An affiliate program for Samudra Global School for Living Yoga

Prana Vinyasa® 200HR Yoga Teacher Training

With Delamay Devi and special guests, Australia 2017–2018

Noosa • Perth • Byron Bay

You are invited to be part of this inaugural Prana Vinyasa® affiliate yoga teacher training program across Australia!

Starting in February, this 12-month immersion will give you time to integrate, practice, study, embody and deepen your understanding of this evolutionary expression of vinyasa yoga.

2018 – 2019 DATES COMING SOON!
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PRANA VINYASA® is a full spectrum approach to embodying the flow of yoga cultivated by Shiva Rea. Students are empowered to experience prana, the universal source of breath, life-energy and conscious intelligence, as the navigating source of yoga practice and vital living.

Experience innovative approaches to vinyasa yoga and the state of flow within the rhythm of class. Practitioners learn classical and innovative approaches to vinyasa yoga and the state of flow drawn from Krishnamacharya’s teachings, Tantra, Ayurveda, Bhakti, Somatics and Shiva’s teaching experience from the last 20 years.
www.shivarea.com

Join us for the full 200HR program across Australia or dive into separate modules. Each module offers extensive training, study and embodiment of Prana Vinyasa®, covering roots of Yoga, introduction to Tantra, wave sequencing to serve all levels, energetic alignment, hands on assists, anatomy, introduction to Ayurveda and self-care.

Plus practice labs, teaching, journaling, excursions, monthly check in calls and so much more! These hours can also be added towards Samudra’s 200hrs /300hrs /500hrs programs.

Teaching vinyasa is an art that requires a teacher to develop related tools using their voice, hands-on assists, observation and energetic awareness to provide guidance that facilitates the state of flow of a class.

Learn the art of teaching Prana Vinyasa® in this empowering and evolutionary vinyasa training cultivated by Shiva Rea.

About Shiva Rea

Movement is life for Shiva Rea, M.A, global Prana Vinyasa® teacher, activist, and innovator in the evolution of vinyasa yoga around the world from large-scale festivals and conferences to unplugged retreats. She has taught thousands of students, teachers, and movers and shakers how to integrate yoga as a way of life.

As founder of Prana Vinyasa® and Samudra Global School for Living Yoga, she integrates the roots of vinyasa, yoga, ayurveda, and tantra in creative and life-transforming online courses, workshops, retreats, and trainings. Her studies in the Krishnamacharya lineage, kalarippayatu, world dance, yogic arts, and somatic movement infuse her approach to living yoga and embodying the flow. www.shivarea.com

About Delamay Devi

Delamay has been on the teaching path for 20+ years! With a background in dance it was a natural progression into teach­ing yoga and delve deeper into the rhythm of the breath, the nat­ural flow of the body and the form­less­ness of med­i­ta­tion. Her journey with Shiva started back in 2007 and since then has been studying and assisting Shiva globally. Delamay is ecstatic to be offering the very first full 200HR Prana Vinyasa® Affiliate program across Australia!!!

Course Overview

Through the full-spectrum Wave Sequencing of Prana Vinyasa® you will learn the energetic alignment for core asanas within the Mandala of Asanas™ based upon an integrated understanding of:

 

  • The movements of Prana
  • Practical anatomy
  • How to open and strengthen the core structures of embodiment from head to toe, skin to subtle body
  • Integrate how to teach alignment in the flow of movement with creative and effective solar/lunar sequences.
You will begin practicing the art of teaching the first day, developing the teaching tools of using your voice, hands on assists, observation, and energetic awareness to facilitate the state of flow within a class.
Teachers will explore the unique Prana Vinyasa® methodologies of: Energetic Alignment™, Vinyasa Krama, Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa, and Wave Sequencing for the Mandala of Asanas.
Energetic alignment will be emphasized to begin to cultivate the balancing of the five elements and full spectrum embodiment of the organizing intelligence of our life-force through the movements of Prana.

You will explore the many dimensions of creating a soul-inspiring class; guiding the microcosm of your students to experience healing connection to the whole. This approach to teaching encourages an evolutionary journey into living yoga as we begin to heal the body of our life through the empowerment of a full spectrum practice. We will emphasize teaching from a flow-state to translate this integrative practice to our students.

