Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I
Formerly: Specialties 1

Next: Oct 1 – 8, 2017

Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Neurological/Neuromuscular disorders, and Cancer. In service to others...

Yoga therapy has proved extremely helpful for such common health conditions as Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Neurological/Neuromuscular disorders, Women's Health Issues (PMS, Dysmenorrhea, Menopause), Hypertension, Stroke,and Cancer (mostly in dealing with the side effects of common medical therapies for cancer).

You will learn:

  • Basic pathophysiology of each of the listed health challenges, including how they impact a person’s life physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually
  • What research has been done to support the use of yoga therapy in these conditions
  • How to assess your clients’ needs in terms of developing an individualized yoga therapy plan for them
  • How to evaluate your yoga therapy plans and to modify them as needed
  • Ways to develop group classes for people with these conditions

For more information, see Course Syllabus.

Maitri Jones

Maitri Jones

Certified Yoga Therapist, Level 2 Ananda Yoga Teacher, E-RYT-500, Ananda Minister, Counselor

Maitri is a calm, high-energy person who approaches her many programs with enthusiasm and talent. Her name means “Friend” in Sanskrit and well describes her extraordinarily kind and supportive nature.

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Nayaswami Mangala

Nayaswami Mangala

Certified Yoga Therapist, Clinical Ayurvedic Specialist, Level 2 Ananda Yoga Teacher, E-RYT-500

Nayaswami Mangala has an impressive background in yoga teacher training, Ayurvedic training and practice, and in-depth medical training and practice.

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Barbara Bingham

Barbara Bingham

Level 2 Ananda Yoga Teacher, E-RYT 500, Ananda Yoga Therapist

Barbara is a Hatha Yoga teacher, a Registered Physical Therapist and a former gymnast. She brings all of her training together in her yoga teaching and helps people enjoy using their bodies in the healthiest way possible.

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Costs (TXS1)
Costs are on a per person basis.

  • Oct 1 – 8, 2017
  • Aug 26 – Sep 2, 2018
Tent 
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Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
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$931 $1162 $1624 $1484 $2121

Prices are all-inclusive and cover accommodations, meals, classes or activities, and course materials.

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Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

Pick up & drop off at Sacramento Airport. Click links for details.


Yoga Alliance RYTs and E-RYTs receive a 10% discount on the total cost for Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I. To receive the discount, please tell us when you register: your name as it appears in the Yoga Alliance registry, and your city/state/country.

You can add extra personal retreat days before and/or after your program. Check availability and costs for the days and accommodations that you require.

Yoga Therapy Training: Health Challenges I starts the afternoon of the first date listed. It’s ideal to arrive before 4 pm, if you are able to. That way, you can join in the afternoon session of yoga and meditation, which begins at 4:45 pm. Dinner is at 6:30. The first real gathering of your group is at 7:30 pm. If you need to arrive here after 5 pm, that’s fine, but it helps us if you let us know at 800-346-5350. We can also put aside a dinner for you if you need to arrive after 7 pm. The program ends with lunch on the last date. Please see our Daily Schedule.

See Transportation and Directions whether you are coming by plane, car, bus or train. Our Frequent Questions page answers many of the questions you might have about How to Go on Retreat.


The yoga therapy components of these courses are based on our accreditation by IAYT, not derived from our status as an RYS with Yoga Alliance Registry.


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