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This new two-day course introduces physiotherapists and healthcare professionals to using a yoga-based approach for treatment and rehabilitation with their patients. There is increasing evidence supporting the benefit of using yoga to help many health conditions from musculoskeletal conditions, chronic pain, healthy ageing and mental health conditions.
As our knowledge of the link between mind and body increases more people are turning to yoga and other complimentary therapies. As physiotherapists we are ideally placed to assist this; through assessment and diagnosis we can manage patients rehabilitation, progressing their movement and activity levels safely and effectively. We are an important link and have an increasing role in the growing movement of yoga in healthcare.
This course will cover:
An introduction to the many different styles of yoga so you can safely recommend classes for your patients.
A brief history of yoga.
Using a yoga approach to support physiotherapy treatment;
A sequence of yoga postures standing and seated;
Working with the breath;
A review of the latest research and evidence for yoga and mental health and yoga and pain care;
You will develop a clinically based approach to include yoga as part of a treatment plan for patients on a 1-2-1 basis and in small group classes.
The ability to demonstrate and teach a sequence of physical movement and postures.
The ability to deliver a short breath or meditation practice to patients.
An understanding of where yoga may help with mental health and pain management.
A greater awareness of your own body, mind and breath link.
Yoga is experiential, so you also learn how yoga can help us as therapists to look after ourselves better.
There is a large practical element of the course so that you can put what you learn into practice straight away, please wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in.
This Course is taught by Sarah Marsh BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy, MCSP, a highly experienced Yoga practitioner and Physiotherapist.
(Sarah is an MSK physiotherapist and a qualified yoga teacher. She started her yoga practice in 1999 and became a teacher in 2008 studying for 2 years with the Yogacampus in the UK and also in India and Australia. She is a Yoga Alliance 500 hours senior teacher. She has extensive experience in both teaching Yoga and training/mentoring yoga teachers. Her passion and interest is how physio and yoga can be integrated in a therapeutic perspective to help the management of a range of clinical conditions and to offer the best care to her patients. Sarah has taught widely in UK, Ireland, Turkey, Australia & New Zealand on this subject)
If you have a question about our event, March 2020 Clinical Yoga Level 1 for Physios and Health Professionals : West Midlands , UK , please use the form below. We generally answer all questions within one business day.