Power Yoga For Sports

Starting at ZAR 2650.00
3 months duration

This course focuses on teaching Power Yoga for Sports, emphasizing physical harmony, mental balance, and injury prevention. It covers functional strength moves, flexibility improvement, mental toughness, and focusing techniques. The goal is to educate teachers to design yoga programs that enhance athletes' performance. The course is completed online and includes a downloadable textbook, tutorials, study guide, and assessments. Hard copy textbooks are available upon request with additional courier charges.

There are many definitions of yoga. At a physical level, the functions of various organs, muscles and nerves need to be harmonised, so they do not cause any conflict amongst each other in the body. Disharmony within the body can cause insufficiency often resulting in illness. From the above, yoga can be defined as a physical harmony, health and mental balance of peace. Yoga offers your body superb health and mental stability. All athletes have different needs compared to that of a general yoga practitioner. Gwen Lawrence’s book Teaching Power Yoga for Sports, focuses on balance within the athletes body, optimising performance and the importance of injury prevention. You will ultimately learn how to take athletes to the next level through: Functional strength moves How to improve flexibility and ROM Mental toughness Focusing The outcome of this course is to educate Power Yoga for Sports teachers to design yoga programmes that can be used alongside their athletes current training regime, in order to assist athletes reach peak performance. This course is completed using the HFPA Online Learning Platform. The course material includes a downloadable Human Kinetics textbook (e-book), tutorials, a study guide and assessments. If you would prefer a hard copy textbooks, they are available upon request (additional courier charges will apply). Please request your hard copy upon registration.

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Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA)
The Health and Fitness Professionals Association (HFPA) is an organization that represents and supports professionals in the health and fitness industry. It provides education, certification, and resources to help individuals excel in their careers as health and fitness professionals. The HFPA offers a variety of certifications, including personal training, nutrition, and group exercise, among others. It also provides continuing education opportunities to ensure that professionals stay up-to-date with the latest research and trends in the industry. The association aims to promote high standards of professionalism and ethics among its members and to advocate for the importance of health and fitness in society.
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