2019 TRAINING DATES:
9/28-9/29 – Yoga and Ayurveda*
10/25-10/27 – Yin Yoga for Therapeutic Essentials**
11/16-11/17 – Yoga for Nervous System Imbalances and Chronic Pain*
2020 TRAINING DATES
1/18-1/19 – Musculoskeletal Assessment Part I (Upper Body)*
2/29-3/1 – Musculoskeletal Assessment Part II (Lower Body)*
TBA- Advanced Pranayama (8 Hours – 9AM-5PM)
TBA- Meditation Techniques for Health and Wellbeing (8 Hours – 9AM-5PM)
*Training will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 9AM-5PM for 16 Hour Modules.
**Training will be held on Friday night from 6:30-8:30PM; Saturday and Sunday from 9:00AM-5:15PM for 18.5 Hour Modules
CORE MODULE DESCRIPTIONS:
The Art of Assisting, Asana and Sequencing
In this module, attendees will learn to lead multi-level classes using various techniques; learn IAYT approved assisting techniques and how to sequence for specific populations, themes and series classes. Teachers will have an opportunity to practice creative sequencing with discussions to reinforce material and help create their own series classes and themes.
This module will further explore pranayama deepening the attendees understanding of pranayama. Participants will study and define specific practices and the best pranayama to address specific needs.
Meditation Techniques for Health and Wellbeing
In this training attendees will study various meditation techniques; and, identify those that are best suited to address specific needs. Trainees will leave this training prepared to teach meditation practices that will benefit students based on their specific needs.
Musculoskeletal Assessment and Application, Part I
In this training, attendees will learn to identify and assess skeletal imbalances in the upper body and define yoga applications to address them. This training is beneficial to Yoga and Fitness instructors that want to dive deeper into anatomy and learn the postures to help correct imbalances.
Musculoskeletal Assessment and Application, Part II
In this training, attendees will learn to identify and assess skeletal imbalances in the lower body and define yoga applications to address them. This training is beneficial to Yoga and Fitness instructors that want to dive deeper into anatomy and learn the postures to help correct imbalances.
Restorative Yoga for Therapeutic Essentials
In this training, attendees will learn posture, pranayama and meditative techniques that are suited for a Restorative practice. You will learn therapeutic essentials for a Restorative practice, as well as chakra and dosha balancing restorative practices. We will cover the props used in Restorative practices and the proper use of them to attain maximum benefit. Teachers will leave with enough knowledge to begin confidently teaching Restorative Yoga.
Study of Ancient Texts
Attendees will read specific ancient text(s); discuss the text in a study group setting, deepening your understanding of the texts of yoga.
Yin Yoga for Therapeutic Essentials
Yin yoga is known as “the quiet practice”. It is well known for its beneficial therapeutic applications, accessing deeper layers of facia; reducing stress in the body and mind. In this training, we will study the practice and how it can be individually tailored to address specific conditions and needs, as well as the proper use of props in a Yin Yoga class.
Yoga and Ayurveda
Ayurveda which means “science of life” is the ancient art and science of keeping the mind and body balanced and healthy. Yoga and Ayurveda are complementary practices offering transformative tools for better health and balance. Combination of the two practices will integrate the health system of Ayurveda with the lifestyle of a Yoga practice for maximum health and life benefits. Attendees will also learn Yoga practices for balancing dosha imbalances and maintaining balanced doshas.
Yoga for Nervous System Imbalances and Chronic Pain
In this module, we will study practices for those that want to lessen their dependence on medications, while finding relief from chronic pain. Attendees will learn to experiment with dual-modality applications to address various imbalances and pain.
Yoga for Trauma and PTSD
Studies show that Yoga is an excellent complimentary practice for chronic PTSD. Attendees will learn to teach a highly specialized class for those that have suffered trauma and suffer from PTSD. Insight into the different types of trauma will be reviewed as well as protocols to teach to this sensitive segment of the population. This training will include teaching Yoga to veterans who suffer from PTSD and Trauma.
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