Clinical Yoga Level One for Physiotherapists and Health Professionals
09:00 - 16:30
This two-day course will introduce physiotherapists to using yoga therapeutically as a treatment and rehabilitation tool with patients.
There is increasing evidence supporting the benefits of using yoga as a therapeutic tool to help in the management of many health conditions including musculoskeletal injuries, cancer rehabilitation, cardio-respiratory, stroke, pain management and stress management.
This course will cover key elements of yoga that can support a physiotherapy treatment approach including;
· Physical practice and postures - Asana
· Breath work - Pranayama
· Meditation and Mindfulness
Throughout the course you will learn and practice a selection of yoga postures;
· To understand how they feel and so how they may feel for patients
· To develop the skills to safely modify these postures for patients - considering alignment, available range of movement and the breath
· To bring these postures into an existing rehabilitation programme or design a yoga-based programme for patients
Assessment of breathing styles;
· Techniques to help aid relaxation of body and mind
· Full diaphragmatic breathing
· You will learn how to teach and facilitate breath work and short meditation-based mindfulness practices with your patients
A review of the many distinctive styles of yoga so you can safely and appropriately recommend classes for your patients.
Over the two days you will develop a clinically-based approach to include yoga as part of a treatment plan.
Yoga is experiential, so you also learn how yoga can help us as therapists to look after ourselves better.
When: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September 2018
Cost: UK Sterling £225, at current exchange rates this is approximately €260.
Tutor: Sarah Marsh, MSK and women’s health physiotherapist and yoga teacher.