About yoga4cancer Teacher Trainings:
Yoga is an obvious step for cancer patients and survivors coping with difficult treatments and ongoing side effects. Doctors are now recommending yoga as a way to manage anxiety and overall wellness. In 2012, the American Cancer Society recommended up to 150 minutes of exercise per week – explicitly mentioning yoga – to reduce chance of cancer and / or defend against reoccurrence. So more and more cancer survivors are coming to yoga classes to gain these benefits.
But not all yoga is the same and for cancer survivors it needs to be different. True compassion flows from knowledge and facts. Without specific training, a teacher is not capable to understand the unique physical and emotional needs and challenges of those touched by cancer. And cancer survivors come with higher expectations. The y4c training will provide you the knowledge and facts to address this community by exploring:
• the science behind yoga
• the basics of cancer treatments & side effects
• how and why yoga strengthens the immune system, builds bone, restore strength and flexibility post-surgery, address lymphedema, aides relaxation of the nervous system
• appropriate and inappropriate poses
• and learn through practice, supervised teaching
The y4c methodology and training is not yoga for one-size-fits-all. Nor is it just a gentle yoga class. It is a specialized training for experienced teachers seeking to learn how to design a healing class for survivors at all stages of their healing or cancer journey. We focus on providing tools so that yoga teachers can addresses specific physical conditions, inspire hope, invite curiosity and give emotional support by creating a fun and nurturing community.
Yoga Alliance CEU credits are awarded based on length of any of the training.
These credits are applicable to most +500 advanced teacher trainings.
We recommend y4c trainings for certified yoga teacher at the 200 hour
level from any lineage (some exceptions apply).
50% refund two weeks to 48 hours prior to first day of training
No refund after 48 hours prior to first day of training