The Roll Model® Method


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The Roll Model® Method


Put the power of self-myofascial release into your own hands. This training empowers you to personally adopt and teach simple yet highly effective self-care regimens for pain-relief and improved performance. The 4 different sized Roll Model® Therapy Balls included in this module can be used as an adjunct offering within personal training sessions, stretch, Pilates, dance classes, wellness coaching, yoga, massage therapy, or with kids and special needs populations. These proven, whole-body exercises are approved by physical therapists, pain medicine specialists, and chiropractors.

Part 1: The Science of Rolling

  • Maintain your body and prevent injuries using self-care strategies with the YTU Therapy Balls

  • Identify bony landmarks, muscular attachments, and fascia geography to enhance your teaching and personal daily practice.

  • Deepen your understanding of pain, connective tissue and myofascial physiology and how to use the The Roll Model® Method to erase pain, enhance performance, and improve posture for optimal body function.

  • Lead classes through step-by step, proven, whole-body exercises, approved by physical therapists, pain medicine specialists, and chiropractors, that can affect positive changes in the rotator cuff, spine, neck, jaw, hips, IT band, calves, and feet

Part 2: Ball Sequencing & Innovation

  • Explore pain-erasing self-myofascial release in over-used areas of your body like your hands and knees, or completely ignored areas like the diaphragm and pelvic floor.

  • Improve classroom demonstration of Therapy Ball techniques and trouble-shoot classroom pitfalls and challenges when presenting to beginners or more experienced students.

  • Learn the art of crafting test/retest scenarios to provide instant feedback of improved function or reduced pain

  • Refine your anatomical fluency of bony landmarks, muscular attachments, and the fascial seam-system through experiential mapping strategies.

  • Learn tools for consistently creating innovative Therapy Ball sequences for yourself and your client.

  • Learn the optimal use of 4 different sized Roll Model® Balls that unravel patterns of pain and dysfunction.

 

Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 Teacher Training


Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 Teacher Training


The Yoga Tune Up® Level 1 70 hour Certification Program strikes a balance between the worlds of yoga and fitness, attracting trainees of all ages, body types, and movement modalities. It breaks down the nuts and bolts of human movement by using a yogic lens of awareness, conscious relaxation and proper breathing techniques. The Level 1 environment fosters trainees into a newly intimate understanding of their own architecture, diving deeply into integrated anatomy and body mechanics. You will go beyond formulaic instruction and truly learn how to think and teach creatively within your specific teaching environment, with both group classes and private clients. Trainees are presented with "template" Yoga Tune Up® classes that can be used to help jumpstart workshops and classes. Successful completion and certification of the Level 1 training is mandatory prior to teaching any Yoga Tune Up® classes or workshops.

Passing of the Level 1 course is required to be a licensed YTU teacher.

This 70 hour training:

  • Become proficient and comfortable with the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics and how to apply them in a private or group class setting

  • Learn a step-by-step process to create memorable, accessible classes and learn to “think out of the boxana”

  • Refresh your love of teaching and learn new classroom leadership skills

  • Be prepared to teach your own Yoga Tune Up® classes, privates, and more

 

REQUIRED REFERENCE MATERIALS:
Trail Guide to the Body by Andrew Biel - www.yogatuneup.com/TrailGuide
The Roll Model: A Step-by-Step Guide to Erase Pain, Improve Mobility, and Live Better in Your Body by Jill Miller - atAmazon.com, barnesandnoble.com or www.yogatuneup.com/RollModel 

RECOMMENDED READING:
The Key Muscles of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long  - http://goo.gl/4Vh0IK
A Handbook on the Physiology of Yogasana, by Mel Robin - http://goo.gl/QYoE3M
3 DVD Set of Jill Miller’s Hip Helpers, Shoulder Shape Up & Core Integration - http://goo.gl/N8GW6O 

Yoga Tune Up® Immersions


Yoga Tune Up® Immersions


Shoulders

Focus on the functional anatomy of the shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, head and neck for 3 days of dynamic embodiment.

Hips

Dedicate 3-days Training to refine your embodiment of the pelvis, hips, legs, knees, ankles and feet.

Core Integration

Connect to your core from inside-out and integrate your whole body's tissue dynamics. Embody breath practices that restore, repair and recondition every aspect of yourself.

 
What do you learn in Yoga Tune Up® Immersions?


Fill your tool-kit with experiential anatomy practices and selfcare strategies to heighten your understanding of the body. Improve strength, mobility and integrated body awareness. You’ll be guided through a variety of hands-on adjustments, assessments, injury scenarios and meditation. Gain insight on incorporating novel movements into your classroom (or personal practice) while improving your teaching performance.

Each day begins with a performance-focused workshop that incorporates self-massage techniques using a variety of Roll Model® Therapy Balls followed by a movement-based session loaded with out-of-the box moves. Master the multiple simple and complex articulations of the body to improve posture and performance while reducing pain.

Yoga Tune Up® Immersion Trainings are appropriate for students and movement educators who wish to deepen their knowledge and somatic understanding of the human body.

Dates and Locations

No scheduled immersions. Check back soon.