Yoga Teacher Trainings

Learn to teach yoga from the heart in the ShambhavAnanda Yoga tradition.

Creativity

Heart-centered exploration through your own uniquely designed classes

Depth

An authentic living tradition with over 40 years of experience.

Transformation

A personal journey of Self-discovery

The Heart of ShambhavAnanda Yoga Teacher Trainings:

Hatha Yoga in the ShambhavAnanda Yoga tradition is more than physical exercises; it is part of a comprehensive system that can lead to the experience of the innate perfection within each of us.

 

Our Roots

At Shoshoni, we teach and practice hatha yoga as taught by our Guru, Sri Shambhavananda. Our yoga ashram is part of a 5,000-year-old spiritual tradition which uses hatha yoga as a means to prepare one’s body and mind for meditation. The word yoga comes from the Sanskrit word yuj, meaning “to yoke.” Therefore, we use yoga asana as a vehicle through which to yoke, or join, the body with the mind as a path to enlightenment.

 
Our Philosophy

Our approach to teaching hatha yoga includes Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the eightfold path. These eight steps act as guidelines on how to live a meaningful and purposeful life. They serve as a prescription for moral and ethical conduct and self-discipline, direct attention toward one’s health, and help us to acknowledge the spiritual aspects of our nature.

 
Our Foundation

Participants in any of our Yoga Teacher Trainings are taught yoga asana and proper alignment of the body as a means to prepare oneself for seated meditation, learning to quiet the mind and regulate the breath-flow to come into harmony with the body and one’s own inner self or consciousness.

 

How a ShambhavAnanda Yoga training may differ from other trainings:

Share in our values:

We have and teach respect for all religions, races, ethnicities, genders, or sexual orientations. All people are viewed as having Buddha-nature or consciousness.

We teach compassion and kindness as the path of helping others.

We believe in and teach the importance of having a Guru, or spiritual teacher, and a spiritual lineage.

We believe in the benefit of being on retreat while studying so that students are immersed in the yoga lifestyle throughout their studies.

 

Be immersed in the yogic lifestyle:

Begin your day at 5:30am with yoga asana, pranayama, and sacred mantras which collectively help you to connect with your true nature, described in yoga as Sat-Chit-Ananda (Being, Consciousness, and Bliss).

Practice meditation as a daily part of the training. 

Participate in seva, or selfless service. This aspect of the spiritual path involves working with open-heartedness and shared purpose in support of community, without sense of reward.

Learn to work with the root mantra of our lineage, “Om Namah Shivaya,” which means “I bow with respect to Shiva, the conscious energy of the universe, the Self of all.”

Study the Sanskrit language, specifically related to asana. Sanskrit names and mantras are believed to have Matrika Shakti, the spiritual power of words.

Receive introduction to Ayurveda and subtle body system. In the 300-hour training, learn more about how to awaken and purify the seven main chakras.

 

Gain experience with different meditation practices and techniques, including:

  • The Guru Gita, a Sanskrit mantra consisting of 182 verses followed by an arati. This practice is done every morning in the Main Temple. 
  • The Yajna, an ancient Vedic fire ceremony used for transformation, purification, and renewal. This practice is done every morning in the Fire Temple. 
  • Medicine Buddha practice, a Tibetan practice used to heal oneself and to benefit others with physical, mental, and emotional afflictions.
  • Buddhist and Yogic mantras used for mental purification and to train the mind.
  • Pranayama exercises used for purification, including the Negative Tension Release practice.
  • Visualizations, used as part of meditation practice for both Buddhist and Hindu pujas and sadhanas.

Teacher Training Dates

Choose your time-frame, fill out an application, and we’ll be in touch.  We are excited to get to know you!

Upcoming 200 Hour Training dates

 

2020 Trainings

January 12 – February 2   

(Module 1:  January 12-23, Module 2:  January 24-February 2)

 

March 29 – April 19  

(Module 1:  March 29-April 9, Module 2:  April 10-19)

 

May 10-31  

(Module 1:  May 10-21, Module 2:  May 22-31)

 

June 7-28  

(Module 1:  June 7-18, Module 2:  June 19-28)

 

September 27 – October 18  

(Module 1:  September 27-October 8, Module 2:  October 8-18)

 

November 1-22  

(Module 1:  November 1-12, Module 2:  November 13-22)

 

Book your training two months in advance and receive $500 off your total cost! 

 

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Upcoming Meditation and Specialty Training dates

Ever-Evolving Core Workshop (CEUs) 

March 7, 2020

 

Meditation Training Level 1  

May 3-9, 2020

 

Ayurveda Lifestyle Weekend (CEUs)  

August 13-16, 2020

 

Meditation Training Level 2  

October 25-31, 2020

 

 

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At a time in America when yoga’s popularity outshines its original purpose, ShambhavAnanda Yoga stands as a living example of timeless teachings in a present-day practice.

 Teacher Training Rates

Make your dream a reality.  Find an accommodation that suits your style.  We have something for everyone!

200 Hour Training Rates and Accommodations

Commuter  

$2660

 

Tent (available June-September)

$3300

 

Retreat Hut (available May-September)

$3500

 

Shared Dorm (Yoga Mandir)

$3700

 

Private Room/Shared Bath  (Yoga Mandir)

$4200

 

Private Room/Shared Bath  (Yoga Hall)

$4775

 

Private Cabin and Bath 

$5350

 

*All prices include tuition, course materials, meals & lodging for both modules total.

*If choosing gluten free meal option, a $150 fee will be added to your total cost.

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due to secure your space in the training.  The remaining balance is due by your training start date.

View our cancellation policy.

 

Book your training two months in advance and receive $500 off your total cost! 

 

Learn More!

Apply Now!

300 Hour Training Rates and Accommodations

Commuter

$1022

 

Tent  (available June-September)

$1165

 

Retreat Hut (available May-September)

$1215

 

Shared Dorm (Yoga Mandir)

$1265

 

Private Room/Shared Bath (Yoga Mandir)

$1435

 

Private Room/Shared Bath (Yoga Hall)

$1595

 

Private Cabin and Bath  

$1760

 

*All prices include tuition, meals & lodging per 60-hour module.  Our 300-hour program consists of five 60-hour modules, taken at your convenience.

*If choosing gluten free meal option, a $50 fee will be added to your total cost. 

A non-refundable deposit of $300 is due to secure your space in the training.  The remaining balance is due by your training start date.

View our cancellation policy.

 

Learn More!

Apply Now!

Meditation Teacher Training Rates and Accommodations

Commuter

$752

 

Tent (June-September)

$865

 

Retreat Hut (April-September)

$940

 

Shared Dorm (Yoga Mandir)

$1015

 

Private Room/Shared Bath (Yoga Mandir)

$1135

 

Private Room/Shared Bath (Yoga Hall)

$1295

 

Private Cabin with Bathroom

$1460

 

*All prices include tuition, meals & lodging per 30 hour training module.

*If choosing gluten free meal option, a $50 fee will be added to your training cost.

A $300 deposit is due to secure your space in the training.  The remaining balance is due by your training start date.

View our cancellation policy. 

 

Apply Now!

An Interview With our Recent Training Graduates

I knew…it would challenge me mentally and physically, but I had no idea how much I would grow in my spiritual practice and recognition of my true Self.  I’m seeing now that I really came here for so much more than strengthening my physical yoga practice.

E.M.T, August 2018 Level 1 graduate

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