Chronic Pain & Yoga — for Health & Wellness Coaches, Yoga Therapists, Yoga Teachers, Holistic Healthcare Providers

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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.


Cite research on the effectiveness of yoga in reducing chronic pain. Explain why and how yoga helps those who suffer from chronic pain. Provide teaching objectives for using yoga when experiencing chronic pain and describe the yoga techniques that tend to be effective. Note some strategies that can help in designing an effective class for those experiencing chronic pain.

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