Episode 4: Yoga for Population Health

My guest for today’s episode is Kristine Kaoverii Weber MA, C-IAYT, eRYT500, YACEP. She has been studying yoga and holistic healing for nearly 30 years and is committed to the widespread adoption of yoga as a population health strategy. Her organization, Subtle®Health, LLC, provides holistic, mind-body trainings, education, and clinical services with the mission of enhancing community health infrastructure. She is the director of the Subtle® Yoga Teacher Training for Behavioral Health Professionals program at MAHEC in Asheville, NC; presents workshops and trainings internationally, and is frequently invited to speak about yoga at health care conferences. She is the author of The Complete Self Massage Workbook, and has published articles in the International Association of Yoga Therapist’s journal, Yoga Therapy in Practice and other wellness publications. Her work has been featured in Redbook, BodySense, Women’s World, Natural Health, and Lifetime TV. She is a regular presenter for www.yogauonline.com and www.yogamate.com. She has provided yoga therapy to various populations in institutions and privately since 1996.

 

What We’ll Learn

Personal narratives that speak to the transformative and life enhancing power of yoga as a tool for lifestyle management.

Principles of contemplative based practice that would broadly redesign our healthcare system as a whole to deliver person centered care

How yoga and contemplative based pedagogy would offer viable solutions for some of the most prevalent mental/physical health challenges currently facing a large percentage of the US adult population.

Thoughts on how yoga could be integrated into prevention, treatment, aftercare/recovery, and promotion

Strategies for shifting the way we think about healthcare from a systemic approach

 

Kristine can be contacted at www.subtleyoga.com

Check out her upcoming trainings at https://subtleyoga.com/in-person-trainings/

Online trainings can be found at https://subtleyoga.com/online-courses/