300 HR Advanced Yoga Psychology Teacher Training

WITH

Ashley Turner

in Venice Beach, CA

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Learn to live & teach yoga as mind-body-heart medicine.

Yoga Psychology

We Don’t Need More Asana.

We Need More Transformation.

“As a collective, we’re realizing that yoga is not just about asana. The physical practice is often a gateway for self-realization and mental-emotional breakthroughs, but there’s a trend of students craving deeper, sustainable change in their lives.”

WITH

Ashley Turner

– Ashley Turner

When I started teaching yoga 18 years ago, I noticed students having breakthroughs on every level – physically, emotionally and spiritually.

But I didn’t yet have the skills to help them understand what was happening, and integrate it into their lives outside the yoga room.

Have you ever found yourself wondering WHY yoga works? What’s actually going on in the brain, body and psyche during yoga + meditation?

I was determined to find out…

I went back to school to get my Master’s in Psychology and become a Licensed Psychotherapist. I’ve made it my life’s work to integrate yoga, meditation and depth psychology for the deepest healing and transformation possible.

The result is Yoga Psychology® – a therapeutic approach that blends ancient practice with modern science in a way that’s accessible, evidence-based… and gets results.

Whether you’re a yoga teacher, dedicated student, therapist, coach or healthcare professional, Yoga Psychology will create potent shifts in your personal life… while giving you the tools to support your students & clients in a deeper, more integrated way.

Introducing…

Yoga. Psyche. Soul.®

THERAPY IN THE YOGA ROOM

ABOUT

Yoga. Psyche. Soul.® is a LIVE 300-hour Advanced Yoga Psychology Teacher Training in Venice Beach, CA. It combines yoga, meditation, depth psychology, neuroscience, Shadow Work, leadership and business training into a single cutting-edge curriculum.

It’s both the highest-caliber professional training, as well as a potent personal-development course designed to help you:

  • Deepen your yoga study and practice with a 300-hour Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training (YPS is open to all – A previous 200-hour certification is not required).
  • Differentiate yourself in a crowded marketplace (by integrating mental-emotional health skills and specializing in a holistic approach to yoga that’s in increasingly high demand).
  • Lead transformative classes and retreats without feeling depleted – Learn powerful facilitation skills such as boundary work, reading the energy of a room, Shadow Tracking and mirroring.
  • Radically expand your teaching or clinical practice by breaking through any blocks or limiting beliefs that have been keeping you “playing small”.
  • Gain confidence in your ability to support students + clients through their challenges AND breakthroughs – on and off the yoga mat.
  • Experience “aha” moments and deep healing through your own personal journey of self-discovery + shadow work.
  • Create friendships and connections that will last a lifetime.

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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Why you’ll love it…

Coaching + Support from Ashley

Ashley will be there to guide you every step of the way.  She’ll offer innovative content, demonstrate facilitation skills + techniques, provide feedback, and support you in your personal growth and shadow work. This level of support from me Ashley is only available in an intimate LIVE setting like this.

Customize Your Curriculum

The 6 modules in this program are designed to be taken in order. However, you may choose to sign up for any modules that interest you – individually or combined. PLEASE NOTE: You are only eligible for a Yoga Alliance 300-hour certification upon completion of all 6 modules and a basic 200hr. Yoga Training.

Guest Teachers + Excursions

Each module includes one or more excursions, guest teachers or special activities designed to supplement your core curriculum. From sound bath to social media experts to a sweat lodge in Malibu – these planned or surprise activities are always a fun and memorable experience.

“This program has been absolutely PERFECT. Words do not even describe the sweetness of every single moment. Every single truth spoken. Every single tear cried. Every single soul connected. Thank you, Ashley for your truth. Thank you for your path. Your beauty. Your guidance. Your love. Your support. Your magic. Your total and complete being. Thank you!”
Karli Kuruz | Alberta, Canada
“It is said in yoga that when the student is ready the teacher appears. And just like that she did! Ashley, thank you for the most incredible training. The most incredible kula. So glad to be changed and ready to keep fueling the fire from an ocean away.”
Laura Trott | Sydney, Australia
“Ashley teaches the true heart of yoga. This is fabulous and extremely useful information! I’ve not ever had it laid out so concisely and clearly. Thank you!”
Molly Dahl | Genoa, Nevada

HOW IT WORKS…

There are six 50 hr. modules in the Yoga.Psyche.Soul.® 300-hour Live Teacher Training. The curriculum is built sequentially and meant to be taken in order. However, we believe it is beneficial to curate your professional training according to your deepest dharma and heart’s desires. Therefore you may choose to sign up for modules individually or combined. It is highly recommended that you attend Module 1: Foundations of Yoga Psychology first.

