Scholarship Oppurtunities

Is teaching yoga a dream of yours, but seems a little to far out of reach? We understand that some people need a helping hand while reaching for their dreams! Pura Vida School of Yoga is fortunate enough to offer a full ride scholarship (tuition & board) for one lucky student who has a passion for yoga & is ready to embrace self discovery. Do you think that could be you? Read further to find out the requirements! 

This scholarship contains:​

  • Full Tuition - $1,800 (price may vary depending on student chosen) 

You will be responsible for your portion of food, materials, and lodging. 


1. The first and most important requirement of this scholarship is that you have a passion for yoga, and a passion for self discovery.

2. Next we want to know more about you! Please submit a document (in any format) containing answers to the following questions, and any other information you would like to share with us. 

  • How will this tuition scholarship assist you in becoming a yoga instructor? What inspired you to be a yoga instructor?

  • Why should we chose you for this scholarship?

  • How has yoga shaped your life? What has yoga done for you personally?

  • How long have you been practicing yoga? Do you practice daily? 

  • How do you plan to use this opportunity to enrich the lives of your students? And all lives around you?

  • What is your family background? What are your hobbies? Your job, current family life, schooling, future goals, etc.

  • What are your life goals besides yoga? What is most important to you in life and why? What is your philosophy of life?

  • Tell us about one significant event in your life that helped to share who you are. (An event you would consider "life changing"). 

  • What is your biggest accomplishment? What is your biggest fear? What makes you feel happy? What are you passionate about? 

2. Fill out the Student Application form.

3. Submit an email including your application, your question answers, and all of your social media account names (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) 

Service Requirement 

At Pura Vida School of Yoga we believe in energy exchange. Once you have been chosen for the scholarship opportunity you will be required to complete a number of services hours during the retreat. This is including but not limited to washing dishes, emptying trashes, washing laundry, and helping out as needed. 

The number of services hours, and duties asked to perform will differ depending on the student chosen for this scholarship. This will be discussed with Lead Instructors and chosen student before the date of the retreat.