[Live Streamed] Yoga For Healthy Aging Immersion with Baxter Bell, MD & Melina Meza
October 8| $700 – $800
In 2020, Baxter and Melina led two YFHA Immersions online to rave reviews, and are excited to announce their Immersions for 2021! Join renowned yoga educators Baxter Bell, MD and Melina Meza for an enlightening and informative program that focuses on practical strategies for a lifetime of vitality and well-being. This immersion includes research-informed presentations and adapted yoga postures for maintaining physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Yoga practitioners learn to set themselves up for a lifetime of healthy living; 200-hour yoga teachers have the opportunity to receive Yoga for Healthy Aging certification.
Join us and learn:
✓ How and why yoga supports healthy aging
✓ Essential yoga poses, sequences and other health-promoting practices
✓ Movement practices for strength, flexibility, balance and agility
✓ Unique practices to support heart health
✓ Yoga for managing stress and maintaining brain health
✓ How to cultivate long-term mental-emotional balance and equanimity
✓ Ayurveda for healthy aging
Yoga teachers can enhance their teaching toolkit, and yoga students at all levels of experience can benefit from tools to create a personalized yoga program that meets their particular needs and concerns.
Dates: October 8-10 and October 15-17, 2021
*Schedule: 8:00am-2:00pm *(additional meeting times for 300/500 hour students)
Cost for 30-hour course: $700
*Cost for Yoga Teachers certification: additional $100 ($800 total)
*Cost for 8 Limbs Yoga Centers **300/500 hour students ($800 = 2 modules)
Cancellation Policy: Refunds of 90% up to five days prior to start of series. No refunds allowable after that time.
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About the instructors: Baxter Bell, MD & Melina Meza
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.
Baxter will teach Yoga for Healthy Aging at 8 Limbs January 12-14, 2018. Information will be posted by October 1.
Melina has been exploring the art and science of yoga and nutrition for almost twenty-five years. She combines her knowledge of Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda, whole foods nutrition, and healthy lifestyle promotion into a unique style called Seasonal Vinyasa. Melina’s Seasonal Vinyasa Yoga classes emphasize the teachings of the yogis—that there is no separation between humans and nature, and we are all one. In addition to asana practice, her classes include insights on physical health and nutrition as well as how to inspire self-knowledge that allows for the conscious adjustment of day-to-day choices.
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