utilizing yoga as a rehab professional
Date: 11.5.22 and 11.6.22
Time: 9 AM - 3 PM
Location: YOGA 2.0
Approved for 12 CEUs
Join us in exploring how to apply the principles of yoga to the rehabilitation of patients with disabilities in a safe and therapeutic environment.
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the altered anatomy, biomechanics and physiology associated with mulitple diseases and their respective functional deficits
the mind-body principles of yoga to traditional rehabilitation techniques
yoga postures appropriate for students with various disabilities, modifying them appropriately
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Meet Your Instructors
Kyle graduated from Northwestern University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He started his career at The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab where he treated patients in the inpatient, outpatient, and dayrehab settings. In 2017, Kyle took on the role of the organization’s inaugural inpatient pain management therapist. As part of this role, he established a weekly yoga group for patients with various medical conditions. His work in adaptive yoga culminated in 2020 when he co-authored the published work, Adaptive Yoga: Designed for a Variety of Bodies and Conditions. Kyle is adjunct faculty at Northwestern University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He is also the chairman of the Illinois Physical Therapy Association’s (IPTA) Telehealth Committee and was awarded the IPTA’s 2021 Emerging Leader Award. Kyle now serves as the outpatient rehab supervisor at Ascension Resurrection Medical Center.
Sarah graduated from University of Michigan where she majored in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and then completed her Masters in Occupational Therapy at Rush University. As an occupational therapist at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s Day Rehab Program, Sarah provides care to patients living with a wide spectrum of neurological diseases and disorders. Through her work as an occupational therapist, she facilitates her patients’ increased independence for their return to valued roles and occupations via therapeutic activities, exercise and neuromuscular re-education. Sarah is also a Registered Yoga Teacher and Certified Yoga Sculpt Instructor and teaches yoga sculpt and ashtanga vinyassa yoga several times a week at Lifetime River North and with her own business, Yoga&.