The Science of Flexibility is the second unit in the Yoga Integrated Science 200 Hour yoga teacher training program. This two day workship style weekend explores the science of flexibility and its historical continuity. Students will learn about where range of motion comes from and the many theories about stretching. Students will review and discuss the most current research on the topic and will explore the ways to increase range of motion in specific situations. Students will also be exposed…Find out more »
This is a 3 day event: Friday, 11/02 – Sunday, 11/04, from 9:30-5:30 each day. This class may be taken alone and is a required content for the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: This weekend is designed to address the muscular system of the upper body, including its function and relevance to the study of joint mechanics for the teaching or practice of Hatha Yoga. Students will learn how to apply specific range of motion evaluations for the…Find out more »
This 3 day long workshop style weekend explores the general joint anatomy of the foot, lower leg, knee, and hip. This weekend introduces the study of biomechanics. Students will construct a comprehensive analysis of several lower body postures to see first hand why Hatha Yoga is defined as force-ful yoga. Students will also learn about yoga props and their various uses.Find out more »
This 3 day workshop style class is devoted to the trunk and spine, its structure and mechanical abilities. We will look at several trunk-related yoga postures in-depth to reinforce the material. Students will also look at pranayama and vinyasa and the anatomy of the respiratory system. Lauren will introduce YOGression™: the science of yoga sequencing, with creation, observation, and feedback. An introduction to vinyasa will also be covered.Find out more »
The Special Populations and Progressive Teaching: Biomechanics of Hatha Yoga Applications
Learn the focal points of beginners and how to address this group in an individual or group setting
Introduce systemic, progressive teaching and walk away with a great take-home beginner routine that can be used immediately.
Learn about teaching and cueing elderly students (building on the information from the 200 hour program) with a great take home routine specific to this group that can be used immediately.
Get an ideas on how to approach a student of any age who has gotten away from physical activity and become deconditioned.
Learn how to apply comprehensive range of motion evaluations to decide which asanas and are the most important to intelligently progress for specific students.
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.Find out more »
Align and Restore is the 5th unit in the Yoga Integrated Science yoga teacher training course. This 3 day workshop style class focuses on an introduction to the joint anatomy and mechanical abilities of the cervical and capital spine. Three major inverted poses will be addressed, experienced and analyzed. An introduction to restorative yoga will be presented, including a western explanation of ancient nadis and the chakra system with a comparison to our central nervous system. Experience a chakra-based practice. Unit Five…Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop on the mechanics behind yoga props. This workshop has two parts. This workshop takes place on Saturday 2/16/19 and Sunday 2/17/19 from 9:30-5:00 and Sunday, 10/15, from 9:30-4:00. This class is a required part of the 300 hour Certification Program. It may also be taken by anyone wanting to learn more about how to integrate props and tools into their yoga practice. About this course: It is common to see people using many sorts…Find out more »
This is the second part of the workshop on the mechanics behind yoga props. This workshop takes place on Saturday 2/16/19 and Sunday 2/17/19 from 9:30-5:00 and Sunday, 10/15, from 9:30-4:00. This class is a required part of the 300 hour Certification Program. It may also be taken by anyone wanting to learn more about how to integrate props and tools into their yoga practice. About this course: It is common to see people using many sorts of yoga props.…Find out more »
In this 3 day workshop style class we will be reviewing all the anatomy the course has exposed students to in a comprehensive question and answer session. Students will discuss the science of meditation and its affects on the brain and our overall chemistry and the teaching of yoga as a business.Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop focusing on the use of stability balls and resistance balls in the studio. Saturday, 04/06 – Sunday, 04/07, 2019, from 9:30-5:00 each day. This class may be taken alone, or as an elective in the Yoga Integrated Science 300 hour Teacher Training Certification Program. About this class: This 2 day workshop explores the use of stability balls and resistance balls in yoga and Pilates classes. Attendees will learn why these balls are unique and valuable…Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop on the foundations of teaching meditation. Saturday, 05/18 from 9-4:00 and Sunday, 05/19, from 9-4:00. This class may be taken alone, or as an elective in the 300 hour Certification Program. This course will teach the founding principles behind teaching meditation and movement to clients and students. A moving meditation has been proven to improve ones's health on many levels, such as stress reduction, improved quality of sleep, and an overall feeling of satisfaction with…Find out more »
Introduction to the Heart and Chronic Diseases for Yoga Teachers | 300 Hour Teacher Training Elective
This is a 2 day workshop introducing the anatomy of the heart and the impacts of chronic disease. Saturday, 06/08/2019 from 9-5:00 and Sunday, 06/09/2019 from 9:30am-5:30pm both days. This class may be taken alone, or as an elective for the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: Image from KhanAcadamy This 2 day seminar will delve into the anatomy and physiology of the heart muscle. Students will learn how the heart interacts with the lungs, brain, gut and other organs.…Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop on the Science behind Pilates and Yoga. Saturday, 07/13 from 9-5:00 and Sunday, 07/14, from 9-4:00. This class may be taken alone, or as part of the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: Learn about the science behind Pilates and Yoga. Explore the ideas of relating ones intentions, resistance techniques, goals, positions, methodology, goals, and perspectives to the poses you know and love. This class will help you better define the word “core” and…Find out more »
This one day class may be taken alone, or as an elective for the Yoga Integrated Science 300 hour Teacher Training Certification Program. This 1 day chair yoga workshop provides 8 credit hours. Chair yoga is not just for seniors any more! Medical professionals often assign chair yoga to seniors and deconditioned or injured patients as part of a comprehensive rehabilitation program. This session will show you the many ways a chair can add variety and challenge to anyone's Hatha…Find out more »
This is a 1 day workshop. Sunday, 08/18/19, from 9-5:00. This class may be taken alone, or as an elective for the Yoga Integrated Science 300 hour Teacher Training Certification Program. This 1 day workshop provides 8 credit hours. About this course: Osteoporosis is a common ailment seen in aging populations, especially women. Osteoporosis can lead to inactivity and broken bones if left untreated. Many people with this diagnosis are often afraid to practice anything physical for fear of injuring…Find out more »
This class may be taken alone, or as an elective for the Yoga Integrated Science 300 hour Teacher Training Certification Program. This 2 day workshop provides 16 credit hours. About this course: A large number of people in the US are suffering from sciatic conditions such as pain and inflexibility. A good number of them decide to seek out yoga as a source of relief but neuromuscular issues such as pain, numbness, loss of balance and organ dysfunction are complicated…Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop focusing on the neck and back. Saturday, 11/16/2019 – Sunday, 11/17/2019, from 9-5:00 each day. This class may be taken alone, or as an elective for the the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: Many people experience neck and back issues. They often they seek out Yoga as a source of relief. It is extremely important to assess the relationship between joints from head to toe in these students to avoid further injury.…Find out more »
This is a 2 day workshop covering teaching methodology. Saturday, 01/11 – Sunday, 01/12, 2020 from 9-4:00 each day. This class may be taken alone, or as part of the 300 hour Certification Program. About this course: Great Teachers can take the knowledge they have acquired and apply it in a way that students both understand and benefit from. This two day workshop is a comprehensive practical experience. Students will spend time in the classroom and in the studio. We will…Find out more »
(16 hour elective credit) Taught by Kim and Jason Clark, owner of VIA Studio, Inc. After you get your Yoga Insurance, get a business license, and make a Resume, this workshop will tell you about what to look for in creating a website and how to run your business. Learn how to see yourself as a brand and attract teaching positions by creating an online presence. Social media is a great way to get the word out about your classes…Find out more »