MODULE 2. Yoga and Cancer
Module 2 of the Healing Space Yoga for Cancer online training
Welcome to the Yoga and Cancer online learning module. We are absolutely delighted that you have found your way here. This module forms the second of five core modules which lead to the Healing Space qualification - designed to support and train yoga teachers and therapists who wish to work with people living with cancer, cardiovascular disease, and other serious illness
This module is is a core module for completion of the Healing Space Yoga for Cancer certification. It can also be done as a stand alone course for anybody interested in studying the role that Yoga plays in helping those living with Cancer.
It will also be of interest to those working as body workers or in other embodied disciplines with potentially therapeutic contact with people living with cancer, such as Pilates, dance or Qi Gong.
PreviewPain - poem by Kahlil Gibran
PreviewVideo Introduction with Jude Mills (used to be Murray)
PreviewBook List & Resources
StartPersonal Practice Requirements
StartFollow Healing Space on Instagram
StartBook a Tutorial (Recommended if you are seeking certification)
Startsva-rasa-vahi vidushah api tatha rudhah abhiniveshah
Frequently Asked Questions
The Full Healing Space course of five modules is certificated by Healing Space. It can be accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals only if you complete the Apprenticeship package which includes live classes and tutorials.
The British Council for Yoga Therapy do not recognise single-condition therapeutic courses for their current criteria. There is ongoing dialogue about this issue.
There is personal practice work, reading, research and written work, which is assessed after each module.
Although the course should be relatively easy to complete in the timescale allowed, I recognise that life will sometimes get in the way!
If you find that you need an extension, then your access to the course can be extended on a month by month basis, for a fee of £10 per month.
The course is designed for self study. You can start any time, and you have twelve months from enrolment, to complete the course. You can book a tutorial (recommended) at any point using the link in the introductory section.
Jude has been teaching yoga since 2004, and has been course director on Healing Space – adapting yoga for people living with cancer since 2011. She teaches yoga for cancer modules with Yogacampus and the Scottish School of Yoga Therapy, and is the author of the book Adapting Yoga for People Living with Cancer published by Singing Dragon. She works in palliative care.