Steffany is a Yoga therapist and researcher specializing in rheumatic diseases. She currently serves as director of Clinical and Academic Research at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She received her 200-hour Yoga teacher training at Satchidananda Ashram–Yogaville in 2003 and her 500-hour training from Yama Therapeutics. Steffany spent seven years at Johns Hopkins University, developing and evaluating a Yoga program for individuals with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, which has been replicated in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health. She is the founder of Yoga for Arthritis, an organization bringing evidence-informed Yoga programs to people, nationwide, with arthritis, as well as educating Yoga professionals to work safely and effectively with this population.
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Events with Steffany Moonaz, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, Ph.D.
October 2, 2020
For Yoga teachers and health professionals Discover how to safely and effectively teach Yoga, with individually-tailored practices, to people with arthritis. This teacher’s intensive training combines contemporary scientific rigor, Yoga philosophy, and heart. Over 20% of US adults are living with arthritis, and 78 million people will be impacted by 2040. It is vital that Yoga professionals learn the tools and skills to work with this underserved and growing population. In this workshop, you will learn: Arthritis basics, joint anatomy, and the Yoga for Arthritis protocol Asana adaptations for a limited range of motion and pain The effect of arthritis…
November 6, 2020
Dive into the richness of therapeutic Yoga within the authentic lineage of Integral Yoga. Discover new ways to apply the six branches of Integral Yoga into therapeutic practices, whether it is adapted asana, Bhakti Yoga (devotional) practices, or using service as a healing modality. Learn essential anatomy and physiology related to common disease processes from both yogic and Western medical perspectives. Participants will develop a sample treatment plan for a client and deepen their understanding of therapeutic relationships, assessment skills, and therapeutic plans to meet the needs of individuals in both group and individual settings. Training Information Prerequisites 200-hour teacher…