- Introductory concepts on the neuroscience of pain.
- How to approach discussions of pain within the context of teaching yoga.
- How to apply these concepts in an experimental practice that blends meditation and yoga asana.
- This course concludes with an interview between Tiffany Cruikshank, founder of Yoga Medicine®, and Marnie Hartman, a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and the presenter of this online course. Their open discussion gives insight into the language surrounding pain, how much is too much, and how to interact with medical providers for productive conversations.
Pain Science for Yoga Teachers Online Course
Pain is a natural human experience that we all encounter, and as yoga teachers, we often encounter conversations with our students on pain which can be challenging to navigate. This course, Pain Science for Yoga Teachers, is intended for Yoga Teachers with the intention to provide a foundation of knowledge on key concepts for pain, different ways to view pain to overcome it, and helpful tips for talking about pain in a yoga context.
- A yoga mat or clear space for sitting and yoga practice.
- Course length: 3 hours of online lecture/training videos.
- Multidisciplinary learning methods of theory (lecture) and application (yoga practice).
- An informative course handout available for download.
- A course certificate after the successful completion of the online quiz.
- This course is eligible for 3 hours of continuing education hours with Yoga Medicine® and/or Yoga Alliance.
- This course is available on-demand and does not expire, so you can always return to practice and revisit the material to deepen your understanding over time.
- A foundational understanding of key concepts for pain.
- Learn different ways to view pain to aid in overcoming pain.
- Helpful tips for talking about pain in a yoga context.
- Tangible examples of how to conceptualize pain and sensation through meditation and yoga asana.
About The Teacher
Marnie Hartman earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University. She worked broadly in Sports and Orthopedics and gained extensive training in Manual and Orthopedic Rehabilitation. Marnie is highly trained through International Spine and Pain Institute (ISPI) and Neuro-Orthopedic Institute (NOI) on treating patients with persistent pain. Using Therapeutic Neuroscience Education, with patients and medical providers, the epidemic of pain has changed for the better in Haines, Alaska; where she continues to live and work as the sole physical therapist.