Recorded Online Instruction

Through December 31, 2020, Yoga Alliance has approved online instruction for training hour credit! Any of the videos linked to on this page should count toward your training hour requirement. Be sure to note the time you spend with them on your training hour log. Page updated 11/2/2020.

Group Discussion & Intensive Videos - Instructions

We’ve recorded the group chats we’ve been doing in lieu of in-person group discussions! As well as weekend intensive sessions. If you were unable to attend, you can watch these videos for contact hours! You can watch them, and log on your contact hour log with both the date they were recorded and the date you watched.  To ensure our students’ privacy, they are accessible ONLY via the links below and they are password protected. So click on the links below and enter the following password when prompted: Shanti2020Shanti

Group Video Discussion Links

Course 1: Yoga Humanities

Wed. July 15
Sun. July 19
Office Hours Q&A Session Wed. July 22
Wed. July 22
Sun. July 26 (In 5 Parts. SO SORRY!) Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Wed. July 29

Course 2: Yoga Anatomy

Wed. Aug. 5
Sun. Aug. 9
Wed. Aug. 12
Sun. Aug. 16 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
Wed. Aug. 19
Sun. Aug. 23
Wed. Aug. 26
Sun. Aug. 30 Part 1, Part 2

Course 3: Asana

Wed. March 18, 3-5
Sun. March 22 Pt. 1
Sun. March 22 Pt. 2
Wed. March 25
Sun. March 29 (Note there was an error in recording and the video begins with 35 minutes of silence.)
Wed. Sept. 2 (Forward Folds)
Wed. Sept. 9 (Backbends)
Sun. Sept. 13
Wed. Sept. 16 (Sidebends)
Sun. Sept. 27
Wed, Sept. 30 (Axial extension and balance)

 Courses 4&5: Pranayma & Meditation

Wed. April 1
Sun. Apil 5 Pt. 1
Sun. April 5 Pt. 2
Sun. April 5 Pt. 3
Wed. April 8
Sun. April 12
Wed. April 15
Wed. April 22 Pt. 1
Wed. April 22 Pt. 2
Sun. April 24
Wed. Apr. 29
Sun. Oct. 4 Pt. 1(General guidelines for beginning our study of Pranayama & Meditation.) & Pt. 2 (A discussion of the 5 vayus (winds), pranas, and nadis.)
Wed. Oct. 7 (Pranayama Basics)
Sun. Oct. 11
Wed. Oct 14. Pt. 1 and Pt. 2 (Mudras & Pranayama)
Wed. Oct. 21 (Meditation habits and techniques, slow walking meditation, loving kindness meditation)
Sun. Oct. 25 (Meditation & Pranayama Q&A w. a Restorative & Yoga Nidra Practice.)
Wed. Oct. 28 (Meditation: Students share opening meditations related to a theme; Mindful eating meditation, Object gazing meditation, Manipura chakra sound bath)

Course 6: Teaching Yoga

Sun. May 3
Wed. May 6
Sun. May 10 Pt. 1
Sun. May 10 Pt. 2
Wed. May 13 Pt. 1
Wed. May 13 Pt. 2
Wed. May 20
Sun. May 24
Wed. May 29
Sun. June 7
Sun. June 14
Wed. June 17 (Pt. 1) Wed. June 17 (Pt. 2) Wed. June 17 (Pt. 3)
Wed. June 24
Sun. June 28
Sound Therapy w. Sphie Holman (300 Hr Student Presentation) 8/20/2020
Sun. November 1 Pt. 1 (Using our perceived shortcomings, injuries, and problems to understand how to better teach others.) Pt. 2 (Refining the template class.)
Wed. Nov. 4 Pt 1 & Pt. 2 (Sequencing and Teaching Warm Ups based on a Peak Pose)
Sun. Nov. 8 (Kimberly began with a discussion of the meaning of gu (dark) – ru (light). The guru is guiding the student from darkness to light. This process of transition happens within every posture. There is a beginning that transitions to the posture itself and then it’s dissolving into resolution. In this session, we begin to learn more about sequencing.)

