1700 Shattuck Ave, 2nd Floor

Berkeley, CA 94709

(510) 486-0264

2013 Yoga Teacher Training in Berkeley

2013 Teacher Training Chrissy and KennyThe teacher training is an opportunity to bring your studentship to the next level, refining your practice and fine-tuning your understanding to develop your authentic voice as a teacher. It is a comprehensive training for experienced students who want to pursue teaching and current teachers who want to deepen their knowledge base. Students come away with a strong foundation in the philosophy of yoga, skill in seeing and adjusting poses, an ability to articulate pose instructions clearly and succinctly, and language skills to inspire students to express their poses from the inside out. Students who successfully fulfill the requirements fo the Teacher Training will receive a Certificate of Completion from YogaKula. All classroom hours count toward yoga certification. The training program also meets RYT-200 standards.


Teacher Training Faculty:
Kenny Graham
Chrissy Graham
Darcy Lyon
Siri Peterson
Bill Mahony


September 28-29

October 26-27

November 2-3

December 14-15

January 18-19

February 22-23

March 22-23



Chrissy Graham has been a student of yoga for 17 years, and is a Certified E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor. She presently teaches public classes, workshops, Immersions, and Teacher Trainings through out the Bay area, and abroad. Chrissy brings a lighthearted dynamic energy to her classes that blend philosophy, therapeutics, and insightful wisdom from her own life experiences. She finds inspiration from being in natural settings of all kinds, from the mountains to the ocean. Chrissy is also an avid student of nutrition and dietary wellness, she worked for 6 years at Second Nature a health food store, where she mentored under Cheri Jiosne, and Andre Cholmondeley. Chrissy has also ventured into many different forms of meditation and spiritual practices from lineages such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Bon-po.

kennyKenny Graham is a certified yoga teacher. Registered with Yoga Alliance at the highest level​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​E-​RYT®500 ​(​​​Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​He teaches classes as alignment based flow to optimize union among heart, mind and form.

​Kenny Graham is founder of the 200 hour Simha Yoga School Teacher Training program approved by and officially registered with Yoga Alliance. He teaches teacher training, retreats and festivals in the Bay Area and worldwide. He is widely featured by Yoga Journal magazine as a teacher, model and honored for his work with charities. Lyon (MA, MFTi, RYT) is a Certified Anusara teacher and Expressive Arts therapist. After many years studying dance and theater, Darcy fell in love with the grace and intelligence of Anusara Yoga in 1998. Reflecting an exuberant playfulness and passionate love for movement, her classes are based in Anusara’s Principles of Alignment which support body, mind and heart to live with deep strength, wisdom and ease. Students can expect a non-competitive environment where we all support each other towards our personal best.

In 1996 Darcy formed her company: Heartfire Arts ( for her work with healing, hope and transformation. She has been hired by the Federal Emergency Management Association to create a puppet show for traumatized children, developed a yoga program for an eating disorder clinic and developed a six month intensive that blends yoga and psychology. Her teaching equally reflects a depth of understanding in psychological change and bridging of eastern and western wisdom traditions.

siripeterson-mediumheadshotSiri Peterson:I met my first yoga teacher, Gurumayi Chidvilasanda when I was 11 years old, and I’ve been a devoted yogi ever since.  I am deeply honored to share the practices of an ever-evolving yoga tradition. As a certified Anusara (R) yoga instructor, E-RYT 500, I’ve completed over 3000 hours of teacher trainings, and I continue to celebrate the method’s capacity to heal through alignment.

I have been teaching yoga in New York City and internationally for the last 9 years, and I’m grateful to have recently found my soul’s home in Northern California. As a New York Times recognized dancer and choreographer, I continue to explore the relationship of dance and yoga and incorporate this exploration into my classes. I spent much of 2010-11 as the primary writer for  Leela: The Deepak Chopra Project, a meditation-based video game for Xbox Kinect, and I enjoy finding ways of practicing yoga in unlikely places.
My classes are designed to help you connect to the essential power and innate wisdom at your own center. On the mat I invite you to generate your own transformation as an artistic expression of the heart. Each class offers practical, grounded techniques that you can practice off the mat- at your desk, in traffic, in difficult conversations, and in life’s most challenging moments.

Bill M _headerWilliam K. Mahony, PhD, is known in the international yoga community for his informed and warm teaching that is accessible to students at all levels. Bill has written numerous books and articles on the spiritual traditions of India and has a deep understanding for the yogic life grounded in over four decades of his own spiritual practice. He is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Religion Department at Davidson College in North Carolina, USA. For more information, visit

$1575 if paid in full by August 15 / $1675 thereafter
A $500 deposit is required to reserve your space

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