Yoga Variations for Illness, Injury and Building Strength
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Yoga Variations for Illness, Injury and Building Strength

A guide to rocking your yoga classes, even with physical challenges, illness or beginners. Great for yoga teachers, too!
4.8 (30 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
780 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2015
English
Price: $50
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Get the most out of any yoga class and not get left behind
  • Discover creative new variations and uses of props, chairs and the body
  • Learn to modify to build strength even in yoga classes that are too hard for you!
  • Get two awesome yoga sequences for full-body workouts you can practice with.
  • Have tons of new options for any yoga class you walk into or teach.
  • Gather inspirations about how and why we modify in yoga.
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Requirements
  • Helpful to have two yoga blocks, a yoga mat, a blanket and a sturdy chair.
Description

Whether you are a beginner to yoga, have physical challenges that have kept you away from more strength-building classes, or are a yoga teacher wanting to earn new and useful ways to keep all types of students feeling welcome and engaged in your classes, this course if for you! It's even great for any yoga student wanting to have options on the days they feel like using less energy but still getting the same great benefits from their yoga routine.

In this illuminating, creative course, you'll get 4 hours of training from world-renowned yoga teacher and founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga, Sadie Nardini, E-RYT 500 and her special guest, Yoga for MS founder and variations master Larissa Nusser, E-RYT 500.

You'll gain so many inspirations and tools, as well as flow through a full yoga workout--with modifications--with Sadie, and let Larissa show you what's possible with props and a chair that can take students from coping to building real strength, stamina, flexibility and health--no matter what their challenges are.

Get ready to discover a lifetime of wisdom in just a few hours!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone with an illness, chronic disease, physical limitation or who are building strength and still want to rock their yoga.
  • Yoga teachers who want new options to give any student, whether in public classes, when teaching specialty populations or in private sessions.
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Curriculum For This Course
5 Lectures
05:08:58
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Yoga Variations Opening Discussion
1 Lecture 01:00:05
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Strong Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga Flow with Variations
1 Lecture 01:04:15
Strong Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga Flow Session with Sadie
01:04:15
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Therapeutic Yoga Variations for students in need of more gentle modifications
1 Lecture 01:59:51
A Therapeutic Variations Lab with Larissa
01:59:51
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Final Discussion and Q & A with Sadie and Larissa
1 Lecture 25:38
Final Variations Talk with Sadie and Larissa
25:38
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BONUS: A Hands-Free Yoga Practice with Sadie and Tyler McCoy
1 Lecture 39:09

This is a great workout on its own, and a perfect resource for yoga teachers and students looking for alternative practices or movements to optimize cardio and whole-body yoga fitness without putting pressure on already weak or overworked wrists, elbows, shoulders and more. Learn from two anatomy of yoga experts why it's important for ANY practitioner to sometimes rest these areas. Get ready to rock a whole new flow!

Hands Free Yoga Practice
39:09
About the Instructor
Sadie Nardini, Founder, Yoga Shred & E-RYT 300
4.5 Average rating
1,608 Reviews
24,011 Students
17 Courses
World-Renowned Authenticity, Anatomy and Yoga-Fitness Pro!

Sadie is the founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga, and The Yoga Shred, a powerful mix of anatomy-based yoga and fitness movements that gives you twice the benefits from any workout with her--in less time!  

She travels internationally bringing a real-world mix of eastern and western techniques to her yoga and lifestyle teachings. Yoga Journal calls her a “star instructor” for her ability to inspire real transformation in body mind and heart.

Her TV show, 'Rock Your Yoga' is playing across the USA and Internationally on the new Veria Living Network.

Sadie's 20 years of study in the yogic arts, energetics, eastern and western philosophy, nutrition, anatomy and Ninja training, attract students of all styles seeking to draw the powerful energy of Center into their yoga practice and their lives. 

Sadie’s signature Core Poses amplify the benefits of any practice, as she directs her students to access and express themselves from that deep connection.

Her fierce personality, accessible teaching style, down-to-earth yoga tips and centered-living tools are regularly covered by the national media including Elle, Glamour, Self, the New York Times, CNN, Yoga Journal. She’s a regular blogger and columnist for national magazines like Yoga Journal, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living Magazine, the Huffington Post and the Elephant Journal. 

Sadie is also the author of the life-shifting books, the 21-Day Yoga Body (Random House, 2014) and “The Road Trip Guide to the Soul” (Wiley, 2008).

Sadie is a prolific presence online with free videos on her You Tube channel, 19 million views and hundreds of thousands of regular subscribers, as well as millions of fans on Facebook. 

She lives in Los Angeles.