Prana Regina Barrett, BS, MIA, ERYT, CYT

www.pranaheals.com  /  www.tantratolove.com   /  pranareginabarrett@gmail.com  /  207.632.6698

 

2016 Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioners Conference in Bristol, VT

Shared "Transforming Sex Abuse with Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy" workshop

2016 – Present Tantra Yoga & Qigong Educator (World Wide Workshops and Retreats) and Private Practice in Crestone and Salida, CO

Author of Lighter: Living Tantra, Tantra to Love™ Lifestyle Immersion & 60 hr. Educator Certification Program, Private Tantra Instruction for Couples, Yoga Therapy, Private Yoga, Qigong, Spiritual Counseling and Mentoring, Workshops and Retreats world wide

2007 – 2016 Tantra Yoga & Qigong Educator (World Wide Workshops and Retreats) and Private Practice in Portland, Maine

Author of Lighter: Living Tantra, Tantra to Love™ Lifestyle Immersion & 60 hr. Educator Certification Program, Private Tantra Instruction for Couples, Yoga Therapy, Private Yoga, Qigong, Spiritual Counseling and Mentoring, Workshops and Retreats world wide

Winters 2012 – 16  Yoga & Qigong Instructor and Yoga Therapist, Jakes Resort & Spa, Jamaica

Winter 2006 Yoga Business Consultant, Bocas Yoga, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Assisted in start up of new yoga studio (Bocas Yoga), while owner was away for a month. Provided life coaching to owner, facilitated studio set up & created first teaching schedule.

Winter 2006 Yoga Instructor, La Fluente del Futuro, Bocas del Toro, Panama

Provided weekly yoga classes for families in indigenous village, assisted Directors with organizational development & with English & art classes.

2005 – 2007 Private Practice & Yoga Instructor, Northampton, MA area

Same private services offered above. Taught at Shelburne Falls Yoga & Northampton Athletic Club (4 – 5 classes/week)

2004 – 2005 Therapeutic Yoga Instructor & Yoga Therapist, Boulder BodyWorks, Boulder, CO

Offered 5 classes per week including mixed level hatha, prenatal, Baby & me & restorative. Provided yoga therapy sessions to clients receiving physical rehab treatment at this clinic.

2003 – 2004 Yoga Instructor, Good Karma Garage, Nederland, CO
3 mixed level hatha classes per week

2002 – 2004 Private Practice, Nederland, CO
Life Coaching, Spiritual Counseling & Yoga Therapy

Winter 2003 (3 mos) Yoga Instructor, Bosque Encantada, Nosara Costa Rica
Offered my own daily a.m. mixed level hatha classes in this outdoor studio.

1999 – 2003 Owner & Director of Gaia Center for Transformational Healing, Conway, MA

Private Practice of Life Coaching, Spiritual Counseling and Yoga Therapy, offered daily mixed level hatha classes, hosted and facilitated a wide range of holistic health workshops & retreats, including priestess path apprenticeship, moon circles, sweat lodges, kirtan, JourneyDance & breathwork.

Tantra Workshops & Teacher Trainings

co facilitated with husband John Rene Berard, BS, MBA,CMT

Spring 2013 - Present  Tantra to Love™ Lifestyle Immersion Program & 60 hr. Educator Certification, Portland, Maine

Spring 2014  Lighter:Living Tantra Book Tour, various locations in New England

Mar 2011 – 2014  Tantra to Love™ Annual Retreat, Kripalu, Lenox, MA

Feb. 2014  Tantra to Love™ Workshop Series, Afya Yoga, Kingston, Jamaica

June 2013  Sponsored Teacher Ann Carroll, PhD:  Qigong is Meditation Gardens, Brunswick, Maine

May 2013  Tantra to Love™ Sacred Touch, Solstice Center,  Medway, MA

Oct. 2012 Interviewed for Ignite your Heart Transform your Relationship Telesummit, world wide

Summer 2012  Intro to Tantra to Love™ Workshops, Portland, Maine

May 2012 Tantra to Love™ Sacred Touch, Boston, MA

Jan. 2012  Tantra to Love™ Yoga Series, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

Nov. 2011  Tantric Partner Yoga, Boston, MA

Oct. 2011  Tantra Yoga, Northampton, MA

Sept. 2011  Hosted Fall Tantra Gathering:  What is Tantra Anyway?, Portland, Maine

June 2011  Tantric Partner Yoga, Northampton, MA

May 2011  Tantra Yoga, Boston, MA

May 2011 Tantra Sampler, Portland, MA

Feb 2011 Intro to Tantra Practices, Virtual Yoga and Meditation Conference, World-Wide

