Mindful Yoga for Chronic Pain

The Mindful Yoga for Chronic Pain Professional Training is a unique 35-hour intensive course for yoga teachers, physical therapists, mental health therapists and other healthcare providers who wish to explore an innovative evidence-based program that provides lasting relief by addressing the neuroplasticity underlying chronic pain.

Learning Objectives

  1. Develop the ability to effectively teach mindful yoga-based practices to people living with chronic pain
  2. Analyze how mindful yoga-based practices can improve common chronic pain conditions such as back pain, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain
  3. Recognize evidence-based modules for chronic pain-related challenges such as fatigue and emotional distress
  4. Design tailored movement, meditation, and breathing practices for chronic pain management
  5. Evaluate and present effective and clear ways of presenting models of stress in the context of living with chronic pain


Upcoming dates and deadlines

November 13-17, 2024

Registration Now Open!

Early Registration Closing Date: October 14, 2024

Registration Closing Date: November 6, 2024

Location: This training will be conducted live via Zoom


Kimberly Carson, MPH, C-IAYT

Jim Carson, PhD

Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access should contact us in advance of the program.

Instructors in the Media

Read the article featured in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in 2021 by Jim Carson, PhD Complementary and Alternative Medicine Services at Pain Treatment Clinics: A National Survey of Pain Medicine Specialists in the United States..

Continuing Education Credits

Students who successfully completed this program in the past earned a Certificate of Completion from Duke Health & Well-Being and an opportunity to earn a total of 36.0 Yoga Alliance continuing education units.




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