New 500HR & 1000HR Curriculum 2018-08-30T19:47:13+00:00

500-HOUR & 1000-HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAININGS

ONLINE COURSES NOW AVAILABLE

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Pain is a natural human experience that we all encounter, and as yoga teachers, we often encounter conversations with our students on pain which can be challenging to navigate. Pain Science for Yoga Teachers will give you a foundation of knowledge on key concepts for pain, different ways to view pain to overcome it, and helpful tips for talking about pain in a yoga context.

This course offers lecture and practice format. The lectures introduce the neuroscience of pain in a way that is approachable as well as an experiential practice that blends a meditation and asana. This course concludes with an interview between Tiffany Cruikshank, Yoga Medicine’s founder, and Marnie Hartman, a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and the presenter of this online course. Their open discussion gives insight into the language surrounding pain, how much is too much, and how to interact with medical providers for productive conversations.

This course is approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes in duration (including a 45 minute yoga practice) and counts for 3 hours of Teacher Training credit for those enrolled in our 500hr/1000hr program.

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This course is for anyone interested in learning more about the Doshas through an Ayurvedic lense. The three doshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – will be discussed, then followed with an asana practice. You will learn how to apply yoga for pacifying Vata, Pitta and then clearing Kapha. The practices are not meant to cure any disease, but instead, are meant to deepen your understanding of the doshas and how you can work towards balance. This deeper understanding will give insight into adaptations to include in your personal practice which can also be incorporated into group classes or your private client sessions.

This course is approximately 4 hours & 30 minutes in duration (including 3 guided yoga practices), but  does not apply hours towards the 500/1000hr program and there is no certificate of completion

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This 20-hour anatomy course takes you through all the foundational anatomy as it relates to teaching yoga. We recommend it for anyone looking to teach, new 200hr teachers, those starting our 500hr program, teachers who want an anatomy refresher or anyone wanting to learn more about anatomy through a yoga lens. This course is a great way to learn about the anatomy and something you can return back to whenever you need.

Click here to go directly to the e-course offered by Yoga International. After completing this course you will receive a certificate for 20 hours CEU credit with Yoga International. Simply email us at info@yogamedicine.com with a copy of the certificate for 20 hours credit towards your 500/1000hr certificate with Yoga Medicine.

The following course will provide you with the latest scientific understanding of the brain mechanisms by which self-transformation is possible through yoga practice. Contributions from core components of yoga practice, including postures, breath regulation, ethics, and meditation, are all described in a comprehensive conceptual model supported by underlying neurobiological processes. Neuroplasticity in brain networks of self processing are described as a result of continued practice – contributing to adaptive mental habits and management of stress. The course concludes with summarizing four primary factors that contribute to self-transformation, including an emphasis on body awareness (interoception), perceptual inference, neurovisceral integration, and increased inhibitory control over cognitive, emotional, autonomic, and behavioral output.

This course is approximately 55 minutes in duration and counts for 1 hour of Teacher Training credit for those enrolled in our 500hr/1000hr program.

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This class with teach you how to conduct an intake evaluation for students you work with one-on-one in a therapeutic setting.  This format is required for the case studies for the Yoga Medicine 500hr & 1000hr certifications and recommended for anyone using or looking to use yoga at a therapeutic modality.  We recommend you complete this before or soon after you begin the 500/1000hr training if possible in order to complete your case studies as you go.  This class goes over how to conduct an intake assessment, how to extract pertinent details and how to establish a therapeutic relationship. This online course is short & to the point with everything you need to get started. We believe this is the foundation for teaching more therapeutically oriented yoga in a one-on-one setting and essential if you want to do research. Includes a 31 min video, handouts for sample intake forms and a sample intake case study.

This course counts for 1hr of teacher training credit towards a 500hr/1000hr Yoga Medicine certification.

