A positive attitude. A sense of openness & a desire to learn are truly the most important things you can bring to this training.

Ability to communicate in English.

Recommended Reading

While not required, we recommend you read Staying Healthy with the Seasons to prepare for this program.

We also highly recommend you read Breath. The New Science of a Lost Art. James Nestor. 

The Meaning of Namaste. A wonderful article from the editors of Yoga Journal. 




A room for the duration of the course at Cocoon Portugal, a 275 acre coastal farm and yoga retreat.


3 vegan meals per day, for the duration of the course, including spring water, strong coffee, and herbal teas


Access to the entire 275 acre property, including lake, bicycles, animals, and wifi


Cupping Kit, Moxa Kit, White Tiger Balm, Therapy Balls

Tuition for a total of 50 hours of Yoga Alliance education, including The Science of Self Manual

Access to online training materials


World renowned faculty - Rose Erin is an expert in her field.
Access to The Sacred Fig global community of yogis.
Support & mentorship from The Sacred Fig faculty, including post-training guidance
Recognition as a graduate from The Sacred Fig & Science of Self's Yoga Education Program.

Schedule some time to talk through the details