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[Live Streamed] Yoga For Healthy Aging 2.0 with Baxter Bell, MD, Melina Meza, and Erin Collins
Nov 12, 2021| $375
Please join Baxter Bell and Melina Meza and special guest presenter Erin Collins for this new 15-hour immersion where we will dive deeper into the many aspects of aging well. Some of the topics to be covered:
✓ Beyond Basic Strength and an Update on the Four Physical Skills
✓ Sleep and Nutrition for Healthy Aging – An Ayurvedic Approach
✓ Stress and Moving Beyond Fight, Flight or Freeze
✓ Immune Boosting with Yoga
✓ Living Well: Embracing Mortality and Planning for It
✓ Aging Well: Having Grace and Holding Space for Life’s Transitions
✓ Dying Well: Meditation on Impermanence
✓ And more!!!
As with the original Yoga for Healthy Aging 30-hour immersion, there will be a balanced mixture of presentations, yoga-based practices, experiential opportunities, and time for questions. It is recommended that you have either done our 30-hour program, or at the very least have read the book Yoga for Healthy Aging as a launching pad for our time together.
✓ Friday, November 12th, 5:00-7:00pm PT
✓ Saturday & Sunday, November 13th & 14th, 9:30am-4:00pm PT
Cancellation Policy: Refunds of 90% up to five days prior to start of workshops. No refunds allowable after that time.
About the instructors: Baxter Bell, MD, Melina Meza, and Erin Collins
Baxter Bell, MD, E-RYT 500, has been actively deepening his understanding of yoga and relaxation since making the stress-reducing move from a career as a busy family doctor to that of a yoga teacher and medical acupuncturist. He is a graduate of the Piedmont Yoga Studio’s 18-month Advanced Studies Program, and has since become Director of PYS’s Deep Yoga Program, teaching the Experiential Anatomy, Yoga Technique, and Yoga Methodology portions of the training.
Baxter has studied extensively with Rodney Yee, Patricia Walden, and Erich Schiffmann, and has recently been influenced strongly by the work of TKV Desikachar and Donald Moyer. He is involved in the integration of therapeutic applications of yoga with Western medicine, lecturing to health care professionals around the country, as well as adding Hatha yoga asanas and pranayama to his care of patients in his medical acupuncture practice.
Melina Meza is a pioneer in the field of yoga, nutrition, and Ayurvedic Health, sharing her knowledge with yogis around the world for more than 20 years. Melina was the first teacher hired at 8 Limbs in 1996 and was co-director or director of 8 Limbs Yoga Centers for 16 years. She is the creator of Seasonal Vinyasa Yoga, a holistic practice that features lifestyle, diet, and yoga practices tailored to the rhythms of the four seasons to help people stay healthy as they age. Her passion for Nature, the five elements, beauty, and humor forge the foundation of her unique approach to well-being. Melina has self-published the book Seasonal Health and Wellness and a three-book series called The Art of Sequencing, is featured on popular video channels (YogaAnytime, YogaUOnline, and Gaia), co-leads Yoga for Healthy Aging trainings, and previously ran successful yoga retreats before the Covid pandemic.
Erin is a registered nurse, a mama, a wife, a daughter and a friend. She spent 11 years caring for both adult and pediatric oncology patients and then for individuals and families at the end-of-life. She now educates, empowers and accompanies people through the last stages of life as an End-of-Life Doula.
Erin’s style is warm, nurturing, heartfelt and casual. Her teaching is focused on the inherent beauty of breath and movement in yoga. Her classes offer quiet and space for internal study with gentle guidance to find the awareness of our bodies that asana offers.
Erin began practicing yoga in 1995 in Boulder, Colorado with Richard Freeman at the Yoga Workshop. Her on-again, off-again relationship with yoga stayed on for good in 2003, when she met Denise Ackert in Salida, Colorado. From this yoga relationship, the desire to teach was born.