East Meets West Yoga Center

2017 Annual CEU Weekend Workshop with Sherry Zak Morris and Justine Shelton October 6 – 8, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Gentle and Chair Yoga for the Technology Age
with Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT

Computers, cell phones and tablets open up our world to new ideas, fun, education, business and community. However, the dark side of technology is the posture-breaking, static-holding and repetitive motions that can wreak havoc in our physical structures. No age is immune to these side effects of computer use. As Yoga Teachers, we undoubtedly will have students in our classes that are suffering from physical issues directly tied to their computer use. Learning effective Gentle and Chair Yoga poses and sequences to bring relief to the computer worker is a must for Yoga Teachers who teach group classes.

Yoga Teachers and Tech Workers Welcome!  Come Learn!

This workshop will address:

This workshop comes with a detailed Workshop Hand-out of all the poses and modifications we discuss.

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

Duration: 2 hours. Receive 2 Yoga Alliance approved contact CEUs.

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Yoga for Seniors and the Anatomy of Aging
with Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT

The is one of Sherry’s popular Teacher Training Workshops and consists of a 3-part Series.  Each of the lecture segments has a detailed hand-out with illustrations and annotations for poses and modifications.

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

Duration: 3.5 hours. 3.5 Yoga Alliance approved contact CEUs.

This Workshop is part of the Online Chair Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Program with Sherry Zak Morris.

 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 – 1:30 – 5:00 pm

Low Back Intensive: Sacroilliac Joint (SI Joint) Instability/Displacement
with Justine Shelton, AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint misalignment creates asymmetry in the body which can be experienced as low back pain, as well as hip, knee and ankle pain from leg length discrepancy that can be caused by SI joint misalignment and muscular compensation. Working with the SI Joint requires slow, symmetrical and methodical movements to increase circulation, stabilize the position of the SI Joint and strengthen the musculature around the joint to keep it secure.

This workshop is for Yoga teachers who want an in-depth understanding of what Yoga poses and movements are safe as well as cautionary for this condition. Justine provides a range of poses and movements for SI joint stabilization, low back strengthening of the musculature around the SI Joint and spinal movements to help regain symmetry in the SI Joint.

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

 

Low Back Intensive: Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica
with Justine Shelton, AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist

Low back pain, leg numbness and inflammation are common symptoms of Sciatica, one of the most prevalent low back conditions found in the 50+ population. As Yoga Teachers, a deeper understanding of this condition will help us serve our students with awareness and tools for relief. Justine will discuss the causes and symptoms of this condition and offer Yoga remedies and movement guidelines for both Chair and Mat Yoga classes.

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

Duration: 3.5 hours. 3.5 Yoga Alliance approved contact CEUs.

These Workshops are part of the Online Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care: Specialty Certification Program with Justine Shelton.

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Gentle and Chair Yoga for Arthritis: From Head to Toe
with Sherry Zak Morris, E-RYT

If you teach to the 50+ population, then you will likely encounter Arthritis. Whether Arthritis is in the knees, hands, shoulders or feet, it can be very debilitating and painful for our students. This Workshop will focus primarily on Osteoarthritis with a brief discussion of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Starting from head to toe, Sherry steps through the common issues, symptoms and Yoga pose modifications for students with arthritis.

This workshop is compromised of the following modules:

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

Duration: 3 hours. 3 Yoga Alliance approved contact CEUs.

This Workshop is part of the Online Chair Yoga Teacher Training and Certification Program.

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Low Back Intensive: Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions
with Justine Shelton, AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist

Lumbar disc damage is an all too common injury among our Yoga students, as well as degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis. It is imperative that we, as Yoga teachers, know how to best serve our students in working with these conditions – helping them heal, delay progression and/or move in the direction of positive change! It is important to know that if a disc is bulging it CAN heal through proper movement to get the disc to retract back into place. If the disc is herniated, the herniation is permanent, however, there is much that can be done to increase the space between the vertebral bodies, limiting nerve compression and helping to get the person out of pain.

Come learn to educate your students on how to stay safe in Yoga asana, as well as life’s movements, to avoid complicating injuries and inflicting harm. Feel free to bring questions, this will be an interactive class.

 

Includes downloadable PDF Reference Manual Hand-out

Duration: 2 hours. 2 Yoga Alliance approved contact CEUs.

This Workshop is part of the Online Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care: Specialty Certification Program with Justine Shelton.

 

Sunday, October 8, 2017 – 3:30 – 5:00 pm

General Low Back Care: Workshop for the Public
with Justine Shelton, AVI-Certified Viniyoga Therapist

This Workshop is for anyone who has a back!! Come learn the basic bio-mechanics
of your spine – how to safely bend and lift and how your every day movement patterns may be contributing to neck and back pain. This workshop is for YOU if you answer “yes” to any of these questions: Back Pain? Achy back? Got a back injury? Can’t bend down? Have a job that over-uses your Back? Taking meds to ease your back pain? Come learn! Leave empowered!

Workshop Workshop


COST

Yoga for Techworker Workshop Only, Friday, Oct 6 - $30 or $40/door

FULL SAT-SUN WEEKEND PASS - $349 (includes 100+ pages printed manual)



Gentle and Chair Yoga for the Technology Age
with Sherry Zak Morris


Details & Registration



2017 CEU Weekend: Aging & Low Back Care Weekend Intensive
with Sherry Zak Morris and Justine Shelton


Details & Registration


Location

The workshop is being held at:

East Meets West Yoga Center
8227 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 310
Vienna, Virginia 22182
703-356-YOGA (9642)
www.eastmeetswestcenter.com

East Meets West Yoga Center is located on the Third Floor of the Long & Foster Building on Old Courthouse Road, at 8227 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 310, Vienna, Virginia 22182. The building is on the corner of Old Courthouse Road and Lord Fairfax Drive. The entrance to the building is directly off of Lord Fairfax. There is ample parking around the building.

Lodging Options

Hotel Recommendations (both within walking distance)

Hilton Garden Inn Tysons Corner
8301 Boone Blvd, Vienna, VA 22182 US
Reservations: 844-533-1337

Residence Inn Tysons Corner Mall
8400 Old Courthouse Rd, Vienna, VA 22182
Cross Streets: Near the intersection of Old Courthouse Rd and Howard Ave
Neighborhoods: Tysons Corner
(703) 917-0800

Short drive from studio:

Embassy Suites Hotel Tysons Corner
8517 Leesburg Pike,
Vienna, VA 22182 US
Reservations: 844-533-1337

Session Times

Friday Workshop – 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Saturday Workshops – 9:00 – 5:30 pm
Sunday Workshops – 9:00 – 5:00 pm

One-hour lunch breaks. Plan to arrive approximately 15 minutes before the session begins to get settled in. We will take some short breaks where you can grab a snack or a short walk outside. The workshop schedule is tightly packed because we always like to give as much info as we can and make the most of our time together. Therefore, please be mindful of the Schedule times, but accommodate what is in your best interests as well.

Food, Lunch and Such

You will be on your own for lunch. We will provide light snacks throughout the day to help keep your energy up! There is a wide variety of restaurants within walking distance, and will provide you with our favorites list. There is a small refrigerator in the studio, but no microwave.