Individual sessions include appropriate application of physical therapy and yoga therapeutics.
Living Large Therapeutics will assist those clients seeking reimbursement from their specific health insurance programs.
It is estimated that more than 80 percent of Americans will experience lower back pain in their lifetime. Join physical therapist and yoga therapist, Emily Large, to learn simple yet potent evidence-based and non-pharmacological methods that optimize health, reduce pain and improve function. Expect to build strength and flexibility in the lower back, sacrum and hips with specific therapeutic sequences, as well as diminish stress with breathing techniques and mental focus specific for this region of the body.
Who can attend?
No previous yoga experience is necessary. Techniques are easy to learn, succinct yet potent, accessible for all body types, accessible for all physical capabilities. "If you can breathe, then you can do this yoga," Gary Kraftsow.
This course is appropriate for those who suffer from pain or dysfunction in this region of the body, physical therapy practitioners, occupational therapy practitioners, yoga therapists, yoga teachers, massage therapists and personal trainers. No previous yoga experience is necessary.
Brought to you by Emily Large, PT, ERYT-500, CYT of Living Large Therapeutics and Anne Klein, PT, CLT, PYT-C of Orlando Senior Health Network. Emily and Anne are graduates of UCF’s 1994 inaugural class in physical therapy and bring 50 years of combined clinical experience with unique specialties in the medical field to our Central Florida community.
Four continuing education hours approved for Florida PT's and PTA's in attendance and will be entered into CE Broker upon completion of the course. Other non-PT health care and wellness practitioners will receive a certificate of course completion upon request which may be submitted by participant for continuing education hours.
Expect to receive supportive class materials after course completion including:
** Audio recordings of each therapeutic yoga practice performed during class
** Illustrations of these same practices accompanied by customized notes specific for each practice
** Research summaries of yoga therapy for low back pain
** Presentation slides from this course
Yoga Journal Conferences
Presented at the Yoga Journal Grand Geneva 2009 Conference “Yoga Therapy for the Lower Back, Sacrum, and Hips,” “Why Practice Yoga?”
“Prevention of Yoga Injuries,” “Yoga Therapy for the Upper Back and Neck”
Presented at the Yoga Journal Florida 2010 Conference "Yoga Therapy for the Upper Back, Neck and shoulders," "Yoga for Stiff People," "Yoga Therapy for the Lower Back, Sacrum and Hips"
Creating a physical therapy and yoga therapy practice with low overhead
Presented at the 2009 International Association of Yoga Therapists annual conference SYTAR. This presentation was part of the Common Interest Community Workshop #6: Business/Professional Development.
Incorporating Yoga Therapy into Rehabilitation for Chronic Low Back Pain
Presented at the 2009 Florida Physical Therapy Association’s Spring Conference
Introduction to Yoga Therapy
Continuing education course applicable toward state licensure offered to health care professionals
Enliven your Liver
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Viniyoga to Celebrate the Advent Season
4-week series designed to celebrate the Advent season through postures, breathing techniques, relaxation, prayer, scripture, and ritual of lighting each candle in the Advent
wreath. Each week recognized the themes of Advent: hope, love, peace, and joy
Viniyoga for Chronic Low Back Pain
A 12-week series designed specifically for chronic low back pain. An NIH-funded study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in December of 2005 found Viniyoga to be effective to
treat chronic low back pain.
Viniyoga for Concentration
Workshop designed specifically to encourage mental focus, sharpen attention, and foster concentration
Viniyoga for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Post-pardum
Workshop specifically designed to address women’s reproductive health issues
Viniyoga for the Knees, Ankles, Feet
Workshop specifically designed to address structural issues common to the knees, ankles, and feet. This workshop focuses on alignment, weight bearing, and tracking.
Viniyoga for the Low Back, Sacrum and Hips
Workshop specifically designed to address low back, sacrum and hip issues.
Viniyoga for the Neck and Shoulders
Workshop specifically designed to address neck, upper back, and shoulder issues.
Viniyoga for Peak Performance
Workshop specifically designed for athletes interested in improving performance and reducing risk of injury
Viniyoga for Relaxation
Workshop designed specifically to allow body and mind complete relaxation
Viniyoga for Stiff Guys
Workshop specifically designed to address men’s structural needs and fitness goals
Viniyoga for Strengthening
Workshop designed specifically to strengthen all major muscle groups
Viniyoga for the Triathlete
For those who run, cycle or swim
Yoga Therapy for the Lumbar Spine and Iliopsoas Complex
Workshop designed to provide a solid understanding of yoga practices that stretch and strengthen the low back and iliopsoas complex