Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga Teacher Training

100 hour CEU Yoga Alliance Certification

Join the first Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga School

October 13-16, 2017

Become a certified Cannabis Yoga Instructor!

Yoga Alliance Registered School

All individuals over the age of 21 welcome to apply. This course is open for all levels. Continuing education credit will be given to graduates who are 200 hour YTT certified through Yoga Alliance. Applications will open for registration on August 9th. 

 

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EDUCATION: In a safe set and setting, learn about conscious cannabis consumption including proper dosing, delivery methods, cultivation techniques, history and precautions. Learn how cannabinoids like Cannabidiol (CBD) work and how to incorporate the right cannabis cultivar into your yoga routine.
 
EMPOWERMENT: Learn powerful tools to build healthy relationships with cannabis spirit that are rooted in the ancient Shamanic and Sadhu lineages. Receive guidance to investigate the healing properties of cannabis in a supported space with a certified medicinal plant expert. Discover the benefits of cultivating and consuming cannabis grown in living organic soil.
 
ENLIGHTMENT: Deepen alignment of body, mind and spirit with the cannabis plant through the practices of yoga, meditation and mindfulness. Ceremonies are designed to model traditional Shamanic approaches to plant communication, from soil to flower, and guide individuals to connect with the earth and their most authentic selves.
 

Become a Certified Cannabis Yoga Teacher, and  join the

Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga Tribe!

 

Ganjasana All-Inclusive Cannabis Yoga Teacher Training Certification

What’s Included?   

October 13-16 at Aspen Canyon Ranch, Colorado

  • Farm-to-table organic meals and snacks
  • 4 days, 3 nights lodging (Options range from camping to private lodge)
  • Comprehensive 100 hour Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga Teacher Training with expert guest educators  
  • Guided wild plant identification hike and cannabis medicine making
  • Hands on cannabis cultivation, greenhouse and permaculture experience
  • Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga Teaching Training Manual with class sequences, ceremony resources and complete cannabis yoga education guide
  • Program materials, heirloom varieties of organic plant medicine, and gift bag*
  • Fire ceremony and water blessing
  • 10% off all additional plant medicine products
  • Access to the global Regenerative Cannabis Network (Sourcing the cleanest, safest cannabis plant medicine closest to you)
  • Marketing and promotional education, services, logos, and materials 
  • Ganjasana online cohort for ongoing support and guidance 
  • Access to join the Ganjasana tribe of Certified Cannabis Yoga Teachers
  • Personal Profile listed on the Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga directory of Certified Teachers
  • Official Ganjasana Certificate of Cannabis Yoga Teacher Training Certification
  • Optional Activities: Horse Back Riding, Goat Farm, Hot Tubs, Cannabis Infused Massage, Holistic Healing Consultation, live music, camp fire, hiking,
  • Optional: 100 Hour CEU Yoga Alliance Credits**

*Program does not include cost of additional reading materials.

**100 Hour CEU Yoga Alliance Credits are available to those eligible for a RYT200.  

Ganjasana Cannabis Yoga YTT - 100 Hour

Class Subjects:

 

  • Cannabis Yoga: Learn how to work with different cannabis genetic cultivars, and how to lead a cannabis plant medicine ceremony; Access to Ganjasana ceremony yoga sequences, and evidenced-based tools and techniques for leading transformational classe
  • Regenerative Cannabis Farming: learn how to build Living Organic Soil, vermicompost, compost teas, regenerative cannabis cultivation, propagation, harvest and how biodynamic farming can produce the safest medicine to use in ceremony with hands on experience in our state of the art greenhouses
  • Cannabis through Permaculture: Learn the ethics and principals of permaculture farming and how to infuse them into daily life from cannabis cultivation to personal yoga practice (*PDC not included, recommended)
  • Cannabis Plant Spirit Medicine: Work with the cannabis master plant, and learn ancient healing techniques from the Shipibo lineage of the Peruvian Amazon; learn sacred Shamanic practices to access the ancient wisdom of the natural world, and discover how to make new plant allies
  • Wild Plant Identification: Enjoy an educational hike through the mountains and learn how to identify medicinal and edible plants, communicate with them, and how to incorporate them into your garden and classes
  • Cannabis Medicine Making: Learn how to make cannabis extractions (Solvent-less, Dry-Ice Hash, Alcohol) and make wild crafted medicines, tinctures, and oils  
  • Cannabis Research-Based Science: Learn about the body’s Endocannabinoid system, and how cannabis works on the molecular level to heal and treat dis-ease through the lens of holistic healing
  • Cannabis and Meditation: Learn how to practice and teach guided meditations with cannabis plant medicine to help participants deepen connection to the plant and build healthy plant allies
  • Cannabis and Mindfulness: Learn how to practice mindfulness, lead experiential mindfulness lessons, and how to incorporate mindfulness into your Ganjasana practice
  • Holding Ceremony Space: Learn how to create a comfortable set and setting to hold a Ganjasana Ceremony, how to create your own altar, how to clean and prepare ceremony space, and how to hold space for participants during and after the class
  • Ceremonial Drumming: Learn how to call in the ancestors through the art of sound, drumming, plant song and music clas
  • Conscious Cannabis Consumption: Learn pranayama techniques to experience the medicinal benefits of plant medicine through breathwork and how to set intention when consuming; learn the safety precautions, dosing methods, and contraindications of the herb
  • Cannabis Infused Cooking: Hands on cannabis cooking class, make your own coconut oil infusion, and learn how to cook with plant medicine for ceremonial purposes  
  • Ganjasana Community: Become a part of the cohort of Ganjasana instructors, share tips, questions, and events, build community with the cannabis yoga tribe, and enjoy endless ongoing support from the Ganjasana team; learn how to market your class on a global platform and gain access to source local regenerative cannabis for your ceremonies

The All-Inclusive Certification course is a full-spectrum educational curriculum to share the medicine for health and healing.

