Application of Medical Yoga into Healthcare

  • Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram Yogaville - Satchidananda Ashram
  • 108 Yogaville Way, Buckingham, VA 23921, United States
  • Nov 15 - 17, 2019 (3 days)
  • Shared Dorm - Bottom Bunk - $430.00 Shared Dorm - Top Bunk - $430.00 Dormitory - Private - $520.00 LGH - Single (Full Bed) - $570.00 LGH - Double (2 twin beds) - $570.00 LGH - Family room (Queen Bed) - $570.00 Tent-Site - $370.00 (All prices includ

About This Event

Explore the field of lifestyle medicine and medical Yoga through mindfulness meditation, stress management, guided imagery, and breathing strategies. This course will introduce health professionals to a bio-psycho-social-spiritual model of care for patients.

Learn how to assist patients in decreasing the stress response and discover how to use Yoga to improve flexibility, balance, and exercise capacity for patients. This workshop will introduce you to the clinical applications of medical Yoga and the philosophical basis of health promotion and disease management from this model.

Course objectives include:

An overview of neuroscience and lifestyle medicine

An understanding of the role of emotions and psychophysiological stress on health and disease

A review of the theory and clinical applications of medical Yoga

An understanding of how to implement Yoga-based clinical interventions

Didactic and experiential activities in medical Yoga

This workshop is designed for both healthcare and allied health professionals to allow them to experience and learn about the benefits of therapeutic medical Yoga.

Continuing Education (CE) Opportunities

Yoga Alliance (YA):  Approximately 12 contact hours.

You can input your contact hours using your YA log in information.

Integral Yoga Teachers Association (IYTA) can provide you a CE certificate with your program’s total contact hours for a $10 fee (free for IYTA members.) For more information, email (contact info blocked).

 

Testimonials

Dr. Sarkar was “just what the doctor ordered!” — Brad M.

Great presenters—knowledgeable, organized, personable, and open to questions. — Past Participant

Thank you for a superb learning experience and a pleasant stay! — Past Participant

Dr. Amrita McLanahan [has a] great sense of humor and the capacity to marry science to theory. — Crystal Fenwick

I appreciate very much Mala’s integration of affective neuroscience and Yoga. — Past Participant

Truth is One, Paths are Many. ~Sri Swami Satchidananda, Yogaville Founder

Schedule


Venue Highlights

Yogaville is home to the Light of Truth Universal Shrine (LOTUS). The LOTUS is a unique temple dedicated to interfaith understanding and the Light within all faiths. Individual altars represent and honor the different world faiths and spiritual paths. The vision, design and inspiration of Sri Swami Satchidananda, LOTUS was dedicated in 1986. It demonstrates, “Truth is One, Paths are Many.” In the peaceful countryside of Virginia, the doors of LOTUS are open to welcome people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Accommodations

The all-inclusive prices of our accommodations provides you with three delicious buffet-style vegetarian meals daily, meditation, and Hatha Yoga classes in addition to other activities.

Dormitory
The most popular accommodations we have are Dormitory Accommodations – shared room and shared bath. We have two dormitories, Vivekananda Vihar and Ramalinga Nilayam, which are centrally heated and air-conditioned and convenient to meals and programs.

Lotus Guest House (Private Room)
Each room in our six unit guest house is equipped with a small refrigerator, queen size bed and full bath. Each room in our nine unit guest house is equipped with a queen sized bed and full bath, and no refrigerator.

Tenting
Set off in a quiet, wooded area adjacent to the Lotus Guest Houses are twelve campsites. Campers have use of the bathroom, shower, and laundry facilities nearby Vivekananda Vihar dormitory. Camping is available from March 15th to December 1st.

Amenities

  • Air Conditioning in Rooms
  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Tour Assistance
  • Coffee/Tea
  • Cafe
  • Yoga Studio
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Organic
  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free

Menu/Cuisine

Organic, vegetarian/vegan food
Labeled ingredients
Lacto-vegetarian
Gluten-free and vegan options
Salad bar
Large herbal tea selection
Coffee is available for purchase at Mandala Cafe

Directions

Yogaville offers transportation from the airport, train and bus stations in Charlottesville, VA. If you are driving Google Maps has reliable turn-by-turn directions. (contact info blocked)HyMby4mr74t

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