About Steven Weiss
Steven Weiss, MS, DC, E-RYT, C-IAYT is a holistic chiropractor and nutritionist, yoga therapist and yoga teacher with nearly forty years of professional and yoga practice experience. He is a 1979 graduate of New York Chiropractic College and holds master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport. Steven has studied in many traditions of yoga and has a strong background in the Iyengar and Anusara systems. His own experience and teaching strongly influences his interpretation of the alignment principles developed in those schools.
Dr. Weiss teaches anatomy, alignment principles, yoga therapeutics and nutrition for yoga teacher trainings in the United States and internationally. He is a experienced,registered Yoga Alliance teacher and is certified with the International Association of Yoga Therapists.
For seventeen years, Steven had been the resident chiropractor and nutritionist with the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY. He continues to serve as visiting yoga faculty each year. Steven is also a regular presenter with Sivananda in various international locations and at Integral yoga’s Yogaville.
Dr. Weiss has been a post-graduate instructor with New York Chiropractic College, offering continuing education through his program, the ChiroYoga™ Seminars.
As a life-long athletic, Steven developed and teaches “The Way of the Peaceful Runner”, a yoga -based program for long distance running.
Steven Weiss is the author of the yoga text, Yoga Alignment Principles and Practice, which is an expanded edition of his first book, The Injury-Free Yoga Practice. Both are comprehensive guides to alignment and postural mechanics, anatomy and the prevention of yoga injuries. He also has a text to support hands-on yoga therapy. It is available as a digital pdf download and called the Integrative Alignment Yoga Therapy Manual.
Dr. Weiss' chiropractic background and knowledge of general anatomy and kinesiology brings a unique, hands-on approach to his workshops. Dr. Weiss practices a chiropractic-yoga therapy method of bodywork and teaches privately in Sarasota, Florida.