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Date: 21st September 2020

Location: Online via Zoom

Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Cost: £45.00

A workshop for yoga teachers who wish to work with those affected by cancer, and for therapists and cancer professionals who wish to offer some yoga practises to their clients. This 3 hour CPD workshop will give you practical skills that you can take away with you to confidently and safely work with people affected by cancer.

There will be a good mix of theory, discussion, Q&A and practical teaching experience so that at the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with cancer patients
  • Assess whether you are able to teach someone safely
  • Have the knowledge to integrate someone living with cancer in your class
  • Create a lesson plan for one-to-one sessions and/or home practise
  • Build a network and resources to support yourself and people living with cancer

Subject areas will include:

  • An overview of cancer and common medical treatments
  • How cancer diagnosis and treatments may affect people
  • Who are we being when we teach yoga to people with cancer?
  • Safety assessments before teaching (and when not to teach)
  • Lesson planning - beneficial practises to include, precautions and modifications
  • Supporting yourself as a teacher

Jenni's Blog

Here Jenni shares her blog about how to support someone who is living with cancer: