Be Bold
Teacher Training Ireland

2 spots left!
The training fee for these last spots will be donated to Hurricane Harvey Relief efforts. Going straight to those who need it most. 

Be Bold Teacher Training is an opportunity to transform how you relate to the world. Whether you want to deepen your yoga practice or become a teacher, this training will take you on a journey of self-discovery using meditation, asana and inquiry. 
You will learn skills and tools essential to Be Bold in your life and gain insight into the habits that constrain you. From a clear and powerful place, uncover what you truly want and take the first step by signing up today!


Dates |
September 17th-22nd
October 22nd-27th

Training takes place in two 5-day modules.
Program begins Sunday at 5pm and ends Friday at 12pm
Additional sessions will be held online via Zoom Video Meetings (Schedule TBD)

This course is lead by Melinda Luksch and assisted by Nicole Scariano, Alyson Giuffreda, Michelle Cooper and Sandy Roberts.

125  contact classroom hours
10 online meeting hours
65 non-contact hours (non-contact hours include time outside/in-between each scheduled week and include practice teaching sessions, reading and writing assignments, yoga practice, meditation, group assignments and activities)

  • Techniques | 90 hours
  • Teaching Methodology | 25 hours
  • Anatomy and Physiology | 20 hours
  • Philosophy/Ethics/Lifestyle | 25 hours
  • Practicum | 25 hours
  • Homework | 15 hours

Required Text 

  • 40 Days to Personal Revolution by Baron Baptiste
  • Being Of Power by Baron Baptiste
  • Key Muscles of Yoga, Volume 1 by Ray Long
  • Yamas & Niyamas by Deborah Adele

Travel Information 

The Shannon Airport is the closest (75 minutes) and most convenient portal to the Cliffs of Moher. Though transportation is not included, assistance arranging a shuttle to/from the airport will be provided. 

Tuition Options 

Tuition includes lodging and meals for the duration of the training. Your first choice of accommodation is not guaranteed until confirmed, based on availability. 

quad room |

This female only option is a large spacious room with 4 single beds with ample space beside each of them. There is a separate bathroom with an additional separate toilet in the same house.

double shared bath | 

This is a smaller twin room to our ensuite twin rooms, and shares a large bathroom with one other single room. The bathroom has a freestanding shower and large bath. There is an additional separate toilet in the same house. This room has two single beds in it. 

Double ensuite | 

These rooms are large with two twin beds, a number of which can be converted into a Queen sized bed when occupied by a couples. These rooms have a private bathroom.

single shared bath |

This room has a window looking out to the courtyard with a single bed and shares a large bathroom with one twin room. The bathroom has a freestanding shower and large bath. There is an additional separate toilet in the same house. 

single ensuite | 

These rooms are similar to our Twin Ensuite above and vary in size, decor and view. 


About the Venue:

The Cliffs of Moher Retreat is a purpose designed, luxury venue set against the backdrop of the Cliffs of Moher in the beautiful countryside of Co.Clare, Ireland. Located on the west coast, the stunning studio space overlooks the rugged coastline and wild waters of Liscannor Bay through floor to ceiling windows.
Guest accommodations are set in the refurbished Moher Lodge Farmhouses with bedrooms divided among the 5 houses on the property. The sun filled rooms boast beds with hotel style mattresses, Egyptian Cotton linen and plush bath towels making your stay comfortable and bright.

The Cliffs of Moher Retreat

Moher Lodge, Kinielty,
Co. Clare, Ireland


Inquiry form

Please fill out an application below. Upon acceptance to the program, payment in full is required by 9/9/17.

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Be Bold Teacher Training is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance course. Through the study of Baptiste Methodology, you will learn how to effectively teach Power Vinyasa Yoga. 
500 Hour Certified Baptiste Teacher Melinda Luksch is facilitating with guest assistance from Certified Baptiste teachers from around the globe. 

Melinda is passionate about sharing the practice of Baptiste Yoga as a lifestyle beyond the walls of a studio. She is committed to supporting others through building community and causing each and every student to discover their own greatness. As a teacher, she believes it is important that classes be challenging yet accessible for all levels. Her students are empowered physically and mentally by stretching the boundaries of their current comfort zone and opening up access points to create possibilities in their life. 

When not at home in Oregon spending time with family, friends and teaching at her two studios in the Willamette Valley, Melinda travels the world sharing yoga, assisting Baptiste programs and leading retreats/teacher trainings. She is an explorer of the great outdoors, a café connoisseur, and is easily inspired by life, art and a good kombucha.