Yoga for Osteoporosis: San Francisco Certification Course – Schedule and Locations

Mark your calendar: Your in-person course with Dr. Loren Fishman and Ellenstall Saltonstall will be held in San Francisco during the weekend of July 14, 15, 16 & 17, 2017. See full schedule below.

Workshop Venues

PLEASE NOTE: The Saturday morning session will be held at the Holiday Inn Civic Center50 Eighth Street, San Francisco, CA. ALL other sessions will be at the Abada Capoeira Arts Center. 

Venue #1 – Abada Capoeira San Francisco

Friday evening 7 pm session and all other sessions, EXCEPT Saturday morning will be at the Abada Capoeira Arts Center. For directions, click on the address below.

3221 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Venue #2 – Holiday Inn Civic Center (Saturday morning session only)

The Saturday morning session of the workshop will meet in the Holiday Inn Civic Center. For directions click on the address below.

50 Eighth Street
San Francisco, CA 094103


Friday, July 14: Registration opens at 6 pm. Session 1 from 7 pm – 9 pm 

Saturday, July 15:  9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 5 pm  

Sunday, July 16: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm 

Monday, July 17: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 3 pm

Study Questions

Here are the study questions for the written online test on yoga for osteoporosis. Please review the transcripts or videos in the course portal and make a list of the answers for yourself before taking the test.

Online Quiz

How Long Will I Have to Answer All the Questions?
You will have 25 minutes to take the test. There are 25 questions, so estimate about a minute per question. They are multiple choice answers.

Is This an Open Book Test?
No, it’s not, you won’t have time to look up the answers to the questions. Please refer to the study guide for the topics you need to read up on before taking the test. You can find the material in the online modules. For best results, download and print the transcripts, so you can highlight key passages.

How Good Does My Score Need to Be to Pass?
Pass criteria is 75% correct or better. Don’t worry: you can still join us in San Francisco even if you haven’t completed the test, but it’s better if you have, because a passing score is needed for full certification.

What If I Need to Retake the Test?
If you need to retake the test, send us an email. After a 14-day study period, we will send you a link and you will be able to retake it.


The block of rooms that we reserved has sold out. There is a Hilton further north and there is a Day’s Inn and many more right in the same approximate area of the Holiday Inn. To search, put the name of the hotel and/or Abada in Google Maps. You may also wish to check out options on

Parking Options

1. There is non metered parking West of Valencia.

2. Check on parking options at the hotel you’re staying at.

3. Check out these links:,204

Travel by Plane

The closest airports are San Francisco International Airport, Oakland International Airport, and San Jose International Airport. Click on the links for directions.

San Francisco International Airport

Click here for directions from airport to Holiday Inn Civic Center.

Oakland International Airport

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San Jose International Airport

Click here for directions from airport to Holiday Inn Civic Center.