Module Overview

Each element-based module includes:

1. Wave Sequencing General Background

2. Namaskars – the Heart of Yoga and Prana Vinyasa® Trainings

3. Solar-Lunar Sequence for balancing our life-energy

4. Movement, Mudra and Mantra Meditation

5. Suggested Readings

6. Exam Questions

7. Electronic Sequence Manual of asanas pertaining to each module

8. Supportive Online Courses (required) and access to online reference for that section

 

Samudra and Yoga Alchemy will provide the following to support your development and studies:

 

  • Meditation

  • Online Course

  • Suggested Readings

  • Mandala of Asanas

  • Exam Questions

  • An electronic sequence manual pertaining to each module

Module Content

You have the choice of joining us for the full 200hr certification which means traveling to the different locations or signing up for separate modules. Each module gives you 30 hours towards the full certification or can be added towards your existing Yoga Alliance training hours. Please note you are responsible for your accommodation, travel and food during our time together and we can assist you in finding suitable accommodation locally. We highly recommend signing up 3 weeks in advance of the start date for each module to ensure no delays in receiving your manual and access to Yoga Alchemy.

MODULE ONE – Embodying the Flow: Prana Vinyasa® and The Art of Namaskar

Date: 10-12 February 2017
Location: The Yoga Circle, 8 Thomas Street, Noosaville QLD 4566

All Namaskars within the Prana Vinyasa® methodology follow an elemental template of five namaskars for each element, and each namaskar has a corresponding solar-lunar sequence.

The foundational theory of Namaskar offers an intelligent introduction to every solar-lunar sequence to prime the body for the elemental sequences in the following modules of the Foundation series. The state of namaskar is “to bow, to realize the essence,” and in this module we explore Foundational namaskars as the consummate vinyasa to enter the flow.

  • Awaken the Art of Namaskar – the roots and evolution of vinyasa as movement meditation
  • Practice, learn, and begin to teach Surya and Chandra Namaskar (the Sun and Moon Salutations), Surya Namaskar A & B
  • Experience the first level of 40 Prana Vinyasa Namaskars: Rhythmic Vinyasa as well as Dancing Warrior Namaskars as a foundation for further innovations
  • Integrate and understand how to teach the five movements of Prana as a tool for embodying breath, alignment and flow.
  • Learn Five Opening Movement Meditations – Prana Vinyasa Mudra Vinyasas to begin your class with flow
  • Learn the Prana Vinyasa Energetic Alignment Method to embody prana and teach to the life-force intelligence of integrated energetic (prana) and structural (muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, fascia, etc.) layers of embodiment
  • Hands on assists and alignment for primary asanas that make up Surya and Chandra Namaskar
  • Learn the Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Anchor basic elements of Prana Vinyasa cueing (Breath, Body Part, Direction/Anatomical activity, Bhava)
  • Introduction to Prana Vinyasa Wave Sequence

Schedule
10/02/17: 8:45am – 7:30pm
11/02/17: 5:30am – 7pm
12/02/17: 5:30am – 7:30pm

The full schedule with accommodation options, travel info, restaurants and cafes will be sent upon registration.

MODULE TWO – Embodying Earth: Foundation Earth

Date: 5-7 May 2017
Location: Tonic Yoga 242 William St, Perth WA 6000

As the first “pathway” of the all-level Pathways of Prana Vinyasa system, this foundation earth Prana Vinyasa sequence massages your inner and outer hips, hamstrings, side-waist, shoulder and heart opening through the positive repetition of this three-wave prana vinyasa sequence. In this module, teachers begin to learn the Foundation Earth Prana Vinyasa sequence, centered in the hip-opening family. Through the opening movement meditation, classical and dancing warrior namaskars, core cultivation, prana vinyasa wave sequence, peak asana, and lunar mudrasanas of the bhujapidasana and visvamitrasana sequence, we will slowly and effectively embody the flow of prana connected to hip opening, our relationship to the earth and our instinctual body.

