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The Science of Aging and Wellness (weekend 5) | 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

October 19 - October 21


The Science of Aging and Wellness is the 5th unit in the Yoga Integrated Science yoga teacher training course.

This 3 day workshop style class will cover the anatomy of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand joints. Learn the art of teaching to multiple skill levels, participate in a discussion on the realities of aging, and learn guidelines for teaching to the deconditioned and/or senior population. The class will discuss the qualities of leadership required to effectively inspire others to participate in their health. In this unit, we will analyze several upper body poses to reinforce the lecture.


About the Yoga Integrated Science 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Course

The Yoga Integrated Science 200 hour yoga teacher training certification program is an anatomy based yoga teacher training program. This program is composed of seven individual emersive, workshop-style units over a 7 month period. Each course unit is composed of 2 or 3 full days, depending on the unit. The program meets once a month in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Yoga Integrated Science Wellness Center.

This program meets the Yoga Alliance 200 hour requirements when taken as a full course. All Yoga Integrated Science yoga teacher training program course units are appropriate for anyone who wants to learn about the system of Yoga. Individual course units can be taken as continuing education or to further your presonal knowledge in an area.

The full certification program will cover the following topics:

  • The origins of Hatha Yoga
  • The history and science of flexibility and range of motion
  • Structural anatomy and basic mechanics of lower body, trunk and spine, upper body and cervical regions of the body
  • Comprehensive analysis of various applicable Hatha Yoga Poses
  • Introduction to the science of adjusting and how to incorporate yoga props
  • Yoga philosophy
  • The ethics of yoga
  • Pranayama/ breathing techniques
  • Meditation
  • General sequencing techniques
  • The business of Yoga

Daily yoga practice and studio membership is included with full course registration. During your course, several of the most influential yoga styles and methods will be introduced, analyzed, and directly experienced.

To register for the full yoga teacher trainig course, please click here.


October 19
October 21
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Lauren Eirk


Yoga Integrated Science Wellness Center
211 Clover Lane Suite K
Louisville, KY 40207 United States
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