This course introduces a new model of assessment and practice by evolving yoga posture and breath practices via the evidence base. Modules 1 and 2 introduces the paradigm for clinical excellence in Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY).
This course teaches you to be bilingual, practicing east and west medicine, in order to improve patient outcomes, streamline systems-based assessment, lower overhead, reduce practitioner burnout, and generate new sources of revenue. As a “hybrid healer” you will be able immediately use the methods taught in this course in clinical and wellness populations.
This course provides an evidence-based and informed, standardized method for safe clinical use of yoga in healthcare and wellness care to affect systemic (gut-brain-body) health. It yokes yogic medicine and rehabilitation to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction while also addressing practitioner self-care.
- Identify the 7 point pedagogical method used to deepen your clinical skillset.
- List 10 Precepts for safe and evidence-based Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY).
- Recognize how the yogic biopsychosocial model impacts clinical practice.
- Identify how to recognize yoga and yoga therapy programs for content and safety.
- Understand how MTY is inclusive of yoga’s origins and philosophy.
- Follow the PYTI® Code of Ethics, guidelines to practice, teaching, and meditation.
- Identify obstructions to transformative learning.
- Recognize therapeutic and preventive value of the biopsychosocial (BPS) conceptual model to improve patient adherence and self-efficacy.
- Define the science of yoga and its rationale for efficacy.
- List medical, psychological, biological, and physical evidence for yoga.
- Identify 5 interventions for each of the 5 BPS model limbs.
- Understand how to administer a psycho-emotional inventory for pain management.
Instructor: Ginger Garner