Yoga Mind Body Medicine

Are you ready to deepen your knowledge of how yoga can really heal? To explore the body systems beyond the muscles and bones of the body? If you are yearning for knowledge of how Yoga is impacting the evolutionary field of “Mind Body Medicine,” this course is a must.

The course is taught by Blissology’s Eoin Finn and Dr. Lawrence Cheng.

The Yoga + Mind Body Medicine training will be held in Victoria BC, Canada from Friday July 8 to Tuesday July 12, 2022

Even though this is part of our 500 hour Certification Process, this course is open to anyone. If you are interested in deepening you knowledge of the healing benefits of yoga, breathing, mindfulness and meditation, this is for you!

Receive $75 off if you commit before May 1, 2022.

If you are a yogi who wants to transform your practice from just asana to truly becoming a healer or if you are a health care professional who wants to learn the healing power of yoga, compassion, and mindfulness, then this course is for you! You don’t need to be a yoga teacher or have done a previous Blissology training to join us..

This intuitive course takes you on a journey to the body systems beyond the muscles and bones of the body and offers groundbreaking knowledge on how yoga is impacting the exciting field of Mind Body Medicine. We will explore the Chakras and how they map with the Endocrine System and the Gunas; and experience their energetic field as yoga practitioners, teachers and students of life. Understanding functions at this level will help us find deeper balance within Mind, Body and Spirit.

This course counts towards 50 hours for the Blissology Yoga 500-hour certification. Or you can earn 50 Yoga Alliance CEUs (in order to maintain your RYT status on Yoga Alliance, you need to report at least 30 hours of training every three years and this course will give you 50 hours towards that).

1. Many asana practices address the outer body: the bones, muscles, fascia, and connective tissue. Our 200-hour Level I program provides an incredible training in this important aspect of yoga as well as learning how to keep our joints safe. Yoga Mind Body Medicine moves beyond the asana practice while using the safe container of an intelligent asana practice to promote an awareness and balance of the subtle energies.

2. The ancient yogis viewed the outer body as the first layer of the onion. There are many deeper “Koshas” or layers that are essential to master for physical and spiritual development. We will dissect and study the Chakras, Koshas and Gunas and the immense yogic wisdom of these concepts.

3. The map of the Chakras corresponds almost exactly with the location of the endocrine system. The implications of this are incredible. We will explore how a deeper understanding of the function of each gland will help us find emotional balance in yoga poses and in life.

4. In Blissology Yoga we believe that the embodied experience is the portal into the realm of subtle energy. As an extension of Body Mind Centering, this course is about radically increasing your ability to give people embodied experiences of the organ systems so that we become more present and kind.

5. You will learn to explain the nervous system and the endocrine system in both right brain (creative, poetic) ways and left brain (scientific) ways.

6. We will share the importance of how to find balance in all aspects of spiritual life using what we call our “Blissology Mixing Board.” You will develop the skills and knowledge needed to feel bodily feedback at each one of these centers and bring them into balance. This will make you a better yogi, a happier person and a profoundly better teacher.

In order to maintain your RYT status on Yoga Alliance, you need to report at least 30 hours of training every three years. This course will give you 50 hours towards that.

We will explore the Chakras and how this maps with the Endocrine System. Each one of the Chakras maps almost exactly with part of our glandular system. Understanding the functions at this level will help practitioners find deeper balance within Mind and Body. We will share tools from our Blissology toolbox about how to embody peace in all these areas. The healing effects will be profound.

We will also explore the Gunas and how they offer an energetic map for yoga practitioners, teachers and life.  This work will deeply enhance your ability to find Mind Body balance and health in our continuously accelerating pace of life in the modern world.

You will also be privy to cutting edge research about how yoga affects:

  • Genetics and DNA
  • Epigenetics
  • Cellular respiration
  • Nervous system
  • Hormones
  • Enteric nervous system (gut brain)
  • Micro-biome
  • Biology of Belief

Friday July 8

9AM-12PM Session with Lawrence “Cells to Systems” @ Church of Truth

1:30PM-4:30PM Session with Eoin @ One Yoga Victoria

Saturday July 9

9AM-12 PM Session with Lawrence “G.I System, Gut Brain,
Microbiome” @ Church of Truth

1:30PM-4:30PM Session with Eoin @ Church of Truth

Sunday July 10

9AM-12PM Session with Eoin in Nature

2:30PM-5:30PM Session with Lawrence, “Adrenals, Stress Response,
Neuroendocrine System” @ Church of Truth

Monday July 11

9AM-12PM Session with Lawrence “Heart-Brain, Circulation,
Immune System” @ Church of Truth

1:30PM-4:30PM Session with Eoin @ One Yoga Victoria

Tuesday July 12

9AM-12PM Session with Lawrence “Mind/Body Genomics, Brain
Waves” @ Church of Truth

1:30PM-4:30PM Session with Eoin @ One Yoga Victoria

While this course is considered part of our 300/500 hr Blissology courses, it is suitable for all levels of yoga students, whether you are a teacher or not. This course also offers incredible insights for anyone in the fields of health care or ancillary/ related occupations.

There are two Blissology Courses we recommend that are great to help set the foundation for this course. One is Commit to Bliss 1 the other is Conduit for Love. These will help you understand the breathing techniques, yoga practices, and embodied physiology that are unique to Blissology

Throughout his years as an attending ER physician, teacher, and manager at St. Paul’s Hospital, Dr. Lawrence Cheng often wished he could have intervened earlier in the trajectory of a patient’s life. This increasingly strong realization led him to explore a broader approach to healing through a Masters in Public Health Studies at Harvard, and subsequently, to study integrative medicine at the University of Arizona with Dr. Andrew Weil. He is passionate about furthering the cause of integrative medicine through practice, education and research.

This course is offered as a non-residential course. We will shift from two locations in the heart of Victoria; as well as be out in the forests of the peninsula. This is a beautiful part of Vancouver Island; and we are honored to share it with you for this transformative course.

We suggest choosing airbnbs or hotels in the downtown Victoria area. You could also choose to stay in the Fernwood or Fairfield areas if you have a mode of transportation to and from the lecture and yoga facilities.

We will run the morning sessions at the Church of Truth in Downtown Victoria.
Here is the location.

“The weekend has forever premised me to advance my medical practice to fully align with the health concepts and values”

I’d dreamed of participating in a think-tank like this since medical school, ie. one that dives deeper into state-of-art knowledge of the human body and its environmental impacts than most conventional systems of health care are wiling to endure. The weekend has forever premised me to advance my medical practice to fully align with the health concepts and values I’ve always know to be true yet still obscured from the greater public knowledge.
Dr. Jonathan Bloch
Humbolt County, California