Yoga Tour for Outdoor Athletes
various locations in Southern California and Arizona
March 17 - 26, 2015
Sponsored by prAna and REI.

Info on individual sessions as follows:

Tuesday, March 17, San Diego, California. Read more and register.
Wednesday, March 18, Tustin, California. Read more and register.
Thursday, March 19, Santa Monica, California. Read more and register.
Tuesday, March 24, Oxnard, California. Read more and register.
Wednesday, March 25, Paradise Valley, Arizona. Read more and register.
Thursday, March 26, Tucson, Arizona. Read more and register.
Fee: $10

All classes will be held on location at respective REI stores from 6-7:30pm and will be beginner/intermediate level. Get ready to attain better understanding of how yoga can be an integral part of training for outdoor adventures. Learn to improve flexibility, strength and balance -- essentials for the complete outdoor athlete.

Cancer Yoga Therapy Training with Ingrid Yang, E-RYT 500
@ Yoga Tree, San Francisco, CA
April 17-19, 2015
Sign up and find out more here
View the flier here.

@ Prana Yoga Center, La Jolla, CA

@ Moksha Yoga Center, Chicago, IL

Certified Yoga teachers may attend this training where I will lead trainees in learning how to design and teach a yoga therapy class to cancer patients and survivors in a safe and therapeutic environment.

In this 3-day training you will learn:

  • - Yoga postures appropriate for survivors of all types of cancer and their therapeutic advantages, contraindications, and modifications;
  • - The science and physiology of cancer, its treatments and side effects, and how yoga can help to reduce pain, build muscle mass and bone, and foster a healthy lifestyle while undergoing chemotherapy, surgeries and/or radiation;
  • - Develop and lead classes compassionately and competently to improve balance, flexibility, and strength and to relieve stress, anxiety and pain that is often associated with cancer.

Ingrid Yang, E-RYT, has been teaching yoga for the last 15 years and cancer therapy yoga classes for over 10 years. She is the author of Hatha Yoga Asanas and is currently pursuing her M.D. degree at Rush University in Chicago, IL, and will be offering this special training weekend to impart her uniqe combination of clinical knowledge and yoga expertise. Ingrid's experience also includes owning and directing a yoga center in Durham, NC, where she worked as a clinical oncology research associate in the laboratory of Dr. Kimberly Blackwell at Duke University Medical Center's Morris Cancer Clinic. At Duke, she focused her research on breast cancer and genetic and protein signatures demonstrated in chemotherapy treatment. She has specifically designed this training for yoga teachers to learn how to teach cancer yoga therapy with skill and confidence. Having worked closely with cancer patients in both the clinical and yoga settings, Ingrid is uniquely qualified to inform and inspire teachers to lead cancer patients though the healing process of Yoga.

Upon completion, teachers will receive a certificate of completion that may be applied toward Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 35 total CEUs, including 30-contact CEUs.

Pre-requisite: 200-hour Teacher Training

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