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Adapting Yoga for Heart Disease, Cancer and Other Life Threatening Diseases

Please download the application by clicking the link below. Fill out the application and email to nd@abundantwellbeing.com

 

 

 

This comprehensive program is a certification course offered for Yoga Teachers and Health Professionals teaching the general population who would like to share Yoga with people living with heart disease, cancer and other debilitating diseases. It is also useful for people with family histories and/or risk factors.

The focus of this training program is theory and practice of asana, pranayama, deep relaxation, imagery and meditation as applied for people with cardiac, cancer, and other life threatening diseases and general health and prevention. We will also learn the virtues of a low fat vegetarian diet, the psychological and social aspects of disease.

The course will be didactic as well as experiential. This will allow for a full and rich experience for us as teachers and practitioners alike. Upon completion of the course you will have the skills to teach patients in a hospital or clinic setting as well as on a private or individual basis.


 Program Includes:

  • Classes–adapted and applied for patients
  • Physical Postures
  • Imagery
  • Relaxation
  • Meditation
  • Psycho-social
  • Breathing practices
  • Low-fat vegetarian diet
  • Physiology of disease
  • Research findings
  • Interfacing with the Medical Community
  • Each Day will also include: Hatha yoga, group meditation & discussions

 


Pricing (Includes Room and Board):

Shared Room: $2,305

Private Room: $2,865

All private rooms have two twin beds, but you will not have a roommate.

Tuition includes a 300 page manual, Healing Path of Yoga and 4 CD’s from the Abundant Well Being Series, your room choice and 3 non-spicy vegetarian meals per day.

 


Certification:

Included in Yoga Therapy Training – Room and Board additional

Upon Completion you will be eligible to register for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) with Yoga Alliance (YA) and/or the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT).

For individuals not in the Soul Yoga Therapy Training: You will receive a Certification for 100 contact hours in Adapting Yoga for people with Cardiac and Cancer and other life threatening illness. Abundant Well Being will offer the certification.

Nurses:
This activity has been submitted to AAOHN for approval to award contact hours. The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses is an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 


Venue Information:

Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center – 4050 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92057

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the event. The closest airports are John Wayne Airport and San Diego International Airport.

Directions from John Wayne Airport to Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center – Approx 57 mins

Directions from San Diego International Airport to Old Mission San Luis Rey Retreat Center – Approx 51 mins

 


Faculty:

Nischala Joy Devi – Nischala Joy Devi is a master teacher and healer. For over 30 years she has been highly respected as an international advocate for her innovative way of expressing Yoga and its subtle uses for spiritual growth and complete healing. She was a monastic student of the world renowned Yogiraj Sri Swami Satchidananda and offered her expertise in developing the yoga portion of The Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease and the Commonweal Cancer Help Program.

 

Please download the application by clicking the link below. Fill out the application and email to nd@abundantwellbeing.com