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MISTY 2024 - Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention

MISTY 2024 - Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention

MISTY 2024 - Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention

This course includes
1:46:12 of Course Material (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in March 2024


There is exciting new research that identifies multiple modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease that can significantly lower the chances of developing this devastating brain disease. Yoga research has been shown to effectively address many of these changeable factors.

In this session, Baxter will share with you:

  • How Alzheimer’s develops and the best time to modify risk factors.

  • A brief overview of conventional treatment options for Alzheimer’s.

  • The 8 main modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s that yoga can address.

  • How yoga can address modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer’s.

  • Studies indicating the benefits of yoga in improving cognitive health.

  • A review of yoga tools that can be applied to brain health practices.

  • An experiential practice!

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will learn:

  1. Why and how yoga can benefit brain function and decline.
  2. Tools and practices for good brain health.

Presenter Bio

Baxter Bell, MD, C-IAYT

Baxter Bell, MD, C-IAYT

Baxter has been immersed in the practices of yoga for almost 30 years, teaching for over 20 of those years to thousands of students in the US and beyond. He combines his unique experiences and background in medicine, yoga therapy, acupuncture and life to create extraordinary yoga practices for groups and individuals.

Baxter is a pioneer in the area of Yoga for Healthy Aging, co-authoring a book of the same name and leading workshops and immersions on this evolving topic online and in person. He has created many rich learning webinars for yoga practitioners and yoga teachers on the online platform YogaUOnline, with topics ranging from Yoga for Heart Health to Yoga for Long Covid.



This course is for anyone who works with or has a family member or friend showing a decline in brain health. It is also a great course for anyone who has a brain that they want to keep fit!

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
  • Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention
  • Slides
  • Yoga Therapy for Alzheimer’s Prevention
  • Feedback

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.

Yes! We all have a brain and it is important to understand and find ways to prevent its' decline for better life quality. No time like the present to start!

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