Neurogenic Yin

Neurogenic Yin for burnout, mental health and pain management

This professional development course is for physiotherapists (bands 7 & 8) and medical professionals (GPs, surgeons and occupational therapists) focused on pain management who:

  • Want to understand why their clients are still experiencing pain when there is no apparent physiological reason for it
  • Want to understand how trauma, adverse childhood experiences, and stress show up in the body’s tissues affecting the pain response
  • Want to help free clients’ from symptoms chronic pain/fibromyalgia, allodynia, complex regional pain, migraines, 3 a.m. insomnia, fatigue, Restless Legs Syndrome, trapped emotions and stress
  • Learn neuro-somatic techniques to release the brain’s protective outputs (the stress response, the pain response, the inflammation response etc.)
  • Learn practical tools to psychologically enrich your clients’ lives

About  the training

  • This course incorporates techniques that stem from ancient wisdom, energy healing, western neurophysiology and specialist psycho-physical therapy 
  • You will develop a deep understanding of the brain’s protective outputs: the stress response (fight, flight, freeze, appease), the pain response and the inflammation response and how the nervous system can sometimes become stuck in these responses
  • Learn how to calm the brain and deactivate its overprotective responses, through vagal nerve activation
  • Learn the neurogenic exercises which help you to reboot and reintegrate the nervous system, releasing tension in the fascia
  • Learn quick handy neuro-somatic self-regulation and grounding techniques to teach your clients
  • Learn the nuances of the tremoring mechanism
  • Learn the contraindications, so you can advise your clients accordingly
  • Learn how to support your clients safely through this transformational process


  • Module 1 consists of 3 days

    • Stress, trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).  The brain’s protective outputs. The disorders that result from these (fibromyalgia, allodynia, sciatica, referred pain, adenomyosis, fibroids, endometriosis, uterine and breast cancer)

    • The tremor mechanism, contraindications, neuro-somatic self-regulation and grounding techniques

    • Exercises and modifications

  • Module 2 Case study reviews