In 2011, estimates of hospital admissions due to yoga injuries reached nearly 3,500, according to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Many healthcare and rehabilitation professionals are looking to incorporate yoga into treatment for patients. This necessitates that the professional has a sound foundation in yoga practices prior to implementing or recommending such interventions safely.
This introductory course begins to uncover the Yoga4Karma™ Method offering a concise and accessible path of yoga that the professional can put into action both personally and professionally. Gain an understanding of the background and history of yoga. Dissect common yoga styles and practices. Create a personal practice. Learn to recommend practices appropriately. Nothing happens by chance!
This Seminar-on-Demand is 4 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 4||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Beginner||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Defining "Wellness"
- The effects of yoga on heart disease, diabetes, cancer and obesity
- Integrating yoga into current medical practices
- Resources and literature
- Defining yoga
- Assessing therapeutic value of a yoga practice
- Demonstrative video: Breathing techniques
- Demonstrative video: Eye exercises
- Modifying yoga poses
- 4 step functional approach to yoga
- Documentation and billing
- Lab case samples: Parkinson's Disease, cerebral palsy
- Pose selection: Standing poses, balance poses, sitting poses, forward bends, twists, inversions, backward bending, relaxation poses
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to guide the professional through a study of the Yoga4Karma™ Method offering a concise and accessible path of yoga that the professional can put into action both personally and professionally.
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the background, history, and current state of yoga.
- Explain the benefits of yoga.
- Compare various practices and styles of yoga.
- Identify components of a well-rounded yoga practice.
- Simplify basic yoga techniques and identify common modifications.
- Recommend appropriate techniques and educate clients of risks and precautions.
- Develop a self-practice.
- Recognize authoritative resources on yoga.
Contact Hours: 4
Target Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants.
Instructional Level: Beginner
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Course Type: Seminar-On-Demand