Learn Yoga, Meditation and Lifestyle Tools and Techniques for Brain Heath & Longevity


Alzheimer's and Dementia are not inevitable. Learn simple things you can do to become a super ager and keep your brain healthy.

What You Will Learn


This online course provides a comprehensive exploration of brain health and longevity. We will present the biological and psychological mechanisms of yoga and meditation as evidence-based non-pharmacological approaches to the prevention of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. We will teach evidence-based yoga and meditation practices to implement when working with groups and/or individuals. In addition, we will breakdown the 4 Pillars of Brain Longevity recommended by the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation: Diet & Supplements, Stress Management, Exercise, and Spiritual Fitness.

Meet Zee Cruise, Instructor


"Sometimes the most important actions we must take are to be done internally", says Zee Cruise. Petite in appearance nevertheless embodying a larger than life energy, her eyes are  filled with wisdom. Cruise is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University with an MA in Yoga Studies. She is also a certified personal trainer and has been in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years. Versed in all forms of conditioning for the mind, body and spirit. Cruise is the first person of African descent to receive and MA in Yoga Studies in the USA. Currently, Zee is a PhD candidate at the California Institute of Integral Studies and majoring in Transformative Studies. When she is not teaching she is enhancing her own practice physically, spiritually and mentally and sharing her sense of laughter with all who cross her path.

Meet Nya Patrinos, Instructor


Nya Patrinos, MFA, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP, is a Certified Yoga Therapist passionate about yoga and meditation as tools for healing, transformation, equity, and social justice. Nya's training is a combination of East and West, she has diplomas in Yoga Therapy from the Ghosh Yoga College in Kolkata, India, and Kripalu's School of Integrative Yoga Therapy in Massachusetts, USA. She is the founder of People of Color Yoga for All Bodies, and co-founder of Yoga Jubilee an organization whose mission is to amplify BIPOC/POC Voices in Yoga. Nya has written about Yoga for Healing Race-Based Traumatic Stress in the international publication, Yoga Therapy Today, as well as, presented on Yoga for Social Justice and Community Healing at the 2018 International Association Yoga Therapy Conference. Nya has written the chapter on Cultivating Resilience and Safety in Yoga Therapy Practice for the upcoming book Yoga Therapy Foundations, Tools, and Practice: A Comprehensive Textbook published by Singing Dragon.

Example Curriculum

  Western View of Alzheimer's and Dementia
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  Risk Factors
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  Yogic View of Alzheimer's and Dementia
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  Anna Maya Kosha (Physical Body) and Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention
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  Prana Maya Kosha (Energy Body) and Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention
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  Mano Maya Kosha (Psycho-Emotional Body) and Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention
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  Vijnanamayakosha (Wisdom Body) and Alzheimer's and Dementia Prevention
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  Ananda Maya Kosha (Bliss/Joy Body) and Connecting to Self and Others
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Everyone wants to keep their brain healthy. Learn how with Zee and Nya . Mind, body and spirit are all connected. As your brain becomes more healthy so will your body and you will feel wonderful too!

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$100

Brain Yoga: Tools and Techniques for Alzheimer's and Dementia