It is important to understand how and why injuries can occur when practicing Yoga. Students will acquire a basic knowledge and understanding of Yoga in order to be able to better communicate with clients who practice Yoga and to give educated advice on how to prevent injuries.
This course explores the proven benefits of yoga, but also brings attention to potential injuries and danger zones that therapists need to be mindful of. Specific poses are demonstrated, including Forward Fold, Cobra, Lotus, Plow and Shoulderstand. Preventative care is discusses, as are knee injuries, hyperlordosis, neck and shoulder pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Herniated discs.
This Seminar-on-Demand is 3 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
|Contact Hours: 3||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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- Why Yoga?
- Heart Health and Other Proven Benefits
- Yoga and Massage
- Danger Zones
- The Problem with Backbends
- Specific Poses
- Forward Fold & Warrior I
- Cobra & Lotus
- Plow & Shoulderstand
- Preventive Care
- Fallen Arches
- Video Lab Demonstrations
- Knee Injuries & Hyperlordosis
- Neck Pain & Shoulder Injuries
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Herniated Discs
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is designed to guide the professional through a self-paced study on the basic poses of therapeutic yoga.
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Recognize the indications and contraindications for performing yoga.
- Identify the most common injuries that occur with performing yoga.
- Identify modifications for yoga poses for people with common injuries.
Contact Hours: 3
Target Audience: Massage Therapists.
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential