Foundations of Kemetic Yoga: An Interactive Workshop

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
10:30am to 4:00pm
No prior Yoga experience required!
All levels, backgrounds, and identities are welcome!

Based on the mythology and hieroglyphics of ancient Kemet (now known as Egypt), Kemetic Yoga emphasizes controlled deep breathing and geometrically progressive postures to enhance Self-development and inner healing. Grounded in the YogaSkills School of Kemetic Yoga system, this workshop explores Kemetic principles, practices, and poses as a way to renew mind, body, and soul. Students will acquire a beginner’s foundation in Kemetic Yoga and, through forging a deeper understanding of Self, will be able to independently create their own personal Kemetic Yoga practice.

Workshop Fee Includes:

Comprehensive lecture, discussion, and practice – Instructor-prepared binder of printed class materials – One Soul Liberation Yoga spiral notebook for personal journaling and notes – One spiritual gift bag – Light vegetarian snacks and lunch – Certificate of Knowledge

Workshop Curriculum Includes:

History of Kemetic Yoga and its connection to Indian Yoga – Holistic benefits of Yoga practice: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual – Learning Kemetic mythology, philosophy, and the symbolism of the NTR (gods) – Detailed instruction and guided practice of unique Kemetic Yoga poses and sequences – Methods of meditation through conscious deep breathing and awareness of Chakra energy

Certificate of Knowledge

Upon completing the workshop, students will receive an honorary Certificate of Knowledge to recognize their commitment to growth and learning. It will reflect the course topic and the number of education hours invested.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is leading this workshop?

I am Eternity Philops (Tori James), and I am honored to be your guide for this course! I am a certified Yoga teacher in Hatha Yoga under Kiesha Battles and Kemetic Yoga under Yirser Ra Hotep. I am also a Second Degree Reiki practitioner, and I have an academic background in psychology and sociology (Bachelor’s of Arts, UNC-Greensboro) and gender studies (Graduate Certificate, UNC-Charlotte). My Yogic dharma (duty) centers teaching the holistic practice of Yoga to Black communities and queer people of color, populations that are often overlooked by mainstream Yoga spaces.

Who should sign up for this workshop?

This workshop is for anyone who wishes to delve deeply into Kemetic Yoga and wants to make Kemetic Yoga part of their everyday life. This workshop is for those who are ready to invest their money, time, and energy in the education of Kemetic Yoga. To truly benefit from this teaching, students require discipline, commitment, and focus to continue their practice beyond the workshop. If this sounds like you, then you should definitely sign up!

What is the refund policy?

You have until thirty days (as calculated by Eventbrite) before the workshop date to receive a full refund. After this, no refunds or class credits will be given. If you are unable to attend the workshop, you can transfer/sell your spot to another person.

What materials do I need?

All learning materials will be provided for you. What you will need to bring is a Yoga mat and comfortable clothing to move around in. Feel free to also bring anything that you’d like to have for your comfort (ex. blanket, cushion, energy crystals, etc.).

Can I receive Yoga Alliance CEUs for this workshop?

Yes. This workshop qualifies for 5.5 Non-Contact hours under Yoga Alliance.

Does this workshop certify me to teach Kemetic Yoga?

No. This workshop does not include any sort of teaching certification. It is a learning course only. The certificate received upon completion is to honor your commitment to gaining knowledge and putting what you’ve learned into practice.

I have additional questions. Can I contact you?

Certainly! If you need additional information, simply Send a Message and I’ll respond as soon as possible.

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