  • Learn the solar and lunar Earth foundation sequences for the Visvamitrasana/Bhujapidasana family of asanas and work with the Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Reinforce namaskars from Module One, and practice teaching corresponding namaskars to Earth Sequences: Rhythmic Vinyasa B, Dancing Warrior I
  • Continue to integrate and understand the five movements and Prana Vinyasa Mudra Vinyasas
  • Teach and assist five primary alignment actions of the core “blueprint” asanas of the mandalas and sequence combinations with skill, effectiveness, fluency, and creativity
  • Apply Prana Vinyasa Energetic Alignment Method to embody prana and teach these movements as keys to alignment and flow within the Earth Sequence
  • Hands on assists and alignment for the new asanas introduced by the Earth Sequence beyond Namaskar
  • Introduction to wave sequencing for the earth sequences for hip opening and a lunar sequence for deep flexibility and regeneration
MODULE THREE – Embodying Water: Standing Asanas, Hip Opening and Fluid Flow

Date: 26-28 May 2017
Location: Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Immerse in learning the Foundation Water prana vinyasa sequence, which awakens the fluid spine, front body, side-waist, shoulder and heart opening.

Through the opening movement meditation, classical and dancing warrior namaskars, core cultivation, Prana Vinyasa wave sequence, peak asana, and lunar mudrasanas of the eka pada rajakapotasana sequence, we will slowly and effectively embody the flow of prana connected to backbending, our relationship to water and our instinctual body.

  • Learn the solar and lunar Water foundation sequences for the Eka Pada Rajakapotasana family of asanas and work with the Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Learn how hip opening and heart opening backbends support and complement each other, focus on basic standing asanas
  • Wave sequencing for the Eka Pada Rajakapotasana sequence and how it is a progression from the foundation earth sequence
  • Reinforce namaskars from Module One and practice teaching corresponding namaskars to the Water Sequences: Dancing Warrior Side-Opening Variation
  • Develop an understanding of the fluid nature in your body and the flow of the water-element practices
  • Teach and assist five primary alignment actions of the core “blueprint” asanas of the mandalas and sequence combinations with skill, effectiveness, fluency, and creativity.
  • Hands-on assists and alignments for the new asanas introduced by the Water Sequence beyond Namaskar
  • Reinforce the Three-Part Vinyasa and wave sequencing teaching methodology within the earth and water sequences
  • Experience Prana Flow method of hands-on assists as both adjustments and “enhancements” to the core movement of the asanas beyond namaskar of the water sequence
  • Review application of basic anatomy to understand the way prana flows in the muscles, bones and fascia for balancing and lengthening qualities of structural embodiment within the asanas.
  • Enjoy a special Mandala of Asanas Method – self and partner massage for regeneration and learning muscles, joints and boney landmarks of the body relevant to practice.
  • Teaching movement patterns across a family of Asanas rather than individual asanas (Mandala of 108 Asanas™)
  • Emphasizing + learning creative multidimensional Wave Sequencing™ across categories of asanas for sequencing a dynamic relationship between families of asanas (standing, backbends, arm balances, core cultivation, forward bends, hip openers, etc.)
  • Using ‘alignment in flow’ techniques of the Three-Part Vinyasa™ as a method of dynamic alignment to keep the flow of prana alive through breath and natural movement of the body
MODULE FOUR – Embodying Fire: Twisting and Arm Balances

Date: 6-8 October 2017
Location: Yoga Circle, 8 Thomas Street, Noosaville QLD 4566

Deepen your understanding of the Foundation Water Prana Vinyasa sequence, as well as begin the Foundation Fire sequence, connecting the hip-opening family to the arm-balance family of asanas.

Through the opening movement meditation, classical and dancing warrior namaskars, core cultivation, Prana Vinyasa wave sequence, peak asana and lunar mudrasanas of the Bakasana sequence, we will slowly and effectively embody the flow of prana connected to twisting and arm balancing, our relationship to fire and our instinctual body.

The Foundation Fire Prana Vinyasa sequence opens and strengthens your inner and outer hips, hamstrings, side-waist, shoulder and core center through the positive repetition of this three-wave prana vinyasa sequence.

