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January 25–30, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Teaching Yoga to Athletes

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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For yoga teachers, coaches, PE teachers, and personal trainers.

As more and more athletes credit yoga with taking their performance to the next level, the field of yoga for athletes is growing. Specializing in yoga for athletes allows you to share yoga’s benefits with a new, receptive population. Sage Rountree, a pioneer in the field, has multifaceted experience as a coach, athlete, and teacher working with endurance-sports athletes and collegiate teams.

In this intensive, you

  • Discuss the needs, abilities, and limitations that athletes bring to yoga practice
  • Survey exercise physiology relevant to yoga
  • Investigate ways to modify classes for athletes of various sports and levels of experience
  • Design sequences appropriate for specific needs and different points in the training cycle
  • Explore the pedagogy and business of working with athletes.

Gain a new awareness of the parallels between yoga and sports training and leave empowered to teach yoga to athletes.

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

Note Tuition includes a manual.

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