Injuries & Conditions in Yoga

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Please answer any one of the following in the Forum:

  1. Name five common causes of yoga injuries and how to help prevent injuries in classes.
  2. Differentiate accommodation from therapeutics and what is required to safely accommodate students with injuries and conditions.
  3. Understand the category of students most at risk of yoga-related injury and how to address some of the inherent challenges of teaching an individual practice in a group setting.

Injuries & Conditions in Yoga

Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we lay the foundation for promoting safety in yoga classes.

Objective

Become knowledgeable in injury prevention and ways to accommodate students who have injuries and conditions.

Description

Name five common causes of yoga injuries and how to help prevent injuries in classes. Differentiate accommodation from therapeutics and what is required to safely accommodate students with injuries and conditions. Understand the category of students most at risk of yoga-related injury and how to address some of the inherent challenges of teaching an individual practice in a group setting.