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Samudra Shakti Online

Free Continuing Education

The kul-est place to hang out is ONLINE with your Anusara kula. Enjoy connection, collaboration, and conversation. The seat of the teacher moves around the internet as Anusara licensed teachers volunteer to present diverse topics. Receive one hour of FREE continuing education.

Attend Samudra Shakti ONLINE

Join us LIVE and ONLINE on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 8 p.m. EST (USA – New York time) on Zoom. Be sure to log in early! We’ll be on the call 15 minutes early to socialize and build community, connection, and collaboration. Samudra Shakti ONLINE is brought to life by a USA Region volunteer team.

Note: While the live online event is free, you must REGISTER to attend. You will receive a confirmation email with a password to log in to the gathering.

Our Next Presenter

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Sunday, July 11, 2021
USA Time Zones: 8 p.m. Eastern, 7 p.m. Central, 6 p.m. Mountain, 5 p.m. Pacific
Presenter: Ellen Saltonstall, Anusara Subject Matter Specialist
Topic: Teaching Therapeutic Applications Concerning Hands and Wrists

With the publication of Therapeutic Applications of Anusara Yoga: A Teacher’s Guide, the Anusara community now has a comprehensive source of information that can enrich every class or private session. Though we recognize that Anusara Yoga is always therapeutic, it is fun and productive to look at therapeutic solutions more closely as we develop ways to help our students. 

Ellen will review the structure of Part V of the Manual, the actual application and teaching methodology. Part V includes 9 sections, one for each part of the body, with essential information and a list of poses to teach.  We will look specifically at the toolbox for the wrists and hands as an example, and clarify the techniques that are listed in the toolbox, including the rationale and key intentions for each one.

Ellen will teach some ballwork techniques for this part of the body, using balls that are easily available online. We will also discuss future offerings in therapeutics, with the goal of spreading this information throughout the global Anusara community. 

With a recognition that we are called to serve for the highest good, together, we’ll explore ideas to find Grace and beauty in this moment as we enjoy community, connection, and collaboration.


Upcoming Offerings

will doran smiling

The 7 Attributes of the Divine
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Presenter: Will Doran, Certified Anusara Teacher



Frequently Asked Questions

What is Samudra Shakti ONLINE?

With Samudra Shakti ONLINE, we continue the collaboration, expand the connection, and deepen the learning of Anusara methodology and philosophy. Samudra Shakti ONLINE is open to everyone. Our live online gatherings are free. Furthermore, you may earn Yoga Alliance CEU’s if the Presenter is a YACEP (Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider).


How did the idea for Samudra Shakti ONLINE originate?

In Fall 2019, our USA Anusara teachers’ gathering in Estes Park, CO was shakti-filled. With a desire to keep the energy alive, Samudra Shakti ONLINE was born.

Who coordinates Samudra Shakti ONLINE?

Our monthly live ONLINE event is coordinated by Certified Anusara teachers in the USA Region who volunteer their time and talents:
 Lisa Long
– Madhuri Martin
– Deborah Payne.

How do I present for Samudra Shakti ONLINE?

We are interested in dynamic and diverse presentations from our licensed teachers and subject matter specialists. We believe everyone has something valuable to offer our community. Please apply to present, today. When you fill out and submit the online application, you will automatically receive additional information about presenting via email. We are here to help you feel comfortable presenting!

What types of topics may I present for Samudra Shakti ONLINE?

You may present any topic related to Anusara methodology and philosophy. Also, feel welcome to lead an Anusara practice.