Yoga for Pain Training Christchurch
Allied health, GPs, yoga teachers and other health practitioners interested in the evidence-base behind yoga for persistent pain can apply to attend Yoga for Pain Training in Christchurch.
Learn knowledge and skills to help the 1 in 5 people with persistent pain get back into physical activity, reduce their social isolation and better manage stress through a specialised form of yoga. Includes the science of how pain works, research into yoga and pain, and principles for referring or introducing yoga safely and effectively to the growing numbers of people with longstanding pain.
Max 10 in each group.
Course facilitator is Rachael West, who holds a degree in Yogic Education from the University of Lille, France. She is joined by Dr Bronwyn Thompson, senior lecturer and occupational therapist at University of Otago.
More information and applications in the Yoga for Pain Care Australia website.