trainings & retreats
Integrated Movement Therapy Basics on-line.
Join Molly in this super easy, innovative and effective on-line forum. Learn the overarching philosophies that provide the theoretical framework for IMT, along with the 6 core principles that drive the therapy sessions themselves. Come away from this seven hour course feeling inspired in your own work and spiritual life, while learning the history and foundations of IMT, and knocking off your pre-requisite to any IMT Level 1 training.
Wednesdays and Fridays, June 21, 23, 28 & 30 2017 8 – 9:30 AM PST. $95 for six hours of interactive learning, with one hour of follow-up video from Molly.
Roots to Fruits: a History of Modern Yoga (online)
Integrated Movement Therapy Level 2 intensive
This non-residential training, held at unfold studios, Portland and led by Molly Lannon Kenny, will allow eligible advancing IMT students the opportunity to see and work with real clients as they begin to apply IMT Level 1 and mentorship skills to real situations. IMT Level 2 training is offered only once each year. August 27 – September 2, 2017
$1450 regular registration/$1200 if paid in full by June 30. (Some scholarship opportunities available.)
For detailed information and to register, please follow this link.
Samarya Yoga Liberation Teacher Training, September 29 – October 13, 2017
The Samarya Yoga Teacher Training is dedicated to creating a welcoming space where students of all levels can learn the basics of yoga, in order to practice, teach and work towards healing ourselves and our communities. Our mission is to foster individual transformation as a means to radical social change.
Learn to teach yoga safely and joyously to people of all ages and abilities, in a variety of settings, and at any level of intensity or experience. This 200 hour Yoga Alliance registered teacher training program is also the basis for our Integrated Movement Therapy training program, our 500 hour Advanced training, or to become a certified Samarya Yoga teacher. We are also a Washington State licensed vocational school.
When you think of becoming a yoga teacher, what is it that you imagine?
- Do you envision a deeper commitment your own personal and spiritual growth?
- Do you imagine being a teacher who practices radical inclusion and cares deeply about issues of social justice
- Have you considered the idea of yoga as therapy and that you yourself might be able to offer a therapeutic benefit within your teaching?
- Do you believe that learning and teaching yoga within an historical and cultural context is important?
When you think of your teacher training, what do you envision?
- Do you imagine teachers with decades of experience?
- Do you see your training as an opportunity for your own personal growth?
- Do you value connecting with a large, committed community of folks sharing similar values and vision?
- Do you imagine a diverse cohort with representatives from many walks of life?
- Do you want to be surrounded by people dedicated to contemplative practices, who have seen the ups and downs of life and who bring their maturity to the training?
If you said yes to any one of these questions, then the Samarya Yoga Teacher Training is for you. We have been training contemplative teachers with a humanistic viewpoint for close to two decades in over 25 teacher trainings and more than 300 graduates. Yoga Teacher Training is a serious and noble pursuit. Why not choose to take yours with people whose experience, knowledge base, track record and commitment you trust and respect?
The Samarya Yoga Liberation Teacher Training offers Diversity Scholarships, work-trades, fellowship opportunities and three day (non-200 hour) options for graduates and dedicated students of the Samarya community to join us in fellowship and retreat. Check out our website for complete information.
Retreat, Repeat, Connect
Please join us for this very special opportunity for Samarya Yoga Teacher Training Graduates or students who practiced at with The Samarya Community for two years or more. This is an opportunity to join us for three days of the two-week residential training, to deepen your connection to the Samarya community, to rest and rejuvenate in the mountains of Eastern Washington, to be nourished and encouraged on your spiritual journey. Included in this opportunity is the possibility of coordinating your three day stay with enrollment in the IMT and Adults Level 1 workshop, which will be offered as part of the larger two week training.
For details, pricing or to register, please follow this link.
For more learning opportunities, especially if you are interested in training as an IMT Practitioner or Samarya Yoga Teacher, please check out the comprehensive 2017 Schedule of Trainings. This schedule includes additional trainings facilitated by Molly, as well as other members of the Samarya/IMT community.