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Ayurveda for Yoga Therapy (April)

April 26-28

Lunch 12:00-2:30pm

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Learn in-depth terminology and practices for Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. Understand yoga and Ayurveda as sister sciences in Chikitsa. Reverse, prevent and manage illness.

Upon successful completion of this module, students will be able to:


· And apply terminology and practices for Ayurvedic yoga therapy that includes ayurvedic remedies, self-care practices and rejuvenation therapies.

· The scope of practice as a yoga therapist

· How to refine sense with assessments and building therapeutic relationships.

· How to combine intake, evaluation, observations and working assessment to develop a therapeutic relationship and deeper understanding of Ayurveda to plan sessions holistically vs. allopathically.

· Sequencing for pacifying doshas and nourishing or cleansing systems of the body.

· How to combine intake, evaluation, observations and working assessment to develop an appropriate ayurvedic and therapeutic or lifestyle recommendation.


· And suggest pacification, purification and strengthening strategies in yoga therapy.


· Nidra and constructive rest protocols


· Pranayama

· Kriyas

Required reading: Prakriti by Robert Svaboda and Ayurveda the Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Vasant.

Materials to bring: standard yoga props (2 blocks, 2 blankets (or 1 blanket and 1 bolster), and strap).

Course Completion Requirements: Attending and participating in the course module (or completing makeup assignments given by the teacher). Prepare 3 ayurveda chikitsa plans with a minimum of 2 full assessments. One will be done in class, the other with a friend/the final can be from a case study on the online course. Schedule a meeting with mentor to discuss yoga therapy protocols within 2 weeks

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Dani McGuire
Founder, Creator Sattva Vinyasa and Sattva Yoga Therapy, Ayurveda Wellness Counselor, Yoga Therapist, Prana Vinyasa 500

Dani “Vani” founder of pranayoga and the method of Sattva Vinyasa Yoga Therapy has practiced yoga for over 22 years and practiced yoga therapy since 2007. Her journey began as she was healing from an eating disorder and chronic pain. Learning Yoga and Ayurveda has helped her in healing and she wants to share this with others through yoga therapy, ayurveda wellness counseling, and her book.

Dani is author of The Path of Joyful Living a modern day approach to kriya yoga and the psychology of yoga. She is also dedicated to teaching yoga to people with cancer and chronic pain. She is a Yoga Therapist registered with the International Association of Yoga Therapists(IAYT) which has also accredited PranaYoga Institute in their 1000 hour yoga therapy diploma.

Yoga is moment to moment right action, Love that unifies. Dani’s goal is to bring a healing agenda-less space to anyone wanting to learn yoga and share with others.