After several years of development, we’re proud to release our training program which, we feel, is one of the most comprehensive of its kind in the world . . . .
We are here to serve and provide education, coaching, and training for women who have awakened to the dire need for new paradigms of healing, leading, relating, and living that are based in science, somatics, and spirituality.
At NaiAsa Institute, we recognize and operate from the following:
virtually all of the “problems” that show up in a person’s life (physical, emotional, mental, social, professional, romantic, financial) result from the same core imbalance
When harmony is restored at the root, healing will happen naturally in the periphery
the most common “root” imbalance in the modern world is energetic with yang energies dominating yin energies, resulting in a disharmonious flow of Sacred Feminine & Masculine (see diagram)
We believe that the balancing of these energies that people, coupled with clear vision, purpose & commitment inside of a loving community, thrive with joy, ease & flow.
To be a NaiAsa Institute-certified coach, you must be able to demonstrate knowledge, presentation skills, mastery of flow foundations, applications of learned theories (e.g., Lokahi Medicine Wheel), facilitation skills, and the ability to create accountability and trust.
As a result of investing time, energy, and resources into this comprehensive program, women will not just be coaches . . . . they will be NaiAsa Institute Coaches which means they:
Are Healers, Spiritual Counselors, Priestesses, Educators, Soultrepreneurs, Leaders, and Stewards of Global Change
Are certified yoga teachers and lovers of dance and creative movement
Have mastered theoretical AND experiential concepts of neuroscience & flow psychology
Have the equivalent of a Masters Degree that rivals the best of any programs out there
Have transcended the illusion of separateness that pervades society today
Are focused more on how people FEEL as opposed to how much they KNOW
See how the unlocking of the Sacred Feminine within each is a path to heal the planet
Cultivate harmony between science and spirituality, technology and nature, and yin and yang principles
We are only accepting 12 women for this inaugural training.
These fortunate women will be considered NaiAsa Institute’s “Founding Mothers” and conferred certain benefits that will not be available to anyone else.
The program, after the inaugural one mentioned above, will consist of 4 tracks starting with a Foundations layer which is the primary prerequisite for each:
Foundations (Core Competency)
ENRICH your personal or professional practice with new, cutting-edge, somatic life coaching skills. Expand your knowledge on the neuroscience of dance, yoga, and "flow", all while forming meaningful bonds with inspiring souls that will last a lifetime. The Beauty that Transforms retreat and program combines the measurable & powerful benefits of Somatic Coaching and Movement (Flow Arts, Yoga, & Dance) to help restore the nervous system, release old trauma, and reclaim precious, priceless, joyful BLISS.
Foundations is not a pre-requisite but a requirement for certification and can be fulfilled by one of the following:
1) attendance of a week-long Beauty That Transforms retreat
2) participation in a 9-month, Women’s Group Coaching Journey
3) participation in a 9-month, 1-on-1 Private Coaching Journey
NeuroSomatic Life and Soul Coach™ Training and Certification
What is a NeuroSomatic Life and Soul Coach?
To answer this question, let us begin with the root work, soma. According to ancient Vedic texts, Soma was originally a plant worshipped as a Vedic deity of the moon, flowing waters, ecstasy, and inspiration. Soma also means the living body of an organism in its wholeness. Somatic life coaches support clients in optimizing their lives by resourcing the innate intelligence of the body. In a world that has become dominated by mental processes, the rapidly growing field of somatics (which includes yoga and other movement meditations) is helping to bring people back into their bodies and restore a much needed balance between the mind and the body.
NeuroSomatic Soul Coaches are somatic life coaches who focus not only on reclaiming the wisdom of the body, but also on creating new ways of being through new ways of moving that re-wire the brain and nervous system while simultaneously releasing limiting beliefs and trauma in a joyful way. Embodied play, word play, ritual, dance, flow arts, yoga, and breathwork, are a few of the transformational practices that set NaiAsa coaches apart from most classical life coaches. Above all, however, is the paradigm shift from the more linear, rigid, ways of facilitating transformation to being more balanced with circular, flowing, intuitive style of coaching, that powerfully guides their clients home, not just to their bodies, but equally importantly, to living a life aligned with their hearts, their bliss, and clarity on what ignites their soul.
(What’s the difference between a Life Coach and a Therapist? Get the research here.)
NeuroSomatic Flow Practitioners™ (Therapeutic Flow Arts Track)
Studies have shown that just five minutes a day of “juggling” or “dance” movement will increase brain mass, synaptic connectivity, reduce anxiety, and help overcome depression. The “flow arts” is a rapidly emerging field proving to be one of the most powerful transformative and healing somatic practices. Please click here to learn more about the rising number of studies revealing therapeutic benefits, including neuro-protective effects, especially in the aging population.
