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.
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.
Kenny Graham and Emily Perry bring decades of experience in multiple forms of Yoga, Chinese Medicine, Philosophy and Meditation.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Payment Plans available
Paid in Full by September 5, 2019
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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