Healing Beyond the Body Through Yoga Therapy

Des Moines, IA US
February 18, 2020


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Target Audience

IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.


6 pm

Continuing Education Session: Healing Beyond the Body through Yoga Therapy
Sandy Eimers, ERYT500, C-IAYT, Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist and Owner, Balance Yoga

  • Name and describe the five levels of human being in the Panchakosha model.
  • Name and describe the five components of the Kleshas as a foundation of the emotional aspects of healing.
  • Explain how trauma-informed practices support deep healing.
  • Paraphrase the importance of self-efficacy toward healing.
  • Recognize that yoga therapy is both art and science.
7 pm

IPTA Southwest District Meeting

If you have an item you'd like to add to the IPTA Business Meeting agenda, please email Dr. Katie Stevermer at Catherine.Stevermer@dmu.edu.

8 pmAdjourn
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/18/2020 - 6:00pm CST
Event ends: 
02/18/2020 - 8:00pm CST
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Munroe Building
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1596

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.


Sandy Eimers, ERYT500, C-IAYT

Sandy is a pharmacist and owner of balance yoga lounge and principal instructor at balanced breath school of yoga. In addition to leading group yoga classes, she is an instructor for private yoga and yoga therapy sessions. She is certified in somatic movement, trauma yoga, and is a registered yoga therapist through the IAYT. She is also a senior faculty member at Sundara Yoga Therapy (Austin, TX); facilitating trauma-informed training's held throughout North America.

Ms. Eimers has no financial conflicts with commercial interest companies to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.

Continuing Education Credit

Certificates of attendance will given for 1.0 continuing education contact hour.


No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 


The information provided at this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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