According to the most recent recommendations from the American College of Physicians, massage therapy is most effective as a pain treatment intervention when combined with patient education and or exercise. This same paper also identified yoga as an effective movement therapy/exercise intervention.
This course is designed to teach in-house and homecare patient tools, using yoga therapy as resistance exercise, as mindfulness exercise and as a way to stimulate the autonomic nervous system. How to guide RMTs and yoga teachers in how to integrate these tools into their practice. We will refer to research and evidence based interventions to design the most effective protocols for remedial exercise and homecare. Yoga interventions will target key areas and conditions both MSK and systemic. Principles learned may be applied to other forms of therapeutic movement. Open to all HCPs, Yoga teachers and students. Those who have attended the Anatomy & Yogasana courses will benefit greatly from this course. No experience required.
You will have a better understanding of how and when to incorporate remedial care, homecare or yoga therapy into your practice, be better able to time manage and be confident with integrating appropriate protocols based on evidence and best practices.
14 hours, 14 PE CEs CMTBC, MTAM, MTAA, MTAS, Yoga Alliance, International Association of Yoga Therapists, and other.
October 3rd — 4th
9 AM to 5 PM, both days
Salt Spring Centre of Yoga, Garden Room
Salt Spring Island, BC
$465 • Includes course & written protocols ($480 after July 1st)
If required, retreat centre accommodations fee is separate. Please inquire.