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Yoga For Amputees Teacher Training with Lucy Lomax

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

[Cost: $447 + $20 materials fee] [Flier] [Register]