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MISTY 2024 - Organ Systems: Regaining Authority Over your Health & Well-Being

MISTY 2024 - Organ Systems: Regaining Authority Over your Health & Well-Being

MISTY 2024 - Organ Systems: Regaining Authority Over your Health & Well-Being

This course includes
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Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in March 2024


This course, recorded at the 2024 Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY), looks at how lymphatic and immune systems are connected to digestive systems. What are the similarities and what are the differences? How can we influence our digestion with yoga?

With Katharina and Günter, we will dive deep into their approach to yoga therapy developed over the last decades within one-on-one sessions in outpatient clinic settings. They will come from both sides – body and mind – meeting the person with a problem and unique potential.

In their sessions, they discuss key features of tissue repair and reveal significant asana variations related to functional skills.
As Yoga therapy relies on the active participation of the client in the healing process, they will show ways to empower intrinsic motivation and support inner stability and emotional balance.

The workshop is an experiential firework of ideas, switching back and forth from theoretical explanations to practical : )

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will:

  1. Understand the importance of varied lifestyle choices and how they can affect the overall health and well-being of our clients and ourselves.

  2. Learn from the multi-disciplinary perspectives of collaborative practitioners. 

  3. Learn to empower intrinsic motivation and support inner stability and emotional balance in your clients.

Presenters Bios

Günter Niessen, Orthopaedic Surgeon, PhD, PT, C-IAYT, YACEP

Günter Niessen, Orthopaedic Surgeon, PhD, PT, C-IAYT, YACEP
Günter is a specialist in orthopaedics and trauma surgery, a qualified physiotherapist and yoga teacher with over three decades of experience in many forms of physical therapy and bodywork. Since starting his career in the mid-80s, he has treated tens of thousands of patients with both surgical and conservative methods.

Over time, his focus has increasingly shifted from conventional medical therapy to the application of gentle and holistic healing methods. In 2008 he opened his outpatient clinic for yoga therapy and orthopedic medicine in Berlin and founded a yoga therapy program, which is now merging into the extended training of Momentum Regeneration® working together with Katharina Lehman during the last five years. He is an ayurvedic therapist and certified yoga therapist, according to the criteria of the International Association for Yoga Therapy C-IAYT.


Katharina Lehman, Mental Health Professional, E-RYT,YACEP

Katharina Lehman, Mental Health Professional, E-RYT, YACEP

Katharina is a non-medical practitioner, for psychotherapy, art teacher and founder of Momentum Regeneration®.

She has taught yoga and yoga therapy internationally in group and individual sessions for over a decade and works in the 300 h yoga therapy training and her private practice. She demonstrates ways to integrate loving self-inquiry and inner balance through yoga into everyday life as part of one's self-care. Her heartfelt wish and passion is to accompany her clients on their paths to healing body, mind and soul. Katharina does this with a compassionate presence and a deep understanding of traumatic structures.



This course is for anyone interested in overall health and those interested in helping their clients/patients improve their overall health.

The instructors
Helene Couvrette
Co-Founder, President of MISTY

Her passion for yoga inspired her to share yoga with a few friends in the basement of one of whom eventually lost her battle with cancer. She soon realized her love of yoga could only be surpassed by the desire to share it with others & the joy of seeing them benefit from yoga on many levels.

In 2002 just after delivering a stillborn boy Helene embarked on a 200hr YTT Certification Course. During 2003 she continued the training at same time began teaching yoga at the St. Lazare Community Center. Helene continues to teach regular yoga classes with a therapeutic approach, offers Private Yoga Therapy Sessions & mentors a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Winter of 2018 she will introduce an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training focusing on Therapeutics.

Helene is also co-founder of this international conference bringing health care professionals & yoga therapist together with the mission of integrating yoga into the Canadian health care system.

Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY)

MISTY is an organization by Helene Couvrette that provides high quality continuing education for healthcare professionals, yoga therapists, and educators who have a shared passion in the mission of yoga therapy and science.
Course Material included in this course
  • Organ Systems: Regaining Authority Over your Health & Well-Being
  • Slides
  • Organ Systems: Regaining Authority Over your Health & Well-being
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Yes this course counts for 2 CEs with IAYT. In order for the appropriate CEU information to be displayed on your certificate of completion, please add your CEU jurisdiction information on your Embodia profile. Learn how to do so in this guide.

Even though you or your clients may not feel they need or be open or ready to make changes, planting a seed of awareness of the choices we make and how these affect our health can in time find its way to the surface, maybe when a health issue comes up. Why not plant this seed now?

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