Accessible Yoga Training
with Amber Karnes, E-RYT 200, Founder of Body Positive Yoga
Yoga Teachers, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers, and other movement and bodywork practitioners:
Graduates become Accessible Yoga Ambassadors and join a world-wide network of folks who are shifting the culture of yoga. Participants who have completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training will become Certified Accessible Yoga Teachers.
If you want to make your teaching more inclusive, accessible, and welcoming to all students, don’t miss out on this training. It starts August 23! Register today!
Variations of the most popular asanas
Techniques for creating integrated Accessible Yoga classes
Sample Accessible Yoga classes, either on the floor, in a chair, or in a bed
Yoga Anatomy and Physiology
Overview of common medical conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, respiratory diseases, cancer, H.I.V./AIDS, heart disease and more
A review of some of the major impacts of aging on all the systems of the body
How to empower people with disabilities by giving them a deep understanding of the Yoga teachings.
Includes study of The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and The Bhagavad Gita
Pranayama and Meditation
How to make the subtle practices available for all students, regardless of ability
How to build a strong community among Yoga students to support the transformational process of Yoga
Instructor: Amber Karnes
Tuition: $650, $595 early bird by 7/23/19
Location: Sunbeams Yoga, 8767 Seminole Trail Suite 103, Ruckersville, VA 22968
Dates: August 23-25, 2019
Times: 9am-5pm each day
Includes 9 hours of additional pre-course work, more information provided upon registration.
This course is worth 30 Yoga Alliance CEUs.
Cancellation Policy: Once you have accessed the online materials there will be no refunds of the registration fees. Prior to accessing the online materials, refunds may be available in these amounts: 50% refund before 7/23/19. No refunds after the start of the training.
About the instructor:
Amber Karnes is the founder of Body Positive Yoga . She’s a ruckus maker, yoga asana teacher (E-RYT 200), social justice advocate, and a lifelong student of her body. Her commitment to accessible, adaptive yoga practice empowers thousands of diverse practitioners around the globe. She is the creator of the Body Positive Clubhouse , an online community using the tools of yoga to build unshakable confidence and learn to live out loud. Through her workshops, retreats, teacher trainings, and online yoga and wellness offerings, she seeks to further the message of inclusivity, consent, agency, body sovereignty, and accessibility for all (on and off the yoga mat). Amber is an Accessible Yoga Trainer, Project Yoga Richmond board member, Yoga International featured teacher, and a contributor to the Yoga and Body Image Coalition . She lives in Richmond, Virginia, with her husband Jimmy, and blogs at bodypositiveyoga.com