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Yoga For Low Back Pain with Dr. Loren Fishman – 20 hour Certification Course

September 6, 2019 - September 8, 2019


This 3 day, 20-hour course will be held Friday, Sept. 6th 11am-7pm, Saturday, Sept. 7th 11:30am – 7:30pm and Sunday, Sept. 8th, 11am – 6pm. Each day will have a 1-hour break.

This program conveys a new, yet tried-and-true, method to use specific yoga poses for each of the seven fundamental causes of back pain and scoliosis. Loren Fishman has practiced physical medicine in New York City for more than 40 years and was
a student of B. K. S. Iyengar. He has combined his knowledge of yoga and Western medicine to develop a method for treating back pain and has successfully treated many patients in this manner.

Loren Fishman, MD, B.Phil.,(oxon.) After graduating from Christ Church, Oxford, spending the year 1973 with Mr. Iyengar in Pune, Loren M. Fishman, M.D graduated from Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical School, was in a Tufts-Harvard Residency program, and then as Chief Resident in Rehabilitation at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He wrote computerized programs to treat cognitive deficits, some now patented by IBM, and artificial intelligence ways to predict patients’ safe length of hospital stay. His interests broadened and now
he has written and edited more than 96
academic articles and chapters, and 12 books.
Among them is a book on functional electromyography and a peer reviewed article based on interview of 33,000 yoga teachers and therapists about yoga injuries. Dr. Fishman has been listed in Castle and Connolly’s “Best Doctors” more than 10 times. Dr. Fishman also has a private practice in Manhattan. His twelve books include the best-selling Yoga for Osteoporosis and Yoga for Arthritis (W.W. Norton), with Ellen Saltonstall, Yoga and Multiple Sclerosis with Eric Small, and Healing Yoga-Yoga Cures for 20 Common Conditions, his most recent. He is a grandfather. www.sciatica.org or


September 6, 2019
September 8, 2019
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The Yoga Center of Columbia


The Yoga Center of Columbia
8950 State Route 108, Suite 109
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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