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EMA Teacher Training
Shakti Movement Medicine


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career - changing teacher program


Immerse yourself into a life changing program.

The Erotic Movement Arts Foundation Teacher Training is where yoga, qigong, tantra, somatic bodywork and erotic dance comes together under one comprehensive training program. As an authorized EMA instructor you will have the tools to bring your integrated self into your life and work, to provide you with the knowledge and skills to teach your students and compassionately guide your clients how to BE in their bodies with pleasure, space and power.

It is a program for aspiring teachers, experienced teachers, and women who desire to facilitate sacred empowerment circles, classes, and coaching.

PROGRAM DATES: Spring 2024

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Shakti Movement Medicine Training Program

Not sure you want to add erotic movement arts instructor to your list of credentials? 

Choose to just enroll in the 4 Module Program that delivers all the juicy material without the teaching practicum.

The EMA Foundation Teacher Training delivers a solid foundation in the art of teaching this muti-disciplinary practice and is the first step to becoming an integrated EMA instructor as well as a freelance sensual embodiment teacher.

Join the 6 month Hybrid Teacher Training Program

that will give you the tools to teach a safe and empowering Erotic Movement Arts class.




Taught by EMA founder Rie Katagiri, this program teaches you how to instruct from your own authentic center without sacrificing your sensuality and full embodiment.
Learn how to share the positive effects of sensuality, pleasure, and female erotic energy

Your program will be rich, comprehensive and full of innovative ways to work somatically through:

  • Livestream courses

  • Self Study Videos

  • PDF of lesson points and worksheets

  • Q + A: Group zoom with Rie 


Some topics covered only in Teacher Training:

  • How to teach the signature EMA introductory class w/ ball work

  • Sacred movement sequences that open up pathways to the erotic 

  • How to offer a kind and generous class experience by slowing down

  • Goddess consciousness embodiment practices

  • How to design simple and beautiful pleasure-led choreography

  • Applied anatomy to support your students' body when they have physical challenges

  • How to facilitate a women’s healing circle 

  • Receive EMA advance classes, meditations and self care 



+You must attend and complete the *Shakti Movement Medicine Training (SMMT) before beginning your EMA Teacher Training.


+On application approval and completion of the full training, you will have the tools to teach a foundational EMA class.








Not sure if you want to be an EMA instructor but do want an immersive education on supporting yourself, students, and clients on the positive effects of sacred female energy and embodiment?  

The Shakti Movement Medicine Training program is an immersive experience on the positive effects of sacred female energy and embodiment.​ This Livestream course is taught by the founder of Erotic Movement Arts, Rie Katagiri.


Experience the next evolution in integrated female empowerment. Recommended for life coaches, therapists, yoga and movement instructors as well as women who wish to embody their work and art from a powerful and sensual place.


Join us for the full Shakti Movement Medicine training program or choose the modules you are interested in. 

Some topics covered in *Shakti Movement Medicine Training:

  • Sensuality and pleasure as a significant resource for healing anxiety, boredom, and lack of creativity

  • Unpacking the Erotic, why do we restrict ourselves from our most potent energy?

  • Freeing your power through opening your voice 

  • Who is Shakti and what does She have to do with our modern time? 

  • Female spiritual embodiment: why spirituality is essential to healing and maturing

  • Sustainability in long term relationships (ie. your changing body, partners and your work)

  • Functional anatomy to help chi and pleasure flow through your body life

  • Regular EMA, Qi Gong and Body Lab classes taught by Rie


(does not include the Teacher Training practicum or certification to teach EMA)

Module 1: OCTOBER 15,16,17, 22, 23, 24


Essential foundation to EMA. We will explore why pleasure and erotic energy is vital for reclaiming and authentically connecting to our fullness, depth and power as women.

Module 2: NOVEMBER 19,20,21    


devotion & female mystery through Goddess, dance and tantra $299 

Module 3: JANUARY 7,8,9 2022


a model for conscious embodiment $299

Module 4: FEBRUARY 4,5,6


freeing our erotic potential through anatomy, impulse and speaking truth $299

Hours: Fridays 5p-8p Saturdays 2p-6p Sundays 10a-2p Pacific Time

Your program will be rich, comprehensive and full of innovative ways to work somatically through:

  • Livestream courses

  • Self Study Videos

  • PDF of lesson points and worksheets

  • Q + A: Group zoom with Rie 



$1,300 for the Full SMM Program ($196 saving)

ATTENTION: this is NOT the FULL Teacher Training schedule, however SMMT is the prerequisite If you decide you would like to continue ontoTeacher Training, we will apply the cost towards the training.


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Request a payment plan. Upon application approval, we will send you instructions.

-->3 payments of $206 after $699 up front (incl. $17 service fee)



This training is a healing path, Rie and guest instructors will be holding space for each woman to meet and own their unique erotic center. With this specific energy flowing, we can tap into our authentic movement and voice and begin speaking from the heart+pelvis connection and therefore live and offer your gifts from a self-resourced and embodied place.

This program empowers women to empower themselves first.

++This is NOT an On-Demand training. You will be working with Rie via livestream each module in addition to self study with recordings.

++If  you have previously taken Union with Shakti as a workshop you can attend  again for free if you are in either trainings. Please write to us and we will give you a discount code.

++You will be participating in sharing and practice teaching group, partner work and receiving feedback that provides a path for learning and self discovery.

++Can't make it to every livestream? Catch up with the recordings and complete the exercises by the due dates for your certificate of completion.

++Not doing the certification track? You can attend any of the first 3 modules on their own but you will not be able to jump into the teacher training program unless you have completed all 4 modules of Shakti Movement Medicine first.

++You will receive a book and materials list upon application approval and tuition submission.

++Recordings will be available for 9 months for those who sign up and attend the who program. If you sign up for singular modules, you will have 30 days to complete the course.

++For Module 5, the intention is to train in-person but we cannot guarantee this at the moment due to the unpredictable nature of our health and safety guidelines in Los Angeles.

++Continued Ed for EMA teachers : $500 for the FULL program - write to us

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