I know, now that the kids are grown, you're ready to pursue your passions because as Dr. Wayne Dyer shares, "you don't want to die with your music still inside you." You have so many unique gifts (super powers really) but are struggling with how to weave them all together. And truth be told, your dream job would be to get paid to learn because we know that learning is as essential as one of the 5 basic food groups.

Compassion and kindness are your guiding principles in life and you are immensely grateful for your many blessings. Your icing on the cake? The next best thing to your dream job? Learn how to make your passion for yoga sustainable, take your own practice to the next level and offer your students a more traditional and integrated approach to yoga.

If you are nodding yes, than keep reading about your upcoming 9-month online Yoga & Ayurveda Certification Program

9-Month Online Yoga & Ayurveda Certification

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  • Have a Clear Plan to Make Your Passion for Yoga Sustainable: Gain the confidence and clarity you seek to tackle the overwhelming business side of sharing your gifts. Learn how to leverage your prakriti (unique blueprint/constitution) to create a business model that speaks to your soul and to avoid overwhelm, burn out and procrastination in the process
  • Take Your Practice to the Next Level: At the end of the certification, you will have a greater understanding of some of the specific life lessons you are here to learn and how to move through your individual karma
  • Offer a More Integrated & Traditional Approach to Yoga: Ayurveda is the sister science to yoga and one of the most ancient traditional forms of medicine. Jyotish is Vedic Astrology. At the end of the certification, you will have a broader perspective on the Vedic Sciences and will be able to offer your students a more integrated and traditional approach to Self-Realization, health and their own life's dharma, purpose
  • Receive a certificate of completion: At the end of certification you will be able to call yourself a Yoga & Ayurveda Coach. You will be able to identify your students/clients prakriti (constitution) and design lifestyle programs for individuals and groups, workshops, retreats & more to, ultimately, make your passion for all the Vedic Sciences sustainable. You will, also, be eligible for Yoga Alliance CEUs

t h e  p r o g r a m  i n c l u d e s . . .

  • 9 Modules of Training (see below for details): Each module includes an interview with one of our experts, reading material, journaling prompts, videos, audio, eBooks, templates and/or checklists
  • 3 Virtual All-day Retreats: Put into practice what you are learning in the program
  • 3 One-on-one Online Live Sessions with Carrie: Receive personal feedback from Carrie in order to deepen your own practice and develop a plan (unique to your prakriti) to make your passion for yoga sustainable
  • 9 Online Live Sadhana Practices: Explore different tools and techniques to develop a sadhana (personal spiritual practice) that is as unique as you are
  • 9 Online Interactive Book Club Calls: Dive deep into one of the most beloved of sacred yoga & Ayurveda texts, The Bhagavad Gita
  • Sangha (Community): Connect with your fellow yogis who are also seeking wisdom and sustainable ways to support their families and students

Enjoy these additional bonuses, valued at $1314, when you register for the program

Bonus 1: Introductory Yoga & Ayurveda Package ($444)
  1. 60-Minute Zoom Call with Carrie:  Through a comprehensive assessment, Carrie will determine your prakriti (constitution) and vikriti (imbalance).
  2. 40+ eBook: After the initial consultation, Carrie will design a 30+ paged PERSONALIZED e-book. It will include a detailed list of local fruits & veggies that are in season with your geographical location, specific morning & evening routines and recommended practices and techniques to reduce excess dosha & help you take enlightened action towards balance and better health
  3. 30-Minute Follow Up:  Once you receive and have had time to review your e-book, you will have a 30-minute follow up call with Carrie, via Zoom to ask questions or make any necessary adjustments to your routines or e-book 
  4. Videos & MP4s: Videos (specific routines for your doshas) and/or audio mp3s (pranayama, chants and/or meditations). The files are yours to keep and will be downloadable.
  5. Schedule your 60-Minute Zoom Call with Carrie upon registration

Bonus 2: Dharma Mala by Claudia Richey ($297)
  1. Dharma Mala: Created for you based on your date, time and place of birth. The gems chosen directly correspond to your astrological birth chart as well as your current life-cycle.
  2. Personal Mantra: Personal mantra which is found by the position of the Moon in your chart of the time of your birth
  3. Deep Sense of Connection to Your Mala: Feel a sense of support and security; peace and calm; a sense of purpose and empowerment
  4. Behind the Scenes: The gemstones in your Dharma Mala carry the vibrations of planets in your chart that will help you work through, observe, become aware and clear your Karma
  5. You will receive your dharma mala at the end of January

Bonus 3: Ayurveda Lifestyle Kit ($222)
  1. 7-Day Cleanse: Ingredients & recipe for 7-days worth of kitchari, detox herbs, tea and chyavanprash (herbal jam)
  2. Neti Pot
  3. Tongue Scraper
  4. Dosha Specific Abhyanga Oil: Begin to practice one of the fundamental rasayana (restorative) practices of Ayurveda, self-massage
  5. Nasaya Oil: Nasal oil to help lubricate your sinuses
  6. Your Ayurveda Lifestyle Kit will be delivered at the end of February

