Cultivating Compassion: A Path Forward in Difficult Times

Lesson Description

Compassion and self-compassion are shown to be associated with positive health effects such as reduced symptoms of anxiety and increased adaptive coping strategies in difficult times. Learn how we can cultivate compassion in our daily lives, amidst uncertainty and adversity, and help carve a healthy path forward that may be sustained beyond tumultuous times.

Instructor: Shelly Prosko

Shelly Prosko, PT, C-IAYT, is a physiotherapist, yoga therapist, pioneer of PhysioYoga and educator with over 20 years of experience integrating yoga into physiotherapy and working with people in pain. She teaches in physiotherapy and yoga programs, presents at yoga and medical conferences globally, contributes to academic research and writing, and offers onsite and online courses for yoga and health professionals. Shelly is co-editor/author of the textbook, Yoga and Science in Pain Care: Treating the Person in Pain. She maintains a clinical practice in Sylvan Lake, Canada, and believes compassion is the foundation of healthcare and overall wellbeing.