The Foundations Course

Become a certified Shakti Naam Teacher

Purpose: To provide an in depth understanding of the science of Shakti Naam with the specific skills and techniques needed to teach a Shakti Naam Yoga Class, including Yoga Asana, Sound, Mudra, Breath, and necessary educational material of Anatomy/Physiology, Universal Kabbalah and Methodology. During this course students will experience what it is to have a daily meditation practice, they will teach practice sessions to each other, and learn the language and principles underlying the Naam Yoga Level 1 syllabus and curriculum. To become Shakti Naam Yoga teachers.

Pre-requisites: Successful completion of the Naam Yoga Level 1 Lifestyle Course.

Upon Successful Completion: Once students successfully complete the Naam Yoga Level 1 Foundation Course, they are considered a Shakti Naam Yoga Teacher. At this point they can teach Shakti Naam in private or public settings. These students can also say that they have completed a 200 hour yoga training from a Yoga Alliance registered school.

Conducted By: L1 Trainers, or Master Trainers (see below for details)

Time: 10 weekends, 9:00am-6:00pm

"This Course was amazing. It changed my life. I learned things about yoga and spirituality that I'd never imagined. I'm now teaching yoga in multiple countries, online, and in conferences."

Lola Castillo, Naam Yoga Teacher

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Detailed Course Information:

The Foundations Course is an in-depth training program in the science of Shakti Naam Yoga, with effective training, practice and certification of participants. During the course, participants become adept in Naam Yoga Level I Training techniques, an become proficitn teachers able to make a career for themselves as instructors of Shakti Naam Yoga.

While there are many yoga training programs, instructors of Shakti Naam Yoga are well known for their teaching expertise and understanding of mudras, mantras, yoga and the Universal Laws of Nature. The Foundations Course also serves as a gateway to Levels 2-5 of the Shakti Naam Yoga Teacher Training Programs.

Immerse yourself in this unique 200-hour Teacher Training Program of yoga, mudras, mantras, breathwork, self-healing techniques, and Universal Kabbalah. This extensive training program includes instruction and certification in Shakti Naam Level 1, the "Yoga of Immortality" and the latest facet of Naam Yoga Therapies that creates vitality and balance in life through stretching, breathwork and the remarkable practice of Naam. Open your heart, awaken cosmic consciousness and uplift others.

2017 Training Dates

  • Saturday/Sunday, March 24 & 25 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, April 7 & 8 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, April 14 & 15 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, May 5 & 6 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, May 12 & 13 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, June 2 & 3 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, June 16 & 17 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, July 14 & 15 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, August 25 & 26 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday/Sunday, September 22 & 23 9:00am-6:00pm

Early Morning Meditations, 5:00am -7:30am

April 15, May 6, May 13, June 3, June 17, July 15, August 26, August 23

Additional Required Attendances: Summer Solstice at NYLA June 20, 2018 7-10pm, Fall Equinox at NYLA September 19, 2018 7-10pm


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