Bonus 4: Ayurveda 101 eCourse ($197)
  1. Online eCourse: Learn about this time tested 5000 year old traditional medicine in the comfort of your own home!
  2. 5 eBooks: Over 100 pages of detailed information on the doshas so that you can begin to design a healthy & happy lifestyle based on the doshas, time of day & seasons. Use journaling prompts to explore the 4 aims of life and potential energy blocks in your subtle energy body via the chakras
  3. Three 45-Minute Routines: Three 45 + minute routines that include an asana (posture) sequence, particular pranayama (breathing technique), dhyana (guided meditation) and mantra according to the individual doshas
  4. 2+ Hours of Presentations: Just as you, the individual, have your own unique prakriti (constitution), you also have your own unique learning style. Learn through beautifully designed PowerPoint presentations, auditory files & through tactile (touch) opportunities via journaling, quizzes & more!
  5. Receive immediate access to the Ayurveda 101 eCourse upon registration

Bonus 5: Manual & Vedic Daily Planner ($154)
  1. Sacred Sangha Yoga & Ayurveda Manual: This is designed especially for the seeker in you. You will be able to return to your manual for years to come soaking in the wisdom of these ancient traditions with the ultimate aim of knowing yourself at a deeper level
  2. Vedic Daily Planner: Plug into the wisdom of Vedic Astrology and Ayurveda to plan your days and ultimately your life's deepest desires

6-Month Payment Plan

$512 per month for 6 months

Pay in Full $2997

9-Month Payment Plan

$345 per month for 9 months

Module I: Self-Realization as the Highest Aim
  1. History & Philosophy:  Begin to design a unique blueprint for your business & life rooted in the traditions and wisdom of the Vedic Sciences
  2. 3 Pillars of Self-Realization: Sadhana (personal spiritual practice), Sangha (community) & Seva (self-less service) 
  3. Dukha (causes of suffering):  The 5 Vrittis (fluctuations of the mind), 5 Kleshas (causes of suffering), 9 obstacles and 8 emotions 
  4. Sacred Sangha Yoga & Ayurveda Manual & 2018 Vedic Daily Planner 

Module 2: Jyotish (Science of Light)
  1. Karma: Understand the impact that your samskaras (past conditioning) and vasanas (desires) have on your karma and begin to integrate practices and techniques that help reduce the potential for future karma
  2. Ishta Devata: Cultivate a relationship with your Ishta Devata (personal connection to God) 
  3. Dharma: The 5 Dharma Types, 4 Purusharthas (4 Aims in Life) & the 4 Ashramas (Periods of Life)
  4. Foundational Principles of Jyotish: The 9 Grahas (planets), 12 Bhavas (houses) & 12 Rashis (signs)
  5. Personal Dharma Mala: Your handmade dharma mala created with love by Claudia Richey will arrive at the beginning of Module 2

Module 3: Ayurveda (Science of Life)
  1. Foundational principles of Ayurveda: 20 Gunas (attributes), 5 Mahabhutas (elements) and 3 doshas (vata, pitta, kapha)
  2. Prakriti (constitution) & Vikrit (imbalance): Identify the difference between one's constitution versus one's imbalances
  3. Diet as the Foundation for Healing: Understand why Agni (the digestive fire) is crucial to one's health and from the Ayurvedic perspective the source of all dis-ease
  4. Dinacharya (Daily) & Ritucharya (Seasonal) Routines: the foundation for a healthy lifestyle
  5. Ayurveda Lifestyle Kit: Your Ayurveda Lifestyle Kit will arrive at the beginning of Module 3 


Module 4: Yoga (Science of Self-Realization)
  1. 4 Paths of Yoga (Bhakti, Jnana, Karma & Raja): Learn how they can be tailored to your clients based on their doshas
  2. Tantra Yoga: Connect to the wisdom of the Goddess (the eternal Mother) through Tantra yoga and learn how mantra, tantra and yantra can offer another avenue for Self-Realization and understanding
  3. Hatha Yoga: Connect to the Sun (Surya) & Soma (Moon) and understand how this relates to the dualistic nature present in yoga & Ayurveda 
  4. Yoga for the Doshas: Design practices based on an individual's prakriti (constitution) dosha tempos, times of the day and seasons

Module 5: Intro to Vedic Counseling
  1. Vedic Philosophy: Right Thinking, Right Speech, Right Action
  2. Characteristics of a Vedic Counselor
  3. Design Holistic Lifestyle Programs: Body, Mind & Soul
  4. Meet Your Clients Where They Are: Integrate lifestyle programs slowly, over time, so as not to overwhelm your clients. Use language and techniques that they can understand; Build trust and confidence and empower them to make lasting changes that contribute to their overall well-being and longevity
  5. Templates, Checklists & Journaling Prompts