*PLEASE NOTE: You will only be eligible for the Yoga Alliance 300-hour certification upon completion of all 6 LIVE YPS modules and after completing an initial 200-hour teacher training of your choice..

Each module takes place over the course of 5 days (Monday-Friday) at Mystic Journey Yoga in Venice Beach, CA. There are always two modules back-to-back, with a weekend break in between. This is designed to support our students who are travel in from around the world – so that you only need to book travel three times during the year.

The Dates for Each Module Are As Follows:

  • May 13-17, 2019
    Foundations of Yoga Psychology
  • May 20-24, 2019
    Chakras, Trauma Informed + Social Justice
  • September 9-13, 2019
    Meditation + Mindfulness Training
  • September 16-20, 2019
    Mantra, Bhakti Yoga + Sound Healing
  • November 4-8, 2019
    Conscious Relationships + Sacred Sex
  • November 11-15, 2019
    Business, Productivity + Leadership Training

Sample Daily Schedule (Monday – Friday):

  • 7am – 8:30am | Sadhana: Meditation, Mantra, Mudra, Pranayama, Ritual
  • 8:30am – 11:00am | Asana & Practice
  • 11am – 1pm | Lunch Break (explore Venice, rest)
  • 1pm – 5pm | Workshop, Guest Teachers, Presentations & Training
  • 6pm – 8pm | Occasional evening activity; sweat lodge, group ritual, kirtan, etc.

*Exact times and activities are subject to change and may vary slightly with each module.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

There are no formal prerequisites to participate in this program. However, it is recommended that you have a regular yoga practice, as well as an interest in deepening your understanding of both yoga and psychology.

Furthermore, when taking the seat of a teacher, we can only lead others as far as we ourselves have gone. Please be prepared to do your own shadow work – a necessary component in maintaining integrity and efficacy in your teaching or clinical practice.

Developing and maintaining a formal shadow work/self-inquiry practice (svadhaya), personal sadhana and yoga/meditation practice is required. Personal psychotherapy with a Depth Psychologist during the course of training is also highly recommended.

Emphasis in each module is on leading by example, using your life as your curriculum and teaching/practicing from felt, authentic experience.

BONUS GIFTS

WITH

Ashley Turner

Whether you choose to participate in some or all of the program modules, you will also receive the following bonus gifts…

BONUS #1

6 LIVE MENTORING CALLS WITH ASHLEY

Each month (June-November) Ashley will host a 60 minute LIVE, private, online mentorship video call with all students participating in the Live 300-hour Yoga. Psyche. Soul.® These calls are designed to support you between sessions with in-depth personal development, laser coaching, custom business strategy, guidance on your sadhana and teaching, creative ideas…or any other relevant topic. Bring your burning questions for a rapid-fire Q+A. All calls will be recorded.

BONUS #2

500+ pg. Full-Color, Printed Manual

Visual learner? Me, too! Each module comes complete with a 100+ page manual printed for you in full-color. Return to this text year after year. Enjoy infographics, images, charts and diagrams to enhance and deepen your study. We love this tome and think you will, too.

BONUS #3

YOGA PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE

When you sign up for the LIVE program, you’ll automatically receive access to the Yoga.Psyche.Soul.® online course. You’ll find a combination of short-form video, written lessons, provocative exercises and homework. Plus, our LIVE asana and sadhana practices are recorded in this online library so you can return to them again and again. This is the perfect way to integrate the material between sessions, or after the program is complete. You will have lifetime access to any module you participate in – so you can deepen your learning or review a specific topic at any time you wish.

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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THE CURRICULUM

The curriculum is built sequentially and meant to be taken in order. However, we believe it is beneficial to curate your professional training according to your deepest dharma and heart’s desires. The soul’s calling is a mysterious, non-linear path. Therefore you may choose to sign up for modules individually or combined. It is highly recommended that you attend MODULE 1: THE FOUNDATIONS OF YOGA PSYCHOLOGY first.

* Please note: You will only be eligible for the Yoga Alliance 300 hr. certification upon completion of all 6 LIVE modules.

