Art & Science of Restorative Yoga

Better health and wellbeing in older age is critical to us personally, and as a society.

World demographics have changed and we will soon have more older people than children, which will impact and transform our national and global demographics. An aging population affects social costs, and understanding this relationship helps us establish the necessary infrastructure for the changing landscape of healthcare.

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Stress disorders, including insomnia, anxiety and depression, are the most common mental illness in the US affecting 40 million adults18 and older: 18% of US population.

Restorative yoga provides deep physical and subtle support, and is an antidote for anyone who is feeling overly busy, stressed, exhausted, depleted or disconnected from themselves. Restorative Yoga is highly adaptable to accommodate the needs of different conditions and physical abilities.They have can help us feel deeply nourished and rested, and have the power to help with rehabilitation, therapeutics and prevention.

Much as the Gunas arise in all aspects of our lives, they arise in the emotional body. The more we balance the Rajasic and Tamasic aspects within us, the more we can bring the body, mind and spirit back to the sweet Sattvic state of yoga.

Yoga Bloom Art & Science of Restorative Yoga  is the first Specialty program of its kind.This is a 100 Hour Restorative Yoga Certification Program, with a comprehensive curriculum of Restorative Yoga and therapeutic techniques.

This in-depth 4-part program will break down Restorative yoga theory, practice and implementation. There are 4 Levels of Yoga Bloom Art & Science of Restorative Yoga ; Each session is 4-Days with 25-Hours of classroom. We will work with three key elements: Technique, Sequence & Timing.

Technique – precise alignment & prop
Sequence – specific sequencing and combination of poses and techniques
Timing– time spent in pose or pranayama
You will receive a Yoga Bloom 100 Hour Specialty Program – ASRY certificate, and can be applied to 200RYT and 500RYT.

Yoga Bloom is offering the Art & Science of Restorative Yoga in 4-Day modules, and these modules speak to each other in creating a comprehensive syllabus. Each four-day module earns 25 hours towards 100-Hour Specialty Program Certification.

Refine the understanding of this subtle and powerful practice, and deepen your own personal experience. Learn the scientific and somatic language of the body and apply this knowledge through practical experience.

Click link here for PRYSMS Study that Cora worked with, funded by National Institute of Health, and University of California, San Francisco Medical Center.

Yoga Bloom Restorative Level II:
  • 1377399_10200943491013452_769886642_nPhysiology of stress and relaxation – Sleep Disorders
  • Active Passive vs Passive passive actions
  • Exercise functionality and Heart Health – Diabetes, Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
  • Joint Disorders – Arthritis, Bursitis, Dislocations & Aging of Spinal Column
  • Autoimmune disease – Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Thyroid Disorders, Gastrointestinal
  • Implications of aging of long term injury, body misalignment and effect of scar tissue & adhesions
  • Benefits and contraindications of posture for bone health and osteoporosis
  • Integrating postures with pranayama (breath work) and meditation
  • Incorporating hands-on healing techniques
  • Supporting students or clients with appropriate protocol to complement medical and other professionals

Module I – 4Day Training

Cancer Rehabilitation with Laura

Daily Schedule

Fri  6:00 – 9:00p

Sat 9:00a-12:30p, 2:00p-6:30p

Sun 9:00a-12:30p, 2:00p-6:30p

Mon 9:30a-12:30p, 2:00p-5:00p

Required Reading Level II :

Relax and Renew, Restful Yoga for Stressful Times by Judith Hanson LasaterProps 10

Back Care Basics by Mary Pullig Schatz

The Womens Book of Yoga and Health: A Lifelong Guide to Wellness by Linda Sparrow & Patricia Walden

The Womens Book of Yoga by Bobby Clennell

Student Assessment & Certification:

Trainees will be required to demonstrate understanding of lesson planning for specific issues and themes. Demonstrations on students will help trainees’ understanding and ability to apply yoga therapy knowledge in a constructive manner.

Tuition is $595 per Module or $1,000 for 2 Modules paid in advance.

25 Hour CEU hours towards Yoga Bloom 200-Hour, 300-Hour and 1000-Hour Preventative & Therapeutic Yoga Training Program with completed assignments and practicum.