March 2021 Central Mind Body Fitness Conference

While we are disappointed that we won't get to return to Skokie for our 6th year in 2021, we are pleased to offer all of the Mind Body Fitness Conference Trainings virtually live via zoom during the conference dates. All trainings will run from 8 am to 6 pm Central time. There are still a few open spots in the following trainings: 

  • March 10: YogaFit YogaBarre, YogaBack
  • March 11: Working with the Chakras
  • March 12: Pranayama
  • March 11-12: Level One: Foundations, YogaFit for Chronic Pain, YogaFit for Athletes, YogaFit for Warriors
  • March 13-14: Level Five: Unification, Yin Yoga, Expanding Consciousness, YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery, Yoga for Emotional and Physical Trauma
  • March 11-14: Level Four: Tradition, Advanced Ayurveda

Schedule

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Wed 03/10/2021

Thu 03/11/2021

Fri 03/12/2021

Sat 03/13/2021

Sun 03/14/2021

LEVEL ONE: Foundations Online 08:00 - 18:00
LEVEL ONE: Foundations Online

The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. 

While there are no prerequisites for this course, we do require that all attendees read Beth Shaw's YogaFit prior to attending. This book explains the foundation of our entire teacher training program, and allows for better overall understanding of the material covered in our Level One Training. Please email edu@yogafit.com with any questions about Level One!.  We look forward to seeing you on the mat. 

Note: In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level One, you must also complete eight hours of practice teaching as a community service, in which you bring the gift of yoga, free of charge, to individuals who would not normally be exposed to yoga on a regular basis.

Upon completion of the Level One training and Community Service hours, click here for instructions regarding obtaining your certificate. 

You have one year from the date of your Level 1 Training to complete Community Service and apply for your Level 1 Certificate. We do understand that sometimes life events interfere with our plans. Please email certs@yogafit.com if you find that you may need an extension for completion.

Retrain: Please call Customer Service at 1-855-607-9642 to register for retrains of Level 1.  The retrain price is $199.

What you will learn:

  • Forty-­six fundamental YogaFit poses needed to teach an inclusive, well rounded, and safe yoga class to students for all ages, fitness levels, and experience
  • The physical execution, transitions, and modifications for each pose to ensure that it is safe and effective for every body type
  • To create dynamic vinyasa sequencing and flowing class formats based on YogaFit’s three-­mountain class structure
  • To use transformative language to communicate how each pose connects the mind and the body
  • To teach what you’ve learned within a nurturing and supportive classroom setting

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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LEVEL FIVE: Unification online 08:00 - 18:00
LEVEL FIVE: Unification online

Level Five brings together all that you’ve learned in your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training, and shifts the emphasis from external accomplishments to internal growth. Applying the powerful practice of staying in the present moment, an integral tenet of the essence of YogaFit, this two‐day intensive may be the end of your official teacher training, but it’s just the beginning of your journey inward toward true integration.
 

What you will learn:

  • Review what you’ve learned in Levels One through Four, including asana, pranayama, subtle anatomy, and meditation
  • Review teaching methodologies and refine communication skills
  • Explore the business of yoga
  • Unify all the elements you’ve learned to create a more mindful practice
  • Learn how to use concepts from The Power of Now to strengthen your teaching and your personal connection to the practice
  • Deepen your relationships to yourself and to others through creative visualization, affirmations, and specific self‐awareness practice

Please note:

  • Levels One through Four are mandatory prerequisites for Level Five--no exceptions. 
  • Registrations for Virtual Level Five trainings will end 10 days prior to the event so that materials can be mailed to you.  We cannot ship materials outside of Canada. Please make sure your address is up to date and accurate in your student portal. Click here for instructions for updating your address. 
  • Because supplemental materials are mailed to each student for virtual Level Five Trainings, cancellations will not be eligible for a refund, and requests to transfer with less than 14 days notice will incur a $100 fee.  

  • Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition Online 08:00 - 18:00
LEVEL FOUR: Tradition Online

Level Four continues where Level Three left off, exploring more challenging practices and the preparation for each of them. But the real emphasis is on how to weave elements of yoga's ancient tradition into your practice, life, and teaching. This four‐day intensive delves deeper into the Yoga Sutra, the Bhagavad Gita, and some of the more esoteric elements of yoga, such as chakras, mudras (hand gestures), and sound.

