Enter the magical, transformational world of women's sacred practices
Explore tantric techniques, creative movement, rituals and secrets of energy work
Find your own voice as a teacher and be empowered adapt these practices for your community
Merge body, mind and spirit in a celebration of the creative force of Shakti and the goddess in every woman. Enter the magical, transformational world of women’s sacred practices. The Shakti Spirit ® Teacher Training Course is a special opportunity for women from around the globe to unite in a unique four-week, 150-hour intensive program, weaving together tantric techniques for women, creative movement and dance, meditation, ritual and feminine empowerment.
“So grateful to be a part of such a powerful group of transforming women.” ~ Anna, Sweden, February 2014
The approach to the course is holistic and expansive – from the secrets of energy work to the potent exploration of the chakras, to the role of ritual and ceremony in rites of passage, to experiencing a variety of exercises and dance styles for self-expression and empowerment. It is all here for you … and you will learn how to share these joyful tools for evolution with others! Each participant will find her own voice and style to adapt these practices for the communities she choses to serve.
Whether you aspire to lead Shakti Spirit® groups and workshops, or simply desire a sacred space to reveal your feminine potential, this teacher training course may be just right for you. Improvised guided movement, sacred dance and sacred shapes energy activation will be harnessed as the fundamental energy practice and moving exploration of our embodied “goddesshood”. No previous dance experience is required, just an openness to embrace movement as an effective tool for deep self-development.
Shakti Spirit®, while a program for women, addresses our innate longing to balance our inner Divine Masculine and Divine Feminine into a state of harmony and Oneness.
Shakti Spirit® has less technical dance and performance offering emphasis than the Mystical Dance® Teacher Training Course, but it will still place a large emphasis on the magic of dance movement as spiritual practice. Also, more time will be spent on specific tantric techniques for women, meditations for the awakened heart and mind, and general issues of health and wellness for women – all topics in great demand in today’s world.
“Let the beauty that we love be what we do.” - Rumi
The program is developed and offered by Monika Nataraj who has personally trained 100 Mystical Dance ® teachers from 33 countries over the past three years. Monika is a senior teacher of Agama Yoga and a long-time Agama Shakti group leader. She is co-founder of the Agama branch in Dharamsala, India, which has been operating seasonally since 2007 and has hosted more than 1,000 students. Monika has also brought Tantra, Yoga, and Mystical Dance® to 20 countries and thousands of people. She has dedicated the past decade to working primarily with women and annually leads workshops and intensives retreats in Asia, Europe and North America.
“Satyam Shivam Sundaram. Truth, Beauty and Divinity are One.”