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Yoga for Osteoporosis:

Overview with Dr. Loren Fishman and with Liz Larson!

Online Workshop

Join Dr. Fishman - a PYI favorite and leader in yoga therapy research - for this overview of his innovative work in prescribing yoga to prevent and manage osteoporosis.  Dr. Fishman's personal teaching style includes an overview of the physiology of bones and osteoporosis and a window into his yoga approach and research findings.  Then, practice the bone-building poses found in many yoga classes that help been shown to prevent bone loss and increase bone density in people of any age! This workshop is a must for yoga students, teachers, therapists, and medical professionals interested in this economical and innovative approach. All are welcome!

A workbook will be provided that includes Dr. Fishman's slides 

PYI Grad's and Pass Members $10 off code: PREMA10

Enroll Now $42

Yoga for Scoliosis:

Overview with Dr. Loren Fishman and with Liz Larson!

Online Workshop

Yoga Therapy expert and PYI favorite Dr. Fishman returns to lead an exciting workshop into his innovative approach to scoliosis.  This workshop will cover the condition and prevalence of scoliosis - and most Importantly Dr. Fishman's evidence-based yogic exercises to manage the effects of scoliosis.This workshop is a must for yoga students, teachers, therapists, and medical professionals interested in this innovative approach to the common issue of scoliosis. All are welcome!

A workbook will be provided that includes Dr. Fishman's slides

PYI Grad's and Pass Members $10 off code: PREMA10

Enroll Now $42

Yoga for Osteoporosis & Scoliosis Workshop Package

Access to both Workshops & Includes both Workbooks

Enroll Now $78

DR. LOREN FISHMAN, MD (APPLIED YOGA THERAPY) 

Dr. Fishman is Medical Director of Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in New York City, author of seven books and author or editor of more than 70 academic articles, and a world-recognized pioneer in the treatment of piriformis syndrome and rotator cuff tear and an expert in curing back pain. He is Associate Editor of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, on the staff at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and a past president of the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Fishman has written five books about yoga and medical conditions. They are: Relief Is In the Stretch: Cure Back Pain With Yoga ( with Carol Ardman, WW Norton, 2006), Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis (with Eric Small, Demos Press, 2007), Yoga for Osteoarthritis (with Ellen Saltonstall, WW Norton, 2008), Yoga for Osteoporosis (with Ellen Saltonstall, coming in March, 2010), and Healing Yoga (2015).

After graduating from Christ Church, Oxford, Dr. Fishman spent a year in Pune, Inda, studying Yoga with BKS Iyengar, attending every public and private class and taking daily instruction. At that time, Mr. Iyengar gave Dr. Fishman permission to teach his Yoga. Dr. Fishman then went to Rush Medical School, did a residency in a Tufts-Harvard program, and served as Chief Resident in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Throughout his career, when appropriate, he has incorporated Yoga into his medical practice and has watched its healing effects. He is also an enthusiastic practitioner himself and has been doing Yoga daily since 1973.

Dr. Fishman has been included in numerous “Best Doctors” lists and has lectured in the United States and abroad. He is an officer of the Manhattan Institute for Cancer Research, and lives with his wife in New York City.

"To his patients, Dr. Fishman is a miracle worker." – Jane Brody, NY Times
Loren Fishman is "... a Thomas Edison of yoga therapy." – William Broad, The Science of Yoga

 

 

PYI’S CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES ARE:

  • Taught by PYI's esteemed yoga therapist faculty and world-renowned guest teachers

  • Hosted online - with the option to take on demand, anytime!

  • Eligible for Continuing Education credit with Yoga Alliance

  • Included in our larger programming, where possible, honoring our lowest PYI Grad Rate for students enrolled in the 300 Advanced Yoga Teacher or 850-hour Yoga Therapy Program

  • Select CE Courses are eligible for partial credit towards our 300 Advanced Yoga Teacher or 850-hour Yoga Therapy Program – where YA & IAYT Educational Standards allow – saving you time and money

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