Yoga Teacher Training

AREAS of STUDY

200 Hour Kundalini
200 Hour Hatha
500 Hour Advanced
Yoga Therapy
Independent Studies

Yoga Therapy Certification

The Soul Institute offers San Diego’s only complete Yoga Therapist Training Program officially accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

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Yoga therapy is the next wave of holisitic health-care.

Are you drawn to be a true healer of body, mind and spirit? The healthcare industry is making large and fast strides in the integration of complimentary alternative medicine. Many integrative and holistically minded M.D.s are already including yoga therapy as part of their medically mandated treatment plans, even billing insurance for the care provided by yoga professionals. Healing professionals able to offer multi-dimensional holistic care are being sought out in the private sector and accepted by the medical industry at an unparalleled pace.

Yoga therapy is a complete mind body spirit therapeutic modality that utilizes all the tools of yoga including asana, meditation, pranayama, energy work, chanting and lifestyle suggestions.

The Soul Institute offers San Diego’s only complete Yoga Therapist Certification program officially accredited by the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). This means our program has met the highest level of industry standards and is at the forefront of yoga education and certification. Our faculty are highly acclaimed world-renowned experts in their fields. This makes for an invigorating and inspired curriculum that will enrich your understanding, and enliven your spirit, and prepare you to improve the lives of your patients.

Anthony_ChadwellTony Chadwell, HHP

Tony has been a Holistic Health Provider and Cranial Sacral Therapist for 14 years, now operating his a private practice in Solana Beach, CA. Tony received a B.S. Degree in Injury Management from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, with certifications in neuromuscular therapy, nutrition, and cranial sacral therapy. Anthony also graduated from the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Vancouver, B.C. with a D.O.M.P -Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice. Anthony is a Nationally Registered Craniaosacral Therapist (RCST®), one of only 200 in America, through the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America (BCTA/NA).

nischalaNischala Joy Devi

is a master teacher and healer. For over 30 years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. She was a monastic student of the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidananda and offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and the Commonweal Cancer Help Program.

With her knowledge of yoga and her experience in assisting those with life-threatening diseases, she created The Healing Path of Yoga, and the “Abundant Well-Being Series” CD’s. Yoga of the Heart, a training and certification program for Yoga teachers and health professionals designed to adapt Yoga practices to the special needs of that population.

Nischala Devi is now directing her energies to bringing the feminine heart perspective back into spirituality and the scriptures in her new book, The Secret Power of Yoga, a woman’s guide to the heart and spirit of the Yoga Sutras and The Secret Power of Yoga audio book (Nautilus Book Award Winner).

joeJoe Barnett, ERYT-500

has been teaching for 14 years. He travels nationally and internationally year round offering presentations and trainings on Yin and Yang (Vinyasa) forms of Yoga. Joe is a senior student and primary teaching assistant of Paul Grilley, a true Yoga Scientist and founder of Yin Yoga. After several years of apprenticing under Paul, Joe began roaming the globe to spread the word of his teacher’s work.

marciaMarcia Frescura, 500 E-RYT and KYT

has been practicing yoga since 1999. She has also pursued meditation and spiritual studies for over 25 years. Marcia is a certified Kundalini Instructor as well as a Reiki Master and Rising Star Healer.   She is a facilitator for women’s circles and retreats that focus on the history and influence of the Divine Feminine. She has immersed herself in the study of kundalini energy, metaphysics, Goddess History and Light Work and is passionate about sharing the healing capacity of these energetics. Marcia says there is no greater joy for her then sharing the healing power of yoga and meditation with others.

leslie2Leslie Kaminoff

is a Yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He is an internationally recognized specialist with 30 years of experience in the fields of Yoga, breath anatomy, and bodywork. He has led workshops for many of the leading Yoga associations, schools, and training programs in America. Leslie is the founder of the Yoga blog, “e-Sutra,” and “The Breathing Project,” a New York City Yoga studio dedicated to the teaching of individualized, breath-centered Yoga. Leslie teaches The Breathing Project’s unique yearlong course in Yoga anatomy, and is the co-author with Amy Matthews of the bestselling book, “Yoga Anatomy” published by Human Kinetics.

