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Yoga for Pain is for people with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue or other persistent pain challenges who would like to learn to move more effortlessly. Friday April 17 11 - 1.30pm Workshop 1: effortless movement and working with your body Saturday May 2 11 - 1.30pm Workshop 2: perception of self through...

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.