a profession, Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy allows you to bridge the gap
between your career and your spiritual life. Phoenix Rising Training
Certification Programs offer a unique opportunity for a fulfilling
career in this powerfully effective healing modality that combines the
best of ancient yogic wisdom with the cutting edge of contemporary
will learn to guide clients safely to the edge of deep physical
sensation. Here, with awareness focused on those sensations, you enter
dialogue. Rather than try to fix anything, you simply help clients
listen to their body's wisdom — listen without judgment or a need to
change — which helps release underlying emotions or beliefs that often
manifest in chronic aches and pains.
Rising Yoga Therapy helps you develop a strong and safe container so
that feelings can begin to flow and emotional blocks can be released.
Whether you are suffering from anxiety or depression, PRYT is a
wonderful adjunct treatment along with your practice of yoga to bring
balance to your emotional and physical body."
-Amy Weintraub, MFA, E-RYT, author of Yoga
have just completed Level 1 and I cannot compliment you enough on what
an amazing training it was. The teacher and participants created a rare
and amazing gift — a loving, safe and supportive group that easily
facilitated the work."
-Jodi Rodgers, South Miami, Florida
Kate Bentley, Director, Student Support and Community Outreach Coordinator, is a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner and Teacher.
Kate, along with Jen Munyer, currently runs the Phoenix Rising Training
Center. She also has a private Yoga Therapy practice in Bristol,
Vermont. Kate has been practicing yoga for over ten years and when she’s
not immersed in Phoenix Rising she’s outside exploring, crafting or
Munyer, MA, LMT has
been immersed in the study and practice of yoga for the past decade. In
her first forward bend, she had an experience that piqued her curiosity
about the relationship between her thoughts and patterns and how they
show up in her body. This curiosity was the cornerstone for all her
studies, including a BS in Psychology from the University of Florida, a
700-hour massage therapy certification, an MA in Health Arts and
Sciences from Goddard College and, of course, a complete immersion into
the Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy philosophy and practice. She is
certified as a Professional Practitioner, a Phoenix Rising Yoga Teacher
and a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Group Facilitator. She is honored to
be able to support this organization by teaching programs and assist in
the daily operations of programming.
In Level 1,
will be introduced to the principles and practice of Phoenix Rising
Yoga Therapy. Much of the learning is experiential, including how to
apply techniques for assisting clients in yoga therapy postures. You
will also gain an understanding of each posture's metaphysical
significance and how it is used to support the transformation process.
Precautions, physical benefits, counter postures, variations,
preparation, and transitions are also covered. You will learn how to
guide clients in a body scan to determine areas of tension and freedom
and general guidelines for yoga therapy sessions.
to fundamental techniques of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy
posture technique and practice
and physical aspects of assisted postures
benefits, precautions, variations, counter postures, and transitions
for one-on-one practice
of transformational bodywork from a yogic perspective
to the Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy dialogue process
and processing a client body scan using the Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy