A yoga class designed specifically designed for people that are experiencing (or previously experienced) dizziness, off-balance, vertigo, or tinnitus. Physio Yoga & Wellness is offering a 4 class yoga series on Monday evenings in January 2022. Classes will be taught by Dr Jessica Klain PT, DPT, a certified yoga teacher and vestibular physical therapist. Class will offer a variety of modifications to ensure safety and enjoyment for all participants. In-person spots available for those that live in Central Denver (class located in the Washington Park neighborhood) and a Zoom live stream for anyone that is unable to attend in-person.
Sign up here: https://www.physioyogaandwellness.com/book-online
(Limited to 15 total participants)
Yoga offers many health benefits for the body including mobility, strength, and balance. Yoga can also provide health benefits for the mind-body connection, such as nervous system regulation, self-awareness, proprioception, concentration, and sleep quality. Addressing both the physical and mental components of health can help improve dizziness symptoms and encourage a general sense of well-being.
Yoga can help reduce dizziness and its related symptoms by tapping into neuroplasticity; a key term for brain healing and dizziness reduction. Neuroplasticity is the ability for brain cells to grow and remodel to allow new connections to form. By promoting new connections in the brain, symptoms can be reduced, balance and strength improved, and confidence in movements elevated. Other activities that can promote neuroplasticity include vestibular rehabilitation exercises, brain games (i.e. Lumosity, Brain HQ), learning a new skill or language, or drawing with your non-dominant hand. Neuroplasticity is a powerful tool the brain and body have to heal and yoga is a great way to promote it.
What to Expect in "Yoga for Balance" Class:
Body Scan & Body Awareness
Yoga Asana Practice (with modifications)
Centering and Grounding Practice
Progressive Balance Positions
Common diagnoses that can benefit from "Yoga for Balance" Class:
Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)
Vestibular Neuritis/Vestibular Labyrinthitis
Get started today with "Yoga for Dizziness" YouTube videos.
Questions? Email me directly: Jessica@physioyogaandwellness.com