Aqua Yoga: Linking Breath and Movement Training

For yoga teachers, aquatic professionals, yoga students, aqua yoga students and anyone with a curious mind

How does an aquatic postures practice elucidate the relationship between the breath and the spine? Discover how the properties of water and specific movements provide insight to your body and your breath.

This is Dallas Aqua Yoga's hallmark training unlike any other aqua yoga training! Discover how the properties of water influence and support the Viniyoga tradition's breath and movement methodology. In this multi-module series learn how buoyancy, water viscosity and hydrostatic pressure can both facilitate and challenge breath-centric movements. You'll discover how yoga postures practice in the water will deepen your understanding of yoga postures practice on land.


Taught in a multi-module format.


 In this series, students will:

  • Learn about directional flow of the breath
  • Experience how yoga postures in the water inform and influence the relationship between the spine and the breath
  • Gain understanding on what water facilitates and what water challenges in yoga postures practice
  • Identify how the various properties of water affect yoga postures practice and how the inclusion of props in the water enhance and change the practice
  • Consider how aqua yoga is accessible and beneficial for individuals living with various challenging conditions

An example of a Weekend Format for this training is as follows with 12 CEUs total:  10.5 contact hour and 1.5 non-contact hour available. For this format 6 pool practice times lasting 45 minutes each are included. Each pool practice will have 30 minutes pre-brief and 30 minutes post lecture & discussion.


Session cost: Varies depending on host site


Reach out to me if you are interested in adapting the program to your location or would like to be a part of the next session in Plano.


Continuing Education Unit Details:


These courses are taught by Sandi Tindal and will be listed on Yoga Alliance. Participants who are members of Yoga Alliance will receive CEUs upon completion. Aquatic professionals are encouraged to petition for their CEUs. Sandi is a member of the Aquatics Therapy and Rehab Institute and recently taught at IAFTC 2023.