EP 044 - Tracey Soghrati "Yoga Therapy, Yin Yoga & Functional Movement Unpacked"

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Tracey’s formal education includes post-secondary studies in molecular biology, nursing, critical care nursing, advanced life support, anatomy & pathophysiology, parenting/child development, health education, prenatal care, Swedish massage and Thai yoga massage. She has accumulated 20 years of experience in clinical assessment (encompassing physical, mental and emotional health). Specific to yoga, Tracey has completed over 2,500 Hours in Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Therapy Training including, Prenatal Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation. In addition to her training, she has lead over 2,000 hours in Yoga Teacher Training, over 3,000 Hours of Private Yoga/Yoga Therapy as well as Teacher Mentorship Sessions and over 10,000 hours teaching yoga classes, workshops, and events. In this episode, we discuss: • Tracey’s health & wellness journey • What is yoga therapy? • The interconnectedness of the mind & body • Wanting more out of your life • Where the health system falls ‘short’ • Pursuing a non-traditional job • Understanding health in a comprehensive way • Learning from teachers in an affordable way • Reverse-engineering your decision-making • Taking tiny steps every day • How to know who is a good teacher • Common setbacks for new teachers • Use your natural skills as a teacher • Give yourself permission to make your own style • How to know when you are ready to lead workshops • What is functional movement • What are ADL’s? • Unpacking Yin Yoga • The 4 tissues of the body • Strength is stability • What is mechanotransduction? • Why we need more than just passive stretching • How to restructure your yin classes • Why you should use props • Tracey’s habits & hacks for success Support the show! patreon.com/rudiejay Connect with me! www.pursuitofyoginess.com Connect with Tracey! www.soghratiyoga.com https://www.facebook.com/soghratiyoga/ https://www.instagram.com/traceysoghrati/ Resource: Robert Schleip "Fascial Fitness"

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