Fall 2017 : Foundations of Medical Yoga for Health Professionals - GNUR 5009
All-expenses paid retreat for 3rd and 4th year McIntire students from Oct. 13 (Fri) to Oct. 15, (Sun) at the Sevenoaks Retreat Center
Tue. Aug 22, 2017 - Tue. Dec 5, 2017 (16 weeks)
Every Tuesday from 4:15 PM to 6:15 PM
This elective course will provide graduate nursing and medical students, and practicing health professionals, with a foundational understanding of therapeutic yoga in terms of history, theory, and research of yoga in relation to health and wellness.
This course will explore six areas: 1. The history of yoga; 2. Theories and conceptualizations of medical yoga as a healing modality; 3. Theories of stress and illness; 4. A review of significant research related to therapeutic yoga; 5. Applications of medical yoga for self care; and 6. Applications of medical yoga for clinical care. It will include both didactic (i.e., lecture) and experiential (i.e., lab) components.
Instructor: Maureen Mala Cunningham (email@example.com)
* 3 credits