Expertise

Our teacher trainings showcase expertise acquired from different teachers and yoga disciplines – old and new. Whether you’ve been practicing yoga for two decades or are brand-new to yoga there is something you can learn at Shanti Yoga.

Shanti Yoga School - India - Ayurveda

Ayurveda

Ayurveda is an ancient science born in India. In fact, it’s the sister science of yoga. Western medicine is great for trauma. Break a leg?

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Joint Exercises

Joint Exercises

Often overlooked, Shanti Yoga starts every class in the morning with a quick joint warmup. This warmup for the joints wakes up the body and

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Karma

Karma

Karma means action and reaction. In ancient yogic texts karma yoga specifically means the yoga of action. It’s about performing a duty for duty’s’ sake.

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Kirtan and Satsang

Kirtan/Satsang

Kirtan is raising your voice to “God” – or the “source”, if you’re not comfortable with that word/concept. We dedicate time at the end of

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Kriyas Shatkarmas Sutra Neti

Kriyas

Kriyas refers to cleansing techniques. Another term we use is shatkarmas, or 6 purification techniques. They are: Dhauti Basti Neti Trataka Nauli Kapalbhati. Dhauti is

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Mantra

Mantra

Mantras are repeated sounds for penetrating the depths of the unconscious. They are used by yogis to adjust the vibrations of your being. Yogis believe

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Meditation

Meditation

We see meditation as the ultimate technique for achieving what we are ultimately trying to do through yoga, which is to understand the self. Meditation

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Philosophy

Philosophy

Yoga philosophy is, in the opinion of Shanti Yoga school, the most important aspect of a yoga teacher training. To understand the self, who you

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Pranayama

Pranayama

Shanti Yoga teaches from all classical schools of pranayama: Visishtha, Patanjali, and Hatha Pradipika. Here are some of the pranayama techniques you will learn: Kapalabathi

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Restorative

Restorative

Like yin, restorative classes emphasize relaxation over exertion. A restorative class is meant to replenish energy by encouraging deep relaxation. The main difference between a

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Teaching Methodology

Teaching Skills

The goal of any yoga training: getting students to become good teachers. Or great teachers. At our school we call it “practicum”. This is a

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Shanti Yoga School - Om Beach - India - Surya Namaskar

Vinyasa Flow

“Vinyasa” is sanskrit for “arranging in a special way”. A Vinyasa Flow yoga class is typically one where movement is synchronized with breath. As you

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Yin

Yin

Yin yoga classes are less about breaking a sweat and more about relaxing into poses that allow for a deep fascia stretch. Fascia is a

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Ethics

Yoga Ethics

Yoga ethics. What does that even mean? It’s about how you should treat other people. It’s how to be a living, breathing yogi in today’s

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Lifestyle

Yoga Lifestyle

Doing yoga at the beach on vacation or during a teacher training is one thing. What about when you’re back home? How do you maintain

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Shanti Yoga School - India - Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra/Chikitsa

Yoga Nidra Yoga nidra is an ancient technique for relaxing. The word “nidra” is Sanskrit for “sleep”. When you participate in a yoga nidra session

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