Teacher Training Modules and Intensives

At Empowered Yoga we are passionate about empowering through education and experience. Throughout the year we offer many different modules and intensives that allow students to explore various traditions, philosophies and practices.

These modules may be taken individually, used towards our 300HR Advanced Teacher Training program as well as many of the modules, when combined with an observed Therapeutic application project may be used towards our 800HR Embowered Body Yoga  program.

 

  • February 2, 2019 - February 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • February 2, 2019 - February 3, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend course we will explore many different Yoga Nidra scripts, guided relaxation, body scanning techniques, breath awareness tools and layers of the nidra practice, partner teaching, yoga psychology and more. What is Yoga Nidra? Yoga Nidra is a technique designed to facilitate the relaxation necessary to explore the deepr layers the self. When (more…)



  • February 9, 2019 - February 10, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

  • February 9, 2019 - February 10, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

During this module we will take an in-­depth look at the anatomy of the main synovial joints: The hip, knee, ankle, spine, shoulders, elbows and wrists through virtual directions and, 3D joint models and embodied anatomy exercises. Traditionally, when studying anatomy from dissection models we look at individual muscles and how they affect movement. However, (more…)



  • February 15, 2019 - February 17, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • February 15, 2019 - February 17, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

25 HR Ayurveda Module Join Jessica Kruse for a weekend immersion on the integration of Ayurveda and yoga. Ayurveda is an ancient science that is not only relevant and applicable in our modern lives, but incredibly valuable. It’s timeless techniques promote health through a nourishing sattvic lifestyle of mindfulness, balance and harmony.  Over the course (more…)



  • March 9, 2019 - March 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 6:30 pm

  • March 9, 2019 - March 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This course provides an evolutionary look at the fusion of energetic and physical anatomy for yoga teachers, trainers and fitness enthusiests. We will explore the world of fascia, the web that holds us together and tells our story, through various modalities including, movement, myo-fascial release, rolling, prop placement, visualization, and meditation. We will also study (more…)



  • March 16, 2019 - March 17, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

  • March 16, 2019 - March 17, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Our Empowered Yoga & Mindfulness Kids Yoga training incorporates developmental psychology, emotional intelligence, yoga and mindfulness practices in order to empower children to transform the way they show up in their bodies and lives. Our non-secular programs integrate various philosophies and traditions in order to offer effective tools in developing; self-awareness, self-regulation, and self-compassion that (more…)



  • April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    6:00 pm - 12:00 pm

  • April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    6:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Join us at the luxurious Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for a weekend of mindfulness, self-compassion and self-care. Learn self-compassion practices to thaw your heart, reduce stress and reconnect with your true nature.   Our BEology retreats offer an immersion into mindfulness in a relaxed, safe and non-denomination atmosphere. BEology is a blend of the science (more…)



  • April 5, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    6:00 pm

  • April 5, 2019 - April 8, 2019
    6:00 pm

An introduction to trauma informed yoga for yoga teachers. This course will give participants insight and ability to increase trauma awareness in their current offerings.   In this course we will explore trauma theory through the lens of western psychological treatment and the ways in which yoga and eastern medicine intersect with this approach.   (more…)



  • April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

  • April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

The human brain has evolved from a time where our ancestors had to be hyper-vigilant about the dangers they faced on a daily basis. Consequently we are hardwired for struggle, stress, negativity and FEAR. Stress manifests in the body in many ways, some positive and some negative, and quite often we store the resulting negative (more…)



  • May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

  • May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:30 pm

This module will take postural “alignment” to a deeper dimension, beyond the physical shapes and structure and into a realm of mindfulness, creativity, learning, energy, adaptation,  and healing . This weekend will approach the practice of Asana as a celebration of the human body; all shapes, sizes and ages. Students will gain an in depth knowledge (more…)



  • May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019
    6:00 pm

  • May 24, 2019 - May 26, 2019
    6:00 pm

As “yoga therapy” enters the mainstream, concerns about scope of practice and teaching methods become more prevalent. Yoga teachers, however, are continually expected to work with clients/students to either prevent injury, or to guide them through asana after they’ve completed rehab. The more information on pathology, adaptation, recovery, pain science, and trauma sensitivity a teacher (more…)