trishakelly2-150x150Trisha Kelly

has been living the yogic lifestyle for almost 30 years. She has spent many happy years meditating, learning, and serving at the international headquarters of Paramahansa Yogananda’s spiritual organization, Self-Realization Fellowship. After relocating to Encinitas, Trisha began a more intensive practice of Hatha Yoga, the third of the eight Patanjali steps. In addition to co-founding the Soul Center with Tom Kelly, Trisha has studied with many notable teachers, including Erich Shiffmann, Gurumukh Kaur Khalsa, and Judith Lasater. Trisha’s continued love and study of metaphysics, sound, vibration, light, and healing has led to her certification in many modalities, including Soul Memory Discovery, Reiki, and Spiritual Healing of Indigo Children, so that she now combines her learning with intuitive knowing for private counseling and healing sessions.

tomkelly-150x150Tom Kelly

at the age of 24, entered the Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF) Monastic Order in California. Founded by Paramahansa Yogananda, SRF has roots that trace back to the ancient lineage of Swamis from India. After taking vows of simplicity, chastity, obedience, and loyalty, he spent the next 25 years as a monk deeply involved in meditation and humanitarian service. As an inspirational speaker, workshop, and retreat leader, Tom has traveled around the world to teach the sacred art of Raja Yoga. In the fall of 1999, Tom left the monastic life in order to expand his life learning, as well as share the fruits of his self-transformation and direct experience of Yoga with all. Whether Tom is teaching a Yoga class, giving an inspirational talk, or leading a seminar or retreat, his passion for communicating the joy of spiritual living is highly contagious.

gurumeyer-150x150GuruMeher Khalsa

began studying under Yogi Bhajan in 1980, and has been teaching Kundalini Yoga ever since. He created and for 15 years lead the Teacher Training program at Yoga West, Yogi Bhajan’s original studio in Los Angeles. He now travels to train teachers in Level 1 and 2 programs internationally, teaches workshops and leads yogic adventures in India, and works with the Aquarian Academy to train the next generation of teacher trainers. As a professional Life Coach, he helps people identify and transform personal blocks to enjoy 31 more happiness and fulfillment with “Emotional Liberation”, a yoga-based method to find the power and peace our thoughts and feelings can bring. GuruMeher, which means “compassionate teacher”, brings passion for the teachings into inspiring learning experiences

kirin khalsaKirin Khalsa

aka “Guru” Kirin studied kundalini yoga at the feet of the Mahan Tantric and master of kundalini yoga himself, Yogi Bhajan. She is the co-founder of KRIYA, Kundalini Rising International Yoga Academy which presents Yogic Trainings including Kundalini Yoga Teacher Trainings and Tantra Yoga courses including Non-violent compassionate communication, Tantric Numerology, Meditation and the Mind, navigating the 10 dimensions, Thriving in the Aquarian Age and other subjects. Kirin is an intuitive healer who uses her skills and intuitive visions to clear the way for people to live their destiny path. She supports people with past life readings, Tantric Numerology, aura reading, and helps resolve karma and samskaras (patterns) that are currently affecting this lifetime.

durgaDurga Leela

BA, CAS, PKS, Yoga Acharya, is the founder of Yoga of Recovery. She is a Certified Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500 through the Sivananda lineage and extensively trained in Meditation and Vedanta. A Clinical Ayurvedic and Pancha Karma Specialist, Durga trained both in the US and India and has served as the Director of the Ayurveda Programs at the Yoga Farm in California since 2003. She is a professional member and speaker for the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA) and International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), also a member of Yoga Alliance. Durga has worked on her own path of recovery and has been a grateful member of 12 step fellowship for over 14 years.

moniqueMonique Lonner, E-RYT 500

Yoga Therapist, is the Director and creator of Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training Programs. A Yoga teacher for 15 years, she studied in India, New York and California with Master teachers and spiritual sages including, most notably, the teaching faculty of the Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Program. Drawing upon her professional skills as a non-profit event organizer she developed the Advanced Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Program for Soul of Yoga, bringing together those who are considered to be the best of the best Master yoga teachers in the world today. A devoted spiritual seeker, as well as an experienced anatomy and physiology teacher she has created a comprehensive program which balances the study of Yoga Therapy technique with the insight and wisdom of Yogic and metaphysical philosophy.

richard-millerRichard C. Miller, PhD

is a clinical psychologist, author, researcher, yogic scholar and spiritual teacher. For over 40 years, Richard Miller has devoted his life and work to integrating the nondual wisdom teachings of Yoga, Tantra, Advaita, Taoism and Buddhism with Western psychology. Among his mentors were Jean Klein, T.K.V. Desikachar and Stephen Chang.

