March 29 - March 31, 2019; 16 hr weekend training.
(Fri. 6:30pm - 9:30pm, Sat. 12:30pm - 9:30pm, Sun. 12:00pm - 4:30pm)
For Yoga Teachers and Professionals Working With Amputees
At the end of this training you will
Be able to differentiate types of amputation
Learn how to adapt yoga & breathing techniques to above, below knee, and upper extremity amputees
Learn what muscle groups are affected
Be able to demonstrate and teach warm-ups and asana to amputees
Gain tools to help amputees develop strong core muscles, essential for walking with a prosthesis, balance, and using crutches or a wheelchair.
Gain greater understanding of the psycho-emotional issues associated with amputation, and how yoga-based tools can help heal psycho-emotional wounds
Teach yoga & meditation techniques for phantom pain & associated pain due to limb loss
Help amputees “step forward” into the rest of their lives, integrated, whole, healthy.
What you will also learn in Y4A Training:
Observation skills for range of motion
How to safely adapt poses for above-knee, below-knee, and upper-extremity