Inner Journey Program with Dawn 


A Unique Journey into the philosophy behind the Yoga Practice


and an exploration into the mysterious side of Yoga 



For Yoga Students, Teachers and Spiritual Aspirants

A 5-Month journey into the philosophy behind Yoga practices and an exploration of the mysterious side of Yoga. Taken from Dawn's experiences in Mystery School, in-depth study of Classical Yoga and her experience Somatic Visioning.

12 Sundays
1:00 - 5:00 pm
10/7 & 10/14 & 10/28
11/4 & 11/11
12/2 & 12/9 & 12/16
1/6 & 1/13 &1/20 &1/27


10/7 - Prakriti, Purusha, and the Gunas/The Koshas Part 1

10/14 - The Koshas Part 2

10/28 - Bhavas; The Spirit behind the poses

11/4 - The Yoga Sutras/Intro to 8 fold Path

11/11 - 8 fold Path part 2 

12/2 -  Klesas Part 1/ Dance with the shadow

12/9 - Klesas Part 2 /Authentic Movement

12/16 - Yoga Nidra/Breathwork/Candle Gazing

1/6 - Chakra System part 1 and Clairvoyancy Development

1/13 - Chakra System part 2 and Clairvoyancy Development

1/20 - Yoga of Relationships, Peacemaking, Discernment

1/27 - Closing Ceremony

*Each day will offer a Yoga Practice, so dress to practice

*bring a healthy snack to share

Course Investment:

Inner Journey Course: $1600**

**Payment Plans available - email for more information. A deposit of $200 will secure your spot in the training. No refunds** 

Unlimited Classes for the duration of the program are included in the course investment.

Continuing Education Credits available for registered teachers.

Additional study for Yoga Teaching Certification available upon request, email for more information and dates.


To register please email a letter of intent to Dawn Smelser at


Primary Teacher: Dawn Smelser

Dawn “MotherHeart” Smelser has been teaching Yoga for almost 20 years in the United States and has begun leading Internationally this year. She received her formal training in Yoga at The Yoga Institute in Mumbai, India, where she lived under the guidance of her Guru, Dr. Jayadeva Yogendraji from 1999-2000. She has since made another Pilgrimage to Varanasi India last year. Dawn was ordained Spiritual Healer by Divine Ministry in 2005, after 3 years of studying the esoteric yoga tradition, and opened MotherHeart Studio in 2012, where she trains Yoga Teachers. She publishes Rooted Magazine, dedicated to unearthing the traditional Roots of Yoga and lifting up modern day mystics and pilgrims.Her style of teaching is serious where it needs to be and playful where it is helpful to the teaching, but always authentic and from the heart. A student of West African Dance for many years, and once a member of a Travelling Carnival, Dawn loves to stir thingsup the Yoga practice every once in a while with dance and shaking.