Richard is the founding president and CEO of the Integrative Restoration Institute, co-founder of The International Association of Yoga Therapy and founding editor of the professional Journal of IAYT. He is also a founding member and past president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology and a senior advisor for the Baumann Foundation for the study of Awareness and its impact on well-being.

Author of Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga, Richard serves as a research consultant studying the iRest Yoga Nidra protocol that he has developed (Integrative Restoration ~ iRest, a modern adaptation of the ancient nondual meditation practice of Yoga Nidra) researching its efficacy on health, healing and well-being with diverse populations including active-duty soldiers, veterans, college students, children, seniors, the homeless, the incarcerated, and people experiencing issues such as sleep disorders, PTSD, chemical dependency, chronic pain, and related disorders.

ema-mostofianEma Mostofian, MD

graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 2004 and finished residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Naval Medical Center San Diego in 2008. She served with Marines and Sailors in Iraq for 7 months as a Naval Officer and Physician and finished her tour of service at the Navy at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in October 2012. She currently is a staff Obstetrician and Gynecologist at North County Health Services and Tri City Medical Center. She is also a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher through the Soul of Yoga Institute.

flossieFlossie Park

is Director of The Soul of Yoga Institute for Spiritual Yoga Teacher Training. She has been practicing and teaching Raja Yoga for the majority of her adult life, as well as training hundreds of Yoga teachers in an eclectic blend of Hatha Yoga. One of her main strengths is the application of yogic philosophy to everyday living. Flossie has an innate ability to inspire and fuel all those who learn from her.

rattana-150x150Guru Rattana, Ph.D

A pioneering teacher and prolific writer, Guru Rattana is author of four of the original and extremely popular Kundalini Yoga and Meditation manuals. Guru Rattana began studying with Yogi Bhajan in 1977 and is a KRI certified Kundalini Yoga Teacher. Her Inner Awareness approach to Kundalini Yoga and Meditation integrates subtle sensory sensitivity into the practice. Guru Rattana earned her Doctorate in Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International Studies ( University of Geneva) and received her Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She has taught at Dartmouth College, MIT, New Hampshire College, U.S. International University, the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA, and Stanford University.

Justine_pic_flyer-204x300Justine Shelton

is a graduate of Soul of Yoga’s 200 hour training and a four year training program with Gary Kraftsow of the American Viniyoga Institute, she is a 500 hour AVI Certified Yoga Teacher and a 500 hour AVI Certified Yoga Therapist. Justine specializes in structural yoga therapy, specifically spinal disc injuries, back pain management, structural instability, as well as shoulder and knee therapy. She teaches students and trains teachers in Yoga for Healthy Backs and runs the cancer recovery yoga program at Yoga Vista Academy. Many people know her through her video “Gentle Yoga for a Healthy Low Back” by Yoga Journey Productions (www.yogaJP.com). Her passion is working with people who have different forms of catastrophic disease, helping them to manage their condition, minimize and cope with pain and, most importantly, helping them to realize they are not their condition.