For professionals in therapy, health science, corporate coaching, movement arts, fitness, and yoga, this program allows them to expand their practice to include flow movement specifically designed to unlock areas in the brain where traditional therapies don’t focus. Our NaiAsa Flow Practitioners are trained and skilled to work in any environment, from clinical to corporate. Combined with modalities that nurture the inner child, the Therapeutic Flow Arts track offers professionals a powerful addition to their current practice.
NaiAsana™ Yoga Teacher Training
This yoga practice is a way for women to come home - to the heart, the body, and the soul. Female practitioners all over the world have felt disconnected to today’s popular flows which are too “masculine” - rigid, asana-based, linear, and rigorous. (It’s interesting to note that the most popular, asana-based practices today were created by men, primarily for men.) For those practitioners looking for something to awaken the essence of the Sacred Feminine, then NaiAsana™ is the answer. With its cross-cultural, somatic practice weaving asana, dance, flow arts, and PLAY both on and off the mat, this Tantric vinyasa of spiral, rhythmic and cross-body movement patterns, often incorporating props such as poi or the hula hoop, powerfully restores and re-patterns the nervous system.
(The combined hours for all of these tracks is 300 hours. With one of the pre-requisites being the completion of a 200 YTT, you’ll have earned 500 hours total.)
As a possible Founding Mother, you’re getting early access to these trainings. When you embark on the journey to being a NaiAsa Institute-certified practitioner, you’ll get access to ALL of these programs for a very SPECIAL exchange amount. In addition, we’ve arranged the curriculum in a specific way so it can be completed in a time frame that would also allow you to take on a role of educator or facilitator in a, near-term, future goddess journey or retreat.
The curriculum of each program covers 5 essential elements:
AIR (Science) - This element invites theoretical study and curious exploration to cultivate wisdom, inspiration, knowledge, intention, and clear vision. Candidates will devote scholarly study of and within the realms of neuroscience, cosmology, language & ancient philosophies (Koshas, Lokahi medicine wheel, etc.)
EARTH (Soma) - The Earth element roots the formless into form, and honors physical experience through all sensory systems as a crucial way of “knowing” and “discerning.” Candidates will learn how to create safe and strong containers for healing and embodied transformation to occur for themselves and for their clients. Before committing to this program, candidates are required to immerse into the experiential aspects of NaiAsa Institute principles by attending the full Beauty that Transforms retreat. The next retreat will be held in Bali on Mar. 1 - 11th, 2019. Details here.
WATER (Sacred FeminYinity) - According to many cultures, water is considered the most feminine/yin and the most powerful of all the elements. Water rules the realm of emotionality, sensuality, relationships, and the art of flow. Research has confirmed that relationship is more important for the healing journey than any techniques used by a therapist, psychologist, physician, counselor, and beyond. This is also the component that seems to get the least attention in most Western-based, health professional training programs. Because NaiAsa Coaches are also healers, candidates will cultivate those essential qualities of presence, playfulness, compassion, and beyond to cultivate nurturing relationships that naturally propel clients forward in a balanced, and organic, way.
FIRE (Soul Expression) - Fire is the element that ignites action and transformation. NaiAsa Coaches will be skilled in and committed to having their clients take action that is, most importantly, aligned with purpose at the soul level. Candidates will have ample practice in mock coaching scenarios and will demonstrate their skills through various practicums throughout the training program. And yes, for those wondering, fire-dancing definitely plays a significant part in setting this program apart from any and all others.
SPIRIT (Seva) - Seva is the sanskrit word for “selfless service.” Seva is also an important key to sustainability in the new world. Conscious surrender and REST are the final vital parts of every learning cycle and necessary for integration and restoration. NaiAsa Institute has designed this training program (and all programs) to include both Seva and relaxed integration time as essential elements of not only the training, but also the bigger vision of NaiAsa.
Each phase, conference, or retreat mentioned below will have a mix of these elements contained within.
As mentioned earlier, this inaugural curriculum along with the benefits of being a Founding Mother, will only be offered to the 1st 12 women who join the program. After that, the 4 parts of the program will be separate and offered individually with their own exchange amount.
HIGH LEVEL Breakdown of the 300/500 Hours & Certification Process:
While we do not require a particular order of completion of the following, we do require that all of the following are completed to become CERTIFIED.
