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Pain Care Yoga with Neil Pearson
Fri., November 4, 2016 @ 7:30 am - Sun., November 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
A 3-day workshop for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, and health professionals with renowned teacher and pain expert, Neil Pearson.
Fri, Sat, and Sun November 4-6
$375 EARLY BIRD (before Sept 30)
$425 after Sept 30
This workshop provides in-depth integration of pain science, innovative pain self-management techniques, yoga philosophy and yoga practices. Participants will gain a solid foundation in pain science, and in yoga related to pain and pain management. Specifically designed to resource and deepen the work of those who serve people in pain and chronic pain.
Daily yoga practices and pain self-management skills acquisition will ready teachers and practitioners to begin integration of Pain Care Yoga into their clinical practices and yoga classes, leading to improved benefits and outcomes.
- Pain science and educating people in pain about pain
- Pancamaya kosha and biopsychosocial models of pain
- Pain and the body (tension, inhibition, awareness, image)
- Pain and the breath
- Pain and thinking
- Pain and emotions
- Pain, the doshas
- Specific yoga techniques for pain management
- Breathing awareness
- Body awareness
- Breath control
- Releasing tension
- Re-engaging the body
- Awareness of thoughts and emotions
- Smoothing out thoughts and emotions
- One-one and group practices for people in pain
- Integration with western pain practitioners, interventions and teams
(This workshop is one of two required workshops to earn your Pain Yoga Certificate)
About Neil Pearson, PT, MSc(RHBS), BA-BPHE, ERYT500, CYT
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia
Registered physiotherapist, practising since 1985, and specializing for the past 15 years in pain science and pain management. Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of
British Columbia, and a highly regarded educator, having received the Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education award from the Canadian Pain Society in 2012, and the
Excellence in Clinical Contribution from the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia in 2011. Faculty member in five yoga therapist training programs in Canada and USA, and an
invited speaker at yoga and yoga therapy conferences.
Developer and key presenter of the Pain Care Yoga program