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Panel & Participant Discussion - Challenging Client Scenarios

Panel & Participant Discussion - Challenging Client Scenarios

Panel & Participant Discussion - Challenging Client Scenarios

This course includes
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This course was recorded in March 2024


Recorded at the 2024 Montreal International Symposium on Therapeutic Yoga (MISTY), this course is based on an open forum discussion of participants' most challenging scenarios and/or clients.

It presents yoga, fitness and healthcare professionals with an opportunity to learn from experts in yoga and physical therapy and from other practitioners.

Seeing the challenging scenarios faced by other practitioners, and how they handled them can allow you to learn from their experience, feel supported, learn how to handle similar situations before/if they come up in your own practice, and add new skills to your clinical toolbox.

Learning Objectives

In this online course, you will:

  1. Hear some interesting takes on challenging client scenarios.
  2. Learn from experts Leslie Kaminoff and Staffan Elgelid and from other practitioners.

Panel Leader Bios

Leslie Kaminoff, Yoga Educator

Leslie Kaminoff, Yoga Educator

Leslie Kaminoff is a yoga educator inspired by the tradition of T.K.V. Desikachar. He is recognized internationally as a specialist in the fields of yoga, breath anatomy and bodywork. For over four decades, he has led workshops and developed specialized education for many leading yoga associations, schools and training programs in America and the world. His approach to teaching combines intellectual rigour, spontaneity and humour, and is always evolving.

Leslie is the founder of The Breathing Project, a New York City-based educational non-profit dedicated to advancing educational standards for yoga teachers and other movement professionals. His unique year-long course is available online at

Since 2020, Leslie has teamed up with Lauri Nemetz and Lydia Mann in leading the unique week-long dissection-based movement and anatomy labs ( He is the co-author, with Amy Matthews, of the best-selling book “Yoga Anatomy.”

You can follow him on Instagram (@leslie.kaminoff), Twitter (@lkaminoff), Facebook (LeslieKaminoffYogaAnatomy) and YouTube (YogaAnatomy), and learn more at  and


Staffan Elgelid, PT, PhD, GCFP, C-IAYT, RYT500   

Staffan Elgelid, PT, PhD, GCFP, C-IAYT, RYT500   

Staffan is an Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Nazareth College in Rochester NY. He is also a Feldenkrais Practitioner and Yoga Therapist. A native of Sweden, Staffan is working with private clients and has presented at international conferences on a wide variety of topics such as Embodied Anatomy, Guided Imagery, Healthy Aging, Awareness, Core Strengthening, Feldenkrais, and Yoga.

Staffan co-edited “Yoga Therapy: Theory and Practice”, and is co-author of “Yoga Therapy for Stress and Anxiety.” Staffan is on the faculty at the YogaLife Institute in Devon, PA and also produces the “On Your Authority” Podcasts. 



This course is intended for anyone interested in sitting on a chat with experts Leslie Kaminoff and Staffan Elgelid and for anyone interested in hearing participant input.

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
  • Panel & Participant Discussion: Challenging Client Scenarios with Leslie Kaminoff
  • Panel & Participant Discussion: Challenging Scenarios / Clients
  • Feedback

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