An affiliate program for Samudra Global School for Living Yoga
Yoga Trance Dance Teacher Training
Learn to lead the Art of Movement Meditation with Delamay Devi
Yoga Trance Dance
This residential teacher training immersion is for anyone interested in the interconnections of yoga, dance and movement meditation!
Learn to lead this internationally celebrated Prana Flow Yoga and free-form Movement Meditation with Delamay Devi!
Yoga Trance Dance®, created by Shiva Rea begins with Sahaja Prana Vinyasa yoga and unfolds into an exploration of free-form, breath driven movement to liberate one’s creative life force and cultivate embodied freedom!
Love yoga? Love dance? Love meditation? Then this training is for you!
Evolving since 1994, Yoga Trance Dance emerged from leading innovator Shiva Rea’s immersion and research into ritual dance while living in India, Africa, the Caribbean and Bali.
Teacher Training Overview
We are all born knowing how to dance! This inherent movement is well documented as one of the oldest planetary yogas. Evolving since 1994, Yoga Trance Dance is a contemporary exploration of the spirit of dance within yoga. This training is part of Delamay’s Breath Body Movement Medicine yoga retreat at the House of Moons in the Byron hinterland and is open to all.
In this training you’ll learn and experience:
Leading sahaja flow Spontaneous movement for every body and the essential 12 movement offering.
Devotion in motion A Prana Flow Namaskar for Yoga Trance Dance.
Sahaja Prana Vinyasa™ Pathways for integrating sahaja flow/ spontaneous movement into vinyasa forms.
Elemental movements with Earth, Water, Fire, Air and Space.
Guiding kriyas as meditation into free-form ecstatic dance.
Creating the musical wave experience for free form movement and Yoga Trance Dance.
Cosmology of Nataraj the yoga philosophy of the dancing universe.
The power of invocation and sound with five opening invocations and mantra.
Cross-cultural trance roots and movement meditation globally.
Roots of sahaja flow within yoga and dancing mystics throughout human history
Leading the power of collective movement in your community and beyond.
Invoking and weaving the poetic language of the body.
Recommended reading book: Tending The Heart Fire By Shiva Rea
Module hours: 25 hours in total.
20 hours will be completed on retreat and 5 hours to be completed on zoom. Training hours can be applied towards a Prana Vinyasa Teacher Training Certification with Shiva Rea and the Samudra Global School Of Yoga.
Certification: To receive your Yoga Trance Dance certificate and to teach this movement meditation practice you need to be a 200hr certified yoga teacher and complete an evaluation project with Delamay.
You’ll receive 25 hours recognised by Yoga Alliance, a comprehensive manual to work through and take home plus group for accountability and support post training with Delamay. This investment is for the training only. Your retreat fee includes daily meals, accommodation and the full retreat experience which can be seen here.
Yoga Trance Dance Application
Yoga Trance Dance
Learn to lead the Art of Movement Meditation
Location: Byron Bay & Online
Attendance / Certification / Cancellation Policy
Students must complete all coursework related to each module. 100% attendance is required for each module for the full certification to be awarded. To receive your Yoga Trance Dance® Certificate you must submit all your coursework to Delamay and follow the guidelines outlined here to complete the full 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. The final balance of your payment must be received 30 days before the training starts.
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 and the schedule will follow. You are responsible for your travel arrangements and for the modules which do not include accommodation and food It is your responsibility to make the appropriate 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 inquiries about our policy.