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SAKTI SADHANA

TANTRIC HATHA YOGA

Immersion & Teacher Training

200-Hour Begins January 2021

300-Hour Begins May 2021

Embody

the teachings

of the

Tradition,

then share them as an unveiling

of your

heart.

Sri Yantra

Welcome to

SAKTI SADHANA

Yoga Immersion & Teacher Training

 

Beginning January 2021

Immerse yourself In the world of Tantric Hatha Yoga and follow the path of the most accomplished Masters of all time, the Masters of the Himalayan Tradition.

SAKTI SADHANA is an in depth yoga immersion and 200-hour Teacher Training.  Rooted in the teachings of the Himalayan Tradition, SAKTI SADHANA draws from Classical Yoga, Tantra and Samkhya Philosophy to create a holistic approach to practice and life.   It is designed as both a means for developing one's personal experience of yoga as well as a training to foster ethical, empowered, impactful yoga teachers.

Every module of Sakti Sadhana is mindfully crafted for an immersive experience combined with practical, effective teaching methodology.  The sequence of the modules is woven together in a wise progression to give you a genuine knowledge and appreciation of the teachings, the techniques and the Tradition.  Several of the modules feature guest teachers, who are extraordinary experts in their fields.  These teachers add a rare wisdom and experience  to the training, I am grateful for and humbled by their participation.

SAKTI SADHANA will meet one weekend a month, for ten months, in conjunction with the full moon.  All sessions will be taught live, virtually, via Zoom.  They will also be recorded.  This enables us to create an international community inclusive of many diverse truths and experiences.  In addition to the live sessions, SAKTI SADHANA will also include substantial on-going support throughout the month via an online course platform.

TEACHERS

NATALIE BACKMAN LEAD TEACHER

Natalie's relationship with yoga spans eighteen years.  She has been devoted to sharing the teachings for six.  In that time, yoga has grown from a purely physical experience to a holistic reintegration of the heart.  It is a means for mental clarity, emotional stability, a life's purpose, and spiritual path.  As an initiate of the Sri Vidya Tradition, Natalie is profoundly grateful to belong to an unbroken lineage of Tantric Yoga devotees, reaching back several thousand years.  A 500-hour ERYT, she remains a lifelong student of her teachers: Tracee Stanley, YogaRupa Rod Stryker, and Pandit Rajmani Tigunait.  She shares a modern approach to Traditional Tantric Hatha Yoga through a blend of Vinyasa Krama, Yoga Nidra, Mantra Japa and Meditation.  She teaches only what she has embodied through practice and direct experience.  Her aim is to empower her students to not only strengthen and purify the body, calm and stabilize the mind, and manage energy, but most importantly, facilitate the sweet remembrance of sacred Self.​

CHRIS JOHNSON ASSISTANT TEACHER

Chris Johnson (they/them pronouns) is a queer, nonbinary, Black educator, focusing on the intersections of Energy and Spirit work with Black, Indigenous & queer liberation. Utilizing their M.S. in Social Justice Education + their certifications in Reiki, Yoga + Meditation, they offer 1:1 coaching, online courses, trainings, products, and public classes centered on Higher-purpose-building, ritualizing life, harnessing the power of Divine Energy, and fully divesting from the mechanisms of white "supremacy." Examples include decolonized Reiki certification trainings, Yoga philosophy courses like Purified Power and Yoga for NonBinary Folx/Those Who Love UsCuties Monthly LQBTQIA+ meditations, and Social Justice as a Radiant Bliss Practice. Find out more at https://restinpower.yoga.

TRAINING ASSISTANTS 

LIESL MAGGIORE & UMA BEHATI

GUEST TEACHERS

TRACEE STANLEY

KARINA GUTHRIE

MIRABELLE D'CUNHA

UMA BEHATI

 

...and more

SCHEDULE

2021

JANUARY ~ 29th, 30th & 31st ~ Raja Yoga

FEBRUARY ~ 26th, 27th & 28th ~ Vinyasa Krama

MARCH ~ 26th, 27th & 28th ~ Subtle Body

APRIL ~ 23rd, 24th & 25th ~ Anatomy

MAY ~ 21st, 22nd & 23rd ~ Prana

JUNE ~ 25th, 26th & 27th ~ Meditation

JULY ~ 23rd, 24th & 25th ~ Ayurveda

AUGUST ~ 20th, 21st & 22nd ~ Tantra

SEPTEMBER ~ 17th, 18th & 19th ~ Bhakti & Mantra

OCTOBER ~ 15th, 16th & 17th ~ Dharma & Yoga Nidra

INVESTMENT

$2,500 Early Bird *paid in full by December 31st

$3,000 paid in monthly $300 installments

Scholarships available.  Please inquire directly with Natalie ~ NatalieBackmanYoga@gmail.com

Registration begins October 28th, 2020

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