Clinical Yoga for Rehabilitation, Recovery & Well-Being

Skill level: BeginnerCPD hours: 150 hours
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Course details

  • Unlock the power of yoga as a tool for rehabilitation, recovery and well-being
  • Set yourself apart from other health and wellness practitioners
  • Effectively integrate yoga into your patients' treatment plans
  • Enhance your ability to provide holistic care
  • Fully accredited by the FHT

Join us on this transformative yoga teacher training course where we unlock the power of yoga as a tool for rehabilitation, recovery and well-being.

Within this specialist course, we teach you how to assess, set goals, and create sequences that cater to individuals seeking rehabilitation and recovery, whilst guiding you in understanding the connection between the body and mental well-being, and highlighting how yoga can play a vital role in not only physical rehabilitation but also in promoting mental clarity and emotional balance during the recovery journey.

This unique course serves as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals and wellness practitioners seeking to offer a more comprehensive and client-centred approach in their teaching style, with a particular focus on therapeutic outcomes.

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In this comprehensive yoga programme, you will embark on a journey to learning the foundations of yoga, its poses and its various classes and sequences, all with a strong emphasis on intention, biomechanics, and rehabilitation. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge and skills to use yoga as a tool for holistic well-being and recovery.

Foundations of Yoga with a Rehabilitation Focus:
  • Yoga's Healing History: Explore the rich history of yoga and its ancient roots in healing and therapy. Discover how yoga has been used for centuries to promote physical and mental rehabilitation.
  • Poses and Sequences for Recovery: Dive deep into yoga poses and sequences specifically curated to aid in rehabilitation. Whether you're recovering from an injury, surgery, or simply seeking to enhance your physical health, these practices are tailored to your unique needs.
Assessment, Goal Setting, and Sequence Creation:
  • Personalised Rehabilitation: Learn how to assess your own physical condition and set personalised rehabilitation goals. Whether your aim is to improve flexibility, alleviate pain, or regain strength, we'll guide you in creating sequences that cater to your objectives.
Enhancing Your Practice:
  • The Power of Props: Discover the transformative potential of yoga props such as blocks, straps, and bolsters. These tools will support you in achieving optimal alignment and comfort during your practice, making rehabilitation more accessible.
  • Breath as a Healing Force: Harness the power of your breath (pranayama) to manage pain, reduce stress, and enhance the healing process. Understand how controlled breathing can be a powerful tool in your rehabilitation journey.
  • Muscle Actions and Stretches: Explore specific muscle actions and targeted stretches designed to aid in recovery. These techniques will help you restore muscle function, increase range of motion, and alleviate discomfort.
Holistic Approach to Well-being:
  • Body and Mind Connection: Embrace the holistic connection between your physical and mental well-being. Yoga is not just about the body; it's about nurturing your mind and spirit. Through mindfulness and meditation, you'll learn how to find inner peace and balance.
  • Stress Reduction and Mental Resilience: Yoga offers invaluable techniques for stress reduction, anxiety management, and building mental resilience. You'll discover practices to cultivate emotional well-being, promoting a positive mindset throughout your rehabilitation journey.

This unique course serves as a valuable resource for healthcare professionals and wellness practitioners seeking to offer a more comprehensive and client-centred approach in their teaching style, with a particular focus on therapeutic outcomes.

By undertaking this comprehensive programme, you can expect not only to enhance your own understanding of yoga as a toolkit for rehabilitation and recovery but also how to effectively integrate yoga-based practices into the treatment of specific conditions.

Whether you’re a physiotherapist, osteopath, massage therapist, or any other health and wellness practitioner that is wanting to teach yoga with a more personalised approach, this course guarantees to set you apart from other practitioners and to unlock the power of yoga as a tool for rehabilitation, recovery and well-being.

This course is suitable for health and wellness practitioners with an existing knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics. Unsure if that includes you? Get in touch with us here or send us an email at [email protected]. We typically respond within a few hours.

