Syllabus

2021 – 2023

     
     
Level 2 Module 1: Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Ailments
   
Directors: Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
   
Level 2 – Month 1: August 28-29, 2021
   
     
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Introduction to the Annamaya Kosha + Professional Practice of Yoga Therapy – Directors
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Anatomical Overview and Medical Terminology (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment Through the Panchamaya Model + Physical Assessment – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 3 hours Online – Anatomical Overview and Medical Terminology (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (1) September 12, 2021 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
     
Level 2 – Month 2: September 25-26, 2021
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment for the Upper Back and Neck (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Principles of Working One-On-One, S.O.A.P. Notes – Heidi Crocker and Megan McCarver
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Upper Back and Neck (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Upper Back and Neck – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (2) October 3, 2021 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 3 October 23-24, 2021
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Back (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Yoga Therapy Course Planning: Vyuda Model – Katie Allen
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Back (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Lower Back – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (3) October 31, 2021 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
     
Level 2 – Month 4 November 20-21, 2021
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment for the Pelvis / Hips (Part 1) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Yoga Therapy Course Planning: Panchamaya Model – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Pelvis / Hips (Part 2) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Pelvis / Hips – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (4) December 5, 2021 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 5 January 8-9, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Extremities (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Understanding Scope of Practice for the Annamaya Kosha – Heidi Crocker
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Extremities (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Lower Extremities – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (5) January 23, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
     
Level 2 – Month 6 February 12-13, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment for the Shoulders (Part 1) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Development of Disease and Setting Priorities – Dr. Dhurga Reddy
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Shoulders (Part 2) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Shoulders – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (6) February 20, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 7 March 12-13, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Summary of all Annamaya Assessment Protocols (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Principles and Skills for Educating Clients – Megan McCarver
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Summary of all Annamaya Assessment Protocols (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Student Practicum for the Annamaya Module – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (7) March 20, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
     
     
Level 2 Module 2: Yoga Therapy for the Energetic Body
   
Director: Tess O’Hern
   
Level 2 – Month 8 April 9-10, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Introduction to the Pranamaya Kosha – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Application of Yoga Therapy Tools: Pranayama – Juris Zinbergs
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (8) April 24, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 9 May 14-15, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System (Part 1) – Dhurga Reddy
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System and Yoga Therapy Applications – Allison Prince
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System and Yoga Therapy Protocol (Part 2) – Cheri
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment Through the Chakras and Yoga Therapy Applications for Chakra Imbalances – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (9) May 22, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 10 June 11-12, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Evaluation and Assessment of Neurological Disorders and Yoga Therapy Protocol (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy of the Nervous System, Stress in Society and Yoga Therapy Applications – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Evaluation and Assessment of Neurological Disorders and Yoga Therapy Protocol (Part 2) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Traumatic Injuries and Physical Trauma – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 11 July 16-17, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Yoga Therapy Applications for the Digestive System (Part 1) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System – Dhurga Reddy
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for the Digestive System (Part 2) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment and Integration of Digestive System – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (10) July 24, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
Level 2 – Month 12 August 13-14, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – The Relaxation Response and Guided Imagery (Part 1) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Patient / Client Communication Protocol – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm The Relaxation Response and Guided Imagery (Part 2) – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment and Integration of Content from a Multi-Dimensional Garden Yoga Therapist Perspective – Eden Goldman
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess
     
Level 2 – Month 13 September 10-11, 2022
   
Asynchronous To be completed before Saturday 2 hours Online – Summary of Major Human Systems (Part 1) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Evaluation Measures for Yoga Therapy Programs – Bina Parkeh
Zoom Saturday 12:30 – 3:30pm Summary of Major Human Systems (2) – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Integration of Major Human Systems Through Observation – Tess O’Hern and supporting faculty
Asynchronous To be completed before Sunday Mentorship 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am (11) September 18, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 11:00am – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
     
     
Level 3 Module 1: Yoga Therapy for the Mental / Emotional / Spiritual Bodies
   
L3MOD1 Directors: Katie Allen and Megan McCarver
   
Practicum Directors: Katie Allen and Megan McCarver
   
Level 3 – Month 14: October 8-9, 2022
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Intro to Module 3 and Practicum – Katie and Megan
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Introduction to the Manomaya and Vijnanamaya Koshas, Overview and Assessment – Katie Allen
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Depression and Chronic Fatigue – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Katie
     
Level 3 – Month 15: November 5-6, 2022
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Application of Guided Imagery Tools for Mental Health Conditions – Amy Harper
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy Tools: Meditation – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Anxiety – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (12) November 13, 2022 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 16: January 7-8, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Application of Yoga Therapy for Grief – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Teens – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue and Sleep Conditions – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (13) January 22, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 17: February 4-5, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Implementing Yoga Therapy Programs in Treatment Centers – Kathy DuVernet
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders – Kathy DuVernet
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy as Lifestyle Medicine – Katie Allen
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Katie Allen
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (14) February 12, 2023– C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 18: March 11-12, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Introduction to the Anandamaya Kosha – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Cultivating Listening and Presence as Yoga Therapists – Kathy DuVernet
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan McCarver
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (15) March 19, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
     
Level 3 Module 2: Integrative Medicine and Special Populations
   
Directors: Katie Allen and Megan McCarver
   
Level 3 – Month 19: April 15-16, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Implementing Yoga Therapy Programs in Universities – Aurea Victoria
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for Women’s Health (Fertility + Menopause) – Dhurga Reddy
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm The Evidence Informed Practice of Yoga and Cancer Care – Katie Allen
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Megan
     
Level 3 – Month 20: May 6-7, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Annamaya Integration – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy for Clients with Disabilities, Family Members / Care Takers, Children with Special Needs – Tess and Megan
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm End of Life Care and Yoga Therapy in Hospice – Andrea Deerheart and Megan McCarver
Asynchronous   2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (16) May 21, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 21: June 10-11, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Working with an Integrative Healthcare Team – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Summary of Yoga Therapy Course Planning for Mental / Emotional / Energetic Bodies Monday – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Integration of Mental / Emotional / Energetic Bodies Through Observation – Megan McCarver and Katie Allen
Asynchronous   4 hours asynchronous Online – Megan (relating to assessment)
     
Level 3 – Month 22: July 23, 2023
   
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (17) July 23, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 23: August 20, 2023
   
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (18) August 20, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 24: September 17, 2023
   
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (19) September 17, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 25: October 15, 2023
   
Zoom Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm (20) October 15, 2023 – C5 Sunday 9:00 – 12:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Megan McCarver
     
Level 3 – Month 26: November 4-5, 2023
   
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Boundaries and Ethics of Being a Yoga Therapist – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Creating a Thriving Yoga Therapy Business! – Katie Allen
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Trainees Final Presentations

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