About Yandara

Yandara Yoga Institute was founded in 2003 by Craig Perkins and his son Shane-Chrisopher Perkins from a desire to share the gift of yoga with others.  Yandara Yoga has over a decade of the best yoga education programs and has trained thousands of highly-qualified yoga teachers. 

Offering over 20 Yoga Teacher Training programs each year, Yandara Yoga Institute is one of the largest and most popular yoga teacher training schools in the world.  Yandara Yoga School has some of the highest number of graduates - thousands of Yandara Yoga Teachers are registered with Yoga Alliance (see reviews)

Programs are Yoga Alliance 200-hour and 300-hour certified. Admission is open to all levels, ages and experience.

The trainings are All-Inclusive with vegetarian meals and comfortable accommodations provided.  The evening satsangs are hosted by our fabulous in-house Kirtan Band: JAYA.


Yandara Yoga Institute Headquarters is a beautiful oceanfront retreat nestled beside the Pacific ocean of Mexico's Southern Baja Peninsula. We are located 20 minutes south of the magical village of Todos Santos and 40 minutes north of Cabo San Lucas. Please visit our Travel page for more information.

We offer trainings in Baja, Mexico, you can choose from our 16 or 26 day class, or you can enjoy 16 day courses in Bali,  Hawaii, or Sweden.  Find additional information about Yandara and our trainings below.

What is Yandara

Making Great Teachers

Teacher Faculty


Culinary Page

Jaya Band