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Backcare
Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020
 

Back pain is the most common health complaint in North America and one of the top reasons for missed work days. In this module we learn about the anatomy of the spine, including the function of vertebrae and the major muscle groups that support the spine, such as the pelvic floor muscles. We will look at common back issues including sacroiliac joint pain, sciatica, scoliosis, osteoporosis, and muscle strain. The module centers on what poses help, which ones hurt, and how to sequence yoga therapy classes for people with back issues.*This workshop includes 10 hours of distance learning.Tuition: $380

  
Schedule
Date
Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020
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Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020
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Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Sequencing for Yoga Therapy
Mar 6, 2020 - Mar 8, 2020
 

Yoga therapy requires a unique set of tools. Yoga therapy sessions are sequenced very differently from group yoga classes. Yoga therapists need to be able to listen and understand verbal and non-verbal cues and language, and to be able to adapt sequencing to meet the individual needs of their clients. In this module, we will learn how to sequence individual yoga therapy sessions, with a particular focus on listening and responding to the needs of our students. We will also discuss the principles of sequencing for small group yoga therapy classes. Tution $350

  
Schedule
Date
Mar 6, 2020 - Mar 8, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Mar 6, 2020 - Mar 8, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga Therapy for Shoulders & Wrists
Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
 

This module will address the anatomy of the shoulders, forearms and wrists, while exploring the balance of mobility and stability. Learn how to work specific injuries such as (rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, dislocation, carpal tunnel and more!) This module is an opportunity to deepen in experience and hands on application of functional movements of the shoulder, wrists and forearm. Through practice and discussion we will explore safe techniques and applications of yoga therapy for the shoulders, wrist and forearms. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020
 

Chronic pain affects 1 in every 5 people in Canada. In this module, we will examine the mental, emotional, and physical contributors to the cycle of chronic pain, the role of yoga in pain management, and how to apply this information in a meaningful way with individual yoga therapy clients and groups. You will walk away from this workshop with new skills such as: - How do you help a person learn to move when everything hurts? - How biomechanics and alignment intersect with chronic pain science - Understanding the autonomic nervous system, and neuroplasticity in pain - A brief overview of basic pain conditions - The connection between body awareness, emotional awareness, and pain - The role of breathing and meditation in yoga therapy for pain - Sequencing for chronic pain yoga therapy classes - Exploring links between trauma, anxiety, depression, and pain - How to talk about pain with clients - A look at yoga philosophy and the Yoga Sutras in modern pain management Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$385.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga, Tensegrity & Fascia
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020
 

This module will give you a better understanding of the concept of Tensegrity and how to apply it to your practice through exploration of tensegrity repair series,the fascia and asana. You will learn how the fascial system helps us to understand exsisting patterns of movment, restrictions and be able to view the body as a whole system while applying this into your teaching. You will have a full afternoon to explore fascia from an experienced Rolfer and look at the anatomy trains by Thomas Myers . This weekend will be full of practice and exploration in our own bodies, so you will leave with a understanding on how this feels within yourself. *This workshop includes 10 hours of distance learning.Tuition: $385

  
Schedule
Date
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Mar 27, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Restorative Yoga
Apr 3, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
 

Restorative yoga is accessible to all students and has incredible healing effects because of the restful nature of the practice. In this module, you will learn a syllabus of restorative yoga postures, learn what poses to use and why, and how best to prop and support your yoga therapy clients with varying mobility issues and injuries. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Apr 3, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Apr 3, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Therapeutic Yin Yoga- Foundations Level 1
Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
 

In this training we will learn the foundations of Yin Yoga and how to teach Yin Yoga in a Therapeutic setting. Topics covered: - A brief history of Yin Yoga - Yin-Yang Theory - Anatomy, skeletal variations and how to modify poses for different bodies - What makes a pose Yin - The Yin Yoga postural archetypes and variations - How to practice Yin in a Therapeutic way - Who shouldn't practice Yin Yoga - Hyper-mobility and Yin Yoga - Yin Yoga and the nervous system - Yin Yoga's relationship to meditation - How to create a whole body Yin Yoga class Students will leave with a broader understanding of Yin Yoga and how to create therapeutic class plans and effectively teach Yin Yoga to a wide range of students. Tuition $350

  
Schedule
Date
Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Apr 17, 2020 - Apr 19, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$385.00
3 Sessions
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Business of Yoga Therapy
Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020
 

The field of Yoga Therapy is growing, evolving and becoming more widely recognized as an important part of holistic, complementary health care. Yoga Therapy training’s teach students how to be of service to their communities but rarely touch on how to navigate the world of business to ensure their own sustainability. In this module participants will explore: 1.The key aspects to consider when developing a business plan. 2.Identifying and articulating your unique offerings as a Yoga Therapist. 3.Successful marketing strategies. 4.Tools for the effective day-to-day management of your business. 5.How to establish yourself as a professional in the field of Yoga Therapy. 6.Understanding credentialing 7.Determining the most practical paths to gain experience and professional development. * There are 10 additional hours of distance learning Tuition:$350

