Introduction to injuries and suggested modifications
In this course we will be discussing different factors relevant to injuries in Yoga. Keeping in mind that Yoga practices can cause injuries and students are likely to have pre-existing injuries.
It will look at ways to prevent injuries in your Yoga classes while looking after your own body when teaching.
There is a downloadable PDF with points and references from the lecture.
It is a purely theoretical workshop.
Please keep in mind that this is in no way a diagnostic manual, it is suitable for the scope of practice for general Yoga teachers.
- Lectures 5
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 10
- Assessments Yes
Introduction to injuries and suggested modifications transcript
The three frameworks for Injuries
Here we look at three different contexts for injuries within the practice of Yoga. 1- Injuries prone to Yoga practitioners 2- Injuries that students may be referred to Yoga to improve 3 -Injury prevention for you as a teacher
Unpacking the prevention of injuries
In this video we discuss the health benefits of Yoga and several principles to prevent injuries.
Asanas to practice with caution
Some poses to practice with caution when teaching Yoga.
When do we refer on to additional health care practitioners
When is it a good idea to refer your student to a physiotherapist or chiropractor?