March 6, 2021: Cultural Appropriation & Yoga Therapy/Daily Practice & Mentoring Community Day & Professional Development (CE)

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Cultural Appropriation & Yoga Therapy 8:30am-12:30pm
Faculty: Priya Saini Verma
Yoga arrived in the west in a different form than it had taken in India. The cultural context, the language, the oral tradition, the ritual and the ancient texts were stripped away. Are you the type of yoga teacher or yoga therapist that wants to make sure you are not practicing in cultural appropriation? Do you want to know the signs of cultural appropriation? Do you understand how you can do better? Are you confident in the historical knowledge of colonialism and want to understand why people are feeling sensitive about cultural appropriation? In this workshop we will explore how we can be true to Mother India and to the origins of yoga. We will give suggestions and discuss how to stay within the guidelines of the yamas with respect to cultural appropriation.

Daily Practice & Mentoring 1:30pm-5:00pm
Faculty: Amy Wheeler

The student-teacher relationship is sacred. We will have a discussion and group learning around the importance of self-care, daily reflection on actions, relationship with mentor, and using an outside source used to see yourself more clearly. We will also discuss how to help our clients have more compliance and adherence to their daily practices and lifestyle routines. Are you curious how to get your clients to have better adherence in their daily practice and lifestyle modifications? Do you think that if your clients followed your guidelines, they would see more success and come back again and again, improving your business? Do you need motivation on how to make sure you do your own daily practice each day? Can you imagine having a modern mentor relationship with someone who is not a guru, but rather asks you the questions to help you see yourself more clearly? Maintaining daily practice is essential to bring about change and healing.


The community day workshop events cover a broad range of topics that you can choose to attend either one or both half day topics.

Please select the appropriate event ticket for the topic time(s) that you would like to attend. Each ticket is good for streaming live online. See ticket descriptions for more details on specific topics. There are two separate links for each event date, one for the morning session and one for the afternoon session. If you would like to re-watch, you will also receive a link of the recording that is good for 30 days after the event.

The morning session of the Community Day will start at 8:30am PST.  Once the program begins, it will be difficult for us to work with you individually, so please log in online before 8:30am to be sure you are able to attend effectively and not interrupt the other participants.

The afternoon session will begin at 1:30pm PST for streaming participants.  The program begins promptly at 1:30pm, it will be difficult for us to work with you individually after we start, so please log in before 1:30pm to be sure you are able to attend effectively. Our day together will end at 5:00pm PST.

The morning live stream is from 8:30am-12:30pm and the afternoon live stream is from 1:30pm to 5:00pm.  Lunch break will be from 12:30-1:30pm PST.

 

The email that the link will come from is Krishna@TheOptimalState.com.  Please check your spam/ junk email if you do not receive the link.  Sometimes this happens when there is a large group of people receiving an email.  We will do our best to get it to you.  Then, if you have not received the link 12 hours before, please email us to check on the status and we will make sure that you receive it.

If you are streaming, you will receive the power point presentations about 24 hours before the event.  Please note that if you register late, both the power point presentations and link for streaming could be delayed.  Please register as soon as you know you will be attending.  Space is limited.

If you plan to watch the video replay, you will receive the link 24-48 hours after the event.  The email that the link will come from is yoga@theoptimalstate.com.  Please check your spam/ junk email if you do not receive the link within 24-48 hours. If you do not receive the recording link, then please email us to check on the status and we will make sure that you receive it.  Again, there will be two separate links, one for the morning session and one for the afternoon session.

Please note: the streaming links are different from the replay links.  If you register for a full day you will receive 2 links prior to the Community Day and 2 links following the Community Day.

Each individual community day workshop has 2 ticket options:
1-Half Day 8:30am-1:30pm
2-Half Day 1:30pm-5:00pm
Lunch is from 12:30pm-1:30pm

*Please be prepared to do a morning and/or afternoon yoga practice with space for your mat, blanket and any bolsters or items you have to support your practice.

 

  • Cultural Appropriation & Yoga Therapy/Daily Practice & Mentoring
    March 6, 2021
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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