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Teaching Yoga for Parkinson’s Online Training

March 2, 2020


In this 4-month, online course you will learn how to work with clients with Parkinson’s Disease at your own pace from the comfort of your home or office.

This course includes recorded learning sessions and practices to be viewed on your own schedule. This intensive training is supplemented by scheduled live group teleconferences where you’ll learn, explore, discuss and share the course material with your fellow yoga therapists under the personal guidance of Certified Yoga Therapist Theresa Conroy. Theresa has been teaching group and private Yoga for PD classes for 15years. She created this training from her long experience and research into how Yoga can help manage the symptoms of this neurological movement disorder. She also works as a faculty member and mentor with Inner Peace Yoga Therapy, where she teaches Yoga for Neurological Disorders. She also teaches Yoga For Special Populations in 200hr YTT.

What You’ll Learn
–An overview of Parkinson’s Disease and how Yoga helps.
–How to find your voice and use your own practice to adapt Yoga for those with PD.
–Cueing and sequencing a group class, with emphasis on safety and stability, and how to adapt traditional practices to meet students’ needs.
–Sequencing a Chair Yoga Class and creating themed classes.
–Nurturing community and support within the structure of the class.
–Gaining confidence working with the symptoms of PD and side effects of medication.
–Marketing your class and developing business relationships with health pros.
–Finding funding for your class.
–Mastering self-care to maintain your energy and focus.
–Learn how to work with a PD client to create a treatment plan, while being mentored throughout the process

This training qualifies for YA CEUs and is an Approved Development Program with the International Association of Yoga Therapists


March 2, 2020
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