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Expert Series: Yoga as a Therapeutic Approach in Pelvic Health Care with Shelly Prosko

Expert Series: Yoga as a Therapeutic Approach in Pelvic Health Care with Shelly Prosko

Expert Series: Yoga as a Therapeutic Approach in Pelvic Health Care with Shelly Prosko

This course includes
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Certificate of completion

Expert Series: Episode 22 with Shelly Prosko.

Yoga is one of the most popular complementary health practices and is increasingly becoming more recognized and valued by health professionals and organizations. We have growing research that shows yoga can be safe and effective for people with certain pelvic health conditions.

This online physiotherapy course will introduce yoga therapy as a practical and accessible approach for people with various pelvic floor dysfunctions.

What you’ll learn...

✔ Gain an introductory understanding of how yoga practices and principles might be used as an adjunct approach to support optimal pelvic floor health for people who may be suffering from a variety of pelvic floor dysfunctions.

✔ Gain basic, introductory knowledge of yoga, yoga therapy, and PhysioYoga.

✔ Understand and appreciate the practical value, accessibility, and benefits of integrating yoga into physiotherapy treatments.

✔ Outline biopsychosocial factors that can influence pelvic floor function and performance and how yoga can play a role in addressing these factors using a panca maya kosha model of health.

A growing body of research suggests that therapeutic yoga can be used as an effective and safe form of complementary therapy for numerous dysfunctions, including a variety of pelvic floor dysfunctions.

This 60-minute complimentary course serves as an introduction to the use of yoga therapy as a complementary approach to help people who are suffering from various pelvic floor dysfunctions.

Whether you are a pelvic floor physiotherapist looking to expand your current approach or a rehab or yoga professional wanting to learn more about pelvic health and yoga therapy, this course is meant to introduce how yoga can address pelvic floor health in an evidence-informed manner.

The instructors
Shelly Prosko

Shelly is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist, educator and pioneer of PhysioYoga with over 20 years of experience integrating yoga into rehabilitation with a focus on helping people suffering from chronic or persistent pain, pelvic health conditions and professional burnout. She guest lectures at yoga and physiotherapy programs, presents at yoga therapy and medical conferences globally, provides mentorship to health providers, offers onsite and online continuing education courses for yoga and health professionals and is a Pain Care U Yoga Trainer. She maintains a clinical practice in Sylvan Lake, Canada and believes that cultivating meaningful connections, compassion and joy can be powerful contributors to recovery and well-being. Shelly is co-editor of the book Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain. 

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Course Material included in this course
  • Yoga As A Therapeutic Approach in Pelvic Health Care
  • Yoga Principles in Physiotherapy Sessions
  • Physioyoga
  • Integrating Yoga into Your Practice
  • Prescribing Yoga Poses
  • Charting Your Sessions
  • Yoga Teaching and Certifications
  • Yoga and Pelvic Floor Weakness
  • Conclusion
  • Feedback