Princeton Center for Yoga and Health

May 12, 10:00am-4:30Pm                                    Register Here

Therapeutic Use of Yoga for Trauma and Chronic Pain Management


One of the most dreaded fears we have is endless and unrelenting pain. More people are suffering from chronic pain than diabetes, cancer and heart disease altogether. Trauma and postural issues are two of the foundations of daily pain that Yoga can help address. Yoga Teachers and Yoga Therapists have access to skills that can help the millions of people who suffer from daily pain. Join us to explore how we can serve a little deeper. This course is appropriate for yoga students, anyone suffering from pain and yoga professionals. This course will include:

  • How to practice and teach yoga using trauma sensitive techniques
  • Learning asana techniques that help heal joint pain
  • Learning asana techniques that help heal back pain
  • Learning to analyze the source of pain
  • Understanding when lifestyle choices effect chronic pain management
  • Practicing pranayama and meditation techniques

$175/$150 if paid by 12/15/2017
For Yoga Teachers that want to receive 12 CEUs a 6 hours home study and written assignment is required. $25 to be paid to Nancy


Nancy Candea, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, RYCEP
An activist in the global health revolution, Nancy is committed to practicing the best version of herself every day, and to using her talents to contribute to the world in a positive way. She is a C-IAYT, 500 E-RYT, and RCYT who teaches yoga classes, works with private clients, and conducts Yoga Teacher Trainings and Yoga Therapy Trainings in Greece, Detroit, New Jersey, Colorado and Hawaii. She is the founder and director of Yoga Impact Institute, a residential and online yoga training school. Yoga Impact Institute is a 200-hour, 300-hour, and YACEP school registered with the Yoga Alliance. She directs Yoga Impact, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) that focuses on sharing yoga with vulnerable populations – women and children in shelters, at-risk youth, senior citizens, war veterans, and prisoners, as well as the homeless. Nancy also mentors yoga therapists and yoga teachers in their work with these populations. Her approach to teaching yoga is the product of 32 years of her own practice, her ownership of a successful yoga studio in Hawaii for 5 years, 9 years of training yoga teachers, 3 years of training yoga therapists and her 20 years of teaching. She is truly a "yogi without borders." Her work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Yoga Therapy Today, Boulder Magazine, and Natural Awakenings. Nancy has done yoga therapy presentations, at the International Women’s Writing Guild, Global Ayurveda Conference, LLC, and Northern New Jersey Transitional Yoga Conference 2013