yoga teaching practicum. Also included are: transformational confidence building techniques to assist you in BEING inspired and empowered to apply what you learn immediately in all phases of your life. Positive verbal cues to ensure safe Yoga classes. During this thirteen day intensive Baja Yoga Teacher Training / Certification & Self Mastery for women you will be teaching Yoga days before you certify. This Baja Yoga Teacher Training intensive for women in Mexico has a maximum of 6 to 8 students per class, is intimate and intense, for you who choose to achieve MASTERY.

Please note:  this is an intensive program and for those that wish to move to Self Mastery only.   Our program offers ancient teachings of Yoga and like the Yogis that offer us these teachings we live in nature.  We are off the grid, in nature. Wifi and cell coverage is turned off during class hours.   Arrangements are made with each student to have ample time to connect with family and appointed times during the program.   All payments are non refundable.  We encourage that you purchase Trip Cancellation Insurance and appropriate medical coverage.


LEVEL 1 – 200 HR – Yoga Alliance Recognized


NEW DATES TBALevel 1: 200 Hr   Blended (Live + Self Directed)    Details GO HERE



Level 1: 200 Hr Baja Yoga Teacher Training  / Certification Intensive & Self Mastery for Women in Baja Sur, Mexico

*Mar 14 to Mar 26, 2022     13 days     $2695  USD      Space    6 women only

Note:  Arrive at the Todos Santos bus depot at 3:30 pm on the first day. We will pick you up and transport you to “Clarananda” for checkin, orientation and evening session. Depart after 6pm on the last day and we take you back to Todos Santos.

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*July 4 to July 16, 2022      13 days    Space

Level 1: 200 Hr. Van Isle YTT Intensive.  Held at Blue Heron Yoga & Ayurveda on Mudge Island, near Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, BC, Canada  Limited to 6 women only.Please note:   5% GST applicable in Canada.


300 HR Advanced YTT



*North India Spiritual Yoga Yatra Oct 13 to Oct 28, 2022  15 nights / days

*South India – The Way of Ayurveda Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2022    8 nights / days

Early Bird Self Investment until March 15, 2022    

North India Fusion Yoga $3495 USD       Regular value $3795 USD  

South India – The Way of Ayurveda  $1995 USD        Regular value $2195 USD 

Combine both Special value if taking the 300 YTT Program – ask for details

300 Hr / 500 Hr Certificate – recognized by Yoga Alliance 


Inclusive   200 Hr         INSPIRED – GO HERE

Move forward on your journey – Book Now!

Mexico Mobile:  011 52 1 612 131 6387   

Canada Mobile: 1.604.354.1317  

Email: yoga@herizenlifeadventures.comor call Skype  Valma- Herizen

What other Yogini’s say:

July 2020 – OM Shanti “The HERIZEN 200hr YTT training at the Virtual Oasis Ashram was truly transformational. On the surface, the content of the program is current, practical, and comprehensive. But this program is so much more than information and instruction. I began the 3 week intensive online training with a less than ideal body and an inner light that had lost its luster. Valma accepted me as I was, uncovered my gifts and used them to help me move forward at a pace and in a manner that I was able to process. This personalized approach was the key to overcoming any challenge I faced. An added bonus was the Aryvedia cookbook and nutritional guidance which fostered the wellness within my physical body to sustain the vigorous schedule. Valma’s has a huge heart, a bright guiding light and infinite wisdom. I graduated from this program as a confident, certified Yoga Teacher and a strong, spirited healthy woman. I am forever grateful that our souls were connected.”

“The Online HERIZEN 200hr YTT training at the Virtual Oasis Ashram is not your ordinary ‘online’ training program. Valma offers the perfect combination of personalized, ‘live’ training and self-directed practice. Register for the program now. It will transform your life!”  Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Namaste Tanya 😊

“The HERIZEN™ Baja Yoga Teacher Training has truly been a life altering experience for me.  From learning how to properly teach asanas, to nutrition, to self confidence, to Clarimizing™” to learning about deliberate intent, I feel I am bringing so much back to my life, professionally AND personally.  I can’t wait to incorporate everything I have learned with this Baja Yoga Teacher Training into all aspects of my life!  Not to mention how proud I am of myself for coming home with my Yoga Teacher Certificate!” Rhiannon Cosgrave

Founder / Owner of Synergy Day Spa – Parksville, BC, Canada

“The Baja YTT Yoga, Pranayama and Meditation practices are delightful, intense and life changing. A tremendously valuable experience.  For those on the path of self discovery or personal growth, you’ve come to the right place.  Clarananda is truly a remarkable setting and the food is amazing!”  

