Traditional Yoga Meets Pain Science
Pain Care Aware™ FOUNDATIONS COURSE Yoga Teacher Training
PCA™ FOUNDATIONS COURSE provides yoga teachers, teachers-in-training, yoga therapists and health care practitioners brining yoga into their scope of practice with the knowledge and skills required to adapt their teaching to meet society’s need to provide a pain-informed approach to teaching yoga.
Graduates attain a much needed and updated class cueing skill set, with language based in compassionate knowledge that includes the understanding of pain and enhances the overall safety within their yoga classes. The course builds your confidence as a yoga teacher to hold space with integrity and skill, knowing people in pain are present and looking for guidance to change pain.
PCA™ is a two-step training program integrating yogic and scientific views of pain and pain care. It prepares yoga teachers for the growing number of students coming to yoga in pain, while assisting in prevention of injury and pain from yoga practice.
Yoga teachers who re-conceptualize pain create safer movement experiences, challenge limitations and reconnect students to their true nature.