Yoga and Chronic Pain

Yoga and Chronic Conditions  

Chronic pain is the most burdensome health issue we face, but our understanding of pain is improving all the time. The good news is that the body and brain are adaptable, and will change if we train them. Quality movement, practised in an attentive way and in a supportive environment, is known to be one of the best ways of doing this. A yoga class is perfect!  


I have taught people with chronic pain conditions for a number of years - on a one-to-one basis, in general classes, as well as running specialist courses for people with persistent pain.

I currently offer individual classes for anyone interested in using yoga to help manage or resolve persistent pain, other chronic conditions such fatigue, anxiety, or any state that has come to feel unweildy.  Long Covid is much in the news at the moment, and has some similarities both with chronic pain and chronic fatigue. Using gentle movement, relating this to daily life, having some strategies to deal with fear and anxiety, and learning to relax can all help increase confidence in your body and the route back to a more normal way of life.  

Contact me if you are interested in one or more individual sessions, or would like to integrate into a general class.  And you can sign up here to join my mailing list.

 

"I very much enjoyed your gentle and clear way of teaching, and I feel I benefitted a lot from doing the course." (Anne)

"Very informative and beneficial. Thank you so much, Frankie."  (Sara)

"It's been a great course and made me think a lot more deeply about my movements and what pain means to me. Thank you!" (Jasmine)

other resources

This website is fabulous - tame the beast.  It explains persistent pain, why we get it, and how to manage it more effectively.  Lots of resources, and reassuring information.  Pain science has evolved enormously and one of its findings is that understanding pain - as well as being able to use this knowledge - is a really good way of relieving it.

See the classes and courses page for details of weekly classes


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