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Yoga for Cancer Training: The Process of Therapeutic Healing
with Susanne Jakubowski 
[ 16 hours ]

 

Date: October 25-27, 2019 

Times: Friday: 7-9 pm [ 2 hours ]

          Saturday 9 am - 6 pm [ 8 hours ]

          Sunday 9 am - 4 pm [ 6 hours ]

Location: Yoga at Spirit Ridge - 046397 Old Mail Road, Meaford

Investment: $335 (tax in) - Vegetarian lunch included

Suitable for: Yoga Teachers, care-givers or anyone who supports anyone living with cancer

Description: This three day training focuses on teaching the complex student who comes to your class in the various stages of a cancer diagnosis. This course will guide you through the process of therapeutic healing that can be used to assist your students as well as friends and family. You will increase your knowledge about cancer, separate fact from fiction, be provided with solutions to share with students and be giving a practical guide to teaching this special population.  
 

You will learn that there is no one size fits all approach, that each person with cancer has a unique and individual set of challenges to overcome - mental, physical and emotional. Treatments and consequences, safety, appropriate poses and modifications, and the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach will all be discussed.  

In this hands on course: 

  • We will be exploring asana, pranayama and meditation in relation to the parasympathetic nervous system, the immune system and the flow of energy in the body.  

  • We will be exploring movement to stimulate the cardiovascular and lymphatic system. 

  • We will explore fascia and its effect on the nervous system.  

  • We will explore the benefits of strength and muscle building at each stage of life.

  • We will explore the use of touch, and energetic healing as a modality. 
     

Yoga is recommended by oncologists, psychologists, the American and Canadian cancer societies, and body workers for those struggling with a cancer diagnosis but not all teachers or classes are appropriate or safe.    There is so much fear by the student that they will not fit in, be able to do the work, that they will be asked to do poses due to fatigue or physical restrictions, that they will interrupt the class, be singled out, miss too many classes, and the list goes on.  Providing a safe haven, being knowledgeable and respectful is a gift that you can provide as a studio owner or teacher with the right tools and some compassion.   

About Susanne:

Susanne Jakubowski  is a yoga teacher, Thai Yoga Therapist, Holistic Nutritionist, and cancer survivor  Aside from teaching her regular classes for 25 years, she specializes in pelvic floor health,   seniors yoga and counselling those with cancer. Her quest for optimal health has led her to study and explore a multidisciplinary approach to physical and emotional healing.  Her passion is to pass knowledge on to others through teaching, writing, blogging and creating her new book, Fight Fire with Food. Contact her at yogawithsusanne@gmail.com or check out her website, www.yogawithsusanne.com.
 

 

Yoga for Pelvic Health Teacher Training with Shannon Crow [ 20 hours ]

Date: November 2-3, 2019 FULL - with a waiting list

Times: 8 am – 6 pm (both Saturday and Sunday)

Investment: $500 +HST (totals: $565) (In Canadian Dollars)

Location: 46397 Old Mail Road, Meaford

Includes: 20 hours of in-person training, comprehensive manual and a 1-hour virtual call with Shannon after the in-person training.

Also includes 2 organic/vegan or vegetarian lunches prepared by a local chef.

Suitable for: you must be a 200-hour certified yoga teacher.

Every yoga student at every age can benefit from an increased awareness of pelvic health.

 

Through breath, movement and knowledge you can help your yoga students to improve and maintain the function of the core 4 (diaphragm, pelvic floor, multifidus and transversus abdominus).

 

This teacher training will cover:

* Overall pelvic health and pelvic floor dysfunction

* Anatomy (of the pelvic floor and bony pelvis)

* Pelvic girdle & low back pain

* Diastasis Recti

* SI Joint and sciatic pain

* Cystitis, prostatitis, endometriosis & dyspareunia

* Incontinence

* Constipation

* Pelvic organ prolapse

* Pregnancy and postpartum pelvic health

 

This training will enable you to teach a 12-week session all on pelvic health or to bring pelvic health into your regular weekly group and 1:1 classes.

 

To arrange for breakfast and accommodations to also be included click here to contact Beth Rutty.

Developing Intuitive Sight: Understanding Energy Anatomy & Your Intuitive Gifts
with Colin Matthews
[ 15 hours ]

Date: April 24-26, 2020

Time: Friday 7-9 pm, Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Investment: $360 (tax in)

Location: Yoga at Spirit Ridge - 046397 Old Mail Road, Meaford

Includes: Vegetarian lunches both days, handouts, a personal intuitive reading (optional) and workshop content listed below. Accommodation (if needed) is extra. Dinners are not included

Suitable for: everyone interested an in-depth study on how to connect with your intuition, understand the way each participant communicates with their intuitive faculties, and how to rely upon it in every day life. Yoga teachers welcome.

All human beings are highly attuned and sensitive beings. The question isn’t whether or not you are intuitive, it is how do you tune in to what you already know and receive? 

In this weekend workshop/retreat, along with Certified Medical Intuitive, Colin Matthews, you will explore:

  • What is intuition?

