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Adaptive Yoga Training

Join us and explore the tools and techniques of Adaptive Yoga. With years of yoga experience, and living with a disability, Mary-Jo offers a wealth of information to yoga teachers, health-care professionals, therapists and family! This is a hands course to learn the basics of health-giving, pain-relieving yoga practices that Every-body can do.
Adaptive, Restorative, Therapeutic
Designed for Yoga teachers, therapists, health care, family, volunteers


3263 Heather Street, Vancouver BC, CA V5Z 3K4

Type of Event

  • Course

Yoga Styles



May 2 to
May 3
10:00 amto10:00 am

May 2 & 3 at Innner Evolution 3263 Heather St. Vancouver BC



Pay only $200 if registered before April 15/2015. Clients May attend for FREE. Some scholarships may apply.

Full Description

To introduce the basic tools, theories and techniques of yoga. To explain, experience and summarize various health conditions. To familiarize students with the process of: Assessment, Adjustment, & Adaptation. To develop a working knowledge of the tools, props, technique and principals of alignment. To train the basic postures, adjustments and breathing techniques to Healthcare provider’s, family, caregivers.
This is a 15-hour training spread out over two full days. The first 15 hour we cover the adaptive portion of the full a ART training.
· Weekend 1 we will be covering theory and principals of yoga and yoga therapy. Students will experience first hand, Adaptive yoga
· Become familiar with basic postures, benefits & alignment; breath work and mindfulness techniques
· Learn how to assess, adjust and assist clients
· Weekend 2 and 3 are for Restorative and Therapeutic and will further our exploration into the practical tools of yoga. These other two weekends are independent in themselves and yet all three of them work together to comprise a 45 hour 3 weekend training in Yoga Therapeutic's
We aim to accomplish three things minimally: Train lay people and health care providers, yoga teachers and caregivers to utilize the basic tools of yoga to improve the health and well-being of those they care for. To empower individuals to find their own ways to heal, using the body as a resource. To help people feel safe, hope-full and free.
This will be a hands-on experience. No matter what walk of life or purpose you bring to this course you will discover a whole new world of different ability – yours, and the people which whom you may serve. Through a dynamic and hands-on learning environment we will experience and grow to understand Adaptive Yoga and the differently able populations it can serve. Students will be given the opportunity to practice and work with each other, and experience firsthand what it might be like to do yoga in a wheelchair, in bed, without a limb or without a particular physical or cognitive ability.