I'm thrilled to announce I will be one of the presenters at the 2019 Woman on Fire: Redefining Working in Wellness with Women in Brighton, UK! Jenny Burrell and Michelle Lyons have spear-headed this incredible conference dedicated to delivering quality continuing education in an inspiring, empowering and FUN way. Something that is well aligned with my own mission to do the same. I will be presenting 2 sessions: A lecture-type presentation on Cultivating Compassion in Therapy and a practical session…Find out more »
Self-Care for Health Caregivers: Preventing Burnout and Empathic Distress Through Yoga Whether you are suffering from or experiencing the stages of professional burnout or whether you are overly empathetic and feel you are fatiguing and burning out from your continual role as a healthcare provider or other professional who cares for people on a daily basis, this 2 day course in the beautiful Canadian rocky mountains is for you. Shelly is a physical therapist and yoga therapist that is dedicated…Find out more »
I'm honoured to be presenting at the 2019 Symposium on Yoga Therapy and Research (SYTAR) in Newport Beach, CA on: Yoga Therapy and Pelvic Health: Featuring Incontinence, the Silent and Isolating Companion Our pelvic floor (PF) plays key roles in bladder, bowel, reproduction, sexual function, breathing, hip function, balance and more. Unfortunately, PF issues are often poorly addressed or ignored. Incontinence is common in men and women of varying ages and in young athletes; yet many stay silent about…Find out more »
PhysioYoga Retreat with Shelly Prosko AN EDUCATIONAL RETREAT-STYLE COURSE DESIGNED FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS Join Shelly Prosko for this inaugural PhysioYoga Retreat August 16-18, 2019 at Pure Awareness Retreat site in Winfield, AB. This 3-day, 2-night retreat is specifically designed to provide physical therapy, occupational therapy, and massage therapy professionals/students with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to begin to integrate principles of therapeutic yoga into their own practice. While this is an educational course, it also aims to address the ever-present theme of "burnout" in…Find out more »
Your pelvic floor plays an important role not only in bladder, bowel, reproduction and sexual function, but also in spinal health, hip function, breathing, voice production, 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 women and men. Join Shelly Prosko, PT, CPI, C-IAYT, Physiotherapist and…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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 »
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 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…Find out more »
CANCELLED due to COVID-19 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…Find out more »