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Elemental 200hr Yoga Teacher Training

OCTOBER 2019 - MARCH 2020 

Pleasure Point Yoga

Santa Cruz, Ca


Are you ready for the Journey? 

Go Deeper In The Practice You Love

Learn Deepen Your Teaching

Lead Yoga Teacher Trainers Kenny Graham and Emily Perry have joined forces with Pleasure Point Yoga to create a powerful & comprehensive 200Hr Yoga Teacher Training.

Innovative & Life-Changing Program

The Elemental Yoga Training  program is integrated & rich: you'll graduate from this program ready to teach an amazing class while feeling like you've deepened your personal practice.

Learn From In-Demand Experts

Kenny Graham and Emily Perry bring decades of experience in multiple forms of Yoga, Chinese Medicine, Philosophy and Meditation.

Your Lead Teachers

Kenny Graham

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Kenneth Graham is the Founder and a lead teacher of Elemental Yoga Teacher Training in Santa Cruz Ca. 


Kenneth is registered at the highest level ERYT 500 with Yoga Alliance and has taught over 20 Teacher Trainings around the world and studied for over 20 years with numerous influential teachers, across diverse and intriguing philosophies. 


He has drawn on Darren Rhodes and Paul and Suzee Grilley for some of his deepest inspiration on how he currently teaches asana.  Students love his eclectic nature. He has a unique ability as a teacher to make material accessible to students and is able to unite diverse teachings from asana to meditation to philosophy in a fresh and lively way. His mission is to bring together a community of teachers who are confident and well rounded in their knowledge and wisdom.

www.kennygrahamyoga.com 


Emily Perry

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Emily Perry is a lead teacher for Elemental Yoga Teacher training.


Emily Perry is registered with the Yoga Alliance at the highest level (E-RYT500), and has taught Teacher Trainings all over the world. A Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Emily bring her expertise in Chinese Energetic systems to her work and teaching.  


Emily teaches Bhakti Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Mindfulness, & leads kirtan. Her classes and immersions are infused with energetic alignment, mudra, chanting, & pranayama. 


Emily has spent nearly twenty-five years studying yoga, mindfulness, and energetic healing systems, and she weaves the essence of these teachings into her work as a teacher. She has trained in Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and  is influenced by her studies with Janet Stone and in Shadow Yoga.


She teaches dynamic workshops at festivals, and leads retreats, immersions, and 200 & 300 advanced teacher trainings globally. Her podcast, The Inner Shift, can be found on iTunes. www.emilyperryyoga.com

Reserve Your Spot in the Elemental 200Hr Yoga Teacher Training

Apply Now and Begin Your Immersion into the Practice of Teaching Yoga.

JOIN THE TRAINING!

The Elemental Experience

Yoga Foundations

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Learn the fundamental elements that make up the practice and teaching of yoga, including the foundations of alignment and teaching using our integrated approach. In-depth Asana and Posture Clinics, including hands-on adjustments, Anatomy for yoga Teachers, and Prenatal Yoga. Refresh foundational postures + refine advanced ones.

Meditation, Breathwork & Mantra

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Learn to teach Meditation, Breathwork (Pranayama), and Mantra— three powerful yoga practices.  Learn practical tools for deepening your personal practice, and for teaching your students. Integrate mindfulness and breathwork into your life. Learn the power of mantra in transforming your students lives.

Functional Yoga

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Honors the differences between human beings and human bodies. A functional approach to yoga explores posture and practice from the inside out, not trying to fit the body into the pose but adjusting the pose when necessary to fit the body. 

Transformative Teaching

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Learn to teach Hatha Yoga, Restorative, Yin, and Vinyasa Flow Yoga. Transformative  sequencing & theming modules will teach you to theme classes & sequence intuitively. Learn exceptional teaching techniques while developing a personal Sadhana (practice) that inspires you.

Embodied Philosophy

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Our Elemental Yoga Teacher Training includes in-depth study in the yoga texts foundational to the practice and understanding of yoga. Through our embodied approach you'll learn to integrate yoga wisdom into your teaching and your life.

Community & Service

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Something beautiful inevitably unfolds when a group of people come together to practice. Something in the energy shifts as you leave your shoes at the threshold. You'll experience a deep sense of connection to the group of people who you've embarked on this journey with. You'll learn about Seva and service and how to authentically serve your community.

