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The Yoga Pro Podcast

Mar 17, 2021


If you have suffered from back pain (who hasn’t?) you will want to check out this episode of The Yoga Pro Podcast.  Stephanie Kelley joins us to chat mind/body connection and dispel some myths.  She has been a Physical Therapist, Educator, and Researcher for over 30 years and calls herself a “Yoga Physical Therapist”.  She specializes in low back pain and offers private yoga physical therapy, online courses and workshops; and weekly classes. 


[1:43] Why Stephanie specialized in back pain

[4:02] Touch and cueing in yoga class

[5:53] Empowering clients to take control of their own care

[10:37] Why stretching might not be what you need

“You can't have length unless you first have some strength”. “So how can I train you to use the muscles of your core and of the stabilizers in order to then allow you to lengthen the muscles that are really holding you back?”

[13:42] The mental/emotional connection to pain

[19:25] How your values can help you release pain

[23:04] The relationship between eastern and western medicine and pain care

[28:39] Mind/body pain signal communication

[31:48] Functional anatomy

[37:48] chakras as a roadmap

[45:18] Stephanie’s process for staying out of pain “PEACE”


Connect with Stephanie:

Nourish to Flourish, Dr. Stephanie’s Online Therapeutic Movement Studio for Women with Chronic Pain

Pain Care Programs:

Free Facebook Group, PEACE out of Pain:

Connect with Pamela:

Clubhouse:  @pamelacrane

Join Pamela’s Facebook Support Group-Overcoming Fears and Imposter Syndrome

Sign Up-Confidence on Camera and Connecting on Youtube Course

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Music:  The State of Things (The Bouncy Song) by Rena Wren is used with permission.