Yoga’s Therapeutic Benefits for the Respiratory System, November 4-5, 2017
with Kathleen Ross-Allee
- Saturday, 8:30 am–5:30 pm
- Sunday, 8:30 am–5:30 pm
How can you breathe more efficiently and effectively, and how can changing your breathing pattern change your life? Find out in a weekend workshop that explores the anatomy and mechanics of the respiratory system and offers yoga practices to enhance respiratory function and improve quality of life.
Part of AUM’s 500-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with a focus on yoga’s therapeutic benefits, this course is designed to benefit yoga teachers as well as anyone interested in breathing better!
We will cover:
- The definition of respiration
- The anatomy and functioning of the respiratory system
- The physiology of normal breathing vs. poor breathing
- Respiratory diseases and signs of dysfunction in the respiratory system
- Methodology for pulmonary evaluation
- Yoga therapy strategies for improving the functioning of the respiratory system
Kathleen Ross-Allee is a certified yoga therapist and fitness trainer with more than 25 years of experience as a health and wellness expert. She is the associate director of the Loyola Marymount University Yoga Therapy Rx Level IV, and managing director for the program’s first three levels. She also earned her credentials as a yoga therapist through the Yoga Rx program. Kathleen has developed yoga therapy programs to support cancer treatment at Cedars-Sinai/Tower Hematology, USC/Norris Cancer Hospital, Vantage Oncology, and Tower Cancer Research Foundation, where she continues to teach ongoing classes. She also teaches a weekly gentle yoga therapy class for people with Parkinson’s disease, which she offers free to patients and caregivers at Liberation Yoga in Los Angeles.