with Marlysa Sullivan MPT, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500
Friday 4/28-Sunday 4/30 | Signup Here!
In this weekend yoga intensive we’ll explore the meeting place of modern science, health and the ancient wisdom and tradition of yoga. Yoga benefits each domain of health including our bodies, mind, emotions, and cognition. Together we’ll explore specific practices that impact each of these domains of our health.
Friday 7-9:30pm Yoga as Integrative Health: Introduction & Overview
We’ll take a deep look at how yoga can support the following health concerns:
~Chronic pain in the back, hip, neck and shoulders
~Joint and muscular issues
~Immune system issues
~Cardiovascular conditions and more.
Saturday 10am-5pm Yoga as Integrative Health: Discussion & Practices for Pain Management
10-1pm Back and Hip Pain In the morning session we’ll discuss using yoga as an integrative health tool to manage back and hip pain. We’ll conclude the morning with a yoga practice to bring an experiential element to the teachings.
1-2pm Lunch Break (Bring your own or visit The Lederach Tea Room across the street or Wawa 1 mile away)
2-5pm Neck and Shoulder Pain The afternoon session includes a discussion on using yoga as an integrative health tool to manage neck and shoulder pain. This session also includes a yoga practice.
Sunday 10-1pm Yoga as Integrative Health: Integration
Bringing it all together This session will look at integrating the practices and path of yoga to move towards health and well-being. There will be practice and discussion. We will explore pain science, what happens in chronic pain from a biomedical and yoga model, the framework of yoga and how the practices help move us towards well-being.
About Marlysa…Marlysa is a physical therapist and yoga therapist who communicates a deep understanding of the evidence-based benefits of yoga. And, for years she has studied the ancient philosophy and teachings of the practice. As a presenter, Marlysa balances a playful thirst for learning with impressive intellectual chops. She makes yoga accessible on multiple levels.
Marlysa teaches anatomy, kinesiology, yoga therapy, and meditation in a number of settings, from yoga studios to universities, including Emory University and Georgia State University. She is on faculty at Maryland University of Integrative Health, where she created and teaches several courses in the first Master of Science in Yoga Therapy program.
She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and helped to create the current standards for yoga therapy She is involved with research including consulting with Walter Reed Military Hospital on a study for low back pain. She created and continues to direct a 500 hour yoga therapeutic teacher training which is currently held through the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies and has been offered throughout the US and Canada since 2007.
Marlysa directs workshops and teacher trainings at the Center for Integrative Yoga Studies and maintains a private practice in Atlanta. Look for her weekend programs at Omega in Rhinebeck, NY and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, MA
This program is for dedicated yogis, yoga teachers and health professionals seeking to integrate yoga for themselves or as a tool for their client’s physical well-being.