  • Learn the solar and lunar Fire foundation sequences for the Bakasana family of asanas and work with Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Reinforce namaskars from previous modules, and practice teaching corresponding namaskars to the Fire Sequences: Dancing Warrior Hip Opening Variation, Rhythmic Namaskar A
  • Develop an awareness for cultivating and tending your inner fire as sacred activation for harnessing strength and presence
  • Continue to develop an understanding of the Three-Part Vinyasa and wave sequencing in the progression through the foundation sequences
  • Wave sequencing for fire foundation sequences for hip opening and arm balances and the lunar fire sequence for deep flexibility and regeneration
  • Hands on assists and alignment for the new asanas introduced by the Fire Sequence beyond Namaskar
  • Learn to teach and assist five primary alignment actions of the core “blueprint” asanas of the mandalas and sequence combinations with skill, effectiveness, fluency, and creativity
  • Review and apply basic anatomy to understand the way prana flows in the muscles, bones and fascia for balancing and lengthening qualities of structural embodiment within the asanas
  • Special Mandala of Asanas Method
  • Practice and integrate Prana Vinyasa methodologies of:
    • Teaching movement patterns across a family of Asanas rather than individual asanas
    • Emphasizing + learning creative multidimensional Wave Sequencing™ across categories of asanas for sequencing a dynamic relationship between families of asanas (standing, backbends, arm balances, core cultivation, forward bends, hip openers, etc.)
    • Using ‘alignment in flow’ techniques of the Three Part Vinyasa™ as a method of dynamic alignment to keep the flow of prana alive through breath and natural movement of the body
MODULE FIVE – Embodying Air: Backbends and Standing Balance Asanas

Date: 3-5 November 2017
Location: Dolphin Bay, 440 South Ballina Beach Road, NSW 2478
This teacher training module offers onsite accommodation, full details will be sent upon receipt of your registration details.

Deepen your understanding of the Foundation Air Prana Vinyasa sequence, connecting the backbending and standing balance families of asanas to the asana families of the previous four modules.

Through the opening movement meditation, classical and dancing warrior namaskars, core cultivation, Prana Vinyasa wave sequence, peak asana, and lunar mudrasanas of the Natarajasana sequence, we will slowly and effectively embody the flow of prana connected to backbending and standing balance asanas, our relationship to the integrated embodiment of all elements and our instinctual body.

  • Learn the solar and lunar Air Foundation sequences for the Natarajasana family of asanas and work with Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Heart-expanding nature of a backbending practice, and the foundation-integration of the previous sequences
  • Continue to develop an understanding of the Three-Part Vinyasa and wave sequencing in the progression through the foundation sequences
  • Wave sequencing for Air foundation sequences for backbending and balance and the lunar Air sequence for deep flexibility and regeneration.
  • Hands on assists and alignment for the new asanas introduced by the Air beyond Namaskar
  • Learn to edit the first 4 foundation sequences based on your understanding of wave sequencing, kramas, and families of asanas
  • Develop Energetic Observation – ability to assess imbalances, blockages and leaks of energy to a person’s body, mind and heartfire.
  • Continue to develop skills of basic anatomy to understand the way prana flows in the muscles, bones and fascia for balancing and lengthening qualities of structural embodiment within the asanas
  • Special Mandala of Asanas Method – self and partner massage for regeneration and learning muscles, joints, and boney landmarks of the body relevant to practice
MODULE SIX – Embodying Space: Standing balance and integration

Date: 2-4 February 2018
Location: Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Deepen your understanding of the Foundation Space Prana Vinyasa sequence with integration and connecting the standing balance families of asanas to the asana families of the previous five modules.

Through the opening movement meditation, classical and dancing warrior namaskars, core cultivation, Prana Vinyasa wave sequence, peak asana, and lunar mudrasanas of the Vasisthasana/ Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana sequence, we will slowly and effectively embody the flow of prana connected to standing balance asanas, our relationship to the integrated embodiment of all elements and our instinctual body.

  • Learn the solar and lunar Air Foundation sequences for the Vasisthasana/ Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana family of asanas and work with Prana Flow Three-Part Vinyasa Method and Vinyasa Krama to teach to all levels
  • Continue to develop an understanding of the Three-Part Vinyasa and wave sequencing in the progression through the foundation sequences
  • Wave sequencing for Space foundation sequences for standing balances and the lunar Space sequence for deep integration and regeneration.
  • Hands on assists and alignment for the new asanas introduced by the Space beyond Namaskar
  • Learn to edit the first 5 foundation sequences based on your understanding of wave sequencing, kramas, and families of asanas
  • Develop Energetic Observation – ability to assess imbalances, blockages and leaks of energy to a person’s body, mind and heartfire.
  • Continue to develop skills of basic anatomy to understand the way prana flows in the muscles, bones and fascia for balancing and lengthening qualities of structural embodiment within the asanas
  • Special Mandala of Asanas Method – self and partner massage for regeneration and learning muscles, joints, and boney landmarks of the body relevant to practice

Training schedule will be confirmed once registered.

