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Relax and Renew®: Learning to teach Restorative Yoga
at Yoga Yoga Westgate
or Call to register: 512-358-1200
THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT. Please call the studio to be added to the wait list.
We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. During this relaxation, all the organ systems of the body are benefited, and a few of the measurable results are the reduction of blood pressure, serum triglycerides and blood sugar levels in the blood, the increase of the “good cholesterol” levels, as well as improvement in digestion, fertility, elimination, the reduction of muscle tension, insomnia and generalized fatigue.
Required text: Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times by Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.d, PT
Recommended reading: Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
12:00pm - 5:00pm each day
(each day will include a 30 minute break. Monday class will end at 4:30pm)
Required props: each student needs to bring or purchase one sticky mat, one personal eye cover, one six foot long yoga belt, two “fat” yoga blocks, one firm bolster and five firm yoga blankets, either wool or cotton.
Yoga Yoga will offer discounted prop bundles for sale.
COST: $695 (register 30 days in advance and save 10%)
Apply these hours towards your CEU requirements.
Judith Hanson Lasater
Judith Hanson Lasater has taught yoga since 1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist. She is president of the California Yoga Teachers Association, and serves on the advisory boards of Yoga Journal and Healing Lifestyles and Spas. Her yoga training includes study with B. K. S. Iyengar in India and the United States. She teaches yoga classes and trains yoga teachers in kinesiology, yoga therapeutics, and the Yoga Sutra in the San Francisco Bay Area. She also gives workshops throughout the United States, and has taught in Australia, Bolivia, Canada, China, England, France, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, and Russia.
She writes extensively on the therapeutic aspects of yoga. She is the author of 8 books including Relax and Renew and Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology and Asana.
Currently, Judith is consulting on four studies being conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). These studies focus on the use of restorative yoga to reduce hot flashes in menopausal women, to reduce metabolic syndrome, to reduce anxiety during drug rehabilitation, and for women in treatment for breast cancer.
Did you know?
Yoga Yoga was founded in Austin by husband and wife Mehtab Benton and Guru Karam, who began teaching out of the extra room in their house. Yoga Yoga opened its first studio doors in 1998 but as we like to say, we've been "locally Om'd" since 1997.
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