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  • Tired of paying big money and traveling long distances to study with your favorite yoga teachers?
  • Ever wished for all the benefits of a yoga studio right in your own home to gain inspiration for your practice and expand your yoga teaching skills?
  • Ever wanted to be able to retain more from yoga workshops by going back to relisten and memorize key content?

Now you can do all of that - and more! Listen in to our courses live and ask questions of the teacher. Or, listen to the recordings on your own time or read the transcripts to integrate key learning points! Build a digital library of some of the best yoga training available with top-notch international yoga teachers.

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Don't have time to make it to the yoga studio as much as you'd like? Not to worry! As a member of YogaUOnline's Unlimited Club, you also get access to all the yoga practice videos in YogaU's Practice Channel. This means that you will be able to practice yoga with top notch yoga teachers like Natasha Rizopoulos, Doug Keller, Judith Hanson Lasater, Dr. Baxter Bell, Sarah Platt Finger, and many more on your time and your schedule!

What You Help Create

As a founding member of the Unlimited Club, you will help us expand the services we can offer to the yoga community. We are working hard to add some exciting new services and programs to make high quality yoga training available online and better serve the continuing education needs of yoga teachers and yoga practitioners. (Stay tuned!) You help make that possible!

What You Get

1) Unlimited Access to All Upcoming Yoga U Premium Online 3-Part Courses

You will enjoy access to all our upcoming Wellness and Teacher Ed. courses. See below for full schedule of upcoming courses! All courses consist of two live online sessions, plus when appropriate for the topic, a 30-45 minute video yoga practice illustrating the key principles of the course topic. All at amazing savings!

2) Unlimited Access to Our Yoga Practice Channel!

As an Unlimited subscriber on the Platinum level, you will not only enjoy access to our upcoming 3-part Wellness and Yoga Teacher Ed. courses, but you will also get access to all the streaming yoga video practices in our Yoga U Practice Channel - a $18 monthly value!

3) More than $600 extra bonuses!

We have added a great package of bonuses and bonus courses for your enjoyment, with top teachers like Julie Gudmestad, Tom Myers, Judith Hanson Lasater, and many more. See below for details!

See Below for Full Schedule of Upcoming 3-Part Courses!

February

Leila Stuart: Standing on Your Own Two Feet - Experiential Anatomy of the Foot

The way our feet receive and transmit weight and force influences the alignment and structural integrity of the whole rest of our body. Because the center of all the joints of the lower limbs directly line up with the pull of gravity, even a small deviation off this axis can result in imbalanced muscular development in the legs and torso, altering movement patterns and increasing chance of injury.

In this three-part course with Leila Stuart, build a sound foundation combines alignment, stability and flexibility. Discover the relationship between the feet, pelvis and myofascial lines. Learn the most efficient alignment and movement of the foot in standing, walking and asana, and explore the safe tracking of movement by understanding the way body weight is transferred through the bones and joints of the ankle and foot.

Thursday, February 8 and Monday, February 12, 2018, plus 2 video practices - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Olga Kabel: Yoga for Posture Improvement: Focus on Core Strengthening and Axial Extension

A recent study published by Surgical Technology International concludes that when you look down at your cell phone, the force applied to the neck is the equivalent of four adult-sized bowling balls, or 60 pounds. The forces are similar when you displace your head forward to look at a computer. Now think about how much time you spend in those positions every day. These kind of habitual movement patterns can lead to early wear, tear, and degeneration.

Fortunately, we can counteract the "iHunch" by using axial extension poses to strengthen the muscles that support the body, relieve neck tension, and realign the spinal curves. In this three-part workshop, writer and yoga therapist Olga Kabel will teach you how to use axial extension poses to build strength and elasticity in the postural muscles, strengthen the core and promote overall structural integration. She will zoom in on potential alignment mistakes that can compromise your or your student’s safety and diminish the effectiveness of those poses, as well as how to modify poses based on your spinal shape or that of your students.

Monday, February 26 and Thursday, March 1, 2018, plus 2 video practices - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

March

Donna Brooks: Free the Body, Heal Pain - Tapping into Your Body’s Wisdom with Somatic Yoga

We know that yoga can help us stay flexible and relieve musculoskeletal pain. Unfortunately, for those of us who are already tight or have chronic imbalances, starting a standard yoga practice the way it is commonly taught can be a Catch-22: you want to practice yoga to become more flexible, but you can’t practice yoga effectively until you are more flexible.

