Yoga for Chronic Pain

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we apply knowledge of chronic pain and Hatha Yoga tools to teaching.


Apply knowledge from chronic pain research and how chronic pain impacts the nervous system to support effective teaching choices.


Explain why and how yoga helps those who suffer from chronic pain. Provide teaching objectives for using yoga to address chronic pain and describe the yoga techniques that tend to be effective with chronic pain. Note some strategies that can help in designing an effective class to address chronic pain.

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