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Evolutionary Prana Vinyasa® Journey

Connecting to our natural desire to be grounded, creative, fluid and open

With Shiva Rea, Coral Brown, Christine May and friends

Take a training for your own exploration, or build towards a teaching certificate with Samudra (USA)

Prana Vinyasa® was created by Shiva Rea as a transformative and energetic approach to vinyasa based yoga. This approach has influenced the way yoga is practiced the world over for the last fifteen years. It is a synthesis style of yoga that merges the great rivers of Tantra, Yoga, and Ayurveda for embodied, ecstatic living. The emphasis is on practical and experiential approaches that are transformative, inspiring and in rhythm with the realities of our lives; combining a modern life and our passion for yoga.

For people interested in becoming a Prana Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, that path is also possible! You will be learning from the source (Shiva) and with the most experienced teachers of this form of yoga. Yoga Moves and Samudra (USA/ Shiva Rea) have partnered to offer regular modules (approx. 3-4 per year) with a mixture of Samudras’ core and elective curricula, so yogis and aspiring Prana Vinyasa® teachers can be both inspired and grow professionally.

All training modules are open for students of yoga, current yoga teachers and people who are enrolled in the 200h or 300h teacher training with Samudra.

Journey into your passion of yoga.

Scroll to bottom to see upcoming trainings & workshops.

 

Evolutionary Prana Vinyasa® Teacher Training Journey

Here are some of the highlights of things you will encounter in Prana Vinyasa modules and in a full teacher training pathway:

  • Learn Pathways of Prana Vinyasa practice for effective, creative and transformational classes from beginner to intermediate.
  • Learn all 12 Prana Vinyasa Namaskars (Salutations) from the classical roots, elemental and chakra layers with different bhavana (feeling states), energetic and physical purposes.
  • Cultivation of the ritual arc of a Prana Vinyasa class with opening movement meditations, namaskars, wave sequence, and inner arts of meditation.
  • Enjoy practical knowledge of the energetic alignment and build your skill in hands-on enhancements of the mandala of asanas (108 primary poses and variations).
  • Understanding of Prana Vinyasa Movement Alchemy and Wave Sequencing™ – to teach from the art of yoga, for all-levels and rhythms of the year.
  • Learn how to teach at least 15 Prana Vinyasa sequences following Prana Vinyasa Movement Alchemy from the solar-lunar as well as elemental & chakra.
  • Opportunity for deepening within online community, network of students-teachers and go deeper in Tantra, Ayurveda and Living Yoga courses throughout the year.

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People say

Coral embodies the Prana Flow teachings of Shiva Rea in her own unique way. She teaches and inspires in a down to earth and clear way on all levels of yoga. The chakra's (her passion!), alignment, anatomy (she's a physician too!), yoga philosophy, teaching flow... all of it! Coral has a way of making it clear for all students, because it's obviously her life's passion or even 'Dharma' and that makes her modules always full of laughter and lightness. After doing several trainings with Coral, I already look forward to the next one!

Student Coral Brown

"Prana Vinyasa is a liberating, evolutionary, rhythmic, vinyasa flow class that encompasses mudra, bandhas, pranayama, meditation, asana, kriya, and a whole lot of fun. It's set to music, and it is almost guaranteed to raise your vibration, open your heart and set your mind free. And I love it. After years of being inspired by all different yoga style, it was like a light went on inside. I'd finally come home"... grateful student

Student Shiva Rea

Prana | life-force, breath, movements of life

Vinyasa | evolution, wave, cycle, lineage teachings of flowing yoga

Yoga | to unify, the state of unified consciousness

Interested in Teacher Training??
FAQ Prana Vinyasa TT
Upcoming

Interested in becoming a Prana Vinyasa® Yoga Teacher at the 200, 300 & 500h level?

(Yoga Alliance Registered)

This celebrated, unique and effective Evolutionary Vinyasa Teacher Training program offers a creative full-spectrum approach to the art of living and embodying the flow of yoga. Offered directly by Samudra Yoga USA, this program allows a student to:

  • Shape their personal and professional interest with specialties in ayurveda, tantra, bhakti, pre-natal vinyasa, creative core, flow arts, yoga trance dance, prana danda yoga and kalarippayatu;
  • All modules are supported by online practices within global Yoga Alchemy Online Portal. Be part of an online community of practitioners that connects live around the globe;
  • Develop your sva dharma – life purpose through your teacher training program, including sacred activism
  • Incorporate travel and pilgrimage into your studies by taking modules on retreats in India, Costa Rica, Greece, Europe and other locations.
  • Students learn to practice deeply and teach yoga with connection to the roots of yoga within the evolution of the Prana Vinyasa System of modern practice.

Start with the core foundational modules, and choose from advanced elective modules that we offer here at Yoga Moves. Then you will also be following online programs that relate to the modules you choose; finally, you can supplement your training with retreats with Shiva in India, Costa Rica, Greece, Europe and other locations.

