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QUALIFICATIONS

HEALING ARTS CERTIFICATIONS - CHRISTINA NIVEN

CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Certified Level 3 Breathwork Facilitator – Breathwave

  • Certified Yoga Therapist: C-IAYT – International Association of Yoga Therapists

  • Certificate: Yoga Therapist training, Centerpoint Yoga Therapy

  • Certificate: Restorative Yoga teacher training, Levels 1, 2, The Path Yoga Centre

  • Certificate: Restorative Yoga teacher training, Judith Hanson Lasater

  • Certificate: Ashtanga Yoga teacher training, Downward Dog Yoga Centre

  • Certificate: Esther Myers Studio, Pre-Natal yoga, Monica Voss

  • Certificate: Bihar Tantra Hatha Yoga teacher training, The Yoga Studio Toronto

  • Certificate: Transformational Arts College, Holistic Health Practitioner

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YOGA TEACHER TRAININGS:

 

  • Leila Stuart: Yoga therapy teacher training @ Centerpoint Yoga Therapy, 2011 – 14, 800 hours

  • Judith Hanson Lasater: Restorative Yoga teacher training, level 1, 2012, 22 hours

  • The Path Yoga Centre, Wendy Eyton & Swan: Restorative Yoga teacher training, levels 1 & 2, 2012, 65 hours

  • Lorin Roche: Radiance Sutras Meditation teacher training, 2011, 10 hours

  • Yoga Outreach: Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga, 2011, 12 hours

  • Downward Dog Yoga Centre, Ron Reid & Diane Bruni: Ashtanga Yoga teacher training , 2001 – 2004, 300 hours

  • Esther Myers Studio: Pre-natal Yoga teacher training, 2002, 15 hours

  • The Yoga Studio, Toronto, Tantric Hatha Yoga teacher training, Bihar tradition, 2000, 365 hours

 Continuing Education

 

ANATOMY

 

  • Judith Hanson Lasater:

    • Yoga for Anxiety, Anger & Depression, 2015, 22 hours

    • Moving From the Organs, 2013, 22 hours

    • Invitational Advanced Teacher Training: The Hallmarks of Being an Integrated Person, 2013, 42 hours

    • Sacral-Iliac Joint and Spine: Anatomy, Asana and Therapeutics, 2012, 10 hours

    • Yoga for Shoulders, 2002, 2 hours

  • Brad Waites: Sacrum and Lower Back: Anatomy & Asana, 2011,  6 hours

  • Gil Hedley: Integral Anatomy Intensive, 2012, 7 hours

  • Jesse Enright:

    • Anatomy of and therapeutics for the knees 2010, 3 hours

    • Anatomy of and therapeutics for the lower back, 2010, 3 hours

    • Anatomy and application of core stability, 2010, 3 hours

  • Thomas Myers: Anatomy Trains Intensive, 2007, 16 hours

 

YOGA THERAPY

 

  • Dr. Becky Farley: PWR (Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery) Moves, 2015, 15 hours

  • Neil Pearson, Physiotherapist: Pain Care Yoga, 2013, 27 hours

  • Leila Stuart:

    • Yoga Therapy for Neck Pain and Problems, 2011, 4 hours

    • Stabilizing the Pelvis, parts 1 & 2, 2011, 8 hours

  • Susi Hately:

    • Pain & Healing, 2011, 2 hours

    • Cadaver dissection Intensive, 2006, 24 hours

    • Yoga therapy: pelvis, mulabandha and core stability, 2005, 12 hours

  • Margot MacKinnon: Yoga for Osteoporosis & Osteoarthritis, 2011, 4 hours

  • Particia Walden: Yoga and Menopause, 2002, 2 hours

  • Elise Miller: Yoga for Scoliosis, 2002, 3 hours

  • Kit Laughlin: Healing lower back pain, 2001, 10 hours

  • Dharmanidhi Saraswati: Ayurveda fundamentals, 2001, 50 hours

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

  • Nischala Joy Devi: Yoga Sutras & Yoga Nidra, 2011, 4 hours

  • Shiva Rea: Asana, pranayama & philosophy, 2009, 10 hours

  • Reggie Ray: Buddhist meditation & Dharma teachings, 2009, 15 hours

  • Julian Walker:

    • Integral theory & Yoga, 2009, 10 hours

    • Yoga, dance & the shadow intensive retreat, 2009, 18 hours

 

YOGA SYSTEMS

 

  • Gioia Irwin: Vijnana Yoga teachers’ intensives & retreats, 2005 – 2011, 212 hours

  • Orit Sen Gupta: Vijnana Yoga principles & practice, 2005, 100 hours

  • Anusara principles & practice

    • Desiree Rumbaugh, 2008 & 2010, 14 hours

    • John Friend, 2009, 8 hours

    • Christina Sell, 2007, 10 hours

  • Ashtanga yoga:

    • Eddie Modestini & Nikki Doane, 2003, 12 hours

    • Rolf Naujokat, 2002, 2004, 150 hours

    • Chuck Miller & Maty Ezraty, 2003, 4 hours

    • Sherath Rangaswamy, Mysore India, 2002, 75 hours

    • Ron Reid, 2000 – 2004, 800 hours (Mysore practice)

  • BNS Iyengar: Pranayama instruction & practice, Mysore India, 2003, 40 hours

  • Ana Forrest: Vinyasa & kriya, 2003, 2 hours

  • Sharon Gannon: Jivamukti yoga & philosophy, 2003, 2 hours

  • Donna Farhi: Yoga principles & practice, 2002, 10 hours

  • Rodney Yee: Yoga Asana & philosophy, 2002, 10 hours

 

OTHER

 

  • Breathwave breathwork facilitation training, Robin Clements: Levels 1, 2, 3

  • Institute for Shamanic Medicine, Gael Carter & Marilyn Keefer: Shamanic Coaching and Practitioner Programs – 7 years

  • Institute for Contemporary Shamanic Studies, Gael Carter: Red Lodge Program, 4 years

  • Transformational Arts College: Holistic Health Practitioner Training (Reiki, Aromatherapy, Massage, Herbology), 250 hours