Joining The Tribe & Ongoing Support

Enjoy a deeper connection to the Prana Vinyasa® teacher studies community through blended live and online learning. Find your voice and teaching gifts through our Foundational Pathways of Prana Vinyasa® and enjoy the Living Flow Ashram; a community-based, dynamic, and nourishing approach to yoga teacher training.

Receive support from a vibrant teacher-studies community and an online school that offers resources for greater embodiment and understanding on the teacher training path. Online courses created to correspond with each module will reinforce namaskars, sequences and methodology to promote a continuing connection, deepening of practice and mastery of teaching Prana Vinyasa® sequences.

Prana Vinyasa® Yoga Teacher Training Application

Please email info@delamaydevi.com with your full name, address, phone number, emergency contact details and include a short paragraph about your yoga journey so far. Also let us know if you are interested in the full 200hr program or individual modules and if you have completed any Prana Vinyasa modules before and your intentions for joining this program.

Investment

Full 200HR Program

$3995 before 1 January 2017 or $4170 after.

This includes 180 contact hours, comprehensive manuals plus a private facebook group and monthly group check in calls with Delamay. Please read the the attendance / certification / cancellation policy below to understand your commitment.

Per Module

$695

This includes 30 contact hours, a comprehensive manual and a private facebook group to stay connected. Please also read the the attendance / certification / cancellation policy below to understand your commitment.

FULL PROGRAM
Prana Vinyasa® 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Date: Feb 2017 – Feb 2018
Location: Perth, Noosa, Byron Bay

We highly recommend that your payment and registration is received 3 weeks prior to the module start date to ensure no delay in receiving your manual and set up your Yoga Alchemy account for the online support and information.

Prices are in AUD. There is a one off $108 USD Teacher Training fee to be paid directly to Samudra and will give you access to Yoga Alchemy, the online school. Details of this will be sent in your confirmation email. If you already a member of Yoga Alchemy this fee is not relevant for you.

MODULE ONE
Embodying The Flow: Prana Vinyasa® and The Art of Namaskar

Date: 10-12 February 2017
Location: The Yoga Circle, 8 Thomas Street, Noosaville QLD 4566

MODULE TWO
Embodying Earth: Foundation Earth

Date: 5-7 May 2017
Location: Tonic Yoga 242 William St, Perth WA 6000

MODULE THREE
Embodying Water: Standing Asanas, Hip Opening and Fluid Flow

Date: 26-28 May 2017
Location: Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481

MODULE FOUR
Embodying Fire: Twisting and Arm Balances

Date: 6-8 October 2017
Location: Yoga Circle, 8 Thomas Street, Noosaville QLD 4566

MODULE FIVE
Embodying Air: Backbends and Standing Balance Asanas

Date: 3-5 November 2017
Location: Dolphin Bay, 440 South Ballina Beach Road, NSW 2478

MODULE SIX
Embodying Space: Standing balance and integration

Date: 2-4 February 2018
Location: Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Attendance / Certification / Cancellation Policy

Students must complete all course work related to each module. Full attendance of 100% is required at each module for the full 200hr certification to be awarded. To receive your Prana Vinyasa® Certificate you must submit all your course work to Samudra and follow the guidelines outlined here to complete the full teacher training certification. Students who miss any contact hours due to illness or unforeseen circumstances may request private tuition at their own cost to make up any missed sessions / hours. To ensure you have access to all the corresponding online course material we encourage you to confirm your attendance 3 weeks prior to our start date. We are not responsible for late sign ups and your material arriving late.

It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policy. No one books a training with the intention of cancelling it, but unexpected events do occur and we encourage you to double check the dates to ensure your attendance 100%. Once your payment has been received you will receive a confirmation email with the times and location of the training. It is your responsibility to make the appropriate travel and accommodation arrangements. As this training has limited numbers, it allows for a more personable, intimate experience, our non refundable cancellation policy is in place to ensure the highest quality of service and experience for all. Exceptions cannot be made for any reason, including weather, injury/ illness, or personal emergencies. No refunds for arriving late or leaving early is available. All payments are non-refundable. Contact us for any further inquires about our policy.