Advanced Teacher Training


Kula for Karma teachers are required to have a 200-hr yoga teacher certification. Additionally, teachers must attend and complete a Kula for Karma Advanced training  or have completed an advanced training for trauma and addiction, cardiac patients, cancer patients, or disordered eating, approved by Kula's Medical Advisory Board 

Practicum includes:
Lesson plan development, mentoring, observing, & teaching
CEUs are available

Email penni@kulaforkarma.org for upcoming dates & availability

Studios who would like to learn more about our Affiliate Studio Program can download materials here.

Please Note: Teachers who complete a minimum of ten volunteer teaching hours for Kula for Karma will receive a 50% tuition rebate! To download Volunteer Application for the Trauma & Addiction Training at Onyx:

Upcoming Trainings

Sep 23-24: Disordered Eating and Negative Body Image


"I cannot imagine what would be happening with this class had I not had [Charlotte's] training. I just cannot thank you enough for putting a training program together that gives us what we need to know and what we need to do in a way that allows us to apply it successfully right out of the gate."

Student at Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients Advanced Teacher Training


Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Training

Trauma & Addiction

Training provides 20 hours of CEU's with 16 contact hours

In this training, we explore:

  • The practice of working with underserved populations who deal with addiction issues and understand how yoga helps heal and can be used as a tool to develop impulse control
  • Integrating NBT into a yoga class and creating meditations that reinforce positive messaging
  • The psychotherapeutic treatment of trauma related disorders and how yoga fits into an integrative treatment approach
  • The science behind the effects of yoga on the nervous system
  • The special skills needed when teaching in rehab centers working with Adult and Adolescent Substance abusers.
  • How yoga empowers individuals to live with more personal awareness of internal peacefulness.
  • Specific practices designed to be helpful for trauma-affected individuals, including a detailed treatment manual
  • How to prepare and deliver effective lesson plans using asana, breath work and meditation techniques to meet the needs of clients who have experienced trauma and addiction

Dates: Stay tuned for upcoming dates

Faculty: Shannon Elliot

Investment: $300

Disordered Eating and Negative Body Image

Training provides 20 hours of CEU's with 16 contact hours

In this training we explore:

  • Definitions of Eating Disorders/Negative Body Image
  • Treatments of Eating Disorders
  • Why Yoga is Beneficial for Eating Disorders and Negative Body Image
  • How to use yoga to heal and not harm
  • Connecting the 8 Limbs of Yoga to body image
  • Connecting the Chakras to body image
  • How to approach modifications
  • Essential concepts including: Cognitive Shifting, Body Shaming & Mindfulness
  • How to incorporate Pranayama, Asana, & Meditation

Dates: September 23-24

Faculty: Shari Becker, PhD, licensed clinical psychologist, RYT-200  and Kirsten Adelia Collins, E-RYT, MBA clinical social worker in the field of eating disorders at The Beacon Program in NYC.

 

Investment: $375 for Prema Yoga Institute Teachers and Kula Teachers; $425 for all others


Adult Cardiac

Training Objectives

  • Understand cardiac conditions; what are they and how do they affect the mind and body?
  • Understand cardiac diagnostics, procedures and risk-factors 
  • Prepare teachers to teach a gentle, clinically informed yoga class to those suffering from a range of cardiac diagnoses

Requirements

  • Attendees must be 200 hour certified
  • Volunteer packet, proof of insurance, copy of 200-hour certification 

Faculty: Charlotte Stone, CYT, E-RYT500 Director of Training & Development

Cost: To Be Announced

Adult Oncology

Training Objectives

  • Understand cancer; what is it and how does it affect the mind and body?
  • Understand cancer diagnostics, procedures and risk-factors 
  • Prepare teachers to teach a gentle, clinically informed yoga class to those suffering from a range of cancer diagnoses

Requirements

  • Attendees must be 200 hour certified
  • Volunteer packet, proof of insurance, copy of 200-hour certification

Faculty: Charlotte Stone, CYT, E-RYT500 Director of Training & Development

Cost: To Be Announced

Movement Disorders

Training Objectives

  • Understand Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease; what are they and how do they affect the mind and body?
  • Understand movement disorder diagnostics, procedures and risk-factors 
  • Prepare teachers to teach a gentle, clinically informed yoga class to those suffering from MS and Parkinson’s

Requirements

  • Attendees must be 200 hour certified
  • Volunteer packet, proof of insurance, copy of 200-hour certification 

Faculty: Charlotte Stone, CYT, E-RYT500 Director of Training & Development

Cost: To Be Announced

Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Training
Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Training
Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Trainings
Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Trainings
Kula for Karma Advanced Teacher Training