  • The different ways we receive information/the language of intuition

  • How to know the difference between thoughts and knowing

  • How to see energy in others and work with it skillfully

  • How to work with your intuition in a meaningful way - as a teacher, parent, friend or citizen of the world.

  • Explore the ethics and integrity required to properly honour the grace of intuition

Each participant receiving an intuitive reading from Colin, with permission, will be explored through the weekend as an opportunity to learn more about how you are energetically expressing yourself in your body and life.

Read about Colin here

Muscle Imbalance & Yoga Therapy with Karen Heaven Claffey

Heaven on Earth & Integrated Health [ 20 hours ]
 

Date: October 2-4, 2020 

Times: Friday, 12-6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

Location:  Yoga at Spirit Ridge - 046397 Old Mail Road, Meaford

Investment:

Early Bird $470 (tax in) - up until August 1, 2020

After that $510 (tax in) 

Included: handout and Vegetarian lunch both days

Suitable for: Yoga Teachers, Yoga Teachers in-training, Body Workers, Personal Trainers etc.
 

In this 2 day workshop participants will learn about muscle imbalance based on anatomy and science, and how to address and rehabilitate these imbalances with yoga postures and specific exercises. Participants will have the opportunity to assess, identify and treat muscle imbalances in each other by partnering with fellow participants. 
 

Topics include:

  • How to assess and identify muscle imbalances visually, manually, and through range of motion testing.

  • How to establish optimal postural alignment in standing, sitting and functional movements.

  • How to define the optimal muscle firing patterns for the upper and lower limbs, including the common dysfunctional patterns.

  • How to balance and treat muscle imbalances, and sub‐optimal muscle firing patterns with yoga postures and specific exercises.

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Preparation for the Workshop: it is highly recommended that participants review the function and location of the following basic muscles: 

  • Gastrocnemius and Soleus

  • Tibialis Anterior & Posterior, and Fibulari

  • Hip Adductors

  • Hamstrings, Rectus Femoris

  • Quadriceps, Vastus Medialis & Lateralis

  • Gluteus Maximus, Medius & Minimus

  • Iliopsoas (Iliacus and Psoas) 

  • Tensor Fascia Lata

  • Piriformis

  • Thoracolumbar Paraspinals 

  • Serratus Anterior 

  • Rhomboids

  • Trapezius (Upper, Middle & Lower)

  • Quadratus Lumborum

  • Rectus and Transverse Abdominus

  • Pectoralis Major & Minor

  • Latissimus Dorsi 

  • Deltoid

  • Flexors & Pronators of Upper Extremity

  • Extensors & Supinators of Upper Extremity 

  • Levator Scapulae 

  • Suboccipitals

  • Sternocleidomastoid 

  • Deep Neck Flexors (Longus Coli & Capitis)

  • Scalenes

  • Masticators and Digastricus
     

Learn about Karen here

Register with Beth Rutty here

Yoga Nidra Teacher Training
with Elizabeth Huber
  [ 13 hours ]
 

Date: May 29-31,  2020

Times: Friday 7-9 pm, Saturday 8 am - 4:00 pm and Sunday 8 am-12:00 pm

Location:  Yoga at Spirit Ridge - 046397 Old Mail Road, Meaford

Investment: $305 (tax in)

Included: handout  and vegetarian lunch included on Saturday only

Suitable for: yoga teachers, therapists, health care professionals, parents and everyone interested in guiding others to relax and heal. You do not need to be a yoga teacher to do this training. Elizabeth will emphasis intuition, healing and sankalpa. 

Join Elizabeth for an immersive weekend of Yoga Nidra training. Gain knowledge and skills to offer this  amazing tool to your community. This training will provide theory and practice to develop a strong foundation of what  Yoga Nidra is and how it works. By both receiving and leading Yoga Nidra sessions you will develop a clear understanding of the potency and range of the practice. Deepen your own practice and gain skills to guide others through an embodied journey of deep healing and awakening to our deepest, all -knowing and all-welcoming self.
 

Objectives:

  • To have a brief overview of the history and development of Yoga Nidra

  • Explore Yoga Nidra first hand and receive its benefits

  • Yoga Nidra as Meditative Practice

  • The Koshas (5 subtle bodies)

  • Be able to teach Yoga Nidra in group and private settings

  • Use Yoga Nidra for self healing and grow your own practice

  • Cultivate voice, quality, timing, pacing, restorative poses, props, explore music.

  • Help clients develop positive, personal, characteristics and bring meaningful purpose to life by setting and using self selected resolve (Sankalpa)

  • Develop your skills by practice and leading others

  • In this meditative practice, there is nothing required but to lie down and listen. Immerse yourself in the profound state of Yoga Nidra and embody the teachings that allow you to transmit powerful and transformative yoga nidra experiences. 

  • Yoga Nidra is the art of guiding yourself or another into the deepest state of consciousness where deep rest and union with Presence is experienced. 

  • Yoga Nidra is one of the most accessible and inclusive forms of yoga and will become a favourite for your students  and clients. Research has shown that it can effectively reduces depression, anxiety, Insomnia, chronic pain, PTSD, chemical dependency 


Bring Journal, yoga  mat, water bottle.