What you will learn:

  • Thirty additional YogaFit poses, including specific sequencing
  • Physical execution, transitions, and modifications for each pose to ensure that it is safe, effective, and empowering for every body type
  • How to teach YogaFit advanced master classes
  • The health benefits of using sound—music, chanting and mantras—and how to incorporate it into your classes
  • How to use mudras (hand gestures) to enhance the effects of yoga postures
  • How to incorporate yoga’s subtle anatomy into your classes, including the chakras, the nadis and the koshas
  • Common Sanskrit terms and their translations
  • More yoga philosophy and history, including the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita

When purchasing books, please ensure The Language of Yoga includes the audio CD's. 

**Please note: Occasionally this training will take place over two weekends. Attendance all four days is mandatory. 

*Please noteDue to the scheduling involved with Level 4 and 5, requests to transfer out of in-person Level 4 or 5 trainings into virtual trainings will result in a $100 transfer fee.


Virtual Training Information:

1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit Yin Yoga Online 08:00 - 18:00
YogaFit Yin Yoga Online

YogaFit’s two day Yin Yoga training focuses on the other areas of our body often not considered in most yoga practices or fitness modalities. We are focused on the deeper tissues of our body: bones, joints, fascia and ligaments.  All of our tissues are important and need to be exercised so that we can achieve optimal health and vitality.  Throughout the training, we consistently work on surrendering to the pose, finding a sense of comfort through discomfort, learning to celebrate the stillness, while connecting with mindfulness.

What you will learn:

  • What is Yin Yoga and the different practices (i.e.: Yin, Restorative and Yin Restorative)
  • Understanding the Anatomy of Yin
  • Understanding the Energetic aspects of Yin
  • Yin vs Digestive Postures
  • Basic, intermediate and Advanced postures of yin postures
  • How to guide your students/clients to a consciously relax using yin poses, pranayama techniques, and guided imagery including the use of props for support to facilitate surrendering into the postures

Virtual Training Information:

1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Chronic Pain Online 08:00 - 18:00
YogaFit for Chronic Pain Online

Chronic pain affects more people worldwide than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, and results in sleep disturbances, fatigue, emotional stress, muscular tension and more. Using a combination of ancient yoga practices and modern physiological treatment modalities, this two-day training will provide the yoga therapist the necessary tools to work with students and clients suffering from chronic pain.  

What you will learn:

  • How pain and the perception of pain affect the various systems of the body, including the brain, the endocrine system, the nervous system, and the body tissues
  • To understand the neurobiology of pain and be able to compare and contrast Western and Eastern methods of managing it
  • A thorough understanding of the mind-body aspect of pain and how it relates to your yoga therapy practice
  • How to incorporate asana, pranayama, and meditation practices, as well as the eight limbs of Raja yoga, into your pain management protocols
  • To design appropriate group and single-client sessions for various types of conditions that create chronic pain

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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YogaBack Online 08:00 - 18:00
YogaBack Online

Did you know that 85 percent of all Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives? Created by a chiropractic physician, this dynamic and obviously essential one-day workshop will help yoga therapists and physical therapists understand the anatomy and kinesiology of the spine and explain how yoga can impact the health of the spine.

What you will learn:

  • A basic overview of common back issues, such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, spondylosis, and sacroiliac instability
  • General guidelines for dealing with common back issues
  • How to recognize levels and type of pain, such as acute vs chronic pain
  • Yoga poses appropriate at different stages of back pain
  • Yoga poses to maintain a healthy back
  • YogaBack protocols and sequences that serve as a starting point for a therapeutically based back-care plan
  • Breathing techniques designed to alleviate or mitigate pain
  • How to modify poses, using props and gentle assists, to ensure a safe and appropriate experience

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Wed 03/1008:00 to 18:00

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Working with the Chakras Online Training 08:00 - 18:00
Working with the Chakras Online Training

Much has been written about the chakras—the seven energy centers of spiritual power that reside deep within our bodies and help regulate everything from our physical health to our emotional and mental health. YogaFit’s own teacher-­training modules have covered the chakras in detail, exploring how they work and how they affect overall health and wellness. In this one­-day intensive, you’ll work with your own chakra energies, learning chakra balancing and healing techniques to awaken a deeper connection to Self.

