WHAT ARE THE DETAILS?
YogaWorks Back Bay
364 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Friday, August 23rd 11:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, August 24th 9am - 6pm
Sunday, August 25th 8am - 3pm
Payment (non-refundable) due in full 1 week after acceptance
WHAT TO EXPECT?
Receive the comprehensive LoveYourBrain Yoga Health Professionals Training Manual (+175 pages)
Learn the strengths and weaknesses of research evaluating the feasibility and impact of yoga and meditation for TBI rehabilitation
Learn how to design a research study (e.g., identify valid and reliable measures, submit an IRB, collect data) to assess impact of a yoga-based intervention at your clinical facility
Learn core principles about yoga philosophy and yoga therapy
Receive hands-on experience learning gentle yoga modifications, effective sequencing, and fundamental teaching tips to meet the unique needs of this population
Learn simple meditation practices and pranayama techniques to improve attention control and calm the nervous system that can be integrated in clinical practice
Practice and learn chair yoga techniques for patients with mobility limitations
Learn the science of yoga nidra and how it can be applied to the TBI population to address sleep and mental health concerns
Learn the LYB 6-week FUNdamentals series, which incorporates TBI-focused yoga and meditation best practices, class themes to foster resilience and compassion, and facilitated discussion (*To offer the LYB FUNdamentals series curriculum requires a signed contract with a rehabilitation facility or yoga studio)
Build conversation facilitation skills to support the discussion component of the FUNdamentals series, a unique feature of our program
Both practice and teach parts of the FUNdamental series to make the experience as applied as possible
Develop connections to the broader LoveYourBrain community and movement to shift the culture around TBI healing and brain health
Receive a certificate of completion (also requires completing an assessment and watching The Crash Reel documentary)
Who is this training for? Health professionals with training and/or a strong interest in brain injury. If you are interested in your clinical facility becoming a Clinical Affiliate, please see our requirements and apply.
What is the cost? $385 and agreeing to be involved in our fundraiser, MindfulMarch, during Brain Injury Awareness Month. 100% of funds raised go directly to LoveYourBrain’s programs.