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Let Your Yoga Dance
® Teacher Training
for Special Populations

with Megha Nancy Buttenheim

Let Your Yoga Dance® is an amazing Chakra Fusion! A joy-filled power dance combining yoga,
the breath, and user-friendly dance with fabulous music from all around the world. It is a funky, sacred, inspirational dance of the multi-dimensional self, bringing tons of fun and healing to body, mind, spirit.
Let Your Yoga Dance® is for every single body and wonderful for all ages.

Date To Be Announced

Friday Evening: 6:30-9pm
Sat-Thur: 9am-12pm & 1:30-4:30pm
Mon & Wed Gentle Yoga: 6:30-8am
Sat, Sun, Thurs Evenings: 7:30-9:30pm
Friday: 9am-12pm

50 CEUs

($650 paid in full by March 26, 2019)

All refunds will be charged a 10% cancellation fee.
If you drop out of the workshop after the start date, there will be no refund.


Strike while the Iron’s Hot! Come down to sunny, warm St Augustine, Florida and learn to teach Let Your Yoga Dance® in and out of chairs to people with special needs: People with Parkinsons, MS, the elderly, people with arthritis, depression, those healing from cancer and/ or undergoing chemotherapy. This 7-day training is for body-centered teachers of yoga dance, yoga, nurses, bodyworkers, physical therapists, MDs, special-ed teachers, educators.

Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training for Special Populations
will teach you to:

  • Serve people who need and want to move their bodies but are hindered due to illness, pain, lack of mobility
  • Study, practice, and teach appropriate yoga-breathing techniques for this population
  • Discover creative ways to dance your yoga in chairs and to teach it to your students
  • Heighten your sensitivity to the emotional and mental needs of special populations
  • Slow down so that your students never feel rushed or pushed
  • Work with Balance, learn to stay grounded
  • Treat your students with respect and care, promoting dignity and self-confidence
  • Increase your music library with appropriate music for your students
  • Understand the power that Music has upon the Brain
  • Utilize the 7 chakras (the energy centers of the body) as a road-map for your classes
  • Increase your movement vocabulary so you can easily offer new sequences to your students
  • Practice-teach and mentor fellow participants in the dance of yoga
  • Facilitate during sharing time after the practice classes
  • Observe your emotions and steady your mind and energy field
  • Be compassionate and sensitive to the unique needs of this population
iPod and laptop if you have them, or a small CD player. You will receive a CD
on opening night to practice with.

In order to receive a diploma, students must take Let Your Yoga Dance® Teacher Training, Module 1,
either before or after Special Populations training. Because the tuition is very low – with two extra days added for this one time, there will be an additional $10 fee for the newly edited and completely revised manual – cash or check (payable to Let Your Yoga Dance) opening night of the program.

Megha picAbout Megha

Megha Nancy Buttenheim is CJO (Chief Joy Officer) and Founding Director of Let Your Yoga Dance® LLC, and author of Expanding Joy: Let Your Yoga Dance, Embodying Positive Psychology.  A lifelong singer, dancer, and actor, Megha is a long-time teacher-trainer at Kripalu Center where she has trained thousands of people in yoga, holistic health, and dancing yoga. She has led her own signature training, Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training, since 1997. Megha’s passion is to bring the dance of yoga to everyone, including special populations who feel marginalized due to age, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, MS, and other health conditions. To that end, Megha directs Let Your Yoga Dance Teacher Training for Special Populations, and teaches community classes in Let Your Yoga Dance for Parkinson’s in western Massachusetts and Sarasota, Florida. Her Let Your Yoga Dance graduate instructors teach throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and beyond.


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