NaiAsa Foundations (100 Hr) requirements:
50 Hr Experiential & Theoretical - BEAUTY THAT TRANSFORMS Retreat & Foundations Course (upcoming retreat in Bali, 2019)
25 Hr Theoretical 12 - Week Virtual Study of the Neuroscience of Transformational Learning (not yet offered separate from the NaiAsa Coach training program)
25 Hr Learning and Mastery of basic Flow Principles, moves, & concepts
NaiAsa NeuroSomatic Life and Soul Coach Program (250 Hr) requirements:
50 Hr Experiential & Theoretical - Virtual Women’s Inner Fire 12-Week Coaching Journey: AWAKENING FIRE, FLOW & THE SACRED FEMININE (upcoming in Spring, 2019)
100 Hr Virtual Classes and Coursework
75 Hr In-Person Trainings/Conferences
25 HR Practicums, Practice Coaching & Private Mentoring
5 HR Small (3-5) Group Facilitation/Coaching
2 HR Large (6 +) Group Facilitation/Teaching - 2 classes/workshops (one or both will generate income! and yes, you will be mentored/supported in the “business” of giving your gifts and allowing your gifts to give back to you)
8 HR Individual Practice Coaching/Facilitation (2 observed)
8 HR 1-on-1 Coaching/Mentorship with Dr. Jinju or Qualified Mentor
<1 HR Presentation on NeuroSomatics
<1 HR Demonstration (video presentation of basic flow principles, moves & concepts)
1 -3 HR Grand Finale! Facilitation of YOUR unique offering!
NaiAsa Facilitator & Faculty Requirements:
Oct 23 - Nov 1, 2020 (50 Hrs*), BTT Retreat as Facilitator & NaiAsa Coach Graduation
NaiAsa coaches are also required to graduate from a 200 HR YTT to complete certification (not a pre-requisite). We are currently moving toward becoming a registered yoga school with Yoga Alliance so it’s possible that we may offer this in the future. For yoga teachers who already have your 200 HR, you can satisfy your YA Continuing Education requirement using both contact and non-contact hours of this training as we are a registered Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider.
LOGISTICAL ELEMENTS & DATES
3 Virtual Phases
2 In-Person Conferences (attendance required)
1 BTT Retreat as a Participant (required)
1 BTT Retreat as a Facilitator OR host your own workshop and let us observe recording (either one required)
Mar. 1 - 11, 2019 (50 Hrs), BTT Retreat
Apr - May, 2019 (25 Hrs), Virtual Sacred Feminine Fire Coaching Journey
previous participation in a:
9-Month, Inner Fire Group Coaching Journey
week-long, BTT retreat
Training (300 HR)
Sept 12 - 15, 2019 (25 Hrs), Conference 1
Oct 1 - Dec 3, 2019 (50 Hrs), Virtual Phase 1
Jan. 14 - Jun 10, 2020 (Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 7 pm, MST, 100 Hrs), Virtual Phase 2
Jun 22 - 28, 2020* (50 Hrs) Conference 2*, NaiAsana & Therapeutic Flow Arts
July - Sept., 2020 (Session Dates TBA, 25 Hrs), Virtual Phase 3
Oct 23 - Nov 1, 2020 (50 Hrs*), BTT Retreat as Facilitator & NaiAsa Coach Graduation
*Conference 2 may turn into the NaiAsana 200-Hr YTT. If that happens, then we’ll likely open the training up to the public. Women in the inaugural class will be invited to attend the full training; however, you will not have to pay the additional tuition costs for the full training.
Please click here for a PDF of the training journey timeline and details.
Graduates of this program will demonstrate:
Presenter Level of Understanding of NeuroSomatics
Thorough understanding of basic neurophysiology
Ability to facilitate Mind-Body Re-Programming/Re-patterning of Behavior and Beliefs
Mastery of basic NaiAsana™ vinyasas
Sacred Scholarship Research Paper with evidence-based research & presentation
Certified Graduates are:
Ready to excel in not only the art and practice of coaching, but also a healthy start to generating income immediately (It’s fair to note that most coaching programs do not include this business component.)
Continually supported (Another unusual perk of this program are built-in post-graduation mentorship/coaching sessions)
Invited to facilitate or simply help hold space at future NaiAsa Institute trainings, programs, and retreats.
WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT THIS INAUGURAL TRAINING?
In addition to your training and graduating as a certified coach in one of the most unique and comprehensive training programs in the world, you also (upon graduation) get a rare opportunity to be:
Part of the “Mother Circle” with a designation as a Founding Mother of NaiAsa Institute and the greater vision and mission it holds.
