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yogax WORKSHOPS

TRAUMA-INFORMED YOGA FOR TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONALS

December 7, 2019

Yoga teachers and healthcare professionals learn the principles of trauma-informed yoga (TIY),  compassionate and science-informed yoga adapted to support the unique needs of individuals working to overcome the manifestations of trauma in  body, emotions, mind, and relationships.

Last taught October 19, 2019

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YOGA FOR INSPIRED AND INSPIRING LEADERSHIP

January 24, 2020

In this 2.5-hour workshop explore the concept of integrative leadership through the practice and philosophy of yoga's ancient and modern wisdom and neuroscience foundations.  This workshop is designed for leaders and those who work with leaders to encourage sustainable and optimally healthful work environments.  

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ADAPTIVE HOLISTIC YOGA

Coming again in Spring 2020

Learn the theory and psychology underlying the principles of how to make yoga accessible through adaptive holistic yoga.  Learn to use props to help your students find physical practices appropriate for their body; apply breathing practices that honor students’ energetic and emotional needs; develop imagery practices that help students better understand the fluctuations of their minds.

Last taught September 14, 2019

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YOGA FOR  STUDENTS

Coming again in Spring 2020

Learn about holistic self-care and how to create a sense of belonging in your community on campus through the practice of holistic, integrated yoga.  Learn how to use self-compassion and a variety of yoga strategies during your transition into and through college, graduate school, medical school, and other academic adventures.

Last taught May 18, 2019

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THE EIGHT LIMBS OF YOGA

December 14, 2019

Learn about the eight limbs of yoga to move beyond the physical practice.  Acquire tools as wide-ranging as mindful and ethical lifestyle choices, disciplined commitment, physical movement and form, breathing awareness and exercises, as well as moving inward in concentration and meditation. Apply these principles directly to your self and your clients in this experientially based workshop.

YOGA FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

January 25, 2020

Learn how to use yoga psychology to better understand your yoga students or mental health clients and to use yoga-and mindfulness-based strategies to support their resilience, mental health, and emotional well-being.  Also explore how you can apply these principles to your own self-care andwellness.

Last taught June 1, 2019

YOGA FOR CHRONIC PAIN

April 18, 2020

In the 6-hour Chronic Pain workshop for yoga teachers and healthcare professionals, we will discuss the latest scientific understanding of chronic pain, provide a yogic conceptualization of chronic pain, and explore yogic techniques to reduce pain, foster a healthy nervous system, and enhance wellness and resilience. Participants will learn scientific underpinning of chronic pain and evidence-based yogic practices that can decrease pain sensitivity.

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YOGA FOR VETERANS 

Coming new in Spring 2020

Explore considerations for working with this population. Adaptations and modifications for trauma and physical impairment, along with systemic barriers to implementing Veteran yoga classes within the VA and other hospital settings.

FOUNDATIONS:

THE GUNAS AND NEUROSCIENCE 

January 23, 2020

In this 2-hour overview, learn about the the neuroscience of what ancient yogis already new about human nature and the mind-body-heart connections.  Leave having experienced a nervous system reset and having acquired new knowledge about how to adapt resiliently to life challenges.  This a heavily experientially based workshop that includes a full yoga practice..

APPLIED ADAPTIVE HOLISTIC YOGA

February 1, 2020

Apply the skills of adapting posture practices, breathing, concentration, and meditation to the individual needs and presentations of each student. Practice and apply practical skills in this highly experiential and exploratory settings, with direct observation and feedback from the instructors.

This workshop is for teachers, health professionals, and prior participants of the Adaptive Holistic Yoga Workshop.

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THE FOUNDATIONS OF YOGA

Coming again in Spring 2020

Learn about the yoga sutras and the eight limbs of yoga to understand yoga's deeper practices (beyond physical movement).  Explore the complex layers of self as identified in yoga wisdom, and gain thorough understanding of how yogic practices affect body, emotion, mind, relationships, and spirit. learn about the neuroscience that undergirds these ancient wisdoms.

last taught September 15, 2019

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