Yoga and the Healing Sciences
200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
And Wellness Lifestyle Program
At Loyola Marymount University
April 9th – August 21st, 2022
Celebrating its 12th year at Loyola Marymount University, the Yoga and the Healing Sciences Program is a unique, comprehensive, and in-depth inquiry into Yoga as a system of health and wellness as well as personal and spiritual transformation. The course is registered with the Yoga Alliance as a 200-hour Yoga teacher training program and is set up as a lifestyle enhancement and leadership course that teaches people how to change their lives using the physical, philosophical, and spiritual practices of Yoga as the catalyst for change.
Led by Dr. Eden Goldman, D.C., C-IAYT, E-RYT500 and featuring 20+ world class master Yoga instructors brought into the program as guest faculty and experts in their fields, all 4 yogic paths, Jnana [knowledge], Bhakti [devotion], Karma [service] and Raja [the royal path] will be introduced and thoroughly discussed with a special emphasis being placed on Raja and Hatha Yoga.
The guest faculty in the 2022 teaching faculty includes Larry Payhne Ph.D., Yogarupa Rod Stryker, Bryan Kest, Lorin Roche Ph.D., Odette Hughes M.A., Guru Singh D.D., Desi Bartlett M.S., Eric Goodman D.C., Paula Tapia C-IAYT, Govindas, Sifu Matthew Cohen, Chris Chapple Ph.D., Chet Alexander, Andrew Sealy, Tony Khalife, Felicia Tomasko R.N., DeJur Jones, Paula Cabanis, Eve Adler R.N., Michael Brandwajn, and Robert Birnberg.
Additionally, through our course, participants will be exposed to 7 of the most popular styles of Hatha Yoga (Iyengar, Kundalini, Para Power, Prime Of Life, Therapeutic Flow, and Vinyasa Flow) as well as various other forms of Raja Yoga practice including meditation, chanting, pranayama, Yoga philosophy, sequencing, anatomy, asana assists, east-west nutrition, Ayurveda, energetics, Restorative Yoga, Yoga therapy and the art of teaching both private and group classes. All graduates of the program will be certified to teach by Loyola Marymount University at the 200-hour Yoga Alliance level. The training is intended to provide each participant with the knowledge, confidence, broad-based understanding and personal sadhana that is required of a qualified Yoga instructor, whether they plan to teach or not.