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Go beyond the physical.

This training gives you a physical baseline to teach vinyasa yoga, and the subtle techniques that can be applied so anyone may learn to utilize the life affirming practices of yoga.  Learn to practice + teach the subtle techniques that allow deeper awareness, understanding of our inter-connection + access to our infinite potential.

Join Dharma Temple co-founders Sina Shalbaf + Sara Jade, and guest instructor Caitlyn Fry for an immersive 200 hour teacher training
Koh Phangan, Thailand
Nov 12th – Dec 2nd 2019

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Why Temple Yoga TT

With so much of our attention drawn outward by overstimulation of society, we have lost touch with our inner compass & more than ever we need to reconnect to our purpose here on this earth. This teacher training on the serene island of Koh Phangan provides us the space to restore the balance of our attention with direction towards our intentions.

Providing an all encompassing experience in a supportive environment allows this training to be particularly potent. Through utilizing ancient yogic techniques designed to maximize our pranic life energy, we are able to sift through the layers of our psyche and live a life that we truly feel aligned with.

In this training, you will gain a solid foundation in Hatha Raja Vinyasa yoga. Whether you are taking this training for self discovery or to become a yoga teacher, you widen your lens, deepen your practice and have the ability to share the practice that cultivate more freedom + peace. We use Pranayama, Asana, the power of sound current (mantra) and the sharing of yogic principles for deeper insights on compassion, and many other ancient tools to cultivate a meditative mind, strong flexible body and intuitive Self inquiry. We lovingly impart the gifts + teachings of traditional Hatha Raja Yoga in a setting that is authentic, devotional + supportive.

Now more than ever before WE need to take charge of our lives + be the change. Let us gather together in the tropical rainforest of Thailand, put our duties aside and prioritize a time of deep learning so that way may live a life filled with inspiration. 

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Sina Shalbaf

Living the life of a Yogi, Sina Shalbaf has dedicated himself to share the teachings. He pulls on practices from many lineages and teachers as he’s sought out and spent extensive time with masters in India, Thailand, Canada, London, and NYC. When he met a guru in Sri Dharma Mittra, he began to integrate all his understanding of yoga asanas, meditation, spiritual knowledge, and life’s experiences through Dharma Yoga. Sina is now known for his Ayurvedic approach to the practice which meets the student where they are at, offering skillful yoga practices that best serves each students unique physical, mental, and environmental conditions.

As a founder of Dharma Temple, he shares the benefits of a yogic lifestyle with the high vibe community, through his own way of integrated spiritual understanding into daily life so others can express the True Self in THEIR own way. 

Sara Jade Gooding

SJ is passionate about sharing yoga as source of psycho-spiritual-emotional healing. With thousands of hours committed to trainings + practice, SJ reveres + credits her dear teachers *not limited to*: Sri Dharma Mittra, Guru Singh, Gurmukh, Guru Rattana, Tina Pashumati James, Mara Branscombe, Suzanne Slocum-Gori, Danny Paradise, Sharon Gannon, Sasha Bahador, her partner Tiaga Prem + daughter.

“Devoted to the path of self-liberation,  my journey has taken me to the deepest confines of my body, mind + heart. It is my honour to impart the teachings that most impacted my life, that continue to reveal themselves, and have vibrated as true to my soul as messages to compassionately share with others. I understand, live by + communicate universal teachings to bestow the reminder that we are all connected + that our true nature is Love.  My learning's have uncovered that anyone step can into their power, that the magic lies in personal experience, and presence speaks. SJ affirms that if applied as a lifestyle practice that is sustainable + adaptable to the seasons + cycles life/nature,  yoga will bring light-heartness, creativity + joy.

Astrology, ayurveda, aquarian philosophy + technology, shamanic learnings – cha dao, rhythmic vinyasa, kriya, subtle body awareness, sound current + breathwork influence my offerings.  Yoga provided me means to find a more unified state of being. My physical practice, my spirituality, how I raise my daughter, my partnership, business + creative outlet is my yoga.”

Caitlyn Fry

Aims to help more yoga practitioners understand the body and confidently apply it to their practice + teaching practice. In this training Caityn will provide students with valuable, informative + comprehensive lessons in Anatomy, Physiology and Kinesiology.  Her methods of teaching include fresh ways of explaining the body, that allow students to understand and apply + learned information into their long term memory.

Growing up as a professional dancer, introduced her to the movements, limitation + possibilities of the body. This opened up a desire to learn about the body as deeply as possible took to studying the practice of registered massage therapy. This path allowed her combine creative, intuitive + estroteric movement with an expert level of understanding the science behind the physical body. Confident, skilled and highly trained, Caitlyn's professional experience with assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing common things such as: possible pain-patterns, modifications, injuries, medical emergencies, and pathology cases allows her students an immense opportunity to learn. She continues to deepens her education, + passionately shares her knowledge + expertise via her personal brand + teacher training programs.

In this training you will:

  • Leading a complete vinyasa flow Sequence safely and effectively
  • Study asanas by breaking down and exploring them from the anatomical, physical, and energetic level
  • Modifying the asanas for students of all-levels, providing intelligent cueing, adjustments + variations
  • Learn the key principles of posture sequencing to construct your own unique yoga classes
  • Study the Subtle + Emotional Bodies and working with them in class theming
  • Foundations of modifying a yoga practice to speciality groups (prenatal, postnatal, seniors, kids, concussion, injury, etc.)
  • Learn foundational structural anatomy to apply to your practice + teaching
  • Learning about pranayama, drishti, bandhas, mudras, and how to incorporate them within the asanas to cultivate a deep focus that precludes meditation.
  • The incorporation of mantra, chanting, music, and sound therapy
  • The art of guided relaxation and meditation as part of the fundamental closing sequence of each yoga practice
  • Shat-karmas & kriyas
  • The ancient scriptures including in-depth study of the 3 main texts (Bhagavad Gita, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, Hatha Yoga Pradipika) and how they relate to contemporary yoga and life
  • The law of karma, chakra system, koshas, the vayus, gunas and kleshas
  • Importance of self-practice, rituals and routines; how to incorporate it in our daily life
  • Living the yogic diet in the 21st century
  • The ethics + business of Yoga 

Over the 20 day training, we inter-weave the process of teacher development through personal practice to embody our highest potential. Experience a full variety of daily classes with specialized clinics to deepen your personal practice through the exploration of:

  • Daily morning Sadhana
  • A variety of asana variations and sequence transitions
  • Yin Yoga
  • Kundalini Yoga
  • Advanced yogic techniques
  • Yoga Nidra 
  • Kirtan
  • Partner Yoga
  • Inversions workshops

“In order for humanity to keep evolving, we humans need to cultivate a practice that contributes to harmony, yoga is one such practice.”

Tuition Packages: 

Early Bird: $300 off registration if booked before July 15th

Fan Cooled Bungalow: $3100 $2800
Air Conditioned Shared Single Room (A/C): $3350 $3150
Air Conditioned Bungalow: $3570 $3270
Sea View Single Room: $3850 $3550

*all prices in CAD dollars

Dates:

Nov 12th – Dec 2nd, 2019

Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Daily Buffet Lunch
  • Training Manual
  • Asana Sequence Charts
  • Anatomy Chart & Manual
  • Special Bonus excursions!

If you have any questions about the course please send an email to lead trainers directly using the form below.