  
Schedule
Date
Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020
Location
Staff
Agi
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020
Location
Staff
Agi
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$430.00
3 Sessions
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Philosophy of Yoga Therapy
May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020
 

How does yogic philosophy fit into Yoga Therapy? This course will examine teachings and philosophy of the yoga tradition from the Vedic age to the present. We will explore the philosophy of yoga therapy based in the principle branches of yoga including Hatha, Raja, Karma, Jnana, and Bhakti Yoga. Through our study of the principle branches of yoga and foundational texts such as the Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Samkya Karika, and the Yoga Sutras, we will learn how to integrate these teachings into our personal and professional practices. Tuition:$430 *There are an additional 20 distance learning hours

  
Schedule
Date
May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Therapeutic Inversions and Backbends
May 8, 2020 - May 10, 2020
 

Inversions and back bends have therapeutic benefits when done properly and adapted for the individual. This workshop furthers your own understanding of your body in inversions and back bends. We also look at the many ways we can adapt inversions to make them accessible for all of our students and look at conditions to be aware of. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
May 8, 2020 - May 10, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
May 8, 2020 - May 10, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$399.00
3 Sessions
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Mindfulness and Yoga for Children
May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
 
The Mind in Motion Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness Teacher Training is a comprehensive, intensive and practical certification course thoughtfully designed from a holistic approach to enhance children’s physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being.
 
Our Teacher Training (TT) is focused on school aged children aged 6-13 years and is based in socialization theory, the principles of yoga therapy, sound movement, and the teachings of the Gross National Happiness Center in Bhutan.
 
In this course you will learn:
Socialization theory and early childhood development
How to help children improve concentration and focus
The importance of empathy, kindness and compassion when working with children
How to empower children to calm their minds and self-regulate through breath awareness & mindfulness training
The importance of linking sound with breath and movement
Gain teaching experience and class management tips
Creating a yoga program for children with special needs
Lots of yoga poses and how to make yoga and mindfulness FUN!
 
Cost is $399
Instructor Jacqueline Quinless
 
* This workshop module can be applied to Ajna's Advanced 300 hour Therapeutic Training Program.
* This workshop module cannot be applied to Ajna's 800 hour Yoga Therapy Program.
  
Schedule
Date
May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
May 15, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$385.00
3 Sessions
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Meditation for Yoga Therapy
May 22, 2020 - May 24, 2020
 

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali provide instruction on the art of meditation, what constitutes a meditation practice and what happens when the mind becomes quiet. This course will examine relevant teachings, philosophy, neuroscience about meditation in yoga therapy. During our time together we will be exploring these teachings and tools and will learn how to integrate them into our yoga therapy practice. Cost $380 *This course has 10 hours of distance learning

  
Schedule
Date
May 22, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
May 22, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga Therapy for Healthy Aging( 50 +) and Chair Yoga
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
 

How can yoga therapy be adapted to meet the needs of our growing aging population? What are the specific health concerns for yoga therapists to be aware of? We look at how to sequence yoga therapy on the mat and special sequencing for chair yoga. We examine specific health concerns such as arthritis, heart issues, osteoporosis, hearing loss and dementia. Included in this component are asanas, pranayama, meditation, mantra, and mudras geared to the 50+ age group Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Location
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
May 29, 2020 - May 31, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Journey Through the Chakras
Jun 5, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020
 

In this module, students will learn how to integrate the chakras in their yoga therapy practice. Learn the philosophical principles of chakra theory and how to integrate it in your yoga therapy practice. Participants will be grounded in the body and breath in a journey through the chakras with: 1. Movement. 2. Mantra. 3. Meditation. 4. Partner & group work. 5. Journaling. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Jun 5, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Jun 5, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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The Therapeutic Relationship
Jun 12, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
 

“A boundary is any limit I need to honor so I can love or work with you without resentment and with integrity.” —Dr, David Gruder. In this module, we will learn more about: 1. How to create clear, compassionate boundaries 2. Directive and non-directive dialogue 3. Embodied presence and listening skills 4. Effective, non-violent communication. Yoga therapists need to be able to adjust to unique needs of their client or student while maintaining a safe therapeutic relationship that is empowering for everyone. In this innovative module we will explore the dynamics of the therapeutic relationship and learn how to create a safe and welcoming space. We will examine ways to manage your relationship with your yoga therapy clients. You will gain a deeper understanding of where classical yoga psychology and modern pyscho-therapeutic theory meet to allow you to be of service to your clients while maintaining balance for yourself. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Jun 12, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Jun 12, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 1:00am
$1600.00
10 Sessions
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Yoga Therapy Immersion(80 Hours)
Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
 
