The MasterCourses
300-hour
ADVANCED YOGA EDUCATION

"Yoga is the fulfillment of your soul's purpose.

It is aligning with the creative power of life."

–R.R. Shakti, PhD 

Welcome!
Access your nine hybrid MasterCourses, below:
(released monthly)
Live zoom sessions occur Saturday/Sunday 4:00-8:30 pm MT:
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CORES & KRIYAS
Awaken Your Inner Power.
In Person & Livestream

Awaken Your Four Cores with Spanda Kriyā from Inner Power Yoga. Tantrik dhāraṇā & dynamic action invite you to delve the rich treasury in the ocean of Consciousness.

PRESENCE
Develop Your Voice & Vision.
Livestream Sessions
February 5-6
Amplify your personal soul story, clarify your vision, and strengthen your voice. Receive empowerment from the Devī Mahātmya and prepare to take mythic action.
TANTRIK ROOTS
Enjoy the Fountain of You.
Livestream Sessions
February 26-27
Explore Yoga history like a fountain with different springs, leading from Indian origins to your practice, right now. Dive into Tantrik texts to activate awakening. 
NADA YOGA
Sanskrit & Sacred Sound
Livestream Sessions
March 12-13
Learn to identify and pronounce the characters of the Sanskrit alphabet. Learn mantras for spiritual practice and discover the healing power of Sacred Sound.
THE UNDERCURRENT
Subtle Body Alchemy
Livestream Sessions
May 21-22
Experience the subtle energy body through prana, vayu, bandha, mudra, spanda kriyas, and mantra. Uncover the historical and alchemical roots of the chakras.
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Available 6/19
THE FIVE ELEMENTS
Yoga & Ayurveda 
Livestream Sessions
June 25-26
Learn Ayurveda principles for holistic wellness with an introduction to the five elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tibetan healing systems.
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Available 7/10
DEEP PSYCHOLOGY
Tantra & the Jungian Dream
Livestream Sessions
July 16-17

Examine myth, symbol, and archetype. Activate deep wisdom from shadow work and dream analysis. Celebrate the practice as an evolution of psycho-spiritual development.

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Available 8/16
SOUL ARTIST
Yoga Stories & Symbols
Livestream Sessions
August 20-21

Unpack the symbolic treasures embedded within Indian mythology.  Learn to weave story into your teaching to inspire a deeper contemplative practice.

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Available 9/18
LIVING IN ALIGNMENT
Yoga & Social Activism
Livestream Sessions
September 24-25
Yoga as Seva and Social Action. Get to know the teachings and practices of Shambhala for Middle Way Activism. Review the Yoga Sutras for aligned leadership.

MasterCourses are HYBRID yoga education programs, including One/One Mentorship, Live Zoom Practice/Discussion + Pre-recorded Sessions Online. Register for an individual MasterCourse weekend or apply to attend the entire MasterCourse Series toward 300-hour Certification*.
(CEUs are available for Certified Yoga Teachers.)

Seasonal Immersions
Graduates must attend all three immersions. MasterCourse tuition covers immersion admission and discounted lodging. Tuition does not cover travel expenses. Save the dates, below. More information to follow.
SANTA FE, NM
Simple & Sincere
Middle | Way | Activism
The Way of the Mystic
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NEW DATES TBA
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TOPANGA, CA
Cores & Kriyas
Inner Power Yoga
Awaken Your Four Power Centers
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NEW DATES TBA
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VAIL, CO
The Gathering
Inner Power Yoga® Immersion
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September 23-25, 2022
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Meet your guide.
R.R. Shakti, PhD is the founder of Inner Power Yoga®. She holds a doctoral degree for her work in Mythology and Depth Psychology and is an international yoga teacher, ritual facilitator, speaker, and writer. Shakti presents a Tantrik approach to personal empowerment and social action. Through contemplative story-telling and mind/body practices, she offers a vision of deep peace and radical freedom.
 
For the 300-HOUR MasterCourse Series, Shakti offers a comprehensive approach to the Indian origins of yoga and the fundamentals of Sanskrit texts, Tantrik teachings, and Esoteric Alchemy that have inspired and informed the practice. You will learn the Inner Power Yoga® approach to physical āsana anatomy and alignment which includes the 4 cores & Spanda Kriyas, as well as a Yogic approach to Depth Psychology. Shakti also guides the study of subtle energy body practices of Hatha Yoga, including pranayama, mudras, vayus, bandhas, and mantra. She is stoked to work with special guests to provide a comprehensive vision of yoga as social activism for the current cultural climate and beyond...
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Meet your guest teachers.
Guest Teachers have provided pre-recorded content and may appear at Livestream events. 
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