Advanced Yoga Teacher Training | April 5 – 10
APRIL 6 – 10, 2015
ESALEN INSTITUTE | Big Sur, CA
with Sianna Sherman, Ashley Turner, Dr. Ronald Alexander + Theodore Kyriakos
PRICE: $765 tuition. Plus, Accommodation fee paid separately to Esalen. (Accommodations fees vary.)
Join us for a cutting-edge, dynamic integration of YOGA, MINDFULNESS + WESTERN PSYCHOLOGY. This training is designed for all yoga instructors or therapists who are ready for a profound change in their teaching and practice.
This is a rare opportunity to study in-depth with 4 master teachers, weaving together their expertise in Hatha Yoga, Tantra, Yoga Psychology, Buddhism, Gestalt, Transpersonal Psychology, Priestess work and Mindfulness.
Topics to be covered:
- Asana, mantra, mudra + meditation for psychological + emotional healing
- Chakras as a map of the psyche-soma connection and how to teach in asana
- Shadow work basics to help avoid the pitfalls of teaching
- Awareness and therapeutic use of power dynamics in the yoga room
- Transference, counter-transference, projection + erotic transference
- Introduction to the neuroscience of “How Yoga + Meditation Works”
- Facing your fears and transforming your voice as a teacher
- Myths of yoga for personal + universal understanding
Explore your edge and refine your skills in this safe and nurturing environment. Each day will be an integration of yoga, meditation, lecture, practice sessions teaching with direct feedback, inner transpersonal work, and soaking in the famous Esalen healing waters.
Whether you are new to teaching yoga or very seasoned, this training will leave you inspired and rejuvenated. You will gain effective tools for a lifetime of exploration and bring renewed passion to your teaching.
FOR YOGA TEACHERS: 31.5 CEU’s through the Yoga Alliance
FOR THERAPISTS + MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS: 31.5 CEU’s available for MFT + MSW
About the Instructors
ASHLEY TURNER, MA, MFTI (#62103)
Recently named the ‘#2 Online Influencer for Stress Relief’ by Dr. Oz’s Share Care, Ashley Turner, MA is the creator of the wildly popular Meditation 101 Virtual Conference (25,000 ppl in 2014), 7 best-selling yoga dvds, co–author of Aroma Yoga, Ordained Priestess and Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern.
Sianna weaves alignment, therapeutics, potent sequencing, mythology, Tantra and the power of the practices with accessibility for everyday transformation. Her Mythic Yoga Flow has garnered a global following where she pours mythic consciousness into the embodied art of yoga with unbridled creativity and love.
Sianna released her first yoga DVD, Pranam, an inner journey of alchemy and alignment with the four elements. SiannaSherman.com
DR. RONALD ALEXANDER
Ronald Alexander, PhD, is the Executive Director of the OpenMind Training Institute, and leads trainings internationally in Mindfulness, Somatics and Ericksonian Mind-Body Healing Therapies. He is a certified trainer in Kundalini yoga, renowned psychotherapist and author of the widely acclaimed book, Wise Mind, Open Mind. RonaldAlexander.com
Theodore Kyriakos is an Integrative Transpersonal Psychotherapist, teacher and supervisor, trained in England. He draws from the Sufi and Shamanic traditions to engage with the shadow and reveal wisdom from inner conflict. A native of Greece, Theo brings passion, warmth and humor into everything he offers. TheodoreKyriakos.com
Esalen is one of the world’s premier, legendary destinations for personal growth and development. Perched on a windswept rocky promontory on California’s scenic Big Sur Coast, Esalen opened its doors over 50 years ago as a center for positive, personal change, and for the 750,000 people who have been through its gates since 1962, nothing has ever been quite the same.
Esalen is a leading center for exploring and realizing human potential through experience, education + research. The community works toward the realization of a more humane and all-embracing world, seeking answers to questions unlikely to be explored by traditional universities and religions. Esalen sponsors pioneering initiatives and offers personal, spiritual and social transformation practices for residents, interns and workshop participants.
For more information, www.esalen.org