Yoga Therapy Fundamentals Teacher Only Event
Yoga therapy is when postures and sequences are modified to accommodate individual needs along with a combination of breathing exercises and relaxation.
Experiental learning with therapy sequences, asana modifications, a study of the endocrine system and common conditions, joints, precautions, prohibitions, pranayama and meditation together with mindful movement.
Name of Course:
Yoga Therapy Teacher Only Event
This Teacher Only Event is for teachers interested in yoga therapy with its practical application.
Training is practically based with sequences and practical asana/pranayama yoga therapy throughout.
Cost: £70 /Early Bird £65
Asana and Therapy Breakdown:
Asanas and their benefits
Kriyas and Auric Sheaths
Kriya Cleansing and Auric Sheaths
Chakras and the Endocrine system
Chakras and a Mini-Glandular Journey
Precautions, Prohibitions and Modifications:
In relation to a number of common conditions
Mudras; Bandhas; Mandalas; Mantras and Yantras:
In relation to yoga therapy and healing potential
Mindfulness and Mindful Movement:
A modern approach to ancient wisdom
Breathing and Pranayama:
Meditation Practices and Benefits:
Students should bring a pen and notebook
Course notes will be provided
Mats/blocks are provided; students welcome to bring their own
Books for optional, further reading:
Restful Yoga for Stressful Times, Judith Hanson Lasater – Rodmell Press
Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha, Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar Yoga Publications
Yoga as Medicine, Timothy McCall – Bantham
Mindfulness, Mark Williams and Dany Penman - Piatkus
The Power of Breath, Swami Saradananda - dbp
Yogic Management of Common Diseases, Swami Karmananda - Bihar Yoga Publications
Yoga Anatomy, Leslie Kaminoff and Amy Matthews – Human Kinetics
The Human Body Made Simple, Eran Tamir – Churchill Livingston
Yoga Sequencing, Mark Stephens – North Atlantic Books
The Heart of Asana, Dr Kaustub Desikachar – Media Garuda
The Heart of Yoga, TKV Desikachar – Inner Traditional International
Yoga, The Spirit and Practice of Moving into Stillness, Erich Schiffman – Pocket Books
Asana Learning Deck, Mikelle Terson - Yoga Blossom
The New Book of Yoga – The Sivananda Yoga Centre
Insight Yoga, Sarah Powers – Shambhala
Yogic Management of Ashtma and Diabetes, Dr Swama Shankardevananda – Bihar Publications
Yoga and Cardiovascular Management, Swama Satyananda Saraswati – Bihar Publications
Yoga & Ayurveda, Self-Healing and Self-Realization, David Frawley – Lotus
The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies, Vasant Lad – Piatkkus
Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Swami Muktibohananda - Bihar Yoga Publications
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali , Sri Swami Satchidananda – Integral Yoga Publications – many versions of Patanjali available
The Upanishads - Penguin Classics
The Bhagavad Gita, a guide to navigating the battle of life, Ravi Ravinda or Stoler Miller, numerous versions inc Penguin Classics)
Awakening the Spine, Vanda Scaravelli
Students will be invited to complete observational diaries at home.
This is a practically orientated programme with immersion in poses, sequences, pranayama and relaxation to benefit the whole body/mind.
Exploration of yoga therapy through teaching, questions and answers, experiential learning.
Opportunity to lead yoga therapy poses, sequences for the students.
- Cover aspects of yoga therapy, including common conditions and yoga therapy care.
- Learn how to bring the body/mind to balance in the yoga class and beyond, including everyday life safeguarding health through a modern approach to ancient, healing wisdom.
- Experience yoga and yoga therapy healthcare sequences together with yoga modifications, breathwork and relaxation.
- Be confident to incorporate what you learn into your yoga, your yoga teaching and everyday life to facilitate gradual improvement in your own and students’ health.
Full payment at the time of booking is required to secure your place.
Places are limited to a maximum of 10 per course.
Refund Policy Guidelines:
Students may attend on another day/course, subject to space and availability.
If the course were to be cancelled, a full refund including deposit would be given.
Otherwise a refund will be given up to 30 days before the start date.