Fortunately, there are many approaches to practicing yoga and some are more effective than others for overcoming movement restrictions and freeing the body. In this 3-part course, yoga teacher Donna Brooks, founder of Original Body Wisdom, introduces Somatic Yoga--a style of practice accessible to everyone, which has proven particularly effective at freeing us from habits that cause movement restrictions and pain. Learn how to wake up hazy or missing connections between body and brain. Eliminate propping and collapsing - two strategies certain to keep pain and stress in place. Discover how to create resilience by moving with spirals, and develop new movement patterns to lubricate connective tissue, relieve pain, and open up new possibilities for strength and functional movement.

Wednesday, March 7 & Tuesday, March 13, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Dr. Ginger Garner: Save Your Hips! Asana Evolution for Hip Preservation

With an estimated 37+ million people now practicing yoga, as a yoga teacher or practitioner, you are highly likely to have someone in your class or session that has an undiagnosed structural or functional pathology of the hip. Poorly constructed posture practices can not only contribute to hip pain or discomfort, but lead to numerous other issues including acetabular labral tears, impingement, and compounding secondary diagnoses such as torn hamstrings, sports hernias, gluteal tendinopathy, pelvic pain and related neuropathies, back pain and even sexual dysfunction.

However, injuries, pain, and trauma of the hip are preventable if we nurture safe, evidence-based, medically sound methods for teaching yoga postures. Join Dr. Ginger Garner, longtime orthopaedic physical therapist, athletic trainer, and founder of Professional Yoga Therapy Institute® as she takes you on a journey through the major classifications of hip injury and the critical components of hip preservation for yoga posture practice. Learn how to work with the hip, not as an isolated joint but as an integral part of a system, and transform your practice of yoga in order to save and preserve the hip. Anyone concerned with hip preservation and joint structure and function will benefit from this course. The course includes an introduction to a standardized approach to hip screening and postural alignment and modifications to enable you to understand the building blocks of scientifically sound mechanical and neurophysiological posture practices.

Tuesday, March 20 & Thursday, March 22, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

April

Anita Boser: Youthful Spine, Youthful Body - The Role of Fluidity in Healthy Aging

Imagine feeling limber and energetic—like you did as a child—even when you are a senior. It’s possible, and fluidity is the key. This three-part course with Anita Boser will show you how building fluidity into your movement automatically expands range of motion and helps prevent injury. You will learn how to build fluidity into everyday movements for daily benefit, into your exercise routine so it is more impactful, and into your yoga practice for increased enjoyment.

Fluidity and body awareness go hand in hand. By learning to tune into sensations, you will be able to better tell when activity is beneficial and when it needs to be modified to avoid injury. You will also be able to know what movements will help you feel better. This course teaches the five steps needed to recapture the vitality of youthful movement. Best of all, these can be done by anyone, regardless of fitness and experience level.

Tuesday, April 10, and Thursday, April 12, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Celeste Mendelsohn: Teaching Trauma-Aware Yoga - Creating a Healing Space

A recent study found 25% of its participants had experienced at least one of ten forms of trauma. If anything, these findings are low, as the participants were mostly Caucasian and in middle and upper income brackets. What this means is that one in four of our students in any class is likely to have trauma in their history, and we likely won’t know unless we inadvertently trigger something. We may not know even then as the person may just leave, never to return. Since yoga can potentially be of great value to these students, we want to minimize or eliminate the potential for unnecessary pain and embarrassment. We can best serve these students by becoming aware of the possible problems they may face in a yoga setting and implementing the changes necessary.

In this three-part course study with Celeste Mendelsohn and learn how we can change our cueing and languaging so we avoid unnecessary triggers. Learn which poses are likely to cause the most difficulty and how to modify poses for people with challenges brought on by traumatic events. Explore how to physically set up your classes so that all students can be more comfortable, and determine when (and when not) to offer hands on assists. Learn what to be aware of in students’ behavior, on and off the mat.

Monday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 25, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

May

Lillah Schwartz: Yoga for a Healthy Back Part One - Key Elements & Practice for Back Pain Prevention

In an exciting 2017 study, half of back pain sufferers who practiced yoga achieved not only reduced pain, but decreased disability and pain medication as well. In this three-part online course, back pain specialist, yoga therapist, and author of Healing Our Backs with Yoga, Lillah Schwartz shares her decades of knowledge, experience, and techniques that have helped hundreds of students relieve back pain and maintain back health.

In this 3 hr. online course, Lillah will lay out principles of anatomy and physiology of the back, discuss the causes and forces that contribute to back pain, and explore how to help your students (and you!) heal their backs with alignment-based yoga geared to individual needs. Discover facts about fascia as it relates to back pain and poses that help people with differing back disturbances remain balanced and free from the discomfort of situational or chronic back pain. The course is designed for yoga teachers and for back pain sufferers with any level of yoga experience.

Tuesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 10, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Deborah Wolk: Introduction to Therapeutic Yoga for Back Pain

Back problems are almost epidemic in our society; an estimated 80% of adults will experience back pain at one point in their life. Chronic back pain also lies at the root of the escalating opioid crisis, which has turned into a major public health issue in the U.S.

Fortunately, research suggests that therapeutic yoga can offer a low-cost solution for back care. In this three-part course, Deborah Wolk, co-founder of Samamkaya Yoga in New York City offers an introduction to the therapeutic principles used in the Samamkaya Yoga program for back care. Learn important tools for prevention of back issues and relief for ongoing back issues. This program focuses on helping those with pain from chronic musculoskeletal back and neck strain. You will learn simple and practical ways to address the underlying issues that often result in back pain.

Wednesday, May 30 and Thursday, May 31, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

June

Donna Farhi: Yoga for Back Health Part 1 - Keys to Maintaining Sacroiliac Joint Stability

More and more yoga practitioners (and teachers) are showing up to class with debilitating sacroiliac discomfort becoming members of a rapidly growing international “SI Club.” In many instances, SI joint issues in yoga practitioners are the consequence of repetitive dysfunctional movements, skewed body mechanics and forceful overstretching. Over time, these actions can erode the inherent stability of the pelvis and SI joint, resulting in pain and movement impairment.  It is critical for yoga teachers and students to learn how to prevent and resolve sacroiliac instability to avoid injuries and establish a solid foundation for their practice.

In this online course, renowned yoga teacher and author Donna Farhi will guide you through the complex anatomy and kinesiology of the sacroiliac joints so that you can better understand why certain practices compromise the integrity of these joints. Drawing on decades of medical research, we’ll look at several models for joint function and spinal stability that will enable you to make safe movement choices. In part 1, Donna Farhi’s lecture will focus specifically on the anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joints. The practice videos in Part 1 will cover “Eight Things Yogis Do to Stuff-Up Their SI-Joints” and “Reducing Pain and Discomfort.”

Monday, June 4 & Monday June 11, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Lillah Schwartz: Yoga for a Healthy Back Part Two - Addressing Pelvic Asymmetry

With the practice of yoga now about a dozen years into mainstream culture, yoga students and teachers are experiencing an increase in pelvic instability and asymmetry, which in turn can result in low back, hip, and knee pain. A deeper investigation into our own practice of yoga may reveal misalignments of the hips and pelvic floor due to over stretching, muscular weakness, underlying pelvic rotations, and SI joint dysfunction.

In this 3-hr. online course, noted back pain specialist, yoga therapist, and author of Healing Our Backs with Yoga, Lillah Schwartz will share decades of knowledge, personal experience, and alignment-based techniques and demonstrate a new and objective approach to relieving pelvic asymmetry and SI joint instability. The course is designed for yoga teachers and students with any level of yoga experience. You will take away range of motion tests and a set of yoga poses Lillah uses to help each individual objectively determine the muscular balance of their pelvis. By knowing which muscles are short and which ones are long, students gain greater certainty when choosing which yoga poses to practice and which to avoid. You will also learn poses to open, tone, and stabilize the muscles of the pelvis to relieve the pain associated with an uneven gait, pelvic rotations, and SI joint disturbances.

Monday, June 18 and Thursday, June 21, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

July

Donna Farhi: Yoga for Back Health Part 2 - Keys to Maintaining Pelvic and Spinal Stability

More and more yoga practitioners (and teachers) are showing up to class with debilitating sacroiliac discomfort becoming members of a rapidly growing international “SI Club.” In many instances, SI joint issues in yoga practitioners are the consequence of repetitive dysfunctional movements, skewed body mechanics and forceful overstretching. Over time, these actions can erode the inherent stability of the pelvis and SI joint, resulting in pain and movement impairment.  It is critical for yoga teachers and students to learn how to prevent and resolve sacroiliac instability to avoid injuries and establish a solid foundation for their practice.

In Part 2 of this in-depth course on the SI joint, renowned yoga teacher and author Donna Farhi continues her exploration of the complex anatomy and kinesiology of the sacroiliac joints. Learn why certain yoga practices compromise the integrity of these joints and how to avoid common mistakes that trigger SI joint issues. Drawing on decades of medical research, Donna will guide participants through several models for joint function and spinal stability that will enable you to make safe movement choices.

