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Yoga Stretch

Channels of Healing
2024 Yoga Teacher Trainings
200hr & 300hr YA Certified YTTs

Are you ready to become a Channel of Healing? 

You are a Healer. It is a natural gift you are born with, and something you can use and share with others. 

Are you ready to tap in?

Join an incredible group of women and discover the inner path to Self-Love and Realization.

Early Bird Pricing Ends
December 1st - 300hr YTT
June 1st - 200hr YTT

200-hr Yoga Teacher Training
August 3 - October 27, 2024

Join Andrea Spacek (Yoga Teacher, Thai Massage Therapist, Jungian Life Coach, Sacred YOUnion Facilitator) and Melissa Scharlach (Yoga Teacher, Sound Healing Facilitator, Musician, Reiki Practitioner, Singer, Bodyworker) for this one-of-a-kind 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training focused on the healing power of Yoga, Sound, and Touch.

 

This Yoga Alliance Accredited Teacher Training will not only teach you how to instruct and intuitive Yoga Class.  Melissa and I take our 40+ years of combined experience and show you everything we know – and how to be an authentic, creative, channel of healing for yourself and others.

 

This is also an incredible experience for anyone wanting to go deeper in their capacities as a human being, a yogi/ni, a healer, or a steward of the planet. We will explore the power of asana, meditation, sound, touch, and deepening our connection to the subtle body and realms inside the studio and out in nature.

 

The summer months lend themselves to ample opportunities for river excursions, and trips to local power spots where the land and waters speak loudly with their medicine. Be ready for magical adventures!

And the best part? It includes an all-inclusive 4-day yoga retreat at a location TBA.

 

Melissa and I are thrilled to bring you a Yoga Teacher Training that offers an approach to teaching yoga that supports the expression and skill of healers, lightworkers, and earth guardians. We bring you a training that teaches you to lead from the center of your heart, for the benefit of humanity and the planet.

 

Grounded in the science and teachings of Yoga, Ayurveda, Alchemy, Tantra, and Sound, you will leave with tools to create classes and experiences that offer powerful medicine for yourself and your students.

 

Skills that you will hone throughout this 4-month training include:​

  • Foundations of Teaching Yin, Flow, and Hatha Yoga

  • Therapeutic Assists

  • Postural Alignment

  • Energetic Alignment and Sequencing

  • Creating and holding sacred space

  • Guided Visualizations

  • Chanting and Mantras for Healing

  • Sound Bowl Healing

  • Integrating drumming into classes

 

This 200-hr RYT YTT is Yoga Alliance Certified training, and can be counted toward CEUs for Yoga Teachers and Bodyworkers.

 

Training weekends are held bi-weekly, beginning August 1st, on Saturdays and Sundays 7am-5pm at East Wind Yoga Auburn

Meetup Schedule:

 

Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 - October 27th, 2024

Over the course of the training, we will meet at the East Wind Yoga Auburn every other weekend, Saturday and Sunday, 7am-4pm on the following dates:

  • August 3-4th

  • August 17-18th

  • August 31-Sept 1st

  • September 14-15th

  • September 28-29th

  • October 12-13th

In between training weekends, we will meet via zoom on Thursdays at 4-5pm.

You will also receive online learning via pre-recorded video lessons and practices to study at home.

There will also be a closing 4-Day closing retreat on the following dates (Pricing included): Thursday, October 24 - Sunday 27th, 2024 at a location TBA!

Pricing:

Early Bird (before June 1st, 2024) - $2,500

After June 1st - $2,999

Non-refundable Deposit of $500 secures your spot

300-hr Yoga Teacher Training
January 1 - November 10, 2024

Join Andrea Spacek and Melissa Scharlach, and some special guests for a deep dive into your personal practice and teaching in this year-long, Hybrid online and in-person 300-hr YA Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.

 

You can take one Module or more as a stand alone training/s, or sign up for the whole 300-hr training to become certified as a 500-hr RYS. In order to become certified as an Advanced 500 RYS, you must already by certified as a 200-hr RYS with the Yoga Alliance.

 

 

300-hr YTT 2024 Schedule

Module 1 - 75 hrs: Restorative Yoga & Assisting with Special Guest, Reno Goreman
 

Module Dates: January 1, 2024 - March 3, 2024


Live Meetups at EWY (also offered live on Zoom):
Saturday/Sunday, Jan 6-7th, 12-4pm (EWY Auburn)
Saturday/Sunday, Feb 17-18, 12-4pm (EWY Roseville)


Final Intensive (location TBA): Thursday, February 29 - Sunday, March 3rd, 9AM-7PM


Learn how to hold sacred space through Restorative and Yin Yoga, as well as Yoga Nidra, Guided Visualization, and Therapeutic Assists. We will also dive into Partner Yoga and AcroYoga, ending with an afternoon of flying with Acro Yoga superstar, Reno Goreman.  

 

Learn pose modifications, meridians, and contraindications.  Explore how to combine these practices with sound to support a deeply healing experience for your students. Gain confidence in offering hands-on, and energetic assists to deepen your student’s understanding and connection to their bodies, their practice, and to you as their teacher.  
 
This 75-hour module is a 9-week Hybrid Yoga Teacher Training, which can be taken as a stand-alone training, or can be counted toward a 300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Channels of Healing. In order to receive credits, you must have a 200-hr YA Approved Certification.

