Integration of Yoga in Healthcare: Hope and Possibility for People in Pain with Shelly Prosko, PT, CPI, C-IAYT Thursday, Feb 27 @ 7 pm College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan Health Sciences E-Wing Room 1130 Yoga is one of the most popular complementary health practices in North America and is steadily gaining popularity as an effective approach used by healthcare professionals to help people with a variety of conditions including chronic pain. Yoga therapy offers a framework that is person-centered,…Find out more »
Yoga and Compassion in Pain Care: science meets practice
Heartfelt Yoga, Blackfalds, AB
Join Shelly Prosko, physiotherapist, yoga therapist, educator and co-editor/author of "Yoga and Science in Pain Care" for this 1 day workshop bridging science, compassion and yoga practices and principles for helping people with persistent or chronic pain.
This workshop will be a combination of lecture and practice.
We will learn and experience:
key concepts in pain science and how these can be translated into a yoga practice
key concepts that bridge compassion science with yoga principles and practices
how compassion and self-compassion can be cultivated to enhance pain care (for both the teacher/therapist and the student/client)
how yoga principles and practices can provide a safe and empowering path for people in pain.
Enjoy learning while also experiencing some self-care in a relaxing and extremely welcoming environment at HeartFelt Yoga in Blackfalds.Find out more »
Exploring Pain Through Yoga and Science: A Guide for Teaching Yoga to People in Pain with Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko and Marlysa Sullivan 6 HOURS of onsite learning with the co-editors of Yoga and Science in Pain Care: 11am - 6pm As yoga or movement professionals, there is a good chance you will encounter people in your classes who experience pain. After all, an estimated 20 - 25% of North Americans, and 1.5 billion people worldwide, live with chronic…Find out more »
Exploring Pain Through Yoga and Science: A Guide for Teaching Yoga to People in Pain with Neil Pearson, Shelly Prosko and Marlysa Sullivan Co-editors/authors of Yoga and Science in Pain Care Through both lecture and experiential teaching, this 2 hour workshop explores the current science about pain, how yoga practices and philosophy can relate to pain management, as well as common misunderstandings surrounding pain in our culture and yoga communities. Learn how to offer safe and suitable practices for…Find out more »
Join Shelly Prosko, PT, C-IAYT, CPI, physical therapist and yoga therapist, for this onsite 20 hour weekend yoga therapy course focusing on pelvic floor health that offers a combination of inspiring, empowering, educational and valuable theory and practice. This course explores the evidence surrounding the biopsychosocial factors that influence pelvic floor function and integrates this evidence with yoga practices and philosophy that can be safely and effectively used to address and maintain optimal pelvic floor health in both men and women in an accessible way.Find out more »
photo cred Wenhao Ji, Unsplash The 2020 Pain Society of Alberta annual conference takes place in the breathtaking Canadian Rockies. Join the invited 2020 Distinguished Conference Speakers Dr. David Dodick, a world leader in the field of headache and migraine from the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Launette Rieb is a Family Physician certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British…Find out more »
Save the Date! EDMONTON, AB Pain Care Yoga Part 2 Nov 6 -8, 2020 Pain Care Yoga Part 2 (also known as "Overcome Pain Gentle Yoga") is a 3-day workshop for healthcare and yoga professionals who are interested in ongoing learning about pain, current pain science, and learning and experiencing how yoga and contemplative practices can help people in pain and be an effective, valuable and evidence-informed part of pain care. This is Part 2 of the 3 part Pain…Find out more »
Yoga Therapy: An Evidence-Informed Integrative Approach to Help People Enhance Pelvic Floor Health Ottawa, ON Your pelvic floor plays an important role not only in bladder, bowel, reproduction and sexual function, but also in hip function, breathing, core strategies, standing balance and more. The pelvic floor is also known to be intimately connected to the feet and the floor of the mouth. Pelvic health issues related to these many roles are commonly poorly addressed or often left untreated in both…Find out more »