Course Outline: Online Gentle Yoga for Low Back Care Specialty Certification Program

Chapter 1 – Introduction and Welcome

Module 1 Welcome Letter from Justine  
Unit 1 Welcome from Justine
Unit 2 User Guidelines and Tips for the Low Back Program
Unit 3 Blog: Teaching Low Back Care
Unit 4 Low Back Final Assignment Preview
Module 2 Introduction to Viniyoga  
Unit 1 Handout: Introduction to Viniyoga
Module 3 Structural Anatomy 101  
Unit 1 Handout: Anatomy 101
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Chapter 2 – Spinal Curves: Scoliosis and Spinal Misalignment

Module 1 Handout: Gentle Yoga for the Low Back: Spinal Curves  
Unit 1 Handout: Spinal Curves: Scoliosis and Spinal Misalignment
Module 2 Video Workshop Lectures  
Unit 1 Video: Introduction to Low Back Anatomy and Areas of Dsyfunction
Unit 2 Video: Deep Dive into the Spinal Curves
Unit 3 Video: Asanas Employed to Balance the Spinal Curves
Module 3 Video Vignette Library: Spinal Asymmetry and Abnormalities  
Unit 1 Video Vignette Library: Spinal Asymmetry and Abnormalities
Module 4 Asana Practices  
Unit 1 Spinal Curves - Asana Practice #1
Unit 2 Spinal Curves - Asana Practice #2
Module 5 Quiz: Spinal Curves: Scoliosis and Spinal Misalignment  
Unit 1 Quiz: Spinal Curves: Scoliosis and Spinal Misalignment
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Chapter 3 – Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica

Module 1 Handout: Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica  
Unit 1 Handout: Gentle Yoga for the Low Back: Sciatica
Module 2 Video Workshop Lectures  
Unit 1 Video: An Anatomical Look at Sciatica
Unit 2 Video: Anatomy and Poses for Sciatica
Unit 3 Video: Exploring Asanas for Sciatica
Module 3 Video Vignette Library: Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica  
Unit 1 Video Vignette Library
Module 4 Sequenced Asana Practices  
Unit 1 Sciatica Asana Practice 1 - Poses for "True Sciatica"
Unit 2 Sciatica Asana Practice 2 - Poses for Piriformis Syndrome
Module 5 Quiz: Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica  
Unit 1 Quiz: Piriformis Syndrome/Sciatica
Unit 2 Low Back Final Assignment Reminder One
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Chapter 4 – SI Joint Instability/Displacement

Module 1 Handout: SI Joint Instability/Displacement  
Unit 1 Handout: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Module 2 Video Workshop Lectures  
Unit 1 Video: SI Joint Instability and Displacement - An Anatomical View
Unit 2 Video: SI Joint Dysfunction Deep Dive Causes and Precautions
Unit 3 Video: Deep Dive on SI Joint Poses and Sequences
Module 3 Asana Practices  
Unit 1 SI Joint Asana Practice 1 - Prone and Supine Poses
Unit 2 SI Joint Asana Practice 2 - Standing Poses
Unit 3 SI Joint Asana Practice 3 -Sequenced Practice
Module 4 Video Vignette Library: Yoga for the SI Joint  
Unit 1 Video Vignette Library: Yoga for the SI Joint
Module 5 Quiz: SI Joint Instability/Displacement  
Unit 1 Quiz: SI Joint Instability/Displacement
Unit 2 Low Back Final Assignment Reminder Two
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Chapter 5 –  Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions

Module 1 Video: Lumbar Disc Damage and Other Spinal Conditions  
Unit 1 Video: Deep Dive into Lumbar Disc Damage
Unit 2 Video: Deep Dive into other Spinal Conditions
Module 2 Handout: Gentle Yoga for Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions  
Unit 1 Handout: Gentle Yoga for Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions
Module 3 Asana Practice  
Unit 1 Lumbar Disc Damage - Asana Practice
Module 4 Quiz: Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions  
Unit 1 Quiz: Lumbar Disc Damage and other Spinal Conditions
Unit 2 Low Back Final Assignment Reminder Three
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Chapter 6 – Sequencing for Therapeutic Yoga

Module 1 Sequencing for Therapeutic Yoga  
Unit 1 Handout: Sequencing Guidelines
Unit 2 Video: Deep Dive into Viniyoga Sequencing Concepts - Part 1
Unit 3 Video: Deep Dive into Viniyoga Sequencing Concepts - Part 2
Unit 4 Video Vignette: Example of Therapeutic Sequencing
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Chapter 7 – Gentle Yoga for the Low Back Video Library

Module 1 VIDEOS: Yoga with Justine Classes  
Unit 1 Video: Gentle Yoga for the Low Back Class
Unit 2 DVD: Gentle Low for the Low Back with Justine Shelton
Unit 3 DVD: Gentle Yoga for the SI Joint with Justine Shelton
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Chapter 8 – “I’ve Got Your Back!” Low Back Care Workshop for the Public

Module 1 Low Back Care Workshop for the Public  
Unit 1 Flyer: I've Got Your Back: Low Back Care Workshop for the Public
Unit 2 VIDEO: Low Back Care Workshop for the Public - Part 1
Unit 3 VIDEO: Low Back Care Workshop for the Public - Part 2
Unit 4 Coupon Code: $10 Off Justine's Low Back DVD
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Low Back Final Certification Module

Module 1 Low Back Certification: Final Exam  
Unit 1 Final Exam
Module 2 Low Back Certification: Sequencing  
Unit 1 Low Back Condition and Full Class Sequencing assignments
Unit 2 YouTube Tips should you choose to film your assignments
Unit 3 Resources for your Sequencing Assignments
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