Course 1: Yoga Humanities Intensive Sessions
Course 2: Yoga Anatomy Intensive Sessions

1. The Spine:Functional & Energetic Basics w. Dr. Angela Young HANDOUTS: Spinal Anatomy Part 1, Part 2
2. Functional Anatomy & Physiology Basics w. Jaclyn Cooperrider.
HANDOUT: Functional Anatomy & Physiology
3. Preventing Spinal Injuries w. Angela Young
4. Common Yoga Injuries & Modifications w/Jaclyn Cooperider (Part 1) & Part 2 HANDOUT: Common MSK Injuries in Yoga
(Note that links to these same handouts can also be found on the Course Materials page under Additional Handouts for Course 2.)

Course 3: Asana Intensive Sessions

1.)  Asana Fundamentals & Axial Lengthening Postures. Covering Lessons 1 & 2. Referenced Handout: Asana Key Concepts. Referenced videos: (1) Erich Schiffmann Teaching Forward Fold, (2) Lines of Energy, (3) Core & Cataranga Progressions. (The password for all videos requiring a password is Shanti2020Shanti)
2.) Twist & Don’t Shout – Lateral, Spinal Extension, & Tansverse Plane Asanas; Injury Prevention w. Debbi Murphy. Covering Lessons 3, 4, 5, & 10. Referenced Handout: Backbend Worksheet.
3.) Teaching Yin, Restorative, & Savasana Part 1 and Part 2 w. Margit Bermudez. Covering Lesson 8. Referenced handout: Relax Deeply, Heal Completely. 
4 & 5) Steady On- Balance & Inversions and Order & Flow – Sequencing w. Kimberly Azzarito. Covering Lessons 6, 7, & 9. Referenced Handouts: (1) The Physics of Arm Balances & Inversions; (2) Inversions; (3) Shanti Flow, (4) Sequencing, (5) Yoga Class Sequencing Workshop, (6) Vinyasa Class Plan Template (The Vinyasa Class Plan Template can be found on the Online Learning Platform as part of Course 6, Lesson 3.) (7) Shifting Perspectives – Handstand Sequence

Courses 4 & 5 Pranayama/Meditation Intensive Sessions

Meditation & Yin Yoga (April, 2020)
Meditation Part 1(April, 2020)
Meditation Part 2 (April, 2020)
Pranayama w. Lisa Simpson (April, 2020)
Meditation 101 w. Debbi Murphy, 2 Hours, (Oct. 17, 2020) (Full video includes 300 Hour Presentation by Athena Evans-Campbell on Addiction & Yoga, link to just this presentation here.)
Koshas & Yoga Nidra w. Margit Bermudez, 2 Hours (Oct. 17, 2020)
Teaching Meditation & Pranayama w. Kimberly Azzarito, 4 hours (Oct. 18, 2020)

Course 6: Teaching Yoga I Intensive Sessions

If you were unable to attend, enjoy these recorded sessions from the May 15-17, 2020 and November 14-15 Teaching Yoga Weekend Intensives! The password is Shanti2020Shanti

May 15-17, 2020 Sessions:
Teaching Beginners Pt. 1
w. Debbi Murphy
Skill in Action: Intelligent Sequencing w. Kimberly Azzarito
Sun Salutations: Modifications & Building Sequences w. Don Silva
Teaching Special Populations: Healthy Aging Pt. 1 w. Margit Bermudez
Teaching Special Populations: Healthy Aging Pt. 2 w. Margit Bermudez
The Evolved Yogi – Personal & Professional Sustainability w. Debbi Murphy
November 14-15 Sessions:
Authentic Voice, Mission/Vision and Dharma (11/14/2020) w. Debbi Murphy (NB: You are also encouraged to watch the Empowering Yoga master class Debbi taught on 11/14/2020)
Cultivating Courage: Facing Your Fears (11/14/2020) w. Debbi Murphy
Class Structure, Sequencing, & Pace (11/15/2020) w. Kimberly Azzarito
Cueing for Transformational Teaching (11/15/2020) w. Kimberly Azzarito.