Tracy Ernst – Calgary, Canada – Harmony Yoga

Baja YTT Yoga Camp Intensive for Women Training Details


Ocean front desert property at the “Clarananda Natural Living & Wellness Retreat” near the historic town of Todos Santos in Baja, Mexico.  Fly to San Jose del Cabo (SJD) or La Paz (LAP)

*Direct flights from Vancouver and Calgary with West Jet  – click here

Level 1: 200 Hr – WHAT IS INCLUDED?

“This All Inclusive Package Includes”  Shared accommodation in comfortable cabin tents shaded with palm palapas at the “Clarananda Nature Retreat” an ocean front desert property near the magical town of Todos Santos in Baja California Sur, Mexico. “Clarananda” is set in a beautiful desert garden with a wide variety of birds and wild desert plants. This private ocean front property is a short walk to a beautiful peaceful 7 mile white sandy beach, with breath taking sunset vistas, grey / humpback whales migrating and dolphins are a short distance away. Living in harmony with nature there are many tranquil spaces for meditation and connection with our divine mother earth. The tents include two raised single beds complete with bedding, they are quaint, simple and quiet except for the sound of the doves, cow bells and ocean surf. Lighting inside the tents is solar or candle.  Hot shower, running water and flush toilet bathrooms are available with solar energy for lights. Organic gardens, 3 clean drinking water stations and 4 outdoor covered yoga shalas. (two beach sand floor and two with hard surface floor) all with ocean and desert garden views. All meals are local organic farm to table vegetarian and include fruits, vegetables, ample proteins and snacks.  (We can accomodate Vegan, Gluten free options) All Yoga training materials including Sanskrit terms are included (except for a few study books).

“Eating for Life Tm Introduction to Ayurveda with emphasis on optimal nutritional guidelines for ideal dietary practices to obtain and maintain higher energy levels and radiant health. Each day includes hands on instruction for preparing Prana / Qi / Life Force Rich foods: instruction includes proper food combining for best assimilation and absorption of nutrients, vitamins and minerals to help protect and strengthen teeth, bones, organs and every cell in the body. We accommodate Vegan and Gluten free. All organic farm to table prana rich foods available.

In addition to this training you will receive a Complimentary copy of our “Eating for Life Tm” cookbook.

“Learn to Clarimize” Principles for more conscious communication – learn through the power of your words and thoughts to form the most beneficial mental images for safety, strength, revitalization and restoration for your students. Through the use of this evolutionary gift we cultivate happiness within ourselves and others. Through these techniques you will also prepare a vision board to assist in actualizing your vision and dreams as a successful Yoga teacher.

“Yoga Lifestyle” Learn the art of living Consciously through the virtues of Patanjali’s Eight Limbs of Yoga. Create balance, equanimity so as to live in peace, good health and harmony with the greater whole. Full expression of ourselves is also key to a richer and more fulfilling life. Learn the art of creative self-expression through mantra, sacred songs, chants, kirtan, puja, all of which will awaken the goddess within, deepen your yoga practice and create a more heart centered, health filled life of Awareness and Inner Peace. 

“Live your Dream”  Discover your Purpose and follow your Bliss.  Learn “The Secret” to becoming a successful Yoga teacher and empowering others to live a healthy, fun and blissful life. You will learn transformational confidence building techniques that will empower you to create and manifest your desired dreams in yoga and in your life.

“Chakra stimulating practices” Activate and align the energy centers at our adrenals, regenerates, liver, thymus, thyroid, pineal glands and brain, keeping them strong, healthy and functioning at their best.

