Teacher Training

95hr Radiant Child Yoga Teacher Training (RCYT)

Section 1: Radiant Child Yoga 1-3, 30 Hours

Trainer in Residence, Lana Reed (aka Shakta Khalsa) E-RYT 500

All students are required to have their certificate of completion of the foundational training, RCY 1-3, before entering the certification phase. RCY 1-3 may be taken with either Shakta or one of the certified RCY Facilitators. The 30 course hours of RCY 1-3 never expire, and will always apply as the first 30 hours of the 200-hour RCFY certification training.

Date: May 19-23, 2021

Location: Online – Worldwide

Hours: Wed. & Thurs. 5-9pm EST Fri. – Sun. 9am-5pm EST

Regular Price: $720, Special Online price ONLY $460

RCY 1-3

Section 2 Modules: 40 Hours

Module 1: Yoga for Children who have ADHD, Autism and Those who are Differently-Abled – 20 Hours

Trainer in Residence, Lana Reed (aka Shakta Khlasa), E-RYT 500

Learn how to reach the hearts and minds of neurodiverse children with creativity, intuition, and excellent therapeutic tools. In the process, we’ll learn what these very special children have to teach us.

Participants will learn how to effectively integrate yoga into home and school life, including therapeutic treatment for children with learning and developmental differences such as ADD/ADHD, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorders, etc. Social-emotional, physiological, cognitive and sensory-motor benefits will be addressed. Through lecture, videotape and experiential labs, participants will learn how to apply:

  1. Breath: to enhance self-regulation, modulation and organization, as well as supporting respiration for language
  2. Movement: to improve motor planning, balance, coordination, strength and flexibility
  3. Meditation and Relaxation: to decrease stress and promote stillness of the mind for increased attention and ability to focus

Date:  Aug. 6-8, 2021
Location: Online Worldwide
Hours: Fri. Mar. 19: 4:00-8:00pm EST
Sat. Mar. 20: 8:30-5:00pm EST
Sun. Mar. 21: 8:30-5:00pm EST

Tuition Price:  Special Online Price ($550) only $390

[Refund through Oct. 6, 2020, course credit after that. No refunds after October 6, 2020 $50 admin fee applies with all. ]

Module 2: Happily Ever Now – 20 hours

Trainer in Residence, Shakta Khlasa, E-RYT 500

Mindfulness for You and the Children in Your Life! Navigate into mindfulness using tools that can change your life—simple ways to change your attitude and outlook, and effective ways to work with core stressors and patterns.

This course teaches you how your mind and emotions work together, and how to navigate in inner spaces. You will learn how to translate what you are learning for yourself into appropriate practices for children of all ages and abilities.

Mindfulness Tools

  • Breathing practices for self-regulation: focus, attention as well as calming and releasing anxiety.
  • Learn how to bring stillness to the body and mind
  • Yoga breaks throughout the course
  • Understanding the last four limbs of Yoga–Pratyahar, Dharana, Dhyan, and Samadhi– as meditative guideposts for bringing balance to the mind, emotions, and spirit.
  • Time for contemplation and journaling throughout the course.
  • Creation of safe space to share insights, dreams, challenges, and solutions

DATE: April 16, 17, 18

Tuition: Special Online Price ($420) $350

Taught by Lana Reed, (aka Shakta Khalsa) 

No refunds after 09.02.20, credit for future course; $50 admin fee applies to all cancellations.

These two modules complete 40-hours of the RCFY-200 certification.

Happily Ever Now

85hr One Love Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training (RPYT)

with Trainer in Residence Ryah Dekis, E-RTY 500,  RPYT, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Doula and Reiki Master.

An all encompassing prenatal yoga teacher training with its curriculum based in the traditional teachings of Hatha Yoga, rooted in scientific understanding, infused with Ayurveda and saturated in Women’s Holistic and Alternative Wellness.

One Love 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training is designed to equip you with greater knowledge, confidence and a comprehensive collective of appropriate asanas (postures), meditative practices and beyond. Additionally, you will learn the art of guiding and teaching pregnant women during all stages of pregnancy along with helping to prepare for birth and beyond.

“One Love 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga” Teacher Training is an informative, spirited and practical intensive. Through this unique and well rounded Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training, one will learn tried and true ways and means to facilitate and support mom-to-be. The combination of alignment based poses, TRUSTED esoteric wisdom and evidence based information will safely and confidently help guide one to teach yoga to women during all stages of pregnancy including preconception and postpartum. In addition, One Love 85 Hour Prenatal Yoga teacher training helps to prepare and assist women for birth and the journey into motherhood. Suitable for qualified yoga teachers, women’s health professionals, doulas, yoga teacher trainees and practicing/seasoned yoga students who want to empower their pregnancy. To get the RPYT 85 hours through the Yoga Alliance- one must have completed at least a 200 hour YTT.

Part 2 August 13-15th 2021
Part 3 November 5-7th 2021

Hourly Break Down: Friday 9am-6pm Saturday and Sunday 9am-4pm

3 Modules… 3 long weekends.
Join us for 1 (30 CEUs) 2 (60 CEUs) or all 3 (85 RPYT).
One Love Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training – Includes philosophical, spiritual, anatomical and THE practical aspects of the yoga with emphasis on the interconnected modalities and sciences.