Course 6: Teaching Yoga II Intensive Sessions

Teaching Special Populations: Prenatal Yoga (Sample Class) w. Margit Bermudez
Teaching Special Populations: Prenatal Yoga (Workshop Session) w. Margit Bermudez

The following videos are also eligible for contact hours, but don’t require a password as they were originally live streamed and available to the public. Log them on your training hour log with the name and the date you watched. Let us know if you find a broken link!  

Classes Associated with Course 3: Asana Full Class – Facebook Live – 60 minutes (3/16/2020.)
Full Class – Spring Clean – 60 minutes (3/20/2020.)
Full Class – Slow Flow w/ Core Emphasis – 60 Minutes (3/23/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow w/ Hip Emphasis – 60 minutes (3/27/2020)
Full Class – Heart Centered Practice – 60 minutes (3/30/2020) 
Full Class – Asana & Habit Change – 60 Minutes 9/2/2020
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez (Upper Back & Neck) 9/3/2020
Full Class – Foundation First! 9/7/2020
Full Class – Slow Flow – 60 Minutes 9/9/2020
Full Class – A Clearing Practice – 60 Minutes 9/14/2020
Full Class – Core & Cataranga Progression – 60 Minutes 9/16/2020
Full Class – Yin Yoga – 60 Minutes 9/17/2020
Full Class – Slow Flow Fall Equinox – 60 Minutes 9/21/2020
Full Class – Slow Flow – 60 Minutes 9/23/2020
Full Class – Empowered Vinyasa w. Kimberly Azzarito – 60 Minutes 9/26/2020
Full Class – Slow Flow w. Cueing Emphasis – 60 Minutes (9/28/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow w. More Cueing – 60 Minutes (9/30/2020)

Classes Associated with Courses 4 & 5: Pranayama & Meditation 

)Full Class – Steading the Ship – 60 Minutes (4/1/2020)
Full Class – Growing Your Practice – 60 minutes (4/3/2020)
Full Class – Flip the Script – 60 minutes (4/6/2020)
Full Class – Mountain Flow – 60 minutes (4/8/2020)
Full Class – Healthy Back, Strong Core – 60 minutes (4/10/2020)
Full Class – Twist it Out – 60 minutes (4/13/2020)
Full Class – Pratyhara- Turtle Power – 60 Minutes (4/15/2020)
Full Class Dharana, Focus, Concentration – 60 Minutes (4/17/2020)
Full Class Movement & Flow as Meditation – 60 Minutes (4/20/2020)
Full Class Rock the Chakras – 60 Minutes (4/22/2020)
Full Class – Dharma Flow – 60 minutes (4/24/2020)
Full Class – Say Yes & Thanks! Pt. 1 & Pt. 2 – 60 Minutes (4/27/2020)
Full Class – No Challenge, No Change – 60 Minutes (4/29/2020)
Yoga for Inner Resiliency – Meditation – 44 Minutes (3/18/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Focus on the Side Body – Margit Bermudez (10/1/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow with Focus on Prana & Pranayama (Breath Awareness & Breath Retention) (10/5/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – 60 Minutes (10/7/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – 60 minutes (10/14/2020)
Full Class – Moving Meditation – 60 minutes (10/19/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – 60 Minutes (10/21/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Focus on the Neck & Upper Back (10/22/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow w. Pranayama & Meditation (10/26/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow w. Breath Work & Meditation (10/28/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Sound Bath & Focus on Legs w. Margit Bermudez (10/29/2020)

Classes Associated with Teaching Yoga Course 

Full Class – Own Your Own Power – 60 minutes (5/1/2020)
Full Class – Kick Start Your Day – 60 Minutes (5/3/2020)
Full Class – Lean Into Joy – 60 Minutes (5/6/2020)
Full Class – Mother Energy – 60 Minutes (5/8/2020)
Full Class – Kick Start your Week with Courage & Confidence – 60 Minutes (5/11/2020)
Full Class – The Evolved Yogi – 60 minutes (5/13/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – 30 Minutes (5/15/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow Tune Up – 60 Minutes (5/18/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – 30 Minutes (5/19/2020)
Full Class – Hump Day Slow Flow – 60 Minutes (5/20/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – 30 Minutes (5/21/2020)
Full Class – Recognizing and Receiving Gifts – 60 Minutes (5/22/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – 30 Minutes (5/26/2020)
Full Class – Blast Off – Fighting Inertia – 60 Minutes (5/27/2020)
Class – Supine Sun Salutations & Core Work – 18 Minutes (6/1/2020)
Class – Cardio Yoga – 6 Minutes (6/2/2020)
Full Class – Take out the Trash – 60 Minutes (6/3/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – Modifications for All Levels – 30 Minutes (6/4/2020)
Full Class – Centering Practice – 60 Minutes (6/5/2020)
Partial Class – Kimberly Azzarito – 40 Minutes (6/6/2020)
Full Class – Root Chakra – 60 Minutes (6/8/2020)
Full Class – Sacral Chakra – 60 minutes (6/10/2020)
Full Class – Solar Plexus Chakra – 60 Minutes (6/12/2020)
Full Class – Heart Chakra – 60 Minutes (6/15/2020)
Full Class – Throat Chakra – 60 Minutes (6/17/2020)
Partial Class – Third Eye Chakra – 24 Minutes (6/19/2020)
Full Class – Crown (& Third Eye) Chakras – 60 Minutes (6/22/2020)
Full Class – Summer Solstice – 60 Minutes (6/24/2020)
Full Class – Summer Slow Flow – 60 Minutes (6/29/2020) 
Full Class – Slow Flow – Cueing w. Compassion – 60 Minutes (11/2/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – Don’t Assume – 60 Minutes (11/4/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – Emphasis on Transitions – 60 Minutes (11/8/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow – w. Progressions to Crow & Other Arm Balances – 60 Minutes (11/11/2020)
Full Class – Empowering Yoga – 60 Minutes (11/14/2020)

 Classes Associated with Yoga Humanities Course
Full Class – Avidya – 60 Minutes (7/13/2020)
Full Class – Asmita – 60 Minutes (7/15/2020)
Full Class – Cardio Yoga – How to Teach – 30 Minutes (7/21/2020)
Full Class – Fear of Death/Change – 60 Minutes (7/22/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez – 60 Minutes (7/23/2020)
Full Class – Power of Now, Atha Yoga Anusasanam – 60 Minutes (7/29/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez – 60 Minutes (7/30/2020)
Full Class – Yoga w. Casey Snider – Letting Go – 45 Minutes
Fully Class – Yoga w. Casey Snider – Acceptance – 45 Minutes
Full Class – Yoga w. Casey Snider – Being Present – 45 Minutes

Classes Associated with the Yoga Anatomy Course

Full Class – Sukha Shtirra – 60 Minutes  (8/3/2020)
Full Class – Dynamic Equilibrium – 60 Minutes (8/5/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez – 60 Minutes (8/6/2020)
Full Class – Slow Flow w. Hip Emphasis – 60 Minutes (8/12/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez 60 Minutes (8/13/2020)
Full Class – Core Transformation – 60 Minutes (8/17/2020)
Full Class – Core Transformation Part 2 (Upper Body) – 60 Minutes (8/19/2020)
Full Class – Yin Yoga w. Margit Bermudez 60 Minutes (8/20/2020)
Full Class – How Are Relationships Like Joints? – 60 Minutes (8/24/2020)
Full Class – Power of Now – 60 Minutes (8/26/2020)
Full Class – Yoga as Self Transformation – 60 Minutes (8/31/2020)