Pleasure Point Yoga Guest Instructors

Katie Jacobson

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The Psychology of Yoga

Katie Jacobson, MA, RYT, AHC is a Registered Yoga Teacher and Ayurvedic Health Consultant . She earned her Master’s in Integral Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies and maintains a trauma-informed teaching lens. Katie intertwines her knowledge of this ancient system of healing with the yoga wisdom tradition and transpersonal psychology to promote balance and integration of body, mind, and spirit.

katiesjacobson.com

Aerielle Webber

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Introduction to the Yoga Sutras

Aerielle is a dedicated practitioner and instructor of yoga. Inspired by the peace and wellbeing that yoga brought into her own life, Aerielle is honored to have the opportunity to share this practice with her community and beyond.
Aerielle has trained under the guidance of Rolf Gates and Kenny Graham, equaling over 400 hours, and continues to work weekly with her Sutra teacher Sherry Cassedy. Other influences include, Aimee Joy Nitzberg, Sean Guinan and Emily Perry.
With practice, we build a cohesive relationship between the body and mind, creating fitness for the Self. Yoga helps propel us toward the life we choose by attenuating the unconscious patterns that may be causing suffering, creating the ability to move through the world with more ease. Aerielle is passionate about helping people build their personal practice by tuning into their personal needs and believes yoga supports any lifestyle.

Kayla Copeland

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Teaching Yoga Nidra

Kayla Copeland has studied extensively with Sri Dharma Mittra, Aimee Nitzberg, Kenny Graham & Hannah Muse. She incorporates a focus on well being and mindfulness to each and every one of her classes. Alongside fluid movement and breath awareness, she believes in yoga as a tool to connect with our whole selves, a method of healing from the inside out. Amidst teaching full time at Pleasure Point Yoga, hosting retreats around the world. Learn more about her: @kaylatahaniart on Instagram & at www.oneloveyogaretreats.co 


Elemental Yoga Teacher Training Weekend Schedule

Each weekend is taught by lead teachers Kenneth Graham  and Emily Perry with specialized workshops taught by Pleasure Point Yoga guest teachers.


Teacher Training Dates:

Oct  4-6, 2019

October 18-20, 2019

Nov 15-17, 2019

Dec 6-8, 2019

Jan 3-5, 2020

Jan 31- Feb 2, 2020

Feb 14-16, 2020

Feb 28- Mar 1, 2020 ** Graduation Weekend 

 

Meeting times for all Weekends:

Friday 5:00 pm- 8:30 pm, Saturdays 8:00 am-5:30 pm and Sundays 8:00 am-5:30pm 

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Elemental Yoga Topics

What you will learn:


  • The pillars of yoga practice: asana, pranayama (breathwork), meditation and mantra (cultivation of your own practice and how to teach)
  • The Foundations of exceptional yoga teaching
  • Yoga History and Philosophy
  • Anatomy Foundations: skeletal segments, muscle groups and the spine and its structures
  • Skeletal variations and how it applies to yoga postures
  • Effective pacing, rhythm,  sequencing and theming
  • Confidence-building through practice teaching 
  • Modifications and postural variations
  • Creative and effective use of props
  • Hands-on assists and adjustments 
  • Cultivating your voice
  • Ethics and business of Yoga
  • Ayurveda 
  • The psychology of yoga
  • Embodied Philosophy


This training is for you if:

  • You have had a steady practice for at least 18 months
  • You want to dive deeper into your own practice with a community of like-minded people
  • You are ready to set out on a path of working as a yoga teacher

Join the training!

Early Registration Rate Ends Soon!

Apply Now and Begin Your Immersion into the Practice of Teaching Yoga.

Reserve Your Spot in the Elemental Yoga Teacher Training

JOIN THE TRAINING!

More Than Just a Yoga Teacher Training...

Elemental Yoga Teacher training is more that just an immersion to prepare you to teach yoga.

The Elemental Yoga training experience is designed to support you in going deeper into your practice, and into the heart of the teachings of yoga so that you can embody your yoga. During the training, you'll experience your own inner transformation and evolution, and as you connect with your inner wisdom and gifts.


The Elemental Yoga Teacher Training program is integrated & rich: you'll graduate ready to teach, with a nourishing and grounded personal practice.

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