Module 6: Body: Anatomy & Physiology
  1. Systems of the Body: Understand the physical anatomy & physiology as they relate to the 5 Mahabhutas (elements) and doshas (vata, pitta & kapha)
  2. 7 Dhatus (tissues): Their importance in Ayurveda
  3. Subtle Energy Body: Chakras, bandhas, nadis & marmas and how dis-ease begins at this level before manifesting in the physical body
  4. Practices & Techniques: Experiment with specific Vedic tools and techniques that purify the physical and subtle bodies
  5. 7-Day Chakra Overhaul eBook, Chakra Affirmations

Module 7: Mind: Pranayama, Meditation & Mantra
  1. 3 Gunas (Sattva, Rajas & Tamas): Psychology of the mind from the Vedic perspective
  2. Practices & Techniques: Learn specific techniques that still the vrittis (fluctuations of the mind) in order to create inner peace and harmony
  3. Prakriti (constitution) & Vikriti (imbalance): Identify the techniques that work best according to an individual's prakriti or vikriti in order to develop practices and programs for your clients
  4. Templates, Checklists & Journaling Prompts

Module 8: Soul: Integration
  1. 3 Case Studies: Implement what you have learned throughout the program through three separate case studies
  2. Practicum: Easily identify an individual's prakriti (constitution) and vikriti (imbalance) and make recommended lifestyle choices to help him/her reduce doshic excess and increase inner stillness
  3. Personal Integration: Integrate what you have learned about your dharma and karma to help minimize your individual suffering and truly live more authentically and holistically connected to your True Nature
  4. Templates, Checklists & Journaling Prompts

Module 9: Business 101: You Are an Entrepreneur
  1. Create Systems that Support Your Prakriti (constitution): Focus on your strengths in order to tap into your unlimited creativity, laser-like focus and unending endurance
  2. Rasyana (self-care) Avoid overwhelm, burn out and procrastination by implementing specific rasayana practices
  3. Business Model & Strategy: Connect to your core values and prakriti to develop a sustainable business model & strategy that nourishes your body, mind and soul 
  4. 3 Pillars of Self-Realization (sadhana, sangha & seva): Leverage the 3 pillars of Self-Realization to help you bring your unique gifts to the world
  5. Authentic Voice: Use your authentic voice in branding, social media, product development & launch to connect & honor to your life's purpose

6-Month Payment Plan

$512 per month for 6 months

Pay in Full $2997

9-Month Payment Plan

$345 per month for 9 months

t e s t i m o n i a l  l o v e

Carrie is an inspirational teacher and guide, whose passion for what she teaches shines through at each step. She is one of the most authentic people I have ever met. She lives what she teaches. The training I received under her was packed full of both the intellectual theory and the spiritual side of the practice. Her training materials are very detailed and an amazing resource. Her training provided me with the confidence and tools necessary to teach yoga as well as deepened my own personal practice.

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Melissa Simon Yoga Teacher

Carrie does a wonderful job blending the intellectual, anatomical and the spiritual side of teaching while imbuing the whole process with a light-hearted yet compassionate approach. Carrie’s program will instill in anyone the confidence necessary to fully convey the beauty and power of Yoga.

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Anusha M. Yoga Teacher

Finding Carrie and Sacred Sangha was like discovering a treasure chest of gold nuggets of guidance and inspiration. Her e-courses are rich with theory and practice informed by almost two decades of practice and study. Carrie responds to personal questions and actively participates in the group forums.

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Barbara B. Writer

I did not know how much I needed this community and this support until I arrived. I cannot tell you the difference it has made for me in such a few short months. What you have created and what you continue to create is such a beautiful, wonderful gift to all of us. Thank you!!!!

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Jen L. Entrepreneur

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Yoga & Ayurveda have fundamentally changed my life. They have helped me heal from childhood trauma and drug and alcohol addiction. They have helped me move away from anger, fear and feelings of unworthiness. Over the past 19 years of practicing and teaching, I have been able to trust in my innate goodness, access my inner light and honor my unique purpose for being here in this lifetime. One of my greatest joys is helping beautiful and brilliant souls, like you, connect to your own light so that you, too, may be a beacon for others.

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More than likely if you have read this far, your heart has skipped a beat. You have come home. You have been searching for a program that speaks to your soul. That being said, I want to make sure that we are absolutely the right fit and that our teaching styles align. I want you to continue to find practices and experiences that align to your highest Truth and purpose.

Still not sure? Have a few questions that might be best discussed over a cup of tea and conversation? Wanting to make sure that this investment serves your highest good?

Email me at carrie {at} carriehensley {dot} com to schedule a 30 minute call. I'll be able to answer any questions you might have to help you make a decision that best supports you.

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