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Teacher Trainings & Workshops

Power Plate Orientation Training

Saturday, November 18, 2017
8:00 – 11:00 AM

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Power Pilates Core 1 Mat Training


Saturday, 8:00 – 4:00
Sunday, 8:00 – 4:00

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The Core Mat I program is the foundation of the Power Pilates method. Each subsequent program builds upon the information learned during this course. During this weekend you will learn to teach the 18 beginner level mat exercises and be introduced to Power Pilates teaching tools, philosophy, and teaching formula. Every student new to Power Pilates must start with Core Mat I. Core Mat I & II are required to progress to the Comprehensive program.  $550.

Yamuna® Phase 1 Certification


Foundations: Experiential Anatomy/Phase 1 Teacher Training
(18 hours over 3 days)
Friday March 31st, 12 – 6
Saturday, April 1st, 10 – 4
Sunday April 2nd, 10 – 4

Ellen Comerford, a senior Yamuna Body Rolling teacher will teach this course. This  is an incredible way to deepen your understanding of anatomy by actually rolling through each muscle specifically, finding the origin & insertion points and intelligently working into the body.

This course will cover:
· Principles & practice of Yamuna Body Rolling
· The Posterior Thigh: Hamstrings and External Rotators
· The Posterior Calf Muscles
· The Back and Spine
· The Anterior Thigh: Quadriceps Group
· The Anterior Calf: Tibia and Fibula
· The Inner Thigh: Adductors
· The Anterior Torso
· The Chest and Neck Work

Tuition: $700 (Early Registration Pricing $620 paid by March 20th)
Email  to reserve your spot & to receive earlybird pricing!

This course can be a stand-alone experience, even if you have no intention of teaching Yamuna Body Rolling. It’s a wonderful way to learn more about how your body works & how to effectively create positive structural change for yourself.




Yamuna Foot Fitness with Ellen


12:00 noon to 1:30 pm

$119.00 (includes your very own pair of Foot Wakers)

$69 (if you bring your own pair)

 Call 617.720.0411 to register!

Yamuna Foot Fitness can prevent or alleviate common foot problems such as bunions, plantar fasciitis, mortons neuromas, hammer toes, calcification and arthritis.

Restore your feet with Yamuna Foot Fitness (YFF). In this 1.5 hour workshop you will learn to heal and prevent foot problems by re-educating your feet to walk with a healthy stride that uses all parts of the foot. You will work with your own set of foot wakers and will leave with routines you can do at home. Foot waker use helps improve balance, foot flexibility, improving foot circulation, strength and gait. Yamuna Foot Fitness is known to prevent or alleviate common foot problems such as Plantar fasciitis, Bunions, Morton’s Neuromas, Hammer Toes and Flat feet/fallen arches.Class fee $119, includes foot wakers.  If you already have foot wakers, the class fee is  $69.





Yamuna Body Rolling Teacher Training, Phase 1:

Experiential Anatomy

To be scheduled!

18 hours

This can be used for your recertification!

$620 plus (manual $25, practitioner’s kit $95)

Description: Phase 1: 18h
Anyone who has had some experience with YBR®, wishes to go deeper into their own self-evaluation and possibly become a certified practitioner is welcome to enroll in Phase 1.
Experiential anatomy is the core of the YBR®curricula. This provides students with the foundation needed to understand body mechanics and dynamics and develop confident therapeutic skills.
We start you off feeling your own muscles from origin to insertion. Knowing how to find and sense your own muscles is crucial to problem solving and helping others to heal themselves.
Teaching skills are gradually integrated with ongoing study and practice of YBR® routines so that students get YBR® into their own bodies and can then empower their students and clients to begin to heal their own bodies.Phase 1 – three days
Class outline:
YBR® History
Basic guidelines and theories of YBR®
Experiential Anatomy
– Hamstrings
– Posterior Calf
– Spine
– Quadriceps
– Adductors
– Anterior Calf
– Abdominal Muscles
– Chest and NeckThe instructor first demonstrates, then supervises and offers corrections. Students can follow along with the Manual. Questions are encouraged and answered at all times during the course.Course Objectives: Upon completion of Phase 1 students will have:
-an understanding of the theories of YBR®
-experientially learned how to find and work all muscles covered in this phase
-experienced the nature of muscle release and the order and logic by which it happens
-have learned all YBR routines for the anterior and posterior bodyYou can obtain a registration form by clicking on Registration on our website, or by sending a mail to YAMUNA Education, Isabel Eisen at, or phone Isabel: (212) 367-9570.
Price: $620.00 (Comprehensive Manual $25, Practitioner’s Kit with all the balls $95)
Instructor: Ellen Comerford
To Register:


For an overview of the entire GYROTONIC® Teaching Certification process: