Master the art of nurturance in a stressed, overworked, depleted world.
“Kaya is rare in her focused instruction that inspires me and leaves me feeling that I’ve learned substantial tools that I can use. Thank you Kaya, for all that you’ve shared with us!” - Lauren Z
Agni and Soma Support your students to value and cultivate deep nurturance and rejuvenation.
May 5-7 2018 Emeryville California For teachers trained in 40 hours minimum SRY EARLY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE UNTIL April 1
Agni is the inner and outer fire. The sun, the power of digestion and metabolism. Agni is the spark of enthusiasm and action. With agni we are inspired, passionate, radiant and active.
Soma is the inner and outer water. The moon, the source and substance of nurturance and nourishment. Soma is the depth of being in stillness. With soma we are supported, nourished, lustrous, rejuvenated and peaceful.
The problem is... in modern life and modern yoga, we have over-accentuated fire. The result is depletion, early aging, exhaustion, illness. We have valued doing over being, forcing over allowing, analyzing over loving.
In this program with Kaya, you'll learn deepen your understanding of the escoteric teachings about agni and soma and how to apply them in modern life and yoga practice to effectively support your students toward true depth of rejuvenation and wellbeing on all levels.
Revitalize your own practice with practical agni-soma teachings that include yoga, ayurveda, vedic astrology, pranayama and yoga philosophy.
Learn about the inner attitude shift related to desire and attachment that can make all the difference for your students
Learn special daily approach to living and connecting with the divine forces of sun and moon from guest teacher, Vedic Astrologer Michael Manzella.
Learn new poses and practices based in the agni-soma teachings - we will focus on micro-flow movements with coordinated breath and culminate in a Prāna Flow and Mahā Mudra.
Review familiar poses and practices, but with a renewed understanding from a richer vedic viewpoint. Get re-excited about sharing your tools and techniques with more depth of wisdom and inspiration.
You'll be able to work with students in a multi-dimentional and transformational way that includes both strength and surrender, movement and stillness.
“I love her very clear, focused, patient style of instruction. She is the only yoga trainer I’ve had who provides clear, focused instruction that inspires me and leaves me feeling that I've learned something substantial and with tools that I can use and experience on my own. Thank you Kaya, for all that you've shared with us!” – Patty S
About Kaya's Approach to Live Study The Classical Way To Learn
Our precious time in one another’s presence is the classical way to learn healing techniques. As you delve into the direct experiences of profound yogic tools, you are emboldened to teach from a place of deep inner experience and integrity. Wonderfully, this means more healing and transformation for YOU on your path to learning to support others in their healing and transformation.
Boutique In-Person Trainings with Kaya emphasize 4 key pillars –
Hands-On SRY tools – learn and practice hands-on therapeutic tools in the Spinal Release Yoga approach to releasing spinal tension
Systematic and Holistic Pedagogy – engage in kinesthetic, tactile, auditory and visual learning capacities with a methodology for teaching teachers that allows you to successfully learn, digest and apply the material in the real world.
Direct Experience – retreat-like immersion in the techniques heals YOU while you simultaneously learn to apply those tools to others
Sharing Sangha – your community of supportive yogis grows and deepens as you spend several days learning, partner pairing and healing together.
Kaya is the founder of SRY™ which is based in the full spectrum of the Vedic yoga tradition. She has been teaching therapeutic restorative yoga therapy since 2001. Kaya's work is healing, transformative, deeply rejuvenating and empowers her student and clients with wisdom and inner experience. Her trained in the full spectrum of the Vedic Tradition includes Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Prenatal Yoga, Ayurveda, Women's Health, Eastern Anatomy, Sanskrit, Vedic Astrology and Vedanta Philosophy. She collaborates with her husband Michael Manzella, a Vedic Astrologer, to serve yoga students and teachers who are inclined toward depth of inner experience and knowledge. MORE ON KAYA