Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness
Current evidence-based research on yoga, meditation, and mindfulness for urinary incontinence, urgency, pelvic organ prolapse, pregnancy, postpartum, pelvic girdle pain, functional bowel disorders,osteoporosis,
menopause, and pelvic pain will be presented
in a retreat setting.
This interactive course will give clinicians
the skills in yoga and mindfulness
practice to return to the clinic and
implement treatment and exercise
prescriptions for specific
pelvic health conditions.
Content will include detailed examples of yoga
poses specific to clinical diagnosis with
modifications and contraindications.
Yoga and meditation will be interwoven
throughout the course to allow
participants to experience the
health benefits of both and gain
skills for returning to the clinic.
Upon completion, students will have skills and resources to transfer their knowledge to patient care including:
Prepared content for exercise prescriptions and progressions
Knowledge of yoga and meditation types and terminology to support referral of patients to classes in the community
Resource lists including apps, websites, and books to provide therapists with reference material and items to use to assist clients with adherence
Reference materials for experiential course activities including Yoga Nidra practice, Dosha types, and breathing exercises
Methods to educate patients on addressing the mind-body connection.