Micro & Macro World of the Pelvic Floor
5 July, 2021
A 4-day Forrest Yoga Inspired Continuing Education for Teachers (CET) and yoga practitioners wanting to know more about the Pelvic Floor with internal sexual anatomy—it’s function, dysfunction and relationship to the emotional body.
ABOUT THE COURSE
This online course is a yoga practitioner’s 101 on the Pelvic floor. You'll experience 4 morning asana practices that have been specifically designed to build your deep awareness and proper structural support of the Pelvic Floor. You'll learn powerful breathing techniques feel the healing asana for pelvic floor health and make connections in your body. You'll also experience Szilvia and Charlie’s beautiful approach to yoga Ceremony.
Each afternoon is dedicated to learning more about the pelvic floor—how to maintain health and bring the pelvic floor back to health.
— Basic anatomy of the Pelvic Floor in relation to your whole body
— We will give you guidance on Selfcare through exploring your own anatomy
— Yoga poses and hands on assists including modifications for optimal pelvic floor health
— Yoga and self-bodywork for improving specific conditions such as, incontinence, prolapse and the effects of menopause.
— Caring for the postpartum body
— The emotional pelvis and working energetically for healing
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
— Yoga teachers who teach people with vulvas and vulva owners who are not teachers! :) This course is particularly great for teachers whose students have reached or are approaching menopause, who have experienced organ prolapse, incontinence, surgery that affects the pelvic floor (including hysterectomy and cesarean) and those who have a difficult relationship with feeling grounded or sensual.
— Yoga practitioners who want to develop a stronger connection and understanding to their own Pelvic Floor. This course is especially great for those who want to feel grounded, sensual and comfortable in their own power.
***PLUS individual 30min session with either Szilvia or Charlie after the training.***
Daily schedule to be confirmed very soon!
We are using a tiered approach to pricing this training. It's our contribution to addressing some of the systemic inequalities of race and class. Please pay on the scale according to your ability, resources, and privilege. Thank you.
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If you prefer to pay in GBP or USD we can arrange and if you need a payment plan, get in touch.
Yoga & Pelvic Floor Immersion (10 hours)
24-25 April, 2021
Pelvic floor issues are rife in the 21st century across (mostly) adults of all ages and genders. While largely seen as a physiological issue, pelvic floor disfunction can also be emotionally debilitating. The main issue in the yoga room is that it’s a topic that is often too embarrassing to share with a yoga teacher, and so is uncared for. Yoga can be positively transformative for people suffering from organ prolapse, stress incontinence, pelvic floor pain etc AND yoga can unknowingly exacerbate those conditions.
This course equips yoga teachers with enough knowledge to be able contribute to the optimal pelvic well-being of all their students.
— The anatomy and emotion of the pelvic floor
— Some of the contributing factors to pelvic floor disfunction on and off the yoga mat
— The relevance of yoga for pelvic floor health and pelvic floor rehabilitation
— Asana practices and pose modifications for optimal pelvic floor health and conditions such as organ prolapse and stress incontinence
— Intent setting and sequencing
This course uses the most up-to-date anatomical information and is accompanied by a succinct guide to teaching and practicing yoga in a way that contributes to a healthy pelvic floor.
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?
The training is open to yoga teachers/professionals, aspiring teachers, birthworkers, or anyone who is experiencing pelvic floor disfunction. You do not have to be a yoga teacher.
Indaba Yoga Studio, London, UK
April 24th 3:00-6:30pm
April 25th: 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-5:00pm
*If for any reason we are unable to run this course in person because of Coronavirus, this course will switch to online.
Up-coming pelvic floor