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Yoga for Low Back Health

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Weekend Intensive Training with Dr. Alison McLean

November 1-3, 2019

This weekend immersion is designed for certified Yoga teachers desiring to deepen their knowledge in spinal health, anatomy, bio-mechanics, pathologies, and the applications of Yoga to support Low Back Health.
Reaching beyond the physical & anatomical aspect of Yoga postures, this program offers a multi-faceted curriculum with in-depth areas of study providing an effective & sustainable approach to Yoga, Health & Wellness. Participants will gain an enriched skill set to support the well being of the whole person.


+ Learn modifications of Yoga postures to support the low back

+ Be introduced to the Yoga Wall and it's benefits for the spine

+ Deepen knowledge of anatomy of the spine and pelvis

+ Develop sequences to support the low back including restorative, increased mobility & strength and traction

+ Provide you with the skill set that assist with the well being of the whole person in context of the Yoga Koshas

+ Use meditation and pranayama to support the lumbar spine

There will be opportunities to implement and practice the techniques during lab time.

Teachers attending this training will build confidence in their ability to provide tools that help their students practice yoga safely as they age, for a lifelong practice. You will emerge with a strong understanding of low back health as well as deeper understanding of anatomy and bio-mechanics of the spine, yoga postures to support the low back for 1:1 and class settings, including modifications and variations, and introductory knowledge of the Yoga Wall.

CEU credits: 12 hours of Yoga Alliance credits available

Program Details

Training Dates:

November 1-3, 2019

Training Hours:

Friday, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, 11:45am-4:45pm
Sunday, 11:45am-4:45pm


200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, or experience students or health or wellness professionals upon individual approval.


$325 by Oct. 10, 2019
*PYTT Alumni Rate: $325

$150 non-refundable deposit required to reserve a space. Space is limited.
*Monthly Payment Plans are available by request.

Cancellations/Refund Policy:
Refunds available less $100 non-refundable deposit 2 weeks before the course. After that, credit can be applied towards any future course.


About Dr. Alison McLean

Dr. Alison McLean, DPT, E-RYT, C-IAYT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Yoga Therapist & Teacher. She teaches anatomy and aligment in Prana's 200hr & 300hr Teacher Trainings as well as the The Yoga Wall Method. A skilled teacher and passionate Yogi, she teaches Happy Back and Therapeutic Yoga classes and workshops all over San Diego. Her approach to Yoga Therapeutics is holistic and comprehensive, reaching beyond the physical. Learn more at


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