For health professionals & yoga teachers

Yoga can help people with pain reduce symptoms, keep up exercise and develop personally. You will need different classes at different stages of your pain journey. Here are some guidelines to help you choose the most appropriate pain-sensitive yoga class for you. Pain-Specific Yoga Classes 
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I was invited to speak at King Edward Memorial Hospital about how yoga can help women with pelvic pain. While there are demonstrated physiological benefits to yoga, such as reducing cortisol, enhancing internal body awareness and improving digestion, I’d like to write about some of the educative components Finding Yoga would consider in the design of a specific pelvic pain program. 1. Absence of pain does not guarantee wellness When asked to name their clients’ biggest challenges, practitioners at KEMH listed everyday living, having fulfilling roles, finding pleasure and acceptance.  You'll note that none are specifically about the physiological sensation of pain. They all relate to mental concepts of the experience of pain.