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Yoga as a Therapeutic Tool (3 contact hours) (#431)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  431

Hours:  3

Price:  $39.00

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Course not available in WV. Course is available online only.

 

Description

The purpose of this course is to define the benefits of yoga and how it can be utilized as part of a therapeutic exercise program. Basic yoga poses are explained with illustrations included. Benefits of yoga such as increasing flexibility, strength, posture, cardiac function, and sensory processing are explained. Sample yoga programs are outlined. Special bonus in this course is discussion on how to adapt yoga for special populations such as pediatrics (including fun adaptations), back injuries, prenatal, and chair yoga. This is a course for any therapist interested in using yoga as therapeutic exercise in multiple clinical settings.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------***COURSE OBJECTIVES*** At the completion of this course, the therapist will be able to: identify the therapeutic benefits of yoga perform several basic yoga poses and explain their benefits discuss how to progress or support basic yoga poses. discuss how yoga practice can be incorporated into a therapeutic setting develop a basic yoga plan or session and progress the patient discuss the utilization of props to assist in special populations adapt yoga in the pediatric population including infants add fun adaptations in the pediatric setting adapt yoga for the patient with back injury, who is wheel chair bound, or pregnant explain what diagnoses may benefit from a yoga therapeutic program

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course Reviews

Good basic course on using yoga
Elizabeth M., Oct. 5, 2017

This was a good basic introduction to yoga. I like seeing the pictures of the poses. This fall, I am will be doing some yoga with a student to improve balance, flexibility and stability as part of the IEP.
Angela B., Jun. 9, 2017

The course met its objectives and was clearly and effectively presented. I gained new skills and knowledge to assist in including yoga to my practice.
shelley w., Feb. 17, 2017

Very informative. Would like to try yoga with my 3-5 year old special needs children
Katrina W., Dec. 19, 2016

I enjoyed expanding my knowledge and reviewing what I knew about Yoga in this course. I would recommend including pictures of adaptations, especially for special populations. I would love to see a Yoga course adapted to the elderly population.
Nancy M., Mar. 19, 2016

Informative. WILL BE USING THIS FOR MY PATIENTS.
Susan T., Nov. 23, 2015

course well explained with great info. to use in rehab
Elizabeth S, May. 5, 2015

I learned the benefits of yoga and have been able to explain yoga techniques as well as poses to teach to my patients.
Valerie G, Apr. 17, 2015

Good for modifications/adaptations
Alisha K, Sep. 11, 2014

Very informative course with nice photos of poses and detailed information about the benefits of each.
AB, Jan. 13, 2013

Liked how poses relate to stretching and strengthening different muscle groups
KC, Mar. 10, 2012

Good info.
AF, Mar. 1, 2012

Important material on how to relate it to my pediatric population
FJ, Feb. 26, 2012

Encouragement to use yoga whenever possible and use modifications as needed was important to this home study.
EA, Feb. 17, 2012

 

 

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