75 contact training hours including lecture, hands on, modification, observing and teaching hours plus 10 personal hours.
Note~In order to complete your certification: Applicants must teach 30 additional teaching hours in prenatal yoga which must be performed after completing a training with One Love Prenatal Yoga- RPYS (Registered Prenatal Yoga School).

This Training will include:

General background of the Prenatal Life

  • Prenatal Yoga as a successful and helpful tool for common discomforts, issues and changes during all trimesters.
  • Role of prenatal yoga teacher’s relationship with health care professionals in pregnancy and a breakdown of understanding the role of health care professionals prenatally and postpartum.
  • Understanding the Psychological changes during pregnancy.
  • Overview of common birthing choices, techniques, practices.
  • Discussion of Current Childbirth Practices in our Country including the myths vs realities of Labor and Birth in America.
  • Understanding the importance of Labor Support, Midwives Doulas and Birth Plans.
  • Assessment of high-risk pregnancy and general complications during pregnancy.

Prenatal Yoga teaching techniques, unraveling the important components of prenatal yoga training and the practice as a whole

  • Ayurvedic Principles of diet and nutrition prenatal and postpartum
  • Asanas (Selected yoga postures in prenatal yoga)
  • Gestures/Affirmations
  • Ishvara Pranidhana -the power of surrender.
  • Palette Work/Chanting
  • Pranayama/Breathing techniques
  • Mala for the Mind
  • Mantra/Bija Sounds
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness
  • Mudras
  • Sacred ritual
  • Vagus Nerve/Vocal Toning
  • Visualization/Guided Meditation/Creative Imagination (Yoga Nidra)
  • Yoga Therapeutics and Restoration -the Parasympathetic Understanding

Prenatal Yoga Teaching Methodology

  • Ayurveda Assistance
  • The Importance of Language and Vocabulary in the Prenatal and Postpartum teaching environment.
  • The art of holding the space for prenatal yoga classes along with opening and closing of classes.
  • Teaching information to address the specific needs of prenatal yoga participants from all levels, walks and situations.
  • Communication and cuing in prenatal yoga classes as well as establishment of priorities and boundaries.
  • Sequencing prenatal yoga classes with specific intent.
  • Demonstration, observation, assisting (hands on and off) and modifying the prenatal student skillfully.
  • Preparing lesson plans for Prenatal Yoga classes with emphasis on each trimester.
  • Practical management of classes and timing.
  • Preparing lesson plans for Prenatal Yoga Series, beginner and/or advanced students.
  • Practical management of classes and timing.

Anatomy and Physiology of Prenatal yoga

  • Anatomy & Physiology with special attention to the reproductive system and the 4 trimesters of pregnancy.
  • Childbirth Preparation Postures -Birth Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Role of anatomy and physiology in prenatal yoga for better facilitating.
  • Anatomy and physiological changes for baby in utero.
  • Functioning during pregnancy, overview of the complications that may arise.
  • Energetic anatomy and physiology of yoga and their relevancy to Chakras, Prana Vayus and Nadis.
  • The Pelvic Floor, Pelvic Types, Kegels
  • Squatting
  • Labor “Training”-Positioning and Stages.

Postpartum AKA 4th Trimester Understanding

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the postnatal body
  • Postpartum care: emotional, physical, spiritual and mental.
  • Common Postpartum Concerns and holding the space.
  • Prenatal Bonding- it takes a village.
  • Discussion, Class Design and Intention for Postpartum and Mom/Baby Yoga.
  • Infant Massage 101
  • The Importance of Language and Vocabulary in the Prenatal and Postpartum and Mom/Baby Yoga teaching environment.

Yoga philosophy and ethical preparation for prenatal yoga teachers

  • Principles of Yamas and Niyamas as ethical understanding for prenatal yoga teachers.
  • Yoga philosophies for the prenatal period
  • Yoga philosophies for motherhood


  • Designing and teaching practice of prenatal/postnatal yoga class
  • Observation of teaching practice of prenatal yoga class.
  • Receiving and giving feedback. Also includes assisting students while someone else is teaching.
  • Presentations on a topic with group discussions and practical evaluation.

Early Pricing- Join us for 1 weekend $550.00 *if signed up a month before the weekend /After-$600.00.
Join us for 2 Weekends $1000.00 *if signed up one month before the first weekend/ After- $1,100.00.
Join us for the FULL training $1,750.00 if signed up one month before first weekend/After $1,850.00.

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200hr Classical Yoga (RYT)

with Trainer in Residence, Hannah Allerdice Bricker, Ph.D., E-RYT 500

Classical Yoga, Self-Compassion and Social Justice: Details coming soon.

30hr Yin Teacher Training

with Trainer in Residence Ryah Dekis, E-RTY 500, RPYT, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Doula and Reiki Master.

Yin Yoga focuses on the deepest tissues of our body and their relationship to the bones along with the deep fascia networks of the body. Through this one of a kind 30 hour practicum learn more about the connective tissues-joints, tendons and ligaments.

