Learn to understand anatomy in a way that can deepen your understanding of the benefits that you are getting in your yoga practice. This workshop will expand your own yoga practice and can enhance the way you teach yoga to others as you improve the accuracy of your teaching
Dr. Ina Stephens is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at UVA Medical Center. She practices general pediatrics at Northridge Pediatrics and with By Your Side Pediatrics, a home-based care pediatric practice, with a particular interest in children with special needs and medical complexities, and is a pediatric infectious diseases consultant for UVA Children’s Hospital and Bon Secours Children’s Hospital. Ina is the co-director of the Medical Yoga Initiative at UVA Medical Center and School of Nursing. She recently received her certification from IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists).
Ina graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where she also completed her pediatric residency and served as chief resident. She completed her sub-specialty fellowship in Infectious Diseases training at the Center for Vaccine Development at the University of Maryland. Ina is also certified as a personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and as a registered yoga teacher (RYT®) through Yoga Alliance. For over 20 years, Ina has been dedicated on deepening her practice of yoga, meditation and mindful-based stress reduction. She has taught yoga to both adults and children, including children with special needs, autism and obesity. Ina lives in Charlottesville with her husband and three children.