Rasa Yoga Teacher Trainings
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Welcome to our Soul Immersion programs where skill, ingenuity, and soulful creative expression come together in a modern day yoga mystery school. Dive into powerful studies that combine both the logical mind with intuitive flow, the scientific with the mystical traditions, and the conscious with the subconscious to unlock the creative energy of you. We offer a wide spectrum of courses to bridge the teachings of the ancient past with contemporary insight. You can choose to become a certified RYT yoga teacher with 200-hour and 300-hour Rasa Yoga trainings and continue to evolve in our 1008-hour Soul Immersion program or simply choose various courses that serve your spirit at this time in your life. Courses are offered both live and online, with Sianna and the Heart Tribe faculty.
Our 200-hour Rasa Yoga Teacher Training program is registered with Yoga Alliance and is a great foundation in the practices and art of teaching yoga. This 200-hour training brings a wealth of knowledge and has the foundational approach of fostering every teacher’s unique gifts, heart, and voice. Our 300-hour Rasa Yoga Teacher Training is offered upon completion of the 200-hour Rasa Yoga training, or an approved 200-hour yoga teacher training, and after a minimum of one year of teaching experience. Upon successful completion of the 300-hour training, teachers receive a 500-hour certification with Yoga Alliance. The 1008-hour Soul Immersion program offers additional signature programs that vary in length. These have been exclusively developed by our Heart Tribe to enable teachers and practitioners to deepen and refine their skills in areas that call to their heart and provide the opportunity for soulful immersion and personal transformation.
When choosing your curriculum, listen to your Spirit, follow your heart and ignite love into the world by being YOU!
Our Rasa Yoga Teacher faculty teaches the 200-hour teacher training in select locations throughout the world as a 3-module program, each consisting of 60 hours of study with an additional 20 non-contact hours. This program is designed for the practitioner of yoga who is ready to immerse in the practices of yoga and for the practitioner who aspires to become a teacher of yoga. The 200-hour program is designed as an immersion to stabilize personal daily practice and to build the necessary skills to teach yoga in a clear and inspiring way.
Ganesha MODULE – new beginningsThe Ganesha module sets up the foundation for an integrated yoga practice. Learn the names and forms of essential yoga poses along with basic pranayama, alignment principles and healthy biomechanics of asana practice. This module initiates the study of yoga philosophy and how the ancient practices apply to modern-day life.
Lakshmi MODULE – churn the heartThe Lakshmi module dives into the heart of the practices with increasing commitment and invites the practitioner to willingly enter the churning phase of practice and learning how to teach the practices. Learn how to structure a class and how to articulate the shapes and forms of the poses with biomechanical awareness. Functional anatomy will be introduced for the upper and lower body as well as beginning adjustments with therapeutic understanding. Learn set sequences for both solar and lunar asana offerings to begin practice teaching with friends. Beginning sequencing will be taught in conjunction with basic voicing skills. The group energy co-creates safe space and refuge to begin teaching in small groups.
hanuman MODULE – leap with loveThe Hanuman module builds an effective bridge for the bold leap into the world as a yoga teacher. The teacher is prepared with a solid foundation of understanding asana biomechanics, adjustments, class themes, basic anatomy, philosophical understanding of the yoga tradition, and steady practice that informs the teacher with living wisdom as an embodied vessel. Every trainee will be initiated to teach for the entire group with direct and loving feedback from Sianna. Emerge with your unique voice and share the practice of yoga with Love.
All 3 of these modules make up Sianna Sherman’s Rasa Yoga 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program.
Sianna teaches the 300-hour teacher training in select locations throughout the world as a 3-module program, each consisting of 90 hours of study with an additional 30 non-contact hours. Students are automatically accepted if they have completed the 200-hour Teacher Training with Sianna or Rasa Yoga Teacher Trainee Faculty. Students with a 200-hour Yoga Alliance completion of teacher training from another school or method may apply for the 300-hour teacher training with Sianna. This 300-hour program gives you the necessary skills for a lifetime of inspired teaching.
DURGA Module – Unleash your Courage
The Durga module dives into the heart of teaching with stabilizing commitment, turns to the study of Tantra and asks the teacher to step bravely into their heart to ride the tiger to their transformative growth edge. This comprehensive module includes refinement of biomechanics, deep understanding of the key patterns of movement, the art of sequencing, the art of adjustments, Body Temple therapeutics, Tantric integration of mantra, mudra and meditation, stepping into the power of authentic voice, creating meaningful class themes and effective teaching for different levels of students. The Durga module consists of 90 hours intensive study and requires endurance, commitment and true desire for transformation.
krishna Module – play your edge
The Krishna module opens the spirit of play and creativity for teaching once the fundamental skills are stabilized and anchored. Creativity is the juice of life and yoga frees up the restrictions that block the creative flow. As the teacher gains confidence in their own unique gifts, they learn to give voice to the sacred play of life unfolding within the practices of yoga. This comprehensive module reviews all the fundamental teaching methodology and opens up the creative gateways of teaching through storytelling, sequencing and theming. As Krishna shines like the sun and glows as the moon, there will be an emphasis on the balance of Solar and Lunar teachings, on Fire and Nectar mandala integration in the overall structure of personal practice and teachings.
shiva-shakti MODULE – ignite love
The Shiva- Shakti module magnetizes all the practices together to quantum spring the teacher into the teaching of yoga. The intensity of this module requires the teacher to rise to the occasion, meet challenges, face fears, and ultimately learn how to surrender and offer in the heart fire of Love and Service. This module is a powerful catalyst for the alchemy of teaching and the ultimate refinement of the teacher as a clear vessel of embodied transmission. This comprehensive module includes meticulous refinement of all Rasa Yoga Teaching methodology, community leadership skills, energetics of teaching yoga, invocation of Spirit, shadow work for yoga teachers, spiritual practices for sustaining the teacher, owning authentic voice, and staying true to the force of creative freedom. Sianna guides each teacher to a profound new edge where leverage is gained and radical transformation occurs. The Shiva-Shakti module consists of 90 hours of intensive study and requires endurance, commitment and the willingness to grow in alignment with Dharma and the highest vibration of Soul Force.
500-HOUR RASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING
Together the 200-hour and the 300-hour Rasa Yoga Teacher Trainings comprise the 500-hour Yoga Alliance approved program.
1008-HOUR TEACHER TRAINING: Soul immersion
The full 1008-hour course of study is designed to serve your spirit and the highest resonance of your heart. The 200, 300 and 500-hour Rasa Yoga Teacher Trainings comprise the first 500 hours of 1008. The remaining 508 hours are Soul Immersion hours to choose from based on your heart’s desire, where you wish to cultivate yourself and grow in your life. There are 3 signature offerings to choose from for the Soul Immersion hours: Mythic Yoga Flow, Urban Priestess & Rasa Yoga. The Heart Tribe faculty is in the midst of creating more programs to nourish your soul and the juicy creative energy that is YOU!
The Soul Immersion courses are open to all students and seekers of life. Yoga teachers and students from all traditions are welcomed to enhance their studies with these programs. This caravan is open to all gyspy souls, inquiring minds, rebellious hearts, merry-makers and mischief-makers too; all beings who wish to celebrate in the mystery of life and discover the great magic within.