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Chronic Pain: A Human Perspective

Chronic Pain: A Human Perspective

 

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Workshop for Body Workers
October 27th, 2018
10am-4:30pm

Cost:
$75 early Bird
$90 after October 19th

Location:
Sante 350
Baker St
Nelson BC

Learn the fundamentals of Self Care, including pain management and stress management, by engaging in the Yoga Therapy, Meditation, and Compassionate Presence. We’ll set the intention of empowering ourselves and our clients with transformational practices for working through life challenges.

I’ll be teaching from my own experience as someone who not only works with people in pain but also experiences it personally.

Course Outline:
10am -1pm
Returning to Body
Lecture:
Definition of Intrinsic Health
Antidote to Suffering
Role of Trauma in chronic pain
Client relationship to be body when in chronic pain
The Chronic Pain Language
The role of stillness, kindness and curiosity in working with pain
Importance of Integration

Experiential Practice:
Self Presence Exercise
Breathing Exercise ~ The Falling Out Breath
Embodied Mindfulness Practice ~ Body Scan

2pm-4:30pm
Working With Difficult Emotions
Lecture:
5 pillars of living a joyful life with pain
Definition of “Embodied”
What gets in the way
Role of shame, vulnerability, empathy and connection
How to get “unstuck”

Experiential Practice:
Inner Tea Date/ Touch and Go
Daily Jewel Practice

Compassionate Exchange
Lecture:
Definition of exchange
Role in Chronic Pain
Qualities of Intrinsic Health
Creating a Self-Care Plan

Experiential
Body Speech and Mind practice
Modified Tonglen Practice

 

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