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January 23–25, 2015 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Yoga for Athletes: Strength, Flexibility, and Focus

Presenter(s)
Sage Rountree
Sage Rountree

Sage Rountree, PhD, E-RYT 500, author of several books on yoga for athletes and yoga sequencing, specializes in creating accessible classes for students from all backgrounds and has contributed essays on teaching to Yoga Journal.…
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Program Details

For all levels of athletic or yoga experience; no prior yoga experience required.

Athletes are often turned off by yoga because it seems too hard, too easy, or out of sync with their training. Triathlete, coach, and yoga teacher Sage Rountree demystifies yoga and explains exactly how it fits with training and competition. Yoga’s emphasis on form, focus, and breath translates to increased efficiency and enjoyment in your sport and your life.

During this weekend, learn poses to increase your range of motion and flexibility, especially in the hips and hamstrings. Spend time cultivating sport-specific core strength and balance, examine yoga as mental training, and learn how incorporating yoga’s approach to mind-body integration can make you a better athlete. Practicing the poses and techniques taught in this workshop increases your flexibility, core strength, stability, balance, and physical and mental endurance, while lowering recovery time and risk of injury.

Recommended reading Sage Rountree, The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga and The Athlete’s Pocket Guide to Yoga (both from VeloPress).

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 8 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 8 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge