Women’s health is an area that often gets brushed over in yoga with a few poses often featured as cure alls. This intricate system of yoga can have a powerful effect on supporting hormonal balance and fertility when approached from an individualized perspective with the phases of the cycle in mind.
This 25-hour online yoga training examines the physiology of the female reproductive cycle from both a Western and Chinese medicine perspective. In this course we’ll dig into specifics on how to individualize the practice to support a variety of different female reproductive and hormonal issues as well as look at how to adjust the practice for different phases of the cycle.
We’ll decode specific strategies to support women trying to get pregnant including specifics on working with women using IVF and strategies to help prevent miscarriages; we’ll also briefly talk on male infertility. We’ll also look at the most common female reproductive issues including: polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, fibroids, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), dysmenorrhea (painful periods), amenorrhea (absence of periods) and menopause.
In-line with the current educational industry standards under COVID-19, this training is being offered in an online format.
Who is This Training For?
For teachers dedicated to a higher standard of learning looking to deepen their knowledge.
The Women’s Health Yoga Teacher Training is a 25-hour advanced online training for active yoga teachers, physicians, healthcare providers and those who are interested in learning more about this invaluable curriculum. To fully benefit from this training, we recommend that anyone considering to enroll is actively working with students and clients within a yoga or therapeutic setting.
Yoga Medicine® believes that an experienced yoga teacher can be a benefit in conjunction with the healthcare network; and with our credentials, your students will know that their yoga teacher is well trained with a wide range of experience. Yoga Medicine® trains our community of teachers to understand the body and the therapeutic approaches within a yoga practice so that they can build a personalized practice to the individual across any yoga style or level of wellness.
This training has four sections – each section is composed of pre-recorded lectures, asana practices, review and homework to integrate the information.
We also have a scheduled Q&A call for each section every week to keep you on track. If you’re unable to join the Q&A calls, you can post your questions online and watch the recording within the online portal whenever you like.
Live Q&A Schedule (subject to change):
- – Section 1: Thursday, August 5th at 4pm PST
- – Section 2: Thursday, August 12th at 4pm PST
- – Section 3: Wednesday, August 18th at 4pm PST
- – Section 4: Thursday, August 26th at 4pm PST
With the new academic system we’ve implemented this year, this yoga teacher training will run live from August 1-31, 2021 during the Summer Quarter – and we would love for you to complete this live training with us during this timeframe if it works with your schedule. It is our hope that having a Summer Quarter in place will give our yoga teacher training program a more academic feel and provide a more realistic timeline to complete your trainings with continuous support from Yoga Medicine along the way.
We created this online training to be flexible with your schedule so you can complete it at your own pace. The full training will become available on August 1st and there is no deadline by which you need to complete the training as you’ll have unlimited access to the training materials even after completion. Most of all we are committed to bringing you the highest quality of education by our incredible teachers to your door.
This yoga teacher training will count as 25 ‘in-person/contact’ hours towards your 500-hour/1000-hour Yoga Medicine certification. Directly following the yoga teacher training you will be invited to take an online exam to receive your certificate of completion and training hours. These hours will still be recognized by Yoga Alliance as well, click here to read more about their 2021 Online Teaching Exemption.
The 25-hour Women’s Health Yoga Teacher Training will discuss how the application of lifestyle modifications, meditation, and yoga can be used as tools to support the different facets of women’s health.
Here are the main topics that we will cover during the Women’s Health Yoga Teacher Training:
- Individualizing yoga practices to help balance female hormones
- How to use yoga to support different phases of the female reproductive cycle
- Using yoga to support fertility
- Yoga practices to support the phases of IVF
- Using yoga to help prevent miscarriages
- Yoga tactics to support PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, PMS, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, heavy periods
- How yoga practices can help minimize menopausal symptoms
Meet Your Instructor
Tiffany Cruikshank, L.AC., MAOM
An international yoga teacher, author, and wellness expert, Tiffany is known as a teacher’s teacher who has written for and graced the cover of many prominent publications.
Tiffany Cruikshank is the founder of Yoga Medicine and has been teaching for about 25 years. She has a premed Bachelors degree in Medicinal Plant Biology and a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a specialty in Sports Medicine and Orthopedics.
Tiffany began leading informal teacher trainings out of her home to local teachers in her area in 2003 and began leading Yoga Alliance approved 200-hour teacher trainings in 2008 and Yoga Alliance approved 500-hour teacher trainings in 2009 as TiffanyYoga. Her teaching methods combine the western knowledge of the body (anatomy, kinesiology & physiology) with the eastern tradition of yoga.
Payment & Cancellation/Refund Policy
A full payment of $625 USD will secure your spot in this online training. Please return to the Pricing section to register!
The tuition payment is non-refundable and non-transferable after you have made your final payment and received access to this training’s online portal/materials. We cannot make any exceptions regardless of the circumstance. We appreciate your understanding.
- – Enrollment in the online training
- – A digital training manual
Apply This Training Towards a 500-Hour Certification
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be enrolled in the Yoga Medicine 500-Hour program to attend this Yoga Teacher Training?
No. This yoga teacher training is designed for yoga teachers, physicians, healthcare providers and those who are interested in learning more about this invaluable curriculum. If you have a consistent yoga practice and a desire to learn more, then we would love to have you join!
If you are new to Yoga Medicine and would like to join the 500-hour program, then please complete the online application. Upon successful completion of this online training, the 25 hours would automatically be applied towards your 500-hour. Details on the 500-hour program can be found here.
How do I prepare for and access the online training?
If you have not taken a Chinese Medicine Module or Immersion previously, it is recommended to read and know chapters 1 and 2 of the book, Voices of Qi, prior to attending.
When you register for this training, you will also receive complimentary access to the following online courses: Conducting a Therapeutic Evaluation and Recognizing Red Flags in a Therapeutic Yoga Setting – reviewing these courses will also help you prepare for this training.
After registering for this training, you will receive a confirmation email with more details on general information, training materials needed, and instructions on how to access your online training.
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