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CEUs/PDAs 3.25
Approved: Florida (3.25), NCCAOM (3), Standard Certificate (3.25) Pending: California [Upon Request]*
LENGTH 3.25 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
Course Overview
Patients or clients may tell you they practice Yoga or Ayurveda but what does that mean? Do we, as their healthcare providers, really know what the patient means when they share this? Misrepresentation of what Yoga and Ayurveda are in the U.S. and in communities outside of their South Asian origins makes it challenging for healthcare providers to know what the patient/client means.

The aim of this course is to give you a broad understanding of the common concepts and therapies used in Yoga and Ayurveda, particularly focusing on the language or concepts your patients/clients might use. By looking at the qualities of these different practices and concepts, you will learn how your patient's Yoga and/or Ayurveda practices may be contributing to their overall health patterns. By enhancing your understanding of these various practices, you can evaluate with more clinical clarity how these practices may be influencing your patient's health challenges, your clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatments. You will also learn specific questions to ask your patients/clients so you can become very clear on what and how their practices are influencing their health patterns and put it into a broader picture of your assessment and/or clinical outcomes. My main objective is for you to feel more clear and confident asking questions that help you and the patient reduce physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual suffering.
  • Learn the general qualities of different Yoga & Ayurveda concepts and practices to improve clinical assessment.
  • Feel more confident and clear on what questions to ask your patients to better understand how their use of Yoga and Ayurveda may be affecting their health patterns, and therefore, your clinical assessment and/or clinical outcomes.
  • Feel confident having conversations with clients/patients and other healthcare practitioners about Yoga and Ayurveda and its intersection with East Asian Medicine.
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 15 min

    Introduction: Learning Objectives. Syllabus for the course. Why is this an important topic?

    15 min - 45 min

    AYURVEDA: In this section we review the definition of Ayurveda, learn the definition of health from an Ayurveda perspective. In this section, you will also learn about dosha, agni, ama and their clinical relevance.

    45 min - 1.25 hrs

    AYURVEDA cont: You will review and learn common Ayurveda therapies and their qualities. You will apply your understanding of the therapeutic qualities to enhance your clinical application and relevance.

    1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs

    Ayurveda Clinical Clarity: Apply what you learned about Ayurveda concepts and therapies into your own clinical practice and assessment. Learn specific questions to ask your patients.

    1.5 hrs - 2 hrs

    Yoga - Review the definition of Yoga, yoga practices and learn the qualities of these practices. Learn the ideal outcomes of a Yoga practice. Look specificallly at the qualities of various Yoga Asana practices.

    2 hrs - 2.5 hrs

    YOGA cont. Defining Pranayama and their qualities, discussions on Meditation, Mantra, and Yoga Clinical Clarity: applying what you learned about Yoga into your clinical practice, assessment, and specific questions to ask your patients.

    2.5 hrs - 2.75 hrs

    Case Study 1 - Integrate what you've learned in case studies. This case looks at a 27 yr old, female, with a chief health complaint of facial acne and aggitation.

    2.75 hrs - 3 hrs

    Case Study 2 - Integrate what you've learned with a case study. This case reviews a 65 year old, female, with a chief complaint of left hip pain for three years.

    3 hrs - 3.25 hrs

    Case Study 3 - Integrate what you've learned with a case study. This case reviews a 34 yr old, male, with a chief complaint of acid reflux.

    Enhancing Clinical Clarity: How Yoga & Ayurveda Affect Clinical Effectiveness

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    About Haunani Chong Drake

    Dr. Haunani Chong Drake, [houW-nuh-nee] Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine practitioner in the United States, an international Yoga and Ayurveda educator, facilitator, and mentor, and adjunct faculty in the A.A.S Yoga Studies program at Pacific College of Health Sciences (PCHS). She is a bridge builder and connector by nature who has served her local, national, and international communities with heart, mind and body wellness for over 20 years. She completed her Ayurveda Wellness Counselor training from the Kerala Ayurveda Academy under Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar, B.A.M.S, in 2010. Since then, Haunani has taught Ayurveda workshops for yoga spaces and trainings and is currently teaching Ayurveda for the Yoga Studies program at PCHS. Because of her unique ability to cross-talk between East Asian Medicine and Ayurveda she is sought out by her colleagues for her unique perspective on both systems of healing and medicine. Haunani regularly gives workshops on topics of stress management, Yoga, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, cultural stewardship, and professional practice and ethics that integrate movement, breath, self-inquiry, neuroscience, and trauma-informed healing processes. Haunani is proud to be a mixed-Asian American born in Hawai’i, a mom of two, and globe-trotting military spouse to an active duty Marine Corps Infantry Officer. She has a reputation for being a passionate and infectious teacher who makes complex topics and theories easy to understand and applicable for life’s complexities. As a clinician who is also involved with her state and national Acupuncture organizations, she is passionate about health equity, supporting underrepresented voices, rebelling against diet culture, and dignity centered medicine. When she’s not geeking out on all things healing and medicine, you’ll find her spending time with her family in nature, traveling, connecting with her Hula Halau, finding the best ramen in town, reading, or listening to podcasts. Haunani holds a B.A. in Sociology with honors from Whitman College (2002), a M.S. in Traditional Oriental Medicine from PCHS (2011), and completed her clinical Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from PCHS (2023). She received her NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine in 2011 and is board licensed in California and Virginia.

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