The Lymphatic System, an important part of the Vascular and Immune System, relies on movements of the muscles and other vibrations within the body to transport and remove cellular matter for internal balance of fluid. Yoga supports decongestion through practice of whole body movements, breathing, and alignment techniques to support healthy circulation and waste removal.
Course created on August 15, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-738074; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to name 3 yoga positions that can be integrated into a HEP.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe to clients the importance of supporting the Lymphatic System for decongestion.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the importance of circulation and yoga to functional activities and self care tasks.
|5-15 Minutes||Yoga for Circulation|
|15-45 Minutes||Why the Lymphatic System and Yoga|
|45-55 Minutes||Contraindications and Interventions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Kimberly Burns, OTR/L, CLT has treated in a variety of populations and settings from early childhood through geriatrics with acute and chronic diagnoses such as developmental disorders, musculoskeletal dysfunction, orthopedic conditions, sensory integration dysfunction, lymphedema and other conditions. Through managing short term rehabilitation departments, Kim developed awareness for seeing the client as a whole due to the nature of screening patients and managing their therapy care. Along with extensive medical experience and training, she manages her own health with the simple techniques influenced by the Lymphatic System and Yoga. After earning her Occupational Therapy degree, Lymphedema, Yoga for Rehabilitation and Yoga for The Special Child certifications were attained. In addition, Kim is part of the Holistic Chamber of Commerce, Occupational Therapy Forum in Southwest Florida and a published author in a local magazine writing about health and promoting awareness of improving health through self-care.
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