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The Science of Aging and Wellness (weekend 5) | 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Course
January 18 - January 20$525
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
- 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.
Master Instructor Lauren Eirk
The creator of Yoga Integrated Science™, Lauren Eirk, MS has spent her life teaching and studying in the health, fitness, and yoga communities, learning from some of the top minds of our time. Having worked in the health education field for over 25 years, Yoga I.S.® is her vision.
Lauren’s work has been featured in such magazines as Yoga Journal®, Self®, IDEA® Fitness Journal, Fitness First Quarterly Magazine, AKWA Aquatic Exercise Magazine, Business First, Natural Awakenings, and New Woman Magazine. Lauren has presented for such fitness-health organizations and education conferences as IDEA World, IDEA Personal Trainer, Inner IDEA, FACTfest, AFPA, DCAC Houston and DCAC International, AEA/ IAFC, ECA, Can-FIT Pro, Fit in the City®, Fitour®, Resist-A-Ball®, and Sarah’s City Workout®
- B.A. Double Major: Art and French, University of Louisville: Graduated Cum Laude
- B.S. Physical Therapy, University of Louisville
- M.S. Health Fitness Management: Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Lauren is a Certified E-RYT 500 Level Registered Yoga instructor and has studied Yoga with Master teachers David Swenson, Sianna Sherman, John Friend, Francois Rault, Doug Keller, Doug Swenson, Beryl Bender Birch, John Schumacher, and Ramanand Patel. She is a Certified IAYT Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapists® and a Yoga Alliance® Continuing Education Provider (YACEP), she is the developer of the Yoga I.S.® method for Yoga, Barre, and Pilates-based classes, including the Yoga I.S. Mechanix™ method.