Foundational Modules:

Advanced Modules:

Yoga of Ayurveda 100hr.

In this module, students will learn the basic framework, foundational practices and teachings of both Tantric Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda.

The key areas of focus for Yoga of Ayurveda 100hr. include:
1) Self care practices – the importance of one’s daily rhythm, spiritual practices, and basic lifestyle habits
2) Breath – an overview, elaboration on, and deepening of the foundational breathing practices of tantric hatha yoga & the Himalayan Sage tradition
3) Harnessing the mind – practical methodology via meditation, mantra, and breath for stabilizing and sharpening mental acuity
4) Ayurveda – intro to and overview of this sister science of yoga for support, healing, and enhancing one’s practices
5) Developing a practice
 – understanding how nature and the elements effect our body and mind, and how to develop your own practices for self care, balance, and transformation…

Overview of Topics Covered:

  • What is Yoga?

  • What is Tantra?

  • The Yoga of Ayurveda

  • Pranayama 101

  • Dinacharya

  • Kitchen Sadhana

  • Overview of the Doshas

  • Overview of the 6 Fundamental Practices of ParaYoga Tantra

  • Biodynamics of Asana

  • Breakdown of Postures

  • Energetic & Therapeutic Benefits (Yoga Chikitsa)

  • Anatomy of a Yogi

  • Trigger Point Therapy

  • Techniques: Pranayama, Mudra, Kriya, Bandha, & the science of Meditation & Mantra 101

  • Freedom from the Fear of Death: Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

  • Herbs for the Doshas

Special Guest Instructors:

  • Anatomy + Physiology with Tim McNeely – Structural Therapist and Professional Rolfer

  • Nutrition + Ayurveda with Ashlee Sakaishi Wilkin 

  • Alignment, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Props, and Art Therapy for Yoga with Mandy Lucchese

 

Roots of Tantra 100hr.

In this module, students will dive deeper beyond the basic framework and foundational practices offered in most yoga trainings, to explore the energetics of asana and how to craft a wisely sequenced, teachable practice, as well as be supported and encouraged to maintain a daily home practice.

Overview of Topics Covered:

  • What is Tantra?

  • What is Yoga?

  • The Seeker, The Yogi + The Siddha Master

  • Yoga Sutras: Paths of Yoga 

  • Hatha Yoga Pradipika: Tantric Philosophy

  • Wise Sequencing 

  • Effective languaging for teaching

  • The Skillful Art of Developing a Personal Practice

  • Meditation

  • Food + Ayurvedic Support for Yogins 

  • Yoga Chikitsa (Yoga Therapy) for:

    • Digestive System

    • Nervous System

    • Musculoskeletal System

    • Mind + Psyche

  • Successes and obstacles 

  • Techniques of the Sages: Kriyas, Mantras, Mudras, Bandas

  • Yogic Anatomy

  • Herbal Medicine and Medicinal Preparations for the Yogic Path

  • Safety & The Art of Adjustment

  • Mantras of the Himalayan Sage Tradition

Special Guest Instructors:

  • Anatomy + Physiology with Tim McNeely – Structural Therapist and Professional Rolfer

  • Nutrition + Ayurveda with Ashlee Sakaishi Wilkin 

  • Alignment, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Props, and Art Therapy for Yoga with Mandy Lucchese

 

Prana + Shakti 100hr.
Spirit of the Plants

This immersion brings students deep into the realms of the subtle, working with and understanding the Tantric Science of Energy, Yoga Psychology and Nature Herself. Many of our classes are held outside, meeting with plants and the elements for a support and weaving in of Spiritual Herbalism and Flower Essence Therapy. This wholistic approach to study brings students into a more accelerated, yet connected transformation process of strengthening and purifying their minds and bodies.

Overview of Topics Covered:

  • Intro to the Himalayan Sage Tradition of Tantric Hatha Yoga

  • 12 Master Classes (to include Asana, Bandhas, Mudras, Pranayama, Meditation, Kriya)

  • The Koshas: Maps of the Subtle Body

  • Prana Vidya: Prana Vayus

  • Vayus as Diagnostic Tools

  • Prana, Energy, and Thought

  • Pranayama Practices of the Himalayan Sages

  • ParaYoga Techniques to open the mind & body and to build clarity & intuition

  • Synesthesia, Clairvoyance, the Green Language

  • Container, Boundaries & The Body as a Temple

  • Meditation with Plants, Journaling, Pranayama

  • Diagnosing for Yoga Therapy: The Art & Skill of Designing Practices

  • Vitalism, Vitalist Healing & Subtle Earth

  • Making Herbal Remedies (the “Sage Kit”)

  • Field Studies

  • Field trip and private tour with the owners at Terra Flora Gardens (California immersion only)

 

Tantra + Shakti 100hr.
The Vital Essences

In this immersion, we dive deep into the essence of tantra. While tantra has many meanings and applications, the results of embodied power & wisdom, and the improved ability to weave, expand, accelerate & see clearly oneself and one’s surroundings, are all possible through the embodied tantric practices you will learn in this class. Students are required to have had a regular yoga and/or meditation practice for 2 years prior to taking this class OR to have taken the Sage Yoga Teacher Training 200hr. foundational program (or equivalent from another yoga school, pending approval from Brooke). Students will be asked to commit to daily practices including specific meditations, mantra japa, asana, supportive lifestyle practices, and more. These are powerful teachings and as such, students are advised to reflect on whether they can commit the time and energy required to integrate these teachings and practices into daily life.

Overview of Topics Covered:

  • The Science of Embodiment: The Living Experience Shakti Sadhana: The Cultivation of Power: Will, Strength (The Practice that Awakens Shakti)

  • The Need for a Teacher: Twilight Language (code) what is missing/what needs to be done//guidance from your own ego (not to misuse of power) and adhikara: progressive steps

  • Tantric Meditations

  • Sankalpa Shakti & Vichara

  • The Vital Essences

  • Tapas/Tejas

  • Source as Divine What is Your Connection to Source?

  • The 5 Elements & 6 Tastes: Spices of India/California/Mediterranean

  • Temples, Altars, the Sacred: Body as Shrine; Tantric Healer’s Toolbox (Optional Online/Video)

  • Mantra Sadhana

  • Cave of the Heart Kriya

  • Bhuta Shuddhi

  • Laya Yoga

  • Chakra Study

Guest Teacher: Daisy Marquis

 

Alchemy + Kundalini 100hr.

This immersion is an advanced tier of the Wild Temple’s Yoga School Program, the Sage Apprenticeship and it is required that a student have a steady spiritual practice/foundational knowledge to attend. A practice of at least 2 years of Yoga or Meditation prior to this training is highly recommended.

Overview of Topics Covered:

  • The Twilight Language of the Sages

  • The 6 Gems of ParaYoga

  • Sri Vidya Tantra vs. Kundalini

  • Laya Yoga (the dissolution of the elemental forces of nature, emotion and mind held within the chakras)

  • Prana & Cranio Rhythms: Sacred Touch Into the River of Life

  • Secret (hidden) cave practices of the Tantrics

  • Earth, Sun/Moon/Fire

  • Vichara; Active Self Inquiry

  • Yoga Nidra & Sankalpa Shakti

  • Siva Sankalpa Suktam

  • Meditation

  • Mantra Jappa

  • Overview of Kundalini vs. Prana Shakti

  • Devi Sadhana

  • Fire Ceremonies