What you will learn:

  • The subtle energetic body on a personal level through sound, color, symbols, aromatherapy, meditation, journaling, and asana practice
  • The function and direction of each chakra and gain insight into physical, mental and emotional issues that stem from each one
  • The causes of imbalances and blockages and the science/philosophy behind harmonizing and enhancing the flow of prana
  • Chakra balancing work to help you observe your own thoughts and expectations, without judgment, and to clear the pathways in the body so that universal energy, clarity, and love can flow through you unencumbered
  • Many different tools (on and off the mat) that can enhance your own health and vitality
  • How to teach Chakra balancing and healing techniques from personal experience and authenticity

Virtual Training Information:

1)  Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Athletes Online 08:00 - 18:00
YogaFit for Athletes Online

What you will learn:

  • How athletes train, what mental and physical challenges they face, and what impact their training has on their minds as well as their bodies
  • How the science and philosophy of yoga can enhance an athlete’s experience of any other discipline
  • To analyze yoga poses for strength and demand, to refine alignment, and develop mind­-body awareness in a particular movement
  • To analyze yoga poses to address use and overuse issues in sports that can cause developmental imbalance in the body
  • How yogic breathing techniques, meditation, and visualization can help prevent injuries and over-­training, improve athletic performance, and lead athletes of any persuasion on a path toward success
  • Principles and practices of yoga that can supplement any athletic training program
  • Yoga’s inverse and complementary relationship to athletic performance and training cycles
  • To facilitate the discovery of the inner athlete in your students as well as increase your own athleticism
  • The tools you’ll need to break into the business of providing yoga for athletes, whether professionals, amateurs, or weekend warriors. 

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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Yoga for Emotional and Physical Trauma Online Training 08:00 - 18:00
Yoga for Emotional and Physical Trauma Online Training

Explore emotional and physical trauma from a yogic perspective in this two‐day intensive designed for those who work with military veterans, emergency responders, abused children or adults, as well as those who have experienced their own trauma.

What you will learn:

  • The physiological and psychological effects of trauma & PTSD, with focus on the brain and neuroendocrine system
  • How trauma gets stored in the body and why body‐based practices work
  • Polyvagal theory, the significance of the vagus nerve in trauma, and the role that yoga plays in its ability to function well
  • The critical components of a trauma‐sensitive yoga class
  • Transformational language critical to working with this population
  • Why yoga’s gentle body‐based approach is particularly effective in releasing trauma through self‐guided movement and heightened inner awareness

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery Online 08:00 - 18:00
YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery Online

No one likes to get injured. But for an athlete, an injury can constitute a major setback and even hinder or end a professional career. Unfortunately, once an injury does occur, the likelihood of recurrence or additional problems increases. With its dual focus on recovery and prevention, this two­-day intensive shows you how to help athletes return to their game post-­injury and, perhaps more important, help them prevent injuries in the first place so they can stay in the game. Ideal for sports professionals who work with athletes—yoga teachers, personal trainers, physiotherapists, and strength and conditioning coaches.

What you will learn:

  • To identify and assess risk factors for the most common sports-­related injuries
  • To navigate the complex world and unique challenges of athletes, whether they’re professional, die­hards, or weekend warriors
  • How conventional medicine manages sports injuries and how yoga complements conventional treatment options
  • How adding yoga to an athlete’s training regimen can promote wellness, enhance performance and longevity, and prevent injuries
  • How yoga can be a corrective and strengthening exercise for all­-around elite performance and longevity
  • How to create a yoga program that will enhance strength, flexibility, balance and focus for both professional and casual athletes
  • How to create an individualized, therapeutically­ oriented yoga program using sequencing, breathing techniques, meditation, and other yoga­-based methods that focus on intervention, activity modification, and rehabilitation

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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Wed 03/10/2021

YogaBack Online

08:00 - 18:00

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YogaBack Online

Did you know that 85 percent of all Americans suffer from back pain at some point in their lives? Created by a chiropractic physician, this dynamic and obviously essential one-day workshop will help yoga therapists and physical therapists understand the anatomy and kinesiology of the spine and explain how yoga can impact the health of the spine.

