Yoga for Lupus

  • 23 May 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • digital webinar

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  • 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Lupus Research Alliance in honor of Lupus Awareness Month.

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Do you struggle with your yoga practice while dealing with your lupus fatigue and pain?  Are you a yoga professional who's unsure how to help students with rheumatological conditions? Join Dr. Steffany Moonaz, yoga researcher, and Lorena Lues, yoga teacher and lupus patient, on this informational webinar on yoga for lupus.  We'll cover tips for practicing, teaching tips for yoga professionals, lupus FAQ's and resources for further information.  All registrants will be provided a recording so please join us even if you can't attend live.

Event fee $3.99 

All attendees also receive a special perk from Sara Gorman Pillbags

10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Lupus Research Alliance in honor of Lupus Awareness Month.

Dr. Steffany Moonaz received her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yogaville in 2003 and followed it with a 500-hour program in Yoga Therapy at yama studios in Baltimore, Maryland. Through her doctoral studies at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, she worked to develop and evaluate a Yoga program specifically for the arthritis population. Dr. Moonaz is a current faculty member at the Maryland University of Integrative Health, teaching in Masters of Science in Yoga Therapy program. As an athlete and dancer, she has always wanted to bring the gift of joyful movement to persons with chronic pain.

Lorena Lues is the Founder & CEO of Utopia Wellness Health Coaching and Yoga. She has over 16 years of experience as a personal coach, educator and practitioner of Health & Wellness. Her life’s is dedicated to coaching individuals to physically and psychologically live with chronic health conditions. Lorena’s holistic approach to disease prevention and health promotion is to modify behaviors that increase chronic inflammation in the body by incorporating health behaviors that engage mind, body and spirit in the healing process. She is the current co-chair of the Community Advisory Group to the Center to Reduce Cancer at John Hopkins University School of Medicine and a member of the Lupus Foundation of America’s patient services committee. Her training includes a certification as a Holistic Health Coach and Kripalu Yoga Instructor. In addition, she has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation specializing in Psychiatry. The origin of her immense passion, knowledge and education stem from her personal 23-year battle with an autoimmune disorder.

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