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Cutting-Edge Education for Practitioners & Teachers 

Biotensegrity | Breath | The Brain + Body Connection
Living Yoga | Meditation | Living Ayurveda | Shakta Tantra
Somatic Practice | Spiral Anatomy | Injury Prevention | Sequencing | Flow

Move better, feel better and live better inside & out; physically, mentally & emotionally.
Share with others and be part of the movement to revolutionize embodied practices.

Understand why embodiment is one of our greatest tools for cultivating resilience inside & out.

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Kutilaa School of Embodied Resilience

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Transform & advance embodied practice through an evidence-based and deeply embodied understanding of our neuro-myo-fascial, spiral biotensegrity matrix, aligned in reverence with root teachings of the origins of embodied yoga in the Tantras.

The Kutilaa School of Embodied Resilience is a Yoga Alliance approved curriculum for practitioners & teachers of living yoga & embodied practice who seek accessible, evidence-based education. Empower yourself with cutting-edge training & out-of-the-box practices aligned with the heart of yoga, current science & the needs of modern life.

Core Kutilaa Trainings

All training hours can apply to the Kutilaa 300HR program, or as CEUs for Yoga Alliance or International Association of Yoga Therapists.

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Intro to Kutilaa: *Free* Evolution of Yoga Alignment

5HR | on-demand

In this 5-part mini-training, you'll get a taste of the wonder in merging ancient wisdom & modern science that's at the core of the Kutilaa School of Embodied Resilience.


Topics in EYA mini-training:

Diversity within Unity | Articular Integrity | BodyMind=ONE

Curiosity + Play | Flow  

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The Embodied Resilience Atelier

108HR | April-Dec | online

 ERA is an 8-month training for teachers & dedicated practitioners to investigate & evolve ideas of alignment & understand how to best apply embodied practice & movement meditation to cultivate physical, mental & emotional resilience in our changing world.


Dive deep into understanding the nervous system, fascia, biotensegrity, joint health, injury prevention, spiral motion, breath science, bodymind oneness and much more!


The Yoga Reconnetion

80HR | ongoing 2024 | online

Embody timeless yogic teachings through connecting to mind, body, spirit & Nature. Apply the wisdom of Ayurveda for greater vitality, clarity & calm. Learn about the roots of modern yoga in the philosophy and practice of Shakta Tantra. 


Master the art of nervous system regulation through a variety of practices. Learn how to better support personal & collective health, vitality, adaptability & resilience.  

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Kutilaa School of Embodied Resilience

300HR Yoga Teacher Training | ongoing | online


This Yoga Alliance approved advanced yoga teacher training has been a labor of love and soul after years of requests. The curriculum includes the entire Embodied Resilience Atelier + The Yoga Reconnection + Mentorship Practicum coming in Fall of 2024.

Please reach out if you are interested in learning more!

Other Upcoming Events

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Subtle Body 1: Elements, Ayurveda & Origins of the Chakras

8 Hour | Feb 10-11, 2024 | online

Understand teachings of the Yogic Subtle Body, the wisdom of the Elements, origins of the Chakras, introduction to Ayurveda & Tantrik Mantra Ucchara practice (the roots of modern embodied yoga practice)


This training is part of The Yoga Reconnection & the Kutilaa 300HR yoga teacher training, yet is open to all - dedicated practitioners & teachers alike.

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Agni: Digesting Experience & Tantrik Philosophy

8 Hour | DATES TBA | online

Explore Tantrik philosophy & Ayurvedic wisdom for modern life, with a focus on the teachings on Agni, our capacity to transform & nourish body, mind & soul. Discover the Tanrik teachings of living in flow and grace within change,


This training is part of The Yoga Reconnection & the Kutilaa 300HR yoga teacher training, yet is open to all - dedicated practitioners & teachers alike.

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Advanced Anatomy: Preventing and Working with Common Injuries and Varying Body Types

15 Hour | Sept 7-8, 2024 | Folk Yoga SF

Explore personalization, individual uniqueness, and agency in embodied practices. Create safety and accessibility for all bodies. 


Advanced Anatomy is part of the Folk SF's 300HR training curriculum. It's open to all - dedicated practitioners & teachers alike.

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Advanced Subtle Body

30 Hour | Oct 19-20 & 26-27 | Folk Yoga SF

Explore a variety of ways yoga teaches about the more-than-physical experience of ourselves and life


Advanced Subtle Body is part of the Folk SF's 300HR training curriculum. It's open to all - dedicated practitioners & teachers alike.


Folk Yoga School 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training

Immersion & Extended programs, multiple dates


An entry-level alignment & vinyasa based training that will give you a practical education on yoga postures, teaching skills, basic anatomy & philosophy in a warm & welcoming community in the heart of San Francisco.

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"I love the way you're thinking, cross-pollinating disciplines, and constantly experimenting. Your practices have always felt like playful, supple, buffet-style, resonant goodness."  ~ Emma D.
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