Myofasciae, Prana, + the Bandhas: Merging Anatomy and Spirit Yoga Teacher Training

Releasing the biological fabric through asana, pranayama, and the bandhas

*300 Hour Kunga Yoga Essentials Track Required Training

Explore the anatomy, physiology, and function of connective tissue (fascia) as a way of understanding how its health is integral to the function of our other “life” systems, including, but not limited to, our physical, emotional, energetic, and “communicative” self.

The objectives of this 20- hour module will be to:

  • Use asana, kriyas, pranayams, and bandhas to sense the pervasive nature of this flexible armor that creates the shape we’ve come to know, while continuing to sculpt who we are to become.
  • Provide for us as teachers, therapists, and bodyworkers new ways of body-reading; coming to better understand and support our work with both students and clients.

Our bodies, minds, and spirits all represent form. As the Pradipika reminds us; these are not separate entities, but one form. All ‘systems’ must then, for optimal health, be communicating synchronistically, consistently, to function properly. As American Architect Louis Sullivan stated: form follows function, but to flip it around, function will inevitably, necessarily, be a byproduct of form as well…

Our myofascial network is our stand- alone matrix of channels and pathways in which all other of the body’s systems are suspended in, and rely upon,, a full representation of a micro-universe; the materials most anatomists have until recently discarded and/or ignored in dissection labs. One thing we need to remember first and foremost about fascia is that “It’s Alive”!

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About Jeffrey Shoaf E-RYT 500, LMBT + YACEP

Jeff_Shoaf_BioJeff has been an avid practitioner of yoga since his first class at Main Street Yoga in Illinois in August of 2002. His certifications come from the Pranakriya School of Healing Arts (RYT 200) and the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies (E-RYT 500). His teachers and mentors are Yoganand Michael Carroll, Jacci Reynolds, Marlysa Sullivan and also includes extensive early influence from the work of Gary Kraftsow and Eric Schiffman.
Jeffrey is also a licensed massage therapist, practicing integrative bodywork with a focus on myofascial release. He is an avid student of Tom Myers, Robert Schleip and Art Riggs, pioneers of the work and teachings of Structural Integration with Dr. Ida Rolf. He works with clients and students individually, integrating bodywork and yoga therapy techniques to improve and unite the body/mind connection. He teaches yoga around theUS, and practices massage, bodywork, and yoga therapy in Charlotte, NC.
To learn more, visit his website at: http://.jbshoaf113.wix.com/jeffreyshoaf

Date & Time

Friday, Dec 4
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Saturday, Dec 5
8:30am – 6:30pm

Sunday, Dec 6
8:30am – 5:30pm

Cost

$400.00
Register by November 4th + SAVE $50!

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*$25 Materials fee payable to program director on the day of the training*

Can’t Make the full weekend? Single sessions are available!

MyCAA Information:

If you are a military spouse, you may qualify for the MyCAA program. The MyCAA program is a career development and employment assistance program offered by the military for military personnel and their spouses. MyCAA provides a maximum educational benefit of $4,000.

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  • 20 of CEU Hours toward 300 YA or CEUs
  • $15 Additional CEU certificate due at time of registration
  • Participation in full workshop required to receive 500YA credit.
  • This certification counts as one required module/counts as elective hours towards 300Hr registry in the Wilmington Yoga Center program

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be given for workshops. 10 days prior to the workshop cancellation is permitted for account credit only minus a $25 administrative fee. 10 days and closer to the start date of the workshop the total tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.*

*Different 300hr Teacher Training Track policies apply, see your 300hr Workbook + Training Enrollment forms for more information*

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