Yoga Perth Tag

In our first six months, 37 physiotherapists, yoga teachers, occupational therapists and other health practitioners from three states in Australia and New Zealand have completed the 2.5-day Yoga for Pain Preliminaries Training. What exactly can you expect in this course, and how can it help your work as a health care provider?

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.