VijayacropVijaya Stern

is a highly recognized teacher and practitioner of Ayurveda who has served as a Board of Directors for the California Association of Ayurvedic Medicine . She has practiced in California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada and New York. A graduate of Clayton College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1993, she has devoted her main course of study to Ayurvedic Medicine with Dr. Vasant Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in Albuquerque, NM since 1982. Vijaya has also studied with Dr. Sunil Joshi, Dr. Ranade, Lopsong Rapgay, Deepak Chopra and Vajra Ma & Nita Rubio,(Sacred Dance), Parvathi Nanda Nath (MahaVidya Wisdom), Hart deFouw (Jyotisha and Vastu Shastra) along with advanced Ayurvedic studies in India. Vijaya has taught Ayurveda and PanchaKarma (ayurvedic rejuvenation) at several Yoga Studios, Massage Schools, New England Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine and the Northwest Institute of Ayurveda. Other areas of study include Emotional Breathwork, Sanskrit Chanting, Tantric Mysticism and several forms of Yoga. She is the originator of Shakti Marga Tantric Movement Therapy, which incorporates Ayurveda, Tantra, Yoga and Breathwork into a form of self-healing.

chinnamasta-stilesChinnamasta Stiles

is a deeply spiritual teacher with roots in both the Western Medical field and Eastern Holistic disciplines. She was a pediatric nurse caring for her young patients in intensive care when she followed her longing to learn about holistic approaches to health by studying Ayurvedic Medicine with Vaidya Baj Rathod 33 and Kiran Vyas at the most respected Ayurvedic and Yogic Ashram retreat center in Europe. While Western medicine taught her how to work with the physical structure, Eastern medicine deepened her understanding of how to help people gracefully deal with difficulty, prevent illness, and live a joy-filled life. Chinnamasta’s true gift is her ability to identify the root cause of a disease (physical, emotional, mental or karmic imbalances) and understand how these causes can lead to health issues and deep suffering in the individual. Chinnamasta is also an editor and a contributing author of Mukunda Stiles’ book Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine. She is a 500-ERYT Yoga Teacher, Ayurvedic Practictioner and trained as an End of Life Counselor.

Stephani-Sutherland,-PhDStephani Sutherland, PhD, RYT500

earned her doctoral degree in neuroscience in 2001 and has worked as a freelance science writer for the past 15 years; her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Scientific American Mind, Pain Research Forum, and The Journal of Neuroscience. Stephani has practiced yoga for over 20 years, and she trained with Gary Kraftsow of American Viniyoga Institute. Find more about Stephani at stephanisutherland.com, facebook.com/StephaniSutherlandPhD, and @sutherlandphd.

AmyOnTheRoofAmy Weintraub

is the author of the ground-breaking Yoga for Depression and Yoga Skills for Therapists. She is a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health and has been teaching yoga for more than 20 years. Amy is the founding director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute, which offers professional certification trainings in LifeForce Yoga for Depression and Anxiety. Amy speaks at medical and psychological conferences internationally and consults on yoga and depression studies at major research institutions.

sherryheadSherry Zak Morris

is owner of the Yoga Vista Studio in Vista, California and studied under the tutelage of octogenarian yoga teacher, Mary Cavanaugh, who studied with octogenarian Indra Devi. As a corporate marketing road warrior for 25 years, Sherry experienced first-hand the ravages of stress and found relief through gentle and chair yoga. In 2004, she founded Yoga Journey Productions, a company that specializes in gentle, senior and chair yoga videos and DVDs. In 2005, she bought her local neighborhood yoga studio that continues to serve thousands of baby boomers and seniors in the San Diego area with creative and specialty offerings. As Co-Director of the Yoga Vista Academy, Sherry has a proven track record for empowering and igniting passion for 50+ yoga and wellness and has presented for 3 consecutive years at the annual Yoga Alliance Conference, the professional and trade association of the yoga world.

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Erika Lee  E-RYT 500, RMT

Erika Lee walked into her first Yoga class when she 18 years old, and her world was literally and figuratively flipped upside down! Through her years of practice, Erika felt her life transform in powerful and positive ways. She felt her life begin to shift not only in the physical realm by the healing of her chronic back pain, but also emotionally and spiritually. After over ten years of personal study and practice, Erika decided to share the healing power of Yoga and meditation with her loved ones and became a teacher in 2008. She holds several certifications and is currently a student of Soul of Yoga in Encinitas where she will soon earn her degree in their extensive Yoga Therapy program. She loves Yoga for countless reasons,  however to her one of the most beautiful aspects of the practice is that it evolves with age and is available to students of any walk of life. In addition to her Yoga training Erika is also a Reiki Master and leads powerful Reiki circles and trainings. She is a philanthropist and donates a great deal of her time and teachings to benefit charities and local non-profit organizations. She has led several retreats around the world. Erika believes that Yoga is for everyone and strives to create a safe and sacred environment for her students to learn and transform. Let the journey begin…Namaste!

