Yoga has long been recognized as an accepted therapy for back pain. Did you know that Yoga can also help with knee, shoulder, and hip pain as well? Therapeutic yoga can help to:

  • relieve pain
  • increase strength
  • increase flexibility and range of motion in all of your joints
  • reduce the risk of re-injury

Experience gentle therapeutic yoga

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We'll use Ananda Yoga®, Restorative Yoga, and special therapeutic exercises to work with conditions such as:

  • Weak or injured joints (Come prepared to tell us if your health care practitioner recommends any movement restrictions)
  • Chronic inflexibility
  • Post-surgical recovery (You must have had at least 8 weeks’ recovery since knee or hip replacement surgery)
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Under Nicole's expert guidance you will be matched with yoga teachers who will evaluate and assist you in developing a personalized Yoga Therapy program for you to take home.

Instructor Nicole DeAvilla has taught  Ananda Yoga® for over 20 years and has a background in sports medicine and chiropractic physiotherapy.

 

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Nicole DeAvilla

Nicole DeAvilla

Registered Yoga Teacher

E-RYT500, RPYT = Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher, RCYT = Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher
Nicole completed her initial Ananda Yoga(R) Teacher Training in 1984 at The Expanding Light Retreat. She has a background in Sports Medicine Research, chiropractic physiotherapy, dance, track, writing and parent education.

  • Pioneer yoga instructors in prenatal/postpartum yoga and yoga therapy. She teaches advanced teacher training in yoga therapy and prenatal/postpartum yoga and private instruction to yoga teachers. Nicole teaches students of yoga from beginners to advanced
  • Former member International Association of Yoga Therapists Accreditation Committee – charged with implementing the new Educational Standards for Yoga Therapists
  • Faculty for Ananda Yoga Therapist Training and Prenatal Yoga Training at the Ananda School of Yoga & Meditation
  • Yoga Researcher, Author of numerous articles and blog posts
  • Public Speaker


Accreditation:
E-RYT500 = Experienced Yoga Teacher having completed a minimum 500 hour training, has at least 2000 hours of teaching experience and has taught at least 4 years since graduating.

Nicole’s hours, training and experience far exceed these minimum requirements with nearly 30 years of teaching and 25 years of training yoga teachers and yoga therapists she has over 10,000 hours of experience
RPYT = Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher
RCYT = Registered Children’s Yoga Teacher

Testimonials:
“Nicole is an excellent, attentive instructor. She is detailed oriented and creative, able to give exactly what I was asking about!”A.P.
“Nicole is an amazing teacher. She is very knowledgeable. I learned a lot more about yoga and proper alignment in one weekend than in my 5 years of yoga practice.”A.C.
“Nicole is knowledgeable, informative, friendly, and a wonderful example of spirituality.”KL
“I enjoyed the personal attention.”

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

  • Aug 23 – 25, 2019
  • Feb 28 – Mar 1, 2020
  • Sep 18 – 20, 2020
Tent 
RV
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Shared
Standard
Private
Deluxe
Shared
Deluxe
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$242 $320 $448 $410 $582

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

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Ananda Yoga® Therapy for Back and Joint Pain starts the afternoon of the first date listed and ends with lunch on the last date. Please see:

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.

Ananda Yoga® Therapy for Back and Joint Pain 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.

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