Yoga Therapeutics YTT Curriculum

Daily Practice:

  • Five Element Yang Yoga Therapy
  • Five Element Yin Yoga Therapy
  • Do-In : Meridian Massage
  • Mindfulness Meditation

 

Functional Anatomy :

Yoga & Kinesthetics :

The Science of Movement : Understanding How Yoga Works - 

  • Planes, Movements & Lines.
  • How muscles build & strengthen.
  • How muscles lengthen & stretch . 
  • How muscle movement strengthens bones
  • How movement of muscle & connective tissue effects blood flow, chi flow & vitality
  • Connective tissue, fascia & healthy joints
  • Muscles, Connective Tissue & Posture
  • Connective Tissue & Referred Pain

Organ System Pathology for The Five Elements:

  • The Functions of the 12 Primary Organ Systems
  • Symptoms of Imbalance of the 12 Primary Organ Systems

 

Subtle Anatomy :

  • Mind/Body Connection
  • Maps of Subtle Anatomy : Kosha's, Chakra's & Nadi's
  • Directing Prana in Asana : Movement, Awareness & Breath
  • Subtle Anatomy & the Endocrine Glands
  • Subtle Anatomy & the 12 Primary Organ Systems
  • Five Element Theory & TCM Meridians
  • Embodied Awareness - Cultivating Intuitive Sense of Chi in the Body

 

Foundations of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) :

  • Yin & Yang Philosophy
  • Meridians - Yin & Yang Meridians
  • TCM Five Element Theory
  • The Ko & Shen Cycles
  • Concept and Function of Chi
  • Causes and Symptoms of Chi Disruptions
  • Kyo & Jitsu - Tonifying & Sedating
  • TCM Zang Fu – The 12 Primary Organ Systems
  • Organ System Pathology of the 12 Zang Fu  & Symptoms of Physical, Mental & Emotional Imbalance
  • Meridian Clock – Application for Symptom Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Food as Medicine- Macrobiotic Dietary Support for the Five Elements
  • Visual Diagnosis of Embodied Chi Imbalance Manifesting in Physical Posture
  • Chinese Facial Diagnosis.

 

Yoga Therapeutics :

  • Yoga Therapy Practices for each of the Five Elements & 4 Seasons
  • Yoga Therapy Practices for each of the 12 Primary Organ Systems
  • Yoga Therapy Practices for Specific Pathologies & Physical Imbalances
  • Yoga Therapy Practices for Specific Psycho-emotional Imbalances
  • Yoga Therapy Practice for Women's Hormonal Balance
  • Writing Individualized Programmes for Students Specific Needs