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Svastha Yoga Module 6 with Dr. Ganesh Mohan: Therapeutic Foundations Program
April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 16 @ 4:00 pm
SVASTHA YOGA: THERAPEUTIC FOUNDATIONS PROGRAM – MODULE 6: MIND: YOGA PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHIATRY: POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, STRESS, ANXIETY WITH DR. GANESH MOHAN
In this professional program on yoga therapeutics, we aim to bring you the most effective aspects of traditional Yoga and Ayurveda combined with modern medicine. Specific guidelines for different conditions and general treatment principles will be detailed, empowering you to safely and effectively address disabilities and ill-health through yoga.
The program is a part of the advanced 300 hour Svastha Yoga: Therapeutic Essentials Program registered with the Yoga Alliance and delivered in 7 intensive modules (5 days for each module). The Svastha Yoga Therapy Program will be registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT) by 2017.
Each module can be attended independently. This 5-day international program is delivered in 12+ locations across the world and offers you a pathway to continue to learn skills for other body systems and your mind as well. Certificates will be issued for each module.
BODY: LOCOMOTOR SYSTEM
MODULE 1: LOW BACK, PELVIS & LOWER LIMB
MODULE 2: CERVICAL & THORACIC SPINE, UPPER LIMB
BREATH: INTERNAL MEDICINE & ENERGETICS
MODULE 3: ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND SEQUENCING OF THE BREATH, RESPIRATORY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
MODULE 4: PRANAYAMA, AYURVEDA, NEUROLOGICAL/DIGESTIVE/HORMONAL/IMMUNE SYSTEMS
MIND: YOGA PSYCHOLOGY & PSYCHIATRY
MODULE 5: MINDFULNESS, DEPRESSION, ADDICTIONS
MODULE 6: POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, STRESS, ANXIETY
INTEGRATION AND COMPLETION
MODULE 7: HOLISTIC CASE STUDIES, ASSORTED TOPICS
MODULE 6: MIND: YOGA PSYCHOLOGY/PSYCHIATRY: POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, STRESS, ANXIETY
Topics covered will include:
1. Embodiment as an essential wellness skill for the mind.
a. Modern view of importance of mind-body connection
b. Yoga insights into mind-body connection
2. Stress and trauma
a. Neurobiology of the stress response
b. Yoga tools to work with stress
c. Adapting yoga for clients with past trauma (trauma aware yoga)
3. Mantra meditation as a therapeutic tool
a. Psychology and theory
b. Common barriers and questions from students
4. Positive psychology practices, including scope and application.
c. Loving kindness
5. Sacredness, meaning, and devotion (isvara pranidhana and related practices)
6. Ritual practices and symbolism
a. Traditional and modern rituals, concepts and psychology
b. Creating simple rituals in yoga practice
7. The gunas (satva, rajas, tamas) and their role as a framework for mental health.
8. Safety considerations for the yoga teacher. Managing the teacher-student, therapist-client relationship.
DATE: APRIL 12 – 16, 2019
TIME: 8AM – 4PM
VENUE: THE YOGA ROOM 4/F STUDIO
PRICE: $6500 EARLY BIRD PRICE (BEFORE MARCH 1, 2019); $7200 REGULAR PRICE
ABOUT DR. GANESH MOHAN
Dr. Ganesh Mohan is a physician trained in both conventional medicine and ayurveda. Son of A.G. Mohan and Indra Mohan, he started practicing yoga as a child, in the tradition of Krishnamacharya. He is well-versed in traditional yoga studies. His work in therapeutic yoga centers around employing the most relevant methods from ancient and modern healthcare. He is the co-author of the Mohans’ book Yoga Therapy (Shambhala Publications, 2004) and Krishnamacharya: His Life and Teachings (Shambhala Publications, 2010). He is an advisor to the IAYT in the USA and the AAYT in Australia.