Welcome to Orthopedic Yoga Therapy!

The Meeting Place of Ancient Medicine and Modern Science

Combining the wisdom of ancient yogic practices with modern orthopedic therapy techniques, our approach to healing goes beyond the typical and offers you a chance to move freely and live fully - without pain. 
Clients come to us injured, restricted and often hopeless; and leave empowered to start a new phase of their lives with more energy, flexibility and without pain. We aim to help you heal, and to keep healing yourself as time goes forth.
We believe in science, we believe in ancient healing arts, and we believe in you.

What do we offer?

From retreats  on the Pacific Coast to private sessions in Clayton, MO and Duxbury, MA we offer a variety of options for healing and learning. 
In our private sessions we start with a postural analysis, then design your unique session utilizing targeted fascial release and muscular therapy, nerve and artery flossing, osteopathic medicine techniques and specialized yoga  to help you re-structure your alignment and re-pattern your movements to live in optimal function without pain. 
Click here to learn more about our three-pronged approach.

We also offer  Yoga Alliance® approved trainings,  transformational bodywork certifications, and continuing education classes, workshops, and retreats for professionals such as Chiropractors, PTs, MDs, OTs, ,Yoga Teachers, Massage Therapists.

Book with us online or contact us directly for more information.

The 100-hour Orthopedic Yoga Back Care Certification

The 100-hour training in Orthopedic Therapeutics for Back Care will prepare you to work with clients privately and to teach special workshops and Back Care classes, as well as to teach in clinical settings like hospitals and rehab center as an Orthopedic Yoga Back Care Specialist.

  •  You will learn to work with clients and students with generalized back pain,  as well as being fully prepared to assist in rehabilitation of spinal injuries and  conditions such as: herniated disks, stenosis, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, pinched nerve as well as various posture disorders and dysfunctions.

  • Microcosmically focuses on the anatomy from the perspective of the joints, macrocosmically from the perspective of fascial tensegrity, allowing us to both hone in for a detailed view of the injurious site as well as to pan out, capturing a holistic perspective in the effort to both discover and alter the factors that are contributing to that injury

  •  A combination of manual, movement and neuro therapies designed to rebalance and rehab the body from a holistic perspective

  •  Focuses on treating individual clients and educating groups to help them rehab from current and past injuries as well as how to restructure and reorganize to prevent future injuries.

  • 100-hour combination of classroom and clinical program

  •  If taken in conjunction with your existing 200-hour training, you will qualify to become an RYT-300 with Yoga Alliance

  •  All hours may be matriculated into the 1,000-hour Orthopedic Yoga Therapist degree program

  • Thursdays 11:30am-2:30 pm weekly plus 1 weekend per month for 3 months, in person at Blue Sky Yoga, live online, or by recording 

  •  Weekends Fridays 6-9pm, Saturdays 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-7pm: April 23-25, May 14-16, June 11-13

  • Investment is $1799, payments plans and one scholarship available

  • For applications email 

You’ll graduate this course with: 

  •  An ability to teach informed, safe and inspiring classes, workshops and private sessions to students of all levels and all degrees of experience, in person and online

  • The knowledge needed to keep every student in your classes safe, and always moving towards optimal balance and alignment even if they are working with a restriction or an injury

  • A deep understanding of both the physical anatomy of the spinal column and the corresponding muscles, as well as the more subtle energetic one

  • A functional perspective of how the vertebral joints move, take stress and are to be aligned in regards to movement and yoga; and the ability to feel that in your body, and see it in your students

  • The ability to “body read” which means look at a student, and know what adjustments that student needs to make, where, and why, to bring that student into better alignment ,out of pain, and away from risk of injury.

  •  An in-depth understanding of the often misunderstood "Fascia" of the body, and how it relates to yoga, orthopedics, and the back.

    •    How to use and teach self massage and fascial release techniques to release fascial adhesions and scar tissue
    •   An introduction to powerful hands on nerve and artery release work for clients with pinched nerves and blood flow issues
  •  The experience of giving therapeutic hands-on assists and specialized fascial release techniques in a safe and very effective manner

  • The confidence to get out there and teach in setting ranging from yoga studios to hospitals, working with private students and teaching to groups

  • An amazing, growth filled and fun experience with an amazing community of people

  • A life-changing, transformative educational experience that will not only benefit you, but also the lives of those around you.

Our Faculty:

  • Michelle Fleming, Certified Yoga Therapist, Structural Integrator, Nerve and Artery Specialist and founder of OYT

  • "Fascial Release for Spinal Rehabilitation" is taught by Yaron Gal Carmel, Advanced Board Certified Structural Integrator and senior faculty of the famed Anatomy Trains program

  • "Clinical Considerations and Anatomy of the Spinal Column" are taught by Dr Jay Rosenfeld MD, Physiatrist, Doctor of Rehabilitation and RYT 200 

 Join us for our September 2021 Yoga Teacher Trainings. 
Learn to share what you love, and learn to do it in an exceptional way.

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