FloYo is headed to Aruba this winter! Come join us on ‘One Happy Island’ and complete your certification to teach SUP Yoga in the Caribbean sunshine! FloYo Founder, Jessie Benson, will lead this weekend SUP Yoga Teacher Training hosted at Island Yoga.

Aruba’s gorgeous turquoise waters and white sand beaches will provide the most picture perfect classroom for our 20-hour SUP YTT program. This 3-day immersion style training will equip you with the foundation, skills and confidence you need to teach yoga and fitness classes on the water.

And the best part? You don’t have to worry about a thing once you arrive in Aruba – all of your meals, transportation and accommodation needs will be taken care of by the Island Yoga Team!

Training Details:

Location: Aruba (Island Yoga will be our training host)

How to get there: Fly into Aruba International Airport (AUA)*

Investment: $1,995 (all-inclusive price, based on shared accommodation)


January 24th –  27th, 2020


We will be staying in shared apartments at Costa Esmeralda – just steps away from our training HQ at Island Yoga.

What’s included:

  • All meals at Nourish Cafe– from lunch on Friday to breakfast on Monday (3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner)
  • All transportation to and from the beach during the training
  • 3 nights accommodation in shared apartment at Costa Esmeralda
  • 20 hours total training time (8hrs shala based learning and 12hrs SUP board water based learning)
  • Personalized goal coaching session with Jessie
  •  FloYo Teacher Training manual and swag bag
  • 1x Island Yoga Community Yoga Class

Not Included:

  •  Flights to Aruba
  • Transportation from airport to Costa Esmeralda villas (taxi cost is approximately $30)
  • Additional food/drink or activities not included in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)

About The SUP Yoga Instructor Training Course

The FloYo SUP yoga and fitness instructor training course has been designed to educate yoga and fitness instructors on how to teach safe and efficient standup paddle yoga and fitness classes. The course will be led by Jessie Benson, founder of FloYo Fitness and former master trainer for WPA and ASI. The curriculum has been carefully created to give participants the knowledge they need to teach safe, effective and FUN sup fitness classes.

The course is designed to help participants:

  • Develop sound stand up paddle board skills with an emphasis on stroke technique and turning methods
  • Gain an understanding of paddle etiquette, water safety, and rescue and recovery skills
  • Practice completing water rescue techniques by participating in a series of experience-based scenarios
  • Learn how to cue and demonstrate each yoga pose and exercise that makes up a FloYo SUP Yoga class
  • Develop the tools needed to create an effective SUP yoga class and learn how to teach all three FloYo class sequences; the signature FloYo class, SloFlo a more restorative class, and FloYo Fit an athletic interval style class
  • Perfect your teaching and delivery skills in front of a group with five+ hours of first hand teaching experience
  • Business coaching workshop on how to launch your SUP Yoga business
  • Goal setting tools to help you discover where you want to take this new business opportunity

In order to gain your qualification, all participants will need to:

  • Submit CPR and first aid certification
  • Submit your 200 hour RYT certification
  • Demonstrate competent paddling and water rescue skills
  • Show competency in practical water rescue test
  • Successfully complete the final evaluation and paddle assessment

*If you have any questions about these qualifications please email [email protected]


Spaces are extremely limited for this training. Submit your non-refundable deposit today to reserve your spot in the training.