This course will review the literature that supports use of yoga as a neuromusulcar and psychoneurophysiological intervention. Implications of neuroendocrinology and proinflammatory action in the body will also be addressed, including the science of how yoga can improve and effect kinesthetic awareness and a case study for vestibular intervention.
Provision of the latest science in yoga prescription will empower you to affect change in both practitioner and patient stress response. Doing so can improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, reduce practitioner burnout, and provide you with tools needed to apply evidence-based medical therapeutic yoga intervention in your current practice.
- Differentiate between yoga, yoga therapy, and Medical Therapeutic Yoga (MTY).
- Identify how MTY is useable by persons of any spiritual background.
- Discuss the significance of sound and meditation types in yoga for systemic benefit.
- Identify methods for using non-dogmatic yoga philosophy in development of professional vision, practitioner burnout prevention, stress management, and life-balance skill set.
- Identify the seven foundations of physiology used in MTY practice.
- Recognize how kinesthetic awareness affects change in biopsychosocial outcomes.
- List how kinesthetic awareness can be used in prescribing MTY.
- Identify posture and breath techniques that can be used to affect kinesthetic dysfunction.