Prerequisite: Foundations of Kundalini Yoga Therapy: Principles and Practices.
Immersed in the therapeutic power of yoga, you will be led through the structural forms of the moving body and become aware of the common imbalances that can lead to injuries and pain. Yoga Teachers from all traditions will benefit from this fundamental workshop that puts anatomy in motion.
We explore key muscles and joint movements through asana and experiential exercises. We address common injuries and ailments of the musculoskeletal system — including low back and sacroiliac joint, hip, knee, foot, shoulder, wrist and neck.
In This Course You Will Learn:
- Understand various contributors to musculoskeletal ailment, injuries and pain such as the manner of breathing and postural and movement habits
- Appreciate the different roles of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and cartilage in musculoskeletal discomforts
- Understand the therapeutic application of asana for structural ailments, injuries and pain recovery.
- Assess students structurally to create treatment protocols and a yoga program to help bring the body into balance and recovery.
Training meets the qualifications for 54 contact hours for nurses, as required by the California Board of Registered Nurses; provider number CEP 13960 and 45 continuing education units available for certified yoga instructors through the International Kundalini Yoga Teachers Association (IAYT) and Yoga Alliance. Attendance for the full duration of the four-day training is required to obtain a certificate of completion.
When: May 13-18, 2021 9a-1p Denver
Course Cost: $1125
Yoga Therapy for the Structural System is a segment in the 1,120 hour International Kundalini Yoga Therapy Professional Training and is open to all Kundalini Yoga teachers
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