Yoga Body Psychology Specialty
Certificate of Excellence – 100 hour – On-Campus – Tuition
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Life is energy. It is meant to flow through us, each time leaving us broader, richer and evolving us for having known it. When we experience more intensity than we can handle, we shut this process down and create blocks in the body. The Amrit Method of Yoga Body Psychology is designed to not only treat visible physical symptoms, but is aimed at addressing the invisible mental and emotional blocks that contribute to them. Using gravity supported, static poses held by the facilitator, or with the use of the wall or props, you will learn how to surface and release blockages held in body zones such as legs, buttocks, hamstrings, heart and shoulders. This rejuvenating and releasing experience enhances your understanding of the energetic aspects of yoga and how to use it for yourself and others as one of the most profound healing modalities you will ever encounter.
- Explore the anatomy of energy and how it becomes blocked
- Use a variety of prop and partner assisted yoga postures to intensify energy flow and encounter energetic holding patterns
- Learn about the chakras as a map to our personal evolution and how yoga therapy poses can be used to open stagnant energies
- Discover how to healthfully integrate and release emotions for yourself and others
- Use various experiences to connect with and learn to listen to the energy of the body and what it is saying to you
- Learn how to lead a therapeutic yoga class with partner and prop supported assists
Yoga Body Psychology creates:
- The opportunity to re-program mental and emotional patterns that produce dis-ease
- Improved posture and range of motion*
- Reduction of chronic pain and tension*
- Long term restoration of body function after injury or surgery*
- Increased energy, Mental clarity, emotional balance and assistance to transform unhealthy thinking patterns*
NOTE: Certificates of Excellence are areas of concentration designed to take as CEU’s or to be taken within a diploma or degree program; they will not prepare you for gainful employment if taken independently. Only vocational programs of 600 hours or more are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.
(C-IAYT, MBA, ERYT-500, YACEP)
Rhonda found her spiritual home in the lineage of Swami Kripalu, under the teachings of Gurudev Shri Amritji, and his daughter, Kamini. She is passionate about introducing this practice to people, to support the healing journey of clients and students in learning how to guide in this modality.
As a Senior Amrit teacher, Rhonda is honored to represent I AM Yoga Therapy™ Yoga Body Psychology at SWIHA. She believes that we are all spiritual beings, fully connected and divinely created. She sees physical, emotional, and mental points of resistance as invitations to feel more fully. She recognizes that the body, mind, and spirit are all interconnected, and that when we release resistance, we experience more freedom of being at all levels. Rhonda is honored to offer this work, and she is continually in awe of what is revealed when we show up for what the body is showing us.
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