Course: Yoga Therapy for the Pelvic Girdle with Brian Dorfman – 4.0 Hrs


Structurally speaking, lower back pain, SI joint issues and sciatica tend to arise from imbalances in the pelvic girdle.

In this course, Brian Dorfman teaches us how and why to tend first to the alignment and health of the pelvic girdle, our gateway to functional movement in the upper and lower body.

4.0 Hours of Non-Contact CEU Hours – Lecture and Asana

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Unlock the ligament structure of the pelvic girdle to live pain free, and support your clients in doing the same!

Brian Dorfman, in his compassionate and straight to-the-point style, teaches us the importance of pelvic alignment for promoting healthy movement and pain relief between the upper and lower halves of the body.

Learn how to safely adapt standing forward bends to prevent hamstring origin injuries, and to support the recovery of existing injuries in the low back, sacroiliac joint and sciatic nerve.

For Yoga and other movement therapists, Brian identifies where to begin when working with a client in pain.  He shares tools for determining what’s out of alignment, and ways to steer the individual towards structural wellbeing.

Course Outline

Module 1 Handout: The Pelvic Girdle
Unit 1 Handout: Pelvic Girdle
Module 2 Video Lecture: Yoga Therapy for the Pelvic Girdle
Unit 1 Lecture Video: Yoga Therapy for the Pelvic Girdle
Module 3 Asana Practice for the Pelvic Girdle
Unit 1 Asana Practice: The Pelvic Girdle
Module 4 Quiz: Yoga Therapy for the Pelvic Girdle
Unit 1 Quiz: The Pelvic Girdle
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Tracking the Alignment of the Pelvic Girdle with Brian Dorfman

Taking a therapeutic approach to pelvic and hip alignment starts with observation first. Brian steps through a process for visually assessing ankle, knee and hip alignment.

Full Asana Practice

Learning Comes to Life!

The workshop material comes to life in a full Yoga Therapy Class for the Pelvic Girdle. You will learn special adaptations, specific cues and sequencing to bring into your group Yoga classes or private student sessions.

Brian Dorfman

Brian DorfmanBrian Dorfman has been treating patients and teaching for over 25 years. He has extensive knowledge and instructional ability in the areas of kinesiology, anatomy, physiology and the biomechanics of movement. Since 1985, Brian has maintained his own injury rehabilitation practice and is an internationally recognized healer. His ability to treat injuries has made him indispensable among Olympic and professional athletes, including national and world record holders in a number of different sports.

In addition to his hands-on healing work, Brian is also a Master yoga teacher specializing in the therapeutic application of yoga. He has over 20 years experience offering group classes and private instruction. Influenced by TVK Desikachar, Brian’s instruction focuses on helping the student develop a personalized, balanced practice. He incorporates asana, pranayama, sound and meditation to create an environment for the student’s innate wisdom to develop.

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