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Yoga Therapy & Chronic Pain Weekend Workshop

Where

32382 Del Obispo St. # B5, San Juan Capistrano CA, US 92675
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Type of Event

  • Workshop

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When

Feb 27 to
Mar 1
2015
11:00 amto11:30 am

February 27, 28 and March 1

General Public Session: Friday, February 27, 6-8pm
Teachers and Healthcare Professionals: Saturday and Sunday February 28 and March 1, 1:30-6:30pm
(10 continuing education units available for yoga teachers)

Price

$35

Cost: Friday only $35 / $85 for Saturday or Sunday (one day only) / Entire weekend: $180

Full Description

General Public Session

Discover Yoga Therapy as an alternative treatment for Chronic Pain especially when other approaches have been unsuccessful. Attendees learn about how a healthy lifestyle can assist in the management of daily pain.

Practical Takeaways Include:

● Beginner's breathing and awareness exercises
● A daily gentle stretching practice to relieve pain
● A customized rest pose for flare-up management
● “Yoga Nidra” and Guided Visualization

At the end of the public session, students will leave feeling at ease and confident that they are heading towards a path of wellness.

Professional Practitioner Sessions

Advanced pathways designed specifically for teachers, therapists and healthcare workers who wish to incorporate the tools of Yoga Therapy to help their Chronic Pain patients in their personal practices.

Both days will include:
● Meditation
● Therapeutic Yoga Sequences
● Breathing Exercises
● “Yoga Nidra” and Guided Visualization

Saturday: Define the current definition of Chronic Pain and relationships. Learn techniques and assessment strategies to instruct students how to relieve tension leading to chronic pain.

Sunday: Examine the “Pancha Maya Kosha” Model and the therapeutic application. Discuss concepts such as responding vs. reacting, mindfulness vs. awareness, and wellness guidelines for lifestyle changes including sleep hygiene and morning routines.