Assessment consists of:

  • Initial quiz on anatomy and biomechanics
  • Mini quizzes throughout the online segment
  • Practical assessment during the in-person segment
  • Submission of a written plan and case study following the in-person segment

We’re with you every step of the way. As soon as you book, you’ll gain access to our online portal, meaning you can start learning immediately. In addition, Shara and our learner support team are easily accessible, and happy to help in any way we can.

Close to the in-person segment of the course, we will be in touch with the finer details associated with start times, parking and other points to note.

If you've checked over the course information but still have some questions, please get in touch via our contact form or on [email protected] (we respond to all queries, usually within the hour).

We’re happy to provide you with 14 days free access to a taster course. This taster course includes a small number of lessons from the full course, helping you to get a flavour for how we do things. Sign up here.

Meet your tutor

Shara Crunden

Shara Crunden

Shara qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2003 from Johannesburg medical school where she also picked up the love of Yoga and Pilates. After moving to Bermuda and attending a course by the amazing Dr Neil...
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Agenda

Agenda 1: OnlineOnline

As soon as you book, you’ll gain access to our online portal, where we kick things off with a quiz, as well as an introduction and a brief history of yoga.

Working your way through a carefully curated selection of online learning modules, you will learn the foundations of yoga, its poses and its various classes and sequences, all with a strong emphasis on intention, biomechanics, and rehabilitation.

You will learn how to assess, set goals and create sequences, incorporating the use of props, breath, stretches, muscle contractions and myofacial release to enhance the practice, covering standing, seated, supine and a host of other poses to add depth and variety to your teaching.

To round things off, we’lI go through some sports specific examples to enhance how we need to look at the body and use intentional movements and poses specific for our clients physical and mental goals.

Finally, there will be a yoga sequence plan to submit at the end, as well as quizzes throughout to reassure you that you’re on track.

Agenda 2: Day One

Day One of the face-to-face component commences with an introduction and warm-up session, including a welcome, icebreaker, overview of objectives, and a gentle warm-up sequence.

This is followed by a session on ankle sprains, covering their causes, symptoms, and yoga-based rehabilitation techniques, followed by a session focusing on the power of breathwork, delving into its role in rehabilitation and introducing various different techniques.

The agenda then includes a segment on lower back pain, discussing its causes and introducing specific yoga poses, followed by addressing sciatica, and finally a segment on cervical radiculopathy and focusing on the neck and upper spine.

The day then concludes with a 45-minute yoga nidra for healing session, highlighting its use for physical and emotional rehabilitation. And finally a closing and Q&A session ends the day, featuring a cool-down yoga sequence, open forum for questions, key takeaways, and closing remarks.

Agenda 3: Day Two

Day Two of the face-to-face component begins with an introduction and warm-up, followed by a session on knee pain rehabilitation. This includes an understanding of knee pain causes and yoga-based rehabilitation techniques, along with a practical session.

Next, a thoracic rehabilitation seminar covers thoracic and hip pain, emphasising posture and alignment, followed by a practical workshop targeting the thoracic spine.

Following this, our next session addresses hip pain rehabilitation, discussing causes, symptoms, and posture, along with yoga poses to relieve hip pain.

The agenda then includes a session on shoulder, elbow and wrist issues, discussing upper extremity problems, yoga solutions, and a practical segment, which is then followed by a session focusing on meditation and mental well-being, explaining meditation benefits and leading a guided meditation.

The day continues with sport-specific considerations, highlighting yoga's role in athlete rehabilitation and adaptations for specific sports.

Finally, we close with another Q&A featuring a gentle cool-down, open forum for questions, key takeaways, and closing remarks.

Course bookings

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Newcastle, Breeze Academy HQ, NE29 6, UK

13th - 14th Jul 2024 (8:45 AM - 4:30 PM)

£190.00per monthFor 5 months

London, Uk

20th - 21st Jul 2024 (8:45 AM - 4:30 PM)

£190.00per monthFor 5 months

Manchester, UK

5th - 6th Oct 2024 (8:45 AM - 4:30 PM)

£190.00per monthFor 5 months

Glasgow, UK

12th - 13th Oct 2024 (8:45 AM - 4:30 PM)

£190.00per monthFor 5 months