 

The Training is based online, with two live weekend immersions (also filmed live via Zoom), culminating with a 4-day In-Person Intensive in the Sierra Foothills.

 

Module 2 - 75 hrs Refining Postural Alignment & Anatomy of Yoga with Special Guest, Tim McNeely

Module Dates:  March 25, 2024 - May 26, 2024

Live Meetups at EWY (also offered live on Zoom):

  • Sat/Sun, April 13-14, 12-4pm, EWY Auburn

  • Sat/ Sun, April 27-28, 12-4pm, EWY Auburn

Final Intensive (location TBA): Thursday, May 23 – Sunday, May 26, 9AM-7PM

 

This Module dives deep into the structural anatomy of the postures, and understanding how fascia and muscle work together with tendons and ligaments to create stability in the joints and alignment in the body. Working from the outer alignment to the inner alignment of postures, your own practice becomes the best laboratory for understanding how to best support your students and your own body in a way that offers healing for the body. 

 

Our learning will be supported with books, videos, Melissa & Andrea's combined 20+ years of experience as yoga teachers and bodyworkers, and Structural Integration Specialist, Tim McNeely of TensegrityU

 

This 75-hour module is a 9-week Hybrid Yoga Teacher Training, which can be taken as a stand-alone training, or can be counted toward a 300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Channels of Healing. In order to receive credits, you must have a 200-hr YA Approved Certification.

 

The Training is based online, with live weekly Zoom calls, two live weekend immersions (also filmed live via Zoom), culminating with a 4-day In-Person Intensive in the Sierra Foothills.

 

Module 3 – 75 hrs: Yoga Philosophy, Mythology History, Mantra & Meditation

 

Module Dates: June 10, 2024 - August 18, 2024

Final Intensive (location TBA): Thursday, July 18-21, 7AM-7PM

 

Explore the history of Yoga and some of the rich mythology woven throughout. Learn sacred healing mantras for devotional chanting and mantra meditation. Discover the teachings of the 8-Limbed Path, including the Yamas and Niyamas, and the map of the psyche outlined by Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. As part of this exploration, we will dive into the heart of the mystical teachings of the primary Yogic texts:

The Upanishads - Easwaran

Bhagavad Gita - Easwaran

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras - Yogi’s Roadmap

This 75-hour module is a 9-week Hybrid Yoga Teacher Training, which can be taken as a stand-alone training, or can be counted toward a 300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Channels of Healing. In order to receive credits, you must have a 200-hr YA Approved Certification.

 

The Training is based online, with live weekly Zoom calls, culminating with a 4-day In-Person Intensive in the Sierra Foothills.

Module 4 – 75 hrs: The Power of Prana & the Subtle Body

 

Module Dates: September 2, 2024 - November 10, 2024

Final Intensive (location TBA): Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, November 10, 7AM-7PM

 

In this exploration of the Subtle Body, you will dive deep into the power of prana to shift the internal landscape of the mind and body, and to connect you directly to cosmic and spiritual communication.  Learn how to work with the 5 Vayus (winds), Pranayama, Hand Mudras, and Mantra in your personal and professional practice to affect the  mental and emotional body. Leave with a strong understanding of how to effect Prana through the use of Kriya, Meditation, Breath, and Asana.  

This 75-hour module is a 9-week Hybrid Yoga Teacher Training, which can be taken as a stand-alone training, or can be counted toward a 300-hr Advanced Yoga Teacher Training Certification with Channels of Healing. In order to receive credits, you must have a 200-hr YA Approved Certification.

 

The Training is based online, with live weekly Zoom calls, culminating with a 4-day In-Person Intensive in the Sierra Foothills.

You will also receive online learning via pre-recorded video lessons and practices to study at home for each module.

300-hr YTT Pricing:

Early Bird (before December 1st) - $4,500

After June 1st - $4,999

Module Pricing

Early Bird (before December 1st) - $1,200

After December 1st - $1,500

 

Deposit: $500 non-refundable (or pay in-full)

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What you will gain?

Learn how to integrate sound, therapeutic touch, energetic attunement, and yoga to offer transcendent healing experiences as a yoga teacher, sound healer, or bodyworker. 

 

Through the process, you learn how to hone your ability to tap in to and operate on the subtle energetics of a space and the body.

What you will gain is mental, emotional, and physical FREEDOM from unnecessary suffering. What you will inherit through your process is a NEW EARTH. 

AND, you will leave with a Yoga Teacher Certificate that opens up infinite doorways to possibilities for supporting others to do the same.

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About Melissa & Andrea

Melissa and Andrea share a deep love for the healing power of yoga, touch, sound, beauty, and the Feminine.

Both bodyworkers, lightworkers, and teachers, Andrea and Melissa understand energetics and how to work on the subtle body to effect transcendent states of love, consciousness, and healing for the body, mind, and spirit.

They currently lead monthly Goddess New Moon Circles together at East Wind Yoga, along with their own classes and offerings.

Find out more about Andrea and Melissa.

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Closing Retreat

Our final weekend together culminates in a 4-day retreat at a location TBA. The pricing of the training includes lodging and lunch and dinner for this retreat. We find that this is the crown jewel of our trainings, as it creates a container for alchemical transformation for everyone involved.

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