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This Pain Care Yoga (PCY) course is a 3 day course for health practitioners: including regulated health professionals, yoga teachers, yoga therapists and movement professions.

This course 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 philosophy related to pain and pain management. Daily yoga practices will assist the practitioner to begin integration of Pain Care Yoga principles into their clinical or therapeutic practice.

Come to learn more about:

            : pain anatomy, biology, physiology, psychology

            : how suffering impacts every aspect of our existence

            : how every aspect of our existence can be used to influence pain

            : how to use ‘moving with ease’ as both a pain education tool and analgesic.

    The focus is on enhancing foundational knowledge, and shifting paradigms of pain, people living in pain and evidence-based pain care.

Completion of this workshop by health professionals, yoga teachers, yoga therapists and movement practitioners meets partial requirements for the Pain Care Yoga and Pain Care Movement teacher certificates through www.paincareu.com

 

REGISTER HERE

**This course is not intended to assess or treat or act as medical advice for your individual health concerns. Please ensure you feel safe to practice in a group class without individual assessment or attention. Please seek guidance and treatment from your health professional in your area for any unmanaged conditions.**

 

Instructor: Shelly Prosko, PT, C-IAYT

Shelly is a Canadian physiotherapist, yoga therapist, educator, author and speaker dedicated to empowering individuals to create and sustain meaningful lives by teaching and advocating for the integration of yoga into modern healthcare. She is a respected pioneer of PhysioYoga, a combination of physiotherapy and yoga.

In addition to being a Pain Care Yoga Trainer, Shelly also guest lectures at medical colleges, teaches at yoga therapy schools and yoga teacher trainings, speaks internationally at yoga therapy and medical conferences, contributes to yoga academic research and offers onsite and online continuing education courses for yoga and healthcare professionals on topics surrounding chronic pain, pelvic health, compassion and professional burnout. Her courses are highly sought after and have been well received by many physiotherapists, yoga professionals and other healthcare providers.

She has authored book chapters and is co-editor and co-author of the textbook Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain by Singing Dragon Publishers. She is also known for her TEDx talk: Pushing Boundaries in Physiotherapy.

Shelly is a University of Saskatchewan graduate and has extensive training in numerous specialty areas with over 20 years of experience integrating yoga therapy into rehabilitation and wellness care. She emphasizes the immense value gained from clinical experience and learning from her patients, the professionals she teaches and the colleagues with which she collaborates and considers herself a lifelong student.

She maintains a clinical practice in Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada and mentors professionals who are interested in pursuing this integrative path.

In addition to her many skills as a healthcare practitioner, Shelly is also an accomplished figure skater and has traveled the world with many professional ice shows. She is passionate about music, dance and spending quality time with family and friends. Shelly believes that meaningful connections, spending time in nature and sharing joy can be powerful contributors to healing and well-being.

Please visit www.physioyoga.ca for more info and resources.

 

This Pain Care Yoga (PCY) course is hosted by Empowered Yoga.

To REGISTER for this course CLICK HERE

**This course is not intended to assess or treat or act as medical advice for your individual health concerns. Please ensure you feel safe to practice in a group class without individual assessment or attention. Please seek guidance and treatment from your health professional in your area for any unmanaged conditions.**