DANCEmandala Facilitator AND Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

Sep – Oct 2023

Part 1

DANCEmandala Facilitator Training

Learn to facilitate the DANCEmandala while exploring and immersing in this practice for yourself. This course includes the study of the core foundation and methodology of DANCEmandala including body pathway maps of practice, somatic awareness movement practices, basic anatomy, trauma sensitivity awareness, moving meditation facilitation skills, space holder awareness, music selection strategies, writing and planning a session, and practicum.

This course provides many gateways for you to move toward wellness, presence and transformational leadership.

Part 2

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training (CE 50-hour)

Experience the benefits and learn how to practice restorative yoga. Explore the key principles and methodology of this yoga style. Learn how to hold a mindful and well-facilitated space. Gain awareness and understanding of trauma sensitivity, and how to make adjustments to meet student’s needs. Create, plan, and practice teaching a restorative yoga class to others. This training blends seamlessly with the DANCEmandala Facilitator Training.

This course meets CE hours of professional development as registered with the Yoga Alliance. Click here for more details

This 2 in 1 program is designed to give you the experience and the understanding required to be able to facilitate DANCEmandala and teach the Yoga of Rest. If you are interested in wellness, in developing somatic awareness and well-being through dance, intuitive movement, creativity, meditation, and deep rest. This program is for you.

Ready to step into a leadership role? Get in touch for an application interview with Areeradh.

Program Outline

This is intensive training offered in 2 parts, online and in-person. In the program, you will experience, learn, explore, and practice facilitating DANCEmandala and the Yoga of Rest (restorative yoga)

These two courses blend seamlessly as both practices lend support to each other. Once successfully completed the program, you will be ready and able to teach both the DANCEmandala and restorative yoga, each as a stand-alone class as well as offer it as part of a whole experience for your students.

This program connects you to the DANCEmandala global community. Receive 12 months of complimentary membership to the school’s portal to access online schedules, recordings, and live-stream practice.

This offer will be available to you as soon as you enrol in this training. See details of the portal Click here

Program Dates

Online/September 2023

Live training meetings on Zoom

  • Tuesday 5, 12, 19, 26 Sep. 11:00 am-12:30 pm GMT
  • Wednesday 6, 13, 20, 27 Sep. 7 pm-8:30 pm GMT

Residential/October 2023

In-person intensive training in Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • 8-23 October

Accommodation and all meals are included. Your accommodation is in a comfortable bed in a shared room. Our caterer offers healthy, clean Thai vegetarian food with vegan options.


63,800 Thai Baht (€1680)*

This fee includes online tuition and all-inclusive residential training Oct 8th-23rd. Accommodation is in a shared room plus 3 meals/day.

Full payment is to be paid 6 weeks before the start of the training. Payment plans and local rates for residents of Chiang Mai are available.

* Flights not included.

Payment plan, local rate, and work exchange

A payment plan is available in 3 monthly installments from June to September. Please get in touch asap if you wish to benefit from this offer. There is no extra cost.

Cost for local. Tuition fees only can be offered to residents of Chiang Mai. Please get in touch as there will be only a few spaces for this option.

Registration and Payment

Please arrange a consultation meeting with Areeradh via Zoom before you enroll in the training. Click here to send an email.


Upon completing this program, you will be awarded a certification from the DANCEmandala School for Movement Meditation, be qualified to facilitate DANCEmandala, and be eligible to get insurance coverage from Westminster Insurance for Professional Indemnity and Public Liability. To find out more Click here 

Areeradh’s dance training is epic and life-changing!! I never knew I could be so in tune with myself and high on life. Highly HIGHLY recommend this for anyone wanting to experience themselves and life in a much more present & connected way and heal parts of you that you didn’t even know needed healing… A true journey back to wholeness and self 💖💖💖💖💖 you’ll be so happy you did. 
Heidi Rea


There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.

Martha Graham

Meet the team


Jo-lynne Oliver

Jo-lynne Oliver

Course Assistant

Jo completed her DANCEmandala Training in January 2023 and returning again this time to assist with the program and taking the opportunity to go deeper with the practice. Jo will be offering her support and mentorship for participants where needed.

Jo is a pediatric sleep consultant & maternity nurse. She specialises in healing newborns who had a hard start in life & helping the parents (usually the mother) cope with the big changes motherhood brings with all its beauty and challenges. With her recent experience of participating in the level 1 training, her great sensitivity, and her easy-going and caring nature, Jo is a great member of our team here to welcome and support you.

“Dance Mandala has been my life raft. In my darkest hours dance mandala gave me light. I feel so passionate about this movement meditation and am forever grateful to Areeradh for sharing this wisdom with us to pass on.” ~ Jo-Lynne

Johnny Dolye

Johnny Dolye

Guest Presenter - Living Anatomy

Johnny is one of the experienced facilitators. He has twice participated in level 2 training and taught anatomy workshops in previous training programs. Johnny has been a regular practitioner both as a dancer and facilitator of DANCEmandala for many years. He will bring his vast knowledge and expertise in anatomy and movement by teaching a workshop he calls Living Anatomy for dancers in the program. 

“Dance remains my fundamental means of self-exploration and self-expression, I also enjoy travel, hiking, cross-country skiing, and working out at the gym. I regularly practice yoga and Tai Chi, am an enthusiastic golfer, ice skater, and hockey fan. I taught Clinical Anatomy in San Francisco from 2008-2015 and now teach Living Anatomy for dancers and other movers through the Yoga Tree Studio in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and love sharing an integrative and experiential approach to knowing the body!” ~ Johnny

Areeradh K Tri-siddha

Areeradh K Tri-siddha

Course Teacher

Areeradh is a longtime experienced yoga teacher and transformational movement facilitator. She received her formal yoga teacher training at Triyoga UK in 2007. Since then, Areeradh has practiced and studied with many great teachers where she gained knowledge and experience in Hatha yoga, Iyengar yoga, Restorative style yoga, Qi-Gong, EFT tapping method, Biodanza, Feldenkrais method, somatic movement, Anapanasati breath awareness, Insight meditation, and Ayurveda. Areeradh blends these methods into her regular practice and daily life along with her ongoing research and studies of kirtan, creative voice, and art expression.

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Areeradh facilitates self-awakening, inner discovery through movement meditation, dance, creativity, intuitive rituals, and well-being experiences for her students. Her teachings are founded on the wisdom of yoga, Buddha’s Dhamma, Eastern philosophy, sacred femininity, and earth wisdom. Her methods incorporate somatic healing movement, stillness, mindfulness, creative expression, music, sacred space, mantra, breath, voice, and whole-person well-being. Her yoga style focuses on alignment, insight contemplation, deep relaxation, and re-awakening of the body-mind-spirit connection.