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Friday, August 11th 6-8:30pm
Saturday, August 12th 8am-5:30pm
Sunday, August 13th 8am-1pm

Yoga Teacher Training 300: Adaptive Yoga for Special Populations Module

This module is an introduction to Yoga Therapy and the principles of applying it to special populations (Note: Completion of this module does not meet Yoga Therapy Certifications. Rather this module is an introduction to the practice). The aim of this course is to empower the Yoga teacher to conduct private yoga sessions with confidence, know-how, and professionalism. Participants of this workshop will receive ample tools and understanding in how to address the specific needs of their clients. This is one of two modules on Adaptive Yoga. The Second Module will be held November 3-5th, 2017. Below is the tentative weekend schedule.

17 hours onsite.

9 hours offsite:

  • Reading for after the completion of Module 1 - Yoga and Psychotherapy by Swami Rama: 4 hours

  • Private Yoga Instruction to be completed after Module 1: 5 hours


Friday, August 11th:

6:00pm-6:30pm Introductions

6:30pm-7:30pm Defining Adaptive Yoga, Private Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Yoga Therapist

7:30pm-8:30pm A Therapeutic & Breath-centric Yoga Practice

Saturday, August 12th:

8:00am-9:30am Therapeutic Yoga Sadhana

9:45am-10:45am The Five Kosha Model and Disease Assessment

10:45am-11:15am Langhana and Brahmana Practices

11:15am-12:15pm Student Practice Assessment using a Five Kosha Questionnaire

12:15pm-1:00pm Student Lunch & Nutrition Principles

1:00pm-2:30pm Align Your Skeleton

2:30pm-2:45pm Break

2:45pm-3:45pm Adaptive Asana for Hips and Hamstrings Part I

3:45pm-4:30pm Adaptive Asana for the Core Part I

4:30pm-5:30pm Student Application of Adaptive Asana

Sunday, August 13th

8:00am-9:30am Therapeutic Yoga Sadhana

9:45am-10:45am Adaptive Asana for Neck and Shoulders

11:00am-12:00pm Yoga Therapy and the Nervous System

12:00pm-1:00pm Setting up Your Session for Working with students in the Community

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