~ Energise your Body ~ Awaken your Mind ~ Elevate your Spirit ~
Merge with the Life-Force & Express you Essence!

This Intensive Training Consists Of:
24 days with 180 lesson-time hours, plus another 30 hours practice in the morning (sadhana) and 40 hours of personal learning (reading and practicing the techniques at home) - a total of 250 hours.

Further Information About the Training:


Sara Avtar (Founding Creator of Shakti Dance®)
Jo Nimrita
Joanna Anjali
Dirish Shaktidas


1-3rd March 2019 (3 days) - Venue in Forest Row TBC
8-10th March 2019 (3 days) - Venue in Forest Row TBC
23-26th March 2019 (4 days) - Venue: Emerson College
27-30th May 2019 (4 days) - Venue: Emerson College
25-30th August 2019 (6 days) - Venue: Emerson College
10-13th October 2019 (4 days including exam weekend) - Venue: Emerson College

Main Venue:

Near Gatwick Airport,
Emerson College, Forest Row, Sussex, RH18 5JX UK
Venue Phone Number: +44 (0) 1342 822 238

Info & Registration:
Email: shaktidanceuk@gmail.com

For Questions About Training Contact:
Jo Nimrita: 07906948472

If you haven't already experienced Shakti Dance®...
Try a Taster Workshop in Forest Row, with Pema Varela: 
Sunday, 3 February 2019 from 18:00-19:30

Training Costs:

Total Cost of Training Program, plus Accommodation at Emerson College:
Please note: Transfer & currency exchange costs are not included in the price = approx additional 4%

Non-refundable deposit:

To secure your place - see Pay-Button below.

A: Teacher Training Program Fees

Total Training Program (Tuition) Fee = £1816: This fee includes registration, training fees, venue hire, teaching materials, organisation costs, exam, certification & 1 year enrolment as 'Academic Member' in the Shakti Dance Academy.

Payment Options:
1. One-Time-Payment:
£1816 (including Deposit)or
2. With Instalments: £400 
Deposit payment, followed by 4 x installments of £354, as of March 2019

4 x £354 due by:
15th March 2019
4th April 2019
5th June 2019
12th July 2019

B: Accommodation Costs:

You will need to find your own accommodation for the first two 3-day March encounters on:
1-3 March & 8-10 March.
You can ask our organisation for a list of Bed & Breakfast contacts.
All further encounters are held as Residentials at Emerson College, Forest Row.

Total Residential Costs at Emerson = £918.
This covers Accommodation and Food (3 meals x day) for the retreat encounters at Emerson.
To be paid to Shakti Promotions in separate installments, 3 weeks before each encounter:
please see bottom of page for Terms & Conditions of booking and payment of Rooms at Emerson

2nd March 2019: £197 (for 23-26 March = 3 nights, 4 days)
6th May 2019: £197 (for 27-30 May = 3 nights, 4 days)
4th August 2019: £321 (for 25-30 August = 5 nights, 6 days)
19th September 2019: £203 (for 10-13 October = 3 nights, 4 days)

Please Note: This Training has been organised with the intention of being in a Residential Format at Emerson College. Should you wish to participate in the training, finding an external solution for Accommodation and Food during the residential dates, then the above accommodation costs will be waived, but additional organisational costs will be added to the Training Program Fee for each encounter.

£40 - if not staying at Emerson from 23-26 March
£40 - if not staying at Emerson from 27-30 May
£65 - if not staying at Emerson from 25-30 August
£40 - if not staying at Emerson from 10-13 October
£185 - if not staying at Emerson during any of the Encounters


Enriching Benefits of This Training:

  • Learn a repertoire of gentle flowing asanas and varied movement sequences characteristic of the different phases of a Shakti Dance® class.
  • Learn the organic principles of movement and how to apply them to activate your prana-shakti, and create self-healing exercises.
  • Learn to activate different energy qualities with different types of movements and how to sequence them for balance, according to various systems of Yogic Anatomy (Gunas, Vayus, Chakras, Nadis, Meridians, Rasas, etc.).
  • Enter into a transformative experience, releasing deep tension and blockages - refining your senses and heightening awareness.
  • Open your physical, energetic and mental bodies for increased vitality and creative capacity. 
  • Learn to listen deeply to the impulse of inner being, while developing your meditative mind,
  • Develop your capacity to move with grace, giving expression to the unfolding flow of Prana-Shakti.
  • With in-depth practice, open yourself to an unlimited number of possible sequences to enhance many different themes.
  • Develop your practice so that spontaneous sequences develop each time you teach - in harmony with different conditions of time and space.
  • Experience yourself as a divine instrument through which your soul-being can express itself creatively to realize its potential.
  • Harmonize your mind and body to feel and perceive deeply the true presence of Being you are.
  • Share and teach what you love, nourishing others - professionally with authenticity.

Express your Essence with Radiance!

Terms & Conditions of Accommodation at Emerson College
As we are bound by strict T&C with Emerson College, it is essential that we receive your early confirmation and payment:

  • Rooms must be confirmed and pre-paid by participants 3 weeks before the Residential Encounter.
  • Any rooms booked later may result in there not being any rooms available for participants.
  • If Rooms are still available after the cut-off date, then the cost of the rooms will increase by:
  • £11 per day - until 1 week before the Residential Encounter
  • £20 per day - with less than 1 week before Residential Encounter 
  • Booked rooms cancelled after 3 weeks before Residential Encounter incur 50% of Food-Accom Costs cancellation fee.
  • Booked rooms cancelled after 1 week before Residential Encounter incur 100% of Food-Accom Costs cancellation fee.


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Pay to Shakti Promotions: Non-refundable Deposit of £400 Deposit:

Please note: Transfer & currency exchange costs are not included in the price = approx additional 4%

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