This workshop will detail the use of stability balls in Yoga, including a history of the stability ball, basic positions that can be used with the ball, and how to use them with Yoga poses. Along with the added balance and stability requirements of the ball, experience smoother transitions and in some cases added support in many traditional Yoga and Pilates positions. Also learn cautions and neuromuscular control issues.
Combining techniques from centuries ago with the modern day fields of exercise mechanics will enhance your mind-body practice and attract a wider variety of students. A detailed manual authored by Lauren Eirk will be distributed for this training. You will able to practice several online Yoga practices with the ball, and have the option of achieving 5 extra outside course hours
Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (Break for lunch 12:30 - 1:30 on your own)
Sunday, April 2, 2023 from 9:30 am - 3:30pm (Break for lunch 12:00 - 1:00 on your own)
RYT hours: 11.0 in person / 5.0 online
Biomechanics of Hatha Yoga” Upper Body
Yoga used as a form of therapy has become a part of many yoga training sessions. In this course, learn real-world therapeutic approaches using the techniques that are unique to Yoga IS but based on the yogic tradition. This program will teach you in-depth about joint anatomy, the muscles that control them, and their mechanical ability to move joints in specific ranges. Learn how to address common conditions in a private or group setting by first employing specific range of motion evaluations and then how to apply them to specific Hatha Yoga Asanas in improving muscular balance. In this course:
When: Saturday, June 3 from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm (Break for lunch 12:30 - 1:30 on your own)
RYT Hours:6.0 in person / 4.0 online hours
Many think that eventually, after many hours of practice, their stretching regimes in Yoga will make their tight muscles more flexible. However, muscles do not stretch like this.
Muscles control joints by responding to force stimuli coming from outside and inside the body. Muscles are designed to be always be under tension and to produce force. We will teach you why muscle weakness is actually the major reason why we get tight!
Once your application has been received and accepted, you may enter the program. This program will offer on-going courses that can be taken at your own pace. Classroom hours as well as outside readings, recorded teaching hours, client summaries, and online videos will be included for those seeking extra hours for certification. The 200 hour Yoga I.S. Teacher Training is recommended but not required for entering this program to get the most from the information presented. This program can be combined with any 200 hour program to achieve a 500 hour RYT Certification.
All Courses include a non-refundable $100 deposit payment for cancellations 14 days (two weeks) or less prior to course weekend.