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Shakti Movement Medicine Training 

an immersive experience on the positive effects of sacred female energy and embodiment

Are you craving to be in a sacred feminine space?​

The Shakti Movement Medicine Training program is a trauma informed, 5 month immersive experience on the positive effects of sacred female energy and embodiment. This hybrid course is taught by the founder of Erotic Movement Arts, Rie Katagiri.  

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

Join us for the full Shakti Movement Medicine training program or choose just Module 1 to see if the full program is right for you.

Some topics covered in Shakti Movement Medicine Training:

  • Erotic movement education (EMA) from teens to post-menopause, our body's wisdom is front and center

  • 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


(Pre-requisite to qualify for teacher training, does not include the Teacher Training practicum or certification)

2023 SMMT Course Modules:

Module 1 :  March 10, 11, 12 2023 - Igniting Our Sacred Fire 

Times: FRIDAY, 4p - 7p, SATURDAY, 10a - 5p, SUNDAY, 10a - 5p online only

SMMT Introduction. Opening circle, discussion and practices on what is spiritual embodiment, sensual wellness, why does my erotic nature matter, and begin to identify the gatekeepers who block your path of moving Qi (vital life force).

(Note: You may sign up for this module and take it on its own without continuing through the whole SMMT program if you wish!)

Module 2 : April 15 & 16 - Somatic Medicine for Our Time

Times: 9a-5p both SATURDAY & SUNDAY / On Zoom

We are sensual by nature, it is time to live, work, activate and love with our WHOLE self. Understanding the foundations of anatomy, Qi, nervous system and fascia

Module 3 : May 27 & 28 - Union with Shakti

Times: 9a-5p both SATURDAY & SUNDAY / In-person & On Zoom

Embodying the power of the Goddess through dance, devotion and mystery

Module 4 : June 24 & 25 - Mapping your Erotic Nature 

Times: 9a-5p both SATURDAY & SUNDAY / In-person & On Zoom

Claim your pleasure and erotic energy because it is vital for living our fullness, depth and power as women.

Module 5 : July 21, 22 & 23 - Voice, Receptivity, Pleasure

Times: FRIDAY, 4-7, SATURDAY, 10a - 5p, SUNDAY, 10a - 5p / In-person or On Zoom

Freeing your unadulterated self expression through sound and sacred speech. We will also hold our SMMT Closing Ceremony this weekend.

Please note these hours are Los Angeles Time (PST)

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

  • Livestream courses (with in-person study available for those located in LA)

  • Self Study Videos

  • PDF of lesson points and worksheets

  • Q + A: Group zoom with Rie


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.​

++You will be participating in sharing, 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 Module 1 only but you will not be able to jump into the teacher training program unless you have completed all 5 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 whole program. If you sign up for singular modules, you will have 60 days to complete the course.​

++Continued Ed for EMA teachers + SMMT Alumni receive 75% off - write to us if interested

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