Healing Our Backs with Yoga™

Yoga Alliance and Massage Therapy CE Credits

300-Hour Yoga Therapy Specialty Training 

Are you a yoga teacher, massage therapist or a person with back pain?

Learn the therapeutic application of yoga for back, neck and shoulder conditions. A national expert in yoga’s structural benefits, Lillah offers this signature course to help you tap into yoga’s healing and strengthening power.

Experience the healing principles rooted in the science of yoga. Explore fundamental yoga poses based in the science of anatomy, physiology, and the alignment principles of yoga. You will gain confidence in your ability to self-heal and have additional understanding and skills to share.

Who should attend?

  • People with Back Pain
  • Lifestyle Students
  • Nurses & other Health Professionals
  • Massage Therapists
  • Yoga Teachers

“The most comprehensive and intelligent yoga class or CEU class I have taken. Lillah is very informed,  experienced and concise in her presentation.” 

- Allen Frost, Cert. Rolfer & Cranial-Sacral Therapist

“I marvel at Lillah’s incredible depth of understanding of how the body “wants” to function. She has a gift of intuitively teaching coupled with a wealth of knowledge, experiential wisdom and a succinct delivery system of the material.”

- Rebecca Ockert, Massage Therapist


Three Ways to Participate:

Students are invited to participate in one or more of three phases.

Phase One: which includes weekends one and two, is open to all lifestyle students, massage therapists, and yoga teachers pursuing personal growth and CEU’s.

Phase Two: includes weekends three and four is open to yoga teachers seeking CEU’ s, as well as dedicated students and health care professionals.  Phase one is a pre-requisite.  Requests to wave pre-requisites will be considered by the director. Contact her here.

Phase Three: is for yoga teachers who want to complete Lillah’s Signature 300 Hour Yoga Therapy Specialty Training. Attend all four 20-hour Healing Our Backs with Yoga weekends,  an additional 60 hours of practicum in a combination of private training and weekends. Program concludes with a mentored six month documented practicum. Available to both 200 hour and 500 hour certified students ( see below for more information).


Phase One:

August 22-24, 2014 – Principles of Self-applied Back Care

September 26-28, 2014 – Anatomy of Movement, Shoulder & Back Extensions

If you are interested in a safe, simple and understandable approach to yoga, this course is for you. Click the Toggle link below to learn more

Phase One

Students learn:

  • the therapeutic application of yoga poses 
for a variety back, neck and shoulder conditions
  • a practical knowledge of anatomy
  • how to identify and correct muscular imbalances
  • how to safely build flexibility and strength
  • how yoga improves the health of your joints
  • how yoga can increase endorphins and reduce pain
  • How yoga can integrate the body/mind, and reduce stress

Each 13 hour weekend includes:

  • asana (pose) practices
  • pranayama (breath) practices
  • anatomy studies
  • relaxation training
  • pose sequencing principles
  • meditation and pain management
  • and more

” I have practiced and taken Hatha yoga from several yogis that were trained by Masters. I have

never learned more about getting the most of each asana than I did with Lillah.”

- D. Nodden,  Massage Therapist

Massage Therapy Approved Provider # 336538-00, Florida # 50-11601

www.MassageProCe.com     Online ethics – 4 CE Credit Course

Tuition and Times:


  • $285 for one weekend
  • $540 for both
  • Both weekends total 26 hours of CEUs for massage therapists and yoga teachers.

Weekends 1 & 2 Hours:

Friday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Phase Two:

October 24-26, 2014 – Developing your Therapeutic Eye: Yoga & the Asymmetric Body

November 14-16, 2014 – Spinal Conditions and Practice Guidelines

Continue your studies. Learn to develop the pelvic floor, understand asymmetry and scoliosis, and learn how to map your body and create better balance. Discover reliable yoga applications for special back conditions, plus progress and refine your inversion, pranayama, and meditation practices

Phase Two

Tuition and Times:


  • $285 per weekend.
  • Both weekends total 20 hours each of CEUs for yoga teachers. Each weekend may be attended individually with permission from Lillah.


Weekends 3 & 4 Hours:

  • Friday 2 – 5 pm & 6:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:30 – 6:30 pm, with lunch break from 1:30- 2:45 pm
Sunday 8:30 – 12:30 pm and 1:30 – 3:30 pm

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Phase Three:

IAYT, International Association of  Yoga Therapy Member School Since April 2012

Attend All 4 Weekends in 2014     Plus an additional 60 hours in private and weekend sessions, and  a documented/ mentored practicum in 2015. Times TBA.

Overview: The Healing Our Backs with Yoga TM Specialty Therapy Training will assist  you in developing a deep understanding of back pain, and how to apply yoga for its relief. This program satisfies approximately 1/3 of the new IAYT competencies listed in their current yoga therapy standards as of December 2013. In order to assist you in meeting all the new standards, you may request a list of competencies met by this program.( unavailable until March 1, 2014)

The Curriculum will include learning how to make effective Structural Assessments and develop Sequence Plans.


  • Combined 500 hr and Yoga Therapy Certificate: Yoga teachers who have a 200 hour certificate are invited to attend the two year 500 hr course which includes the 4 weekends in Healing Our Backs with Yoga TM.   By adding the additional 60 contact hours the following year along with a six month mentored/ documented practicum, you will complete the combined program. (See fees for the 500 hr course and add $1000) 280 additional hours.
  • Fast Track: Is for yoga teachers who hold a 500 hr certificate, have taught for a minimum of 2 years, and have completed an additional 50 hours of study in anatomy and physiology, and 50 hours of Yoga Sutra study, or are professionals with a relevant therapeutic background. You will need to attend all four weekends, the additional 60 hours of training, and participate in the six month mentored/ documented practicum.       This 300 hrs program includes 100 transfer hours, 210 contact hours, and 150 non-contact hours, totaling 460 hours.

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Phase Three - 300-Hr Yoga Therapy Specialty Training

Mandatory Interview: As this is a mentorship program, all students applying for the Fast Track will be required to attend a 500 hr weekend prior to the start of the Healing Our Backs with Yoga Tm series to demonstrate practice and peer teaching skills before acceptance into the program.

Mentorship Practicum – More info coming soon


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Tuition and Times

Tuition and Times:

Cost: $2342

  • Pay in full: $2342 includes course manual and $375 non-refundable application fee.
  • 8 Month Payment Plan with registration & deposit of $375 then, eight payments of $255.87 to be paid each month. A $10 per month, approximately 3.5%, is added to administer payment plan. 

Weekends Hours:

Friday 2 – 5 pm & 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 – 6:30 pm, with lunch break from
  • 1:30- 2:45 pm 
Sunday 8:30 – 12:30 pm and 1:30 – 3:30 pm


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