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Tantra Yoga Immersion Embody the Great Light of Consciousness

For yoga teachers, experienced practitioners, and students with at least 6 months’ practice.

Reclaim your divine identity and learn how to embrace the full spectrum of who you are: both light and shadow. The tantric path is about embracing life and yourself just as you are, and not letting anything stop you from following your heart. Learn to embody tantric teachings, weaving the disperse parts of yourself back into an integrated, meaningful matrix of relationship. Take this opportunity to study with four masters of Tantra Yoga and

  • Transform old grooves of self-criticism and unworthiness
  • Enjoy inspiring lectures and bring the teachings into your asana practice
  • Practice Ashaya Yoga®, a Tantric, heart-centered, alignment-based method
  • Experience sublime early-morning Tantric practices including mantra meditation
  • Let your soul soar with the celestial sounds of Shantala.

Return home with a fresh outlook on how to live with more freedom and joy.

Special evening event Saturday night kirtan with Shantala.

This program may be taken as part of Kripalu’s 1000-Hour Yoga Teacher Training or as a standalone program.


Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
Min 6 month
Suitable For
Experienced Yogis
Program Theme
All Yoga


Douglas Brooks, PhD, a scholar of Hinduism, south Asian languages, and the comparative study of religions, is professor of religion at the University of Rochester.

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William Mahony, PhD, professor of religion at Davidson College, is author of Exquisite Love: Reflections on the Spiritual Life Based on Narada’s Bhakti Sutra.

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Constantina Rhodes, PhD, is a professor of religion, workshop facilitator, and certified intuitive consultant. Her best-known book is Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony, based on her original translations of Sanskrit invocations.

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Todd Norian, E-RYT 500, an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and founder of Ashaya Yoga®, has been a student of yoga since 1980. He excels at making deep philosophical teachings accessible and relatable.

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Shantala, a kirtan duo comprised of Benjy and Heather Wertheimer, have performed and recorded internationally with such sacred music luminaries as Krishna Das, Deva Premal & Miten, and Jai Uttal.

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