Next Core Workshop is May 12th, 2018
at Island Yoga in Alameda,
California. 2:00 – 4:30 PM.
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Cultivating a Sustainable Core:
Prevent Injury in Yoga by combining Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, and Strength and Conditioning Principles
Do you wish you could hang out in any asana all day long? This workshop will help steer you towards that path as we review and discuss core anatomy, applied pranayama, and spinal alignment through the combined lenses of a yoga therapist, physical therapist, athletic trainer, and strength and conditioning specialist. You will learn to prevent injury in yoga by combining physical therapy, sports medicine, and strength and conditioning principles through lecture, movement, and self-assessment. Beginners and experienced teachers/therapists alike are welcome. There will be an hour of all levels therapeutic core yoga sequence followed by an hour lecture with plenty of movement breaks.
Offered by seasoned physical therapist and yogini, Liz Duncanson, MPT, ATC, CSCS, RYT-200, PYT, C-IAYT,
(Licensed Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Yoga Therapist) of Body Temple Physical Therapy in Oakland, California. $40 Investment.
Past workshop descriptions. Please contact Liz if you would like to bring these to your studio.
Chakras, Fascia, and Sound Healing Workshop
Discover and experience the deep healing that comes from the subtle vibrations within our own bodies and from the Universe. This workshop focuses on activating the Chakras by combining lecture, gentle yoga practice, and sound healing facilitated through special crystal bowls and healing sound vibrations. The lecture combines ancient wisdom from Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as the latest scientific research on muscle and fascia anatomy, neurotransmitters, and healing resonances. The sound healing will be performed by Robert Hamaker, a professional symphonic percussionist who has dedicated his skills to promoting chakra alignment. The lecture and yoga practice will be presented and guided by seasoned physical therapist and yogini, Liz Duncanson, of Body Temple Physical Therapy in Oakland, with over 20 years of experience in the healing arts and sports medicine. 3.75 hours
Medical Therapeutic Yoga for Shoulder and Neck Rehabilitation
Want to dive deeper into shoulder and neck rehabilitation? Join us for a fun workshop and learn how to use your wings to fly! This anatomy lecture and movement-based workshop will incorporate yoga (postures, breath work, gross and subtle-body anatomy & meditation) as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine to strengthen and stretch your shoulders while protecting your neck. Taught by experienced Yogini, Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer, and Personal Trainer, Liz Gillem Duncanson from Body Temple PT in Oakland, CA. All levels welcome.
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