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Welcome to the Duke Health & Well-Being Programs website!

What will I learn in this training?

Our goal is to help yoga instructors integrate knowledge gained from modern medicine’s evidence-based science with the ancient wisdom, experience and tradition of Yogic teachings. Areas we will cover include:

  • How to safely and effectively teach yoga to people living with cancer
  • Overview of the diagnosis, symptoms, treatments, side‐effects, and prognosis of common cancers
  • Evidence‐based modules for cancer‐related symptoms
  • Tailoring asana and pranayama to specific symptoms
  • Principles of Mindful Yoga
  • Context of yogic principles for people from various faith traditions
  • Effective and clear ways of presenting models of stress
  • Appropriate guidance for working with the mind
  • Partnering with the medical community
  • Introduction to group facilitation skills
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