 

Instructors:

 

-       Rachael Carlevale, RYT, CME, – Cannabis Plant Medicine Yoga Instructor, Mindfulness Educator, Shipibo Curandera

-       Brigitte Mars – Herbalist, Author, Professor

-       Matt Davenport – Certified Permaculturist, Regenerative Cannabis Farmer

-       Carlie Grob – Organic Chef, Professional Artist

-       Bethy Love Light – Musician, Yogini

-       And other special guests


Brigitte Mars

Herbalist, Author, Professor

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Wild Plant Identification

Cannabis, Psychedelics and Consciousness

Cannabis and the Chakras 

Brigitte is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with almost fifty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University and The School of Health Mastery in Iceland. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, Sivananda Yoga Ashram, Arise, Envision and Unify Festivals, and The Mayo Clinic. She blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. She is also a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild.

Brigitte is the author of many books and DVDs, including The Home Reference to Holistic Health and HealingThe Country Almanac of Home RemediesThe Desktop Guide to Herbal Medicine, Beauty by Nature, Addiction Free Naturally, The Sexual Herbal, Healing Herbal TeasRawsome!,and co-author of The HempNut Cookbook. Her DVDs include Sacred Psychoactive, Herbal Wizardry for Kids of all AgesNatural Remedies for Childhood Ailments, Overcoming Addictions, and Natural Remedies for Emotional Health. Her latest project is a phone app called iPlant that helps budding herbalists to identify plants in the wild.

Brigitte and her daughter, Sunflower Sparkle Mars, run Herb Camp for Kids in Boulder, Colorado. Brigitte’s other daughter is world famous activist/yogini-actress/ international model, Rainbeau Mars.

Learn More about Brigitte here


Matt Davenport 

Certified Permacultureist, Regenerative Cannabis Connoisseur 

Cannabis cultivation, harvest and medicine making 

Permaculture, organic living soil

Matt Davenport is certified in Permaculture Design by the Colorado Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute with 14+ years of experience in self-educated cannabis cultivation and research, 11 + years solvent-free hash making experience and 7 years in the application of Permaculture/Living Soil Systems to cannabis horticulture. He is the founder and CEO of ARLO Systems, a regenerative cannabis consulting business focused on the design, implementation and operational management of its cannabis cultivation systems. These systems are proven to produce the safest, most organic, sustainable and cost effective legal/medical cannabis on the market.


Carlie Grob

Organic Chef and Cannabis Infusions, Professional Artist

Preparing 3 organic, farm-to-table meals a day

Cannabis infused cooking class 

Consciousness, Psychedelics and Art

 

A desire to nurture a deeper connection with body and mind drew Carlie to her mat in 2008 and since then she has been humbled by the depth of this practice and its profound influence on the way we relate to the world around us. “Yoga has unfolded its petals and become a great love of my life, inspiring self exploration, discipline and compassion.” Carlie completed her teacher training under the exceptional guidance of Sarah Trelease at Yoga Bhoga in 2012. She is passionate about the many layers of this practice and students who attend her classes are encouraged to explore the physical body while connecting deeply to breath and lightness of mind. Influenced by a strong Vinyasa and Hatha practice, Carlie enjoys challenging her students but recognizes that sometimes the greatest challenge is simply to sit with ourselves in stillness and admiration. Her teaching allows her to share and inspire with students of all levels, the compassion, humility, and infinite potential of our bodies, minds and spirit through devoted practice. The deep seeded belief that food is love drew Carlie into the kitchen and to the study of nutritional healing through the choices we feed our bodies. She has been cooking for individual clients, yoga retreats and large scale events for several years. “I love to be the bearer of a precious experience. I love to create the space, nurture the energy, encourage self love and self care, all while making bodies and bellies happy. It is the work of my soul and a delight to share with all of you.”


Bethy LoveLight

Cannabis Music

Ceremonial Drumming 

I am a Conscious Hip Hop Musician and a Poetic Priestess of Peace.  I live in Unity Consciousness and have devoted my life to being a peaceful warrior for Love, Truth, Beauty, Goodness and Freedom for All.  Through the sacred creation and celebration of the harmonics of poetry, music and dance, we can COSMICALLY CONNECT with each other and LINK our awareness and consciousness for the purpose of creating PEACE within, PEACE together and PEACE on our planet.

Both of my albums, 'Muzoetry: Conscious Musical Poetry," and 'When in Om' are extremely danceable discs with stellar poetry and bodacious beats.  The words will electrify your inner-song and the melodies will have you singing along!

When I play live, I overlay my voice with ORIGINAL musical compositions that incorporate a synergy of vocals, beats and various instruments such as the tablas, digeridoo, African drums, hip-hop beats, nature sounds, and many more!

I have performed at Envision Festival, Arise Festival, UnifyFest, Burning Man, Raw Living Expo, Sister Winds Festival, The International New Age Trade Show, Moon Flower Herbal Fest, The Matriarch Gathering, Art Spirit Now, The Mercury Cafe, The Tonic Herban Lounge, Ling Elixirs, Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place, Naropa University, The Psychedelic Symposium at Naropa University and Brigitte Mars' Sacred Salons. 

You can also check me out on  REVERBNATIONJANGO RADIO andSOUNDCLOUD