Course curriculum

  • 1

    Day One

    • Day one morning lecture for depression

    • Manual

    • Happiness chemicals

    • Wellbeing scale

    • Mental health table

    • Mental health continuum model information

    • mental health continuum model

    • Yoga class for stress

    • Distress tolerance- sensory awareness

    • Meditation for a restless mind to create emotional balance

    • Healing meditation

    • Additional resources

    • Afternoon day one- restorative yoga practice 1

    • Afternoon day one - Restorative yoga part 2

    • Asana chart

  • 2

    Day Two

    • Morning practice- universal healing

    • Emotional regulation, depression and anxiety

    • Additional resources

    • Mindfulness, wise mind, cognitive schemas

    • Rejuvenating restorative yoga practice

    • Meditation and the four parts of the mind, the seven stages of hatha yoga

    • meditation and the brain

    • Samskaras, Vikalpas and beliefs

    • Vagus nerve and SI joint issues

    • Svasana come home

    • Meditation mindfulness

  • 3

    Day Three

    • Additonal resources

    • Restorative class for menstrual health

    • Pain and chronic pain

    • Eight essentials of restorative yoga

    • poems

    • posture groups

    • sequencing for restorative yoga

    • Restorative yoga class (case study)

    • Sequencing and teaching restorative yoga

    • Trauma informed teaching quiz

    • Trauma/PTSD introductory quiz

    • Yogic breathing

    • Pranayama for conditions

    • The wisdom codes

  • 4

    Day Four

    • Trauma and PTSD

    • Kundalini yoga for mental health

    • Somatics and trauma informed yoga

    • The nervous system

    • Afternoon practice - Using props with restorative yoga

    • Exam paper

    • Additional resources