In this immersion, you will learn how a holistic model for yoga therapy, incorporating kinesiology, vayus, chakras and panca maya theory. We will examine and analyse current yoga therapy research and learn how to work with specific health concerns, including muscular-skeletal injury, athletes, stress-related illness, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, asthma, heart disease and cancer. You will learn how to design and conduct private yoga therapy sessions, including how to do yoga therapy intakes, what to look for during your intake, and how to create a yoga therapy sequence unique to the needs of your client. Tuition: $1,600
  
Schedule
Date
Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
10:00 - 6:00pm
Date
Jun 20, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
Time
1:30 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga, Trauma and Mental Health
Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020
 

How can yoga therapy be applied for individuals who have suffered trauma? Traumatic events may lead to isolation and feelings of helplessness. Traumatized individuals may develop addictions, mental illness, and a variety of dysfunctional coping strategies. Trauma sensitive yoga teaching skills to effectively and compassionately work with this population include specific asana sequences, pranayama, and grounding techniques. Tuition: $350

  
Schedule
Date
Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Sep 11, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Yoga Therapy for Hips and Knees
Sep 25, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
 

How can we support our yoga therapy clients with hip and knee issues? How does alignment from the feet influence the health of these joints? Learn the muscles, tendons and ligaments that support the hips and knees and explore strategies that we as yoga therapists can use to educate our clients on the hips and knees. Learn about specific hip and knee issues such as bursitis, groin pull, hip replacement, sciatica, piriformis syndrome, Iliotibial syndrome, complete ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL Injuries/Tear/Repair, patellofemoral syndrome (Runner’s Knees), meniscal tear/repair, osteoarthritis and knee replacement. Tuition $350

  
Schedule
Date
Sep 25, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Sep 25, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
Location
Staff
Agi
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Pre/Post Natal Yoga
Oct 16, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
 

This module is a thorough look at the changes in woman’s body during each trimester of pregnancy and how yoga poses, breathing techniques and meditation can be applied therapeutically. Learn poses and safety precautions for each trimester and how to offer support and adapt poses to suit the needs of the mother and growing baby. In the post- natal portion of the weekend, we will examine how yoga can be adapted to fit this new, busy time in a woman’s life. We will learn how to bring stability back into the pelvis, regaining internal strength and the fundamentals of teaching post natal to a new mom while releasing areas of tension. Tuition $350

*This workshop is part of the Advanced 300 Yoga Program but does not count towards Ajna;s 800 hour Yoga Therapist Program.

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 16, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Oct 16, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Sequencing for Yoga Therapy
Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020
 

Yoga therapy requires a unique set of tools. Yoga therapy sessions are sequenced very differently from group yoga classes. Yoga therapists need to be able to listen and understand verbal and non-verbal cues and language, and to be able to adapt sequencing to meet the individual needs of their clients. In this module, we will learn how to sequence individual yoga therapy sessions, with a particular focus on listening and responding to the needs of our students. We will also discuss the principles of sequencing for small group yoga therapy classes. Tution $350

  
Schedule
Date
Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020
Location
Staff
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$350.00
3 Sessions
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Therapeutic Yin Yoga- Foundations Level 1
Nov 13, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020
 

In this training we will learn the foundations of Yin Yoga and how to teach Yin Yoga in a Therapeutic setting. Topics covered: - A brief history of Yin Yoga - Yin-Yang Theory - Anatomy, skeletal variations and how to modify poses for different bodies - What makes a pose Yin - The Yin Yoga postural archetypes and variations - How to practice Yin in a Therapeutic way - Who shouldn't practice Yin Yoga - Hyper-mobility and Yin Yoga - Yin Yoga and the nervous system - Yin Yoga's relationship to meditation - How to create a whole body Yin Yoga class Students will leave with a broader understanding of Yin Yoga and how to create therapeutic class plans and effectively teach Yin Yoga to a wide range of students. Tuition $350

  
Schedule
Date
Nov 13, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Nov 13, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm
$380.00
3 Sessions
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Therapeutic Yin Yoga - Level 2
Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020
 

In this module we explore Yin Yoga more deeply;

Including relevant anatomy, philosophy, and energetics of the practice.

In this Module you will learn:

The significant role of fascia in Yin Yoga
Chinese Channel (meridian) Theory including:
The relationship between Fascia and the channels
Anatomy, location and function of the 14 pathways
The 6 Yin Yang paired channels
Organs association with each channel
Mental and emotional qualities of each channel
Taoist 5 Element philosophy including:
Yin Yang review
Season influences
Individual constitution
The Roles & Function of Qi
The role of Jing (essence)
The spirit or ‘soul of each organ’
The mind in Yin Yoga

* This workshop has 10 hours of distant learning

**Please note: you must have previously taken Therapeutic Yin Yoga Level 1 with Nyk Danu or have studied with directly with a Paul Grilley certified teacher to be eligible to register for this workshop

 

  
Schedule
Date
Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Sat, Sun
Time
9:00 - 5:00pm
Date
Dec 4, 2020 - Dec 6, 2020
Location
Staff
Nyk
Days
Fri
Time
5:00 - 9:00pm