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Yoga Therapy Specialist Weekend Intensive

Yoga and Pain, Chronic Pain and the Lived Experience of Pain

A weekend immersion by Neil Pearson, PT, MSc

The weekend of Feb 16 & 17, 2013
Time: noon - 6pm
Location: Niroga Yoga Studio
$300 for the weekend training
$250 early-bird discount if pre-registered by Feb 10, 2013
Registration is required : Registration form
* For yoga teachers, health care professionals, and serious yoga students only.
No refunds
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This weekend immersion is part of a monthly series of yoga therapy immersions offered by the Niroga Institute, for yoga students and teachers as well as health care practitioners who have a serious interest in learning the principles of Yoga Therapy. It will be led by yoga therapist/physical therapist Neil Pearson. The weekend will begin with interactive lectures, then progress to experiential learning and brainstorming, as we gain knowledge and deeper understanding of how Yoga is one of the perfect paths to live life in the face of persisting pain.

Weekend Overview:

  • Saturday:
    12-2pm Understanding Pain
    2-4pm Understanding Chronic Pain and the Lived Experience of Pain
    4-5pm Overcome Pain with Gentle Yoga Practice
    5-6pm Raja Yoga practices for the Person in Pain
  • Sunday:
    12-2 PM, When the students states, “It hurts when I practice this asana”.
    2-5 PM, Open Workshop: Yoga practices to benefit the individual in pain
    5-6 PM, Closing Circle

This weekend session is one of eleven weekend trainings offered in 2013 on specific topics, which are part of a year- long Yoga Therapy Specialist training program. These weekend trainings are open and available as separate training modules for yoga teachers, qualified yoga students, and professionals for enhancing their knowledge and skills in specific areas.