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Yoga for Healing

This Yoga for Healing 3-day workshop is for anyone who deals with stress, illness or injury and wants to learn more about the therapeutic uses of yoga. It is designed to bring the practitioner back to balance holistically, using the yoga modalities of asana, restorative asana, breathing practices and meditation.


51, Marathonomahon street8221405
Akadimia Platonos, Athens GR

Type of Event

  • Workshop

Yoga Styles


Jun 28 to
Jun 30
09:30 amto15:30 pm

This is a 3-day workshop "Yoga for Healing" with Nancy Candea. Each day starts at 09.30 until 15.30.


180 €

Full Description

This workshop addresses how we can use skills yoga to help heal on many levels: the physical body, immune system, hormone system, nervous system and emotional health. Classes and sessions are non-competitive and everyone is given individual attention. This workshop can be beneficial for anyone interested in yoga and for yoga teachers who are interested in learning the therapeutic use of yoga for their clients. 6 CECs per day for yoga teachers.

June 28 Yoga And Neuroscience
In the last 10 years, western research into the mysteries of the brain has led to what yogis have believed for thousands of years: exercise, breath-work, and meditation can change how our brain works and we can control the thought processes in our mind.
9:00-10:00 Yoga Therapy Class - Cultivating Mindfulness and flow
10:15-12:00 Morning Session - Brain Anatomy and studies on yoga and Neuroscience
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Afternoon Session - Breathing practices and deep relaxation to energize and calm the nervous system.

June 29 Yoga and Chronic Pain Management
One of the most dreaded fears we have is an endless and unrelenting pain. More people are suffering from chronic pain than diabetes, cancer, and heart disease altogether. Join us to learn skills to help those who suffer from daily pain.

9:00-10:00 Yoga Therapy Class - Bringing Deep healing to the body
10:15-12:00 Morning Session - Understanding how yoga can help with chronic pain
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Afternoon Session - Guided Meditation and Restorative Yoga to help us relax past the pain

June 30 Yoga Lifestyle for Stress Reduction
Learn the research and effective lifestyle practices to find balance in your life. We will explore mindful exercise, digestion, relaxation techniques, a variety of meditation approaches, how we process mentally and understanding your dharma or life's path.

9:00-10:00 Yoga Therapy Class - Finding Balance
10:15-12:00 Morning Session - Understanding the healing techniques outlined in yoga philosophy
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:30 Afternoon Session - Designing your own healing plan

The workshop is in English. For more information please contact at or call us +306944796565

About Nancy Candea
An activist in the global health revolution, Nancy is committed to practicing the best version of herself every day, and to using her talents to contribute to the upliftment of humankind. Nancy’s ongoing journey is to study and to teach how to integrate mindfulness into each of our platforms of self-care. She strives to practice loving-kindness as a means of forming deep connections and promoting personal transformation. Her focus is to bring yoga teacher training and meditation training to those in marginalized communities.
She is a C-IAYT, 500 E-RYT, and RCYT who teaches yoga classes works with private clients, and conducts, retreats, Yoga Teacher Trainings and Yoga Therapy Trainings in Greece, Navaho Nation, Dominican Republic, Detroit, New Jersey, Colorado, and Hawaii. She is the founder and director of Yoga Impact Institute, a residential and online yoga training school. Yoga Impact Institute is a 200-hour, 300-hour, and YACEP school registered with the Yoga Alliance. She directs Yoga Impact, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) that focuses on sharing yoga with vulnerable populations – women and children in shelters, at-risk youth, senior citizens, war veterans, and prisoners, as well as the homeless. Nancy also mentors yoga therapists and yoga teachers in their work with these populations.

Her approach to teaching yoga is the product of 32 years of her own practice, her ownership of a successful yoga studio in Hawaii for 5 years, 9 years of training yoga teachers, 3 years of training yoga therapists and 20 years of teaching. She is truly a “yogi without borders.” She is the director of Calm Steps to Vibrant Actions: Yoga, Spirituality, Trauma and Social Justice Summit. Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Yoga Therapy Today, Boulder Magazine, and Natural Awakenings. Nancy has done yoga therapy presentations at the International Women’s Writing Guild, Global Ayurveda Conference, LLC, and Northern New Jersey Transitional Yoga Conference 2013.