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As a yoga teacher it is clearly not our job to diagnose or to be our students primary care provider, however when working therapeutically there are important moments in time that can determine the outcome of our care and the students state of health that hinge on their timeliness of seeing their doctor. As yoga teachers we tend to take all of our students problems on as a challenge to the efficacy of the yoga practice rather than embrace the medical community around us for support. The key is acknowledging that there is a very important place for every medical modality and guiding our students to be mindful of their bodies to help them on their journey to health. In a therapeutic yoga setting we have the opportunity to collect detailed information in working with our students over a longer period of time and therefore we also see things that may have gone unnoticed that may warrant a visit to their doctor. This course digs into some of the main red flags when working with students with pain that would necessitate a visit to their doctor. Our goal as a yoga teacher is not to be everything to everyone but rather to support both the student and the medical providers with the patient’s best interest in mind.

Includes an 18 min video and a handout. This course counts for 1 hour of Teacher Training credit for those enrolled in our 500hr/1000hr program.

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This course is helpful for anyone interested in learning more about the sacroiliac (SI) joint – as a yoga teacher or a student interested in delving deeper. The SI joint is a critical hinging point between the upper and lower body and often plays a contributing role in low back, pelvic or hip pain. In this course, we will begin with a look at the structure and function of the joint before adding in the supportive anatomy. From this foundational knowledge, we will look at common dysfunction here and stressors that trigger discomfort alongside tests and evaluations to identify irritation in the SI joint. Lastly, we will examine the yoga application and specific components of the yoga practice that help to create support, mobility and stability to optimize the function of this joint.

Includes 2.5 hours of online training videos and an instructional handout. This course counts for 3 hours of teacher training credit for those enrolled in Yoga Medicine’s 500/1000hr programs.

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Empower your yoga practice with key insights from anatomy, physiology, & mental health for improved well-being.

What you’ll learn:

  • Learn the essential components you need to get the most out of your yoga practice
  • Gain critical information, alignment tips, and pose modifications that you can immediately put into practice on your mat
  • Learn to move more efficiently with less stress on the body & joints
  • Learn subtle but critical features of the yoga poses that you can tap into in any class to help you maximize the effects of your practice
  • Experience the effects of a practice that enhances your body’s natural capacity to be resilient & thrive
  • Learn to approach your practice in a way that soothes the nervous system & nourishes the hard-working internal organs
  • Gain insight into the power of the mind both on & off your yoga mat and how to harness the power of your mind for increased mental clarity & efficiency
  • How to use these techniques independently, so you can apply these techniques in your own practice, using any style of yoga, for greater integrity and therapeutic effect
  • Gain the tools needed to tap into the physical, mental & physiological benefits of your yoga practice
  • Learn how to develop a practice with a three-dimensional approach to address the physical body, the internal organs, and the mind
  • Learn how mindfulness meditation and yoga work together to restore optimal functioning of the nervous system

This course is hosted by Udemy. The following link will take you directly to this course on the Udemy website for additional information and registration.

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The Myofascial Release Bundle includes an intro to myofascial release plus three separate videos with techniques and application to the 1) legs & feet, 2) hips and 3) neck and shoulders. This program can be used for shorter or longer durations – simply stop, fast forward or use only what seems most helpful so you can apply the information in the intro to personalize the duration, frequency and techniques for your body.

Each course begins with an intro to the fascia as well as some background on myofascial release for yoga students or teachers. Myofascial release techniques can be a very helpful adjunct to a yoga practice to help with range of motion, injuries, scar tissue, tension, muscle recovery (for athletes) or muscle function. In this course you will learn how to use self myofascial release techniques, what to avoid and the goals of this work. Then you will be guided through specific techniques that you can utilize anytime.

This course is suitable to both practitioners and teachers. This course does not count for teacher training credit.

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This course begins with an intro to the fascia as well as some background on myofascial release for yoga students or teachers. Myofascial release techniques can be a very helpful adjunct to a yoga practice to help with range of motion, injuries, scar tissue, tension, muscle recovery (for athletes) or muscle function. In this course you will learn how to use self myofascial release techniques, what to avoid and the goals of this work. Then you will be guided through specific techniques that you can utilize anytime for the neck and shoulders.

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This course begins with an intro to the fascia as well as some background on myofascial release for yoga students or teachers.  Myofascial release techniques can be a very helpful adjunct to a yoga practice to help with range of motion, injuries, scar tissue, tension, muscle recovery (for athletes) or muscle function. In this course you will learn how to use self myofascial release techniques, what to avoid and the goals of this work. Then you will be guided through specific techniques that you can utilize anytime for tight hips.

