The Cancer Exercise Specialist® Yoga Advanced Qualification
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In addition to receiving the entire Cancer Exercise Specialist, (CES) Advanced Qualification, you also receive the CES Yoga Program; it’s really two programs for the price of one!
In the Yoga program some of the things that you will learn include:
- Considerations for Practicing Yoga with Cancer Clients
- Hatha Yoga Styles
- Asana Alignment Guideline including a reference sheet for muscle/joint action
- The Relaxation Response
- Foundational Poses
- Introduction to Kriyas, Flows & Improved Autonomic Response
- Common Postural Deviations and Corrective Exercises
- CES Practice/Class Sequence
- Restorative Yoga for Healing
- Lymphedema Prevention and Management
- CES Practice for Recovery and Core Integration
- Dharana – Meditation
- Yoga Language
- And More……..
The Cancer Exercise Specialist® Yoga Advanced Qualification was developed for yoga instructors and yoga therapists seeking to attain a higher level of mastery and work with cancer patients during and after cancer surgery and treatment and into survivorship. Participants will gain a complete understanding of the entire cancer process from diagnosis and treatment to reconstruction and survivorship. Our unique and individualized programming will help to improve the patient’s ability to cope with the mental and physical stress following cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Our comprehensive programming covers 27 types of cancer, as well as pediatrics, with special emphasis on breast cancer and breast reconstruction. The Cancer Exercise Training Institute has trained more health and fitness professionals worldwide to become Cancer Exercise Specialists® than any other organization.
Andrea Leonard, 37-year cancer survivor, PFP 2019 Personal Trainer of the Year, author of “Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors,” NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and President/Founder of the Cancer Exercise Training Institute began her extensive research in 1995; long before anyone had ever hear of “cancer exercise.” She spent three years working on Essential Exercises with the chiefs of breast surgery at Georgetown, George Washington, and Johns’ Hopkins University Hospital Medical Centers. Realizing there was a need to assist patients with many types of cancer, Andrea expanded her research and writing to cover a broader spectrum. She is truly a pioneer in the field of cancer and exercise and has paved the way for other organizations to follow.
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What Our Graduates are Saying!
“I am so thankful to have been a part of the Cancer Exercise Specialist program. This was by far one of the best fitness education courses I have ever taken. I would recommend this course to anyone who is interested in working with cancer survivors or patients.”
– Patrice Williams
“As a graduate of CETI, I will tell you that it was the best certification I have ever taken! The ongoing support from Andrea and our CES community has been invaluable in helping me to build and grow my business.”
“I recently completed the Cancer Exercise Specialist course. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in learning how to serve cancer patients/survivors. The information and knowledge, along with the guidance and support you will receive is invaluable. I can honestly say since completing this course, I feel well prepared and excited to start empowering those who have been affected by cancer.”
Maurice Crocker, CPT, CES, Showtime Physique Personal Training and Fitness Studio
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