Department Name: M7200: Integrative Medicine & Health
Oversee mind body movement programs including but not limited to Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, etc.
Develop safe, professional and comprehensive movement programs to ensure clients and patients are satisfied and remain motivated to attain their personal health goals.
Monitor and instruct class participants on proper form, alignment and mind-body techniques. Promote and educate about benefits of programs.
Knowledge of the components and techniques for teaching group movement classes, motivational skills, recruitment skills, ability to provide safe and positive environment, leadership skills to develop and maintain the Mind Body Movement program. Must be able to perform additional Integrative Medicine modalities such as Tai Chi, Reiki, massage therapy, acupuncture, etc.
Position Time Status: Part-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
RYT 200 or above through Yoga Alliance and certified in an additional Integrative Medicine Modality(Reiki, Tai Chi, etc.) or have group fitness certification through AFAA, ACE or NETA.
Six or more years related prior experience teaching yoga and/or other movement classes in a healthcare setting preferred; Yoga Training in Cancer and Chronic Illness, Senior Yoga, Therapeutic Yoga highly preferred; experience in a variety of populations and settings a plus.
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