soul-of-yoga-institute-Chiara-Ginardi-MaldonadoChiara Ginardi-Maldonado

Born in Italy and raised in France, Chiara was introduced to yoga in Hawaii in 2000 by her mentor. Through this mentor-ship she developed a love for Yoga, awakening the deep intelligence within her own body and spine. She taught and learned at the Salon Des Arts for the next 10 years focusing on posture correction through alignment, deep tissue strengthening and nervous system balancing. She then went on to San Diego and continued her education through the Soul of Yoga for her 200 and 500-hour certification. Mindful breathing, connecting to the heart, and alignment are all consistent points of focus in her class. Also studying Sacred Sound, Metaphysics, Astrology and Ayurveda she infuses these teachings in her class.

Chiara’s teaching style is intuitive reminding us of the interconnectedness of all of life. The practice is a loving prayer, a ritual to dive deeper into the body and awaken inner wisdom.

She loves helping people remember their Souls journey and connect to their spirits through a peaceful, mindful and sometimes challenging practice.

She currently teaches Restorative, Yin, Prenatal, Vinyasa, children’s yoga, Hatha Her passion is also in leading ceremonies, blessing ways and space clearing.

She is deeply honored to share with future teachers the many insights and gifts she has found along the way… “just like the breath, teaching and mentoring are a process of giving and receiving and with this  deep reverence and an open heart I enter this sacred space”

In addition, The Soul Institute 200 hour Hatha program is enriched by qualified visiting presenters who share their expertise.

710 Hours of Required Courses

Soul of Body 10-day Immersion

2017 Dates TBA – Anatomy & Physiology

2017 Dates TBA

This 10-day intensive is an interdisciplinary collection of teachings from masters in the fields of medicine, yoga, biology, and spirituality. You will further understand how mental, emotional, spiritual and physical states interact to create balance or imbalance in the body and learn how to restore balance through practice.

75 hours • A la Carte: $1350

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Soul of Life 10-day Immersion

March 13-22nd, 2017 – Life Cycle Study

March 13-22nd, 2017

This 10-day intensive is the other of our duo of interdisciplinary courses. All stages of life walk into your yoga class. Most students fit classes in where they can, often ignoring level or ability suggestions. Be prepared to safely address any students’ needs, at any age or stage of life, with accurate training.

75 hours • A la Carte: $1350

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Holistic Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga

Rolling Admission

Holistic Anatomy and Physiology of Yoga provides you with an understanding of structural anatomy and holistic physiology as it relates to yoga. The course is segmented by areas of the body. Each month you will explore common injuries, illnesses, and therapeutic practices associated with the topic of the month.

125 hours • A la Carte: $1625 • 1 Class: $100

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Life Force Yoga for Mood Management

October 27-31, 2017

LifeForce Yoga practices are evidence based and are supported by current psycho-neurobiology research. This training will teach you yogic practices used in healthcare settings for managing various psycho-emotional imbalances including depression, panic attacks, trauma and OCD.

30 hours • A la Carte: $600 • Fri Only: $45

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Secret Power of Yoga

June 6-9, 2017

4 day immersion with Nischala Joy Devi spent learning Yogic practices for balancing the body and mind interwoven with Yoga Sutra study to open the heart.

30 hours • A la Carte: $540

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Ayurvedic Studies

January-April 2017

In this three-part course you will develop a basic understanding of the science and art of Ayurveda. Start by learning how to clinically assess the doshas, move through learning what foods are medicine for which dosha, and begin to understand pulse and treatment. You’ll leave this course excited about diving deeper into this ancient system of healing.

100 hours • A la Carte: $1800

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Healing with Chakras

2018 dates TBA

This course will explore the nature of each chakra, its characteristics, temperaments, and their relationships with each other. For each center you will consider the associated modern maladies and examine the question, “Are they preventable or inevitable?”

