Empowered Yoga Virginia

May 25, 2018
I left class feeling empowered



The Wisdom MethodTM Art of Wise Living is an immersive introduction to yoga as path for intentional living. The only yoga + Ayurveda-based certification of its kind, this powerful training will give you the skills to empower, educate, + elevate yourself + your clients to abiding health + vitality.

Although this is a module in the Wisdom MethodTM yoga therapeutics training, this specialty training/retreat is open to all yoga teachers + other health professionals. In this course, practitioners and teachers will learn the principles of the Ayurvedic + Samkhya approach to yoga therapy: including Ayurvedic nutrition and cooking, cleansing practices, centering and balancing techniques for artful living, and philosophical foundations of each tradition. Asana techniques, anatomy, subtle anatomy, pranayama, and meditation are presented from the lens of the Vedic and the Buddhist wisdom traditions.

We further expand on the role of the yoga therapist in empowering the client toward health behavior change. To that end, we will cover essential psychology, mental health, and coaching principles for yoga therapists.

{Required Reading}

  • Yoga and Ayurveda, David Frawley
  • Prakriti, Robert Svoboda
  • Emotional Alchemy, Tara Bennett Goleman
  • Buddha’s Brain, Rick Hanson

{Course Fees}

~$2400 (depending on location and early registration)

{Cancellation Policy}

Refunds are not given for trainings UNLESS the training is cancelled; however, we understand that life presents us with unexpected challenges. In the event of emergency, please contact Kellie directly:: info {at} thewisdommethod {dot} com. We evaluate every situation on a case-by-case basis.

{Graduation requirements}

Full attendance and participation at all weekend intensives

Demonstration of ability to safely teach a seasonal, doshic-appropriate yoga class

Demonstration of ability to lead all meditations and pranayama learned

Demonstration of ability to apply essential empowerment techniques

Completion of all non-contact {homework} hour requirements


Ayurveda as Therapy I | 20 hours

Foundations of Ayurveda: The Art of Wise Living {5 hours}

Learn the fundamentals of Ayurveda including history, philosophy, cosmology, and didactic foundations of Ayurvedic thought, including Samkhya philosophy. We’ll learn about the mahabhutas {the 5 elements}, the 3 doshas, and the attributes of each dosha and element.

Ayurvedic Yoga + Pranayama Practice {5 hours}

Move beyond the basic elements of hatha yoga and learn to apply the practice from an Ayurvedic perspective. Principles of self-inquiry, self-evalution, and the relationship between the individual and the universal macrocosm discussed, taught, and practiced within the context of Ayurveda. You will create a daily yoga practice drawing from these principles.

Source: www.thewisdommethod.com
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