Yoga + Ayurveda
200 Hour Teacher Training
with Kameko Shibata, ERYT500 and David Moreno, RYT500
Plus Guest Instructors Baxter Bell, Adam Kurzfeld, Fresh White, and more
Training is conducted at Namaste Berkeley
This program has been developed for yogis who are ready to deepen their practice and enrich their teaching. Learn to take your personal practice and potential teaching to the next level with the Ancient wisdom of Ayurveda. Learn to embody your yoga practice and keep evolving, personally and professionally.
Immersion 1: Roots + Limbs
June 27-July 10
Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm
+ Offsite retreat 7/9-7/10
Set your roots in the foundations of Yoga & Ayurvedic Philosophy with Kameko and David. Learn to embody yoga asanas thru functional anatomy with Baxter Bell, MD. Practice and explore individual alignment in asana and begin to develop yourself yogically with basic Yoga & Ayurvedic philosophy, pranayama and daily routines.
Immersion 2: Flowers + Fruits
Monday to Friday, 7am-3pm
+ Orr retreat 7/22-24
Learn to apply the basics of Yoga and Ayurveda to teach. Study elemental sequencing theory, practice teaching techniques, and safe hands on adjustments. Learn basic Ayurvedic assessments to create a 30 minute Ayurvedic lifestyle consult for clients and friends.
In this unique training, you will learn to embody your yoga practice, inhabit deep wisdom and incorporate the ancient practices of Ayurveda into your modern life. Learn your unique Ayurvedic constitution and discover the foods, practices and techniques that support living in harmony with nature. Using Ayurveda as philosophy and yoga as methodology, learn to teach the practices of pranayama, asana, mantra and meditation according to the elements, doshas, seasons and individual needs. Learn to design and teach a simple group elemental vinyasa class and sequences for each dosha and create a basic holistic lifestyle for yourself, your students and loved ones.
Special topics throughout the training include:
- Introduction to Ayurvedic nutrition and cooking
- Ayurvedic cleanse and basic herbs and spices
- Gender Ally Diversity Training
- Vedic healing mantras
There will be a group self-care retreat and other field trips along the way. Each participant will receive a private Ayurvedic consult with Kameko.
This is a 200 hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher training program through Yoga Veda.
As a 200 hour Yoga Veda Ayurveda Yoga Teacher graduate you will be able to:
- Create and sustain your own home yoga practice and Ayurvedic self-care routine (dinacharya)
- Teach basic asana, pranayama, mantra, and meditation with emphasis on Ayurvedic theory and functional anatomy
- Teach basic asanas with hands on techniques for alignment and safety
- Sequence public and private yoga classes based on the elements, seasons, doshas, times of day and phases of life
- Offer basic 30 minute private Ayurvedic holistic lifestyle consults to support clients
- Offer 60-90 minute private yoga therapy classes
- Offer 60-90 minute elemental vinyasa flow class
- Understand and incorporate basic Ayurvedic and Yoga theory into daily life
- Understand and apply basic Ayurvedic nutrition and cooking
- Live in deeper harmony with the natural world
A single module can also be used as the first 100 hours of a 300-hour advanced training with Kameko. Contact [email protected] for more information.
$3495* Whole Training | $3095 early bird
$1895* 2nd Immersion only | $1695 early bird
EARLY BIRD PRICING through May 6, 2016
Pricing for each immersion includes private consult and off-site weekend retreat.
Payment Plans Available. Email [email protected] for details.
At least 2 years of regular yoga practice, as well as a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification or equivalent.
*Notice of Cancellation must be made in writing. Cancellations made before May 31, 2016 will receive a refund minus a $250 processing fee. NO REFUNDS OR CANCELLATIONS ON OR AFTER May 31, 2016.
Kameko Shibata, ERYT500 combines her passion for ayurvedic medicine, bodywork and yoga into a comprehensive healing modality that empowers people to heal themselves. She received her Ayurvedic Practioner certification from the Dhyana Center of Health Sciences, where she went on to complete over 1,000 hours in a 2-year internship under her teacher, DeAnna Batdorff.
She weaves her passion for the traditional yoga & ayurvedic practices of India with sweaty evolutionary movement, chanting and the occasional swear word for a refreshingly honest experience. Kameko strives to see her students– always offering individual attention and safe adjustments.
David Moreno, RYT 500, has taught at international yoga conferences, festivals, universities, and teacher trainings worldwide. He has worked privately with students in the fashion and entertainment industries as well as professional athletes. Among those athletes taught include the U.S. Olympic Men’s Swim team coaches for the 2004 and 2008 Olympics. He has worked as a product advisor and ambassador for the Canadian Athletica Company, Lululemon, is a certified Pilates instructor and ordained minister. His yoga commentaries have been published in Yoga Journal, Yoga International, LA Yoga Magazine, and Common Ground. His dance criticism and reviews are featured Culture Vulture. David is also the creator and producer for Yoga DVDs, electronic books, Yoga Nidra downloads, and subscription yoga classes for Yoga Vibes.
David began practicing yoga in the late 70s studying the Iyengar and Ashtanga styles of yoga before studying Anusara and the Bihar schools of yoga. He continues his study in Tantra and Ayurveda, delving deeper into yoga’s primodial roots. He is know for his depth, keen sense of humor and timing making his teaching both playful and informative. When not traveling he teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area.