Yoga Therapy for
"Sam showed me that I DO have control over my fibromyalgia pain and that I am able to minimize it and live an almost pain-free life. She helped me discover the mental sources of my pain and how to heal emotions that caused it. Yoga therapy has set me on the path of self discovery and happiness that has improved my health enormously." Maria, Davidson College
Learn to influence common symptoms of many auto-immune disorders such as fibromyalgia, IBS/IBD, rheumatoid arthritis and chronic fatigue syndrome and more through application of evidence-based yoga therapy protocols.
This is a 3 hour all-levels workshop for sufferers, yoga professionals, allied and behavioral health professionals and the curious. In the context of a real-life yoga therapy case study, you will get an overview of the yoga therapy and mental health paradigm, copies of all presentation materials and the incredibly simple mind-body interventions that have created lasting change in hundreds of clients.
Samantha Leonard is a CIAYT Viniyoga Therapist with over 16K hours of experience addressing structural, mental/emotional, physiological and neurological conditions. She is the founder and creative director of The South East Institute for Yoga Therapy Studies and Davidson Yoga Therapy and has been a long-time featured educator for Davidson College, No Barriers USA, Ingersoll Rand, Novant, CMC/Atrium, Sanger Heart Clinic, Levine Cancer Institute, Charlotte CREW and the National Association of Social Workers