Justine’s in-depth studies in Viniyoga Therapy as well as her own Low Back issues have given her a wealth of knowledge which she graciously and entertainingly shares with you. Each Low Back Condition comes with a large variety of recommended Yoga asanas and sequences to help you create your own Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care class.
Join Back Pain specialist Justine Shelton, C-IAYT, for this 7.5 hour in-depth workshop on how to keep yourself – and your students – safe in Yoga class. Learn contraindications for common conditions of the low back, as well as the right poses to assist the lower back’s return to healthy function!
This workshop will take an in-depth look at spinal kyphosis and lordosis, flattened thoracic curve as well as scoliosis. Justine will cover key aspects of spinal anatomy and how Yoga can specifically aid in balancing these curves. This workshop is for Yoga Teachers who want an in-depth understanding of what Yoga poses and movements are beneficial and safe.
This workshop is for Yoga teachers who want an in-depth understanding of what Yoga poses and movements are safe as well as cautionary for this condition. Justine provides a range of poses and movements for SI joint stabilization, low back strengthening of the musculature around the SI Joint and spinal movements to help regain symmetry in the SI Joint.
Low back pain, leg numbness and inflammation are common symptoms of Sciatica, one of the most prevalent low back conditions found in the 50+ population. As Yoga Teachers, a deeper understanding of this condition will help us serve our students with awareness and tools for relief.
More than 67 million people in the US have osteoarthritis or osteoporosis, and the number is growing. These conditions often come together and are called the twin perils of aging. Learn the causes, potential dangers, and structural anatomy and physiology related to these conditions and what tools Yoga therapy empowers us with to impact positive change in our condition.
This workshop will teach you about the common conditions and injuries of the knee including ligament and meniscus tears, chondromalacia, osteoarthritis, muscular imbalances and knee replacement surgery. Learn how to use the therapeutic tools of yoga to help your clients and students delay or prepare for knee replacement surgery, rehabilitate and recover range of motion, synergystically strengthen the musculature that supports the joint and experience less pain and discomfort.
In this workshop we will discuss injuries and conditions commonly seen in our gentle Yoga classes: Degenerative Disc damage in the spine, knee and hip injuries and those students needing or having had joint replacements, rotator cuff tears, cancer and the side effects of treatment, chronic illnesses, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, etc.
This Workshop is for everyone who has low back issues. From periodic achiness to chronic pain, the information covered in this workshop will help you better understand the dos and don’ts of back care. Justine will cover safe movements, Yoga poses that support and strengthen your back, and ways to release tension and tightness so that you move and feel better.
As teachers, we have probably learned safety cues and precautions as standard protocols in our teacher training programs. But understanding the whys and what-ifs from an anatomical and physiological perspective will allow us to articulate and demonstrate these safety precautions with confidence.