Monday, July 9 & Thursday, July 12, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

Shy Sayar: Anatomy of Perfect Alignment for Every Body, Every Time - Part 1 Lower Body

Every body is unique. This can present a challenge to yoga teachers and practitioners, not only in terms of adapting to ability, but also figuring out how to deal with muscle tightness, weakness, over flexibility, and other common asymmetries. In this 3-part course, yoga therapist Shy Sayar addresses key approaches that can help us and each student in our class access safe, healthy, integrated alignment.

Study with Shy, founder and director of the anatomy-based alignment system of the Tantravaya Yoga Research School, and learn the four pairs of oppositional actions that are both necessary and sufficient for every body in every active pose or movement, both in yoga and in any physical activity. Come to understand the dictates of human anatomy behind these actions that make them universal to every body, while the organization into pairs facilitates customizing each gesture to every different body and need. Learn how to apply the principal actions in your own body and in teaching, and to customize cues & internal actions in each pose for every body. Understand how different bodies & postures require varying degrees of emphasis on one or the other action within each pair.

Monday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 25, 2018, plus video practice - 8:30 pm Eastern / 5:30 pm Pacific

With a Platinum Subscription, Also Get These Early Bird Registration Bonuses!

BONUS Course #1: Marketing Skills for Yoga Teachers - Special 5-Part Series (Valued $147)

How to Build a Thriving Yoga Teaching Practice

With Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D., E-RYT-200

There are plenty of teaching opportunities outside yoga studios. Learn where to look for new teaching opportunities, how to create your own following of students, and how to position yourself for greater success.

Eva Norlyk Smith is a long-term yoga practitioner and teacher. She is co-founder of both YogaUOnline.com and the Healthy Back, Healthy Body program, a series of therapeutic yoga courses for 40-somethings and up.

No Website, Old Website? No Problem

With Malinda Gosvig, M.F.A., M.A.

If you’re serious about teaching yoga, you need to have an up-to-date, modern-looking website. But it doesn’t have to be complicated and it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. In this talk, we look at the three best options for creating your own website at no or little cost and how to get started.

Malinda Gosvig, M.F.A., M.A. is a writer, yoga practitioner, and Digital Art & Media manager at YogaUOnline.com.

Facebook Marketing for Yoga Teachers

With Phyllis Khare, author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies

Facebook is one of the most effective marketing outlets for yoga teachers. In this talk, social media maven Phyllis Khare shows you the best ways to easily increase your Facebook presence without turning it into a time sink.

Phyllis Khare is a social media marketing expert and author of several leading books on social media, including Social Media Marketing eLearning Kit for Dummies and Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies. Phyllis Khare brings her energy, enthusiasm, training and inspirational skills to making the benefits of social media marketing easily accessible to everyone.

Get the Word Out - Keys to No-Cost Marketing Materials

With Malinda Gosvig, M.F.A., M.A.

You don’t need to spend a wad on costly designers and printing materials. Learn 3 easy ways to develop your own no-cost or low-cost marketing materials to use on Facebook, Instagram or in your local area to get the word out.

Malinda Gosvig, M.F.A., M.A. is a writer, yoga practitioner, and Digital Art & Media manager at YogaUOnline.com

Instagram Marketing for Yoga Teachers

With Phyllis Khare, author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies

Instagram can be an incredibly effective way to build a unique online identity as a yoga teacher, but is it for you? Learn how to determine whether Instagram is a good choice to attract your target students and how to get started using Instagram.

Phyllis Khare is a social media marketing expert and author of several leading books on social media, including Social Media Marketing eLearning Kit for Dummies and Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies. Phyllis Khare brings her energy, enthusiasm, training and inspirational skills to making the benefits of social media marketing easily accessible to everyone.

BONUS Course #2:

Tom Myers: Issues in the Tissues - Releasing Emotional Holdings Through Movement and Body Repatterning

Can we facilitate the release of psychological trauma by addressing the issues and chronic holdings in the body? And if so, which are some of the best ways to proceed?

In this 2-part online course for yoga teachers and yoga therapists, Anatomy Trains author Thomas Myers explores the way in which unresolved trauma is held and expressed in body movement, and illustrates some of the strategies people have used to unravel and resolve these bits of unfinished business.

Fascia, the collagenous-based soft tissues in the body and the cells that create and maintain that network, plays a key role in locking in past experiences and mental patterns in the bodily tissues. Tom will discuss how chronic emotional holdings get lodged in the body, and how fascia in particular becomes a static holder of postural patterns. In order to change the person and the issues in the tissues, you have to make a deep change in the pattern of your body. That pattern is in the nervous system, the muscular system, the chemistry, and the fascia.

