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Teaching Power Yoga for Sports Ebook With CE Exam

Teaching Power Yoga for Sports Ebook With CE Exam

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    Online Course

    The package components are delivered online:
    • Teaching Power Yoga for Sports ebook
    • Continuing education exam
    Show your athletes how yoga can propel their performance to the next level. Teaching Power Yoga for Sports With CE Exam prepares you to develop and teach yoga programs that are directly relatable to specific sports and player positions, resulting in more resilient athletes who consistently compete at the top of their game.

    Author Gwen Lawrence shares her approach, developed through years of work with sports’ top professional teams; NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, and MLB coaches; and elite athletes. She takes into account the athlete’s training cycle, the position they play, and common movements and injuries in the sport. In the book, she offers detailed, easy-to-implement instruction on the following:
    • Safe and effective poses that complement common movements in sport
    • Numerous yoga routines, organized by sport and season
    • Ways to spot and fix posture and alignment imbalances before injury occurs
    • Nine restorative sequences to facilitate recovery and long-term stability
    • Six facets of Power Yoga for Sports: balance, strength, flexibility, focus, breathing, and mental toughness
    • Mindfulness tools for developing focus, clarity, and determination
    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading the book and successfully completing the 50-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Recognize the Yoga for Power Sports Code of Ethics
    • Identify the benefits of a regular power yoga practice
    • Understand the rationale behind the use of yoga for enhanced physical performance
    • Identify the poses of Power Yoga for Sports
    • Describe the effects of mindfulness and its relevance to Power Yoga for Sports
    • For each of the Power Yoga for Sports poses, explain its benefits and the movements in its execution
    • Create a transformative practice for a variety of athletic skills and athlete abilities
    • Analyze best practices for Power Yoga for Sports instructors
    • Differentiate between standing, seated, and floor-based poses
    • Identify the English and the Sanskrit names of the Power Yoga for Sports poses

    Audience

    A continuing education course for fitness and yoga instructors, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and strength and conditioning coaches.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Why Athletes Need Power Yoga for Sports
    Chapter 2. Anatomy, Alignment, and Assessment
    Chapter 3. Mindfulness Tools
    Chapter 4. Maximize Your Yoga Practice
    Chapter 5. Standing Poses
    Chapter 6. Seated Poses
    Chapter 7. Floor Poses and Inversions
    Chapter 8. Sport-Specific Sequences
    Chapter 9. Ready-to-Use Yoga Sequences
    Chapter 10. Restorative Sequences

    About the Author

    Gwen Lawrence, LMT, has been the team yoga coach for a number of professional sport teams, including the New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Yankees, NYCFC, New York Redbulls, and New York Rangers. She is also an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College. She has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years and is an entrepreneur, business owner, massage therapist, yoga school owner, curriculum writer, speaker, yoga coach, author, and video producer. She earned her bachelor of science degree in art and dance, and she is a licensed massage therapist, registered yoga teacher, and registered yoga therapist. She is a member of the Yoga Teachers Association and Yoga Alliance.

    Lawrence has been influential in gaining acceptance of yoga as an integral part of athlete training in the world of professional sports. She developed the Power Yoga for Sports program over a decade ago, and it was named Best Sports Medicine Innovation by ESPN Magazine. She created and teaches mindfulness programming (The Way of the Mindful Athlete); clients of the course include the coaches and players from the New York Giants and New York Knicks, New York state teachers, NCAA college athletes, and elite high school athletes. Another project close to her heart is her commitment to working with military veterans and helping them cope with PTSD and ease reentry into civilian life.

    Lawrence has presented training workshops in more than 18 countries and 28 states. She is an official spokesperson for Gaia TV, a two-time ambassador for Lululemon, and ambassador for Kulae, Prismsport, and Torq-King. Her writing has appeared in Men's Health, Women's Health, Fitness Magazine, Shape Magazine, Yoga Journal, and Details magazine, as well as on Shape.com, ESPN.com, and ESPNW.com, where she also serves a monthly contributor. She makes regular appearances on NBC’s Today show, The Dr. Oz Show, Good Day New York, and many TV news and national radio shows, and she is cohost of her own show, The Better Man Show.