If interested, you will should read the full program description on Samudras’ website, apply to the teacher training at Samudra, and then enroll in any of the upcoming modules at Yoga Moves.

Yoga Moves lists all the upcoming core and elective modules below this page.

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When are upcoming modules? How can I plan?

  • We list all the known upcoming modules or related workshops on our website.
  • We will add more modules or workshops, but just like in life, sometimes we do not know in advance what is coming!
  • Yoga Moves cannot guarantee that all the modules you need will be offered in any given order.
  • Make sure you are signed up for the Yoga Moves Teacher Training newsletter and let us know you are enrolled in the Samudra TT if you want special communications or offers.

How do I apply for 200/300h Teacher Training with Samudra?

To formally enroll in any of the Prana Vinyasa Teacher Training programs, please submit your application to the office of SAMUDRA YOGA in the USA.

Find Prana Vinyasa Application (Samudra) here

  • You will be applying online to Samudra Yoga (USA)
  • There is a $54 application fee Payable to Samudra Yoga (USA) with credit card or pay pal.
  • Once the application is processed (it may take up to 2 weeks) you will receive a welcome letter from Samudra with detailed information.

Once enrolled in Teacher Training you will:

  • Be a part of Samudras database with special offerings
  • Have access to private student-mentor Facebook page – this is where you can ask your questions and have non-formal mentorship
  • Online Courses: online prep and post training practice/videos exclusively from www.yogaalchemy.com. This online portal offers online resources, practices, courses and talks to enhance your learning.

How do I register for the modules and teacher intensives @ Yoga Moves?

Yoga Moves handles our own registration for each module we host. You only need to sign up online (please sign up for each module). Your full payment is required to sign in.

Will I get a Yoga Moves certificate or Prana Vinyasa certificate?

After each training or continuing education module, Yoga Moves will offer a participation certificate that indicates if you attended the whole course.

It is our understanding that you must follow an online program connected to each module. Find out what those requirements are with Samurdra.

Your final Teacher Training certificate/ diploma will be from Samudra once you graduate.

Where can I find more info online?

If you need a quick reference point in future, you can also find the required reading and online courses for each module on SAMUDRAS website.

Samudra trainees: discount @ Yoga Moves

For students currently enrolled in Samudra TT:  we offer you a 10% discount. Mail us with your request to enroll with the discount. We just need to be informed that you are a Samudra trainee (active).

What if I took some modules of Prana Vinyasa Yoga before I enrolled in the teacher training? Does it count?

The short answer is Yes: You need to ask Samudra with the details. The rule is if you took it within 3 years. You may have to complete an assignment or online program connected to that module.

Questions regarding courses you followed in the past and if they are equivalent to any modules: please ask Samudra staff (prior to enrolling or attending). We cannot guarantee that the content will not be repeated across different modules, sometimes with different names or content mix in Europe.  Please read the description well, as the names are often changed.

Retaking a module?

If you are actively enrolled in the Samudra Teacher Training, and want to re-take a module you already took? You may be eligible for a 30% discount; taken from the full price. (No other discounts included.) This only applies if you:

  1. took the same module (with 90% same content)
  2. with the same teacher,
  3. within 3 years.

Please send Yoga Moves the print out from Mind Body of your certificate – dated within 3 years. Or send us a statement from Samudra confirming to you specifically that you took the same module (90% same) elsewhere with the same teacher.

You must make the request prior to enrollment in the module. We have limited spots for discounted students.

PS:
Old School Yogis wisdom: repetition is key in training, there is no such thing as repeating something…you only go deeper.

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Upcoming modules Prana Vinyasa® Yoga

  • We list all the known upcoming modules or related workshops below.
  • We will be continuing to add more modules or workshops as we get them.
  • Sign into each module you like to join.

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Upcoming

The Art of Namaskar - Prana Vinyasa Flow Module

with Christine May
Sat 2 - Mon 4 Feb 2019

Utrecht | tbd

Foundations of Prana Vinyasa: Embodying the Flow

with Coral Brown
Fri-Tue, 1-5 March 2019

Utrecht tbd

Chakra Vinyasa - Liberating the Body Mandala

with Shiva Rea
June 4-7, 2019

Vondelkerk in Amsterdam

Movement Meditation & Prana Vinyasa: Ecstatic Dance Evening

with Shiva Rea
Thursday 6 June 2019

Vondelkerk Amsterdam

Tending the Fire: Living in Rhythm to explore the Art of Teaching

with Maria Garre
Thurs 19 - Sat 21 September 2019

Yoga Moves Utrecht

Registration

You must sign up under each module or workshop separately.

About the teachers

Christine May Christine May  See bio ›
Coral Brown Coral Brown  See bio ›
Shiva Rea Shiva Rea  See bio ›