Embody Love Movement® Facilitator Training

A 2-Part Training Course On How To Facilitate Embody Love Movement Workshops

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Become A Facilitator

We want our message and our LOVE to spread. And we know that LOVE grows stronger when it grows in numbers. If you feel called to our mission and vision, we encourage you to become a leader in this revolution by participating in our 2-Part Facilitator Training. During Part 1 of the certification, the 15-hour weekend training, is led by one of our Certified Facilitator-Trainers (CF-Ts), who will provide guidance and instruction on how to facilitate our inspirational programs and walk you through the process of delivering these workshops in your own space.  Our CF-Ts are dynamic and compassionate facilitators who will provide feedback to each trainee and leave you feeling inspired to create change in your community. This weekend training course is for any self-empowered woman who feels inspired to offer our curriculum to schools, camps, community centers, yoga studios, and other non-profit organizations. You will be trained by Embody Love Movement Founder, Dr. Melody Moore, during Part 2 of the certification. The training takes places in four 1-hour segments of an online training.



What is a Facilitator?

Facilitators are women who lovingly share Embody Love Movement’s revolutionary programs in studios, private practices, schools, camps, community centers and other non-profit organizations. The workshops that they facilitate focus on emotional expression, exposing media myths, changing the conversation from criticism to kindness, and recognizing self-worth and purpose.

How Facilitators Make a Difference:

This training provides participants with the curriculum and skills necessary to facilitate our transformative workshops and to inspire girls and women who participate in our programs to:

♥  Value who they are internally over their external appearance
♥  Be empowered to change the conversation from criticism to kindness
♥  Stop comparing themselves to a false idea of beauty and to others
♥  Find inspiration to embrace their purpose in the world


About The Training & Certification



Part I :: A Weekend Immersion of Empowerment and Skill Building

When you participate in a Facilitator Training you are getting more than just exposure to our curriculum. Our CF-Ts are trained to help you build up your own abilities around facilitation and all the intricacies of this critical work. Because our workshops call upon participants  to deepen their own understanding of self-image, self-love and self-acceptance, it is important that we do the same work with our facilitators. Our 15-hour training allows you to dive into the experience of an Embody Love Workshop and then walks you step-by-step through the key elements of facilitating the very work that you have just engaged in. You can expect the following during any of our Facilitator Trainings: 

♥   Participation in an Embody Love Workshop led by a CF-T
♥   The being and doing of facilitation: holding safe space
♥   Projection, transference, and shadow work in groups
♥   Using yoga as a tool to find and keep body acceptance
♥   Finding your voice and sharing your truth: story telling that heals
♥  The detriments of body shaming and comparison
♥   Teaching media literacy and demystifying standard of beauty
♥  Practice, practice, practice of facilitation through role play
♥  How to spread the LOVE and bring the revolution to your community

Part II :: Online Intensive

While exhilarating and empowering, facilitating can sometimes be tough. We get it. Holding space for girls and women can bump up against some of our own insecurities. 

The Online Intensive Facilitator Training will guide you into navigating your own relationship to your body, to your intentions, possibilities, and purpose. Being an advocate for positive body image requires doing the inner work toward self-love and self-acceptance. At its root, body image acceptance is self-acceptance. It requires self compassion, forgiveness, and presence. It requires an ability to hold others’ process and points along their process with empathy and understanding. It requires a sincere dedication to a personal practice of self-love.  This isn’t easy, and there is no perfecting it, but there are tools and resources that can support you.

This four part training includes a culmination of experience from Dr. Moore’s clinical psychology training and experience, yoga and embodiment studies, and spiritual practices. You will be given resources to inform your own continued path toward radical self-love, as well as to be an ally and advocate for others’ unfolding. You will be offered additional skills to navigate difficult conversations as a facilitator, and as a person in the world standing for the truth that everyone deserves dignity and respect. You will be taught meditations, cues, and interventions to support you in bringing yourself and those you teach, mentor, and serve into greater alignment and wholeness. This course is not only a body-image breakthrough, but a soul dive into the possibilities available to you when you stop valuing your external appearance and start experiencing yourself as essential.
 








Melody Moore, Founder Embody Love Movement





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Membership in the ELM Community

The training process welcomes you into the international team of Embody Love Movement Facilitators. We have found the support, and aligned values in this inclusive group fosters idea generation, problem solving, social impact, and a deep sense of community. Certified Facilitators enjoy a free subscription the first year to the Certified Facilitator Membership Program, ($195 annual member fee), which provides an abundance of resources for delivering the Embody Love programs, such as collateral, documents, continued education, a listing on our national facilitator directory, and your events/workshops listed on our national calendar of events.

Bringing ELM to Your Community:

Once you have participated in Facilitator Training, you will be able to start hosting workshops in your community. You will have the knowledge and skill set to offer various Embody Love Movement® Workshops Curriculum to various groups of individuals.  We want to empower you to draw in what feels right to you and, at the same time, give back to the organization so that we can continue to offer and deliver to the greater whole. Facilitators are also more than welcome to deliver workshops at no cost and volunteer their time. We hold no expectations regarding which path you choose for any given workshop. Our workshops are interactive and designed for specific age groups. Each workshop takes participants through an embodied journey that changes the way they see and treat themselves and each other.  Click one of the programs below to learn more about each workshop that you have the option of offering to your community. 



Register Now

Facilitator Trainings are limited to 20 participants. There will be plenty of individual instruction, Q&A time, and practice sessions with feedback. As an Embody Love Movement® Certified Facilitator, you will leave feeling empowered and prepared to take workshop programs into your community.  Who better than you, and when better than now?

Training costs are $395 for Part 1: Weekend in-person intensive, and $195 for Part 2: 4-hour online intensive.  To explore training locations and dates, please begin by clicking the button below and register for the event location of your choice.

April 16-18   

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Led by Cheryl Donnelly
East Seatuket, NY – Setauket Neighborhood House
Monday: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

May 11-13   

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Led by Minta Allred
Seattle, WA – Root Yoga Seattle
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

May 11-13

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Led by Alex Gandy
Dallas, TX – The Mat Studio Dallas
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

June 1-3  

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Led by Minta Allred
Washougal, WA | Portland Metro Area – The Yoga Barre
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Sunday: 9:15 am – 4:15 pm

June 1-3  

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Led by Cheryl Donnelly
Quakertown, PA – Moondog Yoga
Friday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

June 8-10 

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Led by Kristen Williams
Winston Salem,NC

June 22-24  

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Led by Jamie Hanson
San Clemente, CA
Friday: June 22: 7:15 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday: June 23: 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday: June 24: 12:30 am – 6:30 pm

August 3-5

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Led by  Melody Moore, Ph.D.
Valpraiso, IN – One
Friday: 6 pm – 9 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm
Sunday: 9 am – 4 pm

October 12-14

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Led by Melody Moore, Ph.D.
Louisville, CO – Yoga Junction
Friday: 5:00-8:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00am-3:00pm and 5:30-8:30pm
Sunday: 8-12pm and 1-3pm