About Elizabeth:
Elizabeth teaches from her intuition and is known for her practicality and tenderness as a teacher. She teaches yoga, Ayurveda, meditation and wisdom. She is also a certified Ayurveda and Yoga Health Coach. Elizabeth leads retreats and workshops both in Canada and internationally. Liz has had a multitude of teachers and has been teaching Yoga Nidra for the past 15 years in Canada.

 
 
 
 

Restorative Yoga with Beth Rutty 24 Hour Certification ]
 

Dates: May 1-3, 2020 ((3 8hr days)

Times: Friday-Sunday • 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Location: Yoga at Spirit Ridge - Meaford

Investment: $425 (tax in)

Suitable for: anyone who would like to experience, learn and offer this healing practice. You do not need to be a yoga teacher

Includes 24 hours of practice and instruction, breakfast and lunch each day and a manual with pictures, sequences and more

Restorative Yoga, the yoga of non-doing, is a core practice underlying the very essence of yoga. Even those with an active yoga practice will benefit from the inner peace and deep release of Restorative Yoga. It is a practice that speaks directly to the Central Nervous System.

Supported and stabilized by various props, one experiences the yoga postures as profoundly relaxing and deeply rejuvenating, invoking a natural state of healing rest, renewal and equanimity.

In this 24 hour workshop Yoga Teachers will experience a practice each day to feel the effects first hand. We will break down the class sequences and each categories of poses. We will also support each other in partners or small group work in order to see and sense what different individuals might need for comfort as well as sequence an teach a class in groups. Beth will encourage each teacher to step outside the box and get creative to serve their students for the ultimate comfort experience in which they can let go the weight of the world.

Fundamentals of Teaching Restorative Yoga

1. What is Restorative Yoga? History/lineage

2. Why do we need it?

3. How is it different from other styles?

4. Benefits of RY

5. Principles of RY

6. Understanding the Central Nervous System (CNS)

    - understanding the Polyvagal Theory;

◦ Sympathetic

◦ Parasympathetic

◦ Signs and symptoms – both systems

◦ De-conditioning from stress

7. Exploring poses – rationale, set up, props and timing – anchoring and supporting; the art of touch (touchless touch); adjustments with blankets; use of sandbags, eyepillows and tennis balls...and more

8. Importance of meditation techniques and the language of RY

9. Use of music and silence

10. Sequencing a class/workshop

11. How long is optimal? 

12. Make time to experience the practice for yourself

“The quieter you become, the more you can hear”.

• Ram Das

Testimonial: 

"Thank you Beth for an amazing Restorative Teacher Training. You’ve given us the gift of knowledge and cultivating peace in our lives as well as others. Feeling blessed to have experienced and shared our time together” - Mary

Only 10 spaces open.

Prenatal Training with Rena Wren, RYT500, RPYT  [85 hour Certification ]
 

MamaNurture is a Registered Prenatal Yoga School with Yoga Alliance. 

With this 85-hour teacher training, you will receive your RPYT certification.

Investment: $1650 CAD

Dates: The training takes place over two four-day modules in May and June 2020 from 8 am - 6 pm
 

May 15-18, 2020

June 12-15, 2020
 

Tuition includes course materials and 6 organic, vegetarian lunches (vegan options available).

Monthly payment plans are available (click here).

For limited accommodation on the premises, please contact Beth Rutty.

Payment plan or full payment required to hold your spot.

Meaford RPYT is limited to 12 registrants.

In our training, you will learn how to support your students through fertility, pregnancy and into parenthood. You will learn how to use yoga as a tool to nurture and empower the women that you work with.
 

MamaNurture teacher training includes an in-depth study of:
• The anatomy and physiology of the pregnant and postnatal student
• Subtle Body in Pregnancy (pranayama, meditation, visualization)
• Childbirth education in prenatal classes
• Yoga to help with the common ailments of pregnancy
• Birth Art in yoga classes
• Business Practices & Marketing
• Teaching fertility yoga
• Postnatal and Baby & Me yoga classes
• Pelvic Floor and core health 
• Sequencing and theming your classes
• The 8-limbs and chakras in pregnancy and birth

About Rena:

Rena is the Owner of Empowered Yoga Teaching ("EYT"). She is an E-RYT 500, YACEP, RPYT, attorney, yoga teacher mentor, trainer, workshop leader, and branding and social media mentor. Passionate about nurturing yoga teachers on their teaching path, she began EYT to provide continuing education and resources and to empower teachers to teach authentically with confidence and heart. Rena is also a Lead Teacher for the MamaNurture Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Program (85-hr RPYT). She offers the prenatal training as well as yin yoga training, yoga teacher mentoring, workshops, and online courses. For more information, please visit www.empoweredyogateaching.com. Also, check out Rena's yoga teacher business mentoring site at www.renawren.com.

 

LOCATION:
046397 Old Mail Road,
Meaford, ON

Inquiries & Registration

beth@bethruttyyoga.com
905-510-0656

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