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Integrate Ayurveda, Polarity, and Marma Therapy into Your Life and Practice Santa Fe, New Mexico 2020 - 2021

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Photo: Polarity Therapy with Amadea Morningstar & Sarah McDaniel Valencia

Ayurveda teaches that a healthy flow of prana is essential for healing balance within the body, mind, and senses. Polarity Therapy can restore this healing pranic flow with touch and breath. Marma therapy pinpoints specific areas for healing. Integrate all three - Ayurveda,  Polarity and Marma Therapy - into your work as a massage therapist, Ayurvedic Practitioner, nurse, DOM/acupuncturist, chiropractor, or health tech.

Join Amadea Morningstar and Sarah McDaniel Valencia
for Ayurveda, Polarity Therapy, and Marma trainings
in Santa Fe in 2020 and 2021.

Polarity Therapy is a potent prana medicine for these times.

Empower yourself with holistic nature-based techniques in bodywork, nutrition, communication, and movement. Integrate Polarity Therapy into your healing work and life.

Work at your own pace! This on site AND on line program has a strong 5 Element Focus, working directly with the lineage of teachings from Dr. Randolph Stone, founder of the practice. Harmonize with nature as you learn dynamic healing practices.




Study Option

Full Five Element 

APP certification course



Single Element





Single Element

Bodywork weekend



A La Carte Course Offerings

Total hours 155 24 16 Varies, 5 - 10
Hours online 45  8 0 Varies, 5 - 10
Hours on site 80 16 16 0 at this time
Does this lead to certification as an APP?  



Yes, if you complete all 5 modules & requirements. No. It can be applied toward an APP, yet offers no certification on its own. It depends. These are APP required courses that can be applied toward an APP or studied on their own. Some courses may also offer CE credits.
Time to complete Up to 18 months 2 months 16 hours Depends on the course. Usually up to 1 year.
Cost $3,600 + tax $795 + tax $495 + tax Varies. $150 - $330/course


Deadline to Register for next course series: SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

Interested in single element bodywork intensive? $495 + tax
* Includes 16 hours in-person bodywork

Stay posted for affordable 5-hour online courses in Energetic Nutrition OR Stretching Postures.

Want to get started with some reading? The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy by Amadea Morningstar, $22.95

Sarah McDaniel Valencia, RPP, PTP, CWK, LMT #7447, has been practicing somatic bodywork and healing arts for 15+ years, with experience teaching a variety of subjects. She served as the director of the APP and RPP programs at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts, for three years, until 2015.

Amadea Morningstar, MA, RPE, RYT, author of The Ayurvedic Guide to Polarity Therapy, has taught nationally at Kripalu, Omega, other venues as well as internationally, including APP and RPP programs for the past 22 years. She actively integrates Polarity Therapy into her private practice and life as a powerful way to relieve stress and lift energy.

Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Sessions Offered On Site/in person in 2020 - 2021:

October 16 - 18, 2020

November 13 - 15, 2020

January 22 - 24, 2021

March 5 - 7, 2021

April 30 - May 2, 2021

(OPTION: Sign up for the full Five Elements training, or try our a la carte courses to start.)

Flow of the Hours On site:
5-8 pm Fridays (light supper provided)
9 am – 5:15 pm Saturdays (with lunch break on your own)
10 am – 4 pm Sundays (with potluck lunch)
(subject to change with notice)



Amadea and Sarah discuss The Power of Presence in our newest video.




A new Zoom Gathering with even more details and a special offer on February 27, 2019!


Watch this 20 minute video for more information about Polarity Therapy and our 2019 training offerings. (Correction: Amadea is an RYT, registered yoga teacher, yet not a yoga therapist.)


Please feel free to contact our registrar, Gwendolyn Henzi at

With respect,
Amadea Morningstar, RPE
& Sarah McDaniel Valencia, PTP
Ayurveda Polarity Therapy & Yoga Institute




APTYI Complete Schedule Listing at a Glance:

Ayurveda, Polarity & Marma Therapy Elemental trainings in Santa Fe, NM: 


October 16 - 18, 2020


November 13 - 15, 2020


January 22 - 24, 2021


March 5 - 7, 2021


April 30 - May 2, 2021


Ongoing Distance Learning:

NAMA PACE certified (CE course) Work with Menopause Skillfully

NAMA PACE certified (CE course) Energetic Nutrition tutorial

Stay tuned! We've shot 2 new Polarity courses, coming soon.


NEW Easy Healing Drinks launch: get your print copy  of Easy Healing Drinks through our website