2020 – 2022 Level 2/3 Syllabus

Level 2 Module 1: Yoga Therapy for Musculoskeletal Ailments
Directors: Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Level 2 – Month 1: August 29-30, 2020
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 3:00pm Introduction to the Annamaya Kosha + Professional Practice of Yoga Therapy – Directors
Zoom or In Person Saturday 3:00 – 5:30pm Anatomical Overview and Medical Terminology Part 1 – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment Through the Panchamaya Model + Physical Assessment – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous 3 hours Online – Anatomical Overview and Medical Terminology Part 2 – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (1) September 14, 2020- Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Level 2 – Month 2: September 26-27, 2020
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Principles of Working One-On-One, S.O.A.P. Notes – Heidi Crocker and Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Upper Back and Neck – 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 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (2) October 5, 2020 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
Level 2 – Month 3 October 24-25, 2020
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Yoga Therapy Course Planning: Vyuda Model – Katie Allen
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Back – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Lower Back – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (3) November 2, 2020 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Level 2 – Month 4 November 21-22, 2020
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Yoga Therapy Course Planning: Panchamaya Model – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Pelvis / Hips – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Pelvis / Hips – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (4) December 7, 2020 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
Level 2 – Month 5 January 9-10, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Understanding Scope of Practice for the Annamaya Kosha – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Lower Extremities – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Lower Extremities – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (5) January 18, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Level 2 – Month 6 February 13-14, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Development of Disease and Setting Priorities – Dr. Dhurga Reddy
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment for the Shoulders – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Therapeutic Protocol for the Shoulders – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (6) February 22, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
Level 2 – Month 7 March 13-14, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Principles and Skills for Educating Clients – Megan McCarver
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Summary of all Annamaya Assessment Protocols – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Student Practicum for the Annamaya Module – Tess O’Hern and Cheri Dostal Ryba
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online – Tess O’Hern
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (7) March 22, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation – Tess O’Hern
Level 2 Module 2: Yoga Therapy for the Energetic Body
Director: Heidi Crocker
Level 2 – Month 8 April 17-18, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Introduction to the Pranamaya Kosha – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory System – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Application of Yoga Therapy Tools: Pranayama – Juris Zinbergs
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (8) April 26, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 2 – Month 9 May 15-16, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System and Yoga Therapy Applications – Allison Prince
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Anatomy and Physiology of the Circulatory System and Yoga Therapy Protocol – Dhurga Reddy and Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment Through the Chakras and Yoga Therapy Applications for Chakra Imbalances – Megan McCarver
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (9) May 24, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm– L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 2 – Month 10 June 26-27, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy of the Nervous System, Stress in Society and Yoga Therapy Applications – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Evaluation and Assessment of Neurological Disorders and Yoga Therapy Protocol – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment and Integration of Content from a Multi-Dimensional Garden Yoga Therapist Perspective – Eden Goldman
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Level 2 – Month 11 July 17-18, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Anatomy and Physiology of the Digestive System – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy Applications for the Digestive System – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Assessment and Integration of Digestive System – Heidi Crocker
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (10) July 26, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 2 – Month 12 August 14-15, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Patient / Client Communication Protocol – Cheri Dostal Ryba
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm The Relaxation Response and Yoga Nidra – Pam Pence
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Applications of Yoga Therapy for Traumatic Injuries and Physical Trauma – Tess O’Hern
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Level 2 – Month 13 September 11-12, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Evaluation Measures for Yoga Therapy Programs – Bina Parkeh
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Summary of Major Human Systems – Heidi Crocker
Zoom or In Person Sunday 12:30 – 5:30pm Integration of Major Human Systems Through Observation – Heidi Crocker
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm (11) September 20, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 8:00pm – L2 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
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 9-10, 2021
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Intro to Module 3 and Practicum – Katie Allen
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 –
Level 3 – Month 15: November 6-7, 2021
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 – Nida Nicasio and Megan McCarver
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (12) November 15, 2021 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 16: January 15-16, 2022
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 – Nida Nicasio and 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 –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (13) January 31, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 17: February 26-27, 2022
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 –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (14) March 14, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 18: March 26-27, 2022
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 – Heidi Crocker
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (15) April 11, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 Module 2: Integrative Medicine and Special Populations
Directors: Heidi Crocker and Tess O’Hern
Level 3 – Month 19: April 23-24, 2022
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 – Heidi Crocker
Asynchronous 2 hours asynchronous Online –
Level 3 – Month 20: May 21-22, 2022
Zoom Saturday 8:00 – 11:00am Yoga Therapy for Children with Special Needs – Tess O’Hern
Zoom or In Person Saturday 12:30 – 5:30pm Yoga Therapy for Clients with Disabilities, Family Members / Care Takers – Tess O’Hern
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 –
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (16) May 23, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 21: June 4-5, 2022
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 –
Level 3 – Month 22: July 18, 2022
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (17) July 18, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 23: August 29, 2022
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (18) August 29, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 24: September 26, 2022
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (19) September 26, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 25: October 24, 2022
Zoom Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm (20) October 24, 2022 – Monday 6:00 – 9:00pm – L3 Mentorship / Practicum Preparation
Level 3 – Month 26: November 19-20, 2022
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