Patient Care Yoga is a movement to improve wellness through active recovery fitness, mindfulness education, experiential anatomy + physiology, and patient care lessons in live and virtual settings.
Move With Patient Care
We are shaped by our obstacles; we are molded by how we move with them.
Patient Care Movement offers active recovery fitness classes to empower uncomfortable humans to move well with chronic or persistent pain, movement limitations, and fatigue or energy issues. Classes are offered in public, virtual, and one-on-one settings.
The majority of classes are RestorACTIVE format, which includes a blend of anatomy & physiology education, breathwork, self-myofascial release, pilates, Hatha- and Iyengar-influenced yoga, Yoga Tune Up®, Roll Model Method®, and play, Classes are suitable for all levels, and may be practiced on a mat, in a chair, or on a bed. There is more than one "right" way to move.
Donation-based RestorACTIVE is a virtual class option for those living with autoimmune illness, however all are welcome.
If you are able-bodied, please consider making a donation to support purchasing props for patients.
Patient Care Movement Teacher
Rachel Lando is a teacher of yoga, movement, and anatomy. She is the founder of Patient Care Movement, co-founder of Mindful. Summit County, and hosts Anatomy and Physiology for Improved Fitness, CE workshops for yoga professionals, movement enthusiasts, and the chronic illness community.
Rachel felt called to yoga and mindfulness following her diagnosis in 2012 with scleroderma, a rare autoimmune condition. She has since eased into a personal movement and meditation practice, certified as an E-RYT200, and pursued advanced education in mat + reformer pilates, Yoga Tune Up®, Roll Model Method®, Breath and Bliss, biomechanics, trauma-sensitive yoga, and mindfulness. She lives in Park City, UT, where she enjoys teaching weekly classes, being outdoors and spending time with her husband, her 7-year-old daughter, and her dog Jet.