Yoga Therapy for the Heart, May 5-8, 2018
with Ghada Osman, PhD, PYT
- Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6: Required for enrolled Clinical Yoga Therapy students
- Saturday, May 5—Tuesday, May 8: Yoga for the Heart Basic Certification
Learn how to use yoga therapy protocols to address heart disease prevention and treatment. This course covers:
- The anatomy and physiology of the heart and cardiovascular system
- Risk factors for heart disease, and common types of heart disease
- Options for treatment, including medication and other allopathic approaches
- Assessment, including evaluation of mobility and functionality, breathing, and the mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions of well-being
- Selecting, sequencing, adapting, and modifying yoga practices for clients with heart disease
- Guidelines for handling an emergency situation with a client.
You’ll gain tools for teaching and working with individuals as well as groups, taking into consideration their conditions, limitations, possibilities, and the overall strategy.
Basic Certification (4-day training)
- Through February 28: $840
- Between March 1 and April 5: $860
- After April 5: $880
Basic Certification for Enrolled Students (2-day training)
- Through February 28: $640
- Between March 1 and April 5: $660
- After April 5: $680
Ghada Osman, PhD, LMFT, PYT, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, psychotherapist, and AFAA-certified aerobics instructor, has worked with a wide range of populations, from college students to hospice patients. In her private practice, her specialties include helping clients cope with physical illness, heart conditions in particular, using yoga as a healing modality. Ghada earned her 500-hour yoga teacher certification at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, and is also trained in Street Yoga (designed for underserved populations) and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy.