When to Refer Out: When & How to Refer Students Out for Diagnosis or Individual Assessment

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Questions Answered Here

  1. How can you lessen the likelihood that students will attend a class that is not a good fit for them?
  2. Provide sample content targeted to students with injuries to help them choose a proper class and to arrive prepared.
  3. Why is it important to differentiate between issues related to imbalance vs. “pathological processes?”
  4. Describe six symptoms that may indicate a need for immediate medical care.
  5. Name five conditions for which it is advisable to refer students to work individually with an expert before attending a group class.
  6. Describe three ways to respond to students who are experiencing a condition outside your qualifications and experience.
  7. If a student has had surgery, is injured, or has a serious condition, what questions does she need to ask her healthcare provider in order to guide decisions about safely practicing yoga?

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