The Biology of Anxiety & Sensitivity Tips for Yoga Teachers

Watch this FREE 45-minute seminar with Dr. Diane Malaspina to learn the science behind how nature and nurture shape our unique fear psychology and stress response, and discover powerful ways to establish safety in the classroom.

Ready for more? Join us for the 55hr Online Mental Health & Wellness Training!

Many yoga practitioners seek out yoga to relieve the effects of stress on both body and mind as well as to find support in managing symptoms of anxiety, depression, and other emotions. This intensive yoga teacher training begins with a deeper look at the biological and environmental factors that make us ‘the way we are’.

In this advanced 55hr online training, you will get an in-depth look at the science and therapeutic theory behind psychological health and wellness, interactive exercises and case studies to integrate the material, and the application of yoga and related approaches to work with, and to troubleshoot, a variety of mental wellness ailments that may arise with yoga students and private clients.

Throughout this 55hr in-person training, you will learn:

  • What Makes Us the Way We Are?
  • Biology of Behavior
  • How Learning Shapes Us
  • Individual Differences in Mental Health
  • Nervous System: Structure & Function Review
  • Understanding Arousal
  • Nerve Cells & Signaling
  • Cognitions
  • The Emotional Response
  • Emotions
  • Stress & Health
  • Working with Students
  • Mental Health Disorders
  • Positive Psychology
  • Yoga & Psychology
  • TCM Theory & Mental Health
  • 5 Elements & Mental Health
  • Acupressure Points to Support Mental Wellness
  • TCM & Mental Health
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Putting It All Together