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This course begins with an intro to the fascia as well as some background on myofascial release for yoga students or teachers.  Myofascial release techniques can be a very helpful adjunct to a yoga practice to help with range of motion, injuries, scar tissue, tension, muscle recovery (for athletes) or muscle function. In this course you will learn how to use self myofascial release techniques, what to avoid and the goals of this work. Then you will be guided through specific techniques that you can utilize anytime for the legs and feet.

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ONLINE COURSES COMING SOON

  • Purposeful psoas
  • Longevity & Sustainability of the Joints
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Science of breathing
  • Restorative yoga & props
  • Business
  • Healthy SI Joint
  • Working with Low Back Pain
  • Working with Arthritis
  • Working with neck issues
  • Injuries & yoga
  • Pelvic Asymmetries
  • Working with the labrum (shoulder & hip)
  • Insurance billing, forms, documentation & privacy policies
  • Working with private clients
  • Connecting with your medical community
  • Pharmaceuticals & Yoga
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Working with Foot & Ankle injuries
  • Working with different types of headaches
  • Working with fatigue
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Pathophysiology
  • Nutrition
  • Working with hospitals
  • Working with out-patients
  • Research

ORTHOPEDIC CURRICULUM

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This training begins with a deeper look at the anatomy and biomechanics of the hip joint as a basis for understanding the function of this joint. We will explore the normal range of motion here and how to evaluate this on your students, taking into consideration important individual variances. This course will also examine common injuries and dysfunction of the hip with an exploration of how to work with issues in this area. With this information in mind we will explore the application to the yoga practice and how it to individualize it to your students. You will leave with a deeper understanding of the hip that you can immediately apply to your teaching and your practice by more thoroughly understanding the function of this joint.

Since our orthopedic trainings (Hip 1, Shoulder 1, Spine 1) have so much information in them, we highly recommend repetition of these trainings (Hip 2, Shoulder 2, Spine 2). Over time we’ve found that the teachers who repeat these modules walk away with a much deeper awareness of the therapeutic applications to be more effective with their students. The second time around our teachers become more active learners as they interact with the other teachers completing it for the second time to create effective treatment strategies as a team.  In this advanced hip module, you are encouraged to think outside the box & apply the information in new ways and will have the option to share some of this in groups. These teachers are at times offered the option to lead short review sessions for the class to solidify the information. Most of the training content will be the same as Hip 1, with the application of the material in a slightly different way this time to help our teachers take their knowledge and work with students to a deeper level, allowing them to excel in their application of therapeutic practices for the hip.

This training begins with a deeper look at the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine as a basis for understanding its function. We will explore the normal range of motion here and how to evaluate this on your students, taking into consideration important individual variances. This course will also examine common injuries and dysfunction of the spine with an exploration of how to work with issues in this area. With this information in mind we will explore the application to the yoga practice and how it to individualize it to your students. You will leave with a deeper understanding of the spine that you can immediately apply to your teaching and your practice by more thoroughly understanding its function.

Since our orthopedic trainings (Hip 1, Shoulder 1, Spine 1) have so much information in them, we highly recommend repetition of these trainings (Hip 2, Shoulder 2, Spine 2). Over time we’ve found that the teachers who repeat these modules walk away with a much deeper awareness of the therapeutic applications to be more effective with their students. The second time around our teachers become more active learners as they interact with the other teachers completing it for the second time to create effective treatment strategies as a team.   In this advanced spine module, you are encouraged to think outside the box and apply the information in new ways & will have the option to share some of this in groups.   These teachers are at times offered the option to lead short review sessions for the class to solidify the information. Most of the training content will be the same as Spine 1, with the application of the material in a slightly different way this time to help our teachers take their knowledge and work with students to a deeper level, allowing them to excel in their application of therapeutic practices for the spine. We encourage the repetition of the Orthopedic trainings which will help you to deepen your understanding and knowledge as well as increase your ability to apply the information.

This training begins with a deeper look at the anatomy and biomechanics of the spine as a basis for understanding its function. We will explore the normal range of motion here and how to evaluate this on your students, taking into consideration important individual variances. This course will also examine common injuries and dysfunction of the spine with an exploration of how to work with issues in this area. With this information in mind we will explore the application to the yoga practice and how it to individualize it to your students. You will leave with a deeper understanding of the spine that you can immediately apply to your teaching and your practice by more thoroughly understanding its function.