“Description of Food” You will be nourished lavishly with an abundance of local fresh tropical fruits and organic vegetables grown just for you by our local organic farm to table farm.  Also included are a variety of nuts / butters, avocados, sprouts, eggs and other healthy forms of protein during the Baja Yoga Teacher Training / Certification. There are three vegetarian meals in the day, two light and a delicious Ayurvedic hot prana rich vegetarian meal served in the late afternoon with a delightful desert in the early evening. Also in this program you will receive interactive instruction in the preparation of Ayurvedic and ideal dietary practices. Every vegetarian meal will meet these ideal dietary practices to obtain and maintain higher energy levels and radiant health.  We can accommodate Vegan and Gluten free.

“Sacred Cacao Shakti Movement Ceremony”  The Cacao Devi is pure Shakti. Her Goddess energy, essence and gifts are in many ways akin to some of the traditional Goddess qualities – feminine, rich, abundant, fertile, generous, nurturing, life giving, powerful and regenerative.  This small and beautiful Cacao bean is revered for its heart opening effects that its journey has carried it world wide. Today, Cacao has reclaimed its position as a sacred ceremonial medicine and is offered within a dance ritual of letting go and manifestation. Through the use of our handcraft Sacred Cacao Elixr and specially designed Ayurvedic Dance Ritual, students often receive life-changing experiences, huge breakthroughs, clarity of mind and a passion for their true purpose.

HERIZEN™ Yoga for Women is is delighted to serve local herb teas at all programs and retreats.

COMPLIMENTARY:  All Registered participant receives a Complimentary 2021 / 2022 Numerology Prediction and our NEW E- Cookbook   “Eating for Life Tm

“To Enhance Your Experience” During your stay you have the option to gain further insight into yourself through other Healing Practices.  In addition we offer the following with certified practitioners.  All fees in USD and may change.

Ayurveda Consultation – 15 minute $25 and additional 45 minutes $50

Vedic Astrology – 15 minute included with Ayurvedic consult – 30 minutes $35

Numerology / Astro Palmistry – 30 minutes – additonal 30 minutes is $35

Massage – Ayurvedic, Thai and a host of other options – fees on site.


* 20 Hours of non contact pre study assignments prior to arrival. (remaining 180 hours completed on site)

Upon the completed registration process, we provide the study materials and assignments for the 20 Hrs non contact study.

* All insurance of any kind including Trip and Medical Insurance. We strongly recommend that you purchase both TCI and Medical Insurance.  

* Travel to and from the actual YTT Training location

* Additional study books – ask for details

* Laundry, phone calls (we can do hand wash or one load during the training)

* All Taxes – GST (Canada only)

* Yoga mat and strap (blocks are included and we do have some mats available – please ask in advance)

* Any personal items – alarm clock, clothes

* Print yourself or have printed the training materials – they come via email or drop box)

*Any vaccinations, country entry requirements, permits, visa etc…

“Your Baja Yoga Intensive & Self Awareness YTT Program Leaders” HERIZENYoga and Self Awareness Program Leaders are dedicated and committed to Being there for all students to inspire, encourage, teach and coach in a way that serves with loving, nurturing and compassionate values. Details here 

“Baja YTT Yoga Intensive Certification”  A 200 Hour Hatha Flow Baja Yoga Teacher Training Certificate is provided to all successful candidates along with a letter of reference for the Yoga Alliance® Registry.

“We are a Yoga Alliance recognized continued education provider: YACEP 

Join us for our annual Spiritual India – Shakti Yoga Adventure for Women, to     (YACEP)     Details go here   

North India Spiritual Yoga Yatra Oct 13 to Oct 28, 2022

South India – The Way of Ayurveda Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2022     

Combine both of these trips for a 23 day trip and a 300 Hr Yoga Teacher Training / Certiication recognized by Yoga Alliance.


This Level 1:  200 Hr – Yoga Teacher Training Intensive / Certification is recognized by Yoga Alliance

“Peace can be reached through meditation on the knowledge which dreams give.  Peace can also be reached through concentration upon that which is dearest to the heart.”  Patanjali


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