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Ayurveda Yoga therapy Training

19 Oktober 2015 − 17 April 2016

Manuela Heider de Jahnsen and Masami Kurihara

September 2015 - April 2016 to 8 Wochenenden- 80 hours

Ayurveda Yoga Therapy is a unique intensive study of the teachings and traditions of Yoga and Ayurveda! The training in Ayurvedic Yoga therapy offers you an insight into the ayurvedic perspective of yoga poses and leads to a basic understanding of ayurvedic and yogic applied philosophy.

What is Ayurveda Yoga Therapy?

The concept of Ayurveda Yoga Therapy refers to a rich variety of forms of exercise (asanas), breathing (pranayama) and meditation (dhyana), and the integration of this knowledge in the individual life and exercise practice. The Ayurveda Yoga Therapy can be used for treating acute or chronic complaints. It is for the practitioner an equally indispensable part in daily yoga practice  by recognizing their own conditions and to prevent prematurely damage and injury.

Who runs the Ayurveda Yoga therapy training?

Manuela Heider de Jahnsen - Naturopath

Through close family ties to Manuela Heider de Jahnsen was enthusiastic already in early childhood to the world of acrobats and Indiens. Curious of the different ways of thinking and beliefs of people around the world, she has worked extensively with alternative and traditional healing methods. "Although we all have different beliefs, a different way of seeing things, different values,  the basis of our healing is always consistently trust and hope," says the therapist. From this perspective, she learned Yoga and Ayurveda, meditation and herbal medicine of different traditions and countries. After many studies, teaching and working years in South America, India and Vietnam, she returned to Berlin, where she practices in the Society of Friends.

Masami Kurihara

Masami has a master's degree in philosophy and practice yoga hersef in various styles for a long time. She works as a freelancer and Yoga Therapy assistant with Manuela Heider of Jahnsen in her practice in Berlin.

What will you learn in Ayurvedic Yoga therapy training?

In order to treat successfully and safely with Ayurvedic Yoga therapy a therapist must  also have basic knowledge in the identification of health disorders. So the diagnostic part will form an integral part of the training. As in all Asian healing traditions, diagnostic and therapeutic are united in the immediate work on the patient and are not clearly separated, such as in Western medicine. There are mainly ayurvedic diagnostic agents developed which would lead directly to the selection of appropriate exercises options. The exercises include asana, pranayama and meditation.

For whom is the Ayurvedic Yoga therapy training is useful for?

The training is suitable for all who are interested in humans. A yoga teacher training or intensive own yoga exercise practice is required. Pleasure in dealing with the anatomy of the body is useful, even if it is not absolutely necessary to know the exact name of individual muscles or bones before. You should enjoy to work  in acreative work processes, alone or in groups. There you should also be possible to perform homework in the form of reports, photos or meetings with other participants. Please also note that according to German law only physicians and medical practitioners may give promise of health and are allowed to treat diseases.

Do I have to complete all 8 training weekends?

Yes! You can book only every 8 weekends as a package, there is unfortunately no way to visit only certain parts. You will recieve your participation certificate  only when visiting all 8 weekends.

Is it necessary to write a thesis?

Yes. After visiting all 8 weekends you must write and edit a thesis within 3 months after completion of the training. The successful completion of the homework is a prerequisite for obtaining the participation certificate.

What appointments training sessions take place exactly?

Trainingwill be held on the following weekends:
Saturday 10:00 to 17:00 (including 1 hour for lunch.)
Sunday 10:00 to 14:00.

September 19/20;
October 10/11;
November 28/29;
January 16/17;
February 13/14;
March 12/13;
April 16/17.
Registration is via the button on the right. A detailed schedule of the weekends you get after successful registration.
Minimum number of participants to June: 8 participants

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