This training integrates the information from the spine, hip and shoulder trainings to better evaluate, translate and apply this information to your students by looking at the body as a whole system. We will use case studies and one-on-one work to integrate the information.

Required Prerequisites: Shoulder, Hip and Spine training required. Myofascial release training recommended.

This training begins with a deeper look at the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder joint as a basis for understanding the function of this joint. We will explore the normal range of motion here and how to evaluate this on your students, taking into consideration important individual variances. This course will also examine common injuries and dysfunction of the shoulder with an exploration of how to work with issues in this area. With this information in mind we will explore the application to the yoga practice and how it to individualize it to your students. You will leave with a deeper understanding of the shoulder that you can immediately apply to your teaching and your practice by more thoroughly understanding the function of this joint.

Since our orthopedic trainings (Hip 1, Shoulder 1, Spine 1) have so much information in them, we highly recommend repetition of these trainings (Hip 2, Shoulder 2, Spine 2). Over time we’ve found that the teachers who repeat these modules walk away with a much deeper awareness of the therapeutic applications to be more effective with their students. The second time around our teachers become more active learners, as they interact at times with the other teachers completing it for the second time, to create effective treatment strategies as a team.   In this advanced shoulder module, you are encouraged to think outside the box & apply the information in new ways & will have the option to share some of this in groups.   These teachers are at times offered the option to lead short review sessions for the class to solidify the information. Most of the training content will be the same as Shoulder 1, with the application of the material in a slightly different way this time to help our teachers take their knowledge & work with students to a deeper level, allowing them to excel in their application of therapeutic practices for the shoulder.

This training looks at the anatomy & biomechanics of these areas as it relates to yoga. We will look at common injuries & dysfunction here and how to work with the tissues to bring them back to optimal function. There will be case studies along the way to help you integrate the information. You will leave with a deeper understanding of this area that you can immediately apply to your teaching and your practice, to deepen your knowledge and potency as a teacher.

This training is essential for anyone who wishes to work one-on-one with students more therapeutically. We will begin with a quick anatomy refresher in order to assess the biomechanics of the major joints as a basis for learning to evaluate the movement and joint function. You will learn an evaluation flow to assess your students function and pin point where to begin your work with them. This training offers more hands on guidance and refinement of your assessment skills to look at the implications of the assessment as it applies to your students.  You will leave with a deeper understanding of the biomechanics of how the body moves and a refinement of the physical assessment that you can apply immediately.

INTERNAL MEDICINE CURRICULUM

Note that the internal medicine trainings can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine training prior to attending the internal medicine trainings, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1 & 2 of the book- Voices of Qi- prior to attending.

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The nervous system is in many ways the ruler of the body & mind; the effects we see here spill over into all the other systems of the body. This system is also responsible for a large part of what we can quantify in the therapeutic effects of the yoga practice. The Internal Medicine 1 module will look at the function of the nervous system, common pathologies, & how to adapt a yoga practice to work with dysfunction here.

The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems are two major components of the effects of a yoga practice. This module will put these systems under the microscope to get a better idea of how to utilize this information to get the most out of our practice and how to work with dysfunctions in these systems.

We will begin with a look at the function of these systems, common pathologies here and how to adapt a yoga practice to work with dysfunction here.  This module will also dissect the what, why and how of pranayama practices as well as their therapeutic application.  This module will explore how to shape a yoga practice specifically to address issues in these systems, the therapeutic application of pranayama and most importantly the relevance of these systems and how to utilize them within a yoga practice.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

In both Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine (as well as almost all forms of holistic medicine) the digestion is the cornerstone of our health and therefore is crucial to the health of the rest of the body. We will begin with a look at the function of these systems, common pathologies here and how to adapt a yoga practice to work with dysfunction here.  This module will look at how to utilize our yoga practice to regulate the digestion & elimination and how & when to implement detoxification protocols with your students.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

