The yogis said the breath should be as refined as a thin thread of cotton and barely perceptible as it exits the nose.
Subtle, that’s how the original texts describe pranayama.
Current studies on respiration demonstrate that efficient diaphragmatic breathing increases core stability, greater stress resilience, vitality and health. The challenge is in learning to breathe LESS NOT MORE!
Join Robin and Rachel for five days of in-depth training on how to assess & address lower back, sacrum & pelvic conditions to support your students in safe & healing ways.
With yoga-related back injuries on the rise and millions of people suffering from chronic lower back pain, it’s time for yoga teachers to be proactive! This training is based on the methodology used in the groundbreaking National Institutes of Health studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and Archives of Internal Medicine.
Essential Yoga Therapy is pleased to be entering its fourth cohort of the IAYT Accredited Therapist Training Program starting in Fall 2018. This training has evolved over the past five years and continues to grow and improve as we learn more about how to support dedicated yoga teachers in becoming highly skilled and competent yoga therapists. Rooted in the Viniyoga tradition of adaptive yoga therapy, EYT weaves together yoga philosophy, fascial anatomy, neuroscience, respiratory science, and ayurveda to create a comprehensive and unique orientation to yoga therapy.
Based on the Viniyoga lineage with core alignment principles drawn from the Iyengar tradition, this program is designed to take instructors with their RYT200 and advance them into a vocational level of teaching, capable of working with specialty classes and individuals. Additionally this training will enable teachers to begin cultivating the eye, mind and vocabulary of a yoga therapist through learning how to customize practice.