Invited to be part of the core faculty, team of trainers for future trainings, and/or team of facilitators for future retreats.
A founding member of the only educational institute of its kind founded by WOMEN, and in the greater service of the Sacred and Divine Feminine within and all around, supported by and in harmony with the Sacred and Divine Masculine energies within and all around.
Part of a new paradigm of business, education, and communing aligned with conscious, green and compassionate living.
Call the paradise island of Bali “home” (at least part-time).
This is not your typical coach training program.
What makes the NaiAsa coach training program & model unique is the incorporation & utilization of:
Harmonious Approach to Coaching balanced in the Masculine & Feminine Energies (Especially for women to remember the power of NOT forcing, but rather ALLOWING their dreams to manifest & unfold. Our 9-month coaching journey is a case in point of what’s possible without the masculine pressures & linear
Healing arts such as flow arts, yoga, and dance
Highly integrative model based in Spiral Flow Dynamics, Indigenous Wisdom and Modern Science
Cross-cultural approach to understanding the human condition
The curriculum was designed and is directed by a woman who is also a doctor of neuroscience
Divine and Sacred Feminine principles & teachings
Moon Cycles & Hormones
All coaches are required to complete 200 Hr Yoga Teacher Training of their choice.
Yogic Philosophy (Kosha System & Tantra)
SEVA (Sanskrit word for selfless service) - All NaiAsa coaches are required to fulfill 6 months of voluntary mentorship (1 hr/week) for under-resourced women and/or their families in the NaiAsa nonprofit outreach program within.
Radical Business Growth Support. From the start of the program, we will begin to promote you to the world through the website, retreats, virtual programs.
For women only
Tribe for Life
And, there’s much more . . . .
FOUNDING MOTHER STEWARDSHIP
One aspect which makes this first training program for the Founding Mothers one of the most unique in the world is . . . . the participation in a conscious, stewardship exchange investment involving the creation of a retreat/education center and eco-village in Bali.
Based on our research, the NaiAsa Institute is the 1st in this field to incorporate such an opportunity within its training program!
Stewardship 1: Included in your tuition.
Lifetime designation of being an Honorary Founding Mother of NaiAsa Institute (beyond graduation you don’t have to do or pay anything more to hold this designation)
Lifetime membership giving you FREE or discounted access to select courses, classes, etc.
A portion of your tuition will go towards the land purchase and building of the NaiAsa Retreat Center and the Goddess Flow Temple. Your name will be displayed there as a Founding Mother.
7-night stay per year at the NaiAsa Retreat Center (These are not “use it or lose it days”, miss a year - up to 4 years! - any unused days will rollover to the next year. So every 4 years, you have 1 month of free nesting waiting for you in paradise!
Priority and subsidized costs for hosting offerings/workshops/retreats of your own! (Separate from and/or in addition to NaiAsa Institute Retreats that you elect to co-facilitate.)
10 hours of SEVA (service) per 7-night visit either directly with the land, the community, or the Institute (TBD)
(For those interested in more benefits involving higher donation amounts, please connect with us.)
COMING SOON: the vision of this retreat center & eco-village
TUITION & REGISTRATION
$12,500 is the full tuition for the inaugural NaiAsa Institute Training program, which includes: Foundations, NeuroSomatic Soul Coach™ Training and Certification, Therapeutic Flow Arts, and NaiAsana™ Yoga Teacher Training.*
In addition, you’ll be included in the Founding Mother Stewardship program, Level 1.
($11,500 is the full tuition for those who have attended a one-week, Beauty that Transforms retreat. Additional tuition discount for those who have attended more than one retreat and/or have participated in past Beauty that Transforms/Inner Fire programs, please indicate in your application.)
$4000 OFF for those who apply and register by December 5, 2018.
* Please note that this inaugural curriculum will only be offered to the 1st 12 women who join. After that, the 4 parts of the training program will be separate and offered individually with their own exchange amount. In addition, the Founding Mother Stewardship program will no longer be available.
Step 1: Submit your application by November 30, 2018.
Step 2: Look for confirmation email containing next steps and registration details.
Step 3: Complete 30 min Q/A with Dr. Jinju Dasalla (if necessary).
Step 4: Once acceptance letter/email is received, register and secure your spot (and the early bird tuition price), with an $850 deposit by December 5, 2018. At time of registration you will also choose your payment plan.
(There will be single payment or payment plan options available. Payment plan options and time frames vary based on the date you enroll in relation to the start date of the program.)
Step 5: Receive your congratulations and welcome letter containing ways you can get ahead on your coach-training journey immediately!