May 13-17, 2017

The Root of All Things: 5-Day Teacher Training Focusing on The Pelvic Floor

Lead Faculty: Leslie Howard
Location: New York City

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About This Program

This advanced training is for experienced yoga teachers, healthcare professionals, midwives, doulas, fitness trainers, massage therapists, and just plain curious practitioners of yoga who want to deepen their practice. (There are required texts.) You will learn:

  • Current thinking about the pelvis, sexuality, and related modern medical care
  • Anatomy of the pelvis, hips, and gluteus muscles, and their roles in pelvic health
  • How posture affects the pelvic floor
  • Identifying hypertonic vs. hypotonic muscles, and the difference between a strong muscle and a tense muscle
  • How do breath and emotion affect the pelvic floor
  • How to teach breath and asana to students who need tone in their pelvis, as well as those who have too much tone
  • Yoga for the pelvic floor during all stages of pregnancy (including pre- and post-partum)
  • Yoga for Menopause
  • The male pelvis: prostate issues, incontinence, and sexual dysfunction

Tentative Schedule:

Saturday, May 13: 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, May 14: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday, May15: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, May 16: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Wednesday, May 17: 1:00 – 4:30 pm

There is an optional project for certification after the program.

Fee is $775 for all five days; $675 Early Bird discount if you pay by April 1, 2017 (Use promotion code: PFTTEarlyBird).


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