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CE Workshop | Making Your Yoga Class Accessible to Amputees

June 24, 2021, 12pm ET


About This Workshop

Each year over 1 million people in the world lose a limb or limbs. This loss is multi-dimensional, from the physical rehabilitation to the changes in body image, relationships, and accessibility. This workshop explores the top ten tips to making your yoga classes more accessible to amputees. Marsha Therese Danzig, a below knee amputee and founder of Yoga for Amputees, offers expert guidance on how to safely, effectively, and compassionately offer amputees the opportunity to reclaim their wholeness through yoga. Marsha is also a 2021 Teaching for Equity (TFE) recipient. Learn more about TFE.

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About the Presenter

Marsha T. Danzig (C-IAYT, RYT 500) is the founder of Y4A: Yoga for Amputees, a yoga program dedicated worldwide to helping amputees reclaim their wholeness through the healing art of yoga. Marsha is a below knee amputee herself who was given death rites at the age of Qve, but survived ! She has been practicing and innovating yoga since the 1980's. She is passionate about guiding people to a renewed sense of hope and purpose after major loss. She is the author of Yoga for Amputees: The Essential Guide to Finding Wholeness After Limb Loss, and From the Roots: A spiritual memoir about embodying the divine in every moment.


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