Yoga as Lifestyle Medicine – Level I Certification – Charlottesville, VA
August 7 - August 9$1175
COURSE POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE. NEW DATE IS FRIDAY AUGUST 7 – SUNDAY AUGUST 9, 2020.
Level I certification prepares clinicians to implement Medical Therapeutic Yoga along with a complete system of complementary care into their medical specialty. The course features hands-on learning to complete case studies as well as critically analyzing physical yoga movement and respiratory therapies. Students will learn how to determine the root cause(s) of a condition in the context of Lifestyle Medicine using Biopsychosocial and Functional Movement Assessments. Principles of Lifestyle Medicine are discussed in light of the skyrocketing rates of chronic disease and pain in the US affecting co-and-multimorbidities. Additional emphasis on strategies that support optimal patient outcomes including mindfulness, health promotion and sustained adherence through affecting behavioral change are included.