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WHAT IS PHYSIO YOGA?
PYT is a type of rehabilitation therapy that combines both evidence-based Physiotherapy and Yoga Therapy resulting in a more holistic approach
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PRIVATE INSTRUCTION
A typical one hour PYT treatment session may include skilled physiotherapy manual techniques combined with active and facilitated therapeutic movement.
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ABOUT SHELLY
Shelly is a Licensed Physical Therapist, Yoga Therapist and a Certified Pilates Instructor. She received her Physical Therapy degree at the University of Saskatchewan
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Most Recent Blog Entries

Self-Compassion Practice for a Person in Pain

The following is an excerpt adapted from the chapter I wrote: “Compassion in Pain Care” in Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain by Singing Dragon Publishers, p.250-51. (1):

Here is a brief example using yoga practices to cultivate self-compassion in a moment of suffering or struggle, using Neff ’s three elements of self-compassion as a framework. (2)

*Peter is a person in pain who is feeling frustrated and angry because his pain flared up with what he describes as a minimal amount of yardwork Read more

Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain

Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain

Co-edited by Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko and Marlysa Sullivan.

Foreword by Timothy McCall, MD.

Contributing authors: Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko, Marlysa Sullivan, Joletta Belton, Steffany Moonaz, Matthew J Taylor, Matt Erb, Lori Rubenstein Fazzio, Michael Lee, Tracey Sondik, Antonio Sausys.

By Singing Dragon Publishers.

We are extremely excited to bring you this unique and much needed book about the integration of pain, yoga and science. There is a big shift towards using and accepting yoga as a therapeutic intervention in pain care. With the high prevalence and global burden of chronic pain worldwide, the opioid issues and the lack of comprehensive resources available that provide health practitioners with other options, this book fills a gap of knowledge that offers non-pharmacological, non-invasive clinical treatment options. Read more