REQUIREMENTS: When taking the seat of a teacher, we can only lead others as far as we, ourselves, have gone. Please be prepared to do your own shadow work – a necessary component in maintaining integrity and efficacy in your teaching or clinical practice.

Developing and maintaining a formal shadow work/self-inquiry practice (svadhaya), personal sadhana and yoga/meditation practice is required. Personal psychotherapy with a holistic therapist during the course of training is highly recommended.

Emphasis in each module is on leading by example, using your life as your curriculum and teaching/practicing from felt, authentic experience.

MODULE 1

May 13 – 17, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Activity:
Traditional Lakota Sweatlodge in Malibu

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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MODULE 2

May 20 – 24, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Guest Speaker:
Hala Khouri, MA, E-RYT

Introduction to Trauma Informed Yoga

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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MODULE 3

September 9 – 13, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Activity:
Field Trip to Paramahansana Yogananda’s Lake Shrine

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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MODULE 4

September 16 – 20, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Guest Speaker: Govindas

Art, Practice & History of Bhakti Yoga

Guest Speaker:
Dave Stringer

Kirtan & Yoga

Guest Speaker:
Suzanne Sterling

The Voice of Change

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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MODULE 5

November 4 – 8, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Guest Speaker:
Mark Whitwell

Heart of Yoga; Love, Sex & Intimacy

Activity:
Sri Vidya Intimacy & Devotion Puja

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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MODULE 6

November 11 – 15, 2019

Venice Beach, CA

Activity:
Optional Yoga Photoshoot w/Robert Sturman

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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Katie Hayward London, England

Regina Hughes Portland, Oregon

Cat Davis Minneapolis, Minnesota

Karli Kruz Alberta, Canada

Tina Porter Denver, Colorado

Cortney Taul  Boise, Idaho

Madison Canary Orange County, California

Astrid Kastenberg Agoura Hills, California

Jenna Pfingston Buena Vista, Colorado

MEET YOUR GUIDE

ABOUT ASHLEY

Ashley Turner is an innovator in personal development – bridging yoga, psychology and neuroscience. She is an acclaimed yoga–meditation instructor, licensed psychotherapist, writer and Priestess in the 13 Moon Mystery School tradition.

She is the founder of Yoga Psychology, an innovative training program for teachers and dedicated students fusing yoga, depth psychology, mindfulness and neuroscience. She is also the co-founder of Urban Priestess®, a modern-day mystery school for women, creator of 9 best-selling yoga DVDs and co-author of Aroma Yoga.

Ashley has graced such lists as MindBodyGreen’s ‘100 Women in Wellness to Watch’, Sonima’s ‘100 Most Influential Yoga Teachers in the US’ and Feedspot’s ‘Top 100 Psychotherapy Blogs’.

Known for her charisma, depth and accessibility, Ashley is a sought after speaker, facilitator and presenter. She works with therapy and coaching clients worldwide via Skype and leads transformative events to power points around the globe. Ashley holds a clinical practice in Los Angeles, CA.

Starting at $499, Flexible Payment Plan

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FAQ

Definitely not. While this training will be incredibly beneficial for yoga teachers, this information is also applicable to anyone interested in deepening their understanding of yoga and psychology.

Our YPS Live students include: mental health professionals (psychotherapists, psychiatric nurses, school psychologists, psychiatrists), health coaches, graduates of IIN, Registered Nurses, Behavioral Therapists, educators (from preschool teachers to college professors) wanting to teach holistic social-emotional learning skills, executive coaches, artists, addiction counselors, physical therapists, personal trainers, chiropractors, acupuncturists, wellness entrepreneurs + more!

Yoga. Psyche. Soul.® is a customizable 300-hour Advanced Yoga Psychology Teacher Training. Modules can be taken individually or combined, but all 6 modules are required in order to receive your 300-hour Yoga Alliance certification. Modules may be taken in any order – though if it’s possible, we do suggest completing Module 1: Foundations of Yoga Psychology prior to the other modules. Each module takes place over the course of 5 days (Monday-Friday) at Mystic Journey Yoga in Venice Beach, CA. Two modules are always scheduled back-to-back, with a weekend break in between. This is designed to support our students who are traveling in from around the world – so they only need to book travel three times per year.
After you register, you receive a welcome packet that includes everything you need to know about the module(s) you are attending. The email will include links to:

