Yoga for Weight Loss

Yoga for Weight Loss provides an outline for a 6-week class plan that will give students struggling with weight or body image issues some life-changing yogic tools. Read More

This course is always available as an online program and is occasionally offered as a live class in some locations.

In Yoga for Weight Loss, you’ll learn to:

  • Identify use of the eight limbs of yoga to overcome emotional overeating
  • Explain which chakras heavily influence emotional overeating and how we can work with these chakras to change unhealthy patterns
  • Demonstrate Loving Kindness Meditations that help students love and accept themselves and others
  • Assess tools such as journaling, pranayama, mantras, asanas and meditation as tools for positive change
  • Remove the veil of shame and secrecy around our relationship to our body, food, and feelings
  • Shift our inner conversations from judgmental to compassionate
  • Outline the path to sustaining body acceptance
  • Inspire and support students in the process of cultivating and nurturing love for the bodies they’re in right now
  • Use specific affirmations to overcome negative patterns

Prerequisites

Basic Asana Knowledge

Continuing Education Credits

Our Yoga for Weight Loss online course is Yoga Alliance approved for 6 CECs.

Online Course

Online Course Requirements 

  • Read 37-page Yoga for Weight Loss manual (PDF)
  • Study eight limbs of yoga document
  • Practice 100 affirmations
  • Practice yoga class flow provided
  • Complete all activities in manual
  • Complete open book exam online

Live Course

Live Course Includes

  • live classroom instruction
  • 37-page Yoga for Weight Loss manual (PDF)
  • Eight limbs of yoga document
  • 100 affirmations document
  • Chair yoga class flow

Frequently Asked Questions
What is the refund policy?

See our Satya Guarantee. This guarantee applies ONLY to courses taught directly by White Crow Yoga and does not apply to courses taught by Affiliate Schools.

Where are you located?

Our locations, along with a map, are found on our Contact Page.

Course also offered remotely.

What if I need more time to complete my online course?

If you need more than the allotted time to complete your online course, you must purchase a course extension or reinstatement.

What is the teaching format for Yoga for Weight Loss?

Online students receive the materials mentioned in the “Online Course Requirements” section of this webpage. The program materials are designed as a guide to give you all the material you need to teach a 6-week class and includes suggestions on marketing and pricing. Each week, we suggest you teach a 75-minute class, and we outline exactly what you do during each segment. A timeline is provided, so you’ll know about how many minutes to spend on a given task for the workshop. Of course, you are free to vary the times as needed, but it’s nice to have a starting point.

Is Yoga for Weight Loss about eating less and exercising more?

No. The course is not about burning calories, eating less or exercising more. Everyone who struggles with weight loss has probably read hundreds of hours of material on these topics, and, for many of us, these plans don’t work. That’s because most of these plans don’t address the mind/body connection. Our physical, emotional and spiritual selves are intertwined. We can’t ignore the white elephant in the room that is the emotional root of overeating. Our Yoga for Weight Loss plan is about using the eight limbs of yoga and exploring the chakra system to help students find yogic tools to end their struggles with food and body image. It is about creating a support system and using journaling, breath work, meditation and other proven techniques for creating a more peaceful life, which, in turn, creates a happy, well-balanced, positive person who isn’t tangled up in a daily struggle with food.

How do we draw the line between yoga and counseling?

We certainly don’t want to step outside the boundaries of our yoga training into the world of counseling. However, we can offer yogic tools that may help our students find their own emotional well-being and recovery from emotional overeating,  weight-loss struggles and body image issues.

When is the next Yoga for Weight Loss Course?

You can take the online course anytime. There is no live class currently scheduled. If you’d like to take the class, please contact us.

What else is good for weight loss?

Each person is different, but some  people have success with

Herbal supplements
Walking and light weight lifting
Aqua Yoga or aqua fitness

What to expect after registration

After Registration – What to Expect:

  • After you register, you will receive an email from our automated system with instructions for logging in
  • Login from top menu bar (Existing Students/Login)
  • You will have access to your course materials immediately
  • Once logged in, you’ll be automatically directed to your dashboard
  • Click the Course Name from the dashboard and follow instructions to complete the course work
  • All courses include a Lesson that covers how to enter your CECs or Print Certificates, as applicable
  • If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out
What happens after I purchase the course?
1) Log in to your dashboard using instructions that will be emailed to you
2) Complete the online course work following instructions you’ll find on your dashboard
3) Instructions for Printing Certificate and Entering CEC Hours included on your dashboard
Duration

 Online Courses

Students have 12 months to complete the online course. Read More

Live Course

The course schedule varies from 1-2 days. We schedule it based on demand and it may be as little as 4 hours or up to 15 hours.

Tuition

Online Course Fees – $119

Live Course Fees – $275

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