Fri, Jan 31 | Amarah Studio and Boutique

Yoga for Chronic Pain: Headaches/Migraines

Yoga asana (posture), pranayama (controlled breath work), and meditation have been scientifically proven to reduce blood pressure and cortisol levels in the body. If you live with headaches and migraines, we invite you to attend this Yoga for Chronic Pain: Headaches/Migraines workshop led by Laura.
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Yoga for Chronic Pain: Headaches/Migraines

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Jan 31, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Amarah Studio and Boutique, 954 Brookline Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15226, USA

IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS

Did you know that 90% of illness is caused by chronic stress? Yoga asana (posture), pranayama (controlled breath work), and meditation have been scientifically proven to reduce blood pressure and cortisol levels in the body. If you live with headaches and migraines, we invite you to attend this Yoga for Chronic Pain: Headaches/Migraines workshop led by Laura Jackson.

The first 45 minutes/hour will be a discussion on chronic pain (with a focus on headaches and migraines. The second 30-45 minutes, we will use asana, pranayama and meditation to explore preventative and healing modalities for headaches and migraines.

Students who attend the workshop will leave with additional knowledge, and a 20-30 minute sequence they can do anytime at home for personal healing. 

The Yoga for Chronic Pain workshop will take place Friday, January 31 from 6pm-7:30pm. Tickets are $20. Each ticket includes the workshop and bandanas to use during the workshop and to take home after. 

Register online or in-store to reserve your spot.  

[Event photo courtesy of  Eva Lin Photography] 

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About Laura: Laura attended her first yoga class in spring 2006, but it wasn’t until July 2012 after stepping into a heated vinyasa studio that she committed to her practice. Just in a few months, Laura knew she wanted to share the benefits of yoga with others.

Miss Jackson completed her 200 hour certification in Power Vinyasa Yoga with E-RYT Lead Trainers Stacey Vespaziani and Darcy Lyle at South Hills Power Yoga in August 2014.

She began teaching a free class at the Mt. Lebanon Library in January 2015, and became a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) 200 with Yoga Alliance in July 2015.

Laura participated in a Yin Yoga Teacher Training/Immersion with Richard Gartner (of Frameworks Yoga) at BYS Yoga Collective in October 2017.

Most recently, Jackson completed a training in Yoga Therapeutics for Chronic Pain with Lisa Papenbrock, D.C. and Sadie Grossman, C-IAYT, MS Yoga Therapy, RYT-500 at One Point One Yoga. Laura just became an Accessible Yoga Teacher, thanks to Amber Karnes (E-RYT 200, creator of Body Positive Yoga, and co-founder of Yoga for All Teacher Training) and Yoga U PGH in November 2019.

She is also a Reiki Master in the Usui Method of Healing, and received her certification from Dubravka Bencic in June 2012 at Sweetwater Center for the Arts in Sewickley, PA. 

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