Training Level 1


Yoga Chest Opener Camel Pose


June 27 and 28, 2014

Registration Open 

Only 12 spaces open 



Friday, June 27, 2014, 12:30 – 6:30PM

Saturday, June 28, 2014, 1-7PM

Location:  Julie Byrd’s Montrose Yoga Studio, 1122 Welch @ Van Buren, Houston, TX 77006. MAP

Julie  Byrd’s studio is in the historic Montrose neighborhood off  W. Gray and Montrose Blvd.  Established in 1911, the neighborhood is known for its renovated bungalows with wide porches and cottages along tree-lines boulevards.  Montrose was named one of the “Ten Great Neighborhoods in America”‘ and is a major cultural hub close to local restaurants, art galleries and Whole Foods.  There is plenty of street parking at Julie’s studio.

Pricing and Registration

Early Bird $297 (until April 15, 2014 – you save $200)
Late Bird $397 (April 16 – May 31, 2014 – you save $100) – discount extended through June 14, 2014
Full price $497 ( begins June 15, 2014)
Early Bird pricing of $297 ends on April 15, 2014. Starting on April 16, prices will go up by $100, to $397. The Late Bird discounted price of $397 ends on May 31.  Discount extended through June 14, 2014.   Beginning June 15, 2014, the price will go up an additional $100 for the full-pay price of $497.
We anticipate spaces will go quickly, so to be sure you can grab your spot, and to save yourself some cash, we highly recommend getting your space sooner rather than later!
Cancellation Policy
Something came up and you can no longer join us? Bummer! We were so looking forward to connecting with you! But we understand that sometimes things happen. Here’s what you need to know if you need to opt out for any reason:
You can cancel within 3 weeks of your registration.  If you need to cancel, you will receive everything back except a $97 cancellation fee.  After 3 weeks of your registration, there are no refunds.  You are welcome, however, to give your ticket to someone else.
Registration and Payment

Upon Completion of  the Course, you will be able to:

  • Assist a breast cancer patient in their first steps on their road to recovery
  • Understand the treatments and surgeries, including breast reconstruction and the impact of these surgeries on physical mobility
  • Understand the  physicians diagnosis and symptoms of upper extremity lymphedema and axillary web syndrome
  • Perform a postural analysis and mobility assessment of the breast cancer survivor
  • Develop a  program using yoga recuperative poses, breathing and relaxation techniques.
  • Assist your students on their journey to reawaken the spirit, reconnect to the body, and experience the breath

Julie Byrd Forward Bend


Materials Included: Course Outline, Functional Assessment and Tracking Forms, Yoga Pose Manual

Hands-On, Interactive Training - Receive a FREE Training Manual and FREE Gift Bag




“Great training with excellent material.  I enjoyed everyone in the group.  Julie and Amy are truly gifted teachers”
S.M.,  TX

“Without a doubt, both of you shared your  vision/gift with us, it needs to be spread to the masses”
J.D., TX

“I’ve started showing the yoga poses to my survivors and they are so excited and can’t wait for me to get a class started.  This is by far one of the best additions to our wellness center”
T.T.,  TX

Day One – Anatomy and Treatment - The day centers on current research and anatomy

  • Anatomy (bones, muscles, tissue) of the shoulder and breast area.
  • Types of breast cancer
  • Types of  treatment,
  • Surgeries, lymphedema
  • Posture and mobility assessment

Day Two – Yoga and Breath - The day centers on four areas of development for healing and recovery:

  • Openings – creating gentle movements to increase flexibility and range of motion
  • Awareness – adding spinal rotations and core strength
  • Integration and Transformation – utilizing beneficial yoga postures
  • Breath and Relaxation – the healing energy of the breath and the calming of the mind

An open book tests must be passed for certification

More Testimonials:

“I believe  that this course will provide an opportunity  for breast cancer patients to regain control, confidence, strength and a sense of well-being.  It will provide another sense of community and their recovery will be a more positive experience”.
T.H., TX

“I believe that recuperative yoga can aid in the physical and emotional recovery of cancer patients, giving them a safe environment to practice and enabling teachers to deal with their unique issues.  The more teachers who are trained in Pink Ribbon Recuperative Yoga, the more survivors can be helped.”

J.E., TX

Where to Stay

Some lovely places to stay that are close to the studio: Modern B&BThe Robins NestThe Hotel ZaZa,

The Houston Galleria with its famous shopping  is a short drive away.  Here is a link to hotels in the Galleria area.

How to get to Houston

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Hobby Airport

To provide inspirational and professional training and to encourage the discovery of one’s potential through yoga.