What you will learn:

  • A basic overview of common back issues, such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis, spondylosis, and sacroiliac instability
  • General guidelines for dealing with common back issues
  • How to recognize levels and type of pain, such as acute vs chronic pain
  • Yoga poses appropriate at different stages of back pain
  • Yoga poses to maintain a healthy back
  • YogaBack protocols and sequences that serve as a starting point for a therapeutically based back-care plan
  • Breathing techniques designed to alleviate or mitigate pain
  • How to modify poses, using props and gentle assists, to ensure a safe and appropriate experience

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Wed 03/1008:00 to 18:00

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Thu 03/11/2021

LEVEL ONE: Foundations Online

08:00 - 18:00

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LEVEL ONE: Foundations Online

The first step on the path toward becoming a yoga teacher or simply deepening your practice, Level One provides the tools to create inspiring vinyasa yoga classes grounded in proper alignment and the safety of exercise science. 

While there are no prerequisites for this course, we do require that all attendees read Beth Shaw's YogaFit prior to attending. This book explains the foundation of our entire teacher training program, and allows for better overall understanding of the material covered in our Level One Training. Please email edu@yogafit.com with any questions about Level One!.  We look forward to seeing you on the mat. 

Note: In order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level One, you must also complete eight hours of practice teaching as a community service, in which you bring the gift of yoga, free of charge, to individuals who would not normally be exposed to yoga on a regular basis.

Upon completion of the Level One training and Community Service hours, click here for instructions regarding obtaining your certificate. 

You have one year from the date of your Level 1 Training to complete Community Service and apply for your Level 1 Certificate. We do understand that sometimes life events interfere with our plans. Please email certs@yogafit.com if you find that you may need an extension for completion.

Retrain: Please call Customer Service at 1-855-607-9642 to register for retrains of Level 1.  The retrain price is $199.

What you will learn:

  • Forty-­six fundamental YogaFit poses needed to teach an inclusive, well rounded, and safe yoga class to students for all ages, fitness levels, and experience
  • The physical execution, transitions, and modifications for each pose to ensure that it is safe and effective for every body type
  • To create dynamic vinyasa sequencing and flowing class formats based on YogaFit’s three-­mountain class structure
  • To use transformative language to communicate how each pose connects the mind and the body
  • To teach what you’ve learned within a nurturing and supportive classroom setting

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition Online

08:00 - 18:00

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LEVEL FOUR: Tradition Online

Level Four continues where Level Three left off, exploring more challenging practices and the preparation for each of them. But the real emphasis is on how to weave elements of yoga's ancient tradition into your practice, life, and teaching. This four‐day intensive delves deeper into the Yoga Sutra, the Bhagavad Gita, and some of the more esoteric elements of yoga, such as chakras, mudras (hand gestures), and sound.

What you will learn:

  • Thirty additional YogaFit poses, including specific sequencing
  • Physical execution, transitions, and modifications for each pose to ensure that it is safe, effective, and empowering for every body type
  • How to teach YogaFit advanced master classes
  • The health benefits of using sound—music, chanting and mantras—and how to incorporate it into your classes
  • How to use mudras (hand gestures) to enhance the effects of yoga postures
  • How to incorporate yoga’s subtle anatomy into your classes, including the chakras, the nadis and the koshas
  • Common Sanskrit terms and their translations
  • More yoga philosophy and history, including the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita

When purchasing books, please ensure The Language of Yoga includes the audio CD's. 

**Please note: Occasionally this training will take place over two weekends. Attendance all four days is mandatory. 

*Please noteDue to the scheduling involved with Level 4 and 5, requests to transfer out of in-person Level 4 or 5 trainings into virtual trainings will result in a $100 transfer fee.


Virtual Training Information:

1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Chronic Pain Online

08:00 - 18:00

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YogaFit for Chronic Pain Online

Chronic pain affects more people worldwide than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined, and results in sleep disturbances, fatigue, emotional stress, muscular tension and more. Using a combination of ancient yoga practices and modern physiological treatment modalities, this two-day training will provide the yoga therapist the necessary tools to work with students and clients suffering from chronic pain.  

