34 hour yoga for cancer training
This compassion based Teacher Training is designed for yoga teachers who are interested in assisting individuals with cancer, as well as cancer survivors. The course will guide teachers to safely share the practice and teachings of Yoga to support patients during treatment, along the healing journey and into the recovery phase.
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The benefits of yoga and how it can help navigate the different physical and mental issues associated with cancer.
An overview of symptoms, treatments and side effects of common cancers.
Teaching asanas in a way that is accessible to all and with the incorporation of modifications and props.
Use of breath (Pranayama) and meditation as it pertains to dealing with stress, anxiety and pain.
Pain management and the neurology of pain.
Some of the psychological and psychosocial concerns.
Traditional Yogic topics will be discussed and their relevance to this compassion based practice: Sat (simple being), Chit (awareness), Ananda (love), and Tapas (acceptance)
Common side effects and contradictions.
Sonia Clarke is an ERYT500 and YACEP certified Yoga Instructor and Continued Education Provider. She has received a certificate in Yoga of Awareness for Cancer at Duke Integrated Medicine, part of Duke University Health Systems in Durham, NC. She is Canada’s first yoga teacher to receive this certification from Duke University. Sonia has been working with cancer patients and survivors for several years through all the Wellspring centres in the GTA.
The Teacher Training group meets for two weekend immersions at Inye Yoga.
Friday 7PM - 10PM
Saturday 12PM - 8:00PM
Sunday 12PM - 8:00PM
Prior to February 1st, 2020
Upon completion students will receive a certificate which can be applied towards Continuing Education Hours (CEH) through Yoga Alliance.
Program Prerequisite: Those who have completed a 200hour Yoga Teacher Training, as well as health professionals with an established Yoga practice and working knowledge of the principles of yogic alignment.
If you have any questions regarding Yoga for Cancer Teacher Training, please contact us by email
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