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ADVANCED STUDIES COURSE IN YOGA THERAPEUTICS: Learning To Heal

This 3-module therapeutics course is open to teachers and students who are interested in broadening their scope of practice.  The first 6-weekend Module—“Seeing Human Structure”—focuses on symmetry and asymmetry, sensing and feeling, anatomy and pathology.  This program will prepare you to see and understand the body in order to better work with your own, and others’, therapeutic needs.  In a dynamic and nurturing environment, teachers and students will learn alongside and from one another.

If you are interested in signing up for the modules, or any individual workshops, please complete our application here.

All students welcome but If you are not sure this program is for you, please contact us!

MODULE 2: “The Breathing Body And The Private Client: Working With Individuals Throughout All Stages Of Life”

  • September 21 & 22, 2019 – Teaching Privates with Deborah Wolk & Mimi Rosetti
  • October 26 & 27, 2019 – Teaching the Geriatric Student with Laura Staton
  • November 9 & 10, 2019 – Teaching Restorative and Pranayama with Eve Holbrook
  • December 14 & 15, 2019 – An Investigation of the Vagus Nerve with Julie Brandwein
  • January 18 & 19, 2020 –  Respiratory System, Diaphragms & Qualities of the Nervous System with Rachel Lynch-John
  • February 29 & March 1, 2020 – Yoga Scoliosis and The Nervous System with Deborah Wolk

PRICING:

Full Weekend–4 session workshop: $265 in advance
Full weekend–5 session workshop: $310 in advance
Full Module–6 weekends Sept-Feb: $1400 in advance
Full Module–6 weekends Sept-Feb with payment plan: $200 non-refundable deposit + 4 payments of $325 = $1500

Please ~ Register in Advance!

For cancellations up to 7 days before the class, we will refund full amount paid less a 20% administration fee. However, no refunds for cancellations made within 7 days of the event.
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Our last two sessions from Module I:

“Embodying The Essence Of The Skeletal And Ligamentous Systems” with Rachel Lynch-John

In these two workshops we will look at how we can develop clarity of action and thought, through an embodiment of the skeletal and ligamentous systems, exploring the qualities of being that arise out of these two systems combined. As we define the skeletal and ligamentous structures and functions, the potential for greater comfort and ease of movement in our body and practice can evolve.

Part 1: April 26, 27, & 28, 2019 • Friday 5–8pm / Saturday 9am–12pm & 2-6pm / Sunday 9am-12:15pm & 1:45–3:30pm
$310 In Advance

Part 1: Exploring the Skeletal Structure and Dynamics of the Lower and Upper Limbs to Find Support and Ease for the Spine.

In this workshop we will examine pathways within the limbs, to better understand the relationships from the foot to the pelvis and from the hand to shoulder girdle and ribs. We will develop and refine ways in which to direct our limbs, as we move into and out of an asana, and within our daily activities.

As we begin to understand how our limbs function, we can start to unravel old patterns and habits that may be causing us discomfort or pain and to reeducate our selves to facilitate a more finely tuned and easeful way of being.

Part 2: May 4 & 5, 2019 • Saturday 9am–12pm & 2-6pm / Sunday 9am-12:15pm & 1:45–3:30pm
$265 In Advance

Part 2: Exploring the Skeletal Structure and Dynamics of the Spine.

Axial Skeleton: (from the head to tail)

In this workshop participants will examine the structure of the spine and its curves: cervical, thoracic, lumbar. The structure of the vertebra, vertebral discs, sacrum, coccyx, atlas, axis, hyoid and the ligaments of the spine.

The two workshops will culminate in an experiential exploration of the skeletal and ligamentous systems in movement. Finding ways to utilize this knowledge to enhance the ability to see and sense discord in the body, and to develop tools to help discern how to approach issues that present themselves, allowing for each asana and practice to evolve in a way that is helpful, healing and supportive to each individuals needs.

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