Hatha Yoga - Regulating the Autonomic Nervous System

Disclaimer and Warning Notice

The techniques demonstrated in this course may only ever be performed by a suitably qualified professional.

Taking this course does not grant you any form of license to practice manual therapy. Do not practice any form of manual therapy unless it falls within your professional scope of practice.

Depending on where you practice, you may be required by law to meet certain criteria for practicing manual therapy, even if you are a qualified medical or healthcare practitioner.

If you are not sure about the laws and regulations governing the practice of manual therapy in your area, you must make the necessary enquiries to ensure that you meet any and all requirements that may be in place.

If you are unsure, please contact your professional organization or licensing board.

Course Outline

I. Modern Science Meets Ancient Wisdom

II. Understanding the Autonomic Nervous System

III. Teaching Principals and Precautions

IV. Yoga Postures to Activate PNS

V. Yoga Postures to Activate SNS

VI. Breathing Exercises to Activate PNS

VI. Breathing Exercises to Activate SNS

VII. Activation of the “Relax Response”

IX. Conclusion

Course Objectives
  • Demonsrate how to use yoga poses, sequences, and breathing exercises to regulate the autonomic nervous system

  • Explain the history of yoga and its transformation to modern days and Western culture

  • Demonstrate how yoga is a practice accessible to everyone

  • Demostrate how to practice and teach breathing exercises

  • Identify common misalignment issues

  • Demonstrate how yoga can increase strength and flexibility

  • Demonstrate how yoga can reduce pain and injury risk

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How to Complete This Course

1.  View the video tutorials in the video player above in the order they are listed (where applicable).

2.  Study the course workbook in your own time, in tandem with the video classes, or as directed. 

3.  Review all of the course material several times to ensure understanding.  You will be examined on all course material.

4.  Complete the course exam. 

5.  On passing the course exam you will receive an email with your certificate which you may download and print. 

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