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

Gentle Chair Yoga Video with Maitri Jones

 

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 and Maitri'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. Maitri Jones is one of the senior staff of Ananda's Yoga Therapy program.



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Nicole DeAvilla

Nicole DeAvilla

Registered Yoga Teacher

Always practical, Nicole DeAvilla looks to science and research, and asks the question, "So what does it mean to us, in our everyday lives?"  Her knack for taking the complex and making it simple is evident in her writing, teaching, and public speaking.

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Maitri Jones

Maitri Jones

AnandaYoga®Therapist,Certified with International Association of Yoga Therapy, C-IAYT

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

Ananda Minister, Counselor

Maitri’s name means “Friend” in Sanskrit and well describes her extraordinarily kind and supportive nature. She directs our Ananda Yoga® Teacher Training Assistantship program, where she helps YTT grads take their teaching to the next level. She also helped pioneer our Ananda Yoga Therapy Training and is one of the primary instructors in that program. Maitri, brings great wisdom and experience to her many programs. Maitri is a certified Ananda Meditation and Yoga Teacher, as well as a registered nurse.

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  • Apr 26 – 28, 2019
  • Aug 23 – 25, 2019
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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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