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Become PAIN CARE AWARE™ certified.
Join me for the PCA Teacher Training (Teaching Groups Full Program)

I will guide and support you as you work your way through Foundations (Part I)

  and the program ends with a 3 day, live online practical (Part II)
 

 Practicum May 19, 20, 21st, 2023 

(Full attendance all 3 days of the practicum is mandatory to get your certificate

the rest of the program is done at your own pace)
 

PAIN CARE AWARE™  (PCA™)

About

Ready to say ‘I've got this’ and believe it when people with pain show up in your classes?

Join the movement - Become a Pain Care Aware™ teacher today!

PCA™ is a two-step training program that brilliantly combines traditional yoga philosophy and current pain science to empower teachers to enjoy teaching instead of spending all their time worried they're going to 'hurt' their clients! 

You'll leave this program understanding the lived experience of pain, and armed with the knowledge and tools for what to do when someone has  pain during or after movement.

One in four people live with chronic pain so you HAVE people in pain in your classes whether you are ready for them or not so you might as well be ready!
 
Meet that challenge of teaching real people who have real pain with confidence, knowledge and compassion by becoming Pain Care Aware™.

Turn any style of movement into a class that fosters curiosity & exploration and helps with injury prevention and pain.

LANGUAGE MATTERS 

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Pain Care Aware™ teachers:

What you say in class makes a difference

PCA™ provides an understanding of current pain science and cueing that fosters:

 

  • Compassion

  • Empowerment

  • Awareness

  • Curiosity

  • Exploration

  • Play

  • Discernment

 

CONFIDENTLY OFFER SAFETY IN YOUR CLASSES 

Build  your confidence as a teacher so  you can hold space with integrity and skill.

 

More and more people come to yoga & Pilates as a non-pharmacological solution for pain.  They are coming to you for guidance on how to feel better and how to get back to movement and living life.

 

As a teacher or health care practitioner, if you live with pain yourself  you will benefit both professionally and personally from the PCA™ program.

  • Offer greater safety during movement / asana

  • Compassionately empower students to  work at their 'edge'challenge their  limitations with confidence

  • Teach students to trust their body's innate wisdom 

  • Cue movement in a way that encourages curiosity over fear 

  • Encourage exploration and autonomy

 

PCA provides yoga & Pilates teachers with information and the skills needs to change their cueing.

With the best of intentions, many of us teachers have been inadvertently fostering a sense of fragility & fear of damage in our students.

By integrating yogic and scientific views of pain and pain care, PCA gets teachers ready to use language and movement that help change pain and make movement enjoyable.

PART 1- THE FOUNDATIONS COURSE (30 hrs)
Guided, self-paced with my guidance and support (online)

Suggestion:  Start by the 1st week of April, 2023 

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This part of the program includes six modules (30 hours & CEUs) with self-reflection assignments and quizzes

I will guide and support you through the Foundations Course with the following to get you confident and ready for your practicum.

  • Welcome meeting + guided Pain Care Aware class ​

          Tuesday, April 4th, 6:45-8:15 pm EST

  • Movement Guidelines & Language Review

         Wed, April 19th, 4-5:30 pm EST

  • Office hours online: 

          15 mins weekly, X6 weeks starting April 12th

  • Live Practicum Prep + Q&A 

          Sat, May 13th, 10-11:30 am EST

  • Weekly support emails and audio summaries with tips and key takeaways

  • Bonus practices to support YOU on your journey

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Upon completion of The Foundations course you'll receive a certificate of completion

and move on to PART 2  - THE PRACTICUM.​

 

For the full PCA Teacher Training (Foundations + Practical)

with guidance and support

Regularly $1595 CAD 

join today for $1295 CAD (tax included)

 

 

 


PART 2 - PRACTICUM (20hrs) 

After receiving your certification graduates are eligible to be added to the

Pain Care Aware network of PCA teachers/studios and placed on the

PCA teacher/studio locations page

 

Already completed Foundations?  Join me for the Practicum (part II) only.

Regularly $1095 CAD 

join today for $900

Wondering how and why language and communication matter so much? 

Have a listen to the podcast interview I gave with The Work In on this important topic. 

Listen to the end for access to a $150 off coupon for this PCA teacher training.

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I will be facilitating this practicum live, online on May 19, 20, 21, 2023 (times TBC)

We will review what you learned in the Foundations course and put it all into practice

 

You'll experience what it’s like to be taught with PCA language as I guide you through several practices throughout the weekend. 

 

You'll explore & experience using different cues & language that includes people in pain as you take turns leading each other. 

​By the end of the practicum you will receive a Teaching Certificate in PCA.  The full program (50 hrs) is approved for IAYT-APD and YA-CEU's.

 

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SAVE $150

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