BONUS Course #3:

Terry Smith, Ph.D. and Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D.: Hunched Back? Yoga Can Help - How to Improve Posture, Feel Better, and Live Longer

Poor posture is one of the most overlooked health issues in today's society. Bad posture lies at the root of much shoulder, neck, and back pain, and it can even be involed in recurring migraines and headaches. Rounded shoulders and forward head posture, which are so common in our computer-age, also compress the chest cavity and heart area, restricting the breath and lowering your vitality and well-being.

Worse, if poor posture is allowed to progress into the full-fledged hyperkyphotic posture, a.k.a. dowager's hump, it causes numerous health issues, including increased risk of pulmonary diseases, depression, and even earlier mortality.

In this online course, we look at why posture deteriorates as we get older, and how yoga can help prevent or reverse the early stages of hyperkyphosis. Best of all, as your posture improves, it also impacts the structural health, balance, and vitality of your body. The earlier you begin, the better.

Plus, as an Added Bonus:

All New Unlim Subscribers Get FREE Access to Our Monthly Video Practice Series with Leading Yoga Teachers!

As an Unlimited subscriber, you will not only have access to our YogaU Practice Channel, but each month you will also receive access to a special video practice series themed around a specific topic to help you deepen your practice and learn new teaching skills. Upcoming series include:

  • Yes, I want to enroll in the Yoga U Online courses as a Founding Member and get Unlimited access to all future 3-part live courses, plus all the Bonuses Valued at more than $600! I'm looking forward to studying live with expert yoga teachers and yoga therapists without having to spend big money or travel long distances!
  • I understand that I will be getting access to all upcoming 3-part courses for a discounted price until I notify YogaUOnline to cancel my enrollment.
  • I understand that to give everyone equal terms, enrollment in the Unlimited Club is only open twice a year, for the Spring/Summer semester and Fall/Winter semester. The monthly fee will include all of the live 3-part online courses that are held during the months of enrollment.
  • I also understand that I will be automatically enrolled in all upcoming 3-part online Yoga U courses, and will have access to all the free talks and the recordings of these, plus the monthly bonuses enjoyed by Unlimited Members.

Place your order below, and get these great bonuses valued at more than $600!

Value: $147

BONUS #1 - Marketing Skills for Yoga Teachers - 5 Session Course!

Learn the essential marketing skills you need to take your yoga teaching business to the next level!

Value: $87

BONUS #2 - Tom Myers: Issues in the Tissues: Releasing Emotional Holdings Through Movement and Body Repatterning

Learn strategies to unravel holding patterns that are holding you back.

A 2-part Online Course

Value: $87

BONUS #3 - Hunched Back? How to Improve Posture, Feel Better, and Live Longer

Join Terry Smith, Ph.D. and Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D to learn how yoga can help prevent or reverse the early stages of hyperkyphosis

A 3-part Online Course

Value: $100

BONUS #4 - Practice Channel

While enrolled, you'll have access to our YogaU Practice channel with over 400 great practices with yoga greats like Natasha Rizopoulos, Doug Keller, Judith Hanson Lasater, Dr. Baxter Bell, ISHTA Yoga co-founder Sarah Platt-Finger, Iyengar yoga teacher and physical therapist Julie Gudmestad, and many, many more!

Value: $85

BONUS #5 - Recorded Talks

  • Judith Hanson Lasater: Relax & Renew - The Three Stages of Savasana
  • Julie Gudmestad: The Key to Improving Alignment in Yoga Postures - Hamstring Health and Why It Matters
  • Doug Keller: The Bandhas as a Tool for Core Integration in Yoga Asana
  • Lynann Politte: Becoming a Successful Yoga Teacher - 5 Steps to Taking Your Teaching to the Next Level
  • Judith Hanson Lasater: Overcoming Common Yoga Teaching Challenges

Value: $200

Approximate savings of $35/month

BONUS #6 - Save 40% on Your Choice of Recorded 3-Part Online Courses

Each month, you will receive a coupon with a discount of 40% towards your choice of some of our past select $87 premium online courses. Choices will include Yoga for the Pelvic Floor with Leslie Howard, Tom Myers on Fascial Fitness, Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellen Saltonstall on Preventing and Healing Shoulder Injuries, and many more!

The benefits of yoga are priceless! Stay inspired in your practice by tuning in and connecting with a live, vibrant yoga community and accessing the best in online yoga training as often as you like.

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