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June 7–12, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Let Your Yoga Dance: Teacher Training for Special Populations

Megha Nancy Buttenheim
Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Megha Nancy Buttenheim, MA, E-RYT 500, is founding director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC. A 28-year teacher trainer at Kripalu, she also serves on the faculty of Kripalu’s Certificate in Positive Psychology program and…
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Thousands of people yearn to move their bodies, dance, and do yoga—the elderly; people with Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, or Alzheimer’s; breast cancer survivors; and others with special needs who might feel marginalized and unable to move as freely as they would like. Let Your Yoga Dance® is a fabulous workout and a delightful experience that’s adaptable for each student’s needs, providing therapeutic benefits—physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.

In this training, learn how to

  • Work with special populations
  • Create yoga, breath, and dance experiences in and around chairs
  • Provide a rich, complete, and powerful Let Your Yoga Dance class for those who need to remain seated
  • Empower your students with spontaneity, creativity, and fun
  • Focus on the individual needs of each participant
  • Practice teaching in a safe, caring, and joyful environment.

Note Tuition includes a manual. In order to receive a diploma, students must take Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training, Module 1, either before or after Special Populations training. Please complete and e-mail this health and training information form to prior to the program start date.

I would highly recommend this training, even if you have no current intentions of working with special populations. The training introduced me to a whole new aspect of dance, and awakened my creativity. I think Let Your Yoga Dance for Special Populations is on the leading edge of something remarkable.
Fern W., Toronto, Canada

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 44.5 credits for Social Workers (SW), $30 additional charge
  • 37.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 37.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge

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