Feb 2011 Therapeutics~ Blend of Tantra Yoga, Qi Gong and PRYT, Portland, Maine

Dec 2010 Therapeutic Yoga & Qi Yoga Series, Portland, Maine

Fall 2010 Intro to Tantra, Spiritual HorizonsPortland, Maine

2010 Karma Sutra (yoga & energy movement flows), Portland, Maine

2010 Intro to Tantra (Sacred Sexuality) , Portland, Maine

Break due to relocation back to east coast & breast cancer healing

2004 Opening to Love, Solstice Institute, Boulder, CO

2004 Opening to Love, Northampton, MA

2004 Opening to Love, Dreamtime Festival, Paonia, CO

Sample List of Workshops Conducted

Prana has 30 years of workshop facilitation in holistic health & environmental education

  • Baby and Me Yoga (Postnatal and Baby Yoga)
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Recovery
  • Coming into Balance with Yoga and Qigong
  • Corporate Self Care Workshop: 10 Simple Ways to Work Effectively and Feel Great!
  • Emotional Healing
  • Gentle and Restorative Yoga
  • Law of Attraction
  • Meditation…Empty the Mind…Come into Stillness
  • Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Groups
  • Pranayama…Yoga of Breath
  • Prenatal Yoga
  • Qigong
  • Tantra Yoga
  • Therapeutic Benefits of Yoga for Injuries, Illness, Trauma, Immobility and/or Surgery Recovery
  • Yoga Assists with Therapeutic Elements for Yoga Instructors (YA CEUs)
  • Yoga for Healing Breast Cancer
  • Yoga for Strengthening your Center
  • Yoga Retreats (gentle and strenuous options, as well as tantra)

Festivals & Conferences

2016 Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioners Conference in Bristol, VT

Shared "Transforming Sex Abuse with Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy" workshop

2013  Burdock Gathering, Pittson, Maine

Intro to Tantra to Love™ & Qigong workshops

2008 – 2012 Dance New England Dance Camp, Poland, Maine and Ossippee, NH

Conducted Therapeutic Yoga Classes & gave private sessions

2008 & 2009 SpiritFire, secret location, NY

Conducted daily yoga classes & Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Workshop, as well as offered private sessions

2008 Belly & Womb Conference, Shutesbury, MA

Conducted Yoga for Strengthening your Center workshop

2004 & 2005 Dreamtime, Paonia, CO

Conducted yoga classes on Main Stage & Opening to the Love Tantra Workshop

 

Education & Training

2016   Radiant Lotus Women's Qigong Level II Teaching Certification Training

2011 – Present  Qigong Instruction and Mentoring with Ann Carroll, Qi gong & Taiji Master. Topsham, ME

2014 - Present  Private Voice Instruction with Hannah Ardenski, Empower Sound

2011 – PresentClassical Pilates Instruction, Springboard Pilates, Portland, ME & Laguna Madre Yoga, Meditation & Dance, South Padre Island, TX

Fall 2013  5 day Principle-Based Partner Yoga Assisting Training with Elysabeth Williamson

2000 – 2010  Tantra & Spiritual Counseling Mentoring with Sylvia Brallier

1997 – 2007  Tantra Yoga Instruction Mentoring, with Satya Gita Aune, Middleton, CA

2009  Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Recertification

2006 – 2009  Tantra, Couples Counseling & Spiritual Counseling Mentoring with Gabrielli Lachiara

2004 – 2007  Sangha Member of Eldorado Mtn. Ashram, Boulder, CO (“White” Tantra Yoga & Meditation practiced here)

2005  Tantric Massage with Steve and Lokita Carter

2004  Intro to Tantra with The Muirs

2004  Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy 650 hrs., Stockbridge, MA

2003  Interdisciplinary Yoga Instructor Certification 200hrs., Nosara Institute

1998 – 1999  Priestess Path Apprenticeship with Alisa Starkweather 

1996 Master in International Administration, School for International Training, Brattleboro, VT

1987 Bachelors of Science & Certification to Teach High School Biology, Umass, Amherst

 

Affiliations

2003 – Present Yoga Alliance

2011 – Present Various Tantra Educator Facebook Groups

2009 – Present Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Facebook  & Yahoo Group (International Yoga Therapists)

 

Media

Let's Talk About Sex podcast interview on The Adult Chair, 2017

A Tantric and Astrological Approach to Living in Balance, Web Talk Radio Interview, 2015

Queering Tantra:  Beyond Masculine and Feminine, Decolonizing Yoga, 2015

Tantra Meditation to Expand the Love in your Life, Mind Body Green, 2015

Deepening Intimacy and Connection with Tantra, Kripalu Thrive, 2015

Author of Lighter: Living Tantra, copyright 2014, Evolve Press, Portland, Maine

Five Lifestyle Practices for Creating a Thriving Relationship, Kripalu Thrive, 2014

Lighter. Living Tantra Book Blog, 2012 – present

Prana Heals When Technology Takes Over, Elephant Journal 2010

Tantra as a Safer Sex Practice, Loving More Magazine 2007 (printed version)

The Mind Body Connection: Are You Blocking Your Pathway to Success and Fulfillment, NE Holistic 2000 +/-