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Menopause Yoga CPD Course

A one-day Continuing Professional Development course in Menopause Awareness for yoga and bodywork teachers. Earns 5 CPD points.
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Menopause Yoga CPD Course

Time & Location

05 Dec, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT
Zoom

About The Event

Learn how to safely support women in your yoga classes with this one-day CPD course led by Petra Coveney, founder of Menopause Yoga. It is open to male and female qualified yoga and bodywork teachers.

This course earns 5 CPD points and is recognised by the British Wheel of Yoga. 

All women go through the menopause, usually between the ages of 45-55 but sometimes earlier, which means that there are women in your yoga classes who are experiencing this hormonal transition from fertility to post reproductivity.

The hormone-related symptoms they experience can range from headaches, hot flushes and irritability, anxiety, insomnia and fatigue, lethargy and low mood, joint and muscle pain, digestive issues and weight gain - and many more. Long term health risks include osteopenia and osteoporosis (weakened bones), sarcopenia (muscle loss) and cardio vascular disease.  Yoga can significantly help women both manage their symptoms and ease their transition through this natural but often destabilising transition.

You can learn to support women safely in your yoga classes and offer specially modified yoga practices on this NEW 10-hour CPD course led by Petra Coveney - the founder of Menopause Yoga (2013) and author of a forthcoming book ‘Menopause Yoga – a holistic guide to supporting women on their menopause journey’ to be published by Singing Dragon, in October 2021.

MY combines western medical science with eastern wellbeing to give women a toolkit of techniques to manage their symptoms, and a positive perspective of the menopause as an opportunity for self-growth. Petra’s approach helps Educate women to feel Empowered, so they can Embrace the menopause.

This live online course is taught  from 10am-5pm. Trainees are required to attend the whole one day session, and answer a menopause quiz before receiving their certificate of attendance in Menopause Awareness. This course will be recorded for trainees who are not able to attend in a different time-zone.

Style of teaching

Petra will give live webinar-style talks, lead interactive group discussions and demonstrate key Menopause Yoga yoga asana, pranayama, meditation, mudra, mantra, and how to modify yoga practice for menopause. Trainees will practice teaching each other in online breakout rooms.

Course outcomes

On completion of this course, you will have an educated overview of the menopause from perimenopause to post menopause), the key symptoms, biological causes, how these may manifest in women attending your yoga classes, how to safely modify yoga asana and make menopausal women feel welcome in your classes.

100% attendance is required for this course and you will be asked to submit your quiz answers before receiving a certificate of attendance with 5 CPD hours from Menopause Yoga.

Please note that this is NOT a teacher training course – you will not be qualified to teach Menopause Yoga unless you complete the 40-hour Menopause Yoga Teacher Training course.

This CPD course is recognised as an accredited course by the  British Wheel of Yoga. The content of this course is aimed at raising awareness of the menopause, how yoga can help and how to modify your teaching to accommodate menopausal women safely in your own classes.

CPD Course Content includes:

·  Welcome Introduction and discussion.

·  Definitions - What is the Menopause? Western medical science & Eastern wellbeing.

·  Stages of the menopause, Symptoms and Solutions (this is an overview only).

·  Causes – Biology, Psychology, Society (Culture, Language, and Diversity).

·  How yoga can help? Key asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra, mudra.

·  How to recognise menopause symptoms in your class,

·  How to Modify yoga practice and adapt studio setting.

· Teaching practice in break out rooms.

·  Health Risks - signposting to support services.

IMPORTANT:

This personal discussions may include disclosure of personal information which is confidential. This part ofthe course will NOT be recorded in order to ensure your privacy. The course  must not be recorded or shared by trainees.

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