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.

 

  • 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…)



  • May 29, 2019 - June 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

  • May 29, 2019 - June 2, 2019
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Somatic Stress Release Somatic Stress Release™ addresses the underlying psycho-physical patterns associated with stress while promoting well-being through the lens of body-oriented therapies.   Stress related health challenges are now a widespread global issue.  Chronic stress wreaks havoc on our health, impacts biological energy conservation, and makes us less attuned to the need for self-care. (more…)



  • June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

  • June 8, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Beyond Choreography in this evolution of “flow” course students will learn to create intelligent, therapeutic and dynamic sequences that systematically prepare the body and mind. Understanding the concepts of Vinyasa beyond chattarunga, Upward facing dog and downward facing dog, we will dive into purposeful movement that links intention and attention through movement and breath.  Teach (more…)



  • June 14, 2019 - June 16, 2019
    6:00 pm

  • June 14, 2019 - June 16, 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…)



  • July 6, 2019 - July 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • July 6, 2019 - July 7, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Many athletes are turning towards yoga, not only to enhance performance but to create a deeper body-mind connection, to balance the effects of prolonged stress from competition and trauma, to facilitate healing and to prevent injuries. Unfortunately however without the proper consideration and sequencing specifically designed for the “athlete body” certain yoga practices may cause (more…)



  • July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • July 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019
    8:00 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…)



  • August 24, 2019 - August 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • August 24, 2019 - August 25, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Methodology: Making Contact and the Art of Communication with Michele Theoret As research continues to support the value of exercise interventions and meaningful physical activities for the treatment, coping, and prevention of both physical and mental pathologies, the distinction between medical care, rehabilitation, physical therapy and training becomes less defined. Learn how language, behavior, procedure (more…)



  • September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join Brandon Jacobs (B.Ed, BPE, RMT, AFLCA) and Heather Gazley (B.Ed. R.Ac.) as they guide a 30-hour Yoga Alliance accredited Yin Intensive. The weekend intensive is open to yoga teachers, health care providers (including personal trainers, massage therapists, social workers, nurses), avid Yin practitioners and any individuals who are eager to learn and implement knowledge of (more…)



  • November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • November 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019
    6:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  This is a workshop for health practitioners: including regulated health professionals, yoga teachers, yoga therapists and movement professions. This workshop provides in-depth integration of pain science, innovative pain self-management techniques, yoga philosophy and yoga practices. Participants will gain a solid foundation in pain science, and in yoga philosophy related to pain and pain management. (more…)



  • January 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

  • January 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Join Matthew Remski, Tiffany Rose and Michele Theoret for a discussion and book launch event at the Empowered Collective. Through the course of the evening we will share space, discuss topics related to: abuse, cult dynamics, healing and moving forward in yoga and beyond. Ticket includes a signed copy of the book, discussion and light (more…)