Yoga Therapeutics YTT Curriculum

Daily Practice:

  • Five Element Yang Yoga Therapy

  • Five Element Yin Yoga Therapy

  • 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 : The Meridians/ Nadi's

  • Directing Prana in Asana : Movement, Awareness & Breath

  • Working with 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

  • Writing Individualized Programmes for Students Specific Needs