This workshop will explore how to directly apply the tools of the Yoga practice to assist in healing common injuries, conditions and disease.
Topics covered will include:
Discussion of common conditions both physical and psychological such as arthritis,sports injuries, stress and anxiety and how Yoga can offer healthy practices to assist in healing.
Most common injuries that may be presented by students in a typical yoga class and how to address them safely with asana and modifications.
Review and practice of the most effective and therapeutic yoga asanas targeting all areas of the body (neck and shoulders, hips and low back, core strengthening).
Discussion of philosophy behind Yoga Therapy to provide a broad understanding of how disease is manifested in the body and linked to the subtle, energetic and emotional aspects of self.
Review of the different styles of yoga (i.e. Gentle, Yin, Restorative) and how each can or cannot be therapeutic based on the presentation of specific condition or disease.
This workshop will be presented by Marissa Paino, ERYT-500, and Certified Therapeutic Yoga Teacher. Marissa Paino has been practicing Yoga since 2005. She earned her 200 hour certification in 2008, RYT-500 professional Yoga Teacher certification in 2012, and in March 2014, certification as a Therapeutic Yoga Instructor, all from the Pranakriya School of Yoga Healing Arts founded and developed by Yoganand Michael Carroll, ERYT-500. Over the last year, Marissa has primarily focused her offerings on therapeutic yoga instruction to individuals, and workshops. She has over 2000 hours of studio and private teaching experience.