Practical Yoga for Personal Trainers – 20 CECs

$229.00

Design customized yoga programs based on your client’s goals and needs. Learn more than 50 yoga postures plus breathing techniques, meditations, visualization, and affirmations. This comprehensive course covers sport-specific yoga programs for jogging, cycling, golf, tennis, and dance conditioning, as well as yoga programs for general flexibility, upper- and lower- body strength, core stability, stress reduction, chronic fatigue, back pain, pregnancy, and weight loss.

Available Course Credits for the Practical Yoga for Personal Trainers course
ACE 2.2
ISSA 22
NETA 22
WITS 20
NASM 1.9
CSCS & NSCA-CPT 0.9

Course Cost: $229 + $10 shipping = $239
This item ships US, state side, only. (This item does not ship to Hawaii, Alaska and other countries.)

Available Course Credits for the Practical Yoga for Personal Trainers course
ACE 2.2
ISSA 22
NETA 22
WITS 20
NASM 1.9
CSCS & NSCA-CPT 0.9

Description

Design customized yoga programs based on your client’s goals and needs. Learn more than 50 yoga postures plus breathing techniques, meditations, visualization, and affirmations. This comprehensive course covers sport-specific yoga programs for jogging, cycling, golf, tennis, and dance conditioning, as well as yoga programs for general flexibility, upper- and lower- body strength, core stability, stress reduction, chronic fatigue, back pain, pregnancy, and weight loss.

Learning Objectives

  1. Teach 21 classic yoga poses using cues and demonstration (Chapter 4)
  2. Identify the basic kinesiology for 21 common yoga poses
  3. Identify the 4 categories of contraindicated yoga poses
  4. Understand why yoga qualifies as a Somatic Science
  5. Explain the significance of sensory awareness, and how it relates to yoga asana
  6. Teach 2 poses that strengthen the multifidus muscle and support core stabilization (the Easy Sunbird pose and the Modified Prone Boat pose)
  7. Teach 2 breathing inquiries (The Three Part Breath, Breathe through the Spine)
  8. Teach 2 primary breathing techniques (Extended exhale and Ujayi)
  9. Teach 2 simple meditation techniques (Observe the breath, Word or phrase)
  10. Utilize visualization (imagery) and affirmation (positive self-statement)
  11. Understand how yoga techniques complement Sport Psychology
  12. Select, customize, and modify (for safety) appropriate yoga postures to fit an individual client’s needs, goals, preferences and comfort level
  13. Teach a general flexibility training program using 10 yoga postures

Course Procedure

  1. Read the course manual and view the instructional DVD.
  2. Take the test. (You must score 80% to pass. If you do not pass, you may retake the test.)
  3. Print your certificate of completion.

Course Components

  • Practical Yoga for Personal Trainers manual and exam
  • The Yoga Connection DVD
Online Course Access Statement
All of our online courses have 6 month full 24/7 access to complete your online program. Our programs are mentored with front line top veteran fitness educators and leaders. The experience is awesome, simple and very digestible for the novice fitness enthusiast.