The Science of Therapeutic Yoga - The Wisdom Method

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The Science of Therapeutic Yoga

September 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am - September 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm

| $800

Course Description

In the Science of Therapeutic Yoga you will learn the foundations of constructing therapeutic yoga interventions in both group and one-on-one settings. Drawing from essential concepts of the Wisdom Method, including a person-centered, seasonal, and lifestyle-based approach, attention to the layers of the embodied energy matrix, and structural integration within the context of yoga asana, the Science of Therapeutic Yoga is a course for advancing your teaching practice and enriching your professional offerings. The full course is 40 hours and all certified yoga teachers and manual and movement therapists are encouraged to attend.

***This is a required course in the Wisdom Method Yoga Therapy programs.***

Learning Objectives

  • Creating person-centered approaches to a variety of conditions
  • Developing alternate treatment protocols for different types
  • Asana, Pranayama, and Dhyana as Medicine
  • Constructing a Therapeutic class in the Wisdom Method style
  • Introduction to Doshic yoga and the Primary doshas
  • Introduction to the 3 primary body types: endomorph, ectomorph, mesomorph
  • Unraveling fascial tension patterns for structural wisdom
  • Yoga asana as elemental expressions of the vayus

Suggested pre-requisites

The Science of the Wisdom Method, Professionalism for Yoga Teachers + Yoga Therapists, and Musculoskeletal Evaluation + Body Observation.


The Science of Therapeutic Yoga I + II | 40 hours

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September 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am
September 15, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
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The Wisdom Method
programs [at] thewisdommethod [dot] com


Full Circle Yoga
972B Orange Avenue
Winter Park, 32789 United States
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