Yoga and Science in Pain Care: The Book Club Webinar Series
August 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Join Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko and Marlysa Sullivan, the co-editors of Yoga and Science in Pain Care, for this free webinar on Embodia in which they introduce and discuss the launch of their new online offering:
Yoga and Science in Pain Care: The Book Club Webinar Series.
Yoga therapists and health professionals are already hungry for more knowledge and skills. The voices of the authors will bring even more life to this important work.
Join us in this free webinar. Learn what the 15-session book club webinar series is about, what you will gain, and how you can enter to win a free copy of the book. Plus, enjoy the opportunity to ask the co-editors about yoga and science in pain care.
NOTE: This webinar is limited to 1000 participants. In order to register, please login to Embodia (or create your free Embodia account). Our webinars book up quickly! If you don’t get a spot in the webinar room we will be streaming to Facebook Live and will send details closer to the date.
SIGN UP for access to the FREE WEBINAR HERE
PT, MSc(RHBS), BA-BPHE, CIAYT, ERYT500
Neil Pearson is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist and Clinical Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia. He is founding chair of the Canadian Physiotherapy Pain Science Division, the first PT to receive the Canadian Pain Society’s Excellence in Interprofessional Pain Education award, and a previous Director with Pain BC. He has received awards from Queen’s University and the Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia for his clinical work and teaching.
As a yoga therapist, Neil is certified with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, faculty in four yoga therapist training programs, and has trained over 2000 practitioners in the integration of pain science, pain care and yoga as therapy through his IAYT approved Pain Care Yoga certificate courses. Neil works for the Doctors of British Columbia developing and delivering Continuing Medical Education on pain management including yoga.
His recent accomplishments include lead contributor to Pain BC’s online Pain Foundations course and their Gentle Movement and Relaxation Series, and author/coeditor of the textbook, Yoga and Science in Pain Care. His patient education book, Understand Pain Live Well Again, published in 2007, has been translated to French and (written) Mandarin. His online pain care programs, First 5 Steps and Pain Care for Life are available at www.lifeisnow.ca, while www.paincareu.com is Neil’s pain care website.
PT, CPI, C-IAYT
Shelly is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist, educator and pioneer of PhysioYoga with over 20 years of experience integrating yoga into rehabilitation with a focus on helping people suffering from chronic or persistent pain, pelvic health conditions and professional burnout. She guest lectures at yoga and physiotherapy programs, presents at yoga therapy and medical conferences globally, provides mentorship to health providers, offers onsite and online continuing education courses for yoga and health professionals and is a Pain Care U Yoga Trainer. She maintains a clinical practice in Sylvan Lake, Canada and believes that cultivating meaningful connections, compassion and joy can be powerful contributors to recovery and well-being. Shelly is co-editor of the book Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain.
Please visit www.physioyoga.ca to learn more