Through in-person and online trainings, Yoga Medicine® provides yoga teachers of all styles with a holistic learning environment to expand and apply their knowledge to create individualized therapeutic yoga practices. Yoga Medicine® teachers are trained to work within a variety of settings to provide individualized programs and group classes inspired by research and traditional practices to:
- Healthcare settings: to support both the doctors and healthcare providers as well as the patients
- Corporations and businesses: bringing the practice to your work for a more efficient workspace
- Athletic teams: providing cross training, performance enhancement, recovery support and injury prevention strategies
- Yoga studios: to provide the highest caliber of yoga specific offerings and teacher trainings
- Anyone interested in using a yoga practice to improve their quality of life
We believe bridging the gap between yoga and medical systems is a crucial therapeutic adjunct to modern healthcare.
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Monisha Bhanote, MD - 200hr YTT 2017, current 500hr YTT
I looked at a lot of programs before I decided on this training and the Yoga Medicine® training exceeded my expectations. It was the best decision I made and anyone would benefit from it! This program reviews anatomy at the level of some medical schools, in fact, I always joke that this program is the Ivy League of yoga trainings.
Sophie Tashkovski - 500hr YTT
There is no doubt that I become a better teacher with each training I attend. Yoga Medicine® trainings have fine tuned my understanding of anatomy, and helped me understand how to better support my individual clients. I’ve also learned so much about my own body and how to treat it with kindness. Yoga Medicine® trainings have changed my yoga perspective, now I can appreciate where I'm at on any given day and find ways to support whatever I need.
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By Agnes Erikson for Health Digest. Yoga is often associated with deep breathing and relaxation rather than lasting pain. Of course, we feel the discomfort when holding a one-legged tree pose, but it’s worth it by the end of our session when we clasp our hands together and murmur “namaste.” But if you feel pain in your butt that continues after your session, then you may be suffering from “yoga butt.” Ariele Foster, a physical therapist and yoga teacher based in Washington, D.C. tells Women’s Health what symptoms yoga butt is associated with. “This is most likely a burning, discomfort, cramping, or pinching high up in the hamstrings, close to the pelvis,” Foster explains. Of course, “yoga butt” is more of a casual nickname than true medical term. Jenni Tarma, a Yoga Medicine Therapeutic Specialist, explains to Healthline the real root of the pain. “Yoga butt, technically called proximal hamstring tendinopathy,