Cancer Therapy Yoga Training


Cancer Yoga Therapy Training

October 19-21, 2018

We invite certified Yoga teachers to join us in learning how to design and teach a Yoga Therapy class to cancer patients and survivors in a safe and therapeutic environment.

Cancer Therapy Yoga

Curriculum includes:

  • Yoga postures appropriate for survivors of all types of cancer and their therapeutic advantages, contraindications, and modifications
  • The science and physiology of cancer, its treatments and side effects, and how yoga can help to reduce pain, build muscle mass and bone, and foster a healthy lifestyle while undergoing chemotherapy, surgeries and/or radiation
  • Develop and lead classes compassionately and competently to improve balance, flexibility, and strength and to relieve stress, anxiety and pain that is often associated with cancer.

Training Hours
Friday, October 19: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, October 20-21:  9am-5pm

Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of completion that may be applied toward Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 20 total CEUs, including 19-contact CEUs.

Pre-requisite: 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training

Tuition: 

$499 early registration by September 15, 2018
$549 Full Tuition
$449 PYTT Alumni Rate

Questions? Contact a teacher training advisor.

Click here to fill out an application and also register online with a non-refundable deposit of $150.  Applicants must complete an application.  Accepted applications will be notified via email.

Note: To receive early bird registration, tuition must be paid in full by discount deadline.

 

Ingrid Yang, M.D., J.D., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT is a deeply knowledgeable, and incredibly creative and inspiring teacher. She has been teaching yoga since 1999 and is a physician specializing in Internal Medicine, based in San Diego, CA. Ingrid leads classes, trainings, and workshops all over the United States, Australia, Europe and Asia. Dr. Yang is also the founder and past director of Blue Point Yoga, a yoga center in Durham, NC, where she developed this training while she was employed as a research associate at Duke Medical Center's breast oncology department. At Duke, she focused her research on breast cancer and genetic and protein signatures demonstrated in chemotherapy treatment. Having worked closely with cancer patients in both clinical and yoga settings, Ingrid is uniquely qualified to inform and inspire teachers to lead cancer patients though the healing process of Yoga.