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8/15 Master Class in Yoga Therapy with Dr. Eden Goldman
August 15 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm$99
This very special master class is open to yoga teachers and yoga therapists.
Dr. Eden Goldman D.C., C-IAYT is leading a 5-hour presentation on yoga therapy for neurological disorders, while integrating a multi-dimensional garden yoga therapy perspective.
The first part of the presentation will cover yoga therapy and the spine from a cross-cultural perspective including: anatomy, energetics, and physiology. “The single most important structure in the body is the spine. Recognized as the body’s wellspring of life and vitality since antiquity… Socrates, went so far as to say, “If you would seek health, first look to the spine” (Lowery, 2011).
The second part of this course focuses on yoga therapy for neurological disorders including: overview of the nervous system, yoga’s effect on the nervous system, yoga on brain health, common ailments and treatment paradigms.
Dr. Eden Goldman, is one of the leading Yoga and wellness lifestyle experts in the country. An avid sports Chiropractor, mindfulness teacher, LA Yoga Magazine contributor, and human movement specialist Eden is the Director of the Yoga and the Healing Sciences Program at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. He is co-author of Yoga Therapy and Integrative Medicine: Where Ancient Science Meets Modern Medicine and author of The Secret Art of Yoga Assists. Professionally, Dr. Goldman is the former Director of Yoga and Mindfulness at La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, and former Clinical Director/Owner of the Yoga Doctors Institute of Integrative Medicine in West Los Angeles, California where he successfully treated thousands of patients.
Dr. Goldman’s multi-faceted approach to health and wellness integrates:
- Lifestyle Coaching
- Stress Management Skills
- Mindfulness Meditation Techniques
- Classical Eastern Yoga Therapeutics
- Mind-Body Medicine
- Physical Rehabilitation and Functional Movement Training
- Wellness-Based Chiropractic
- Myofascial Release Sports Massage
Professionally, Dr. Goldman completed his Doctorate at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic @ Southern California University of Health Sciences and co-developed The Yoga Doctors Method of Chikitsa Vinyasa Yoga, or Therapeutic Flow Yoga, while personally mentoring under the founder of the International Association for Yoga Therapists, Dr. Larry Payne, Ph.D., and Dr. Craig Liebenson, D.C., author of Rehabilitation for the Spine and former team Chiropractor for the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers. He also co-founded and directed Karmapalooza, a 501(c)(3) non-profit Yoga charity that raised nearly $50,000 for other charities including The Nature Conservancy, Trees for the Future, and The Make-A-Wish Foundation and he was a team member in a collaborative study linking Mars Without Borders, UCLA and University of Texas, focused on yoga Therapy for Astronauts and Space Health.
Over the years, Dr. Goldman and his work have been featured in many forms of media including CBS News, ABC News, AM Northwest, Yoga Journal, Yoga Mind Body Spirit, LA Yoga Magazine, and the top-selling book, Yoga for Dummies.
Yoga Therapy: The Spine + Neurology
An integrative approach from a multi-dimensional garden yoga therapy perspective.