“Unravel Yin Yoga” Level 1 is a 30 hour Practicum designed for yoga teachers and dedicated practitioners with at least 2 years of yoga experience (all levels). Prior experience in Yin Yoga is not required but an open mind and desire to learn this beautiful modality is. Unique, esoteric and informative- level 1 is 20 hours of combined Philosophy, Practice, Anatomy & Teaching Methodology. With an additional 10 hours of guided Personal Insight. This Practicum is developed to help yoga teachers and yoga enthusiasts understand the benefits of Yin Yoga: Physically, energetically, mentally and emotionally.

During our long weekend we will cover:

  • Intro to the energetic body/Meridians/Koshas
  • Basic Traditional Chinese Medicine understanding
  • Exploration of mindfulness/meditation practices East and West
  • Pranayama
  • Nadis,Qi (prana) and the 5 Prana Vayus
  • Discovering and exploring the Lower Body meridians and correlating poses
  • Discovering and exploring the Upper Body Meridians and correlating poses
  • Props and prop placement. How to modify each posture to fit the individual
  • Deciphering between Tension and Compression
  • Connective Tissues
  • When practice and why practice?
  • Sequencing and techniques for teaching Yin Yoga
  • Understanding the Yin Tapestry
  • Access to “Unravel Yin Yoga TT” Facebook Teacher page
  • 5 hours of Personal Exploration
  • 5 Hours of Personal Understanding

Upon completion of the program students will master the basics of Yin Yoga. With an understanding why this modality is quite unique, and the importance of the “Yin Tapestry” as a guide. This is not a full yin yoga training-however this training gives trainees the ability to lead their own yin yoga class. This course will count toward Yoga Alliance continuing education credits.

Required Reading: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Bernie Clark Chapter 1-4
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English by Henepola Gunaratana.

Dates: July 30-August 1, 2021
Friday: 5-9 p.m.
Saturday: 11 am -7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 am – 4 p.m.

30 Hour TT pricing:
Before June 1st , 2021: $499
After June 1, 2021: $555 (this fee is Non-refundable if late cancelled).

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Ayurveda Assistance Teacher Training

with Trainer in Residence Ryah Dekis, E-RTY 500, RPYT, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist, Doula and Reiki Master.

Add some NECTAR & NURTURE to your life 💟🕉💟🕉
An enriching weekend of Sacred Rituals, Elemental Understanding and Esoteric Wisdom- while giving you CEUs through Yoga Alliance.
Friday May 21, 4-8 p.m.
Saturday, May 22, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday May 23, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Both Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities are guided by an internal understanding of cycles, seasons and elements. Both are considered, respected and understood to be oldest forms of health care in the world. For it was the Vedic sages and Chinese Taoists that understood the great rhythms and forces of nature. Honoring cycles of day and night, the rhythmic connection of seasons and the over all deep affect on us all who are open and receptive.
This Ayurvedic Yoga Teacher Training encompasses the acts of Ayurveda, Yoga Asana and Mindfulness – suitable for all yogis, yoga teachers looking for CEUs, wellness enthusiasts, therapists, counselors, healthcare workers and ALL and EVERYONE interested in a deeper understanding of themselves through Ayurvedic healing modalities, energetics and rituals. This yoga teacher training is a true gem 💎
During our retreat like weekend we will uncover~
  • Dinacharya, Digestion & Doshas
  • 5 Senses, The 6 tastes and 7 systems
  • Embracing the Elements
  • Rhythm and Routine
  • Tailoring with Essential Oils
  • DIY Sacred Self Care –
  • Includes care kits from Natural Mystic!
  • 5 Prana Vayus, Koshas and Nadis
  • Pranayama and Qi (Prana)
  • Restoration
  • Energy in Motion
  • Cool, Calm and Collected
  • How The Seasons Serve
  • The Meridian Universe
  • Sacred Cycles
  • What practice, Where to practice, When to practice, Why to practice and How to practice
  • Sequencing, Techniques and Ayurveda Assistance for yogis, yoga classes, workshops, clients and yourself.
Access to “Nectar & Nurture Yoga TT” Facebook Teacher page
With a special Ayurveda Yoga Class offered for local yogis.
20 Contact Hours with 5 hours of personal exploration & 5 hours of personal experience =30 CEUs.
Ryah~of Nectar & Nurture Yoga~ BA, E-RYT 500, RPYT, Reiki II Practitioner, Natural Mystic, YACEP, Ayurvedic Yoga Specialist (through the Himalayan Institute) and 100Hr Yin Yoga Certified Teacher has taught over 100 Yoga Teacher Trainings/CEU Practicums locally and on East Coast since 2014. With true pleasure, a multitude of different experiences, and vast education for many modalities, Ryah has created her own “Nectar & Nurture Yoga” Teacher Training…A soulful infusion of traditional and modern Ayurveda Philosophy, Eastern energetics and Mindfulness.
🦋 $500 until April 15th $550 after. Personal enrichment only? (No CEUs) $450 Payment plans available also.
Any questions- Email Nectarandnurture@gmail.com

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