During this course we will learn the art of Restorative yoga through both discussion and practice. During the lectures we will develop an understanding of the nervous system, endocrine system and energy body and how restorative yoga can create balance in our sympathetically tuned lifestyles. During deep relaxation, all the organ systems of the body are benefited through the rest and digest cycle of the parasympathetic nervous system improving: blood pressure, digestion, fertility, insomnia, adrenal fatigue, muscle tension an more. In the experiential portion of the class we explore restorative postures and guided relaxation scripts to facilitate deep rest and healing.
Upon completion of the 9 week (23HRS) course, participants will receive a certificate be able to create, practice and guide Restorative Yoga practices.There will be a small practical assignment on the completion of the course.
Non-refundable deposit $100 (the remaining balance of $400 is due March 30)
Full Investment $500 (we offer flexible payment options)
Distance online learning only option $400.
Instructor: Michele Theoret
Students will understand the: neurological, psychological, physical effects of chronic stress on the body
Students will understand the modern perspective of mind body states, mental health and stress in addition to the Yogic perspectives on mental states and stress.
Students will learn the basic restorative postures and learn the techniques for prop placement, verbal cuing, time and gentle adjustments.
Students will become familiar with Yoga Nidra and progressive relaxation techniques
Students will learn the various Pranayama techniques, how to instruct them and how they caneither stimulate or relax the body.
Students will understand the importance of creating a safe and nurturing environment.
students will learn to design and teach individualized restorative yoga therapeutics programsand classes
This course may be used towards Empowered Yoga 500Hr and 800Hr certification or 25 CEUs with Yoga Alliance