25 hours • A la Carte: $450

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Healing Relationships

Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2017

This course will teach you to perform a professional intake, how to use this information in a therapeutic context, and use it to develop your treatment plan. By work in dyads and on case studies you will understand the function of the therapist and how to effectively deliver benefit. This course is crucial to working as a healer.

30 hours • A la Carte: $540

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Yoga of the Heart®

Dates TBA

Join Nischala Joy Devi on her popular 10-day retreat to explore the physical, emotional, and spiritual components of cancer and heart disease. In this retreat you will learn how yoga can be an effective therapeutic application.

 

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Mentoring/Clinic

Rolling Admission

Join our yoga therapy clinic and learning support group. This option allows you to work in the Soul’s free-clinic to gain clinical skills and build your professional practice. This option also includes mentoring sessions to review cases, receive feedback, and share learning and insight. This is a wonderful opportunity to build a supportive community with fellow students and instructors. Our clinic and mentoring group is held alternating Fridays.

80 hours • 2-4 hours per week

Foundations of Meditation Silent Retreat

June 25-30, 2017

Yoga and meditation have been scientifically proven to foster health, resiliency, well-being and healing for physical, psycho-emotional, and spiritual challenges. The Yoga Sutras of Patañjali affirms that the path of Self-Realization needs to include a complete path of emotional, cognitive and meditative practices if one is to truly experience spiritual transformation.

40 hours • A la Carte: $1225 – $1425

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50 Hours – Non-Contact Practicum

Practicum

Practicum

Practicing the work of a Yoga Therapist – performing client intakes, researching, recommending and guiding practices, following up and revising recommendations as needed. An hour and a half is allotted for each session.

Karma Yoga

15 sessions – Karma Yoga

Seva based teaching to an underserved community population or person. (i.e. women’s shelter, military spouse, cancer patient, teens at risk, etc.) Karma Yoga Project Paper is required for credit.

Private Yoga Therapy

20 Sessions – Private Yoga Therapy Case Study

Sessions may be privately scheduled or via the Soul of Yoga Free Yoga Therapy Clinic. 3 different case studies are required at a minimum. Professional intakes must be completed for each client and progress tracked in written progress reports.

15 Hours – Thesis Paper

5-10 pages – Research and report on a dis-ease or condition of your choice and how Yoga Therapy addresses it. Incorporate Ayurveda, anatomy, physiology, psychology, energetic anatomy, and healing techniques as they relate. This paper should include two appropriate sequences, footnotes, and reference citations.

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A la carte pricing is provided for Continuing Education

Kundalini 30 hour

July 7-9, 2017

This course is the next step in your daily practice of Kundalini technology. Working closely with your instructor, you will become more intimately familiar with your emotional states and learn how to accurately select the right Kundalini techniques to maintain emotional balance.

30 hours • A la Carte: $450

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Yin Yoga

Aug 27-Sept 2, 2017

Yin Yoga, the practice of holding a passive pose for 3 minutes or more to access mobility in the connective tissue is sometimes misunderstood. What is this connective tissue? Where is it? And why should we stretch it at all? Join Joe Barnett, one of Yin Yoga’s most respected teachers, as he reveals the truth behind the philosophy and physiology of Yin Yoga and its benefit to practitioners.

50 hours • A la Carte: $900

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Prenatal Training

September 15-17 & 19, 2017

Whether you plan to teach prenatal classes or not, this training will prepare you to support pregnant women on and off the mat. Pregnancy is a naturally yogic state. The profound union between mother and baby naturally shifts a woman’s attention inward. Learn how to generate beneficial energy and to care for the pregnant body.

25 hours • A la Carte: $450

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Tantric Healer - Numerology

August 11-13, 2017

Discover how to go directly to the underlying cause of ‘dis-ease’ by entering the quantum field and how to address ‘dis-ease’ with subconscious re-patterning. You will learn to easily identify all underlying blockages and to use the tools of tantric numerology for a reconnection of mind, body and soul. This course will prepare you to work on yourself and individual clients.

