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Y4A:Yoga for Amputees® by Marsha T Danzig

Foundation Training

Learn  evidence based curriculum driven

yoga techniques to provide health, wellness,freedom of movement, psychological healing and spiritual renewal to amputees

Private & Small Group


at my studio in Dayton, OH

Imagine having the self-assurance to teach yoga

safely & effectively to AMPUTEES











  • In this LIVE  training you’ll receive the  yoga tools, expert guidance and support you need to successfully teach fundamental yoga to amputees.

  • This training is just right for you if you want to learn how yoga as medicine can help with the recovery and long term life vision for amputees to thrive.


Expand your reach. Grow your heart. Make yoga more accessible.

Join Us

  • Be able to differentiate types of amputation

  • Learn how to adapt yoga & breathing techniques to above ,below knee, and upper extremity amputees

  • Learn what muscles groups are affected by limb loss and prosthetic use

  • Be able to demonstrate and teach warm-ups and an easy to follow, easy to teach sequence of poses to amputees

  • Gain tools to help amputees develop strong core muscles, essential for walking with

  • a prosthesis , balance and using crutches or a wheelchair.

  • Gain greater understanding of the psycho-emotional issues associated with amputation, and how yoga based tools can help heal psycho-emotional wounds

  • Teach yoga & meditation techniques for phantom pain & associated pain due to limb loss

What You Get

  • Observation skills for range of motion in amputees

  • Basic physical, psychological, and emotional effects of amputation

  • How to safely adapt poses for above knee, below-knee, and upper-extremity amputees by applying the Yoga for Amputees Foundations protocol

  • Expert guidance on how to support amputees dealing with grief

  • Pain and trauma management for amputees through yoga

  • Meditative exercises to support amputees’ physical & mental healing

  • The highly regarded Yoga for Amputees Training manual, listing on Yoga For Amputees website as a certified Yoga For Amputees Instructor 

  • 15 hours Continuing Education through Yoga Alliance for Registered Yoga Teachers

What Happens

Yoga for Amputees Foundation Training includes yoga practice ( poses, breathing, meditation, mudra, mantra, relaxation, adaptive assists), lecture, self inquiry, demonstration and observation, group discussion, practice teaching and upon availability, practice teaching with amputees.


Upon completion of Yoga for Amputees Foundation Training, graduates have the skills and comprehension to  teach amputees foundational yoga practices safely and effectively.

A certificate of completion is given.

15 CE's for RYT's.



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