  • Recommended + Required Readings. Plus bonus content to help you prepare for the coursework.
  • Private FB group to share resources and connect with other students to coordinate housing and transportation, if desired.
  • A comprehensive, customized PDF travel guide with information about Venice Beach to use as you plan your trip to California.
  • As the module(s) you’ve registered for approach, you’ll receive an in-depth Personal Inventory + Assessment Form for Ashley to review. It helps us identify your biggest goals, strengths and blindspots.
Yoga. Psyche. Soul.® is about understanding what’s going on in the brain, body, and psyche during yoga and meditation, so you can guide your students (and yourself) through deep transformation – both on and off the mat. The program is divided into six 50 hr. modules. Each module includes one or more excursions, guest teachers or special activities designed to supplement the core curriculum. There is a comprehensive morning sadhana and 2+ hour asana practice each day of the training, however, the primary focus is on learning to turn your wounds into wisdom as you learn to apply the principles of Yoga Psychology to your practice, teaching, and life.

Perhaps the most unique element of YPS is our group process work shaped by Ashley’s training as a Licensed Therapist. She expertly guides the group through emotional processing, dyads, personal facilitation, ritual and various psychological exercises to catalyze tangible shifts and breakthroughs. Most of our students describe YPS as “life-changing”.

 

The idea of an “Advanced” yoga student is tricky, as there are many different definitions of what that could include. There are no formal prerequisites to participate in this program. However, it is recommended that you have a regular yoga practice, as well as an interest in deepening your understanding of both yoga and psychology.

 

Upon completion of all 6 Live modules, you will receive a 300-hour certification. When combined with a  200-hour certificate you are eligibile for the Yoga Alliance 500-hour certification (RYT-500).

This is a 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training. It can NOT be used to fulfill the requirements for a 200-hour training. A 200-hour is not required to complete this training, but is necessary to meet the 500-hour requirement. Many of our students choose to complete this training first, and then pursue their 200-hour certification. Others choose to complete both simultaneously. And some choose to participate without pursuing any kind of certification. The choice is yours!

There are limitless options for 200-hour teacher trainings. We recommend finding a teacher and/or studio that resonates with you, and deciding if you prefer a local option – or if you want to travel to a destination for your training. We are happy to send you our recommendations for 200-hour certifications, if you are interested.

Modules can be combined to complete the full 300-hour training in one year, or you may choose to take specific modules individually. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee dates, topics or pricing for future modules in advance. This information will be released each year when registration opens.
The training will begin at 7am each day and end at 5pm, with some evening activities included with each module. Please arrive on the Sunday prior to the start of the week and depart on the following Saturday to give yourself time to both prepare and integrate. This is an investment in yourself.  Please help us strengthen the “container” by arriving on time and being fully present for each day of the training. We ask that you plan to be there each week from 7am on Monday to 5pm on Friday.
Hosting the training in other locations is being considered, but it’s not something we have in the works at this time. Historically, Venice has been a mecca of yoga and a bastion of the health-wellness industry. Enjoy the plethora to see and do outside of your training hours. You’ll receive a comprehensive PDF travel guide upon registration to plan for a personal retreat/vacation in addition to the training hours. There is an online training included as part of your registration for the Live modules. The online training may be taken separately, but you CANNOT receive a Yoga Alliance 300HR certification for an Online Training. Time in person/in the classroom is imperative to the learning required for a teacher training.
A $399 non-refundable deposit is due for each module at the time of registration. When you register, you may pay in full or pay only the deposit. Any cancellations done 31 or more days prior to event start: The deposit of $399 is non-transferable and non-refundable. The balance (total cost minus the deposit) is not refundable, but is transferable to future Yoga. Psyche. Soul. events. Any cancellations done 30 days or less prior to event start: All payments are non-transferable and non-refundable.
Absolutely! Ashley is there to guide you every step of the way… She leads all six modules… She will teach new content, demonstrate facilitation skills + techniques, provide honest feedback, and support you in your personal growth and shadow work. This level of support from Ashley is only available in an intimate LIVE setting like this.

Additionally, you receive 6 Live Mentorship Calls (one per module) with Ashley and the other students in Yoga. Psyche. Soul.® LIVE – designed to support you between sessions. These 60-minute video calls will include in-depth personal development, laser coaching, custom business strategy, guidance on your sadhana and teaching, creative ideas… or any other relevant topic. Finally, you’ll have lots of support from your new community – both during the live modules and between sessions in the Yoga Psychology 300-hour private Facebook group.

IF YOU HEAR THE CALL…

We would love to have you join us on this adventure of a lifetime.

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