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MISTY 2024 - Yoga Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain & Headaches

MISTY 2024 -  Yoga Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain & Headaches

MISTY 2024 - Yoga Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain & Headaches

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Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in March 2024


Headaches and neck pain are highly prevalent conditions, causing significant disability and suffering throughout the world.

Yoga therapy has a unique vantage point to address the physical, emotional, psychological, social, environmental, and spiritual aspects of these conditions.

Drawing from yoga research, pain science, integrative medicine, and trauma-informed care principles, this workshop, recorded at the 2024 Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY), will explore the myriad of ways in which yoga can bring relief to people with chronic neck pain and headaches.

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will:

  1. Learn how yoga therapy can help in managing headaches and neck pain.
  2. Learn about pain science as it relates to headaches and neck pain.
  3. Understand basic trauma-informed principles as part of the approach to care for headaches and neck pain.

Presenter Bio

Catherine Justice, PT, DPT, FAIHM, C-IAYT, CST, E-RYT

Catherine Justice, PT, DPT, FAIHM, C-IAYT, CST, E-RYT

Catherine Justice is an integrative physical therapist, a certified yoga therapist, a yoga researcher, an artist, and a meditation instructor. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota in 2010 and graduated with honors from the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine’s two-year Integrative Medicine Fellowship program in 2022.

Catherine has studied many styles of yoga and meditation for over 3 decades and is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy. She is the founder of The Art of Wellness, LLC - an organization dedicated to optimizing wellness for individuals, organizations, and communities through customized, whole-person integrative physical therapy, consulting, coaching, and teaching.

Catherine has dedicated her career to helping to improve equity and reduce suffering in our world, including extensive training and experience helping people who experience chronic pain. 



This course is suited for anyone working with or suffering from headaches and neck pain.

The instructors
Helene Couvrette
Co-Founder, President of MISTY

Her passion for yoga inspired her to share yoga with a few friends in the basement of one of whom eventually lost her battle with cancer. She soon realized her love of yoga could only be surpassed by the desire to share it with others & the joy of seeing them benefit from yoga on many levels.

In 2002 just after delivering a stillborn boy Helene embarked on a 200hr YTT Certification Course. During 2003 she continued the training at same time began teaching yoga at the St. Lazare Community Center. Helene continues to teach regular yoga classes with a therapeutic approach, offers Private Yoga Therapy Sessions & mentors a 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Winter of 2018 she will introduce an Advanced Yoga Teacher Training focusing on Therapeutics.

Helene is also co-founder of this international conference bringing health care professionals & yoga therapist together with the mission of integrating yoga into the Canadian health care system.

Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY)

MISTY is an organization by Helene Couvrette that provides high quality continuing education for healthcare professionals, yoga therapists, and educators who have a shared passion in the mission of yoga therapy and science.
Course Material included in this course
  • MISTY 2024
  • Slides
  • Yoga Therapy for Chronic Neck Pain & Headaches
  • Feedback

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No, this course is totally accessible to anyone, even those who are not flexible or do yoga.

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