Akron Yoga and Wellness offers a variety of workshops and special events to help you explore different aspects of yourself and your practice. We also have a Yoga Institute for practitioners and teachers to learn more about the basics of yoga, anatomy, therapeutic applications of yoga, working one on one and more! We offer continuing education credits through Yoga Alliance to teachers of all levels.  Below are the topics of current trainings offered; clicking the topic will bring you to a list of scheduled trainings. If you have any questions about our trainings or want more info about obtaining CECs please email Tracie!


INSTITUTE FACULTY

TRACIE M ZAMISKA
ERYT200, REIKI MASTER & YOGA MEDICINE INSTRUCTOR

Tracie has over 500 hours of training completed and over 1,500 hours of teaching. She has expereince working with all levels of students and students with chronic conidtions and/or injuries. Her extensive training through Yoga Medicine has provided a comprehensive level of understanding the body from an anatomical and functional movement persepctive. Her favorite thing about the practice of yoga is the transformation that she see in her students; the empowerment that comes from truly knowing deeply how your body works. 


MYOFASCIAL RELEASE TRAINING

*Please note: Completion of Intro to Myofascial Release Techniques is required to sign up for targeted body group sessions.

INTRO TO MYOFASCIAL RELEASE TECHNIQUES

SUN 1/29/17 9am-5pm
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SUN 2/26/17 11am-7pm
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SAT 6/3/17 10am-6pm
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The fascia system of the body is complex! This course will introduce you to the system and demonstrate how movements are impacted by this fascia system. You will also learn the basics of myofascial release and how to integrate it into your own practice and teaching, restoring function, range of motion and muscle hydration. 8 contact hours for CECs are available for this course. Please pack a lunch and snack. Kitchen facilities are available. This course is offered multiple times throughout the year. You will receive 8 contact hours for CECs COST: $125
 

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE TECHNIQUES (2 DAY TRAININGS)

These two day courses will teach you the basic anatomy of the spotlighted muscle group(s), dysfunction, function and typical referral pain patterns. You will then learn specific myofascial release techniques to ease pain and discomfort, restore range of motion and function and contribute to overall wellness of the muscle group(s). You will also learn how to integrate this into your own practice and teaching. Basic anatomy knowledge is expected of participants. Intro to Myofascial Release Techniques is required to participate in these courses. There is no particular order that these must be taken in, complete them at your own pace. A discounted rate is available when you pay for the intro course and the 4 modules. You will have the option when you register for your intro course to pay the discounted rate for all 5 courses. 

Neck and Shoulders
Sat 6/24/17 9am-3pm
Sun 6/25/17 11:30am-5:30pm
12 contact hours of CECs
4 noncontact hours of CECs

COST: $225
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Hips and Pelvis
Sat 3/25/17 9am-3pm
Sun 3/26/17 11:30am-5:30pm
12 contact hours of CECs
4 noncontact hours of CECs

COST: $225
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Back
12 contact hours of CECs
4 noncontact hours of CECs

COST: $225
 

Legs and Feet
12 contact hours of CECs
4 noncontact hours of CECs

COST: $225
 


THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS

MASTERING PRIVATE SESSIONS: HOW TO CREATE IMPACTFUL PRIVATE SESSIONS (2 DAY TRAINING)

Sat 2/11/17 12-6pm
Sun 2/12/17 11:30am-5:30pm
12 contact hours of CECs
4 noncontact hours of CECs

COST: $225
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Want to help your private clients learn more about their bodies and what it needs? Interested in a way to evaluate their physical needs? Need assistance on how to create the right plan for them? This course is for YOU! 

In this course you will learn how to integrate physical evaluations into your privates through range of motion testing, muscle testing and observation. You will then learn how to take that information and use it to create a specific plan dedicated to addressing your client's specific needs balancing those needs with your client's goals. All of this information will lead you to create the most impactful private session resulting in lasting results for your client and a strong relationship between practitioner and client. 


HEALING ARTS

REIKI LEVEL I TRAINING (1 DAY TRAINING)

Sun 1/22/17 10:30am-4:30pm
COST: $150
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Sat 7/15/17 10:30am-4:30pm
COST: $150
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Reiki Level I Course Includes: 
-History of the Usui System of Natural Healing for Reiki
-Reiki Level I Ethics and Protocol
-Grounding Techniques and Methods
-Reiki Level I Attunement
-Hand Positions for Self Reiki
-Experience a Self ReikI Treatment
-Hand Positions for Treatment of Others
-Practice Receiving and Giving a Mini Reiki Treatment
-You will receive a Reiki Level I Manual
-Certificate of Completion

After the completion of this course you will be able to administer Reiki treatments to yourself and others. 
COST: $150

REIKI LEVEL II TRAINING (1 DAY TRAINING)

Sat 3/19/17 10:30am-4:30pm
COST: $150
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In this training you will: 
-Receive the Reiki Level II attunement.
-Learn the symbol for sending Reiki over a distance.
-Learn the symbol for enhancing the flow and focus of Reiki energy.
-Learn the symbol for furthering the emotional, mental, and spiritual healing for oneself and others.
-Learn more about the Chakras and how to help balance them.
-Experience giving and receiving Reiki using new symbols.
-Learn and practice how to beam.
You will receive Reiki II Manual and certificate of completion. 

REIKI LEVEL III/MASTER TRAINING (2 DAY TRAINING)

Sat 9/9/17 12pm-6pm
Sun 9/10/17 9:30am-3:30pm
COST: $400
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This is a TWO DAY training. 
Pre-requisite: Reiki Levels I and II and you must have given at least 15 Reiki treatments (no more than 2 per person) before being accepted to these classes. This is a two day training class designed for those dedicated to teaching Reiki to others. 

-Learn the Reiki Usui Master & Tibetan Master Symbols, along with their meaning and usage.
-Exhibit proficient knowledge of Reiki and its meaning, purpose and symbols learned in Reiki I & II.
-Ins and outs of Reiki as a business.
-Learn and practice the Sui-Ching Water Procedure.
-Receive the Reiki Sui-Ching Attunement.
-Learn and practice Advanced Reiki Healing Techniques.
-Learn class procedures as an instructor for Reiki I, II, ART, & III.
-Receive Reiki Level III Master attunement.
-Demonstrate Reiki attunements for Levels I, II, ART, & III.
-Discussion of Chinese Medicine, the meridians and how you can use this info in sessions with clients. 

When you complete ART and Reiki Level III, you will have achieved the highest level of Reiki, the Master Level. After these classes, you will have the necessary skills to teach your own Reiki classes and attune others to the Reiki energy. Completion of the Master Level class is often a requirement if you wish to practice Reiki as a professional in hospitals and health care facilities.


ANATOMY

ANATOMY FOR VINYASA IMMERSION (3 DAY IMMERSION)

Sat 11/18/17 9am-6pm
Sun 11/19/17 9am-6pm
16 contact hours of CECs
COST: $375
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This immersion will examine the anatomy as it relates to vinyasa yoga. We will learn about all of the important muscle groups that help provide stability and structure during the vinyasa practice as well as common injuries associated with improper alignment. We will also learn function and dysfunction of the major muscle groups and how that impacts the vinyasa practice. You will leave with comprehensive knowledge about the major muscles involved in the vinyasa practice, how to create appropriate alignment, and how to prevent injury.