What you will learn:

  • How pain and the perception of pain affect the various systems of the body, including the brain, the endocrine system, the nervous system, and the body tissues
  • To understand the neurobiology of pain and be able to compare and contrast Western and Eastern methods of managing it
  • A thorough understanding of the mind-body aspect of pain and how it relates to your yoga therapy practice
  • How to incorporate asana, pranayama, and meditation practices, as well as the eight limbs of Raja yoga, into your pain management protocols
  • To design appropriate group and single-client sessions for various types of conditions that create chronic pain

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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Working with the Chakras Online Training

08:00 - 18:00

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Working with the Chakras Online Training

Much has been written about the chakras—the seven energy centers of spiritual power that reside deep within our bodies and help regulate everything from our physical health to our emotional and mental health. YogaFit’s own teacher-­training modules have covered the chakras in detail, exploring how they work and how they affect overall health and wellness. In this one­-day intensive, you’ll work with your own chakra energies, learning chakra balancing and healing techniques to awaken a deeper connection to Self.

What you will learn:

  • The subtle energetic body on a personal level through sound, color, symbols, aromatherapy, meditation, journaling, and asana practice
  • The function and direction of each chakra and gain insight into physical, mental and emotional issues that stem from each one
  • The causes of imbalances and blockages and the science/philosophy behind harmonizing and enhancing the flow of prana
  • Chakra balancing work to help you observe your own thoughts and expectations, without judgment, and to clear the pathways in the body so that universal energy, clarity, and love can flow through you unencumbered
  • Many different tools (on and off the mat) that can enhance your own health and vitality
  • How to teach Chakra balancing and healing techniques from personal experience and authenticity

Virtual Training Information:

1)  Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Athletes Online

08:00 - 18:00

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YogaFit for Athletes Online

What you will learn:

  • How athletes train, what mental and physical challenges they face, and what impact their training has on their minds as well as their bodies
  • How the science and philosophy of yoga can enhance an athlete’s experience of any other discipline
  • To analyze yoga poses for strength and demand, to refine alignment, and develop mind­-body awareness in a particular movement
  • To analyze yoga poses to address use and overuse issues in sports that can cause developmental imbalance in the body
  • How yogic breathing techniques, meditation, and visualization can help prevent injuries and over-­training, improve athletic performance, and lead athletes of any persuasion on a path toward success
  • Principles and practices of yoga that can supplement any athletic training program
  • Yoga’s inverse and complementary relationship to athletic performance and training cycles
  • To facilitate the discovery of the inner athlete in your students as well as increase your own athleticism
  • The tools you’ll need to break into the business of providing yoga for athletes, whether professionals, amateurs, or weekend warriors. 

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Thu 03/1108:00 to 18:00

Fri 03/1208:00 to 18:00

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Fri 03/12/2021

Sat 03/13/2021

LEVEL FIVE: Unification online

08:00 - 18:00

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LEVEL FIVE: Unification online

Level Five brings together all that you’ve learned in your YogaFit 200‐hour teacher training, and shifts the emphasis from external accomplishments to internal growth. Applying the powerful practice of staying in the present moment, an integral tenet of the essence of YogaFit, this two‐day intensive may be the end of your official teacher training, but it’s just the beginning of your journey inward toward true integration.
 

What you will learn:

  • Review what you’ve learned in Levels One through Four, including asana, pranayama, subtle anatomy, and meditation
  • Review teaching methodologies and refine communication skills
  • Explore the business of yoga
  • Unify all the elements you’ve learned to create a more mindful practice
  • Learn how to use concepts from The Power of Now to strengthen your teaching and your personal connection to the practice
  • Deepen your relationships to yourself and to others through creative visualization, affirmations, and specific self‐awareness practice

Please note:

  • Levels One through Four are mandatory prerequisites for Level Five--no exceptions. 
  • Registrations for Virtual Level Five trainings will end 10 days prior to the event so that materials can be mailed to you.  We cannot ship materials outside of Canada. Please make sure your address is up to date and accurate in your student portal. Click here for instructions for updating your address. 
  • Because supplemental materials are mailed to each student for virtual Level Five Trainings, cancellations will not be eligible for a refund, and requests to transfer with less than 14 days notice will incur a $100 fee.  

  • Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit Yin Yoga Online

08:00 - 18:00

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YogaFit Yin Yoga Online

YogaFit’s two day Yin Yoga training focuses on the other areas of our body often not considered in most yoga practices or fitness modalities. We are focused on the deeper tissues of our body: bones, joints, fascia and ligaments.  All of our tissues are important and need to be exercised so that we can achieve optimal health and vitality.  Throughout the training, we consistently work on surrendering to the pose, finding a sense of comfort through discomfort, learning to celebrate the stillness, while connecting with mindfulness.