This module will look at the pathophysiology of cancer, a broad overview of the common forms and the most common treatments. We will look at the Chinese Medicine and yoga approach to supporting students going through the treatment and recovery process.  This module will look at how a yoga practice can influence these and how it can support your students through the process.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

This module will take a big picture view of the function of the immune system, common dysfunction here and how to use a yoga practice to support and enhance immune function. We will also look at the pathophysiology of autoimmune disease as well as how a yoga practice can affect and support your students with autoimmune disease.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

Pain is the most common reason patients seek out a doctor and yet it is still an area we are learning so much on. With so much new information and so many new modalities we will explore the crucial role that a yoga practice can play here. This module will look at the different models and approaches to working with chronic, non-mechanical pain and yoga techniques that can be helpful when working with pain in any form.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

The power of the mind is undeniable and its role within a yoga practice and within our lives is essential. This module takes a deeper look at the anatomy of the brain and common issues that arise as it relates to mental health. We will investigate the application of yoga practices as an adjunct to traditional care and to support your own mental health.

Note that the internal medicine modules can be completed in any order. It is recommended that you complete a Chinese Medicine module or immersion prior to attending the internal medicine courses, if you have not completed this you will need to read & know chapters 1-2 of the book- Voices of Qi– prior to attending.

OTHER CURRICULUM

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This training offers a rare opportunity for participants to broaden their anatomical knowledge through the exploration of a real human form in a yoga anatomist context. The dissection uses an untreated, fresh-tissue cadaver which provides a much more detailed visual of the layering of fascial tissues and natural anatomical composition. Each day will incorporate hands-on lab hours with lectures to help you relate your discoveries in the physical dissection to the clinical and movement observations from your yoga teaching background. No previous experience with dissection is necessary to attend this course.

This training looks at these two more contemplative practices and the science behind how they can be used more therapeutically. We will look at how and when to use yin and meditation practices and the science behind how it affects our physiology. We will dissect the yin yoga practice and examine how to apply it in a therapeutic format as well as breakdown the Chinese Medicine meridians and look at how different yoga poses affect the energetic body.

We will also cover how to introduce your students to meditation, common misconceptions, hindrances and the when, why and how of meditation as well as a look at some of the current research around meditation practices. We will look at the science behind the physiological and psychological benefits as well as the concept of neuroplasticity and how it relates to a yoga & meditation practice.

This week involves a more introspective practice and self inquiry component that we believe is essential to teaching these techniques. Come prepared for a brain full of information as well as time for the more contemplative personal discoveries through meditation.

At Yoga Medicine, this course creates an essential cornerstone of information to learn how to work more effectively with one-on-one students in a therapeutic setting. This training will give you a foundation in Chinese Medicine principles as it relates to teaching yoga. We’ll look at the foundations of Chinese Medicine theory to help you understand your student’s unique individual constitution & how you can use that information to make your work with them more effective. You’ll learn the Chinese Medicine five-element theory, yin/yang theory, the 8 principles of differential diagnosis in Chinese Medicine & the differentiation of the organs as it applies specifically to yoga. By understanding the framework of Chinese Medicine, it allows us to individualize the practice to our student’s needs.

An in-depth look at the exponentially expanding science behind the role of the fascia & use of myofascial release techniques within the yoga setting. We will look the function & dysfunction of the fascia as well as the therapeutic application of myofascial release techniques to assist your students. We’ll work through each part of the body identifying techniques & modifications for each area. Identifying common areas & trigger points in the body that with simple, mindful self-application can be a great tool for teachers & students alike. This training will conclude with a look at the therapeutic application of myofascial release techniques to assist our students.

This training will be an in-depth look at the application & use of these techniques with protocols, flows & how to incorporate these into a yoga class as well as with privates.  A great adjunct to the yoga practice for those with injuries or restrictions & a great combination to the orthopedic trainings (hip, spine, shoulder, extremities) when taken before or after to integrate the information & apply it in a more effective way. This week will focus on myofascial release techniques with a morning practice to incorporate some of the myofascial release into a moderate vinyasa setting & a short restorative class in the evenings. You will leave with a deeper understanding that you can immediately apply to your private & group classes. This training is open to anyone looking to use myofascial release personally or within a therapeutic setting.

Instead of teaching you a set series of adjustments, this hands-on training will look at assisting and adjusting as it suits the individual by giving you a sense of your X-ray vision to assess and guide students in their practice in a more therapeutic way. This training will help you begin to train your eye to see misalignments and involves learning different techniques to work with students in group and private settings including hands on protocols to use to help your private clients work through areas that are not responding.

Focusing on the art of sequencing we will look at intelligent sequencing from several different perspectives. This training will be a time for clarifying your own purpose as a teacher as well as within each of your classes and developing your voice to make the message you put out to your students powerful and compelling. We will also take a look at sequencing methodologies and deconstruct the art of interweaving anatomical and philosophical depth throughout your classes. The focus will be on group class sequencing, class progression, different types of sequencing and how and when to use each.

This training teaches you the information necessary to run research.  We’ll look at everything from the history of research, why the procedures are so important, confidentiality, waivers, interactions, and much more.

The first half of our Seva module begins with an exploration in personal transformation & selfless service. As a yoga teacher, this is the foundation of our work & becomes even more crucial when we begin to use this practice therapeutically. As yoga teachers, it’s critical that we learn to teach with compassion & a sense of selfless service. The second portion of this training will be visiting the shelters to monitor the ongoing progress of our projects there. This training involves a fundraising portion prior to the training to build & sustain the vocational centers in India that we work with.

We believe that service work is a crucial part of our teacher development.  This module is an unique experience based on fundraising to attend our Seva Service Trip to visit the shelters & women that we sponsor in New Delhi, India.  Teacher training hours vary according to the trip.  More details on this module can be found on the Yoga Medicine Seva Foundation page.

This training is a personal exploration of detoxing to optimize your health in order to be able to share these simple tools with your students. We believe that health requires a multidimensional approach and as a yoga teacher that begins with your own personal investigation. In this 5-day detox we will look at yoga, meditation, nutrition and myofascial release to begin the journey towards optimal health. We will look at common roadblocks and hindrances and ways to stay on track as you leave. Move toward optimal health as you eliminate toxins, deepen your yoga practice, and clarify your purpose. Feeling revitalized, you can approach the world with a healthier body and a fresh perspective. This training uses Tiffany’s book, Optimal Health for a Vibrant Life, as an interactive guide.

*After 2016 this training was divided into two separate modules: Traditional Chinese Medicine and Myofascial Release.

This training will give you a foundation in Chinese Medicine principles as it relates to teaching yoga. We’ll look at the foundations of Chinese Medicine theory to help you understand your student’s unique individual constitution and how you can use information to make your work with them more effective. You will learn the Chinese Medicine five-element theory, yin and yang theory, and the differentiation of the organs as it applies specifically to yoga. By understanding the framework of Chinese Medicine it allows us to individualize the practice to our student’s needs.

This course will also look at myofascial release techniques and application within the yoga setting. We will look the function & dysfunction of the fascia as well as the therapeutic application of myofascial release techniques to assist your students. We will use this understanding to identify common areas and trigger points in the body that can create pain & dysfunction in the body and how to apply simple, myofascial self-application techniques to yourself & your students.

This training will cover anatomy & biomechanics as it relates to athletes as well as the psychological implications of a regular yoga practice looking at the ongoing process of pushing your body to the brink and staying healthy in the process. There will be an overview of common athletic injuries and how to approach them. Looking at yoga for the different phases of training & recovery as well as off-season cross training applications. We will look at different sports & positions and how to analyze the application of yoga to any athletic endeavor to help teachers create effective yoga classes for working with injuries, injury prevention, performance enhancement and mental preparation.

This is a more intimate training for those completing their 1000hour program and involves case studies and working one-on-one with Tiffany looking at special cases and deepening your work with private clients. Some of these may involve bringing in outside patients to work with. This is required once for 1000hr and a minimum of twice for 2000hr students.

1000hr students can document and include hours from Yoga Medicine webinars and online courses (coming soon). We are in the process of working on many more online resources for you on pathophysiology, therapeutics, interpersonal skills, prescription drugs and yoga, nutrition, business, working with hospitals, working with out-patients, insurance, doing research and many more to come. You must complete any tests or homework for these, documenting these hours on your own and turning it in on completion to get your 1000hr certification.