Injuries & Conditions: Therapeutic Principles & General Approach for Yoga Teachers + Downloadable Cheat Sheet

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Questions Answered Here

  1. What is meant by “therapeutic principles” as we use the term here?
  2. Give two examples of a yoga teacher using therapeutic principles in teaching.
  3. Name three topics to become familiar with as background knowledge before considering how to approach a particular therapeutic situation.
  4. Why is it important to know if a student is taking pain medication?
  5. Describe six principles that can guide a general approach when addressing a therapeutic situation.
  6. Describe five foundations upon which therapeutic practice relies.
  7. How might teachers help students to experience an injury as their teacher?
  8. What is compensation as it refers to spinal curves and why is it important?

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