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The Love in the Room: Self Care/Other Care in Addiction, Treatment and Recovery
September 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Join Amy in Vermont! She will offer a keynote address at the 11th Annual Vermont Addiction – Treatment – Recovery Conference
In the afternoon, come to a hands-on workshop where you will learn practices for your self and those you serve: LifeForce Yoga for Addiction and Mood Management: Self-Care for You and Your Tribe
LifeForce Yoga has been successfully utilized in many settings with diverse populations, demonstrating its usefulness in relieving emotional distress and dysregulation. In the process of learning Yoga practices to help clients self-regulate and increase self-compassion, you will be giving yourself the gift of self-care.
Experience for yourself the transformational power of yoga and let it be the portal to healing for you, your loved ones and those you serve. Return home empowered with your own practices and ready to share them with your clients. For registration information, please contact Jenny Gilman at (802) 222-5201 Ext. 306 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Amy Weintraub, director of the LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and author of the bestselling Yoga for Depression (Broadway Books, 2004) and the ground-breaking Yoga Skills for Therapists: Effective Practices for Mood Management (W.W. Norton, 2012), has been a pioneer in the field of yoga and mental health for over 20 years. She trains health and yoga professionals at notable international venues and offers workshops for every day practitioners. The LifeForce Yoga protocol is being used in residential treatment centers, hospitals and by health care providers around the world. She is involved in ongoing research on the effects of yoga on mood, and has produced an award-winning library of evidence-based yoga and meditation CDs and DVDs for mood management. She edits a newsletter that includes current research, news and media reviews on Yoga and mental health, archived here.