These online courses are self-paced and designed to fit into your busy schedule. Each course in this set has an individual progress tracker and downloadable Certificate upon completion. The courses in this set include:
- Downloadable Workshop Handout
- Online Video Lectures
- Associated Video Asana Practices
FULL PROGRAM SYLLABUS
1. Shoulders and Upper Limbs
1.1 The Importance of Breath in Yoga Therapy
1.2 Yoga Therapy for the Rotator Cuff
1.3 Yoga Therapy for the Arm
1.4 Yoga Therapy for the Wrist and Hands
2. Nervous System
2.1 Yoga Therapy for the Nervous System
2.2 Yoga Therapy for Stress and Pain
2.3 Yoga Therapy for Memory and Habit (Samskara)
2.4 Yoga Therapy for Sleep and a Healthy Brain
3. Spine and Abdomen
3.1 Yoga Therapy to Address Neck Pain
3.2 Yoga Therapy – Resolving Headaches and Nerve Pain in the Neck and Shoulders
3.3 The Abdominal Muscles and Core Strength
3.4 Yoga Therapy for the Pelvic Girdle
3.5 Foundations of Yoga Therapy for Back Care
4. Hips and Lower Limbs
4.1 Yoga Therapy for the Hips
4.2 Yoga Therapy for the Knees
4.3 Yoga Therapy for the Feet and Ankles
4.4 Yoga Therapy for Leg Lymphedema
4.5 Yoga Therapy – The Marma Points of the Feet
Monique Lonner, Certified Yoga Therapist, is the Director and creator of Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training Programs. A Yoga teacher for 15 years, she studied in India, New York and California with Master teachers and spiritual sages including, most notably, the teaching faculty of the Soul of Yoga Institute Advanced Program. Drawing upon her professional skills as a non-profit event organizer she developed the Advanced Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Program for Soul of Yoga, bringing together those who are considered to be the best of the best Master yoga teachers in the world today. A devoted spiritual seeker, as well as an experienced anatomy and physiology teacher she has created a comprehensive program which balances the study of Yoga Therapy technique with the insight and wisdom of Yogic and metaphysical philosophy.
Brian 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.
Stephani Sutherland, PhD
Dr Sutherland earned her doctoral degree in neuroscience in 2001 and has worked as a freelance science writer for the past 15 years; her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Scientific American Mind, Pain Research Forum, and The Journal of Neuroscience. Stephani has practiced yoga for over 20 years, and she trained with Gary Kraftsow of American Viniyoga Institute. Find more about Stephani at stephanisutherland.com, facebook.com/StephaniSutherlandPhD, and @sutherlandphd.
Justine Shelton, C-IAYT is a graduate of The Soul of Yoga’s 200 hour training and a four year training program with Gary Kraftsow of the American Viniyoga Institute, she is a 500 hour AVI Certified Yoga Teacher and a 500 hour AVI Certified Yoga Therapist. Justine specializes in structural Yoga therapy, specifically spinal disc injuries, back pain management, as well as joint therapy - including prehab and rehab for replacements.
Her passion is working with people who have different forms of catastrophic illness, helping them to manage their condition, minimize and cope with pain and, most importantly, helping them to realize they are not their condition. She encourages her students to practice where their body is right now, allowing for the constant change and growth that comes with a dedicated practice. One of the reasons she loves Yoga is that there is always more to learn, always room to grow.....this, in addition to her love of anatomy and physiology, keeps her curious mind in learning mode.