• April 10–12, 2020
  • Friday-Sunday: 2 nights

Yoga for Hip and Knee Replacements

Related Program  Yoga for Healthy Knees and Hips Before and After Surgery

For yoga therapists, instructors, and practitioners at all levels, medical professionals, physical therapists, trainers, and people preparing for or recovering from a hip or knee replacement. 

If a hip or knee replacement is in your future, learn how you can not only postpone the inevitable, but also how to prepare your body for a speedy recovery. Medical doctor Allen Wilkins and yoga therapist Terry Roth Schaff offer valuable insights and information to help you understand when it’s time for surgery, how long you can postpone it, whether you have options other than surgery, and how yoga can help.

In this program, you

  • Explore the physiological changes that make hip and knee replacements necessary
  • Learn specific yoga postures and sequences to keep your knees and hips healthy
  • Discover ways to build back joint and muscle strength and mobility post-op.

Return home with tools and practices to prepare your body for replacement surgery, and ways to aid in the healing process.

Note Yoga Therapists can receive 9 IAYT credits.

Program at a Glance

Yoga Experience
All levels
Suitable For
Program Theme
All Yoga


Allen Wilkins, MD, is medical director at New York Rehabilitation Medicine, where he collaborates with yoga therapist Terry Roth Schaff in using yoga to treat patients.

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Terry Roth Schaff, C-IAYT, E-RYT, IAYT CEP, YACEP, author of Medical Yoga Therapy: A Practical Guide for the Yoga and Medical Community, is a medical yoga therapist who treats people with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

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