25 hours • A la Carte: $350

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Tantric Healer - Love Coach

January 27-29, 2017

In Tantric Healer – Numerology we focused on individual healing. In Tantric Healer – Love we will be focusing on the healing power of relationships. We have three levels of consciousness, individual, group, and cosmic. You will learn to uplift all your relationships from the confinement of the finite into the freedom of the infinite.

25 hours • A la Carte: $350

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Meditation and The Mind

March 10-12 2017

In this course you will confront the mind with compassionate and effect techniques to calm and retrain the mind.  We must befriend our mind and we can do this with the right approach and energy.  The Soul is the perfect Master for the mind, when they work together and form a holy bond, your life undergoes a complete makeover.

30 hours • A la Carte: $450

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Yoga of Recovery

July 28-August 3, 2017

Yoga of Recovery is the first comprehensive course to combine Ayurveda and Yoga with traditional recovery tools to offer a more holistic mind, body, spirit approach to coping with addiction and self-destructive behaviors.

50 hours • A la Carte: $900

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Crystal Bowl Practitioner

June 10, 2017

Every cell of every thing, living or ‘non-living’, vibrates. The vibrations of various sounds can penetrate any substance and help raise the vibration of every part of our beingsfrom physical cells to consciousness. Learn how to play the powerful crystal bowls for a healing session, yoga class or for meditation. No prior experience necessary, crystal bowls are provided.

A la Carte: $60

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Chair Yoga

Online Course

Senior and chair adaptive yoga. This course will empower you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to teach to Seniors, people with limited mobility and office workers.

50 hours • A la Carte: $600 • Online

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Reiki Intensive

October 13, 14, & 15, 2017

Reiki is a journey into self-healing and healing others through universal energy and close connection. Through lecture, meditation, interactive practice, and attunement you will learn how to heal with Reiki.

18 Hours • Early Bird A la Carte: $525

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With This Training Every Student Receives:

Career Support

Support to build your professional practice

Career Support

Under the guidance of regionally-established faculty members you will be supported to build your professional practice and establish a successful career

Certification

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A yoga therapist certification from the Soul Institute in the yoga community is the equivalent to an Ivy League degree on Wall Street.

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World renowned faculty

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Our Faculty have been practicing for a cumulative 455 years.
The Soul Institute has fun and educational classes beyond the typical yoga teachers school. I have attended their classes (and a lot of others around the country). I am consistently impressed with both the teaching quality and the broad spectrum of classes they offer. There is a nice community, and everyone is so happy and grateful to be there. It is clearly money and time well spent!
Christina W. Boston MA

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Registration Process

  • Complete and submit an application by mail | or online
  • You will then be interviewed over the phone or in-person by Program Director, Monique Lonner
  • Within 5 business days accepted registrants submit a non-refundable deposit of $3262. This guarantees your place. Deposits can be taken via credit card over the phone. Checks should be made to “Soul of Yoga”. Accepted registrants will be contacted directly by Soul Institute Program Advisor, Dawn Castillo, to arrange tuition payment
  • You will receive a Welcome Packet and Essential Program Details prior to the start of your course

Tuition

  • Tuition: $10,700
  • Room & Board:  Approximately $2350, this added cost varies based on dates & locations
  • Includes 3 months unlimited yoga or 25 class-pack

Required Reading

  • A list of required and recommended reading will be provided with your admission material.

Pricing Advantages

  • $300 Paid-In-Full Discount is available to students who pay-in-full before the first day of class
  • 15% Military, Senior, Full-Time Student Discount
  • Alumni discounts. Please inquire in person about these opportunities.

Financial Aid

The Soul Institute offers payment plans. A 25% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance, plus an 8% service fee, will be placed on your account. Monthly auto-payments will be drawn using a Visa or MasterCard. 200 hour training payment plans not to exceed 6 months.

Questions? Email our Program Advisor, Dawn Castillo below.

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Military Financing

MyCAA Funding gives eligible military spouses the opportunity to train for portable jobs in growing career fields, including becoming a Yoga Teacher. Soul of Yoga Institute is MYCAA approved. Click below for more information about MyCAA or email dawn@soulofyoga.com.

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