What you will learn:

  • What is Yin Yoga and the different practices (i.e.: Yin, Restorative and Yin Restorative)
  • Understanding the Anatomy of Yin
  • Understanding the Energetic aspects of Yin
  • Yin vs Digestive Postures
  • Basic, intermediate and Advanced postures of yin postures
  • How to guide your students/clients to a consciously relax using yin poses, pranayama techniques, and guided imagery including the use of props for support to facilitate surrendering into the postures

Virtual Training Information:

1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

2) Please click here for more information about YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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Yoga for Emotional and Physical Trauma Online Training

08:00 - 18:00

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Yoga for Emotional and Physical Trauma Online Training

Explore emotional and physical trauma from a yogic perspective in this two‐day intensive designed for those who work with military veterans, emergency responders, abused children or adults, as well as those who have experienced their own trauma.

What you will learn:

  • The physiological and psychological effects of trauma & PTSD, with focus on the brain and neuroendocrine system
  • How trauma gets stored in the body and why body‐based practices work
  • Polyvagal theory, the significance of the vagus nerve in trauma, and the role that yoga plays in its ability to function well
  • The critical components of a trauma‐sensitive yoga class
  • Transformational language critical to working with this population
  • Why yoga’s gentle body‐based approach is particularly effective in releasing trauma through self‐guided movement and heightened inner awareness

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery Online

08:00 - 18:00

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YogaFit for Injury Prevention and Recovery Online

No one likes to get injured. But for an athlete, an injury can constitute a major setback and even hinder or end a professional career. Unfortunately, once an injury does occur, the likelihood of recurrence or additional problems increases. With its dual focus on recovery and prevention, this two­-day intensive shows you how to help athletes return to their game post-­injury and, perhaps more important, help them prevent injuries in the first place so they can stay in the game. Ideal for sports professionals who work with athletes—yoga teachers, personal trainers, physiotherapists, and strength and conditioning coaches.

What you will learn:

  • To identify and assess risk factors for the most common sports-­related injuries
  • To navigate the complex world and unique challenges of athletes, whether they’re professional, die­hards, or weekend warriors
  • How conventional medicine manages sports injuries and how yoga complements conventional treatment options
  • How adding yoga to an athlete’s training regimen can promote wellness, enhance performance and longevity, and prevent injuries
  • How yoga can be a corrective and strengthening exercise for all­-around elite performance and longevity
  • How to create a yoga program that will enhance strength, flexibility, balance and focus for both professional and casual athletes
  • How to create an individualized, therapeutically­ oriented yoga program using sequencing, breathing techniques, meditation, and other yoga­-based methods that focus on intervention, activity modification, and rehabilitation

    Virtual Training Information:

    1) Once you've registered, you will receive a zoom link and the training manual via email about a week prior to the training from edu@yogafit.com. Please add this email to your address book to ensure you receive this information.  If you have not received this information at least two days prior to the training, please check your SPAM folder, then reach out to edu@yogafit.com.

    2) Please click here for more information about YogaFIt Virtual Trainings. 

    3) Please note the Terms and Conditions for YogaFit Virtual Trainings. 

Training Time:

Sat 03/1308:00 to 18:00

Sun 03/1408:00 to 18:00

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Sun 03/14/2021

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I expect at a MBF Conference?

MBF's are 4 days of trainings held in large cities all over Canada and the US.  Each day begins with a complimentary Master Class, led by one of our dynamic YogaFit Trainers.  Trainings run from 8 am to 6 pm Thursday through Saturday and from 7 am to 5 pm on Sundays.  Save your energy, because the fun continues each evening with different educational workshops. In the past, these sessions have included Essential Oils, Introduction to Thai Massage, Chakra Dance Party and more.  Each conference offers a variety of trainings for those attendees just starting out on their 200hr path through trainings for our 900hr YogaFit Healthcare Program.  YogaFit highly recommends attending Level 4 at a conference so that you can fully immerse yourself in this life-changing 4 days of learning and experiencing. Our MBF's offer an opportunity to interact with our YogaFit Trainers, as well as members of our corporate staff.  Last, but not least, we have a merchandise boutique open throughout each conference, where you can pick up the latest music, books, clothes, etc.  Don't wait...register for an MBF today!